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Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english

Discount for Recently Remodeled Beach Front 2 Bedroom, 2 Baths

4 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 6 - 7 nights

Overview

Florida Central Gulf Coast Condo Rental Photos and Description

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

Sand Dollar Condo is on the Gulf of Mexico Beach. It has its own private fishing pier streching out into the Gulf. It has a heated pool and whirlpool spa and a picnic area with barbeque grills. Maintenence and management offices are on the premises.

Unit 206 has recently been remodeled with new kitchen, and appliances. The bath rooms are also new with one having a walk in shower. The 2 bedrooms each have 2 queen size beds.

Direct Gulf of Mexico view from the balcony and from the living room, dining room and kitchen.

Keywords: Beach Front Condominium

Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Property Manager
Member since: 2011
Call Manager
Speaks: english

About The Owner

My name is Allen Nemec. I am recently retired, enjoying RV travel and visiting Florida in the winter.

The Owner purchased this condo in 1998

Why The Owner chose Florida Central Gulf Coast

The private fishing pier stretching out to the Gulf of Mexico is rare in the area. I like maintenance and management staff on the premises to fix and answer problems.

What makes this condo unique

The beach is beatiful and the fishing great. The area is quiet, but there are a lot of things to do nearby.

Reviews

4.5
based on 4 traveler reviews

Discount for Recently Remodeled Beach Front 2 Bedroom, 2 Baths
average rating of 4.5 based on 4 reviews
3

Great Beach/Pool, accomodations just ok - trouble with check in

  • 3 of 5

The Good:

Right on the beach, pier to fish off of which wasnt really long enough to fish most of the time but still nice to have, nice pool/hot tub set up and community charcoal grills to use near the pool. This unit is low which we liked and still has a great view of the beach - unobstructed and not directly over the pool which helps it to be a bit quieter. We liked the 2 bed 2 bath setup which has 2 queens in each bedroom.

The Bad:

Arrived for a 8 day stay and after emaiing a few days ahead of time to ensure we were booked and set I still arrived to find out our room had been booked to another group. Initially the onsite management group was going to find us another place. After insisting we wanted the room we booked they agreed to move the group staying in our unit to their correct unit. We went to dinner and killed some time and they eventually called and had us back in the right room. Fixed the problem the right way eventually but still an unnecessary hassle. .

Probably the most irritating and dissapointing part was the couches. They were old and disgusting. Sitting in them for ten seconds I felt like i needed to take a shower. We ended up asking the front desk for extra sheets so we couuld cover them. Place has newer floor in family room and granite counter but couches that look like they were picked up on the curb. Carpet in bedrooms was dirty also.

Additionally there were no hair dryers or any beach accessories. I cant imagine what a unit on the beach costs to own but if you're in the business of renting your beach unit out, and paying that much for the unit splurge on a half dozen ten dollar beach towels and a pair of fifteen dollar chairs for the beach. Having travellers have to pack beach towels and hair dryers is a huge hassle when luggage space is at a premium. Its stuff like that that makes a visitor want to come back and makes them feel like the owner has their best interest in mind.

Overall its a really nice spot in the building on a nice beach with a nice pool. Unit I would rate "ok". I gave the place a 3 star overall. If couches and carpet were newer and clean Id go 4. Get the check in and beach accessories right and you have 5.

  • Submitted: May 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Greetings Thanks you for your comments. I just replaced the living room couches with new reclining couch, reclining love seat, and reclining chair. Delivery set for October 2, 2013. New furniture is important in getting repeat customers. Regards Al
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Naperville, IL.
5

Great Beachfront Condo

  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed here and had a blast. Beautiful Beaches and a private fishing pier for the kids to use. We knew we hit a winner right away when we were talking to famlies staying there and they have been coming back to the Sand Dollar year after year! One family we talked to from Indianapolis has been coming back to the Sand Dollar every year for the past 12 years. A lot of nice midwestern famlies we made great friends with who all had kids from Pre-K to HS. So it was nice that that our kids made new friendsa and so did we. The staff is great and they really give you good local food advice. We caught fish everyday off the pier. The room was nicely updated and had everything you wanted......even had comfy beds. Our condo has an handicap accessible shower and bathroom which is nice to know if we want to bring our grandparents next year!

Our family will be back next year for sure!

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Sand Dollar condo was great for beach vacation and launching point to Tampa / Disney

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at this condo on numerous occassions as our winter retreat. The condo overlooks the gulf, has its own private fishing pier, private pool and hot tub. The beach is well maintained with white sand.

