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Key West Style Family Friendly Home With Sunsets To Die For!!

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 30 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, 6 Sleeps - Close To Florida's Best Beach

Our home is an elevated property in the Key West Style with 2 bedrooms located on the prestigious Northern End of Anna Maria Island! On a quiet residential street this wonderful property is your home away from home. With just a short walk to the renowned Anna Maria Island beaches and its close location to the popular Pine Avenue, you are never too far from local shops, boutiques and restaurants.

Master: The Master suite has a King-sized bed, en-suite bathroom and a deck that allow direct access to the bedroom from the outside with views of the water through french windows leading onto lanai: en suite bathroom has double walk in shower and his n hers basins plus huge walk in closet with full length mirrors.

Second bedroom has Queen size double bed and large closet.

Third bedroom has 2 twin beds.

A great feature of this family home is the large, spacious open plan living, dining and kitchen area with 3 double french doors opening out onto the rear lanai with views over garden and waterways.

The kitchen incorporates high end appliances central cooker island and useful breakfast bar. The fully stocked kitchen is ideal for making home cooked meals that can be enjoyed indoors or outdoors as both tables seat 6.

A separate office /study is complete with free WiFi access.

Upstairs our upper deck provides a bright and unique library room with french window views across the water ways.

The full length front porch provides comfortable seating to view the sunrise and watch the island awake whilst the rear lanai provides a spacious comfortable lounge and dining area throughout the day (especially beautiful at sunset).

Outside is a great space within a beautifully groomed and professionally maintained spacious garden leading down to the creek and private boat dock, perfect for lazy summer days of fishing off the dock; lounging in the sun or preparing the grill for lunch. Watch out for the manatees and their young who are regular visitors to our boat dock.

The 'Crows Nest ' is a unique and large roof terrace, ideal for sunset cocktail parties or private sunbathing .

life on Anna maria is all about the beautiful outdoors; sun; beaches and ocean and our home provides a perfect transition between indoor and outdoor living.

Spend your days exploring the Gulf and Bay beaches, fishing on Rod and Reel Pier or simply scout out the Island by bike, taking advantage of the Free Island Trolley Service or even by foot-this fantastic location puts you in the middle of it all!

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Anne Thomasson
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 16, 2017

About Anne Thomasson

We are a family from England who fell in love with Anna Maria Island some 25 years ago, we made our dream come true and purchased our little piece of paradise in 2003. This is the first time we have listed our property for rent and hope to share some of its magic with you and your family.

Anne Thomasson purchased this house in 2003

Why Anne Thomasson chose Anna Maria Island

Anna Maria is a special place and we love it because it has retained alot of the Old Florida charm. There are no high rise hotels and commercialism like some other places in Florida. It has some of the most beautiful beaches you will ever see and the turquoise seas in summer are warm and safe for small children

What makes this house unique

We choose our home because it is very pretty, has the Wow factor inside and for the fact it is on the water. The boat dock was the clinch!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a great time in Anna Marie, one of our favorite vacation locations.

Your house was marvelous and we enjoyed staying there and we have sent a very favorable review.
Jan 2015
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Anna Maria House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Family Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , serves bedrooms 2 and 3
    Master ensuite Bathroom - toilet , shower , twin basins, walk in closet, full lenght mirrors
    Outdoor - outdoor shower , Great for washing off after your day at the beach!
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , with ensuite and walk in closet (wardrobe)
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , double closet (wardrobe)
  • PLEASE NOTE We do not have televisions in our bedrooms.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


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Key West Style Family Friendly Home With Sunsets To Die For!!
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful vacation stay in your home Annie. The house was perfect, spacious and equiprf

Cres with everything a person needs to be comfortable. We would love to return next year.

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thankyou both we have enjoyed having you stay. Hope to see you next year Anne
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Another winter in paradise

  • 5 of 5

We are still reliving the wonderful memories created during our recent (third time) stay in one of our favorite places!

