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Crabby Daddy! Cute 2 Bd Beach Cottage

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Rolf's Crabby Daddy - Rolf's Crabby Daddy on Little Lagoon with deeded beach access at Rolf's Retreat

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Last updated: 10/25/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Homes, Single Family house description

PLEASE KNOW THAT WE WILL NEVER ASK FOR PAYMENT BY WIRE TRANSFER.

Come to the Gulf coast and experience the best of beach and lagoon living in a cute creole cottage by the sea. If you are looking for an affordable vacation in Gulf Shores, but don't want to give up charming & clean, Crabby Daddy just may be the spot for you.


Rolf's Crabby Daddy is located in the quiet part of West Beach, about 4 miles west of Hwy 59. It is a wonderful, peaceful place to relax, but you are still just minutes from restaurants, shops and attractions. This area of Gulf Shores Alabama has just 2 rows of houses, one on the beach, one on Little Lagoon.


Crabby Daddy can be rented with the beachfront 4 bedroom house Rolf's Retreat /100280), or on its own. Both houses have beach access at Rolf's Retreat or lagoon access at Crabby Daddy.


Both rent by the week, Sunday to Sunday so you miss the traffic jam in and out of town during busy weeks.


Crabby Daddy still has it authentic beach charm with its weathered cedar siding, and wraparound deck, but the inside has a new kitchen, bath and laundry and bright colors that just make you smile.


There a two bedrooms, the first with a queen bed, the second with a pair of twins. Each bedroom has a TV in case you would like to retire to your own space.


The living room has plenty of comfortable seating for everyone and a new flat-screen TV.


The eat-in kitchen has a table for 6 and is beautifully stocked. From the kitchen window and glass door you'll have a great view of Little Lagoon.


In the hall you'll find a stacked washer & dryer, right next to the bathroom, for your convenience.


While our sugar-white beach is just across the 2 lane street, we think Little Lagoon is just as wonderful. You can fish for flounder, speckled trout, or blue crabs, or bring or rent a pontoon boat or kayaks. There is a public boat launch on the north side of the lagoon so you can bring your bass boat and leave it in the water behind the house during your stay. (We do have limited parking, and limited room for a boat trailer but know a lot where you can park a trailer). The lagoon also offers gentle lapping water that is great for small children who might not feel confident in the Gulf.


Gulf Shores is a very family-friendly town. There are two local restaurants that have large outdoor sand play areas for children along with live music and more. Lulu's is on the Intercoastal Waterway, just 2 miles north of the beach. Lulu is Lucy Buffett, Jimmy Buffett's sister, and we think her place is a must-do while you are here. The Hangout is at the main public beach. There are two historic forts (Fort Morgan and Fort Gaines), the Mobile Bay Ferry to Dauphin Island, the National Naval Air Museum nearly at the Pensacola Naval Air Station (home of the Blue Angels who you just might see practicing) and the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo. Our zoo was the subject of the Animal Planet television series The Little Zoo That Could and is the only zoo in the country with all 4 colors of tigers. We also have go-carts, putt-putt and a water park if you get tired of sand and sun.


We hope you'll give Crabby Daddy a try. It is an affordable and comfortable place to relax with your family or friends in Gulf Shores.

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Suitability

      • Non Smoking Only
      • Pets Not Allowed

      Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

      Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

      Entertainment

      • DVD Player
      • Games
      • Satellite / Cable

      Attractions

          • Cinemas

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Fitness Center
          • Groceries
          • Medical Services

          Leisure Activities

              • Outlet Shopping

              Location Type

                  • Beach View

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Golf

                      General

                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Washing Machine

                      Kitchen

                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Kitchen
                      • Microwave
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Outdoor Grill
                       

