House, 6 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 12)
Gary and Julie Holloway
About Gary and Julie Holloway
Gary and Julie Holloway West Plains, Mo, 65775 We have retired from our business and teaching. We have loved the Gulf Shores area for family vacations for over 25 years. Now we are ready for our next adventure, enjoying the beach much more often by owning our own home away from home. We hope to have you visit our cottage and find it and the area as relaxing and fun as we do. We have tried to make your stay as comfortable as you are at home.
Gary and Julie Holloway purchased this House in 2017
Why Gary and Julie Holloway chose Gulf Shores
When Hurricane Ivan destroyed the previous beach house (Sunflowers) the former owner moved this house (Sea Stars Cottage) from the lagoon shore across the street to it's current site. Originally designed for a large family 2009 was the first season for us to be on a rental program. Beach life is unique, particularly if one is a naturalist... it is a certain paradise. This cottage provides ample space for a large family vacation.
What makes this House unique
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. 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. We hope you love it as much as we do!
Pets allowed - yes, traveler is responsible for pets. $100 fee.yes, traveler is responsible for pets. $100 fee.
Parties/events allowed - Weddings are a good fit for small wedding parties.Weddings are a good fit for small wedding parties.
No smoking - Please keep smoking out the home.Please keep smoking out the home.
Max guests: 12
Minimum age of primary renter: 25
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
Damage and incidentals
You will be responsible for any damage to the rental property caused by you or your party during your stay.
This house and the location are fantastic. We enjoyed magnificent sunrises and sunsets from the balconies. The huge kitchen made prepping for our Thanksgiving dinner a breeze! Wonderful home for a family vacation!
Excellent location and House was very clean.
Owners were pleasant to deal with and made check-in easy.
Wonderful stay. Wonderful house.
We had a great time. Communication was excellent with the owner. You could tell our comfort and enjoyment was the number 1 concern. We highly recommend using this house for your next Gulf Shores visit.
Great Weekend Getaway
Fantastic cottage right on the beach. Plenty of room for everyone. We had eight adults and were very comfortable. The view was fantastic. We truly had a terrific stay.
Life's too short to pick nits, but (a) we did see a few ants, (b) some of the doorknobs and gate latches were a bit tricky, and (c) we found ourselves envying the boardwalks leading to the beach at the neighboring cottages.
None of these issues were a big deal for us. The place was clean, nicely decorated, spacious, and perfectly located. We really had a great time.