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50 Steps to Sand! Sunset Beach-Gulf View! Heated Pool on Beach! Walk to Caddy's

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 500 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 full bathroom, sleeps 4

Style abounds throughout this updated, charming condo on Sunset Beach. This ground floor unit, with no steps, is surrounded by upscale & eclectic homes in an exclusive, quiet, residential neighborhood. There is a 2 lane, no outlet street in front of the condo and plenty of off-street parking. Swim in your Heated Pool- directly on the sand!

This beach condo sleeps up to 4 and has a washer/dryer inside the unit, free long distance calls throughout the USA and Canada, 100+ cable channels on 2 new High Definition wall mounted TVs, fresh lime washed walls, modern cabinets, lighting, free and secure ultra high speed WiFi (Wireless Internet), furnishings and bedding and a new designer acid washed concrete floor! Unit comes with bath towels, foldable beach chairs, and a small beach umbrella for guests to use while vacationing. Please bring your own beach towels or buy them from one of the many shops near the condo. This is our family's favorite place on the earth and we are SO happy to share it with you when we cannot be here.

The condo is a 5 minute walk to 2 restaurant beach bars with live music nightly for you to enjoy.

Nice Quiet Neighborhood, but close to Action!The condo is a 5 minute walk to 2 restaurants/ beach bars, both with live music, and a 7-11 convenience store is about 6 blocks away. The unit is a 5 minute drive to grocery stores and John's Pass, with over 30 restaurants, shops, water sports, and more! The property is also 15 minutes to St. Petersburg's beaches, museums and downtown waterfront Bay Walk entertainment center, movie theaters and restaurants. The condo is 35-45 minutes to Tampa airport.

More Details

Owner
Kevin Cross
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 19, 2018

About Kevin Cross

Kevin was born and raised in Iowa, where he graduated from high school before moving to the suburbs of Chicago for the next 14 years. Since then, he has lived and worked in Southern California. In 2006, he married Lane in Vancouver on September 2, 2006 and their daughter Madalyn was born on July 9, 2007. Kevin enjoys the challenges and rewards of his career in education, serving as a K-12 public school teacher, principal, director, and consultant for 24 years. He loves haunting EBAY, doing Pilates, managing the family's two rental properties, getting massages, and those very special Sunday mornings when the Kid's Choir sings at church....because his daughter has the voice of an angel.

Kevin Cross purchased this condo in 1996

Why Kevin Cross chose Sunset Beach

We fell in love with the southern part of Treasure Island, which is called 'Sunset Beach' back in the early 1990's, before you could even see pictures of a vacation rental home on a computer! One night on our second 'annual' visit, we were walking out of VIP Lounge on Treasure Island, which still serves the best Mexican food, and right next door there was a real estate office with pictures of condos for sale on the island. Did I mention that I fell in love?? Well, we placed an offer on this very condo back in March of 1996 but our offer was rejected, or so we thought. About 5 months later, we received a call from the real estate agent that the owners in England had accepted our original offer and that values where actually going UP! So we hurried to make arrangements to get a loan to purchase a dreamy vacation condo: our very own 'special place' in the sun! That is why this property is so special to us and why it will always be.

Amenities

Sunset Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Remodeled bathroom has a walk-in rain shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • The queen sized bed in the bedroom is new and has a designer comforter so you can relax in luxury! Sleep well! The sofa in the living room converts into a queen size innerspring bed so you can sleep up to 4 people in the condo unit.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Walkway to Water
  • 2 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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50 Steps to Sand! Sunset Beach-Gulf View! Heated Pool on Beach! Walk to Caddy's
average rating of 4.9 based on 30 reviews
Wadsworth, OH
5

Super cute condo, close to beach!

  • 5 of 5

The condo was clean, really close to the beach, on a quite street, and accommodated two people comfortably. It was well equipped with a washer/dryer, kitchen utensils, bathroom towels, beach chairs, and more.

We noticed that the freezer only had ice trays, but, If they had reusable ice packs, that would work. Overall the condo was excellent and we loved it. But one last thing... get a lock box instead of driving back and forth to the travel resort office to get the keys and car pass, it is the 90’s after all. :)

We loved it!!!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much, Liz! Glad you enjoyed your stay at our family’s beach condo!
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Beverly Hills, California
5

Clean and Modern!

