About this listing
Cottage By the Sea is within the charming Sea Pirate condo complex, tranquil and desirable , family friendly and has everything you wish for or need for a rejuvenating and memorable vacation on one of Florida's most desirable vacation destinations
Cottage By the Sea is within walking distance to shopping and restaurants – in about 5 minutes’ walk, you'll find a full grocery store, pharmacy, beach shops, and restaurants. You can shop for souvenir items of choice and have dinner at any of the restaurants or you can take a sightseeing tour around Anna Maria Island on the free trolley making stops on the north side up to the historic Anna Maria Pier and southwards down to the historic Bridge Street in Bradenton Beach and further down to the Coquina Beach. The waters that surround Anna Maria Island serve as nursery for dolphins and other marine species. For activities outside of AMI, there is taxi and car rental services.
THE BASIC HOUSE RULES
The Cottage By the Sea is in an 8-unit condo community of vacationers and owners. Therefore some basic advice is required for restful and peaceful enjoyment of stay by all.
a.Smoking is NOT permitted inside the Unit.
b.grilling or barbequing in the Unit is also prohibited. There is ample area on the patio for this activity using the provided grill
c.No weapons or fireworks and absolutely no candles or open flame are allowed in the Unit.
d.Absolutely no pets
e.Quiet time is generally from 10 pm to 8 am and at all other times, stereos, televisions, radios, etc; should be played at level as not to disturb neighbors
f.Children must not be permitted to play in the parking areas without adult supervision for their safety and that of other vacationers and guests.
g.Parents take responsibility for their children during the stay especially around the condo swimming pool because there is no life guard service on duty.
h.Upon return from the beach, kindly rinse off sand from feet and all beach items. Sand should also be shaken off beach towels before washing and drying because sand would affect the performance of or even damage the washer and dryer, requiring professional repairs and even replacement of equipment. Water hose is provided in the patio area.
i.Kindly be guided by the use and care instructions as posted on any house equipment
j.The fire extinguisher is in the utility room. Fire extinguisher is provided for emergency use only.
Equipment or Appliances: Upon entry, inspect and advise us of any appliance or piece of equipment that is faulty, broken or that is generally not in operational condition. Please let us know about it so we can replace/repair broken or damaged items.
Beach Items: Chairs, and one small cooler as well as toys for kids are provided (storage container on the patio). Only beach towels can be taken out of the Unit. Upon returning from the beach, guests are kindly reminded to rinse off sand from feet and beach items – water hose for this purpose is located on the patio.
Washer and Dryer Use A coin operated community washer and dryer is available. If it is to be used especially for linens and towels, please load white towels and bed sheets separately from colored sheets and towels - to prevent lints as well as running colors from getting deposited on white towels and sheets. Before each dryer use, please remove any accumulated lint from the lint filter in the dryer as a precaution against accidental fire.
Use of the Kitchen: No catering or maid service is available or provided to guests. Our renovated kitchen with granite countertops is also equipped with new stainless steel appliances (fridge, stove, microwave and dishwaher). We provide all the dinnerware needed to prepare and to serve meals. Do not scrape or use any abrasive material to clean stove or countertop - oven cleaner and granite countertop cleaner are provided. The dishwasher operates for those items of kitchenware that are dishwasher safe.
Use of the Condo Pool: The condo swimming pool is heated. There is no life guard on duty at any time, therefore, guests are advised to observe the posted Pool Rules. Please wash off sand from feet and beach items before entering the pool and before going into the Unit.
Trash Disposal: Please dispose into appropriate condo trash disposal bins(. Do not leave trash in walkways or in any other common areas.
Prior to your departure Please observe the following:
a.Pile laundry items (towels and bed sheets) on the tile floor in the bathrooms.
b.Dispose garbage into the condo complex disposal bins
c.Return furniture etc to original positions
d.Clean kitchen sink and countertops
e.Turn off ceiling fans, TVs, AC and lights
f.Lock the doors using your code
I used to travel abroad for my vacations, but at the end I couldn't wait to get back home. And then I decided to visit Anna Maria Island and did not want to go back - relaxing, pristine beaches, wonderful weather and peace. I knew I found my vacation place and I now want to share it with you.