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Tropical "A" Frame with 36' Private Fishing Pier

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Chalet, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

Comfortable, quaint, and cute are words often used to describe this tropical A-frame located on the Mississippi Sound. A wrap around deck shaded by palm trees leads down to the water and the 36' fishing pier. Fish or crab from the pier, or boardwalk, soak up rays on the deck, or watch the tug and barge traffic pass by on the Inter-Coastal Waterway. 10 minute walk to the beach. WiFi provided.

Queen bed in the downstairs master, 2 full beds in one bedroom and a daybed with a 'pop-up' trundle in the other upstairs bedroom sleep 8 people comfortably. Sofa sleeper in the living area.

Full bath downstairs across from the Master Bedroom with double vanity. Full size washer and dryer in the bathroom area.

The fully stocked kitchen is complete with everything you need to prepare a full course meal for your family and is open to the living area with views of the pier and Mississippi Sound. The breakfast bar will seat 2 or 3 and allow you to supervise the kitchen action. The Living and Dining area with 25' vaulted ceilings, has great water views, a flat screen TV with Dish Network service, comfortable leather furniture, and a tasteful Nautical Decor.

Head upstairs via a Heart Pine staircase with a brushed aluminum stair rail to 2 bedrooms and a full bath.

Keywords: Beach House, Sea Side Chalet, Beach Cottage, bay front, waterfront, Water Front, views, Waterfront Rental, Dauphin Island, Dauphin Island Rental, Beaches of South Alabama, Fishing, Fishing Rental, Scenic South Alabama, Coastal Beach Rental, Fishing Pier, Beach Rental.

If you want to be directly on the Beach check out our other property, "Latitude 30", at the Holiday Isle, VRBO # 791127.

Credit Cards or E-checks are accepted when you Book Online thru the secure VRBO / HOMEAWAY site. Hit the Book Now button and follow the directions.

A $300.00 refundable deposit will secure your reservation and the balance is due at least 10 days prior to your arrival. Deposit will be returned within 10 days of your stay provided there is no damage to the property.

More Details

Owner
Loni
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 15, 2017

About Loni

Local resident lived in this house for 10 years. Offshore supply boat Captain and local Real Estate Broker. Currently live in Mobile and close enough to respond to any issues that might arise.

Loni purchased this chalet in 2001

Why Loni chose Royal Lagoons

'Captains Quarters' was purchased as my primary residence in 2001 and was not rented out until recently. I settled on Dauphin Island because it is the most 'laid back', relaxing place I have ever found. The fishing is fantastic, the beaches are beautiful, and the Sunsets are phenomenal!

What makes this chalet unique

Sunsets, sunsets, sunsets!!! Fishing and crabbing off the 36' pier. Swimming or shelling a 10 minute walk on the beaches of the Gulf of Mexico. Scooter or jet ski rentals minutes away. Bike trails, best birding in the Southeast, Audubon Park, historic Fort Gains, Dauphin Island Sea Lab and Estuarium. The best offshore Red Snapper and sports fishing in the Gulf and inshore speckled trout, white trout, flounder, crabbing and red fishing on the private pier. Mobile Bay Ferry available for day trips to Fort Morgan or Gulf Shores. The casinos of Biloxi are 1 hour away and New Orleans a short 2.5 hours away.

Map

Fort Morgan State Park
"Civil War Fort across the Mobile Bay accessible by the Ferry was used to protect Mobile duri..."
Estuarium at Dauphin Island Sea Lab, The
"Awesome place for kids and adults to learn about and see Marine life found in the Gulf of Me..."
Gulf of Mexico
"Latitude 30 is located on the Beach of the Gulf of Mexico @ 30 degrees latitude. Sugar white..."
Mobile Bay
Mobile Bay Ferry
"Take a trip across the Bay to visit Fort Morgan, Gulf Shores, Orange Beach or the Outlet Mal..."
Audubon Bird Sanctuary
"Word famous for watching migratory birds."
Sand Island Lighthouse
"Built in 1858 and still standing tall."
Skinner's Seafood
"Wonderful people, delicious FRESH Shrimp and seafood caught in the Gulf of Mexico on their o..."
Goat Tree Reserve
JT's Sunset Grill
"Good Good Good."
Cedar Point Fishing Pier Inc
"Fishing license included in fee."
Island Rainbow
"Best Pizza around!"
The Estuarium
Public Beach
Fort Gaines
"Tours daily and reenactments several times a year. Famous for protecting the entrance to Mob..."
Lighthouse Bakery
"Awesome Food"
Beach Bums Beach Shack
Barnacle Bill's Marina Grill
Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Dauphin Island
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Finns, The Pub, Isle Dauphin, Islander
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Dauphin Island to Fort Morgan across Mobile Bay
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Isle Dauphin Golf Course
Nearest Train
40 Miles
Mobile, Al
Nearest Motorway
35 Miles
I-10
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Islander
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Public Beach
Car: recommended

Estuarium, Dauphin Island Sea Lab and Aquarium, Located on East End of Island past the Ferry Landing. Great for kids and adults to see and learn about fish and marine life in the Gulf of Mexico.

