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FALL SPECIAL - $1,275/week - through November 19, 2016

80 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 6 - 7 nights

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Overview

Ilexhurst Townhome Rental Photos and Description

PRIVATE HEATED SALT-WATER POOL, ELEVATOR - 2 Minute Stroll Gulf Beach

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This is a fully-equipped vacation rental. Just bring your clothes and toiletries! Everything necessary for a great vacation is provided, and we mean everything.

The beach is a 2-minute stroll from the house. Beach carts, chairs, beach towels, and umbrella(s) are provided.

The elevator makes bringing in groceries and luggage a breeze - it is accessible from the carport to all living levels.

The pool is a private, saltwater, heated pool (temperatures can be set up to 84 degrees).

All bedding and towels are provided. Need something special - just ask.

The kitchen is fully equipped with all the cookware, dishes, etc. Every small appliance is provided. We love to cook and we equipped the kitchen as if we were going to live there. If you don't see what you need, we probably have it - so just ask.

There is dining seating for 12 inside and 6 outside. The master bedroom suite seats 6 on the veranda facing the Gulf of Mexico. Great for watching spectacular Gulf sunsets or just chilling out. The serene blue-green Gulf waters...the brilliant orange and blue sunsets...the smell and sound of the surf...will lower your blood pressure and make you feel good to be alive!

Enough parking is provided for 4-5 cars.

My husband and I love the beach - Negril, Jamaica and Ocean City, New Jersey are our favorites. When we retired, we looked for a place that had the best of both beaches - we found it in Bradenton Beach, Florida. It is safer than Negril, and less crowded and less commercial than Ocean City. My husband says it reminds him of the Jersey shore in the early 60's.

The beach is 170 steps from our door (my gait!), and is never crowded, not even during the peak winter season. It almost feels like it's our own private beach.

There is plenty to do here. The restaurants are great. Everything on the Island is accessible via the free open-air trolley that runs by our house every twenty minutes.

There are fishing piers and marinas for those who like to fish. They say Anna Maria Island has the best fishing on the West Coast of Florida.

Like to shop? World-famous St. Armand's Circle and Sarasota are minutes away. Prime Outlet (130 designer and brand-name outlet stores) is nearby, but not too close to threaten your vacation budget!

Have kids, or just want to act like one? Busch Gardens in Tampa is about an hour away, and Disney World 2 hours.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Jen or Joe (Owner)
Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english

About Jen or Joe

The townhome on the left is over 2,100 sq.ft. of living space is larger than many listed homes in the same price range. As you can see from our guests' reviews we provide everything for you for a stress-free, great holiday.

Jen or Joe purchased this townhome in 2008

Why Jen or Joe chose Holmes Beach

This is a fully-equipped vacation rental. Just bring your clothes and toiletries! Everything necessary for a great vacation is provided, and we mean everything.

The beach is 2-minutes from the house. Beach carts, chairs, beach towels, and umbrella(s) are provided.

The elevator makes bringing in groceries and luggage a breeze - it is accessible from the carport to all living levels.

The pool is a private, saltwater, heated pool (temperatures can be set up to 84 degrees).

All bedding and towels are provided. Need something special - just ask.

The kitchen is fully equipped with all the cookware, dishes, etc. Every small appliance is provided. We love to cook and we equipped the kitchen as if we were going to live there. If you don't see what you need, we probably have it - so just ask.

There is seating for 12 inside and 8 outside. The master bedroom suite seats 8 on the veranda facing the Gulf of Mexico. Great for watching spectacular Gulf sunsets or just chilling out. The serene blue-green Gulf waters...the brilliant orange and blue sunsets...the smell and sound of the surf...will lower your blood pressure and make you feel good to be alive!

Enough parking is provided for 4-5 cars.

My husband and I love the beach - Negril, Jamaica, and Ocean City, New Jersey are our favorites. When we retired, we looked for a place that had the best of both beaches - we found it in Bradenton Beach, Florida. It is safer than Negril, and less crowded and less commercial than Ocean City. My husband says it reminds him of the Jersey shore in the early 60's.

