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Snow Birds Wanted! 1,350/Mth -Bottom Floor Condo W/Gulf View!

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View from the boardwalk. Our unit is the one with 3 lounge chairs in front of it


Last updated: 12/04/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Dauphin Island condo description

Beautifully decorated, 2 bedroom / 2 bath, bottom floor condo located in the center of non-commercial Dauphin Island, Alabama. Steps from the pool. Enjoy the white sand beaches and beautiful Gulf of Mexico without the hussle and bustle or high cost of commercial beach locations. Perfect for quiet get-a-ways with the family.

Unlike other condos in the area, ours is on the first floor where parking is at the front door - no stairs or elevators. The back door opens up to one of the two pools (condo has a heated and an unheated pool), - making it the perfect unit for a family with small children who need to be supervised while swimming...right from the patio! It's also great for mature couples who do not want to go up and down floors to get to the pool. But don't think you won't have an ocean view..... even on the bottom floor, you can view the Gulf from the patio!

Also making it the perfect family unit is a 'Bunk Room' - that can sleep up to 5 kids comfortably! Don't forget the pull-out couch in the living area for any 'extras'....

The master bedroom has a king size bed and the master bath has a jaccuzi tub. All rooms have TVs, DVD players and VCR's. Plenty of board games, poker chips and cards and I-Pod player for entertainment for all ages.

Our condominium complex is the farthest from the public beach and there is empty beach for 1/4 mile to the West so it is the least crowded condo on the beach. With two pools, we also have the luxury of 'spreading out' when lounging poolside - so you won't feel crowded or have to fight for pool chairs.

Spend an afternoon sitting on the beach or fill your days/evenings with endless walks on Sand Island. Every day you will experience a magnificent sunset from the beach or from the boardwalk.

If you want to get away from the peace and serenity of the Island, it is only a 30 minute drive to historic Mobile, Alabama or a 45 minute ferry ride across Mobile Bay to Gulf Shores, Alabama for endless entertainment and shopping. Golf courses are available just north of the Island.

If you are unable to preview the video of our unit on this web site, i will be happy to email you a link to it. It is worth viewing!

Keywords: # 110 at The Inn at Dauphin Island. Quiet, Uncrowded, Beachfront, condo, bottom floor unit, perfect for families with children.


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Property Type

  • 4 story
  • Condo
  • On floor 1
  • Elevator : No stairs or elevators necessary

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Must be 21 - not available for college student on spring break....moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            Bunk room can sleep 5 kids... two pools.... lots of board games!...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Outdoor smoking only...moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            No stairs in or out of any doors. Small ridge on sliding glass doors to patio....moreless

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

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • Front door parking! Laid back environment with no crowds.


              • CD Player
              • DVD Player:

                DVD player in each room...moreless

              • Games:

                Board games for various ages, playing cards and poker chips ...moreless

              • VCR
              • Video Game Console:

                No game console - but bring your system and hook up to any of the three t.v.s. ...moreless


                  • Restaurants

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Boating
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping

                  Location Type

                  • Beach View
                  • Beachfront:

                    20 yards from the white sand beaches and 75 yards to the waters of the beautiful Gulf of Mexico....moreless

                  • Ocean View
                  • Oceanfront
                  • Water View

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Parasailing
                  • Sailing
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Wind-Surfing


                  • Dining:

                    6 seated table plus 3 bar stools at bar next to table...moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people


                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Elevator:

                    No stairs or elevators necessary...moreless

                  • Heating
                  • Internet
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Parking:

                    Free parking directly outside front door...moreless

                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet:

                    Free WiFi...moreless


                  • Coffee Maker:

                    Coffee filters provided...moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    Stainless Steel Appliances...moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Pantry Items:

                    Salt and pepper usually available. No other food items provided. Minimal cleaning supplies sometimes available....moreless

                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster


                  • Bicycles:

