You and your family will love staying in this beautiful three-bedroom, three-bath home nestled on the banks of Lake LaVista, just one block north of Pine Avenue in the village of Anna Maria. Everything you're looking for in a vacation rental home is right here...a lovely view, a large heated pool, updated kitchen and bathrooms, lots of privacy, and super easy access to our island attractions!<br/><br/>With over 2100 square feet of ground-floor living space, you'll have plenty of room to relax and enjoy your surroundings. The large dining room table is the perfect spot for family gatherings, and the expansive, well-equipped kitchen will make it easy for everyone to pitch in when it's time for meal preparation.<br/><br/>Two bedrooms and one bathroom are located down the hallway and can be closed off for additional privacy, while the master bedroom features a King Bed, an en suite bath, private patio area, and beautiful views over Lake LaVista. <br/><br/>Although every room in the house is beautifully decorated with coastal design, the prettiest part of this house is, without a doubt, the large backyard. Loads of windows and sliding glass doors provide a terrific view from most rooms, along with easy access to this inviting oasis. The large heated pool is child-friendly with a shallow area at both ends. And stretching the length of this extra-large property is Lake LaVista, a beautiful meandering waterway that leads out to Tampa Bay. The property has a boat lift that is available for use as well as a dock. Boaters, please keep in mind that the one fixed bridge between the house and Tampa Bay allows only a 7 foot clearance at high tide. <br/><br/>When you're ready for the beach, an easy walk or bike ride will take you to the Sand Bar Restaurant by the Gulf, or to the Historic Anna Maria City Pier near the Bay. You'll find shops and restaurants en route, along with the Anna Maria Community Theater and the Anna Maria Historical Society Museum, as well as fun street festivals several times a year. A stop for the free Island Trolley is just at the end of the street when you're ready for adventures a little further down the island!<br/><br/>Sleeps 8 in beds, but there's plenty of room if you'd like to have www.FunandMoreRentals.com bring in a couple of rollaway beds for the kids. <br/><br/>Need more room? Rent the adjacent property, Lakeview Cottage, to accommodate 4 more people. Please ask our staff for details!
Tucked away in the secure gated community of Perico Bay Club, this lovely ground-floor 3 bedroom/2 bath unit is attractively decorated and features vaulted ceilings, an updated galley kitchen, and a screened porch overlooking the pool. The same cheerful views are enjoyed from the master bedroom, which features a king bed, en suite bath with walk-in shower, and walk-in closet. The second bedroom has a queen bed, while the third bedroom sports two twin beds. <br/><br/>Just outside your door you'll enjoy the spectacular surroundings of one of the area's loveliest gated communities. In addition to manicured lawns and tropical landscaping, this is a great spot for catching a glimpse of some of the Gulf Coast's most beautiful wildlife, from birds of prey like ospreys and eagles, to colorful Roseate Spoonbills and Ibis. When you're ready for a swim, take a dip in the heated pool just outside your door, or in the Olympic-size lap pool located around the corner at the Community Clubhouse. The Clubhouse also features a new fitness center and lending library, as well as numerous activities ranging from tennis and bridge groups to book clubs and everything in between. <br/><br/>A minimum one-month rental is required. Ask about discounts on rentals of 3 months or more between April 1st and December 1st.
This lovely home is located on Coquina Key, an island community in southeast St. Petersburg not far from the city's vibrant downtown which includes the waterfront, marina district, and Tropicana Field, home of the Tampa Bay Rays. Surrounded by Tampa Bay on the east, and Big and Little Bayous on the north, south, and west, Coquina Key is known for cooling sea breezes, open water vistas, rambling streets with names like Wahoo, Sunfish, and Tuna, and abundant deep water with direct access to Tampa Bay.<br/><br/>Situated on a peaceful cul-de-sac and shaded by a magnificent banyan tree, this comfortable home offers spacious accommodations with an open floor plan that's sure to please. At the center of the home is a gorgeous remodeled kitchen, where you'll enjoy putting together meals to serve at the large farm table in the adjoining dining area, or delicious snacks for everyone to enjoy when trying their luck at the nearby poker/game table. A beautiful Florida room with plenty of windows overlooking the pool, canal, and Tampa Bay will be your favorite place to relax.<br/><br/>The family who owns this home has made it possible for everyone to visit at once, with bedding designed for lots of guests. The master bedroom has a queen bed and the second bedroom has a queen and a full bed; both of these bedrooms include TVs. The third bedroom has a bunk bed with a full on the bottom and a twin on the top. Both bathrooms are located nearby for everyone's access.<br/><br/>Outside you'll find an open pool overlooking the deep water canal, which provides quick access to gorgeous Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico beyond. St. Petersburg's world-famous beaches are a quick 15-minute drive away.