                      Reviews

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Rental rates quoted in: $
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      2014 09/07/14 thru 11/01/14 Sunday
                      Sep 7 - Nov 1, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      $700
                      HOLIDAY
                      Nov 23 - Nov 30, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $80
                      $700
                      2014 12/01/14 thru 12/20/14 Sunday
                      Dec 1 - Dec 20, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $80
                      $560
                      HOLIDAY
                      Dec 21 - Jan 1, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      $100
                      $700
                      2015 03/01/15 thru 05/16/15 Sunday
                      Mar 1 - May 16, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $700
                      2015 05/17/15 thru 05/23/15 Sunday
                      May 17 - May 23, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $945
                      2015 05/24/15 thru 05/30/15 Sunday
                      May 24 - May 30, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,012
                      2015 05/31/15 thru 06/13/15 Sunday
                      May 31 - Jun 13, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,071
                      2015 06/14/15 thru 08/01/15 Sunday
                      Jun 14 - Aug 1, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,190
                      2015 08/02/15 thru 08/08/15 Sunday
                      Aug 2 - Aug 8, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,071
                      2015 08/09/15 thru 08/15/15 Sunday
                      Aug 9 - Aug 15, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,012
                      2015 08/16/15 thru 09/05/15 Sunday
                      Aug 16 - Sep 5, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $130
                      $783
                      2015 09/06/15 thru 10/31/15 Sunday
                      Sep 6 - Oct 31, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $750

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                      Last updated: 10/25/2014
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                      Location

                      Quiet residential area with one row of houses on beach side and one on lagoon side. Rolf's Crabby Daddy has deeded beach access through Rolf's Retreat across the street.

                       

                      Manager info

                      Why Homes, Single Family:
                      For years we had loved this cute, original cottage across from Rolf's Retreat. When it finally came on the market, we had to have it! It is great for just us, or with Rolf's Retreat when we need more room for our growing family of grandchildren.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      Charming original cottage. Nothing fancy, it feels like the trips to the beach we grew up taking. And Little Lagoon is wonderful for fishing and crabbing, and exploring by small boat.


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                      Speaks: english

                       

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                      • Rolf's Crabby Daddy - Rolf's Crabby Daddy on Little Lagoon with deeded beach access at Rolf's Retreat

                        Rolf's Crabby Daddy - Rolf's Crabby Daddy on Little Lagoon with deeded beach access at Rolf's Retreat

                      • View of Crabby Daddy from the East

                        View of Crabby Daddy from the East

                      • Dining Area (seats 6) - Kitchen looking into Living Room, charming details right down to the dishes

                        Dining Area (seats 6) - Kitchen looking into Living Room, charming details right down to the dishes

                      • Well-stocked Kitchen & Dining Area with views on both sides.

                        Well-stocked Kitchen & Dining Area with views on both sides.

                      • Queen Bedroom with TV

                        Queen Bedroom with TV

                      • Wraparound deck has benches, lounge chairs directly face Little Lagoon

                        Wraparound deck has benches, lounge chairs directly face Little Lagoon

                      • Path to the Lagoon from Porch

                        Path to the Lagoon from Porch

                      • Path to Lagoon Beach

                        Path to Lagoon Beach

                      • View to the West of the Lagoon

                        View to the West of the Lagoon

                      • Private Beach on Lagoon

                        Private Beach on Lagoon

                      • Beautiful white sand beach in Gulf Shores Alabama

                        Beautiful white sand beach in Gulf Shores Alabama

                      • Twin Bedroom also has television

                        Twin Bedroom also has television

                      • Back View of Crabby Daddy

                        Back View of Crabby Daddy

                      • Living Room - Living Room Area w Flat Screen TV & more seating.

                        Living Room - Living Room Area w Flat Screen TV & more seating.

                      • Dining Area

                        Dining Area

                      • Updated bathroom with lots of light

                        Updated bathroom with lots of light

                      • Back Porch Built in Sitting Area

                        Back Porch Built in Sitting Area

                      • View to the South

                        View to the South

                      • Custom Metal Sign

                        Custom Metal Sign

                      • Private Beach on the Lagoon

                        Private Beach on the Lagoon

                      • View to the East of the Lagoon

                        View to the East of the Lagoon

                      • Path to the House from the Lagoon

                        Path to the House from the Lagoon

                      • Convenient Laundry right next to bath - Convenient Laundry right next to bath

                        Convenient Laundry right next to bath - Convenient Laundry right next to bath

                      VRBO #124901

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                      This listing was first published here in 2007.

                      Date last modified - Saturday, October 25, 2014

                      $80 - $130 per night
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                      2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

                      View calendar: Updated 10/25/14
                      Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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                      Member since: 2004
                      Speaks: english
                      • Calendar last updated 10/25/2014
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