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Kennedy Space Center launches are spectacular!!!

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Last updated: 11/25/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
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  • Pets considered:No
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Sandcastles condo description

LARGER, LUXURY,3bdrm, DIRECT, OCEANFRONT, SIXTH FLOOR, CORNER UNIT WITH WRAPAROUND BALCONY!

Our condominium at SANDCASTLES will leave you BREATHLESS...
Awesome panoramic views of the ocean and what is certainly considered the most beautiful beach on the east coast. Watch playful dolphins jumping, cruise ships passing on their way out to sea, and surfers riding the crest of rolling, magnificent waves you can hear, as well as see, from your PARADISE FOUND!

This totally renovated (2005/06), luxury condominium with tropical florida style + has a spacious ocean view balcony that wraps around to your own private entry to the large, luxurious, master suite.

It is just what you expect your Florida island escape to be, with over 1800 square feet in an open-flow floor plan, pastel colors, palms, tropical plants &, life like birds, with a laid-back island decor that will bring out the pampered beach comber in you.

Amenities, to enhance your experience, include a surround sound, large TV with HD/VCR/DVD, a fully-furnished kitchen with everything from seafood forks, butter warmers, a shrimp cleaner to a lobster pot. A mirrored wall provides an ocean view from all seats of your beautiful large dining room table. Granite counter tops are found throughout, including an ocean view snack bar.

The condominium complex provides a private, secure beach access with convenient rinsing area to leave the salt water and sand behind as you enter the large heated swimming pool or hot tub. Sauna, shower, & your free membership in the fitness club north less then a block away are all included.There is also a lgr. recreation room with kitchen facilities & a lgr patio just next to the shower, rest rms.& office.The rec. rm., kitch. & out door gas grill can be reserved for a large gathering. Also included is a tennis court and plenty of parking.

All this, PLUS, just 45 minutes from Disney and theme parks; 30 minutes to Kennedy Space Center; & 15 minutes to the highest volume cruise terminal in Florida. The eco life of the Banana River offers unique,various water/nature activities, boat tours, & dining under the stars. The pier, a healthy mile walk north on the beach, is the home of the East Coast Surfing Championships and besides attracting daily surfers, provides four unique restaurants, shops, and bars. Adjacent to Sandcastles is a major Comedy Club with an excellent restaurant & others just across the street .

MASTER BEDROOM SUITE - Private access to balcony, as well as large ocean-view window, king-size bed, remote fan, chest of drawers, mirrored dresser, TV, easy chair, large walk-in closet, vanity sink dressing area separate from bathroom. Wi-FI Internet access from here throughout condominium, including balcony!

SECOND BEDROOM - Large ocean-view window, queen-size bed, ceilling fan, mirrored dresser, end table, TV/dvr combo, & large closet.

THIRD BEDROOM - A nautical motif & pirates chest with treasures, two twin beds,celing fan, end tables, & large mirrored closet. TV/dvr combo.The nautical motif is continued in the second full bath located between secondary bedrooms.

LARGE ENTRY HALL welcomes you with tropical birds and flower arrangements,real bamboo trimmed door accented with a beach mural, and gives you plenty of room with a bench & closet to leave or store all your beach toys (provided).

Come to your island paradise! You deserve it! Watch the sunrise over the ocean, play on the beach, take a cruise, or visit the Orlando theme parks,or do it all! Just come here to relax when the moon-lit nights reflect off the Atlantic waters, as you savor the never to forget memories of these days in PARADISE!

Keywords: Condominium

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 6
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            21 yrs to sign contract...moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            we do need ages to quote a rate...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 2

            ...moreless

          • Each bathroom is spacious, with beautiful Florida decor, granite counter tops, lots of extras like a shower dispenser filled with quality body wash,shampoo & conditioner....moreless

          Entertainment

          • Audio Tape Player
          • Books
          • CD Player
          • DVD Player
          • Games
          • Music Library
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Stereo
          • Television
          • Toys:

            beach toys for all ages...moreless

          • VCR
          • Video Library

          Theme

          • Adventure
          • Family
          • Romantic
          • Sports & Activities
          • Tourist Attractions

          Attractions

          • Botanical Garden
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Recreation Center
          • Restaurants
          • Synagogues
          • Theme Parks
          • Water Parks
          • Zoo

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Fitness Center
          • Groceries
          • Hospital
          • Medical Services

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Boating
          • Eco Tourism
          • Gambling Casinos
          • Miniature Golf
          • Paddle Boating
          • Scenic Drives
          • Shelling
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking
          • Whale Watching
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

          • Beach:

            walk this beach & find the treasures of the atlantic sand in every step...moreless

          • Beach View:

            one of the best beach views possible of one of the best beaches on the east coast...moreless

          • Beachfront:

            take elevator to 1st, then out private beach gate about 250' to the ocean...moreless

