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Pet Friendly(1 pet) Spacious 2BR/2BA Gulf View 'The Island Sun'

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 31 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (max 5 people)

Book your vacation rental now! Beautiful spacious beach house with 2 bedrooms furnished with king size beds in each bedroom, bunk bed in sunroom for a child.A ample closet space, 2 full baths, plus enclosed sunroom. Sleeps 5 comfortably (owner will only allow 5 ppl). Completely furnished. Flat screen HD television in living room plus TV's in all bedrooms and DVD player. Front porch faces gulf with a view of sandy white beaches. Beach access across the street.(approx 100yd walk to the beach). All the amenities of staying at your own home versus being in a condo or high rise building. We don't supply beach chairs, umbrella's or towel's.

1 small pet allowed, must be crated. 1 Crate is supplied with the home.

Located off Hwy 59 and beach road (at the 'T'). Walking distance to Desotos Rest., Oyster House, Pink Pony, the Hang Out, Mikee's Seafood, Ribs & Reds and many souvenir shops. You can also walk to the Shrimp Festival held every year at Hwy 59 & Beach Rd. Watch the fireworks from the porch for the 4th of July. 10 minute ride to the famous 'Wharf' in Orange Beach, with live entertainment, great restaurants, and a movie theatre! 15 minutes to the Foley Outlet Mall. The Gulf State Park and the longest fishing pier on the Gulf Coast(1500 feet) is less than a mile away.

Fully equipped eat in kitchen, includes all appliances, inside laundry. Quiet dead end street. Snow birds welcome! Dish satellite, local telephone service, wifi internet. Bring your clothes and food.

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Property Manager
Angela , manager
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2018

About Angela , manager

My family and I enjoyed going to Gulf Shores so much, I found and bought this special spacious home. We love relaxing on the beach and getting away from it all! Although I come from one of the best restaurant cities in the US I look forward to the excellent food (especially seafood) in the area. Great food, fishing, golfing and shopping all within a few hundred feet of the Gulf and its activities. Prefer weekly rentals for June & July.

Angela , manager purchased this house in 2009

Why Angela , manager chose Gulf Shores

This location is conveniently located near famous Desotos Restaurant, Oyster House, The Hang Out and the Pink Pony. The home has a view of the Gulf from the front porch. Beach access across the street which continues to Gulf State Park beach and the fishing pier. Large bedrooms with King Size beds and located on a quiet dead end street. Near Hwy. 59 & the 'T', (the beach road). Prefer weekly rentals for June & July.

What makes this house unique

Prefer weekly rentals for June & July. Completely furnished - just bring your personal belongings, relax and enjoy. Excellent location in the middle of most activities but with the privacy of a single family home.


Gulf Shores House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Max 5 ppl allowed! Prefer weekly June & July.CLEANING fee is separate to be left on table upon departure, Cash or Check to Sylvia Hinson, $125.00.
  • Absolutely No pets on Furniture! You will be given a keyless entry code within a week of your arrival. Leave 1 key in lockbox in case of lost key.
  • Replace keys in lockbox upon departure You must complete our application in order to be approved. In event cancelled, vrbo mgr's fee will be deducted
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Full bathrooms
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master bedroom, full bath, large
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , large bedroom
    - 1 bunk bed
  • King size beds (2), Bunk Beds 1
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 5 garden chairs
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Due to past issues, property will be monitored on the amount of guests & pets.


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Pet Friendly(1 pet) Spacious 2BR/2BA Gulf View 'The Island Sun'
average rating of 4.8727274 based on 55 reviews
Mobile, Alabama

Excellent vacation!

  • 5 of 5

It is a very beautiful home and very close to all the action in gulf shores. The walk to the beach is not bad at all. It is a 5 minute walk to the beach with a very close crosswalk. The owner is very nice and even called to check up. Overall great stay!

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comforts of home, great location!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time to VRBO as well as Gulf Shores. Enjoyed our home away from home as well as the Gulf Shores area. The home was clean and fully stocked. Paint was a little tired, but it didn't matter to us; that's part of living with salt water. Beds were very soft and comfortable with nice bedding. AC worked well. Showers were hot. Satallite TV never skipped a beat. Enjoyed the deck and the distant, between-building, view of the ocean. Appreciated that it was pet friendly and the crate provided was adequate for our medium sized dog. The home is located just a short walk from the beach and many other amenities. My husband and I give the whole experience two thumbs up!

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very good.

  • 4 of 5

Very good. The only issue we had was the handle in bath tub needs repair. Minor problem.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: The handle in the guest bathroom bath tub is a bit round (with ribs) and should be replaced with one that is easier to grasp. A plumber will be scheduled to do so. The comment is appreciated.
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Wylie, TX

Great choice!

  • 5 of 5

Well maintained property. It offers plenty of space, beds are comfortable and kitchen is fully equipped. The property is located close to good restaurants and the beach. We will certainly be back

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We travel to Gulf Shores every summer and this was without a doubt one of the nicest cleanest and well-kept places we have stayed. The owner was easy to contact and very accommodating. We will definitely be staying here again!

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect location and gracious owner!

  • 5 of 5

This is our 4th stay at the Island Sun and we'd never stay anywhere else when coming to Gulf Shores. It's location is excellent and within walking distance to many restaurants as well as entertainment venues. The beach is a short walk away. The home is equipped with all you need to cook as well as take care of your laundry before heading home. The deck is awesome for quiet time at sunrise and sunset. Truly a home away from home! Mr. Al is so helpful and truly cares about your stay. He has helpful suggestions on where to eat as well as things to do. Don't hesitate to stay at the Island Sun!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You for the great comments and please come again; this is a home and area I fully enjoy myself.
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Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Refundable damage deposit $75
Security deposit $250
Tax Rate 5.0%

RATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE ACCORDING TO SEASON/OCCUPANCY. Non ref pet fee $50/pet. $125 cleaning fee paid directly to the cleaning agent (Sylvia Hinson) upon departure. Cash or check to be left on kitchen table! All rentals subject to a 5% lodging fee.
If the number of guests increase after initial application is accepted, the rate will increase depending on number of guests.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.