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Luxurious Condo - Only Steps To The Beach and The Gulf Of Mexico. Our prices include all taxes!

Bedrooms 2
Space 950 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Heated Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Condo in Indian Rocks Beach, Nr. Clearwater, Florida Gulf of Mexico, USA - Private Beach Access, and Just Walking Distance From Bars, Restaurants And Other Amenities

Are you ready for beach life? Your beach vacation starts here - right at the he beach! Enjoy the sun loungers at the pool as well as on the beach. Relax with an ice-cold drink at our tiki bar and tiki hut tables, and even become an expert at shuffleboard. A poolside fridge keep your beverages cool and close at hand!

Our unit is not directly overlooking the beach but offers a glimpse of the ocean at lower prices.

Once you have watched the sun go down on the beach take a short stroll to the numerous bars and restaurants right on your doorstep on Gulf Boulevard.

This is a small development of 7 condos, our condo is located towards the back of the development and has a partial sea view [check out the photos to see the location and view].

If you want to cook at home, the kitchen is fully equipped with all modern conveniences, including - microwave, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, stove, icemaker and food disposal. There are plenty of dishes, glasses and assorted cutlery along with all small appliances - coffee maker, toaster, blender, etc.

The perfect home-from-home, the condo has a washer, dryer, iron and ironing board so that guests can wash their own belongings, and look their best.

More Details

About Us

Linda Dickinson
8 Granite Apartments, 30 River Gardens Walk
SE10 0GA London
VAT Reg No

Linda Miller
Member since: 2005
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
22 April, 2018

About Linda Miller

We live in South East London, with our two cats Taz and Bailey. Linda is the head teacher of a large primary school, and Steve is a freelance marketing consultant. This flexibility, plus the school holidays, allows us to visit our properties regularly and make sure that they remain in excellent condition. We treat our properties like our own home - so you can guarantee that everything is working properly, is well maintained and very clean.

Linda Miller purchased this condo in 2014

Why Linda Miller chose Independence Square

Both of us were born and raised by the sea, so we had always dreamed of owning a condo by the beach for the ultimate 'Florida gulf experience' - both for ourselves and our guests.

Indian Rocks offers the perfect mix of bars, restaurants and attractions without being too 'over the top'. There is a real ambience to the place, and the locals are genuinely courteous, but with a laid-back manner. Spring break can up the tempo, but on the whole, Indian Rocks is quite a 'balanced' location. Not too sleepy, but then again not party central!

The fact that the condo had a dedicated parking slot(Bay E), plus guest parking was a real plus for us. The condo in not too far from Tampa Airport - meaning that you could be on the beach sipping a cocktail within 90 minutes of touching down on the tar

What makes this condo unique

Many properties claim that they are close to the beach, but the Sand Isle complex is quite literally ON the beach. Very few places can offer this kind of superior location.

Since there are so many great bars and restaurants within walking distance, you can leave your car at home. Remember, these are the places that other folk travel to - but they are right on our doorstep!

We like to hire a bike, and discover different places along Gulf Blvd. There's dedicated cycle path - so it is quite safe, and there are strict speed limits for cars.

Not that adventurous? You can always jump on the trolley bus that frequently stops outside the condo. It travels as far North at Dunedin, and as far South at St. Pete's beach. Clearwater beach is a favourite spot for a drink, and the sunset celebrations.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Independence Square in Indian Rocks Beach

Property Type:
  • condo
Building Type:
  • building
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Child's Highchair
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • There is an en-suite bathroom with a shower, bath and WC with the master bedroom. There is a second bathroom with a shower, bath and WC.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: The master bedroom has a brand new Queen bed. The 2nd bedroom has brand new twin beds.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • forests
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: There is dedicated private car parking slot for your vehicle, plus guest parking. The large car parking area is covered to keep your vehicle cool and secure. Outside: There is a heated swimming pool, BBQ, sun loungers and shuffleboard on the outdoor area. As you walk down to the beach, there are additional sun loungers for our guests. Utility Room: A washing machine, dryer, iron and ironing board means that you can look your best for your vacation. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are provided. There are some beach towels if you forget to bring your own. Other: There is plenty of storage space in the each of the walk-in closets in each bedroom. The entire condo is air conditioned, but there are also ceiling fans in each of the bedrooms for your personal comfort.


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Luxurious Condo - Only Steps To The Beach and The Gulf Of Mexico. Our prices include all taxes!
average rating of 4.9259257 based on 27 reviews

Truly stunning

  • 5 of 5

Booking with the owners was easy and hassle free. Always communicated quickly if we had a question. On arrival we entered the condo and it immediately had the WOW factor. So beautifully decorated, cool and inviting. Plenty of crockery, cutlery and kitchen items to enable us to make the odd meal when we wanted a quiet evening or lunch. It was spotlessly clean and you can tell the owners really care about the property. The location was excellent, the children loved being able to use the clean pool and being steps from the beach was just fantastic. We had a chilled, relaxing week here. Some really great restaurants within walking distance (we enjoyed a cheeky drink at JDs some afternoons with the live music). CVS just along the road was great for essentials but a 3 minute drive brought us to a great Publix which had everything we needed. All in all an unforgettable stay - I would stay again in a heartbeat.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely review and your follow up email. It was a pleasure to have you stay in our holiday home. Thank you for looking after it for us. Best wishes, Linda and Steve
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A little bit of Heaven