          • Ocean View:

            a guest said you see ocean & beach everywhere you turn in this condo! ...moreless

          • Oceanfront:

            direct oceanview see sunrise with large wrap around balcony you can see the ocean & sunsets over the Banana river to the west...moreless

          • Waterfront

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Basketball Court
          • Cycling
          • Deepsea Fishing
          • Equestrian Events
          • Fishing
          • Golf
          • Hiking
          • Jet Skiing
          • Kayaking
          • Paragliding
          • Parasailing
          • Pier Fishing
          • Racquetball
          • Roller Blading
          • Sailing
          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
          • Skiing
          • Snorkeling
          • Snorkeling/Diving
          • Surf Fishing
          • Surfing
          • Swimming
          • Tennis
          • Water Skiing
          • Wind-Surfing

          Dining

          • Child's Highchair
          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 8 people

          General

          • Air Conditioning:

            + celling fans in all bdrms...moreless

          • Alarm Clock
          • Ceiling Fans
          • Clothes Dryer:

            larage capacity...moreless

          • Elevator
          • Fitness Room / Equipment:

            free fitness club for guest less than a block north...moreless

          • Free Long Distance:

            yes...moreless

          • Parking Off Street
          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

            No...moreless

          • Telephone:

            local and all North American calls are free...moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            regular & beach...moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            large capacity...moreless

          • Wireless Internet:

            Works everywhere even balcony...moreless

          Kitchen

          • Blender
          • Coffee Grinder
          • Coffee Maker:

            great for freshbean aromatic coffee...moreless

          • Cooking Utensils
          • Dishes & Utensils:

            lots...moreless

          • Dishwasher:

            hi end- new2011...moreless

          • Freezer
          • Ice Maker
          • Kitchen:

            everyrthing you need from a crock pot to a shrimp/mussel & lobster pot to butter warmers...moreless

          • Microwave
          • Oven:

            broiler & oven new2011...moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            new hi end refig with a pullout ice despenser for aesy EMPTY to a beach COOLER...moreless

          • Stove:

            smooth surface glass top new 2011...moreless

          • Stove
          • Toaster:

            4 slot toaster & power blender to make your favoite drink or smoothy...moreless

          Outside

          • Outdoor Grill:

            there is a large gas grill just outside the complex rec room for guest upon request & $25 deposit for cleaning or returned if self cleaned....moreless

          • Tennis:

            raquets are available & pin a note on court for time of use & most folks honor...moreless

          Payment Type

          • Amex
          • Discover
          • Mastercard
          • Visa

          Pool / Spa

          • Communal Pool:

            Heated, Weather and maintance issues permitting...moreless

          • Heated Pool
          • Outdoor Hot Tub
          • Outdoor Pool
          • Sauna
          • Shared Hot Tub

          Forms Of Payment

              • Accept Credit Card
               

              Reviews

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              low season season
              Nov 3 - Dec 6, 2014
              7 night min stay

              $1,775 $7,250

              Changeover Day: Saturday


              Rates are based on 1 guests; add $244 per night, per additional guest

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              Dec 19 - Nov 2, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $2,200 $8,100
              My Standard Rate
              7 night min stay

              $1,780
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • cleaning + set up $100
              • Refundable Damage Deposit $750
              • Tax Rate 11%

              Notes:

              Weekly rental minium. we will somtimes consider 6 nights if it is a small party. Sat. check-in 3PM or after with check-out times Sat. by 10AM. Rates vary based on holidays & proximity to such, total # in party, ck-in & out days of wk., if childern, the # & ages. Special events like a space rocket launch are always higher.Thanksgiving is a higher rate.

              security/damage deposit of $ 750 ($1000 for 6 persons or more & 7nts) due in order to book. 100% refundable if cancel 90 days prior to arrival dates.( If less than 90 but not later than 30 days there may be a partial refund). Total amount due 30 days prior to arrival. Payment is accepted by all credit cards except American Express. Rates are subject to change until booked.


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              Last updated: 11/25/2014
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              Location

              55 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              45 minutes east of Orlando
              60 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Sanford
              5 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              A1A & SR520

              This beach front condo is conveniently located 10 minutes from the Port Canaveral cruises, gambling, and deep sea fishing ships, 20 minutes from the Kennedy Space Center, 45 minutes due east of Orlando Airport, and less then an hour from the Orlando theme parks (Universal Studios, Sea World, Disney World...). This Space Coast location is one of the few places on Florida's coast's where you can stay in beach-front accommodations and not have the traffic congestion and noise that accompanies many Florida locations. The Cape Beach is considered one of the most beautiful beaches in Florida plus world famous surfing, the Pier and Ron Jon's with the excellent views of the cruise ships as they leave Port Canaveral and of the shuttle and rocket launches from the Kennedy Space Center. A Unique Eco life of the Banana, with some one-of a kind species is right next door!

