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Renovated Direct Sand Beachfront 2BR/3BR - 2BA Condo/Free Wifi and Long Distance

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Picture yourself having breakfast on the balcony, overlooking the Gulf of Mexico

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Last updated: 03/04/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Condo
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

Condo, 2/3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Enjoy beautiful sunsets every evening from our ninth floor balcony with a completely unobstructed view looking West over the wide sandy beach and the Gulf of Mexico.

Our condo is equipped with dedicated and secure Free Wireless Internet, Free Unlimited Long Distance calling anywhere within the United States and Canada, and an extended High Definition cable television package including ESPN, SHOWTIME, and ON-DEMAND programming. The condo has three televisions, a DVD player with the main Sony Bravia flat screen television in the livingroom, a second Sony flat screen television with a DVD player in the Master Bedroom, and a third television and DVD player for gaming with easy-access gaming hookups in the second bedroom. The condo also has two cordless telephones, and a Sony CD/AM/FM/IPOD player and charger.

Our condo comfortably sleeps up to six people, with a huge King-size bed in the Master suite. The Master also has a fully-renovated four piece bathroom, and a beautiful unobstructed direct beachfront view through the sliding doors leading to the balcony.

The other two bedrooms overlook the Inter-coastal waterway through large picture windows, with a great view of the sunrise in the East. The second bedroom is equipped with two double beds, with a single bed available in the third bedroom.

We are located in the popular and family-friendly Sandcastle 1 Condo Building, which is halfway between Clearwater and St.Petersburg, and approximately 25 minutes to the Tampa International Airport. The Clearwater-St.Petersburg Airport is even closer.

Our condo is freshly painted in cool and inviting Florida-tone colors, was recently updated, and is tastefully decorated. The condo comes fully-furnished, with a brand new dedicated air conditioning unit, plus an in-suite washer, dryer, fridge, stove, dishwasher, microwave, garbage disposal, coffeemaker, blender, toaster, kettle, kitchenwares, two over-sized portable fans, a vacuum cleaner, and an ironing board and iron for your convenience.

The condo also has a "Baby Trend' crib and highchair for your little ones.

The condo also comes equipped with a variety of beach chairs, sand toys, fishing rods, beach umbrellas, and Boogie boards, along with a selection of paperback and hard cover novels for your enjoyment. We also have two beach coolers, and travel mugs for you to enjoy your coffee or a cool drink by the pool or the ocean.

Our unit is also equipped with a Schlage-brand keyless/keypad entry system for your convenience and security, allowing you to head to the beach without worrying about who brought the keys. There's also no risk of being accidentally locked out in your haste to hit the beach!

The Sandcastle I complex has a large beachside pool and hot tub, together with a games room with ping pong, a book lending library, and free Wireless Internet service in the games room as well.

The beachfront area has a lush tropical garden and barbeque area with picnic tables overlooking the ocean, and a beach volleyball court. Each condo has one designated reserved parking spot, with additional guest parking available on site.

The area has beautiful wide white sand beaches, and is close to dozens of restaurants, ice cream stores, coffee shops, and pizza places, appealing to all tastes and price-points. There are also several malls, mini-putts, and championship caliber golf courses in the immediate area, along with power boat, kayak, beach bicycle, and scooter rentals.

Our condo is also a short drive to the sports facilities which host the NFL Buccaneers, the NHL Lightning, and the Tampa Bay Rays baseball team of the American League. Disney World is approximately eighty minutes away by car. Busch Gardens is about a thirty minute drive. Several Major League baseball teams base their Spring Training in this area, including the New York Yankees, the Philadelphia Phillies, the St.Louis Cardinals, and the Toronto Blue Jays, among others.

But it's the unforgettable sunsets from the balcony that keep most Guests coming back, as the sun continues to amaze and delight every night! Don't miss the chance to enjoy our spectacular 'second home' in Florida!

Please see our personal website for more photos and a list of local attractions with web links:

www.whiffenfloridacondo.com

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Owner

Member since: 2008

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/04/2017

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 9
  • 1186 sq. ft.
  • Elevator : 2 Elevators in the building

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome:

    We have a portable crib and high chair available, plus beach toys, pool noodles and boogie boards....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Pursuant to Condominium Bylaw...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1

    4 piece-Full tub and shower...moreless

  • Bathroom 2

    4 piece-Full tub and shower...moreless

  • Both bathrooms recently renovated.

