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30-Foot Lanai Overlooking Gulf of Mexico

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Last updated: 08/27/2014
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  • Minimum stay:14-28 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Crystal Sands condo description

Come to paradise! Your eighth-floor apartment, Gulf front condo is just the right height and location to take in the breathtaking surroundings of Crescent Beach,was rated the top beach in the USA! Still is!!

Your 30-foot screened lanai can be accessed through glass doors in three rooms. The beautiful view of the Gulf stretches as far as the eye can see. This beachfront unit is ideal for a couple desiring great comfort and expansive living, but still comfortable for 3 to 4.

The floor plan is identical to that of a 2 bedroom/2 bath unit, except that a wall between the 2nd bedroom & living room has been replaced with a folding door to provide privacy when not not being used as a large, open living area. You have a den by day, or a second bedroom by night. This room has comfortable trundle beds. No matter the number in your party, you still have the advantage of an open living room/den combination. The trundle bed can be used as 2 twin beds or 1 King size bed.


Why the Owner Chose Crystal Sands: Having lived in Florida since 1957, we chose Siesta Key as the ideal location for a vacation home. We now live in Sarasota, but love the Crystal Sands condo so much that we've decided to keep it forever.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo: This direct gulf-front from your lanai; 2 full bath condo sleeps one to four people (King size bed in master bedroom and trundle beds, can convert to 1 King bed, in den/bedroom that sleeps two.) Condo may be used with large, open floor plan with master bedroom, or close the den's privacy wall and have two private bedrooms. Our unit is located on the eighth floor, faces southwest, and features 3 TVs, one 42'; free high speed wireless Internet, and a washer & dryer in the unit (more washers and dryers by the elevator). The living room, the master bedroom and the den/bedroom all have sliding glass doors to the screened balcony. The master bathroom has a combination tub/shower; the main bathroom has a large shower. The Kitchen is complete with dishwasher, refrigerator, double-oven stove, microwave, kitchen/cooking utensils, pots & pans, George Foreman Grill, Double waffle maker, toaster, blender, coffee maker, etc. If you need it and we don't have it, we will get it! Just tell us!

There are two heated swimming pools (one located next to the beach, the other adjacent to the complex's office) The unit is virtually free of traffic noise being about 800 feet from the street. carpets and recent painting . Fiber Optic cable TV, free unlimited, free long distance calling throughout US, Canada Guam, Virgin Islands.

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 8
  • 1270 sq. ft.
  • Elevator : 3 elevators

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Adults 21 or older unless accompanied by adults over 21...moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed:

            Sorry, we love pets, but we are often asked to accommodate guests whose allergies prevent them from renting a pet friendly apartment....moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only:

            Sorry, we are a NO SMOKING apartment....moreless

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            Beautiful Charleston Rice Bed...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

            This is a den or private bedroom with trundle beds...moreless

          • King Bed: Serta Perfect Sleeper Mattress with Memory Foam Topper. Convertible Bed: Trundle Bed that Sleeps Two. Comfortable mattresses with Memory Foam Toppers. The unit is tastefully furnished. ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

            easy step in shower. shower seat available if needed...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • FOR GUESTS STAYING A MONTH OR MORE, OUR HOUSEKEEPER WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR LIGHT SERVICE. ASK OWNER FOR INFORMATION..NOT INCLUDED IN CONDO RENTAL FEES ...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Video Library:

                MANY CHILDREN'S CLASSICS IN VHS AND DVD'S ALSO AVAILABLE...moreless

              • Stereo:

                STAND ALONE PLAYER ...moreless

              • Games:

                VARIOUS FOR CHILDREN ...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                FIOS (Fiber Optics) - free movie packages PAY PER VIEW NOT PROVIDED BY OWNER. SEE OWNER IF DESIRED...moreless

              • Books:

                MISC TITLES OF INTEREST...moreless

              • Toys:

