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Earthly Paradise - Sleeps 10 and Great Amenities

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Bunk Area, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

House, 4 Bedrooms + bunk bed(s), 3 Baths (Sleeps 8-10)

Martinique is a charming French Caribbean community and our home, Avalon, is located in one the best locations possible. Avalon will allow you to feel far away from civilization by offering miles of beach to explore. Yet you've got free in-house access to WiFi, excellent access to the best amenities Gulf Shores has to offer. We can now offer a golf cart to licensed drivers for use within the community.

This charming three story, Four bedroom, three full bath beach house offers close to 2200 square feet of living space, an open porch, a screened porch, a balcony, and a convenient one car garage. This is an excellent location, close to the Bon Secour Refuge, indoor pool & Jacuzzi, outdoor pool, with a children's pool area, Jacuzzi and fitness room.

On the main level you’ll find a spacious living room, dining room and fully appointed kitchen with breakfast counter, refrigerator with ice maker, microwave, dishwasher and laundry area with a full-size washer and dryer. Living room area has TV/DVD catch up on all those movies you've been meaning to rent.

In addition to the main living areas downstairs there is a guest suite with a full bath as well as a large screened back porch with access from the kitchen and bedroom.

Upstairs is the master suite and an additional guest room. The master suite has a generous master bath with large garden tub, separate glass enclosed shower, double vanity and separate commode room. The Master has a TV with DVD. Just off the master bedroom you’ll enjoy views from the second story balcony. The secondary bedroom upstairs has plenty of closet space and a full bath. The Third story known as The Crow’s Nest offers a queen size bed and reading area no bath. Wonderful Sunset Views from the Crow's Nest.

Other attractive features include nine and 10 foot ceilings, ceiling fans, central heating and air conditioning, and lots of storage areas. Home includes a golf cart, beach chairs, umbrella's, sand toys, skim boards, and a BBQ grill.

Imagine more than a mile of pristine sugar sand beach with NO development, it is yours at Martinique!

Martinique adjoins the Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge which offers 6,700 acres of un-developed beach, dunes, marsh and wilderness on the Fort Morgan Peninsula. This coastal Refuge is part of the Central Gulf Ecosystem Unit and provides refuge for the endangered loggerhead sea turtle, the endangered American alligator, and the rare gopher tortoise.

Part of the migration route of the monarch butterfly, the Refuge is also known for its more than 120 species of birds - making it a paradise for bird watchers. Along with birding, the refuge offers opportunities for hiking, swimming, photography, collecting sea shells, and boating. Fishermen enjoy both fresh and saltwater fishing.

Keywords: Avalon- Earthly Paradise

Beach House

More Details

Amy Scott
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 18, 2018

About Amy Scott

When we found this slice of paradise we knew we would want to retire here one day. The beach is amazing!

Amy & Steve Scott

Amy Scott purchased this house in 2000

Why Amy Scott chose Gulf Shores

We chose this property for retirement. It borders the Bon Secour refuge and offers privacy as well as a lot of benefits the development offers. Pool, Exercise facility, Sauna, but mainly the beach.

What makes this house unique

The serenade that you get from the wildlife refuge and of course the beautiful beach.


Gulf Shores House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • King size beds (1) 1 , Queen size Beds (3), Bunk Beds (2)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Sauna
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • swimming
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(43 traveler reviews)

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Earthly Paradise - Sleeps 10 and Great Amenities
average rating of 4.9302325 based on 43 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Great week at Avalon! Amy was so easy to work with!! Would definitely rent again. Thanks again for an amazing week!!

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Allen
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I loved it!!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a fantastic time. This was our 5th stay at Martinique and definitely our favorite house. Everything was comfortable and homey. The kitchen was very nice and was stocked well. I highly recommend this house!!!! And Amy was great to work with.

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The property was everything we hoped for and so much more.

