Book for the Shrimp Fest Now. 7 Nights $1500.00 Family & Pet Friendly! Sleeps 18

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Last updated: 09/29/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

BRITTAINS' BEACON is a 2300 sq. ft., 6 bedroom, 3 bath beach home with 2 separate living areas situated high above the rest on a dune overlooking the beautiful Gulf of Mexico. This property is in a small, low traffic subdivision. The Beaches are wide, easily accessible and blissfully uncrowded. This home has a 500 sq. ft. main deck fronting the gulf with table & chairs and deck lounge chairs plus shaded lower deck and concrete carport area.
Home has large greatroom with vaulted ceiling and lots of glass for spectacular viewing. Lower level family room has 2 glass patio doors also offering the Gulf view. Covered parking for 2 vehicles and plenty of additional parking space, outside shower all on a spacious lot. For the convenience of our large groups, boaters and golfers, who need to fill ice chests, we've installed a Scottsman nugget ice maker that delivers up to 300 lbs of ice per day & a commercial Bunn coffee brewer w/ warmer. Beds: Upstairs 4 bedrooms - 1 bed per room K, 3Q & 1 Sleeper sofa in liv rm. Downstairs 1 bedroom & 1 bunkroom - 1Q, 1 set of bunks, 2 twins and sleeper sofa in family room.

For all you golfers our subdivision is beside Kiva Dunes. If you are not familiar with Gulf Shores there are dozens of beautiful courses. Our house is great for 2 or 3 golf foursomes. We have 11 seperate beds (if you count sleeper sofas) plus the commercial ice machine & Bunn coffee brewer.

Keywords: House, beach house, ground level, covered parking, 6 bedrooms, boat parking, ice machine, gulf view, free wifi, pet friendly, reunion, gulf view, across from beach, beautiful view, fishing,

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    minimum age 25 years violators will be removed w/o refund....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    The ground floor is accessible w/ wide doorways, however, there are 2 small steps up to the bath facilities and just a small kitchenette on this level. There is a dining area, living room, and sleeping quarters....moreless

Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18, Beds for 16-18

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Upstairs/main level, SW corner, large view of gulf, TV...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    upstairs/main level, SE cornor, view of Gulf, has TV...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Upstairs/main level, NW corner, small window view of gulf...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

    Upstairs/mainlevel,NE corner, small window view of Gulf...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 queen

    Ground level SE corner, view of Gulf...moreless

  • Bedroom 6: 1 bunk bed

    Ground level, East side of house...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s): 1 sleep sofa /futon, 2 murphy bed

    2 queen size murphy beds are in the downstairs rec room,...moreless

  • Main level: King size bed (1) SW bedroom, Queen size Beds (3) NW, NE, SE bedrooms and 1 sleeper sofa in the great room. Walk in/ground level has a bedroom with (1) queen bed in the SE corner of home, a small bunk room w/1 built in bunk set, the family room has 2 queen size murphy beds ...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Upstairs/main level, E side between two bedrooms...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    upstairs/main level, W side, washer & dryer connected...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    groundlevel with 2 steps up to toilet and shower...moreless

  • 3 - (1 on ground floor with walk in shower) 2 on the main level have tub/shower combos...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Scottsman Ice Maker with 300 lbs. daily capacity, Commercial Bunn coffee brewer w/2 burners, Chest freezer, baby high chair, Smoking outside only, Dogs allowed upon approval, Upper sun deck, Lower shaded deck, hammock, High volume fan for those rare days when there is no breeze, gas burner w/ large stock pot and basket for country boils, fish frying pan....moreless


  • Books:

    Very large assortment of books provided. If you are in the middle of one and its time to leave .... by all means take it with you. Maybe you can leave on in its place but if not that's fine too....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    several board games provided...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Televisions in each living room and 2 bdrms, Direct TV with movie channels, NFL Sunday Ticket, wifi, house phone...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    3 flat screens, 1 very large Plasma in downstairs family room...moreless

