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Absolute Beachfront Condo #1 St. Pete Beach, Breathtaking Views

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Last updated: 12/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

St. Pete Beach condo description

You could be watching and taking pictures of the dolphins playing in the Gulf of Mexico from one of my two private balconies in my private corner of paradise. My condo, with a breathtaking view, overlooks the seven mile long sugar white sand of St. Pete beach. Condo 503 offers a direct Gulf beachfront, fifth (top) floor condo in Vistas on The Gulf.
This condo gives you one of the most unique views in the building of the sunset as well as the all along the beach from the top floor My vacation home faces the Gulf of Mexico with an unobstructed view. Condo 503 also benefits from being a corner unit with additional windows from which to enjoy the many views of the surf and all along the North end of the beach. The extra windows also provide more natural light and the new screen patio door gives you an opportunity to turn the air conditioner off and enjoy the wonderful tropical breezes. This option also gives you a chance to enjoy the sounds of the waves.
If you have usually stayed in hotels, compare not only the prices but the quality and space you will be getting for your money in my condo.
I take great pride in the cleanliness of my condo. I was just there in Oct., 2014 and had new carpeting installed in the master bedroom and the two swivel chairs in the living room professionally cleaned. I am constantly having everything professionally cleaned.
This building also happens to be the newest beach-side building designed specifically for condos on St. Pete Beach unlike many condos along the beach that were motel or hotel rooms that have been converted condos.
Staying in my condo with a fully equipped kitchen gives you options for meals including being able to cook on outdoor grills that are on the property next to the pool.
I installed a door for privacy on the guest bedroom which was designed to be just an open room. Many of the condos in the building do not have that door.
My condo is within walking distance of a large major grocery store as well as a variety of restaurants and a variety of shopping. You could easily stay here and not rent a car. You could sight see using the local trolley system and in addition there is a cab system on the beach.
Please note my condo rents for a minimum of one week and a maximum of 2 weeks. It rents Saturday to Saturday with the exceptions of November and early December. I rent to a maximum of 4 persons per stay.
The living room balcony directly faces the Gulf, then wraps around with a panoramic view to the North along this beautiful beach. Remember my condo is beachfront, not just a condo in a beachfront building or one with a partial view from the side of the building.
The condominium is tastefully furnished and equipped with all the comforts of home, including granite counter tops in the kitchen and two bathrooms.
A new 40' flat screen TV has been added to the living room in as well as a small flat screen TV in the guest bedroom. The issue with the new sofa that squeaked and had soft cushions was addressed successfully.:-) The master bedroom also has a television.
I recently replaced all of the balcony chairs. Each balcony is furnished with two chairs, and a side table. The living room balcony has a lounge chair and the balcony is large enough to move the furniture from the second balcony if you need additional seating on the living room balcony. There is a small eating table on each balcony.
The condo has two cordless telephones that may be used for local telephone calls and the phone will receive incoming long distance call. There is also a messaging machine so you will not miss any incoming calls while you are out.
A washer and dryer is in the condo which means you do not have to pack as many clothes or go anywhere else to do your laundry nor pay for the use of my washer and dryer. My washer and dryer are in a closet in the hallway, and not in the guest room, so running it should not disturb anyone. It can be done while you are at the beach :-) There is an ironing board and iron are in a separate closet in the hallway.
One of the big advantages of my vacation home is I purchased reserved parking space, #7, which is not only beneath the building but right next to the elevator for the convenience.
I personally stay in my condo four times a year which gives me the time and opportunity to evaluate what needs to be replaced or added for not only the convenience of my guests, but myself as well.
The condominium building has an exercise room and free internet access.
An on-site office is open daily, with some exceptions, to pick up your key and address any questions or concerns you might have during your stay. Arrangements for keys for arrivals can be made allowing you to pick up the keys from a lock box on the property.
In another room in the onsite office is a large selection of reading material and games that you may borrow during your stay.
At the pool, there is a large container of beach toys that children may use during their stay.
Please remember that my availability calendar and condo profile refers strictly to my Condo, 503, and does not reflect on availability in the building.


