Here you will find a list of our most frequently asked questions regarding new construction, home renovations and high performance / low maintenance homes on Anna Maria Island, Fl. Click on a question to show the answer.
A "High Performance" home is specifically designed and built to achieve optimum performance and protection against the climate and environment where they are built. Learn more about high performance homes.
In order to create a low maintenance home we use the most durable products available to build your home and create designs that are cost efficient and require minimal upkeep. Learn more about low maintenance homes.
Yes there is. Anna Maria is a popular vacation destination for those seeking a tropical beach setting. There are professional agents who can handle putting your home into a vacation pool if you so desire. Depending on zoning most municipalities require a minimum 7 day rental. Check with a local agent for more information.
Yes and No. Yes, if your home is financed. If you have no mortgage it is not required, although it may be a good idea. Consult an insurance expert to determine what your particular circumstances warrant.
The sheriff provides protection for the City of Anna Maria, while Holmes Beach and Bradenton Beach each have a police force.
The beaches themselves are public and open to all, either via the water or by land through designated public access paths. Privately owned homes located directly on the beach have private access to the public beaches, and the general public is not permitted to trespass across those properties to get to the beach.
Anna Maria Island is part of the Manatee County School District. For more information on the schools serving this area, contact the District at 941-708-8770.
The Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport is roughly 15 miles and a 35 minute drive from the island center. Tampa International Airport sits about 53 miles away and takes just over an hour to drive on the interstate.
There are several to choose from, including mooring slips as well as high-and-dry locations.
Manatee County and IMG
Yes, for the most part. Our turn key product is designed to have you bring your tooth brush and feel right at home. The homes are complete with all appliances, lighting, furniture and beds, televisions, and even art on the walls. The kitchens are equipped to prepare and serve food and drink, and there are towels in the linen closets. Patio or pool furniture completes your Florida beach living experience.
Our standard builder warranty covers everything on the home for the first year. All transferable manufacturers’ warranties for appliances and mechanical systems are provided to the buyer.
Generally speaking, for single family homes on the island, the answer is no. If your purchase were part of a multi-unit residence, such as a condo, there would be shared costs for common areas and an HOA fees would likely apply.
Foam Insulation increase the R- value and minimizes air leakage for increased energy efficiency, creates a healthier indoor environment and reduces airborne sounds. It does not shrink or settle and does not lose its R-value over time. Applied as a liquid, it expands to 100 times its volume in seconds filling every crack and crevice while remaining flexible so that the integrity of the building seal envelope remains intact.
We take great pride in the homes we build and the community in which we choose to build. We develop creative designs and follow rigorous construction practices that result in unique homes with lasting value. Because of this, we protect the value and integrity of our homes by not releasing our home designs to others. Likewise, we choose locations on Anna Maria Island carefully to provide conveniences and enhance quality of life. While we typically construct homes on company owned sites, we have the resources and capability to build on your Anna Maria property. Please contact us for more information.
It isn’t necessary to have an agent. Our staff is extremely familiar with our homes, the island community, financing and the entire home-buying process. However, we welcome real estate professionals and are happy to work with them in finding your dream home.