Unique house on Lafitte Bay. Best of both worlds. Lounge on the pier and deck or take a 3 minute walk to the Gulf beach. Take a deep water swim in the Bay right from the pier or head to the Beach to cool down. Antique heart of pine floors upstairs, Egyptian tile downstairs. Large covered screened porch upstairs with additional uncovered sun deck. New Orleans style porch downstairs overlooking the water. 4 large private bedrooms with 3 additional sleeping areas.
Even though this house only has two bathrooms, each has a separate dressing area with sinks so that one person can shower in private while others continue to get ready/dressed. Upstairs bathroom features a double vanity in the dressing area with separate tub and shower. Downstairs bathroom is the same with the exception of a single pedestal sink. There is an outside shower.
***BEST OF BOTH WORLDS - 3 MINUTE WALK TO THE BEACH - SWIMMING 15 FEET FROM THE BACK PORCH, BOATING, FISHING, CRABBING, FLOUNDERING, BIRDING - UNLIKE A BEACHFRONT HOUSE, YOU HAVE THE BENEFIT OF FISHING, SWIMMING & THROWING THE CAST NET DIRECTLY FROM THE PIER, EVEN AT NIGHT***
This house accommodates very large crowds easily but has plenty of private porches and rooms to get away from the group. See below for descriptions of the various areas of the house.
The kitchen comes fully stocked with dishes, utensils, etc… This Cook's kitchen features a 4 burner stove, refrigerator/freezer, microwave, coffee maker, dishwasher, two sinks and a disposal. Stocked with large pots and many extras, the open floor plan allows the cook to hang out with the family as the kitchen and the main living area are combined.
The house is furnished with 4 cable TV’s (42" HDTV in main living area). A DVD/VCR player will allow you to watch your favorite movies anytime you choose. Broadband WIFI is available free of charge. The main living area features a large sectional sofa, love seat, large chairs, as well as plenty of additional seating. French doors open to a large covered and screened porch that features two 5' swings, two large rockers, and large outdoor dining table with seating for 8.
The charcoal grill / outdoor cooking area is located close to the kitchen off of the screened porch.
Open to the living area, the dining table seats 12 with additional seating at the bar. Dining room has panoramic views of the bay and Mississippi Sound.
Beds, beds, beds... and spaces for playing games in play room or just getting away from the crowd. Just out the door, is a covered carport with comfortable seating to catch the gulf breezes. Outdoor shower with privacy fence. enjoy the New Orleans style porch. From this porch you can watch the mullet jump or if you keep a close watch you can spot the dolphins stroll through the Bay. Extra fridge on porch for drinks and melons.
The pier is a great spot to watch the sun rise and set, sit and enjoy the views and breezes, fish, crab, swim, toss a cast net, get a tan.
House sits on deep water on Lafitte Bay, which is the largest inlet bay on the north west side of Dauphin Island. It's hard to determine what is prettier, the sun rising in the east or the moon hanging over the Bay. At this house, you can see both. Step out the front door and watch a gorgeous sunset from the balcony to the west in the evening. This house has a water view from all sides.
ALL RESERVATIONS WILL BE CHARGED A CLEANING FEE ($250).
GENERAL CONDITIONS FOR DAMAGE DEPOSIT REFUND
Including but not limited to the following:
* No Damage to House
* No missing or broken items
* No more than the maximum number of occupants in the property
* No smoking
* No parties or weddings
* Property is left reasonably clean, no dirty dishes
All trash taken to outside containers and put on the street Thursday evening
All towels washed dried and put away before check out..
PLEASE DO NOT REARRANGE OR MOVE ANY FURNISHINGS
We reserve the right to deduct excess cleaning & damage charges from the deposit.
Pet friendly with owner permission in advance. $100 pet fee per pet. Contact for more info.
Deposit and advance rent are refundable, if reservation is cancelled 90 days prior to arrival. We will also refund if we can re-book the property.
* THE RENTAL WEEK IS SATURDAY TO SATURDAY DURING SUMMER MONTHS
* CHECK IN 4:00 PM -- CHECK OUT 10:00 AM.
* ALL RATES ARE SUBJECT TO AN 11% LODGING TAX.
Keywords: bay front, deep water, boat friendly, pier, waterfront, fishing, crabbing, expansive rooms, porches everywhere, antiques/cottage, unique, lots of parking, game room, birds abound, very comfortable furniture, cooks kitchen, open floor plan, private spaces.