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It's Your Vacation! You Deserve the Best! Come to Paradise!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,801 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 7


Our condominium at SANDCASTLES will leave you BREATHLESS...

Awesome panoramic views of the ocean and what is certainly considered the most beautiful beach on the east coast. Watch playful dolphins jumping, cruise ships passing on their way out to sea, and surfers riding the crest of rolling, magnificent waves you can hear, as well as see, from your PARADISE FOUND!

This totally renovated (2005/06), luxury condominium with a laid back tropical florida style + has a spacious ocean view balcony that wraps around to your own private entry to the large, luxurious, master suite.

It is just what you expect your Florida island escape to be, with over 1800 square feet in an open-flow floor plan, pastel colors, palms, tropical plants &, life like birds, with a laid-back island decor that will bring out the pampered beach comber in you.

Amenities, to enhance your experience, include a surround sound, large TV with HD/VCR/DVD, a fully-furnished kitchen with everything from seafood forks, butter warmers, a shrimp cleaner to a lobster pot. A mirrored wall provides an ocean view from all seats of your beautiful large dining room table. Granite counter tops are found throughout, including an ocean view snack bar.

The condominium complex provides a private, secure beach access with convenient rinsing area to leave the salt water and sand behind as you enter the large heated swimming pool or hot tub. Sauna, shower, & your free membership in the fitness club north less then a block away are all included.There is also a lgr. recreation room with kitchen facilities & a lgr patio just next to the shower, rest rms.& office.The rec. rm., kitch. & out door gas grill can be reserved for a large gathering. Also included is a tennis court and plenty of parking.

All this, PLUS, just 45 minutes from Disney and theme parks; 30 minutes to Kennedy Space Center; & 15 minutes to the highest volume cruise terminal in Florida. The eco life of the Banana River offers unique,various water/nature activities, boat tours, & dining under the stars. The pier, a healthy mile walk north on the beach, is the home of the East Coast Surfing Championships and besides attracting daily surfers, provides four unique restaurants, shops, and bars. Adjacent to Sandcastles is a major Comedy Club with an excellent restaurant & others just across the street .

MASTER BEDROOM SUITE - Private access to balcony, as well as large ocean-view window, king-size bed, remote fan, chest of drawers, mirrored dresser, TV, easy chair, large walk-in closet, vanity sink dressing area separate from bathroom. Wi-FI Internet access from here throughout condominium, including balcony!

SECOND BEDROOM - Large ocean-view window, queen-size bed, ceilling fan, mirrored dresser, end table, TV/dvr combo, & large closet.

THIRD BEDROOM - A nautical motif & pirates chest with treasures, two twin beds,celing fan, end tables, & large mirrored closet. TV/dvr combo.The nautical motif is continued in the second full bath located between secondary bedrooms.

LARGE ENTRY HALL welcomes you with tropical birds and flower arrangements,real bamboo trimmed door accented with a beach mural, and gives you plenty of room with a bench & closet to leave or store all your beach toys (provided).

Come to your island paradise! You deserve it! Watch the sunrise over the ocean, play on the beach, take a cruise, or visit the Orlando theme parks,or do it all! Just come here to relax when the moon-lit nights reflect off the Atlantic waters, as you savor the never to forget memories of these days in PARADISE!

Keywords: Condominium

More Details

Mark & Pam Younggren
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 18, 2018

About Mark & Pam Younggren

We are married 40 years, have 4 grown children & 9 grand children.We spend winter months in Cocoa Beach & summer months in Illinois often flying back & forth for business & to see family we have in both places. Travel to Alaska and Costa Rica and throughout the U.S. We own rental properties in several locations. As Real Esate Brokers over the last 30 years,we now SPECIALIZE in helping people AQUIRE VACATION rental/resort & income properties as owners/investors, besides our own rental offerings such as this dream sandcastle.

Mark & Pam Younggren purchased this condo in 2001

Why Mark & Pam Younggren chose Seacrest Beach

My parents migrated here after their retirement. We visited them & vacationed here as often as we could. We fell in love with what many locals call the 'undiscovered affordable Florida' Having been Real Estate Brokers most of our lives we often went to open houses at beach properties. We felt this condo with its location in the center of Cocoa Beach, had great potential. We thought that some day the Cocoa Beach area, Cape Canaveral, the numerous cruise ships and proximity to Orlando attractions would make this a major vacation/tourist destination; As it has!

What makes this condo unique

The place is a paradise!... It's the best of 2 worlds; you can just lay back, relax on the beach or partake in the many activities in the area around you: The Pier with its shops,bars and restaurants, surfers, fishing and volley ball games, or the Port with cruise boats and deep sea fishing, the unique eco life of the Banana River, Canaveral National Sea Shore, Cocoa village with its old Florida feel & shops & great restaurants or any of the many Orlando attractions that are less that an hour away!

Guestbook comments from the owner

The following hand printed note was found in the 2nd ocean view bedroom ,in the night stand. We left it in the drawer, but wanted to share it. It is from a 9 year old. It reads as follows: "June 01-07, this condo is Awesome! I hope that the person reading this, takes good care of it and that enjoy this condo as much, as i did. have a safe trip home. Allexandria J. Jerseyville,Ill."
Sep 2007
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Seacrest Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 6
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1801 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • The correct Booking/Refund policy for this unit is: 60-90 Days 100% - $100 processing fee 30-60 Days 50% 30-0 Days NO REFUND
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Each bathroom is spacious, with beautiful Florida decor, granite counter tops, lots of extras like a shower dispenser filled with quality body wash,shampoo & conditioner.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin / Single Beds (2) & hi-end inflate-deflate mattress
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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It's Your Vacation! You Deserve the Best! Come to Paradise!
average rating of 4.88 based on 51 reviews

Dream Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This place is so beautiful, nice and clean. Super close to the beach with an awesome view! Definatly going back again asap!!!

