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Beach Front, 3BR/2BA, 1470 ~SF~ Exclusive Sand Dollar Resort

Indian Shores, FL, USA
  • Condo1470 sqft
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps8
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay0 - 7 nights

Delux Gulf front Condo, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, full kitchen,washer/dryer,Sleeps 8

Always a discount off the posted rates. Inquire for best rate. Exclusive Sand Dollar--This ad and this unit only. Very large fourth floor Gulf front, deluxe, three bedroom Condo located directly on 15 miles of wide white sand beach at exclusive Sand Dollar Condominiums. Living room and large master bedroom overlook the Gulf and open onto a large balcony. Large second and third bedrooms have view over the Intercoastal Waterway. Master bedroom has 2 queen beds, second bedroom 2 queen beds,third bedroom has 1 queen bed. All bedrooms have LCD TV & DVD. Full kitchen, glass top range, 26 CF frig with water/ice thru door, microwave, dishwasher. 50 inch hi-def TV in living room. High speed internet along with high speed WIFI are provided. Beautiful tropical landscaping with 31 palm trees, large heated pool, hot tub, 6 tiki huts and several grills all located directly on the beach. Sleep to the sound of the surf, read a book under one of the beachside tiki huts, fish or dolphin watch from the private pier, swim in the large heated pool or relax in the hot tub(both lighted and open till 11:00 PM), grill out on the beach, or watch the sunsets from your private balcony. There are many attractions in the area, including Busch Gardens(60 min), Disney World(under 2 hours), and several great state parks, but you will not want to be away for long. Pack light, washer and dryer are in the unit. Membership in nearby gym included. Check calendar for availability and ask about discount for your selected dates.

Keywords: Condominium, beach front, gulf front, 3 bedrooms


Ed Bates

Member Since 2008
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Response time:
within one day
Calendar last updated:
Apr 06, 2018
About Ed Bates

Engineering geologist. Retired after 35 years of service with the US Environmental Protection Agency where I specialized in clean-up of hazardous waste sites. Veteran, Army Corps of Engineers. Vice President Sand Dollar Condominium Association. Reside in Cincinnati, Ohio along with 4 rescue dogs.

Ed Bates purchased this Condo in 2008

Why Ed Bates chose Pinellas County

I have travelled to many areas in Florida. This part of Florida between Clearwater Beach and St Petersburg Beach is the most beautiful and relaxing part of Florida, yet convenient to many facilities and attractions. The 15 miles of wide white sand beaches are fantastic and are suitable for swiming, walking, running, and even bicycles as the sand is firm near the tide line yet fluffy back from the tide.

What makes this Condo unique

Great breakfasts and sunsets on the balcony overlooking the beach and Gulf,great tropical garden on the beach with palms, tiki huts, hot tub, and pool all beachside. Great restraunts in the area and a family oriented condo atmosphere. Be sure to visit some of the great Florida State Parks in the area including Honeymoon Island, Caladesi Island, Myakka River and Egmont Key, featuring trails,boat rides, kayaks,bird watching, and even alligators.


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Hot Tub
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
      • Bedroom 1
        2 queen
      • Bedroom 2
        2 queen
      • Bedroom 3
        1 queen
      • Queen size Beds (5) Master Bedroom, 'Manatee Room', has 2 queen beds; Bedroon 2, 'Dolphin Room', has two queen beds; 3`rd bedroom, 'Orca Room', has 1 queen bed. All bedrooms have flat screen TV with DVD player, phones, and alarm clock. All bedrooms have windows or sliding glass doors. Linens, blankets, bedspreads provided. All bedrooms have overhead fans with light as well as table lamps.


      • 2 Bathrooms
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, combination tub/shower, granite counter and double sink
      • Bathroom 2
        toilet, combination tub/shower, granite counter and double sink
      • Two large full bathrooms, each with large granite counter with double sinks and lots of cabinets.

