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Location,Location,Location-Beachfront-Your Slice of Paradise-#1 Beach in America

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,089 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms Sleeps 6 Sea Shell

If you are looking for the perfect spot for a family vacation, to escape the cold and snow, or a quiet romantic getaway this is the place for you. Recently updated throughout, this 2 bedroom 2 bath condo sleeps 6 comfortably all in real beds. Just outside your door is Crescent Beach, consistently rated one of the top beaches in the world. Talk about convenient, just across the street are restaurants including Captain Curt's and it's award winning clam chowder, grocery, boutiques, pharmacy, and of course the Orange Octopus for that must have evening ice cream cone, all less than a 5 minute walk away.

The condo has been remodeled and redecorated throughout. Tastefully furnished in a 'beachy' theme, you will feel perfectly relaxed while letting you know you are on a great beach vacation. The living room seats 7 people comfortably with a new leather sofa & love seat and two leather swivel chairs. There is a 50" smart TV with DVD player and sound bar that allows you to stream music from almost any portable devise including your phone. The living room is open to the dining room which seats 8, perfect for entertaining friends and family lending a light airy feeling throughout. A fully equipped updated kitchen with new appliances include a Keurig coffee maker for that quick caffeine fix and a Ninja Professional Blender for a great smoothie anytime. A quick trip to Crescent Market (across the street) or Publix (less than a 10 minute drive away) to buy your essentials and you're set to enjoy. The master bedroom has a king size pillow top bed, flat screen TV, walk in closet and access to the private balcony. The master bath has a large tiled walk in shower and updated fixtures. The guest bedroom has both a queen and a double bed with pillow top mattresses, flat screen TV and walk in closet. The guest bathroom has a tiled tub/shower combination again with new fixtures. WiFi, cable television and ceiling fans throughout.

But the real attraction is the beach. Crescent Beach is a fine white powdery sand that feels more like baby powder than sand. The sand stays cool even on the hottest summer day. The beach stretches for over three miles, great for walking, cycling and jogging. Crystal clear water with a very gradual descent makes the gulf very inviting for swimming, playing or just floating on a raft. Tropical breezes off the Gulf makes it comfortable even on the hottest summer day. A short walk down the beach, less than ten minutes, you will come to the Point of Rocks. A great place for snorkeling, diving, shelling and an occasional manatee sighting. Back at the Sea Shell there are plenty of lounge chairs that you can take right to the beach or sit under a shaded tiki hut or the large cabana. There are two large outdoor grill available to use with prior reservations at the office. For the more adventuresome, parasailing, jet skis, boats, bicycles and more are available to rent all within walking distance.

Just an hour away from Tampa and Fort Myers and two hours away from Orlando Siesta Key is an ideal location for day trips. Sarasota itself offers many attractions including Mayakka River State Park, Jungle Gardens, Ringling Museum, Mote Marine Aquarium, St. Armand's Circle and more.

The Sea Shell is a medium size complex with 49 units. Your private parking space is just steps from the elevator and stairs. No long walks from your car or waiting on elevators. The friendly and knowledgeable office staff is on premise and ready to answer any of your questions and give you great advice about the area.

Whether building sand castles with your children or grandchildren, taking long romantic walks, or sipping your favorite cocktail while watching an incredible sunset, our condo is the perfect vacation getaway. Just pack you suntan lotion and you'll be ready to enjoy your slice of paradise. We hope you stay with us and come back often.

PLEASE NOTE THAT I HAVE ACCESS TO SEVERAL ADDITIONAL CONDOS IN OUR BUILDING. IF YOU ARE IN NEED OF MORE THAN ONE CONDO PLEASE LET ME KNOW AND I WILL BE HAPPY TO ASSIST YOU.

More Details

Owner
Larry Leyser
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 18, 2017

About Larry Leyser

Our parents bought our unit in 1980. While we have been renting our unit for over 30 years we are new to VRBO as of September 2014. My sister and I along with our families have enjoyed Siesta Key for more times than we can count and have never grown tired of vacationing there. It is a great place for family vacations or for some quiet time alone with our spouses. When we get to the unit it always feels like home to us and I'm sure that once you stay here you will feel the same.

