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Shoalwater 302 -Popular Unit!!**Prime Location!**Gulf Front* Free Netflix!

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Last updated: 08/13/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Shoalwater condo description

Our unit is updated with granite counter tops throughout. Quality bedding and linens are provided and updated regularly. The common areas and baths have ceramic tile floors, and bedrooms have the comfort of carpet. Unit 302 is direct gulf front, and being a 3rd floor unit makes it easy for those that don't like elevators to walk the stairs to the room. It is directly above the pool making it convenient to sit in the comfort of the wrap-around balcony and watch the kiddos playing at the pool. From the balcony it is easy to communicate with family and friends at the pool, but high enough to be quiet and private. Shoalwater is unique in that the building and units are staggered to allow a panoramic view of the ocean. This eliminates the 'tunnel view' that is common on most balconies. Shoalwater is a low-occupancy building (only 72 units - minimizes beach or pool crowding, ) and is located just steps away from the most beautiful gulf beach! When taking kids or loads to the beach, you will love being so close.

When it comes to providing good customer service and a quality vacation home for our guests, we do our best to provide the best! Our goal is for our guests to consider Shoalwater 302 one of the best-in-class, and to make it their go-to vacation home year-after-year.

We offer some owner-provided amenities not typically found in comparable rental units, such as:
* Free Netflix on LR TV
* HD cable box for LR TV -provides High Definition channels in addition to the standard cable that is typically provided.
* Extra amenities throughout that make a vacation condo feel like home.

Some Shoalwater unit 302 specifics are listed below:
Bedrooms:
Master BR: King-size bed
2nd BR: Queen-size bed
3rd BR: Two twin size beds
As of 2013-2014-- all new mattresses!

Baths:
Master bath: Full bath with large closet that is great for conveniently storing clothes and other personal items. The master bath shower is equipped with a hand-held sprayer.
2nd Bath: Full bath with large closet for storing clothes and personal items.

Living room:
LR is furnished with two swivel gliders, a chair and ottoman, and a sleeper sofa (linens provided.)

Televisions:
LR has Smart HD TV with HD cable box that provides HD channels in addition to the standard cable typically furnished. Plus free Netflix on this TV!

Bedroom TVs:
All three BRs have HD flat screen TVs.

Dining:
Dining table seats 6 with 2 additional seats at the bar, plus a table and 4 chairs are located on the balcony for outdoor dining.

Kitchen:
Cooking utensils and large and small appliances are provided: Full size refrigerator with ice maker; Full size dishwasher; Full size stove/oven; Microwave; Garbage disposal.

Other indoor features:
There are two DVD players, and board games provided for family entertainment.
Free Wi-Fi!
Free NETFLIX!
Free HD cable - compliments of the owner!
Telephone for local calls only
Full size washer/dryer
Two elevators and covered entrance for loading/unloading.

Pools and fitness:
Indoor Heated Pool
Sauna, Hot Tub, and Exercise Facility located in the indoor pool area.
Awesome outdoor pool/deck area
Kiddie pool

Outdoor amenities:
BBQ grill on the west end of the parking area
Direct gulf view from the large covered private balcony
Kid friendly
Newly renovated lighted tennis courts
Beach chairs and umbrellas available for rent

Balcony:
Large wrap-around covered balcony staggered to provide panoramic views of the beautiful beach. A table and four over-sized chairs provide comfortable seating.

