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View of the river side of the house from the dock

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Last updated: 07/09/2014
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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Ono Island house description

Nanseas is located on Ono Island, a private gated Island with 24/7 security in Orange Beach, Alabama. It is a true vacation paradise.

Our waterfront home is a comfortable high ranch-style structure. It has a covered carport for two vehicles and ample space for more. The carport opens directly to the ground-floor level, which is used primarily for owners' storage. The house features a convenient elevator to the second story just inside the double-wide carport doors-perfect for disabled persons or for simply hauling up groceries.

The living area is located on the second story, which affords a commanding view of Old River and a distant view of the Gulf of Mexico from every room. A deck nearly 90 feet long and 10 feet wide spans the entire front of the house. The middle section of the deck, accessed from sliding doors in the living room, is a roomy screened porch, with comfortable rattan-style furniture, including a two-seat swing. A patio door in the master bedroom leads to a second section of the deck, and sliders in the second and third bedrooms lead to the deck, as well.

A wooden walkway leads from the deck to a large, covered dock that sits some 40 feet off shore and a boat slip that can accommodate up to a 30' boat. The dock, from which countless fish have been caught over the years, is equipped with electricity, 2 water spigots and two bench-type seats. (Please note that there are about 20 steps in a gradual decline of the walkway from the deck to the dock.)

The sandy grounds have been left largely in their natural state, with scores of bushy water oaks serving as habitat for birds and other wildlife. Our yard is frequently visited by ospreys, and you'll likely enjoy the close-quarters company of many other critters, including pelicans, herons and various shorebirds. The back lot is dotted with small evergreen and a sparse row of pines line the water's edge-sparse thanks to Hurricane Ivan.

The entire living area features low-maintenance, durable and cool laminate flooring. The bathrooms and downstairs are tile. The living room, which features a brick fireplace and a cathedral ceiling, has ample comfortable seating, including a sleeper-sofa, a loveseat and a pair of Queen Anne-style recliners. The water-facing wall of the living room is nearly all glass-a 20-foot wide 7-foot tall frame for your water view. The dining room table can seat eight, and a 15-foot, L-shaped island that sets the kitchen apart from the living room has additional seating on four stools.

The second story features two full bathrooms-one in the master suite, and another conveniently located between the second and third bedrooms. A half bath is located on the ground floor.

The kitchen has a four-burner electric stove and oven, a microwave, a large refrigerator with an icemaker and a dishwasher. We have equipped the kitchen to accommodate big families, including a complete 12-piece set of dishes and flatware and ample cold-drink cups and cocktail glasses. We've also done our best to equip Nanseas with pots, pans, casserole dishes, strainers and all the utensils, gadgets and miscellaneous accessories often found lacking in rental houses. The kitchen and the rest of the house feature ample storage cabinets and closets, including walk-ins in the master suite and east bedroom.

The house features a very large laundry room with a built-in ironing board with iron, washer and dryer. The home features central air-conditioning, of course, although if you're like us you'll spend much of your time out on the screen porch, admiring the water, flora and fauna.

Ono Island is a very active outdoors community. Paved sidewalks are perfect for jogging, walking and bicycling. Renters at Nanseas also have no-cost access to tennis courts and a playground. The house has plenty of storage room on the ground floor for bicycles and beach gear.

As you may know or will see if you visit, Ono Island features a number of very extravagant homes. Nanseas is not the fanciest house on Ono, but we hope you will find - as we do - that it is the most comfortable.

Keywords: Beach House, Waterfront, Ono Island, Golf, Fishing

Property Type

  • House
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Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            We do not rent to students or singles under 25 years of age unless accompanied by an adult guardian or parent....moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            Dogs are permitted in our home with prior approval....moreless

          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            With limitations...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Children Welcome

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

          • Bedroom 1

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          • Bedroom 2

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          • Bedroom 3

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          • Convertible bed(s)

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          • King size beds (2) King beds located in the master bedroom and the second bedroom, Twin or Single Beds (2) Twin beds are located in the 3rd bedroom, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) The sofa in the living room converts to a queen size bed....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            The kitchen is separated from the rest of the great room by a 15 ft L-shaped island which accommodates food prep, buffet, or just a place for people to hang out and visit...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            8...moreless

          • Ice Maker
          • Stove
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Refrigerator
          • Dishwasher
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Microwave
          • Seating for 8 people

          Amenities

          • Covered Parking:

            A lattice enclosed carport leads to the downstairs entrance where you can confidantly unload into the elevator that will carry everything upstairs....moreless

          • Wood Fireplace
          • Parking Off Street
          • Air Conditioning
          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
          • Washing Machine
          • Linens Provided
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board
          • Heating
          • Towels Provided
          • Clothes Dryer

          Other Amenities

              • (2) Hair Dryers, Built-in Ironing Board with Iron, 80 gal Hot Water Heater, Lighted Pier/Boat Dock with water and electricity, two crab traps...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Television:

