5 Bedroom, 3 Bath (sleeps 12) - "Flip Flops Forever" - 201 73rd Street, Holmes Beach
"Flip Flops Forever" welcomes you to this recently re-done and updated island home. Just steps from the Gulf of Mexico and the pure white sandy beaches of Anna Maria Island. All new furniture and custom touches throughout make your stay a pleasant and peaceful one. This five bedroom three bathroom Anna Maria Island vacation rental home accommodates 12 guest with one king bed, three queen beds, two twins beds, trundle and one infant bed.
Spend your holiday by the new heated pool and practice your golf game on the outdoor putting green! This home has something for everyone from the pool table to an under the stair set up for a children’s play area.
Enjoy the view of the gulf from the second floor deck; lie in bed and fall asleep to the sound of the Gulf of Mexico. Jump on the free Trolley and enjoy the island shops, boutiques, restaurant and sightseeing.
Walking Tour: As you enter the home find the spacious living room first, and the staircase up to the second level to the right of you. Through the living room on the left side you will find two bedrooms with one queen bedroom to your right, one twin bedroom to your left, and a full bathroom in the middle of the two with a tub/shower combo. Through the living room you will come to both the kitchen and dining room areas. To the right of the kitchen/dining area, you will find a king master suite with connecting bathroom. In the bathroom there is a walk in shower as well as a full washer and dryer.
There are doors to lead you out to the pool area in the dining room area to the right. To the left, there are sliding glass doors that lead you to an additional room with a pool table! The large pool area is great with two hammocks and a putting green off to the side.
Up the staircase to the second level, there are two additional bedrooms. To the left of the staircase you will see a queen bedroom, and to the right you will enter a huge vanity area. Through a pocket door is a bathroom with a walk in shower. You will then find another queen bedroom with a little built in kitchen area, a balcony that leads you down to the pool area and also has gulf views because the house sits so close to the beach! On the other side of this unique bedroom you will find a twin bed and a small trundle bed which is perfect for families traveling with small children who prefer to all be in the same room.
Make "Flip Flops Forever" your vacation spot for year after year and have a life time of family memories!
Great news, this property welcomes ANY DAY arrivals in “non-peak” seasons. However, over most US holidays and during January-Easter the calendar is strictly SAT-SAT.
Please note: we may sometimes gladly accept non Saturday to Saturday stays from middle of August to middle of January each year excluding Christmas and New Year week. Please speak with a vacation specialist for more details.
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Our vacation was perfect!
"The house had all the amenities needed. An unexpected addition was all the kids toys, games and pool toys! "
IT WAS EXCELLENT
"The advertisement was very accurate and all things were as they said!"
We had a blast & would stay there again,,,
"The property was very well maintained and had everything a family would need!"
All Things Were Done Well!
"We had the best of experiences. Our stay was exceptional-the staff from reserving to check out was very professional and pleasant."
Prime Location - Great Rental Company - Very Nice house
"Finding a 5 bedroom place to stay was really narrowing down our pool of places to pick from. We couldn't have been more pleased with our selection. House is perfectly located on the northern half of the island, with less than a two minute walk to the beach. One road to cross, but not much traffic at all. Seemed to be a very quiet location, which was a plus with a two year old when it came to nap and bed times. Kitchen was bigger than what we expected, which was a pleasant surprise. Island Real Estate was top notch. We had a major storm one evening, and even though it was not the scheduled day to clean the pool, we called the office, and someone was out that afternoon! To top it off, the office called later to make sure that the pool was cleaned, and that we were pleased with the results. Great Customer Service. Pool is large, and perfect for a fairly large group - plenty of seating room around pool. The safety fence was easy to work with, and saved many hours of worry - with a 2 and 5 year old on the trip. Dual Central Air (as well as an additional air conditioner in the first floor Master Bedroom was awesome, as it gave the ability to keep levels (and to a degree - rooms) at different temperatures. Location - very close to beautiful beach, close to all amenities - couldn't have asked for a much better location. If we are ever in the situation for a 5 bedroom place in the future, this will be one of the first I look at. A tad dated, but perfect for a large gathering."
Location, Location, Location.
"First I have to start out with location, location, location. Flips Flops Forever is located just 3 houses away from the beach. We'd pack our cooler and head over for the whole day but still was able to easily walk back and use the bathroom and get more sun block. It was also close enough to walk, bike ride or take the trolley into town for shopping and restaurants. The second highlight is the pool. It's so nice and a great size. There is even a ledge for little kids to play, supervised of course, or to put a chair and lounge. The temperature was perfect. There was a grill in the back yard for cooking out and plenty of lounge chairs and even a hammock. A great place for hanging out or taking an afternoon nap. Did I mention the putting green, and the volleyball net? There was something for everyone. The house itself was very nice. A great size and set up for multiple families vacationing together. There is plenty of room for everyone to have privacy. There is a pool room for the kids and game components too in the living room. The kitchen is gorgeous and has all the amenities that you would need. There is a full size washer and dryer in the second, newly remodeled, bathroom downstairs. It's so nice to be able to pack light and wash your swim suit. The upstairs has a great set up, 2 bedrooms. One of the bedrooms is huge and is set up for a whole family, a queen bed, a twin trundle and a toddler bed. It even has a mini fridge, microwave and sink for snacks. This is my favorite room of the house, there\'s even a balcony with an ocean view. We've stayed at a several houses in Anna Maria and this was by far the best. Enjoy."
"Accommodation was very family friendly, adequate dining ware and plus it has a good grill. Pool well maintained!"
"We will be back !"
Staff Has Been Great To Work With!
"House was comfortable and in a great location. Layout easily accommodated all 9 of us! THANKS!!!!"
Christmas family reunion 2012
"Enjoyed a fabulous 3 weeks on AMI and Flip Flops the best house so very c0mfortable for our gang with separate quarters for all the family. House extremely well equipped ,pool lovely ,beach at the door and IRE very helpful ,having two big fridges a big bonus when cooking for a crowd. Would love to return so much more to explore. R&S"
It Was Excellent!
"The house was perfect for our large family. Fabulous location close to shops and beach and pool was warm and clean. Island Real Estate were very attentive to any of our needs which were few."
We Thoroughly Enjoyed Our Stay and Will Be Back!
"We will us Island Real Estate again! You were terrific. We had a plumbing problem (at flip flops) the week of our stay and you had it repaired within a few hours. Your employees were very responsive. The property was nice and worked very well for us. Thank You!"
"Enjoyed the wonderful island. Pool was AMAZING!"
"Loved the house and the location! We were entertained daily by your gang of (5) parrots! Kind of cool!"
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