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Beach, Private Fishing dock, Heated Pool, Tropical Paradise

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Wireless Internet
  • Private Pool
  • children welcome


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 7)

A mere 500 yards (5 min. walk) from sugar sand beaches on a quiet dead end street and a private fishing dock in your secluded tropical backyard. You have the best location Anna Maria Island has to offer, it is also within walking distance to fine dining and boutique shopping. A private spot to call home. Stop winding your watch, turn off your phone and leave your shoes at the door, this Three bedroom, two bath elevated home is a sanctuary of calm. Decorated for a happy-go-lucky lifestyle with comfortable furnishings, Four flat screen televisions, two enormous decks with views of the private HEATED pool and tropical secluded fenced backyard. A Kayak ramp going to the canal. I- POD/I-PHONE DOCKING STATION'S in all bedrooms

The master bedroom encompasses the entire top floor making it very private. It features a private deck, a king bed, large Flat screen TV,Blue Ray Player, walk in closet, double vanity, large shower and private toilet room. One guest room has a king sized bed and flat screen TV.The third guest room has a king bed. Throw a line off the dock, walk to the beach, or enjoy a lazy afternoon lounging by the heated pool. Internet access will keep you connected to civilization…. and free long distance calls to the US. Are we there yet?

Keywords: beach cottage, waterfront, bungalow, fenced yard, secluded beach house,

Please note: until you have a contract signed and deposit made to owner as per contract, your reservation is not complete or confirmed.


More Details

Nedra Townley
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2017

About Nedra Townley

The owner's Victor, Nedra and daughter Victoria with John Travolta and Kelly Preston.

Nedra Townley purchased this house in 2010

Why Nedra Townley chose Anna Maria Island

We live in Ocala Florida and have spent the past 9 years renting, we love Anna Maria Island and are so happy to own a piece of paradise! We hope you enjoy our beach house as much as we do.

What makes this house unique

You are so close to everything, but you have a unique advantage to most homes on Anna Maria because of the secluded back yard. You feel miles away but yet so close. I feel as if I am at my own private Hilton and I hope you feel the same.

Guestbook comments from the owner


You have a truly beautiful house! We very much enjoyed ourselves there and all around Anna Marie Island. [and a great time at Busch Gardens]. We swam in pool, fished off the dock, played games on the beach, jet skied, para sailed – what a great vacation!

I hope everyone [including yourselves] enjoy the house as much as we did!


John Foley
Aug 2012
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Anna Maria House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1630 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , separate toilet room
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - shower , outdoor shower , enclosed, with hot and cold water and bench
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
  • King size beds (1) 1king in the master bedroom and 2 king guest rooms,
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Private secluded tropical fenced yard, Private fishing dock in the backyard, Beach wagon,toy's chairs, 4 bike's at no additional charge, Blue ray with Netflix and Pandora radio Free calls to the us and canada


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(38 traveler reviews)

Beach, Private Fishing dock, Heated Pool, Tropical Paradise
average rating of 4.8421054 based on 39 reviews

Awesome Property and wonderful location!

  • 5 of 5

We (4 adults) had a great time at the Tipsy Turtle as we were there from 2/18 - 3/20/17. We especially loved the backyard seclusion and landscaping including the pool and hot tub which we used everyday. We also used the provided bikes (4) and beach cart most everyday. We packed the beach cart every afternoon with the supplied beach chairs, umbrellas, towels and cooler. The location was perfect; near restaurants, bars and the Gulf of Mexico and is located in the best part of the Island. The nearby beaches exceeded our expectations. The house has everything you need for cooking, comfort and we also grilled 4-5 days a week. There are also two local churches within walking distance. The owners are easy to work with and we were so happy with our stay we booked it again for the same time next year!

