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Lauren Chalenski

Member since: 2003
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Speaks: english

Listen to the Mermaids Sing at Sunrise Cottage - A Luxury Property

42 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

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Overview

Holmes Beach House Rental Photos and Description

House, 2/2, Steps to Gulf, Private Pool, Sister to 417775, Weekly Rentals (Sat)

IF YOU LIKE THIS, YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE MY 3 BEDROOM COTTAGE NEXT DOOR:

'SUNSET COTTAGE' 417775

'I shall wear white flannel trousers and walk upon the beach. I have heard the mermaids singing, each to each.'

Walk 250 yards West and your toes are in the Gulf of Mexico

***OR***

Walk 200 yards East to restaurants, shopping, art galleries and the gym.

*** OR ***

Don't walk anywhere. Just relax at home in the private, heated, lagoon pool with an in-pool River Rock granite table, complete with underwater seats and an optional umbrella amidst lush tropical landscaping. Inside awaits a 2 bedroom, 2 bath en suite, completely renovated beach cottage with 10 foot ceilings, fully trimmed in custom wood molding with rosettes, travertine floors and showers, granite countertops in kitchen and bathrooms, stainless steel appliances. Indulge yourself with bed linens made from Egyptian Cotton and LaCoste Bath Towels. For your indoor relaxation rest upon Thomasville furniture or a Reclining Barca Lounge.

IF YOU LIKE THIS, YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE MY 3 BEDROOM COTTAGE NEXT DOOR:

'SUNSET COTTAGE' 417775

Sunset and Sunrise Cottages are next door to one another. They are totally separate and private. Each has its own private heated pool. While staying at one cottage, you cannot see the guests at the other.....UNLESS.....You choose to open the gate on the far end of the patio, creating a passage from one cottage to the other.

KEYWORDS: Sunrise, Sunrise Cottage, Luxury, Beach, 34217

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Lauren Chalenski (Owner)
Member since: 2003
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Lauren Chalenski

At Sunrise Cottage, we're serious about your relaxation. We keep things simple so you can dream about your beach vacation, not complicated paperwork. You'll receive complete information about Sunrise so you'll know what to expect when you arrive. We answer all questions promptly and treat you the way we would want to be treated. We extend a special welcome to our wonderful overseas guests - we promise to do everything we can to make you happy when you come so far to visit our beautiful island. Our goal is for all our guests is to remember Sunrise Cottage as their home away from home on Anna Maria Island.

Lauren Chalenski purchased this house in 2009

Why Lauren Chalenski chose Anna Maria Island

We purchased Sunrise Cottage because of the feeling you get driving across the island/mainland bridge. It’s the beginning of the rainbow. Sunrise cottage is the pot of gold awaiting you.

What makes this house unique

Staying in a cottage provides privacy while offering guests an opportunity to be part of a small community of friendly people who truly value their quality of life on the island. From the cottage guests can walk across the street to the beach to catch a spectacular sunset or walk one block in the other direction to peruse the many shops or enjoy the restaurants. Two guests once left in the morning to walk to breakfast and didn’t return until late afternoon because they strolled from shop to shop, enjoying wares and conversation with shop owners. It's nice to attain at least a temporary respite from fast food joints, high rises, and traffic - at Sunrise Cottage it doesn't take long to convert to 'island time'.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I don't think there is anything else that you could do to your cottage to make it any better I wouldn't think of staying at another cottage on the island.
Sep 2010
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Reviews

5
based on 42 traveler reviews

Listen to the Mermaids Sing at Sunrise Cottage - A Luxury Property
average rating of 4.952381 based on 43 reviews
Forks Township, PA
5

The ideal AMI beach home

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week at the Sunrise Cottage with our 15 month old son and had a wonderful time. The cottage is perfectly located, convenient to shopping, restaurants, and only steps away from the beach which was gorgeous and uncrowded. We did spend many hours in and around the pool which is extremely private and the perfect size. We'll definitely be back here. Lauren was also very hospitable and accommodating.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Miami, FL USA
5

Escape to Paradise!

  • 5 of 5

Everything was perfect about this island vacation at Sunrise cottage. Daily morning swims in the crystal-clear waters of the Caribbean-like beach were so healing and invigorating. Hanging out at the cottage is like being in your own secluded tropical paradise. The charming pool and landscaped patio surrounded by luscious palms was just what I needed: a quiet place to sunbathe and read, or chill with a glass of wine and unwind. Loved the heated outdoor shower! Super-luxurious and comfortable, the cottage overlooks the pool and has all the amenities including an excellent easy-to-clean kitchen. Along with the deluxe pool-side barbecue, we made some great meals. We also enjoyed fabulous dining at a few seaside restaurants nearby, such as the Sandbar and the Beach Bistro. The vibe of the island is awesome -- very beachy with lots of unique shops, excellent breakfast spots, endless gorgeous beaches and the historic fishing pier.This cottage is a real find - the perfect place to enjoy a quiet and relaxing tropical vacation.So secluded, yet within walking distance of whatever you need! Can't wait to go back:))

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wisconsin
5

Fabulous Beach Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

This lovely cottage is a stunning secluded getaway with all the amenities you could possibly want. Fabulous lush landscaping surrounds your private pool where drinks can be served at sunset. Though centrally located - shops and restaurants are close by - yet this sanctuary is so peaceful and quiet A short walk to a magnificent beach made this vacation unforgettable. We so look forward to our next visit to this magical spot.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Love, Love This Place!

