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BEACH FRONT, 3BR/2BA, 1470 ~SF~ EXCLUSIVE SAND DOLLAR RESORT

Ed Bates

Advertiser since: 2008
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Speaks: english
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

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Ed Bates

Advertiser since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
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Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
November 29, 2014
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BEACH FRONT, 3BR/2BA, 1470 ~SF~ EXCLUSIVE SAND DOLLAR RESORT

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

Indian Shores Condo Rental Photos and Description

Delux Gulf front Condo, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, full kitchen,washer/dryer,Sleeps 8

Seasonal Special: Big Discount on Remaining November/December Dates. Always a discount off the posted rates. Inquire for best rate. Exclusive Sand Dollar--This ad and this unit only. Very large fourth floor Gulf front, deluxe, three bedroom Condo located directly on 15 miles of wide white sand beach at exclusive Sand Dollar Condominiums. Living room and large master bedroom overlook the Gulf and open onto a large balcony. Large second and third bedrooms have view over the Intercoastal Waterway. Master bedroom has 2 queen beds, second bedroom 2 queen beds,third bedroom has 1 queen bed. All bedrooms have LCD TV & DVD. Full kitchen, glass top range, 26 CF frig with water/ice thru door, microwave, dishwasher. 50 inch hi-def TV in living room. A computer and high speed internet are provided along with high speed WIFI. Beautiful tropical landscaping with 33 palm trees, large heated pool, hot tub, 6 tiki huts and several grills all located directly on the beach. Sleep to the sound of the surf, read a book under one of the beachside tiki huts, fish or dolphin watch from the private pier, swim in the large heated pool or relax in the hot tub(both lighted and open till 11:00 PM), grill out on the beach, or watch the sunsets from your private balcony. There are many attractions in the area, including Busch Gardens(60 min), Disney World(under 2 hours), and several great state parks, but you will not want to be away for long. Pack light, washer and dryer are in the unit. Membership in nearby gym included. Check calendar for availability and ask about discount for your selected dates.

Keywords: Condominium, beach front, gulf front, 3 bedrooms

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Ed Bates (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2008
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 29, 2014

About Ed Bates

Retired after 35 years of service with the US Environmental Protection Agency.Reside in Cincinnati, Ohio along with 3 dogs.

Ed Bates purchased this condo in 2008

Why Ed Bates chose Indian Shores

I have travelled to many areas in Florida. This part of Florida between Clearwater Beach and St Petersburg Beach is the most beautiful and relaxing part of Florida, yet convenient to many facilities and attractions. The 15 miles of wide white sand beaches are fantastic and are suitable for swiming, walking, running, and even bicycles as the sand is firm near the tide line yet fluffy back from the tide.

What makes this condo unique

Great breakfasts and sunsets on the balcony overlooking the beach and Gulf,great tropical garden on the beach with palms, tiki huts, hot tub, and pool all beachside. Great restraunts in the area and a family oriented condo atmosphere.Be sure to visit some of the great Florida State Parks in the area including Honeymoon Island, Caladesi Island, Myakka River and Egmont Key, featuring trails,boat rides, kayaks,bird watching, and even alligators.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

4.7
based on 13 traveler reviews

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Beach Front, 3BR/2BA, 1470 ~SF~ Exclusive Sand Dollar Resort
average rating of 4.6923075 based on 13 reviews
business
Beach Front, 3BR/2BA, 1470 ~SF~ Exclusive Sand Dollar Resort
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p193960vb
-(513) 317-9691
Indian Shores Florida Central Gulf Coast
5

Awesome family vacation!!

