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Mark Owner/Manager

Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english

Best vacation value Most serene spot on Anna Maria! Steps to beach

20 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview

Anna Maria Island Cottage Rental Photos and Description

2 Bdrms Seated shower SleepSofa Sleeps 4 Full kitchen Recliners WiFi Cable Dock

Our new ground level, 2 bedroom cottage (2 queen beds, 1 sleeper couch) is nothing like any other beach vacation rental. You may not find another spot so close to the beach and bay yet so peaceful and with such ambiance. One of a kind Guaranteed! It is in a peaceful private compound steps from bay and beach on either side. Nothing refreshes like the smell the salt air sound of the waves, and the breathtaking views. You are almost certain to see Dolphins from our dock!

Every square inch if this cottage exudes attention to detail. Maybe I'm biased but I think the person who decorates our properties, my wonderful wife, is the best interior decorator around. I think you will agree that the unit is spectacular in every way. You may never find a more serene setting! You may never want to leave. Don't just take my word for it. Read the Outstanding 5 Star reviews from our customers.

Get away from it all!! Fish off our private dock then Barbecue what you catch. White sand beach steps away! Top Rated Coquina Nature Preserve short bike ride away. We have a strategic alliance partner who will supply the bikes to you for just $25/week! Thats what some places charge per day! Great night life and restaurants just a short stroll away. Very comfortable Tommy Bahama furnishings with all the luxuries of home. NEW granite counter tops! Absolutely beautiful!!! No matter who you know, or how hard you try, you may never find a more serene setting so close to one of the best white powder beaches in the USA (as voted by Travel channel and NY Times), especially at my reasonable rates.

Designed for ease of living. Handicap accessible.

Free trash pick up twice weekly.

This property also has a washer and dryer. Private parking space. No stairs to maneuver.

Just a few steps to beach on one side and Bay/dock on the other.

It may also give you peace of mind knowing that I have outright ownership. NO mortgage. Never fear that this vacation rental may be sold or lost to bank foreclosure. 10% of our customers come to us after losing the property they reserved due to foreclosure or owner sold out.

Bedroom suite has it all! Wide screen TV, phone, Stereo, Wi-Fi, Electric reclining chair, Huge California King bed (bigger than normal king), windows on two walls for great ventilation, two closets. Italian tile floor throughout. Sit down/walk-in. Shower. Safety bars.

All extras included FREE for perfect vacation!: Master bedroom has widescreen HDTV.

Screened lanai

Large family room with flatscreen HDTV, over 250 digital channels, DVD, Stereo, CD, .

FREE Hi-Speed Wi-Fi Internet!

Free Premium Digital HI-DEF Cable TV 250+ CHANNELS!

Free unlimited calling to anywhere in the USA, Canada, PR!

Free gas grill use on our beautiful brick courtyard patio!

Free Garbage removal

Free use of 2 SCHWINN saftey helmets.We have a strategic alliance with Bike rentals on Bridge St. You will receive a cruiser bike for just $25 per week (monthly rate even lower). Some places charge this per day! Helmets and bike locks included too.

No expense spared right down to the Serta Perfect Sleeper mattresses on every bed! My wife and I feel that since 1/3 of your vacation is spent sleeping, you should have the best to sleep on.

For the health conscious, we have installed a $3000 water filtration system. Unlike other vacation rentals on the island that use public water which is heavily treated with CHLORINE and other chemicals our filtration system filters all this out. So, when you bathe, cook or, drink, know that you have the purest and only chemical free water on the island! Not only is this healthier in every regard but, women will notice that their hair is fuller and skin is softer after washing as their are no chemicals to make the hair limp or to dry out skin!

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Mark Owner/Manager (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Mark Owner/Manager

My wife and I own this property. We have no mortgage so you can have peace of mind knowing it won't be foreclosed on or sold. We take great pride in making sure that everything is spotless. We think our location is second to none on Anna Maria Island. Very peaceful. Big courtyard. Plenty of outdoor seating. Tropical landscaping. Nice screened Lanai. Everything to make your vacation enjoyable is included except your flipflops.

Why Mark Owner/Manager chose Anna Maria Island

*ZERO STAIRS! Unlike most rentals on Anna Maria Island that are elevated by up to 3 stories (that's a lot of stairs when carting luggage, beach chairs, groceries, etc.) Our beautiful vacation rental is ground level.

* ZERO BOOKING FEE

*ZERO DAMAGE WAIVER FEE

* ZERO HEADACHES. When there is an issue, it is personally, promptly and politely handled by the owners (my wife or I). Unlike most rentals who operate through an agent who handle way too many other rentals and hate to deal with "problems".

Location, Location, location. Walk or ride our bikes to all the activities, National Nature preserve with long boardwalks that wrap around bay for breathtaking views, beach front restaurants where you can eat on the white powder sand, Marina's, huge fishing pier, parasailing, Segway rentals, pubs, entertainment, outdoor markets, and much more. Free trolley picks you up on our street corner and takes you anywhere on island and another brings you to see the sites of neighboring Sarasota! NO NEED FOR CAR!!