The location is unbeatable and the surroundings peaceful and relaxing. We love that we can walk or bike to so many attractions and that the trolley is very accessible; hardly used our car at all! Thank you again, Anne and Geoff, for your hospitality and the opportunity to enjoy this very special place. We look forward to our winter escape in 2017!

  • Submitted: May 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Falmouth, Maine, USA

Wonderful house in a beautiful setting

  • 5 of 5

What a lovely, comfortable house. The pictures are completely representative of the property. We were visiting AMI to celebrate my sisters 50th birthday, and the house was perfect for us. Coffee on the lanai in the morning was a peaceful way to wake up, the kitchen was well equipped to cook in and though we expected to eat out a lot, we cooked in most nights then went for walks around the island and our husbands found the fishing fun and diversified. We did see a manatee swim up to the dock. We rented Kayaks and easily paddled out to the ocean from the dock and it was a 10 minute walk to the beautiful beach. If you are there for busy season I recommend renting bicycles, kayaks etc in advance, things book up fast. VRBO was responsive, clear in communications and the house was ready and clean when we arrived. Awesome vacation all around and we will likely be back! Everyone in our party raved about the house & location, it is a special property.

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So great to hear your advice regarding renting in advance bikes, kayaks etc during busy season. Happy to know our home fulfilled your expectations also and how lucky you were in seeing a Manatee right up to the dock. Thank you for your positive review and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Anne
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Amazing Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This was our second "escape from winter" stay in this lovely, comfortable home and we could not have been happier! The location is perfect, and we enjoyed the amenities tremendously. We slept in a comfortable bed, made meals in a well stocked kitchen, explored the whole island on bikes that were provided, and lounged comfortably on the screened deck or canal-side patio. The neighborhood is peaceful and quiet and just a short walk to the free trolley. We are just delighted that we will be able to return to our "home away from home" same time next year.

Thank you, Anne and Geoff, for sharing your special place with us!

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Judy, it was a pleasure having you stay again and we look forward to next year and welcoming you back in 2016. Have a wonderful summer!
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Great vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had a very enjoyable vacation. The house was perfect for our needs and very well equipped. The location of the home was excellent, close to the main street, restaurants and beaches. If you like the photos of the home you will not be disappointed. The top deck is a lovely sun trap, the screened porch is very private surrounded by tropical vegetation. Sitting by the canal is another added bonus.

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you David for taking the time to let us know what you liked about our home. The close proximity to the beaches, hope and restaurants makes this the perfect family vacation spot, we are so glad you enjoyed it all. Hurry back!
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Coral gardens

  • 5 of 5

This is our third stay at Coral gardens and we enjoyed every minute of it.The family were with us for two weeks and they also love the condo and everything about Coral gardens and TCI.

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thankyou for taking the time to submit this wonderful review. We are always happy to see you and the family enjoying our idyllic location right on the beach at Grace Bay with views of the turquoise ocean. Hurry back! Anne & Geoff
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Nearest Barpub
400 Metres
City Pier or Rod N Reel Pier or sandbar restaurant
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Key Royale
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
400 Metres
Waterfront or Sandbar restaurant
Nearest Beach
400 Metres
Gulf Beaches, BayFront Beach and Bean point
Car: recommended

Glorious sunsets of Anna Maria Island are world famous and can be viewed from all three beaches, piers or off your on rooftop gallery. The island is laid back and relaxed with world class restaurants and bars. An olde world trolley bus provides free travel through the island and onto mainland town of Bradenton. Life here is all about the beaches , sunshine and the ocean (fishing is exceptional for tarpon redfish trout grouper snapper kingfish ) . Pine avenue provides a beautiful shopping experience and cafe scene but for nightlife and other activities Bradenton and Sarasota are just 30 mins away . Disney world and Orlando attractions are 2 to 3 hours away .


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Admin $132.84
Cleaning $132.84
Damage waiver fee $132.84
Tax Rate 11.5%

30 night minimum rental. Rates are subject to change until booking confirmation is received

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.

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