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Aquavista 4 BR Gorgeous Beachhouse W/Pool Now Reserving Fall and 2016!!

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Left Side is Aqua Vista sits on Beach facing ocean w/covered parking under home

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Last updated: 07/20/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

We are family friendly and offer free WiFi, cable with movie channels, infant and toddler furnishings, and beach toys and chairs at no additional cost.

Walk out your deck door onto the beach and down to the ocean. This 4 bedroom 3.5 bath home sits directly facing the Gulf of Mexico on the beach. The home is located on the sandy beach and sits gulf front with unobstructed view of ocean and beach.

This spacious 2,500 sq ft duplex home was completely renovated recently and is an immaculately kept property. All 4 bedrooms have a flat screen TV, the den HD flat screen is 52', and there are 3 dvd players, plus a state of the art stereo system which pipes music to balcony areas, master bedroom, and den. You won't be disappointed in the deluxe accommodations, as the furnishings and decor are fun, 'beachy', comfortable, and the art unique.

Set in a small duplex community, Aqua Vista offers opportunities to relax to the sounds of the ocean waves brushing against the beach and the softly billowing sea oats on the dunes, to explore the beauty of the animal and sea life residing in their natural habitat, and to sunbathe on private decks and an almost private beach.

The generous floor plan provides ample space to spread out and enjoy fun times with family or friends or private moments with someone special. Two balconies provide panoramic ocean views and large seating areas. The huge, beachfront master bedroom has a writing/computer desk, a reading nook, and a private balcony. The gourmet kitchen is fully equipped with stainless appliances and granite counter tops. Free WiFi and cable with movie channels are provided.

The pool is large and is only shared with one other duplex building! With all of these amenities, you should have a memorable vacation.

So, skip the elevators, the crowded beaches, the noisy breezeways and indulge yourself and your family in a unique beach get-a-way vacation at Aqua Vista.
Relax and enjoy your stay and, thanks, in advance, for treating our “home” with respect and care so we may all enjoy it for many years.


P.S. We are individually owned and managed: no rental company; no 'hidden costs'. Owner lives in nearby Gulf Shores, so you have fast and convenient service when needed.
You pay $500 security deposit (refundable), the advertised weekly or nightly rental fee, plus 11% tax and $180 cleaning fee...you don't pay a per bedroom/bathroom cleaning fee or insurance fee for this property. Rates based on 10 occupancy.

GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR LARGE GROUPS and WEDDINGS! Teaming up with the adjacent 4 bedroom Sandbox duplex unit VRBO #432115 enables rental guests to secure one or both sides of the building for large group rental so we can accommodate your wedding, reunion or family groups and sleep approx. 10 per side. CALL ME IF INTERESTED IN ONE OR BOTH SIDES.



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Property Type

  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Reservations made by 25+ year old credit card holder staying in home. This person responsible for ALL guests and damages. We do not rent to vacationing students without parent or guardian staying on property....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    have children's books and games and child friendly furnishings...moreless

  • Limited Accessibility:

    There is no elevator, however, stairs inside and outside provide rails for easier access and the entire first floor is tile...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    NO SMOKING in home or near doorways. Smoke on beach and discard tobacco products in a responsible manner....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 9-11

  • Bedroom 2 second floor: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 1 main floor: 1 king

    large walk in closet...moreless

  • Bedroom 4 master suite: 1 king

    large walk in closet and attached deck facing ocean...moreless

  • Bedroom 3 full/ twin/ trundle: 1 bunk bed

    This bedroom sleeps 4 children or 2- 3 adults...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s): 1 sleep sofa /futon

    queen sleeper sofa in den...moreless

  • King size beds (3) home has 3 king beds; (1) Double Beds with a twin bunk on top of it and a pull out trundle underneath;(1) Baby Crib; (2) pack and plays are available in home and a baby gate to limit access to stairway; (1) Queen sleeper sofa in den...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    private bath with large vanity located on first floor...moreless

  • Bathroom .5: toilet

    half bath located on first floor adjacent to den...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    located on second floor adjacent to bunk bedroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, tub, shower

    Master w/ double sink, garden tub, shower, closet, 2nd floor...moreless

  • 3 full baths and a powder bath. Full baths have hair dryers and lots of large fluffy towels. 1 bar soap in each provided ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • This home has a large storage area located under home with beach chairs, assorted floats, beach and pool items for guests to use. Have infant/toddler beds, chairs, utensils, etc. Just request! Nice wet bar with bar accessories and assortment of beverage glasses. Convenient half bath/powder room on first floor. Covered parking breezeway for 4 vehicles and additional parking on property....moreless

