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Bayview Retreat: 2BR Pool Home with Bay Views; Close to AMI Beaches

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Ready to Relax in 1520 Square Feet with Amazing Views?

Located less than three miles from Anna Maria Island in Bradenton, Florida, this two-bedroom vacation rental is aptly named. With an incredible view of Palma Sola Bay, at Bayview Retreat you will feel as if you were on a retreat with all of the conveniences of home in a peaceful and tropical waterside setting.

Inside this elderly- and family-friendly rental you will find a gourmet kitchen in an open floor plan that includes a 52-inch flat screen television, a DVD player and wireless internet access. Along with a spectacular view of the pool and bay, the main bedroom offers a king bed and private bath, while the second bedroom is equipped with two twin beds and has its own access to the pool and spa. In the living room you will find a queen sofa bed providing ample space to comfortably sleep six.

When not enjoying your day relaxing in the heated pool or spa, or hanging at the private dock looking for manatees and dolphins, just head to AMI to enjoy all it has to offer, including unique shops, local mom-and-pop restaurants and the Gulf of Mexico beaches! If it's nature you love, Bayview Retreat is very close to a few of the area's wildlife preserves, including Neal Preserve and Robinson Preserve. It is also very close to the area's only pet-friendly beach -- Palma Sola Causeway Park -- making it a perfect rental for the pet lover!

Contact Coastal Cottages AMI to reserve today and remember to ask us about our monthly discounted rates!

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Calendar last updated:
23 September, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

This was our second year at Bayview Retreat, and it was as wonderful as last year's stay. The house was immaculate when we arrived and all the amenities one could need were there. We loved the "show" the exotic birds put on every afternoon and watching the fishermen casting their nets in Palma Sola Bay. Handy location with a Publix just a 8/10th of a mile down Manatee Avenue, and Anna Marie Island very accessible. We loved the pool and the views from our beach chairs. Going thru Palma Sola withdrawal now. Cannot wait to return.
Mar 2014
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Map

Nearest Airport
14 Miles
Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport
Nearest Golf
6.3 Miles
Pinebrook Ironwood Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
12 Miles
I-75
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Manatee County Public Beach
Other Activities:

Beach, fun and sun!

This family- and pet-friendly vacation rental is located just off Florida's Anna Maria Island, a quaint barrier island nestled in the Gulf of Mexico south of Tampa Bay. Comprised of three cities—Anna Maria on the north end, Holmes Beach in the middle and Bradenton Beach to the south—AMI is one of the only places where the 'old Florida' charm still exists. The Island has every convenience needed, including multiple award-winning restaurants, including Beach Bistro, Sandbar Restaurant, Sign of the Mermaid, and Waterfront Restaurant. There is also plenty of shopping available along historic Pine Avenue in Anna Maria and Bradenton Beach's historic Bridge Street. With the beach and the Bay just minutes away from your front door, there is plenty to do in the water. Kayaking, snorkeling, fishing, jet skiing, and parasailing are the more popular activities. With the Island only seven miles long, there is no need to drive when almost everything is within walking or biking distance. Plus, there is a free trolley service that runs the length of the Island every day. AMI truly has something for everyone, and everyone who visits falls in love with it. We are sure you will too! So, reserve your vacation home today . . . seven miles of pristine white beaches and beautiful sunsets await you!

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Bradenton, Florida

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , includes a standalone shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower , includes a tub/shower combo.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - includes one (1) king bed.
    Bedroom 2 - includes two (2) twin beds.
  • Also includes one (1) queen sofa bed.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Distance from Nearest Trolley Stop: Un-walkable • Nearest Trolley Stop: 21-S (East Bay Drive & Sunbow Bay Drive N.)

Reviews

Very Good! 4.1/5 -
(9 traveller reviews)

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Bayview Retreat: 2BR Pool Home with Bay Views; Close to AMI Beaches
average rating of 4.111111 based on 10 reviews
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Would not recommend. House needs some work. No a/c for three days.

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House has a beautiful view of the water. Arrived on wed., temperature in house was 85 degrees, front door lock was broken and mold on pool cage and eave of house had fallen down on side. Trash cans were stored by front door, very smelly. A/C was not working, was not repaired for two days and still not working properly when we left. Would not recommend. House needs some tlc!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wow The Best !

  • 5 of 5

We Loved it, The Pool was Wonderful, The fishing was Great we caught Large Red Fish right off the Dock out Back. Close to Everything. Food Shopping. What more Could ya ask For. OH and Tura & Husband Made the Stay Perfection. Can't wait to Go back ! The Edgemon's Plant City, Fla

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A stunning view and relaxing retreat!

  • 4 of 5

It was so beautifully serene and relaxing. Watching the dolphins was delightful and it was in a perfect location! The air system seemed to cause us sinus issues though not sure why. Overall a wonderful vacation home!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Stay!!

  • 5 of 5

The house was very clean and was just as advertised. The view was great and the pool/hot tub was very enjoyable. We loved our stay and would highly recommend it to anyone. It was just

a short drive to the Gulf and we loved all the different beaches. Fishing off the back dock was really fun and I caught a variety of fish.

Thanks

Frank & Kari Zimmerman

  • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quick getaway

  • 3 of 5

Stayed over Memorial Day, the view from the pool is beautiful. If you want to be close to the beaches this is a good location. The home is older however there are some updates to the kitchen but overall design is a bit strange. We simply wanted the use of a pool and this worked. The pool was a bit cool and the spa was the same temp as the pool so basically it was an extension of the pool. Don't rent if you have your heart set on sitting in a nice warm spa. The pool water was too chilly at night to swim which was disappointing but we made great use of it during the day. If you like laying out you will have to do that on the other side of the screened in area, you can lay out for a short time in the morning until the sun moves over the house and then it is completely shaded. Watch for birds, they tend to stroll up to see if you have anything for them. If you are looking for luxury you will have to look more inland, this is a typical beach rental. Best part - the view out to the water. Oh and the shower in the master - very nice - you will enjoy that as well.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Time Had By All!

  • 4 of 5

Enjoyed our family vacation at this house. Excellent location, clean, and plenty of room to dock the boat!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Notes

  • NON-REFUNDABLE FEES
    • Down Payment: 25% of base rental fee or $250, whichever is greater. Due at time of booking.
    • Property Damage Protection: $55
    • Administrative Fee: $75
    • Taxes (Florida State: 7%; Local Resort: 5%)
    • Cleaning Fee
    • Pet Fee (if applicable): $150

    ADDITIONAL NOTES
    • Balance due 30 days PRIOR TO arrival. Forms of payment accepted are cash, check, e-check, money order, and debit/credit card. Checks and money orders should be made payable to Coastal Cottages AMI. CCAMI accepts VISA, MasterCard, and Discover.
    • In lieu of aforementioned damage protection, a refundable $1000 security deposit is required. See Coastal Cottages AMI Terms and Conditions for details.
    • Rates are estimates, vary based on dates, and reflect rental fee only; taxes and additional fees will apply.
    • Monthly rates based on 28 days; monthly discount may be available.
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