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Boat, Fish, Walk to Beach on Little Lagoon Winter Rental available

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

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

Fish and Swim from the dock or walk to the beautiful white sandy beaches of Gulf Shores. Launch your boat or jet ski and enjoy the Little Lagoon or venture out though the pass into the Gulf of Mexico. Larger deep draft boats are not recommended for navigating the pass into the Gulf. Enjoy the wonderful breezes as you sit in the swing under the house.

Recently renovated inside, Rastus Roost has wonderful water and marsh views from a large great room and kitchen. We have just purchased a new 42 inch flat screen TV for the great room There are 2 Large Bedrooms with adjoining baths and a smaller bedroom with 2 twin beds ...... all with excellent water views. There are abrand new sofa in the great room which is a queen sleeper along with a new chair.

We are located one mile west of the heart of Gulf Shores and the intersection of Highway 59 and West Beach . We are close to many wonderful restaurants, outlet shopping, amusement parks and excellent golf courses. A perfect area for riding bikes and walking ; there is a store conveniently located at the end of the street.

Enjoy our brand new outdoor shower!

Keywords: waterfront cottage with dock and boat ramp...... walk to beach

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 23, 2017

About The Owner

This house has been in our family for 40 years and we hope that you love it as much as we do!

The Owner purchased this house in 2010

What makes this house unique

We love the beach and the feel of being surrounded by water in a quiet neighborhood atmosphere


Gulf Shores House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Brand new outdoor shower with hot and cold water!
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Brand new
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Sofa - 2 queen
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2) 2 single Beds in 3rd Bedroom overlooking water Sofa makes queen bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • limited accessibility ...
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Boat Ramp, Stairwell Chair Lift, Dock , limited Water Access to Gulf by Little Lagoon


Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(25 traveler reviews)

Boat, Fish, Walk to Beach on Little Lagoon Winter Rental available
average rating of 4.48 based on 25 reviews

Great experience

  • 5 of 5

We brought 2 teenage girls, three adults and a dog to your place and there was plenty of room for all to be comfortable. We enjoyed the stay there and proximity to the small store and the beach was great.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A quiet, relaxing weekend on the little lagoon

  • 5 of 5

The little lagoon rental was the perfect escape for the weekend. The house is located on a little creek off the lagoon and has a boat ramp and dock. I loved the swing under the house, it overlooks the water and is the perfect place to sit and unwind and watch the wildlife, etc. We docked the boat at the house and spent most the weekend on the boat in the lagoon fishing and going to the beach at the lagoon pass. We also fished off the dock at the house and caught croaker, jellyfish, piggy perch, and hermit crabs. My only suggestion would be to add lights at the dock for night fishing. The next door neighbor, Charles was very friendly and invited us over to his dock where we caught a huge speckled trout the last night of our stay.

The home is conveniently located close to great restaurants, such as The Steamer and Mikee's Seafood and there is a small grocery, Pier 33 within walking distance of the home.

The owner's were easily reached for questions about the property and provided quick feedback. The home was very clean and well-maintained and had all the amenities we needed....will definitely return for another stay soon.

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spacious, clean & so much fun 👍🙂

  • 5 of 5

What an awesome fun week we had. There were 8 of us and we had so much space. We weren't on top of each other at all. We enjoyed being on the lagoon for sure. Did a lot of fishing when we weren't at the beach. The walk to the beach was so easy & short also. We will definitely be looking to stay there again. The ONLY 2 things I wish were there were more mirrors in the bedrooms (we had 6 females trying to get ready at once lol) & that there were more bath towels in each bathroom. Other than that the place was clean, spacious & over all fantastic.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rustic and relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

This was a captains home and the hammocks in the back room could make you not want to go inside! Lol Great view on the peaceful lagoon. Better than just another condo to us. We will be back.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hemphill, Texas, USA

Great cabin in a great location for all ages

  • 5 of 5

Spacious cabin with large comfortable rooms.....close to beach, fishing, restaurants, and nightlife....but located in a small grouping of cabins in a quiet, peaceful area.....relatives and guests were impressed with our choice of Rastus Roost......

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Charming Gulf Home

  • 5 of 5

Location is great, was very pleased with the house, it was very clean upon arrival and continued to have a wonderful clean fresh smell throughout the duration of our stay. Found everything we needed and the layout worked great, there are some beach toys located downstairs along with some beach chairs. The walk to the beach is short and was never a problem.

We caught crabs, redfish,trout, gafftop and plenty of piggy perch. Wish there was some underwater or some lights for fishing but we made due in the late evening with an underwater LED that we hooked up to a deep cycle battery. Neighbors were very pleasant as well as everyone in the area. For the guys wanting to fish, live shrimp under a cork is the key. Kids swam and kayaked off the back of the house without any problems. There is a rental place at the end of the canal called Ike's, you can walk up there and then kayak back to the house. We used the boat ramp every night to pull the kayaks out of the water and secure them under the house.

Tip: Tin Top is a restaurant that has became a tradition for us... It is located on County Rd #10 in the Bon Secor river basin. If you go past it you will dead end at the river, that is where all the fisheries are and a wonderful place to buy seafood you can take back to the house and cook. In case you are unaware... That is the key to a good vacation... Boil a pot of royal reds...or some crabs! Everyone tends to gather around and pick and eat! In Southern Louisiana we call that relaxing:-) can't say enough good things about this wonderful rental... Owner was wonderful!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you had a great time! Please come again!
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Boat Ramp,,Fishing ,Gulf access , kayak , canoe, store and restaurants withing walking distance, close to Outlet Malls, Naval Air Museum, zoo, bike paths, Para-sailing,kite boarding,deep sea fishing


Rates & Availability

Gulf Shores House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jun 3 2017 - Aug 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late summer
Aug 5 2017 - Oct 21 2017
1 night minimum stay
Oct 22 2017 - Dec 31 2017
1 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $125
Refundable damage deposit $300
Pet Fee $50
Tax Rate 11.0%

We will rent monthly for the Fall and Winter. Please contact us for rates.

We are pet friendly but do request that pets aren't allowed directly on the furniture.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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