Find your paradise at this elite bay-front home with heated pool and hot tub! Island Grand, true to its name, boasts absolutely stunning views of Tampa Bay and the Skyway Bridge from a myriad of spots both inside and and out. Spacious balconies are located off of the 2nd and 3rd floors, which overlook Tampa Bay and provide incomparable views of sunrises or the occasional storm that rolls over the bay. Even the front balconies offer glimpses of the Rod n' Reel Pier! You will be hard-pressed to find a more suitable location than Island Grand for an amazing vacation. This splendid home is a half block to Bean Point beach access - famous for its sea oats, powder-white sand, and outstanding sunsets. To find yourself relaxing on the beach, just stroll down the quiet residential street or head out back and walk north along the bay. Historic Pine Avenue is just over a half mile south. Connecting the Gulf of Mexico to Tampa Bay, Pine Avenue is a walk-able village center sprinkled with residential cottages, professional offices, retail shops and restaurants to serve the local and visiting community. You won't find any high-rises here! Anna Maria, famous for its laid-back residential qualities, is best explored on foot, bike, or free island trolley. Inside, you will find everything you need for a marvelous vacation. Island Grand sports an utterly massive open-concept living area with large flat screen HDTV, comfortable and beachy furnishings, and dining table overlooking the bay. Also for your convenience are 2 balcony dining tables to take in the picturesque scenery below. Staying connected isn't a problem with high speed wireless internet provided, nor is laundry day with 2 sets of stack-able, high efficiency washers and dryers. There are 3 king bedrooms with en-suite baths, and the queen and twin over full bunks bedrooms share a Jack and Jill bath. This phenomenal north end home has undergone an extensive remodeling, completed in February of 2016. Sleeps 10 people!