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Light, Bright, Sure to Delight!

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)


Property Details

Updated: Nov 7, 2016
Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 4 Sleeps

Why Pay Realtor Commissions Or Middleman Fees.

This unit is locally owned and managed. Mark, the owner resides on Anna Maria Island and is often on site. My dedication to your comfort is guaranteed. No waiting around for days while an absentee landlord scrambles to address your needs.

Call this updated, renovated, tastefully appointed and spacious 2 BR /2 BA condo home during your stay. This unit overlooks the crystal clear swimming pool of the beach to bay community of Gulf Watch. The amenities have been crafted to ensure that all your expectations are met.

Accommodations Include These Features

Covered parking for 2 cars and a single flight of stairs make your stay comfortable and convenient.

Completely outfitted eat in kitchen is equipped with all new appliances and new space saver washer and dryer. The kitchen is open to the combination dining and living rooms. The living room is outfitted with a 50 inch flat panel TV with DVD player.

The master bedroom has a beautiful king size bed with new mattress and box springs, a 27' flat panel TV, and 2 closets. The master bath has new tile in the shower surround.

The tastefully decorated guest bedroom has both a queen size and a twin bed, along with a walk in closet. The guest bath was also updated and is nicely appointed.

Both the living room and master bedroom have doors that open to the patio that look over the heated swimming pool. This unit sleeps 4 maximum.

WI - FI / Cable TV / free local and long distance calling, and all those little extras to make your stay comfortable are included.

This unit is also well stocked with beach chairs, beach towels, coolers, an umbrella, and

This unit is located 100 yards and ACROSS GULF DRIVE to the magnificent white sandy beaches of Anna Maria Island. Minimum rental term six nights. Minimum 25 years of age.

More Details
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Swimming pool

Recent Review

About the Owner

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Guestbook comments from the owner

This was a delight to stay at. The owner has thought of everything. The balcony looked over the pool and was shaded in the afternoon. You are directly across the street from the beach and the condo has beach chairs, towels, floaties, etc. The beds were very comfy and we had plenty of room. I would recommend this wonderful owner and condo to everyone. We'll be back, for sure. Dianne
Apr 2011
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7 Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

Dublin, Ohio, USA

Excellent condo in a great location

  • 5 of 5

Spent a week at this condo in December. We really lucked out as we didn't know much about Anna Maria Island. The condo has everything you need, beach towel, chairs, etc. Just like the owner Mark told me, bring yourselves. The condo has a private access to the beach, which gives us an almost private beach feel. The area is nice and quiet. We walked to nice restaurants nearby. There's also a Circle K for us to pick up some quick items. We didn't use our car at all while we were there except for the trip to an outlet mall. This was by far the most relaxing vacation I've ever had. White sand beach for miles and nice heated pool. The owner, Mark, was very responsive in communications. We didn't need to call Mark for anything during our stay as everything was there in great condition. I'll go back there and rent this condo in a heart beat.

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kalamazoo, MI

Awesome place to stay!!

  • 5 of 5

I recommend this condo, and this owner, to anyone traveling to Anna Maria Island. The location is great with restaurants, beach and trolley stop close by. The condo was clean and fully stocked with anything you could possibly need whether you are laying at the pool, going to the beach or sightseeing. He has thought of everything! Definitely will return, and recommend to my friends and family.

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Outstanding Rental

  • 5 of 5

This is the 4th time we have stayed at Gulf Watch but the first time in this unit. Unit is far above others in the complex. The owner has done an outstanding job in adding little touches that makes the stay so nice.

I highly recommend this property

Looking forward to next year.

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Excellent location, amentities are great. We had a great time and plan to return every year. Anna Maria Island is awesome. The beach is amazing. LOVED IT!

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2011
  • Stayed: Oct 2011
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Perth Scotland UK


  • 5 of 5

Marks Condo is the best, it has everything that we needed to make our beach and pool holiday one of the best we have had.The pool is fantastic , just the right length for us oldies.Resturants and bars close by and very friendly.I would not hesitate to recommend Marks condo to anyone looking for a relaxing holiday or to use it as a base to sightsee Sarasota and surrounding areas.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2011
  • Stayed: Sep 2011
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Great vacation spot!

  • 5 of 5

Our family spent a week here and had a wonderful time! The condo was clean, updated and very comfortable. It was our home away from home. A short walk across the street and you are at a white sandy beach! Beautiful warm Gulf water! If you do not have a car, no problem. There are restaurants,shopping, putt putt golf all within walking distance. The condo complex has a great pool! 2 parking spots per unit. The owner is WONDERFUL! He has great communication and was so friendly. We will be back next year and have told all of our friends and families! We were there on the 4th of July and watched the fireworks right from our balcony!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I truly appreciate your positive review. I have some help so I will pass along your comments to the people that assist me. Again I thank you for the wonderful review and I look forward to seeing you again next year.
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Activity and Interests

Car: not necessary

Whether it's the dazzling sunshine of a winter hideout or the inviting Gulf breeze of a sultry summer retreat, Anna Maria Island is a paradise unlike any other. Located on Florida's beautiful southwest Gulf coast, Anna Maria Island will make your Florida vacation dreams come true. Someday is Today. Book your Florida beach holiday now!

From your private beach access, just steps from your door, explore the multiple pure white sand beaches of Anna Maria Island. Gaze out over the emerald Gulf waters as you stroll the miles of pristine coastline. Pause to admire the thriving marine life of this tropical oasis. Watch in awe as the sun dips behind the gleaming waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Enjoy a romantic walk as moonlight glistens a top a wave of a rising tide. Catch the glimmer of light as a boat passes on the sparkling intercoastal waters of Anna Maria Sound.

If shopping or dining out is your passion, Bridge Street is a leisurely walk, and a short drive gets you to the vibe of St. Armands Circle and Sarasota. The free Anna Maria Island trolley runs daily from 6am - 11pm. Other activities in the immediate vicinity include kayaking, boating, fishing, scuba diving, snorkeling, yoga on the beach, hiking and parasailing.


Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Sep 4 2016 - Dec 17 2016
7 night minimum stay
Dec 18 2016 - Jan 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jan 28 2017 - Feb 24 2017
7 night minimum stay
Feb 25 2017 - Apr 22 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 11.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Property Type

  • condo


  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool


  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • Water View


  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1
  • Bathroom 2


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2

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