We have just invested in a total makeover. Over $100,000 invested in makeover & upgrades to our beautiful single story, elevated vacation rental! I.e., New deluxe kitchen, granite counters. New Italian tile and oak (Pergo) floors throughout. Solid cherry wood cabinets and new premium stainless appliances. Virtually every kitchen tool, like home, making Kitchen fully stocked.
Granite top and porcelain tile in entire bathroom walls and floor. Soaking tub.
Huge screened patio lanai with mostly shade. Big patio with mostly sun and umbrella. Gas grill! Second secluded patio, under the palms, with another grill.
Rate includes unlimited calling anywhere in USA and Canada, Wi-Fi, Digital cable, 46" wide screen TV and flat screen with DVD in master bedroom.
You will love our white powder sand beach just a few steps away. Enjoy turquoise crystal clear water! JUST VOTED TOP FOUR BEACHES IN USA by the Vacation Channel. THIS vote included HAWAII!! Walk along the beach just steps away. Walk to Sharky's restaurant and enjoy happy hour daily! Take the free trolley about 1/3 mile to enjoy live entertainment right on the water at Gulf Dr Cafe & Beach House Restaurant or Manatee Beach, as well as a dozen more restaurants and pubs! If you like fishing, we have a nice Bay front fishing spot just a short walk away, next to Herb Dolan Park. We even include the fishing gear!! The Herb Dolan Park, on 26th Street North and Avenue A, is an open area with a terrific view of the Sarasota Bay, Anna Maria Sound and Tampa Bay. Picnic areas, basketball court, playing field, swing set, play structure and a Kayak launch are among the features to be found here. Fish right off the Bay shore. Or, go to the city Pier where they sell bait right there.
If you like going for walks, there is a marvelous paved path right in in front of our home that goes for about 2 miles or so along the beach. This is a great paved boardwalk to walk or bike along every day especially around sunset!
We have a strategic alliance with a nearby Bike rentals shop. You will receive a password which will enable you to have cruiser bike for very low rates. You can keep the bike at our vacation rental for as long as you rent and the longer you rent the bike the lower the cost. Ride down the road in one direction to Coquina Baywalk at Leffis key where you will enjoy acres of boardwalks built along the Bay. Spectacular scenery. We are also just a short way to the biggest Beach/parks on the island on either side of us! One is on Coquina Beach the other called Manatee Beach . There is a new beach cafe on Coquina beach and Manatee Beach also has a beach cafe with live entertainment and beach volleyball, shopping, and much more!
Take the free trolley that picks up right at our street corner. See all the destinations on the entire island. It will take you beyond the island all the way through Longboat Key stopping at destinations such as the Mote Aquarium. It will take you all the way in to Sarasota where you can make several day trips and still want to come back for more. Our favorite places are the Ringling Museum and Selby Botanical Gardens. And all time favorite spot is St Armands. You really don't need a rental car here and there's no need to walk anywhere unless you want to. If you have a car you will save $ on gas.
You will enjoy a wide variety of restaurants all within walking distance including our favorites on the Pier. We recently saw 3 dolphins and a Manatee while eating there!
Anyway, I can go on and on but check out our reviews. They speak volumes.
Our elevated vacation rental is beautifully decorated and has 2 large bedrooms to sleep 4. With the sleep sofa/futon in Living area it is possible to have the unexpected guest stay the night. There's a big full bathroom. Unlike most rentals with just a shower, this bathroom has shower and soaking tub. Big screened Lanai with dining for 8. Living area. Deluxe Kitchen fully stocked right down to the spices and coffee! Unique extras include; plush mattresses for the best nights sleep so you can spend more time enjoying the day! large closets Large closet in master bedroom. Storage locker is stocked with; cart, beach chairs, fishing gear, mobile cooler, and umbrella.
We provide everything including beach towels. You need only bring your tooth brushes and flip flops. All windows have new white blinds.
The furniture in this home is top of the line Tommy Bahama, Pier1, and other beach designer styles. Unlike other owners who try to operate from a thousand miles away, and are at risk of bank foreclosure, we live nearby most of the year and own property free and clear of bank mortgage. Sadly, some vacation properties are at risk of bank foreclosure or are for sale. Have peace of mind when you rent from us because we own the property out right, free and clear of a bank loan. We have no intention of selling this home. Some vacation rental owners perpetually have their rental home up for sale. If your rental sells before your vacation...you will be scrambling to find another rental. We strive for repeat business. That's why over half of our customers return. We do the extra things that others in this business skimp on. We have absolutely and unquestionably the cleanest property on the island. ALWAYS MINT CLEAN! How many rentals have you been to where the air is purified by Ultra Violet light? We are the only vacation rental that I am aware of offering built in UV air purification!! If you have allergies chances are they will be better during your stay here! Our water is purified and refrigerated too! We also offer UNLIMITED calling anywhere in USA and Canada! Free use of Fishing equipment. Bikes available at our strategic partner for just a few dollars a day! Gas Grill. Trash pick up twice weekly. Upgraded cable. WiFi. DVD. Stereo. Curtains that truly darken the room for best night sleep. Much more! If there's ever a problem we ALWAYS resolve quickly. How many vacations do you have each year? Why waste a vacation some place that doesn't really live up to standards that you have earned? 'Life · is · not · about · how · many · breaths · you · take... it's about how many moments take your breath away.
