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Blue Waters - Anna Maria, FL

25 reviews
Max occupancy: 8 1 King Bed, 2 Queen Bed, 2 Twin Bed 4 bedrooms 4 bathrooms No pets 
230 Willow Ave, Anna Maria, FL 34216

Luxury canal-front home with stunning pool - minutes to beach and Pine Avenue!

Located at the prestigious north end of Anna Maria, Blue Waters is a beautiful resort-style villa, just minutes walk from the gorgeous white sand beaches of Anna Maria Island and a few blocks away from the individual shops and restaurants of Pine Avenue.

Situated on a peaceful residential street, Blue Waters offers a lovely canal water view, private dock with boat lift and floating kayak dock. Park your cars with ease in the two car garage and on the four-car driveway and walk two blocks to Gulf Drive to hop on board the free island trolley.

Step inside the bright, airy living space to find multiple sitting areas, a beautifully outfitted chef's kitchen (with professional stainless steel appliances and granite countertops), and upscale amenities that include free WiFi, a Sonos sound system playing music throughout the house, flatscreen TVs with cable and DVD players, and a full-size pool table. Head outdoors each day to dine on the shaded portico and take dips in the large heated pool located in the beautifully landscaped garden. Launch your boat from the dock to cruise into Bimini and Tampa Bays or kayak the local canals. Relax on the comfortable sofas and sun loungers or in the heated spa, light the gas grill for family barbecues, and watch incredible sunsets from the expansive second-floor terrace.

Experience Anna Maria Island in style and elegance - come fall in love with this North End home today!

*Please note, all guests occupying this property who are under the age of 25 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Thank you!*

