Island Time-Private Beach Access-Heated Pool-Water Views

Island Time-Private Beach Access-Heated Pool-Water Views

From $152.00 Per Night

Address: 601 Gulf Dr. N. Unit 112 Location: Bradenton Beach 11 air miles from Sarasota / Bradenton, FL (SRQ) Airport Type: Condominium
2 Bedrooms 4 Beds 2 Baths Sleeps 6 no
About This Home
Escape to this bright, airy, coastal, freshly remodeled second-floor 2BR/2BA gulf-to-bay condo in the quiet Gulf Watch community of Bradenton Beach located on Anna Maria Island. The open-concept interior has a tranquil, beachy ambiance with a palette of soft blue, white and neutrals. Stroll just 400 steps to private beach access. Warm your toes in sugar-white sands and immerse yourself in the Caribbean-blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico, where dolphins play daily. The screened-in balcony, just off the living room, overlooks palm fronds and the Palma Sola Bay. Island Time boasts a new, fully equipped granite kitchen and breakfast bar and is thoughtfully adorned with tasteful décor, coastal art and contemporary tropical-style details, providing all the comforts of home for leisure and relaxation. Island Time is the ideal retreat for families, couples and snowbirds alike. LIVING: The main living room is a cool, comfortable coastal haven with tile floors, a plush sofa, a love seat, an armchair and ottoman and a natural wood coffee table. Relax here below the ceiling fan and stream your favorite shows or movies on the 65” HD TV. Enjoy conversations with loved ones or curl up with a good book. This stylish, open-design living space boasts a soothing coastal color palette of soft blue, white, gray and neutrals with splashes of cobalt and aqua blue. Sliding glass doors from the living room open to the balcony/lanai overlooking palm fronds and bay views. The balcony is the perfect spot to enjoy an evening cocktail in paradise amidst the fragrance of plumeria and salty breezes. KITCHEN/DINING: The bright new, fully equipped kitchen is a chef’s dream! The kitchen’s elegant tray ceiling has recessed lighting, a single pendant chandelier illuminates the granite bar. Prepare a tropical feast after a day at the beach. Store your provisions in abundant custom cabinetry. Gorgeous granite countertops offer plenty of space for meal prep. Stainless steel appliances include a glass-top electric stove, oven, microwave, French door refrigerator with icemaker, dish washer and double basin sink. The kitchen is fully equipped with pots, pans, cookware, utensils, cutlery, dishware, glassware, a coffee maker, a kettle, a toaster, a blender, a chef’s caliber knife block and more. The kitchen is flanked on one side with a sleek granite pass-through window bar at the kitchen and has stool seating for four. The other side of the kitchen has a breakfast nook furnished with a round table with seating for four. Maritime art featuring prints of marlin and maps of waterways adorn the walls. The open design of the kitchen/dining area ensures that a chef is never isolated from the group. This breakfast nook is a sublime spot to sip your morning cappuccino or fresh-squeezed citrus juice. Or, sit at the breakfast bar and share a glass of wine with the chef during dinner prep. Situated between the kitchen and living room is a hardwood dining table seating for six. Illuminated by a sleek, contemporary chandelier. This dining room is beautifully updated with chair rails and ornamental trim. Additionally, there’s outdoor, poolside picnic dining space available to you, as well as grills, perfect for grilling fresh caught seafood, steaks, burgers or veggie kabobs. Gather your group for an outdoor BBQ! BEDROOMS/BATHS: Island Time has two bedrooms, each with an ensuite bathroom. These bedrooms have large windows with shades, plenty of natural light, luxurious mattresses and sumptuous bedding. The king primary has luxury vinyl plank flooring, a ceiling fan with a lamp, matching night stands with reading lamps, a bureau with a large Smart TV and a chair and lamp. Tropical décor and seascapes adorn the walls. There’s a large closet and an ensuite bathroom with a large vanity, a well-lit mirror and a shower/tub combo. The second bedroom is painted a vibrant sky blue and has one queen bed and one twin-over-twin bunk bed. There’s a large bureau, a closet and an ensuite bathroom with a shower and bathtub combo. Both bathrooms have plush towels, toiletries and hair dryers. There’s a stackable washer/dryer in a closet off the kitchen. OUTDOOR AMENITIES: Discover the ultimate amenity: stroll just 400 feet from your doorstep to white sand beaches boasting the most breathtaking seashells in all of Florida. Immerse yourself in the