Larry Leyser purchased this condo in 1980

Why Larry Leyser chose Florida South West

Our parents came to Siesta Key once and were hooked. I remember picking them up at Cleveland Hopkins Airport on their return home and jokingly asking them what they brought me back from Florida. My mother broke out in a big grin and said 'a condo'. Later that year we took the kids out of school and came down with my parents to see just what they had fallen in love with. It only took us one day to find out why. Now we have the joy of watching our grandchildren discover all the treasures that their parents, our children, did many years ago. I also remember my oldest son looking at his grandfather a few years back and telling him that buying the condo was the best thing he ever did for his family.

What makes this condo unique

After vacationing here for over 30 years I can say that the best thing about the Sea Shell is it's location. The complex is not to small, not to large, on the beach yet within steps of almost anything you need or want. The unit has a warm, comfortable feel as soon as you open the front door.

By the way did I forget to mention the beach.

Amenities

Siesta Key Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1089 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master - toilet , shower , Large updated walk in shower
    Guest - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master - 1 king , Flat screen TV/ceiling fan/walk in closet/slider to balcony
    Guest - 1 queen , 1 double , Flat screen HD TV, ceiling fan & walk in closet.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Location,Location,Location-Beachfront-Your Slice of Paradise-#1 Beach in America
average rating of 4.8809524 based on 42 reviews
5

Awesome!

  • 5 of 5

Great location, great condo, great amenities, great owner!

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Girls birthday weekend

  • 4 of 5

I booked the condo for my sisters 40th birthday celebration. The space was wonderful for a girls weekend. Morning beach walks on the most beautiful beach, back to the condo for breakfast and then back to the beach fir paddle boarding and sun time. We cooked in and played cards until it was time to watch the sunset. Our first experience seeing the green flash, what a treat. The frog hop trolley service picked us up on Sunday afternoon for shopping and early dinner in the village just a short ride north of the condo. Staff was very friendly, condo felt like home, and of course the beach was the icing on the cake. Great place and I would recommend to my friends and family.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect beach and a wonderful condo.

  • 5 of 5

The owner does a fantastic job with responding and making the whole rental process run smoothly. The condo was clean and it had everything we needed. We felt safe. The beach was fantastic and the access was easy and without a doubt the best beach we have been to in Florida. We loved all the local restaurants, ice cream shops, and bakeries. From here on out we will make Siesta Keys our Florida destination.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Paradise

  • 5 of 5

The condo was very open and very welcoming. Clean and up to date. Everyone was friendly and the people in the office where helpful too. The beach was clean and the sand is the nicest I've seen. The best place to see the most beautiful sunsets. The condo was very close to many good restaurants a lot of them you could just walk too,which was nice. This will be a once a year trip for me for sure.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Diego, CA
5

Great location and pleasant stay

  • 5 of 5

My wife has been vacationing to Siesta Key every year since she was a little girl. We were able to book this almost minute because it was the only beach front property available. We had a blast! The condo was very clean and decorated nicely and had everything we could ever need. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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White Bear Lake
5

All around amazing vacation

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time to Siesta Key, but will not be our last. The condo was very nice, clean and had wonderful access to the beach, the pool and Sniki Tiki's restaurant across the street. If you rent this place you will not be disappointed. It was absolutely perfect.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Captain Curt's Crab & Oyster Bar
"The best New England Clam Chowder around. Family friendly relaxed atmosphere."
Phillippi Creek Village Restaurant & Oyster Bar
"Old time Seafood restaurant. Family friendly"
Demetrios' Restaurant & Pizza
"Great Pizza. Family friendly"
Clayton's Siesta Grille
"Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner. Within walking distance from our front door. Happy Hour, Patio ..."
Nearest Airport
11 Miles
Sarasota-Bradenton International (SRQ)
Nearest Barpub
Across the Street
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
Bobby Jones Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
Interstate 75
Nearest Restaurant
Captain Curt's - across the street
Nearest Beach
Outside your door
Car: recommended

Great location. Right off the causeway with easy access to Sarasota. On the #1 beach in America with shopping, restaurants and more directly across the street.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Damage Deposit $300

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
All rates do not include applicable taxes (12%) or the administration fees assessed by the Sea Shell Condominiums (3%).
Rates apply to 4 persons per reservation. Extra person charge $10.00 per day per person

Deposit:
$300.00 security deposit is required to confirm your reservation. $600.00 deposit on rentals of 14 days or more. The deposit cannot be applied to the rent. Deposit will be returned 45-60 days of departure.
Cancellation policy:
A full deposit refund requires 60 day written notice so that the unit may be rented. A $75.00 cancellation fee applies to all cancellations.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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