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Mini Penthouse Best View on Beach! Easy Walk to the Hang Out! 2 BR 2 BA +Bunks

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Last updated: 06/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Lighthouse Condominiums condo description

At this height you can keep the drapes wide open all day; enjoy your privacy and the view. There is no pool noise at this level. Unwind and admire the soaring views from your well furnished balcony during the day and enjoy a memorable sunset seafood feast in the evening. All exterior walls facing the ocean in the living area or the Master Bedroom are a continuous run of nine foot high floor to ceiling glass with glass doors. You have an unobstructed panoramic views from virtually anywhere in your condo!

The Master Bedroom features a King Size bed, ceiling fan, two nightstands with lamps, one large chest of drawers with mirror, and television with DVD player. Fine quality pillowtop bedding and custom bedcovers and linens are provided. Close the light blocking designer curtains at night and enjoy that well deserved morning snooze. Adjoining the Master Bedroom is a double sink Vanity area and an oversized closet.

The closet is large enough to let a small child have their own little room. The vanity adjoins the tiled Master Bathroom which features a corner Jacuzzi garden tub and shower.

The tiled Living area features a sofa and loveseat combination with a cool and colorful lime green finish. The sofa converts to a comfortable queen size heavy-duty, commercial grade, sleeper bed. Enjoy the option of the light blocking designer drapes. An entertainment center has a television, DVD/CD system to play your favorite CD’s and beach music. High speed Internet ethernet access is available(subscription rates apply).

The Dining area has a full size dining table and six chairs with overhead lighting. There is a kitchen bar nearby that seats three.

The beautifully decorated Guest Bedroom has a Queen Size bed, ceiling fan, two chest-style nightstands each with lamps, one large chest of drawers with mirror, and television with DVD player. Fine quality pillow top bedding and linens are provided. It adjoins a full sized bathroom with a tub/shower combination. The guestroom window faces north and has an panoramic view of Lake Shelby.

There is a bunk room with two twin beds. Please note: A few units in Lighthouse are advertising one bedroom units with bunk rooms as two bedrooms. Compare wisely. A bunk room is really not a suitable space for adults but it’s a cute little room your kids will absolutely love! It is furnished with two twin beds and a television with a DVD player. The twin doors close to give the space some peace and quiet. It even has an exterior north window with blinds.

The kitchen is fully stocked. All fine quality china, glassware and stainless steel flatware is provided with service for up to eight guests. Everything to prepare a quick snack or a gourmet dinner is right at your fingertips. There is a double stainless steel sink with disposal, dishwasher, electric stove with cook top, microwave oven, refrigerator with freezer and ice maker, toaster, can opener, blender, pots and pans, steak knives, and assorted serving pieces. There is a large pantry with plenty of shelves and cabinet storage galore!

There is a large laundry/utility room at the entrance with a full size washer and dryer. For your convenience an iron with ironing board, broom and vacuum cleaner is provided. This room is an excellent storage area for coolers or beach toys.

Your condo is a professionally decorated work of art. You will be pleased with the unique and tasteful decor, comfortable quality furniture and wall art. The walls are a warm butter yellow color. The unit is professionally cleaned between each guest.

There are three pools on the property. One is a 'zero entry' fountain pool. The other large pool nearby is for swimming. The third pool is a seasonally heated indoor pool.

Check out the Fitness Center. Relax in the dry sauna or work out on the treadmills, cross trainers, and weight machines. There are two outdoor hot tubs.

The Lighthouse Condominium proudly stands on the property where the famous landmark Lighthouse Motel once stood. It is only a few frisbee throws away from The Sea and Suds; the only “over-the-beach” seafood restaurant-pier in the area. Don't miss the all-new Hangout Beach bar. Go north on Highway 59 you will find Lulu’s, owned by Jimmy Buffett’s sister, Lucy Buffett. Jimmy has been known to make guest appearances.

