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Nothing but Gulf! Corner Units offer bright gulf views from every room!

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Last updated: 07/06/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Crystal Shores condo description

People call and ask, how close we are to the beach. Well...if you were to jump off the balcony (which I would not recommend), you would be right on it!
This is a terrific location and a super building in GS.

Crystal Shores is a thoughtfully well-built, 14-story building, directly on the beach overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. It is two years young! Loaded with many state-of-the-art amenities for guests, it is simply one of the best buildings on less-trafficed west beach in Gulf Shores for either a couple or small family to share memories of a perfect vacation.

The onsite fitness center with state-of-the-art equipment directly overlooks the Gulf of Mexico The Indoor-outdoor pool and spa also is built to afford sweeping views of the gulf while you are soaking! This building has it all and also boasts an incredibly convienient location close to all the shopping and parks! Hit the 'G' elevator button, and in one minute, your toes are blissfully in the fluffy white sand!

This CORNER unit is located higher in the building and offers views of both the Gulf of Mexico and the Little Lagoon from the wrap-around huge balcony and from every window in the place! It is professionally decorated with very comfortable and new beach decor. The unit sleeps six incredibly comfortably and a one or two more with ingenuity. YOU WILL UNDERSTAND WHEN YOU SEE A CORNER UNIT VS. AN INTERIOR ONE THAT THE VIEW, SUN and EXTRA SPACE THAT A SEPARATE LAUNDRY ROOM PROVIDES MAKES THE SLIGHT EXTRA COST WELL WORTH IT.

We have high speed wifi for your computer and tons of other creature comforts. The kitchen is fully loaded and ready to experience your culinary prowess!

The two bedrooms both have King-Size beds with Premium mattresses (I insisted since I have a bad back)... and the couch in the living room has a premium Sealy mattress in the pull out queen-size sleeper. The master bedroom boasts a view of the Gulf of Mexico. It is a heavenly sight upon awakening each morning! Dolphins are a common sighting, too! The second bedroom offers a lovely view of the Little Lagoon.

Our goal in furnishing our condo was comfort for our family, when we visit our second home-away-from-home. The linens are top quality, and the balcony furniture offers high-end comfort with great chaise lounges for reading books! It is loaded with tons of books, games, puzzles, videos, and DVD's to entertain young and old.

You can watch the videos or DVD's in either of the bedrooms or living room on one of the three televisions. It is hard to watch TV though, while you're sitting on the couch, when the views of the Gulf of Mexico and Little Lagoon are vying for your attention!

High-end appointments in this unit include granite counter tops, tile floors and carpeting in the bedrooms, refrigerators with ice makers and filtered water and an incredibly well-stocked cooks kitchen - because I like to cook! There are also grill facilities on site in season.

It is best to enjoy the corner view at dusk while watching the sunset as you eat at the balcony height outdoor table overlooking both the Gulf of Mexico and the Little Lagoon, and the chef doesn't feel bad cooking because you can see the Gulf the whole time!

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Keywords: Condominium

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 10
  • 1140 sq. ft.
  • Elevator : 2

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Limited Accessibility:

            This building has a public bathroom that is entirely handicapped accessible by the work out facility....moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            25 Years of Age minimum for main renter...moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 6-7

          • Bedroom 1

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 2

            ...moreless

          • King size beds (2) Each bedroom boasts oversized california king beds. They are premium mattresses., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Pull out queen sleeper sofa....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            Fully stocked. Includes Crockpot, high end cookery and spice rack!...moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            filtered water....moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            8...moreless

          • Cooking Utensils
          • Microwave
          • Ice Maker
          • Dishwasher
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Pantry Items
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Seating for 8 people

          Amenities

          • Fitness Room / Equipment:

            direct gulf front fitness center. Treadmill, weights, rowing machine and bikes...moreless

          • Living Room:

            Rocker Recliner, Swivel Chair, windows everywhere....moreless

          • Garage:

            Covered parking in a parking garage is available. ...moreless

          • Parking:

            2 parking passes...moreless

          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided
          • Covered Parking
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Air Conditioning
          • Washing Machine

          Other Amenities

              • HIGH SPEED INTERNET - WIFI Linens provided (at a charge), No Smoking (except on the balcony wit doors closed), Grill area (Charcoal) on first level, Ground Floor Indoor-Outdoor Pool, Indoor Sauna, Outdoor spa, 2 parking decks to accomodate 2 cars per guest, vending machines onsite...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Television:

                Flatscreens in both bedrooms and living room...moreless

              • DVD Player:

                LR only...moreless

              • VCR
              • Foosball
              • Satellite / Cable
              • CD Player
              • Stereo
              • Pool Table
              • Games
              • Toys
              • Game Room

              Communications

              • Internet

              Pool & Spa

              • Hot Tub
              • Sauna
              • Communal Pool

              Outdoor Features

              • Outdoor Grill:

                4 outdoor grills with picnic tables and green space (read: grass) with sweeping views of the beach and gulf....moreless

              • Balcony:

                Wrap Around balcony boasts views of the Gulf AND the little Lagoon. Magnificent!...moreless

              Location & View

              • Beachfront:

                Directly on the Gulf. I wouldn't recommend jumping off the balcony, but if you did, you'd be right on the beach!...moreless

              • Oceanfront:

                Directly on the Gulf of Mexico -- not technically an Ocean but it looks like one! ...moreless

