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Sands of time: LOW FALL RATES,180°VIEW, PEACEFUL,360° VIDEO,WIFI,CABLE,ROKU,DVDS

8 reviews
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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
6 guests
Minimum stay varies
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HONEST PRICE:Others advertising a lower price,see any extra fees (owners fees, cleaning fees, manager fees, deposits). FEES BEYOND MY CONTROL:taxes,T.A..booking fee,complex $15.00 check in ***READ BRAND NEW REVIEWS! BAY FRONTS COST MORE! WALK TO EVERYTHING! WATCH VIDEO *** Book 5 or more days & get a 7:00 am check in and 6:00 pm check out guaranteed (unless already booked back to back). *** Everything is electric & thus NO poisonous co2. *** Please enjoy my beach home! Please note this condo is TRULY BEACH FRONT, costs more & IS BIGGER ( 180° BEACH VIEW) than a bay-front (45° beach only view) Photos has map of complex and true pictures of every square inch.. I try to answer within an hour. *** 2 years ago this beach complex was really bad but now it has new management & is being fix...HONEST PRICE:Others advertising a lower price,see any extra fees (owners fees, cleaning fees, manager fees, deposits). FEES BEYOND MY CONTROL:taxes,T.A..booking fee,complex $15.00 check in ***READ BRAND NEW REVIEWS! BAY FRONTS COST MORE! WALK TO EVERYTHING! WATCH VIDEO *** Book 5 or more days & get a 7:00 am check in and 6:00 pm check out guaranteed (unless already booked back to back). *** Everything is electric & thus NO poisonous co2. *** Please enjoy my beach home! Please note this condo is TRULY BEACH FRONT, costs more & IS BIGGER ( 180° BEACH VIEW) than a bay-front (45° beach only view) Photos has map of complex and true pictures of every square inch.. I try to answer within an hour. *** 2 years ago this beach complex was really bad but now it has new management & is being fixed up VERY,VERY SLOWLY. Think of the complex as having TONS OF CHARACTER (LOL) However, inside the condo itself, is a very cozy & clean 1 bedroom decorated simple . All my pictures are accurate. *** I own & manage one unit (2300). It is very kid friendly with the BEST PANORAMIC VIEW at this complex (20 miles in each direction) because it is a TRUE BEACHFRONT (only 45 units end in 00 to 05 & more expensive & bigger than a bayview but well worth it IMHO) & not a BAY VIEW (06 to 45). The condo is 480 square feet whereas the typical hotel room is 350 square feet. I live 10 minutes away should there be ANY problems at all. The property is gated with security. *** This is only 1 of 6 of its kind at this complex (on the top floor at the end, meaning there is only one condo to one side & one condo underneath -- no sounds of feet on the ceiling). Also, there is no foot traffic outside the door because it is at the very end. VERY, VERY, QUIET but noise is not frowned upon. It is casually beachfront decorated, not formally elegant. *** Listen to waves, enjoy coffee, watch dolphins & the panoramic view from a private balcony. The balcony is shaded after 12 so there is no hot afternoon sun. Relax completely in the shade. *** This unit is right on the beach. You could drop something from the balcony & it will land on the beach. You can actually watch teenagers & adults in the water from the balcony. The beach is much safer without driving on beach & without rip tides. *** Everything is supplied in the kitchen that you would ever need (lots of pots, pans, bake ware, utensils, cork screw, pizza cutter, full fridge, ice trays, blender, microwave, toaster, can opener, coffee maker). EVERYTHING! There are all kinds and lots of BEACH TOYS & a wagon to tote them to the beach, free WiFi, hundreds of DVD MOVIES, noodles, boogie boards, complementary coffee etc., beach chairs, umbrella stand, beach towels, beach mats, Kirby vacuum cleaner, all cleaning supplies should you need them including dish soap, hotel supplies, library of novels, & more, just ask! *** Two 40' wall mounted TVs. ***SIX PERSONS MAXIMUM NO MATTER HOW SMALL! This only sleeps 4 ADULTS AND 2 CHILDREN under age 18 maximum (bunk beds are for those under 5 ' 5 ' or so). That said, 5 OR 6 ADULTS OVER THE AGE OF 18 IS NOT ALLOWED in one condo at this complex SUBJECT TO EVICTION by the complex. TEENAGERS UNDER 18 ARE CONSIDERED CHILDREN. *** For pets there are places in town that will board animals in luxurious conditions if you search. *** Biking and walking on the beach boardwalk to restaurants, shops, & sites is highly recommended. Bikes can be kept in one of 2 bike racks on the property or taken up in the elevator & stored in the hallway or on the balcony of the condo, albeit a little crowded. *** I CHARGE no cleaning fee as I expect guests to leave the condo as they found it. I will then clean and sanitize it completely and wash the linens in hot water & fabric softener. A Kirby vacuum cleaner & cleaning supplies are provided. THIS IS RENTED AS IS. I will do my best to clean it to MY STANDARDS (bleaching everything that can be bleached, vacuuming, dusting) but if you need more cleaning (or are a neat freak), my cleaning supplies or ones that you prefer & buy, will clean it better. Chances are, I will miss some cleaning & I apologize. If you wish, I will charge you 150.00 and hire a professional to clean. Please let me know. I am a very nice person who has been taken advantage of lately. Thank you for viewing my property Sincerely Rox #2300 CANCELLATIONS: If you need to cancel within the time limit, just go to cancellation policies and click on cancel reservation. No cancellations after the cancellation period. I will however offer rescheduling that must be done within 3 months for emergencies if there is availability. If not used within that time, the offer will expire. Please understand some things are OUT OF MY CONTROL like the very very rare occasion of city waterline breakage (fixed quickly), area electricity disruptions, cable TV disruptions (Roku just as good), elevator repairs (maintained well now), weather, etc. More
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roxana b
Languages spoken:English, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2017
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If you search utube 'Unit 2300 villa del sol', there is a video I made. *** The office gives map to the condo & where to park. Take the elevator near the street or the stairs near the beach. *** There are no keys to the room: You receive a one time easy to remember personal code to the door for the security that keys do not afford (lost key fees or all guests using the same keys). Punch in code, when it turns green turn knob. *I have a visitors guide & a guest book in the condo for your use. **Make sure door is locked when you leave the room every time.. ***VERY IMPORTANT: Anything having to do with booking & the condo are handled by me. ***FYI: the coffee maker=ground coffee (provided) not a Keurig
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Reviewed 12 July 2019 via mobile

