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Upscale & Clean - Garage - Value Season Till Feb- Work Directly with Owner- Call

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The Beach Palms from the Gulf and The Beach Cottage next door

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Last updated: 09/18/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Beach Palms (formerly Beach Cottages III) condo description

Direct Gulf and Top floor.with CLEAR view up and down the entire BEACH and The Gulf of Mexico, is right out in front of you. Upscale & CLEAN, with garage. Fall, season, starting with September, and well under way and we suggest booking ASAP to get your desired week or weeks. We not only appreciate weekly bookings, but longer, as well in the Fall. Many people ask us, when is the best dollar value time to visit the area? Well folks, it is in the fall season, which we are now booking. Kindly give us a call and we can talk about your needs and wants and see if they match our needs and wants. Further, please check out our calendar/rates/reviews. for details. We are VERY proud of our reviews and how CLEAN are unit is kept. You will be too!!!

Flash !!! This condo is right out there and you will love that DIRECT Gulf of Mexico' top' view in all directions. You will find this condo CLEAN, as we do it ourselves. This is a VERY important point and overlooked by many first time visitors.

Our Beach Palms penthouse condo is located in/on the barrier island town of Indian Shores, FL. with Clearwater Beach to the North and St Pete Beach to the South. This CLEAN and nicely DECORATED condo offers two bedrooms with a king in the master and twins in the second and is located in a five story (top-floor) mid-rise upscale building DIRECTLY on the BEACH with glass elevators, pool(heated), garage and, as you might guess, fantastic views and sunsets.

Beach Palms until recently was known as Beach Cottage III with a reputation for being one of the very best WEEKLY rental buildings in the area. Look up and down the white sandy beach from the living room balcony and listen to the waves. You can almost TOUCH the water. Yes, this is your Florida dream vacation hideaway! The condo is decorator furnished, immaculate, and has a fully-equipped kitchen with a washer/dryer.

Home AWAY from Home: Amenities: Free WiFi, local and long distance telephone with HD TV in living room. Ten foot ceilings, Drapes ( not verticals), Phone service, Air conditioning(brand new system), flat screen TV (3), VCR, Stereo, Pool (heated in season), Microwave, Dishwasher, Full kitchen, Washer, Dryer, No pets allowed, Linens provided, Cookware and utensils provided, Gas BBQ, Charcoal BBQ, Garage, Heated pool, Glass elevators (2), Hurricane shutters. For 2013 we added free WiFi, along with HD TV in the living room and continued with cable TV in both Bedrooms. Also, we offer FREE telephone service for both local and long distance calling. As a special treat for our Canadian friends we also have free calling to Canada. For 2014, we have added NEW furniture in the Living Room.

We TRY HARD to please our visitors: Please take the time to read our testimonials. After your stay in our VERY upscale Beachfront Condo we would encourage you to add your comments. How do you beat a TOP FLOOR / DIRECT GULF FRONT unit ---- like this one ???

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 5
  • 1400 sq. ft.
  • Elevator : two glass

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Wheelchair Accessible
          • Children Welcome:

            Free use of all the beach toys in the garage....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Just on balcony, if you must....moreless

          • Low Allergen Environment

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            direct Gulf with KING...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

            Twin beds...moreless

          • Split bedroom floor allows privacy between bedrooms.

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, shower

            your choice of shower stall OR combo tub/shower...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, shower

            your choice of shower or tub...moreless

          • Split bathroom floor plan allows privacy between bathrooms.

          Other Amenities

              • Newly painted (entire unit) - new tile in kitchen, hallways,dressing area and both bathrooms. - New kitchen cabinets. - All around UPSCALE/CLEAN unit. Free WiFi, local and long distance telephone and HD on living room TV (both bedrooms have TV's - cable). Please take a look at our pictures and our reviews and see for yourselves. New living room furniture, both attractive and comfortable (2014)...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Television:

                HD in living room and basic cable in both bedrooms. All flat screens....moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Basic cable - free...moreless

              • Radio
              • Stereo
              • CD Player
              • Books
              • Games
              • Games For Kids
              • Toys

              Theme

              • Family
              • Away From It All

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Theme Parks
              • Water Parks
              • Restaurants

              Leisure Activities

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

              Location Type

              • Beach:

                The fine white sand found in our area is well known worldwide. We we have it! This unit looks directly over the beach and is just steps to the Gulf. Our beach is beautiful and is not too wide and not too short, but just right. Check out our pictures!...moreless

              • Waterfront
              • Beachfront:

                Not even a pool between you and the Gulf of Mexico...moreless

              sports and adventure activities

              • Parasailing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Water Skiing
              • Hiking
              • Jet Skiing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    Glass top table with 4 chairs and 2 additonal matching Captains chairs ...moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 4 people