Other Amenities

  • Unobstructed view of beach and Spectacular Sunsets, Tastefully Decorated, Fully Furnished, Close to All Amenities, View of the Inter-Coastal Waterway in Addition to Ocean, Lush Tropical Gardens, Three Televisions, Lending Library, Coffee Maker, One King Bed, Two Double Beds, and a Twin Bed, ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    Direct unobstructed beachfront view of the Gulf of Mexico...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    There are six chairs available for the dining room table and there are 2 chairs and a table for dining on the balcony....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator:

    2 Elevators in the building...moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    FREE long distance Canada and the USA...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    FREE Internet...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Sauna
  • Shared Hot Tub

Building Type

  • Building
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
February/April 2017
Feb 11 - Apr 28, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,875
April/June 2017
Apr 29 - Jun 2, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,295
June/July 2017
Jun 3 - Jul 28, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,395
July/August 2017
Jul 29 - Sep 1, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,295
September/December 2017
Sep 2 - Dec 15, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,065
December 2016/January 2017
Dec 16 - Jan 26, 2018
7 night min stay

$1,365
January/April 2018
Jan 27 - Apr 27, 2018
7 night min stay

$1,965
April/June 2018
Apr 28 - Jun 1, 2018
7 night min stay

$1,365
June/July 2018
Jun 2 - Jul 27, 2018
7 night min stay

$1,465
July/August 2018
Jul 28 - Aug 31, 2018
7 night min stay

$1,365
September/December 2018
Sep 1 - Dec 14, 2018
7 night min stay

$1,165
December 2018/January 2019
Dec 15 - Jan 25, 2019
7 night min stay

$1,465
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$195
$1,365

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning before/after $140 + tax
  • Tax Rate 13%

Owner's cancellation policy:

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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Calendar

Last updated: 03/04/2017
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Location

Local professional Sports Teams Include the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tampa Bay Lightning, and the Tampa Bay Rays of the American League.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: We are a family of five who have stayed in the Indian Shores area many times and always look forward to returning to our Sandcastle home.

Why the Owner Chose Indian Shores, FL, USA:
We love the wide sandy beaches and the amenities of the family-friendly Sandcastle 1 building. We have always felt very comfortable and welcome here.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
We have a completely unobstructed view of the wide sandy beach looking across the Gulf of Mexico from our balcony and get to enjoy spectacular sunsets every night.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/04/2017

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Photos

  • Picture yourself having breakfast on the balcony, overlooking the Gulf of Mexico

    Picture yourself having breakfast on the balcony, overlooking the Gulf of Mexico

  • View of the beach looking south from the balcony.

    View of the beach looking south from the balcony.

  • View of the living room from the balcony.

    View of the living room from the balcony.

  • Spacious dining room and living room area.

    Spacious dining room and living room area.

  • King Bed in the Master Bedroom looking towards the balcony.

    King Bed in the Master Bedroom looking towards the balcony.

  • Two Double Beds in the Second Bedroom, overlooking the inter-coastal waterway

    Two Double Beds in the Second Bedroom, overlooking the inter-coastal waterway

  • All new four piece guest bathroom

    All new four piece guest bathroom

  • Gorgeous 25 foot long balcony facing west and overlooking the Gulf.

    Gorgeous 25 foot long balcony facing west and overlooking the Gulf.

  • Spacious Hot Tub situated on the edge of the beach.

    Spacious Hot Tub situated on the edge of the beach.

  • View of the condo building from the water's edge.

    View of the condo building from the water's edge.

  • View of the Intracoastal as seen from the third bedroom.

    View of the Intracoastal as seen from the third bedroom.

  • Beautiful Sunset from Pool Area.

    Beautiful Sunset from Pool Area.

  • Now, picture yourself watching the sun set over the Gulf with a glass of wine

    Now, picture yourself watching the sun set over the Gulf with a glass of wine

  • View of the beach looking north from the balcony.

    View of the beach looking north from the balcony.

  • Dining room.

    Dining room.

  • Master bedroom, with a King size bed, and balcony overlooking the Gulf

    Master bedroom, with a King size bed, and balcony overlooking the Gulf

  • All new four-piece Master bathroom

    All new four-piece Master bathroom

  • One Twin Bed in the Third Bedroom, overlooking the inter-coastal waterway.

    One Twin Bed in the Third Bedroom, overlooking the inter-coastal waterway.

  • View of the kitchen looking towards the third bedroom.

    View of the kitchen looking towards the third bedroom.

  • View of Pool Area Looking Towards the Ocean.

    View of Pool Area Looking Towards the Ocean.

  •  In-Suite Washer and Dryer.

    In-Suite Washer and Dryer.

  • View of the condo building from street.

    View of the condo building from street.

  • Poolside games room and library, with washrooms, ping-pong and foosball tables.

    Poolside games room and library, with washrooms, ping-pong and foosball tables.

  • Spectacular Sunsets are seen every night from the Balcony.

    Spectacular Sunsets are seen every night from the Balcony.

VRBO #178285

This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Friday, April 21, 2017

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