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3BR/2BA, 1470 SF IN Exclusive BEACHFRONT Sand Dollar Resort

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,470 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Sand Dollar Resort Is Located Right On The Beach (gulf) Of Indian Shores Florida

Our Condo is 3 large Bedrooms , I like to think of it as two master bedroom , each with a King size bed and private Bathroom, third bedroom has Twin beds, All with Luxury upgraded Mattress for your comfort. Very light and airy. We added a high quality cot , it is in the 3rd bedroom 48 inch HD Plasma TV in the living room that we have upgraded to HD Channels we also added 100's of channels to choose from , No Pay per view. All three bedrooms have upgraded flat screen TV's. Living room and dining room , fully equipped kitchen with granite counter tops in kitchen and bathroom vanities with double sinks. Full size washer and dryer.

30 foot lanai with loungers and plenty of furniture for your needs several tables to eat from.

Free wireless internet service. Our condo also offers a free Local Gym access @ beachfront fitness, less than 2 miles . We have a private pier , fishing allowed, no License required. (salt water).

No Pets are allowed, Non smoking in the unit please. Max. occupancy 6

Located right on the 1st floor, SE Corner. Building has elevator and stairs right outside of unit. On site Building office.

Large Heated Pool 82 degrees in the winter months , Hot tub, 6 Tiki hut tables, several charcoal grills , All located directly on the white sugar sands and beaches of the Gulf Of Mexico

I have supplied six large beach towels for your use, they are located in the cabinet right above the washing machine, prior to leaving please wash fold and put back, they do count them , they need to be clean for the next persons stay, also the pot holders in the kitchen they must be left washed and replaced back in the drawer. Otherwise the cleaning ladies will just through them out. Each bathroom has it's own hair blow dryer. If you need a high chair or crib or anything for your children you can rent them from tampabaybabyrentals,com , they will deliver and pick up for a charge , they are sanitized , they also have beach chair rentals if interested go to their web site and take a peak. I am just trying to think of everything I can to make your vacation just that a great memory

also available : Airport Shuttle - FEE

Fax Service - FEE

On-site Front Desk

Room Safe - FEE

Security Entrance into Building

Free daily newspaper

More Details

Owner
Marjorie Philippe
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2017

About Marjorie Philippe

Hello I have been coming to Florida ever since I was a child . My Parents retired in this area from the Chicago area 40 years ago . I visited them as often as I could. I purchased this condo so we would have a wonderful place for our family to vacation and visit my parents. I chose this unit for it's location, and size. as we stay here for one to two months a year I also wanted it located in a quieter part of the building , with easy access to the stairs. and elevator. Over the years we have totally redone our unit, sometimes with a professional decorator , and sometimes just plain hard work. I do hope you enjoy our efforts and take care of our home. I tried to keep comfort in mind.

I am a RN oncology nurse, I lived in the Chicago area, my husband and myself retired to Fairfield Glade Tn. a planed community with mostly retied people from all over the USA and beyond. Thank you for listening .

Marjorie Philippe purchased this condo in 1995

Why Marjorie Philippe chose Florida Central Gulf Coast

Location, location, location, so close to anything you could ever want

What makes this condo unique

In a quite part of the building with exceptional views, very upgraded from one end to the other. Including furniture on the deck has been purchased for comfort. Located in one of the quieter areas.

Overlooking views of the tranquil blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico. The spacious kitchen and living area are perfect for gathering of family and friends. Large bedrooms, Separate laundry area with washer and dryer included. Beach towels for your use. Private balcony Completely furnished, Heated pool and Jacuzzi, BBQ and Tiki Huts, Picnic Areas, Private Fishing Pier . On Site office .

Amenities

Indian Shores Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1470 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • 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 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , full updated walk in shower en suite
  • Two full bathrooms both recently updated , one with walk in shower , granite counter tops, double sinks, one with bathtub and shower .
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king , makeup vanity , flat screen wall mounted TV upgraded mattres
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , flat screen 50 inch TV with built in DVD, upgraded mattress
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , with dressing room, and makeup vanity , ensuite
  • three bedroom , two with king size beds , 3rd with twin beds all with luxury updated comfortable mattress. All with flat screen TV . There is a new high end cot folded in the 3rd bedroom closet.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
What more can we say it is a wonderful condo waiting for you to enjoy . Mid week cleaning for additional charge, if you desire let me know . There is also a locked personal safe for your security in the unit , with your own personal key . I left two blow dryers for your convenience , the two master bedrooms have makeup vanities with chairs and mirrors . Six beach towels located in the cabinet above the washer Please wash and fold and put back for the next renter. Pot holders in the kitchen drawer, please wash and leave these clean. Baby high chair, baby bed, baby car seats, can be rented at a small fee from tampabaybabyrentals.com the deliver and pick up at the end of your rental

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

3BR/2BA, 1470 SF IN Exclusive BEACHFRONT Sand Dollar Resort
average rating of 4.75 based on 16 reviews
4

Amazing location. Loved the private pier. Front desk ladies were nice and helpful

  • 4 of 5

Property was slightly dated, but that is ok. I was here for the amazing beach. There were lots of chairs by the pool. The master bedroom had a comfortable mattress, which is hard to find in a rental property. The beach towels were a nice touch. And in the second bedroom there were beach chairs, rafts, sand toys etc. The kitchen has everything you would need. Possible future upgrade? A tank less water heater. I took a shower at the same time as my dad and the water was cold by the end.

