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Last updated: 08/22/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Sea Stars cottage has a casual elegance that is user friendly while being plump with pillows and comforts.

Below the house is the covered parking on the road side. Pass through the gate/doors to find a small fenced in yard and patio/party area on the beach side. Aside from 2 bedrooms (1 Queen, 1 KING) and a large shared bath on the main floor there is the huge open area which consists of living dining and kitchen. The kitchen offers a 6 burner restaurant style gas range and seperate side by side freezer and refrigerator as well as every cooking convenience we could think of.

Behind the kitchen is additional pantry space and the 'duet' washer & dryer. The living area faces the great Gulf of Mexico mere steps beyond the covered 10 x 30' deck. The bar contains a wine refrigerator. There is a wide screen TV above the gas fireplace and cushy seating for many.

Upstairs find the very special 'honeymoon suite' Gulf side, complete with king canopied bed, private deck with seating and an attached private bath. Additionally on the 2nd floor are 2 bedrooms (1 queen, 1 twin +twin + trundle) on the north side, facing the lagoon, 2 more bathrooms and a library/twin + twin room that faces S.E.

Please check out the Sea Stars Cottage website at the link below for more pictures and a video!

Sea Stars Cottage is of an unusual design, is very comfortable, a bit whimsical and absolutely charming. Please ENJOY!


Keywords: Beach House, West Beach, Beach Front

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Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Family

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseshoes
  • Luaus
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.9
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall
Aug 2 - Dec 31, 2016
3 night min stay
$625
$4,000
Winter
Jan 1 - Mar 1, 2017
3 night min stay
$500
$3,000 $4,000
Spring
Mar 2 - May 13, 2017
3 night min stay
$725
$4,600
Summer
May 14 - Aug 5, 2017
3 night min stay
$825
$5,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $100
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500

Notes:

Due to extensive damage caused by "spring breakers" previously, Sea Stars Cottage may not be available during certain "spring breaks" and these dates will be different each year.

The $500 security deposit required within 2 weeks of booking. The rental fee due 2 weeks prior to your arrival. For payment I prefer checks or PayPal.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Last updated: 08/22/2016
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Location

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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: Kerry and Sherry Parks. Gulf shores, Alabama. USA.

Why the Owner Chose Gulf Shores, AL, USA:
When Hurricane Ivan destroyed our previous beach house (Sunflowers) we moved this house (Sea Stars Cottage) from the lagoon shore across the street to it's current site. Originally designed for a large family, alas, even the 'baby' is about to graduate high school and has begun packing for University. It is time to downsize. This is the first season on a rental program. Beach life is unique, particularly if one is a naturalist... it is a certain paradise.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The majestic and ever changing Gulf of Mexico serves up fresh scenery regularly, from aero-squadrons of pelicans soaring above to pods of dolphins passing daily. Fishing is excellent and we can arrange surf fishing lessons for your group. Your expert, 'Pompano Jerry' supplies everything & will even clean and prepare your fresh catch of the day for cooking. Photo ops abound! Our white 'sugar sands' beach is unusual and occasionally gets written up as one of the worlds best beaches. Sea turtles nest here, mostly Loggerheads with a rare Ridley to be precise. We monitor the nests and assist in hatchings. Our guests are welcomed to watch these incredible proceedings. The house is expansive and is uniquely furnished with our guests' comfort and pleasure in mind. To purchase any of the mermaid paintings in the library, contact Sherry. We hope you love it as much as we do!


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Speaks: english

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  • Sea Stars Cottage

    Sea Stars Cottage

VRBO #242452

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Monday, August 22, 2016

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