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Amanda Brightman

Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english

Fully Renovated Gulf-Front Condo!

34 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview

Indian Shores Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 7-8)

Sand Castle III - fully renovated three bedroom beachfront condo including all amenities such as HDTV, free Wifi and calls to the US and Canada.

Condo has been fully renovated: New tile floors throughout living area and master bedroom, new kitchen with quartz counter tops, new appliances including refrigerator with ice maker and filtered water, breakfast bar with 3 stools for additional seating, all new furniture in living and dining areas, new mattresses, TVs in all bedrooms, 2 DVD players. Bathrooms renovated in 2014.

Enjoy the beach, pool, jacuzzi, MLB Spring Training (Yankees, Phillies, Blue Jays, Reds, Pirates, Tigers) Tampa Bay Rays, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Busch Gardens and more. Orlando theme parks are just a short 90 minute drive away.

Easy access to Tampa (TPA) and Clearwater/St. Pete (PIE) airports.

Master suite with king bed and Smart HDTV, private bath with walk-in shower, incredible beach view and access to large balcony. Second bedroom with queen and twin beds - great for groups with two couples - and HDTV with DVD player. Third bedroom has two twin beds and Flat Screen TV.

Full size washer and dryer (dryer new in 2014) in unit. Fully equipped kitchen including complete sets of dishes and pots & pans.

Assigned parking spot, direct beach access, beautiful heated pool and spa, gas grill, and beach volleyball! Ask the owners about the many extras that they provide, including FREE WiFi, beach towels, stereo with music CDs, DVD player and movies, games, puzzles, books, area guide and condo information book.

Year Round Availability.

Keywords: Condominium

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Amanda Brightman (Owner)
Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english

About Amanda Brightman

Glenn and I lived in the Tampa/St. Pete area before moving to Charlotte, NC. We missed being close to the Gulf and looked for 4 years before finding the perfect condo for our family vacations. In those 4 years it became apparent that the owners of the condos that we rented rarely or never stayed in their condos. For us, one of the best parts of owning a vacation condo is that we can visit it and make it better every time we are there.

We have renovated the condo with a high level of quality and style for your comfort and enjoyment.

Amanda Brightman purchased this condo in 2011

Why Amanda Brightman chose Florida Central Gulf Coast

We visited Indian Shores often when we lived in Florida and when we were looking for a condo we agreed that this was the most beautiful part of the Tampa Bay/St. Pete Gulf Coast. Indian Shores is a quaint beach town with great restaurants, bike/walking lanes and lots and lots of white powdery sand.

What makes this condo unique

Our condo offers fantastic sunsets viewed from our large balcony, the convenience of a full kitchen and ensuite laundry, comfortable new furniture and many extras that enhance our guests' stay. We provide all you need for a relaxing vacation - you provide the bathing suit. Just kick back and listen to the waves while you enjoy the sunset!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have been going to the Sandcastle III every couple of years since the kids were very small - and it is one of our favourite spots to vacation when we want a quiet, restful place to stay and unwind. This was our first time ever staying in unit 503 and we must say it was one of, if not the, best. Clean, comfortable, well maintained and obviously a unit that the owners take pride in, and in sharing. We will highly recommend it to anyone looking for a relaxing family time in the sun where you feel comfortable! We definitely plan to be back someday - presuming you will have us.
Dec 2012
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Reviews

4.9
based on 34 traveler reviews

Fully Renovated Gulf-Front Condo!
average rating of 4.882353 based on 35 reviews
Calabash, NC
5

Sandcastle 3, unit 503

  • 5 of 5

It would be difficult to find fault, since we've been to this particular condo at least 3 times. But it is always cool to see the improvements that the owners have made since our last visit. The enlarged shower, tile walls, kitchen improvements, etc were great enhancements to an already great experience. We have visited Indian Rocks Beach at least 15 times in the past 25 years, because of the beautiful beaches, wonderful restaurants, proximity to Clearwater, St. Petersburg and Tampa where a lot of entertainment can be found. But we keep returning to this unit for its 5th floor balcony view of the Gulf, and the constant improvements made by the owners over the years. Recommend this place wildly.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

perfect beach spot

  • 5 of 5

great location, apartment was clean, kitchen was updated, everything was in order for a great beach vacation and excellent place for a family gathering!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Amazing condo has everything you need and more .

  • 5 of 5

It is an amazing property . Beautiful views of the beach from the balcony . Close to the beach just a few steps past the pool. Property overall is cleaned and well maintained . White sandy beaches. Private beach that is not crowded at all. Close to great restaurants and shopping . Can't say enough great things about this condo and the owners were so easy to work with and were so friendly . I definetly want to return soon .

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful condo!!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful vacation. The condo was perfect !! The owners go above and beyond to make their condo welcoming and comfortable. The owner was great to work with!! Can't wait to come back!! Thank you for everything!! We left a couple umbrellas to add to your beach things!😎🏖

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The condo was newly renovated and beautiful. The Gulf was perfect and the location was excellent.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our 2 week stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful place for family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We so enjoyed our stay at this condo! It is beautifully decorated and all of the furniture is very comfortable and functional. The kitchen is fully stocked, I don't think there was anything we went looking for that was not there. Having beach chairs, toys, and towels to use were a big plus! The pool and grill area are kept up extremely well. There was someone there doing maintenance every morning. The access to the beach could not have been any more convenient. Next to being on the beach, the balcony is the best place to watch the sunset. Thanks for sharing your vacation home!

  • Submitted: May 27, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad that you enjoyed your vacation and time with your family! Thank you so much for staying at our beach home!
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Tampa International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
The Pub Waterfront Restaurant
Nearest Beach
Indian Shores Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
TPA International Airport
Nearest Point of Interest
Clearwater/St. Petersburg International Airport (PIE)
Nearest Point of Interest
Clearwater Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Brighthouse Field (MLB)
Nearest Point of Interest
Raymond James Stadium (NFL)
Nearest Point of Interest
Steinbrenner Field (MLB)
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Tropicana Field (MLB)
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The Pier
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Salt Rock Grill Restaurant
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Guppy's On The Beach Restaurant
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FL Botanical Gardens
Nearest Point of Interest
Columbia Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Home of Winter the Dolphin
Car: recommended

Beautiful beach town of Indian Shores with many wonderful restaurants and wonderful warm water of the Gulf of Mexico. Great for families and very kid-friendly for all ages.

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Rates & Availability

Indian Shores Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall Rates
Sep 10 2016 - Dec 16 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,050
 
 
Christmas
Dec 23 2016 - Dec 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,650
 
 
Winter Rates I
Feb 11 2017 - Mar 17 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,100
 
 
Spring Break
Mar 18 2017 - Apr 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,500
 
 
July 4th week
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,700
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$1,550
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning Fee $125 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Saturday or Sunday check-ins only. 7-day rentals ONLY.

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Amenities

Indian Shores Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 5
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1250 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • 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 ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower
    Hall Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 full bathrooms, fully renovated in 2014
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen/Twin - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Twin/Twin - 2 twin/ single
    Master BR - 1 king
  • King size beds (1) Master BR has King Bed and Smart HDTV, Queen size Beds (1) 2nd BR has 1 Queen and 1 Twin bed and HDTV with DVD Player, Twin or Single Beds (1) 3rd BR has two Twin beds and Flat Screen TV, Baby Cribs (1) Pack N Play also available.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Games, puzzles, books, and owner-provided guest guide book; well-equipped kitchen, leather furniture, new appliances including full size washer and dryer in the unit. Great location with beautiful views of the beach and the Intracoastal Waterway.

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