Property permit ID: VR18-000052

AMENITIES

Activities

Pool table : Private

Dock

Features

Pool : Private

Central AC

Heated pool

Washer/dryer : Private

Jetted tub

Kitchen

Dishwasher

Fridge

Microwave

Stove

Media

Internet

TV

Cable

DVD player

Wireless router

Netflix streaming

Sound dock

Miscellaneous

Snowbird-friendly

Outdoor

Gas grill : Private

Balcony

Patio

Beach chairs

Scenic

Water view

Waterfront

25 reviews

Victoria M. Apr 2019
We had a fabulous week, the house is so well equipped. Beds were really comfortable. The kitchen is great for cooking, all of the equipment you need. We rented bikes and kayaks and spent time either at the beach or the fabulous pool. Great coffee at the Waffle House and lots of great restaurants in Anna Maria. Best breakfast was at Minnie’s. We hope to return next year.
leonie m. Jan 2019
Wonderful home on Willow, near everything, walking distance to shops, cafes, restaurants, and the beach. House was pristine clean, had all amenities, comfy mattresses, a pool, dock, balcony, and boat lift. Definitely plan to be back.
We used to live on Anna Maria on Kumquat and miss it a ton. Fun to see the changes. Definitely recommend this home!!
Peyton W. Jan 2019
Perfect room, perfect outdoor area, perfect location, perfect house I have nothing else to say
Sylvia C. Apr 2018
We really loved this villa .Its very well equipped and has a beautiful outside pool,lovely views over the waterway and its only a short walk to the beach .Furnishing and equipment are all of a high standard .Everything you need is here.
We did have a couple of very minor issues which were dealt with same day.the only problem we had the outside tv was,nt working however the other 6?8? all worked ok .overall a wonderful experience we just hope one day we can return
Aleksandar D. Apr 2018
This was the second time our family stayed in this house. Everything about this house is great. The home was clean, spacious, private, and loaded with amenities! The location is also fantastic - just a short walk down the road to the beach! I would definitely recommend this property and look forward to another visit.
Lisa S. Oct 2017
It's gorgeous! And that pool...
Anonymous . Aug 2017
We have been going to Anna Maria for ten years and this is the best villa we have stayed in by far. The facilities were excellent and the kitchen was the best equipped - everything was provided for. Unfortunately, we did have a couple of issues during our stay which were dealt with extremely quickly by the management company. Would thoroughly recommend Blue Waters.
Daniela L. Aug 2017
We were already 4 times on Anna-Maria and this was the most beautiful house, equipment as well as location. Quietly on the canal on a dead end street , 5 walking minutes to the beach with beach cart in the garage. No other beach goers park in front of the house or walk by but it still close to go to the water. The amenities are very good. The stereo is not not self-explanatory, but you can call the office to call someone over. Each of the 4 rooms are indicated to sleep 2 but one bed on the ground floor is only for cuddlers. The pool and spa are spacious and well maintained. However there is a beautiful large tree that loses leaves regularly so there are constantly leaves in the pool. Pool cleaning 2 times a week is not enough and we needed to clean the pool every time before using it. Thre is a TV even outside, in every room and even by the billiard table. To operate the TVs is not easy even with the provided instructions but you call to get help.
Anonymous . Apr 2017
Wonderful pool. This is our third year on the island and by far the best pool we've experienced.
Anonymous . Mar 2017
Booked house though VRBO - particulars handled by Island Real Estate, Anna Maria. All aspects of booking and lease documents were handled timely and professionally. House was exactly what was expected and portrayed in listing. Simple check in and check out procedure. House was clean on arrival. Beach chairs, umbrellas, and a wagon were included for the beach which was a 5 minute walk straight up the street with a cross walk. The internet wi/fi connection was flawless. Upstairs the pool table, sitting area, balcony, and wet bar were all excellent and fully functional. The unit was walking distance to a good number of restaurants and a few short blocks to Pine - which is the downtown areas with shops and more restaurants. We especially enjoyed watching the Daytona 500 on the outdoor flat screen while cooling off in the pool, as well as catching the sunset over the canal from the spa. Another nice feature is the mangrove across the canal - blocking the home across the way - it makes the backyard quite private. It also comes with a floating dock for kayaks and a boat lift. If you have a family event or occasion - we would definitely recommend checking out 230 Willow.
Anonymous . Feb 2017
"Beautiful house! Despite a few issues, we had a great family vacation!"
Steve C. Sep 2016
Wow, just wow!
Anonymous . Jul 2016
We were on Anna Maria Island for a family wedding and could not have found a better place to stay for the week. Everything about the house was perfect for our entire family. The kitchen is a dream to cook in and made cooking dinner for extended family a breeze. The beds were all very comfortable and the living room was a great place to hang out and catch up with everyone.
Adam W. Mar 2016