              Other Activities: Major cruise lines

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2001

              About the owner: We are married 40 years, have 4 grown children & 9 grand children.We spend winter months in Cocoa Beach & summer months in Illinois often flying back & forth for business & to see family we have in both places. Travel to Alaska and Costa Rica and throughout the U.S. We own rental properties in several locations. As Real Esate Brokers over the last 30 years,we now SPECIALIZE in helping people AQUIRE VACATION rental/resort & income properties as owners/investors, besides our own rental offerings such as this dream sandcastle.

              Why the Owner Chose Sandcastles:
              My parents migrated here after their retirement. We visited them & vacationed here as often as we could. We fell in love with what many locals call the 'undiscovered affordable Florida' Having been Real Estate Brokers most of our lives we often went to open houses at beach properties. We felt this condo with its location in the center of Cocoa Beach, had great potential. We thought that some day the Cocoa Beach area, Cape Canaveral, the numerous cruise ships and proximity to Orlando attractions would make this a major vacation/tourist destination; As it has!

              The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
              The place is a paradise!... It's the best of 2 worlds; you can just lay back, relax on the beach or partake in the many activities in the area around you: The Pier with its shops,bars and restaurants, surfers, fishing and volley ball games, or the Port with cruise boats and deep sea fishing, the unique eco life of the Banana River, Canaveral National Sea Shore, Cocoa village with its old Florida feel & shops & great restaurants or any of the many Orlando attractions that are less that an hour away!


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              Speaks: english

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              • Kennedy Space Center launches are spectacular!!!

                Kennedy Space Center launches are spectacular!!!

              • It's always beautiful........ can you hear the waves?   ( corner front Balcony)

                It's always beautiful........ can you hear the waves? ( corner front Balcony)

              • the pier offers surfers, resturants, fishing & shops
 1 ½mile walk on the beach

                the pier offers surfers, resturants, fishing & shops 1 ½mile walk on the beach

              • wide & long ocean front balcony

                wide & long ocean front balcony

              • Enter your paradise found.....

                Enter your paradise found.....

              • Relax in any one of 5 recliners and take in the activities of the Atlantic.

                Relax in any one of 5 recliners and take in the activities of the Atlantic.

              • Did you notice, there is ocean view balcony access everywhere you turn???

                Did you notice, there is ocean view balcony access everywhere you turn???

              • Mstr Suite.. Why watch TV in bed when you can watch & hear the waves!

                Mstr Suite.. Why watch TV in bed when you can watch & hear the waves!

              • AND.. the 2nd bedroom is a full ocean-view too!!! Oueen bed, Celing fan & TV

                AND.. the 2nd bedroom is a full ocean-view too!!! Oueen bed, Celing fan & TV

              • Mates young at heart will be happy to discover what is in the Pirates Chest!

                Mates young at heart will be happy to discover what is in the Pirates Chest!

              • How refreshing after a long day at the beach, sightseeing or whatever!!!

                How refreshing after a long day at the beach, sightseeing or whatever!!!

              • love-30! You love tennis? just pin a note on tne door & it is reserved for you!

                love-30! You love tennis? just pin a note on tne door & it is reserved for you!

              • Oh, make my day!!!!!!............ For a week, or more!!!! ( front balcony)

                Oh, make my day!!!!!!............ For a week, or more!!!! ( front balcony)

              • the  Beach awaits you! ( side balcony)

                the Beach awaits you! ( side balcony)

              • Wraparound balcony with your own private door to your Master Suite!

                Wraparound balcony with your own private door to your Master Suite!

              • From your large front balcony..enjoy a romantic moon shimmering over the ocean!

                From your large front balcony..enjoy a romantic moon shimmering over the ocean!

              • Ocean-view snack bar. Stop for a drink and look &  listen to the ocean!

                Ocean-view snack bar. Stop for a drink and look & listen to the ocean!

              • Cook supper if you want, or there are plenty of carry-out seafood eateries???

                Cook supper if you want, or there are plenty of carry-out seafood eateries???

              • spacious & comfortable yet laid back and relaxed...... Florida style!

                spacious & comfortable yet laid back and relaxed...... Florida style!

              • spacious Mstrbdrm bath room suite

                spacious Mstrbdrm bath room suite

              • 3rd bdrm.. will make you feel like a 1st mate, or CAPTAIN on a ship!!!

                3rd bdrm.. will make you feel like a 1st mate, or CAPTAIN on a ship!!!

              • Private secure gate to the ocean or....

                Private secure gate to the ocean or....

              • lay bac & sooth your muscles from that game of Tennis or Golf

                lay bac & sooth your muscles from that game of Tennis or Golf

              • Hey we bought you a membership in the fitness club just a blk north!

                Hey we bought you a membership in the fitness club just a blk north!

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              Date last modified - Tuesday, November 25, 2014

              $1,775 - $2,200 per week (USD)
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              3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 7

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