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Unparalled Views//BEACH Front Owner Managed Condo*2BR-2B

Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Enjoy incomparable panoramic views while you stay in our condo in this top floor gulf front unit, located directly on world famous Crescent Beach. We take pride in our location. Guests will enjoy a full functioning kitchen for cooking & entertaining, comfortable bedrooms & sweeping gulf views. This is an owner managed condo therefore we do not have on-site 24/7 maintenance that you would receive at the high-end hotels on the beach for $1000 a night, or the 1 bedroom brand name or boutique hotels that come without a view and are not on the beach, where you would pay $200 to $300 a night. This is an incredible price you would pay for the privacy and beauty of a private condo in such a great location - it is quite a bargain. We offer all the functions of a home away from home, at an amazing rate and will return your call and be of service should a major issue ever arise. Spend your days swimming, sunbathing, walking, or jogging along the four mile stretch of pure white powdery sand, and then relax with cocktails, and savor the breathtaking sunset from the privacy of your family room.

This magnificent unit was completely renovated and refurnished in late 2003. The two bedroom, two bath unit has a king bed in the master bedroom and one queen and one twin bed in the guest bedroom. The fully-equipped, designer kitchen features granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, and maple cabinets. There is wireless internet access and a TV in every room; the living room has a 40 inch Plasma HDTV, with Surround Sound Stereo System. Second bedroom has 36 inch TV with DVD Player. Non-Smoking Condo and No Pets.

The complex offers a beautiful Heated Pool with direct access to a Private Beach area with chairs. The location is walking distance to Siesta Village's shops and restaurants and to a Marina with access to all water sports.

Keywords: Beachfront 2 Bedroom Condominium **Hi-Rise** Renovated w/WiFi

RATES - Per Week

SUMMER - (April 29- Aug 31) - $1900

FALL - (Sep 1- Dec 31) - $2200

WINTER/SPRING - (Jan 1 - April 29) - $2700

More Details

Property Manager
Maria Miles
Member since: 2004
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
14 February, 2017

About Maria Miles

We have been visiting Siesta Key, Florida since the 1980's and thus feel that it is our second home. Between our two condos, we have created tasteful & comforting rental condos in order to provide all of comforts of home for our guests.

Maria Miles purchased this condo in 2003

Guestbook comments from the manager

The view is the best second to none. All of the rooms are nicely furnished and comfortable. I would highly recommend anybody heading to Siesta Key to rent this unit. I have been returning for 40 years.
Oct 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in the Siesta Key in the Florida

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 5
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1250 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Lift
  • 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
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , large master bathroom with double sinks
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , nice size bathroom
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
  • King size beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Barbecue ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • luaus
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Very Good! 4.2/5 -
(6 traveller reviews)

Unparalled Views//BEACH Front Owner Managed Condo*2BR-2B
average rating of 4.1666665 based on 7 reviews

Best view on the best beach bar none!

  • 5 of 5

I've been coming to Siesta Key for 15 years, stayed at a couple other condos. Always wanted to stay at Crystal Sands, and it did not disappoint. The view and location can't be beat. Decoration is a little dated, but not uncommon in beach rentals. Dishwasher and refrigerator were worn but workable. More than 2 dishwasher detergent tabs would be helpful. Crystal Sands overall looked a little battered, from a storm a while back we were told, but repairs were ongoing while we were there.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Waukesha, WI

Would highly recommend this condo!!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed in this condo last week! We absolutely loved it! As soon as you open the door your eyes are drawn right to the breathtaking view of the gulf. You are as close to the private beach as you can get. You can stand on the lanai and check out the action in both directions as far as the eye can see. The pool is gorgeous! It's located steps from the elevator and steps from the beach. The condo is so clean and beautifully decorated. The kitchen is fully-equipped with everything you need. It was also a bonus to have laundry facilities in the unit. The master bedroom and bath were a real treat as well! We knew early in the week that we were going to come back to this unit again! The pictures on the website accurately depict the environment. IGNORE ALL THE REVIEWS THAT SAY THE CONDO IS TIRED AND UNCLEAN! This is just not the case. Additionally, the owner of this unit is quite easy to contact and is very kind! Bottom line - we did not want to leave!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Breathtaking view