  • 5 of 5
We were pleasantly surprised to see the beautiful condo we had rented. It was exactly what we wanted plus so much more!! It was so nice having the washer and dryer on site to do laundry daily. The location was better than we ever could of hoped. It's surrounded by many different places to visit. Our favorite was Busch Gardens, which our 13 and 16 year old loved. Another favorite was Clearwater Beach, we watched them catch a shark and stingray, very neat. The Bird Sanctuary, next door was also great. So many sights to see, not enough time!! I wish we would had a couple extra days to relax and watch the dolphins play out in front of condo.
If we needed anything at all, the front desk was there to help us out or answer any questions we had. I am so excited to come back to this condo. I would definitely refer anyone looking for a place to stay in this area, to check out this beautiful place. Thank you for a memorable family vacation, our best yet!
  • Submitted: Dec 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Beach Front, 3BR/2BA, 1470 ~SF~ Exclusive Sand Dollar Resort
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p193960vb
-(513) 317-9691
Indian Shores Florida Central Gulf Coast
5

Excellent Condo!

  • 5 of 5
We have been coming to the Sand Dollar for a number of years. We have stayed in this unit for the past several. It is such a nice condo. Equipped with everything you need. It is neat & clean & very spacious. The owner is very pleasant to deal with. We enjoy seeing the updates every year! Many nice restaurants nearby. Already booked for next year. Just love it here!
  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
business
Beach Front, 3BR/2BA, 1470 ~SF~ Exclusive Sand Dollar Resort
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p193960vb
-(513) 317-9691
Indian Shores Florida Central Gulf Coast
Acworth, Ga
5

Home

  • 5 of 5
Staying here is like being at home. It is comfortable and provides all you need, and there is an on-site staff that are great help if you have other needs. The unit is well maintained and kept very clean. The location is close to some really fine restaurants, and John's Pass is only a couple of miles down the road for some great shopping. We are a group of 6 mature ladies who meet for a week every September. This was our second stay here and are looking forward to more stays!
  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Young Children
business
Beach Front, 3BR/2BA, 1470 ~SF~ Exclusive Sand Dollar Resort
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p193960vb
-(513) 317-9691
Indian Shores Florida Central Gulf Coast
5

First time to Indian Shores

  • 5 of 5
We took a family vacation to Indian Shores. We had a great time. The condo was very nice and actually better than pictured. Perfect location and extra roomy. Check in was chaotic but expected. The staff was very pleasant and helpful. The only negative to the entire complex would be there is only ONE elevator to service the complex so check in/check out day - plan to wait. But the condo itself was wonderful!
  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Beach Front, 3BR/2BA, 1470 ~SF~ Exclusive Sand Dollar Resort
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p193960vb
-(513) 317-9691
Indian Shores Florida Central Gulf Coast
Ohio
5

A wonderful place to vacation

  • 5 of 5
We stayed in this unit for a week last summer and as I plan this year's vacation, I find myself wishing we were heading back to the same spot this year. The condo is spacious and very clean with so many conveniences available. The living room was comfortable and offered great views and sounds of the ocean, as did the master bedroom. The bathrooms were clean and updated and the kitchen was a great surprise to one who enjoys cooking! The balcony boasts beautiful ocean views from where we watched dolphins play along the shoreline nearly every night and morning. The beach was so easily accessible and a great location for a family with a young child. The beach was never crowded and the sand was beautiful. This condo graciously sleeps 10 with its three bedrooms and provides space for people to spread out and get some alone time. There were several books available for toting down to the sand as well as some chairs and boogie boards. The one and only negative experience was the frequent wafting of cigarette smoke from the balconies surrounding us, but that is no fault of the owner. We would definitely return to this condo! It's a great value for the money!
  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Beach Front, 3BR/2BA, 1470 ~SF~ Exclusive Sand Dollar Resort
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p193960vb
-(513) 317-9691
Indian Shores Florida Central Gulf Coast
Canada
5

A Heavenly Place...

  • 5 of 5
Just got back from a wonderful vacation here. The experience was great from the start with the owner quickly responding to emails and questions and booking the place through the property managers was seamless. The condo itself is clean and spacious with three great bedrooms and plenty of closet space. The Master bedroom is perfectly located where you can awake to the view and sounds of the ocean! The kitchen is spacious and is pretty well stocked. It is also very handy to have a washer and dryer right in your unit so you can definitely pack light. You can't beat the view from the balcony - perfect for spotting morning dolphins playing or watching a beautiful sunset at night. The Unit is also well placed on the 4th floor, far enough away from the pool area and great for views from the balcony. It's also great to have access to a computer and have free Wifi.

