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Key West-Style Beach Cottage Right on the Gulf of Mexico!

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Gulf-front house, completed in 2007

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Last updated: 08/05/2014
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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Dauphin Island cottage description

FABULOUS, GULF-FRONT THREE BEDROOM BEACH COTTAGE ONLY STEPS FROM THE GULF OF MEXICO. Water views from nearly every room. This house was built in 2007, and is outfitted with the best-quality beds, linens, furnishings, appliances, etc. for your comfort and convenience. You are truly only steps away from the Gulf of Mexico.

This house features wrap-around decks on 3 sides to fully enjoy the great views of both the Gulf of Mexico and Mobile Bay.

The Gulf-facing side has a large deck with a great picnic area for those beach-side lunches. It also has many deck chairs and beach chairs to watch the shrimp boats go by, with dolphins and other wildlife in their wake.

The Master Bedroom has a Gulf-view balcony, its own huge, private bathroom, and a King-size Luxury Memory-Cell Foam bed. Bedroom #2 views the Gulf and the Bay and has a brand-new Queen Memory-Foam bed . . . Bedroom #3 views the Bay and has a set of bunkbeds and also an additional Full-size bed. All the beds and bedding are brand-new.

Dauphin Island is a beautiful barrier island that is largely undeveloped. You won't find any high-rise condos or crowds . . . It's a great place to 'get away' and swim, fish, shell, walk the beach, ride bikes, or just read a book or work on your tan.

This house was built new in 2006, and is truly a beachfront cottage with all the amenities of home that we know you and your family will enjoy!

Keywords: Beach Cottage, Gulf-front, pet-friendly, beach house, waterfront, first tier

Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            The renter must be at least 25 years of age, and staying on the premises....moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            Dogs are allowed with prior written permission and a pet fee paid....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

          • Bedroom 1

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          • Bedroom 2

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          • Bedroom 3

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          • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1) Bedroom Number 2 has Gulf view and Queen memory-foam bed, Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1) Twin bunk beds in bedroom #3 are suitable for children only...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            Full kitchen includes all the amenities of home, such as a blender, coffee maker, garbage disposal, etc....moreless

          • Refrigerator
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Microwave
          • Ice Maker

          Amenities

          • Parking Off Street:

            Driveway will accommodate at least 2 vehicles. No RV's or boat trailer parking....moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            Bedding, towels, beach towels, etc....moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            Central Air Conditioning...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer
          • Washing Machine

          Other Amenities

              • Stereo/CD Player DVD Player PS2

              Entertainment

              • Video Games:

                Game rentals are available for PS2 at a nearby store...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Local Cable plus some premium (HBO)...moreless

              • Video Game Console:

                PlayStation 2 for rainy days...moreless

              • VCR
              • DVD Player
              • Stereo
              • CD Player

              Communications

              • Wireless Internet:

                Wireless and LAN internet access provided...moreless

              • Free Long Distance:

                Free domestic long distance...moreless

              • Telephone:

                2 cordless telephones...moreless

              • Broadband Access

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio:

                This house has approximately 600 sq ft of deck along the Gulf-side, and also a covered porch on the front of the house....moreless

              • Balcony
              • Outdoor Grill

              Location & View

              • Beachfront:

                House is directly on the Gulf of Mexico beach, with its own wooden walkway....moreless

              • Beach View:

                Direct Gulf view. Nothing between this house and the water but sand....moreless

              Activities

              • Restaurants
              • Surf Fishing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Golf
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Kayaking
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Fishing
              • Cycling
              • Walking
              • Eco Tourism
              • Bird Watching
              • Beachcombing
              • Shelling
              • Sight Seeing
              • Boating
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Botanical Garden
              • Museums
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sailing
               

              Reviews

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              Winter .. Nov 06-Mar 09 .. $150/weeknight .. $ 1050/week .. Call For Monthly Rate
              Spring .. Mar 10-May 18 .. $250/weeknight .. $1750/week .. $5000/month
              Summer .. May 19-Sep 06 .................... $2300/week .. Weekly (Sat-Sat)
              Fall .... Sep 07-Nov 05 .. $250/night ...... $1750/week .. $5000/month
              3 Night minimum, except Peak is Weekly. Some Holidays at Higher Rates.
              Call for last minute  Specials/Cancellation Specials $$$.
              Fishing Rodeo/New Year's/Mardi Gras/Spring Break (families, please!).
              SOME HOLIDAYS ARE STILL AVAILABLE! CALL or EMAIL.
              