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful weather and amazing location

  • 3 of 5

There needs to be a sign on the door for the stairs at the bottom or a slow close hinge because that door is in wind tunnel and it slams a lot and shakes entire condo. Location was great.

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location

  • 5 of 5

Had everything we needed loved walks on beach and barbequeing everyone friendly

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Good Value & Very Comfortable Rental on the gulf coast

  • 4 of 5

Our stay at Marjorie's place was very pleasant. The apartment was as described - lots of space - with a very nice balcony with a partial view of the gulf.

The bedrooms had comfortable beds and were roomy. The kitchen was well appointed with plenty of pots, pans, cooking utensils and appliances. The living room was comfortable and the TV had plenty of HD channels available. The balcony itself was very large with plenty of comfortable seating.

The beach in front of the condo is quite wide and very nice - soft sand and very few people during our stay. We got to experience some beautiful sunsets.

Only a couple of very minor negatives... 1) the kitchen had no "convenience" items, e.g. salt, pepper, oil, etc. We were not led to believe that it would, but I've rented plenty of places where a basic collection of items was available. Fortunately, there is a Publix grocery store less than 10 minutes away, so getting supplies was not a problem. 2) The lighting in the kitchen and dining areas were rather dim and not really conducive to our efforts to do jigsaw puzzles once evening had descended.

Overall, a very good value for the area and the amount of space. We had a very enjoyable stay and would definitely consider staying at Marjorie's place again.

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I know what you are saying, about salt , pepper, and oils. But the cleaning service is instructed to throw them out as you never know what anyone would put in them or if they were fresh. No food product is to be left behind for the next renter . Many of stores close by to get staples like this. The dining room has a sliding light to turn from dim to high. I am glad you had a good time.
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5

Very Relaxing Stay

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful condo with very comfortable furnishings and much more space than I expected. I, my two adult children and two friends had a great time relaxing on the side porch and cooking meals in the evening.

The condo overlooks the parking lot and the porch has a distant view of the gulf and beach, but it is a short walk through the under-building parking to the pool, beach and a fabulous wooden pier that extends into the gulf water. There is an elevator in the ground floor lobby and carts to use for your luggage. This condo permits two parking spaces to be used and you must have the permit tag displayed in your car(s). The kitchen is well stocked, beds are very comfortable, extra blankets are provided and beach chairs and toys are in a hall closet.

The Sand Dollar staff was extremely friendly, the beach is beautiful and the grounds are well kept. The owner, Marjorie, was very quick to respond to my request and kept me updated and informed. I would suggest a stay here without hesitation!

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very relaxing vacation rental

  • 5 of 5

We were happy with the 3 bedroom condo. Loved the laundry area 2 bathrooms Everyone was friendly

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Salt Rock Grill
Guppy's on the Beach
"great food fun place to go to "
Crabby Bill's
"Always a fun place to eat local fish "
Keegan's Seafood Grille
"This is where all the locals go to eat, good local fish "
Frog Pond
"Great place for Breakfast , and lunch . we pay for a free gym membership with our condo and ..."
Seabreeze Island Grill and Raw Bar
"good early bird specials , good local fish, "
Friendly Tavern
"You can walk to this full restaurant from our condo"
Beach Pizza Plus
"Great Pizza and wings you can order and have it delivered right to your door."
Sweet Sage Cafe
Aqua Prime Seafood & Steaks
"one of the best steak houses"
Publix
"wonderful store "
Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Tampa, Or Clearwater airport 8 miles away
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Nearest Restaurant
This is restaurant heaven
Nearest Beach
Sanddollar Resort is Located right on the beach
Car: recommended

less than 2 hours to get to Disney World , MGM, Universal Studios and More . Busch Gardens 30 min away

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Rates & Availability

Indian Shores Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
summer 1
Apr 9 2017 - Apr 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
$173
 
 
may time
May 5 2017 - May 25 2017
4 night minimum stay
$173
 
 
june
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 8 2017
4 night minimum stay
$173
 
 
june time
Jun 21 2017 - Jun 23 2017
3 night minimum stay
$173
 
 
till july
Jun 24 2017 - Jul 1 2017
4 night minimum stay
$190
 
 
summer fun
Jul 11 2017 - Aug 18 2017
5 night minimum stay
$173
 
 
quiet time
Aug 19 2017 - Dec 9 2017
5 night minimum stay
$128
 
 
snow bird
Jan 27 2018 - Feb 2 2018
5 night minimum stay
$173
 
 
snow birds 2
Feb 3 2018 - Mar 2 2018
7 night minimum stay
$191
 
 
march days
Mar 3 2018 - Mar 16 2018
6 night minimum stay
$240
 
 
spring early
Mar 17 2018 - Apr 6 2018
6 night minimum stay
$264
 
 
spring
Apr 7 2018 - Jun 29 2018
6 night minimum stay
$173
 
 
summer
Jun 30 2018 - Jul 9 2018
6 night minimum stay
$190
 
 
summer
Jul 10 2018 - Aug 17 2018
6 night minimum stay
$173
 
 
seasonal
Aug 18 2018 - Nov 28 2018
5 night minimum stay
$128
 

Additional information about rental rates

safe in room with key $7 + Tax
accidental damage insurance $69 + Tax
departure cleaning fee $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

WE WOULD PREFER TO HAVE BOOKINGS from SAT/SAT if possible. Except Sept-Dec If Sat is not possible please let me know and I will do my best to accommodate you .

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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