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Premium Remodeled Beachplace Condo -- TAKING RESERVATIONS FOR 2018

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,503 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 0 - 30 nights


About the property

2 bedroom, 2 bath, 1503 sqft beachfront, remodeled from floor to ceiling




This beautifully furnished beachfront condo on Longboat Key, Florida is the largest 2 bedroom unit available in the Beachplace complex...over 1500 sqft. We completed a $40,000 window replacement project in September 2015, installing new windows and doorwalls throughout the unit. The views are spectacular....very few rental units have this added luxury. Also, this two bedroom/two full bath condo was totally remodeled and renovated, floor to ceiling. It was gutted down to the cement frame and rebuilt with premium, high-end features (more details below). If you like a clean place to stay, this condo is immaculate....please see my guest reviews. Beachplace is very popular in the summer with European and Canadian vacationers with many families returning year after year.

Located on Florida's Gulf Coast just across the bay from downtown Sarasota, this luxury unit is in the Beachplace complex at the south end of Longboat Key. As an exclusive premium gated community, Beachplace has all the amenities including a large heated pool, hot tub spa, tennis courts, exercise gym, clubhouse, walking paths, wireless internet, and much more. But the real reason to come here is the private beach -- 9 miles of sugar white sand, crystal clear water, and plenty of peace and quiet. Stroll for hours, swim in 85 degree water, hunt for exquisite sea shells, or fish from the local pier.

This unit offers a King bed master suite, and two twin beds in second bedroom, large screen HDTVs, DVD players, wireless internet, all linens, dishes, etc provided. Washer and dryer are in the unit. The unit is 'turn key' - everything you need is there including fishing and tennis gear. Also there is a spacious furnished patio with views of the Gulf of Mexico to the right, and Sarasota Bay to the left. Enjoy spectacular sunrises or sunsets!

The unit is located on the 4th floor (of 6) and is over 1500 square feet with covered parking included. We just completed a total floor to ceiling renovation, completely gutting the unit down to the cement frame and modernizing everything with high-end features. Here are some highlights:

•Beautiful kitchen with custom premium cherry cabinets, Brazilian granite counters and backsplash, stainless steel appliances, and porcelain tile floor

•New LG front loading washer and dryer in unit

•New hardwood floors throughout - Amendiom Brazilian oak harvested under the principles of sustainable forest management

•Master bath with custom-built walnut spa vanity, Brazilian granite top, two black pearl vessel sinks, charcoal porcelain tile, multi-head shower with stone tile surround and clear glass enclosure.

•Guest bath with custom-built cherry vanity, Brazilian granite top, patterned glass vessel sink, porcelain tile, Jacuzzi tub / shower with stone tile surround.

•Open design and layout - removed walls, raised ceilings, created an open and bright floorplan

•New lighting throughout

•Casablanca ceiling fans in both bedrooms and living room, absolutely silent with infinitely variable speeds

•New Hunter-Douglas window treatments

•New high definition flat screen TVs (Sony) and Bly-Ray players

Rates for 2018 are shown below:


January - March............$8800

April & Dec.....................$6200

May - November............$4600*

During peak season (January - March), minimum rental is one month and preference given to multiple month guests. Minimum rental during summer months is also 30, but two weeks are also available depending on availability...please inquire.

All rentals subject to $100 application fee and $100 cleaning fee.

Discounts for 3 or more month rentals.

* Summer holiday vacationers from UK, mainland Europe, and Canada receive a special treat. Inquire for details.

More Details

Moe Veluswamy
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 17, 2018

About Moe Veluswamy

This condo has been family owned for the past 30 years. We have absolutely loved it and loved every minute in Sarasota. My parents first visited Longboat Key in 1974 and bought a condo in Seaplace two years later. Then in 1984, they purchased this unit in Beachplace primarily for guests and as a rental property. They are now retired and have turned the property management responsibilities over to me, the eldest son (lucky me....actually I love it).

I live in southwest Georgia, a small town called Albany. I come down to Sarasota whenever possible with my wife and kids. I think it is simply the most beautiful and peaceful place I have ever seen. We have rented this unit out for the past 20 years. We focus on establishing long-term relationships with our guests. Our first renters stayed year-around for 12 yrs. Then for 8 years, we enjoyed renting to a retired couple but just during the winter season. Now we are looking to establish new relationships with those wanting a winter or summer home, year after year. Of course, the occasional vacationer or holiday guest is always welcome.