Lighthouse is located just a few miles away from Supermarkets, Wal-Mart and Target. Our goal is to have you as a frequent guest. Your satisfaction is our top priority. We also own a two bedroom two bath unit at The Tradewinds, a few miles to the east in Orange Beach, Alabama. Our listing number is 184104.

A rental rate reduction of 10% is proudly given to all active and reserve U.S. Military Personnel, Honorably discharged Veterans and spouses of active duty personnel who are registering as guests. *To qualify you must furnish a copy your Military ID (if active, reservist, or spouse) or DD-214 (if a veteran). Spouses of active Military personnel must provide their military spouse ID. Dependants are not eligible. Discount cannot be made after reservations have been made. Offer not valid on monthly rentals, or peak season periods. Offer subject to change and cannot be combined with any other promotions. Military personnel, veterans, or spouses travelling with the registering party do not qualify. Other restrictions may apply. Thank you for your service to our Country

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Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 18

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            We have a zero entry pool that is wheelchair accessible. Shallow end has no steps - just a gradual grade. ...moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed:

            Only owners are permitted to have pets. ...moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Renters must be at least 25 years old. ...moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            Family oriented property. ...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            No smoking is allowed. ...moreless

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            Master with ocean view and glass door to balcony...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            Awesome north views with closet and bath door...moreless

          • Sleeper Sofa: 1 queen

            Nice living room queen sleeper sofa, blackout drapes...moreless

          • Bunk Area: 2 bunk bed

            This area is intended for kids - very small but fun!...moreless

          • King size beds (1) Quality Pillowtop Bedding, Queen size Beds (1) Quality Pillowtop Bedding, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen Size with Commercial Grade, Heavy Duty Mechanism., Bunk Beds (1) Off-Set for Maximum Room...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: tub, shower, jetted tub, toilet

            Private bath, twin vanity, corner jacuzzi, shower...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub

            Accessible from guest BR and foyer....moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining:

            Seats up to 6 at indoor table, 4 at the bar, 6 on the balcony. Make sure you experience a seafood dinner on the balcony during your stay! ...moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Very Well Stocked. China and Glassware for up to Eight Guests....moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:


          • Dishwasher
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Ice Maker
          • Refrigerator
          • Microwave
          • Stove
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Seating for 6 people


          • Fitness Room / Equipment:

            On lower level. Weight machines, treadmills, dumbells, sauna, outdoor hot tubs...moreless

          • Parking:

            Free Parking Pass Included...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            Full Size, in Laundry Room...moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            Full Size, in Laundry Room...moreless

          • Heating
          • Towels Provided
          • Living Room seats 5
          • Iron & Board
          • Covered Parking
          • Linens Provided
          • Air Conditioning

          Other Amenities

              • Centrally located. Five minute walk down beach to Sea-N-Suds Restaurant. Less than a mile from all major attractions! ...moreless


              • Stereo:

                Bookshelf system. Will play MP3's or iPods...moreless

              • Games:

                a few board games...moreless

              • DVD Player
              • CD Player
              • VCR
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Television
              • Shared Hot Tub


              • Internet

              Pool & Spa

              • Communal Pool:

                One Zero Entry, One Swimming Pool, One Indoor Pool...moreless

              • Sauna
              • Indoor Pool

              Outdoor Features


              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic

              Location & View

                  • Beachfront:

                    One Level Below the Penthouse. Gorgeous Soaring Views....moreless


                  • Live Theater
                  • Swimming
                  • Golf
                  • Tennis
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Hunting
                  • Hiking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Parasailing
                  • Sailing
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Fishing
                  • Racquetball
                  • Cycling
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Shuffleboard
                  • Shopping
                  • Shelling
                  • Boating
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Restaurants
                  • Museums
                  • Cinemas
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Zoo
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Kayaking


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                  from 10 traveler reviews
                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Jun 21 - Aug 8, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  Late Summer
                  Aug 9 - Sep 5, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  Sep 6 - Oct 17, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  Late Fall
                  Oct 18 - Oct 31, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  Nov 1 - Feb 28, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $890 $1,675
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • Departure Housekeeping $95
                  • Tax Rate 11%


                  There is no damage or security deposit with credit card transactions. If a credit card number is held until departure, the damage and security deposit may be waived with personal checks. Upon booking, for your protection, a written confirmation form will be sent to you showing check in times, terms, and rules. Security and damage deposit is $300.00. Monthly rental deposit is $500.

