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Fantastic Gulf Front Condo - Breathtaking 11th Floor Views!

9 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 27 - 28 nights

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Minimum Stay
27 - 28 nights


Sunset Beach Condo Rental Photos and Description

STUNNING, UNFORGETTABLE PANORAMIC VIEWS OF THE GULF OF MEXICO & JUST STEPS TO THE BEACH! Enter this wonderful 1510 sqft 2 BDRM, 2 BA 11th floor corner unit & you'll be awestruck by inspiring open water views that stretch for 20+ miles. Grand living room offers a huge wall of glass that delivers uncompromising western, southern & eastern water views of Pinellas County. Updated kitchen boasts a granite bar area, Corian counters, fine stone backsplashes & beautifully trimmed Cherrywood Cabinetry. Both bedrooms offer private balcony access w/master suite including a lovely cherry make-up area. Both baths enjoy Cherry Vanities w/Corian counters. 91 linear ft of wrap-around balcony features approx 630sqft of covered area overlooking the Gulf, Blind Pass, Boca Ciega Bay, St. Pete Beach, Egmont Key & Ft. DeSoto. Lovely Mansions complex has superbly manicured grounds, a fitness ctr, huge game room, reading room, multi-purpose room, numerous sitting areas & amazing elevated pool deck overlooking the Gulf. Feel the powder soft sand of the beach, wade thru the turquoise waters of the Gulf or stroll the 1/2mile+ boardwalk trail surrounding complex & Blind Pass. This is a terrific residence in a fabulous location. Come take a look, you will not be disappointed!

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  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Michael Paul Gimness
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
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About Michael Paul Gimness

We are a Florida resident family who love this property. When we first bought it, we thought to ourselves, 'this is the kind of place where we would love to vacation!' It has absolutely everything and meets the extremely diverse needs of our family and extended family - from the very young to the very experienced. We find Mansions to be the perfect blend of ocean vistas and the dynamic active lifestyle.

Michael Paul Gimness purchased this condo in 2012

Why Michael Paul Gimness chose Florida Central Gulf Coast

From the 11th floor, this residence delivers unparalleled panoramic views from West South and East. Stunning would be an understatement. And yet, the Mansions by the Sea complex is so much more. Amenities are as extensive and diverse as any complex in the Tampa Bay area. Nature walk, board walk, fishing, boating, fitness, they are all part of a uniquely and deeply satisfying vacation experience that will want you coming back for more. Those who have enjoyed the 'Mansions Experience' have consistently become repeat guests.

What makes this condo unique

The living room views offer an indescribable study in contrasts of ocean beauty. The Blind Pass waterway joins the Gulf of Mexico with the intracoastal waterway to deliver panoramic island vistas. To the south lies Tampa Bay and beyond, Anna Marie Island and points south of Tampa Bay. This residence delivers a magnificent geography lesson of Tampa Bay and in the process, offers the awe, power and beauty of the Gulf of Mexico. On a clear day, guests can see clearly for more than 25 miles the active waterfront and marine life that is Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico.


based on 9 traveler reviews

Fantastic Gulf Front Condo - Breathtaking 11th Floor Views!
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

Amazing view!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed everything the condo and amenities had to offer. The condo unit itself was beautifully decorated and had amazing views from the floor to ceiling windows. The wraparound balcony was expansive and had spectacular views of the ocean and intercostal waterways.

The condo has everything you ever need while on vacation. It made us feel right at home.

The pool area was always quiet and we never had a problem getting lounge chairs any time of day. The tennis courts were well kept and were never crowded.

Paul and Solange were great to deal with. Solange personally showed us around the condo when we arrived which was a nice touch.

We would surely return to the condo next time we are in Florida.

  • Submitted: May 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chicago, IL


  • 5 of 5

We have been coming to St. Pete Beach, FL since 2007 and are very familiar with the area, but this has truly been our best vacation rental thus far!! The photos cannot transmit the authentic beauty of this lovely corner unit and its spectacular panoramic views of the Gulf. This place is perfect whether it’s a family vacation, a honeymoon or just a seclusion and/or relaxation. Sunsets are breathtaking especially when you watch them from the balcony with a glass of good red wine and exquisite dinner in the sound of waves. No restaurant in the area can beat these views and comfort! Master Bedroom has private access to the balcony with a gorgeous view of the beach and nightlights of the private houses along the Sunset Beach to the North made an impression of “Little Italy”. Views from the 2nd Bedroom at night reminded us of “Mini Chicago Skyline”. It was absolutely amazing to have “Beach View”, “Little Italy” and “Mini Chicago Skyline” all in one place from the wrap around balcony! We enjoyed our 40 nights stay immensely, and one of the best moments was the 4th of July celebration and fireworks!

