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Rick or Lyn Puskas

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english

Peaceful Island Rental Home - Serendipity II

43 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 6 nights

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Overview

Anna Maria Island House Rental Photos and Description

5 Bedroom 3 & 1/2 Bath Emily Anne Smith Designed Home

Custom home directly across the street from the Beach. Open views of the Gulf and beautiful sunsets. Over 4,300 sq ft furnished with all the comforts of home. Two gas fireplaces, heart pine flooring, gourmet kitchen with a gas range, walk-in pantry, spacious closets, open decks, plantation shutters, and a generator.

Bedrooms layout:

Master Suite - 3rd Floor - King Size

2nd Bedroom - 3rd Floor - Queen Size

3rd Bedroom - 3rd Floor - 4 Twin Bunk Beds

4th Bedroom - 2nd Floor - Queen Size

5th Bedroom - 2nd Floor - Queen Size

Pool and Deck added in 2014!

Please note that we do NOT advertise on Craigs List so any ad you see there is a FRAUD.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Rick or Lyn Puskas (Property Manager)
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english

About Rick or Lyn Puskas

After enjoying the rental of Serendipity I, Rick and I fell in love with Serendipity II which is larger and on a corner lot. We enjoy the easy beach access across the street and relaxing back at our home with a beautiful view of the Gulf. We are opening our home to rent so you can enjoy it as well.

Rick is a Pittsburgh born sports enthusiast that turned Floridian at a young age. He has many fond childhood memories of times on the captivating Anna Maria Island. He is a great source for tickets to local sporting events, concerts or entertainment having worked in the industry for many years.

Lyn is a native Floridian who moved from the East Coast of Florida to the West Coast to raise her family. She and Rick love to stay active and have often biked from Anna Maria down through Longboat Key.

We look forward to making your stay at our home on Anna Maria Island a pleasant one that you will repeat for many years.

Rick or Lyn Puskas purchased this house in 2013

Why Rick or Lyn Puskas chose Anna Maria Island

We love the quaint island feel with charming local shops and beautiful beaches so much that we are a little afraid to mention that Anna Maria Island received several top travel awards. (Conde Nast Readers' Choice Awards Top 30 Islands in the World; 2014 Forbes Prettiest Towns in America; 2014 Business Insider #3 Best Island in America)

What makes this house unique

Decorated and designed to make you feel comfortably home while enjoying the beautiful sand beach and spectacular sunsets.

Elevator access to all floors, open decks and a large home for families to enjoy.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Anna Maria, Florida



Just south of Tampa, Anna Maria is a Gulf Coast beach town that has managed to avoid the sort of overdevelopment that plagues similar areas nearby – so it retains a certain small-town coastal Florida charm. With a high proportion of residences being second homes or vacation homes, Anna Maria tends to be much quieter as well. The entire city is a protected bird sanctuary, and don’t be surprised if you happen to meet a manatee during your morning swim. “It's an important sea turtle hatching ground, and for much of the year, there just aren't that many people on it,” says Cochran. “What's funny is that even though it's at the bottom lip of Tampa Bay, nine people out of ten in Florida don't even know where it is. European tourists have discovered it, but it seems like Floridians have been the last to find out.”
Dec 2013
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Reviews

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based on 43 traveler reviews

Peaceful Island Rental Home - Serendipity II
average rating of 4.976744 based on 45 reviews
5

Amazingly tranquil

  • 5 of 5

Property was beautiful and perfectly located. Very short walk to a beautiful section of beach with both shallow and deep water. On the beach you can find shells, star fish, sand dollars, sea turtles, see Dolphins, and soak up the swells of the gulf. House is equipped with everything you need to make you beach experience amazing. The house is also equipped with a wonderful pool that makes the nights refreshing.. Neighborhood is very quiet and relaxing and geared to make your island experience memorable.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

We could not have asked for a better place to stay in Anna Maria. Beautiful home with great accommodations. Everything you could want in the kitchen and bath rooms. Would absolutely recommend.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Island Paradise