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at this home. Great location and has amazing view of the gulf. Right on the beach. Great seating in the living room and porch. Enjoy a cup of coffee/tea with the most amazing sunset. Fully equipped kitchen and very nice stainless steel appliances. White bedsheets and coverlet and bathroom towels which is awesome. Makes everything look clean and fresh. Thank you for having us. Will come back

  • Review Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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lake geneva, wisconsin

best location on the beach and the building

  • 5 of 5

This is the 4th time staying at this unit and we love this place It is in the best location of the building that gives u an awesome view of the water and the north and south end of the beach The property could maybe use some new family and dining room furniture but it is very clean and is fine , The kitchen is great and the beds and bedrooms are in great shape We have never had a problem with the management We come to Siesta 4 times a year and always look forward to staying here We have stayed at other units in the building but like this one the best The tiles in the master by the way are cracked not broken like another review we saw on here, but it is a stress crack and no big deal actually adds to the character of the unit We plan on continuing to rent this unit when available

  • Review Submitted: Jan 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great building and location, tired condo unit.

  • 3 of 5

We recently traveled to Siesta Key for our 4th vacation there as a family (children ages 4 and 7). We have stayed in other condos both in this building and neighboring buildings. Although the location of this unit is ideal, the view is spectacular from the lanai and the building itself is great, we were disappointed with what we found in this unit.

The ad specifies that it was redecorated in 2002. Well that was 13 years ago!!! And it is starting to show that. Broken tiles in the master bath. Very dirty grout throughout. VERY dirty carpets. Things that have been broken or lost have not been replaced such as side tables on the lanai, knives and forks in the kitchen. Although friendly for children there are no kitchen amenities for them such as plates or plastic glasses (all other units we have rented in the past have had these small and useful items). There is no knife block ~ only one sad pairing knife and bread knife. Such small things that make you feel more at home and expected when paying the fee we did to stay there.

The owner may want to look at hiring new cleaning staff as well. I made the mistake of looking under the beds to find something for my kids. I found water bottles, wrappers and socks that did not belong to us!!! I also had the pleasure of having to re-do the load of towels that the cleaning staff left in the washing machine. I know to take my own laundry packets but if I didn't know, it would have used up one of the 3 packets they leave for you.

Upon walking in the door there is a strong smell that I believe may be from the roach spray that is used. Unfortunately it didn't work very well our first week there. We killed / found 7 roaches in the unit. There were none found the second week. I phoned the owner and I am still waiting for their response......

If you do rent this unit, take your own toilet paper, dishwasher packets (they only provide 3) and laundry packets (again, only 3 provided). 2 beach umbrellas and 2 chairs are available to use with minimal sand toys for kids (we took our own). 4 beach towels are provided. Towels for everyday use are worn and some are stained but there are lots of them.

This unit has likely been bought as an investment, which is lovely but it could be so much more!! A little more attention to details and helping out their clients would have made the experience a little better. We will be looking at other units for next years visit. :-(

  • Review Submitted: Jul 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful beach view in need of repair and remodeling

  • 2 of 5

This condo has an awesome view of the beach/gulf! Unfortunately, there were numerous things in the condo that needed to be repaired when we arrived (carpet was FILTHY, beeping sound every 15 minutes all day and night, fan hanging down from ceiling, towel bar falling down, window treatment falling down, sink plugs missing from 2 sinks, ceiling fan in master bedroom ran continually --- took 5 days to repair, dryer vent clogged, blinking lights in living room and bedroom, water backed up in tub when washer running)

The owner's property mgr. was very cooperative in getting most of these things repaired but it consumed the entire first week I was there. The carpet had to be professionally cleaned and repair people were coming almost every day. The blinking lights were never fixed. Since that drove us crazy and is an electrical hazard, we basically did not use the lights in these rooms. The sofa is tired and needs cleaning.

For the price, you'd expect better. If you are looking for a beach rental condo for your kids during spring break this might be OK for you. If you are coming for a longer stay and want something that has been well maintained, look elsewhere.

I never received a response from the owner when I addressed these issues to him.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

2 Hours from Disney, Sarasota Jungle Garden, 1 hour from Busch Garden, Van Wetzel Auditorium, Art Galleries, Downtown Sarasota offers many restaurants, theaters and cultural venues. All water activities are available right on the Key.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Siesta Key, Siesta Key

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Feb 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 May 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
FALL 2017
2 Sep 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

cleaning £144
Tax Rate 12.0%

Cleaning fee of $180 plus 12% tax not included in price

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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