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Amazing Oceanfront 3BR/3BA Condo With Incredible Views! Non-Driving Beach!!

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 1,900 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 6 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

"Gary – we have checked in, and this place is great! Seems like you all (or whoever decorated) thought of a lot of things that people don’t always think of. Even fresh fruit and fresh flowers! I think we may have found our favorite place to stay on the beach! My husband says I nailed it with this one!" Guest e-mail sent to owner.

"Gary - We just checked in and WE LOVE IT!!! We would like to just stay for these days as well as the rest of the summer. It could not be better! Thank you so much for the delicious fruit and the beautiful flowers. We have never been treated so royally! Thank you for sharing your vacation home with us." Guest email sent to owner.

Welcome to our Condominium in The Shores Club! The HUGE balcony (twice as large as the two bedroom units) of our condominium directly overlooks the NON-DRIVING beach. We greatly enjoy sitting on the balcony watching people walking on the beach and listening to the sound of the waves breaking. Sunrises from the balcony are breathtaking and if you are lucky enough to stay during a full moon, you will be in awe watching the moon reflect off the ocean while sitting on the balcony in the evenings.

The Shores Club is a wonderful building with a number of full time residents. The way the building is designed, every condominium directly faces the beach plus has a view of the Intracoastal Waterway from the 'front' side. We vacationed here several times before deciding to buy this beautiful ocean front condominium, located on the south-east corner, in 2014. We were amazed how close this condo felt to the ocean! During high-tide you feel like you are sitting on the beach while still in the condo. It's low enough to see the waives break but high enough for amazing views. As a result, we knew the third floor was perfect for us!

The facilities are well maintained and it is very safe with electronic locks on every outside door (including the gate to the beach) and secure covered parking. It has the usual amenities of a heated pool, an exercise room with a sauna and tennis, shuffleboard and basketball courts. But our favorite thing about the building is the location; it is located about 200 yards south of the cut-off point for driving on Daytona Beach. It makes it so nice to be able to walk on the beach right in front of the condominium without having to watch out for traffic.

The Sunglow Pier is within easy walking distance (you can see it in the picture of the beach above) and has a restaurant right on the ocean, Crabby Joe’s. We’re about ¾ of a mile south of the Dunlawton bridge and about four miles north of the lighthouse at Ponce Inlet; it too can be seen from the condominium balcony.

The Condominium has a large master bedroom with a king-size bed and sliding glass doors that access the balcony. With the glass doors and the large windows you have a great view of the ocean while lying in bed. (You will feel like the ocean comes up to your bed.) There is a private master bathroom with a vanity area and a huge walk-in closet. The master bedroom has a 40 inch flat screen TV.

One guest bedroom has a king-size bed with a 32 inch flat screen TV. The second guest bedroom has two queen-size beds along with a 32 inch flat screen TV. There are private full baths for each of the guest bedrooms. And although the guest bedrooms are on the front side of the unit, there is a view of the Intracoastal waterway out their windows. High quality linens (minimum 400 thread count), pillows (each bed has special pillow for side and back sleepers) and towels are furnished for all bedrooms.

The living room has beautiful new, flooring, leather furniture; a sofa, loveseat (both with built-in recliners), and a very comfortable recliner. It has a new large 50 inch flat screen smart TV with a DVD player. There is also a fireplace in the living room. But of course the best feature of the living room is the view of the ocean out the windows and sliding doors! And being on the south-end of the building, in the winter there is lots of sunshine that comes in the side windows.

The dining area was tiled as part of our renovations. It has beautiful wicker furniture including a table that seats six plus there is a bar between it and the kitchen that seats three. The kitchen has a tray ceiling and lovely tile - but its best feature is the great view of the ocean! The kitchen is fully furnished with cookware and dishware and is equipped with a refrigerator, stove, microwave, dishwasher, blender, toaster, and coffeemaker.

Two high speed Wi-Fi connections are included. One has 5g and the other 2g. There is also Wi-Fi through-out the condo building and pool area.

We are non-smokers so we insist on No Smoking in our Condominium. However, for our guests who do smoke, smoking is allowed on the balcony. If we can answer any questions for you please contact us by e-mail.

