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Gulf Front Luxury 2 bedroom unit

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, Sleeps 2-3 adults

Bright, modern and well equipped 2 bedroom condo. Indian Sunset Condominium complex is located directly on the Gulf of Mexico. There are only 9 units on 3 floors which makes it very private. This unit faces the Gulf of Mexico directly west to the water. It is set back about 50 feet from the sand. It has a walkout to a large balcony from the Living Room and Master Bedroom. Enjoy meals, reading and viewing the sunsets on the custom patio furniture. The Intercoastal boardwalk for fishing is just steps away. The heated pool is located directly on the beach (westside) to enjoy the sun, beach and the warm breezes. Unit features free Canada/USA long distance and wireless internet. Just bring your suitcase and enjoy a great vacation. Sleeps either 3 adults or a couple and 2 small children.


Owner
Cheri Wilhelm
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
July 21, 2017

About Cheri Wilhelm

Retired senior living in Toronto Canada. I fell in love with the Gulf coast 35 years ago. Downsized my home after retirement and purchased my home away from home. I could not be happier when I am there.

Cheri Wilhelm purchased this condo in 2004

Why Cheri Wilhelm chose Indian Rocks Beach

I searched all of the beach towns from Myrtle Beach to Key West to Pensacola for 3 years. Purchased here because of the Village on the Gulf, Safe/Low Crime rate, year round international air service, Storm/Hurricane stats, building height restrictions,quaintness of the cottages and above all, the beach belongs to everyone and access is not restricted to locals.

What makes this condo unique

Over the years I have been improving my place as funds allow. Most renters are repeats (some 12 years in a row). I prefer couples, I self manage to keep my rates reasonable.

Amenities

Independence Square Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Village ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , One full bathroom with double sinks and soaker tub
  • Double sinks and soaker bathtub with shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master bedroom facing the Gulf of Mexico
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Pull out trundle bed; sleeps one adult or 2 small children
  • King size in the master bedroom with a sitting area overlooking the Gulf and a walkout to the balcony. Second bedroom is smaller and suitable for one adult or 2 young children
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The Condo is well equipped with 6 appliances including washer and dryer. The bathroom has double sinks and a soaker tub with shower. The unit is tastefully decorated with 3 T.V.'s, DVD, and stereo. Master bedroom has king bed; second smaller bedroom has a pull out trundle bed (twins) and is more suitable for younger children or one adult. One car parking provided. Free Canada/USA long distance and wireless internet.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

Gulf Front Luxury 2 bedroom unit
average rating of 4.7272725 based on 11 reviews
5

SIMPLY WONDERFUL

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time at Cheri's place. It was wonderful and the the weather was perfect. The beach and pool were steps away and we enjoyed watching the sunsets every night from the balcony. We could walk to all the fabulous restaurants in the quaint little village just steps away. We did not have to take the car and find parking and we could have a second drink. The condo is very well equipped and has simply everything a person could ever need.

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Johnson City, Tn
5

Wonderful Experience!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time in Cheri's condo for my husband, myself, and our 9 year old daughter. We LOVED the whole experience! The condo was immaculate and beautifully decorated, and the village of Indian Rocks Beach was quaint and inviting. The views and accessibility to the beach were both amazing perks as well. Cheri was wonderful to rent from- communicating and checking on us, as well as leaving great info on local attractions and restaurants, etc. We had an amazing trip and would love to come back and rent from her again.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Delphos, Ohio
5

Gulf Coast View Fantastic

  • 5 of 5

This was the first time that my we have booked a Condo in Florida. This home was wonderful. We were able to view the ocean from this second floor condo in both the living room and master bedroom. All we had to do was open the patio door to either watch or hear the ocean. The beach was less then a football field from the condo. We enjoyed going to the beach early in the morning and walking the beach, hunting for shells, and watching the fishermen. We spent most of the morning sitting in lounge chairs (provided by the owner) and watching the ocean or reading. There was also a small heated pool if you didn't want to swim in the ocean. The condo itself was very clean and had everything we needed for our two week stay. Restaurants, shops, and the local attractions were an easy walk or very short drive. The neighbors were friendly and offered advise on local attractions and activities. We would love to return to this condo in the future. Cheri left a book which listed care of the condo and appliances; contact information; and information on local attractions and restaurants which was very helpful. She also called to make sure that everything was satisfactory. Thanks Cheri for sharing your home with us.

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Burlington, Ontario Canada
5

Beachcombers Delight !!

