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Sophisticated and Newly Renovated Penthouse Condo on the Beach - Fabulous Views

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,503 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 0 - 31 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 4 Sleeps

Sparing no expense this top floor, direct beachfront unit has been totally and completely remodeled. Our new design palette was inspired by the sand and gulf waters to create a sophisticated and chic yet casual and comfortable vacation retreat.

The newly completed renovations feature higher ceilings, an open kitchen with gray bamboo cabinets, granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, new tile floors throughout and new bathrooms. We have decorated with new furniture, artwork, and electronics.

With the kitchen opened up you will enjoy great room living with a fabulous beach view. The round dining room table can accommodate six people. Relax on the comfortable leather sofa and two side chairs while you watch the new flat screen/high definition television. There is also a blue-ray player, dvr and video on demand through comcast.

The owner's suite has sliding glass doors to a private balcony where you can enjoy the sounds of the gulf and views of the beach. You'll sleep soundly on the new king sized bedroom set with special linens. There is a new flat screen/high definition television.

The master bathroom has two under mount sinks, granite counter tops, glass tile detailing, a makeup area, and a his and hers customized and expanded closet. The walk-in shower completes this modern design.

The guest room has two twin beds, customized closets and a new flat screen/high definition television. For privacy there is access to the second bathroom.

The guest bathroom functions as a full bath with a tub/shower and a powder bath with doors to both the guest room and the main living area. The contemporary design continues with a glass vessel sink poised on a silestone countertop and a unique glass tile backsplash.

Enjoy cocktails and sunsets on the balcony from the high top bar table with bar chairs. There are also comfortable chairs and ottomans for reading and relaxing. Both great room and master balconies have been re-tiled.

It is turnkey furnished and fully appointed - so just bring your clothes and your toothbrush and begin to have fun!

More Details

Ron Collier
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 9, 2017

About Ron Collier

This unit has been in our family since 1980. As original owners my parents lived here full time when they followed us to Sarasota from Maryland. We have many memories spanning four generations of Colliers enjoying celebrations, playing at the beach and pool, and our traditional Sunday visits with dinner and cocktails on the beach until the sun set.

Ron Collier purchased this condo in 1980

Why Ron Collier chose Longboat Key

It is the best of all the 2 bedroom units in all of Beachplace.

What makes this condo unique

- We guarantee there is NO BETTER VIEW - direct beachfront with no obstructions

- Top floor with higher ceilings

- Double balconies and wider than the standard units

- Renovated from top to bottom

- This is the largest 2 bedroom floor plan

- One under building parking spot and one outside assigned spot for guests


Longboat Key Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 6
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1503 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Owner's Suite - 1 king
    Guest Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Sauna
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
We invite you to experience and share in what we find so special about this condominium and Beachplace on Longboat Key. We know this is the perfect place to relax, unwind and rejuvenate. Feel free to call us with any additional questions.


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Sophisticated and Newly Renovated Penthouse Condo on the Beach - Fabulous Views
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews

Beautiful beachfront condo!

  • 5 of 5

We moved to Florida 33 years ago, from the Midwest, and have visited many beaches along our coastline. We have been vacationing on Longboat Key for over 30 years because we love it there. It is, by far, my favorite beach resort area. Classy, sophisticated, quiet, safe, gorgeous beaches, beautiful, calm water, great for boating, bicycling, and wonderful restaurants and shopping. It is not your typical, touristy beach town. My two boys grew up on the white sand beaches there. We have stayed in hotels, homes, condos, resorts. And after all this experience, we have found we prefer staying in an oceanfront condo. I hit a home run when I chose this condo in Beachplace for our latest month long stay. Newly redone, from top to bottom with the latest styles, new furnishings, a kitchen full of anything you could need, comfy beds, front loader washer, dryer and best of all, an absolutely gorgeous view. Top floor gets you higher celinings and more deck, beachfront. Buildings are only 6 stories, which feels safer, and cozier. We saw manatee, dolphin, sting rays, sea turtle nests by the dozens, and the water was warm and calm for playing. This condo has been cared for with love, and was spotless, which was very important as we have a granddaughter crawling everywhere. Beachplace has a beautiful, huge pool, hot tub, and best of all, kiddie pool for the baby. She is 10 months and could walk around by herself, the water was shallow enough. It was completely covered with a permanent awning, which made all the difference in the world; nice and shady for all of us sitting on the edge. We could stay until she tired herself out without worrying about the sun.

If you prefer the nicer things in life, this condo would be a great choice. The owners are local, nice folks, and very helpful. You will not be disappointed. The photos do not do this condo justice. It is even better in person. I rarely make recommendations to friends, however, this is the exception.

Enjoy your stay!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
SRQ - Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Plenty to Choose from in St. Armand's Circle
Nearest Motorway
12 Miles
Interstate 75
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Drydock,Charthouse-Convenient/St. Armands's Circle
Car: recommended

When you are ready to take a break from the pool and beach you can enjoy many local restaurants and shops less than two miles away in St. Armand's Circle or drive a little further to Downtown Sarasota.

Mote Marine aquarium is less than a mile away. You can enjoy viewing sea life including sharks, giant sea turtles, dolphins, and manatees.

If you are here on a Saturday the Farmer's Market in Downtown Sarasota on Main Street and Lemon Street are a must do from 7 am-noon. While there don't forget the numerous boutiques, consignment shops, antique stores, and art galleries on Palm Avenue, State Street, Main Street, Pineapple Avenue, and Orange Avenue.

For water sport enthusiasts take a trip to the Marina Jack Bayfront (3 miles away) to rent Jet Skis, Boats, Fishing Trips or Cruises around Sarasota Bay. If you don't like the sports enjoy a drink at O'Leary's Tiki Bar on the water.

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens (3 miles away) is a tropical paradise where you can enjoy Florida specimens and lush foliage. The Gardens maintains a plant collection numbering more than 20,000 greenhouse plants, including orchids and bromeliads, plus thousands more in the outdoor gardens. Eight greenhouses include the stunning Tropical Conservatory where unusual flora can be seen year round.

For those interested in fine art you should visit the Ringling Museum located on US 41 and University Parkway. While you are there you can tour Ca' D' Zan (John Ringling's house) on the bayfront, reservations are required. The Circus Museum, The Banyan Theater, and the historic Asolo, is also located on the grounds.

For live theater and lifetime events check out The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, The Players Theater, Florida Studio Theater, Cabaret Lounge, The Sarasota Opera House, The Sarasota Ballet, and the FSU/Asolo Conservatory.

So much to do so little maybe stay longer!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
security deposit $300
cleaning $150
Tax Rate 12.0%

- No pets allowed at Beachplace.
- No smoking.
- There is a $100 application fee to Beachplace Association with Application for Rental
_ The 12% tax is 7% sales tax and 5% tourist development tax.
_ There is a $300.00 security deposit.
- Cleaning fee is $100 upon vacate.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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