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Anna Prokop

Member since: 2013
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Speaks: english, polish


24 Reviews
Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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3200 sq. ft., 6 bdrms + 4.5 baths, sleeps up to 16

Come enjoy a large family and friends gathering at this spacious brand new luxury home just a few minutes stroll to the beach. One of the larger homes on the island, with 6 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms and over 3200 sq. ft, this home has plenty of room to be together but yet not feel overcrowded. It has a combination of beautiful furnishings, tile and hardwood floors, crown moldings, granite counters and all the amenities one could desire for their tropical island vacation.

Situated on a unique small lake on the island, this location offers something for everyone. There is a heated pool with swim up tiki hut and also a spa. There are 3 separate balcony areas all with great views of everything from the pool and lake to the Gulf water.

The main balcony off the living area is over-sized and will be perfect for that large family meal outdoors overlooking the pool and lake.

The garage is spacious, and can easily hold 4 cars. There is a ping-pong table for the kids and adults to enjoy. The covered pool lanai offers a bar which includes stools, sink, refrigerator and flat screen TV- the perfect 'hang out' vacation spot! Come be one of the first to enjoy all the brand new luxury tropical island vacation home has to offer.

The open concept living are flows seamlessly into the kitchen, dining and hall areas. It features a floor to ceiling custom entertainment center on the mail wall with a 55' flat screen HDTV and shelves full of books and movies for your enjoyment. A spacious leather sectional and additional chairs offer plenty of seating for all.

A spacious third level accommodates a bonus kids lounge with couches, HGTV, a DVD player and a Wii station with 20 popular games. The upstairs lounge leads to a large balcony with breathtaking views of the lake and the Gulf in the distance.

The spacious gourmet kitchen has it all- travertine tile, custom cabinets and fixtures. The kitchen is fully stocked with all needed accessories, including Calphalon pots and cooking utensils. The island offers ample seating for six, granite counter-tops, stainless steel appliances and plenty of storage in the cabinets to satisfy the most discriminating cook. Two large dining tables provide plenty of seating for a large party.

The main level has a Master Suite with King size bed, walk in closet and a large private balcony. There is also a large, flat screen HDTV, DVD and a stereo system with an IPod/IPhone docking station.

The second level has 5 bedrooms. The 2nd master suite and two more bedrooms have King beds. The 5th bedroom has a set of double beds and the 6th bedroom has 2 twin beds.

There also is a full size convertible sofa located in the bonus kids lounge area on the 3rd level.

With the exception of the twin bedroom, all bedrooms have flat screen HDTV's. Some have also DVD players and IPod/IPhone docking stations. The upstairs lounge has a HGTV, DVD player and Xbox station with several installed games.

There are 4.5 bathrooms.

The half bath is on the main level near the living room.

All the other bathrooms are in-suite bathrooms for each bedroom, with two bedrooms sharing a large bathroom in a Jack-and-Jill style set up. The main level master bath has a spacious shower, while the upstairs master bath has a soaking tub in addition to a shower of the same size.

All bathrooms are outfitted with travertine tile, granite countertops, beautiful fixtures and fine linens. There are also hotel style bath amenities in each bathroom including soaps, shower cap, shampoo, conditioner, body wash, and 2 rolls of bathroom tissue.

The outside area, surrounded by a privacy fence and lush landscaping, has plenty of space for a large group to hang out and relax at a pool party. There is a spacious pool deck with plenty of full size lounge chairs and a table with chairs under the pool side lanai. The outdoor bar features granite countertops, a flat screen HGTV, Weber grill, sink, refrigerator and bar stools. Around the corner, an outdoor shower with hot/cold water provides a convenient way to rinse off after the beach or pool.

There are two large balconies with tables and chairs providing outstanding views of the lake, the island as well as views of the Gulf of Mexico waters. An oversized deck off the main living area with a table and chairs offers a wonderful setting for alfresco meals. It overlooks the pool and has a beautiful view of the lake.

The focal point of the yard is a beautiful, heated tropical pool with a waterfall, spa and a swim-up Tiki Bar. The pool also features several sitting areas and a shallow area for younger kids.

