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Completely renovated Gulf Of Mexico Beachfront Getaway!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,080 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6

Our renovation started with a new ceiling, new paint in every room, new doors and trim, and new tile floors throughout the unit. The kitchen was entirely gutted and there are new cabinets, granite counters, tile backsplash and stainless steel appliances. The bathrooms have been totally redone with new cabinets, fixtures, and tiles. The master bath has a travertine shower with a seat. The master bedroom has entirely new furniture. All bedrooms were outfitted with new mattresses and boxsprings.

This direct Gulf front condominium is located on the 6th floor of the popular, family-friendly Sand Castle I Condominiums. The master bedroom and living room share a large balcony directly overlooking the beach. While looking out the balcony’s sliding doors, either from your comfortable King size bed or from the cozy leather sofas, you are looking at the beautiful white sands and turquoise waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

The balcony overlooking the pool and the beach offers the perfect seat for watching the sunsets and listening to the calming crashing of the waves on the shore. Enjoy the fabulous view of boats cruising the intracoastal waterway from the window of the 2 guest bedrooms.

The master bedroom has a new king size bed, the second bedroom has 2 queen size beds with new mattresses and the third bedroom has a new queen size bed. This condo is fully equipped with a washer and dryer, flat screen TV in every bedroom and a large flat screen TV in the living room.

*****This is a premium condo listing.*****

The condo offers free wireless internet and unlimited long distance calling to the US and Canada.

NOTE: If the week you are looking to book is already blocked off, we have the condo right next door, also beautifully updated. See VRBO# 3851512ha for pictures and availability. Great for large families who want two condos side by side!

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2017

About Michelle

We are parents of three from Massachusetts. We wanted to find a warm getaway from the cold northern winters.

Michelle purchased this condo in 2013

Why Michelle chose Florida Central Gulf Coast

We bought this property because it is beachfront and has glorious sunsets. The wonderful walking/biking lanes on the main road are an added benefit, making it very easy to get around. That is, if you can leave the fantastic white sand beach! This property is one of the most beautifully landscaped in the area, and the pool and hot tub are pristine. The building is very well maintained.

What makes this condo unique

There are loads of stores and restaurants in the area, while the famous John's Pass Village and Boardwalk just down the road offers more than a hundred shops and galleries in a quaint fishing village setting. In the opposite direction, you can easily get to the Clearwater nightlife. There is a great, inexpensive trolley system that goes up and down Gulf Boulevard.


Indian Shores Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 6
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1080 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
  • 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
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , New tile throughout, travertine shower wi seat, new fixtures
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , New tub, tile, cabinet, granite counter
  • All bathrooms have new tile throughout, new cabinets with granite, new fixtures.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • All bedrooms have flat-screen TVs, colorful quilts, and plenty of pillows.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Sauna
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • 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
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

Completely renovated Gulf Of Mexico Beachfront Getaway!
average rating of 4.625 based on 16 reviews
King of Prussia, PA

HGTV Style retreat!

  • 5 of 5

I came down here with my mother at the beginnning of the year. The place looked gorgeous. Fully stocked kitchen, mattresses felt like they were brand new. And of course the view was worth every penny. Brand new patio furniture. Plenty of things to do up and down the island from Clearwater to st Pete. Favorite restaurant was Jimmy Guana's in Clearwater. Great music and great food. Property owner answered questions quickly and sufficiently. Cheap weekly bus passes made it easy to get around without a car. Can't wait to rent again next year. Looking to make this a yearly trip!

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Thanksgiving 2016

  • 5 of 5

We celebrated Thanksgiving this year at the beach. We are locals live only 30 minutes away but wanted to have our family Thanksgiving at the beach this year. My 92 year old Father in Law was coming from Ecuador to celebrate with us. We have rented in Sandcastle twice before and neither condo compared to this one. The amenities were outstanding. Cooking Thanksgiving dinner away from your own kitchen can be challenging, but this place made it feel like home. Appliances were the same ones we have in our own home, newer and upgraded. I cannot say enough about Unit 603 it helped make our Thanksgiving a success - Thank you for making it available to us - we would absolutely love to stay here again.