Entertainment

  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (5) some movie channels provided by cable...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    5 flat screen tv s ...moreless

  • Toys:

    Beach toys and puzzles...moreless

  • Video Library:

    some videos, family board games, and books available for use...moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    This home is on the beach with a sandy walkway over small dune to ocean...moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    This home faces the ocean and there are no other properties between home and the ocean....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Eat in bar seats 4. Outside table for dining on deck...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    two units...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    large capacity in the unit laundry room...moreless

  • Covered Parking:

    2 bay areas provide parking under cover for 3 vehicles. Additional parking behind home...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Two units...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    all bed linens and towels. some beach towels...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Large family room with ample seating and wet bar...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    we have parking under the home and a large parking area behind home for use by two duplex buildings...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    a small boat may be parked behind home with permission from owner...moreless

  • Telephone:

    An emergency phone for 911 calls only is located under the home on east parking bay...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    our guests love our plush towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    large capacity in the unit laundry room...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    WiFi and PC connection...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    standard coffee maker with filters...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    shrimp pots, various serving trays, numerous utensils for serving and cooking...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Service for 20...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Stainless...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Stainless automatic ice maker and filtered water in refrigerator...moreless

  • Stove:

    Stainless...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    first and second floor balconies furnished with tables and chairs for eating and lounging...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Lower patio area is covered and has large storage room with some beach items, 8 - 10 beach chairs, floats, beach toys...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    stainless charcoal grill stationary: located under cover under home...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    The pool is a sports pool with step entry 3-5 feet. It is not heated. Has ample seating with tables and umbrellas....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
May 23 - Aug 8, 2015
7 night min stay

$4,900
late summer
Aug 9 - Sep 12, 2015
3 night min stay
$520
$3,300
Fall
Sep 13 - Oct 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$475
$2,800
late fall
Nov 1 - Jan 2, 2016
3 night min stay
$375
$1,950
Winter
Jan 3 - Mar 4, 2016
3 night min stay
$350
$1,875
spring
Mar 5 - Apr 8, 2016
3 night min stay
$500
$3,000
late spring
Apr 9 - May 20, 2016
3 night min stay
$530
$3,300
early summer
May 21 - May 27, 2016
4 night min stay
$600
$4,200

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • cleaning $180 + tax
  • Tax Rate 11%

Notes:

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed with deposit and rental agreement. Add 5% to total for Pay Pal and credit card payments. Special events and holidays may require additional deposit and or additional minimum night's stay. Labor Day, Thanksgiving, New Year's Eve, Shrimp Festival (in October) and Hang Out Music Festival (in May) minimum night's stay is 4 nights.

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed with deposit and rental agreement. Owners prefer payment by check. Add 5% to total when paying by credit card through Pay Pal.


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Last updated: 07/20/2015
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Location

25 Miles
Nearest Airport
Pensacola
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Live Bait
25 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Fort Morgan to Dauphin Island
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Numerous courses
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Gulf Shores Parkway Hwy 59
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Wintzells

Car: Necessary

Mobile Exploreum, Battleship Alabama, Bellengrath Gardens, Pensacola Naval Air Museum, Dauphin Island Sea Lab, Mobile Ferry, Honours Golf courses, churches, Wharf and Foley Outlet Shopping, numerous restaurants

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2002

About the owner: We enjoy weekend get-a-ways with family and friends at the beach. Our family loves to come down for holidays, special events and summer vacation. We live in nearby Gulf Shores area and are available for assistance as needed.

