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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Treasure Island condo description

We are the private owners of this CORNER CONDO and this is the ONLY property we rent. We personally take the time and pride to care for it and to give you an outstanding service. I do the CLEANING myself and I even IRON the linen for you. We live also privately here in Treasure Island on Isle of Capri, only seven minutes away by car. You can always reach us 24/7and we will assist you in any way possible.
Our CORNER condo is VERY well equipped with everything you find in your own home also and we did and still do the designing ourselves, the European style.
Let's start with entering our condo and you are attracted to the full view from the 5th floor facing the wide and white beaches, as we are located DIRECTLY ON THE BEACH. Our condo is a CORNER unit and from every window and every room you overlook the beaches. Yes, there are neighboring buildings, but these are Motels with only 1 - 2 floors high and therefore, they are not obstructing your view to the horizon over the waters of the Gulf of Mexico.
The kitchen is the heart of our condo and right in the center of the living room. We had the kitchen totally refurbished with a so called Face Lift in Spring 2013.
At the granite counter top you can watch someone in the family preparing breakfast or any other dish while you are seated on one of the two bar chairs or sitting on the couch and watching TV. We bought a new TV 47 ' wide in April 2014 also a new DVD player from which you can order on Netflex your own films. In the first week of June 2014, we installed a new Dream Sleeper Air Mattress Queen Size for the pullout couch in the living room and I tried it out myself. You don't feel the bars any more and it feels like heaven. Finally, we found THE solution for this sleeper couch.
We renewed the older dark green fabric on the couch last year by a bright yellow pattern with butterflies on it. What a difference new upholstery makes! We can pull the cover off the cushions, put these in the washing machine and they come out new and clean and ready for you to sit on again. If you are covered in sunscreen, we provide also a big 100 % cotton through in red so you still can sit on the couch, because I can wash it every time.
Last year in the Fall we installed a reading lamp and now you can read one of our books or have a game together with other family members. One guest mentioned they liked to have binoculars and so we fulfilled their wish and you can use them also watching dolphins playing in the ocean and birds flocking on the beaches.
We like to mention that we always redecorate and improve our condo with the help of your personal input if you suggest omething you would like to see and use.
At Christmas time 2013, four very friendly Ladies went to the former Hotel now Museum of the family Plant in Tampa - now part of the Tampa University compound. They visited the outstanding displays of old artifacts, photos, guest books, Christmas lights and decorations, etc. - and they brought back a copy of the Newspaper Tampa Bay Area from 1891. We framed these two pages and put them on display in our condo for everybody to admire.
Our condo offers also two bedrooms, the Master Bedroom has a King Size Bed and the second bedroom has two Twin Size beds, which convert to a King Size bed also, if you wish to do so. Adjacent to the Twin Bedroom is one bathroom with the normal size bathtub/shower, a commode and a hand washbasin with granite counter top. The bathrooms are equipped with enough towels and extra two big beach towels with the logo from Treasure Island. You can use the hair dryers in each bathroom and if you like, put a white kimono style bathrobe on and relax on the big balcony. Four bathrobes are available.
The second bathroom is bigger and is located more in the center of the condo, closer to the living room and kitchen. This bathroom has also a normal size bathtub/shower, a commode, a hand washbasin with the granite counter top and a second hair dryer. Again, you will find enough towels for your personal use and also another set of two big Beach Towels. We provide rainbath refreshing shower and bath gel from Neutrogena. You Just have to Bring Your Own Toothbrush and your personal items.
Your NEW PARADISE FOUND in Treasure Island is situated DIRECTLY on the beach and is in SOUTH BEACH CONDO HOTEL. No other building or palm tree or even a street lamp will obstruct your view.
Wireless High Speed Internet Access is FREE!
PARKING on the premises is FREE!
We like to mention just a few more items we renewed lately:
New Refrigerator with glass shelves
New quiet Dryer and New Washer (Oct. 2012/June 2013)
4 comfortable beach chairs and a sun umbrella
NEW Red wagon/cart to take to the beaches.

