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Property type condo
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About the property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Paradise Found at Sea Oats Condominiums is a wonderful place to kick back, relax and enjoy the natural beauty of God's creation.We are in Building F on the second floor Our unit fronts the Little Lagoon and has a wonderful view of the water as well as the beautiful sunsets. We have a spacious 7 acres with access to the Gulf of Mexico right across the street with a board walk onto the beach.

The two huge pools and baby pool that our complex have are added attractions that some prefer over the gulf. There are gazebos with charcoal grills ready to fire up for that great barbecuing and piers to fish and crab from , and boat tie ups as well as boat launching all on our premises. The Little Lagoon connects with the Gulf of Mexico. There is a passage for boats to come and go.

Our family orientated atmosphere is very noticeable. We are about 2 miles west of down town Gulf Shores. We are close enough to be very connected, yet far away not to have the heavy traffic and noise. Once you come to Paradise Found, you'll want to come back. I can guarantee you that.

Keywords: beach house, home away from home

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Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 10, 2017

About The Owner

I grew up coming to the beach every year. My parents and siblings and then sibling families all came to the beach yearly. We loved it. It was a place to get away from the daily routine. It was something we all reveled at being together, enjoying the beach, the sun, the sand, and the great seafood. I love the beach. The waving of the gulf, the tides, the sea shells we collect all make memories of a special time together.

The Owner purchased this condo in 1998

Why The Owner chose Alabama

I bought this particular haven because we have 8 beautiful grandchildren that range in age from 20 to 4. They are 4 boys and 4 girls. They love to come to the condo with their families and feel like it is their home away from home. All of us do. It is just such a perfect place for families to vacation.

What makes this condo unique

You know, after being in the sun and walking the beach, I sleep better. The food taste better here. We enjoy cooking local shrimp and seafood as well as eating at the abundant delicious restaurants. It is so peaceful. We also get to meet so many nice people from other places that love to come to this complex too. It is a delight.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

You've found Paradise Found!
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews

Could use updating, but as far as location and value, it would be hard to find a better rental.

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay in Gulf Shores. The condo was nice and very clean, although dated.

As mentioned, the appliances are older, but they do work just fine. The beds were comfortable, and the living room offers more than ample seating options. One nice touch is the very large dining room table. We traveled with two other families and the view from our condo was by far the best.

As mentioned, there are many many stairs to climb, but the winch did help a great deal.

We would definitely stay there again.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Clean,nicely decorated. VERY well stocked,comfortable bed. super sized stand alone ice maker.nice TV's even in kitchen. electric winch on deck to haul stuff to condo,PERFECT view of sunset over the bay, two nice fishing docks very nice pavilion by the bay with charcoal grills. two large clean swimming pools, walk across the street to the awesome beach with boardwalk and showers on both sides of the road. Owner was nice and very helpful.

Ok, That's the short version. We stayed the weekend here with our kids on the way to Orlando. If I had it to do over , we might have just stayed here all week :) When I say well stocked , I mean it had everything I would think you should need. Pots,pans,coffee makers,electric griddle,pressure cooker,etc. etc. etc. The complex was well taken care of and much nicer than pictures. The two pools were large,clean and weren't crowded. It was a very short walk to the beach with a dedicated access with showers to wash off the sand. The beach was nice and clean. There was a jellyfish problem when we were there but it was the entire beach and we heard that it was over a few days after we left. I was completely satisfied, but here are a few things to consider. It is on the second floor and the stairs are step. It is an older unit and appliances are older. the dryer was a little tricky and took a little time to dry clothes for us. But, EVERYTHING worked fine. There is one covered parking space and then extra parking around pools. So if you have more than two cars it might be tricky. That being said, I research things to death, It drives my wife CRAZY! I looked at different condos for weeks before deciding on this one and have absolutely no regrets. It felt like home when you walked in. Just book it, You will not find better for the price. Thanks Lynne for letting us stay at your place.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Great condo, great views from balcony! We had a wonderful trip. Large pool was great. Owner was super nice and very easy to work with. No problems with our rental at all. Thanks again Lynne for helping us out on such short notice with our last minute rental. We would definately rent again!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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St. Louis, MO

Great location and easy to do business with

  • 5 of 5

Our first condo rental experience and this place had plenty of room for everyone (7 adults, 2 children, 1 infant). Plenty of dishes and towels. The in-condo laundry, microwave, and ice machine were great to have. Very nice view of sunsets from the back porch. The beach is great with plenty of space and seashells. The owner was very easy to work with and easy to contact during our stay to answer any questions we had. Hope to be back again.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My family and our visitors from Germany enjoyed our stay at this condo very much. It is spacious, clean and comfortable. The view of the lagoon is beautiful. We would love to stay there again.

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2012
  • Stayed: Mar 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mississippi & West Virginia

he Sessums Families

  • 5 of 5

Thanks Lynne for sharing your condo with our family. We had a great time! Got some beautiful pictures of the sunset over the Lagoon, caught some fish, ate lots of great seafood, played on the beach and in the pool, took a trip on a Pirate ship, and in general had a wonderful vacation. This condo is really large and spacious. The balcony was a favorite of ours....watching the sunset, the gulls over the lagoon and just relaxing and enjoying the gulf breezes. West Beach is the best area....quiet and not so crowded.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so happy you had a great vacation and that my condo was accommodating for you. Thank YOU for living my condo in such good shape and taking care of it so well. You will be welcome to return anytime you can. Sincerely, Lynne DeVault
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Nearest Airport
42 Miles
Pensacola, Fl
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
West Beach Grill
Nearest Ferry
18 Miles
Fort Morgan Road, Gulf Shores, Al
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Between Gulf Shores and Foley on right of Hwy 59
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Hwy 59
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Bimini Bob's on right going east on West Beach Blv
Nearest Beach
West Beach, Gulf Shores, across the street
Car: necessary

Waterville - Gulf Shores

Big Outlet Mall - Foley

Ferry Crossing Mobile Bay from Fort Morgan to Fort Gaines. Enjoy touring both Forts.

Pensacola Naval Museum

Visit Historic Mobile, Al

Battleship Alabama in Mobile

Causeway between Baldwin and Mobile Counties offer a variety of great sea food restaurants.


Rates & Availability

Gulf Shores Condo Rental Rates

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

After the final payment is made, I will reply and send you the information to unlock the condo.

Personal check of $200.00 is required for your reservation to be activated. This deposit is NON-REFUNDABLE. However, it does apply to the total rent. dRemit your deposit in the mail to me.

2 weeks prior to your reserved time, the remainder of the rent is due. You pay it also with a personal check.
Both payment are mailed to me at: Mrs. Lynne DeVault, 430 Ridgewood Drive, Daphne, Alabama 3652

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Gulf Shores Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 980 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • They both have a tub and a shower head within the tubs
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 bunk bed
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Pack n Play (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • 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
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Boat Launch Into Little Lagoon Accessing Gulf of Mexico, Kids Pool, Beach Boardwalk to Gulf of Mexico, 2 Piers on Little Lagoon Great for Fishing

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