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Penthouse**Gulf Front**21st Floor**Portofino

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Last updated: 07/03/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Portofino condo description

WE BELIEVE THAT PORTOFINO IS ONE OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL BEACH DESTINATIONS IN THE WORLD!!! THIS IS A 21ST FLOOR GULF FRONT PENTHOUSE WITH DIRECT GULF VIEWS FROM ALL ROOMS AND BALCONY IN THE NEWEST OF FIVE TOWERS AT PORTOFINO. Please see the wonderful video tour done for us by a gracious guest, at: Http://www.tourfactory.com/idxr879969

This is truly a very special place to create a memorable vacation. From the moment you arrive, a set of elegant double entry doors welcome you in to the penthouse which is tastefully decorated with high end furniture collections like Hemingway and Thomasville. You’ll experience stunning views of the crystal clear blue/green water and sugar white sand from every window and balcony. The 11' coffer ceilings in this penthouse, as opposed to 9' or 10' flat ceilings in common units, gives you a feeling of extra space and comfort. The fully outfitted kitchen has high quality appliances and a side by side ice maker refrigerator. You’ll find beautiful Uba Tuba granite counter tops in the kitchen and both bathrooms. The master bath has a jetted tub and his/her sinks. Both bedrooms have king size beds. The second bedroom in this penthouse also has a larger plantation style window as all windows in a penthouse are a foot or two larger due to the added ceiling height. There is a queen size leather sofa bed and two leather recliners in the living room.
The electronics are supreme compared to the vast majority of units with wonderful 1080P high definition LCD TV's in the family room (55'), master bedroom (45'), and secondary bedroom (32'). A wonderful Bose cinemate surround system in the family room with Blue ray disc capability in both, family room and master bedroom. There is also a remote control Compact stereo/CD player for listening to music and free high speed wireless internet.
We own three parking spaces. One of the three is right in front of the main tower entrance which is incredibly convenient.
Portofino has 8 swimming pools that are heated year round, one conveniently located immediately adjacent to each tower. The main pool area consists of two bay front free form negative edge pools. There is often live music in this area. There is an outdoor grill and bar immediately adjacent to the main pools with poolside wait staff. There is a fine restaurant overlooking this area as well. Fine Chef's are available with 48 hours notice to prepare a gourmet meal in your condo if you like. The well equipped workout room with trainers available and instructor lead exercise classes is located on the second floor of the amenity center overlooking the main pool area and bay. For those wishing to vacation in the cooler months, there is an indoor heated Olympic size pool adjacent to the main pool area. The full service spa is also in this area. There are five clay tennis courts with Pros available. For those vacationing with children, Portofino has a children’s water park on the bay area visible from the negative edge pools. There are kid’s day camps you can enroll your children in if you want some free time. Beach service is available as is rental of watercraft, boogie boards, surf boards, etc. Depending on the time of year, there is wait staff on the beach as well. For your convenience, a ferry commutes between Portofino and the boardwalk/public beach area every half hour.

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 21

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Massage
          • Private Chef
          • Staff

          Suitability

          • Pets Not Allowed:

            HOA mandate. Only owners may have pets at Portofino. $1000 fine....moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            Kids water park on premises. Kids daycamp available....moreless

          • Wheelchair Accessible
          • Non Smoking Only

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

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Provided...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            4...moreless

          • Cooking Utensils
          • Ice Maker
          • Seating for 4 people

          Amenities

          • Fitness Room / Equipment:

            Large well equiped and well ventilated room in Lifestyle center with seamless glass overlooking the two main resort pools and the bay beyond the pools....moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            400 thread count linens in master and secondary bedroom with extra soft and absorbent microfiber towels....moreless

          • Covered Parking:

            Three covered parking spaces including one of the four that are right in front of the lobby door....moreless

          • Parking:

            Premier parking. One of only four imeediately in front of main tower entrance....moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            Towels for use in unit only. Please bring your beach towels....moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            Full sized washer and dryer in condo....moreless

          • Garage:

            All parking is covered....moreless

          • Living Room seats 5:

            Gulf front view...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer
          • Air Conditioning
          • Heating

          Entertainment

          • Video Library:

            Growing every time we visit....moreless

          • DVD Player
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Stereo
          • Television
          • Shared Hot Tub

          Communications

          • Wireless Internet:

            Free access to wireless N+ wireless router in condo....moreless

          • Telephone
          • Broadband Access

          Pool & Spa

          • Jetted Tub
          • Communal Pool
          • Sauna
          • Heated Pool
          • Indoor Pool
          • Hot Tub

          Outdoor Features

          • Deck / Patio:

            Gulf front view...moreless

          • Boat
          • Outdoor Grill
          • Kayak / Canoe
          • Porch / Veranda
          • Balcony
          • Water Sports Gear
          • Tennis
          • Golf

          Theme

          • Spa
          • Romantic
          • Family
          • Away From It All

          Location & View

              • Beachfront:

                One of the six 2/BR penthouse condo of 630 closest to the beach....moreless

              Activities

              • Restaurants
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Jet Skiing
              • Sailing
              • Parasailing
              • Cycling
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Kayaking
              • Fishing
              • Surfing
              • Tennis
              • Swimming
              • Fitness Center
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Boating
              • Shelling
              • Theme Parks
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Golf
              • Water Skiing
               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Peak season
              Mar 1 - Oct 30, 2014
              2 night min stay
              $350
              $9,000
              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay
              $350
              $7,500
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees and Rental Conditions:

              • Property Damage Protection $49
              • Tax Rate 11.5%

              Notes:

              Additional fees may apply for special accommodations and/or reservations made less than 3 days prior to arrival. Availability information is subject to change without notice. Reservations are not booked until full payment has been received.

              Full payment is due in full at time of reservation. We accept Visa or MasterCard only. Prices are subject to change up to the time of booking. Full refund up to 14 days prior to your arrival less a $300 cancellation fee.


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              Last updated: 07/03/2014
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              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2009

              About the owner: Hello, my name is Gilbert Medina. I am a physician (Anesthesiologist) from San Antonio. My wife Rosalinda and I discovered Portofino in 2003 and we are certain that it is absolutely one of the finest beach destinations in the world. The most wonderful sand in the world coupled with a beautiful world class facility with tremendous amenities. We would love to share our home with your family so that you may enjoy one of God's greatest gifts to mankind, the emerald coast of Florida's beaches, where the sand is as white as sugar.

              Why the Owner Chose Portofino:
              This PENTHOUSE is much more beautiful and spacious than typical beachfront lodging. It feels like home. Also, we loved that it was a semi-private beach, far away from the very busy public beaches. The design of the building maximizes your view from every location and also makes it incredibly easy to get to your unit from wherever you park. If you want to get to the busier private beaches and boardwalk section, there is a ferry from the property every hour.

              The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
              Direct GULF FRONT view from all rooms of the condo and the balcony from high up at the PENTHOUSE level (21st floor). There are higher ceilings which allow for coffer ceilings and a very large beautiful plantation style window in the second bedroom. Supreme electronics throughout(55', 45', and 32' 1080P LCD TV's with Bose Cinemate surround in the family room, Sony Blue Ray players, built in grill on the patio, 8 heated pools throughout the year with one of them being an indoor Olympic sized pool, very frequent live music by the main pool area which has two very large free form negative edge pools. Other Portofino amenities include a wonderful spa, gourmet restaurant, work-out area on the second floor overlooking the main pool area and the bay behind it, 5 clay tennis courts with pro lessons available, beach service, water equipment rentals, bicycle rentals, children's water park, water taxi to the boardwalk business district, and kids camp so the adults can have a little free time.


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              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • View from family room.

                View from family room.

              • Dining area

                Dining area

              • Master bedroom.

                Master bedroom.

              • Master Bath

                Master Bath

              • Second Bath

                Second Bath

              • Each tower has its own pool in addition to the main twin pools and indoor pool.

                Each tower has its own pool in addition to the main twin pools and indoor pool.

              • Clay tennis courts

                Clay tennis courts

              • Portofino is a very large resort.  This is an aerial view from the bay side.

                Portofino is a very large resort. This is an aerial view from the bay side.

              • Kitchen with granite countertops

                Kitchen with granite countertops

              • Only the finest furniture/appointments we could find in the area.

                Only the finest furniture/appointments we could find in the area.

              • 1080P plasma televisions and blue ray players in all rooms.

                1080P plasma televisions and blue ray players in all rooms.

              • Second Bedroom

                Second Bedroom

              • Lanai with outdoor grill. You are immediately beachfront, as you can see.

                Lanai with outdoor grill. You are immediately beachfront, as you can see.

              • Olympic sized heated indoor pool

                Olympic sized heated indoor pool

              • Lifestyle center, spa, restaurant, indoor pool, work-out room, main pools

                Lifestyle center, spa, restaurant, indoor pool, work-out room, main pools

              • Our penthouse unit is top left corner of the pictured tower.

                Our penthouse unit is top left corner of the pictured tower.

              VRBO #254579

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              This listing was first published here in 2009.

              Date last modified - Tuesday, July 22, 2014

              $350 per night (USD)
              4

              2 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

              View calendar: Updated 07/03/14
              Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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