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Luxury Corner Penthouse at Prestigious Ocean Sands - 30' Balcony

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Last updated: 12/09/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-14 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Condo
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

2 Bedrooms (King & Queen), 2 Baths, Sleeps 4 adults - 2-WEEK MINIMUM

KEY POINTS: Oceanfront ~ 2-week minimum rental ~ Corner penthouse ~ Accommodates 4

NOTE: Please scroll down to bottom of listing for links to more photos and a neighborhood map showing restaurants and other services.

Newly renovated (including new Kitchen in 2015) end unit on the top floor of Tower 1 of Ocean Sands, an oceanfront landmark known for its high standards and upkeep.

Sweeping views of the beach and ocean from a long 30' balcony, accessible from the Living Room & Master Bedroom. Water views from all rooms, with windows on three sides of this corner apartment.

Our Guests: Primarily Canadian couples; also European couples and American families (maximum 4 people).

Ocean Sands is secure (24 hour coverage), offers a large heated pool and spa, covered parking (assigned space), and more.

The building caters to mature couples, many of them full-time residents. We and our neighbors enjoy the quiet, friendly, and calm atmosphere which Ocean Sands provides.


Please see more information below under 'Further Details' concerning the size, comfort, and amenities provided in this superb apartment.

Note: Ocean Sands enforces a two-week minimum stay and we encourage rentals of one month or more. One-week rentals CANNOT be accommodated, due to condo association rules.


Comfort & Roominess throughout: Spacious Living Room has room-width door wall with access to the large balcony, & views to the north & southwest. A leather couch (NOT a sleeper-sofa), recliner, and swivel tub chair provide seating for 4, with ottomans offering additional space. Dining Area offers ocean views, large glass-topped table, & 4 chairs.

Master Bedroom has wide door wall with access to the balcony & ocean views. It has a King bed, large walk-in closet (clothes hamper & abundant hangers), extensive storage, & comfortable reading chair and light. Recently-renovated Master Bathroom provides dual vanities, & separate toilet & bathtub/shower room. There is a large soaking bathtub/shower (with secure assist handles) & new comfort height toilet.

Second Bedroom has a Queen bed, large closet & other storage, along with a reading chair & light. Renovated Second Bathroom has large walk-in shower, single sink/vanity, toilet, and linen closet.

Living/Dining Room and both bedrooms were re-carpeted in 2013.

Completely new Kitchen (2015) has a large window looking onto Boca Ciega Bay, & the Office Nook has a computer table with slide-out keyboard tray, laser printer (USB & wireless), & a rolling desk chair.

Kitchen features granite countertops, Frigidaire Gallery stainless steel appliances, including French Door Refrigerator, Convection Range/Oven, Microwave, and Dishwasher. There is also a garbage disposal.

High-quality small appliances include a coffee maker, toaster, blender, mixer, griddle, tea kettle, electric can opener, and chopper.

Plenty of space is available for storing supplies in the Kitchen cabinets or hall pantry. Dinnerware, stainless steel cookware, and utensils are designed to allow comfortable long-term stays and entertaining with no constraints on meal preparation.

30 foot balcony is newly re-carpeted (2014), with a chaise lounge, side table, & eating table with four chairs.

Amenities & entertainment are state-of-the-art: New furniture and electronics, including premium speed wireless internet, wireless & USB laser printer, LCD flat screen TV's & Blu-Ray players in Living Room (46'), Master Bedroom (42'), & Second Bedroom (32'). Premium cable boxes with expanded channel selection for the Living Room and Master Bedroom offer 75 HD (High Definition) channels. Over 100 Blu-Ray DVD's, paperback books, & games are provided for your enjoyment.

Living Room and each bedroom have Verilux reading lamps & reading chairs. Cordless phones in Living Room, Master Bedroom, & Second Bedroom, with free calling within the U.S. and Canada.

Dine in the neighborhood or at home: Within easy walking distance are Italian and French restaurants, 2 bars/grilles, a coffee shop, ice cream shop, and a fast food outlet (Subway). A short drive (or 30-minute walk on the beach) to John's Pass provides a wide variety of other restaurants, including Bubba Gumps and Hooters, along with local venues. Gulf Boulevard in both directions offers a huge choice of eating options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Driving inland for a short distance offers McDonald's, Starbucks, Village Inn, Texas Roadhouse, etc.

There is a full-size washer and dryer (new for 2015), iron, ironing board, vacuum cleaner, broom, and shopping trolley.

For the beach, we have towels, chairs, and an umbrella.

