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Songbird Cottage

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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 5
Anna Maria Island, Florida
Songbird Cottage

We live here part time and Songbird is loved. Of course, there are things that could be more high-end or updated, or there are units closer to the beach. But everything is clean and functional. And I'm pretty confident that you can't beat it at this price range. I take a personal interest in the day-to-day care of the place and am available by phone/text/email to ensure that everything is as it should be for the guests, and I deal with local contractors who are aware of my standards and with whom I have a longstanding relationship. Both units have all the comforts of home due to the fact my wife and I stay here frequently. Our goal has been repeat guests coming back again and again.. we really want you to have a pleasant stay so you want to come back. Maximum 4 adults.

1.The Gulf beach access is 3 blocks and...
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Listing #FKN8612600
About the Owner
Joel S
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2009
Interaction with guests
I will send you access information one week before you arrive. And if you want I can provide you things to do for one week. You will need to tell me your likes and dislikes just a little bit before I put it together. It will come with links to the places I mention so you can read up.
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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for a spacey and well equipped two bedroom location close to the beach for an affordable rate you have just found it! Songbird cottage is just ten minutes away from the next public beach access - and that is walking distance...More

Thank Jan-Mirko L
Joel S, VR Owner at Songbird Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2018

Hi Jan-Mirko and family, Thank you for your very kind words and so glad you had a great time! Love to have you return. Joel and Marga Songstad

Reviewed March 24, 2018

This rental is as advertised - nothing fancy, but comfortable and cozy. It reminded us of the old style lake cottages we've visited in Northern Wisconsin. It's furnished with everything you need. We stayed for 2 weeks. The bikes were great to use for getting...More

Thank Nina S
Joel S, VR Owner at Songbird Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded March 25, 2018

Hi Nina, It was our pleasure to meet you and glad you had a good time! Joel and Marga

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Reviewed November 13, 2017

Songbird Cottage is an clean and very comfortable family bungalow style home with all the things you need to make your stay on the Island enjoyable. It is walking distance to many nice restaurants, a free Trolley that can takes you up and down the...More

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Joel S, VR Owner at Songbird Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded November 15, 2017

Thank you for visiting and so glad you made good memories! And thanks for your kind words. Joel

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Suitable for kids
No pets allowed
Smoking not allowed inside.
Maximum of 3 Adults.
    1 Full bath
    2 Twins
    1 Queen
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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 Per night Per week
Default 7 nights
Oct 17, 2018 -
Oct 25, 2018
7 nights --
Oct 28, 2018 -
Nov 16, 2018
7 nights --
Nov 17, 2018 -
Nov 23, 2018
7 nights --
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Cleaning: $110 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Lodging tax: 12%
Deposits: Deposit $500.00
Cleaning $110.00
Saturday to Saturday is ok with me as well as other days sometimes.
Payment Options: American Express, Cashier's Check, Discover, Mastercard, Money Order, PayPal, Personal Check, Visa
Other Fees: Cleaning fee is $110.00

Add $100 for Christmas, New Years, July 4th, Thanksgiving week. Add $150.00 for Easter Week.

Plus the tax of 12%
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About the neighborhood
If you are looking for old Florida then come here for fun in the sun with no high rises and a laid back feel.

Imagine Florida 30 years ago and that is how Anna Maria Island is
today. Powder soft beaches, exquisite sunsets, superb fishing and it
is a bird sanctuary too. Plenty to do; swimming, kayaking, dolphin
cruises, sport fishing, golf, shopping or relaxing with a good book.

WHERE WE ARE: Gulf Coast near Bradenton - Fly into Tampa and drive
[over 40 minutes and under an hour] over to Anna Maria Island on the
Gulf of Mexico or fly into Sarasota and it is 20 minutes to Anna
Maria Island. This 7 mile island is north of Sarasota and south of

The Beach is 3 blocks.

Walk 7 blocks south to a shopping center (think 1960 one level).

Or ride a bike everywher...
Getting around
It is possible to put a bike on the trolley. Have done it from time to time.

Trolley stop to go north is a one block walk.

To go south it is at the beach entrance 3 blocks.

There are services to pick you up at the airport and take you back. I have a good one.

You can rent a golf cart.

A car comes in handy unless you can ride a bike. If you ride then no need for a car.
Car advised
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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