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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

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

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Overview

Anna Maria Island 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:
  • 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

4.9
based on 38 traveler reviews

Listen to the Mermaids Sing at Sunrise Cottage - A Luxury Property
average rating of 4.9473686 based on 39 reviews
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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5

Absolutely Amazing

  • 5 of 5

We rented both of Lauren's houses Sunrise and Sunset for our daughter's wedding. The homes were absolutely beautiful and the location was perfect. Lauren helps you in every way possible. Highly recommend both homes.

  • Submitted: May 17, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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5

Beautiful Hidden Oasis

  • 5 of 5

Stayed for two weeks at the Sunrise Cottage in February. Really loved the serenity of the pool, hidden away behind lush landscaping. The home was in a really good location if you are beachcombers too. Walk out the front gate, cross the street, go about 50 yards and you are at the entrance to Anna Maria's beautiful beach. It was easy walk to some really good restaurants, and coffee shop. Also the location is great if you like to bicycle as well. What we liked about the cottage was the layout. The kitchen and living area are open to one another. Everything in the updated kitchen was really clean. Including the dishes in the drawers. There is a washer/dryer unit as well. Very convenient. The master bedroom has a beautiful view of the sparkling waters of the pool. We had enough room to spread out for two weeks, relax and really enjoy our vacation on Anna Maria Island. The second bedroom had twin beds. Two bathrooms with showers and amenities. The property owner Lauren is honest, quick to respond and extremely nice. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved it!

  • 4 of 5

We had a great stay at the Sunrise Cottage! Easy walking to beach, coffee shop, and restaurants. Plenty of amenities in the kitchen for cooking great meals at home, too. Loved the heated pool and privacy of the patio. Would come back!

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
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Sunrise cottage experience

  • 5 of 5

What an amazing tropical oasis in the middle of beautiful Anna Maria Island! This newly renovated cottage was absolutely what the 'doctor ordered'. Relaxing in the palm trees and refreshing pool, island music playing and only 30 steps from the beach and best sunsets in Florida makes this the Best Buy in Holmes Beach! The amenities are so helpful from an awesome Webber gas grill to beach towels and everything you need to enjoy the beach. All that is needed is food from the store and you have the makings of a home away from home! The only thing better was Lauren...who is the most attentive and wonderful property owner/manager I've ever had the pleasure of meeting. Go to Sunrise or Sunset cottage any time you visit the island. You will not be disappointed.

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • 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

Anna Maria House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2016
Jul 9 2016 - Aug 5 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,065
 
 
Summer Wind Down
Aug 6 2016 - Sep 2 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,850
 
 
Rented Sep 3
Sep 3 2016 - Sep 9 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1
 
 
September 2016
Sep 10 2016 - Sep 30 2016
5 night minimum stay
$258
$1,650
 
 
October 2016
Oct 1 2016 - Nov 4 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,750
 
 
November Early 2016
Nov 5 2016 - Nov 18 2016
5 night minimum stay
$243
$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
$232
$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
Changeover Day: Saturday
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
$265
$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
$250
$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
$240
$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
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

Anna Maria Island 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 ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • 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 ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • 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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