  • 5 of 5

Everything is as advertised. Sofa bed is very comfortable. Kitchen is well stocked. Pool is very big and warm and clean. Beach is a one minute walk and super nice. Would stay again.

  • Submitted: May 2, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay!
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4

Exactly what we require, small efficient and close to everything we wanted.

  • 4 of 5

Nice clean and quiet location. Close to all we wanted to see and do. Wonderful on pricing. Learned that we don't like a rain shower head. When you need to replace the fridge, I suggest you get something with a more usable freezer. It is a giant struggle to get a small bag of ice in and out.

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the nice review, Bart. I’m glad you enjoyed our ground floor condo’s great location and quiet neighborhood! I’m sorry that you didn’t like the luxury “rain” shower head, that drops hundreds of streams of rain from the ceiling of the walk in “floor to ceiling” glass shower; I know some people prefer a standard shower head instead. As for the freezer, I agree that LG should have designed this modern, Euro styled freezer with 3 drawers instead of 4, so that one of the drawers is a little wider. Everyone needs ice at the beach, and I always make sure to have plenty of ice cube trays in the freezer for guests, but I know some people prefer to buy bags of ice. The manager at the local property management company I use for keys, cleaning and any on-site emergencies told me that she really enjoyed her interactions with you, and said that you were a very polite and interesting fellow to meet. Thanks so much for taking the time to review your stay at our family’s Sunset Beach condo on Treasure Island. We are glad that you and your wife had a nice visit and that you enjoyed your trip. Please come back again soon! Best, Kevin
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5

A treasure on Treasure Island

  • 5 of 5

The listing was exactly as described, but only better. The modern decor was stunningly beautiful. The kitchen, although smallish, had all supplies needed to cook many enjoyed homemade meals. We bought a few products from Mazzaro's Italian Grocery and made wonderful meals in this fully stocked kitchen. Although we elected not to use the pull-out couch, our queen size inflatable mattress fit perfectly in the living room with room to spare. All linens were clean and fresh on the bed and in the bathroom. The bathroom has the most amazing tile lining the walls and the rain shower is a delight. After speaking to other patrons of the condo facility, we learned that this is possibly the only condo that houses a wonderful stackable washer and dryer. The beach was across the street but very accessible. Once across the street, it is just a few steps to white powder sand and crystal clear water. The condo facility across the street also has a small, but wonderful pool that Harbor House is allowed to use. The pool is hardly ever crowded, which makes one on one family time the best. There are no chairs at the pool, but the owner was nice enough to supply not only chairs but boogy boards as well. The owner was very reachable by telephone, text, or email with any and all questions answered in a timely manner. We cannot wait to stay at this wonderful condo again in the future and would recommend this to friends who wish to stay in the area.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the nice review! I'm glad you enjoyed your stay at our family's very special place in the sun! We look forward to having you back next time! Best, Kevin, Owner
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
5

Clean modern condo!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at this condo!

It has everything you need: plenty of towels, dishes, washer/dryer. Very clean and bright! Owner was easy to get in touch with and easy to work with.

Very short walk to a beautiful uncrowded beach!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2014
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great Location for a beach vacation!

  • 5 of 5

This cozy condo had everything we needed for our beach vacation. We usually had breakfast in, then a walk on the beach and then off to do some of the great things available to visitors to Treasure Island...you will love it!

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2014
  • Stayed: March 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Tampa International Airport
Car: recommended

This condo has designer furnishings, a remodeled kitchen and bath, a washer/dryer inside the unit, free long distance throughout the USA and Canada, and two brand new High Definition wall mounted flat screen televisions with over 90 cable channels for your enjoyment. Swim in the Heated Pool on the sand, see the beach and watch the sailboats go by from your vacation condo!

Golf: Public golf facilities are located in the city of St. Petersburg, about 15 minutes away.

Ski: Water Skiing on the Gulf of Mexico is available at John's Pass Village, about 10 minutes drive from the condo.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $65 + Tax

After making payment to confirm a reservation, guests to our family's condo will also be required to call Travel Resort Services (TRS), a local property management company located about a 5 minute drive from the condo. TRS will provide guests with a contract detailing guest responsibilities/rules for their stay, directions to the condo, keys, assistance with any on-site emergencies, and information on local attractions. Our family has used Travel Resort Services for property management services of our condo on Sunset Beach/Treasure Island for more than 20 years, and they provide outstanding service to ALL of our guests!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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