      Location Type

        • Beachfront
          Beautiful clear view over the Gulf of Mexico from large private beach front balcony.
        • Oceanfront
          Fronts directly on the Gulf of Mexico


            • Family
            • Sports & Activities
            • Tourist Attractions


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Iron & Board
                    • Air Conditioning
                      New central air
                    • Clothes Dryer
                      Large capacity clothes washer and dryer in unit.
                    • Elevator
                    • Fitness Room / Equipment
                      Free access provided to a local gym about 3 miles down the beach
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Heating
                      Central electric heating
                    • Internet
                      Free high speed internet and WIFI
                    • Broadband Access
                      High speed WiFi provided
                    • Linens Provided
                      All bed linens and towels provided. Bring beach towels if desired.
                    • Living Room
                      New leather sofa, loveseat, chair and 50 inch high def TV with expanded high def cable channels and Blueray DVD
                    • Parking
                      Two parking spaces available upon request.
                    • Parking Off Street
                      Two parking spaces are provided.
                    • Telephone
                      4 cordless phones
                    • Towels Provided
                      Bath towels, wash cloths, provided. Kitchen towels provided.
                    • Washing Machine
                      Large capacity washer and dryer in unit.
                    • Wireless Internet
                      Hi speed WIFI throughout unit.


                        • Coffee Maker
                          12 cup programmable coffee maker
                        • Cooking Utensils
                          Assortment for range top and baking
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                          Ample dishes and utensils for up to 8 guests
                        • Dishwasher
                        • Kitchen
                          Very modern and updated with expansive granite counters and deluxe appliances.
                        • Microwave
                          Large over range GE microwave
                        • Oven
                          self cleaning
                        • Refrigerator
                          new 25 cubic foot side by side, ice/water thru door
                        • Stove
                          Glass top stove
                        • Toaster
                          Toaster, can opener, blender are provided.


                            • Dining
                              Dining table seats 6, expands to seat 8. Raised granite counter bar with 4 bar stools. Owner recommends the two tables located on the large balcony so as to enjoy the view over the beach and Gulf.
                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 8 people


                                • Books
                                  misc books in unit. Find a favorite you just can not part with? Take it, but leave one in its place.
                                • DVD Player
                                  Included for each TV.
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                  Hi Definition expanded list cable channels in living room and master bedroom. Standard cable in 2`d & 3`rd bedrooms.
                                • Television
                                  4 TVs all connected to cable. Living room has 50 inch hi-def TV w blueray DVD,Master bedroom has 39 inch smart hi-def TV, 2`d Bedroom has 32 inch TV/DVD, 3`rd bedroom has 24 inch TV/DVD
                                • Toys
                                  Ask desk for pool/beach toys. Fishing rods/reels in unit. But do obtain a license.
                                • Video Library
                                  DVD player in living room and each of the 3 bedrooms. Bring your own DVDs


                                    • Balcony
                                      Large beachfront balcony off living room and master bed room
                                    • Bicycles
                                      No Bicycles are provided. However they are available for rental nearby. Ask directions from the on-site desk.
                                    • Boat
                                      local rental available
                                    • Golf
                                      Many local courses open all year. Ask the on-site desk for directions.
                                    • Kayak / Canoe
                                      local rental available on Intracoastal waterway
                                    • Lawn / Garden
                                      Tropical beach front landscaping with palms, tiki huts and tables
                                    • Outdoor Grill
                                      Charcoal grills and tables located beach front
                                    • Tennis
                                      Public Tennis courts locally available

                                      Pool / Spa

                                        • Communal Pool
                                          Large heated pool open 10 AM to 11 PM located beach front with tiki huts
                                        • Heated Pool
                                        • Hot Tub
                                          Large hot tub next to pool, beach front
                                        • Shared Hot Tub


                                            • botanical garden
                                            • churches
                                            • cinemas
                                            • library
                                            • live theater
                                            • marina
                                            • playground
                                            • restaurants
                                            • theme parks
                                            • zoo

                                              Leisure Activities

                                                • paddle boating
                                                • antiquing
                                                • bird watching
                                                • boating
                                                • eco tourism
                                                • miniature golf
                                                • beachcombing
                                                • photography
                                                • shelling
                                                • shopping
                                                • sight seeing
                                                • walking
                                                • wildlife viewing

                                                  Local Services & Businesses

                                                    • ATM/bank
                                                    • fitness center
                                                    • groceries
                                                    • hospital

                                                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                        • parasailing
                                                        • cycling
                                                        • fishing
                                                        • fly fishing
                                                        • freshwater fishing
                                                        • golf
                                                        • hiking
                                                        • jet skiing
                                                        • kayaking
                                                        • deepsea fishing
                                                        • pier fishing
                                                        • sailing
                                                        • sound/bay fishing
                                                        • surf fishing
                                                        • swimming
                                                        • tennis
                                                        • water skiing
                                                        • wind-surfing


                                                            • Private pier in the Gulf of Mexico. 6 tiki huts on beach. Wide screen high def TV. Gym membership included.