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Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 5
  • 950 sq. ft.
  • Details:

    Elevator : My condo is far enough away from the elevator that you will be unable to hear the elevator doors opening and closing....moreless

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional


              • Low Allergen Environment
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only:

                Absolutely no smoking in the condo or on the balconies....moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


              • Living Room: 2 twin/ single, 2 sleep sofa /futon


              • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

                Trundle bed converts into twin beds....moreless

              • The master bedroom has a queen size bed, cable TV and a private bathroom. The guest bedroom (sitting room) is furnished with a trundle bed that converts into two twin beds and the room has a flat screen television and dresser. The second bathroom is adjacent to the guest room. The guest bedroom , which has french doors, opens onto the second private balcony with a view along the North shoreline and across to the inter-coastal waters. The closet for the guest room is in the hallway although there is a small hanging rack in the guest bedroom and a dresser. There is a pull out queen sofa in the living room and an available room divider that can be used for privacy when using the sofa as a bed....moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

                This bathroom is part of the master bedroom suite...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

                This bathroom is adjacent to the guest bedroom...moreless

              • Each bathroom has a tub/shower combo and is furnished with a hair dryer and plenty of space for toiletries and linens. The tile was professionally cleaned throughout the condo November, 2013, ...moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • I own a reserved parking space that is reserved under the building, next to the elevator. I believe this condo is most comfortable with either two adults plus 2 children or four adults. An exercise room is available on site as well as a borrowing book library for guests. During my recent visit in September, 2013 I replaced two of the three televisions with new flat screen TV's, purchased two new telephones and ordered new balcony furniture. I have replaced the queen mattress and box springs, the bedroom carpeting and have personally added many amenities that will make this feel more like a vacation home, than just a rental condo. I have added a screen to the sliding balcony door so you can enjoy the sea breeze and the sound of the waves....once you turn the air conditioner off....moreless


                  • Books
                  • Books For Adults
                  • Books For Kids
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player:


                  • Games
                  • Radio
                  • Satellite / Cable


                  • Away From It All
                  • Family


                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Water Parks
                  • Zoo

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking

                  Location Type

                      • Beachfront:

                        This condo directly overlooks the beach and the Gulf of Mexico....moreless

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Cycling
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Hiking
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Paragliding
                      • Pier Fishing
                      • Roller Blading
                      • Sailing
                      • Snorkeling
                      • Sound/Bay Fishing
                      • Surf Fishing
                      • Surfing
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis
                      • Wind-Surfing


                      • Dining:

                        Glass topped table and baker's rack...moreless

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 4 people


                      • Air Conditioning:

                        In March 2011 I had an air treatment system professionally installed that that destroys bacteria, viruses, allergens and mold making my condo a healthier condo. ...moreless

                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Covered Parking:

                        I purchased a parking space, #7, next to the elevator that is reserved for my guests. There is limited parking and therefore each condo is only permitted one parking space....moreless

                      • Elevator:

                        My condo is far enough away from the elevator that you will be unable to hear the elevator doors opening and closing....moreless

                      • Fitness Room / Equipment
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided:

                        Linens for all beds....moreless

                      • Living Room:

                        New 40 inch flat screen TV, sofa and two side chairs....moreless

                      • Local Maps
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Parking Off Street:

                        The unreserved spaces around the building can be used if your vehicle is too high to go under the building, but you will still be limited to one parking space....moreless

                      • Sofa Bed
                      • Telephone:

                        Two cordless phone for local calls only. Long distance calls can be received....moreless

                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Towels Provided:

                        Bath, Beach and Kitchen...moreless

                      • Washing Machine
                      • Wireless Internet:

                        The building is wired for internet access...moreless


                      • 4 Ring Stove
                      • Blender
                      • Coffee Maker:

                        12 cup...moreless

                      • Cooking Utensils:

                        I try to keep all of the cooking utensils you might need on hand. I replace them regularly....moreless

                      • Dishes & Utensils:

                        Place settings for six and includes wine glasses and margarita glasses....moreless