crystal-clear waters of the Gulf of Mexico, where friendly dolphins frolic and play daily. After dinner, stargaze and watch the moonrise over the water. The Gulf Watch community offers a 35 ft x 15 Ft heated community pool set amidst tropical landscaping. This large swimming pool will delight families, children, the very young and the young at heart. The pool deck has BBQ grills, lounge chairs, sun umbrellas and picnic space; it’s perfect for relaxing cookouts. Sip margaritas poolside and listen to the music of tropical breezes rustling through palm fronds. Serve hors d’oeuvres or a light lunch on the covered, screened-in 98 sq ft balcony. A café-style dining table on the balcony offers cushioned seating for two. Additionally, there’s a wicker loveseat. A natural palm ceiling fan keeps the breeze moving. Savor serene Florida sunsets in pink, violet, orange and gold hues. The free island trolley stop is a 3 minute walk from your doorstep. Convenience to beaches, dining and great sea food is a highlight of Island Time. Park your car (two covered parking spaces are provided) and explore the small, charming, historic island by foot, bicycle, golf cart or trolley or the Monkey Bus (island bus transportation). THE NEIGHBORHOOD: The Gulf Watch community, located in Bradenton Beach on Anna Maria Island is nestled perfectly between the Gulf of Mexico and Palma Sola Bay. Enjoy breathtaking views of both from the comfort of your own balcony. Watch the Cortez drawbridge in the morning as the sailboats pass through, or marvel at the ocean sunset every evening. The condo is centrally located so you can enjoy a plethora of great restaurants, shops, Bridge Street and the dreamy white-sand beaches within walking distance. Convenience is a key attribute of the island-themed condo. Walk to 14 different restaurants! The prime location of Island Time offers an easy stroll to boutiques, entertainment, grocery markets and pharmacies. Nearby are boat rentals, sunset cruises, as well as jet ski, bike, paddleboard, scooter and kayak rentals. The white sand beaches of Anna Maria flaunt the prettiest seashells in Florida! Anna Maria is also a top US location for rare seashells. Swim in the turquoise Gulf of Mexico, where dolphins play daily. Bring your fishing gear to cast a line of the pier or rent boat and get out on deep water and fish. The Shoppes of Paradise Bay Plaza is about 4 miles away and offers grocery shopping , restaurants, a Starbucks coffee shop and a Dollar Tree store. The Sarasota/Bradenton airport in a 19 minute drive (10.1 miles) south. Downtown Sarasota and St. Armands Circle are about a 30-minute drive south, which is a great place for watching a sunset from a rooftop bar and casual and upscale dining and shopping. Longboat Key, Bradenton Beach and Anna Maria Island have fantastic restaurants and beachside activities such as boat rentals, sunset cruises, jet ski, bike, paddleboard, scooter and kayak rentals. Don’t forget a trip to downtown Bradenton on the Manatee River with bars, dining and Village of the Arts. The Village of the Arts is an eclectic live-work community of colorful historic cottages that house everything from award-winning restaurants to specialty shops, studios, healing arts, bakeries and Bradenton’s best art galleries. There is a saying here: “When you’re on Anna Maria Island, you don’t go to the beach . . . because on Anna Maria Island you’re already on the beach.” With Gulf temperatures averaging 84 degrees and 360 days of sunshine per year, the surrounding waters of AMI are known as “the nursery” because of the many dolphins that raise their young here. Surrounded by water and interlaced with canals, this area hosts many amazing sea creatures, including Loggerhead Turtles, Manatees and dolphins. Loggerhead Turtles are a protected species. A Turtle Watch group of wonderful folks search the beaches for nests and protect those nests until the eggs hatch (it is illegal for anyone to tamper with the nests). Manatees are also protected here in Florida – They are commonly seen in the summer when they leave their winter-warm waters and migrate south. Freshly, fully renovated 2BR/2BA second-floor gulf-to-bay condo, Gulf Watch community, Bradenton Beach on Anna Maria Island. Bright, coastal , airy, 98 sq ft screened-in balcony with Bay views. Stroll 400 feet to the beach! Swim in the 365 ft x 15 ft heated community pool,: deck has BBQ grills and picnic space. Open concept interior, new granite kitchen and breakfast bar, king primary with ensuite. Guest bedroom with Queen, bunk and ensuite. Laundry/WiFi/Covered parking /Private beach access, Sleeps 6.
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Things To Know