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                  Last updated: 06/16/2014
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                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2007

                  About the owner: My name is Howard Wadsworth, you will probably be dealing with me on the rental. My wife Annettee and I have have been married for 24 years and have two beautiful girls, ages 13, and 9. We are from Auburn, Alabama, in east central Alabama just four hours north of our famous white sand beaches. For the past 27 years I have owned a jewelry business specializing in loose diamonds and fine diamond jewelry and Annettee has been selling local cable TV advertising for the last 20 years. We both love to travel with our children to the beach or to our lake cabin nearby.

                  Why the Owner Chose Lighthouse Condominiums:
                  We bought our unit at Lighthouse because we knew it was going to be the premier location to spend precious vacation time. It is built on the site of the old Lighthouse Motel. So many guests want to return to their special beach with their children and grandchildren. I have been impressed with the loyalty and sentimental feelings so many of our guests have have with this particular strech of sand. It is truly a special place to so many. My wife and I both frequented the area before we met and always referred to the Gulf Shores/Orange Beach area as 'the beach' . We have many happy memories there and we feel at home there. We know the good restaurants where the locals eat and the special places to visit. I'll be glad to share these with you. The area has a unique feel and truly is a place where everyone feels at ease. It's quaint but not stuffy, fun but not too rowdy. If you are looking for a family atmosphere or want to kick up your heels a little, this is the place! The new Motto for the City of Gulf Shores says it very well: 'Small Town, Big Beach'

                  The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
                  Very few vacationers have the opportunity to enjoy a penthouse view on such a spacious balcony. Since no one can see in, except the sea gulls that fly by, you can enjoy your privacy with the drapes wide open all day! At this height you can still hear the waves and feel the wind but not hear the pool noise. My favorite thing to do at least once every trip is to visit the local seafood grocery. We have them prepare steamed cajun shrimp and gumbo with all the trimmings. We enjoy this special meal on the balcony overlooking the gulf from eighteen floors up and toast the sunset! Clink!

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                  • Modern Luxury Condominium

                    Modern Luxury Condominium

                  • View of the swimming pool from your balcony

                    View of the swimming pool from your balcony

                  • Direct Beachfront Master Bedroom

                    Direct Beachfront Master Bedroom

                  • Vanity area of Master Bedroom

                    Vanity area of Master Bedroom

                  • Guest Room with Queen Bed & Views of Lake Shelby

                    Guest Room with Queen Bed & Views of Lake Shelby

                  • Children's Bunk Room with two twin beds TV/DVD

                    Children's Bunk Room with two twin beds TV/DVD

                  • Fully Stocked Kitchen

                    Fully Stocked Kitchen

                  • Soaring views in every direction!

                    Soaring views in every direction!

                  • Zero Entry Fountain Pool

                    Zero Entry Fountain Pool

                  • Dine by the Sea!

                    Dine by the Sea!

                  • Master Bed Room King Size Bed

                    Master Bed Room King Size Bed

                  • Corner Jacuzzi Garden Tub in Master Bath

                    Corner Jacuzzi Garden Tub in Master Bath

                  • Guest Bath

                    Guest Bath

                  • Dining for up to nine guests

                    Dining for up to nine guests

                  • Sofa Converts to a Queen Bed

                    Sofa Converts to a Queen Bed

                  VRBO #229060

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                  This listing was first published here in 2009.

                  Date last modified - Sunday, June 22, 2014

                  $139 - $282 per night (USD)

                  2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 8

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                  Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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