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 3
  • Elevator : Two elevators

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            25 years old. To maintain a family atmosphere, we rent to adults and families only- no chaperoned events. ...moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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          • Master BR: Gulf front master BR has king bed with comfortable Jamison mattress (new in 2014) and private opening to balcony. Ceiling fan, flat screen HD TV, clock, large closet and high quality bedding. Private en-suite master bath. BR 2: Queen bed with (new in 2013) Jamison mattress, high quality bedding, ceiling fan, clock, and flat screen HD TV. BR 3: 2 twin/single beds with new (2013) mattresses, ceiling fan, flat screen HD TV and DVD player. Sleeper sofa: Queen size sleeper sofa with pillows and linens provided. ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Large closet in bath with plenty of towels and wash cloths....moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Large linen closet. Generous linen supply....moreless

          • Both baths are stocked with quality linens. Hair dryers are furnished. ...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining:

            Table accommodates 6 plus 2 additional barstools. The covered balcony has a table and 4 chairs - great for accommodating children, damp swimsuits, and those that love dining to the tune of the ocean....moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Both glass and plastic dishes and glassware are provided. Fully stocked kitchen. Cooking utensils, pots/pan, crock pot, stock pot, and flatware are supplied. ...moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            Refrigerator with ice maker and two ice storage bins (store the existing ice in one bin for using in coolers & make fresh for personal use). ...moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Open living/dining area. Dining area seats 6 at the table and 2 at the bar. Dish towels, paper towels, and dish cloths are provided....moreless

          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Ice Maker
          • Seating for 8 people

          Amenities

          • Living Room:

            Two swivel glider rockers, a sleeper sofa, and chair with ottoman provide comfortable seating. ...moreless

          • Fitness Room / Equipment:

            Sauna and fitness room are housed in the building with the indoor pool and hot tub. ...moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            High quality linens are provided throughout - not the standard hotel quality. ...moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            A generous supply of towels and wash cloths are provided. ...moreless

          • Heating
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board

          Other Amenities

              • Condition of amenities and in-room appliances are a top priority, but can't be guaranteed 100% of the time. Reported break-downs will be repaired as soon as possible. We are totally committed to providing a clean, comfortable, top-notch home-away-from-home for our guests! Our goal is for our guests to be greeted with a beautiful place to relax while enjoying their beach vacation. Thanks for considering our home-away-from-home for your vacation stay. Fun times with family and friends are a treasure. Memories = priceless!...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                There are books in the unit that are left by guests to share. Got a book? Leave a book. Need a book? Take a book! ...moreless

              • Television:

                47-inch flat screen HD TV with Free Netflix in living room and flat screen HD TVs in all three bedrooms. ...moreless

              Communications

              • Telephone:

                Telephone provided for local calls only....moreless

              Pool & Spa

              • Communal Pool:

                Awesome, open outdoor pool area - one of the best! Large deck area only steps from the beach! Separate kiddie pool. ...moreless

              • Private Pool:

                Private outdoor community pool with splash pad/sunning deck for Shoalwater guests....moreless

              • Hot Tub:

                Hot tub (jacuzzi) located in the building with the indoor / heated pool. ...moreless

              • Sauna:

                Sauna located inside the indoor pool/hot tub building. ...moreless

              • Indoor Pool
              • Heated Pool

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio:

                The best balcony at the beach! Large wrap-around tiled balcony opened on the recessed east end with louvers that promote privacy and openness, while allowing a gorgeous panoramic view of the beach!...moreless

              • Balcony:

                Once you sit on this *Gulf Front* east-view balcony, you will never want another! The views are fabulous and you feel like you are sitting right on the beach or at the pool....moreless

              • Boat:

                Charter boats available at the local marinas - just minutes from Shoalwater....moreless

              • Golf:

                Premier golf courses located within a few miles of Shoalwater. ...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Charcoal grill located at the west end of the building ...moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                Rentals are available onsite during peak season, ...moreless

              • Tennis

              Theme

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

              Location & View

              • Beachfront
              • Beach View
              • Oceanfront
              • Ocean View

              Activities

              • Churches
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services
              • Fitness Center
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Roller Blading
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Golf
              • Tennis
              • Kayaking
              • Sailing
              • Water Skiing
              • Parasailing
              • Jet Skiing
              • Swimming
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Surfing
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Cycling
              • Skiing
              • Laundromat
              • Hiking
              • Hospital
              • ATM/Bank
              • Marina
              • Playground
              • Synagogues
              • Water Parks
              • Theme Parks
              • Restaurants
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Cinemas
              • Museums
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Boating
              • Shelling
              • Antiquing
              • Miniature Golf
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Groceries
              • Fishing
               