Things To Know Before You Book

  • Cancellation Policy: Full refund 60 days prior to arrival and no refunds after that.
  • Begin Check-in Time: 3:00 PM
  • Late Check-out Time: 10:00 AM
  • Parking Allowed: yes
  • Parking Price Type: charges may apply
  • Pets Allowed: no
House Rules

House Rules

  • Quick Snap Shot: Freshly, fully renovated 2BR/2BA second-floor gulf-to-bay complex. Bright, coastal, airy. Screened-in balcony w/ Bay views. Stroll 400 feet to the private beach access! Swim in the 35 ft x 15 ft heated community pool; screened deck, two BBQ grills on site. Open concept interior, new granite kitchen and breakfast bar, king primary w/ ensuite. Guest bedroom w/ Queen, bunk and ensuite. Laundry/WiFi/Covered parking/Private beach access. Sleeps 6.

  • Terms And Conditions: The aim of Anna Maria Island Beach Rentals, Inc. is to provide accommodations that are clean and comfortable and fully equipped so that you can enjoy your vacation to the fullest. The following terms and conditions are to ensure that our properties are kept in the condition equal to the time you arrived. PAYMENTS All reservations require a 30% deposit payable via credit card. A deposit is required to confirm your reservation and your deposit is applied toward your final balance owing. Please note all rates are United States Currency.All final balance owing payments are due 60 days prior to your arrival date. All reservations made 60 days or less prior to the arrival date, the full payment is due and payable immediately via credit card. CANCELLATION POLICY Cancellations received 61 days prior to the arrival date will receive a full refund less $300.00 administration fee. Cancellations received 60 days or less prior to the arrival date no refund will be issued and the balance is due in full. We encourage all guests to purchase the cancellation insurance offered to all guest reservations. You are a valued guest and we want to do everything possible to make your trip enjoyable and worry free. Because the unforeseen and unexpected can occur before you leave or when you’re away from home we recommend CSA’s Vacation Rental Insurance Plan. You can protect your valuable reservation investment for only 7.65% of the total gross reservation amount. Please review the enclosed Marketing Flyer for more details: product=G-330CSA OCCUPANCY Occupancy can never exceed the number of people indicated on the lease agreement including infants, children and visitors. Violation of this policy will result in immediate eviction without compensation as per condominium association rules. NOISE ORDINANCE The Island does have a noise ordinance that goes into effect after 10 pm, this ordinance pertains to any loud music or loud sounds coming from the accommodation after this hour. If the police or the Management Company is called due to the renters disturbing the peace we do reserve the right to terminate the rental agreement immediately without refund in certain situations. CHECK IN/CHECK OUT TIMES Check in time is 3pm - Check out time is 10am. TELEPHONE USAGE Most properties have landlines All local calls are free. Most properties offer unlimited long distance calling free. PETS No animals or reptiles of any description will be kept in or on premises. Violation of this policy will result in a $500.00 special cleaning charge applied to your credit card on file and immediate eviction without compensation. SMOKING The guest agrees to restrict any smoking to the outdoors. Smoking inside the condo, house or on the balconies is not permitted. Violation of the policy will result in a $500.00 special cleaning charge applied to your credit card on file and immediate eviction without compensation. KEYS All properties feature keyless locks. SECURITY DEPOSIT This Vacation Rental Damage plan covers unintentional damages to the rental unit interior that occur during your stay, provided they are disclosed to management prior to check-out. The policy will pay a maximum benefit of [$3000.00]. Any damages that exceed [$3000.00] will be charged to the credit card on file. If, during your stay at one of our Rental Properties, an Insured Person causes any damage to real or personal property of the unit as a result of inadvertent acts or omissions, the Insurer will reimburse the Insured for the cost of repair or replacement of such property up to a maximum benefit of [$3000.00]. Certain terms and conditions apply. Full details of the Vacation Rental Damage coverage are contained in the Certificate of Insurance or Insurance