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Directly on the Beach 'You can hardly wait to 'Stick Your Toes In The Sand!'


Property Details

Updated: Oct 22, 2016
Condo, 3 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms

We hope you enjoy our condo as much as we do! There is a 14 day minimum rental in the building!

After an extensive search, we knew The Rose in Town of Indian Shores is where we wanted to buy.

The third floor condos are the only ones with the 20'x30' terraces, so, that was a must have for us!

We could just imagine sitting there having our coffee in the morning watching the dolphins play and a glass of wine in the evening watching the fantastic sunsets.

With the 3 sliders the length the condo, 2 in the living room and 1 in the master bedroom, that makes you feel so 'At The Beach!' even from inside the condo. The views are breathtaking!

The sound of the waves rock you to sleep at night!

The Master suite has a King-size bed and flat screen TV. The 2nd bedroom has a Queen-size bed, the 3rd bedroom has Twin beds with a shared full bath with shower. The master bath has a tub with a shower. There is also an in unit washer & dryer. The living room has a Large HD 'Smart TV' with the expanded cable to include the 'Sports Package.' Free Wi-Fi and local / long distance phone service including Canada. There is wine cooler and Keurig coffee maker for your enjoyment.

The bedrooms all have carpeting and the living area all new tile.

You have the choice of the heated swimming pool or the wonderful Gulf to take a swim or better yet, try them both.

There are beach chairs and beach umbrella for your use.

Welcome to our little piece of the beach!

We know you will relax and enjoy your stay!

More Details
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Recent Review

About the Owner

Dave and I are from State College, PA. We have always loved the beach and have been vacationing on the Gulf coast for the last 8 years. We fell in love with the area and decided that was where we wanted to spend our time away from home. We love Penn State Football, Men's and Ladies Basketball, Lady Lion Volleyball, Men's Hockey and of course PSU Wrestling!

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Speaks: english

2 Reviews

2 traveler reviews

State College, PA

Wonderful Condo

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful condo even better than pictured! Throughout the week we enjoyed meals and relaxing on the amazing terrace! The condo is beautifully decorated with all the amenities of home. Great location! Beach was fantastic. Felt like we had our own piece of paradise! Walked to the Salt Rock Grill for dinner, coffee shop directly across the street, and Mahuffer's Bar. Enjoyed dinner at Backwaters on Sand Key and Guppy's both within easy driving distance. There is a bus stop close by for the Jolley Trolley. Rode this down to John's Pass one evening. There is a public library across the street in the municipal building which we used to print our boarding passes for our flight home. Owners are great! We loved this condo and highly recommend it! Can't wait to go again!

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to review our condo and look forward to your next stay in "Paradise!" Laurene & Dave
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  • 5 of 5

I almost hate to write a review of this place for fear that it will never be available for me to rent again. This is by far my favorite oceanfront condo that I have ever stayed in. All of the people in my group (5 adults and 1 child) felt the same way. Had a few friends stop by for visits while I was there and they all loved it too. The condo has a great layout and lots of beach décor. The furniture and beds were nice and comfy. There are lots of extras furnished by the owner such as very nice beach chairs, lots of sheets and towels (including beach towels), and beach toys and much more. The owners were great to work with and very responsive. The kitchen was very well stocked. There is an electric grill on the terrace which actually worked very well. There is a wonderful washer and dryer in the unit. But, even without all of that, the terrace alone makes this a stand out! We could have slept out there. So large and it is just like sitting on the beach (except no sand). We spent almost every waking moment out there. And the view of the sunsets from the terrace was phenomenal. It was like a different show every night. There is a great coffee shop directly across the street and The Salt Rock Grill and Mufhaffer's Bar (a great dive bar) are both across the street and within walking distance. It is very close to several other restaurants we like. This was our 4th visit to this area of the beach and we are hooked. The only negatives for us was the parking (although enough spaces) was tight in the garage and there is no icemaker. But the owner has done many upgrades to the condo and there were plenty of ice trays!! Parking for the condos in this area is often problematic with all of the condos we have stayed in. The condo complex is very quiet with several owners staying there permanently. The TVs in the unit were great as was the free Wi-Fi. I cannot wait to go back again!!! The closest thing to paradise I have ever experienced and I travel a lot!!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Good morning! Thank you for the wonderful review and can't wait to have you all return! Next time the terrace will be even better with all the new furniture to relax on. I am like you, the terrace is where I love to be! The sounds of the waves are so peaceful and relaxing! It IS just like being at the beach without the sand! Having rented a lot before we purchased we try to have everything to make people comfortable and want to return! Paradise will just keep getting better! Have a super weekend! Laurene & Dave
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From the Owner

Our third floor level condo at The Rose has 20' x 30' terraces that looks out to the Gulf. It is Very Unusual to find a terrace of that size beach front.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Tampa International Airport at 40 Miles Nearest Beach : Indian Shores Beach Car: recommended

14 day min stay. Experience the powdery beaches of Town of Indian Shores, FL., right on the Gulf of Mexico, The Rose is a seven-story complex offering breathtaking oceanfront views. Surrounded by soaring palm trees, sea oats and spectacular beach sunsets, The Rose is in a tropical paradise.

Built in 1983, The Rose Beachfront Condos community sets on the beach of the Gulf with the Intracoastal views right across the street.. The property is kept with great pride inside and out. The condo has three sliding glass doors leading to a 20’ x 30’ Gulf front terrace.

Community amenities include a secured lobby, two-floor enclosed parking area, a heated Gulf-front swimming pool, sundeck and lush tropical garden area overlooking the beach. Located north of the Park Blvd. Bridge, The Rose Condos is easily accessible on Gulf Blvd.

The Town of Indian Shores is just 19 blocks long, and is known for its friendly atmosphere, panoramic beaches, great seafood and tropical wildlife (home to the Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary). It is convenient to Clearwater, St. Petersburg and Tampa.


Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Value Season
Sep 11 2016 - Dec 23 2016
14 night minimum stay
Christmas - New Years Holidays
Dec 24 2016 - Jan 7 2017
14 night minimum stay
High Season
Jan 8 2017 - Jul 8 2017
14 night minimum stay
Summer Season
Jul 9 2017 - Sep 9 2017
14 night minimum stay
Value Season
Sep 10 2017 - Dec 22 2017
14 night minimum stay
Christmas- New Years Holiday
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 6 2018
14 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
14 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $100
Tax Rate 13.0%

Due to HOA rules this is a minimum 14 day rental.
January 2016 sales tax collected will be 13% Pinellas County had a 1% raise in tax.

Deposit when Booking to Hold Reservation, balance is due 30 days in advance of stay, by check or money order.

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From the Owner

There is such a gentle calmness to the building. Everyone takes such pride to make it a relaxing home away from home. You can't wait to come back!

Property Type

  • condo


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...


  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool


  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront


  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 1365 sq. ft.


  • Bathroom 2 - toilet, shower
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, tub, shower


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • all bedrooms have carpeting


  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles


  • Guests provide their own meals


  • We have remodelled the kitchen with new granite counter tops, and everything you will need to feel right at home, including Keurig Coffee Maker & Wine Cooler. A fully equiped kitchen at your fingertips or an excellent resturant ' The Salt Rock Grill ' inside or outside dining, situated on Inter-Coastal, right across the street. Look out your front door to the 'best' coffee shop around, everything made there fresh daily! Great way to start your perfect day at the beach!

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