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FOOTPRINTS VACATION HIDEAWAY - Your family vacation awaits you in this beautiful, private gulf front condo located directly on the beach with 2 balconies leading directly to miles of sugary, white sand and pool. Breathtaking sunsets over the Gulf of Mexico's shimmering waters. Accommodations are unsurpassed in this spacious 3 bedroom/2 bath haven. NOT ONE -- but TWO FULL BALCONIES! Enjoy the gorgeous views of the Gulf of Mexico from the private balcony off the master bedroom or enjoy the view of the inter-coastal waterway from the second balcony located off the over sized family room. Relax and take a few steps to our private fishing dock while watching yachts sail back to the marina. Catch the dolphins at play from either balcony. (Check out our guest comments)
Our spacious, bright, corner unit located in a small, secure building includes all the comforts of home. Private elevator, accessed only by key holders, takes you to your front door; or use the stairwell from the beach side balcony to get to the pool/beach. Great for families with children -- you can see your little ones on the beach from the balcony! That's how close you are!
Our kitchen is complete with all necessities of home. Supplies include pots, pans, dishes and all you would need to prepare a meal at home.
Master bedroom has new king bed/new TV. Large sitting area/private bathroom/walk in closet. Master bathroom updated with beautiful new tile. This room has gulf views with sliders to private balcony. Stairwell to pool from this balcony is convenient. (2nd Floor) Balcony is private in that people cannot see from other units or pool area. Great for coffee in pj's or sunbathing!
Second bedroom decorated in sea shell theme equipped with comfortable twin beds and new furniture. Baby needs (crib, high chair, walker, stroller, etc.) all provided and hidden in closet.
The third bedroom is also soft sea shell motif complete with new queen size bed and TV. Closet full of games for rainy days and plenty of throw cushions for unit and beach.
Family room is over sized with sitting area and desk. This room can be split in two. Watch TV on one side of the room in our comfy new leather couches; or, read in the sitting area which has recliner and large rattan chair; or just sit and watch the action on the intercoastal and fishing dock. 32'TV with growing collection of DVD's; sliders provide access to 2nd balcony with a great view of the intercoastal and Gulf Boulevard.
Laundry Room - complete with new washer/dryer and slop sink.
You will find this beach front vacation hideaway not only inviting but affordable and practical. So... just relax and 'Hide Away' or visit nearby theme parks, attractions and nightlife. Try one of the fabulous dinner/gambling cruises! Indulge in one of our many local restaurants to experience superb dining all within minutes of this condo. BBQ poolside at sunset with cocktails! Leave the car home and bike ride or take the Trolley that runs on Gulf Boulevard. The possibilities are endless!
OUR RATES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
LONG DISTANCE ANYWHERE IN THE US AND CANADA (comes in handy when cell phones don't get reception) No need to hang off the balcony for a signal!
WIRELESS INTERNET ; No extra fees for unlimited access. Unlike many local hotels that still charge a fee.
BABIES/CHILDREN: portable crib, high chair, walker, bed rail, diapers, baby toys, sand toys, etc. all on premises and sanitized on a regular basis.
FOR THE BEACH: Beach chairs, Large beach towels, Beach Blanket, Beach Umbrella, Assorted Sand Toys, balls, games, paddles, beach bocci ball and so much more are all on the premises. No need to haul or purchase pass times.
Please call today and be the next family to put your Footprints in the Sand! Here are some of the comments our guests have left in our guest book. These are just several of the many positive ratings.....
Additional updated comments can be found in the Guest Comment section of our listing. Be sure and check it out!
SEE YOU AT THE BEACH!!
John & Tina
We had a wonderful week here at your place on the beach. It was our first family trip to the Gulf and this is a beautiful place. We loved everything -- water, sand, shells And, thank-you so much for the water toys you left for us to play with. We have left them and a few more for other families to enjoy. The Strouse Family
Thanks so very much for such a nice place to stay. It was just like being at home. We have really enjoyed our stay here. Hope you will allow us to come back another time. We tried to leave the condo the way we found it. Thanks again! Layman Family, Arkansas
Dear Tina, John & Kids,
How blessed you are! A beautiful place for a wonderful family. Thank you so much for allowing our family to enjoy your little piece of Heaven here on earth. The ocean/gulf was so peaceful and relaxing. It rejuvenated Frank and me. The kids enjoyed us and we enjoyed them! Miracles do happen!! Family time is critical for the whole family and the Beach always reminds us of that! We look forward to another week next year! God bless you all, the Allegra’s , Florida
Had an exceptional time this week. We will be back same time next year. Holston Family, Florida
We had a wonderful time here with our family. This is our first vacation with our two granddaughters -(2 yrs and 2 months) the girls had a wonderful time. Eleanor loved the beach and the ocean and little Evelyn loved to nap on the king size bed!! Your condo is beautiful and wonderfully equipped. We had everything we needed. Thanks so much for providing a highchair. That was a very thoughtful gesture and we appreciate it. We used your beach toys and added a few to your collection. Thanks again - we hope to return again. The Fosters - St. Louis MO
Last night we watched a giant sea turtle lay her eggs and today everyone is flying kites! Your beautiful place has made it so easy to enjoy our week all together! Risens, Bloomington IN/Chicago, IL
Dear Tina John & Family
As always we have enjoyed staying at your beautiful condo! Again it is perfect. We will be back again for our fifth year next year. Dave & Pauline - Sheffield
Call today and be the next family to put your footprints in the sand!!! Additional photos available on request.