                There are a total of 4 TV's in the house. One in each bedroom and one in the great room...moreless

              • DVD Player:

                (3)...moreless

              • Books
              • Stereo

              Communications

              • Free Long Distance:

                Free Long Distance in the United States...moreless

              • Wireless Internet:

                Security code provided before check-in...moreless

              • Telephone

              Pool & Spa

                  • Communal Pool:

                    We are a member of the recreational facility on Ono and our guests are welcome to enjoy the indoor and outdoor pool, tennis courts, basketball courts and fitness center. Maximum of 6 guest allowed....moreless

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Lanai / Gazebo:

                    The Screened Porch offers protection from the elements, and is complete with ceiling fan, swing, chairs and table...moreless

                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Location & View

                      • Waterfront:

                        The house sits directly on Old River, a beautiful river that separates Ono Island from Perdido Key and the Gulf of Mexico...moreless

                      Activities

                      • Restaurants
                      • Medical Services
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Hot Air Ballooning
                      • Fishing
                      • Cycling
                      • Surfing
                      • Tennis
                      • Parasailing
                      • Hospital
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Swimming
                      • Sailing
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Pier Fishing
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Sound/Bay Fishing
                      • Surf Fishing
                      • Skiing
                      • Golf
                      • Groceries
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Cinemas
                      • Theme Parks
                      • Museums
                      • Zoo
                      • Churches
                      • Marina
                      • Recreation Center
                      • Water Parks
                      • Live Theater
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Outlet Shopping
                      • Walking
                      • Shopping
                      • Shelling
                      • Antiquing
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Boating
                      • Miniature Golf
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Jet Skiing
                       

                      Reviews

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                      Mar 01-May 31 .. $284/night .. $1704/week
                      Jun 01-Aug 31 .. $358/night .. $2148/week
                      Sep 01-Oct 31 .. $258/night .. $1548/week .. $2781.00/month
                      Nov 01-Feb 28 .. $237/night .. $1422/week .. $2246.00/month
                      There is a 7 night minimum on rentals and a re-fundable damage
                      deposit of $255.
                      Rates do not include the cleaning fee or taxes.
                      

                      Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 07/09/2014
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                      Location

                      Nanseas is located on Ono Island a private, gated Island with 24/7 security. There is a boat Launch and pedestrian/bike lane on the Island. Our pier offers great fishing and there are crab traps for your use. We are a member of the recreational facility on Ono and our guests are welcome to enjoy the indoor or outdoor pools, tennis courts, basketball courts and fitness center.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1981

                      About the owner: A love story: It began on March 21, 1948, the day my parents married. Their deep love, not only for each other, but for Pleasure Island and the Gulf of Mexico, started a dream. As the years went by children came along and the love for our beautiful coast was instilled in us. We enjoyed endless summers of swimming, boating, fishing and laughing, memories we will cherish forever. In 1976 Mom and Dad bought the lot where their beloved home now stands. More years and wonderful summers passed, my sister got married and was blessed with a beautiful little girl, and the cycle of love started over again. After 30 years of service to our country, Daddy retired in December 1981, and the dream my parents held on to over all those many years became a reality when their retirement home on Ono Island was completed in 1982. Daddy, Mom and my Sister have passed on to be with other family and friends, so my niece and I now own the family home. We are both named Nancy, so Nanseas was born with the same love that has always been a part of this home. We hope you enjoy the same endless summers or winters that our family has been blessed with.


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                      Photos

                      • View of the river side of the house from the dock

                        View of the river side of the house from the dock

                      • The road side of the house

                        The road side of the house

                      • The great room: Living room, Dining room and Kitchen, great for conversations

                        The great room: Living room, Dining room and Kitchen, great for conversations

                      • View from kitchen into living room

                        View from kitchen into living room

                      • Master bedroom sitting area

                        Master bedroom sitting area

                      • View of Old River and the Gulf from the second bedroom

                        View of Old River and the Gulf from the second bedroom

                      • View of Old River and Gulf from the third bedroom

                        View of Old River and Gulf from the third bedroom

                      • View of the pier and dock from the large deck

                        View of the pier and dock from the large deck

                      • Coming up the drive, the house can hardly be seen from the road

                        Coming up the drive, the house can hardly be seen from the road

                      • Living room area of the great room

                        Living room area of the great room

                      • Spacious kitchen with everything you need

                        Spacious kitchen with everything you need

                      • Master bedroom with view of Old River and the Gulf

                        Master bedroom with view of Old River and the Gulf

                      • King size bed in the second bedroom

                        King size bed in the second bedroom

                      • Twin beds occupy the third bedroom

                        Twin beds occupy the third bedroom

                      • The screen porch is off the great room

                        The screen porch is off the great room

                      • View of Old River and the Gulf from the deck

                        View of Old River and the Gulf from the deck

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                      3 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
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