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Clean! Clean! Clean! Updated condo!Free long distance to US & Canada


Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Bedrooms 3
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
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Clean! Clean! Clean! Updated condo!Free long distance to US & Canada

Bedrooms 3
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Indian Shores Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

The view from the extra large balcony will take your breath away whether from the living room or Master Bedroom. Watch the brilliant gulf waters with dolphins playing in plain sight and the white sand beach. Wake every morning with the sunrise streaming in the bedrooms overlooking the Intercoastal and enjoy the quiet sunset dinners from the table for 4 and wicker seating while enjoying the breeze from the 2 ceiling fans outside on the balcony. You will feel like you are in tropical paradise with palm trees in every view.

Upgraded beachfront condo with all the amenities of home. Master bedroom with King bed, 32' flatscreen tv and ensuite master bath. Second bedroom with 2 fulls and 32' flat screen tv. Third bedroom/den with new Sealy queen bed.

Entertainment center in living room with 55' HD Flatscreen TV, DVD player and IPAD / IPOD Compatible Stereo.

New open kitchen with granite countertops. Master and 2nd bathroom also updated with granite countertops. Newly painted throughout. CLEAN CLEAN CLEAN!!!

New carpet in 3 bedrooms and glass front door to brighten up the condo and provide cross breeze.

Free wireless internet. Free long distance to US and Canada.

You won't find grounds like this anywhere on the gulf - beautiful gardens, fantastic heated outdoor pool and hot tub right on the beach, recreation room with ping pong table, foosball and library.

Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway or spending a vacation with your family, this is the perfect location. Kids of all ages will find this to be the perfect spot. Whether young children want to build sand castles and body surf in the warm Gulf waters or swim in the clean warm waters of the very large swimming pool, they wont be disappointed. For sports enthusiasts, you can enjoy watching events on the 55' HD TV or travel a short distance to professional sporting events such as Major League Baseball, Basketball or Hockey games. For the golfer, we have 2 sets of golf clubs available to 'righties' to play at numerous courses nearby.

If dining out is your favorite sport, the area is perfect for enjoying every type of cuisine you can imagine including many outdoor restaurants providing you with the true 'Florida' experience. Right across the street is 'The Pub' with dining and drinks right on the Intercoastal. You can watch the many watercraft using the Intercoastal or rent your own next door to 'The Pub'. Scooters and bikes also available.

For shoppers, the choices are endless within a short drive.

Finally, for those looking for nightlife, clubbing in Clearwater is only 15 minutes away. You can ride the Beach Trolley to Clearwater to the north or St. Pete Beach to the south or make the 35 minute drive into Tampa.

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  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Valerie (Property Manager)
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 2, 2015

About Valerie

Parents of 1 teenager and 3 20-something kids from northern Michigan who have vacationed in this area since they were children. We wanted the perfect place to share with our friends and family. Finding a location that would suit all of our needs was important. The whole family agrees we found a gem.

We are originally from Toronto, Canada and our Canadian family and friends are especially excited about joining the Snowbirds and heading to our condo for some fun in the sun.

Valerie purchased this condo in 2011

Why Valerie chose Indian Shores

When we were looking for the perfect beach condo, we were fortunate enough to meet Cyndee Haydon from Charles Rutenburg Realty to help us. After months of searching on both the Atlantic Coast and up and down the Gulf Coast, we found everything we were looking for at Sandcastle 1, Unit 407. We are directly on the beach only steps from the Gulf of Mexico with easy access to St. Pete & Tampa airports. The 'narrows' (Gulf Blvd. is only 2 lanes wide here) is a quaint area with character, endless things to do and has the 'FLORIDA' vacation vibe. Sand Castle 1 boasts beautiful grounds, a large heated pool and hot tub right on the beach and is a very clean building. CLEAN is a priority for us.

