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Cozy Corner Condo on Island Paradise-Sea Oats of Boca Grande

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,350 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Greet each morning by collecting shells on your own gorgeous island beach. In the evening, gaze over lush gardens to the Gulf of Mexico as you toast the sunset. Your condo is a corner unit on a raised first floor (above the garages), so you’ll have complete privacy with no foot traffic going past your door. This charming smoke-free condo has new appliances, big screen HD TV, DVD, stereo, Wi-Fi, washer/dryer and AC. The kitchen was remodeled and renovated in 2015. The master bedroom features a king size bed, full bathroom, walk-in closet and a TV. The second bedroom has two twin beds and a private entrance to the condo bathroom.

The shelling is unparalleled on Gasparilla Island, and your beach is never crowded. You’ll be surrounded by bird life, sand dunes and sea oats as the sound of the surf recharges your batteries. Boca Grande is a laid back, old-Florida community on the Gulf of Mexico. There are no high-rise buildings, fast food restaurants, malls, or stoplights. But the island has all the amenities you’ll need; restaurants, grocery stores, art galleries, bike/golf-cart rentals, quaint shops, a hardware store and paved paths for your bike or golf cart. You’ll be enchanted driving through the tunnel of banyan trees as you explore the time-capsule town of Boca Grande.

Your accommodations feature a screened-in porch with lovely, faux wicker table and chairs, where you'll overlook exotic, tropical foliage and enjoy the sound of the surf with your breakfast. Adjacent to this lanai is an open sun deck. Your kitchen and dining room contains everything you’ll need, whether your menu is wine and pizza or a five-course dinner.

Sea Oats Condos offer a lavish garden and courtyard with pool, hot tub, grills, chaise lounges, and two tennis courts right out your door. It is common to see anoles/chameleons, tortoises and exotic bird-life as you take your short stroll through the garden to the pool or beach.

Yes, you can leave your problems on shore when you cross over the bridge to your island paradise!

Keywords: Condominium

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Amenities

Boca Grande Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1350 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator
  • 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
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

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Cozy Corner Condo on Island Paradise-Sea Oats of Boca Grande
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews
5

Practically Perfect in Every Way!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 4 spent a week, 27 December, 2017 through 3 January, 2018 in the Cozy Corner Condo on Boca Grande at Sea Oats, escaping some of the coldest winter temperatures in Wisconsin. We could not have been blessed with a more perfect stay, nor a more perfect location. The ONLY the only thing that went awry was when the weather turned colder toward the end of our stay, and it was actually snowing in northern Florida as we headed home on 3 Jan. Otherwise, we loved the layout of the condo, the kitchen facilities (including well-stocked utensils, pots, pans, cutlery, place settings), sleeping arrangements, dining area, family room, porch and lanai, laundry facilities. We've not stayed on the first floor before (usually 2nd or 3rd), so we did miss being slightly higher up and seeing more of a full view of the beach. That said, we were not disappointed. We spent every day beachcombing, swimming in the ocean and the pool, collecting hundreds, literally, of sand dollars, sea shells and sharks teeth. We saw dolphins fishing and frolicking, took a clear bottom kayak ride through Uncle Henry's across the road on the north end of the island, rented bikes and road down past the light house to the far south end, had dinner at the Sisters restaurant, watched NYEve fireworks at Millers, and enjoyed daily lounging at the pool and hot tub. We each read a minimum of one book :) Our daughters are both in college, so to spend a week together without any interruptions was unprecedented, and honestly, a journey into uncharted young adult territory. It was sublime. We played games each night, watched movies and bowl games, talked and laughed and sang. We loved the fresh herbs, new since our last visit in 2014, by the grilling areas, and found everything to be wonderful. If it sounds like I'm gushing, I am. I truly am. To escape the hoop jumping that sometimes accompanies the Christmas season, running here and there to parties and obligations, was exactly what we needed. A splendid week of R and R does a family good. We celebrated Christmas and the true reason for the season (!) with family and friends in snowy Wisconsin 12/24 through 12/26, and then arrived in 80 degree Florida on 12/27 after driving for 22 hours. I would HIGHLY recommend this escape and the Cozy Corner Condo to anyone!

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful time in paradise!

  • 5 of 5

Everything was great. We would definitely come back again. Thanks!

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best Island Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Best place in Florida - Gasparilla Island

Best place to stay - Sea Oats

Best unit - Cozy Corner

We have stayed in many locations in Florida. Boca Grande on Gasparilla Island is secluded and a wonderful small town with great beaches. Sea Oats condominiums are the best location on the island. And Cozy Corner is the best unit we have had the pleasure to stay in.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Condo on Beautiful Gasparilla Island

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Cozy Corner Condo. The kitchen and dining room were newly refurbished and looked fantastic! The new kitchen layout was very practical and comfortable. Can't wait to come back again!

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A slice of paradise!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Sea Oats was so good that it was very difficult to have to leave! The condo was well-equipped and well-appointed. The grounds were spectacular! It was amazingly quiet at night. Access to the beach was excellent. Check-in and check-out were both easy and the staff was most friendly. In short, it would be difficult to find a better vacation spot.

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Love it

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed st this property and it is wonderful. We are reserved for next year

  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Property Manager

Property Manager
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2018

About The Owner

I'm Jan Stroup and my parents and aunt and uncle originally purchased this condo in 1984. We've had many good times here over the years, and I'm so happy my wife and I were able to buy it in 2007. We have done several renovations, but have left a little of the vintage old Florida charm here too. My family loves the shelling and bird watching on Boca Grande. There are many reference books at the condo for identifying shells and birds, if you are interested. We are also avid readers and have a large, wonderful library there, so if you're a reader, you'll probably find something you're going to like on the shelf.

I am a retired musician and semi-retired bank director. I live in Minneapolis with my wife, our son and our dog, Greta.

Every time we come to our condo, we find new things to do. We always love kayaking with a little picnic lunch over to nearby Bird Island. We have seen a number of manatees and dolphins in the area. The Englewood, Sarasota, Port Charlotte area offers just about anything we would like to do. There are many wild-life sanctuaries in the area that we enjoy. We enjoy an occasional all-day trip to Orlando as well. We also enjoy spending much of our time on the beach and just hanging out. I hope you get the same relaxed feel from our condo that we do.

The Owner purchased this condo in 1984

Why The Owner chose Boca Grande

My parents and aunt and uncle owned it, so I knew it was a great place in a great location, with everything we wanted. I am happy that we can keep adding memories to this legacy.

What makes this condo unique

We particularly enjoy the break this island offers from a hectic pace; with fewer people and more privacy--even during spring break the beaches are not crowded. We love and appreciate the opportunities to enjoy the ocean and the island flora and wild-life.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

>20 days=2 wk. cleaning $130 + Tax
cleaning/office processi $165 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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