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Paradise Awaits! Enjoy #1 Beach in the USA! 20 % discount for January!

Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 30 nights


Minimum Stay
3 - 30 nights

About the property

Top Floor Gulf & Beach Views 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath Condo Sleeps 6 Flat 3 Sceen TV's

Vacations on Siesta Key are ideal for a quick getaway in paradise to months of fun in the sun. Great to spend time with family, friends or getting rid of those winter blues! Recently updated throughout, this 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo sleeps 6 comfortably all in real beds. Magnificent view of Crescent Beach and the Gulf of Mexico from every room.

Siesta Beach, Siesta Key, FL and is rated one of the top beaches in the world. Once you're here you don't need a car as everything you need is available either across the street or a quick free cab ride to the Siesta Key Village. Across the street you'll find Crescent Market for last minute groceries as well as Captain Curt's (and it's award winning clam chowder), boutiques, pharmacy, and of course the Orange Octopus, great ice cream cone, within a 5 min walk. A quick trip to Publix and Trader Joe's (less than a 10 minute drive away) to buy your essentials and you're set to enjoy. The condo has been remodeled and redecorated throughout. Tastefully furnished allowing you to enjoy your great beach vacation. The living room seats 8 people comfortably with a new leather sectional, leather recliner and two leather swivel chairs. There is a 60' flat screen TV with Blu Ray player and stereo, perfect for entertaining. A fully equipped updated kitchen where many gourmet meals have been cooked. The master bedroom has a king size bed, flat screen TV, walk in closet and access to the private balcony. The master bath has a large tiled walk in shower (with grab bars for accessibility) and updated fixtures. The guest bedroom has a Queen and a Full bed, flat screen TV and walk in closet. The guest bathroom has a tiled tub/shower combination with grab bars. WiFi, cable television and ceiling fans throughout. The real star of this vacation is Crescent Beach. It is a fine white powdery sand that feels more like baby powder. The sand stays cool even on the hottest summer day. Crescent Beach stretches for several miles, great for walking, shelling, snorkeling, diving, beach cycling and jogging. On early morning walks, you'll often see dolphin playing, manatee swimming and if you are looking for shells, just walk south on the beach to the point of rocks and past for a never ending supply of some of the most beautiful shell you can find. Crystal clear water with a very gradual descent makes the gulf very inviting for swimming, playing or just floating on a raft. Tropical breezes off the Gulf makes it comfortable even on the hottest summer day, the sounds of the surf are so relaxing. Back at the Sea Shell there are plenty of lounge chairs that you can take right to the beach or sit under a shaded tiki hut or the large cabana. There is a large outdoor grill available to use with prior reservations at the office. For the more adventuresome, parasailing, jet skis, boats, bicycles and more are available to rent all within walking distance. Just an hour away from Tampa and Fort Myers and two hours away from Orlando Siesta Key is an ideal location for day trips. Sarasota itself offers many attractions including Mayakka River State Park, Jungle Gardens, Ringling Museum, Mote Marine Aquarium, St. Armand's Circle and more.The Sea Shell is a medium size complex with 49 units. Your private parking space is next to the elevator and stairs. No long walks from your car or waiting on elevators. The friendly and knowledgeable office staff is on premise and ready to answer any of your questions and give you great advice about the area.Whether building sand castles with your children or grandchildren, taking long romantic walks with your significant other, or sipping your favorite cocktail while watching an incredible sunset, our condo is the perfect vacation getaway. Just pack your suntan lotion and you'll be ready to enjoy your slice of paradise. We hope you stay with us and come back often.

Property Manager
Rick Leyser
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, American Sign Language via Facetime or Skype
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 January, 2017

About Rick Leyser

Our Mother and Father bought it in 1979 and have enjoyed many years of personal use and have just now put it on the rental market for everybody else to enjoy. They have turned over the daily management to the kids. My siblings, our families and even great grand kids have enjoyed this magnificent paradise we have called our home away from home for almost 40 years.Both my parents are artists and have created beautiful artwork there from my father's photography and sculpting and my mother's paintings and drawing. Our family has traveled around the world and have never found a beach as nice as our Crescent Beach.

Rick Leyser purchased this condo in 1979

Why Rick Leyser chose Florida South Central Gulf Coast

When our parents decided to purchase a condominium in Florida, their primary concerns were to find the best beach and island feel while maintaining all the conveniences of home. I remember listening to all the pros and cons of the various locations they saw all throughout the west coast from Sanibel Island to St. Petersburg. Our parents searched hi and low and settled on paradise in Siesta Key at the Sea Shell just 100 steps from the beach. As my mom always said, "This is Paradise." After they bought their unit, their friends and families bought in excess of 15 units over the almost 40 years.

What makes this condo unique

The Sea Shell location is the best. Easy access on and off the key allowing more time to enjoy. Everything you need is across the street from Grocery to restaurant to Bar to beach boutiques. Everybody loves the convenience of walking to get ice cream at the Orange Octopus to The award winning Clam Chowder at Captain Curt's. The free taxi service is a great perk for those seeking more fun in the village without the need for a car. Be sure to tip your driver though! :)

Guestbook comments from the manager

We loved staying here. It was beautiful and had all the amenities one could want. We slept great in the beds after fun in the sun! Perfect getaway for young families and the young at heart! Been coming down for years and always love the memories made. Best unit and views!
Nov 2015
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(2 traveller reviews)

Paradise Awaits! Enjoy #1 Beach in the USA! 20 % discount for January!
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

Paradise, Sand, Sun Beach, Great Times!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed in this unit. They had all of the necessities in the condo to make the island drinks to cooking utensils necessary to really enjoy ourselves. From inside the unit the view of the beach were outstanding. Having direct access to the soft sand beach and the beautiful water made it convenient. Then to come back to relax on the balcony or just out. The beds were comfy and that's really important to me. I would definitely recomend this unit.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Girls Trip

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying here. It was beautiful and had all the amenities one could want. We slept great in the beds after fun in the sun and the free taxi going to the village! Perfect getaway for young families and the young at heart! Been coming down for years and always love the memories made. Best unit I've stayed in and will return.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
11 Miles
SRQ (Sarasota)
Nearest Barpub
Sniki Tiki / Captain Curt's
Nearest Restaurant
25 or so on Siesta Key alone with free taxi
Nearest Beach
Crescent Beach
Car: not necessary


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £243
Tax Rate 15.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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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:
  • 1089 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • 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
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Large Walk in Shower with Seat and Grab Bars
    Guest - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Flat Screen TV/Ceiling Fan/Walk In Closet/Slider to Balcony
    Guest - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Double Bed , Flat Screen HD TV, Ceiling Fan, Walk In Closet
  • All new Mattress
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Sauna
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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