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AQUA VISTA 4BR/3.5BA Fabulous beachfront home w/POOL: Reserve 2018 NOW!

Sleeps11
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Deluxe Beachfront Duplex home 4 Bedrms/ 3.5 Baths (Sleeps 8-11)

GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR LARGE GROUPS and WEDDINGS! Teaming up with the adjacent 4 bedroom Sandbox duplex unit VRBO #432115 enables rental guests to secure one or both sides of the building for large group rental so we can accommodate your wedding, reunion or family groups and sleep approx. 10 per side. CALL ME IF INTERESTED IN ONE OR BOTH SIDES 256-572-4700

Lovely furnishings in our family room and fresh new bedding and mattresses will make your vacation a special place to relax and bask in the paradise. Our home is family friendly and has WiFi, HDTV cable with movie channels, infant and toddler furnishings, beach chairs and sand and water toys at no additional cost.

Walk out your deck door onto the beach and down to the ocean. This FOUR (4) bedroom three and a half (3.5) bath luxury home sits directly facing the Gulf of Mexico on the beach. The home is located on the sandy beach and sits gulf front with unobstructed view of ocean and beach.

This spacious 2,500 sq ft duplex home is an immaculately kept property. All 4 bedrooms have a flat screen TV, the den HD flat screen is 52', and there are 3 dvd players, plus a state of the art stereo system which pipes music to balcony areas, master bedroom, and den. You won't be disappointed in the deluxe accommodations, as the furnishings and decor are fun, 'beachy', comfortable, and the art unique.

Set in a small duplex community, Aqua Vista offers opportunities to relax to the sounds of the ocean waves brushing against the beach and the softly billowing sea oats on the dunes, to explore the beauty of the animal and sea life residing in their natural habitat, and to sunbathe on private decks and an almost private beach.

The generous floor plan provides ample space to spread out and enjoy fun times with family or friends or private moments with someone special. Two balconies offer panoramic ocean views and large seating areas. The huge, beachfront master bedroom has a ceiling fan , HDTV, DVD player, writing/computer desk, a reading nook, en suite bathroom and a private balcony. The gourmet kitchen is fully equipped and has stainless appliances and granite counter tops. Free WiFi and cable with movie channels are provided.

The pool is large with loungers for sunning and tables and chairs for family dining and is only shared with one other duplex building! There is ample parking under the home, a storage closet for beach supplies and a charcoal grill on the beach side of the home. With all of these amenities, you should have a memorable vacation.

Orange Beach offers a slow- paced, fun atmosphere for the whole family. There are shops, unlimited restaurants, parks with walking trails, golf courses and tennis courts nearby, and miles of beautiful white sandy beaches to explore.

So, skip the elevators, the crowded beaches, the noisy breezeways and indulge yourself and your family in a unique beach get-a-way vacation at Aqua Vista.

Relax and enjoy your stay and, thanks, in advance, for treating our “home” with respect and care so we may all enjoy it for many years.

P.S. We are individually owned and managed: no rental company. Owners live in nearby Gulf Shores, so you have fast and convenient service when needed.

You pay $500 security deposit (refundable), the advertised weekly or nightly rental fee, plus 11% tax and $225 cleaning fee to the homeowner and a service fee to VRBOHomeaway...you don't pay a per bedroom/bathroom cleaning fee or insurance fee for this property. Rates based on 10 occupancy.

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More Details

Owner
Rhonda Barber
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 5, 2017

About Rhonda Barber

We enjoy weekend get-a-ways with family and friends at the beach. Our family loves to come down for holidays, special events and summer vacation.

We live in nearby Gulf Shores area and are available for assistance as needed.

Rhonda Barber purchased this house in 2002

Why Rhonda Barber chose Alabama

Our family has always enjoyed the beach experience. After renting condos for many years, we decided to purchase the duplex because it offered a more private beach and larger spaces than a condo. Hurricane Ivan almost destroyed our special place, but we finally rebuilt it. Much 'heart' has been given to make this a luxurious dream vacation get-a-way for guests, family and friends.

What makes this house unique

We like to spend time reading, sunbathing, fishing, shelling, and relaxing. Our entire family is intrigued by the nesting sea turtles and we volunteer for the Share the Beach program during nesting and hatching seasons from May - October. We also love to entertain friends for cookouts, football games, and card nights. Golfing, shopping at Foley Outlets, and exploring the coastal area are some of our favorite pastimes. There are numerous restaurants within 5 - 15 minutes. We especially enjoy dining and music nights at Cobalt, Cosmo's, Tacky Jack's, Wolfe Bay, and Shipp's Harbor Grille at Sportsman's Marina. Franco's Italian has wonderful dishes too. Our children and grandchildren enjoy Lulu's and the Hangout in nearby Gulf Shores.

They also like to play at the arcades and visit the mini golf courses at Adventure Island in Orange Beach and enjoy driving bumper boats and fast racers at 'The Track'.

Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Pensacola
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Flying Harpoon
Nearest Ferry
25 Miles
Fort Morgan to Dauphin Island
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Numerous courses
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Gulf Shores Parkway Hwy 59
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Flying Harpoon
Nearest Point of Interest
Gulf State Park Pavillion
Nearest Point of Interest
The Wharf
Nearest Point of Interest
Hwy 59
Nearest Point of Interest
Foley Outlet Mall
Nearest Point of Interest
Alabama Point Bridge
Nearest Point of Interest
Flora Bama
Car: necessary

Mobile Exploreum, Battleship Alabama, Bellengrath Gardens, Pensacola Naval Air Museum, Dauphin Island Sea Lab, Mobile Ferry, Honours Golf courses, churches, Wharf and Foley Outlet Shopping, numerous restaurants

Amenities

Orange Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 9:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • A completed and signed rental agreement is required with a $500 damage deposit. Damage deposit refunded if home is ok and terms of agreement met.
  • Noise levels inside and outside on decks kept to minimum between hours of 11 pm and 7 am.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , private bath with large vanity located on first floor
    Bathroom .5 - toilet , half bath located on first floor adjacent to den
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , located on second floor adjacent to bunk bedroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower , Master w/ double sink, garden tub, shower, closet, 2nd floor
  • 3 full baths and a powder bath. Full baths have hair dryers and lots of large fluffy towels.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 2 second floor - 1 king
    Bedroom 1 main floor - 1 king , large walk in closet
    Bedroom 4 master suite - 1 king , large walk in closet and attached deck facing ocean
    Bedroom 3 full/ twin/ trundle - 1 bunk bed , This bedroom sleeps 4 children or 2- 3 adults
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , queen sleeper sofa in den
  • King size beds (3) home has 3 king beds; (1) Double Beds with a twin bunk on top of it and a pull out trundle underneath; (2) pack and plays are available in home and a baby gate to limit access to stairway; (1) Queen sleeper sofa in den
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
This home has a large storage area located under home with beach chairs, assorted floats, beach and pool items for guests to use. Have infant/toddler beds, chairs, utensils, etc. Just request! Nice wet bar with bar accessories and assortment of beverage glasses. Convenient half bath/powder room on first floor. Covered parking breezeway for 4 vehicles and additional parking on property.

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AQUA VISTA 4BR/3.5BA Fabulous beachfront home w/POOL: Reserve 2018 NOW!
average rating of 4.9565215 based on 46 reviews
5

Awesome property!

  • 5 of 5

I have taken my family to multiple places on the Gulf Coast over the past several years (Destin, Gulf Shores, Panama City Beach).

This is the first year that we all agreed we MUST come back to this property next year. The home is beautiful with absolutely all the amenities needed. Lots of space for 2 families with kids. The beach access is second to none, and the location is perfect for the Orange Beach / Gulf Shores area.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words and for taking care of our home. It was nice meeting you. We look forward to having you and your family in our home next year.
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5

Outstanding Fall Break Vacation

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spend the week at the Aqua Vista with our two daughters, son-in-laws, and grand babies (2 yrs. and 6 mo.). This was the absolute perfect location for us. The pictures on VRBO are a mirror image of this home. Rhonda has everything a family with little ones could ask for, not to mention a beautifully decorated home. The beach and pool gave us two options with the babies. The home is also located so close to many restaurants and conveniences, we could go out and get back home in a flash. We hope to come back next year!!

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Review of Rhonda Barber house

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home well equipped and very comfortable.Would definitely stay there again

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful home!

  • 5 of 5

Has everything you need and then some. No complaints!

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

Best house we have ever rented on the beach

  • 5 of 5

This is the 7th house we have rented on the beach in the last 14 years, and was by far the nicest. Great attention to detail, very tastefully decorated, did not feel like a "rental". The music system makes it for sure! Rhonda was great to work with, and if you are all about going to the beach and not spending more that 10 minutes in your car go anywhere or do anything once you get there, this is the place! We had 11 people (4 adults and 7 teenagers) and we had more than enough room! We cook all our own meals, and it had everything we needed for sure. Great house in a Great location. Thank you Rhonda!

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect place to vacation with the family!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect!! We came with our family, a toddler, and 8 month old baby, this house had everything we needed from baby seats and cribs to beach toys, books, games, movies, and all the necessaties for a great stay!!! The kitchen was well stocked, the beds were soooo comfortable!!! The view of the ocean was priceless and the beach was steps away!! We had a wonderful relaxing stay!!! We can't wait to come back!!

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $225 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

WE DO NOT ACCEPT PAYMENT BY AMERICAN EXPRESS or foreign CREDIT CARDS. Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed with $450 initial payment and a $500 damage deposit payable by check and mailed with completed rental agreement. Damage deposit is refunded by mail after your stay with satisfactory inspection. Reservations cancelled prior to 90 days of arrival incur a $100 processing fee deducted from damage deposit. Add 3% to total with payment by credit card Pay Pal. Special events and holidays may require additional deposit and or additional minimum night's stay. Labor Day, Thanksgiving, New Year's Eve, Shrimp Festival (in October) and Hang Out Music Festival (in May) minimum night's stay is 4 nights. Rentals from May 27- August 5 are Saturday to Saturday rentals only.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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