  • 5 of 5

Truly a home away from home. The cottage has everything you need for your stay - all you need are your clothes (and a stop by Publix for your food). This is the only place (or the “sister" house next door, owned by the same person) I stay when visiting AMI. I don’t want to say too much, since I want it to be available for me!!!! :)

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful vacation retreat!!

  • 5 of 5

We vacationed with our best friends and rented both of the adjoining properties. We totally enjoyed the private pool and the beach. The home was clean and we had a wonderful time. The owner was responsive and accommodating. I would highly recommend this rental.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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5

Totally satisfied!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Sunrise for 2 weeks, then moved next door for 2 more. Lauren has done an amazing job in the design and execution of both cottages. Their floorpans are roomy, tasteful and convenient. Sunset’s East side bedrooms are actually mini-suites, each with private bath/shower and pocket doors for privacy, and the Master Suite is also very private and has its own patio. Both have excellent kitchens, with lots of room and nice layouts for cooking. The pools are virtually identical and nicely designed with the sit-down tables under the umbrellas for us grandparents to enjoy watching our kids and grandkids playing in the water. The landscaping is amazing - one hardly notices any traffic (though it wasn’t bad even during the height of Spring Break). Beach access is 2 minutes away and the beaches are gorgeous and never were crowded. Anna Maria is just delightful - easy walks to good dining, shopping, library, Post Office, etc. Its ambiance is truly “Old Florida, with only 2 buildings over 3 stories and all locally owned businesses. A short drive down the island gives access to more shopping and services, but one need not drive, as there’s a free trolley that runs about every 20 minutes. We loved our visit so much, we are returning next year for 3 weeks at Sunset. Thanks, Lauren - see you next March!!

  • Submitted: May 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
17 Miles
Sarasota Bradenton (SRQ)
Car: recommended

This cottage is so centrally located that it is within 250 yards of the Gulf of Mexico, restaurants, shopping, art galleries and a gym, yet the cottage itself is a private tropical oasis nested inside Florida's finest flora.

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Rates & Availability

Holmes Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
September 2016
Sep 10 2016 - Sep 30 2016
5 night minimum stay
$235
From
$250
Fri,Sat
$1,650
 
 
October 2016
Oct 1 2016 - Nov 4 2016
5 night minimum stay
$235
From
$250
Fri,Sat
$1,650
 
 
November Early 2016
Nov 5 2016 - Nov 18 2016
5 night minimum stay
$235
From
$250
Fri,Sat
$1,550
 
 
Thanksgiving 2016
Nov 19 2016 - Nov 25 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,150
 
 
December Early 2016
Nov 26 2016 - Dec 21 2016
5 night minimum stay
$215
From
$230
Fri,Sat
$1,480
 
 
December Holiday 2016
Dec 22 2016 - Jan 6 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,350
 
 
January 2017
Jan 7 2017 - Jan 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,855
 
 
February 2017
Jan 28 2017 - Feb 24 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,170
 
 
Booked Week 2/25
Feb 25 2017 - Mar 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1
 
 
March 2017
Mar 4 2017 - Apr 7 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,415
 
 
Spring Break 2017
Apr 8 2017 - Apr 21 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,695
 
 
May 2017
Apr 22 2017 - May 26 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,890
 
 
June 2017
May 27 2017 - Jun 30 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,100
 
 
July 4th 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 7 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,205
 
 
Summer 2017
Jul 8 2017 - Aug 18 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,100
 
 
Summer Wind Down 2017
Aug 19 2017 - Sep 1 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,875
 
 
September 2017
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 29 2017
5 night minimum stay
$299
From
$349
Fri,Sat
$1,675
 
 
October 2017
Sep 30 2017 - Nov 3 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,775
 
 
November Early 2017
Nov 4 2017 - Nov 17 2017
5 night minimum stay
$299
From
$349
Fri,Sat
$1,575
 
 
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 24 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,175
 
 
December 2017
Nov 25 2017 - Dec 22 2017
5 night minimum stay
$299
From
$349
Fri,Sat
$1,505
 
 
December Holiday 2017
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 5 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,350
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$1,950
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $160 + Tax
Optional Pool Heating $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.5%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
Payments Method Convenience Fees: eCheck and paper check are free. Credit cards carry a 2.9% convenience fee domestically, 5% internationally. Additional invoice will be created for convenience fee with use of credit card.
Pool Heating Fee - $50 per week.

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Amenities

Holmes Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower
  • Bathrooms replete with granite countertops and travertine floors and showers.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double
  • King size beds (1) Experience the Luxury of Egyptian Cotton Sheets (minimum 800 TC, single ply), Double Beds (2) Two Double Beds, each with Luxurious Egyptian Cotton Sheets
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
3 TV's, Cable TV, Blender, Coffeemaker, Toaster, Cooking Utensils and Dishes, Egyptian Cotton Linens & LaCoste Towels, Outdoor Patio Furniture, Beach Towels & Chairs, Umbrellas, Beach Toys, Games, and Paperback Library

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