Email Sent out January 20th, 2017 to guests:

I hope this finds you doing well in the New Year! I wanted to give you an update on what is going on at "our" condo.

Since my last email the following updates have been made:

Speedy Check Out - Strip the beds and go! No more laundry before leaving! A unique feature for my guests.

New Washer and Dryer - Faster, better, washer and dryer were purchased for doing laundry.

New Cushions on Patio Furniture - All of the patio furniture have new cushions.

New Lounge Chair on Patio - I have added a lounge chair & small table to the patio furniture. Perfect for relaxing, reading and enjoying your favorite beverages.

Patio - My patio has been completely redone! New rails and painting. For those who have stayed in the past couple years they are finishing up all the patios this month! Yay!! There should be no more major construction at the building for the foreseeable future!

Window Cleaning -The beautiful panoramic windows will be cleaned every time the window cleaning company is on the property! Providing the clearest views possible on the beach!

Favorite Brew Glasses - For all you beer lovers, two sets of your favorite type of beer glasses have been added. One for each type of brew. Tomoka Brewery is only a couple miles away and you can fill up a growler with your favorite beer.

New Sheets, Towels & Soap - I believe in keeping new and high quality sheets and towels at the condo at all times. I have also supplied hand soaps so you don't have to worry about it upon arrival.

Water in the Refrigerator - After traveling all day I felt it important to have some bottled water in the refrigerator for you to enjoy upon arrival.

Fresh Fruit, Flowers & Cookies - A special touch that you will only find when staying in #307. :)

Condo Building - There have been many nice new updates to the building, including a new gate and fence to access the ocean, new exterior paint, new floor tile, a new salt water pool will be coming soon, and many other nice improvements.

Tanger Outlet Mall - Beautiful new outlet mall located at Interstate 95 & LPGA.

One Daytona (Opening 2017) - Bass Pro Shop and 300,000 sq ft retail, dining & entertainment district.

Full Moon Over the Ocean - For the first time on my recent visit to the condo a week ago, I experienced the full moon reflecting off the ocean while sitting on the patio. I can assure you its a breathtaking as the most beautiful sunrise!

Special Touches - As always more special touches that makes this condo cozy, beachy and feeling like a second home were made. Beach themed tv trays, nice bed steps for the queen beds, books, movies, games and more.

The condo was booked almost every day last year. I have enjoyed hearing all the fun stories and memories from the guests who have stayed and now call it "our condo". Most are reserving their dates for the following year before leaving. Few waited to long and their dates got booked. If possible I encourage those staying to rebook their dates for the following year before leaving. This will not only lock in your dates but will also give you the same rate for the following year.

To check dates you can view the availability calendar on the condo's VRBO listing http://www.vrbo.com/665144. Now is the time to reserve dates to assure availability if you have not done so already.

Life is better at the beach! :)

Gary

More Details

Owner
Gary Harpole
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 23, 2017

About Gary Harpole

Hello! I hope you enjoy staying at my condo as much as I do. I have been visiting Daytona for over 30 years. I have stayed at some of the nicest condos, homes and hotels on the beach. But when I walked into this condo for the first time and saw the view I was hooked! The layout of this condo was unique in that the living room, master bedroom, kitchen and dining room ALL had incredible views of the ocean. You can be sitting in any of these rooms and enjoy the beauty of the ocean and beach. I knew I had to own it after the first night.

I have been in the hospitality business for over 20yrs. I understand the importance of a wonderful experience when you are on vacation. There are many factors including the importance of high quality sheets, pillows and towels that provide that great experience. All the sheets in my condo are a minimum of 400 thread count; all beds have pillows for both side and back sleepers. The towels are soft and new. Most importantly, I know cleanliness is the most essential factor when guests are staying, so I make sure the condo is spotless when you walk in the door. I can even arrange for it to be cleaned during your stay.

Enjoy your stay in paradise!

