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Clean! Clean! Clean! Updated Condo!Free Long Distance to Us & Canada

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Last updated: 05/18/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

The view from the extra large balcony will take your breath away whether from the living room or Master Bedroom. Watch the brilliant gulf waters with dolphins playing in plain sight and the white sand beach. Wake every morning with the sunrise streaming in the bedrooms overlooking the Intercoastal and enjoy the quiet sunset dinners from the table for 4 and wicker seating while enjoying the breeze from the 2 ceiling fans outside on the balcony. You will feel like you are in tropical paradise with palm trees in every view.

Upgraded beachfront condo with all the amenities of home. Master bedroom with King bed, 32' flatscreen tv and ensuite master bath. Second bedroom with 2 fulls and 32' flat screen tv. Third bedroom/den with new Sealy queen bed.

Entertainment center in living room with 55' HD Flatscreen TV, DVD player and IPAD / IPOD Compatible Stereo.

New open kitchen with granite countertops. Master and 2nd bathroom also updated with granite countertops. Newly painted throughout. CLEAN CLEAN CLEAN!!!

New carpet in 3 bedrooms and glass front door to brighten up the condo and provide cross breeze.
Free wireless internet. Free long distance to US and Canada.

You won't find grounds like this anywhere on the gulf - beautiful gardens, fantastic heated outdoor pool and hot tub right on the beach, recreation room with ping pong table, foosball and library.

Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway or spending a vacation with your family, this is the perfect location. Kids of all ages will find this to be the perfect spot. Whether young children want to build sand castles and body surf in the warm Gulf waters or swim in the clean warm waters of the very large swimming pool, they wont be disappointed. For sports enthusiasts, you can enjoy watching events on the 55' HD TV or travel a short distance to professional sporting events such as Major League Baseball, Basketball or Hockey games. For the golfer, we have 2 sets of golf clubs available to 'righties' to play at numerous courses nearby.

If dining out is your favorite sport, the area is perfect for enjoying every type of cuisine you can imagine including many outdoor restaurants providing you with the true 'Florida' experience. Right across the street is 'The Pub' with dining and drinks right on the Intercoastal. You can watch the many watercraft using the Intercoastal or rent your own next door to 'The Pub'. Scooters and bikes also available.

For shoppers, the choices are endless within a short drive.

Finally, for those looking for nightlife, clubbing in Clearwater is only 15 minutes away. You can ride the Beach Trolley to Clearwater to the north or St. Pete Beach to the south or make the 35 minute drive into Tampa.

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Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 4

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    Kids will love the pool, beach and playing in the gulf. We have water toys available. Board games in condo....moreless

  • Limited Accessibility:

    There are 2 elevators to take you to the 4th floor. The condo is all on 1 floor. Covered parking under building is next to the elevator bank for easy access....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Electric Hurricane shutters

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Music Library:

    IPOD/IPAD speaker in condo....moreless

  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (3) 47' HD TV in living room, 32' HD TV in Master Bedroom and 32' HD TV in Bedroom with 2 full beds....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    47' HD TV in living room, 32' HD TV in Master Bedroom and 32' HD TV in Bedroom with 2 full beds....moreless

  • Toys
  • Video Library:

    Many titles to choose from to appeal to all ages...moreless

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    DIRECT BEACHFRONT - see photos...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking:

    Parking spot next to elevator banks....moreless

  • Elevator
  • Free Long Distance:

    USA and CANADA...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    Free Long distance to USA and Canada...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Washer and Dryer in our unit as well as numerous machines for all of the building to use on the 2nd floor....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    FREE!!...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Newly renovated open kitchen with granite countertops. Every convenience of home...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Extra large balcony with table for 4 and plenty of seating. 2 Ceiling fans, outdoor carpet and electric hurricane shutters....moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Heated in winter. See photo...moreless

  • Heated Pool
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
SPRING-1 2015
Apr 11 - Jun 26, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,175
SUMMER-1 2015
Jun 27 - Jul 10, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,351
SUMMER-2 2015
Jul 11 - Sep 11, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,175
FALL 2015
Sep 12 - Dec 18, 2015
7 night min stay

$900
Winter-1 2015
Dec 19 - Jan 29, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,275
WINTER-2 2016
Jan 30 - Feb 26, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,725
WINTER-3 2016
Feb 27 - Mar 18, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,875
SPRING BREAK 2016
Mar 19 - Apr 8, 2016
7 night min stay

$2,063
SPRING-1 2016
Apr 9 - Jul 1, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,225
SUMMER-1 2016
Jul 2 - Jul 8, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,409
SUMMER-2 2016
Jul 9 - Aug 19, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,225
FALL 2016
Aug 20 - Dec 16, 2016
7 night min stay

$925
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$1,275

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • ACCIDENTAL RENTAL PROTEC $45
  • CLEANING $120 + tax
  • Tax Rate 12%

Notes:

7 day minimum rental. SATURDAY TO SATURDAY.We accept personal checks, cashier's check, Money Order, Traveler's Check, VISA, MC, DISCOVER. Deposit: 25% of total rent (not less than $300). Balance due 60 days before arrival.