When we consulted our teenaged son and our 3 '20 something kids', they wanted us to be in a place that had a great beach and water, was nearby to golf courses and was close to tourist destinations such as Busch Gardens, Disney, Sea World and Universal Studios and had Professional Sports teams like Tampa Bay Lightning, Tampa Bay Bucs, Rays Baseball, Toronto Blue Jays, New York Yankees, Phillies and other MLB Teams in Spring Training and more all close by. Also, they wanted somewhere fun to go at night and have discovered great nightlife for young people in Clearwater, St. Pete, Tampa and within a short distance from the condo. Also close to the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, home of Winter the Dolphin and star of the movie 'Dolphin Tale'.

As parents, we wanted to have a quiet, comfortable home away from home and somewhere for all of our family to enjoy, including any grandchildren in the future. We are so happy we found that perfect place. Thanks Cyndee!

What makes this condo unique

Great weather, family friendly building, beautiful beach, amazing sunset views from Living Room and Master Bedroom and sunrise views over Intercoastal from Bedroom 2 and 3/Den. Clean and updated apt., 55' HD Flatscreen and 2- 32' flatscreen tvs, every amenity in apt., video game system for your kids, new kitchen under construction with granite countertops. Fully stocked kitchen equipment. Free wireless internet, free long distance to US and Canada, beach toys, covered parking near elevator, convenient 4th floor location with view of palm trees from every window, great restaurants within walking distance, boat and scooter rental across street.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Hey Valarie and Paul, I just want to thank you for sharing your wonderful

condo for those of us that need a really relaxing vacation. It was so

beautiful!!! I really enjoyed the new carpet and appreciated the fact that

everything was so nice and clean. I do want to tell you that Plumlee does a

great job for you and very professional. I've rented other condos in the

area who used other Reality companies and this was the best experience so

far. In fact, I rented another unit in the same building a few weeks ago

and even though it was quite nice the balcony and tile throughout the condo

really needed cleaning and I had to wear my sandals the entire time. I was

able to go barefoot in your condo and that made me feel more like home.

I also wanted to thank you for the "welcome gift (Towels)" what a nice


You have been so pleasant to work with and thank you so much for sharing

your wonderful condo. I hope to visit again soon.
Nov 2012
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Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Clean! Clean! Clean! Updated condo!Free long distance to US & Canada
average rating of 4.9714284 based on 39 reviews

Wonderful property, gorgeous view

  • 4 of 5

This condo has been updated throughout. A few things keep it off the excellent list: front door lock and bolt are finicky and need replacing, living area TV needs to be anchored for safety, hall toilet doesn't do a "clean" job of flushing. I would like to consider bringing my grandson some time, but the TV is very large and needs anchoring to be safe (and I can't afford to replace the TV if I bump into it). Amazing view. Pool and spa are very new and well kept. Very well equipped kitchen. Owner helpful. Friendly people.

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Gretchen: Thanks for your review. In response to your suggestions, the outside doors are original and are being replaced in the spring as the sea air takes its toll. Both toilets are new and are high efficiency toilets however we will have it looked at for an adjustment - thanks for the heads up. Stay warm! Valerie.

Beach Girls Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We love the condo! It has everything anyone could want. Plenty of room, very clean, a wonderful balcony to sit and have a cup of coffee in the morning while watching the beautiful Gulf! The oceanfront pool is great, too. The grounds are beautiful. Very well kept. The clear water of the Gulf is just wonderful. We love walking across the street to eat at the Pub. There are really nice restaurants close by. Lots of things to do in the area, too. We love going to John's Pass and Tarpin Springs. We are already talking about staying here again next year!! One of the nicest places we have stayed!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Diane: Thanks again for your kind words. Although you can't beat the view from the balcony, there are so many fun places to go. We especially love the greek food at Tarpon Springs! Look forward to you visiting again.

beautiful stay

  • 5 of 5

my husband and I stayed here for 5 nights (wish it had been longer) and we had a fantastic time. The condo is very stylish and well appointed with a view to die for. Valerie has done everything possible to make this perfect and has thought of everything to ensure that you have a great time and want for nothing. It is the perfect spot to relax or be active, that all depends on you. We enjoyed the pool but the beach was so much more. everyone leaves their beach furniture overnight as there is no danger of vandalism or theft and the beach is both long and wide. The water is very safe and the beach slopes incredibly gently into the ocean. the water is clear and warm with gently waves if any at all. You are surrounded by every kind of facility nearby and we loved the close by Italian Restaurant Villa Gillace which was tremendous and reasonable. We would recommend this to anyone young or more mature and energetic or otherwise. dolphins on view every day and birds in great numbers. soft sand and gently waters it is just like heaven. We would visit again without a doubt and great standard of service by Valerie. thank you !