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Widesceen TV/DVD, premium cable, WiFi, Unlimited calling, beautiful decor!
Deluxe kitchen-granite tops, mahogany cabinets, premium appliances, spices, oil
Beautiful living/dining area! 2 recliners futon dining for up to 6 widescreen TV
Master bedrm King bed. Premium pillow top mattress. Very private.
Dining table folds up doubles in size. Granite Breakfast/computer nook in back!
two comfy twin beds. Room darkening curtains have been added. TV & WiFi
Big private bathrm Marble vanity Italian tile Relaxing soaking tub ALL BRAND NEW
Side load washer/dryer top end.
take the trolley to bridge st pier or walk to our peaceful fishing spot, set along a peaceful park set up for picnics, just down the road.
Walk or take free trolley to Manatee Beach down the road Live entertainment FREE
Bathroom is private to both bedrooms! So, no one walks thru a bedrm to get to!
Enjoy 2 nature preserves near property! Leffis Key & Robinson's! Breathtaking!
Parasail or try other nearby rentals at fair rates ie Segway Kayak Jetski etc
walk/take trolley to many nearby restaurants including beachhouse cafe on Beach!
2nd grill on 2nd patio surrounded by lush tropical plants!
Ride bikes or trolley to Robinsons & Baywalk nature preserves-breathtaking views
Romantic tropical patio nestled under the palms & other tropical plants. Grill!
A great fishing spot down the road next to Dolan Park We provide fishing gear!
public access leads to this spot only 92 steps away from our front yard!
Built in UV air purifier Reduces &/or eliminates the growth of bacteria & mold!
Watch Pelicans from our beautiful beach. Top 3 Beach access just 92 steps away
Dolan park less than two blocks away. Great place for picnics, fishing, B ball.
Enjoy full size basketball court at Dolan park, FREE & less than 2 blocks away!
Big screened lanai with two outdoor patios.
Cleaning Fee $120
Damage Deposit $200
We spent 5 nights in this apartment and were very happy with our choice. The location (although not right on the beach, but across the street) is very convenient. You are on the beach in less than 2 minutes. You can walk east (3 or 4 blocks) and see sunrise, and walk west (across the street) for sunset. You can also walk to Publix and Walgreens for supplies. We rarely moved our car. We walked to Publix, Walgreens, the beach, Bridge Street and took the free trolley to the far ends of the island. The location is excellent. It is half way between the two bridges to the island so you can choose which one to use based on traffic. The kitchen….wow! It has all the equipment one needs to prepare any meal. There is a full spice rack and a cabinet full of oils and vinegars, etc. There is a mini food processor and most kitchen tools one would need. We did discover that the broiler pan was missing. Mark had one there the next morning. The internet speed was excellent and worked throughout the unit. The bathroom was clean and had plenty roomy. The washer/dryer worked well. What a treat to be able to use it whenever I wanted to. The bedrooms. My husband thought the master bedroom mattress was too soft. It was OK for me, but softer than I am used to. However, the main advantage of this bedroom is its location. It is separated from the rest of the unit by a hall and the bathroom. Therefore sounds from the rest of the apartment (coffee perking, etc.) do not reach the bedroom. It is located facing another building (solid wall) so there is little outside noise. The guest bedroom has two twin beds….adequate, but short as twin beds are by design. We used it as a storage room. The living room is good. We spent hours there reading and surfing the internet. The photos show two small chairs. Those have been replaced by recliners. Each has a soft throw….wonderful for reading. There are books to borrow, etc. We did not use the beach chairs (we are beach walkers, not sitters). However there did appear to be plenty of necessary gear. There were plenty of towels and beach towels supplied. The listing advertised 3 patio/lanai areas. We did not use any. The covered one is next to an outdoor one. These are both next to the busy highway so they did not appeal to us. There is another unit in the building and this was rented to 3 couples. They were in the outdoor area every evening, so we would not have been able to use it had we wanted
My wife and I stayed for 3 nights andmy son joined us for 2 nights.It was perfect for our family. As clean as a luxury hotel. Just steps from the beach. Plenty of space for the family to relax, full kitchen to save money on meals, very comparable pricing for the area. I would recommend the place and Anna Maria Island for anyone looking for a peaceful beach escape!
Very good time overall....all of our expectationsite were met or exceeded! We might return another year. It was close to the beach and excellent location to restaurants. We would give this 5 stars for sure!
The place was as clean as advertised, which is very important to my wife. The beach is only a few steps away across the road. It is easy to get to and really is a beautiful beach. We watched the sunset on Friday and it was a site to see. We did ride the entire island exploring and found plenty of nice casual restaurants. We are totally satisfied with out visit and hope to come back soon.
The home was located in a perfect place. Only steps to the beach and rite on the trolley path. We enjoyed our stay greatly and will be returning. The home was stocked with every item needed, beachchairs, beachtowels, floats, hairdryer, and the kitchen was fully stocked with any kitchen item you would need. Perfect for a couple to just pack a clothes bag and fly in.