This particular unit is great. 2 bedrooms and 2 baths, full kitchen and living area. The patio has the best views of the sunsets over the gulf. The location is perfect in that it is not directly over the pool (less noisy). We stay here often and enjoy lounging at the beach/pool, fishing from the private pier, and walking to the nearby local fish restaurants. We have also used this as a great central place along the gulf to reach nearby destinations like St. John's Pass (10 minutes), Clearwater (25 minutes), Tampa (35 minutes), St. Petersburg and even may day trips to Disneyworld and back.

I would highly recommend the Sand Dollar and this particular unit to anyone or family looking for that picture perfect Florida beach location.

  • Submitted: May 26, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Oceanview Condo---Best Family Vacation Ever

  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed the 1st week of April and it was one of the best family vacations we had! The kitchen was just remodeled with granite countertops and brand new cabinets. Really nice appliances and a flat screen TV in the family room and bedrooms. The kids loved the pool and hot tub and my husband fished on their private pier. We booked this place over all others on the Gulf because it is one of the handful of condos with its own fishing pier. There are some really nice restaurants in walking distance from the condo (my favorite is Salt Rock---regarded as one of the best seafood and steak restuarants in the Tampa and St. Pete area). My husband loved the all u can eat crab legs at The Friendly Tavern just a 10 minute walk donw the street.

Really kid friendly place and the working staff was very nice and polite. The cleaned our room on request each time we asked. We will come back for sure next Spring Break in 2013! Wow what a trip.

  • Submitted: May 24, 2012
  • Stayed: Feb 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Tampa Airport and St. Pete Ariport
Nearest Beach
Next to condo
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

Indian Shores Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
No Discount
Jul 11 2016 - Aug 19 2016
7 night minimum stay
$161
 
 
No Discount
Aug 20 2016 - Sep 9 2016
7 night minimum stay
$126
 
 
Discount 10%
Sep 10 2016 - Nov 4 2016
7 night minimum stay
$114
 
 
No Discount
Nov 5 2016 - Dec 2 2016
7 night minimum stay
$126
 
 
Discount 10%
Dec 3 2016 - Dec 16 2016
7 night minimum stay
$114
 
 
No Discount
Dec 17 2016 - Dec 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
$196
 
 
No Discount
Jan 1 2017 - Jan 6 2017
6 night minimum stay
$196
 
 
Discount 10%
Jan 7 2017 - Feb 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
$151
 
 
No Discount
Feb 4 2017 - Mar 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
$203
 
 
No Discount
Mar 4 2017 - Mar 17 2017
7 night minimum stay
$248
 
 
No Discount
Mar 18 2017 - Apr 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
$273
 
 
No Discount
Apr 8 2017 - Apr 14 2017
7 night minimum stay
$168
 
 
Discount 10%
Apr 15 2017 - May 19 2017
7 night minimum stay
$151
 
 
No Discount
May 20 2017 - Jun 23 2017
7 night minimum stay
$168
 
 
No Discount
Jun 24 2017 - Jul 10 2017
7 night minimum stay
$185
 
 
No Discount
Jul 11 2017 - Aug 18 2017
7 night minimum stay
$168
 
 
No Discount
Aug 19 2017 - Sep 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
$126
 
 
Discount 10%
Sep 9 2017 - Nov 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
$114
 
 
No Discount
Nov 4 2017 - Dec 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
$126
 
 
Discount 10%
Dec 2 2017 - Dec 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
$114
 
 
No Discount
Dec 16 2017 - Dec 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$203
 

Additional information about rental rates

Booking fee $39 + Tax
Cleaning fee $130 + Tax
Insurance breakage $30 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Rates include unit safe for valuables.
7 day rentals starting on Saturdays preferred.
Discounts from published rates from on site rental agent, JC Resorts, available because JC Resorts also advertises and books owner units. They charge unit owners 20%, but through VRBO, they charge me 10% and I pass along the savings to VRBO to entice business. Discounts are for slower, non prime time periods.

$300 deposit, check or credit card. Balance due upon arrival (no checks on arrival).
Payments handled by on site rental agent, JC Resorts who are a large and reputable agency.
When ready to book, I'll give you JC Resort phone number and be sure to mention my name and unit 206 to get any discounts from the published rate.

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Amenities

Florida Central Gulf Coast Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1450 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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