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Fabulous Gulf Front Condo/Corner Unit/ Sleeps 6/ Amazing Sunsets

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,060 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 bedroom 2 bath condo sleeps 6...Free WIFI and long distance to US and Canada

Lovely, gulf-front corner condo offers spectacular ocean views and amazing sunsets from its spacious 5th floor balcony. This 3 bedroom, 2 full bath unit sleeps 6. The master boasts a queen bed (with a TempurPedic mattress). A large second bedroom has 2 double beds, and the third bedroom/den has 2 twin beds. The living room and master bedroom open to the ilarge beachfront balcony.

2015 RENOVATIONS include...NEW Tile Floor...NEW faucets and sinks in the kitchen and both bathrooms...PLUS...NEW Cambia Countertops in the kitchen and both bathrooms.

2016...Master Bath conversion to a walk in shower.

Perfect for any vacation getaway!!

Vacation rental amenities:

* fully-equipped kitchen

* washer and dryer in unit

* large outdoor heated pool and hot tub

* (1) reserved parking space with additional guest parking available

* 2 elevators

* linens and bath towels provided

* free wi-fi and long distance to the US and Canada

* premium cable TV with HD

* 2 DVD players

* 3 flat screen TVs

*beach towels and beach chairs provided

*outdoor gas grills

More Details

Anne Richter
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 18, 2017

Why Anne Richter chose Florida Central Gulf Coast

Our family has enjoyed the beautiful beaches of Indian Shores for many years. As a golfing family we appreciate the variety of courses in the area. Sand Castle I is a perfect location on and off the beach.

What makes this condo unique

Convienently located between Clearwater and St. Pete. Close to spring training camps.....Disney and Busch Gardens. Wonderful restaurants nearby....The beach trolley (free) stops right across the street.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I was looking for a place close to the beach, not crowded and affordable. This place qualified for everything on my list. It has a wonderful view of the beach during the day and spectacular sunsets. The apartment was clean, well equipped and comfortable. We traveled with toddlers who enjoyed the sea shells and shallow waters of the beach. The pool was nice and well kept. If you like seafood there are plenty of places near this condo, some at a walking distance. The owner is always available on-line and the customer service of the local rental company was excellent. A great place to spend your vacations!
Sep 2016
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Indian Shores Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 5
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1060 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower , 2016....New walk in shower
    GUEST BATH - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Large closets/access to balcony/ flat screen TV
    Guest Bedroom - 2 double , Large closets/flat screen TV/intercostal view
    Twin bedroom - 2 twin/ single , Large chest of drawers/ intercostal view
  • Master bedroom has a Queen bed with a TempurPedic mattress and access to the balcony. Guest bedroom has two double beds. There are 2 twin beds in the den/bedroom.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 1 bicycles
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

Fabulous Gulf Front Condo/Corner Unit/ Sleeps 6/ Amazing Sunsets
average rating of 4.642857 based on 23 reviews

Awesome condo on beach

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at Ann's condo the bed in the master bedroom was wonderful the kitchen was well appointed in the place was very clean even had floaties and toys for the little ones and beach chairs, the sun sets and electric storms over the ocean amazing the pool area was kept clean and well-maintained perfect distance to the beach would definitely stay here again. Anne was very prompt with any problems or questions about and check in and out couldn't have been simple

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sand Castle I, Indian Shores, FL

  • 4 of 5

We stayed for two weeks over Xmas/New Year in unit 508. All units are Gulf front with amazing views & spectacular sunsets from private, spacious balcony. Pool & hot tub both perfect temperature. Property is very clean & well maintained. Plenty of restaurants across street on Gulf Blvd. Grocery store 10 minute drive. Property built in 1970's but appears most units have been updated. Ours was very clean & well maintained with very comfortable bedding & linens with brand new walk in shower in master bedroom. Would highly recommend & definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean & very nice.

  • 5 of 5

The condo was beautiful. Sunsets from the balcony were gorgeous. Grounds were well kept. Anne was very helpful. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The property needs a good clean and refresh

  • 1 of 5

I'll stick with the facts. The floors were all filthy and our feet and socks were black from the moment we arrived. The kitchen worktops/counters were very dirty and covered in old food residue. There was food splashed on the fridge and wall near the trash can and the fridge was dirty inside. We complained to Anne who contacted the cleaners who mopped the floor but did a poor job as the floor remained filthy. We had to clean the work tops and fridge ourselves and wore our shoes in the property to keep our socks and feet clean.

We've stayed in lots of vacation properties and this was the worst by far. We can't recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It would be extremely unfortunate to be a renter of Gulf property only to have your vacation experience literally dampened due to the effects of Hurricane Hermine. Nothing seems quite right after that point. Our guests have consistently rated this unit 5 stars over a period of 4 years. We have annual repeat renters thanks, in part to our reliable cleaning crew.
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Fabulous view!

  • 5 of 5

The condo was updated and had terrific views! Lots of sea life was seen. Our family had a great time!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This was our first VRBO rental & it was great! The condo was perfect. Exactly as advertised. Ann was wonderful to work with...very responsive. The condo was well equipped & very nice. The pool area was clean & well maintained. The beach was great... Lots of space & not over crowded at all. Sunsets were amazing! The condo is in a perfect location. Close to restaurants & attractions. Would definitely recommend this condo to anyone planning a beach vacation. Hope to stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: necessary

Indian Shores is conveniently located between Clearwater Beach and St. Petersburg Beach. 40 minutes from Tampa airport and 90 minutes from Disney World, Sea World and Universal Studios. A 45 minute drive to Busch Gardens. The condo is close to boat, jet ski, bike and moped rentals. Wonderful golf and fishing in the area as well as shopping and fabulous restaurants!


Rates & Availability

Indian Shores Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Apr 22 2017 - May 26 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
May 27 2017 - Aug 25 2017
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7 night minimum stay
Aug 26 2017 - Nov 17 2017
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7 night minimum stay
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 24 2017
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7 night minimum stay
Nov 25 2017 - Dec 22 2017
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7 night minimum stay
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 5 2018
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7 night minimum stay
Jan 6 2018 - Feb 2 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Feb 3 2018 - Apr 13 2018
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7 night minimum stay
Apr 14 2018 - May 25 2018
7 night minimum stay
May 26 2018 - Aug 24 2018
7 night minimum stay
Aug 25 2018 - Nov 16 2018
7 night minimum stay
Nov 17 2018 - Nov 23 2018
7 night minimum stay
Nov 24 2018 - Dec 21 2018
7 night minimum stay
Dec 22 2018 - Jan 4 2019
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning/departure $140 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

RENTAL RATES ARE SEASONAL and range from $900-$1450/week. Please email or call Owner for a quote.
MONTHLY rates are also available.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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