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Heated Tropical Pool/Waterfall 4Bed/3Bath Sleeps 10, Steps to Beach, Free Trolly

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 1,900 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Sleeps 10 with Incredible Pool Area! Pet Friendly!

Sleeps 10 with Incredible Pool Area! Pet Friendly!

Villa Maria is a one-of-a-kind, luxury (but comfortable), 4 bedroom/3 bath home in the center of Anna Maria Island. Please check with us for permission if you have a small dog you would like to bring along! Centrally located on the island in Holmes Beach, you are only a 2 minute stroll to the beach (with a life guard) or to the free trolley service that will take you to most places on the island within just a few minutes’ drive. You are also within walking distance to the Publix grocery store and many other shops and restaurants. Anna Maria Island Beach Café is just across the street on the Beach which offers a GREAT breakfast. You can enjoy your meal while sitting with your toes in the white sand of Anna Maria! Try their all you can eat pancakes or go for scrambled eggs, bacon and fries washed down with limitless cups of coffee. They also offer entertainment in the evenings AND have rental equipment for all of your beach needs! All the conveniences are close but Villa Maria is located at the end of a closed street so you can still maintain your privacy and seclusion in this great island getaway. From the deep, rich cherry wood flooring and cabinetry throughout the house to the lush tropical pool, this home has it all. There are beautiful crown moldings, classic looking ceiling fans, beautiful tiles and an elevator that travels from the bottom floor garage up to the third floor lookout tower.

The home is laid out on one floor making it a flowing and livable space with a great kitchen boasting granite countertops and stainless appliances. The cabinets are fully equipped with dishes, pots, pans, silverware and small appliances so you can prepare anything from a light meal to a full evening dinner party. Bringing the groceries in is easy, just use the elevator. You can also take the stairs or the elevator to the tower terrace that has views of the surrounding island and glimpses of the beach and the gulf! Enjoy an evening cocktail while catching one of the amazing sunsets that Anna Maria is famous for! (In the unlikely event that the elevator becomes inoperable, please keep in mind the stairs will be the only entry to the living area of the home.)

The King Master Bedroom is spacious with a wet bar and fridge and the master bath is en suite with a Jacuzzi tub and glass shower with 7 shower heads! The 1st guest room has a Full Bed with adjoining bath with a glass shower/tub combination. The 2nd guest room has two twin beds and the bath boasts a walk-in shower. Let’s not forget about the 'Tower Shaped' Double guest room with its unique design! With a Queen pull-out couch in the living area there is plenty of room for everyone!

Villa Maria also boasts a large, furnished terrace overlooking the pool with sliding glass doors that can completely enclose the area, which makes for a very comfortable space on a cool evening or leave them open to enjoy the tropical pool and the soothing sounds of the waterfall. Enjoy the flat screen TV while you are grilling out and relax under your own tiki hut with your meal!

Villa Maria offers simply everything you need for a high end, Anna Maria Island experience but with that Home-Away-From-Home feel.

PLEASE NOTE A MONTH IS BASED ON 4 WEEKS OR 28 DAYS!

PLEASE CONTACT OWNER FOR RENTAL AGREEMENT!

CANCELLATION POLICY: FUNDS ARE FULLY REFUNDABLE MINUS A $150 CANCELLATION FEE IF HOME IS REBOOKED FOR YOUR EXACT DATES!!

More Details

Property Manager
Ellie
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 21, 2018

Amenities

Holmes Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Cancellation-Fees collected will NOT be returned unless the unit is re-rented for the same period. If re-rented all fees will be refunded minus $150.
  • Please include size & breed of animals for permission to bring them. $150 taxable pet fee per pet will be added.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Garage ...
  • 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 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Guest - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Guest - toilet , shower
    Outdoor Shower - outdoor shower , Hot and Cold!
    Master - toilet , shower , jetted tub , En Suite/Shower has 7 shower heads!
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Guest - 2 twin/ single
    Guest - 1 queen
    Pull Out Sofa In Living Area - 1 queen
    Master Suite - 1 king , Wet Bar with Fridge
    Guest - 1 double
  • Playpen & Crib available on request
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(32 traveler reviews)

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Heated Tropical Pool/Waterfall 4Bed/3Bath Sleeps 10, Steps to Beach, Free Trolly
average rating of 4.5 based on 32 reviews
5

Best trip ever!

