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Stunning 3BR/2BA Beachfront Penthouse Sand Castle Indian Shores Updtd Pool Hottu

Bedrooms 3
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
5 - 7 nights

About the property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Tommy Bahama style, three bedroom, two bath, vacation, penthouse condominium. It directly overlooks the glistening Gulf of Mexico and sparkling white, sandy beach of Indian Shores. The penthouse was professionally redecorated and upgraded.

The penthouse is located on the top, tenth floor of the popular Sand Castle II Condominiums. The master bedroom and living room share an extra-large balcony directly overlooking the beach with breathtaking panoramic views, perfect for enjoying our brilliant sunsets.


The quiet, wide beach offers sparkling, white sand loaded with undiscovered seashells and relaxing cabanas. The heated swimming pool and whirlpool/spa stays warm all year long. There are two barbecue grills and a charcoal grill with tables for pool-side fun.

Over-size beach front balcony seats up to nine for entertaining and breathtaking views.

Master bedroom has brand-new, tropical island-style furniture with luxurious king-size bed, en suite bathroom, ceiling fan, opens to beachfront balcony. Second bedroom has two plush queen size beds with TV/DVD with panoramic views of intercoastal waterways. Third bedroom has new furniture with two twin size beds and TV/DVD also overlooking the intercoastal waterways. Brand-new, leather, queen-size, sleeper sofa, over-size rattan chairs, and ceiling fan in living room opens to beachfront balcony. There are ceiling fans in all of the bedrooms too!

Kudos from recent guests:

'Thank you for letting us use your wonderful home. It was just what we were looking for...close to a relaxing beach, but not too far from everything else. We had a great time and could not have asked for anything else.' Janet, Vincent, Rosemarie, Nathan, Stephanie, Natalie, and Grandma Janet

'Our entire family is here from Wisconsin and it is our second time back here to Indian Shores. The house is beautiful, very nicely furnished - the palm tree is a very nice touch! We thank you for opening your home up to others to share the beauty, not just of the home, but of the entire experience - the view from the balcony is breath taking itself - where you are up here looking out over the water, either at people on the beach, jet skiing - or the sunset. It all just leaves an imprint in your thoughts and memories. We were even able to sit on the comforts of our own balcony and watch all the spectacular fireworks up and down the beach - and the best part - No Crowds! It was awesome. Thanks again for a truly memorable vacation for all to remember for a long time, or at least until next year.' Dan, Barb, Keven, Kim John, Karla, Tony, and Sarah

'I have been coming to Sand Castle since I was 8 years old. Every trip has had a special memory with my family. This trip is especially memorable because we have come with our daughter and she had a wonderful holiday. She loved playing in the sand and finding shells, and watching the pelicans and boats from the balcony. Your home by the sea is beautiful and we were very lucky to stay in your home.' Mike, Jan, Keirstin, Liz & Michael

Keywords: Condominium

More Details

Pam Carpentier, owner and manager for 16 years, please call to reserve
Member since: 2001
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 23, 2017

About Pam Carpentier, owner and manager for 16 years, please call to reserve

I live in the Tampa Bay Beaches area since 1960 and enjoy renting out my condos to vacationers. I have 2 kids, almost all grown up now!!!

Pam Carpentier, owner and manager for 16 years, please call to reserve purchased this condo in 2001

Why Pam Carpentier, owner and manager for 16 years, please call to reserve chose Florida Central Gulf Coast

I grew up in this area and have spent most of my life here. I have done a lot of traveling and think that our beaches combined with the Tampa Bay area have much to offer anyone.

What makes this condo unique

I love to relax on my balcony in the mornings with my coffee and enjoy the beautiful sunsets in the evening. The beach is never crowded, however the selection of great restaurants are endless. There are also great boating opportunities. My kids love the pool and beach and never get tired of coming.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(21 traveler reviews)

Stunning 3BR/2BA Beachfront Penthouse Sand Castle Indian Shores Updtd Pool Hottu
average rating of 5.0 based on 21 reviews

Great location, beautiful views

  • 5 of 5

My wife and 2 young daughters had a wonderful time at this property. The condo had everything we could've wanted, including beach toys for the kids and beach chairs for us. The pool and Jacuzzi were immaculate and enjoyed just hanging out there when we weren't on the beach or dining at one of the many close by restaurants. We made a day trip to Disney but the rest of the time we just enjoyed relaxing on the balcony and taking in the views, early morning shell hunts on the beach or just being beach bums. Lots to do... or not. Highly recommend this place, and I can't wait to come back.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your great review! I'm so happy that you enjoyed yourselves. I hope to have you back soon! Pam
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The Perfect Beach Condo.