I had the pleasure of staying at Blue Waters for 10 days and had a fantastic experience. The house offers everything that one could possibly ask for. The kitchen/lounge is beautifully open planned and ideal for social purposes. The furniture is comfortable and the kitchen is a great size and has everything you need. The bedrooms are a good size and as I was staying upstairs, I enjoyed stretching my legs on the balcony that stretched the width of the house and gave me great views of the pool and the lake out back, a great way to start the morning. Entertainment is clearly paramount and the pool table, several flat screen TVs, sound system with speakers all round the house were ideal for when indoors. On top of this, the pool and jacuzzi got a lot of use and has a great bbq out back. The lake gave us the chance to fish off the back and the house has two kayaks which we made good use of to boot. As far as location goes, it is situated on a nice quiet residential road but only moments from quite a few restaurants and bars as well as Pine Avenue. To make the best use of this, we hired bicycles for the trip and was able to cycle pretty much anywhere on the island within 5-10 minutes, this includes both piers and the beach is even closer. All in all, the trip was thoroughly enjoyable and looking at some of the other properties, I personally didn't see any better than this and will definitely be returning and staying again.
Amelia J. Mar 2016
We were lucky enough to spend a few days here in March. A stunning home, both inside and out. The house is beautifully furnished and very spacious. We enjoyed spending time in the lovely pool and at the grill. So nice to be just minutes away from the beach, the shops, and fantastic local restaurants. One of the best vacations we've ever had!
Anonymous . Mar 2016
This luxurious home, just minutes from the beach, was so comfortable! We had so much fun relaxing by the pool. The furniture is gorgeous and contemporary and clean. At sunset we had a barbecue on the grill, which was poolside. This quiet neighborhood is right around the corner from bike rentals, bakeries, and the most delicious fresh seafood you can find! It had everything we needed with a fully stocked kitchen. I absolutely loved this house!
Bianca A. Mar 2016
This Mediterranean style home is beautifully crafted to accomadate for a luxurious island get-a-way. The space, furnishings, and private outdoor amentities such as a pool and dock makes staying there comfortable and dreamy. The location of the home is perfect for a walk to the beach and riding bikes around to the quaint shops and indulgent resturants. Truly this is one of the best homes on Anna Maria.
Anonymous . Feb 2016
This well appointed home is like something out of HGTV with high end furniture, appliances, and kitchen ware. The home has several large flat screen TVs and an integrated sound system. The game room, beautifully furnished lanai, pool and hot tub cannot be beat. You can fish in the intercostal behind the home or on one of three island piers. Many restaurants are within a short walk. The neighborhood is very quiet. A fantastic property for a luxurious vacation!
Anonymous . Oct 2015
Luxury villa in wonderful location. The owners really had thought of everything . Cannot fault it in any way. Just minutes away from a lovely beach and local eateries.The best rental property we have ever stayed in by far .
Anonymous . Sep 2015
We really enjoyed our time in this Villa on Anna Maria Island. We are 2 families (8 in total) and this Villa was ideal. It is well appointed with a lovely and relaxing outside area. The Island of Anna Maria is charming with very friendly local people and a good range of local amenities and restaurants. We would like to return one day!
Giovanna M. Sep 2015
My partner and I loved every minute at Blue Waters! The property was spotless, clearly well cared for and beautifully designed. I loved the open plan space downstairs, and the huge flat screens, cable TV, selection of DVDs (and books, boardgames and billiards table) were huge plus when it was too hot to spend very long outdoors. As a poor swimmer, I really enjoyed the chance to improve in the private pool (miraculously always the perfect temperature), and my partner loved sitting on the dock fishing. We loved the french doors that link almost every room to the outdoors. We especially enjoyed being able to play our music on the garden speakers while in the pool, or eating dinner. The barbecue was also amazing - and we didn't hesitate to grill some local lobster tail (absolutely delicious). The location is excellent - and just a five minute walk to the unbelievably beautiful white sand beach! The dock also leads straight to the sea, and even if you don't have a boat, you can kayak to the beach, like we did! I'd only kayaked once before (about 10 years ago!) but the water is shallow and clear enough that even a shoddy swimmer like myself could handle it. The owners and Island Real Estate were great, and did everything they could to make our stay as relaxing as possible. I would definitely recommend Blue Waters to anyone who would listen! All in all, we really enjoyed our stay at Blue Waters - it felt like a home away from home. The locals call Anna Maria 'paradise' and it's easy to see why! We can't wait for our next stay!
Helen M. Jul 2015
Blue Waters is a beautiful property.
David . Nov 2014
We have just enjoyed a wonderful vacation at Blue Waters. This is a lovely, stylish and spacious house, which we found extremely comfortable, well equipped & with excellent support from Island Real Estate. We have rented vacation homes in various parts of Florida over the past 20 years and this is easily the best. We really enjoyed the lovely pool and hot tub and the great canal-side setting. The master suite is lovely, with a gorgeous bathroom and spacious dressing room and the bedroom opens onto a nice balcony to enjoy our morning coffee. Anna Maria is a lovely island and the North end, where Blue Waters is located, really has a village feel to it. It's just a short stroll to the beach, to the Pier and to the great shops, cafés and restaurants of the Pine Avenue area. We hired bikes for a week, easy cycling and we really enjoyed exploring all the back lanes & spotting the abundant bird life. We certainly hope to return soon!
Barbara G. Aug 2014
My experience has surpassed my expectations from start to finish. Love having guest services available 7 days a week!