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Last updated: 05/17/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Condo
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Compass Point sits on a beautifully landscaped point on the south side of Little Lagoon. The Gulf of Mexico is only a 1/4 mile walk. You will be able to enjoy spectacular sunsets from the balcony, the pools, the pier or the BBQ/picnic area. Rest and relaxation are waiting for you here. With the many amenities that are offered - the dock, the boat launch, the quiet area off the beaten path, and the indoor pool (a favorite attraction), Compass Point is a great place to be.

From our condo, you are able to look out over the outdoor pool and small sand beach onto Little Lagoon. We enjoy our unit overlooking the pool so we can watch the swimmers, and easily call them up for meal times. You can even sunbathe from the large balcony. The table on the balcony seats 4-6. We leave our crab trap, nets, 2 beach chairs, and beach toys in the closet for our guests to use. Bring your bikes and enjoy the gulf breezes as you ride on the scenic beach road, or through the safe neighborhood along the lagoon, then safely lock them in the bike rack downstairs.

You can go fishing from the pier or out in the shallow lagoon as your family enjoys boating or watching you from the pool or sand beach. Jet skis and kayaks are popular in the clean lagoon, and you can even park them in our parking lot.

You will have a fully equipped kitchen. Buy your own food and enjoy cooking or go out to some of the wonderful restaurants that Gulf Shores has to offer.

Overall, Compass Point will provide you with an unforgettable vacation experience! You will want to return again and again to this Jewel of West Beach! Book today.

If you need a condo in Destin, be sure to follow the link below to view our oceanfront unit at The Islander Resort!

Check-in, cleaning, and customer service is taken care of by our local management team at Young's Suncoast!

Keywords: Condominium,Waterfront Sunset, Boat Dock, Indoor Pool, Sand Beach, Quiet, Pet-Friendly, dentin, Florida
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Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/17/2017

Property Type

  • Condo

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be 21 or older....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Small sand beach perfect for young children...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Master Bedroom: 1 king


  • Guest Bedroom: 1 queen


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

    Queen sleeper sofa...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen hide-a-bed sofa...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Vacuum cleaner, Compass Room with occasional activities, Several wholesome books...moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (3) 32' Flat Screen TV in Living Room 19' Flat Screen TV in Master Bedroom 19' TV in Guest Bedroom...moreless

  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    Over a 'dozen family safe' movies...moreless


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    Small sand beach on lagoon, roped for swimming, exploring. Perfect for small children!...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Boardwalk, dock and pier on lagoon. Fish cleaning station near grill/picnic area. Private boat launch for Compass Point guests. Unobstructed view of the 10 mile long Lagoon from our balcony!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning:

    New air conditioner installed January 2010...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Private boat launch...moreless


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Trash compactor, Disposal, Toaster, Coffee and Tea maker, Blender...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator:

    New Refrigerator w/ ice-maker 2010...moreless


  • Balcony:

    Opens from master bedroom and from living room....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    (2) Heated indoor pool, Outdoor pool on lagoon/sand beach...moreless



from 2 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Summer
May 18 - Jun 16, 2017
3 night min stay
Peak Summer
Jun 17 - Jun 30, 2017
3 night min stay
4th of July Week
Jul 1 - Jul 7, 2017
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

Peak Summer
Jul 8 - Aug 4, 2017
3 night min stay
Late Summer
Aug 5 - Aug 13, 2017
3 night min stay
Early Fall
Aug 14 - Sep 5, 2017
3 night min stay
Sep 6 - Oct 31, 2017
3 night min stay
Nov 1 - Mar 1, 2018
2 night min stay
$600 $950
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning $120 + tax
  • Parking Passes ($10 x 2) $20 + tax
  • Damage Protec/Processing $50
  • Pet Fee $125
  • Tax Rate 11%


Quoted price does not include any advertised discounts or specials that may apply for your dates.

7th night included Free except during Peak Season!

Only $89 to hold the property which is applied toward the balance so no additional security or deposit required!

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 05/17/2017
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Boat cruises, dolphin cruises, deep sea fishing charters, concerts at the wharf, Ferry to Dolphin Island Sea Lab and Bellingrath Gardens, U.S.S. Alabama Battleship, Historical Forts, Weeks Bay Estuarine Reserve, Waterville, Gulf Breeze Zoo, Shrimp Festival, National Museum of Naval Aviation, Tanger Outlet Center, Community Theater


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1997

About the owner: We live in Cullman, Alabama but we all love the beach! Mom and Dad always took us to the beach every year during 'AEA Week' so we got in the habit of regular trips south. Now we have a destination that is worth repeat visits. It's becoming more like a home away from home for some of us. John has two children, and Jan has eight children. We have been to Compass Point several times with our mother, Marlene, who shares ownership with us. She enjoys the pools and the sunsets, as well as special memories of Austin who purchased this wonderful retreat for his family just before he passed away. Thank you, Daddy, for such a special gift!!! Jan Smith and John Dean

Why the Owner Chose Homes, On Golden Pond (Gulf Shores, AL, USA):
The beautiful indoor pool with a great view of the lagoon was one of the main reasons that Compass Point was chosen. We are close enough to walk to the beach, but off the beaten path, so the atmosphere here is very peaceful.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
We leave our crab trap, 3 beach chairs, beach towels and beach toys in the closet for our guests to use. We are also building a small library of books, DVDs and videos for our guests to use. We enjoy our unit overlooking the pool so we can watch the swimmers, and easily call them up for meal times.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/17/2017

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  • Large balcony with 180 degree view of lagoon.  Enjoy stunning sunsets from here!

    Large balcony with 180 degree view of lagoon. Enjoy stunning sunsets from here!

VRBO #286252

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Wednesday, May 24, 2017

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