                    Bicycle rentals across the street...moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Patio with automatic locking gate for the security of the little ones - just steps from the pools!...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Electric grill in patio area with communal charcoal grill available on pool deck...moreless

                  Payment Type

                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Communal Pool:

                    Two pools located just outside the patio. One is heated....moreless

                  • Heated Pool


                  Write a review 4.9
                  from 24 traveler reviews
                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Snow Bird Pricing
                  Dec 1 - Feb 27, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $875 $1,350
                  Feb 28 - May 22, 2015
                  5 night min stay
                  May 23 - Sep 1, 2015
                  5 night min stay
                  My Standard Rate
                  3 night min stay
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • Cleaning $85 + tax
                  • Tax Rate 11%


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                  Last updated: 12/04/2014
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                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
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                  45 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Mobile Regional Airport
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Mobile Bay Ferry
                  25 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Interstate 65

                  Bird Sanctuary, Dauphin Island Sea Lab (a must for all ages), Historic Civil War Fort (Ft. Gaines), Skateboarding park, Public beaches with water rentals available.

                  30 minute drive to historic Mobile where you'll find Bellingrath Gardens, The U.S.S. Alabama Battleship, Historic Downtown Mobile.

                  45 minute ferry ride across Mobile Bay to historic Fort Morgan and Gulf Shores where you'll find outlet shopping, water parks, go cart parks and plenty of restaurants and souvenier shops.


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2003

                  About the owner: We are a family of four who live in Mobile, Alabama. We love Dauphin Island!! We stay there once a month in the summer and a few other times during the year - when it is not rented. We take pride in it as our second home and hope our renters will look at it as their 'home away from home' too! It is a safe community where our teenage kids can 'roam the Island' with their friends and stay out of trouble!

                  Why the Owner Chose Dauphin Island:
                  My family rented this unit with some friends when my husband returned from a tour of duty in Kuwait in 2003. The condo was less than a year old. We loved it and bought it the next month.... We have survived two major hurricanes since then... Ivan (2004) and Katrina (2005)... both required total redecorating of the bottom floor units due to flooding.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
                  The beach is right in front of our condo...easy walk and even in the summer, the beaches and pool areas are not crowded and are quiet. Some condo properties are close to the public beaches and they tend to be more crowded on the beaches. Our condo has empty beach to the West with no public access or other condominiums.

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                  Speaks: english

                  Guestbook comments from the owner

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                  • View from the boardwalk. Our unit is the one with 3 lounge chairs in front of it

                    View from the boardwalk. Our unit is the one with 3 lounge chairs in front of it

                  • View of both pools

                    View of both pools

                  • View of pools, boardwalk and the Gulf from patio

                    View of pools, boardwalk and the Gulf from patio

                  • Kitchen


                  • Living area

                    Living area

                  • Master bedroom at night

                    Master bedroom at night

                  • The Inn's pet Heron that hangs out at the pool.

                    The Inn's pet Heron that hangs out at the pool.

                  • The Gulf

                    The Gulf

                  • Watch the kids swim as you sit on the Patio. See the Gulf?

                    Watch the kids swim as you sit on the Patio. See the Gulf?

                  • Miles of beautiful white beaches to walk without crowds

                    Miles of beautiful white beaches to walk without crowds

                  • View from the patio of our condo

                    View from the patio of our condo

                  • View of the Gulf from the boardwalk

                    View of the Gulf from the boardwalk

                  • Dining area and kitchen

                    Dining area and kitchen

                  • Master Bedroom during day

                    Master Bedroom during day

                  • Bunk room

                    Bunk room

                  • The Gulf of Mexico

                    The Gulf of Mexico

                  • Snowbirds fishing in January

                    Snowbirds fishing in January

                  • Pool and grill area

                    Pool and grill area

                  VRBO #391668

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                  This listing was first published here in 2011.

                  Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

                  $125 - $245 per night (USD)

                  2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 8

                  View calendar: Updated 12/04/14
                  Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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                  Member since: 2011
                  Speaks: english
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