Paul and Solange are amazing landlords and everything in their condo is done so tastefully and exquisitely. They have thought through every tiny detail in their beautiful home that will make your stay special, extremely comfortable and superb. I can truly say that after staying in their condo you would not want to stay anywhere else! Thank you for sharing your fantastic home with us! We look forward to our next stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Eagle, WI

Amazing winter

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our 4 month stay at the Mansions. Paul and Solange were terrific landlords who seemed to only care that our stay was enjoyable. The view from this condo is exquisite. Everyone who visited us were dumbfounded by the beauty and majesty seen from the west and south exposures. It was very hard to leave.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Eagle, WI

Winter Retreat

  • 5 of 5

Paul and Solange are excellent landlords. We loved the location and thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: May 3, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Springfield, MO


  • 5 of 5

Although our family has stayed in much more exotic locations (Belize, Mexico, Virgin Islands, etc) this was our favorite family vacation! Mainly because this condo had such a beautiful view. Every minute we were there we felt like we were on a scenic overlook! It truly had the best view on anyplace we have ever stayed. The location is perfect; it's at one end of the island and the beach isn't crowded because it's not near any hotels. The condo was clean, spacious, and well equipped. Quality bedding, pillows, etc. It also had kids games, beach toys, boogie boards, and fishing poles. We liked it so much we plan on making it an annual trip, but ONLY if this exact condo is available!!

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2012
  • Stayed: Nov 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4 2
Northern VA

Great condo, amazing views, fun weekend!

  • 5 of 5

We (my husband, 19 year old daughter and myself) stayed in this unit last weekend. We were in town to attend a family wedding on St. Pete Beach but wanted some time away from the family scene to just relax and enjoy the beach. The unit is a bit older, but it's super clean and nicely appointed and the views are spectacular. When traveling with our adult children, we have found that renting a condo gives us more space than 2 traditional hotel rooms, and is actually less costly. This unit is perfectly situated overlooking the beach and the bay, and the sunrises and sunsets are breathtaking. There must be almost 100 feet of balcony space. The pool area is clean and the heated pool was crystal clear. The beach is perfect and wasn't crowded. It appears that many of the residents of the buidling are retired folks but they were all friendly and helpful. The unit itself is well appointed and was very clean (did I mention clean again? Hey, I like CLEAN!) . There is a huge TV in the living room, and there were plenty of towels and all the usual kitchen stuff. There is a washer and dryer right in the unit, which is great, especially if you're staying more that a few days. The owner is very responsive and made sure we didn't need anything. He commuicated quickly with us throughout the whole rental process. He could not meet us to hand over the keys but he had his cleaning lady Linda meet us and she was very sweet and happy to greet us on arrival and show us around a bit. Although my husband used to live in Coral Gables (Miami area) and we go back there a few times a year this was our first time visiting the west coast in many years...we just loved it! We would have loved to stay longer, and next time I hope we do. We would rent this unit again without any hesitation, it's a great place to stay!

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tennis Court, Shuffleboard Court, Swimming Pool (heated),His and Her's Sauna, Exercise Room, Game Room with Billiard Table on Site.

Fishing from dock on John's Pass Inland Waterway or Gulf Front Beach.

Local Area: Pirates Square, Treasure Island's main shopping center, is a short distance away along Gulf Blvd to the north. John's Pass is to the north, where all manner of water based activities can be found, such as parasailing, wave runner rental, deep sea fishing trips, daily casino ship outings and even dolphin watch excursions. Restaurants and bars can be found at both Johns Pass and within the Pirates Square complex, in addition to those located 'beach front' on Gulf Blvd itself. Intracoastal fishing is just a few steps away and private beach access is just outside the property.

This area of Florida's Gulf Coast is a vacationers delight, besides

the pristine white sand beaches it is ideally located to reach

Disney World (approx 1.5 hours away) and Busch Gardens (50 minutes away).


Rates & Availability

Sunset Beach Condo Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 1 2016 - Nov 30 2016
27 night minimum stay
Dec 1 2016 - Apr 30 2017
28 night minimum stay
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27 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $2,000
Cleaning Fee $125 + Tax
Condo Application Fee $50 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $79
Tax Rate 13.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Sunset Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 11
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1560 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1), two extra Mattresses in Master Bedroom closet for guests to use as needed.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Sauna
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
The master bedroom has a king size bed and in suite bathroom. The second bedroom has twin beds. The sofa in the living room opens to a sleeper but cannot be used secondary to new hardwood flooring. There are two mattresses that can be used for further guests as needed in the master closet. There is also a washer and dryer in the unit.

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