  • Video Library:

    some DVD's are on property, apx 40...moreless


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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    We are less than 100 yards to the WATER!...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    We have a tremendous view of the ocean from both lower and main level decks and home interior....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Parasailing
  • Racquetball
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    dining table seats 8 plus the bar seats 4 4 tables with chairs on main deck will seat 12 table w 4 chairs in lower level rec room...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Two Central Systems...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking:

    should fit 2 cars, end to end...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central heat, electric...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    will seat 10 with large, flat screen TV, DVD player and view of the Gulf all open to kitchen/dining and bar with additional seating for 12....moreless

  • Parking:

    can fit 6-8 cars in drive...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Lots of room for off street parking on our concrete drive....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone:

    no long distance calls...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    password protected. password on site....moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Bunn with 2nd pot and warmer plate....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    If you need it and we don't have it, we want to hear about it -- that's how stocked our kitchen is....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Smooth top stove, Dishwasher, 2 full size Fridges, 1 w/ice maker + commercial ice machine on ground level, breakfast bar w/ 4 stools....moreless

  • Microwave:


  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Gas burner w propane bottles for Low Country Boil or fish fry. Very large stock pot w/basket....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    2nd full size fridge in downstairs family room...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster:



  • Deck / Patio:

    Large sun deck w/4 chase loungers and apx 12 chairs w 3 small tables and a smaller shaded deck at walk-in level w/ hammic and chairs....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas propane grill....moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    There are many skim boards, floats, balls, sand buckets, toys etc. These have been left by previous tenants and are for your use and you need not feel obligated to replace if broken. ...moreless



Write a review 4.8
from 15 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Oct 22 - Dec 31, 2016
3 night min stay
Apr 1 - May 25, 2017
3 night min stay
Memorial Day Weekend
May 26 - May 29, 2017
4 night min stay

flat fee
Jun 10 - Aug 12, 2017
7 night min stay

Aug 13 - Oct 20, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Tax Rate 6%

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 09/29/2016
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0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant

Car: Recommended

We are minutes from Fort Morgan and the Dauphin Island ferry. There is bird watching and annual bird banding and tours of this historical Fort.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

About the owner: Neal and Janet have been in the property management and construction business since the early 80's. Janet currently has a business managing over 600 single family homes in NE Alabama where they live. She is an Army brat whose father was a helicopter pilot stationed primarily in the SE. She graduated in Alexandria, VA. Neal has always lived in Calhoun County, AL and graduated in Alexandria, AL. They have 2 children, a yellow Lab and lots of brothers and sisters that love to spend time at Brittains' Beacon.

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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Brittains' Beacon

    Brittains' Beacon

  • Main living space - facing North.

    Main living space - facing North.

  • NW bedroom - queen

    NW bedroom - queen

  • Brittains' Beacon offers NFL Sunday Ticket along with hundreds of other channels

    Brittains' Beacon offers NFL Sunday Ticket along with hundreds of other channels

  • Sunset View From Deck

    Sunset View From Deck

  • Downstairs Bedroom with Bunk Bed

    Downstairs Bedroom with Bunk Bed

  • Downstairs Bathroom

    Downstairs Bathroom

  • Main living space - facing Gulf.

    Main living space - facing Gulf.

  • Dining and kitchen area. Seats 11

    Dining and kitchen area. Seats 11

  • Celebrate Christmas with the whole family at Brittains' Beacon!

    Celebrate Christmas with the whole family at Brittains' Beacon!

  • Main Deck at Sunset

    Main Deck at Sunset

  • The view from our deck,100 yards to the water.

    The view from our deck,100 yards to the water.

  • Downstairs Bedroom with Queen Bed

    Downstairs Bedroom with Queen Bed

  • Downstairs Bathroom

    Downstairs Bathroom

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This listing was first published here in 2003.

Date last modified - Thursday, October 20, 2016

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