  • 5 of 5

Loved every minute of our 3 month stay at Sand Isles. The unit was clean, comfortable, spacious and beautifully decorated. Location could not be beat. Steps from the water plus close to many great restaurants and shopping. Cannot wait to return next year.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a delight to have you stay and we look forward to welcoming you next year. We have some upgrades planned such as new beach loungers, blinds and soft furnishings which you should enjoy! Kind Regards, Linda and Steve
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Toronto Canada

A Little Bit of Heaven

  • 5 of 5

We arrived at Sand Isles, hoping for the best and were very pleasantly surprized. The unit was spacious, very clean, comfortable and beautifully decorated. The location, as well, was perfect. A bit quieter than most of the communities on Gulf Blvd yet close to many great restaurants and stores. Of course, it was fabulous to be so close to the Gulf itself. Just a few steps away. The view from the pool was spectacular. The pictures do not lie. Gorgeous.

Indian Rocks beach is a great location; close to everything. Lots to do and see. During our stay, we spent much time exploring downtown St Petersburg, including the Dali Museum, which should not be missed. We were also able to see two baseball games (one in Dunedin and one in Clearwater) during the major leaque teams’ Spring Training sessions. How great is that!

We so enjoyed our stay and were very sad to leave at the end of 3 months. Thank you both Linda and Steven for letting us stay at your home. We will definitely be back next year.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was lovely having you stay you were fabulous guests. As you know we arrived the day you left and it was so kind of you to have left a gift. We look forward to welcoming you again next year. Best wishes, Linda
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Perfect to destress

  • 5 of 5

Outstanding, this was the perfect place to destress after our busy trip to New York. All the comforts of home with a lot more good weather thrown in!!! Luxury condo with all you could ask for and a great location, with great restaurants within walking distance. Thank you for a great stay!!!

  • Review Submitted: 15-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You were great guests. Glad you enjoyed your stay. Best wishes, Linda
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Great Place

  • 5 of 5

Place was extremly clean. viiew of ocean was there on deck. everything needed was there and more. would recommend for long or short stay . one minute to pool , four minutes to beach.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much guys for the lovely review. So glad you found everything ok after hurricane Irma. Thanks for staying. Best, Linda
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Fabulous condo, fabulous location

  • 5 of 5

This was the 2nd time we'd stayed at sand isle, this time for 2 weeks as we were so impressed the first time. The condo is really well equipped, really clean and in such a fantastic location. During our stay we had concerns with the patio doors, we emailed the owner who replied almost immediately and the problem was rectified the following day. In fact the owners were fantastic with communication on both of our stays and I would not hesitate to book with them again.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was lovely to have you stay again. You are such considerate guests. We are so pleased you enjoy Indian Rocks Beach.
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Tampa Internatiuonal Airport
Nearest Barpub
40 Metres
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Indian Rocks
Nearest Restaurant
30 Metres
Villa Gallace
Nearest Beach
20 Metres
The Gulf of Mexico
Car: recommended


You could not get any closer to Indian Rocks beach as it is literally on your doorstep. Please note that this unit is NOT beach front but has a parial sea view [see the pictures].


From Tampa International Airport, take the I275 toward St. Petersburg, branching off to take the 688 (Ulmerton Road). Travel west along Ulmerton Road until it becomes Walsingham Road. Cross the intracoastal drawbridge, and then Walsingham will meet Gulf Boulevard. Turn left, passing Crabby Bills, CVS and assorted restaurants. 220 Gulf Boulevard is on the right hand side, just after the pedestrian crossing.


Tampa International airport - 15 miles

Tampa - 15 miles

Clearwater beach - 4 miles

Further Details:

Bars and restaurants....

There are many varied types of restaurants within walking distance such as the famous Crabby Bills Seafood Place. JD's for breakfast, lunch or dinner and their piano bar in the evenings is fantastic.

The "Villa Gallace" Italian Restaurant is fabulous and a new addition "My Place" offers beautiful decor with inside or outside dining. Their patio bar is fun and friendly with live music every evening.

We have a coffee shop just accross the street - providing fresh donuts, bagels and sandwiches with their cappuccinos and lattes. Los Mexicanos serves, of course, Mexican fare with happy hour Margaritas and indoor or patio dining.

The Tapas Garden Restaurant also has indoor and patio dining providing a unique menu of full course meals or Tapas and wine. Crabby Bills has added a fabulous takeout sandwich shop next to their open air bar adjoining the original Crabby's restaurant. PJ's Oyster Bar on the corner is one of the local favourites and not to be missed.

Local amenities....

A CVS beach drug store is close by for quick shopping for snacks, drinks, beach items etc and the larger supermarkets are just over the intracoastal bridge on the mainland. As we are located directly on Gulf Blvd. There is easy access to all beach shops and activities from Clearwater to St. Petersburg, either is just a short 10 - 15 minute drive. Tampa is about a half hour drive.

Just a short drive away....

Heading North or South on Gulf Blvd will take you to many more fine restaurants such as Guppy's, TJ's Pizza, The Bonefish grill, Marlin Darlin, E&E Stakeout Grill, The Columbia Spanish Restaurant in Sand Key, The Salt Rock Grill, Keegan's Seafood Grille, and many more.

Visit the Clearwater Beach area for award-winning 'sugar sand' beaches, amazing restaurants, nightlife, our local star 'Winter' from the film 'Winter's Tale' at the Clearwater Aquarium. Enjoy wave runners, para-sailing, Segway rides, dolphin tours and deep sea fishing.


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Pet Fee £107.61

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.