We, Peter and Monika Gewecke, are the owners since 2006 and since then we manage and rent our condo only ourselves. No Management is involved, we do really everything ourselves with the help of some professional companies for the work and repair we are not able to do.
The building itself was constructed in 2000/2001 and remodelled and updated in 2005. There are all together 40 units on six floors, but only 10 corner units with 2 bed/2 bathrooms with 925 sq Ft and the big balcony of 100sq Ft facing the beaches with full view to accommodate up to 6 guests, best suited for 2 - 4 adults and 2 smaller children.
Amenities in WALKING DISTANCE: This CORNER vacation condo is situated DIRECTLY on the BEACH on the 5th floor and look at the photos, this is what you really see sitting on the balcony from where you can enjoy the most ROMANTIC SUNSETS. We take all these photos ourselves, so this is what you see and NO MANIPULATION is done.
On April 06, 2013, The New Beach Trail was opened and built by the City of Treasure Island. The new $ 1,2 million trail now meanders through Treasure Island's dune system parallel to the Gulf of Mexico behind our condo building, with more than 20 beach access nodes along the path linked to street entrances along Gulf Boulevard. Turtle-friendly lighting lines the trail and decorative nautical images are embedded, through a sandblasting technique, into the tan and ruby-red concrete. One of the best features of the new trail is the sand wall, capped with a bench top, which provides a nealry milelong seat along the Gulf of Mexico.
You can stroll along water's edge to famous JOHN'S PASS VILLAGE with all the diversity you can imagine; many different RESTAURANTS, a Gamble Ship, para-gliding or para-sailing, boat- or water scooter rentals and you can even rent a bicycle and explore the neighborhood.
On the beach with MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT is 'Sloppy Joes' and different pizzerias, cafes and more restaurants, newly opened is Feola's Italian Ristorante situated along the walkway.
PUBLIX opened a fancy store for groceries and everything you need for a relaxed vacation here in Treasure Island..
New restaurants opened in January 2014 in walking distance and also a New BEACH SHOP with an Ice cream parlor. A BUS STOP is on Gulf Boulevard close by and you are invited to take a stroll by bus from CLEARWATER BEACH to PASS-A-GRILL, approx. 35 miles along our beaches for about $ 1.50 per person..
Attractions in DRIVING DISTANCE : If you like to explore the CITY OF ST. PETERSBURG, we recommend to drive to the PIER, about 25 minutes from your vacation condo, which reopened in January 2014. At the end of the PIER stands a very unique building with five floors - it looks like a reverse PYRAMID. There are ongoing discussions how to improve this landmark and we will see what the future will bring .
Also in downtown are different very interesting Museums,i.e. the NEW DALI Museum with changing additional exhibits, the NEW CHIHULY Glass blowing COLLECTION and the History Museum with the FIRST COMMERCIAL AIRLINE in the United States flying across Tampa Bay in 1921 between St. Petersburg and Tampa. The INTERNATIONAL ART MUSEUM with a coffee shop just opened a new wing, overlooking Tampa Bay.
There is Straub Park to stroll along and you find many new and exquisite shops, small galleries, cafes and restaurants to sit outside - just get the Floridian Feeling! DALE CHIHULY opened an exquisite gallery only with his outstanding glass works.
As a Day Trip recommendation from us would be to drive over to Tampa and visit Tampa Aquarium, Busch Gardens with all the exciting adventures, Lowry Zoo or further to Orlando with the Disney Attractions. It will take you about one to two and a half hours driving time to get there.
Tampa International Airport will get a facelift and an International South American Airlines flies directly from Tampa to Panama.
The Port of Tampa is getting more important also. From there many different Cruise Lines cruise to the different islands in the southern hemisphere.

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 5
  • 925 sq. ft.
  • Elevator : Two seperate elevators

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Staff

              Suitability

              • Non Smoking Only:

                Smoking is permitted ONLY outside....moreless

              • Low Allergen Environment
              • Limited Accessibility:

                The wheelchair is not suitable inside our condo and not in the bathrooms. You can bring your own wheelchair and 'park' it outside our front entrance door in the protected corner....moreless

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Well behaved couples in their late twenties are allowed to stay in our condo. ...moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed:

                Unfortunately, our building policy prohibits any animals on our premises. The City of Treasure Island also prohibits any animals on the beaches. We like to add a personal comment: We are originally from Germany and on our vacations in Europe, we always took our big dog with us without any restrictions. Perhaps in a couple of years it will be easier here also. As of today, you are allowed to bring your dog to restaurants where you sit outside, when the dog lies quietely under the table....moreless

