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Totally Redone & Upgraded Condo Directly on Sandy Beach

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Wine, coffee or read - it just does not get any better!!

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Last updated: 12/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Diplomat condo description

WELCOME TO OUR PARADISE!! Sandy beach, spectacular sunsets, culture of Sarasota, boutiques and restaurants of St Armands Circle..... This is the most popular one bedroom condo at The Diplomat Resort.

We totally renovated the condo. For example, out went the entire bathroom (the pink tiles and all the fixtures) and in came soothing beiges. Glorious oversized ceramic tile laid diagonally, was installed on all the flooring. NEW KITCHEN WITH GRANITE, GLASS BACKSPLASH, ENTIRELY NEW CABINETS, BOSCH DISHNEWASHER. All the furniture is new also. We chose a somewhat contemporary, but practical style, i.e., leather sectional couch with 2 recliner chairs built in. New pots, pans, dishes, light fixtures, silk flower arrangements, art, paint..... Twin airbeds, significantly more comfortable than hide-a-beds, can be inflated to accommodate 2 other adults.

The beach is literally steps from your door (no stairs). You can walk the sandy beach forever, whether north or south, without any fences to deter you or maybe you prefer to surf fish. Our condo is on the first floor which means the beach, the tiki-huts, pool, laundry areas are easy to access. Eddy and Harry are resident egret and heron friends. They are as tame as can be, and wander the grounds.

Longboat Key is an upscale island off the coast of Sarasota, about halfway down the western coast of Florida. It is known for its quiet, refined ambiance, wonderful sandy beach and great sunsets - with the perks of Sarasota, a small cultural city, 25 minutes away. Ringling (circus) Museum, St Armands Circle (restaurants and boutiques), Mote Marine (dolphins, big turtles, manatees)

Keywords: Beachfront, Beach, First Floor, Windows, Private

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Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 1
  • 600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Limited Accessibility:

                Ground floor condo all on one level, with no stairs to front or back doors. ...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                No smoking inside condo, office or laundry please...moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed:

                No pets...moreless

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1

                ...moreless

              • Literally 100% brand new, including toilet, tub, shower, tiles, etc.

              Other Amenities

                  • Extra wall of windows so very bright/light/open feeling. Being on the end of the building also means quieter and more private. ...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books:

                    In condo, and also in office...moreless

                  • DVD Player
                  • Television:

                    In living room and also in bedroom...moreless

                  • VCR

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Romantic
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Coin Laundry
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants
                  • Synagogues

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking

                  Location Type

                  • Beach:

                    Walk out your door (ground level) and you are on the sandy beach of the Gulf of Mexico!...moreless

                  • Beachfront:

                    Walk out your door (ground floor) and put your toes in the sandy beach of the Gulf of Mexico - and superb sunsets of course!...moreless

                  • Waterfront:

                    Walk out your door (ground level) and you are in the waters of the Gulf of Mexico! ...moreless

                  • Waterfront:

                    Walk out your door (ground level) and put your toes in the sandy beach of the Gulf of Mexico - and superb sunsets of course! ...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Sailing
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Dining
                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    (2) Coin operated on property....moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Parking:

                    Off street and right in front of your door...moreless

                  • Parking Off Street:

                    Right in front of your door...moreless

                  • Telephone
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine:

                    (2) Coin operated on property....moreless

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    Free...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Freezer
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    Also blender, Foreman grille ...moreless

                  • Microwave

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    2 chairs and small table just outside your door. 2 beach chairs and large umbrella in the condo for your use on the beach...moreless

                  • Gazebo:

                    Tiki huts (provides shade) with table ...moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Lounge chairs, tiki huts with shade. Also beach umbrella and 2 folding chairs in condo to use on the beach...moreless

                  • Water Sports Gear:

                    2 beach chairs and large umbrella in the condo for your use on the beach...moreless

                  Payment Type

                  • Amex
                  • Discover
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Communal Pool:

                    About 10 condo doors from yours, but not close enough to disturb you; heated...moreless

                  • Heated Pool

                  Forms Of Payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Mid (year end)
                          Dec 21 - Jan 31, 2015
                          2 night min stay
                          $205
                          $1,292
                          High Season
                          Feb 1 - Apr 6, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $258
                          $1,625
                          Mid (spring, summer)
                          Apr 7 - Sep 7, 2015
                          2 night min stay
                          $205
                          $1,292
                          My Standard Rate
                          2 night min stay
                          $186
                          $1,172

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Tax Rate 12.5%

                          Notes:

                          $50 cleaning fee additional for bookings 3 nights or less.

