svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay pets
Feedback

'Island Dream' 3BR/2 Bath, Gorgeous Unobstructed Water Views

(12 Reviews)

The owner has been emailed.
This owner doesn't offer online booking through VRBO's checkout. You won't be eligible for our Book with Confidence Guarantee.
Never use instant money transfer services such as Western Union and MoneyGram.
Learn more

Calendar

Last updated: 04/17/2017
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Sleeps:7
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

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

ISLAND DREAM
This free standing 3 bedroom, 2 bath house is perfect for your beach get-a-way. Enough seclusion for privacy and quietness yet the Ocean is in back of you only a few yards away by walking out thru your back yard and the entrance to the Bay located a few yards from the front of the house.

Ideal location for the fisherman at heart. Tacky Jacks Marina is 1/2 mile down the road with a convenience store, restaurant and bar. (Living the Dream Life!)

There is a large covered deck across the front of the house with a gorgeous view of Mobile Bay. Table and chairs are arranged on the deck making it perfect for drinking your coffee or watching the sun set while enjoying a cocktail or Ideal for reading a book.

The fully stocked kitchen has stainless steel appliances, glass top range, frig w/ice-maker, dishwasher, and plenty of linens. Pots and pans, dishes, silverware - all provided.
Your inside laundry room is located off the kitchen area on the main living level.

You have double sided covered concrete parking area below on ground level to accommodate 2 vehicles and an area to park a boat trailer or Sea Doo. Motion detector lights are positioned to light your paths to both sets of steps leading to the front and back doorways.

One bath is located on ground level and is convenient after coming in from the sand and water from the beach or bay. You have a hot and cold private enclosed shower area and a separate private toilet.
There is a concrete covered picnic area with table and benches provided for cookouts and to enjoy the lovely natural landscape with sand dunes, shells, and natural foliage all surrounding. A charcoal grill is provided for your use. There is a fire pit ,as well.

The house is decorated in Island Style with beautiful, cheerful, tropical colors to lift your spirits. There are natural pine plank floors, ceiling fans throughout, and 2 sets of sliding glass doors on the back side of two of the bedrooms- including the Master Bedroom, leading to the back deck facing the Ocean. The views are all incredible- there is a water view from every window and doorway in this house!

There is free high speed WiFi. For your convenience, you have a land line phone installed with free long distance.


There are sleeping accommodations for 7 persons. The Master Bedroom has a King sized bed with a 3" memory foam mattress topper for your comfort and a water view.. The second bedroom has a very comfortable single daybed and a water view. The 3rd bedroom has a full sized bed with a water view. A Queen sized sofa bed is located in the Living Room Area.

There is a dining area off the Living Room and Kitchen with Dining Room Table and seating.

There is a flat screen 42” HD TV in Living Room Area w/DVD Player. The Master Bedroom has a flat screen TV mounted on the wall.

A pizza restaurant with free delivery, a seafood restaurant and American cuisine restaurant are close by. The 4 restaurants, 3 convenience stores, seafood market, and gas station on the peninsula are quite convenient.

There are 2 golf courses and the drive to the house is simply beautiful.

A Ferry Boat at the end of the peninsula makes trips to Dauphin Island and the Sea Lab. Take a tour of Old Fort Morgan from the Civil War and go to the State Park.

You are only a few miles away from Gulf Shores and Orange Beach happenings. Concerts are performed at the Wharf in Orange Beach with famous groups. Water parks such as Waterville located on Hwy. 59 in Gulf Shores and The Track and miniature golf are fun activities for the children.

Tanger Outlet Center in Foley and Old Time Pottery are fun shopping spots. Numerous fine seafood restaurants are all around. Plenty of things to keep everyone busy with lots of fun and sun.


Keywords: 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, Water Views, Beach House, Free-Standing, Vacation Rental Home
Send email

Owner

Member since: 2006

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/17/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 1100 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 7
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 years old...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking allowed on outside decks...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2 is on ground level.

Other Amenities

  • Free Standing House that has a covered deck across the front of house with a beautiful unobstructed view of Mobile Bay. There is an open deck across the back of the house with a gorgeous view of the Gulf of Mexico. There are water views from every window and doorway....moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Board games and playing cards...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Direct TV...moreless

  • Television:

    (2) Flat screen. Living room and master bedroom...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Wrought iron with glass top. Water view, ceiling fan...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Internet:

    WIFI...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Large flat screen TV. Wonderful view of the water. Nice queen size pull out sofa....moreless

  • Parking:

    Driveway...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Seadoo or small boat...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Has answering machine....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Large capacity...moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    12 cup coffee maker...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Stainless steel...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Fully equipped with cutlery, dishes, glasses, cooking utensils and kitchen gagets....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Built in. Stainless steel....moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    A blender, mixer, electric can opener, toaster and very well stocked with dishes and linens.. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Stainless steel. Self cleaning electric....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Some spices....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Stainless steel w/ bottom freezer and ice maker....moreless

  • Stove:

    Glass top electric stainless steel with self cleaning oven....moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Concrete patio under house with enclosed shower and toilet, and a Picnic table with 2 large benches. There are chairs , also. Back deck faces the Gulf of Mexico. Covered front deck faces Ba...moreless

  • Golf:

    Two Golf Courses on the pennisula...moreless

 

Reviews

Write a review 5
from 12 traveler reviews
Loading...
 
