Townhouse | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5
Anna Maria Island is situated on Florida's beautiful Gulf Coast and offers many varied activities for the discerning holiday maker - stunning beaches, fine restaurants and many outdoor activities such as fishing, sailing, water sports, golfing, shopping and cultural attractions (theatres, places of interest, museums and aquariums) or just plain old island exploration using the free island trolley bus. There is enough to keep the whole family occupied. The major attractions of Orlando and Tampa (Busch Gardens) are within easy driving distance. As is the city of Sarasota - the cultural heart of Florida. Our townhouse is ideally located to cater for all holiday tastes. Just steps from pure white sandy beaches and beautiful gulf waters the 3 outside balconies, all with sea views, provide a wonderful viewing point to enjoy stunning sunsets over the Gulf of Mexico. There is a scenic walkway, through mangroves, to the inter-coastal waterway where you can enjoy fantastic sunrises, watch dolphins play, pelicans catch their next meal, sail boats glide by or simply cast a line and do some fishing of your own from the decked area. All within easy walking distance to an excellent selection of restaurants, shops and cafes, and to the famous Bridge Street Pier. There is a shared pool on site with jacuzzi and large gas BBQ for those wishing to relax after a day at the beach, shopping or enjoying the many activities on offer. Explore this beautiful island courtesy of the free trolley service - stops are right on the doorstep outside the townhouse.
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|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Bradenton Beach|
|Will consider||House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Tampa 80 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (1), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 9|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Private fishing lake or river|
|Access||Secure parking, Lift access|
|Further details indoors|
The townhouse was fully refurbished in late 2010 with lots of "designer" touches added. It boasts a fully equipped kitchen and laundry. TV's in all bedrooms with full cable service (including sports package) available from the large HD TV in the lounge. Wireless internet also available together with free local (US/Canada) telephone calls. Large garage can cater for 2 vehicles. Plenty of living space afforded by this 1524 sq ft property. Beach chairs, parasols and large cooler provided to help you enjoy lazy days on the beautiful beach. 2 bicycles on hand to help you explore the island!
The property enjoys an internal elevator which we recommend should be used only for the carriage of luggage, shopping, groceries etc. The townhouse is located over 2 floors and the elevator is a useful addition in this regard.
|Further details outdoors|
The large decked balcony off the lounge provides the perfect location for enjoying outside living Florida style. The property also boats balconies off the dining room and the main master suite. The shared pool and jacuzzi have recently been refurbished. Facilities here also include a large gas BBQ, large patio area with loungers and tables/chairs to relax and indulge in island living.
Minimum one week rentals
Refundable deposit required to secure booking
No pets allowed
Cleaning fee applies
Credit card fee applies (3%)
Local agent on island
Special rates apply for longer stays
The Florida region
Situated at the southern tip of Tampa Bay, Anna Maria Island enjoys a tropical climate with an average yearly temperature in the high 70's with highs in the 90's during the summer months. Ideally situated the Island provides a perfect location for exploring the wider Gulf Coast area. Tampa is a one hour drive and boasts many attractions including the regenerated Ybor City (where you will find the oldest restaurant in the US - Columbia) whilst Orlando with its many theme parks and other attractions is only a two hour drive away (perfect location for combining a week at Orlando with a more relaxing week on the beach!). Anna Maria Island is only c40 mins drive from Sarasota, the cultural capital of Florida where you can explore museums, theatres, galleries and many other place of interest.
Anna Maria Island
It was once a best kept secret among Florida day trippers; known for its sugar white sandy beaches, emerald Gulf waters and quaint old Key West style shops and restaurants, Anna Maria Island is now becoming known further afield as the perfect vacation destination - private island feel yet close to everything you need for a perfect holiday. The island retains many of the qualities you would associate with old Florida. There are no high rises, no hotel chains, no fast food chains - fine restaurants abound. Whether it is a relaxing or active holiday you are seeking Anna Maria can cater for all your tastes -beautiful beaches, excellent shopping, fine restaurants and a wide variety of outside activities to suit all tastes. Check it out!!
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8 Jun 2014
Just back from 9 nites on AMI staying at Villa Conch. What a beautiful Island & gorgeous town house! The house is ideally placed in the middle of the island & 50 steps from the most amazing beach!!! W… More
Thank you for your kind review and delighted you enjoyed yourselves so much. We do actually provide adaptors to cater for our UK / Eurpoean guests but some guests like to take them home as a souvenir!! We look forward to welcoming you back to our little piece of paradise.