Policy ( The Vacation Rental Damage can be purchased up to, and including at, check-in. By submitting payment for this plan, you authorize and request CSA Travel Protection and Insurance Services to pay directly [Anna Maria Island Beach Rentals Inc.] any amount payable under the terms and conditions of the Vacation Rental Damage. INDEMNIFICATION: Anna Maria Beach Rentals, Inc. shall not be liable to guests or to any party for any damages to property or for the injury to persons on the premises from any cause whatsoever, including defects in the premises or otherwise: guests shall indemnify and hold harmless Anna Maria Island Beach Rentals, Inc. from any and against all liabilities, claims, expenses, fees, loss of use of actions of any and any kind arising out of renters or their guests use and occupancy of the premises. The management is not responsible for accidents, injury or loss of personal belongings of any kind. ENTIRE AGREEMENT This agreement shall be governed and enforced according to the laws of the State of Florida. The prevailing party in any lawsuit to enforce any provisions of this agreement shall be entitled to an award of attorneys fees, cost of expenses for mediation, arbitration and trialor appellate proceedings. This agreement contains the entire agreement of the parties. It may not be changed orally, but only by agreement in writing signed by the party against who enforcement of any waiver, change, modification, extension or discharge is sought. Renters cannot assign or transfer this agreement. GENERAL AND OVERSEAS VISITOR INFORMATION If you have not travelled to Florida before we have outlined a few pointers for your information. If you need to contact us by telephone from Europe please call us after 11.30 European time. Anna Maria Island is a small, friendly island community that welcomes and appreciates overseas visitors who come to the island for rest, relaxation sun and fun. TRAVEL Direct flights from the UK and the rest of Europe Airport Distances from Anna Maria Island: Tampa Airport 1 hr Orlando Airport 2 hrs Miami Airport 5 hrs Sarasota Airport 20 minutes (for connecting flights from other American airports such as New York, Atlanta or Washington) Fort Myers Airport 2.5 hrs TRAVEL INSURANCE You are a valued guest and we want to do everything possible to make your trip enjoyable and worry free. Because the unforeseen and unexpected can occur before you leave or when you’re away from home we recommend CSA’s Vacation Rental Insurance Plan. You can protect your valuable reservation investment for only 7.65% of the total gross reservation amount. Please review the enclosed Marketing Flyer for more details: product=G-330CSA MEDICAL AND EMERGENCY Do not leave home without taking out a Travel Insurance that also covers medical emergencies. Make sure your insurance covers you for travel in America. The excellent Pinnacle Medical walk-in clinic 941-761-1616 (similar to UK GPs – General Practitioners) for minor accidents and ailments is just over on the mainland – approximately 10 minutes drive. Blake Hospital comes highly recommended by many island residents. It is a large, modern and extremely well equipped hospital that offers a comprehensive range of medical services. Dr Guy Yatros at Island Dental Spa offers emergency dental treatment for visitors. GETTING AROUND ANNA MARIA ISLAND You can travel FREE from one end of the Island to the other with Anna Maria Island Trolley Service. Operating 365 days a year from six in the morning until ten thirty at night running every 20 minutes you will see green Anna Maria Island Trolleys traveling up and down the entire length of Anna Maria Island. Daily service runs from the Anna Maria City Pier which is the northern part of the Island, to Coquina Beach at the south. There are many stops all over the Island, with a stop right out front of Anna Maria Condo Rentals. You will find Trolley stops every two to four blocks and most have covered seating while you wait. Trolleys are air conditioned and some offer open air-seating. You can continue on to surrounding areas, including Bradenton, Longboat Key and Sarasota with MCAT (Manatee County Area Transit). MCAT connects with the FREE Anna Maria Island Trolley and you can get on the Long Boat Key Trolley and for .75 cents, ride it all the way to Sarasota and back. MCAT (Manatee County Area Transit) partners with SCAT (Sarasota County Area Transit) in operating the Longboat Key Trolley from Coquina Beach on Anna Maria Island to downtown Sarasota via Longboat Key