|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
Many homes with a high bedrooms count sprung out on the island lately, designed to maximize rents, they are built on very small lots normally 50 ft wide and packed upwards in three levels .
This is a well reviewed house that I built for me and my family in 1998, it is the largest private rental house on the Island, 5000 sq split level on a 110 ft lot, it has 12 ft high ceilings, a very large common areas and 2 kitchens .
located on the best street in town, casually designed and stylishly decked-out.
A 7 bedroom waterfront , with 12 foot high ceilings, and a large heated pool, the home opens onto a 100 foot canal and with direct boaters’ access to the Gulf. ( and yes*** you can fish from your own backyard)..
You can relax by the pool while the kids fish from the dock, or kayak down the canal, and if you like to grill your fresh catch, you came to the right place.
The house is situated just a short stroll ( 3 blocks, 5 min walk) from some of the best Gulf beaches.
Located in one of the nicest neighborhoods on the Island, centrally located, close to restaurants, shopping, (FREE) trolley, yet it is very quiet and safe .
The pool, hot-tub, and the large screened deck that will seat 12 will complete the picture.
The large living room is filled with comfy furniture centered around a 50 inch flat screen TV, DVD player and a stereo, (cable channels included) it opens to a large kitchen that is well equipped with new stainless steel appliances, and has a counter that seats six in addition to the dining area that seats 8 for that large family accommodation.
The private master bedroom suit has it's own private bath,with an over sized tub and a shower, it's also furnished with a luxury king size bed, a desk, printer, and a 36 inch flat screen TV.
The guest bedroom suit is furnished with Another luxury king bed , has it's own bath for additional privacy.
Another guest room suit consist of two bed rooms, one is furnished with a queen bed and the other with two twin beds and a 24 inch flat screen TV, they share a full bath .
For the big family that needs more room there is a separate level that has 3 bed rooms, two are furnished with queen beds and one with two extra long twin beds, with a full bath room . the ground level living area opens directly to the pool and has a full size futon that sleeps 2 more guests, and a 36 inch flat screen TV (cable channels included) DVD player and a stereo.
The lower deck has a ping pong table for extra fun, a gas grill and additional casual seating area.
If that is not enough, you can rent a 22 FT deck boat that will seat 12 for your sight seeing and fishing pleasure, powered by a 115 HP Yamaha it will sure get you to where you need to go .
I also have a 33 FT off shore boat that you can charter for deep sea fishing, or sunset cruise, it will accommodate 8 fishermen or 16 passengers.
Keywords:Two story split level 5000 sq ft, water front .
Home size 5000 sq ft
Bed rooms 7
Bath rooms 4.5
king suits 2
Heated pool yes
Hot tub yes
ping pong table yes
cable TV yes
I am glad that we picked Anna Maria Island for my wedding .we needed a large property to accommodate all my family members that came from Italy to attend the wedding.
We were lucky to find such a large, nice, well equipped, spacious property, every one had plenty of room, we opened the kitchen,dining room and the patio which was plenty of room for my large Italian family to sit and eat together .
we used the hot tub which was large enough for every one ..
Thank you Matt for making my family feel at home, and thank you for helping me make my wedding a great and an unforgettable experience ..
We spent a wonderful week celebrating our parents 50th anniversary. With 5 kids in the ages from 5-19 there was enough entertainment to keep every one happy.
The home is spacious and well equipped. The weather was great. We enjoyed the beach and the pool. To summarize....a great home for a great family vacation.
We had a great time on the island and it's very close to the beach and many places to eat.
My Wife and I, invited my 4 adult children and their families to spend a week on Anna Maria Island. The location was great we were a few blocks from the beach, we had our own pier with a boat, we were a few miles from the downtown and shopping. The inground pool and hot tub were constantly used. You had privacy on all sides because of the lush landscaping. My oldest son, his wife and 3 children used the lower level for their family, they had privacy and their own space. Upstairs it was an open floorplan with a large breakfast bar and kitchen so we could share cooking for those large family dinners. Just outside is a screened deck, perfect for a family meal.
All of the rooms and baths were generous in size. The home was designed for families that are in and out constantly from the water (boat, beach & pool. We did a sunset kayak cruise for the entire family that was amazing. Everyone, no matter what their age or interests found things to do every day.
