Luxury Corner Penthouse at Prestigious Ocean Sands - 30' Balcony
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- Minimum stay:1-14 nights
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
KEY POINTS: Oceanfront ~ 2-week minimum rental ~ Corner penthouse ~ Accommodates 4
NOTE: Please scroll down to bottom of listing for links to more photos and a neighborhood map showing restaurants and other services.
Newly renovated (2012, 2013, & 2014) end unit on the top floor of Tower 1 of Ocean Sands, an oceanfront landmark known for its high standards and upkeep.
Sweeping views of the beach and ocean from a long 30' balcony, accessible from the Living Room & Master Bedroom. Water views from all rooms, with windows on three sides of this corner apartment.
Our Guests: Primarily Canadian couples; also European couples and American families (maximum 4 people).
Ocean Sands is secure (24 hour coverage), offers a large heated pool and spa, covered parking (assigned space), and more.
The building caters to mature couples, many of them full-time residents. We and our neighbors enjoy the quiet, friendly, and calm atmosphere which Ocean Sands provides.
Please see more information below under 'Further Details' concerning the size, comfort, and amenities provided in this superb apartment.
Note: Ocean Sands enforces a two-week minimum stay and we encourage rentals of one month or more. One-week rentals CANNOT be accommodated, due to condo association rules.
Comfort & Roominess throughout: Spacious Living Room has room-width door wall with access to the large balcony, & views to the north & west. A leather couch (NOT a sleeper-sofa), recliner, and swivel tub chair provide seating for 4, with ottomans offering additional space. Dining Area offers ocean views, large glass-topped table, & 4 chairs.
Master Bedroom has wide door wall with access to the balcony & ocean views. It has a King bed, large walk-in closet (clothes hamper & hangers), extensive storage, & comfortable reading chair and light. Recently-renovated (2012) Master Bathroom provides dual vanities, & separate toilet & bathtub/shower room. There is a large soaking bathtub/shower (with secure assist handles) & new comfort height toilet.
Second Bedroom has a Queen bed, large closet & other storage, along with a reading chair & light. Renovated (2012) Second Bathroom has large walk-in shower, single sink/vanity, toilet, and linen closet.
Living/Dining Room and both bedrooms were re-carpeted in 2013.
Kitchen has a large window looking onto Boca Ciega Bay, & the Office Nook has a computer table with slide-out keyboard tray, laser printer (USB & wireless), & a rolling desk chair.
30 foot balcony is newly re-carpeted (2014), with a chaise lounge, side table, & eating table with four chairs.
Amenities & entertainment are state-of-the-art: New furniture and electronics, including premium speed wireless internet, wireless & USB laser printer, LCD flat screen TV's & Blu-Ray players in Living Room (46'), Master Bedroom (42'), & Second Bedroom (32'). Premium cable boxes with expanded channel selection for the Living Room and Master Bedroom offer 75 HD (High Definition) channels. Over 100 Blu-Ray DVD's, paperback books, & games are provided for your enjoyment.
Living Room and each bedroom has Verilux reading lamps & reading chairs. Cordless phones in Living Room, Master Bedroom, & Second Bedroom, with free calling within the U.S. and Canada.
Dine in the neighborhood or at home: Within easy walking distance are Italian and French restaurants, 2 bars/grilles, a coffee shop, ice cream shop, and a fast food outlet (Subway). A short drive (or 30-minute walk on the beach) to John's Pass provides a wide variety of other restaurants, including Bubba Gumps and Hooters, along with local venues. Gulf Boulevard in both directions offers a huge choice of eating options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Our Kitchen is fully-equipped, with a ceramic-topped stove, digitally-controlled oven, microwave, side-by-side refrigerator, dishwasher, and garbage disposal. High-quality small appliances include a coffee maker, toaster oven, blender, mixer, griddle, tea kettle, electric can opener, and chopper.
Plenty of space is available for storing supplies in the Kitchen cabinets or hall pantry. Dinnerware, stainless steel cookware, and utensils are designed to allow comfortable long-term stays with no constraints on meal preparation.
There is a full-size washer and dryer, iron, ironing board, vacuum cleaner, broom, and shopping trolley.
For the beach, we have towels, chairs, and umbrellas.
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- On floor 12
- 1225 sq. ft.