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: A women of few words! Says it all! This is why we get so many wonderful, repeat guests.You are welcome back anytime.Thank you for taking your time to do this review.
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Jacksonville, Florida

R & R is an understatement

  • 5 of 5

My family came in from Arizona, 3 adults with 2 teenagers. This place was the ultimate vacation spot for all of us. The guys played golf at nearby courses. And us girls hung out at the beach. A lot! The condo and its amenities are to numerous to count. But they were very impressionable. Especially the wrap around porch looking out at the ocean. Boy did we all get spoiled with that view.

There are so many places to go within walking distance. Ron Jons is near and the kids loved that. Also, Orlando is a hop skip and jump away. We took a day trip to Sea World and it was great.

There is nothing you can want in this place. It had everything. Even great neighbors. :O) I highly recommend this condo to any family or anyone who wants nothing more than to rest and really enjoy all this place has to offer. I know my mom, sister and I are talking about returning next year.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2009
  • Stayed: May 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Yes we think it is top notch too! We have aways said Cocoa Beach is the undiscovered best of Florida. With the beautiful beaches of the cape, the best waves on the east coast, the beach lilfe with Ron Jon's, Coconuts on the Beach, the pier, the port and cruise boats, the unique diverse eco-life of the Banana River, the proximity to the theme parks, Kennedy space center, and a middle class economy that lets you eat in some of the best resturants at a resonable price.... And our laid back Florida beach style condo makes it all paradise found! Your hosts, Mark & Pam, and Peli your concierge
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Charlotte, NC

Fabulous week!

  • 5 of 5

Every year we try to find somewhere to vacation that we haven't been before. We love to be near the beach, but like to have other things to do nearby. This location at Cocoa Beach was perfect. The property was clean, up to date, and had everything we could possibly need. It was quiet, and the view from the wrap around balcony was breathtaking. Our family of 5 was comfortable and felt very at home. We took in many nearby attractions - the Brevard County Zoo, Kennedy Space Center, Universal Studios, Florida Adventurer Bioluminescence Kayak Tour and of course the amazing beach and pool as well as numerous local restaurants. The owners were super helpful and very easy to work with. While we usually try to go somewhere new each year, this is a property that we are already making plans to return to. It truly was one of the best vacations we have taken. Thank you for sharing your little piece of Paradise with us!

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tabernacle, New Jersey

Property was very clean and exactly as owner had presented.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful sunrise and sunsets from lanai which faced the ocean. Complex was located near shops and restaurants. We are from New Jersey and the Beach reminded us of Long Beach Island. We were fortunate to see a rocket launch from the Cape and could watch from our lanai. My daughter , 17 year old granddaughter and I go away for spring break most years. This was our first time on East coast and Cocoa Beach. We would definitely return. Overall excellent vacation.

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time to write this great review of our most awesome Paradise! You are absolutely on that the sun rises over the Atlantic and Sunsets over the Banana River are out of this world. Yes the unit is clean & exactly as we present it. We have our own wonderful Maid & Handy man. Thank you and do come again. Mark, Pam & Peli
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We loved it!!!

  • 5 of 5

This condo was wonderful!! Three nice size bedrooms! Perfect view of the ocean!! The owners are wonderful! So great to work with!! We would stay again! It was that great!!

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy you and your family were so pleased. You are certainly welcome back any time. We value our fabulous guests. Mark & Pam
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It was the most spectular vacation we recall. Wonderfulf place with the greatest views ever!

  • 5 of 5

While we enjoyed the Ocean & beach as well as the surrounding area, we often found it hard to leave the extraordinarily comfortable laid back luxury of this gorgons home. It has everything you could ask for. We will back!

Richard & Pam

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2018
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are always happy when our wonderful guests are happy. It does have some of the most specular views 360 degree's. thanks and do come back now Mark & Pam
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Nearest Airport
55 Miles
45 minutes east of Orlando
Nearest Train
60 Miles
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
A1A & SR520

This beach front condo is conveniently located 10 minutes from the Port Canaveral cruises, gambling, and deep sea fishing ships, 20 minutes from the Kennedy Space Center, 45 minutes due east of Orlando Airport, and less then an hour from the Orlando theme parks (Universal Studios, Sea World, Disney World...). This Space Coast location is one of the few places on Florida's coast's where you can stay in beach-front accommodations and not have the traffic congestion and noise that accompanies many Florida locations. The Cape Beach is considered one of the most beautiful beaches in Florida plus world famous surfing, the Pier and Ron Jon's with the excellent views of the cruise ships as they leave Port Canaveral and of the shuttle and rocket launches from the Kennedy Space Center. A Unique Eco life of the Banana, with some one-of a kind species is right next door!

Other Activities: Major cruise lines


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
cleaning,setup, supplys $125

Weekly (7 nits.) minimum (will consider 6 nits. if a party of 5 or less) RATES VERY based on several factors: total # in Party, if Children (21 & under),there Ages) season, holidays & proximity to such, Spring break, special events like Space/Rocket Shots, Air Shows etc. Maximum rental 20 days. Note: Set-up/cleaning fee includes several days’ supply of coffee,condiments, basic spices, toilet paper, Kleenex, paper towels, linens, beach towels, chairs, umbrellas, boogie boards, tennis rackets, etc. The shower dispensers are filled with an average week’s supply of quality body wash, shampoo & conditioner. There is a $1000 booking/damage deposit. Prices may change prior to booking deposit. refund policy allows for partial refund up to 30 days before arrival. Note: automated rate quotes may not reflect our rates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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