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Bedrooms 4
Space 2,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Bungalow, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8) canal front, private pool


Anna Maria Island offers the ideal destination for peace and tranquility. The northern village is surrounded by white sandy beaches, and the island itself has kept its old charm attraction. You can take the Free Trolley Bus from the City Pier all the way to the bottom of the island at Coquina Beach. Bike riding is the most popular activity in the northern village. An early morning ride to Ginee`s and Jane E`s Deli in the quirky Antique shop is a must for a daily fix of wonderful coffee`s, homemade pastries, cakes and



Pelican Drive is a quiet residential cul-de-sac, safe for children and only a 2 minute walk to the nearest beach and Anna Maria City Pier. During the day, you can stroll along one of the two piers found on the North, and you might even see a Dolphin or two swimming close by. There is an excellent choice of restaurants close by including the famous 'Sand Bar.' Here the sunsets are incredible, and there is nothing better than watching the sun go down with your favorite cocktail whilst the children play safely on the beach.

Our renovated bungalow offers space and modern amenities for the utmost enjoyment of your holiday. With the addition of an extra bedroom, the home is ideal for two families. The private swimming pool was added 2005 surrounded by decking and a lush garden leading to the Boat Dock.

Apart from the comfortable lounge area with two sofas, TV and DVD, we have created a further lounge overlooking the pool with a large picture window, Flat Screen TV and French doors leading into the Lanai with Breakfast table and sofa. Both areas are close to the refurbished kitchen with every amenity you could wish for.

Dining is easy with a more formal table for 6 which can extend to seat eight, and of course the Lanai has a dining area with cane chairs, is fully carpeted with screening and an overhead fan. So you can relax with the extra comforts and enjoy the indoor and outdoor life. Evenings are especially beautiful sitting here with the soft sound of the birds and the beautiful colors of the sky.

The Master King bedroom is spacious and has en suite facilities with double sinks, shower, toilet and walk-in wardrobe. The room also has a sliding door into the Lanai area, a great area for reading before breakfast.

The two twin bedrooms are bright and airy and benefit from large walk-in wardrobes. The family bathroom has been completely updated.

The newly added second Master bedroom boasts a brand new wet shower, vanity unit and cream colored furniture, which compliments the room. We have also added a wall mounted flat screen TV for further relaxation.

Please bring your Lap Top for Free Internet access.

Keywords: Beach, Waterfront, view, 4, master, heated, pool, 8, upgraded, restaurants, Bean point, Anna Maria

More Details

Elaine Donnelly
Member since: 2007
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
15 July, 2018

About Elaine Donnelly

My husband John and I have a daughter aged 18 years. My hobbies include walking, keeping fit, socialising with my friends and reading. As my star sign is Cancer, living in the Midlands in England with a 2 hour drive to the sea I have to have my regular fix of the ocean!

Having been in the Travel Industry for many years I have travelled extensively and yet Anna Maria Island is my favourite place.

Elaine Donnelly purchased this house in 2005

Why Elaine Donnelly chose Anna Maria

When we first visited Anna Maria in 2005 we fell in love with the island and bought our property during that visit! We chose Anna Maria because of the beaches, the weather, the fact that you don`t necessarily need a car when you can take the Free Trolley bus around the island. We spend most of our time riding our bikes to the beach and local amenities, lazing by the pool and simply enjoying family meals either at the house or in one of our favourite restaurants.

What makes this house unique

Our home overlooks the water and we spend many hours sitting by the pool or in the lanai watching the birds whilst the sun goes down and the children love the swimming pool. We now have three lounge areas so if there are 2 families on vacation the house is spacious with the 2 master bedrooms are on either side of the house for added privacy. You can walk to the nearest beach in 2 minutes and the spectacular Bean Point is a 2 minute drive.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We are now back from our holiday at your amazing home in Anna Maria and I just wanted to email our thanks and let you know that we had a wonderful time, we have stayed in Anna Maria 4 times now and we both agreed that yours was the nicest! It was so quiet and peaceful and so convenient for the City pier, Rod and Reel, Ginny's and Jane's and more!

It was so nice to sit in the Lani in the mornings and watch all the birds we even saw a hummingbird one morning!