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous week in your beautiful home. The caretakers and you are very helpful and kind. We had everything we needed at the house and could have just stayed there and never left. Loved the golf cart for getting around and bikes and pool table. The kids never got out of the pool until it was time to go get ice cream or to go to the beach. Thank you for opening up your home for us to enjoy

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beyond Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

I am so glad we were able to book this property for our wedding weekend! We were able to have our bridal party and close family stay with us at this gorgeous house for a weekend of celebrating. Everyone ADORED the house, and Rik & Lynn were awesome to work with when preparing for the trip. This house is amazing! From the decor, to the added little touches, it truly felt like home! Two people in our family either cannot walk or have difficulty walking, and the elevator and the layout of the house made the weekend enjoyable for them, even though they had been somewhat concerned prior to arriving. The swimming pool was an oasis in itself. The golfcart was an awesome bonus that we throughly enjoyed utilizing to travel around the island on. Thanks for helping to make our dream wedding weekend that much more amazing.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Seredipity II was Stupendous!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the Serendipity property was simply incredible. Our large family gets together every year for a spring break reunion (we came with our 1, 2 and 3 year old children). This house was perfect and had everything we needed - from golf cart to paddle boards, bikes, and more! We loved the pool area and having 2 outdoor porches (stairs gated) was great. Rick and his wife were very accommodating to any and all of our requests. They gave us a great local's perspective about Anna Maria so that we could make good use of our short time on the island. The house was maintained beautifully and the location could not have been more perfect - less than a 5 minute walk to the beach. We will definitely be renting the property again in the very near future for our next family vacation, and this one surely wouldn’t have been the same without staying here.

PS. The best key lime pie on the island is at the Ginny's and Jane E's!

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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Beautiful home

  • 5 of 5

The house was even nicer than we could have hoped. The property was well kept and the property manager was very accessible, although we never really needed them because everything went great. We loved the open concept on the main floor. We had 9 adults and felt we had plenty of room. The pool isn't huge but was more than adequate for what we needed. The beach is huge and just a short walk. We loved the golf cart and pool table. I would definitely recommend this property to friends and and family. We had fun watching our beloved SU basketball team at Slims Tavern and enjoyed a great meal at Lobsrahs. Several of us went to a Pirates spring training game, what a great time and loved the stadium.

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Sarasota Bradenton International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.9 Miles
Feeling Swell, Slims Place, etc
Nearest Ferry
40 Miles
Tampa Bay Ferry to Egmont Key
Nearest Golf
4.2 Miles
Key Royale Golf Club
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Amtrak Bus Station
Nearest Motorway
12 Miles
US 19 or I 75
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
Rod & Reel Pier Restaurant
Nearest Ski
4 Miles
Anna Maria Boat Rentals (several locations)
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Across the Street
Car: not necessary

2014 - Anna Maria Island makes Top 30 islands in the World: Conde Nast Readers' Choice Awards!

Anna Maria is a barrier island with laid back conveniences of excellent restaurants - Sandbar, Beach Bistro, Beach House and many more. In addition, Tampa Bay is 45 minutes away with Bush Gardens Amusement Park. Mote Marine Aquarium is 15 minutes south of the property as well as many other Sarasota Attractions. (John & Mable Ringling Museum, Ca d'Zan Mansion, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, Sarasota Opera, Asolo Theater, GWiz Science Museum, etc.)

2014 Business Insider #3 Best Island in America

2013 #4 Best Island Vacations Travelers Choice Awards

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Rates & Availability

Anna Maria House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
2016 More Summer Fun
Jul 9 2016 - Aug 31 2016
5 night minimum stay
$550
From
$600
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$3,500
 
 
2016 Still Warm @ the Beach
Sep 1 2016 - Sep 8 2016
6 night minimum stay
$600
From
$650
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$3,800
 
 
2016 Fish & Fun in the Fall
Sep 9 2016 - Oct 26 2016
5 night minimum stay
$500
$3,200
 
 
2016 Spooky Sands
Oct 27 2016 - Nov 1 2016
5 night minimum stay
$500
From
$550
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$3,300
 
