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Sandcastle II Penthouse #2 Indian Shores by Owner Beachfront Updated est 2001

Bedrooms 3
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Indian Shores Beach Rentals by Owner Updated beachfront three-bedroom vacation condo.

Owner Operated by: Pam Carpentier

Tommy Bahama style, three bedroom, two bath, vacation, penthouse condominium. It directly overlooks the glistening Gulf of Mexico and sparkling white, sandy beach of Indian Shores. The penthouse was professionally redecorated and upgraded.

The penthouse is located on the top, tenth floor of the popular Sand Castle II Condominiums. The master bedroom and living room share an extra-large balcony directly overlooking the beach with breathtaking panoramic views, perfect for enjoying our brilliant sunsets.

I've been managing my own condos since 2001 and listed my first one with VRBO that same year. I have been using my own comprehensive reservation system and Bank of America Merchant Services Credit Card Processing. Please email me first to give me time to answer, since I am an owner and do my own management (and feel I do a better job that way).

Here's my cancellation and reservation policies... 60 days prior to arrival with 100% refund (minus $200 cancellation fee and travel insurance if purchased) and 30 days prior to arrival with 50% refund (minus $200 cancellation fee and travel insurance if purchased) . 25% of the grand total will reserve the condo, accepting all forms of credit cards or Home Away Payments. The balance is due 30 days prior to arrival.

The quiet, wide beach offers sparkling, white sand loaded with undiscovered seashells and relaxing cabanas. The heated swimming pool and whirlpool/spa stays warm all year long. There are two barbecue grills and a charcoal grill with tables for pool-side fun.

Over-size beach front balcony seats up to nine for entertaining and breathtaking views.

Master bedroom has brand-new, tropical island-style furniture with luxurious king-size bed, en suite bathroom, ceiling fan, opens to beachfront balcony. Second bedroom has two plush queen size beds with TV/DVD with panoramic views of intercoastal waterways. Third bedroom has new furniture with two twin size beds and TV/DVD also overlooking the intercoastal waterways. Brand-new, leather, queen-size, sleeper sofa, over-size rattan chairs, and ceiling fan in living room opens to beachfront balcony. There are ceiling fans in all of the bedrooms too! Call for Off-Peak Specials (727/480.3000 cell)

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Keywords: Condominium

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Pam Carpentier, owner and manager for 16 years, please call to reserve
Member since: 2001

About Pam Carpentier, owner and manager for 16 years, please call to reserve

I live in the Tampa Bay Beaches area since 1960 and enjoy renting out my condos to vacationers. I have 2 kids, almost all grown up now!!!

Pam Carpentier, owner and manager for 16 years, please call to reserve purchased this condo in 2001

Why Pam Carpentier, owner and manager for 16 years, please call to reserve chose Florida Central West

I grew up in this area and have spent most of my life here. I have done a lot of traveling and think that our beaches combined with the Tampa Bay area have much to offer anyone.

What makes this condo unique

I love to relax on my balcony in the mornings with my coffee and enjoy the beautiful sunsets in the evening. The beach is never crowded, however the selection of great restaurants are endless. There are also great boating opportunities. My kids love the pool and beach and never get tired of coming.


Indian Shores Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Four Cable TVs, Free WIFI


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(24 traveler reviews)

Sandcastle II Penthouse #2 Indian Shores by Owner Beachfront Updated est 2001
average rating of 5.0 based on 24 reviews

Great location, beautiful views

  • 5 of 5

My wife and 2 young daughters had a wonderful time at this property. The condo had everything we could've wanted, including beach toys for the kids and beach chairs for us. The pool and Jacuzzi were immaculate and enjoyed just hanging out there when we weren't on the beach or dining at one of the many close by restaurants. We made a day trip to Disney but the rest of the time we just enjoyed relaxing on the balcony and taking in the views, early morning shell hunts on the beach or just being beach bums. Lots to do... or not. Highly recommend this place, and I can't wait to come back.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your great review! I'm so happy that you enjoyed yourselves. I hope to have you back soon! Pam
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Sand Castle II Penthouse #2 June 17-24

  • 5 of 5

This was our third stay in the Sand Castle complex. Each time just seems to get better. Pam (condo owner) was a pleasure to do business with, provided everything we needed for making a good decision for our stay. We had 8 people in the condo for this week and enjoyed the stay very much. Checking in and out was a breeze. The beds were comfortable, kitchen well equipped, tv's in every room. We enjoyed the beachfront location, easy access to local restaurants and activities. There is a pool onsite which offers an option other than salt water activities and there are two grills available for cookout poolside. We love this location, the warm gulf waters and tropical views of sunsets.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing condo and location!

  • 5 of 5

What an amazing place! We came down from chilly MN with our three children (11,6,3) and my parents. With the three bedrooms there was ample room for everyone! Pam is very organized and responds quickly to any question you might have! From directions to parking passes, all instructions were clearly communicated before we came down. The view from the outdoor deck is breathtaking. We felt so blessed to see it everyday! With 3 kids it was so convenient to be able to have both the beach and pool just steps away. Both were never crowded, no spring breakers to be seen. The condo is gorgeously updated and has everything you could want! Even crayons and coloring books for the kids! We also appreciated the beach toys and beach towels. The fact that is has a stackable washer and dryer was also great. Most vacations I worry about fitting enough enough clothes for the kids in their suitcases. Not an issue when we could easily wash anything on site! 2 bathrooms were very convenient for the amount of people we had staying (7). Indian Shores is a very cute little town! We had Ice Cream across the street, and the kids loved playing mini golf! Clearwater is a short 10 minute drive away for more amenities (parasailing, boat cruises). It was the most relaxing vacation with 3 kids :) we have ever had. We already reserved a week for next spring, we loved it that much! Thanks so much to Pam for sharing such a beautiful, restful place. :)

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Clean Oceanfront Condo Beautifully Decorated

  • 5 of 5

This is a Beautiful Oceanfront Condo with an updated Kitchen and nice décor!