              Reviews

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Summer 2
              Aug 7 - Aug 22, 2014
              3 night min stay
              $300
              $1,800
              Late summer
              Aug 23 - Sep 7, 2014
              3 night min stay
              $250
              $1,500
              Fall
              Sep 8 - Oct 31, 2014
              3 night min stay
              $230
              $1,380
              Winter
              Nov 1 - Mar 6, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $165
              $990
              Spring
              Mar 7 - May 15, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $250
              $1,500
              Early Summer
              May 16 - Jun 19, 2015
              4 night min stay
              $300
              $1,800
              Peak Summer
              Jun 20 - Jul 31, 2015
              4 night min stay
              $335
              $1,990

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Departure Cleaning $130 + tax
              • Tax Rate 11%

              Notes:

              No Monthly Rentals. Additional $130 cleaning fee and 11% tax.

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              Location

              30 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Pensacola Airport
              30 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              Ft. Morgan
              30 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              I-10
              Shoalwater
              Nearest Beach
              Shoalwater
              0.1 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Bubbas
              2 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Orange Beach Golf
              0.1 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Bubbas

              Car: Recommended

              Shoalwater is in the perfect location: just a few blocks from the popular supermarkets and pharmacies. It is also convenient to Yogurt Plus located in the WalMart Market shopping center! Adventure Island is across the street and provides entertainment for all ages: Arcades, go-kart tracks, miniature golf, laser tag, and more. Try out the new ZIPLINES conveniently located between Gulf Shores and Orange Beach! The Holiday Inn Express is next door to Shoalwater and it has an outdoor snack bar with hot dogs, hamburgers and frozen drinks during the summer season. Many of the gulf's best restaurants are in Orange Beach (some within walking distance) and Gulf Shores! The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail and several championship courses are located nearby. Charter fishing boats are also plentiful in Orange Beach. The Tanger Outlet Mall in Foley, The Wharf in Orange Beach, and a couple of nice Movie Theatres are all within a few miles of Shoalwater and provide a fun way to spend an evening. The Hangout (kid friendly and super popular for all ages) is just 5-miles down the beach in Gulf Shores, and the world-famous FLORABAMA Bar/Pub/Honky Tonk (too unique to describe!) is only 4-miles away, just across the Perdido bridge, for those looking for a little more excitement!

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2011

              About the owner: We are a family of engineers - Alabama and Auburn grads (We just don't talk about football in our house!) - living in north Alabama. We have two married children (all Alabama and Auburn grads), and three grandsons. The 3-BR condo is perfect for our growing family! Since purchasing this home-away-from-home in 2011, we have primarily rented to friends or friends-of-friends. We consider all of our renters as guests in our home, so we work to keep things updated and in top-notch condition. On February 23, 2013, we decided to list our condo on VRBO and we have already made new friends through this adventure. We appreciate you considering our condo for your family's vacation home!