- Elevator : 2 elevators
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Not Suitable For Children:
This apartment is not recommended for younger children due to safety issues (balcony & 12th floor location); Ocean Sands is primarily an adult complex, and quiet and calmness is highly appreciated. ...moreless
- Pets Not Allowed:
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
- Each Bedroom has an LCD flat screen TV and Blu-Ray DVD player, as well as a Verilux reading lamp and chair. High-quality linens and extra pillows provided and both mattresses are new. Each Bedroom has an 'atomic' (self-setting) alarm clock with dimmable display. Both bedrooms re-carpeted in 2014....moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- DVD Player:
- Satellite / Cable:
- Video Library:
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Theme Parks
- Water Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Gambling Casinos
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Near The Ocean:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Pier Fishing
- Roller Blading
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Alarm Clock
- Clothes Dryer:
- Free Long Distance:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Local Activities Guide
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Parking Off Street:
- Toilet Paper
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine:
- Wireless Internet:
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Beach Chairs
- Beach Towels
Pool / Spa
- Spa Whirlpool
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
May 2 - Feb 12, 2016
14 night min stay
Prime - 2016
Feb 13 - Apr 30, 2016
14 night min stay
May 1 - Feb 11, 2017
14 night min stay
Prime - 2017
Feb 12 - Apr 29, 2017
14 night min stay
Apr 30 - Feb 10, 2018
14 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning $100 + tax
- Ocean Sands Rental Fee $50
- Insurance $45
- Tax Rate 13%
Please contact us for a rate proposal customized to your stay. Discounts for longer periods.
Local professional management company acts on our behalf, providing keys, support & information prior to, & during, rental.
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A deposit is required at time of booking. Payments can be made to our local management company by credit card, check, bank transfer, money order, etc. All rates are shown in US Dollars.
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On the beach and easily accessible to everything! Restaurants, shops, ATM's, hair salon, groceries, Library, and recreation within walking distance.
A short drive to major shopping (Tyrone Square Mall), historic John's Pass, and other attractions.
Tampa International Airport is 45 minutes away. Downtown St. Petersburg is 30 minutes by car, Ellenton Premium Outlets 45 minutes, Sarasota Ringling Museum 1 hour, Busch Gardens 1 hour, and Orlando Disney World 2 hours.
While a vehicle is recommended, once you arrive at Ocean Sands, you could easily enjoy the services within walking distance, and/or take the Suncoast Beach Trolley, which goes up and down Gulf Boulevard from Clearwater to Pass-A-Grille, and can be ridden at a nominal charge. The Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA) runs regular bus service as well, with a stop directly across from our condo.
Other Activities: College & professional sports teams, Chihuly Glass Collection, Dali Museum, Ybor City, and many more.
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Welcome to Ocean Sands #1208, Tower 1 !
Living/Dining Room - Pass-thru to large Kitchen with a view
30' carpeted balcony with electric shutters
From the balcony: Looking north to Redington Beach.
Kitchen has modern large & small appliances; office nook w/ USB/wireless printer
Master Bedroom panorama - Direct access to balcony
Master Bedroom - Access to ensuite full bathroom & walk-in closet; reading chair
Master Bathroom - Double vanity, separate toilet and bath/shower
Second Bedroom - large closet; TV/DVD
Inland view (from Kitchen & 2nd Bedroom) to Boca Ciega Bay & shopping
Large heated pool & spa; locked gate provides access to beach.
Ocean Sands from Gulf Boulevard - Tower I on left, Tower II on right.
Living/Dining Room panorama - The only corner penthouse for rent at Ocean Sands
Living/Dining Room - Laundry & Utility closets in entry hallway
Dine on the oceanfront balcony
From the Balcony: Looking south to John's Pass.
Kitchen pass-thru allows ocean view
Master Bedroom - King bed, TV/DVD, & plenty of storage
Master Bedroom - Fall asleep to the sound of the waves!
Second Bedroom - Queen bed
Second Bedroom - Reading chair & Verilux lamp
Second Bath - Single vanity, large shower, linen closet
Ocean Sands from the clean & well-maintained beach; Tower II (L) & Tower I (R).
Spacious and open layout, ideal for one or two couples; equipped for long stays.
This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Saturday, November 21, 2015
- Property typeCondo
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