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Dauphin Island Harmony

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Last updated: 08/26/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Is your week booked? Check our other listings, 152737 with private pool, and 211477, located on beautiful W. Fowl River.
This beautiful home is located on a cul-de-sac -- just a few minutes walk from the private community beach, swimming pool, tennis courts, and playground. Kids and adults alike will enjoy the ground-floor game room which has a snack kitchen, small pool table, and is adjacent to the outdoor living space with gas grill and outdoor dining area and deck overlooking the dunes. The ground-floor also features a bedroom and bath. The main floor is the main gathering area. The spacious dining table is ideal for family meals and games; and the comfortable living area is adjacent to the screened porch and open kitchen. Two bedrooms with queen beds and a full bath complete this floor. The master suite is on the third floor -- with access to the upstairs screened porch and a luxurious bath with separate tub and shower. A bunk room is adjacent to the second bath on this level. Make sure and scroll to the bottom of the listing to see a link to our web album with lots more pictures of our home!


A study with a porta crib (and fax machine!) provides a quiet getaway for reading, games, or sleeping!
Pets are Not allowed, And No smoking, please.
Amenities include a telephone, air-conditioning, satellite TV, a VCR, stereo, linens, a washer, dryer, and a gas (barbecue) grill. The full kitchen includes a microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator, ice maker, and cooking utensils.
Activities (on site or nearby) include hiking, biking, golfing, tennis, fishing, wildlife viewing, shopping, sightseeing, swimming, boating, sailing, water-skiing, surfing, windsurfing, parasailing, jet-skiing, and shelling. Also close by are restaurants and museums.
There's a lot to do on Dauphin Island! Visit the Dauphin Island SeaLab and Estuarium, Fort Gaines (a historic Civil War fort), and beautiful nearby Bellingrath Gardens. The whole island is a bird sanctuary. And especially during the spring and fall, you can see many different types of birds on their migratory trips.
Charter fishing is great.

You can charter boats for both fishing and sightseeing. Enjoy taking a boat ride to see the historic Sand Island Lighthouse.
You can also take a car ferry ride across Mobile Bay to visit the Gulf Shores area -- with its water parks and outlet malls. There are several seafood restaurants on the island, as well as a chocolate shop, bakery, and an ice cream shop! You can ride bikes on the bike trails which cover most of the island!
Our home is just a short drive to Mobile, Alabama, where you can visit many area museums such as the Exploreum Children's Museum or our brand new Mobile Museum of Art. In season, enjoy a Bay Bears baseball game, and the Mardi Gras! Mobile has a wonderful family-oriented Mardi Gras celebration.

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Family groups only, age 25 and older....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Our home is great for kids, and our family is happy to share our 'toys'! We have a nice selection of family games, puzzles, a big can of beach shovels and buckets, and a great space for the kids to play downstairs. Our cul-de-sac is quiet, and we have a big driveway and sand for digging! ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Please don't ask. No pets, no matter how small, clean, well trained, etc. Thanks!...moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Downstairs level is a small 3.5' rise with no stairs to climb. This area has a bedroom, bath, and living area with snack kitchen....moreless

Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books:

    We have a nice selections of paperbacks for you to enjoy when you visit. We also have a nice selection of childrens' books....moreless

  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games:

    We have a nice selection of family games! ...moreless

  • Games For Kids
  • Pool Table:

    We have a mini pool table on the ground floor....moreless

  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Our home features DISH Network satellite....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    There is one television on the ground floor and one on the main floor. ...moreless

  • Toys
  • Video Game Console:

    Nintendo 64 system...moreless

  • Video Games

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Forests
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Beach View:

    We are a short walk down a quiet neighborhood street to the community waterfront area....just a few hundred feet....moreless

  • Golf Course View:

    Our neighborhood is adjacent to Isle Dauphine Golf Club, and we have a nice fairway view off our front porch! Note: Course closed as of January 2013...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Communication / Internet

  • Fax

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    The dining room table is wonderful for dinner or games! Easily seats 10. The table on the adjacent screen porch seats 4 more, or you can let the kids sit at the bar! ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Please bring your own beach towels. If you are going to use the porta-crib please bring your own mattress pad/sheets for it. We provide sheets and bath towels....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Our living room features a comfy sofa and loveseat, extra seating, an ottoman for relaxing, and a television with Satellite TV....moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    We have a large driveway. Neighborhood rules require that you park in the driveway, not in the street, but you'll have plenty of room!...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Our neighborhood requires that all cars be parked in the driveway of our home....moreless

  • Telephone
  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    We provide bath towels. Please bring your own towels for the beach and pool....moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Provided as a courtesy - no tech support provided - service not guaranteed....moreless

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker:

    Traditional 'Mr. Coffee' type coffee maker. No instructions needed, we hope. :)...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    We have plenty of pots, pans, spatulas, etc. ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    We have plenty of dishes for your your family! And we have LOTS of coffee cups, because we know you'll love to visit over a cup of coffee or tea!...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Our kitchen is spacious and great for groups! The raised bar lets guests visit while the cooks have plenty of room to create delicious meals! ...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Over-the-range microwave....moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    We usually have nice variety of spices available to share. This collection tends to evolve as our guests contribute, so it's ever-changing!...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    French door refridgerator with bottom freezer drawer on main floor. Traditional fridge on ground floor is great for overflow and drinks....moreless

  • Stove:

    Electric Maytag Gemini Range has double ovens (one small, one large) . Great for fixing meals for a crowd!...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles:

    We share our bicycles as a courtesy, and usualy have 2-3 adult and 203 kids' bikes, as well as a variety of helmets. We can't promise they are all perfect, but are happy to share (and leave our pump)...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Our back deck overlooks the beautiful dunes. Be first to get there and you can grab the hammock. :)...moreless

  • Gated Community
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill:

    We provide a propane grill ....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda:

    We have two screened porches, one on the main floor and one on the third floor. ...moreless

  • Porch Furniture
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis:

    Our neighborhood has a tennis court. Please do not ride bikes on the tennis court....moreless

  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway To Water

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Neighborhood pool is a short walk from the house! ...moreless

 

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Late Summer 2015
Aug 1 - Sep 11, 2015
7 night min stay

$2,100

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $300 Nightly

Fall 2015
Sep 12 - Jan 1, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,800

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $257 Nightly


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning $150
  • Tax Rate 11%

Notes:

NOTE 7 NIGHT MINIMUM. Sat-Sat in Spring/Summer. Arrival dates flexible off season, please ask.