and St. Armand’s Circle. Daily service runs from 5:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. every 60 minutes. Trolleys offer both air conditioned and open-air seating. The Longboat Key trolley does not operate on major holidays. TRAVELLING WITH CHILDREN Cribs, cots, high chairs and other baby equipment can be arranged. Phone or visit their website to reserve these items. They will deliver and set up the items and then collect them on the day you leave. Cribs come complete with set of sheets. Make sure small children wear sun hats, T-shirts and sunblock to prevent sunburn. Nearby shops sell them, plus a great range of beach toys, buckets & spades. Walgreens and Eckerd both pharmacies which sell many baby items plus prescription and non prescription drugs. SHOPPING Prices in Florida are generally much less expensive than in Europe. We have excellent casual and beachwear on the island. For really serious shoppers the nearby town of Bradenton is home to an incredible factory outlet mall where you can “shop till you drop”. Also really worth a visit is De Soto Mall just over on the mainland, with three large department stores, diverse small shops, coffee shops and restaurants. Trainers, sports gear, cosmetics, sunglasses, luxury name brand clothing lines, jewelry, shoes, CDs, cameras plus a myriad of other items. CLOTHING Make your journey easy, travel light. You have a large washer and dryer in your vacation home – you can buy great beach clothes & swimsuits here on island. Bring a light jacket for cooler evenings in winter months and wear cool comfortable cottons and sunhats/shades. If you are planning to take a trip up to Busch Gardens in Tampa or Disney in Orlando wear comfortable trainers. ISLAND INFORMATION We place a local information file in your vacation property with the answer to almost every question that has been asked of us by our guests. This contains emergency numbers, contact information, getting around, things to do and places to visit, info on your property, services, taxis, local restaurants and general island info. Our two local island newspapers can always be picked up at Publix Grocery store on the island and are a mine of information for visitors on local events, new restaurants to visit, fishing news and all the local gossip. The Anna Maria Island chamber of commerce office also has a plethora of maps, brochures and leaflets plus info on local tennis courts, golf, water sports, boat & jetski rental, scuba diving, boat trips, fishing trips and area events. HOUSE KEEPING Cleanliness of each property is a top priority of Anna Maria Island Beach Rentals Inc. All cleanings consist of wiping all surfaces from top to bottom, wiping down all appliances inside and out, removing all perishable items, washing all laundry in the unit, dusting all surfaces, moving furniture to clean under and around, all windows inside/out, and cleaning each unit thoroughly. Each property is inspected by trained supervisors. Their work is guaranteed to be right or they will come back and fix any issues. Additional cleaning services include taking care of most minor repairs to the property. Check and maintain all light fixtures, batteries in remotes, grill parts, patio furniture, and ac filters. Our goal is to have each property in tip top shape for your arrival. Our cleaning people will be the last people in the property before your arrival to make sure it is perfect. What you can expect upon arrival: In each bathroom: -bar soap-shampoo & conditioner -toilet strip cover -soap dispenser at sink -small garbage bags Kitchen set up: -Sponge-paper towel roll -new large garbage bag for large trash can -two dish tabs WE LOOK FORWARD TO WELCOMING YOU TO ANNA MARIA ISLAND.


  • Tennis court
  • Golf
  • Horseback riding
  • Pool: Heated
  • Pool


  • Bathtub.
  • Hairdryer.
  • Private bathroom.

Food and Drink

  • Coffee/Tea maker.

Media & technology

  • Cable television.
  • Satellite television.
  • TV.


  • Free parking
  • Indoor parking

Outdoor & view

  • Library
  • Beach view


  • Wireless internet connection.

Pool and Spa

  • Fitness center

Room amenities

  • Stove.
  • Washer/dryer.
  • Heating.
  • Air conditioning
  • Private pool.
  • Dishwasher.
  • Kitchen.
  • Washer.
  • Living room.
  • Room darkening shades.
  • Microwave.
  • Balcony/Lanai/Terrace.
  • Oven.
  • Barbecue grills.
  • Refrigerator.

Services & extras

  • Beach essentials


  • Grocery shopping service available
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