Moe Veluswamy purchased this condo in 1984

Why Moe Veluswamy chose Longboat Key

Beachplace is a stunning property. And Longboat Key is a jewel on Florida's Gulf Coast. I have traveled all over the world, seen some of the world's most famous beaches. I promise none of them beats Longboat Key. It is simply beautiful. See the pictures, although they don't do justice. You will see as you drive from Sarasota out to the island. It's like entering your own personal paradise. Sorry to be a little over the top, but you will see for yourself once you arrive...

What makes this condo unique

This unit is totally updated, completed in Jan 2012 after 8 months of intensive work. Then in summer 2015, we completed a window replacement project to open up the views and sight lines. Now be careful here. You will see lots of ads that say updated, remodeled, renovated, etc. Look carefully... most have been superficially brushed up. Perhaps a new countertop, or new tile floor, maybe new paint.

This unit was totally remodeled from top to bottom. We removed walls and ceilings, relocated the HVAC air handling unit to open up the kitchen, raised fire sprinkler lines to raise the ceiling, basically opened every room to make the interior space as large as possible. Then we built a custom kitchen, custom baths, and made lots of other improvements:

Here are some highlights:

•Beautiful kitchen with custom premium cherry cabinets, Brazilian granite counters and backsplash, stainless steel appliances, and porcelain tile floor

•New LG Washer and Dryer in Unit

•New hardwood floors throughout - Amendiom Brazilian oak harvested under the principles of sustainable forest management

•Master bath with custom-built walnut spa vanity, Brazilian granite top, two black pearl vessel sinks, charcoal porcelain tile, multi-head shower with stone tile surround and clear glass enclosure.

•Guest bath with custom-built cherry vanity, Brazilian granite top, patterned glass vessel sink, porcelain tile, Jacuzzi tub with multi-head shower and stone tile surround.

•Open design and layout - removed walls, raised ceilings, created an open and bright floorplan

•New lighting throughout

•New Hunter-Douglas window treatments

•New high definition flat screen TVs (Sony) and Bly-Ray players in all rooms

•New high glass panel door in the master bedroom to allow you to wake up with a georgious view of the gulf.

Trust other unit looks like this one. But don't take my word for it. Just look at the pictures and compare to other units in Beachplace.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Just thought I would send you a big THANK YOU from my wife and I ! Your place is simply gorgious!! We are so amazed at the high end fixtures and finishes you selected and the quality workmanship that was put into your renovation! The setting is spectular, and the weather, so far has been great!

Your buddy Mike met us at the security gate and everything went smooth as silk. Thanks again for allowing us to enjoy all that you have to offer!
Dec 2012
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Longboat Key Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1503 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Guest's booking/reservation must be made a minimum of 5 days prior to arrival date.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Luxury multi head shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , Jacuzzi tub with grab bars for added safety
  • Fully remodeled, new showers, tubs, custom vanities with granite tops, floors, lighting
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • King size beds (1) In master suite, with new linens., Twin or Single Beds (2) Twin beds in second bedroom, perfect for kids or guests. Can be placed together to form a queen bed.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Tennis courts available on site. Clubhouse has nice sitting area for card games or other events. Also there is fully equiped exercise room and well-stocked reading library. Borrow any book you would like.


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average rating of 5.0 based on 21 reviews

fantastic stay

  • 5 of 5

we adore staying in Moe's appt in Beach Place. The appt is beautiful but also very family friendly. The kitchen is fully equipped and the bedrooms and sitting area very comfortable.

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great condo and location!

  • 5 of 5

This unit is very well updated and maintained. And the owners are very attentive to any needs and to help ensure a very satisfactory experience. My family and I have every attention to revisit in the future.