                      • Dishwasher
                      • Freezer
                      • Grill
                      • Ice Maker
                      • Kitchen:

                        You will find full size appliances plus many small appliances including blender, bagel size toaster, mixer, and crock pot....moreless


                      • Balcony:

                        I have two balconies. The front balcony facing directly west has an eating table, two side chairs. a side table and a lounge chair. The second balcony has a small table and two side chairs....moreless

                      • Beach Chairs
                      • Lanai / Gazebo
                      • Outdoor Grill:

                        2 outdoor grills adjacent to swimming pool area...moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill Gas
                      • Patio
                      • Small Cooler
                      • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                      • Walkway To Water

                      Payment Type

                      • Amex
                      • Discover
                      • Mastercard
                      • Visa

                      Pool / Spa

                      • Communal Pool:

                        Refer to picture in photo section....moreless

                      • Heated Pool
                      • Hot Tub
                      • In Ground Pool
                      • Outdoor Hot Tub
                      • Outdoor Pool
                      • Shared Hot Tub:

                        Refer to picture in photo section....moreless

                      Forms Of Payment

                          • Accept Credit Card

                          House Cleaning

                              • Housekeeper Optional


                              Write a review 4.8
                              from 18 traveler reviews
                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              Dec 20 - Dec 26, 2014
                              7 night min stay

                              Jan 31 - Feb 6, 2015
                              7 night min stay

                              Apr 11 - May 1, 2015
                              7 night min stay

                              May 16 - May 22, 2015
                              7 night min stay

                              Memorial Day Week
                              May 23 - May 29, 2015
                              7 night min stay

                              May 30 - Jul 3, 2015
                              7 night min stay

                              4th of July week
                              Jul 4 - Jul 10, 2015
                              7 night min stay

                              Jul 11 - Aug 14, 2015
                              7 night min stay

                              My Standard Rate
                              7 night min stay


                              Additional information about rental rates


                              • Cleaning $91 + tax
                              • Tax Rate 12%


                              $1000. - 2200/Week

                              Rentals are available Saturday to Saturday. only. A one week minimum stay. is required.

                              The maximum number of guests per stay is 4 persons.

                              Children must be accompanied by one adult at least 25 years old. Families are welcome.

                              Free reserved parking space under the building and next to the elevator.

                              Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

                              A deposit of $200.00 is required to confirm the reservation. I will need your home address and daytime telephone number that will be shared with the onsite office at the condo. The office handles all of the financial transactions and will call you for the down payment with the balance due 30 days prior to arrival. I prefer you make the payments by bank check but your may make credit card.

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                              Last updated: 12/19/2014
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                              St. Pete Beach
                              Nearest Beach
                              In my front yard

                              Car: Not Necessary

                              As part of its 2012 Travelers' Choice Awards, recently compiled millions of user ratings, and St. Pete Beach, Florida, was crowned Top Beach Destination in the U.S. With seven miles of white sand to its name, St. Pete Beach edged out fellow Florida contender Miami Beach.

                              St. Pete Beach was so popular that it even took fifth place (out of 181) in rankings for beaches worldwide.

                              Other Activities: Dolphin watching, para sailing, deep sea fishing, skim boats and stand up paddle boards.

                              Sun Coast Trolley runs from St. Pete Beach all the way North to Clearwater with many stops including St. John's Pass Village.


                              Owner info

                              Year Purchased: 2003

                              About the owner: I purchased this condo after having spent many vacations on various beaches around the country. I knew I wanted strictly a beachfront condo where I could sit on the balcony in the mornings with a cup of coffee and enjoy watching the dolphins. In the evening I wanted to be able to sit on my balcony with a glass of wine and enjoy the sunsets overlooking the beach. No matter what the weather is, there is something about overlooking the water that soothes my soul.

