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Kathy McLean

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english

Anna Maria Island 3 BR 3BA Private Heated Pool, Dock & Bayou To Gulf

23 Reviews
Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview

Anna Maria Island Cottage Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedroom, 3 Bath, Sleeps 8

Experience island living the way it was always meant to be: cozy, friendly, and relaxed. Anna Maria Island, Florida is known for its charming cottages, friendly neighbors, and pristine beaches with no modern high-rise buildings in sight.

Bayou Escape's stunning location on the waterfront provides a panoramic view down the bayou. Relax in the heated pool and glimpse native manatee, fish, birds, and tropical vegetation. With your own private dock, enjoy watercraft and fishing at its best. Bask on secluded beaches with sunset views within a block of your front door.

This newly renovated cottage provides 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms plus cozy living areas with tropical Florida decor. The landscaping provides views of lush tropical flora out of every window, and the shady nooks plus brightly colored leaves and petals will always remind you that you selected the perfect island 'Escape'.

Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Kathy McLean (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english

About Kathy McLean

Mark and Kathy McLean are island residents and believe in making each visitor's stay as remarkable as their own life on this one-of-a-kind island paradise. Traveling with more than one family? See their second property 2BR/2Bath, Tropical Escape, VRBO #501584.

Kathy McLean purchased this cottage in 2003

Why Kathy McLean chose Anna Maria Island

Anna Maria Island beaches are rated among the world's most beautiful. One of the finest features of the island is its low density population and miles of unspoiled beaches. This guest home is located on the preferred north end of Anna Maria where beaches are secluded from public traffic and restaurants and vintage shops are within walking distance.

What makes this cottage unique

During your stay, you'll find it hard to ever leave the island! Whether you're making it a pool day, shopping in the local village, boating on the bayou, or spending the day at the beach, this tropical location is one you will never forget!

Reviews

4.8
based on 23 traveler reviews

Anna Maria Island 3 BR 3BA Private Heated Pool, Dock & Bayou To Gulf
average rating of 4.826087 based on 23 reviews
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5th stay so must love it!

  • 5 of 5

This was our 5th time in Bayou Escape. Once again it was fantastic. Kathy was very responsive to a couple of requests we made, as ever. We were a group of 6 adults and the villa was perfect for us. Great location, fantastic views. See you again soon I hope😎

  • Submitted: May 25, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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5

Exceedingly Beautiful & Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

The Bayou Escape was the perfect getaway. A lovely home with plenty of room and a beautiful view. Only a stone's throw away was a nice quiet section of AMI's pristine beach. Shops, restaurants, bars—there was plenty to do nearby but everything is just far enough that you still get your own little slice of secluded paradise.

Kathy was great—extremely nice and helpful. We definitely plan on returning!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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5

Nice house, close to the beach and several restaurants!

  • 5 of 5

Great area, quiet and peaceful but close to the beach and places to eat. The house was larger than expected and the pool has a great view.

  • Submitted: May 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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Picture perfect

  • 5 of 5

Our week stay was wonderful! The home was exactly as pictured and very clean, with super comfy beds. All four of us slept well.The view of the canal was relaxing and the visits from the various herons entertaining. With the beautiful views of the pool, canal and landscape I didn't mind cooking in the well-equipped kitchen. The Waterfront is a restaurant we went to more than once to enjoy great food and pleasant outdoor seating overlooking the bay. The casual Poppos became our family favorite, partaking in their fresh, made-to-order Mexican food. The location of the house was convenient to Pine Street for all the shopping and dining, while also making the walk to the beach very easy. This section of beach never seemed crowded even during "prime time". I would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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5

Excellent location, perfect beach house! We loved it!

  • 5 of 5

This was our 1st time in Bayou Escape and it was fantastic. Kathy was very responsive and helpful. We had the house for our school spring break and we really enjoyed it. The pool area is lovely and it was our favorite spot after each day's activities. The sunroom just seemed to invite one to sit and read or watch the birds. We enjoyed the quiet neighborhood and it was just a short walk to the beach. The house was very clean and well-maintained. It´s a great place to stay!