What makes this cottage unique

We are on best part of island! Steps away from our our BRAND NEW dock on the bay where you can fish, kayak, or just enjoy the breathtaking scenery. Watch for manatee and dolphins! Return home and grill what you catch on our gas grill! This area offers best fishing I have ever seen and I have vacationed at the best fishing places in the Caribbean!

On the other side of property is our incredible beach which offers white powder sand and warm Turquoise water! Ride our bikes a short ways to Coquina Beach and enjoy all the public beach offering i.e., outdoor grills, beach volleyball, shopping, cafe on the beach and more! Just across street is the great Preserve called Baywalk at Coquina beach. COME be our guest and join the many who have become regulars.

For the health conscious, we have installed a $3000 water filtration system. Unlike other vacation rentals on the island that use public water which is heavily treated with CHLORINE and other chemicals our filtration system filters all this out. So, when you bathe, cook or, drink, know that you have the purest and only chemical free water on the island! Not only is this healthier in every regard but, women will notice that their hair is fuller and skin is softer after washing as their are no chemicals to make the hair limp or to dry out skin!

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Vacation Ambience, March 6, 2011

By Jim M (Atlanta)

"Looking for quiet tranquility while at the same time wanting a variety of shopping, excellent dining or just relaxing at the beach, this cozy "honeymoon home" will be your perfect choice. Located near the center of Bradenton Beach, we were within walking distance to all the above activities. Along with the home comes the advantage of having a private boat dock where one can fish or just watch the many birds and wildlife. The owners, Mark and Lillian did an outstanding job in being able to provide all the essentials to make this home as near to your home as possible. With a well stocked kitchen, bathroom etc., their attention to detail made our monthly stay enjoyable and relaxing. We were fortunate to be the every first property renters and as such we wish others the same happiness that we experienced. Jim and Lourine Feb 2011



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Feb 2011
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Reviews

4.8
based on 20 traveler reviews

Best vacation value Most serene spot on Anna Maria! Steps to beach
average rating of 4.8 based on 21 reviews
4

Great place for kids. Has gates to keep them in.

  • 4 of 5

Very comfortable. All new inside. And they have great owners. Thanks for the movies

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great having you as our guests! Glad you enjoyed the movies. DVD TV's in every room makes it easy for everyone to watch what they want where they want. Thanks for noting all new and very comfortable. We are always reinvesting in this rental to keep it fresh and beautiful. It now features a deluxe kitchen! Most importantly, thanks for mentioning great owners, lol. See you again next summer!
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5

Beautiful beach vacation

  • 5 of 5

This was our 4th time staying at one of Mark and Lily's properties and as always it was clean comfortable and well maintained. Mark and Lily are super nice people and always a pleasure to deal with.

We have stayed in 3 different units of theirs on our vacations and were pleased with each one. The beds and furniture were comfortable. The kitchens are well equipped if you want to cook your own meals and there are plenty of good restaurants nearby if you don't. They also have fishing poles and a very nice dock at the end of the street on the inland side of the island that is a great fishing spot. A beautiful white sand beach is literally less than a block away from the property. There is a lot of things to do and see in the area but it is also a great place to relax and get your beach on. I can't wait to go back and highly recommend a stay at one of Mark and Lily's properties.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your great review. It means a lot coming from such a great repeat guest. We look forward to your fifth vacation with us next year! Have a fun summer.
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5

Cozy cottage close to the beach!!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful updates to the kitchen, felt like it was straight off a home improvement show!! Loved the extras like beach towels, beach chairs, boggie boards, beach toys and a buggy to carry it all down to the beach and a cooler on wheels is so helpful to keep drinks cool on the beach!! Super clean and the owners are super friendly!! Thanks so much!!

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review! Greatly appreciated. Hope to have you back again soon.
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5

Wonderful family vacation spot!!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four chose this property because of all it had to offer. Proximity to the beach and bay as well as Bridge Street made it the perfect location. We rented bikes through the alliance with Segs by the Sea and never used our car once. Delicious local restaurants were within walking and biking distance. The cottage had everything we needed for the beach including umbrellas and a beach cart. We used the beautiful outdoor patio everyday to relax or grill out with family. The cottage was well decorated and comfortable. The one thing we did struggle with as a family of four was the ensuite bathroom. This was a vacation we will remember for years!

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Quiet jewel by the gulf!

  • 4 of 5

Idyllic location on a dead end street half a block off the soft white sand beach. We slept like the dead in unit #7 which was absolutely quiet & stayed cool as its on the ground floor. The large, beautifully planted, shared garden was usually empty and we ate meals there on off hours. The kitchen really IS fully stocked - in our 5 day stay we ate out only twice as it was so relaxing to cook and eat in.

Renting bikes was easy and everyone on the island was friendly. Two days we had big surf and one day the sea was like glass.

We hope to stay here again!