Families or groups of friends love this big open house with plenty of room and lots of amenities! A sprawling elevated home with three bedrooms and three en suite bathrooms, this is one of those places where everyone in your group will be able to find plenty to do, while enjoying a laid-back atmosphere and lots of room to relax.<br/>Located at the end of a deep water canal with direct access to Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico beyond, boaters will welcome the opportunity to use the newly-refurbished 10,000-pound boat lift and dock. Bring a boat from home, or rent one from a local marina. The dock is also a fun place for fishing, and if you're lucky, you'll catch sight of one of our local manatees and perhaps a brand new calf! They love swimming the canals in hopes of finding someone to visit.<br/><br/>The living and dining areas, along with the kitchen, open onto the big front deck. In season, most guests like to keep all the French doors open for a real sense of outdoor living. The front deck is a great spot for dining al fresco while enjoying views of happy travelers out for a taste of the sun, and even a lovely view of Tampa Bay across the street. A heated pool and hot tub are perched canalside, with a large open patio that's the perfect place for a picnic. An upstairs deck overlooks this area, offering lovely views down the canal to Bimini Bay.<br/><br/>Inside the house on the first level you'll find a bedroom that can be made up as two twins, or as one king-size bed. Tell us when you book which you'd like, and our housekeeping staff will take care of the setup. Another bedroom at the front of the house features a daybed with trundle, along with a built-in twin on the other side of the room, a large walk-in closet, and en suite bath with walk-in shower. This bedroom has French doors that open directly onto the large front deck, allowing refreshing breezes into every corner.<br/><br/>Upstairs you'll find a master bedroom with a queen bed, en suite bath with walk-in shower, and a private deck boasting fabulous views over Tampa Bay and the Sunshine Skyway bridge. Be sure to watch for the big cruise ships on their way out to sea; it's fun to imagine where they might be traveling!<br/><br/>Ready for a salt-water swim and the feel of sand between your toes? The beautiful white-sand beach and crystal-clear waters of Tampa Bay are just across the street. The water here is shallow with a sandy bottom, so it's usually a great place to swim with children, or just float on the smooth waters. Fishermen love to wade out a distance from the shore and cast their lines, while shell-seekers know they're likely to find something special in this relatively unpopulated section of the beach. The charming Historic Anna Maria City Pier is just 200 yards down the beach.<br/><br/>When the shopping bug bites, or you feel like eating out, you can walk to Anna Maria's restaurants and shops, as well as the Historic Society Museum and Community Playhouse. Ready for something a bit further afield? Catch the free Island Trolley to travel the length of the island from 6 am to 10 pm. Get off anywhere to access the Gulf beaches, walk as far down the beach as you'd like, and then catch the trolley for a ride home...all you need is shoes to get on and off the island's favorite mode of transportation.<br/><br/>Sleeps 7. Small dogs considered with a non-refundable pet fee. Stays of less than one week may be available depending on time of year.
Heavenly Sunsets are exactly what you'll experience at this lovely Bean Point home nestled among the sea oats at the north end of the Island. Lush tropical landscaping and an Old-World-style stone path greets you at the front door. Inside, you'll find a spacious and updated kitchen with granite countertops and a dining area that seats six comfortably. The large, well-lit living area features cozy seating and a large screen TV, while French doors lead out to an enormous screened porch where everyone can enjoy the fresh air and sea breezes while cooking out on the gas grill.<br/><br/>The downstairs also features two bedrooms - one with a queen bed, and the other with two twin beds and a crib, plus a bathroom featuring a walk-in shower suitable for handicapped guests. A fabulous master suite awaits at the top of the stairs, with a king bed and breathtaking views of the Gulf from every angle - even from the spa tub! Another large screened balcony is the perfect place to enjoy some solitude, but it's just a quick trip down the spiral staircase to rejoin your family and friends below.<br/><br/>An easy beach path meanders through sea oats and leads out to the white sand beaches and crystal-clear waters the Island is famous for! Dogs are welcome!<br/><br/>ASK ABOUT DISCOUNTS FOR LAST MINUTE and OFF-SEASON BOOKINGS! (1 week minimum stay required).