              • Children Welcome:

                We offer a baby cod for children up to one and a half year old including the necessary linen for $ 20 p.n. A High Chair is available upon request for $ 10 per day/night. We also offer a roll-away bed in a wide twin size for a child with linen, blanket and pillow for $ 10 p.n. Please contact us for further details....moreless

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

              • Master a: 1 king

                King size...moreless

              • Master b: 2 twin/ single

                Twin/King...moreless

              • Living room: 1 queen

                Pullout Couch...moreless

              • We bought a new Kind Size Mattress for the Master Bedroom.. On top of the two Twin Mattresses we added the Comfort Touch Memory Foam Reversible 3' Mattress Topper. The Comfort Touch topper is the ultimate in luxury and therapy. It is made with an innovative new eco-friendly foam that keeps your sleeping temperature just right for a great night's sleep. In the living room is a Queen Size sleeper couch, which fits for two kids or teenagers. We installed an electric DREAM Air Mattress in June 'NEW' Upon several requests from young families, we offer also a Baby Crib and a High Chair for small children up to 3 years of age for a small fee. ($ 20 per night ) In December 2012 we bought new allergen free covers for the king size bed as well as for the two twin beds with white duvets. The two-sided beige curtains protect you against bright light from the sun and they make your sleep comfortable at night. In each bedroom in the closet you find two white bathrobes, kimono style, for your cover....moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

                Granite Countertop...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

                Granite Countertop...moreless

              • Hair-dryers in each bathroom. Plenty of towels for your use. Extra big Beach towels for every guest with the Logo from Treasure Island. We just installed in both bathrooms a WHISPER TOILET seat, which closes very slowly by itself and is completely silent.This is fun and no noise at night!...moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • We, as owners, take the pride and time to surround you with all the amenities in a luxuriously equipped condo for your own comfort. We live only five minutes away from our condo, also in Treasure Island and we will personally assist you with all your wishes and questions. We offer a FREE BOTTLE OF WHITE WINE FROM GERMANY OR RED WINE FROM FRANCE for your enjoyment. We installed a FLAT SCREEN TV, 47' wide with a DVD Player in the living room and rearranged the furniture, with a new floor lamp with an additional reading lamp, also a new REFRIGERATOR with glass shelves and an ice maker in the freezer. As a suggestion from our guests, we bought four new portable beach chairs for your use. Just put them on our private beach wagon and hop - you are on the sandy beaches, right were you want to be and enjoy the gentle suf our beaches. We bought 4 new BATHROBES-COVER-UPS to walk from your vacation condo down to the pool....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Video Games:

                    Bring your own games and enjoy!...moreless

                  • Television:

                    47 ' screen...moreless

                  • Stereo:

                    Portable Radio is in the living room and has to stay in the condo. It is not a boom box. ...moreless

                  • Games:

                    We provide a big basket full of games, ie. Scrabble, Monopoli, card games, etc. and they have to stay in the condo for the use of other guests also. ...moreless

                  • Toys:

                    Quite a variety of toys for your entertainment with the whole family or for your children to take to the beaches....moreless

                  • DVD Player:

                    Yes....moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    yes, with almost 100 channels....moreless

                  • VCR
                  • Radio
                  • CD Player
                  • Audio Tape Player
                  • Books:

                    Books about the history of our area, Honeymoon Island, and other books to choose from. New signed book from local journalist Jeff Klinkenberg about Pinellas history. Also children books for all ages. ...moreless

                  • Books For Adults
                  • Books For Kids
                  • Games For Kids
                  • Ping Pong Table
                  • Game Room:

                    Table tennis next to the garage on the ground floor towards the beaches and close to the year round heated swimming pool.....moreless

                  • Music Library:

                    Yes, we have different CD's....moreless

                  • Video Library:

                    Yes, many to choose from or bring your own....moreless

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic
                  • Family
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Festivals
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Water Parks
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Live Theater
                  • Restaurants
                  • Synagogues
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Zoo

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Photography
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Antiquing
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Walking

                  local services and businesses

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

                  Location Type

                  • Village:

                    Treasure Island is a small touristy village of about 7,000 inhabitants year round. Many tourists join us during the rest of the year. ...moreless

                  • Beachfront:

                    We are Directly On The Beach in the middle of Treasure Island. Our balcony is big with 100 sq Ft and accommodates easily 4 guests, while enjoying a cup of coffee in the morning or a glass of wine....moreless

                  • Oceanfront:

                    Directly on the Gulf of Mexico. There are no other buildings, street lamps, palm trees or anything else obstructing your view over the ocean. NO new building construction can be found/heard nearby....moreless

                  • Water View:

                    Yes, enjoy the water view from everywhere in our condo. It is really spectacular to watch the ever changing sunsets. The view goes also to the Intracoastal Waterway and to the city of St. Petersburg....moreless

                  • Waterfront:

                    You walk over the sandy beaches directly from our condo building and put your toes into the warm white sand and the Gulf waters....moreless

                  • Downtown:

                    Our condo building is almost in the center of downtown. You can walk to many different restaurants and shops and also to famous John's Pass along water's edge in about 15 minutes. ...moreless

                  • Beach:

                    Our CORNER condo with 925sq and a big balcony of 100sq Ft is situated DIRECTLY on the beach on the 5th floor with views from every window to the horizon, the Gulf of Mexico....moreless

                  • Ocean View:

                    View from every room and window over the white sandy beaches and waves. It is very serene and quiet, you hear only the waves rolling in. ...moreless

                  • Beach View:

                    From every window and every room you enjoy the beach view to the horizon - the Gulf of Mexico....moreless

                  • Waterfront:

                    Directly water and beach front with bird's eyes views and no other building or palm tree is obstructing your view over the white and wide beaches to the horizon. ...moreless

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Snorkeling
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Sailing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Paragliding
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Surfing

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                      Dining

                      • Dining:

                        The glass dining table accommodates four guests easily. Two more guests can sit on high chairs at the kitchen granite counter, which is easy to clean....moreless

                      • Dining Area
                      • Child's Highchair
                      • Seating for 4 people

                      General

                      • Activities Guide
                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Shampoo
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Wireless Internet:

                        You can use the Wireless high-speed Internet in the condo, on the balcony, next to the pool or relaxing in one of the hammocks under swaying palm fronds. It is FREE....moreless

                      • Elevator:

                        Two seperate elevators...moreless

                      • Living Room:

                        The living room is open to the kitchen and dining area, overlooking the balcony facing the beaches with the most spectaluar views to the Gulf of Mexico, while you sit on the couch or in the big chair....moreless

                      • Washing Machine:

                        Full new washer, energy saving, bought in October 2012, with many different programs. We provide washing liquid HE (high efficiency) for the washer. ...moreless

                      • Clothes Dryer:

                        New full capacity dryer bought in March 2012. ...moreless

                      • Sofa Bed
                      • Heating:

                        You can adjust your feel - good temperature with our individuel air conditioning system....moreless

                      • Towels Provided:

                        Enough towels for everybody. We offer also big beach towels in different colors with the Treasure Island Logo. ...moreless

                      • Safe
                      • Parking:

                        FREE on our own premises or under the building facing the beaches....moreless

                      • Iron & Board
                      • Parking Off Street:

                        Most cars park in front of the building, in between the street and Main entrance....moreless

                      • Air Conditioning:

                        Yes, our condo has individuel air conditioning and heating. We installed a new heating and cooling system in Dec.2011....moreless

                      • Garage:

                        FREE PARKING pass for our guests....moreless

                      • Fitness Room / Equipment:

                        On the ground floor, facing the beaches is an open room to play table tennis and close by is the heated swimming pool. A Shuffle board is on our premises facing the beaches....moreless

                      • Internet:

                        FREE....moreless

                      • Telephone:

                        One phone in the living room for Emergency only....moreless

                      Kitchen

                      • Toaster:

                        New toaster for four slices....moreless

                      • Refrigerator:

                        New refrigerator with glass shelves and an freezer compartment with an ice-maker....moreless

                      • Freezer
                      • Stove:

                        Glass top stove and oven....moreless

                      • Microwave:

                        The Microwave is above the stove....moreless

                      • Grill
                      • Blender
                      • Ice Maker
                      • Pantry Items:

                        We provide all plastic bags for your waste, paper napkins, dishwasher cubes, brush for your dishes, sponge and liquid to clean, etc. ...moreless

                      • Oven:

                        Oven is built in the stove....moreless

                      • Kitchen:

                        New Full kitchen with all the amenities you have at your home. Toaster with 4 slices. Pots and pans, glass teapot with a glass stove, coffee machine for twelve guests, extra hot water heater, etc. ...moreless

                      • Dishes & Utensils:

                        A set of eight - ten dishes and cuttlery. Four wine glasses, 2 champaign glasses, 6 big water glasses and 8 heavy plastic glasses to take down to the pool. Not suitable to be put in the dishwasher....moreless

                      • Cooking Utensils:

                        Everything you need and perhaps even more. Special knives for cutting cheeses. ...moreless

                      • Coffee Maker:

                        Yes, for twelve guests and we provide some coffee to start an easy first morning on the balcony. ...moreless

                      • Dishwasher:

                        Silent dishwasher from Bosch. You don't have to leave our condo in order to have the dishwasher running. ...moreless

                      Outside

                      • Balcony:

                        We have a big private CORNER balcony fully facing the beaches. It is big enough for six people to sit outside in our white wicker furniture....moreless

                      • Golf:

                        This is the same location as the tennis facility, You can play 9 wholes of Golf there. You also enjoy the views over the wide water with always a breeze to cool off....moreless

                      • Beach Chairs
                      • Beach Towels
                      • Large Cooler
                      • Outdoor Grill Gas
                      • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                      • Walkway To Water
                      • Tennis:

                        Eight Tennis courts are offered by the City of Treasure Island in their public facility about five minutes away by car, called Treasure Bay. The club is located directly on the Intracoastal Waterway....moreless

                      • Boat:

                        You can rent boats and water scooters at John's Pass Village, five minutes away by car....moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill:

                        A couple of gas and coal grills under the canape with stone tables and removable chairs and next to the shuffle board....moreless

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Around the grills with Oleander bushes and palm trees, very calming and really well placed. ...moreless

                      • Water Sports Gear:

                        You can rent all types of sports gear at John's Pass Village....moreless

                      • Barbecue
                      • Lawn / Garden:

                        From the balcony you overlook a beautiful maintained garden, with green lawn, many flowering trees and of course, palm trees....moreless

                      • Terrace
                      • Bicycles:

                        You can rent bicycles nearby or ask at John's Pass Village for rentals....moreless

                      • Lanai / Gazebo:

                        The fixed Gazebo is to protect you while you are grilling or just relaxing and watching your friends/famiy play shuffle board....moreless

                      • Kayak / Canoe:

                        We would not recommend to go by Kayak or canoe out into the Gulf of Mexico from our place. ...moreless

                      Pool / Spa

                      • Private Pool:

                        Year round Heated private pool only for our guests and company facing the beaches with long chairs and tables and sun umbrellas....moreless

                      • Hot Tub:

                        Yes, there is one in our sister building, Surf Beach, five minutes to walk, situated also on the beaches. ...moreless

                      • Outdoor Pool
                      • Jacuzzi
                      • Heated Pool
                      • Outdoor Hot Tub
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Best Time of the Year
                      Oct 15 - Oct 18, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $113

                      Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

                      Fall and Fun
                      Nov 16 - Nov 22, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $113

                      Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

                      Holiday Season
                      Nov 29 - Dec 23, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $117 $127
                      Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

                      Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

                      Peak Season
                      Feb 28 - Mar 27, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,925
                      Spring Break
                      Mar 28 - Apr 10, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,995

                      Changeover Day: Saturday

                      Spring / April
                      Apr 11 - Apr 24, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,645
                      My Standard Rate
                      4 night min stay
                      $185

                      Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest


                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Cleaning $100 + tax
                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
                      • Tax Rate 12%

                      Notes:

                      Only with the receipt of your deposit, you have secured your booking with us.

                      Until then, we reserve the right to book our condo with another interested guest.

                      We prefer a changeover on Saturdays but please contact us if your itinerary only allows you to come on other days or for a different period of time.