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
SPRING
Mar 1 - May 26, 2017
4 night min stay
$175
$1,050
SUMMER
May 27 - Aug 11, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,495
Fall
Aug 12 - Oct 31, 2017
4 night min stay
$165
$990
WINTER
Nov 1 - Feb 28, 2018
3 night min stay
$150
$900 $1,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $125 + tax
  • Damage protect $59 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $59
  • Tax Rate 3%

Notes:

Monthly rental is $1500 plus electricity during your stay.

November, December, January and February only.

CANCELLATION POLICY:

If you (guest) wishes to cancel your reservation, the cancellation fee is $350 should you cancel for any reason 30 days prior to your check in date. Should you cancel your reservation for any reason 2 weeks prior to your check in date the cancellation fee will be the rental rate as shown in your signed rental agreement if we cannot rent the property for your reserved dates.

We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express and personal check. When paying by check we give you a discount. We would rather help our guests than pay bank fees. The 7th night is free.

50% is due when you reserve and the remaining balance is due 30 days prior to your arrival date.


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.


Don't forget your vacation protection! Get protected now

Adding our Vacation Protection services can make sure your getaway goes smoothly, no matter what. We offer Cancellation Protection and Damage Protection so you can truly relax.

Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Travel with peace of mind.
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.
 

Calendar

Last updated: 04/17/2017
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
 

Location

30 Miles
Nearest Airport
Pennsacola
1.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Tacky Jacks
3 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Fort Morgan
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Kiva Dunes
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Sassy Bass

Car: Recommended

Tacky Jacks Marina is 1/2 mile down the road with a convenience store a restaurant and bar, as well as boat launching and docking facilities.

You can take your car on the Ferry to Dauphine Island just down the road from the house and visit the Sea Lab there. Spend the day shoping and tour Fort Gaines.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

About the owner: We LOVE our vacation beach home and enjoy meeting people from all over the world. We are true beach lovers and enjoy the strolls down the beach each day when we are visiting our home. The fishing is awesome in this area and we take advantage of it often.

Why the Owner Chose Gulf Shores, AL, USA:
We love the area and this has always been our dream to have a home here. It feels like you are living on an island when staying here.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Quietness, seeing dolphins play in the gulf. Watching the sun set over Mobile Bay. Enjoying the natural beauty of the beach with no highrise buildings to obstruct your view.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/17/2017

Send email

Links to more information:


Guestbook comments from the owner

Loading...
1 of 11
 

Photos

  • 'Island Dream'
       COME VISIT US!

    'Island Dream' COME VISIT US!

  • Walk through the backyard to the beach

    Walk through the backyard to the beach

  • Fully equipped kitchen with doorway to laundry area

    Fully equipped kitchen with doorway to laundry area

  • Living Room area with water view.

    Living Room area with water view.

  • Master bedroom looking out to Gulf of Mexico

    Master bedroom looking out to Gulf of Mexico

  • Second Bedroom with Gulf view.

    Second Bedroom with Gulf view.

  • Third bedroom with water view.

    Third bedroom with water view.

  • Bathroom

    Bathroom

  • Sitting and cookout area under the house.

    Sitting and cookout area under the house.

  • Sailing on the Gulf

    Sailing on the Gulf

  • Peaceful Mobile Bay

    Peaceful Mobile Bay

  • My beach visitor

    My beach visitor

  • Beautiful natural landscape

    Beautiful natural landscape

  • The bay from the front covered deck.

    The bay from the front covered deck.

  • Dining area with water views

    Dining area with water views

  • Hallway to bedrooms

    Hallway to bedrooms

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Second bedroom.

    Second bedroom.

  • Main bathroom with tropical decor

    Main bathroom with tropical decor

  • Back of house with deck facing the Gulf

    Back of house with deck facing the Gulf

  • The beautiful Gulf of Mexico

    The beautiful Gulf of Mexico

  • View of Island Dream from the beach. It is the 3rd house from the left.

    View of Island Dream from the beach. It is the 3rd house from the left.

  • Sunset over Mobile Bay from front deck

    Sunset over Mobile Bay from front deck

VRBO #380713

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Monday, April 17, 2017

Partner Offers

Enter dates to see accurate pricing

Minimum stay 1-7 nights
Dates are unavailable
Please enter travel dates
Please enter # of guests
Please stay a bit longer. A stay of nights or more is required for these dates.
This listing requires that rentals start on a .
Send a Message Get an Instant Quote
How to pay safely
svg-report-flag