Wonderful Bay Cottage Home Twenty Feet from the Water!(97 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-3 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)
The center of town has many quaint shops that add to this charm and evoke a feeling of stepping back in time. The house itself invites you to sit and rock, watch the pelicans, herons, and gulls fly overhead, and boil some of those crabs you catch on the pier.
For those who can tear themselves away from the boiling of seafood and the clink of ice in the glass, the Gulf of Mexico is but a short drive away. Have a good time, and remember: This is the home of 'Forrest Gump', 'Cheeseburgers in Paradise' (found at Pirate's Cove), 'Margaritaville', and in nearby Mobile, the original Mardi Gras!
GREAT WAYS TO ENJOY THE HOUSE
Brush your teeth on the deck by the light of the full moon;
Sleep out on the pier at least once if you can;
Turn off the ac/heat and open all of the windows when there is a breeze so that you can hear the sound of the water washing up on the rocks;
Count the number of pelicans that pass over the house in the afternoon;
Don’t miss a sunset;
Read more; watch TV less;
Serve drinks or dinner on the pier;
Look for porpoises chasing shrimp up and down the bay. When they are active you can see them 100-200 ft. off the end of the long piers;
Meet the neighbors; they are very nice;
Use the deck shower as often as you can;
Act out one of Shakespeare’s plays (there is a full set on the bookshelf);
As the kitchen is well equipped, learn how to make Creole Seafood Gumbo or West Indies Salad with the crabs that you catch (e-mail me for a recipe if you like).
Keywords: Bayfront Cottage
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Member since: 2008
- 1200 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Audio Tape Player
- Books For Adults
- Books For Kids
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Games For Kids
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Duty Free Shops
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Theme Parks
- Water Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Near The Ocean
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Deepsea Fishing
- Equestrian Events
- Freshwater Fishing
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Activities Guide
- Air Conditioning:
- Alarm Clock
- Basic Soaps
- Broadband Access
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer
- Covered Parking
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Local Activities Guide
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Paper Towels
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Lobster Pot
- Pantry Items
- Beach Towels
- Boat Dock
- Deck / Patio:
- Fish Cleaning Table
- Large Cooler
- Lawn / Garden
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My Rate For 2017
Feb 5 - Dec 31, 2017
3 night min stay
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Property Damage Protection $59
- Cleaning Fee $100
- Pet Fee $75
- Tax Rate 6%
For stays of 8 nights and up, please speak to owner for further discounts.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Crabbing, Deep-sea Fishing, Bi-Plane Rides, Ultra-light Rides
About the owner: I: From Mobile/School at McGill and Spring Hill/Then to D.C./Background in International Relations/Wine Consultant/Love Fairhope, New Orleans, New York, and Hawaii/Love to Cook. My Wife: From France/International Marketer/Family of Winemakers and Engineers/Love Fairhope, The Pyrenees Mountains, New Orleans, and Chicago/Love to Bake.
Why the Owner Chose Fairhope, AL, USA:
Fairhope is a diamond in the rough! An artists' colony that doubles as a retirement community; a fun town that can be quiet; a village that is both civilized and laid back is hard to find indeed! It is not only the proximity of our house to the beautiful body of water that is Mobile Bay that drew us to it, but also the pace and gentile nature of the town of Fairhope itself that makes this a genuinely special place in this country.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
This is the closest house on the Eastern Shore to the water; only twenty feet! This makes the panoramic views fantastic, and your neighbors houses are built so far back that you don't even know they are there. Water views from every room are a great perk, and bay breezes through the windows are a treat! In addition, we own the lot next door, and our lots are among the deepest on this part of the bay, so there is a lot of room for children to play or to let your dogs run around. Have we mentioned that we have the most well-equipped kitchen you will ever find in a vacation house? Just read the reviews to see what we mean!
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This Could Be You! Guest Catching Massive Redfish On Our Pier!
'A Nouste' From The Road
Bar, LR, DR to Left, K to Right, 2nd BR Back Left! Twins or King; You Choose!
2nd BR of 2. Twins Can Also Be King! Main BR Has Queen.
Your LR again, With Queen Sleeper. Bedrooms in Back. BR on Right Has Queen!
My Boys Enjoying View, (Which Is Much More Panoramic Than This Photo Indicates).
A Look Toward the Bay
Your Crabbing (and Fishing) Pier!
Your Living Room! That's a Queen Sleeper, By The Way
Queen Bed in Main BR
Dine For 6 Here,, LR to Left, Bedrooms Behind, K in Front of You, Bar to Right!
Grill Here! See That Bay?! So Close You Can't Even See The Lawn Below!
This Could Be You! Guest Catching Speckled Trout On Our Pier!
Bay On Left, DR For 6, and Entry Door.
Enjoying The Deck And The View!
Severin and Baldewin: Your Hosts
Your Back Yard (The Bay is Your Front Yard)
This listing was first published here in 2008.
Date last modified - Friday, February 24, 2017
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