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Beautiful, Clean, Upgraded Condo Directly Overlooking Gulf of Mexico

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,050 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 14 nights


About the property

2 BR, 2 BA

Beautifully decorated condo with all the conveniences. Condo has been totally renovated. Condo is kept exceptionally clean, and is located on the top floor of a very quiet 5 story building and sedate part of the Gulf of Mexico. Outstanding sunsets can be seen from large, private balcony or by taking a romantic stroll on the beach. Condo has 1050 sq. ft. of living space with fully equipped kitchen along with a king size bed in MBR with outstanding view of Gulf of Mexico from MBR or living room. Queen size bed in 2nd BR. Queen size inflatable mattress also available. New leather furniture in living room. All necessary cooking utensils and towels/linens are provided. Full size washer/dryer in condo. Owner lives less than 5 minutes from condo in case of concerns. Designated covered parking provided. Free HI FI internet service. Large screen, HI DEF TV in LR and TVs in MBR and 2nd BR. Located close to outstanding restaurants. Trolley service is available along the Gulf B

Condo is directly on the Gulf of Mexico, just a few feet from water's edge. Indian Rocks Beach is not crowded like other beaches in the area. Enjoy your privacy while enjoying the beautiful Gulf of Mexico water and sandy beach. Private storage locker with beach chairs/lounge chairs close to pool. Condo is maintained in an exceptionally clean condition. Owner lives within 5 minutes of condo in case of problems/concerns.

Local attractions close : Local attractions include: Busch Gardens/Adventure Island-Tampa 50 mins., Florida Aquarium-Tampa 40 minutes,

Disney World, Sea World, Epcot, Universal studios, Cypress Gardens, Cirque Du Soleil- Orlando 2hrs. Close to Tampa 40 mins. Clearwater 10 mins., St Petersburg 20 mins., Tampa International Airport 40 Mins, St. Pete/Clearwater Airport 20 mins.

Activities Near Indian Rocks Beach: Adventure sports, beach, biking, boating, childrens playground, cinema, fishing, golf, gym, horse riding, night club, restarants, sailing, shopping, tennis, theatre, theme park, water skiing, water sports, zoo/wildlife park.

Close to professional football(Tampa Bay Buccaneers & Tampa Bay Storm) Baseball: (Tampa Bay Rays), spring training for New York Yankees, Toronto Blue Jays, Phillies. Hockey(Tampa Bay Lightning), ice skating, roller skating, horse racing, dog racing, shopping(several malls within 30 to 40 mins.). Excellent restaurants close, 2 aquariums, botancial gardens, musical/plays, walking/biking/jogging trails, several excellent golf courses, night life(Ybor City-Tampa 40 mins. Bay Walk St Petersburg 20 mins.) museums, boating, swimming fishing, diving, parasailing, wave runner rentals, dolphin watching, shelling, gambling casino-Hard Rock Tampa 50 mins. dinner cruises, gambling cruises.

More Details

Bill Nesmith
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 26, 2018

About Bill Nesmith

Retired Hillsborough County Fire Rescue Fire Chief after 41 years in fire service. Worked with Tampa Fire Rescue for 24 years and Hillsborough County Fire Rescue for 17 years. Retired January 2011. Born and raised in Tampa, Fla. Moved to Pinellas County in 2002 and currently reside in Largo Fla. approximately 2 minutes from condo.

Bill Nesmith purchased this condo in 2003

Why Bill Nesmith chose Indian Rocks Beach

Condo is completely upgraded and has a wonderful view of the Gulf of Mexico from the top floor of a 5 story building in beautiful Indian Rocks Beach, Florida. Condo is located in an beach area that is not heavily congested but has the convenience of several good restaurants close by some within walking distance of condo. The condo is well maintained and is extremely clean and has all the necessary supplies that you would need for a wonderful beach vacation! The condo being on the 5th floor has a fantastic view of the Gulf of Mexico from the large balcony, living room, and master bed room.

What makes this condo unique

The condo has reserved covered parking, small private utility room to store beach chairs and beach toys directly by pool. The condo building is extremely well maintained and is very quiet.

Guestbook comments from the owner

As experienced renters of self catering accomodation, may we say how very much we enjoyed our two week stay in your condo. We found it clean, comfortable, and very homely. We loved Indian Rocks Beach, and will certainly return one day. We have recommended 502 to friends and family. Thanks again for making us so welcome.
Jan 2011
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Indian Rocks Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 5
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1050 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , New tub and tile
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , New tub and tile
  • Master bathroom totally renovated with new cabinets, countertops, tile and tub. Contemporary decorated. Guest bathroom also has new cabinets, countertops, tub and tile and is contemporary decorated. Hair dryers and extra toiletries available in both bathrooms.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Queen size inflatable bed
  • Extremely comfortable king size bed in master bedroom with outstanding view of Gulf of Mexico. Walk in closet in master bedroom. Flat screen wall mounted TV. Very comfortable queen size bed in guest bedroom with contemporary dresser and large closet. Both bedrooms decorated with modern furnishings. Ceiling fans in both bedrooms and living room. Guest bedroom also has TV. Condo is well maintained and well outfitted.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Raft
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Smoking allowed on balcony, not in condo. Reserved, covered parking space provided. Additional reserved parking spaces available for guests. Elevator available. Free wireless, secured internet service provided.