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
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Clean, spacious, quiet, and easily accessible to the beach

  • 5 of 5

It was so nice to have a house instead of a condo or apartment! The sunroom just seemed to invite one to sit and read or watch the birds. Having three bathrooms was definitely a plus with 3 teens in tow. We enjoyed the quiet neighborhood, but it was a quick walk to the beach or shops. Our host was most gracious and helpful - all of our needs were provided for. The house looked exactly like it was pictured and easily accommodated three generations.

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
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Map

Sandbar Restaurant
Robinson Preserve
Anna Maria City Pier
Beach Bistro
The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art
Anna Maria's north end beaches
Walt Disney World
"Walt Disney World is a two hour drive from Anna Maria Island."
Busch Gardens - Tampa
"Busch Gardens is a zoo and amusement park one hour from Anna Maria Island."
Rod & Reel Pier
"Eat with the locals at this historic pier restaurant with sweeping views of the Gulf of Mexi..."
Publix Super Market - Holmes Beach
"The local Publix has all you will need to keep groceries stocked so you'll never need to lea..."
Star Fish Company Restaurant & Seafood Market
"Fresh seafood is a five minute drive over the bridge to the historic fishing village of Cort..."
Ocean Star
"Are you a sushi lover? Ocean Star is just around the corner from the local Publix."
Waterfront Restaurant
"The Waterfront is a perfect venue for lunch or dinner. The view from the outdoor seating ar..."
Two Scoops
"Great for an old fashioned ice cream cone or try one of their famous chili dogs!"
Ginny's and Jane E's Cafe and Coastal Store
"Ginny's and Jane E's has it all---great breakfast and lunch fare as well as gifts, collectab..."
Florida Aquarium
"Florida Aquarium is located in Tampa, an hour from Anna Maria Island. The aquarium is a fav..."
Vinny & Cheryl's Italian Kitchen
Poppo's Taqueria
Stir It Up Yogurt Shack
Beach Bums Island Attitude
Relish -- CLOSED
Keys Marina Holmes Beach
Anna Maria's 6 Beautiful Beaches
"BEACH ACCESS: Bay Blvd. Gladiolus Street Fern Street 789 N. Shore Drive 775 N. Shore Drive C..."
Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Sarasota-Bradenton International
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Harry's
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Key Royal Golf and Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Sandbar Restaurant
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
one half block
Car: recommended

Anna Maria Island is located on the Gulf coast of Florida. The island is one hour south of the Tampa Bay area and two hours from Orlando. Major attractions in the area are beaches, water access, state parks, and entertainment parks such as Disney World, Sea World, Universal Studios, MGM Studios, and Busch Gardens.

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Rates & Availability

Anna Maria Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Late Summer
Jul 25 2016 - Sep 9 2016
3 night minimum stay
$300
$2,100
 
 
Early Fall
Sep 10 2016 - Nov 18 2016
3 night minimum stay
$275
$1,900
 
 
Thanksgiving Week 2016
Nov 19 2016 - Nov 25 2016
4 night minimum stay
$400
$2,300
 
 
Late Fall
Nov 26 2016 - Dec 16 2016
3 night minimum stay
$275
$1,900
 
 
Winter
Dec 17 2016 - Apr 28 2017
4 night minimum stay
$375
$2,250
 
 
Early Summer
Apr 29 2017 - Jun 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
$325
$2,100
 
 
July 4th Week 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 7 2017
4 night minimum stay
$450
$2,400
 
 
Late Summer
Jul 8 2017 - Sep 8 2017
4 night minimum stay
$325
$2,100
 
 
Early Fall 2017
Sep 9 2017 - Nov 17 2017
4 night minimum stay
$300
$1,900
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$2,100
 

Additional information about rental rates

Administrative Fee $148 + Tax
City Tax $40
Housekeeping Fee $195 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 11.5%

Cancellations made prior to final 90 days before arrival will be honored if the property is able to be rented for same dates by another guest. Final payment due 90 days prior to arrival. Guests must choose to pay $59.00 for damage insurance or $1500 refundable deposit (minus credit card fees).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Anna Maria Island Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Village ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Each bedroom has its own private bathroom and shower/tub.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • 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:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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