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your nice review. I appreciate you specifically mentioning our idyllic location, our beautiful tropical courtyard and, fully stocked kitchen. You are excellent guests and we look forward to having you back again next year!
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5

Our stay at Island Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed with Mark and Liliana for 2 years now and plan to return next year. We love the location. The island has many great restaurants and small shops many in walking distance. The property has a beautiful courtyard and is great to just sit and relax. The units are well equipped and clean. You can walk a few yards and you are on the beach at the Gulf. Turn the other way and you are at the dock on the Bay. The units have everything as advertised as far as equipment goes and if something is missing just ask.

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the very nice review. More importantly, thanks for being such great guests! We look forward to having you back again next year!
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Sarasota
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
historic bridge st pubs
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
rte 75
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
historic bridge st restaurants,Beach House, other
Car: not necessary

Sale rate begins 4/9!

Location, location, location. The 3 most important things to consider in a vacation rental. Tucked back on a VERY peaceful setting. Brick patio courtyard and outdoor covered patio. Nestled under several palms. About 40 steps from top 10 white powder Bradenton Beach on one side & about 40 steps to our private boat/fishing dock on Sarasota Bay. Sit on the dock & enjoy the scenery, watch for dolphins, do some fishing, read a book, etc. Walk to many of the best hot spots just down the road. Best restaurants, Fishing Piers, historic Bidge St. etc. You have a view of the Beach & Bay from our yard. Enjoy our big screened lanai that overlooks the lush natural garden in our courtyard. This beach cottage is ground level with no stairs to manuver! It is designed also to accommodate handicapped individuals with wide doors & walk-in seated shower. Paradise awaits!

Other Activities: Wildlife Viewing, Shopping, Kayaking, Parasailing, Health/Beauty Spa, Boating, Miniature Golf

Golf: Over 45 great golf courses nearby! You may never want to leave!

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Rates & Availability

Bradenton Beach Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Peak Summer
Jun 4 2016 - Aug 5 2016
3 night minimum stay
$198
$929
 
 
Late Summer/Fall
Aug 6 2016 - Nov 18 2016
3 night minimum stay
$166
$747
$2,790
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 19 2016 - Nov 27 2016
3 night minimum stay
$286
$1,290
 
 
Late Fall
Nov 28 2016 - Dec 22 2016
3 night minimum stay
$190
$888
 
 
Christmas-New Years
Dec 23 2016 - Dec 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
$309
$1,390
$4,990
 
 
January EVENT RATE SALE
Jan 1 2017 - Jan 20 2017
3 night minimum stay
$250
$990
$3,790
 
 
2nd half January
Jan 21 2017 - Jan 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$290
$1,199
 
 
Peak winter
Feb 1 2017 - Mar 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
$393
$1,850
 
 
Spring Break
Mar 18 2017 - Apr 7 2017
3 night minimum stay
$399
$1,890
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
departure cleaning $120
Tax Rate 11.5%

reasonable holiday rates for weeks of; Thanksgiving, July 4th, Jan 1, Memorial day, may not be included.

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Amenities

Anna Maria Island Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Full 1 - toilet , shower , sit down walk-in shower is handi cap accessible
  • Full big bathroom. Tile floor. Extra wide door wheelchair accessible. Walk-in shower with glass enclosure. Safety grab bar.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , master
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , bedrm 2
    Bedroom 3 - sleeper couch living rm
  • All beds are recent & top of the line for great nights rest. In our continuous effort to bring only the best quality experience to our guests, we are proud to offer superior cleaning of our linens by our carefully trained cleaning service at this property to better enhance your enjoyment while staying here. This luxury amenity provides you high quality linens that are in place & ready for your use upon your arrival. These high-quality linens are washed using the latest & best technology in premium commercial washer & dryer, on site. Take the fuss & worry out of packing your private sheets & beach towels knowing that when you arrive to your dream vacation rental, in place are high quality & expertly cleaned luxury bedding, bath towels, wash clothes & beach towels ready for your stay. Eliminate the guessing game, free up luggage space & breathe easy knowing that everything is already taken care of for you. This same philosophy extends even to your departure- nothing to wash, dry, fold.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • 1 bicycles
  • 2 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Points of Interest you can walk to: Name Address Distance(+/- Coffee Shops Cafe on the Beach 2200 Gulf Dr N, Bradenton Beach 1.2 Restaurants Maestro Little Italy Southern Italian Ristorante 101 Bridge St, Bradenton Beach 0.2 Island Creperie 127 Bridge St, Bradenton Beach 0.2 Bridge Tender Inn 135 Bridge St, Bradenton Beach 0.2 Banana Cabana Caribbean Seafood & Grill 103 Gulf Dr 0.2 Beach House Restaurant 200 Gulf Dr 0.3 There are several more but these are our personal favorites! Bradenton Beach 40 steps Sarasota Bay (our big fishing dock) 40 steps For the health conscious, we have installed a $3000 water filtration system. Unlike other vacation rentals on the island that use public water which is heavily treated with CHLORINE and other chemicals our filtration system filters all this out. So, when you bathe, cook or, drink, know that you have the purest and only chemical free water on the island!

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