Fort Gaines (Civil War Fort) on the East End holds tours daily and reenactments several times a year. Protected the entrance to Mobile Bay with sister Fort , Fort Morgan on the eastern shore of Mobile Bay.

Ferry ride to Fort Morgan , Gulf Shores, Orange Beach, or outlet shopping in Foley, AL.

1.5 hour ride to Casinos in Biloxi and 2.5 hours to New Orleans.

Amenities

Royal Lagoons Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Double vanity, full size washer and dryer.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Upstairs between 2 bedrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Downstairs Master - 1 queen , Queen bed with reading or sitting area.
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Upstairs with adjoining bathroom.
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double , 2 full beds with adjoining bathroom, upstairs.
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Binoculars
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(56 traveler reviews)

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Tropical "A" Frame with 36' Private Fishing Pier
average rating of 4.839286 based on 56 reviews
5

Best View Ever!!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here over July 4th and had the best time. This was our second trip to the island and we are already planning next years trip. The house was spotless and had everything we needed for our week stay. Loni was great to communicate with and answered any questions I had. The view here is AMAZING!! Our boys enjoyed fishing off the pier and I enjoyed early morning quiet time outside listening to the waves. This house will be one we rent again!!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

excellent get away

  • 5 of 5

wonderful, clean place in good working order. house has a great vibe!! very well situated on the water, super fishing right off the dock when we were there! short walk and easy access to beach too.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

What a wonderful home!

  • 5 of 5

The pictures do not do it justice! When we walked inside we were amazed by the charm of the place and the beautiful views of the bay. And then to step outside onto the decks and the pier......wow! And it has all the basic necessities for a nice vacation. It is such a sweet comfortable home and we had a great time.

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review. We try our best to keep it 5 Star! Please come stay with us again. Keith and Loni
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Prattville, AL
5

Fun fall getaway

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful place on the bayside of DI! It's was perfect for our family of 5. The upstairs kid area was cozy and comfortable. The master bedroom was roomy and inviting. We cooked 3 nights in the well equipped kitchen. Fishing off the pier provided much fun entertainment! DI is our favorite getaway and we look forward to coming back!

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wisconsin
5

Great Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay here. The kitchen is well appointed to be able to cook/make everything you could want. The beds are comfortable and good for a nights sleep. The neighborhood is quiet and off the beaten path. Best of all, the dock and view of the water off the back is really fantastic. If you find some time Islander's restaurant had good food and Pelican Pub was a great place to grab some drinks. Awesome island!

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind words Scott. Looking forward to seeing you next year!
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This appears to be a charming house but was quickly disenchanted. Roaches, mold and leaks.

  • 1 of 5

My family and I were so excited to be staying in this quaint A frame. Unfortunately our stay was negatively impacted by the condition of the house. There is mold in most of the air vents and also on the ceilings of the 2nd floor. More disturbing are the roaches. I spent a lot of my time cleaning the kitchen and all bowls, dishes, glasses etc. When I contacted the manager about the issue she replied that she will advise her cleaning ladies. The icing on the cake was a thunderstorm came through and the front door leaked profusely. I had to move furniture and used a gumbo pot and towels to try to contain the water. I sent video to the manager with no response. I will NOT being staying here again. I truly wanted to enjoy this cute house but there were too many issues that haven't been addressed. I am very disappointed in this location and the service I received.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Christina, As I have discussed with you several times, I am very sorry for the condition you found the Captains Quarters in. We have never had roach issues in the past 9 years of renting and after consulting with my exterminator have surmised that the roaches were driven inside by the 3' of water under the house during Hurricane Nate the week before your stay. The house was cleaned on the 9th of October, and the guest who were to stay that week canceled due to the Hurricane. As I said before I think I have the best cleaning crew on the Island and would be very surprised if they had overlooked something like that. The water stains and mold / mildew in the ceiling was caused by wind driven rain blown into an attic vent above that area during the Hurricane. This moisture coupled with the power being out for several days after the Hurricane facilitated the damage. I have yet to determine how the water is getting into the wall at the waterside french door which was replaced at the beginning of summer. I appreciate your efforts in containing the water and am sorry for the inconvenience. As I have stated to you on several occasions I take my rentals seriously and am very conscientious about cleanliness and providing a nice place for our guest. I hold my cleaning and maintenance crew to a high standard as evidenced by the 50 plus 4 and 5 Star reviews. Again I apologize for the condition you found the Captains Quarters in and want you to know that all these issues have been addressed. I was surprised that in in your review you said you were disappointed in the service you received and wonder still what I could have done at the time to remedy the issues to your satisfaction. Sincerely Keith Deerman
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning $100
Tax Rate 11.0%

$300.00 Refundable Deposit secures your reservation and turns into a Damage Deposit once you check in. Damage Deposit is refunded within 7 days if there is no damage.This Deposit does not apply to rent.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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