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Louise for such a kind review. I agree that the beach in this area is fantastic. We love to spend time in the Gulf whenever we are able to come down. We hope you will be able to spend a little longer with us again in the future. Enjoy your summer!! Sincerely, Valerie
Johns Creek, GA


  • 5 of 5

Had a great vacation!!! Condo was clean and very well stocked. Our family loves to cook and the kitchen was wonderful and had everything you need. Valerie was so helpful and gave me a lot of info about the area. Highly recommend this condo!!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Jan: Thanks for your review. I hope you were able to find fresh seafood from the market up the street beside Crabby Bills. We also love to cook and enjoy the views of the gulf from the kitchen. Hope to see you again. Sincerely, Valerie
Niagara Falls

Finn's Family

  • 5 of 5

Great place. Super clean, updated and well maintained. Property also well maintained and very enjoyable. Pool and spa well maintained and clean. Had two problems arise, both of which were responded to quickly. Only reason we may not return is due to missing our little Westie. Otherwise, highly recommend for families, etc. who want a nice week at the beach.

  • Submitted: May 25, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi: Thank you for a review. We are happy you had a nice vacation and enjoyed the condo and grounds. The staff at Sandcastle do a really nice job keeping everything so well manicured and clean. Have a great summer!!

Family of 6

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful condo! Loves sitting on the balcony drinking coffee in the morning, then off to walk the beach in search of treasures! This unit is very tastefully decorated. Very clean. They thought of everything! We would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Angela. Spring has finally come to Florida!! Walking on the beach is one of our favorite things to do also. I'm so pleased you had a nice vacation. Thanks for choosing to stay with us!


Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Tampa Airport
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Baypointe Golf Club
Nearest Train
28 Miles
Amtrak, 601 N. Nebraska Ave., Tampa
Nearest Motorway
9 Miles
Car: recommended

2 sets of golf clubs, beach chairs, water toys, boogie boards, family board games, cabanas for rent on beach


Rates & Availability

From $900 Per week

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
SPRING-1 2015
Apr 11 2015 - Jun 26 2015
7 night minimum stay
SUMMER-1 2015
Jun 27 2015 - Jul 10 2015
7 night minimum stay
SUMMER-2 2015
Jul 11 2015 - Sep 11 2015
7 night minimum stay
FALL 2015
Sep 12 2015 - Dec 18 2015
7 night minimum stay
Winter-1 2015
Dec 19 2015 - Jan 29 2016
7 night minimum stay
WINTER-2 2016
Jan 30 2016 - Feb 26 2016
7 night minimum stay
WINTER-3 2016
Feb 27 2016 - Mar 18 2016
7 night minimum stay
Mar 19 2016 - Apr 8 2016
7 night minimum stay
SPRING-1 2016
Apr 9 2016 - Jul 1 2016
7 night minimum stay
SUMMER-1 2016
Jul 2 2016 - Jul 8 2016
7 night minimum stay
SUMMER-2 2016
Jul 9 2016 - Aug 19 2016
7 night minimum stay
FALL 2016
Aug 20 2016 - Dec 16 2016
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

CLEANING $120 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%
Notes 7 day minimum rental. SATURDAY TO SATURDAY.We accept personal checks, cashier's check, Money Order, Traveler's Check, VISA, MC, DISCOVER. Deposit: 25% of total rent (not less than $300). Balance due 60 days before arrival.
No refund is given for any cancellation received less than 90 days or more from arrival date. For cancellation before 90 days prior to reservation, a $300 fee will be charged.

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting manager when booking.
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Indian Shores Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (2)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Sauna
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • 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:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
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