                                                              House Rules

                                                              Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                              Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                              Cancellation Policy

                                                              100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                              21 Reviews


                                                              Latest reviews

                                                              Wonderful place to stay!

                                                              Lynn L.Hudson

                                                              Great place to stay, lots of room and great views!

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Thank you for your review. I take the comfort and enjoyment of my guests very seriously. My unit features 3 very large bedrooms along with a separate laundry room to add to the spacious feel and comfort of my guests.

                                                              Beautiful condo. Lovey location. Gracious and helpful host.

                                                              Chris B.

                                                              I took my wife and kids down to Indian Shores/Clearwater for an early Christmas present, and absolutely loved it. Ed, the owner, was exceptionally gracious and helpful, and he answered all our questions about the property. His condo was really pretty and nicely updated; the balcony overlooking the gulf was our favorite part. It’s fully stocked and has beach chairs, fishing poles, and a few beach toys, which ended up being perfect for our kids. It’s right next to the sea bird sanctuary and only about 15-20 minutes away from Clearwater Beach if you want to go see Winter the dolphin at the aquarium. We all had a wonderful, relaxing week. Awesome host. Wonderful condo. Beautiful location. Highly recommend it.

                                                              Absolutely fabulous condo

                                                              Gary G.

                                                              My family has stayed in six different places in the Indian Shores/Treasure Island area over the past few years for our annual Easter trip from Michigan, and this unit was by far the best we've experienced. Everything was tastefully decorated and we all mentioned how clean the unit was when we arrived. The grand kids found many toys for the beach, and there were chairs and umbrellas for us old folks. The pool and hot top were top-notch and well maintained, as was the grounds, parking lot, office etc. The fishing pier was also enjoyable. All employees were friendly and helpful. We will definitely return.

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Thank you for the great review of my condo. Assuring that my guests have a great experience is my top priority and I strive to provide a clean, comfortable and well appointed vacation home for my guests. I do not regard my condo as a rental property, but rather as my personal home away from home. I am truly delighted that you had a great time, and hope that you will become a regular return guest like many others.


                                                              Jackie S.Shelby, Michigan

                                                              The condo is beautiful as were the views and the weather! We saw dolphins every day and enjoyed walking on the beach. We appreciated the owner's flexibility, and how updated the accommodations are! Everything was clean and the management team was friendly and helpful. We had everything we needed and especially appreciated the beach cart. The beds are comfortable and there is plenty of room. We used the outdoor grill almost every day. If all goes well, we'll be back!


                                                              Lisa W.south lyon, michigan

                                                              It was a girl's trip..6 of us. The unit was fabulous. We had no problems. Very comfortable, spacious, and everything we could have hoped for. We have been going on girls trips for 15 yrs and this is one of the nicest. There are 5 queen size beds. Ed..any chance we could have 10 people? We will definitely be back!!!

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Thank you Lisa for your unsolicited review. I am delighted that you had a great time. I strive to furnish and maintain my condo as my second home, not just another rental property. I appreciate that my guests are committing their precious vacation time, and try my best to assure that they have a enjoyable experience. I find it very rewarding to hear that you had a great time look forward to your return. Regarding 10 occupants, I can not do that, as the rental rules limit my unit to not more than 8 occupants, adults plus children.

                                                              Ed B, Owner unit 407 Sand Dollar

                                                              Rest and relaxation!!

                                                              Jenny A.Racine, WI

                                                              This was our 2nd time staying in room 407. This condo is so homey and comfortable. We brought all of our food with us, knowing that everything we needed to cook with was in the condo. Every morning I would get up, make coffee and sit out on the balcony to watch the Dolphins go by. We even saw 5 manatees swimming near shoreline, so amazing!! This is a perfect location, great views and everything you need at your finger tip!! I look forward to the next trip at this very beautiful condo.

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Thank you Jenny for your review. I am delighted that you and Tim enjoyed your second stay with me and look forward to booking your return. It gives me great pleasure when many guests such as you choose to return and spend their precious vacation days at my condo. Ed B


                                                              Indian Shores, FL, USA

                                                              Beach Volleyball, dolphin watching, beach bicycling

                                                              Rates & Availability

                                                              Additional information about rental rates

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                                                              Rates subject to change without notice. Write for current quote & discount off listed rate. Rates listed are for 6 adults, children under 12 free. Children 13 or older are counted as adults. For over 6 adults, there is an added charge of $10/night/adult. Maximum of 8 adults & children. Two parking spaces can be made available upon request.

                                                              21 Reviews
                                                              Wonderful 4.8/5
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