27 Apr 2014
Wonderful holiday made all the more special because of high standard, spacious accommodation. Very well maintained and equipped with everything you could possibly require. Gorgeous uncrowded beach rig… More
Delighted you had such a wonderful time - booking for another 3 weeks is a great endorsement in itself. Enjoy your next stay!
22 Apr 2014
"Great vacation place"
After one week at Villa Conch with my extended family I agree with the positive previous reviews. All I would like to add is that I find a queen bed in the master bedroom a little small for two adults… More
Many thanks for the positive feedback. We will check the cookware when we visit next week and replace as required. Thanks for bringing it to our attention. Look forward to having you stay with us in the not too distant future!
15 Apr 2014
"Great vacation place."
My wife and I spent a month at Villa Conch and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The condo is clean and well appointed with everything you might need for a great vacation. It is centrally located on the Island with the beach just across the street. Extreamely convenient for walking on the beach. A free trolly runs around the island, which makes it easy to get around and not have to worry about parking. Many good restaurants on the Island which causes a problem of which to choose. Overall a great experience.
Dave many thanks for taking the time to post this lovely review - very much appreciated. Delighted you had a great time and we look forward to having you back with us next February.
Kind Regards, Kieran
15 Apr 2014
"excellent place to relax loved all the balconies"
great place. elevator was a welcome bonus. had a great time well furnished good location convenient for walking to the beech and restaurants loved the trolly
Many thanks for taking time to write this review. Glad you made use of the elevator - it does come in handy!! Hope to see you again at Villa Conch.
16 Oct 2013
We stayed at Villa Conch for three weeks this summer to celebrate our silver wedding. It was the most relaxing holiday we have ever spent together. Great accommodation, beautiful sea and beaches, go… More
17 Jul 2013
"Beautiful holiday home in perfect location"
Just returned from spending a week at Villa Conch and we couldn't have been happier! It is beautifully decorated and furnished, very clean and has everything you could possibly wish for to make your holiday perfect.
Anna Maria is a beautiful, lush, green island and Villa Conch is perfectly situated, only a few steps from a gorgeous white sand beach where we spent all of our days. Plenty of good restaurants within walking distance and a free trolley bus for those a bit further afield.
A very relaxing holiday in a beautiful "home from home". We did not want to leave!
16 Jul 2013
"Grea Locatain and very roomy for 5!!"
We rented the Condo for the week, over 4th of July. It rained off and on all week but were able to get in beach time and fishing off the dock located at the back of the Condo development. OBTW, caught… More
7 Jul 2013
"Beautiful Island - Would love to return"
Having visited Florida several times over the years and loving the gulf coast barrier islands we discovered Anna Maria Island when searching the internet for somewhere new. We're so glad we stumbled upon it. This island destination is just beautiful. This condo is ideally placed with the free trolley bus stops just steps away. Bridge street with its various restaurants and shops is just a short stroll away so ideal if you don't want to use the trolley which stops operating about 10.30pm so can curtail your entertainment at night!!. Condo is modern, very clean and has all the amenities you will need. We had an extremely relaxing stay and enjoyed this complex immensly. It is just steps away from the beautiful beach from which we rented kayaks and were lucky enough to see a manatee close up - definitely the highlight of our holiday. Would totally recommend.
17 Apr 2013
We have just returned from a fantastic week in Villa Conch. it was just what we needed after a manic two weeks in Orlando/ Disney. The Villa is fantastic in a beautiful location literally 2 mins walk from the beach, which is georgeous (white sand and blue sea) and lots of shells and sharks teeth to collect!!!! We have a child with Cerebral Palsy who struggles to walk any distance so the trolley stop at the end of the driveway was brilliant for us because it meant we cud get anywhere on the island with ease. The pool and hot tub were great and we always managed to get sun beds, it almost felt like a private pool!!! There's loads to do on the island we hired a boat and watched the dolphins swimming round us, went jet skiing and parasailing all of which were fantastic!!! I would definitely recommend this villa to anyone and although we don't usually return to places because we feel there's always somewhere new to visit this is an exception to the rule and we will definitely return at some point! Just to mention it was all so straight forward and we had contact numbers in case we had any problems which we didn't so all in all we couldn't have hoped for more!!! Thanks for having us we had a totally amazing time!!!
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