Why the Owner Chose Homes, Single Family:
Our family has always enjoyed the beach experience. After renting condos for many years, we decided to purchase the duplex because it offered a more private beach and larger spaces than a condo. Hurricane Ivan almost destroyed our special place, but we finally rebuilt it. Much 'heart' has been given to make this a dream vacation get-a-way for guests, family and friends.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We like to spend time reading, sunbathing, fishing, shelling, and relaxing. Our entire family is intrigued by the nesting sea turtles and we volunteer for the Share the Beach program during nesting and hatching seasons from May - October. We also love to entertain friends for cookouts, football games, and card nights. Golfing, shopping at Foley Outlets, and exploring the coastal area are some of our favorite pastimes. There are numerous restaurants within 5 - 15 minutes. We especially enjoy dining and music nights at Cobalt, Cosmo's, Tacky Jack's, Wolfe Bay, and Shipp's Harbor Grille at Sportsman's Marina. Franco's Italian has wonderful dishes too. Our children and grandchildren enjoy Lulu's and the Hangout in nearby Gulf Shores. They also like to play at the arcades and visit the mini golf courses at Adventure Island in Orange Beach and Pirates Island in Gulf Shores. They also like driving bumper boats and fast racers at 'The Track'.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Left Side is Aqua Vista sits on Beach facing ocean w/covered parking under home

    Left Side is Aqua Vista sits on Beach facing ocean w/covered parking under home

  • Gourmet kitchen w/granite, eat in bar seats 4, stainless appliances, pantry

    Gourmet kitchen w/granite, eat in bar seats 4, stainless appliances, pantry

  • Den on 1st floor with flat screen, dvd, surround music system, wet bar, sofabed

    Den on 1st floor with flat screen, dvd, surround music system, wet bar, sofabed

  • Sandals: Spacious first floor King bedroom suite with tv/dvd/ and private bath

    Sandals: Spacious first floor King bedroom suite with tv/dvd/ and private bath

  • laundry room with adjacent half bath on first floor, convenient to den and deck

    laundry room with adjacent half bath on first floor, convenient to den and deck

  • seating on large first floor deck adjacent to den overlooking beach

    seating on large first floor deck adjacent to den overlooking beach

  • Mermaid: full bed with twin bunk on top and pull out twin sized trundle sleeps 4

    Mermaid: full bed with twin bunk on top and pull out twin sized trundle sleeps 4

  • King bedroom on 2nd floor with flatscreen tv Shares full bath w bunk bedroom

    King bedroom on 2nd floor with flatscreen tv Shares full bath w bunk bedroom

  • Reading nook in master suite adjacent to private bath and deck flat screen/dvd

    Reading nook in master suite adjacent to private bath and deck flat screen/dvd

  • View from private deck adjacent to master bedroom suite: watch dolphins play!

    View from private deck adjacent to master bedroom suite: watch dolphins play!

  • Just steps away from the home sun and swim

    Just steps away from the home sun and swim

  • Catch a wave or catch your dinner right out in front of your home on the beach!

    Catch a wave or catch your dinner right out in front of your home on the beach!

  • WELCOME to Aqua Vista:Entry from parking bay under home other entry is beachside

    WELCOME to Aqua Vista:Entry from parking bay under home other entry is beachside

  • Dining room- seats 8 adjacent to kitchen, den, walk out to beachfront deck

    Dining room- seats 8 adjacent to kitchen, den, walk out to beachfront deck

  • View from stairway den, dining, kitchen bar

    View from stairway den, dining, kitchen bar

  • Private full bath w tub/shower nice vanity  first floor King bedroom suite

    Private full bath w tub/shower nice vanity first floor King bedroom suite

  • view of first floor deck beach side, steps lead to sand, beach and parking under

    view of first floor deck beach side, steps lead to sand, beach and parking under

  • 2nd floor bedroom w/ flat screen tv/dvd  sleeps adults or children, shared bath

    2nd floor bedroom w/ flat screen tv/dvd sleeps adults or children, shared bath

  • Shared full bath adjacent to Mermaid bedroom/ hall or mermaid bedroom entry

    Shared full bath adjacent to Mermaid bedroom/ hall or mermaid bedroom entry

  • Master Bedroom suite 2nd floor w/private bath,   has private beachfront deck

    Master Bedroom suite 2nd floor w/private bath, has private beachfront deck

  • large Master bath in suite w/ garden tub, walk in shower, dual sink vanity

    large Master bath in suite w/ garden tub, walk in shower, dual sink vanity

  • 16x32 sports pool with 25'decking, lounge furniture and tables w umbrellas

    16x32 sports pool with 25'decking, lounge furniture and tables w umbrellas

  • Bride and groom dance at reception. Photo taken from balcony toward water

    Bride and groom dance at reception. Photo taken from balcony toward water

  • The end of a perfect day on the deck at Aqua Vista, Orange Beach. Any questions?

    The end of a perfect day on the deck at Aqua Vista, Orange Beach. Any questions?

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Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 07/20/2015
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