However the main thing I wanted to say was you have a lovely home there and we loved every second Thank you so much and I hope we will be able to book with again when we return next year!
Apr 2010
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Anna Maria, Florida

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , bath with shower
  • King Master en suite with shower cubicle, Double sinks, WC Queen Master-Walk in wet shower. WC, single sink Family Bathroom-bath tub and over bath shower, WC, single sink
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , King Master wth private shower room and walk in wardrobe
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , Queen Master with private shower room and poolside door
    Bedroom 4 - 2 single bed , Twin bedded room with walk in wardrobe
    Bedroom 3 - 2 single bed , Twin bedded room with walk in wardrobe
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (4), Baby Cribs (1) Suitable for an infant
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Tennis ...
  • 3 bicycles
  • long term rentals available
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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average rating of 4.857143 based on 15 reviews

Great house in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time to AMI and we were not certain what to expect. We had to adjust our dates at the last minute and Elaine was very willing to work with us. The house was spacious with a great layout. Very clean! It had everything we needed for cooking, lounging, going to the beach...everything for a great vacation. The location was on a quiet culdesac with a dock on the canal. It was great being able to enjoy the pool while watching the boys fish. The only thing to mention is that there was not a gas grill but just a small camping charcoal grill. We were able to adjust our meals and it did not affect the experience or overall impressions of the house. We would definitely consider renting this home again when we visit AMI!

  • Review Submitted: 12/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your positive feedback Kathy. I will pass on your kind comments to the management office and in turn the cleaning team who always do a great job. We have a very special spot in the northern village and never tire of visiting.
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Some items not working properly and a grill mentioned was not there.

  • 4 of 5

The house refrigerator was not working properly. It was not cooling or freezing properly. Thank goodness the frig in the garage was working. Also in a clients previous review which I read was mentioned that a grill was present on the premises. None was there even though on the refrigerator was instructions on how to clean it when leaving. There was even an open bag of charcoal for the grill in the garage. We were anticipating a grill so most of the food we purchased was for cooking on the grill and we also purchased charcoal and lighter fluid and lighter before coming to the property. This was reported to the phone number in the book left at the property but nothing was done about the situation. The property itself was very nice for our family and we would probably return if we new some of the items were corrected.

  • Review Submitted: 28/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Elaine Thank you for your 4 star review and I am sorry for any confusion regarding the availability of a grill at the property however, I do not advertise a grill on my listing as I do not offer this facility to my guests. You asked me several other questions at the time of booking about fishing rods, slips in the local area for your boat, the local golf course and about beach chairs. As with other rental homes we do find however, some guests may choose to purchase a grill to use during their stay and very often leave it at the house. This is not included as part of the cleaners duties. I do ask any maintenance issues are reported to the management office to quickly resolve issues and for the overall enjoyment of your vacation. Best wishes Elaine
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A delightful house in a good location

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed our stay, the house was clean and had everything we needed. The description is accurate, it's got lots of space and is in a quiet road only a few minutes' walk from the beach and from the main shops and restaurants. The owner was very helpful in giving recommendations and in responding to queries quickly.

  • Review Submitted: 09/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Donna. I hope you had a good journey back to the UK.
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Relaxing Oasis

  • 5 of 5

We had a completely relaxing time at Elaine's place on Anna Maria Island. The pool and house was just what we needed to completely unplug from everyday life. Elaine was very responsive and we had no issues at all. Looking forward to going back!

  • Review Submitted: 19/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So pleased you had the relaxing time you were hoping for. Thank you Tracey
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We loved our vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location - walking distance to the gorgeous soft sand beaches and located right on the canal, which was perfect for fishing! Our 3 kids loved the swimming pool so much! We will definitely be coming back here for our next vacation! We loved the house so much and the owner was extremely helpful and friendly! Thank you, Elaine!

  • Review Submitted: 24/02/2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So pleased all the family enjoyed our wonderful spot on the island and thank you for your help with the arrival of our new sofas!
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  • 5 of 5

This is an amazing home. Very roomy, clean, the pool was worth the extra for the heat, pool also well maintained and the owner was also great. The home was well equipped with everything we needed. The spot on the island is very private, the neighbors that were there were also very nice. We were able to ride our bikes around the island. The weather was most cooperative, highs were above normal , not a cloud in the sky. Was difficult to leave.

  • Review Submitted: 18/02/2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
Anna Maria City Pier
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Key Royale Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
20 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
800 Metres
Rod & Reel Pier
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Anna Maria City Beach
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house on Anna Maria, Florida

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
2 Feb 2019 - 1 Mar 2019
7 night minimum stay
2 Mar 2019 - 26 Apr 2019
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Clean fee AU$284.51 + Tax

A maximum of 8 people are allowed at the property at any time. Pool heating $30 per day recommended
Nov-March. Pool hours are strictly after 8am and until 10pm. Names of all guests are required at the time of booking along with ages of occupants under 30 years. Full payment is required 60 days prior to check in. A $ 39 Damage protection will be added to the reservation by the owner.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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