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The Blue Horizon- New, Luxury 9 Bedroom Direct Gulf Front-Pool

Bedrooms 9
Half Baths3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

9 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms+ 3 half baths, gulf front home with private pool

There is no more fantastic direct Gulf front luxury home than this. It simply has it all- newly constructed, exquisite 9 bedroom, 7.5 baths compound that will simply not disappoint. Two separate buildings sleeping a total of 22 - both with unbelievable views of the Gulf of Mexico. It has a deluxe heated pool, hot tub that seats 12 and all the expected amenities of a luxury property. Wedding parties are allowed (with an additional surcharge). Please contact the office for more details as it is strictly regulated for wedding activity.

There are two separate buildings that make up The Blue Horizon. The main home, which is ground level, is direct beachfront and has 6 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms and 3 additional half bathrooms and two kitchens. The second, separate guest home has 3 bedrooms and two bathrooms, along with two separate living areas and two separate kitchens. The pool will be situated in the middle of both for outstanding privacy.

The six bedroom home is direct Gulf front and is at ground level. The ground level features a living and dining area, kitchen, 3 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms along with 2 half baths. The 2nd floor also features living, dining, full kitchen, 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms and 1 half bathroom. There are large sliding glass doors that open up to the second level balcony which faces directly West overlooking the beautiful white sand beach and the 'Blue Horizon' of water and sky. What an outstanding place to enjoy cocktails while having your own private sunset location!

The second building is an elevated building with sweeping 180 degree blue water views over top of the front ground level building. There are two separate living areas, one on each level, as well as two separate kitchen areas. It also has an elevator. The pool and hot tub sits in-between the two buildings with lots of deck space and a covered lanai. The entire property is surrounded with lush tropical landscaping, creating your own private resort destination for family and friends.

It simply does not get any finer than this. Gather your family and friends and come enjoy the vacation of a lifetime at The Blue Horizon.


More Details

Property Manager
Anna Maria Reservations Team
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, german
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2017

About Anna Maria Reservations Team

We are Anna Maria Vacations, representing over 200 select vacation rental properties on Anna Maria Island.

Anna Maria Reservations Team purchased this house in 2013

Why Anna Maria Reservations Team chose Anna Maria Island

The Blue Horizon is perhaps the finest luxury vacation rental property on Anna Maria Island and one of the very few that sits direct Gulf front with a private heated poo.


Bradenton Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 22
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 14 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 3 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
    Bathroom 6 -
    Bathroom 7 -
    Bathroom 8 -
    Bathroom 9 -
  • There are a total of 4 full bathrooms and 3 half bathrooms in the six bedroom building. There are 2 full bathrooms in the 3 bedroom building. All have travertine marble, fine fixtures, custom cabinets, granite counter-tops and fun colors.
  • 9 Bedrooms, Sleeps 22
  • There are 9 bedrooms total- 6 in the front building and 3 in the secondary building. On the main house, the ground level has a master bedroom with king bed. The second bedroom has a queen bed and the third bedroom has a full size bed and bunk beds. The second level level of the 6 bedroom building has a King in the master, queen in the second and a twin size as well as bunk beds. There also is a pull out sleeper sofa in the living room. The 3 bedroom building has one king bed, one queen bed and two twin beds. There is also a pull out sofa in this building as well. All rooms will have private access to a bathroom as well as new flat screen HD TV's. The Guest house will have more 3 bedrooms
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
This home is set up to provide almost everything a large vacation group could need and want. Please contact Anna Maria Vacations for additional details and questions.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

The Blue Horizon- New, Luxury 9 Bedroom Direct Gulf Front-Pool
average rating of 4.75 based on 8 reviews

Perfect vacation home!

  • 5 of 5

This was the most beautiful, well equipped, perfect vacation home for large families. The home is gorgeous, right on the beach, with so much to do, you really don't even have to leave the house. It deserves more than 5 stars!

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This was by far the most beautiful place we have ever stayed! It truly does have it all! Was beautifully decorated and has awesome views of the beach! The area was really nice too, bustling with shops, great restaurants, friendly people everywhere we went! Only problem we encountered was the wifi, but we were on vacation so having all our family together, playing cards, singing and having a great week we barely noticed! We loved our week here wish it could have been longer !

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Our extended family of 15 loved The Blue Horizon. The location on the beach, the décor of the house, the pool, the covered patio, were exceptional features of this vacation home. We had the adult children in one house ( they stay up late and get up late) and the young children and older adults in the larger home. It worked out perfectly. Nothing was overlooked in this home. Everyone want to come back! Thank you for your hospitality and your beautiful home. So many memories were made here.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking your time to let us know about your stay at The Blue Horizon! We are elated to hear that everyone in your party enjoyed the home and we hope to have you stay with us again in the near future.
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Warren mi

A family vacation with something for everyone!

  • 5 of 5

One of the cleanest, well supplied, beautifully decorated homes I have ever had the pleasure of vacationing in. We had 3 generations on our vacation and every person had a wonderful experience. Thank you for sharing your home!

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate you taking your time to let us know that your stay at The Blue Horizon was a positive one. We do take pride in catering to our guests' needs the best way we can and are glad that all your parties needs were met. We hope to have you staying with us again in the future. Please let us know if there is anything else we can assist you with.
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The good, the bad and the ugly!

