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Don Estep or Barb Delgrosso

Member since: 2003
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Speaks: english

Adorable 'Beach Nest' in Sunset Beach. Beach & Bay access.

19 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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Florida Central Gulf Coast Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Welcome to our "Beach Nest". Don't miss the opportunity to stay at this convenient ground level condo that's located on a strip that is just ONE block wide! Beautiful Sunset beach with EASY access across a small street on one side and the bay right there on the property with a full dock! Perfect. Oh, did I mention the heated pool with the tiki huts & lounge chairs? Everything is so convenient and cute.

The 'Beach Nest' comes fully furnished with a nice king-size bed (which can convert to 2 twins )and a queen sleeper sofa in the living room. The kitchen has all the necessary appliances & supplies. The "Nest" comes with 2 flat screen TV's, Wi-Fi, beach chairs, a beach umbrella and more. Here's to a sweet vacation!

No smoking in the unit please but plenty of room in the outside picnic and barbecue area.

Sunset Beach is the cutest 'key west' community around. Fly on down to "The Beach Nest" for your vacation!

Keywords: Condominium

  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Don Estep or Barb Delgrosso (Owner)
Member since: 2003
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Don Estep or Barb Delgrosso

Don & I bought Sunset Cove in 2004 for an investment and a vacation home. We currently live in The Villages, FL which is a couple of hours from 'the beach nest' but certainly close enough for us to get there to inspect, fix and enjoy. We are both retired. We moved to Florida in 1990 for the beautiful weather and have not regretted it one day. it's gorgeous down here. Don is originally from WV and I am a Jersey girl. We both have 4 adult children & lots of grandkids. We have renovated the condo putting in all new appliances and some nice fresh paint & flooring. We are proud of our place and enjoy sharing it with our guests.

Don Estep or Barb Delgrosso purchased this condo in 2004

Why Don Estep or Barb Delgrosso chose Florida Central Gulf Coast

We love Sunset Beach. It is like a mini-Key West. We are surrounded by beach cottages, lattice, tropical landscaping,coconut trees & beautiful flowers. It's an adorable area and the best part is that we are on the skinniest part of the little strip with one side being the bay and the other side the beach.

What makes this condo unique

We really like coming to our place because it is so convenient. You pull right up in front of the door (how nice is that). It makes it so easy. One of the rituals we always do when we get here, is walk down to Caddy's on the Beach for breakfast. We just love looking out on the water while eating our breakfast and drinking our morning coffee. And the best thing is that a few minutes up the street, there are other restaurants too, a ton of activities & shops and whatever you need or want. Great location. Come to 'the nest'.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Don & Barb,

Thank you so much for allowing us to stay in you condo. It was a beautiful week and the condo was wonderful. Fully equipt and great location.

We truly enjoyed every minute of our stay.

Thanks again,
Oct 2015
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based on 19 traveler reviews

Adorable 'Beach Nest' in Sunset Beach. Beach & Bay access.
average rating of 4.7894735 based on 35 reviews
Central Ontario

Great Location, Fully Equipped

  • 5 of 5

The complex doesn't look like much at first but gets better and better as you settle in. Parking at your door, friendly pool out front, charming classic Florida inlet at the back. Comfy mattress and quiet privacy in the bedroom at the back of this condo makes it feel large. We like to prepare our own healthy meals and the kitchen has lots of prep counter space and more pots and pans than you'll need. Excellent wifi connection and fully adjustable a/c. Best for last --- a short walk across the narrow street to endless gorgeous beaches, dolphins, and dramatic sunsets. What's not to like?? (If we had to make a suggestion, it would be to add a teapot for Canadian visitors. Not a deal breaker, though --- this place is as advertised and more...)

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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bernardston, mass

just as advertised!!

  • 4 of 5

everything was exactly as described from location -across QUIET street from the BEAUTIFUL gulf beaches with the intracoastal on the back side with pier on property; to amenities - all the beach going items you need, high-def tv's in all rooms, and all necessary cooking implements; to convenience - park directly in front of first floor door, LOTS of restaurants/bars/eateries just minutes away, and all on a quiet side street less than a 1/2 mile from gulf blvd!!

the reason for 4 stars were beyond the control of the owners of "beach nest": pool maintenance left something to be desired (both lack of surface skimming and the quite noticeable "ring" around the pool made use questionable); and the gas grill being locked up and available for use with payment of fee/use (there were free of charge charcoal grills). Better pool maintenance and free gas grill use would lead to a five star review.

