Luxury Corner Penthouse at Prestigious Ocean Sands - 30' Balcony(16 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-14 nights
- Property type:Condo
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
2 Bedrooms (King & Queen), 2 Baths, Sleeps 4 adults - 2-WEEK MINIMUM
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). Over 2/3 of our rentals are returning guests.
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 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 Keurig coffee maker, regular drip coffee maker, toaster, blender, mixer, griddle, tea kettles, 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. 3 Cordless phones, 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, and 2 ice cream shops. 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.
Member since: 2011
- On floor 12
- 1225 sq. ft.
- Elevator : 2 elevators
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
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:
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
- 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
- DVD Player:
- Satellite / Cable:
- Video Library:
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Theme Parks
- Water Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Gambling Casinos
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Near The Ocean:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Pier Fishing
- Roller Blading
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Alarm Clock
- Clothes Dryer:
- Free Long Distance:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Local Activities Guide
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Parking Off Street:
- Toilet Paper
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine:
- Wireless Internet:
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Pantry Items:
- Beach Chairs
- Beach Towels
Pool / Spa
- Spa Whirlpool
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Prime - 2017
Feb 12 - Apr 29, 2017
14 night min stay
Apr 30 - Feb 9, 2018
14 night min stay
Prime - 2018
Feb 10 - Apr 27, 2018
14 night min stay
Apr 28 - Feb 8, 2019
14 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Ocean Sands Rental Fee $50
- Insurance $45
- Cleaning $100 + tax
- Tax Rate 13%
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.
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Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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On the beach and easily accessible to everything! Restaurants, shops, pharmacy, 7-Eleven, ATM's, hair salon, groceries, Library, U.S. Post Office, 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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30' carpeted balcony with electric shutters
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
From the balcony: Looking north to Redington Beach.
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
Master Bedroom - Access to ensuite full bathroom & walk-in closet; reading chair
Master Bathroom - Double vanity, separate toilet and bath/shower; fluffy towels
Second Bedroom - large closet; 32" TV/DVD
Inland view (from Kitchen & 2nd Bedroom) to Boca Ciega Bay & shopping
Large heated pool & spa; locked gate provides access to beach.
Ocean Sands from Gulf Boulevard - Tower I on left, Tower II on right.
Welcome to Ocean Sands #1208 -Tower 1 !
Living Room - Comfortable seating for 4 people, to read, relax, & entertain
Dine on the oceanfront balcony, sunbathe, or watch the dolphins
From the Balcony: Looking south to John's Pass.
New Frigidaire Gallery stainless steel appliances, & quality small appliances
Master Bedroom - King bed, 42" TV/DVD, & plenty of storage; high quality bedding
Master Bedroom - Fall asleep to the sound of the waves!
Second Bedroom - Queen bed
Second Bedroom - Reading chair & Verilux lamp
Second Bath - Single vanity, large shower, linen closet
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
This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Monday, February 27, 2017
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