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Shell Cottage

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Very Good 4/5 Score from 1 review

Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 3

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed

Shell Cottage is situated just 200ft away from the beautiful white sandy beach of Anna Maria which is 7 miles long. Set in a quiet leafy lane Shell shares our heated pool with our other 2 cottages and can be rented together or separately.

The property has a small sofa-bed therefore enabling it to sleep up to 3 people and as it has an inner connecting door it can be rented together with the adjoining property, Seahorse Cottage, making a 3 bed 2 Bath Cottage

This property is small and compact however the interior is nice and bright and fully air conditioned and it is also fully equipped & comfortably furnished.

Situated in the nature reserve part on Anna Maria where you can walk along the beach and see Dolphins play, Pelicans dive, Herons, Ibis, Parrots and numerous other beautiful birds.

Rent a bike and follow the bike tracks around the Island or use the free Trolly bus. Enjoy fishing, Tennis, Boules

Skateboarding, Golf or visit the local Gym or spa. A perfect Island for doing as little or as much as you want.

Numerous Restaurants for every taste and quaint craft, book, antigue markets, art galleries & clothes shops.

Book a boat and go sight seeing or deep sea fishing. Fish off the local Piers.

Visit the neighbouring Island of Longboat Key or take a trip off the Island to a Theme Park or Outlet centre.

Size Sleeps up to 3, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Anna Maria Beach
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised, Wheelchair users
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Sarasota/ Tampa 60 km
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
Pool Shared outdoor pool (heated)
General Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, 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 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 3
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Shared outdoor pool (heated), Shared garden, BBQ
Access Parking, Wheelchair users
Further details indoors

Fully air conditioned and comfortably furnished we aim to let your holiday start as soon as you arrive. Light rooms with french doors leading from the sitting room out onto the pool area offer a superb view of the beautifully planted tropical garden.

Bathroom offers bath with shower over and kitchen is equipped with everything you should need.

We offer cable TV with a large selection of channels and there is a phone in the cottage to receive calls and to make local calls.

Further details outdoors

By simply walking through a lovely leafy lane you arrive at the beautiful beach of Anna Maria, or choose to stay and while away your day in the hammock in the dappled shade. Safety is of the highest importance to us and the doors leading from this property come directly into the pool area. They are alarmed for your own peace of mind. Our pool is deep, 4 feet at the shallow end and we always advise complete supervision over children and non swimmers. Due to this we do not recommend this cottage for children. The alarm does have an on off switch but we have to recomend that this is not turned off. If for any reason you dont think this is working when you arrive there is a tel no for you to call to get it rectified imeadiatley. If rented with Seahorse this door can be double locked and padlocked.

Further details

Changeover days are flexible however we do prefer to avoid Sundays. If this is not possible then a surcharge of $55.00 + tax may be applied.

Check-in is any time after 3pm and check-out is by 10.30am on the day of departure.

Bedding and towels are provided and the property is cleaned before and after your visit however we do ask that it is left in a good manner when you depart.

Hairdryer is provided.

We are not able to provide baby equipment however there are rental companies on the island where equipment can be hired and we can provide contact information if required.

The property is strictly no smoking and we do not allow pets.

The Florida region

Anna Maria island is a slower pace of life! Approached by bridges from the mainland it offers a beautiful sugar white coastline surrounded by lovely gulf water. Anna Maria is a nature reserve where you can watch Dolphins from the beach, see turtles, tortoises, herons, pelicans, parrots and many other beautiful birds and forms of wildlife.

Known as a piece of paradise Anna Maria is a place to relax and enjoy & with numerous restaurants that cater for every taste you will never be short of somewhere to eat.

The climate is pretty constant temperatures being mainly in the 80's, coolest times being January and February. Rainfall is highest in September.

Anna Maria Island

There are many activities offered on Anna Maria, from tennis, skateboarding, Surfing, Kite Surfing, Boules to kayaking, parasailing, bike rental, fish from the Piers or take a fishing charters, rent a boat, sail, jetski or skim board. Visit the antique markets, book or clothes shops, craft stalls or just sit back and relax.

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2 Dec 2012


"Quaint cottage in nice area"

I've written this review after coming across the cottage again whilst browsing this website. I realised that I hadn't written a review after our stay. This little cottage is perfect for a couple. It's in a lovely part of AMI at the north end within walking distance to loads. When we rented we had friends staying in the cottage next door and we shared laundry facilities. The cottage was well equipped and the pool area was lovely but watch out for those mossies at night time (probably due to the nice landscaping, flowers etc. Best to take some repellant and remember to use it. The beach at that part of the island is great and the trolley stop is a short walk. I would rent this cottage again especially if there were a group of us using all three.

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Calendar last updated:30 Nov 2014

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