My wife and I brought our 2 boys to visit Corpus and picked the perfect place to stay. The location of this one and the owner make it great. Ms Roxanna is super quick to respond to any needs or questions that might come up....More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank tims71
dbenavid, VR Owner at Sands of time: LOW FALL RATES,180°VIEW, PEACEFUL,360° VIDEO,WIFI,CABLE,ROKU,DVDS, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2019

I am so glad to get such a good review. As I have said before, I try very hard to make sure that everyone has a great time. I also try to give you your space. When you book far ahead, it seems like forever...More

Reviewed 28 July 2018

I booked this condo wanting to get as close to the gulf as possible. This was the best available and what a view! Sitting on the balcony watching the waves roll in was relaxing and it was certainly validated my choice in this rental. The...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Budes65
dbenavid, VR Owner at Sands of time: LOW FALL RATES,180°VIEW, PEACEFUL,360° VIDEO,WIFI,CABLE,ROKU,DVDS, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2018

Dear Terry. What an awesome (awesome) picture of your kiddos. I appreciate your positive feedback about my condo "The Sands Of Time". I do take pride in catering to my guests' needs the best way I can. If you're traveling to my area again soon,...More

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Reviewed 11 May 2018

Roxana is the perfect host at this condo. She makes sure your trip goes as comfortable and smooth as it can be. Her condo is the best view, front and corner. The privacy is wonderful, sitting on balcony in your pjs is great. We flew...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank derzinger
dbenavid, VR Owner at Sands of time: LOW FALL RATES,180°VIEW, PEACEFUL,360° VIDEO,WIFI,CABLE,ROKU,DVDS, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2018

Booking early as you did, it seemed like forever for your trip but before you know it, it came and went. I thank you for this review. How really, really sweet of you to write a review and to be so so sweet. I really...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

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Date of stay: April 2018
dbenavid, VR Owner at Sands of time: LOW FALL RATES,180°VIEW, PEACEFUL,360° VIDEO,WIFI,CABLE,ROKU,DVDS, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2018

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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

The condo is right on the beach-with an amazing view!!! The condo is a little small but with all the things to do and see in Corpus Christi you hardly notice! Condo is kept clean and ready. Plus, it’s even stocked with plenty of sand...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank Kendra S
dbenavid, VR Owner at Sands of time: LOW FALL RATES,180°VIEW, PEACEFUL,360° VIDEO,WIFI,CABLE,ROKU,DVDS, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

Thank you so much. I loved meeting you and your family because of the back to back booking. I loved the excitement on your sons face when I showed him the beach toys. And as I told you, your baby is a future heart breaker...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
Refrigerator
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Air Conditioning
Cycling Trips
Ceiling Fans
TV
Linens Provided
Playground
Secure Parking
Internet Access
Children's Pool
Toaster
Swingset
Staffed Property
Cooker
Grill
Fishing Nearby
Gym
Central Heating
Water Views
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Waterfront
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Microwave
Elevator/Lift access
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Terrace
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About the neighbourhood
The Lexington is 0.8 miles away and charges $4.00 for parking. Parking at The aquarium is 1 mile away and parking is now free. Walking is easy and beautiful taking the beach boardwalk. Good restaurants nearby with live music like Blackbeard (free dinner on your birthday) & Pier 99 (all you can eat fish basket). 6 souvenir shops also within walking distance including treasures who advertise 3 t-shirts for 10.00. Hurricane alley water park nearby (2017 brochure in condo). Free entertainment summer at Cole Park: Thursdays concerts and Fridays kids movies (search for Summer 2018 Bay Jammin’ Cinema Series) Schliterbahn and Padre Island is 33 freeway minutes away and 23 miles.
Getting around
There is a bus stop in front of the complex that will take you into town. Walking along the bay front in downtown Corpus Christi is enjoyable or rent zagster bikes, Surry bikes or jet skis there. First 2 hours of bikes are free followed by 3.00 per hour. One day non resident fishing license in 2018 is 16.00. Charter fishing trips run 150.00 to 400.00. There are 2 fishing piers nearby. Fishing charters run from 150 to 400.00.
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