The Story Tellers’ Cottage, Anna Maria Island, FloridaMany tall tales have started, ended and been told at the Story Tellers’ Cottage on Anna Maria Island. This delightful, yet unassuming beach cottage is located west of Gulf Drive and only 6 houses from the sugar white sand and crystal blue waters of the Gulf. It is the perfect spot to “set the scene” for your next vacation.This 3-bedroom/2 bathroom/plus den, ground level, cottage sleeps up to 8 guests. Perfect for an extended stay, romantic getaway or a relaxing break with the whole family (1,700 sq. ft.). Starting at the screened, front porch of this completely renovated home, you step into a spacious living room, open kitchen with a large island for entertaining and a separate dining room big enough for the whole family. This home has smart TVS with Direct TV for your cable service.When it comes time to read a few lullabies, after a long day in the waves, the bedrooms are set up perfectly for everyone to rest their heads. The secluded master with a comfortable, king bed and full en suite bathroom is a perfect respite. The guest rooms are across the house. One features a queen bed and the other, two twin beds. But don’t forget the bonus den that overlooks the private back yard and can serve as a quiet office perfect for writing the next great Florida novel with a desk and high-speed internet/Wi-Fi, or as a fourth sleeping area with a queen size pullout couch.The private, backyard includes a large wooden deck, with a new gas grill and shaded by multiple fruit trees (mango, grapefruit, avocado, lychee, etc.) This fairy tale home comes completely equipped including linens and towels. The kitchen with dishwasher offers all the Margarita glasses, utensils, plates, pots and pans, you will need. Yes, there is a blender. The separate laundry room has a full size washer and dryer. ?So come, stay and relax. The “Story Tellers’ Cottage” is steps to the best, uncrowded stretch of beach on Anna Maria Island. Yet, you can stroll left on the beach, past Garth Brooks’ new home to the Beach Bistro. Turn right and you are at the Sandbar. Plus, you are just around the corner from multiple restaurants, pubs, stores and bike/scooter/kayak rental locations. Don’t forget to grab the free trolley to see the sights Anna Maria has to offer without ever getting in your car. The long-term owner and island resident, personally manages the Story Teller’s Cottage, so expect exceptional service and attention to detail. If there is anything special you need or want, please let us know. And remember, when visiting Anna Maria Island, there is always a good story to be told.