 
2016 Fish & Fun in the Fall II
Nov 2 2016 - Nov 17 2016
5 night minimum stay
$500
$3,200
 
 
2016 Thanksgiving @ the Beach
Nov 18 2016 - Nov 28 2016
6 night minimum stay
$600
From
$650
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,000
 
 
2016 Winter @ the Beach
Nov 29 2016 - Dec 18 2016
5 night minimum stay
$550
From
$600
Thu,Fri,Sat
$3,500
 
 
2016 White Sand Christmas
Dec 19 2016 - Dec 28 2016
6 night minimum stay
$650
$4,200
 
 
2017 Beach Blast
Dec 29 2016 - Jan 5 2017
6 night minimum stay
$650
From
$700
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,500
 
 
Winter 2017 @ the Beach
Jan 6 2017 - Feb 9 2017
4 night minimum stay
$550
From
$600
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$3,600
 
 
2017 Love in the Sand
Feb 10 2017 - Feb 16 2017
5 night minimum stay
$600
From
$650
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$3,900
 
 
2017 Winter @ the Beach
Feb 17 2017 - Mar 2 2017
5 night minimum stay
$550
From
$600
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$3,600
 
 
2017 Springtime in the Sun
Mar 3 2017 - Apr 7 2017
6 night minimum stay
$600
From
$650
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,200
 
 
2017 Sunny Beach Bunny
Apr 8 2017 - Apr 19 2017
6 night minimum stay
$650
From
$700
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,500
 
 
2017 Spring@ the Beach
Apr 20 2017 - May 24 2017
5 night minimum stay
$600
From
$650
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,200
 
 
2017 Beach Memories
May 25 2017 - Jun 2 2017
6 night minimum stay
$600
From
$650
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,000
 
 
2017 Summer Fun
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 29 2017
5 night minimum stay
$600
From
$650
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,200
 
 
2017 Red,White&Beach Blues
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 8 2017
6 night minimum stay
$700
From
$750
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,800
 
 
2017 More Summer Fun
Jul 9 2017 - Aug 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
$600
From
$650
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,200
 
 
2017 Still Warm @the Beach
Aug 31 2017 - Sep 8 2017
5 night minimum stay
$650
From
$700
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,500
 
 
2017 Fish & Fun in the Fall
Sep 9 2017 - Oct 25 2017
5 night minimum stay
$550
From
$600
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$3,600
 
 
2017 Spooky Sands
Oct 26 2017 - Nov 2 2017
5 night minimum stay
$600
From
$650
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,000
 
 
2017 Fish & Fun in the Fall II
Nov 3 2017 - Nov 16 2017
5 night minimum stay
$550
From
$575
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$3,600
 
 
2017 Thanksgiving@the Beach
Nov 17 2017 - Nov 27 2017
6 night minimum stay
$700
From
$750
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,900
 
 
2017 Winter@the Beach
Nov 28 2017 - Dec 19 2017
5 night minimum stay
$550
From
$600
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$3,500
 
 
2017 White Sand Christmas
Dec 20 2017 - Dec 27 2017
6 night minimum stay
$700
From
$750
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,900
 
 
2018 Beach Blast
Dec 28 2017 - Jan 4 2018
6 night minimum stay
$750
From
$800
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$5,200
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$700
From
$750
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$5,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $300 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 11.5%

Rates and Availability are subject to change until reservation is completed. A deposit must be received in order to reserve the dates you desire.
>91 days before your arrival all funds refundable less $300
<90 days no refund
Photographs display furnishings as accurately as possible but may change over time to keep items fresh.
For stays longer than 20 nights, please email or call for rates.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Anna Maria Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View
  • Village ...
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • 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
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - outdoor shower
  • Master Bathroom - Jacuzzi Tub & Separate Shower Third Floor - Master Bath En Suite Third Floor - Shower Bath shared with Bunk Room and Queen Bedroom Second Floor - Shower Bath shared with two Queen Bedrooms First Floor - Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 4 bunk bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
  • Master Bedroom - King Size Bed, En Suite Bathroom, Fireplace & Beautiful Sunset Views of the Gulf
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • 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
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Housekeeping Services provided once a week. Additional Housekeeping Services Available upon request.

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