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Beautiful, Clean, Upgraded Condo Directly Overlooking Gulf of Mexico
average rating of 5.0 based on 31 reviews

Nice location, beautiful view of the Gulf and all the amenities while enjoying your stay at Pelican’

  • 5 of 5

Had another great time. Bill was responsive to our needs, ensuring that we had a nice vacation at his condo. This was our 3rd stay at the condo and plan on more stays in the future. Well satisfied once again!

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Best location on the beach. Bill is one of the best and most responsive owners we have ever worked with. No wonder people return year after year to his Pelicans Cove condo.

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind comments about my beach condo! I look forward to seeing you in future years! Bill Nesmith
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beautiful as ever

  • 5 of 5

staying here every year, it is always a pleasure.

We love it

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind comments about the condo! Hope to see you next year! Bill
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Great condo with an incredable view!!!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this beautiful condo for the month of April and it was fantastic! Well kept and nicely decorated it fit our needs to a tee. Bill was great and very accomodating to all our needs. Looking forward to returning in the near future. Thanks again Bill from Ray,Ann,Art and Marla from Cape Breton N.S.

  • Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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As good as it gets!

  • 5 of 5

We love this place! For the second year in a row! We’ll be back next year, too. Because a direct beach view and beach walking are “must haves” for us and we enjoy the quiet neighborhood feel of Indian Rocks Beach, this condo is ideally situated. The view is fantastic, from first daylight in the morning until sunset at supper time. The constant sound of the surf is as soothing as a mother’s heartbeat, and the occasional good hard blow of wind and rain adds a reminder of how natural this setting feels. The condo itself is most comfortable, convenient, well laid out and equipped, and quiet on the top floor. Climbing the five flights of stairs gives us some extra exercise, and the elevator is there when we need it. The condo is less than a 30-minute beach walk to one of our favorite places for a treat, coffee or lunch, the Cafe de Paris Bakery, and just two blocks from good food and music at Slyce Pizza Bar. Bill is about the best owner/manager you could ask for. He responds quickly when we’ve had needs for anything, even as small as checking on a burned out lightbulb. He is welcoming and down to earth, and has added to the pleasure of our visits. We now consider this our “winter home” when we vacation in Florida.

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind words! I'm certainly glad you enjoyed your stay at my beach condo! Looking forward to seeing you next year! Bill
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Wow, just Wow!

  • 5 of 5

What a perfect vacation. The condo was beautiful and the sunsets breathtaking. Beautifully decorated and well appointed condo with everything you need for a fantastic, trouble free vacation. The balcony was huge and the views incredible. We tried a different restaurant each night and had some of the best food I've had in a long time. I suggest you try the Columbia in Clearwater Beach and Salt Rock Grill for starters. The only thing better than the condo was the owner, Bill. One of the nicest people you will ever meet. Definately going to return.

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind comments! So glad you enjoyed your stay at Pelicans Cove! Looking forward to seeing you again soon! Bill
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Tampa International Airport
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
City of Largo Golf Course
Nearest Train
30 Miles
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Car: recommended

Located directly on Indian Rocks Beach situated on the beautiful Gulf of Mexico which is an extremely quiet,non- commercialized beach. The condo is located approximately 10 minutes south of Clearwater Beach and 30 minutes north of St. Petersburg Beach. Both St. Pete and Clearwater beaches are highly commercialized and often very crowded. Whereas,Indian Rocks Beach is seldom crowded except some holidays which is rare. Several restrauants are located close to the condo,with some within walking distance. Beach Trolley(low cost)stop is located one block from condo, if you don't want to drive up and down the beach. Four excellent shopping malls are located close by: Tyrone Mall in St. Petersburg appox.30 mins., Countryside Mall in Clearwater approx. 45 mins., Westshore Mall in Tampa approx.40 mins. and International Mall in Tampa approx. 40 mins. Several movie theatres located within 30 mins. Numerous outstanding restrauants located within 30 mins. of condo. Owner is happy to assist you.

Other Activities: In shore and off shore fishing trips available within 15 mins from condo. Waverunning, boat rentals, parasailing,shelling trips, dolphin tours within 15 mins. of condo. Clearwater Aquarium (where 'The Dolphin Tale' movie with Winter the Dolphin was filmed) is within 15 mins. from condo. Tampa Aquarium is located approx. 45 mins. from condo. John's Pass with numerous shops and restaurants located 15 mins. south of condo. Historic Ybor City nightlife and Channelside located approx. 45 mins. from condo. Tropicana Field(home of Tampa Bay Rays) located 45 mins from condo. Raymond James Stadium located in Tampa approx. 40 mins. from condo.

Golf: Numerous outstanding golf courses within short driving distance. Many local attractions close by along with trolley that travels up and down the Gulf beaches from Clearwater to St. Petersburg Beach. Many outstanding restaurants along trolley route, some within walking distance from condo. Casual attire is always appropriate.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

State and Local Taxes $13
Cleaning Fee $120
Tax Rate 13.0%

14 nights minimum rental period.
Winter rates: January 1 to May 1, 2016 $135.00 per night, $1890.00 for 14 nights, $4185.00 monthly rental.

$300.00 deposit upon booking. Final payment 30 days from rental date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.