              Why the Owner Chose Shoalwater:
              Our family has been vacationing in the Gulf Shores, Orange Beach, and Destin areas (staying in lots of different condos!) for about 30 years. When we started looking for a place of our own, we fell in love with Shoalwater. The facility is well maintained, it is only steps from the ocean, and the pool area is awesome. The best part is the building is low occupancy (only 72 units) and has a great balcony! We also love having 3 bedrooms plus the sleeper sofa to easily accommodate our whole family. We consider our condo a home-away-from-home, so we work to ensure that we offer our guests a home that competes as the Best In Class! Shoalwater is in the perfect location: just a few blocks from the popular supermarkets (Publix, Winn Dixie, WalMart Market) and pharmacies (CVS and Rite Aid.) It is also convenient to Yogurt Plus located in the WalMart Market shopping center! Adventure Island is across the street and provides entertainment for all ages: Arcades, go-kart tracks, miniature golf, laser tag, and more. Try out the new ZIPLINES conveniently located between Gulf Shores and Orange Beach! Many of the gulf's best restaurants are in Orange Beach (some within walking distance) and Gulf Shores! The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail and several championship courses are located nearby. Charter fishing boats are also plentiful in Orange Beach. The Wharf in Orange Beach and a couple of nice Movie Theatres are all within a few miles of Shoalwater and provide a fun way to spend an evening. The Hangout (kid friendly and super popular for all ages) is just 5-miles down the beach in Gulf Shores, and the world-famous FLORABAMA Bar/Pub/Honky Tonk (too unique to describe!) is only 4-miles away.

              The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
              Shoalwater is unique in the way the units stagger back from west to east. This opens up the beach view from the balcony so that you aren't looking just straight ahead - no other units or buildings are sitting side-by-side blocking the view or invading your privacy. The beach is beautiful from any angle, but nothing is prettier than a panoramic view! We love the wrap-around balcony where you can either sit in the shade or the sun - depending on which part of the balcony one chooses to sit. We love, love, love the location of our unit - 3rd floor-east end of the building - just above the pool - high enough to be private - low enough to feel like you are still part of the pool and beach scene while sitting in the comfort of home. Can't beat it!!!


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              Photos

              • Dining, Living and Master BR

                Dining, Living and Master BR

              • What a view from the balcony!!!  Absolutely breathtaking!

                What a view from the balcony!!! Absolutely breathtaking!

              • Spacious living area with spectacular views!  Smart TV with free Netflix.

                Spacious living area with spectacular views! Smart TV with free Netflix.

              • Awesome fully-stocked kitchen!

                Awesome fully-stocked kitchen!

              • Master BR with private access to balcony.

                Master BR with private access to balcony.

              • Master Bath Vanity

                Master Bath Vanity

              • Entry - split floor plan - BRs 2 and 3 + Bath 2 + Laundry on right.

                Entry - split floor plan - BRs 2 and 3 + Bath 2 + Laundry on right.

              • BR # 2 -- Queen bed

                BR # 2 -- Queen bed

              • Our balcony 3rd floor 2nd from right.  Nestled between two palms!  Great view!

                Our balcony 3rd floor 2nd from right. Nestled between two palms! Great view!

              • Kiddie pool

                Kiddie pool

              • Buildings stagger back + units stagger. Awesome gulf front view + privacy!

                Buildings stagger back + units stagger. Awesome gulf front view + privacy!

              • Shoalwater. Low occupancy building -low occupancy next door=More beach to enjoy!

                Shoalwater. Low occupancy building -low occupancy next door=More beach to enjoy!

              • Fabulous Gulf Front View from Covered Balcony!

                Fabulous Gulf Front View from Covered Balcony!

              • Make lots of good memories when friends and family gather around this table for six.

                Make lots of good memories when friends and family gather around this table for six.

              • Seating for two at the bar!

                Seating for two at the bar!

              • Great view from Master BR!

                Great view from Master BR!

              • Master Bath

                Master Bath

              • Full bath for BRs 2 and 3.

                Full bath for BRs 2 and 3.

              • BR #3 - Two twin beds

                BR #3 - Two twin beds

              • Splash pad and pool.  Kiddie pool in background.

                Splash pad and pool. Kiddie pool in background.

              • Just steps to the ocean from the pool!  Beautiful beach in January!

                Just steps to the ocean from the pool! Beautiful beach in January!

              • Indoor pool and whirlpool/hot tub -plus exercise facility and sauna (not shown)

                Indoor pool and whirlpool/hot tub -plus exercise facility and sauna (not shown)

              • Large balcony with recessed area for privacy.

                Large balcony with recessed area for privacy.

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