Owner

Member since: 2011

Speaks: english, french
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/09/2016

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 12
  • 1225 sq. ft.
  • Elevator : 2 elevators

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking in apartment, on balcony, or outside hallway....moreless

  • Not Suitable For Children:

    This apartment is not recommended for younger children due to safety issues (balcony & 12th floor location); Ocean Sands is primarily an adult complex, and quiet and calmness is highly appreciated. ...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Condo association rules prohibit pets for renters....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Master - Oceanfront: 1 king

    Ample storage; direct access to oceanfront balcony...moreless

  • Second - Bayview: 1 queen

    Large closet...moreless

  • Each Bedroom has an LCD flat screen TV and Blu-Ray DVD player, as well as a Verilux reading lamp and chair. High-quality linens and extra pillows provided and both mattresses are new. Each Bedroom has an 'atomic' (self-setting) alarm clock with dimmable display. Both bedrooms re-carpeted in 2014....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Second Bath: toilet, shower

    Linen Closet; newly renovated...moreless

  • Master Bath - ensuite: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Double vanity; separate toilet/bath room; newly renovated ...moreless

  • Dual vanities in Master Bathroom. New toilets in each Bathroom, with comfort height model in Master Bathroom. Master tub/shower has two secure assist bars for easy in/out. Digital scale in Master Bathroom. Fluffy towels provided....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Free long-distance calling within the U.S. and Canada. Full-size washer & dryer in separate Laundry closet. Assigned covered parking spot on second level of garage. Building sundeck includes charcoal barbecue and shuffleboard. Top-rated beaches from Florida Department of Health....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Selection of paperback books (Note: Public Library within walking distance)...moreless

  • DVD Player:

    Blu-Ray DVD Players in Living Room, Master Bedroom, and Second Bedroom...moreless

  • Games:

    Trivial Pursuit (multiple editions), Scrabble, and playing cards...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Premium cable in Living Room and Master Bedroom, including many HD channels; basic cable in Second Bedroom; free on demand films...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Music channels available through cable TV...moreless

  • Television:

    Flat screen TV's in Living Room (46'), Master Bedroom (42'), and Second Bedroom (32')...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Over 100 Blu-Ray DVD's, with film guide summarizing genre, rating (for parental review), and principal stars...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach:

    Miles of beautiful beach in either direction...moreless

  • Beachfront:

    Miles of beautiful beach in either direction...moreless

  • Village:

    Walk to restaurants, bars, coffee shop, grocery stores, convenience stores, pharmacy, hair salon, ATM's, and other services...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Oceanfront...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Dining Area glass-top table offers seating for four, and ocean views in two directions...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Inspected annually...moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Samsung full-size (new in 2015)...moreless

  • Elevator:

    2 elevators...moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    Free long distance within U.S. & Canada...moreless

  • Garage:

    Assigned covered extra-wide parking space; Garage allows vehicles with height up to 7' 6'....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Inspected Annually...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    High threadcount sheets, blankets, and comforters...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Windows on two sides; direct access to 30' oceanfront balcony; comfortable seating for 4 people; recliner, reading chair, Verilux reading lamp, and ottomans...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking Off Street:

    Ample visitor parking in front of building...moreless

  • Telephone:

    3 cordless phones, with free calls within the U.S. and Canada; voice mail and caller ID...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    High-quality fluffy towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Samsung full-size (new in 2015)...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Premium high-speed signal usable throughout apartment and on balcony...moreless

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker:

    Kitchen-Aid coffee maker; electric tea kettle....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Full set of high-quality Circulon cookware; other cooking and baking pans, as well as complete set of utensils and implements....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    New dishes & silverware; ample supply of glassware; placemats....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Frigidaire Gallery full-size...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Large Kitchen with ocean and bay views; Office nook with computer table and wireless & USB-connected laser printer...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Frigidaire Gallery; eye level, above stove...moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Hall Pantry has Cuisinart Griddler, hand mixer, chopper, replacement items (e.g. batteries, light bulbs), and first aid kit....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Frigidaire Gallery French Door...moreless

  • Stove:

    Frigidaire Gallery convection oven & glass-top stove...moreless

  • Toaster:

    4-slice...moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    30' carpeted balcony accessible from Living Room and Master Bedroom; seating for 4, including dining table; sweeping 180 degree oceanfront views....moreless

  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio:

    2nd floor sundeck has shuffleboard court...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Charcoal grill, tables/chairs, and 'Tiki Hut' provided on 2nd floor sundeck...moreless

  • Walkway To Water

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Large heated pool, with plenty of loungers...moreless

  • Heated Pool
  • Spa Whirlpool

Building Type

  • Building
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Off-Peak
May 1 - Feb 11, 2017
14 night min stay

$900 $3,250
Prime - 2017
Feb 12 - Apr 29, 2017
14 night min stay

$1,500 $5,500
Off-Peak
Apr 30 - Feb 10, 2018
14 night min stay

$900 $3,250
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $100 + tax
  • Ocean Sands Rental Fee $50
  • Insurance $45
  • Tax Rate 13%

Notes:

Please contact us for a rate proposal customized to your stay. Discounts for longer periods.

Local professional management company acts on our behalf, providing keys, support & information prior to, & during, rental.

Note: "Instant Quote" button is required by HomeAway & VRBO. It may overstate actual rental costs, so please contact us.