ADDITIONAL RENTAL INFORMATION:
* Weekly Rental - Saturday to Saturday.
* ADD: 12% Tax, $125 Cleaning, 10% Holiday Week Surcharge.
Keywords: Footprints Vacation Hideaway at West Coast Vista. Awesome, private location directly ON the beach. Beautiful water views from condo with plenty of room for the family to enjoy all the comforts of home. This 3/2 home away from home is truly incredible beach living with magnificent, views of Gulf and Intercoastal. TWO separate balconies ---corner unit in small secure building. UPDATED FAMILY ROOM WITH COMFORTABLE NEW FURNITURE.......
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|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jun 1 - Aug 1, 2015
7 night min stay
Aug 2 - Dec 19, 2015
7 night min stay
Dec 20 - Jan 1, 2016
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
SPECIAL RATES ALWAYS AVAILABLE FOR SMALL FAMILIES
Rates are subject to change.
Cleaning/Linens $125.00 - Includes basic clean fee, departure fee, bed and bath linens.
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Minutes from Clearwater Beach! Variety of day cruises such as Pirate Cruise, Gambling, Dinner/Dancing, Dolphin Watching, etc, Theme parks such as Busch Gardens/Adventure Island Water Park, Disney/Sea World, Fabulous shopping ranging from up-scale boutiques to moderate stores minutes from condo, Golfing, Miniature Golf, Fine Dining along Gulf Boulevard where the Trolley takes you anywhere from Clearwater Beach to John's Pass.
Year Purchased: 2002
About the owner: We have lived in Florida for 22 years. Before purchasing this unit, we scoped the beaches from the east to the west coast of Florida. When we found Indian Rocks Beach, we found our dream home away from home. The water is turquoise and feels tropical. The beauty of the location is unique in that it is private enough to just 'hide away' and relax; or explore some of the famous Florida attractions. This location has it all.
Why the Owner Chose West Coast Vista:
We have a large family with eight children. At the time of purchase the oldest was 14 and the youngest an infant. One of our most favorite things about our unit is how close it is to everything. Literally, steps away from the gulf waters. You can see the kids building sand castles on the beach while sipping cocktails on the balcony. Our children are now grown and still love the beach and the proximity of the night life in Clearwater as well as the water/theme parks in Tampa and Orlando. Fishing from our private dock is another favorite of our younger teens. The list goes on......
The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
Some of the most popular benefits of this condo is it's size and location. The building itself is private with a total of 15 units. Even at full capacity, it is private and quiet. The sand is soft and white and the water is crystal clear. The condo is situated in the 'narrows' which is surrounded by both the gulf and the intercoastal. The photos are very deceiving. Most people, upon arrival, express how happy they are with the size of the unit and the views. It is very roomy and split into two sections: the gulf side and the intercoastal side. Come and check it out soon.
Gulf front gulf views....will take your breath away. Photo taken from balcony.
Close up of dining room.
Master Suite with sitting area and sliders to private Gulf Balcony & heated pool
Second bedroom with twin beds and baby furniture neatly tucked away!
Third bedroom with queen bed overlooking lush greenery and crystal pool.
Gulf Balcony Privacy unsurpassed with stairwell s to heated pool. Sliders to DR
Sitting area in family room on intercoastal waterway. Sliders to 2nd balcony.
Incredible sunsets every night on Gulf of Mexico. Picture taken from balcony.
Beach entrance from pool area...
Sunrise from Second Balcony on intercoastal side of unit.
Laundry Room - slop sink & modem connections for high speed wi-fi w/password
Intercoastal waterway taken from fishing dock.
Beautiful open space. Panoramic views of the Gulf of Mexico. Corner unit
Work kitchen with pots pans and all you need to make a homemade meal... or not!
Master Suite with walk in closet and private bath.
Second bedroom leading to hallway toward gulf and heated pool!!
Partial hallway between the Intercoastal side of the unit and the gulf side.
Picnic table and grill by pool!
Oversized family room with access to second full balcony.
Private pool on gulf. Heated in the colder season.
Tropical blue waters filled with dolphins and manatees...
Private Beach with white sugary sand. Chairs, cabana and crib all provided.
Hallway leading to kitchen and gulf balcony.
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