                              Why the Owner Chose St. Pete Beach:
                              I love walking long uninterrupted distances on the beach and was looking for a wide, long, and firm sand beach. St Pete Beach met that criteria. I also wanted to be able to walk along the beach to somewhere for breakfast or ice cream. It was important that it was a beach that was good for swimming and water sports. Another criteria was to be away from the main public access to the beach so the beachfront would not be crowded. I also looked for an area that met my desire to be close to sporting and cultural events as well as a variety of shopping and restaurants of all kinds because I knew this would be a vacation home as well as a beach get-away. The location of this condo meets all of my criteria. This particular condo was the view I could only have dreamed of ever having. You cannot see my balconies from any other condo in the building. I was also impressed that this condo does not have a window to an outside hallway. These privacy advantages were important to me. The building is centrally located which means I can take a shuttle from the airport and not even bother having a car or if I have a car it is an easy drive to and from the airport. There is also a trolley on St. Pete Beach that you can pick up at various stops along Gulf Blvd and goes as far north as Clearwater. I stay in my condo every three months as it is my vacation home so all of these reasons are important. My beachfront condo #503, directly on St. Pete Beach could be yours for your next family vacation.

                              The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
                              The advantages of staying in my beachfront condo vs. staying in a beachfront hotel room or a condo with just a view of the beach are numerous. When you rent my condo directly through me you will not be charged a resort fee, a security deposit fee and you will have a reserved parking space under the building directly next to the elevator at no extra charge to you. You will not be paying someone to park your car either. The guest bedroom has a door and my washer and dryer are not in that bedroom, but in the hallway near the kitchen. The views are breathtaking and because this is not a large hotel you will not be crowded on the beach in front of the condo. Of course you never have to leave the condo to watch the dolphins or the sunset. I still pinch myself every time I walk to the balcony and realize this truly is my corner of paradise. In 2012 a reputable travel company designated St. Pete Beach, Florida, as Top Beach Destination in the U.S. with seven miles of white sand. In addition to all of the other benefits, this is a vacation home to me and therefore I maintain my condo as I want to find it when I arrive.

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                              • View from the balcony at sunset

                                View from the balcony at sunset

                              • Living room with access to balcony overlooking St. Pete Beach

                                Living room with access to balcony overlooking St. Pete Beach

                              • Full kitchen and eating area

                                Full kitchen and eating area

                              • Master bedroom with new Queen size mattress and box springs

                                Master bedroom with new Queen size mattress and box springs

                              • Master Bathroom

                                Master Bathroom

                              • The guest room trundle bed converts into two twin beds at same height.

                                The guest room trundle bed converts into two twin beds at same height.

                              • Guest Bathroom

                                Guest Bathroom

                              • Grills for guests next to the pool

                                Grills for guests next to the pool

                              • Exercise room in building

                                Exercise room in building

                              • Keeping watch!

                                Keeping watch!

                              • The beach from my balcony to the North and shows the depth of the beach.

                                The beach from my balcony to the North and shows the depth of the beach.

                              • The entire length of St Pete Beach with it's sugar white sand beach.

                                The entire length of St Pete Beach with it's sugar white sand beach.

                              • My condo, 503's large balcony faces directly West and small balcony faces North.

                                My condo, 503's large balcony faces directly West and small balcony faces North.

                              • New living room LG LED Television

                                New living room LG LED Television

                              • Eating area

                                Eating area

                              • Master Bedroom

                                Master Bedroom

                              • Guest Bedroom with french doors and sliding glass doors to second balcony.

                                Guest Bedroom with french doors and sliding glass doors to second balcony.

                              • Guest Room

                                Guest Room

                              • Pool and Jacuzzi overlooking the beach

                                Pool and Jacuzzi overlooking the beach

                              • Loaning library in building.

                                Loaning library in building.

                              • St Pete Beach

                                St Pete Beach

                              • My dream home.

                                My dream home.

                              • View from my front 
balcony during sunset

                                View from my front balcony during sunset

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                              This listing was first published here in 2005.

                              Date last modified - Monday, December 22, 2014

                              $1,295 - $2,095 per week (USD)

                              2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 4

                              View calendar: Updated 12/19/14
                              Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                              Member since: 2005
                              Speaks: english
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                              • Response rate: 90%
                              • Calendar last updated: 12/19/2014
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