  • 3 of 5

The positives about this home is that is it a great layout for large families. There are two separate homes with a pool in between them so there is plenty of space to stretch out!! It is probably one of the best stocked luxury homes that we have stayed in. The ocean view is amazing from both homes and their is TONS of kitchens! We were a little surprised at the actual location of the home. It is somewhat in a commercial area with a Circle K across the street. Honestly, after the initial shock, the convenience store actually came in handy during the stay.

The attitude of management of this home and the owners take away from the beauty of the home. Before we ever arrived there were email after email about how many parking spots were available and a HUGE list of all the rules that needed to be adhered to.

Upon arriving at the home, there were printed rules everywhere. Don't have food at the pool, don't have drinks at the pool, be quiet after 8:00 p.m., put a towel down on the deck before you spray sunscreen, wash your feet twice before entering the home, don't roll your suitcase on the floor, wash all your towels before you leave - you get the idea!!!

Management was contacted several times about small issues. The issues were always addressed but always with a "huffy" attitude!

Anna Maria Island is a GREAT place for vacation but I am not sure that this property would be a repeat.

  • Submitted: Dec 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: ​Thank you for your review as it better helps us assist our guests in the future. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the home and the amenities that The Blue Horizon provided to you and your guests. ​ Please note that since you were planning to host an event at the property (wedding reception), we had to have all of the proper paperwork in order to authorize such an event. We asked for your rental agreement which is required of every guest staying at The Blue Horizon, as well as the special events agreement - listing what type of event you were planning to host, as well as the amount of people attending etc. The different types of events differ in the additional fees that need to be charged, as well as the occupancy. We reached out to you via email and via phone, as the initial rental agreement that was sent back to us was not signed. On second attempt, you specified that you were planning to have both a wedding as well as a wedding reception at the home, but upon speaking to you on the phone, you indicated that you were only going to have a reception. It is crucial for us to have the correct information as well as provide you with the proper information such as parking & the city noise ordinance, to ensure that your event goes undisturbed and as smooth as possible. This is a privately owned home and certain rules and restrictions do apply. Considering the size of the home, parking is very limited and we always want to make sure that the guests are aware and can make other arrangements if necessary, especially if they are hosting an event. ​We are sorry for the inconvenience the email correspondence may have caused to you and certainly hope that it didn't take away from you enjoying the home.​ ​
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Roxborough Park, CO

Excellent Mom-cation get-away

  • 5 of 5

I just returned from 5 days of bliss at the Blue Horizon with 13 mom friends. This house is loaded with amenities/views. We were able to be comfortably spread out and enjoyed the entire property. There seems to be a nook to hide away and escape for everyone and main entertaining areas that also large enough that accommodated our large group when we did happen to all be present in one area during meal times. This place was very clean, was decorated to be comfortable for relaxing/lounging and it had a lot of wonderful touches throughout. Although I didn't have regular contact with the property manager, they seemed to have been highly accessible and helpful especially compared to the last property our group rented from. We had a small hiccup with the jacuzzi and we placed a call and a maintenance man arrived in a reasonable amount of time who was very helpful and was able to solve the issue. Little details in the decorating make it feel like a true luxury property, like the unique light fixtures and cabinet hardware and art in some of the bathrooms. Appliances are new and clean. Hot water was in good supply. There seem to be hidden blow dryers in some of the bathroom cabinets even though we read somewhere to bring your own. There is a blender, coffee maker and toaster available. Lots of large utensils and a modest supply of basic spices/seasonings left behind in the kitchen. The linens felt nice and not poor quality. We also had access to beach towels. It would be perfect for a family reunion with how each floor in each house seems to be its own little apartment with its own kitchen. One piece of advice is that during the week at this time, there is construction going on in the surrounding lots and if you are a light sleeper, a pair of ear plugs is helpful. Wifi is offered but many of us struggled with phone service. Verizon seemed to be better than AT&T. A sure sign we all should have completely unplugged. We also were able to log in to one of our amazon prime accounts and enjoyed a movie on one of the smart tv's. The beach/views are stunning! There were lots of chairs and other fun pool toys, noodles, etc available. Many of the ladies I went with enjoyed the hammock, a nearby spa and yoga on the beach. Many things are within walking distance. Really, all you need to bring is your sunscreen, bathing suits, sunglasses and something cold to drink. Flip flops optional. No need to go crazy packing. Thanks for sharing your home with our group!

  • Submitted: May 19, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Bradenton Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Mar 18 2017 - Mar 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 7 2017
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Apr 8 2017 - Apr 14 2017
7 night minimum stay
Apr 15 2017 - Apr 21 2017
7 night minimum stay
Apr 22 2017 - May 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
May 27 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jul 8 2017 - Aug 18 2017
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Admin Fee $68 + Tax
Damage Fee $50
Cleaning Charge $475 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.5%

Rates are subject to change. For a direct quote and further information for this property please call our reservations team toll free.

With the exception of the initial fee of $250 (non-refundable) charged to your card, all other payments can be made by check, credit card or wire transfer. A 25% deposit is payable within 7 days of the reservation email, the final balance is due 90 days prior to arrival. If the reservation is made within 90 days of arrival, the full payment is due at time of booking.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Tampa International Airport
Car: recommended

This property is located within walking distance of restaurants, trolley stop, stores, shopping and short distance to the bay side water.


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