No refund is given for any cancellation received less than 90 days or more from arrival date. For cancellation before 90 days prior to reservation, a $300 fee will be charged.


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting manager when booking.


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Last updated: 05/18/2015
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Location

25 Miles
Nearest Airport
Tampa Airport
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
Baypointe Golf Club
28 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak, 601 N. Nebraska Ave., Tampa
9 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I275

Car: Recommended

2 sets of golf clubs, beach chairs, water toys, boogie boards, family board games, cabanas for rent on beach

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2011

About: Parents of 1 teenager and 3 20-something kids from northern Michigan who have vacationed in this area since they were children. We wanted the perfect place to share with our friends and family. Finding a location that would suit all of our needs was important. The whole family agrees we found a gem. We are originally from Toronto, Canada and our Canadian family and friends are especially excited about joining the Snowbirds and heading to our condo for some fun in the sun.

Why Sandcastle I:
When we were looking for the perfect beach condo, we were fortunate enough to meet Cyndee Haydon from Charles Rutenburg Realty to help us. After months of searching on both the Atlantic Coast and up and down the Gulf Coast, we found everything we were looking for at Sandcastle 1, Unit 407. We are directly on the beach only steps from the Gulf of Mexico with easy access to St. Pete & Tampa airports. The 'narrows' (Gulf Blvd. is only 2 lanes wide here) is a quaint area with character, endless things to do and has the 'FLORIDA' vacation vibe. Sand Castle 1 boasts beautiful grounds, a large heated pool and hot tub right on the beach and is a very clean building. CLEAN is a priority for us. When we consulted our teenaged son and our 3 '20 something kids', they wanted us to be in a place that had a great beach and water, was nearby to golf courses and was close to tourist destinations such as Busch Gardens, Disney, Sea World and Universal Studios and had Professional Sports teams like Tampa Bay Lightning, Tampa Bay Bucs, Rays Baseball, Toronto Blue Jays, New York Yankees, Phillies and other MLB Teams in Spring Training and more all close by. Also, they wanted somewhere fun to go at night and have discovered great nightlife for young people in Clearwater, St. Pete, Tampa and within a short distance from the condo. Also close to the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, home of Winter the Dolphin and star of the movie 'Dolphin Tale'. As parents, we wanted to have a quiet, comfortable home away from home and somewhere for all of our family to enjoy, including any grandchildren in the future. We are so happy we found that perfect place. Thanks Cyndee!

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
Great weather, family friendly building, beautiful beach, amazing sunset views from Living Room and Master Bedroom and sunrise views over Intercoastal from Bedroom 2 and 3/Den. Clean and updated apt., 55' HD Flatscreen and 2- 32' flatscreen tvs, every amenity in apt., video game system for your kids, new kitchen under construction with granite countertops. Fully stocked kitchen equipment. Free wireless internet, free long distance to US and Canada, beach toys, covered parking near elevator, convenient 4th floor location with view of palm trees from every window, great restaurants within walking distance, boat and scooter rental across street.


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Photos

  • What a view!

    What a view!

  • Brightening up the condo with glass/screen door overlooking inter coastal

    Brightening up the condo with glass/screen door overlooking inter coastal

  • Sunset from the Master Bedroom

    Sunset from the Master Bedroom

  • Bedroom 2 with 2 full beds and 32' flatscreen tv with view to inter coastal

    Bedroom 2 with 2 full beds and 32' flatscreen tv with view to inter coastal

  • Bedroom 3/Den with new Queen Bed

    Bedroom 3/Den with new Queen Bed

  • Newly renovated kitchen!

    Newly renovated kitchen!

  • Living room with balcony overlooking Gulf

    Living room with balcony overlooking Gulf

  • Beautiful view from family room

    Beautiful view from family room

  • Outdoor heated pool right on beach

    Outdoor heated pool right on beach

  • View of Pool and Hot Tub from our Balcony

    View of Pool and Hot Tub from our Balcony

  • What a setting!

    What a setting!

  • Grill at one of the 3 grills while enjoying the amazing sunset.

    Grill at one of the 3 grills while enjoying the amazing sunset.

  • Large balcony with access from Living Room and Master Bedroom

    Large balcony with access from Living Room and Master Bedroom

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Renovated Master Bathroom

    Renovated Master Bathroom

  • Renovated 2nd Bathroom

    Renovated 2nd Bathroom

  • Newly renovated open kitchen with granite countertops and view to Gulf.

    Newly renovated open kitchen with granite countertops and view to Gulf.

  • Dining Room looking to Living Room

    Dining Room looking to Living Room

  • Entertainment system in living room with 55' Flat Screen Room

    Entertainment system in living room with 55' Flat Screen Room

  • Outdoor Hot Tub.  The perfect place to relax anytime!!

    Outdoor Hot Tub. The perfect place to relax anytime!!

  • View to south over gardens from our balcony

    View to south over gardens from our balcony

  • Heated Pool at night.

    Heated Pool at night.

  • Covered parking near bank of 2 elevators

    Covered parking near bank of 2 elevators

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