                VARIOUS GAMES AND PUZZLES...moreless

              • DVD Player:

                FREE STANDING DVD/CD PLAYER AS WELL AS BUILT INTO TV'S...moreless

              • Television
              • VCR
              • CD Player
              • Books For Adults
              • Books For Kids

              Theme

              • Romantic
              • Family
              • Away From It All
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Bay/Sound
              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Coin Laundry
              • Restaurants
              • Synagogues
              • Live Theater
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Festivals

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Bird Watching
              • Walking
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Beachcombing
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Boating

              local services and businesses

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

              Location Type

              • Village:

                Siesta Village - restaurants, post office, drugstore, gift shops, bank, Real Estate offices, doctors, more!...moreless

              • Beach View:

                Yes, from your lanai. Your front row seat! ...moreless

              • Beachfront:

                The sounds of the surf heard continuously during high tide! Beautiful sunsets every evening from your lanai !...moreless

              • Beach

              sports and adventure activities

              • Snorkeling
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Sailing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Water Skiing
              • Paragliding
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Surfing
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Kayaking
              • Parasailing

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

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

                  General

                  • Elevator:

                    3 elevators...moreless

                  • Free Long Distance:

                    FREE-- LOCAL AND UNLIMITED LONG DISTANCE CALLING TO US AND US TERRITORIES AND CANADA...moreless

                  • Towels Provided:

                    NO NEED TO BRING ANY TOWELS OR LINENS...moreless

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    CENTRAL AIR ...moreless

                  • Heating:

                    CENTRAL HEAT...moreless

                  • Linens Provided:

                    An abundance of linens for bed, bath, beach and kitchen .NO NEED TO BRING ANY OF THESE...moreless

                  • Washing Machine:

                    Located inside the apartment utility room- NEW DETERGENT PROVIDED...moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    Located inside the apartment utility room- NEW...moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    ATTRACTIVE SECTIONAL SEATING..NOT TO BE USED AS A SLEEPING BED...moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Parking:

                    ONE PARKING SPACE PROVIDED- NO BOATS OR RVS ALLOWED BY CONDO ASSOCIATION...moreless

                  • Internet:

                    FREE WI-FI - BROADBAND... COMPUTER NOT PROVIDED PRINTER IS PROVIDED ...moreless

                  • Broadband Access:

                    FIOS (FIBER OPTIC)....MANY FREE CHANNELS. PAY PER VIEW NOT FREE TO GUESTS. SEE OWNER ...moreless

                  • Computer Available:

                    PRINTER - to CONNECT TO YOUR COMPUTER FOR PRINTING OUT PLANE TICKETS ETC...moreless

                  • Parking Off Street:

                    FREE UNCOVERED PARKING AVAILABLE FOR GUESTS OF GUESTS ...moreless

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    FREE. instructions for connecting provided in condo. ...moreless

                  • Covered Parking:

                    Our covered parking space is conveniently close to the High Rise entrance...moreless

                  • Telephone:

                    . FREE LOCAL PHONE SERVICE TO GUESTS ...moreless

                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Bottled Water
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Local Maps
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Toilet Paper

                  Kitchen

                  • Oven:

                    SELF CLEANING...moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    abundance of cookintg utensils, pots and pans, dishes and silverware, George Foreman grill, double waffle maker, blender, , 4 slice toaster...moreless

                  • Kitchen:

                    All appliances, large and small- NOT SHARED WITH OTHER UNITS...moreless

                  • Pantry Items:

                    PROVIDED PAPER GOODS, CONDIMENTS AND SPICES...moreless

                  • Coffee Maker:

                    12 cup COFFEEMAKER WITH PROVIDED CREAMER AND SUGAR AND COMPLIMENTARY COFFEE PACS...moreless

                  • Dishwasher:

                    new...moreless

                  • Freezer
                  • Blender
                  • Coffee Grinder
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Stove