**Please note! Pool heater in our home is locked for your safety and controls must not be tampered with as they are monitored by the pool company. 80° is the highest heat temperature setting. Pool temperatures will probably stay around 75° during the winter months. Please note if cold days occur, water temperatures will drop and may stay cooler longer. Pool heaters will not operate and will automatically shut down if outside temperatures get too cold. While we take every precaution to ensure that pool is heated as specified, weather conditions may affect the temperature of the pool. Nothing can be done about this issue. Outdoor spa is not a hot tub. The temperature of the spa is set at the same temperature as the pool. Guests should not expect hot tub like temperatures for pool spas. In the event of pool equipment malfunctions during your stay, we will expedite repairs as quickly as possible. It may be necessary to close the swimming pool for maintenance purposes. No refund or rent adjustment will be made for circumstances beyond our control, malfunctions or loss of use of equipment or amenities.

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Anna Prokop (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Call Owner
Speaks: english, polish

About Anna Prokop

Originally from Poland, we moved to Bradenton/Sarasota area in 2013 after living in Maryland's Washington DC suburbs for over 25 years. We have 2 teens and have discovered Anna Maria Island several years ago when coming to Florida for our annual amusement parks trips. After many visits to the Island we decided to move to the area permanently. We bought a farm in Myakka City which is next to Bradenton and Sarasota and moved there permanently in the Summer of 2013.

Anna Prokop purchased this house in 2011

Why Anna Prokop chose Anna Maria Island

We found this house in 2011 as it was being built. We were attracted by two things: its size and comfort as it's much bigger than most 6 bedroom houses on the Island and by its unique Clark Lake location. Many people on the island don't even know that this lake exists because it is not readily visible from the street. The lake offers wonderful views and an opportunity to observe wildlife that frequents its waters. For instance, there is a gray heron that visits the yard each morning. It is very neat to watch it while eating breakfast.

What makes this house unique

Sarasota-Bradenton Florida, also known as the “culture coast,” is a melting pot of artists, executives, philanthropists, and beach-lovers from all over the world. The sugar-white sands and vast expanses of warm, shallow, aqua-blue waters draw people from the other side of the world to the center of the state. Though Sarasota-Bradenton is part of the greater Tampa-St. Petersburg metropolitan area, it has a style that is distinctly all its own, and is separated by the natural boundary of Tampa Bay. The well recognized Sunshine Skyway Bridge links Sarasota-Bradenton with its big brother to the north.

Over 650,000 residents call Sarasota-Bradenton their home, in organic communities like Northwest Bradenton, to planned communities like Lakewood Ranch and Palmer Ranch to the south. Longboat Key is host to one of the wealthiest zip codes in the country. Siesta Key is known for its beautiful beaches and nightlife, where Anna Maria Island is a virtual melting pot of all types of people. If sports are your passion, the area host spring training baseball teams, offers endless water sports, fishing and boating, and has one of the highest saturation of golf courses in the country.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We loved staying here! Our huge family rented several houses in the area and everyone thought ours was the best – we loved the open kitchen, living, dining and took advantage of the short walk to the beach as often as possible. Good times were had by all, especially our guest of honor whose 90th birthday was the reason we gathered to celebrate.
Jan 2012
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average rating of 4.875 based on 39 reviews
St. Johns, FL

Wonderful vacation home for our large family

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful vacation rental with a great pool and lots of extras like an ocean kayak, 5 bikes, beach toys and chairs, everything you need for the beach. It was very clean and really nice furnishings. Can't go wrong with this one.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm glad you enjoyed your stay! We work hard to ensure Emerald Seas stands out from other luxury rentals on the island.
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Indianapolis, Indiana

Another great week!

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from our family's 2nd visit to Emerald Seas (spring break 2014 was our first) and we can't wait to go back in the future! The house is clean and bright and welcoming with everything needed already waiting for guests when they arrive. The owners happened to be there when we arrived and they too are wonderful and welcoming- even asking that we text if we needed anything. From Baby gates to beach toys, it was all there! So nice for parents who don't want to spend vacation tracking down the little details! Our extended family traveled from points across the country to be together and 8 adults with 5 kids from 3-6 all had plenty of space to hangout and sleep very comfortably with the 6 bedrooms and big gathering areas. The kitchen allows for easy meal prep for big groups and the new grill and huge fridge were fabulous additions! The pool temp was perfection and adults and kids alike floated our mornings and evenings away. Afternoons at the beach are just a short walk away, even little legs did the trip easily- and the outdoor shower let us wash away the sand without dragging burrito towel rolled kids into the house! The huge washer and dryer are awesome too!!!

