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Wonderful Water Views! Affordable Rates!

Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 6 nights

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Minimum Stay
6 nights


Indian Shores Condo Rental Photos and Description

2 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 6

Spacious waterfront condo on Intercoastal Waterway with private fishing pier, directly across the street from the beach - literally a 2 minute walk to the white sandy beaches and warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Watch the boats go by, see native birds and dolphins playing in the Intercoastal waters from your private balcony while sipping morning coffee or cocktails at sunset. Enjoy the best of both - Sit or fish on the dock, relax by the private pool or spend time at the beach, the choice is yours! Many excellent restaurants nearby and within walking distance. Mingle with the tourists and locals at the lively outdoor patios in the area while enjoying local entertainment. The area offers a full array of activities including beachcombing, boating, golf, miniature golf, parasailing, waverunners, fishing and fun cruises, plus nearby shopping malls. Busch Gardens is 35 miles, Disney World, Seaworld and Universal theme parks within a 90 minute drive

Description: This 1500 sq. ft. condo, in a quaint Key West style complex of 4 buildings with 4 units each, offers all the amenities of home and accommodates 4 to 6 people comfortably. The kitchen has a breakfast bar with stools and is fully equipped with refrigerator, stove, dishwasher, microwave, coffee maker, blender, toaster. There is also a full-size washer and dryer, iron and ironing board. The dining area seats four but can accommodate six with additional chairs provided. The living room has a sofa which converts to a queen-size bed if needed, two occasional chairs, TV, DVD and stereo. The spacious master bedroom has a queen-size bed, extra twin daybed lounge, desk, TV, DVD and view of the secluded pool. The ensuite master bathroom has double vanity sinks and oversize circular whirlpool jacuzzi tub. The second bedroom sleeps 4 with two double beds and TV. The second bathroom has a vanity sink and full size bathtub and shower. The balcony has a patio set and electric barbeque.

Features: The main feature of this condo is the wonderful water views - from the living room, dining room, kitchen or balcony, you will feel all your cares float away! This very unique waterfront setting, unusual on the Intercoastal, offers something for everyone, young and old alike, whether you love to fish, sit on the dock, lounge at the pool or spend time at the beach. The beach is directly across the street and the beach access walkway is just steps from the complex. The beach is wide and uncrowded and 4 beach chairs, umbrella, sand toys and beach bag are provided. The area offers a full array of amenities and activities - 11 restaurants close nearby and rentals of boats, kayaks, scooters and bikes within walking distance. There is carport parking for two vehicles and should you prefer not to drive, the Suncoast Beach Trolley runs hourly along all the Gulf Beaches from Clearwater to St. Pete's for a minimal fare with a stop just steps from the complex.

We've had visitors from the U.S., Canada, the UK and Europe with many returning year after year. Our rates are reasonable - our location is perfect for what the beach and the intercoastal waterway both have to offer and we're sure you'll enjoy your stay here!

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Sharon or Ed
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
December 4, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the owner

So many of our guests write comments in our Guest Book which we always appreciate reading. Some of the comments on their vacation experience are shared here.


January: “Thanks for our stay at your condo. Had some wonderful pool and beach days. This is such a wonderful location. We enjoyed watching the water and wildlife, very relaxing and a beautiful view. The condo is very roomy and has a good layout. We will definitely think about coming again

Apr: “Thank you so much. We had a terrific week and took in all the places suggested. We loved the views inside and out. The beach was terrific. You have a wonderful place here and would love to come back.”

Apr: “Loved staying at your condo. The view is fabulous – both from inside and outside on the balcony. Enjoyed our walks on the beach just across the road from the condo. Had a wonderful time and will return. The condo is spacious, peaceful and has everything a person would want.”

May: “We had a great time staying in your comdo. Lots of room to spread out and our girls loved having double beds to themselves. We fished from the pier and caught snapper, perch and fished the surf on the beach. Hate to leave but hope we will come back.”

July “We were here for a baseball tournament and enjoyed the pool after games in the hot sun. Caught quite a few fish from the dock, none were big but it was fun. Enjoyed seeing the different birds. Didn't see dolphins but lucky enough to see a manatee. Had a great time hopefully we can make it back in future.”

