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Relax in This Lovely Waterfront Home with Heated Pool and Boat Dock & Lift

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

3 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, sleeps 6

This beautiful ground level waterfront home gives you the best that island living has to offer. Situated in tranquil Holmes Beach on Anna Maria Island, your vacation paradise awaits. Come enjoy relaxing old Florida at its best. With a total renovation completed in 2011, this property has all the comforts of home such as a solar heated saltwater pool, open floor plan with large lanai and porch perfect for entertaining. Use the brand new dock and boat lift for your boat or for fishing in the canal. Ride on the beach cruiser bikes or go paddling on the sea kayaks. Enjoy the beautiful gulf beaches or relax on the hammock in the shade...this house has it all!

Amenities: 3 bedrooms & 3 full baths; waterfront property on canal;

short walk to the beach; solar heated salt water pool;

en suite master bathroom; 400 thread count sheets;

fully stocked kitchen; fresh herb garden;

ceiling fans in all rooms; beach wagon with chairs, umbrella, coolers;

spa shower in master bath; plush bath sheets;

pool bathroom; 42' LCD flat screen TV;

cable television; wireless internet;

filtered water; Wii game system;

California kitchen overlooking living area; fish straight from the dock;

lush tropical landscaping

Local Attractions: * Located in Holmes Beach on beautiful Anna Maria Island Florida

* Just 30 minutes from Sarasota: Mote Marine, Ringling Museum

* Just 30 minutes from St. Pete: Tampa Bay Rays, Dali Museum

* Just 1 hour from Tampa: Busch Gardens, Tampa Bay Bucs & Lightning

* Just 2 hours from Orlando: Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, Sea


* Museums, aquariums and baseball are just a few activities in the area.

Getting around the Island

* This home is located just 4 blocks from the beach (5 minute walk)

* Free trolley on island with stop just 1 block away (1 minute walk)

* Anna Maria Island is a 7 mile island with great beaches, shopping &


* Golf cart and bike rentals are a fun way to get around the island!

More Details

Amy Martinez-Monfort
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, spanish
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Calendar last updated:
February 20, 2017


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

Relax in This Lovely Waterfront Home with Heated Pool and Boat Dock & Lift
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews

Just right

  • 5 of 5

Very nice home with all the home amenities. Upon our arrival, home was spotless and smelled even better. Kitchen is well equipped for home cooking but a bevy of restaurants are also at your disposal on the island. Pool was sparkling and the perfect temp with the solar heat on. Pool toys were available as well as kayaks and bikes - nice bonuses. The house is situated well for the boat/fish enthusiast as it's almost a straight shot from the canal to the gulf and Tampa Bay. House was also equipped with a new and functional boat lift - a real plus not found on many rentals. Beach is a few blocks away and uncrowded. Owners were readily available if needed and a pleasure to do business with. You cant go wrong staying here.

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay in our home and hope to see you again next year!! Many thanks!
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What a surprise!

  • 5 of 5

We were so excited to see the pictures on the site were exactly what we found.

Screened pool was a plus, children loved swimming while we enjoyed cooking in both the kitchen, well equiped, and on the Bar B Q.

Had dinner at the Waterfront restaurant one evening. Great calamari appetizer and fresh fish. We also ordered a lovely crème brûlée to share. Sunsets at the Sandbar were super enjoyable. However the best was the feeling of relaxation we felt as soon as we walked in the house. Perfect holiday home.


  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It sounds like you went to some great places and made great memories, Elizabeth! We hope that you and your family will be back soon to enjoy our home! Many thanks!
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The best so far.

  • 5 of 5

This was our fourth VRBO Vacation on Anna Maria Island. It was also the most comfortable and relaxing.

The home was everything we imagined it to be from the pictures on the listing. In addition the owners were gracious and the most accommodating of all the VRBO contacts we have had. How quiet 74th street is - Napping in the hammock under the trees was unusual but very nice... Also there is provided everything one needs to have a fun filled beach experience. The beach side is nice but we prefer the City Recreation area between The Rod & Reel Pier and the City Pier. There is Sun / Shade / good fishing / not as crowded & it’s close to everything. We enjoyed eating at the restaurants so much I gained four lbs. This one is a keeper.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such a kind review. We are so happy to hear that you enjoy our home as much as we do! Our favorite part of sharing our home with others is knowing that your family makes wonderful memories in our home, too! We look forward to seeing you again next year.
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Had a great time

  • 5 of 5

The owners were very nice to deal with. The house, the location, the cost, the weather were all perfect. They are so nice to supply all the extras like bikes, kayaks, beach chairs, cooler, even a wagon to haul it all to the beach, which is just 4 to 5 blocks away. Such a great place to kayak, enjoy the pool, go to the beach, even took a nap in the hammock. Would highly recommend to all. The McCoy group

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so thrilled that your family enjoyed our home! We look forward to your next visit to AMI!
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Best rental we have ever done for any vacation!!

