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Shell Cottage

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4.5 of 5 stars
Very good
2 reviews
Pool area
Sitting room
Entrance to the Beach
Sunset from the Beach
Sandbar Restaurant
Romance on the Beach
Shell Cottage
Dining Area
Shell Cottage
Rod & Reel Restaurant
The Beach
Ginny & Janeys
The Pool
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
Anna Maria Island, Florida
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.
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About the manager, Liane Squibb (Property Manager Idyllic Holiday Property Rentals)
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : May 2008
Overall rating: 4.4 / 5.0
Based on 5 reviews and 10 properties
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Listing #HL64295 by: Holiday Lettings
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4.5 of 5 stars Very good - based on 2 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 390 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012 for a stay in May 2010
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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. more

Hannover, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015 for a stay in November 2015
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Das Shell Cottage ist gut ausgestattet und in eine sehr gepflegte kleine und vor allem ruhig gelegene Anlage mit 3 Einheiten integriert. Hier mangelt es an nichts. Stühle und Sonnenschirme für den Strand, Grillgeräte sowie Waschmaschine und Trockner sind vorhanden und die Nutzung ist kostenlos! Ganz besonders die Lage ist bestechend: Zum hinreißenden Sand-Strand sind es nur 3 Gehminuten und sowohl die Sand Bar als auch das Rod and Reel Pier sind zu Fuß problemlos erreichbar.
Der Kontakt mit der Agentur war sehr nett und absolut unkompliziert.
Die 3 Cottages sind der ideale Ort zum Relaxen oder auch als Ausgangspunkt für kurze Trips an der Westküste. Absolut empfehlenswert!!!

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We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and will look forward to welcoming you back to Shell Cottage sometime in the near future. more

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Shared Yard
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
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Additional amenities & feature info
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.
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Jan 2, 2016 -
Feb 12, 2016
4 nights
Feb 13, 2016 -
Feb 29, 2016
4 nights
Mar 1, 2016 -
Apr 30, 2016
4 nights
May 1, 2016 -
Aug 13, 2016
4 nights
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
We can accept payment by US$ cheque or Visa/MasterCard (please note your bank may charge a foreign transaction fee if paying by debit card).

A security/damage deposit of $300 will be required to secure a booking.

US taxes (currently 11.5%) will be added to the above weekly rates.

The full rental monies are due within 12 weeks of arrival date.

All rates and applicable taxes are subject to change.

A surcharge may be applied for bookings of less than 7 nights and also a Sunday check-in may carry a surcharge.

An additional charge of $50.00 + taxes per person per rental using sofa-bed.

If you need to cancel your holiday for any reason we will not be able to refund any monies paid and therefore we recommend you takes out your own travel insurance to cover you in case of this.

Special offers may be available – please see our website for more details: www.idyllicholidayproperties.com

Bedding and towels are provided and the property is cleaned before and after your visit however we do...
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Airport: Sarasota/ Tampa: 37.3 mi
Whilst we do not specifically recommend airlines or car hire companies there are plenty of companies available on line for rates. Sarasota is about 30minutes drive away and Tampa is aprox 1 hour & 15 minutes.
2 webites that may be of help are www.moneyexpert.co.uk and travelsupermarket.com
Airlines that normally fly to these airports are:
British Airways, North West, Delta, United Airlines, US Airlines and Continental , US AIrways and Virgin.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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