As for the beach...well you can't get much better. The sand is soft and the beach goes on for miles in either direction (perfect spot for a morning run). The unit also had a few beach chairs and even had some beach toys which was handy for us. We also bought a few more and left them in the unit. It was quite hot when we were there so would suggest bringing or buying an umbrella as there is little shade. Some sit under the pier for shade or you can purchase a lounge chair with an umbrella our front which I believe is a cost of $25/day. Also, don't forget to bring your beach towels. The beach is absolutely gorgeous and plenty of shells for those who enjoy shell hunting.

The pool area is also great - my kids loved it! The hot tub is a good size and the pool is a pretty good size as well. There is plenty of chairs around the pool and three huts with tables.

Overall, this condo is great and I wouldn't hesitate to return. Our whole family really enjoyed it!
  • Submitted: May 15, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Map

Nearest Airport
26 Miles
Clearwater/St Pete or Tampa International
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
friendly Tavern
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Friendly Tavern or Sea Breeze
Car: recommended

Beach Volleyball, dolphin watching, beach bicycling

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Rates & Availability

From $131 Per night

Indian Shores Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall
Sep 6 2014 - Dec 19 2014
5 night minimum stay
$121
$847
 
 
Christmas/New Year
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 2 2015
5 night minimum stay
$191
$1,337
 
 
January
Jan 3 2015 - Jan 30 2015
5 night minimum stay
$181
$1,267
 
 
February Special
Jan 31 2015 - Feb 13 2015
5 night minimum stay
$201
$1,407
 
 
Winter Escape
Feb 14 2015 - Mar 20 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,792
 
 
Spring Break
Mar 21 2015 - Apr 10 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,974
 
 
late Spring Break
Apr 11 2015 - Apr 17 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,792
 
 
Spring
Apr 18 2015 - Jun 26 2015
5 night minimum stay
$181
$1,267
 
 
July 4th Holidays
Jun 27 2015 - Jul 10 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,393
 
 
Summer
Jul 11 2015 - Sep 7 2015
5 night minimum stay
$180
$1,260
 
 
Fall
Sep 8 2015 - Dec 18 2015
5 night minimum stay
$131
$917
 
 
Christmas/ New Year
Dec 19 2015 - Jan 8 2016
5 night minimum stay
$201
$1,407
 

Additional information about rental rates

Booking fee $39 + Tax
Accidental Damage Insur $30 + Tax
Departure/Cleaning $140 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%
Notes Rates subject to change without notice. Write for current quote & discount off listed rate. Rates listed are for 6 adults, children 12 years & under free. Children 13 or older are counted as adults. For over 6 adults, there is an added charge of $10/night/adult. Maximum of 8 adults & children. Mandatory $1.00/night fee for use of safe. Starting in 2015 there is an additional $39.00 booking fee.
Reservations confirmed upon receipt of a US$300.00 advance deposit/week. Balance due upon arrival. Credit cards accepted.

Cancellation Policy: Refund requests must be received in writing 30 days prior to arrival date Cancellation fee is 20% of deposit up to 30 days prior to arrival, after which deposit is forfeit.
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Amenities

Indian Shores Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1470 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , granite counter and double sink
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , granite counter and double sink
  • Two large full bathrooms, each with large granite counter with double sinks and lots of cabinets.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (5) Master Bedroom, 'Manatee Room', has 2 queen beds; Bedroon 2, 'Dolphin Room', has two queen beds; 3`rd bedroom, 'Orca Room', has 1 queen bed. All bedrooms have flat screen TV with DVD player, phones, and alarm clock. All bedrooms have windows or sliding glass doors. Linens, blankets, bedspreads provided. All bedrooms have overhead fans with light as well as table lamps.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Shared Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Private pier in the Gulf of Mexico. 6 tiki huts on beach. Wide screen high def TV. Gym membership included.

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