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


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              Last updated: 08/05/2014
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              Location

              35 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Mobile, AL
              5 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              Mobile Bay Ferry (to Gulf Shores/Orange Beach)
              30 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Interstate 10 and Interstate 65
              Dauphin Island
              Nearest Beach
              Gulf of Mexico

              Car: Necessary

              Golfing, Dolphin Watching, Bird Spotting, fishing, beach combing, explore nearby historic fort, Dauphin Island Sea Lab, take the car ferry to Gulf Shores/Orange Beach

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2007

              About the owner: Hi! We're David and Nancy, and we live in Daphne, AL with our two school-age kids, so we have been making this house available to guests to enjoy as well. We designed and built this beach house after our original house was destroyed by Katrina, and put a lot of time and thought into how to do it right. The end result is a 'Key West'-style cottage, but with all the amenities of home.

              Why the Owner Chose Dauphin Island:
              We have lived in various Gulf of Mexico beach towns since 1990, and fell in love with Dauphin Island's quiet, rustic charm. There are very few places left where you can drive down a two-lane road along the beach, and see what the towns along the Gulf were like in the days before high-rise condos became the norm. Most of the vacation homes on Dauphin Island are single-family beach houses sitting right on the beach. No traffic, no crowds, just a quiet barrier island to enjoy beach combing, fishing, shelling, kayaking, kite-flying, grilling dinner on the deck, and star gazing at night.

              The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
              There is nothing like staying right on the beach. Being able to simply walk down the steps and be on the beach is wonderful. Sitting on the deck reading a book while listening to the waves, playing on the beach with the kids and then coming inside for lunch, are great memories, as are chasing crabs at night on the beach with a flashlight, or sitting on the deck and marveling at the beautiful night sky and millions of stars!


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              Photos

              • Gulf-front house, completed in 2007

                Gulf-front house, completed in 2007

              • "Island Time" beach cottage right on  the quiet west end beach of Dauphin Island

                "Island Time" beach cottage right on the quiet west end beach of Dauphin Island

              • Water views from nearly every room!

                Water views from nearly every room!

              • Enjoy the spectacular sunsets from this comfortable deck!

                Enjoy the spectacular sunsets from this comfortable deck!

              • Comfortably furnished living room has direct Gulf view and TV with DVD player

                Comfortably furnished living room has direct Gulf view and TV with DVD player

              • Large Kitchen/Keeping area has an over-sized island and Gulf views

                Large Kitchen/Keeping area has an over-sized island and Gulf views

              • Large Master suite has private bathroom with shower, Gulf view, and door to deck

                Large Master suite has private bathroom with shower, Gulf view, and door to deck

              • Bedroom #3  has a Full-size bed and Twin bunk (bunk suitable for kids only).

                Bedroom #3 has a Full-size bed and Twin bunk (bunk suitable for kids only).

              • View from the Gulf of Mexico, May 2011

                View from the Gulf of Mexico, May 2011

              • "Island Time" is only about 100 feet from the Gulf of Mexico!

                "Island Time" is only about 100 feet from the Gulf of Mexico!

              • Peaceful, quiet and relaxing . . . .  truly a great Island beach cottage!

                Peaceful, quiet and relaxing . . . . truly a great Island beach cottage!

              • Front Living Room has Gulf views, large TV, and mahogany floors.

                Front Living Room has Gulf views, large TV, and mahogany floors.

              • Fully-equipped Kitchen with convenient, over-sized  Breakfast Bar

                Fully-equipped Kitchen with convenient, over-sized Breakfast Bar

              • Luxuriate on the "other" Riviera!!!

                Luxuriate on the "other" Riviera!!!

              • Second bedroom has a Queen size Memory-foam bed and direct Gulf view!

                Second bedroom has a Queen size Memory-foam bed and direct Gulf view!

              • Shrimp Boats, Dolphins, Seabirds, Shelling, Walking, Swimming, Fishing, Grilling

                Shrimp Boats, Dolphins, Seabirds, Shelling, Walking, Swimming, Fishing, Grilling

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              This listing was first published here in 2005.

              Date last modified - Thursday, August 07, 2014

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              3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 10

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