Dauphin Island Harmony(25 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
HGTV Featured Home in Gated Community with Community Pool/Beach/Tennis
This beautiful home is located on a cul-de-sac -- just a few minutes walk from the private community beach, swimming pool, tennis courts, and playground. Kids and adults alike will enjoy the ground-floor game room which has a snack kitchen, small pool table, and is adjacent to the outdoor living space with gas grill and outdoor dining area and deck overlooking the dunes. The ground-floor also features a bedroom and bath. The main floor is the main gathering area. The spacious dining table is ideal for family meals and games; and the comfortable living area is adjacent to the screened porch and open kitchen. Two bedrooms with queen beds and a full bath complete this floor. The master suite is on the third floor -- with access to the upstairs screened porch and a luxurious bath with separate tub and shower. A bunk room is adjacent to the second bath on this level. Make sure and scroll to the bottom of the listing to see a link to our web album with lots more pictures of our home!
A study with a porta crib (and fax machine!) provides a quiet getaway for reading, games, or sleeping!
Pets are Not allowed, And No smoking, please.
Amenities include a telephone, air-conditioning, satellite TV, a VCR, stereo, linens, a washer, dryer, and a gas (barbecue) grill. The full kitchen includes a microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator, ice maker, and cooking utensils.
Activities (on site or nearby) include hiking, biking, golfing, tennis, fishing, wildlife viewing, shopping, sightseeing, swimming, boating, sailing, water-skiing, surfing, windsurfing, parasailing, jet-skiing, and shelling. Also close by are restaurants and museums.
There's a lot to do on Dauphin Island! Visit the Dauphin Island SeaLab and Estuarium, Fort Gaines (a historic Civil War fort), and beautiful nearby Bellingrath Gardens. The whole island is a bird sanctuary. And especially during the spring and fall, you can see many different types of birds on their migratory trips.
Charter fishing is great.
You can charter boats for both fishing and sightseeing. Enjoy taking a boat ride to see the historic Sand Island Lighthouse.
You can also take a car ferry ride across Mobile Bay to visit the Gulf Shores area -- with its water parks and outlet malls. There are several seafood restaurants on the island, as well as a chocolate shop, bakery, and an ice cream shop! You can ride bikes on the bike trails which cover most of the island!
Our home is just a short drive to Mobile, Alabama, where you can visit many area museums such as the Exploreum Children's Museum or our brand new Mobile Museum of Art. In season, enjoy a Bay Bears baseball game, and the Mardi Gras! Mobile has a wonderful family-oriented Mardi Gras celebration.
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Member since: 2002
- 3000 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
Our home is great for kids, and our family is happy to share our 'toys'! We have a nice selection of family games, puzzles, a big can of beach shovels and buckets, and a great space for the kids to play downstairs. Our cul-de-sac is quiet, and we have a big driveway and sand for digging! ...moreless
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed:
Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12
- This home rents to maximum 12 guests per neighborhood restrictions.
Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms
- Books For Adults
- Books For Kids
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Game Room
- Games For Kids
- Pool Table:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Beach View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Pier Fishing
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 12 people
- Activities Guide
- Air Conditioning
- Alarm Clock
- Basic Soaps
- Broadband Access
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer
- Covered Parking
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Local Activities Guide
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Paper Towels
- Parking Off Street:
- Toilet Paper
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet:
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Ice Maker
- Pantry Items:
- Beach Chairs
We share our bicycles as a courtesy, and usualy have 2-3 adult and 203 kids' bikes, as well as a variety of helmets. We can't promise they are all perfect, but are happy to share (and leave our pump)...moreless
- Deck / Patio:
- Gated Community
- Large Cooler
- Outdoor Grill:
- Outdoor Grill Gas
- Porch / Veranda:
- Porch Furniture
- Screen Porch / Veranda
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jan 7 - Mar 3, 2017
7 night min stay
Mar 4 - May 12, 2017
7 night min stay
May 13 - Aug 11, 2017
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning $150
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- Tax Rate 11%
NOTE 7 NIGHT MINIMUM. Sat-Sat in Spring/Summer. Arrival dates flexible off season, please ask.
Please ask about off-season extra nights (cannot rent for less than 1 week but off season you can add nights - $300 per night plus tax)
Holiday weeks, if available, add $300.00 (Thanksgiving, Easter, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day)
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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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!
Year Purchased: 2002
About the owner: Our family built our Dauphin Island getaway in 2002, as a place to escape, relax, and build family memories with our own family of 3 boys. We live in nearby Mobile, Alabama and are custom homebuilders, so if you decide you need your own Dauphin Island home, we can help with that, too!
Why the Owner Chose Dauphin Island, AL, USA:
We love the East End of Dauphin Island for its quiet, residential feel. Located near the end of a cul-de-sac, we love the beautiful dune views and quiet street. Our neighborhood has a private community pool, private neighborhood beach access, and a tennis court. You can easily take long walks on the beach, down to the Audubon Bird Sanctuary, and back to the neighborhood via the bike/walking trail.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Because this is our personal family home, it is equipped how we like it to be! You'll find lots of coffee cups (Julie prefers tea, however), dishes, and cooking utensils. The kids will enjoy the big bucket of sand toys, scooters, and bikes, which we are happy to share with you though we can't 'guarantee' them. Our home was designed to provide a comfortable main living area for gathering with the whole family, yet also provide several different 'getaway' spots such as the back deck, hammock, or 3rd floor porches, when you just need a little quiet time!
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Welcome to Harmony!
Main floor living area with screen porch (computer not included)
Main Floor living room showing stairs to third floor
Ground Floor queen bedroom with adjacent bath
Ground floor bedroom overlooks backyard views
Ground floor living area with snack kitchen
Well equipped kitchen with large dining bar makes the kitchen the hangout spot!
Beautiful dune views from the main floor kitchen sink window
Neighborhood pool has gulf views, bathrooms, boardwalk to the beach, swingset, and adjacent tennis courts.
Master bedroom has king sized bed, private bath, and opens to third floor porch
Main floor screen porch is a cozy gathering space or quiet getaway
Gulf Peek queen bedroom is on main floor and shares hall bath.
Main floor living area with super comfortable sofas!
Main floor living/kitchen/dining
Main floor bedroom with queen bed and adjacent bathroom
Ground floor Queen bedroom with adjacent bath looks out to backyard
Ground floor living area
Ground Floor bathroom with shower
Our dune views to the North side of the house - what you see from the back deck and dining and kitchen windows!
Here's a peek of our private neighborhood beach!
Dining room easily has a large table for family meals or game night
Main floor screen porch opens to dining and living rooms.
Rear deck and hammock have beautiful dune views and shady breezes!
This listing was first published here in 2002.
Date last modified - Tuesday, January 17, 2017
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