Vacation Rental Description
Definitely one of our most beautiful properties! The gorgeous new 4 Bedroom/4Bathroom Mediterranean style Villa Serena is topped by a spectacular rooftop terrace where you can sit back and enjoy our famous Florida sunsets. Just 2 minutes stroll from the 7 miles of white sugar sands known as one of Florida's most beautiful beaches. Villa Serena has its own private electrically heated swimming pool with a waterfall, set in gated private gardens landscaped with palms and flowering tropical plants. Roman style brick pavers have been laid in the main driveway, walkways and the pool surround area adding to the charm and character.
Rosestone color-washed walls handsomely trimmed with decorative balustrading on the large balconies and hand crafted shutters create a romantic design for your perfect vacation destination. Drive through the entranceway into the cool of the large garage. The elevator effortlessly whisks your luggage up to your bedrooms or groceries to the living area.,
Up-to-the-minute amenities are fitted as standard, including elevator, high speed DSL Internet access, DVD & stereo, plus cable TV & phone in every bedroom. Your comfort is assured as this house contains top of the range extra large 8-way hand tied sofas with loads of pillows, lush pillow top beds with thick, comfortable mattresses and gorgeous furnishings. Dual air conditioning systems allow you to control and adjust the temperature in the upper and middle sections of the house independently.
Stroll over to the beach in just 2 minutes away and find shade trees and a great beachside breakfast cafe. The trolley stops nearby and you can travel up and down the island free of charge. Just a couple of minutes drive to the island's grocery store, doctor, dentist, pharmacy, small shops and restaurants.
- Cable Satellite
- Cooking Utensils
- Amenity Parking
- Private Pool
Ambient air temperature on all floors is controlled by a dual air conditioning system, allowing you to adjust the temperature in the upper and middle sections of the house to your own comfort level. Burnished Canadian maple wood flooring throughout the living area is easy care.
Glass sliders lead out on to the balcony overlooking the garden and pool area. Great for just relaxing or enjoying breakfast or lunch out in the fresh air. Also a perfect spot for an early morning cup of coffee or an evening cocktail at sunset.
The dining area has an antique style Ponderosa Pine china cabinet and long oval dining table and chairs for eight. Staircases from the living area are all hand crafted cutom made for Villa Serena from American oak by local craftsmen. The sophisticated lighting system creates a marvellous ambiance at night time or you can choose to just relax by lamplight.
- Theme park
- Water Skiing
- Water Sports
All along the island you will find bike paths, marinas, water sports, sailboats, tennis courts and broad sweeping expanses of peaceful uncrowded beaches overlooking the waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Quaint turn-of-the-century fishing piers are a great place to drop a fishing line, walk off a sumptuous meal or pass the time of day with the locals. Our protected beaches are home to loggerhead turtles, pelicans and herons and it is common to see dolphins playing in the waters of the Gulf.
Dining on the island is a culinary adventure with everything from casual beach cafes for breakfast or lunch, to fine restaurants with an international reputation. There are plenty of small shops and boutiques to browse around for gifts, craft items, silver and distinctive casual clothes. Just over on the mainland is the vibrant city of Bradenton and with Tampa and Orlando just a drive away, you can easily spend a day at Disney or Busch Gardens.
- Nearest Airport : Tampa International at 45 miles distance;
- Travel Info: It is not until you stay in a real home from home that you truly appreciate what that means – and Villa Serena will leave you in no doubt. From the very first time you park your car in the private gated driveway and climb the few steps to the front door, before entering the open living area, you will feel relaxed, comfortable and entirely at ease. In short, right at home.
Perhaps it's the sumptuous furnishings which adorn the lounge, fully-equipped kitchen with dining table and room to share special times together as a family. It might be the large, luxurious bedrooms, each with a private en-suite bathroom and plenty of storage space for all your clothes and belongings. Maybe you will fall in love with the view from the rooftop terrace which looks out over the gentle surf of the Gulf of Mexico, and from where you can drink in the amazing sunsets for which Anna Maria Island is so famous.
It's most likely a combination of everything about Villa Serena will work its magic on you. The whole property seems to have been created with the sole purpose of helping you relax and making your vacation perfect. With plenty of room in which to have a quiet moment to yourself but intimate enough to be able to enjoy your special time together, there is little wonder that Villa Serena is one of our most popular properties.
Modern amenities and entertainment systems are fitted throughout and as standard, including an elevator for your luggage, high speed DSL Internet access, DVD and stereo, plus cable TV and a telephone in every bedroom. Outside in the tropical landscaped gardens is a private, electrically heated swimming pool with a waterfall, a barbecue area and sun terrace, overlooked by a shaded balcony.