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you had such a great Thanksgiving! We try to keep on top of the kitchen equipment periodically so people who like to cook can have good kitchen tools. We'd love to have you back - just let us know! Michelle & Kent, owners
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  • 3 of 5

Lovely upgrades. Need new patio furniture. Single room had a very soft mattress that needs replaced.

Maid service was good but the toilet rims were gross.

Maid also found our wallet!! Honestly is so important!!

Washer was mildewed up bad. May want to put a sign on it to leave tray and door opened. Also, the dryer should be in full working order for 6 people.

The kitchen had nice appliances. Loved the granite also.

Wonderful beach view and loved the laid back atmosphere.

We would return to this unit.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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West Chester, IA USA

Wonderful,! Relaxing Getaway

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I joined 2 other couples for a week-long getaway and had a wonderful time. The condo was spacious enough for all of us. The location right on the beach made it easy to walk on the pristine white sand beaches both directions from the condo. It was well equipped with all we needed for cooking our meals and being comfortable. We definitely hope to return!

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

3 couples stayed in this condo for a week. We all had plenty of room. Clean, neat, fully equipped with beach chairs and kitchen appliances, TVs, comfortable beds. Nothing like getting up in the morning, having coffee on the patio, going down to the beach and hanging out for a while. Beach is clean, lots of shells, some days dolphins, lots of interesting birds, and great place for a walk. Restaurants and adventures not too far away. Sunsets are amazing! Can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sydney,Nova Scotia ,Canada

excellent vacation

  • 5 of 5

we spent two weeks at this condo and enjoyed every minute of it ! It was very well equipped and looked exactly like the pictures,the patio door was very hard to open and close but that didn't keep us from enjoying the sunsets EVERY night. The beds and pillows were extremely comfie. Thank You Michele for allowing us to share your beautiful piece of paradise.

  • Submitted: May 19, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Peggy, We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and that you slept well on our new mattresses and pillows. Sitting on the balcony and watching a spectacular sunset every evening is one of the reasons we chose this fantastic location. We hope to see you back in the future! Michelle and Kent
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Tampa Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.05 Miles
The Pub Waterfront Restaurant
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Baypointe Golf Club
Nearest Train
28 Miles
Amtrak, 601 N. Nebraska Ave., Tampa
Nearest Motorway
9 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.05 Miles
The Pub Waterfront Restaurant
Car: recommended

Indian Shores is situated to the south of Indian Rocks Beach, and is a barrier island community on Florida’s Gulf Coast. The Gulf is to the west and the Intracoastal Waterway is to the east, divided by the main thoroughfare, Gulf Blvd. The town is just 19 blocks long, but is known for its friendly atmosphere, panoramic beaches, great seafood and tropical wildlife (home to the Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary). Indian Shores is convenient to famous theme parks, and the cities of Clearwater, St. Petersburg and Tampa.


Rates & Availability

Indian Shores Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Apr 22 2017 - Jun 30 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
July 4th week
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 7 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Jul 8 2017 - Aug 18 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Fall 1
Aug 19 2017 - Nov 17 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 24 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Fall 2
Nov 25 2017 - Dec 22 2017
7 night minimum stay
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 5 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
winter 1
Jan 6 2018 - Feb 2 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
winter 2
Feb 3 2018 - Mar 2 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Spring Break/Easter
Mar 3 2018 - Apr 20 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Apr 21 2018 - Jun 29 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
July 4 2018
Jun 30 2018 - Jul 6 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Jul 7 2018 - Aug 24 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Fall 2018
Aug 25 2018 - Nov 16 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving 2018
Nov 17 2018 - Nov 23 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Late Fall 2018
Nov 24 2018 - Dec 21 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Holiday 2018
Dec 22 2018 - Jan 4 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

departure housecleaning $140 + Tax
property damage insuranc $45
Tax Rate 13.0%

State tax: 13%
Non-refundable property damage insurance: $45
Departure Cleaning: $140 + tax
Reservation fee: 3.5%

Reservation fee: 3.5%
Weekly rentals Saturday to Saturday only.

Deposit:25% of total rental due at time of booking. Balance due 60 days before arrival.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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