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exceeded Our Expectations

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from our vacation week. So many great things have been said before and I agree with all of them. The inside of the house was very clean and had everything you would ever need including all pots and pans, a bullet for making frozen drinks and a juicer for making fresh orange juice. The top floor is just the master bedroom and suite so is very private. You have access to a double garage for storing anything that might need locked up. Inside the garage are four beach cruiser bikes and a child's 18" bike. She provides everything for the beach such as several beach umbrellas, numerous chairs, boogie boards, skim boards and a huge wagon to pull it all with. The backyard feels like a resort with all of the landscaping and the pool. If you need to stay out of the sun like we do, there is always shade on one side of the property because how tall the trees are. The dock is great if you have any fisherman in your group and you can launch kayaks off the side of the dock with the kayak launcher that moves up and down with the tide. The beach is a close walk toward the gulf side, we rode bikes to the two piers on the bay side and there are many businesses close by on Pine St. The first morning we were there, I went to Jinny and Janes and surprised our kids with the biggest cinnamon rolls I have ever seen (and they were delicious). This was our first time on the island, but you simply can't go wrong staying here.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolute perfection!

  • 5 of 5

This house is everything described and MORE! It truly was a home away from home for my family. Every detail is covered in the house; loved the master suite and private balcony. All the bedrooms were immaculate and comfortable. The backyard feels like a private island getaway, with the tiki torches, pool, hot tub, and beautiful landscaping. We did not see much of the island because we loved being at the pool and beach! It is a quick walk down to the beach-we would walk down every night for the sunset. We walked up to Ginny and Jane E's for breakfast a few mornings; it's so close! We also had to try the Donut Experiment. You really only need to pack your clothes, swimsuit and sandals, I think Nedra has everything else! Towels, pool toys, bikes, beach chairs... the list goes on!

  • Submitted: May 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Don’t pack too much because this place has EVERYTHING you need. Not only is it a beautiful property, but it is very accommodating. They have everything you need for the beach (toys, chairs, umbrellas, a wagon to haul everything, etc.). The backyard is a private paradise with something for everyone. You can swim in the heated pool, relax in the hot tub, nap in the hammock, fish off the dock…incredible! The house itself is very nice. We had two children with us (ages 2 and 7) and they had a blast.

Nedra is very responsive and made sure our experience was perfect! I have already recommended this vacation home to others and definitely plan on coming back!

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My family just spent 1 week in this fabulous home. It was our first trip to Anna Maria Island and we were thrilled. The beach is absolutely beautiful and the home has everything you could ever wish for and more. All we had to pack were our swim suits. Nedra provided every pool/beach toy etc you could ever need. The bikes were a huge hit. Not only is the house beautiful and comfortable the owner is easy to work with and went out of her way to help us when three hours into our drive home we discovered we had lost a billfold. She called a friend who searched the house then called the police department to see if it had been turned in (which it had). Someone found it on the street and was kind enough to turn it in. Just another reason to take your family to this beautiful family friendly island. Thank you again Nedra for your kindness (please tell your friend thank you also) and for sharing your beautiful home with us.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best of AMI

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful home in a quiet section of AMI proper. Enjoyed the fabulous pool, use of bikes and beach/pool toys, cooking in the well-appointed kitchen and fishing from the dock. Recommend 2 Scoops for ice cream, Waterfront Restaurant, Ocean Star Sushi near the marina. Perfect setup, very responsive owner, would DEFINITELY stay again.

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Point of Interest
Sandbar Restaurant
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Ginny's and Jannie
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Sign of the Mermaid Restaurant
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The General Store
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The Waterfront Restestaurant
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City Pier
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Rod and Reel Pier
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Community Center
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Beach Bums Rentals
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slim's Restaurant
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Shopping Center
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Art Gallery
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Boutique Shopping
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Feeling Swell


Rates & Availability

Anna Maria House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Mar 4 2017 - Apr 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
Summer Rate
May 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Dec 16 2017
7 night minimum stay
Christmas Rate
Dec 17 2017 - Jan 6 2018
7 night minimum stay
Winter Rate
Jan 7 2018 - Feb 28 2018
7 night minimum stay
spring 2018
Mar 1 2018 - Apr 30 2018
7 night minimum stay
summer 2018
May 1 2018 - Jun 30 2018
7 night minimum stay
July 4th 2018
Jul 1 2018 - Jul 7 2018
7 night minimum stay
summer 2018
Jul 8 2018 - Aug 25 2018
7 night minimum stay
fall 2018
Aug 26 2018 - Dec 21 2018
7 night minimum stay
Christmas 2018
Dec 22 2018 - Jan 5 2019
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $200
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 12.0%

******Holiday rate for Christmas, Thanksgiving, Easter and 4th of July week is 3000.00******
Refundable Damage Deposit is due upon initial booking

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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