  • Submitted: Dec 13, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Bryan....thanks so much for your kind words. I am quite honored that you chose my condo for this incredibly important time in your life. I want you to know that I appreciate the trust you placed in me as your host, and I hope the accommodations made your stay in Sarasota as easy as possible. I hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back soon. I enjoyed our chats on the phone very much. Take care for now.
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Another great October spent at Beachplace

  • 5 of 5

We were so happy to be able to have spent another great month down at Beachplace in Longboat Key Florida. Moe is the consummate host and everything in the condo was perfect on our arrival. Thank you Moe for another great October. ...T and W ..October 2017

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exceptional property. Perfect in every way!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful condo managed by a very caring and thoughtful owner. Lovely decor, extremely clean (spotless!!!) with the utmost attention to every detail for a relaxing stay. This is by far the best property in Beachplace. Moe is very gracious and a pleasure to deal with. We have stayed in several other properties over the years at Beachplace and this is the best. We will return again next year.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you enjoyed your family holiday this summer at Beachplace. It's very special to have parents, children and grandchildren spend time together, so I was happy to be help make that happen for you all. If you have any suggestions at all for things that may make your stay a little better, just let me know and I will have them there for your next stay. I am already looking forward to having you back next summer....and hopefully many summers to come.
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Extremely clean and up to date. Warm and beautiful! Can't say enough great things!

  • 5 of 5

We have been coming every summer for the past several years and we have been so grateful to stay here! It is perfect for us and look forward to coming again next year! No need for us to look at any other place. It is just "practically perfect in every way!"

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for again being our guests this summer. I will always remember what you told me a few months's perhaps the best compliment I have ever received. You said "the condo is my happy place". I am so fortunate to have found you both as guests. Even though you will be a little further away next summer, I am counting on having you back!
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Our Fabulous Holiday at The Beachplace May 2017 - Condo 404

  • 5 of 5

We are returners - I think this is our 4th trip back to Moe's wonderful condo on beautiful Longboat Key and we will return for many years to come.

The condo has absolutely everything you need and was presented to us spotlessly clean. Moe is a very caring and considerate host - nothing is too much trouble ....that's why we return.

The Beachplace facilities are fab - the pool, gym and the beach - again the staff there are very helpful in advising you where to go , where to eat , where to shop.

We really didn't want to come home to the UK but need to plan our next trip !!!

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is my honor to host you. Really. I recognize it's no easy journey to come over from the U.K. So to have you return time after time is a blessing. I'm looking forward to hearing from you soon and helping you plan your next holiday. Cheers for now!
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Sarasota International Airport (SRQ)
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Several on St. Armand's Circle
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Several within the area
Nearest Motorway
18 Miles
I-75, exit 210
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Chart House on Longboat Key
Car: recommended


Stretching narrowly for twelve sun-drenched miles between the waters of the Gulf of Mexico and Sarasota Bay, Longboat Key provides an ideal beach and bayfront setting for the ultimate Florida vacation and lifestyle.

Although it is known as a private island, Longboat Key is a popular destination for visitors from around the world. You are welcomed to a plush island of tasteful luxury and tempting quiet pleasures that cater to all personalities. If you are the athletic type, activities on Longboat Key are endless! Shelling, biking, fishing, dining, watersports and rollerblading… just to name a few. Tennis and golf enthusiasts are welcome to take advantage of our first-class Longboat Key Country Clubs. For those seeking a little city life, Longboat Key is only minutes from Sarasota. The city offers many cultural activities from the Van Wezel Performing Arts Center, Asolo Theater, Ringling Museum, Sarasota Ballet to the Sarasota Opera House. Even closer than downtown Sarasota is world-class shopping on St. Armand's Circle, just a bridge away!

Longboat Key is host to all the pleasures a true hedonist could imagine. Bask in the tropical sun, play a round of golf, game of tennis, cocktails by sunset, dinner by candlelight or a performance in the city. So many pleasures, so little time….escape to our island!


Sarasota is a tropical paradise on the Gulf of Mexico that offers abundant natural beauty, cultural tradition, and plenty of sunshine. Sarasota offers residents a superb quality of life leading to CNN/Money Magazine choosing Sarasota as America's Best Small City and one of the nation's top eight Best Places to Retire.

Sarasota's clean air, sparkling beaches and sunny climate have made us world famous as a center for the good life. Our vibrant recreational and cultural scene offers activities for every taste and budget. Sarasota offers big city amenities with a small town way of living.

Sarasota is a city that offers something for everyone: pristine beaches, world-class shopping, international cuisine, renowned museums and galleries, Florida's signature water sports and outdoor activities, the serenity of aquariums and botanical gardens, and the excitement of friendly street festivals. From sophisticated to leisurely, Sarasota's array of amenities makes it an unparalleled vacation destination.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Association Fee $100

I do not collect a separate security deposit or require guests to buy damage insurance. I trust our guests and have not been dissapointed yet!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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