  • 5 of 5

This was the most comfortable and best equipped place we have ever stayed. The items in the house are good quality. There were lots of things to do in this community. Quiet and peaceful and beach was not crowded.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic spot for family getaway

  • 5 of 5

We had the pleasure of returning to Avalon for a second time this year. Our family (including 3 grandkids) had a blast! We enjoyed all the amenities of a well appointed privately owned home, as well as all that the fabulous Martinique property has to offer (private beach, 2 pools, tennis court). Found a couple of new restaurants this time and enjoyed some old favorites as well. Couldn't imagine a better week on the beach. Thanks Steve and Amy. We'll see you next year!

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great week with family here. Pools are nice, beach is not too crowded, surrounding area is super peaceful - all who came asking if interested In coming again to the same rental next year!

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It truly is an earthly paradise.
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great week at martinique beach

  • 4 of 5

we really enjoyed our stay .the weather was not the best but the area is beautiful

waking on the beach is an experience the sand is white and the beach is so clean . we loved it

the house super well provided and the care of the owners excellent

we had to issues and they were solved instantly better service impossible

we highly recomended

Zully from houston

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pines Pizzeria
Pizza Restaurant
Behind the Pines Restaurant - Fort Morgan 'Roundback
Seafood Restaurant
Coast Restaurant at The Beach Club
Sushi Restaurant
The Village Hideaway
The Village Lawn at The Beach Club
Live Music Venue
Fort Morgan Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Sassy Bass Island Grill
Kiva Grill
Bar & Grill
Sassy Bass Amazin' Grill
Peninsula Restaurant & Grill
Bar & Grill
Peninsula Golf and Racquet Club
Tacky Jacks Fort Morgan
Seafood Restaurant
Oyster Bay
Bar & Grill
The Beach House Kitchen and Cocktails
American Restaurant
Janino's Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Fort Morgan
Safe Harbour Seafood
Seafood Restaurant
The Tin Top Restaurant & Oyster Bar
Oyster Bar Restaurant
Mexican Restaurant
Bahama Bob's Beach Side Cafe
Seafood Restaurant
Flip Flop Deli Shop - Gulf Shores
Gulf Shores Golf Club
Bill’s By the Beach
Seafood Restaurant
DeSoto's Seafood Kitchen
Seafood Restaurant
Sassy Bass Crazy Donuts
Donut Shop
Gulf Shores Public Beach
The Steamer Baked Oyster Bar
Seafood Restaurant
Yabba's Wacky Snack Shack
Ice Cream Shop
JOHN GYRO mediterranean 2
Mediterranean Restaurant
The Flying Harpoon - Kitchen 11-1 Bar 11-2
Seafood Restaurant
Crico's Pizza & Subs
Pizza Restaurant
Shrimp Basket Gulf Shores
Seafood Restaurant
Snappy's Snowcones
The Hangout
Seafood Restaurant
Papa Rocco's
Pizza Restaurant
Original Oyster House Seafood Restaurant
Seafood Restaurant
Rita's Frozen Custard
Gulf Shores Dog Park
Ribs & Reds
Barbecue Restaurant
Matt's Homemade Alabama Icecream
Ice Cream Shop
The Royal Oyster
Oyster Bar Restaurant
Gulf Shores Tennis Complex
Pink Pony Pub
Seafood Restaurant
Mikee's Seafood
Seafood Restaurant
Cafe Beignets of Alabama
Hog Wild BBQ
Barbecue Restaurant
Chocolate corner
Chocolate Shop
David L. Bodenhamer Center
Tequilas Mexican Restaurant
Mexican Restaurant
King Neptune's Seafood Restaurant
Seafood Restaurant

There are two amazing Golf Courses less than 5 miles from Avalon. Kiva Dunes and Peninsula. The Beach Club Spa offers exceptional massages, manicure and pedicure. This is in walking distance on the beach or .25 mile drive.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $140
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 8.5%

59.00 damage insurance

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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