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Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 30 nights


About the property

The Gulf is only 150 ft. from our deck. No obststructions, just sand and water.

We have everything you come to Gulf Shores to enjoy. We're sharing our comfortable, livable three bedroom, 2 1/2 bath home fully equipped throughout. The setting is perfect, right on our own stretch of private beach. Busy enough to enjoy people watching, but not so crowded that you can't do whatever activities you want. We're the east half of a duplex, so neighbors are close enough to make friends, yet with all the privacy you need.

Our house is a comfortable size for 8 or 10 and we have a pet, so call us about hosting yours. We keep our prices reasonable and hope you will respond by taking good care of our property.

We've owned our beach house for 20 years and the same people come back and rent from us year after year. We want you, too, to feel that this is your beach house for the week you've chosen for your vacation. Give us a call so we can make that special week be yours!

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Terry Cossette
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

About Terry Cossette

We live in Rolla, MO, a 13 hour drive to Gulf Shores. Our kids have grown up vacationing at the beach and we spend five or six weeks a year here. It's a wonderful place to vacation and we've never had anyone who was unhappy renting from us.

Terry Cossette purchased this house in 1990

Why Terry Cossette chose Gulf Shores

Like so many families with young kids, we thought how perfect it would be to have a place on the beach to vacation each year. We like being in the middle of West Beach Blvd., close enough to the grocery store and restaurants and far enough away from the high rise condos.

What makes this house unique

We love being able to step our our front door onto the beach. No waiting for elevators when the kids have to use the bathroom! It's our second home and decorated comfortably, kid friendly and with a fully equipped kitchen. We want our guests to feel like it belongs to them while they are at the beach. We have guests who have rented from us each year since we bought our home in 1990 and they come back year after year. They are our best recommendation that you, too, will have a great time. We know a significant benefit it that we are pet friendly for two small dogs with responsible owners.


Gulf Shores House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Free Long Distance
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Downstairs
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , Attached to Master Bedroom.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Attached to half bath w/door between.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 3 twin/ single , Two twin beds, one with a trundle. Sleeps 3 kids.
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sofa bed in living room. Sleeps 2.
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2) Two twin beds ., Child Beds (1) One twin bed has a trundle, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Double bed/sofa bed
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • 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
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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average rating of 4.8 based on 10 reviews

Comfortable and homey

  • 4 of 5

We stayed here in September and brought our dogs. The home was not fancy but very comfortable and convenient, and even though it's a duplex we had plenty of privacy. It's only about 500 feet from the beach, which makes SUCH a difference vs. getting a condo! The owners are extremely nice and responsive--they even mailed back some items we'd accidentally left in the dryer. We would come back anytime.

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cumming, GA

Great place

  • 5 of 5

We stayed her the end of September and loved the location. This was our first time in Gulf Shores, and we loved it. Quiet, uncrowded beaches, close to groceries and restaurants and the gulf was warmer than we've ever experienced this time of year (we usually go to Destin). The condo was nice and homey, we had everything that we needed and the owner was great to work with. We hope to be back.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ironwood, Michigan upper peninsula of Michigan USA

Just like home

  • 5 of 5

This is so much like being home except for the white wet stuff. Just beautiful white sands at our feet. The house has everything you could need. Close to stores and shopping. Beautiful deck with a swing to enjoy sunrises and sunsets. Owners are the nicest people also. Highly recommend

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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So nice we are doing it twice

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here May 2014. The family is easy to work with and very accommodating. The location of the house is great. Steps from the water. Everything you need is here. Away from the busy condos and close enough to town. We are staying here again this summer for two weeks. Can't wait to get back.

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Atoka, OK

Comfy & Cozy

  • 5 of 5

We love this beach house! Just steps from the beach and plenty of privacy. Home is clean, cute and had everything we needed for a week. Owners are very friendly and easy to work with. I would recommend this house to anyone seeking a great time in Gulf Shores with convenience of being home away from home.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best Family Vacation and Very Romantic Wedding right on your own private beach

  • 5 of 5

This family that owns this house is one of the nicest families we have ever rented from, they open their home to others to enjoy as a family vacation and i am telling you, i will be booking this home again next year! The accomadations are outstanding, very warm and inviting, everything you need is there and all the Comforts of home with the beach just steps away from your deck. I want to personally Thank you for an outstanding Vacation and the Best day of our new Familys life. Our special day(Wedding) was amazing right there at your beach home!!! Cant say enough!!!!

  • Submitted: May 14, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Beach House Kitchen and Cocktails
American Restaurant
Janino's Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Mexican Restaurant
Bahama Bob's Beach Side Cafe
Seafood Restaurant
Flip Flop Deli Shop - Gulf Shores
Bill’s By the Beach
Seafood Restaurant
DeSoto's Seafood Kitchen
Seafood Restaurant
Sassy Bass Crazy Donuts
Donut Shop
Gulf Shores Public Beach
The Steamer Baked Oyster Bar
Seafood Restaurant
Yabba's Wacky Snack Shack
Ice Cream Shop
JOHN GYRO mediterranean 2
Mediterranean Restaurant
The Hangout
Seafood Restaurant
Crico's Pizza & Subs
Pizza Restaurant
Snappy's Snowcones
Shrimp Basket Gulf Shores
Seafood Restaurant
The Flying Harpoon - Kitchen 11-1 Bar 11-2
Seafood Restaurant
Rita's Frozen Custard
Papa Rocco's
Pizza Restaurant
Ribs & Reds
Barbecue Restaurant
Original Oyster House Seafood Restaurant
Seafood Restaurant
Pink Pony Pub
Seafood Restaurant
Mikee's Seafood
Seafood Restaurant
Matt's Homemade Alabama Icecream
Ice Cream Shop
The Royal Oyster
Oyster Bar Restaurant
Gulf Shores Golf Club
Gulf Island Grill
Hog Wild BBQ
Barbecue Restaurant
New Orleans Orginal Snoballs
Ragatta Condominiums
Escape House Waterville
Peninsula Golf and Racquet Club
Island Pancake House
King Neptune's Seafood Restaurant
Seafood Restaurant
Duck's Coastal Kitchen
Breakfast Restaurant
Peninsula Restaurant & Grill
Bar & Grill
Chocolate corner
Chocolate Shop
Cafe Beignets of Alabama
Nolan's Restaurant & Lounge
Tequilas Mexican Restaurant
Mexican Restaurant
Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo
Sea N Suds
Seafood Restaurant
Fish River Grill
Seafood Restaurant
Soul Bowlz
Gulf Shores Dog Park
Hazel's Nook
Breakfast Restaurant
The Cove Bar and Grill
Bar & Grill
Oyster Bay
Bar & Grill
David L. Bodenhamer Center

Gulf Shores is a wonderful place for a family beach vacation and our home is perfect for casual accomodations. You can walk out the front door to our private beach. Close to town, groceries and restaurants but far enough away from the high rise condos to avoid the crowds.




Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.