  • 5 of 5

Wow!!! This was our first visit and would certainly come back! The unit has everything: decorated with vibrant colours, comfortable furnishings....it just calls out to the vacationer! Beautiful sunsets grace a comfortable balcony overlooking the gorgeous beach which is only a few steps from the unit. Cooking in with modern appliances and all the utensils imaginable or dining out at one of the many nearby restaurants or at John's Pass where Waltz Fish Shack was a standout, made mealtimes special. Evening strolls along the beach make each day complete. We are sure that visitors will not be disappointed and will want to return year after year!!

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cumbernauld Scotland UK
5

Perfect Paradise.

  • 5 of 5

This year was our 8th time at this wonderful condo. It is always very clean and has been very well maintained, with a comfortable living area and spacious bedroom with comfy kingsize bed (both rooms with the wonderful view of the ocean). The kitchen was great before and is now superb as it has been remodelled. It has every appliance that you might need on vacation. There is a selection of beach towels, loungers, chairs and beach umbrella. Cheri is very caring and attentive, we couldn't ask for better. We love this area because it is quiet and the beach never seems too busy. There are great restaurants within walking distance so you don't always have to get in the car. We love waking up to the beautiful view every morning and can't wait to go back for our 9th time.

Thanks again Cheri.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Plymouth, MN
5

We have stayed here for years

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I have been staying in this beautiful condo for years and every year it gets better and better. We come every year. The condo was newly remodeled this year. We loved it before the remodel and we adore it now. Absolutely beautiful. We have NEVEER had any problems with the cleanliness of the condo. It is always sparkling clean when we rent it. The owner is a wonderful lady who deeply cares about the people who rent the unit. Tons of things to do. Disney World is about 90 minutes away and Bush Gardens about 30 minutes away. Lots of restaurants within walking distance. Wonderful location right between Clearwater Beach and St. Pete Beach. If you are only coming for the beach experience, you don't even need a car. There is a trolley that runs back and forth up and down the beach. Daily passes are available and you can go to restaurants, attractions, stores for a very modest daily rate. Views are spectacular and the beach is not crowded even on the weekends. We look forward to vacationing here for many years to come. My husband retires next year and we hope to try to get down here twice a year.

  • Submitted: May 8, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
St Petersburg or Tampa International
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
J.D.'s
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Villa Galacia Italian
Nearest Beach
on site
Car: not necessary
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Enjoy Fabulous Restaurants/Nightlife.

* Sun at the Pool or on the Beach.

* StarLite Cruises.

* Pinellas Trail Bike Path.

* Walk/Fish on the Intercoastal Boardwalk.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Suncoast Bird Sanctuary.

* Beach Trolley $4.50 all day unlimited.

* Botanical Gardens.

* Lowry Park ZooAquarium.

* Sunken Gardens.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* The Pirate Ship.

* 92 miles to Disney World.

* Collect shells on the beach.

* Rent bikes (beach or Pinellas Trail).

* Pitch and Putt.

Indian Sunset is a direct Gulf Front complex comprising 2 buildings. One 2 unit builidng is on the directly on beach and the second 9 unit building is set back from the beach but with a direct west facing Gulf view. Fishing, boating, swimming, golf, and all other activities related to a beach vacation are close by. Fabulous dining (many restaurants within walking distance) and shops are steps away. Approx. 20 mins from St

Pete's/Clearwater airport or 40 mins from Tampa airport. Five minutes to Suncoast Bird Sanctuary, ten minutes to John's Pass, ten minutes to famous Clearwater Beach, 92 miles to Disney/MGM/Epcot etc. Don't have a car? Beach Trolley stops at the front door.

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Rates & Availability

Independence Square Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
summer
May 27 2017 - Sep 8 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$800
 
 
off season
Sep 9 2017 - Dec 22 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$600
 
 
high season
Dec 23 2017 - Mar 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,000
 
 
spring
Apr 1 2018 - Jun 1 2018
7 night minimum stay
$700
 
 
summer
Jun 2 2018 - Sep 7 2018
7 night minimum stay
$800
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$100
 

Additional information about rental rates

CONDO RENTAL FEE $25
CLEANING $75
Pet Fee $20
Tax Rate 13.0%

Weekly Rate: $550 - $950


Weekly rentals from $550.00 off season to $950.00 in prime season (max 2
week rental period). Rates exclude 12% sales tax and $65.00 cleaning.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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