                  General

                  • Parking:

                    garage...moreless

                  • Elevator:

                    two glass ...moreless

                  • Free Long Distance:

                    includes Canada...moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    Matching sofs/love seat and chair. Also a recliner. --- All new for 2014 season...moreless

                  • Telephone:

                    727-596-4195 Free long distance to entire USA and Canada...moreless

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    New system...moreless

                  • Heating:

                    New system...moreless

                  • Linens Provided:

                    Provided in both bedrooms. Plenty of extra pillows and blankets, as well....moreless

                  • Washing Machine:

                    Free, of course...moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    Free, of course...moreless

                  • Free Local Calls
                  • Secure Parking
                  • Wireless Internet:

                    Receently added this feature along with HD TV in the living room...moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Activities Guide
                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Local Maps
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Garage:

                    One car. beach toys with a wagon for use to/from the beach....moreless

                  • Internet:

                    Password posted in unit...moreless

                  • Towels Provided:

                    Provided in both bathrooms. Also plenty of beach towels...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Pavers all around pool and pathway out to the beach...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Two grills...moreless

                  • Bicycles:

                    Bike rack provided but without security. Bring your lock...moreless

                  • Courtyard
                  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
                  • Fully Fenced Property
                  • Outdoor Furniture
                  • Deck Furniture
                  • Porch Furniture
                  • Beach Chairs
                  • Beach Towels
                  • Large Cooler
                  • Small Cooler
                  • Raft
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Patio
                  • Walkway To Water
                  • Barbecue
                  • Balcony:

                    With a straight out view of the Gulf-of-Mexico. Also a great view to both the North and the south....moreless

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Outdoor Pool
                  • Heated Pool
                  • Private Pool
                  • Communal Pool:

                    Heated - -with plenty of lounge chairs...moreless

                   

                  Reviews

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                  from 47 traveler reviews
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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Fall
                  Sep 2 - Dec 20, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  $850
                  Holiday rates
                  Dec 21 - Jan 2, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,200
                  Jan 2015
                  Jan 3 - Jan 30, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,000
                  Feb to March 7th
                  Jan 31 - Mar 6, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,600
                  March week #2
                  Mar 7 - Mar 13, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,700
                  March week #3
                  Mar 14 - Mar 20, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,800
                  March week #4
                  Mar 21 - Mar 27, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,900
                  March/April week
                  Mar 28 - Apr 3, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $2,000
                  Easter week
                  Apr 4 - Apr 10, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $2,000

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Cleaning $100 + tax
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
                  • Tax Rate 12%

                  Notes:

                  Book by the week, Saturday to Saturday except during the value season when mid-week bookings can be available

                  Rates are weekly except where noted per above

                  All rates are subject to change

                  WiFi, HD and both local and long distance telephone calls including Canada are -- NOW -- free effective with the 2013 season and beyond. And now for the 2014 season --- NEW Furniture in the Living Room.

                  A $300 reservation deposit is due to book. This will then turn into your security deposit and will be refunded 7 to 10 after departure as long as there is no damage or shortage to the property. The remaining payment is due on arrival.


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 09/18/2014
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                  Location

                  Car: Recommended

                  -- FLASH -- 'Beach within Reach' and condo is a 'Peach'. --- One of a kind and YOU will love it. Ultra CLEAN and ready for your vacation. Open most times for fall. We are accepting weekly bookings for 2015 and continue to discount bookings for the weeks, or more in January.

                  -- Top Floor and Direct GULF --- with garage --- one of BEST in the building and one of the nicest complexes on the entire beach. Hard to beat !!! What a perfect VIEW !!! Take a peak at our pictures. Check out our calendar and be sure to rea our REVIEWS.

                  FREE high-speed WiFi, long distance telephone (to all US and Canada) and HD TV in Living room and flat screen cable in both bedrooms. Now in 2014 we have NEW living room furniture for your enjoyment. Also, we have just added a trey ceiling in the kitchen with new LED lighting.

                  Indian Shores is located on the barrier islands midway between Clearwater Beach to the north and St. Pete Beach to the south. Great restaurants, shopping, and grocery stores are conveniently located within a 5 mile radius of the property. The airports and interstate can be easily reached by crossing the bridge to the mainland, just .02 of a mile north of the condo complex. Explore our open beaches for miles in both directions. The trolley stop is near our parking lot and offers scenic ride for a nominal fee. The condo is recently painted and updated, as our pictures show. Take a look at our testimonials. Happy visitors wrote them. Stay with us and write your own happy testimonial

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2002

                  About the owner: Susan and I (Vic) have lived and rented beachfront condos for over 25 years. Susan hails from upstate NY (Cortland) and has lived locally for over 50 years. I grew up and lived in the Chicago/Peoria area coming to Florida 28 years ago. This is when I was lucky enough to have met and married Susan. She graduated from the Univ. of South Florida and I received my degree from Bradley Univ. (Peoria, IL.). Susan is a 30 year retired Pinellas County teacher (K) and very proud of it. Finally, I convinced her to join me in retirement. Enough about us ----- what about you and yours?

