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Last updated: 07/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Dauphin Island cottage description

Is 'your' week already booked at this home? We have two other wonderful homes! #14898 sleeps 12 in a gated community with community beach and community pool, and #241969 is our waterfront river cottage which sleeps 9 in 3 bed/3baths!

This home was featured on HGTV's 'What You Get for the Money' (Episode 608 - November 25, 2007 .Nestled in the heart of Dauphin Island, the home is located less than half of a mile from the public beach and golf course, and just down the street from the bike trail. The home also backs up to Salt Creek, a quiet creek which is great for birding, fishing, or kayaking from the backyard!

Furnished in the latest island style, this home features a gourmet kitchen with stainless appliances and granite countertops, and luxurious bathrooms, one with dual showerheads and another with a deep soaking tub. Three bedrooms have direct private bath access. Upstairs you will enjoy the home theater/gameroom with air hockey/pool table. This also serves as the 4th bedroom, with a comfortable full size window bed. Two twin futons in the upstairs sitting area sleep 2 more, for a total of sleeping 10 in beds.

The outside life is great on Dauphin Island, and you will enjoy the luxury of your own 12 x 20 fun pool (approx 4' deep), which is heated off season. Relax on the deck surrounding the pool, or in the shade of the many porches! Play basketball in the large driveway! See the many birds who frequent Salt Creek in the backyard. A short walk around the corner leads to Salt Creek park for the kids, and the public beach and fishing pier is also a short walk away. Enjoy your own mini-estate getaway in the heart of Dauphin Island!





Keywords: Cottage

Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

          • Pets Not Allowed:

            Please don't ask - no matter how small, cute, clean, well behaved, etc. ...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            No smoking allowed on premises. Not even on the decks and porches....moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Family groups only - adults age 25 and older...moreless

          • Children Welcome

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

          • Bedroom 1

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          • Bedroom 2

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          • Bedroom 3

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          • Bedroom 4

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          • Loft

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          • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1) Double bed in gameroom - we've replaced our pullout sofa bed with a more comfortable double window bed - giving you more space to enjoy the gameroom!, Baby Cribs (1) porta-crib, Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) 2 single futons in upstairs sitting area make into twin beds...moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

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

          Amenities

          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

            There is room to park a boat/trailer in our extra driveway on the side of the house. NO RV's....moreless

          • Parking Off Street
          • Washing Machine
          • Air Conditioning
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Covered Parking
          • Linens Provided

          Other Amenities

              • This Home is Equipped for Your Comfort, You Will Find Beach Chairs, Umbrella, Wagon, Beach Cart, and Lots of Sand Toys! Inside, We Make It Easy for Those Traveling with Young Children, Providing a High Chair, Monitor, and Port-a-Crib! The Kitchen is Fully Equipped with Everything You Will Need to Prepare Delicious Home Cooked Meals! Phone (local calls only), Game Cube, family games provided....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Air Hockey
              • CD Player
              • VCR
              • Stereo
              • Pool Table
              • DVD Player

              Communications

              • Wireless Internet:

                Provided as a courtesy, no tech support!...moreless

              • Telephone

              Pool & Spa

                  • Private Pool

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Lanai / Gazebo
                  • Balcony

                  Location & View

                      • Waterfront:

                        We are located on Salt Creek - beautiful for birding, kayaking...moreless

                      Activities

                      • Restaurants
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Shopping
                      • Shelling
                      • Boating
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Hiking
                      • Cycling
                      • Basketball Court
                      • Sailing
                      • Fishing
                      • Surfing
                      • Golf
                      • Swimming
                      • Kayaking
                      • Tennis
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Summer 2014
                      May 17 - Sep 5, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      $3,000

                      Changeover Day: Saturday

                      Fall 2014
                      Sep 6 - Nov 29, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $300
                      $1,600
                      Thanksgiving Week 2014
                      Nov 22 - Nov 28, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      $2,148
                      flat fee
                      Winter 2015
                      Nov 30 - Feb 27, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $300
                      $1,400
                      Christmas Week 2014
                      Dec 20 - Dec 26, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      $2,148
                      flat fee
                      New Year's Week 2014
                      Dec 27 - Jan 2, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $2,148
                      flat fee
                      Spring 2015
                      Feb 28 - May 1, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $2,000

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                      • Tax Rate 11%

                      Notes:

                      Call for last minute 3 night minimum stay availability.