I want to compliment our generous Host, Matt King. He took us out on the boat and showed us the waterway and made sure we were comfortable and confident. He met us when we arrived and checked in with us during the week to make sure we were having a stress free week. He also gave us the best place to go for Seafood on the Island, The Star Fish Company, you would never know about it if you weren't a local. They are literally taking fish off the boats and preparing amazing meals.
I would strongly recommend this home for large family gatherings. When we vacation in Florida we will definitely book this home again on Anna Maria Island. It was a great bonding experience for our family.
Overall our group of 2 families (11 adults, 1 baby) were very happy with our choice of this property. Plenty of room for everyone to have their own space and bedrooms, great common spaces to be together, enjoyed the pool, nice screened porch area. If your looking for perfection this might not be the house for you but it is a great value for the money in terms of large house, pool, canal, option of boat. My sister was disappointed that it actually was not "within walking distance of beach". Its a very long walk, especially carrying gear. But our favorite part was taking the boat out to the sandbar that Matt showed us (and eliminated the need for walking distance to beach). It was beautiful out there! Great house and value for the money! We would come back again!
PROS: 14 in party, more than enough room, great location, reasonable rental price, pontoon boat (extra cost) (see CONS). Beautiful wood flooring & very nice living room furniture.
CONS: Described as "tired" in other reviews. This is a polite way of saying "THIS HOUSE NEEDS WORK"!Someone REALLY needs to look up the definition of elegant before using it in this description. I wish I could include the photos I took that provide validation of the following statements. Walls need painted & carpets need cleaned (big stain in master bedroom). One toilet seat not securely attached-able to slide right off. One drapery hook above window on 1 side only. Dusty lamps, (1 without shade)peeling wallpaper in pool level bathroom (smallest & shared by 3 bedrooms), flooring around toilet & sliding door disgusting. Diving board broken (only base remains-accident waiting to happen), splintered wood railings from top deck to pool. Told by owner that gas gauge in boat didn't work.No issue driving but we are not boaters. It was like Russian Roulette not knowing how much gas was left. Perhaps we should've been told BEFORE we made the additional payment. Also told not to take out at night as lights don't always work (again, told upfront/discount offered???). I would not rent this home again without proof that it was in better shape. Owner comments that he has one of the few large "consistently rented" homes on the island. NO excuse for the condtion of the house. He may as well admit to not caring because the money keeps rolling in. I understand that some renters are not considerate of others' property but the issues here are not the result of a few previous weeks" rentals. This home COULD be & SHOULD be beautiful. Again referring to the owner's comments, "It's a private home, not a resort", all the more reason to take pride in that ownership.
We were a large family group and the house s large enough to accommodate us all with no feeling of being crowded. The pool and Jacuzzi were big hits with everyone. I would rec taking advantage of the boat. Lazy cruises around the area with the kids on board was fun. The situation is excellent. Easy stroll to the incredible beach. Same to the hop on hop off shuttle. Great local coffee hangouts. Matt is always available on phone and was able to trouble shoot an issue we had with heating the Jacuzzi. Negatives are that the house is "tired" It needs some attention to paint and carpet areas. Hand railing up the stairs from front door for example needs paint. The carpet in the main suite is tired. The wooden floor in the family area is loose and there are areas where the nails protrude. All that being said, with attention to some of these areas, the house works well and we had a fun time.
A 22 FT Deck boat is available to rent with the property, powered by 115 HP Yamaha, will get you to some of the best fishing spots in the nation, seats 10-12 .$ 1000 PER WEEK OR $600 FOR 3 DAYS.
|Property Damage Protection||$79|
|Cleaning fee||$200 + Tax|
|Refundable damage deposit||$500|
Weekly rental is from Sat to Sat, check in is at 3.00 PM, check out is at 10.00 AM.
Pool / hot tub heat $120.00 per week .
A deck boat is available for rental, $1000 per week or $600 for three days, PLUS GAS, rated for 12 people .
The listed rate is for 14 guests, additional guests will be charged extra $70.00 per week each REGARDLESS OF AGE.
Cancellation policy, if cancelled 90 days prior to arrival, 75 % refund, after 90 days , no refund .