Aug: “Thank you so much! Our son and nephew had a blast fishing off the dock. We saw dolphins but no manatee this trip. Had lots of great meals grilled here at the condo and at the restaurants around. An absolutely amazing trip! Will definitely be back and hoping to rent your place again.

Sept. “Back for the 3rd time. We never tire of this lovely place. Long journey from UK but well worth it. Saw 2 manatees on our first day which made the holiday and dolphins nearly every day! Ate out mostly at the restaurant closeby so easy to walk to. We made good use of the inflatable floats and hope they're still here next time. Indian Shores is our favourite place and the best beach we've ever been on. Hope someday we can stay for a month, 3 weeks isn't long enough!

Sep 2016
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Excellent! 4.6/5 -
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Wonderful Water Views! Affordable Rates!
average rating of 4.6 based on 37 reviews
Greenwood, IN

Wonderful Time in Indiana Shores

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful vacation/reunion in Indiana Shores. To start..the condo we stayed at was Fabulous! We loved the openness, décor and access to beach and fishing. There was plenty of room for all of us (including 2 big teen boys) and all the extras we didn't need to pack. The private fishing pier was great, even saw dolphins. The extra parking was most helpful for my aging mother to come see us and not worry where to park. The area is Beautiful and was perfect for a relaxing vacation. We hope to visit again!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful vacation to Indian Rocks

  • 4 of 5

First of all, let me say I found that working with the owner Sharon, was a pleasant experience and she was very accommodating. We were delayed by a hurricane and had to reschedule. Sharon has a notebook under the bar that has everything about the area in it. We arrived on a Saturday afternoon. The condo was very clean and hospitable. We went to a Publix grocery before coming in and were able to cook most of our meals in. The astounding thing about the condo is the whole far end is a picture of the water and the closeness of the beach right across the road. They were supplies for the beach included. The condo is nice but it is an older condo, however for the price is was acceptable. I would suggest ceiling fans in bedrooms for those of us who fly in but are used to a fan in the room (even a little cheap box fan for each room). Also, the mattresses could have been a little better. They were just okay. I found out that the couch was preferable for sleeping because I had the view of the bay right there. I would recommend this condo. You can fish off the dock right below the condo and clean your fish on the patio downstairs. I would rent this condo again. If you visit try Haze for the ice cream and Crabby Bills for the seafood and atmosphere. Both Indian Rocks and Indian Shores are adorable.

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great stay

  • 4 of 5

We had a fantastic stay here in our first visit to Indian Shores, which was used as a holiday and planning trip for our wedding next year.

The apartment offers superb views of the intercostal and the opportunity to watch the boats and wildlife from the balcony or by walking out on to the jetty.

All the required amenities are in place and Sharon and Ed were great hosts in answering any questions.

The shared pool is small and there was a bit of building noise from the neighbouring block when we were there. However, there were options to go to the nearby beach or on to the jetty when preferred.

Located close by is the Pub, which offers good food and outside dining, whilst there's a few other restaurants located about a mile away.

We loved it and would return next year if it wasn't already booked!

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely Stay

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned to the UK after almost a month in this comfortable home from home apartment in lovely Indian Shores. We had beautiful views over the waterway from the private balcony and the sitting room, and watched the boats and sometimes the dolphins passing by. On our last day we saw a manatee. The apartment was very well equipped and clear instructions were given for all the appliances, together with lots of information about the area, restaurants, attractions, etc. There were beach chairs and umbrellas and fishing rods provided which we made regular use of. We caught fish off the dock over the waterway and we had sunset picnics on the beach which was 2 minutes walk away across Gulf Boulevard at the front of the property. We also made good use of the pool, which we often had to ourselves. Sharon was so helpful, both with the booking process and after we arrived making sure we had everything we needed and even offering for us to stay an extra night if our plane was delayed due to Hurricane Matthew. We had fabulous weather and went on fishing trips and other boat trips and we visited new restaurants and old faithful haunts from previous visits to the area. All in all we had a brilliant time and wish to say thank you again to Sharon and Ed for use of their lovely home. We will be back!!