Gary

Gary Harpole purchased this condo in 2014

Guestbook comments from the owner

We thank Gary for an incredible experience!!! It was a very memorable family vacation! We have NEVER stayed in a condo as nice! Highly Recommend! All of our needs and expectations were met and exceeded anything we Imagined!! THANK YOU SO MUCH!!
Jul 2017
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Amenities

Daytona Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • All rooms have private bathrooms.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    First Guest Bedroom - 2 queen
    Guest Bedroom 2 - 1 king
  • Wake up every morning and fall asleep every night with an amazing view of the ocean while lying on the king-sized bed in the master suite. The all-glass wall and sliding doors provides a complete view of the ocean right from your room. Direct access to the balcony from the master bedroom room makes for easy access first thing in the morning or last thing in the evening. The master suite also features its own private bathroom, separate vanity area, huge walk-in closet, and and a 40” HD flat screen television. The first guest bedroom has two queen beds and its own private bathroom. This room has a large closet for clothes. Views of both the ocean and the Halifax River can be enjoyed from this room. The second guest bedroom has a king sized bed and its own private bathroom. This room has a large closet for clothes. A 32” HD flat screen television is in both rooms. All linens are high quality (Minimum 400 thread count) along with quality pillows for side and back sleepers and towels.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Sauna
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • 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
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Amazing Oceanfront 3BR/3BA Condo With Incredible Views! Non-Driving Beach!!
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5

Amazing condo and owner

  • 5 of 5

The pictures of the views from the condo nor will this review do justice on just how amazing the condo was to stay in and how great Gary was to work with, always replying back within hours.

Everything you could possibly want or need from beach chairs, umbrellas, sand toys, boogie boards and even a cooler on wheels to take down to the beach was all supplied by Gary in a closet.

The condo also is well supplied with towels, dinnerware, glasses, keurig coffee maker and regular coffee maker and other small appliances.

The view from this condo is unbelievable, you can watch both the sunrise and sunset from the comfort of the living room or dining area or go out on the patio and watch the pelicans fly by so close you think their coming right at the condo.

The reason I am raving about this condo is not just how beautiful it is but one special reason.

One of my grandsons has Autism, when we first booked this trip, he wanted no part of it, after showing him pictures of the condo repeatedly throughout the year he agreed to three days.

Once we arrived and opened up the blinds and door leading to patio and he seen the waves, the Pelicans flying by, the view of the ocean no matter which way he looked, he wanted to stay longer than just one week.

If your looking for paradise, you found your place, your close to everything and can actually walk to a great restaurant right on the pier from the condo.

From the cold water in the fridge, flowers and fruit basket upon arrival, to your always fast response back to any question, thank you Gary for sharing your piece of paradise with my family.

See you next year.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Richard for the amazing review! It's hearing stories like your grandson's that makes renting my condo out such a great pleasure. Special memories are made there by all those who stay. Gary
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5

Best place to stay in Daytona

  • 5 of 5

I have stayed here two years in a row and I'm coming back next year. The owner is soooo nice and goes out of his way to make sure you are happy! He is always responded right away. The condo is beautiful and updated! He had flowers out for us and some other gifts. The beds are very comfy that I do not want to get out of it. He has about anything you could need there for you. It is a very clean condo and it makes you feel at home. I can not wait to come back in a couple months. I highly recommend this place and renting from Gary!

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Florida Trip

  • 5 of 5

Nice clean 3 bedroom and 3 bathroom condo with large windows overlooking the beach.

We enjoyed the sunrise and sunset over the ocean water. Along with walking the beach and riding the bikes.

Condo is in a great location with restaurants and attractions nearby.

We are looking forward to coming back soon!!

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Florida trip

  • 5 of 5

This is a very large, nicely kept three bedroom, three bath condo with wonderful oceanfront views. We enjoyed watching the sunrise and sunset over the ocean.

We were lucky to catch a space launch from our balcony.

We greatly enjoyed riding the bikes on the beach and to the lighthouse and to the drive-in church. That was a lot of our daily exercise along with walking the beach.

The area has nice restaurants close to the condo.

The pool was nice and clean.

The building had various things going on at that time such as a meet and greet.

Loved having the washer and dryer on the inside of the condo. The two bedroom ones are outside.

Maintenance crew was fast and friendly.

We will definitely try to be back again.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New York New York
5

AMAZING & OUTSTANDING!

  • 5 of 5

Wow!! This condo is very clean and well maintained above expectations!