                  Outside

                  • Beach Chairs
                  • Beach Towels
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Screen Porch / Veranda
                  • Walkway To Water
                  • Lanai / Gazebo:

                    30 foot screened with table and 6 chairs...also 2 lounge chairs and pads.. overlooks the beach and Gulf Front...moreless

                  • Golf:

                    MANY GOLF COURSES A SHORT DISTANCE TO DRIVE~5 TO 7 MILES...moreless

                  • Balcony:

                    DIRECT VIEW OF GULF FROM 3 ROOMS...moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe
                  • Water Sports Gear
                  • Tennis:

                    FREE AT NEAR- BY PUBLIC BEACH...moreless

                  • Porch / Veranda:

                    SCREENED IN WITH DIRECT AND SOUTH VIEW OF GULF...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    2 GAS...FREE FOR GUESTS' USE...moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    OUTDOOR POOL SIDE SEATING WITH CHAIRS PROVIDED...moreless

                  • Boat:

                    AVAILABLE NEARBY TO RENT...moreless

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Outdoor Pool
                  • Communal Pool:

                    Just steps outside the high rise-shared by high rise guests.. A second pool is located near the villas behind the office Both pools heated...moreless

                  • Heated Pool
                  • Private Pool:

                    FOR REGISTERED GUESTS ONLY...moreless

                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  LOW SEASON
                  Aug 19 - Dec 30, 2014
                  14 night min stay

                  $1,400 $5,600
                  JANUARY
                  Jan 1 - Jan 31, 2015
                  14 night min stay

                  $1,700 $6,800
                  FEBRUARY
                  Feb 1 - Feb 28, 2015
                  28 night min stay

                  $1,800 $7,200
                  MARCH
                  Mar 1 - Mar 30, 2015
                  28 night min stay

                  $1,800 $7,200
                  APRIL
                  Apr 1 - Apr 29, 2015
                  14 night min stay

                  $1,700 $6,800
                  MAY - DEC
                  May 1 - May 30, 2015
                  14 night min stay

                  $1,400 $5,600
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $325
                  • Cleaning $100
                  • Tax Rate 12%

                  Notes:

                  ALL RENTALS ADD 12% SALES TAX

                  25% DEPOSIT UPO SIGNING RENTAL AGREEMENT; BAL DUE 15 DAYS PRIOR TO ARRIVAL.

                  $325.00.. SECURITY AND DAMAGE DEPOSIT (REFUNDABLE WITHIN 30 DAYS)

                  $100.00 CLEANING FEE

                  A 25% deposit is required with the signing of our RENTAL AGREEMENT

                  The balance is due 15 days prior to arrival

                  Rates may change without notice


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                  Last updated: 08/27/2014
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                  Location

                  12 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Sarasota-Bradenton

                  Car: Recommended

                  Enjoy walking or playing on the powdery white sands of 3.4 mile long Crescent Beach – rated best beach in USA last year, and one of the top 10 beaches in the world – Relax to a dazzling sunset every night from your private balcony. Downstairs, step out of the elevator breezeway where a beachfront swimming pool awaits you, just a few yards away from the white sand beach where you’ll find year-round swimming in the Gulf, fishing, beach walking, and complimentary lounge chairs.

                  And your location on the key couldn’t be more convenient – just seconds away from Siesta Key’s south village, a few minutes from the larger north village, and ten minutes away from shopping centers and the Sarasota Square Mall on the mainland.

                  Other Activities: Kayaking, Shopping, Parasailing, Boating, Shelling, Village shopping, Ice Cream at Big Olaf's in the Village, Visit Selby Gardens, See a live play, visit the art district, Saturday morning Downtown Farmer's Market, Sunday morning Siesta Key Farmer's Market, Music and dancing at the Public beach Sunday eves. More!