The owners, Barb and Don were both a pleasure to work with and the rental couldn't have gone smoother with both a last=minute discount and our security deposit refunded within 72 hours after rental.

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful response. We love it at the "nest" too. Regarding the pool maintenance, gosh, our maintenance man is "the best". he stays right at the property and everyone raves about how he keeps the property so spic and span! I can only guess that he was called away on an emergency & some plant debris made the ring since the pool is surrounded by plants. I have never seen it anything less than clean. Regarding the barbecue, we do charge for the gas grill, just $1 for 2 people. It is a bother though, I agree but it does prevent misuse and overuse especially when the snowbirds are there (every unit is occupied) and the grill is constantly going. Do come back again! Barb
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Vacation 2015

  • 5 of 5

The "Beach Nest" was just as it was pictured online. Cute and clean and great reasonably priced place to stay! Easy access to the beach. Loved having the dock area behind us as well. The beach is gorgeous! The time of year we came the beach was nearly empty most days. And each day we say different sea life in the gulf. The sunsets were breathtaking. We loved walking up the beach to Caddy's for dinner one night and breakfast the morning we departed. Delicious food. A lot of restaurants nearby or within a few minutes drive to John's Pass. Publix is just up the street for groceries. Could walk there if you wanted even. Lots of things to do in the general area as well in Tampa, Tarpon Springs, etc. We had a fantastic time and would not hesitate to stay here again.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fort Worth, TX

Perfect little beach getaway.

  • 5 of 5

This condo was a great spot for our long weekend beach getaway. It was clean and had everything we needed. The location was right across from the white sand beaches and walking distance from a beach restaurant and 7-11. It is also only about a 5 minute drive to the St. Pete Beach restaurants.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Mississauga canada

Location location location

  • 4 of 5

The beach nest unit is a great location on the intercostal waterways, and only a minute walk to the beach. The condo complex is very popular and there are usually no vacancies during March & April. The beach nest had all we needed for our 3 week stay. Very comfortable and quiet. Barb & Don were quite helpful with providing visitor info. I would recommend this rental.

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great third visit!

  • 5 of 5

Just got back from my little "getaway"! Very clean and quiet! Beach restoration is wonderful, have more beach now! Hope to return in April or May!

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We have the best renters and you are no exception! Thank you for returning again and again to "the nest" & treating it so nicely. You are always welcome!
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Churches, & night life are nearby, A short drive away is the St Pete Pier & museums, Enjoy baseball at Tropicana Field, football at Raymond James Stadium, the home of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, or hockey at the Ice Palace, all just 30 minutes away, Nearby is Biking, or Horseback Riding, You can enjoy Boating, & Snorkeling/Diving, If fishing is your thing, no problem at all, You can fish from several local fishing piers or if you prefer, there are boats available for day trips & deep sea fishing, For your entertainment pleasure, you can also find Live Theater, Cinemas & Museums, Busch Gardens, Lowry Park Zoo, & the Florida Aquarium just 30 minutes away as is Tampa International Airport, You are just 90 minutes from Orlando's Disney World, Epcot, & Universal Studios


Rates & Availability

Sunset Beach Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
April 23 - last wk
Apr 23 2016 - Apr 29 2016
1 night minimum stay
Apr 30 2016 - May 27 2016
7 night minimum stay
Early June
May 28 2016 - Jun 10 2016
5 night minimum stay
Heavy Summer
Jun 11 2016 - Jul 29 2016
7 night minimum stay
Jul 30 2016 - Aug 19 2016
7 night minimum stay
August End
Aug 20 2016 - Sep 1 2016
5 night minimum stay
Labor Day Week
Sep 2 2016 - Sep 6 2016
5 night minimum stay
Value Season
Sep 7 2016 - Dec 23 2016
5 night minimum stay
Dec 24 2016 - Dec 31 2016
6 night minimum stay
March 2017
Mar 11 2017 - Mar 31 2017
6 night minimum stay
April 2017
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 21 2017
6 night minimum stay
April to Early June 2017
Apr 22 2017 - Jun 9 2017
6 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jun 10 2017 - Jul 28 2017
6 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Departure Fee $60
Refundable damage deposit $100
Tax Rate 16.25%

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Florida Central Gulf Coast Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 480 sq. ft.
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
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
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Pool, DSL internet access, Cable, 2 TVs, Linens, cookware and utensils are provided, There are two laundry rooms, a barbecue area and a dock on the premises, No Smoking inside

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