We've been going to Anna Maria for years and this lovely home will be our first choice from now on!

Thank you for sharing it with us!

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home! Plenty of room for all of us!

  • 5 of 5

Even Tropical Storm Collin couldn't ruin our vacation. The streets flooded pretty badly and my son just kayaked down them instead. Once the sun came out and the rain stopped, the streets dried up.

A family vacation for 11....there was more than enough room. This house had everything that we needed! Beautifully decorated, kitchen very well equipped. The beach is just a short two block walk.

The pool area is gorgeous! We definitely will come back here again!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house

  • 5 of 5

We were a party of 15 adults renting the house. The house was very roomy especially the kitchen and eating area so we had no problem preparing food and finding space to eat. The kitchen is well stocked so it was easy to prepare food. The house was very clean and in good repair. The bedrooms were well laid out and comfortable. The beach was very close and even though the houses are build on narrow lots I felt the backyard was very private. All in all a very nice place to stay and I would rent it again.

  • Submitted: May 12, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect home for multi family vacation

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect for our recent spring break, it was very spacious. We had 3 families, 6 adults and 5 kids (3 under 3). The house had plenty of room and seating for everyone to be comfortable. The kitchen has all the cooking utensils and supplies you could need and is huge, perfect for our group to cook and eat together. The owners take a lot of pride in their house and want your stay to be perfect. When we had a problem with the dishwasher they came the next day and replaced it. It was a pleasure to meet them. It was a better experience dealing with the actual owners of the house vs. a management company. The pool and deck areas were great. There were more than enough pool and beach toys, beach chairs and bikes for everyone. We would definitely rent this home again. Don't wait to book!

  • Submitted: May 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Beach Home

  • 5 of 5

Everything was terrific. Our family enjoyed everything about house, spacious, clean well appointed, wonderful deck and porches , great swimming pool and outdoor kitchen. Also a kayak available to use , beach a short a block and half, beach equipment ,bikes and ping pong table .

Wonderful place which can accommodate large family without feeling crowded.


  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Sarasota Bradenton International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.01 Miles
Several within walking distance
Nearest Golf
0.02 Miles
Key Royal Gulf Club
Nearest Motorway
12 Miles
Interstate 75
Nearest Restaurant
0.01 Miles
Several within walking distance
Nearest Beach
0.01 Miles
Anna Maria
Car: recommended

Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Islands

The barrier island of Anna Maria is an absolute slice of laid-back paradise. Golfing and fishing are two of the most popular tourist activities, though an afternoon lounging at Bean Point beach is a must-do, too. The Anna Maria Island Historical Museum is a fun way to soak up some local history when you’re taking a break from soaking up the sun.


Rates & Availability

Holmes Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Sep 7 2016 - Nov 19 2016
3 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving 2016
Nov 20 2016 - Nov 26 2016
7 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Christmas Week 2016
Dec 24 2016 - Dec 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning Fee $315 + Tax
Pet Fee $200 + Tax
Reservation Fee $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Holmes Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 18 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Outdoor Shower - outdoor shower
    Master 1 Bathroom - toilet , shower , 2 sinks, hair dryer, towels, convenience amenities
    Hallway Half Bath - toilet , towels, soap, 2 toilet paper rolls
    Master 2 Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , 2 sinks, hair dryer, towels, convenience amenities
    Bedroom 3 Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , hair dryer, towels, convenience amenities
    Jack/Jill Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , hair dryer, towels, convnience amenities
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 king , en-suite bathroom and walking closet
    Master 2 - 1 king , en-suite bathroom and walking closet
    Master 1 - 1 king , en-suite bathroom, walking closet, private balcony
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , attached Jack/Jill bathroom
    Bedroom 5 - 2 double , attached Jack/Jill bathroom
    Bedroom 6 - 2 twin/ single
  • Flat screen TVs in five bedrooms. Plentiful pillows, blankets, duvets in all bedrooms.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • 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
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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