                  Golf: Many Golf courses available nearby.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1985

                  About the owner: We moved to Orlando, Florida from Columbia, S.C. in 1957 and spent many wonderful vacations with our four children on Siesta Key. We purchased our beautiful condo on the 8th floor in 1985 and have shared it with many guests from all over the world. We manage our apartment and meet all our guests upon arrival so that you will get the best possible experience while on vacation knowing that we are 10 minutes away for any emergencies should you need us.

                  Why the Owner Chose Crystal Sands:
                  We chose Crystal Sands for its beauty which stood out above the rest! Siesta Key is the ideal location for a vacation home. We love this property so much that we've decided to keep it forever.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
                  Besides the beauty of Crystal Sands, we have the best of all worlds--the powdery white beach, the calm expansive gulf, the breathtaking sunsets nightly, great weather, and beautiful Sarasota just over the bridge. The expansive gulf is seen from every room in our apartment. You can choose to eat your meals inside or on the 30 foot screened lanai. Covered parking with covered walkway only steps to the high rise elevators. Steps to the heated pool. Unique architecture of the Crystal Sands high rise building.


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                  Photos

                  • 30-Foot Lanai Overlooking Gulf of Mexico

                    30-Foot Lanai Overlooking Gulf of Mexico

                  • Beautiful Fountain at Entrance to Crystal Sands Hi-Rise

                    Beautiful Fountain at Entrance to Crystal Sands Hi-Rise

                  • Living Area TV - View 2

                    Living Area TV - View 2

                  • 30 Foot Lanai for Dining or Relaxing and Watching the Evening Sunsets

                    30 Foot Lanai for Dining or Relaxing and Watching the Evening Sunsets

                  • Have your morning coffee or every meal right here.

                    Have your morning coffee or every meal right here.

                  • Master Bedroom-New hand made bed ensemble.

                    Master Bedroom-New hand made bed ensemble.

                  • Full Master Bath with a shower and tub.

                    Full Master Bath with a shower and tub.

                  • Den/2nd Bedroom

                    Den/2nd Bedroom

                  • New stove, microwave, refrigerator, and dish washer

                    New stove, microwave, refrigerator, and dish washer

                  • Beachside Heated Pool- Only Steps Away

                    Beachside Heated Pool- Only Steps Away

                  • Relax and Sun in Paradise !

                    Relax and Sun in Paradise !

                  • Your Hosts, Essie & Mel

                    Your Hosts, Essie & Mel

                  • Entrance to Crystal Sands off Midnight Pass Road

                    Entrance to Crystal Sands off Midnight Pass Road

                  • Living Room Furniture from the Caribbean Islands

                    Living Room Furniture from the Caribbean Islands

                  • Enjoy daily, dramatic light shows at sunset.

                    Enjoy daily, dramatic light shows at sunset.

                  • 8th Floor Lanai - View 2

                    8th Floor Lanai - View 2

                  • This Beautiful and Calm Gulf is Only Steps from Your Door!

                    This Beautiful and Calm Gulf is Only Steps from Your Door!

                  • Master Bedroom- Comfortable and inviting, a king sized Charleston Rice Bed.

                    Master Bedroom- Comfortable and inviting, a king sized Charleston Rice Bed.

                  • Den by day converts to a comfortable king sized bed (or two twins) at night.

                    Den by day converts to a comfortable king sized bed (or two twins) at night.

                  • The den converts to a second bedroom with a king sized bed.

                    The den converts to a second bedroom with a king sized bed.

                  • Second bathroom has a step in shower and is located next to the den.

                    Second bathroom has a step in shower and is located next to the den.

                  • Welcome to Paradise - #1 Beach in USA --Only Steps from Your Door

                    Welcome to Paradise - #1 Beach in USA --Only Steps from Your Door

                  • Stunning Sunsets Every Evening from Your Lanai or Beach Chair

                    Stunning Sunsets Every Evening from Your Lanai or Beach Chair

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                  Date last modified - Tuesday, June 10, 2014

                  $200 - $257 per night (USD)
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                  2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 4

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