                  Why the Owner Chose Beach Palms (formerly Beach Cottages III):
                  Susan has the patience and knowledge to help anyone intending to visit this area. We have put our hearts and souls into making our direct beachfront condo one of the BEST on the beach. Add to that the direct, top floor location and you have a winner for your holiday. Worried about you car? Then you will love our garage. How many condos offer you a garage? Best of all, however; is the unobstructed view from the private balcony, out to the Gulf. Please, take a look at our pictures and you will also see the exact Gulf views of the entire beach. Each year we put back into the unit. In 2014 we put in a new tray kitchen ceiling with LED lighting. Last year it was new living room furniture and the year before that we added free WiFi and HD TV in the living with free long distance telephone service, including calls to Canada. And the year before that we put in new tile in the entry hallways, kitchen and both bathrooms. The list goes on and on, but we hope you get the idea? This place is kept up to very high standards which we hope our visitors will enjoy.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
                  If you plan to visit the area, you need someone you can trust. That just discribed us. Tired of dealing with fast talking, rude, only interested in getting your booking people? That is NOT us. We like the old fashioned telephone, so that we can describe everything in full and to your complete satisfaction. We have been as honest as we possibly can with our pictures. We see pictures on the internet that are taken at the best possible angles, that represent views that the complex offers, that make no sence what-so-ever. We just shake our heads and feel sorry for the folks who get fooled' by such half truths. This is one reason we meet and greet our visitors in person. We view the grounds together and walk into the unit with you. Someone not happy? This has yet to happen. If it were to happen, we would talk about it 'on the spot' and work it out. Finally, since we meet and greet all of our visitors, we provide the keys, so you do not need to drive up and down the beach (or fool with a lock box) to get keys. No doubt, flying or driving you will be tried and who needs to look for the whereabouts of the keys? Finally, since we have built two way 'faith and trust' with you on the telephone, so we have NO need to ask you to pay in advance. Payment is upon arrival. Many operations (most, if not all) ask you to pay in advance. Doesn't that make you a bit uncomfortable? It does when we travel. We do ask for a reservation deposit when you book your reservation This assures us that you are indeed coming and makes us feel better about turning others away for the dates you have reserved. We await your phone call and look forward to it. Evenings are best for us and we be reached at 727-595-5727.


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                  Speaks: english

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                  Photos

                  • The Beach Palms from the Gulf   and   The Beach Cottage next door

                    The Beach Palms from the Gulf and The Beach Cottage next door

                  • Beach Palms - New Paint - New Look

                    Beach Palms - New Paint - New Look

                  • Beach Palms from the Gulf of Mexico.  Unit onTop Floor-slightly left of Center

                    Beach Palms from the Gulf of Mexico. Unit onTop Floor-slightly left of Center

                  • Exact view from Balcony looking to the Northwest

                    Exact view from Balcony looking to the Northwest

                  • Plenty of Chairs Around the Pool

                    Plenty of Chairs Around the Pool

                  • Grills for you outside Cooks

                    Grills for you outside Cooks

                  • First impression upon entering

                    First impression upon entering

                  • Living Room - standing in Kitchen

                    Living Room - standing in Kitchen

                  • French door to Balcony next to Flat Screen Bedroom TV

                    French door to Balcony next to Flat Screen Bedroom TV

                  • Guest Bedroom offers Twin Beds

                    Guest Bedroom offers Twin Beds

                  • Both the Living Room AND the master bedroom face the Gulf

                    Both the Living Room AND the master bedroom face the Gulf

                  • Watch for this Sign on Arrival

                    Watch for this Sign on Arrival

                  • Beach Palms - Heated Pool with View of Gulf in Background.  Unit is DIRECT GULF

                    Beach Palms - Heated Pool with View of Gulf in Background. Unit is DIRECT GULF

                  • Direct West View from the Balcony

                    Direct West View from the Balcony

                  • Exact view from Balcony looking to the Southwest

                    Exact view from Balcony looking to the Southwest

                  • Strom Shutters  -  Just in Case

                    Strom Shutters - Just in Case

                  • Please use the Beach Chairs & Toys at the head end of the Garage

                    Please use the Beach Chairs & Toys at the head end of the Garage

                  • A Fully equiped Kitchen

                    A Fully equiped Kitchen

                  • Spacious Living Room

                    Spacious Living Room

                  • A King Sized Bed and DIRECTLY facing the Gulf of Mexico

                    A King Sized Bed and DIRECTLY facing the Gulf of Mexico

                  • Just a Part off the Master Bathroom

                    Just a Part off the Master Bathroom

                  • Second Bath Room

                    Second Bath Room

                  • People you can Trust for a GREAT Vacation - We meet you on arrival

                    People you can Trust for a GREAT Vacation - We meet you on arrival

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                  2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

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