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'Sunset Dunes' Pet Friendly, Natural Area on Gulf Beach Sleeps 8

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms + Sunroom, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

'Sunset Dunes' describes the end of each day at our Gulf coast cottage. On a single level and with ramp access this is a PET FRIENDLY, light filled home with south facing sunroom & dining room facing the dunes. There are 3 bedrooms, one with in-suite bath. Two bedrooms have 1 Queen bed each, the third bedroom has a double bed. Sleeping Porch has two twin beds and a double sleeper sofa in the climate controlled sunroom. Each room has ceiling fans. Just outside from the sunroom is a shaded dining area and open areas for playing.

'Sunset Dunes' is a Quiet location, ON BEACH DUNE, at golf course, dune sunsets, beautiful deserted beaches and pet friendly.

Great for Home Schoolers w/an estuarine environment, Sea Lab research facility w/some resources for educators and aquarium.

Beach and island look great.

Pets require a $100 per pet fee.

Cleaning fee is $95.00

Pool at Isle Dauphine requires an additional daily or weekly membership.

There is a newly updated pool at the Isle Dauphine: Pirate's Pleasure at Isle Dauphine beach club is open for business! Cost for using the pool is $6.00 per day for adults over 13, $4.00 for children under 13. There is a fee for POA beach use this year. The beach environmental fee is $3.00 per person, or two for $5.00 for adults over 13. Children under 13 may use the beach free. Adult beverages are available at the Pirate's Pleasure, along with soft drinks, water, etc. Food is available from the Pirate's Pleasure for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Keywords: Dune front, beach front, gulf front, pet friendly, play area, private backyard, bird watching yard

More Details

Property Manager
Pat Bullard
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 21, 2017

Why Pat Bullard chose Alabama

This house gives you the feel of being at the beach, but the privacy of a yard. Located in an area of the island that is easily accessable to all activities.

What makes this cottage unique

This house is all on one level with entrance access under covered parking for easy loading and unloading. The house is pet friendly and family friendly. The large back yard is great for pets as well as families for games and grilling out. The dunes behind the house are its best feature . It is the best place to spend the evening watching the sunset over the gulf.

Amenities

Dauphin Island Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Tub/ shower in hall bathroom Shower stall in Master
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (1) in Master and front room matresses new 11/16/16.Sleep Sofa and daybed on sun porch, Bunk Beds (1) Double on bottom/ twin on top matresses new 11/16/16
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(55 traveler reviews)

'Sunset Dunes' Pet Friendly, Natural Area on Gulf Beach Sleeps 8
average rating of 4.7636366 based on 55 reviews
5

Sunset Dunes was comfortable and convient.

  • 5 of 5

The house had everything we needed. The house is charming and comfortable. We enjoyed sitting outside in the yard watching and listening to nature. The yard and beach were friendly to our fur baby. It did help that we brought a good brush for burrs. The restaurants were friendly and offered a good selection of local food. The Audobon Sanctuary allowed us to experience nature, the sweet fresh smell of the flowers, water and greenery. We saw herrons, turtles, fish, and the swish splash of an alligator running to hide. The Estuarium and Fort Gaines were very interesting. As we explored each, we acquired a better understanding of the history and culture of island life.

  • Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Clean, quiet, centrally located. Beds were very comfortable

  • 4 of 5

The house is on a quiet street, centrally located, a quick five minute (or less) drive to the center of Dauphin Island. It is a long walk to the beach from the house, but the dunes are beautiful, and I wasn't there for beach time. The furnishings are comfortable, and everything was in working order. I would definitely stay there again if I am in town for a conference again.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for this review. It does show that this house is a comfortable place to stay even if you are on the island for work or play. Come and check it out for your next trip to Dauphin Island.
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5

very nice and comfortable home. had everything we needed for a home away from home experience

  • 5 of 5

Dauphin Island is lovely. Prefect place for a family getaway without the commercialism.

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Relax, Refresh, Reconnect

  • 5 of 5

My family reconnected from across the country for a relaxing vacation together. The house and yard were wonderful. It was well maintained and conveniently situated for long strolls along a beautiful beach. We relaxed in the back yard and enjoyed an evening fire. We all left refreshed and already planning a return.

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This review captures the reason we open Sunset Dunes to visitors. It is a beautiful place to relax and enjoy family. We are alway happy to have returning guests.
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5

Comfortable, easy living

  • 5 of 5

Pat's house was roomy, clean and comfortable. We were so happy with how dog friendly it was making our stay even more relaxing. This was our first trip to Dauphin Island and this house was a good home base so we could explore the island. We sure enjoyed ourselves.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are always glad to have all family members ( including fur babies) enjoy our house. Please come again.
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5

Nice, neat and clean

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at Sunset Dunes. It was nice to come home to a house that everyone could spread out in, after a long day of activities. There is a good selection of cooking ware and utensils. The only downside is you need to wear shoes when walking on the Dunes. They have a lot of sand burrs in them. Over all it was a good house at a good price. We will be returning.

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

The Isle Dauphine Club is publicly accessable and has these options with extra charges, meeting rooms, reception rooms, beach wedding areas, circular pool.

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Rates & Availability

Dauphin Island Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
May 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,100
 
 
Fall
Sep 1 2017 - Nov 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$135
$750
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$145
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Cleaning Fee $95
Damage Waiver $50
Tax Rate 11.0%

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