Sheila & Dave Thompson, UK

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely condo, great location

  • 5 of 5

Loved the condo, the balcony was great to sit out on, watching the boats go by and seeing dolphins. The pool was always quiet, spent hours swimming in it. The beach was lovely too.The kitchen was well equipped. We would definitely book the condo again if we came back to Florida

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 2 of 5

I will start with saying that Sharon and Ed are lovely and easy to deal with. They listened to our problems, tried to address them as best as they could and refunded the cleaning fee.

Indian Shores is a beautiful little city and so location wise this place was perfect but unfortunately the condo itself was very dirty.

We knew that the condo was dated and that wasn't the problem at all, although I do agree with another review that the photos need to be updated to show the tile damage throughout this place.

On arrival, we were greeted with an overwhelming smell of fish, this was coming from the fridge which hadn't been cleaned very well at all! Or it could have been coming from the rotten fish on a fishing rod in the closet :(

We had to wash all plates, saucepans and cutlery before use. We also had to go shopping to buy cleaning supplies and spend 2 hours of our vacation cleaning.

The view from the balcony was lovely but the grill was disgusting. There was grease pooled and dripping on to the patio, the grill itself still had food on it, which as you can imagine in that heat wasn't nice. I was told by the owners that this was for the renters to clean up after themselves which clearly didn't happen. This grill should really be part of a deep clean done after each and every stay!

I could go on, I have a list so long and pictures to back up all of these things. The condo needs some love, maintenance and a very good cleaning company to bring it up to par. I would not recommend this place and especially at the price, it isn't good value at all.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dismayed by this review and as was said we did do our best to respond to these guest's concerns – we offered to and refunded the cleaning fee and did discuss issues with cleaning staff. We do regret there was a odor from the fridge and agree that should not have occurred, and that most unfortunately a piece of dried up bait was left on a fishing rod hook and not discovered which has never happened before. We try to provide items our guests would enjoy and besides everything for the beach there are 2 fishing rods since so many like to fish off the dock., but it may be better to not provide them at all. We do post a notice that the balcony grill is not part of the cleaning (which would increase the cleaning fee) and ask that it be cleaned after use. Regretfully as happened for these guests this was the not the case and added to their concerns. This family traveled with their 18 mo old toddler which may be why all the decorative items, accessories and plants were removed from the living room area and left in a bedroom closet but sometimes unexpected things do occur when guests leave. We're glad they did appreciate the views, the location and surrounding area.. We do have many great reviews and guests who return again and again but often negative comments stand out against all the positive ones By coincidence, the last two 5 star reviews did happen to be posted while these guests were staying there so not everyone's experience may be the same.
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Tampa International
Car: recommended

Indian Shores is located on the beautiful Gulf Beaches halfway between Clearwater Beach and St. Pete's Beach and offers an abundance of beach and water activities, golfing, fishing, shopping, restaurants and entertainment. Clearwater Beach and nearby John's Pass Village at Maderia Beach are popular tourist spots offering jet skiing, parasailing, boating, fishing, and numerous sightseeing, casino, dinner and fun cruises. Nearby Busch Gardens is just across Tampa Bay and Disney World, Universal Studios and Sea World are within a 90 minute drive.


Rates & Availability

Indian Shores Condo Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter - Spring
Dec 1 2016 - Apr 30 2017
6 night minimum stay
Spring - Summer- Fall
May 1 2017 - Nov 30 2017
6 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100

$650 - $775 per week, $2600 - $3000 per mo.
Credit card payments accepted. $200 Deposit required to reserve at time of booking. Balance due 30 days prior to arrival. If cancellation is made within 60 days prior to the arrival date, the deposit is non-refundable unless another booking is received for the same dates in which case the deposit would be refunded. Contact owner for details or for last minute booking arrangements.

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  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Indian Shores Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • The large master bathroom has double vanity sinks and an oversize circular whirlpool/jacuzzi tub to relax in. The second bathroom has a vanity sink and full-size bathtub and shower.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double
  • The spacious Master bedroom has a queen-size bed, TV, and additional daybed sitting/reading area and writing desk, plus a walk-in closet and view of the pool. The second bedroom has two double beds, TV, water views, ample closet and easily accomodates four people comfortably.. In addition, there is a queen-size sofa bed in the living room.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 beach chairs
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

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