  • 5 of 5

The house has everything you need - the kitchen was well appointed with Pottery Barn dishes, & all that is needed!The home is in great shape, it's very spacious with a very nice open floor plan.There are 2 sets of double glass doors leading outside in living area that allows for a beautiful view from inside.The 3 bathrooms make it great, especially when everyone is trying to get ready to go out at the same time!The beds are very comfortable.The pool was fantastic with the screened cover to keep the bugs away & the covered area with the table & chairs. We enjoyed a lot of time in that fabulous pool!! They have plenty of extra beach towels so you don't have to worry about running out of towels to dry off with, plus there are hooks by the pool to hang wet bathing suit & towels to dry outside. 1 bathroom has an entrance directly from the pool which makes it awesome!You don't have to worry about getting the whole house wet if you need to take a potty break, plus it's great when you go in for changing, walk right into the bathroom, shower off all saltwater, grim, sunscreen, etc. & not make a mess.The patio is delightful with the outdoor furniture to sit & relax by the water. We did try our hand for the first time fishing off of the dock & had so much fun! We even caught fish (much to our surprise) & released them! The landscaping in the back is delightful because you have privacy from the other houses & it gives you a peaceful, relaxing view.The front landscaping, half fence & circle drive gives privacy allows you a secure feeling for multiple vehicles.They have all the extras you will need from bikes, a beach wagon, beach umbrella, pop up canopy for the beach, coolers, beach chairs, kayak's, fishing rod's you won't need to purchase or rent anything. Really, this was a great place to stay & the owners are the best! All of us 100% agree that we would not hesitate to return to this delightful home.We were sad to leave and can't wait to return to this awesome place! Thank you, thank you, thank you Amy, you are the best homeowner to rent from ever!

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed our home! It warms my heart that your family made such great memories there. Come back anytime!
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True Paradise!!!!

  • 5 of 5

I want to start by saying thank you for sharing your awesome home with us. We had the abosolute best time and made some lifetime memories. The homes is PERFECT for a multi-friends or family vacation. The POOL, dock, and lift were fantastic. The neighbors were very friendly and the bikes + beach wagon were a PLUS. We rode the bikes and pulled the wagon over to the beach just about every night to enjoy the sunsets. Your home is very beautiful and well stocked + organized. The only suggestion I heard all week was TV's in the bedrooms(from the kids). We will be back!! We have already sent your listing to several of our freinds and family.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay! One of the best parts of sharing our home with others is that your families and ours get to make lifetime memories! We look forward to you enjoying our home again.
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Car: recommended

This beautiful ground level waterfront home gives you the best that island living has to offer. Situated in tranquil Holmes Beach on Anna Maria Island, your vacation paradise awaits. Come enjoy relaxing old Florida at its best. This property has all the comforts of home. Enjoy the beautiful gulf beaches or relax on the hammock in the shade...this house has it all!

Other Activities: turtle watching


Rates & Availability

Holmes Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Dec 2 2016 - Jun 2 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
Jun 3 2017 - Sep 8 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
Sep 9 2017 - Dec 2 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Additional 20% for holidays
(Christmas, Easter, Memorial Day,
4th of July, Labor Day,
$500 security deposit due when rental agreement is signed. 50% of the remaining balance is due 60 days before arrival. Remaining 50% of balance is due 30 days before arrival.

Reservation/Security Deposit of $500 due at time of booking reservation. 1/2 of total balance due 60 days before arrival. Remaining balance due 30 days before arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Holmes Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , enclosed toilet area
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , attached to 2nd bedroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , also serves as a pool bath
  • Master bedroom has spa-like feel with stone shower and separate toilet area. Second bathroom is accessible from living area and 2nd bedroom and features a shower/tub combination. Third bathroom doubles as a pool bath for easy access from the outdoor entertaining area.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , en suite bathroom
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , attached bathroom
  • Master Bedroom has reading nook and en suite bathroom. Bedroom 2 has attached bathroom. Bedroom 3 overlooks canal. All bedrooms have large closets. All beds have 400 thread count cotton sheets.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Wood Deck
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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