The beach is 170 steps from our door (my gait!), and is never crowded, not even during the peak winter season. It almost feels like it's our own private beach.

There is plenty to do here. The restaurants are great. Everything on the Island is accessible via the free open-air trolley that runs by our house every twenty minutes.

There are fishing piers and marinas for those who like to fish. They say Anna Maria Island has the best fishin

What makes this townhome unique

The Guest Reviews and photos say it all.

Reviews

5
based on 80 traveler reviews

FALL SPECIAL - $1,275/week - through November 19, 2016
average rating of 4.975 based on 80 reviews
5

Beach trip

  • 5 of 5

House is very nice and well kept,pool is nice but we love the beach so we didn't use it.location I thought was perfect.Joe and Jen are nice and helpful.only advice I would give is if your planning on renting a place for 6 to 8 people it's perfect,but if your planning on renting it and ignoring the sleeping capacity thinking it's no big deal, save yourself trouble and don't rent this property. Joe and Jen take good care of the place it's a duplex and they live on one side and rent the other so they will know if u show up with 10. If your O.C.D. I would recommend this property, if your slobs or if you are loud and party I would not. House is well supplied best vacation we ever had, love anna maria area!!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We do make exceptions and will rent to up to 10 guests for a small additional fee per each person over the listed maximum of 8 guests per night. As for the sleeping capacity, we have had many 2-party guests stay at the home. For example, we have had 5 different honeymooning guests stay in the home who loved it. We have never had a complaint about the home being too big for less than 6 guests. What we do hear repeatedly is how affordable this home is, and what a great price it is for what is offered.
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Perfect beach home!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay on Anna Maria Island in this perfect beach home. The owners, Joe and Jen, really have provided all that you need to enjoy the beach and home. The kitchen was very well supplied. Every meal we ate at the villa, was enjoyed outdoors on the lovely balcony with that beautiful ocean view. Thanks to Jen and Joe's wonderful knowledge of local eateries, we were never disappointed dining out either! The new pool was perfect for our family of 5 to cool off in. The location and proximity to the beach was so convenient, and the beach near this home never felt crowded. We enjoyed seeing dolphins and manatees daily. The home is beautiful and much more roomy than we imagined. We are extremely picky about the cleanliness of rentals and were so pleased with how well this home is cared for. The owners are so conscientious in making your stay wonderful. We can't wait to stay here again! Thanks Jen and Joe!

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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The Owens Family

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed this vacation home. The newly added pool put the icing on the cake. Jen and Joe were very helpful and made us feel right at home. We would definitely recommend this vacation home to anyone interested staying in Anna Maria Island.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely Home!

  • 5 of 5

Our family has rented on AMI for years, this was by far the cleanest and best equipped home we have ever vacationed in. Bring food and clothes, it's truly all you will need. The furnishings are lovely and the beds comfy. There was plenty of room for our large group to spread out and relax. Joe and Jen are most anxious to help make your stay wonderful. Please do not rent this beautiful home unless you intend to take care of it, we want to return to the same lovely place we left!

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great

  • 5 of 5

The condo was beyond beautiful! Everything we could've needed was provided, the place was spotless! They had beach toys that the kids loved,balconies off of every room, this condo is the place to be!!!

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A beautiful home in paradise............

  • 5 of 5

This property really is a lovely place to spend time. The attention to detail in this home is amazing. There are all of the creature comforts that you have at home plus lots more. It's been lavished with lots of care and because of that there is nothing more that you could want for. It's a very roomy and airy house, filled with light. The kitchen is brilliantly equipped so if you decide to cook at home you can. The living area and dining room are great spaces too. The bedrooms are a good size, the master bedroom is enormous. There is beach equipment including carts and chairs so that you can get down to the beach with everything you'll need. A table tennis table is in the basement for your use. The beach is close by, it's a wonderful beach - white sand, palm trees, warm water and lots of wildlife to watch. Jen and Joe are wonderful hosts, they were very kind and helpful to us and made us very welcome and our stay a brilliant one.

