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Jane Tinkler

Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english

Spacious house with large private pool

12 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights

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Overview

Anna Maria Island House Rental Photos and Description

5 Minutes walk to the beach

Approaching Great Palms you might initially think that its name applies only to the mature trees swaying gently in the breeze at the front of this beautiful modern home. But step inside and you will discover just how great it is in a whole other sense. Recently refurbished and equipped to a very high standard, this superb split-level property offers everything you could want from a luxury vacation home – and so much more.

Outside: Great Palms hosts the largest private pool on the island (allegedly). Around the pool there are also six sun loungers on which to put your feet up in between dips in the water. There is a comfortable seating area under the upper deck, with three outdoor sofas and two overhead fans to keep you cool on those long, hot Anna Maria Island days. Also on the lower floor is a double garage with electric opening doors and space for two cars.

Beaches: The beaches have the whitest sand which slopes gently and safely into the blue Gulf Sea with the most amazing sunsets. Only 5 minutes walk from the house.

Flights from the UK via Gatwick airport land daily at Tampa International airport less than 1 hour drive away. Orlando is only a 2 hour drive away, perfect for those wanting a 2 centre break. Car hire can be booked from Tampa airport.

Interior: The light and airy open-plan living area is the perfect place to unwind with a good book, indulge your passion for cooking in the well-equipped and spacious kitchen, or put your feet up, sink into the huge sofas and watch the 50inch TV with cable and DVD player. The designer dining table seats eight in comfort, but for more informal meals there is a breakfast bar as well. With its pure white walls, high ceilings and open-plan layout, the living area conveys and wonderful feeling of space and the bedrooms continue the theme. From the sumptuous linens, to designer bathrooms and plenty of storage, no expense has been spared in creating something truly memorable.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Jane Tinkler (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Call Owner
Speaks: english

Reviews

4.8
based on 12 traveler reviews

Spacious house with large private pool
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 12 reviews
5

I want this house!

  • 5 of 5

Dear Jane! We had such a fantastic mini vacation at your amazing house. We loved it so much that we decided we wanted to live there :). Thank you for sharing your home with us and we cannot wait to rent it again. Cheers!

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The island has that affect on you doesn't it. Welcome back anytime Thank you for the lovely review Jane
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4

Nice home and great location!

  • 4 of 5

This home was a lovely and spacious home. It was a perfect place to relax and come home to after a day at the beach or a day of sightseeing. Would recommend this place to others and more importantly, I will rent this home again!

  • Submitted: May 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent!

  • 5 of 5

We couldn't have asked for a better place to stay on Anna Maria Island. When we got there, the place was mint clean.The house was beyond beautiful and large! The master bedroom was simply amazing and the kitchen was so nice and spacious! A great place for families-especially kids! If we had specific questions about the house during our stay, we could just check the Owners Manual-great resource! The house made our vacation in Florida even more enjoyable. We really hope to stay here again. Thank you to the owners!

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review. Really pleased you enjoyed your vacation on Anna Maria Island at our home Great Palms. Perfect guests Jane and family
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5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Great Palms for 4 nights (Weds-Sun). We had a group of adults and a 7 month old baby on the trip. This place couldn't have been more perfect of a setup for us. Very short walk to the beach, the pool area is everything you'd ever want, lots of space for everyone, and more than enough bathrooms! All the pool toys and beach gear you'd want is with wagons to haul to the beach. The house was very clean and comfortable. The kitchen is huge with tons of counter space and seating. We also enjoyed the large tv in the family room with lots of cable channels for watching playoff hockey :)

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow what a lovely review - thank you I hope the tournament was good Welcome back anytime - super guests Jane
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5

simply amazing

  • 5 of 5

My family (including my wife, two children, and both sets of parents) loved the house and the giant pool. The house is described as spacious, but that's not even close to how large the place is. The master bedroom is the coolest part! It's huge and beautiful and cozy.

Can't wait to stay in this house again!

The only thing I would add is the kitchen needs a blender. After a long drive, a few of the adults needed a blender drink.

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so pleased you enjoyed your time on Anna Maria Island Good thinking about the blender, thank you for mentioning it - I am buying one today for the house!!!! Welcome back anytime - perfect guests Jane
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5

wonderful

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay. A short walk to the beach and a great pool onsite. The house was large with great living space and wonderful amenities. The owner was very helpful in making our stay comfortable. I would highly recommend for families or anyone looking for a nice location. Quiet and relaxing with many things to do close by.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review. I am really pleased you had an enjoyable stay. Jane
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Map

Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Sign of the Mermaid
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Private access beach
Car: necessary

Holmes Beach is in the centre of Anna Maria Island. Just 7 miles long with peaceful white sandy beaches, 80º sea temperatures, boating, fishing, all types of water sports, shelling, shopping, tennis, nearby golf courses and great restaurants. Just 1 hour from the attractions of Tampa and 2 hours from Orlando.

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Rates & Availability

Holmes Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2016
May 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
4 night minimum stay
$2,039
 
 
Winter 16-17
Nov 1 2016 - Feb 1 2017
4 night minimum stay
$1,683
 
 
Spring 2017
Feb 2 2017 - Apr 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
$2,624
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$2,093
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $395
Tax Rate 11.5%

Changeover day flexible- will cost for stays of less and more than 1 week as required please contact us.
Costs exclude tax at 11.5% £300 deposit taken.

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Amenities

Anna Maria Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Family
  • Luxury
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
  • All bathrooms include freshly laundered towels and are spotlessly clean, with quality tiles and modern fixtures and fittings throughout. The spacious master en-suite features a large soaking tub, stand alone, walk-in shower, his and hers wash basins and separate WC. The guest bathroom for bedroom two has an over-bath shower, hand basin and WC, while the en-suite bathroom for bedroom three has an en-suite shower room, with basin and WC. There is also a separate shower room, with WC and hand basin leading off from the living area. There is downstairs shower and toilet by the pool
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Day bed
  • The master suite features a king-sized bed with large flat screen television. Leading off from the room is an en-suite bathroom with large soaking tub, stand alone, walk-in shower, his and hers wash basins and separate WC. Leading off from the bedroom are double doors granting access out to the spacious upper deck, giving you a perfect spot to enjoy a morning cup of coffee or just a quiet spot to escape and get your nose into a good book. Bedroom 2 has a queen-sized bed with flat screen TV, large closet and use of a guest bathroom with over-bath shower, hand basin and WC. This bedroom also has a door leading out to the outside upper decking. Bedroom 3 includes twin beds, and has an en-suite shower room, with basin and WC. Bedroom 4 includes a comfortable day bed (sleeps 2) and large closet
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
Notes:
Approaching Great Palms you might initially think that its name applies only to the mature trees swaying gently in the breeze at the front of this beautiful modern home. But step inside and you will discover just how great it is in a whole other sense. Recently refurbished and equipped to a very high standard, this superb split-level property offers everything you could want from a luxury vacation home – and so much more. Thanks to some refined touches and the professionally decorated interior of Great Palms, there are more than enough reasons to simply sit back and enjoy your stay without even leaving home. From one of the largest private pools on the island, covered to afford you added peace of mind and protection, to the wonderful open deck where you can enjoy eating together on the comfortable dining table and chairs; this is one special place. And the fantastic features continue inside, where more luxury and comfort awaits.

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