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Fall is the BEST time on the bay!

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cabin, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 10-12)

Come enjoy the fabulous sunsets and relaxing atmosphere in this spacious a-frame on the bay! The house is just minutes from the great shopping and dining of the city of Fairhope, but just off the beaten path enough to feel private and secluded! Located on the eastern shore of Mobile bay, the house faces almost due south, meaning refreshing breezes in the summer, but protection from the wind in the winter, making the outdoor weather fabulous year-round!

This house would be perfect for two vacationing families. The downstairs bedrooms both have King sized beds, while the bunks upstairs will sleep lots of kids!The sandy beach is perfect for small kids. A snowbird couple would also love this house, as the upstairs need not even be used! The view from the kitchen as you cook is just breathtaking.

There is a public boat ramp just one mile away, so bring your boat for skiing, tubing and fishing on the bay, or for a beautiful ride up the nearby magnolia river to swim in the cold spring waters.

Don't forget to pack your appetite for seafood. When baited, the three crab traps provided catch as many as a dozen crabs a day!

Keywords: bay house, snowbird, water, pier, Fairhope, Point clear, Grand Hotel

More Details

Trin Ollinger
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 23, 2018

About Trin Ollinger

I am a stay at home mother of three girls ages 18, 16 and 12. I live only 20 minutes from this property. I am very active and enjoy training for and competing in triathlons.

Trin Ollinger purchased this cabin in 2004

Why Trin Ollinger chose Fairhope

It is a great place to vacation. We love to sail, ski, tube, fish and swim. It is only 20 minutes from our primary home, so it was convenient.

What makes this cabin unique

We love to be on the water as much as possible, and the breezes and weather here cannot be beat!


Fairhope Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 4 twin/ single , These are 'bunk' sized - narrower than twins, best for kids
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing


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Fall is the BEST time on the bay!
average rating of 4.4615383 based on 39 reviews

Everything You Need, Beautiful View, Low Price

  • 4 of 5

Nothing is fancy or modern. But it is very relaxing, the water is a stone's throw away and there is plenty of room.

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful views morning and evening!

  • 4 of 5

Had a good visit for the month. Only 11 miles from our son's family, it was very convenient for everyone. I enjoyed fishing from a kayak after dark under nearby dock lights. We had a very comfortable stay.

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Mt pleasant, wi

Great, quiet location

  • 4 of 5

Location right on the water, great view. Kids enjoyed catching a crab in the trap.

House had all the basics needed for the stay.

Was about a 20 minute drive to stores and the yacht club.

Had a group of 8 stay fairly comfortable. Could not beat the price given the location.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

beautiful home. close to many people but far enough away for the peace and quiet. would recommend

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice location ... needs updates

  • 3 of 5

1st let me start with Trin was very nice and easy to work with! The house is very cute, AC works great! I was not at all impressed with the cleanliness of the house, the shower drain had globs of hair in it that I had to pull out before giving my 1 year old a was very gross. At one point we had to move the couch to retrieve one of his toys, it was very dirty, there was an old shoe..bottles..trash..gum stuck to the floor, etc I picked up and scraped gum from floor and my husband used paper towels to wipe up the floor bc we couldn't find a mop. Furniture is somewhat dated and stained, the headboard in the master is made with some sort of fabric cover, which was not clean looking as you could see other people's hair stuck to it. I'm only writing this to bring attention to the fact that whoever cleans the home is not doing a very good job. If not for that this home would've been rated 5 star very nice cozy getaway. However, There was 7 day construction going on next door as well, they are right in the middle of building a huge house there so if your looking to stay and sleep in...check with owner to see if construction is complete, we were woken daily around 7 by hammers and slamming car doors. The home was also supposed to be smoke free, inside it def is but my husband removed several cigarette buds from the beach area before our children could play (I'm assuming they wound up there from the workers next door). Overall if cleanliness and furniture were updated a bit it would be a super nice stay. Thanks

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nicole, I am SO sorry that the house was not clean. We have changed cleaning services since your visit, and I think they are doing a much better job. I wish that you would have contacted me during your stay, as I would have sent someone down! One thing to note: the "hairs" on the headboard were actually strands of fiberfill that are coming through the material on the headboard, NOT hairs from other guests! I have replaced the material with a thicker denim after I went and looked at it (after reading your review) and it has solved the problem. Please let me know if you would like to come again and I will be happy to give you a free night.
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Nashville, TN

Feels like Home

  • 5 of 5

This was a perfect place for our family to be together for a few days on the bay. The owner has described the property quite well, and she was helpful with any questions we had. It was such a beautiful place to relax and unwind. We were so grateful she could answer on such late notice and really went above and beyond while understanding our odd circumstances. I hope to get back and stay here again soon!

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Pet Fee $25
Cleaning $100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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