We totally enjoyed staying here!

Pam (Condo Owner) was WONDERFUL!

3 Large Beautiful Bedrooms!

Wonderful Fully Stocked Kitchen!

2 nice bathrooms with 1 in the master bedroom!

Plenty of room!

Nicely Decorated!

Spacious porch overlooking the Gulf!


  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Judy for such kind words. I'm glad you enjoyed it and hope that you come back soon! Pam
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Waldwick, NJ

The Perfect Beach Condo.

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here in late January 2017 with 2 friends from Ireland. The weather was perfect, a little windy the first night but afterwords it was beautiful.

This condo has to be the nicest condo I’ve ever rented EVER and I’ve rented quite a few over the years in all places around the globe. The view is amazing and it overlooks a beautiful beach that is well maintained. The condo itself is PERFECT. I don’t think I’ve ever stayed in one that was so well stocked with pots, pans, dishes, utensils etc. But the place itself is beautifully decorated, the chairs are my favorite, I even asked the owner where she bought them, I’d love to have a pair for my own home. Everything about the place is comfortable, well thought out and truly perfect. The balcony chairs, lounge chairs and table were so comfortable. I managed to start and finish a book on that balcony, loved sitting there with the gulf breeze and beautiful view. The bedrooms were wonderful, the bathrooms well stocked with hairdryer and plenty of towels. There's even an ironing board should you need it. Plenty of closet space and the beds were just right, not too soft, and not too hard. A washer and dryer, too.

This is not your typical beach rental; this is someone’s home that they let you borrow. I was very impressed by the effort the owner put into making this feel as if she was letting you rent her home. She totally gets it. What a class act.

It’s very easy to find as well, the parking lot has plenty of spacious parking and the restaurant across the street was excellent. I wasn’t impressed by the outside of the restaurant but it truly impressed me on the inside. Nice view over the inlet and great food.

Rent this place, you won’t regret it. I’m so compulsive about how I decide on a place to rent. I investigate everything, up to and including the safety of the area where I decide to stay. It takes me months to decide. This place has everything you need and was exactly as pictured and described. We whimpered as we left, it was just such a great place.

To the owner: Thank you so much for making that place so special. I will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You just blew me away with such kind words. It actually gave me goosebumps! I do try hard and it makes me so happy to read about it making my guests so happy!!! Thank you! Pam
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Gram, Pop, daughter and grandsons (9 & 6)

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful family vacation in Pam's beautiful condo. There was an issue with the air conditioning, but Pam handled it immediately, even though she was in Italy. You can't ask for better management than that. We also loved how convenient it was. We've already booked this summer's stay.

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Tampa International Airport
Car: not necessary



Rates & Availability

Indian Shores Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
US Dollar
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer Last Part 2017
Jul 8 2017 - Aug 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
August 5
Aug 5 2017 - Aug 11 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Aug 12 2017 - Aug 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
Aug 26 2017 - Dec 22 2017
7 night minimum stay
Dec 23 2017 - Dec 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
Early January
Dec 30 2017 - Dec 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
Early January
Jan 1 2018 - Jan 12 2018
7 night minimum stay
Late January
Jan 13 2018 - Feb 2 2018
7 night minimum stay
Feb 2018
Feb 3 2018 - Mar 2 2018
7 night minimum stay
Early Mar 2018
Mar 3 2018 - Mar 16 2018
7 night minimum stay
Spring Break 2018
Mar 17 2018 - Apr 6 2018
7 night minimum stay
Summer 1st half 2018
Apr 7 2018 - Jun 29 2018
7 night minimum stay
4th of July 2018
Jun 30 2018 - Jul 6 2018
7 night minimum stay
Summer 2nd half 2018
Jul 7 2018 - Aug 17 2018
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer 2018
Aug 18 2018 - Aug 24 2018
7 night minimum stay
New Season
Aug 25 2018 - Dec 21 2018
7 night minimum stay
12/22 to 07/14
Dec 22 2018 - Jul 14 2020
7 night minimum stay


  • 25% of grand total is due at time of making reservation on credit card (VISA, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express). The Balance Due 30 days prior to arrival in U.S. Funds, non-refundable by e-check or credit card.

    There is a $200 cancellation fee.
    Bookings canceled at least 60 days before the start of the stay will receive a 100% refund.
    Bookings canceled at least 30 days before the start of the stay will receive a 50% refund.Thr
  • $795-$1925/wk
  • US Dollars
  • End of Aug - before Christmas, ...... $ 925/week
  • Christmas-New Year's Week,........... $1300/week
  • Jan ................................ $1100/week
  • Feb ................................ $1300-$1700/week
  • Mar - Easter ........................ $1925/week
  • After Easter-Mid Aug,................ $1295/week
  • Subject to 12% Tax, Plus $110 Cleaning/Linen Fee. Add 10% for 4th of July.