  • 5 of 5

This was the best vacation I have ever taken. My family and I really enjoyed the calm relaxing view, location and island feel. Everyone was helpful, friendly and the house itself was fantastic. I think it was one of our best trips as a family we have ever taken. The pool was perfect for our son, it was heated and safe! It was private too. Lots of sun and then shade to offer as well when it's too hot. The beach is also right there, which my wife enjoyed because we could just walk to it, instead of having to pack up everyone and drive. The island food is amazing! We would come back and highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2018
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Matt, Thank you for reviewing Villa Maria and I’m glad that our home played a role in your best vacation ever! The view from the lookout tower can be very relaxing especially during sunset. One of the many great things about Anna Maria is that people enjoy sharing their experiences and recommendations with each other, we also are lucky to have Ellie, Bob and Suzanne to help with their local expertise. Another draw is the fantastic choice of restaurants, some just a short walk away and other via the free trolley just a block from our home. We look forward to hearing from you again and thank you for recommending Villa Maria!
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5

Beautiful Home, Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

The home was gorgeous and the bus & trolley stops are next to the house. Grocery stores are right across the street and the beach is a block away. Don't be alarmed, the property feels secluded from the busy street by having a privacy wall. There were pool toys and floaties for my 2 year old daughter to play with in the pool and our family had a great time.

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lisa, Thank you for reviewing Villa Maria, I’m glad you enjoyed our home and its perfect location! Besides being so close to the beach and walking distance to shopping and restaurants, our home is equipped with everything a family needs when on vacation. There is a beach umbrella, beach chairs and a beach cart for our guests’ convenience. Guests often leave behind toys and floats and out management team keeps them there when in good condition. Thanks again for your review and please do not hesitate to reach out to Elle, Bob and Suzanne next time you stay on Anna Maria!
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5

Spectacular home & vacation experience!

  • 5 of 5

This was an amazing experience and beautiful place to stay! I brought my 1.5 year old and my husband. We were able to enjoy the home, that was safe, child-proof and fun for my family. The pool was my little babies favorite, heated and great. He distance to the free trolly and beach was perfect - all we needed was a light stroller and we were there in less than 7 minutes walking. Then we toured the Island. The people are friendly, the places are unique, inexpensive but classy! We had such an amazing visit. I would highly recommend this to others. In fact I did, and several coworkers have already looked into booking this property for their next family getaway! This was a great place to go, and I'd surely come again, especially to the beaches because the sand is soft and the water is perfect!

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ruhee, Thank you for your review on Villa Maria, we’re happy that you had an amazing experience at our home! We gladly supply a playpen and crib upon request for our guests’ convenience. We are fortunate to be centrally located, close to the beach and walking distance to shopping and restaurants. There are so many nice people you meet on this island filled with happy people on vacation and locals willing to recommend their favorite spots. Thank you for spreading the word on Villa Maria and we look forward to your return.
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5

Wonderful Villa Maria Stay

  • 5 of 5

Villa Maria is everything that is advertised. The house is beautifully decorated. Furnishings are great and the service provided was excellent. The heated tropical pool was a blessing and thoroughly enjoyed it. The house is located in a very convenient neighborhood. There is small strip mall within walking distance where there is a grocery store, drug/convenient store, restaurant, hardware and other stores; visited the grocery store a few times. Beautiful public beach was a short walk away. Beach has activities for kids and adults; enjoyed long walks on the beach. There are a few restaurants within the walking distance from the house, especially the one on the beach is famous for its breakfast and all you can eat pancakes which we enjoyed. We also visited Swordfish Grill which has excellent fish and seafood dishes; really enjoyed their "grit and shrimp" dish. There is a free trolley available on the island; took a ride on that to see different places on the island. Overall the stay was very enjoyable and relaxing; would definitely visit again and recommend the property to our friends.

