Create lasting memories at this island oasis just steps from eight continuous miles of uncrowded sugar-sand beach. Relax, unwind, and immerse yourself in the tropical ambience of your own private sun-dappled courtyards, but know that world-famous Anna Maria Island, and all it has to offer, is right at your doorstep.
Tastefully decorated in a style reminiscent of Old Florida, every detail is geared to provide you with a relaxing home base for all your Gulf Coast activities. (2) Bedroom, (2) Bathroom, accomodates up to (6) people: 2 Queen, 1 Sleeper Sofa.
Lush patios offer the perfect venue for soaking up the sun or sitting in the shade under the cooling palms that surround the property. Large sliding glass walls in all living areas blur the boundaries between outdoors and in, and lend the cottage a light and airy ambience perfectly suited to its tropical surroundings.
Inside, warm light pours over designer furniture and décor meticulously chosen to balance casual elegance with local flavor. Recover from your jetlag in front of the living room’s high-definition flat screen TV, or use the free wireless internet and toll-free domestic long-distance to let everyone back home know you arrived safe and sound.
Two full bathrooms and two bedrooms with queen-sized beds and a sleeper sofa in the living room welcome up to six guests. Hotel quality commercially-laundered sheets and linens will have you feeling extra pampered in this exclusive vacation complex, which is widely acknowledged as one of Anna Maria Island’s best.
When you’re ready to venture out in the Florida sunshine, slap on the SPF30 and discover the heated pool, accessed directly from your own private courtyard. Shared only among the four Starfish Beach cottages, the pool is the perfect place for some quiet relaxation or to make friends with your vacation neighbors.
And you can leave the car where it is… beyond the privacy fence you’ll find a vast array of nearby shops, attractions, restaurants, and local haunts close enough to walk to. Check out the venerable Mr. Bones BBQ with its famous coffin full of iced bottled beer. Or stroll groomed paths through the newly-opened Grassy Point Nature Preserve. Both unique experiences are just around the corner from Kingfisher Cottage and many more await a short walk away. If you’re feeling adventuresome, discover the area on the free trolley that circumnavigates the island and stops just a couple blocks from the cottage.
But of course if you come to Anna Maria Island you’ll have to put in some beach time. And Kingfisher Cottage is perfect for it. Less than a sixty-second walk to the sugar white sand, you’re close enough to set up on the beach and still have convenient access to the cottage and all its facilities. Go for a swim, build a sand-castle, walk the surf, do some shelling, or just lean back on the supplied beach chair, close your eyes, and bask in all the sounds, fresh air, and sunshine of this top-rated Gulfside destination.
Whether you’re floating lazily in the heated pool, or enjoying the sun-warmed surf; whether you’re enchanted by the melodious mockingbirds that greet each day, or charmed by the busy hummingbirds and raucous parrots that frequent the neighborhood – Kingfisher Cottage will inspire and rejuvenate. It’s just what you need – what you deserve. One stay here and you’ll want to come back year after year. We promise…
Start planning your perfect vacation at Kingfisher Cottage. Check the availability at the top of this page and book with Island Real Estate today!
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"My husband and I rented this place for our 35th anniversary. We loved staying there for 28 days. It was a beautiful place and convenient to everything the island had to offer. We were sad to leave because It felt like home. We are going to do it again very soon. "
overall a wonderful property...
"overall a wonderful property with a great location. I would book it again.""
Quintessential Beach Cottage Vacation
Immaculate cottage and grounds with the most convenient and stress free unloading procedure ever had by our family! Safe and quiet condo nestled into the neighborhood just ever so close to the sands of the gulf. Right out the back sliding door to the pristine and inviting waters of your shared pool. Rinse off the salt or sunscreen at the outdoor shower, hang your wet towels on the convenient cloths line, and right into the big comfy hot shower you go! Cook on your very own garden patio complete with nicely kept and comfortable patio furniture right on your very own gas grill. You can also head right out the front keyless safe door to a local favorite restuarant (Blue Marlin). Clean, engaging art and architectural features abound. All the amenities you will ever need for a most quintessential vacation."
"Starfish 1 provided us with first class accommodations and we will definitely be back!"
A Lovely 12 Days...
"This is our 8th time at this house and we love it. Next year 2 weeks - we can't wait! Thanks again!"
"My husband, me and our two daughters spent a wonderful week at this wonderful place in this lovely house! We will absolutely recommend this place to our friends in Germany."
"The perfect place to spend a week with the people I love most in the whole world!!!"
We Love This Property!!!!
"It's the 3rd time we've stayed here and appreciate the thoughtful improvements that have been made. Thank you for making it such a wonderful, carefree vacation spot."
"Had a fantastic Christmas vacation on the beaches of Florida. Location: Excellent!! 3 minute walk from plaza with groccery store and many resturants. 1 minute from bus stop to take us up and down the island. 1 minute away from the beach. Not a through street so no traffic or noise Rooms: Excellent in amazing condition Bathrooms: Oustanding and gorgeous huge shower in master bath Kitchen: Perfect, oven ++ had exactly what we needed Outside: Great private patio"
"We were very impressed with everything @ Starfish #1!"
Great times at Starfish Beach
"We had a wonderful time at Starfish Beach. The unit was perfect for our needs. It had plenty of room for the five of us. Its location was great. We had easy access to the beach and to the local stores. The unit was very clean and well maintained and the pool was freshing. I would highly recommend this unit and we would love to rent it in the future."
It Was Perfect !
"Clean, comfortable, nice furnishings, beautiful landscaping, heated pool, and best of all, only 100 or so steps to the beach. Can't wait to return!!!"
"We had a great vacation. The patios were really appreciated as well as pool and general location of home."
"The condo was even better than we expected; even more beautiful than the photos!"
Winter Springs, FL
"The perfect vacation villa - we want to everyone we know but at the same time keep this paradise our secret! We will be back!"
"Cottage was charming and location is wonderful. It worked well as a base for all our activities. We had a nice vacation, thank you."
"You all went out of your way to accommodate and generously "right" a couple "human errors" with 2 free nghts. We've been here before and will be back and spread your name to others * we are from NY, CA, FL. Thank You!"
"We loved the condo-great time."
West Chester, PA
"The place was fabulous!! We've rented it again in 2011!!"
The best accommodations EVER, since vacationing @ Anna Maria Island for 25 years!
"Spectacular deluxe unit-2915 Ave. E #1! Beautifully decorated! We had a grand time enjoying the semi-private pool. We shared the pool w. another unite. The exterior landscaping was gorgeous. We had a very restful vacation in a beautiful home. Thank you; delightful home!"
"Thanks for a great week!"
"Great stay! Perfect location and great cottage."
"The place is absolutely perfect - location and style."
is this a shared pool?
Asked On 04/21/2016 Answered on 04/21/2016
Yes this pool is shared with three other condos.