Enjoy spectacular sunsets and views of the turquoise waters of the Gulf of Mexico from every room! This 3-bedroom, 2-bath home was extensively remodeled in 2004 and is all set for you to enjoy the beach right outside your back door. The kitchen is fully stocked with everything you'll need to cook anything you'd like, from pancakes to lobster thermidor. An open split floor plan provides privacy and makes the living area perfect for socializing. Central air, flat-panel televisions in every room, and comfortable furnishings will make your stay especially enjoyable.<br/><br/>The pristine waters of the Gulf of Mexico and wonderful white sand beach are right outside the back door...you can't get any closer! Enjoy a cool drink on your private beach as you watch the kids build sandcastles and boogie board in the surf. No need to haul your beach stuff back and forth to your rental; you're already on the beach! Have a leisurely lunch in the bug-free, fully screened beach side lanai while you listen to the surf's serenade.<br/><br/>Later on, take a stroll south down the beach to the Sand Bar Restaurant and enjoy a beverage of your choice and listen to the musician play "Cheeseburger in Paradise." Maybe stay for lunch or dinner and have your own cheeseburger in paradise!<br/><br/>If you'd like to explore, you can take a day trip to Egmont Key National Park and explore the miles of deserted beaches and brick paths built decades earlier. Or stay here on Anna Maria and discover the interesting history of this barrier Island, as well as its wonderful wildlife. You'll find manatees, box turtles, dolphins, and seabirds, as well as our local bright green parrots, who love to let you know they're around by happily squawking their greetings. It's easy to take the free trolley all over the Island and see how special this place really is!<br/><br/>Mango Beach is tucked away at the north end of the Island, close to all the things the matter. Walk to the Rod & Reel Pier for a world-famous grouper sandwich. Take time to rent a pole and catch a big one!<br/> <br/>At the end of the day, your home is in the perfect place to participate in the daily ritual of watching the sun set slowly over the pristine waters of the Gulf of Mexico. You're in paradise!
As soon as you walk into this charming vacation home, you will know you have arrived at your dream vacation destination - At Last! With friendly nautical décor and luxurious accommodations surrounding you, your vacation on Anna Maria is sure to be memorable and relaxing. <br/><br/>This home comfortably sleeps 6 between its three bedrooms. The master bedroom has a king bed and an en suite bath with a large garden tub and walk-in shower, while the second bedroom has a queen bed and the third bedroom has two twin beds, all with access to the second bathroom with a tub/shower combo. <br/><br/>The kitchen is fully furnished to make meal preparation a breeze, and meals can be eaten around the large family dining table or taken to the spacious screened porch with beautiful tropical views. This balcony overlooks your private heated pool where you can enjoy the sun and the water if you ever don't want to make the short walk to the beach. There is plenty of space in the 2-car garage and in the driveway to accommodate up to 4 vehicles including space for a boat trailer if you have one! <br/><br/>Since you're situated in the private residential ambiance of the north end of Anna Maria Island, you can have as much seclusion as you want. Enjoy the 7+ miles of white sand beaches and turquoise waters for which Anna Maria is famous, or take a stroll down Pine Avenue. This two lane, 25-mile-per-hour street is Anna Maria 's version of a 'main road' and runs from the Gulf of Mexico to Tampa Bay. In addition to an eclectic mix of great shops, you'll find several places to grab a delicious bite to eat, culminating in The Sand Bar Restaurant perched right on the edge of the Gulf. Pine Avenue is also home to the Anna Maria Historical Society Museum in addition to a community theater and the historic Roser Church. You can always take the free Island Trolley for more exploring southward to Holmes Beach or Bradenton Beach.
JUST LISTED ON THE RENTAL MARKET! Surround yourself in luxury when you book this gorgeous three-bedroom, three-bath home in the Venice Golf & Country Club. Recently updated and outfitted with new designer furnishings, this lovely home will convince you that the Florida lifestyle is second to none!<br/><br/>As a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary, the Venice Golf & Country Club (VGCC) has always been committed to maintaining just the right balance between nature and development, a commitment that's immediately evident as you approach the gate. Once inside, you'll marvel at the beautiful live oaks and other native species that flank twenty-six lakes and thirteen natural preserves. <br/><br/>Even at home you'll have ample opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors. Whether you enter from the street or from the two-car garage, your first glimpse will be of the stunning interior courtyard, which features a private heated pool and spa, tropical gardens, an outdoor kitchen and bar, poolside lounge chairs, and outdoor dining for six. True to the style made popular in Spanish colonial buildings, most of the home's rooms open directly onto the interior courtyard, including a queen bedroom suite, a twin bedroom suite, the kitchen and breakfast area, and the living room, while the master bedroom, dining and living rooms, and the screened patio offer views over the golf course. On a gorgeous day you can throw open all the sliding glass and French doors and you'll feel like you're living in one breathtaking outdoor space, with gentle breezes reminding you that you've found a tropical paradise!<br/><br/>Designed with your comfort in mind, each bedroom features an en suite bath, flat-panel TV, and walk-in closet. The queen bedroom, located across the courtyard from the main part of the house, can act as a private apartment when you have visitors. <br/><br/>For a one-time fee of $125, a stay at this home includes a full family golf membership, meaning you and your spouse may play unlimited rounds of golf on the club's championship course. (Unless you bring your own golf cart, a $25 per person cart fee will also apply). You'll also have full access to all other facilities, including membership in the tennis club, access to the well-equipped exercise facility, the clubhouse pool, and each of the VGCC's three restaurants. Seasonal renters are encouraged to participate in the many activities sponsored by a wide range of interest groups, including a community theater group, book and wine clubs, art groups, and even groups that volunteer in the greater Venice community. <br/><br/>If you thought it was too late to find a beautiful home for the 2016 season, a miracle has happened! Don't miss the opportunity to spend the winter in this gorgeous home.
