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On the Sand - Treasure Island, Florida

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,100 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Townhome, 3 Bedrooms + 3 Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths, Sleeps 8

Relaxed elegance directly on exclusive sandy Sunset Beach! 3 bedrooms with 1 king and 2 queen beds, plus queen sleepers in beachfront loft, master suite and living room, accommodate 8 guests beautifully. Two of the bedrooms are separated by a loft.

Swim in the pool (used by guests of both units), enjoy the beachfront pool table room or cook up a romantic gourmet meal in the large and lovely kitchen featuring granite counters and new stainless appliances. Walk or (short) drive to restaurants, parks and entertainment, but make sure you are back for the spectacular sunsets! The townhome is furnished with all of the conveniences of home, including garage and laundry. It is one of only two townhomes in the building.

The unit is dog friendly and children are welcome. There is a pet fee of $100 and I'll need to know the number, size and breed of the dogs. Check with us for holiday rates. RESERVATIONS ARE NOT FINAL UNTIL RESERVATION DEPOSIT AND SIGNED AGREEMENT ARE RECEIVED BY OWNER.

[Note: The condo association limits reservation to not more than 8 (excluding infants) even though the house easily sleeps 10 or more. Please do not inquire if you have more than 8 in your party (adults and children, but not infants included).]

Keywords: Beach Townhome

More Details

Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2018

About Phil

I have lived and worked in the St. Petersburg, Florida area since 1972. I lived in this townhouse for several years until I moved about 30 miles away to Tampa. I still enjoy staying there when it's not rented.

Phil purchased this townhome in 1980

Why Phil chose Sunset Beach

My partner and I built this as a two unit condo several years ago. Very few beach front rentals in our area are as close to the water as mine. Most have a long walk to the water and when you're toting beach chairs, a cooler, an umbrella, etc., that's important. It also brings you much closer to the shelling, wading, swimming and the dolphins that frequently swim by and makes you feel more "into" the beach atmosphere. It's a totally different experience than staying 100 to 150 yards from the water, which is the case with most of the other accommodations in our area.

What makes this townhome unique

There is nothing like staying right on a sandy beach. Watching the dolphins swim by in the morning while enjoying breakfast on the back porch was one of my favorites. And the sunsets over the Gulf of Mexico are breathtaking! The photos of the beach say it all.


Sunset Beach Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Use of swimming pool after 10 pm not permitted.
  • Parties and events are not permitted.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , Next to kitchen and dining room on first living level.
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , In 1st level of master bedroom suite on second living level.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , On second living level.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1) In master suite., Queen size Beds (2) One in lower bedroom and one above it in loft., Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (3) Located in loft above beach, lower level of master suite, and living room.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
New high quality pool table overlooking the pool and sandy beach.


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On the Sand - Treasure Island, Florida
average rating of 4.885246 based on 61 reviews

Wonderful Beach Home

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time and loved how convenient it was to go from beach/pool back to the house and back again. We have 2 small children and this made our stay very enjoyable. Loved the pool, grills, and all the beach toys. If you enjoy finding shells this is your place. Phil was very nice and answered questions right away before and during our stay. The area is very nice and has several restaurants and stores close by. Would definitely want to stay here again!

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the nice review! Family vacations are precious times, so I'm glad you enjoyed it. You hit on one of the nicest features and something that's different than a lot of the houses on the Gulf Coast: the homes on our stretch of the beach are really close to the water so there are no long walks dragging stuff down and back. And if you want to pop back up to the house for something, it's right there. Thanks, Phil
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Picture Perfect Home & Location!

  • 5 of 5

This home has everything you could ever want or need for the perfect beach vacation. The location (directly on the beach) is absolutely amazing and the added feature of the swimming pool was fantastic. My kids spent every day on the beach and in the water building sandcastles and snorkeling for sand dollars. Being able to walk back and forth from the house to the beach at any moment made it so convenient. The listing for this home was completely accurate. The home was immaculate and full of extras (beach towels, beach umbrella, beach chairs, sand shovels, toys, baby floats, gas grill etc.) The owner was responsive and timely with every correspondence. He made the booking experience extremely easy and worry free. I would definitely recommend this property. Hope to visit again next year!

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2013
  • Stayed: June 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed her a week with our family. Older house but nice and clean, the location is outstanding, right on the beach and just minutes away from all the excellent restaurants!

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great holiday.

  • 5 of 5

It was great. Everything as expected.

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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1st time in Florida and it was Wonderful!!

  • 5 of 5

We had the best stay and loved the pleasure of the pool and steps away from the white sand beach! It was nice to watch the ocean right out the back porch after checking out St.Johns Pass and walking down the beach to the Caddy Shack with great food and drinks! The house was wonderful and had everything you need to feel right at home. Thank you so much for a wonderful time the first time ever being in Florida. We will def. come back again. Thank you Phil!!

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place! Doesn't ever disappoint! Everything you need for a great beach vacation in one spot!

  • 5 of 5

Our second stay was fantastic! Great family vacation... once again thank you for another great stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
26 Miles
Tampa International
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Sunset beach
Car: necessary

The townhouse is located in the residential neighborhood of a tourist area. It is directly on the beach and is only a few minutes from numerous restaurants, souvenir shops, bars, boat rentals, deep sea fishing, and paragliding. It is also close to John's Pass Village, with its many restaurants and shops. Downtown St. Petersburg (about a 20 minute drive) has more restaurants and shopping as well as museums and craft beer taverns. Even though the house will easily sleep 10 or more, reservations are not available to parties of more than 8.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning fee $250 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Email me for holiday rates. Last minute rates available 10 days in advance. Use of the townhouse is limited to no more than 8 persons.

Travelers with dogs are welcome, but I need to know how many, the size and breed. There is a $100 pet fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 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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