  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time to review Villa Maria and we are so happy that you enjoyed the furnishing and the service of our agency, Gulf Islands Vacation Rentals. Ellie, Suzanne and Bob are always quick to help in any situation. The location is great for all ages as you mentioned and it sounds like you took full advantage of everything our island has to offer. The free trolley is fun just to take a ride when you first arrive on the island to get your bearings! Also fun in the evenings for having a few cocktails and of course not driving!! Please do come back and see us soon.
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Lovely home!

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful property! The weather was abnormally cold (30's and 40's some days!!) and my only complaint would be that the front room our toddler was staying in must not have heating/AC. We made it work and it wasn't worth a call to management... but it made for some really chilly nights/mornings. The heating also kicked off in the main areas overnight sometimes. Perhaps it was just too cold? Overall, we really enjoyed the home! It's beautiful!

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jessica, I appreciate you taking the time in reviewing Villa Maria and I’m happy that you enjoyed staying at our beautiful home! We do get a couple of cold days now and then over the winter but luckily, it’s usually very short lived. I do wish that you would’ve reached out to our management team about the heat. The front room does have a separate AC/Heater unit and they would have instructed you on how to turn it on. Ellie, Suzanne and Bob are always there to assist our guests and more than happy to help with any questions they may have. We would love to hear back from you when planning your return trip to Anna Maria Island.
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5

Wonderful home and pool, spacious, close to beach.

  • 5 of 5

This is an amazing property. Close to everything and minutes to the beach. The house had everything for our vacation needs. Lots of space and is beautifully furnished.The management is awesome and responds immediately to any needs. We loved the proximity to the beach and restaurants.The pool is very relaxing and fun.

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Rita, Thank you for taking the time to review Villa Maria, I’m so glad you found our home to be amazing! We also enjoy being so close to the beach, restaurants and shopping. Our home has an open concept which makes it a perfect place for family gatherings. We offer a fully stocked kitchen and stainless-steel appliances for cooking up a meal for the whole crew. Villa Maria is tastefully decorated, and we’ve just upgraded the TVs in the bedrooms. Two of my favorite things to do here is relaxing by the tropical pool with the waterfall during the day and catching the incredible sunsets from the tower. We are fortunate to have Ellie, Suzanne and Bob taking care of our guests needs and I am sure they would love to hear back from you when planning your next stay!
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Map

Nearest Airport
14 Miles
Sarasota/Bradenton 14 Miles or Tampa TPA 50 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Several in Walking Distance
Nearest Ferry
0.2 Miles
No Ferry but the Free Trolley is close!
Nearest Train
0.2 Miles
No Train but we have a Free Trolley
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Several in Walking Distance
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Manatee Public Beach
Car: not necessary

Anna Maria Island is located on the Central West Coast of Florida nestled between the tropical blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico to the West and Tampa Bay to the North. Once a best –kept secret among local Floridians, it is now known as a vacation favorite among local, national and international travelers. From honeymooners to Hollywood film crews, youngsters to the young-at-heart, people from around the world have discovered what’s awaiting you – Your Piece of Paradise, 'An Island In The Sun'… The island consists of 3 cities, Bradenton Beach being the southernmost, Holmes Beach in the middle and Anna Maria City on the Northern tip. Each community has its own distinct character but all have that relaxed old Florida Charm with unique and charming shops and restaurants. Anna Maria Island has miles of sugar white sand beaches, sand dunes, sea oats and Australian Pines lying between the Gulf of Mexico and the Intercoastal Waterway. This destination is a natural choice for tropical vacationers looking for golf, tennis, water sports, shopping, plus many cultural and historical attractions. Located close to all the major attractions, yet far from the maddening crowds make the Gulf Island Beaches the ideal vacation spot. Enjoy a sunrise overlooking Tampa Bay and a picture-perfect Florida sunset all in a day… You need never leave the island to find fun and relaxation. Our island is only 7 miles long and no more than a few blocks wide which leaves you with sounds of waves and visions of the sunset in every location. Enjoy a day at the beach and watch the kids play in the sand. Walk along pristine beaches and dine in award-winning restaurants, Enjoy fresh grouper sandwiches on a pier and sipping martinis while enjoying live music. Go shopping in our specialty shops and boutiques all along the island. We even have a Free Trolley to take you where you want to go. The friendly environment and endless activities will keep you coming back for more. Hop aboard and experience island paradise!

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