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Fishful Thinking
- 2 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms in Holmes Beach, FL

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Fishful Thinking

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Vacation rental house. Sleeps 4, 2 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms. Pets Allowed: dog
308 65th Street, Unit B, Holmes Beach FL 34217

Rate & Minimum Stay Summary: Nightly base rent from $245 - $350
*Pricing displayed excludes taxes, fees and optional travel insurance.

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Max Occupants: 4

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This lovely new island 2 bedrooms, 2.5 baths home with private heated pool is a dream. This home is in a superb location just steps to the white sands of the gulf-side pristine beaches, nearby trolley stop, and shops of Holmes Beach. The home offers every comfort you can imagine with an open concept living, dining, and kitchen, and tile floors throughout. The spacious 2 bedroom 2 bath home has a kitchen, living room, dining room and two bedrooms with king beds, 2 full baths and a large laundry room. The kitchen is equipped with stainless appliances and granite counter tops. The home offers a spacious garage and amazing outdoor space with private heated pool, grill, outdoor seating. The home is stocked with beach towels, beach chairs, beach cart, and linens and towels for your use during your stay. Fishful Thinking is in a prime location centrally located on the island in Holmes Beach. It is located just minutes from the Manatee Bridge and entrance to Anna Maria Island along with the local grocery store, pharmacy, & public beach and Skate Park. The home is literally just up the street from the public beach access. It is located to a nearby free trolley stop that runs the length of the island and is a very short distance to the local beer and wine store, as well as several bars and restaurants. You may bring your pet pet for an extra fee. Don't miss this dream home.

Accommodates up to 4 people. Minimum Stay Required: 1 Week.
Max. parking: 2; VRC #18-000021

You are vacationing in a residential area. Please be a good neighbor by keeping the noise to a respectful level during the day and night. Excessive and unreasonable noise can deprive neighbors of the peaceful enjoyment of their private property.

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Standard Amenities
Private Pool
Dishes & Utensils, Blender, Dishwasher, Cookware, Toaster, Microwave, Coffee Maker, Refrigerator, Full Kitchen
High Speed Internet, Ironing Board, Washer & Dryer, Linens, Ceiling Fans, Central Air
Nearby Publix, Coin Laundry, Convenience Store, Nearby Bank, Nearby Post Office, Nearby ATM
Beach Wagon, Beach Chairs, Beach Towels, Bar, shopping, Restaurant, Golf Course, Nearby Grocery, Nearby Medical Services, Area FitnessCenter
Beach wagon, Pool Heat to 82F Add'l Heat $100, Beach Towels, Sun Loungers, Private Pool, Gas Grill, Patio
Near Beach, Close to Town
Cable TV

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Gorgeous Property

By: Trip Date: 2021-06-26
House was beautiful and in great location

Great time at a great place!

By: Trip Date: 2021-06-12
This house is perfect for 2 couples as there are 2 masters and just the right amount of space. The location is excellent and the property was clean and well maintained. On our first night (a Saturday evening), we noticed the pool pump was not working properly. Within 30 minutes of submitting a request, there was someone at the house to fix the issue. The management team was professional and courteous.

Great house and great location!

By: Trip Date: 2021-04-10
Cannot wait to return to Anna Maria Island and stay at Fishful Thinking again! The pool/outdoor area was great and quiet. The house was also great- very nicely appointed and comfortable. The location was great too- less than 5 minute walk to the beach and easily accessible to everything else on the island. Not one complaint- 5 stars all around!

Anna Maria Vacation

By: Trip Date: 2021-01-23
Great home. Seems very new. Has a nice outdoor area to watch TV and swim. Quick walk to a beautiful beach. Would definitely rent it again.


By: Trip Date: 2021-02-06
The house was beautiful and spacious. Bathrooms were spacious. Beds were comfortable. Decor lovely. Heated pool was delightful. Would rent again. The rental company is helpful and they came immediately to turn on the pool heat when it was off. The only thing the rental needs are simple fixes such as coffee cups, beach towels, and closet hangers. Each closet only had 2-4 hangers.

Great stsy

By: Trip Date: 2021-01-16
We had a great week at our rental in AMI. We had a little issue with a toilet but within a few hours on a Sunday, a repairman showed up. The house was clean and well appointed. We would definitely return.

A wonderful home base on AMI!

By: Trip Date: 2020-12-29
We had a wonderful time at Fishful Thinking! The home is centrally located on AMI with a number of restaurants and bars within walking distance. The beach is two blocks away, and there is plenty of beach gear (chairs, umbrellas, cooler, beach cart) available for use. After a few days of walking everywhere, we quickly realized that renting bikes is a MUST! Fishful Thinking is a short 10 minute bike ride to Pine Ave. and the Sandbar restaurant (our favorite), and 10 minute bike ride south to AMI Beach Cafe, and 15-20 mins. to locations on the southern part of the island. There are plenty of bike rental companies that will pick up/drop off bikes at the house. The house itself was amazing, beautiful decor, and the yard/pool area was so serene, with no neighbors in sight. We enjoyed the outdoor entertainment area with plenty of seating and an outdoor TV, which was great for socially-distant entertaining during COVID. The house was well equipped with all of the cooking pans/utensils/etc. that we needed, and we were grateful for the strong wifi connection for working remotely. The rooms were spacious and comfortable. We hope to stay at Fishful Thinking again in the future!

Perfect spot, close to everything

By: Trip Date: 2020-07-25
Beautifully decorated home with everything you need for a week's vacation. Close to the beach and great restaurants. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would certainly go back.

Perfect in every way. Short walk to catch the sunset.

By: Trip Date: 2020-06-13
Great location on a quiet street, short walk to the beach. The house was clean and very nicely decorated. Furniture and beds were all very comfortable. Kitchen was well stocked with high quality cookware. The pool and outdoor patio area were perfect, ample comfortable seating there as well. The only thing lacking was good beach chairs and umbrella. We never hesitate to rent them, as we spend a lot of time at the beach, however it's always nice when a house has them. Highly recommend this property. We'll be back!