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                      Location

                      Visit the Estuarium, Fort Gaines (a Historic Civil War Fort), and Beautiful Bellingrath Gardens, The Whole Island is a Bird Sanctuary, and Especially During the Spring and Fall You Can See Many Different Birds on Their Migratory Trips, Charter Boats for Both Fishing and Sightseeing, See Historic Sand Island Lighthouse, You Can Also Take a Car Ferry Ride Across Mobile Bay to Visit the Gulf Shores Area, Water Parks, Outlet Malls, Etc, There Are Several Seafood Restaurants Nearby, as Well as a Bakery and Ice Cream Shop! You Can Ride Bikes on the Bike Trails Which Cover Most of the Island! In Mobile, Alabama You Can Visit Area Museums Such as the Exploreum Children's Museum or Our Brand New Mobile Museum of Art, Enjoy a Bay Bears Baseball Game, or Even Mardi Gras!

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2004

                      About the owner: We are Steve and Julie Kenney. We are homebuilders (need a beach home, anyone?) and have three sons. We love Dauphin Island and all there is to do, and the time we spend together, just hanging out at our Dauphin Island homes with friends. Our boys are active in Boy Scouts (our oldest, now in college is an Eagle Scout!), and we love to travel and stay in vacation homes when we do!

                      Why the Owner Chose Dauphin Island:
                      We purchased the property this home is built on in 2004, the day before Hurricane Ivan flooded the 50 year old home that sat (flat on the ground). We loved this property because of its unique setting on the island - a large, grassy, beautiful location along Salt Creek - just a minute from the beach!

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                      Our home is a wonderful getaway! We're a few homes away from the newly re-paved bike trail (Fall 2011), a short walk (or 1 minute drive) to the beach, and just steps from our private heated pool. We love watching birds from the back porch, especially the herons who live around Salt Creek. We enjoy cooking for ourselves and friends. A favorite spot is the back porch. Overlooking the pool, it's a great place to read a book (in the shade!). We also love the hammock that hangs under the house poolside. Naptime there is fabulous!


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                      Speaks: english

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                      Photos

                      • Front Elevation

                        Front Elevation

                      • Gourmet Kitchen!

                        Gourmet Kitchen!

                      • Master Bedroom Opens to Shuttered Porch

                        Master Bedroom Opens to Shuttered Porch

                      • Theater/Gameroom with queen size sleeper sofa, surround sound, game table

                        Theater/Gameroom with queen size sleeper sofa, surround sound, game table

                      • Bedroom 2 with queen bed,  adjacent to back deck and bath

                        Bedroom 2 with queen bed, adjacent to back deck and bath

                      • Back Porch Overlooking Pool

                        Back Porch Overlooking Pool

                      • Upstairs Sitting nook getaway - converts to twin beds

                        Upstairs Sitting nook getaway - converts to twin beds

                      • Pool overlooks backyard and Salt Creek

                        Pool overlooks backyard and Salt Creek

                      • Dining room and Kitchen

                        Dining room and Kitchen

                      • Dining and Family Room, overlooking deck, pool,  and Salt Creek

                        Dining and Family Room, overlooking deck, pool, and Salt Creek

                      • Master Bath Vanity

                        Master Bath Vanity

                      • 12 x 20 FUN POOL

                        12 x 20 FUN POOL

                      • Upstairs Bedroom with adjacent bath and private balcony

                        Upstairs Bedroom with adjacent bath and private balcony

                      • Rear porch overlooking Pool deck

                        Rear porch overlooking Pool deck

                      • Salt Creek Behind the house

                        Salt Creek Behind the house

                      • Shuttered Front Porch off of Master Bedroom - Coffee, anyone?

                        Shuttered Front Porch off of Master Bedroom - Coffee, anyone?

                      VRBO #99032

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                      Date last modified - Saturday, June 21, 2014

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                      4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 10

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