KEY POINTS: Oceanfront ~ 2-week minimum rental ~ Corner penthouse ~ Accommodates 4
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Newly renovated (2012, 2013, & 2014) end unit on the top floor of Tower 1 of Ocean Sands, an oceanfront landmark known for its high standards and upkeep.
Sweeping views of the beach and ocean from a long 30' balcony, accessible from the Living Room & Master Bedroom. Water views from all rooms, with windows on three sides of this corner apartment.
Our Guests: Primarily Canadian couples; also European couples and American families (maximum 4 people).
Ocean Sands is secure (24 hour coverage), offers a large heated pool and spa, covered parking (assigned space), and more.
The building caters to mature couples, many of them full-time residents. We and our neighbors enjoy the quiet, friendly, and calm atmosphere which Ocean Sands provides.
Please see more information below under 'Further Details' concerning the size, comfort, and amenities provided in this superb apartment.
Note: Ocean Sands enforces a two-week minimum stay and we encourage rentals of one month or more. One-week rentals CANNOT be accommodated, due to condo association rules.
Comfort & Roominess throughout: Spacious Living Room has room-width door wall with access to the large balcony, & views to the north & west. A leather couch (NOT a sleeper-sofa), recliner, and swivel tub chair provide seating for 4, with ottomans offering additional space. Dining Area offers ocean views, large glass-topped table, & 4 chairs.
Master Bedroom has wide door wall with access to the balcony & ocean views. It has a King bed, large walk-in closet (clothes hamper & hangers), extensive storage, & comfortable reading chair and light. Recently-renovated (2012) Master Bathroom provides dual vanities, & separate toilet & bathtub/shower room. There is a large soaking bathtub/shower (with secure assist handles) & new comfort height toilet.
Second Bedroom has a Queen bed, large closet & other storage, along with a reading chair & light. Renovated (2012) Second Bathroom has large walk-in shower, single sink/vanity, toilet, and linen closet.
Living/Dining Room and both bedrooms were re-carpeted in 2013.
Kitchen has a large window looking onto Boca Ciega Bay, & the Office Nook has a computer table with slide-out keyboard tray, laser printer (USB & wireless), & a rolling desk chair.
30 foot balcony is newly re-carpeted (2014), with a chaise lounge, side table, & eating table with four chairs.
Amenities & entertainment are state-of-the-art: New furniture and electronics, including premium speed wireless internet, wireless & USB laser printer, LCD flat screen TV's & Blu-Ray players in Living Room (46'), Master Bedroom (42'), & Second Bedroom (32'). Premium cable boxes with expanded channel selection for the Living Room and Master Bedroom offer 75 HD (High Definition) channels. Over 100 Blu-Ray DVD's, paperback books, & games are provided for your enjoyment.
Living Room and each bedroom has Verilux reading lamps & reading chairs. Cordless phones in Living Room, Master Bedroom, & Second Bedroom, with free calling within the U.S. and Canada.
Dine in the neighborhood or at home: Within easy walking distance are Italian and French restaurants, 2 bars/grilles, a coffee shop, ice cream shop, and a fast food outlet (Subway). A short drive (or 30-minute walk on the beach) to John's Pass provides a wide variety of other restaurants, including Bubba Gumps and Hooters, along with local venues. Gulf Boulevard in both directions offers a huge choice of eating options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Our Kitchen is fully-equipped, with a ceramic-topped stove, digitally-controlled oven, microwave, side-by-side refrigerator, dishwasher, and garbage disposal. High-quality small appliances include a coffee maker, toaster oven, blender, mixer, griddle, tea kettle, electric can opener, and chopper.
Plenty of space is available for storing supplies in the Kitchen cabinets or hall pantry. Dinnerware, stainless steel cookware, and utensils are designed to allow comfortable long-term stays with no constraints on meal preparation.
There is a full-size washer and dryer, iron, ironing board, vacuum cleaner, broom, and shopping trolley.
For the beach, we have towels, chairs, and umbrellas.