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here in late January 2017 with 2 friends from Ireland. The weather was perfect, a little windy the first night but afterwords it was beautiful.

This condo has to be the nicest condo I’ve ever rented EVER and I’ve rented quite a few over the years in all places around the globe. The view is amazing and it overlooks a beautiful beach that is well maintained. The condo itself is PERFECT. I don’t think I’ve ever stayed in one that was so well stocked with pots, pans, dishes, utensils etc. But the place itself is beautifully decorated, the chairs are my favorite, I even asked the owner where she bought them, I’d love to have a pair for my own home. Everything about the place is comfortable, well thought out and truly perfect. The balcony chairs, lounge chairs and table were so comfortable. I managed to start and finish a book on that balcony, loved sitting there with the gulf breeze and beautiful view. The bedrooms were wonderful, the bathrooms well stocked with hairdryer and plenty of towels. There's even an ironing board should you need it. Plenty of closet space and the beds were just right, not too soft, and not too hard. A washer and dryer, too.

This is not your typical beach rental; this is someone’s home that they let you borrow. I was very impressed by the effort the owner put into making this feel as if she was letting you rent her home. She totally gets it. What a class act.

It’s very easy to find as well, the parking lot has plenty of spacious parking and the restaurant across the street was excellent. I wasn’t impressed by the outside of the restaurant but it truly impressed me on the inside. Nice view over the inlet and great food.

Rent this place, you won’t regret it. I’m so compulsive about how I decide on a place to rent. I investigate everything, up to and including the safety of the area where I decide to stay. It takes me months to decide. This place has everything you need and was exactly as pictured and described. We whimpered as we left, it was just such a great place.

To the owner: Thank you so much for making that place so special. I will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You just blew me away with such kind words. It actually gave me goosebumps! I do try hard and it makes me so happy to read about it making my guests so happy!!! Thank you! Pam
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Gram, Pop, daughter and grandsons (9 & 6)

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful family vacation in Pam's beautiful condo. There was an issue with the air conditioning, but Pam handled it immediately, even though she was in Italy. You can't ask for better management than that. We also loved how convenient it was. We've already booked this summer's stay.

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Two vacationing couples in their 60's.

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely penthouse condo that is very nicely furnished. The pictures on VRBO are accurate and views from the balcony are spectacular . It is located in an easily accessible area of St. Petersburg . We had a terrific time, good weather, good food from nearby restaurants and good wine on the balcony!

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very stylish unit

  • 5 of 5

Well cared for and beautiful views. Loved the balcony. Great location

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fun at the Beach

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Sand Castle II was amazing. The location is excellent and the amenities of the condo are top notch. We had one issue with the garbage disposal on the day we arrived but I called Pam and she has this taken care of within an hour (thanks Pam!). I would definitely recommend this condo to everyone.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Tampa International Airport
Car: not necessary



Rates & Availability

Indian Shores Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Feb 2017 2nd half
Feb 11 2017 - Mar 3 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Early Mar 2017
Mar 4 2017 - Mar 17 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Spring Break 2017
Mar 18 2017 - Apr 14 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Apr 15 2017 - Apr 21 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Apr 22 2017 - Jun 30 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
4th of July 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jul 8 2017 - Aug 18 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Aug 19 2017 - Aug 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
Aug 26 2017 - Dec 22 2017
7 night minimum stay
Dec 23 2017 - Dec 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
Early January
Dec 30 2017 - Jan 12 2018
5 night minimum stay
Late January
Jan 13 2018 - Feb 2 2018
7 night minimum stay
Feb 2018
Feb 3 2018 - Mar 2 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Early Mar 2018
Mar 3 2018 - Mar 16 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Spring Break 2018
Mar 17 2018 - Apr 6 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Summer 1st half 2018
Apr 7 2018 - Jun 29 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
4th of July 2018
Jun 30 2018 - Jul 6 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Summer 2nd half 2018
Jul 7 2018 - Aug 17 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning/Departure Fee $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Fourth of July week is 10% more on the rate.

25% of the grand total reserves this on credit card. The balance is due 30 days prior to arrival. $100 cancellation fee 45 days prior to arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Indian Shores Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Four Cable TVs, Free WIFI

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