                          Free cleaning on 4th day, and thereafter twice a week; additional cleaning, for a fee, optional.

                          Generally 50% deposit, and remainder due upon check-in; if reserving well in advance, 25% deposit, and an additional 25% due 3 months before check-in, remainder due at check-in.


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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 12/19/2014
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                          Location

                          15 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Sarasota Bradenton
                          2 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Hilton Hotel
                          10 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Bobby Jones
                          18 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          I-75,Fruitville Road
                          4 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Blue Dolphin, Lazy Lobster, Charthouse, Mar Vista

                          Car: Not Necessary

                          From your door, sandy beach with endless walking both north and south with no fences or dead-ends. St Armand's has botiques and restaurants, Sarasota has numerous live theatres and museums. Circus memorabilia from Ringling days.

                           

                          Manager info

                          Year Purchased: 2006

                          About: We purchased this condo with the full intention of calling it our winter home in paradise. Hence, we put probably way too much money into the renovation, but it is quietly classy for you to enjoy. Since all condos (total of 50) at the Diplomat Beach Resort are individually owned, they vary greatly in the level of quality furnishings, freshness of paint and plumbing fixtures, and on and on. Our unit is new, all work was completed by professionals in their field, and nothing was spared on the furnishings. You are invited to come and make it your home!

                          Why Diplomat:
                          Freshly renovated with the best, end unit so more privacy and an extra wall of windows. Right on the glorious sandy beach and Gulf of Mexico - what more do you need?!

                          The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
                          Water and culture are tops. Water: sandy beach, sunsets, water birds, boats, endless beach walks.... Sarasota cultural activities: many, many live theatres of various types, opera, ballet, symphony, museums....


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                          Speaks: english, spanish

                           

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                          • Wine, coffee or read - it just does not get any better!!

                            Wine, coffee or read - it just does not get any better!!

                          • Leather sectional with 2 recliners, area rug on oversized creamy tile floor

                            Leather sectional with 2 recliners, area rug on oversized creamy tile floor

                          • Dining (6 chairs total), new ceiling fan/light

                            Dining (6 chairs total), new ceiling fan/light

                          • new bathroom-new tub/shower,toilet,sink,2 mirrors,lights,flooring

                            new bathroom-new tub/shower,toilet,sink,2 mirrors,lights,flooring

                          • Heated pool and sundeck area

                            Heated pool and sundeck area

                          • Flat screen TV with DVD, extra wall of windows & more quiet in this end unit

                            Flat screen TV with DVD, extra wall of windows & more quiet in this end unit

                          • Full kitchen - totally new. Also dishwasher, blender, foreman grille included

                            Full kitchen - totally new. Also dishwasher, blender, foreman grille included

                          • King bed,dresser,nite stand,end table,walk-in closet,3 lights,ceiling fan

                            King bed,dresser,nite stand,end table,walk-in closet,3 lights,ceiling fan

                          • The view from your window and only a few paces to the water!

                            The view from your window and only a few paces to the water!

                          • Sunsets are big-time VIVID!!

                            Sunsets are big-time VIVID!!

                          VRBO #296875

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                          This listing was first published here in 2010.

                          Date last modified - Sunday, December 21, 2014

                          $186 - $258 per night (USD)
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                          1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 4

                          View calendar: Updated 12/19/14
                          Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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                          Member since: 2010
                          Speaks: english, spanish
                          • Calendar last updated: 12/19/2014
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