Holmes Beach Homes For Sale - Bradenton
Find all of the newest Holmes Beach homes for sale and real estate listings in Bradenton, Florida below! Holmes Beach is located in Manatee County, FL. It is the largest of the three Anna Maria Island communities situated on the Gulf of Mexico just south of the Tampa Bay Mouth. Nestled right in between Anna Maria and Bradenton Beach, Holmes Beach features three miles of stunning white sand beaches. From Holmes Beach, it is easy to access the Intracoastal Waterway, which runs the length of the Anna Maria Sound.
As of the most recent census, the Holmes Beach population is 3,900. The housing market is almost exclusively single family homes and condominium units for sale with very few rental options for year round residents. Most of the houses are two-bedroom, two-bathroom or three-bedroom, two-bathroom with a handful of larger four-bedroom properties available. Pricing starts around $390,000 for a two-bedroom, two-bathroom home and with the high end of the price range over $1 million. Receive information about Holmes Beach neighborhood property listings for sale or to make a private showing or home tour, please contact your Bradenton, Florida DWELL real estate agent today! Read More about Holmes Beach real estate.
Holmes Beach Real Estate Market
Holmes Beach is part of the Manatee County School District. It has over 7,000 employees and serves 42,000 students in 35 elementary schools, 10 middle schools, and seven high schools. The only Manatee County School located within Holmes Beach is Anna Maria Elementary School. It serves K-5 students in the community and offers ESE and special education services.
With its prime location on the Gulf of Mexico and average year round temperatures in the mid 70s, it's not surprising that outdoor recreation is very popular in Holmes Beach. One of the most coveted beaches in the neighborhood is Manatee Beach. Located at the end of Manatee Avenue, this large public beach boasts free parking, concession stands, restrooms, lifeguards, showers, a playground, volleyball courts, picnic tables, and an outdoor patio with umbrella covered tables.
The Gulf of Mexico offers opportunities for boating, fishing, surfing, and windsurfing. If you're brand new to Holmes Beach and just starting to explore your outdoor recreation options, think about taking a class or joining a tour. There are quite a few private and group charters and tours including Tampa Bay Fishing with Captain Matt, Sumotime Fishing Charters, and Sea Pro Sportfishing.
Renting equipment is another great way to experiment with water sports. Whether you're serious about taking up a new hobby or you simply want to mix up your routine and enjoy all that the Gulf of Mexico has to offer, you can rent boats, kayaks, paddleboards, jetskis, and much more from local rental companies. Do you prefer to stay on land? Think about renting a bike or a scooter.
Finally, Holmes Beach is home to several highly regarded art galleries including Island Gallery West and Bob Brown Art. Island Gallery West showcases a rich diversity of art from local and regional artists with works from nearly 30 artists on display. For more than two decades, the gallery has featured paintings, photography, mixed media, pottery, jewelry, and stained glass. Bob Brown is an abstract artist who has gained widespread recognition for his distinctive paintings and drawings. He uses bright colors and bold techniques to depict a wide variety of subjects.