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Get ready for summer!! Beautiful Designer Condo on White Sand Beach!

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

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Details
Property
condo
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 - 5 nights

About the property

Beach Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths (Sleeps 5 comfortably.) Incredible water views!

Relax & enjoy the serenity of Dauphin Island! Our beachfront Condo is our favorite vacation place! Stay at the beach and read a book, watch the dolphins swim and play, or search for seashell's on the vast stretch of white sand and surf. Explore the many activities on the island such as kayaking, biking, fishing, swimming, surfing, or visiting the Estuarium, shops, restaurants, and many historical landmarks.

The Island is loaded with history such as Ft. Gaines, the Indian Shell Mounds, the Ancient Oaks, Shell Island Light House, & Middle Bay Light House. It is a great place to enjoy every holiday & many local events. Check out Dauphin Island, AL Chamber of Commerce website for information & events such as Mardi Gras, The Fishing Rodeo, The Sailing Regatta, The Art Walk, Bike Week, and More!

If you want to go out for dinner or entertainment there are several restaurants on the island and Mobile, Gulf Shores, and Biloxi are close enough for a night out on the town! Explore more nearby places by taking the ferry to Ft Morgan and the Eastern Shore towns of Gulf Shores, Foley and Fairhope for antiquing, restaurants, spas, shopping and golf.

Your kids will love to go crabbing at night on the beach with their flashlights! You can also rent bikes, boats & other recreational toys on the island; enjoy fishing or site-seeing boat charters; or visit Pelican Reef Marina and the Fowl River area. Bellingrath Gardens on the Fowl River is one of my favorite places in the area. There is a beautiful historical house, gardens, and museum open to tour year around.

If you want to get away, relax, and explore the beauty of Nature in the comforts of your own home, please visit our Condominium. You will not want to go home!!

If you have problems booking your reservation please click on help? in the green bar at the top of the page or call traveler's support at 1-877-202-4291.

Keywords: Beach, Oceanfront, Condominium, White Sand Beach

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Owner
Janet L Hyde
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 15, 2017

About Janet L Hyde

I'm a Georgia native and an avid beach goer. I currently live near Sandy Springs, GA and visit the island every chance I get! I've been in the interior design and hospitality business for many, many years. Still loving it!

Janet L Hyde purchased this condo in 2005

Why Janet L Hyde chose Alabama

My family and I fell in love with Dauphin Island. Its sugar white sand beaches, French heritage & history, and peaceful atmosphere made this an unforgetable place. I take great pride in maintaining a clean and beautiful home-away-from-home for my guests. I enjoy keeping the design updated and fresh.

What makes this condo unique

We enjoy spending time on the patio overlooking the ocean, going for long walks on Dauphin Island and connecting Sand Island, collecting shells, eating wonderful fresh local seafood, visiting with friends on the island, shopping in nearby Fairhope, and relaxing in the sun/swimming in the ocean. Paradise! :-)

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(38 traveler reviews)

Get ready for summer!! Beautiful Designer Condo on White Sand Beach!
average rating of 4.7894735 based on 38 reviews
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Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

This condo is exactly like the pictures. It was very clean and well decorated. The balcony view was gorgeous! The owner was easy to work with and our stay was flawless. The island is very quiet and we had the beach to ourselves the whole trip. The pizza across the street and down the road a bit was very good as well! Will stay again!

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfection

  • 5 of 5

What a great fall week. Weather was beautiful, pool was heated and the condo felt like home. Big bright and so clean. We will be sure to return.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Alison, I'm so glad you enjoyed the condo and the beach during Thanksgiving! I have the best cleaning ladies on the island and they know how particular I am. :-) Please come back to visit again soon! Happy Holidays! Janet
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Perfect family vacation spot

  • 5 of 5

The property was just as described. Very nicely decorated and wonderful view from the balcony. The kids enjoyed the pool after spending the day at the beach. We will return.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Welcome Vacation

  • 4 of 5

We had a really good time in Dauphin Island. The condo was as advertised - very nicely furnished, all amenities. While it might not seem important, the mattresses were fantastic!! After night #1, both of my husband and my son wanted to find out what the mattresses were so we could get the same at home!

Beach was very nice and pretty quiet. It was not a crowded beach at all and a good walking beach.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A few suggestions...

  • 5 of 5

This property looks exactly like it does in the photos. And, as many say, it is very tastefully decorated with nice (and comfortable) furniture. The location is ideal if you want access to a pool and the beach. We used both daily. We spent most of our time on the balcony when we were at the condo. We ate all of our meals out there, coffee and a book in the a.m., glass of wine in the p.m. With that said, if you plan to go in the summer months, there are A LOT of families with kids so the pool is LOUD when you are on the balcony. We have kids so we didn't mind so much. :) Otherwise, the island never really feels busy. We saw dolphins almost every morning, too!

My suggestions to make the stay at the condo even better:

1) Update linens and towels - obviously this condo gets rented out a lot resulting in many towels and sheets being frayed and torn including some stained towels and blankets. I washed all towels and some sheets we used first because it didn't all "look" clean, only to find out that they were stained. :( And, maybe just take the bath rugs out completely and provide towel bath mats for when people bathe....the rugs looked very grungy and dirty. I just folded them up and set them aside when we were there.

2) It would be nice if the condo was stocked with certain staples such as, toilet paper, garbage bags, coffee filters, dish soap, and aluminum foil. We bought all of that and left it there. I understand that it is not necessary for owners to provide that but it would be good to know in advance what is needed. I'd prefer to just have to buy food when I do a vacation like this.

3) Adding grab bars in the shower stalls would be ideal (there is literally nothing to hold onto when getting in or out) or something on the bottom of the tubs to prevent slipping.

4) Even though the table on the balcony is awesome, it's huge! It takes up a lot of space and it would be nice to have a couple comfy patio chairs out there.

Again, these are just suggestions to make the stay even better.

We would definitely stay at this condo again.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This was like something straight out of Coastal Living magazine!!

  • 5 of 5

Our experience was exceptional! Janet (the owner) provided a beautiful decorated condo and very easy to follow directions. She anticipated questions and left wonderful notes to help us feel at home and comfortable. The views were exceptional and the locals welcoming. This was definitely one of the best vacation experiences I've ever had and I will be using this service again in the future.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Mobile AL Airport & Private Airport on Island
Nearest Barpub
Across the street
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Mobile Bay Ferry
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Public Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Dauphin Island Parkway
Nearest Restaurant
Across the Street
Nearest Beach
Just steps away from condo
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Dauphin Island Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Snowbird Special
Dec 3 2016 - Apr 14 2017
3 night minimum stay
$120
$750
$1,500
 
 
Spring/Early Summer
Apr 15 2017 - May 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$175
$1,050
 
 
Summer
May 27 2017 - Aug 11 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
5 night minimum stay
$240
$1,480
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 11.0%

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Dauphin Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Master bath has large soaking tub & shower and large vanity.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , This bath is accessible to living area and second bedroom.
  • 2 full baths. Master Bath has large soaking tub and shower. Second Bath is accessible from second bedroom and living spaces. One roll of toilet paper and one bar soap per bath provided per stay.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Second bedroom has water view of bay and adjoining bathroom.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Bedroom with private bath has ocean/beach view.
  • Master Bedroom: (1) King Bed with direct view of ocean and private master bath. Second Bedroom: (1) Double Bed and (1) Twin Bed with view of the bay and adjoining bath.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
In the summer months there is an independent company on the beach in front of our condo that provides beach chairs, umbrellas, and other items for daily rental.

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