The extra touches of cookies, flowers and fruit was amazing!! The unit has touches well above and beyond. It feels like home!! I would recommend this condo to friends and family. Gary's customer service excells in every level. If he doen't respond within the hour there is something wrong. There is so much to see and do in the area. Outstanding choices of restaurants. We loved the fact that it's so easy to drive around the area. It has the small beach town affect. Our week was right after the hurricane arrived and there were no issues for us to enjoy our vacation!

We will be back!

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chicago, Il.
5

OUTSTANDING---NO DRIVE BEACH!!

  • 5 of 5

Amazing Condo on a no drive beach. Don't worry about the kids, they can run and play with no problems. But also the drive beach is only a few blocks away if you want to drive the many miles of Daytona Beach!

A pier and restaurant out on the pier within walkign distance. This place has everything you need and more! Two nice bicycles, basketballs for the court, alot of beach toys, chairs, cooler and etc. The beds are the best ever! This place s first class from the nice lounger on the patio to the beautiful views from the living, dining and master bedroom. There is not another paradise like this one! And Starbucks just around th corner! Many nice restaurants on the ocean and the river within blocks from the condo! Try it you won't want to leave and you will book before you leave! AMAZING!!

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice review! I am glad you and your family enjoyed the condo! Gary
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Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
Crabby Joe's Deck & Grill
"Great place for lunch, breakfast or dinner close to the condo. "
Racing's North Turn
"My favorite spot! Their Mahi Mahi tacos are the best! "
Boondocks Restaurant
"Great lunch spot close to the condo! "
Cracked Egg Diner
Chart House Restaurant
"Very nice place to eat! "
Pat's Riverfront Cafe
"Great Breakfast Spot! "
Jackie Robinson Ballpark
"Great place to watch a game. They have many theme nights. "
Genovese's Italian Cafe
"Greta pizza. Close to the condo. They deliver. "
Hidden Treasure Tiki Bar & Grill
Sunglow Fishing Pier
Pirate's Island Adventure Golf
Aunt Catfish's On The River
Blue Spring State Park
"Great place to watch Manatees during the winter months. "
Daytona International Speedway
Daytona Lagoon
Ocean Deck Restaurant & Beach Club
"Great place on the beach to eat and enjoy drinks! "
Daytona Flea & Farmers Market
Tomoka Brewing Co.
"Great place for lunch, dinner or a drink! "
Walt Disney World Resort
St. Augustine
SeaWorld Orlando
The Holy Land Experience
The Golden Lion Cafe
"Beautiful drive up A1A. Make sure you sit outside on top. Beautiful view of the ocean! "
Norwoods Restaurant and Wine Shop
"Visit their tree house for appetizers or dinner! "
Nearest Airport
10.2 Miles
Daytona Beach International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.75 Miles
Crabby Joe's
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
Interstate 95
Nearest Restaurant
0.75 Miles
Crabby Joe's
Nearest Beach
Daytona Beach
Car: recommended

There are so many great things to do and see within a very short drive of the condo! Two of my favorite restaurants are only a mile away! Crabby Joe's at the Sun Glow Pier and North Turn are both within walking distance of the condo.

Ponce Inlet is 4 miles away and features the famous Ponce Inlet Light House, marinas with charter fishing, great restaurants and entertainment.

Daytona has so much to offer with great restaurants, activities, shopping and sight seeing. The International Speedway featuring the Daytona 500 and Coke 400 are a must see at least once. Along with the Rolex 24 hour race. Tours of the International Speedway are provided all year.

Orlando is just an hour away with all the attractions there including Disney World, Epcot, MGM, Sea World, Holy Land, outlet malls, and so much more.

St. Augustine is a very scenic drive up A1A. I enjoy stopping at Flagler Beach for a drink or eating. Flagler is is half way to St. Augustine. There is a lot of rich history in St. Augustine as it's the oldest city in the United States. A historical fort that over looks the bay is a must see. There are also two outlet malls to enjoy some shopping while visiting.

There are so many great places to visit so close to the condo you will have hard time deciding were to go first. I visit often and I am always discovering new places. This is one of the main reasons I decided to purchase a condo here. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do!

Life is better at the beach! :)

Gary

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Damage Insurance $59

To help save on fees use the electronic check option when booking online.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.