              Activities

              • Live Theater
              • Jet Skiing
              • Water Skiing
              • Basketball Court
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Rafting
              • Fishing
              • Parasailing
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Cycling
              • Kayaking
              • Hospital
              • Tennis
              • Sailing
              • Swimming
              • Golf
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Paragliding
              • Pier Fishing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Surfing
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Groceries
              • ATM/Bank
              • Restaurants
              • Museums
              • Cinemas
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Water Parks
              • Theme Parks
              • Boating
              • Fitness Center
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching
              • Shopping
              • Shelling
              • Horseback Riding
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Miniature Golf
              • Horseshoes
              • Shuffleboard
              • Sight Seeing
              • Scenic Drives
              • Water Tubing
               

              Reviews

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              PEAK
              Jun 21 - Aug 8, 2014
              5 night min stay
              $300
              $1,800
              Early Fall
              Aug 9 - Sep 6, 2014
              4 night min stay
              $200
              $1,400
              Fall
              Sep 7 - Oct 31, 2014
              3 night min stay
              $175
              $1,100
              Winter
              Nov 1 - Mar 1, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $135
              $900 $1,650
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
              • Cleaning & Parking (2) $150
              • Tax Rate 11%

              Notes:

              Rates are subject to change. Minimum rental amounts of time during certain holidays, events such as Thanksgiving, Christmas and Shrimp Fest. Please ask owner.

              I email a lease and cc hold form. We can hold a reservation with a CC and charge it $1 to validate it. This serves as the security deposit. I then ask the renter to tuck a check in the mail one month prior to arrival. If the renter would like to pay via cc we can do this, but it will add a $50 cc processing fee to above rates on anything over $1,000.


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              Last updated: 07/06/2014
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              Location

              35 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Pensacola
              0.5 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              1/2 mile (hwy 59)
              Crystal Shores
              Nearest Beach
              you are on it!
              3 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Craft Farms, Kiva Dunes, Gulf Shores

              Beach, Fitness Center (on-site overlooking the Gulf), Game Room (On-Site), Outlet Mall Shopping

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2004

              About the owner: We bought this property when it was built in 2004 and when I walked on the balcony with my hard hat on, I started jumping up and down. It is such a view and such a great condo. I put my heart into the decor our place and it's so comfortable, I know you will feel it in each and every room. From the stripes in the bathroom to the other items we have throughout that make you realize this truly is a second home...ours and we'd love to have you enjoy it as we have over the years. It looks and lives brand new!

              Why the Owner Chose Crystal Shores:
              Not too big with too many units, and yet has all the amenities of larger behemoth properties. I don't want to be crowded on the beach! This stretch is a little wider, too.

              The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
              Corner balcony overlooks Gulf of Mexico AND little lagoon. Balcony height bar stools are crucial for seeing over the railings and getting pure views of the gulf. Grilling area (charcoal) on site as well as beach chairs set up for you each day with umbrella (front row!) and beach towels in our condo.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • Nothing but Gulf! Corner Units offer bright gulf views from every room!

                Nothing but Gulf! Corner Units offer bright gulf views from every room!

              • Close up of living Room - Comfortable couch and great seating - has recliner!

                Close up of living Room - Comfortable couch and great seating - has recliner!

              • Eat your breakfast from this Dining Room! Better yet, hit the balcony.

                Eat your breakfast from this Dining Room! Better yet, hit the balcony.

              • View of Masterbedroom -  lamps on both sides of the bed; shabby chic!

                View of Masterbedroom - lamps on both sides of the bed; shabby chic!

              • Back Bedroom - has comfortable King Bed, TV and view of the little Lagoon

                Back Bedroom - has comfortable King Bed, TV and view of the little Lagoon

              • Swim-Through Indoor-Outdoor Pool & Spa. Note Walkway w/beach shower to beach.

                Swim-Through Indoor-Outdoor Pool & Spa. Note Walkway w/beach shower to beach.

              • Game Room has pool table and foosball

                Game Room has pool table and foosball

              • Fantastic wrap around balcony.  This side has the view 100% of the Gulf!

                Fantastic wrap around balcony. This side has the view 100% of the Gulf!

              • A view from the granite countertop bar. Unmatched views! Comfy Furnishings.

                A view from the granite countertop bar. Unmatched views! Comfy Furnishings.

              • Our northern view from the unit - the lagoon. Southern view is 100% gulf!

                Our northern view from the unit - the lagoon. Southern view is 100% gulf!

              • Kitchen - Granite counter tops, filtered water; well-stocked for cooks!

                Kitchen - Granite counter tops, filtered water; well-stocked for cooks!

              • View from the master bedroom -- note high end draperies

                View from the master bedroom -- note high end draperies

              • Back Bedroom - View 2 - has view of Little Lagoon

                Back Bedroom - View 2 - has view of Little Lagoon

              • Direct Gulf Front Fitness Center with flatscreen

                Direct Gulf Front Fitness Center with flatscreen

              • Lobby with meeting rooms

                Lobby with meeting rooms

              • That's our wrap around balcony fourth from the top of the building.

                That's our wrap around balcony fourth from the top of the building.

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              This listing was first published here in 2004.

              Date last modified - Thursday, June 19, 2014

              $135 - $300 per night (USD)
              18

              2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 7

              View calendar: Updated 07/06/14
              Minimum stay: 2-5 nights
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