Please ask about off-season extra nights (cannot rent for less than 1 week but off season you can add nights - $300 per night plus tax)

Holiday weeks, if available, add $300.00 (Thanksgiving, Easter, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day)


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Location

Visit the Estuarium, Fort Gaines (a historic civil war fort), and beautiful Bellingrath Gardens, The whole island is a bird sanctuary, and especially during the Spring and Fall you can see many different birds on their migratory trips, Charter boats for both fishing and sightseeing, see historic Sand Island Lighthouse, You can also take a car ferry ride across Mobile Bay to visit the Gulf Shores area, water parks, outlet malls, etc, There are several seafood restaurants nearby, as well as a bakery and ice cream shop! You can ride bikes on the bike trails which cover most of the island! In Mobile, Alabama you can visit area museums such as the Exploreum Children's Museum or our brand new Mobile Museum of Art, Enjoy a Bay Bears baseball game, or even Mardi Gras!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2002

About the owner: Our family built our Dauphin Island getaway in 2002, as a place to escape, relax, and build family memories with our own family of 3 boys. We live in nearby Mobile, Alabama and are custom homebuilders, so if you decide you need your own Dauphin Island home, we can help with that, too!

Why the Owner Chose Dauphin Island:
We love the East End of Dauphin Island for its quiet, residential feel. Located near the end of a cul-de-sac, we love the beautiful dune views and quiet street. Our neighborhood has a private community pool, private neighborhood beach access, and a tennis court. You can easily take long walks on the beach, down to the Audubon Bird Sanctuary, and back to the neighborhood via the bike/walking trail.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Because this is our personal family home, it is equipped how we like it to be! You'll find lots of coffee cups (Julie prefers tea, however), dishes, and cooking utensils. The kids will enjoy the big bucket of sand toys, scooters, and bikes, which we are happy to share with you though we can't 'guarantee' them. Our home was designed to provide a comfortable main living area for gathering with the whole family, yet also provide several different 'getaway' spots such as the back deck, hammock, or 3rd floor porches, when you just need a little quiet time!


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Welcome to Harmony!

    Welcome to Harmony!

  • Main floor living area with screen porch (computer not included)

    Main floor living area with screen porch (computer not included)

  • Main Floor living room showing stairs to third floor

    Main Floor living room showing stairs to third floor

  • Dining Room Table Seats 10

    Dining Room Table Seats 10

  • Main floor bedroom with queen bed and adjacent bathroom

    Main floor bedroom with queen bed and adjacent bathroom

  • Ground floor Queen bedroom with adjacent bath looks out to backyard

    Ground floor Queen bedroom with adjacent bath looks out to backyard

  • Third Floor Bunk Room is next to the third floor bathroom and also opens to screen porch.

    Third Floor Bunk Room is next to the third floor bathroom and also opens to screen porch.

  • Ground floor living area

    Ground floor living area

  • Relax on the rear yard deck or hammock overlooking the beautiful dunes.

    Relax on the rear yard deck or hammock overlooking the beautiful dunes.

  • Well equipped kitchen with large dining bar makes the kitchen the hangout spot!

    Well equipped kitchen with large dining bar makes the kitchen the hangout spot!

  • Beautiful dune views from the main floor kitchen sink window

    Beautiful dune views from the main floor kitchen sink window

  • Neighborhood pool has gulf views, bathrooms, boardwalk to the beach, swingset, and adjacent tennis courts.

    Neighborhood pool has gulf views, bathrooms, boardwalk to the beach, swingset, and adjacent tennis courts.

  • Main floor living area with super comfortable sofas!

    Main floor living area with super comfortable sofas!

  • Main floor living/kitchen/dining

    Main floor living/kitchen/dining

  • Main floor screened porch opens to both living and dining rooms

    Main floor screened porch opens to both living and dining rooms

  • Main floor 'Gulf Peek' bedroom with Queen sized bed.

    Main floor 'Gulf Peek' bedroom with Queen sized bed.

  • Ground Floor queen bedroom with adjacent bath

    Ground Floor queen bedroom with adjacent bath

  • Ground floor bedroom overlooks backyard views

    Ground floor bedroom overlooks backyard views

  • 3rd floor master with king bed and private bath adjacent to screened porch, too!

    3rd floor master with king bed and private bath adjacent to screened porch, too!

  • Ground floor living area with snack kitchen

    Ground floor living area with snack kitchen

  • Ground Floor bathroom with shower

    Ground Floor bathroom with shower

  • Our dune views to the North side of the house - what you see from the back deck and dining and kitchen windows!

    Our dune views to the North side of the house - what you see from the back deck and dining and kitchen windows!

  • Here's a peek of our private neighborhood beach!

    Here's a peek of our private neighborhood beach!

  • Third Floor screen porch opens to master bedroom and bunk room.

    Third Floor screen porch opens to master bedroom and bunk room.

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  • Bathrooms
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