                      Cancellation policy:

                      Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                      Location

                      35 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Tampa International, Clearwater International
                      30 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Tampa
                      5 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      US 19
                      Treasure Island
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Sloppy Joe's, John's Pass, Ricky T's,
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Treasure Bay in Treasure Island
                      Treasure Island
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Pearl, Middle Ground, John's Pass, Feola's Italian

                      Car: Recommended

                      Treasure Island has the most beautiful wide Beaches with bright white sand along the coastline in Pinellas County. Our coastline starts at Clearwater Beach on the northern point of the islands and goes along till Pass-A-Grill the most southern destination, 34 miles all together over a couple of bridges.

                      From our condo you walk for hours and miles without crossing any street and there is no traffic allowed at all on our beaches.

                      I like to point out that also dogs are not allowed on the beaches, only on a leach in company of an adult on the walkways.

                      Grocery Shopping at Publix is a pleasure, because it is only 5 minutes away by car, as well as Walgreen's is so close by.

                      For your additional exploring - about 20 minutes by car south from us - is Fort de Soto National Park. In this park which is located on the mouth of Tampa Bay, you can admire nature pure. If you like you can explore the old Fort, built in 1898, but was never active. There are some old canons on display and the whole area is part of old Floridian History.

                      Many Restaurants of different tastes are in walking distance from the condo.

                      Besides this, there is John's Pass, a tourist friendly village also in walking distance along the shoreline. It will take you about 15 minutes walking from our condo building. John's Pass has about 200 different shops and a couple of restaurants for you to explore. There is also a board-walk, from which you can admire wild playing dolphins while drinking a cup of coffee or tea or having an ice-cream.

                      The New DALI Museum about the Spanish extraordinary artist Salvadore Dali opened in January 2011 in downtown St. Petersburg and is spectacular already from the outside. Another First Class Museum is the world glass artist Dale CHIHULY from California.

                      St. Petersburg is a beautiful and very unique city of about 250.000 inhabitants, situated directly on Tampa Bay with new condo buildings and also old and historic different hotels. It is really worthwhile to walk around the park and have a seat in one of the many restaurants.

                      Other Activities here on our beaches are: Skite Flying, Sand Sculptures, Sun Bathing, and there is something for everybody to do.

                      Golf and Tennis: For you and your family, we can offer in Treasure Island the 'Treasure Bay' public Golf and Tennis Courts for reasonable prices. The Golf course has 9 holes and there are 10 claylike tennis courts. This facility is located on the Intracoastal Waterway with wide views over the water and even in summer there is always a breeze which makes it easy for all guests to play outside.

                      Shopping: Close by is Tyrone Mall, where you find International and national suppliers, like H & M, Macy's, etc. and also different restaurants to relax after the shopping tour.

                      About 30 minutes south, close to Sarasota, is the Outlet Mall Ellenton with hundreds of shops and many different restaurants. Enough temptation for everybody.

                      Treasure Bay Public Club to play Golf and Tennis with very reasonable prices. The Gulf Course has 9 wholes and the Tennis Club has 8 courts with Har True, no hard courts. This community club is beautifully situated on the tip of the Intracoastal Waterways.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2006

                      About the owner: We are a family of four and are originally from Germany. When Peter retired in 1994, we decided to replace our home in Germany/ Berlin and Duesseldorf to live here in Florida, in Treasure Island. Peter is my husband of almost 46 years, now I am the smallest in the family, as you can see in this photo taken in 2012. Markus is our older son and Stefan is our younger son. Only Peter and I live here and our sons and their families live and work in Germany. They all come and visit us, when their time allows them to do so. We, as parents, have more time and we fly regularly to Germany to visit them. We love our new primary home on Isle of Capri in the City of Treasure Island, where we met many wonderful people and became friends with many of them and we have also a good neighborhood. I am an avid League tennis player hitting the tiny yellow balls in my free time. Besides this, our main goal is our business/condo rental and, of course, you as our guests. We live almost year round here in Treasure Island to take the time and pride to give you an outstanding service.