This direct Gulf-front three-bedroom, two-bath unit is located on the 6th floor of the popular and family-friendly Sand Castle I Condominiums. A host of amenities make these units a favorite of vacationers in the know! Enjoy a heated Gulfside pool and outdoor jacuzzi, private beach access, assigned covered parking, spectacular sunsets, and easy access to the many beachside attractions between St. Pete Beach to the south and Clearwater Beach to the north. A stay at The Sand Castle means you won't miss a thing while enjoying gorgeous accommodations for your family!<br/><br/>The focal point of this lovely unit is the large balcony overlooking the beach. It will quickly become your favorite place to enjoy a private viewing of our gorgeous Gulf of Mexico sunsets, or to share breakfast before heading out to the sun and sand below. Both the living room and master bedroom share access to the balcony, which means the views are spectacular from much of the unit. <br/><br/>However, guests staying in one of the other two bedrooms may argue that theirs is the best view! Both of these bedrooms feature gorgeous views over the intracoastal waterway. The perpetual activity of boats traveling the waterway and sparkling lights at night offer endless entertainment.<br/><br/>In addition to access to the balcony's lovely Gulf views, the master bedroom features a king bed and flat-panel TV. One of the intracoastal bedrooms features two double beds and a flat-panel TV, while the third bedroom has a queen and a mounted flat screen with a pocket door to the Kitchen.<br/><br/>Tile floors, a beautifully updated kitchen, remodeled bathrooms, and comfortable furnishings round out the experience. You won't find a better place to spend your Indian Shores beachfront vacation!<br/><br/>You can save money on your reservation when you pay with an e-check! We'll be happy to waive the Reservation Fee and related taxes for guests who choose to use this payment method.
You'll absolutely love spending your vacation in this cheery three-bedroom, two-and-a-half bath townhome directly across the street from the beach! South Beach Village is right at the heart of everything, with the Gulf Drive Cafe across the street and Bridge Street just a few blocks away. Plus, the free Anna Maria Trolley stops right at the end of the street, so you're never far from everything the Island has to offer!<br/><br/>This elevated two-story townhome features an open and spacious living area on the first floor, including a large fully equipped kitchen with granite countertops and stainless appliances, a breakfast bar, dining area, laundry room, half bath, and a large living area with flat-panel TV and DVD player. A large screened balcony overlooking the Gulf and a smaller open balcony overlooking the Bay make the living area even more spacious, and offer terrific views that make this area a real show-stopper!<br/><br/>Upstairs you'll find a large master bedroom suite with a king bed, flat-panel TV, and walk-in closet, while the lovely master bath features granite countertops and both a spa tub and walk-in shower. Two other bedrooms are also located upstairs, one with a queen bed and a flat-panel TV, and the other with two twin beds. These bedrooms share the hall bath which also features granite countertops and a tub/shower combination.<br/><br/>Additional guests can be accommodated in a memory foam twin bed hidden away inside the leather ottoman located in the master bedroom, or in the queen-size sleeper sofa in the living area.<br/><br/>Off of the two-car garage you'll find access to the back patio and gas grill, and a path to the community's heated pool. <br/><br/>This unit can sleep a total of nine people, BUT ONLY TWO CARS! All parking MUST be in the unit's garage. Additionally, only guests registered to stay at South Beach Village may use the community pool.
Ed DeLosh and Candy Conte, owners of beachrentals.mobi, are seasoned veterans of the vacation rental business here on Florida’s Gulf Coast. Both grew up in the area, and love helping visitors discover and enjoy its many treasures!