Anna Maria Island is a wonderful place to stay. The free trolley bus is brilliant you hop off and on where you like and it goes all over the island. Whilst on AMI we ate at the Rod and Reel Pier, it was really good food. Mr. Bones was really good too. The eatery on Coquina Beach was good too......breakfast with the palm trees and white sand....wonderful!

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant and Pub
Hurricane Hank's
Mr. Bones
Sandbar Restaurant
Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe
Eat Here
Beach Bistro
Skinny's Place Incorporated
City Pier Restaurant
Holy Cow Ice Cream Shop
Blue Marlin Grill
The Feast Restaurant
Nearest Airport
12.5 Miles
Sarasota International
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Gulf of Mexico White Sandy Beach
Car: recommended

There is plenty to do here. The restaurants are great. Everything on the Island is accessible via the free trolley that runs by our house every twenty minutes.

There are fishing piers and marinas for those who like to fish or want to rent a boat, jet ski or fishing equipment. They say Anna Maria Island has the best fishing on the West Coast of Florida.

For the golfers there is a par-3 on the Island and 26 challenging courses nearby.

Like to shop? World-famous St. Armand's Circle and Sarasota are minutes away. Prime Outlet (130 designer and brand-name outlet stores) is nearby, but not too close to threaten your vacation budget!

Have kids, or just want to act like one? Busch Gardens in about an hour away, and Disney World 2 hours.

Other Activities: Shopping, Kayaking, Parasailing, Basketball Courts Wildlife viewing, Shelling

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Rates & Availability

Ilexhurst Townhome Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
July 9 to Nov 19, 2016
Jul 9 2016 - Nov 18 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,275
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 19 2016 - Nov 25 2016
7 night minimum stay
$2,400
 
 
Nov 26 to Dec 23, 2016
Nov 26 2016 - Dec 23 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,375
 
 
Christmas Holidays
Dec 24 2016 - Jan 6 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,200
 
 
Jan 7 to Feb 3, 2017
Jan 7 2017 - Feb 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,000
 
 
Feb 4 to April 28, 2017
Feb 4 2017 - Apr 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,800
 
 
April 29 to June 30, 2017
Apr 29 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,250
 
 
July 1 to Sept 9, 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 8 2017
6 night minimum stay
$2,600
 
 
Sept 9 to Nov 17, 2017
Sep 9 2017 - Nov 17 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,450
 
 
Thanksgiving Week
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 24 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,500
 
 
Nov 25 to Dec 22, 2017
Nov 25 2017 - Dec 22 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,750
 
 
Christmas-New Year's
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
$3,200
 
 
Jan 6, 2018 to Feb 3, 2018
Jan 6 2018 - Feb 2 2018
7 night minimum stay
$2,200
 
 
Feb 3, 2018 to April 27, 2018
Feb 3 2018 - Apr 27 2018
7 night minimum stay
$2,900
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,275
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $225 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300
Reservation Fee $85 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.5%

MINIMUM STAY IS ONE WEEK - SATURDAY TO SATURDAY
QUOTED RENT IS FOR 8 GUESTS - EXTRA GUEST FEE - $25 PER EACH EXTRA GUEST PER NIGHT - MAXIMUM 2 EXTRA GUESTS.
Payments can be made by personal check or online using E-check or Credit card.
PET POLICY - Will consider a small dog under 12 pounds. Nonrefundable pet fee - $325.00.
CANCELLATION – 100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Ilexhurst Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Resort
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 13 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Full 2 - toilet , shower , Spanish Marble, Granite and Travetine Tile throuhout
    Full 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Private Water Closet - Spanish Marble, Granite and Travetine
    Full 3 - toilet , shower , Spanish Marble, Granite and Travetine Tile throughout
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Large veranda with great view of Gulf of Mexico!
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , On first floor living level
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Veranda off bedroom
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Veranda off bedroom
  • 3 bedrooms open onto a veranda. The master bedroom faces the Gulf of Mexico, and has a lovely view of the Gulf of Mexico with seating for 6.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 11 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

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