                      Why the Owner Chose Treasure Island:
                      We bought this condo, which is a CORNER unit on the 5th floor out of 6 floors, with direct views from every window to the beaches and to the horizon, the Gulf of Mexico. It has 925sq Ft and a big balcony of 100sq Ft in full view of the beaches and facing the beaches and is fully furnished to the best of our own European/Floridian taste. Being Directly situated on the beach, this condo is airy, bright and with light colors in white and yellow being the dominant colors.and you can enjoy the most amazing sunsets from the big balcony facing the beaches. Each time we are over in the condo ourselves, we take the time to sit on the love seat and enjoy a drink, could be coffee or a glass of water or even better a glass of wine. It depends how much time we have to get the condo ready for you, as our new guests. Before we choose to live here in Florida, we travelled around the world to many different countries, but we also wanted to own a part of this beautiful wide beach here in Florida's most calm and sunny part of the world. On a very private note: I was Stewardess with Air Canada and stationed in Montreal and in Toronto and spent my vacation at that time in Treasure Island. Yes, I really did this and I fell in love with this place. I married my husband Peter, lived in Germany many years and after Peter retired as a Chemical Engineer we both decided, after spending a couple of vacations in this part of Florida, to stay here for our retirement. Now we are trying to give the fascination for this area to you, as our guests.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
                      This condo building has a fantastic name: SOUTH BEACH CONDO HOTEL and this is how it really looks from the outside. The first impression you get are the Three Distinctive Colors outside on the facade: light GREEN, corn color YELLOW and a soft VIOLET. It is so outstanding, everybody knows this building! Really South Beach Colors! In 2004/05 the whole building was refurbished and updated with granite counter tops, new appliances and we always re-decorate and update the furnishing and window decorations throughout the different rooms. We really fell in love because of the location. Location is a must directly on the beach, no neighbors disturbing your views and a quiet and serene surrounding. You only hear the waves from the Gulf of Mexico while sitting on the balcony and sometimes the enjoyment and fun from the kids swimming in the pool.


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                      Speaks: french, german, english

                       

                      Photos

                      • Beach in front of our Condo building

                        Beach in front of our Condo building

                      • South Beach Condo Building front entrance

                        South Beach Condo Building front entrance

                      • New Dishes in June 2014

                        New Dishes in June 2014

                      • Living Room with dining table

                        Living Room with dining table

                      • December 2013, Winter Decoration of Master Bedroom

                        December 2013, Winter Decoration of Master Bedroom

                      • Twin Bedroom with Floridian Fishes Poster

                        Twin Bedroom with Floridian Fishes Poster

                      • New Bathroom Rack with big beach towels

                        New Bathroom Rack with big beach towels

                      • Pool area in the morning

                        Pool area in the morning

                      • Our balcony and the beaches

                        Our balcony and the beaches

                      • A closer look of the condo building from the beach side.

                        A closer look of the condo building from the beach side.

                      • Our Beaches in Summer, not crowded and ideal for a family vacation

                        Our Beaches in Summer, not crowded and ideal for a family vacation

                      • Sunset with Pelicans

                        Sunset with Pelicans

                      • Breach Stroll with terns and seagulls

                        Breach Stroll with terns and seagulls

                      • In the morning - New Kitchen Cabinets installed in 2013

                        In the morning - New Kitchen Cabinets installed in 2013

                      • Kitchen in the afternoon sun

                        Kitchen in the afternoon sun

                      • Living room with bookshelf and reading lamp

                        Living room with bookshelf and reading lamp

                      • Master Bedroom with Summer bedding

                        Master Bedroom with Summer bedding

                      • Twin Bedroom converts also to King Size Bed

                        Twin Bedroom converts also to King Size Bed

                      • December 2013, Full Washer and new Big Dryer in a separate cupboard

                        December 2013, Full Washer and new Big Dryer in a separate cupboard

                      • 2014 in January - Sitting on our Big Balcony with 100sq Ft overlooking our white beaches to the Horizon

                        2014 in January - Sitting on our Big Balcony with 100sq Ft overlooking our white beaches to the Horizon

                      • Watch the ever changing sunset - this is so peaceful and calm.

                        Watch the ever changing sunset - this is so peaceful and calm.

                      • Kite competition on our wide beaches in January

                        Kite competition on our wide beaches in January

                      • Easter Sunday 2013

                        Easter Sunday 2013

                      $113 - $285 per night (USD)
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                      2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

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