A deposit is required at time of booking. Payments can be made to our local management company by credit card, check, bank transfer, money order, etc. All rates are shown in US Dollars.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

25 Miles
Nearest Airport
Tampa International Airport
0.1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Brown Boxer Sports Bar & Grill (Across the street)
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
Treasure Bay Golf & Tennis
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-275
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Mario's Italian Restaurant (Across the street)
Madeira Beach, FL, USA
Nearest Beach
Madeira Beach (directly on the beach)

Car: Recommended

On the beach and easily accessible to everything! Restaurants, shops, ATM's, hair salon, groceries, Library, and recreation within walking distance.

A short drive to major shopping (Tyrone Square Mall), historic John's Pass, and other attractions.

Tampa International Airport is 45 minutes away. Downtown St. Petersburg is 30 minutes by car, Ellenton Premium Outlets 45 minutes, Sarasota Ringling Museum 1 hour, Busch Gardens 1 hour, and Orlando Disney World 2 hours.

While a vehicle is recommended, once you arrive at Ocean Sands, you could easily enjoy the services within walking distance, and/or take the Suncoast Beach Trolley, which goes up and down Gulf Boulevard from Clearwater to Pass-A-Grille, and can be ridden at a nominal charge. The Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA) runs regular bus service as well, with a stop directly across from our condo.

Other Activities: College & professional sports teams, Chihuly Glass Collection, Dali Museum, Ybor City, and many more.

 

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Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/09/2016

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Photos

  • Welcome to Ocean Sands #1208 -Tower 1 !

    Welcome to Ocean Sands #1208 -Tower 1 !

  • Living Room - Comfortable seating for 4 people, to read, relax, & entertain

    Living Room - Comfortable seating for 4 people, to read, relax, & entertain

  • 30' carpeted balcony with electric shutters

    30' carpeted balcony with electric shutters

  • From the balcony:  Looking north to Redington Beach.

    From the balcony: Looking north to Redington Beach.

  • New Kitchen with granite countertop, view to Boca Ciega Bay, & office nook

    New Kitchen with granite countertop, view to Boca Ciega Bay, & office nook

  • Kitchen has pass-thru, and view to the ocean; fully-equipped for long-term stays

    Kitchen has pass-thru, and view to the ocean; fully-equipped for long-term stays

  • Master Bedroom - Access to ensuite full bathroom & walk-in closet; reading chair

    Master Bedroom - Access to ensuite full bathroom & walk-in closet; reading chair

  • Master Bathroom - Double vanity, separate toilet and bath/shower; fluffy towels

    Master Bathroom - Double vanity, separate toilet and bath/shower; fluffy towels

  • Second Bedroom - large closet; 32" TV/DVD

    Second Bedroom - large closet; 32" TV/DVD

  • Inland view (from Kitchen & 2nd Bedroom) to Boca Ciega Bay & shopping

    Inland view (from Kitchen & 2nd Bedroom) to Boca Ciega Bay & shopping

  • Large heated pool & spa; locked gate provides access to beach.

    Large heated pool & spa; locked gate provides access to beach.

  • Ocean Sands from Gulf Boulevard - Tower I on left, Tower II on right.

    Ocean Sands from Gulf Boulevard - Tower I on left, Tower II on right.

  • Living Room - Windows on 2 sides, access to balcony, 46" TV & Blu-Ray player

    Living Room - Windows on 2 sides, access to balcony, 46" TV & Blu-Ray player

  • Dining Area accommodates 4 persons, and has pass-thru to Kitchen

    Dining Area accommodates 4 persons, and has pass-thru to Kitchen

  • Dine on the oceanfront balcony, sunbathe, or watch the dolphins

    Dine on the oceanfront balcony, sunbathe, or watch the dolphins

  • From the Balcony:  Looking south to John's Pass.

    From the Balcony: Looking south to John's Pass.

  • New Frigidaire Gallery stainless steel appliances, & quality small appliances

    New Frigidaire Gallery stainless steel appliances, & quality small appliances

  • Master Bedroom - King bed, 42" TV/DVD, & plenty of storage; high quality bedding

    Master Bedroom - King bed, 42" TV/DVD, & plenty of storage; high quality bedding

  • Master Bedroom - Fall asleep to the sound of the waves!

    Master Bedroom - Fall asleep to the sound of the waves!

  • Second Bedroom - Queen bed

    Second Bedroom - Queen bed

  • Second Bedroom - Reading chair & Verilux lamp

    Second Bedroom - Reading chair & Verilux lamp

  • Second Bath - Single vanity, large shower, linen closet

    Second Bath - Single vanity, large shower, linen closet

  • Ocean Sands from the clean & well-maintained beach; Tower II (L) & Tower I (R).

    Ocean Sands from the clean & well-maintained beach; Tower II (L) & Tower I (R).

  • Spacious and open layout, ideal for one or two couples; windows on 3 sides

    Spacious and open layout, ideal for one or two couples; windows on 3 sides

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Friday, December 09, 2016

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