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Panoramic Gulf Views***21st Floor ****3/Bed/3/Bath

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

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

The Island Tower is one of the newest buildings on the beach. It has low density, a truly Class A building and offers luxurious condos at an affordable rate.

As a contractor and interior decorator by trade, we were sure to make our Island Tower condo truly a home away from home. This luxury east corner unit is 100% private and features unobstructed panoramic beach/gulf views on three sides of the unit. We offer one of the best views in Gulf Shores since the unit is on the 21st floor making it completely private and above surrounding buildings. There are only three units per floor and afford private balconies. The beach and the gulf stretch as far as the eye can see and the sunrises and sunsets are not to be missed. Sometimes at night the moon is so close, you can almost reach out and touch it. On a clear night, you can actually see the lights of Mobile.

This east facing unit also means you are not battling the hot afternoon sun in the unit when you come in from the beach. The view is absolutely breathtaking - pictures cannot do it justice no matter how picturesque they may seem.

The nine foot ceilings, open floor plan and floor to ceiling windows create a spacious living quarters that make you feel that you are always on the water. Although the granite counter tops, wall designs and faux master bedroom walls surround you with quality, the condo is a comfortable,fun, peaceful and relaxing environment - just like home!

The common area offers a family-size dining room table with six chairs, a separate seating quarters with sleeper sofa and chairs, complete with a 50' flatscreen TV, and blue ray perfect for entertainment - all of course amidst the spectacular views!

This unit has a huge gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, european cabinets, large granite bar and a unique glass tile backsplash.

The unit offers three bedrooms and three full baths. Ceramic tile is throughout the unit. There are two large balconies - gulf front and beach views. Both are furnished for dining outdoors or just watching the sunset.

The gulf front master bedroom has a king-size bed, faux finished walls, an inviting master bath with Jacuzzi tub and a separate shower complete with a massage shower head. The huge walk in closet has ample room for your clothes regardless if you are staying a week or a month, flat screen TV, blue ray, ceiling fan, a fantastic beach view through the gulf front wall of windows with sliding glass door to the large balcony.

The two guest bedrooms have sliding glass doors (floor to ceiling) to the beach side.The front bedroom has a queen-sized bed with private bath, flat screen TV, blue ray, and ceiling fan. There are clouds stenciled on the ceiling of the bath.

The middle bedroom is decorated with a surf board wall covering, has two twin beds which are great for kids, flatscreen TV with built-in DVD, ceiling fan and a full bathroom across the hall.

There is a also a full sleeper sofa located in the family room. The utility room has a full-size washer and dryer with an iron and ironing board.

Island tower is set up for families to enjoy with an outdoor pool, indoor heated pool, sauna, a new barbecue grill area with gliders, exercise room overlooking the beach and gulf. In addition, families are offered beach services where you can rent umbrellas and beach lounges by the day or week.

The covered parking is also a plus.

Island Tower is located on West Beach Boulevard just a half mile West of Highway 59. Quality restaurants, entertainment, shopping and a variety of activities are within walking distance or nearby.

WaterWorld has added a new six lane mat slide; you can zip line across Gulf State Park, enjoy the new restaurants in the area and get ready to take the plunge to discover the newly sunk 40' cargo ship!

Enjoy private dining on your own balcony with awesome views of the Gulf and beach and gorgeous sunsets. Step off the pool deck onto the sugar-white sands of our private beach and a few short steps will take you to the beautiful waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

New restaurants and outdoor activities are opening every day! Come check us out!

An enjoyable vacation awaits you at the Island Tower. You will not want to leave!

Let yourself relax and unwind in style - welcome to paradise!

Keywords: premier condo, highrise, waterview, low density, panoramic view, indoor infinity pool, outdoor inifinity pool, gym, exercise facility, sauna, dedicated parking, covered parking, assigned parking, east corner unit, direct beach access, spacious, roomy, washer, dryer, full kitchen, jacuzzi tub, balcony, wifi, dish network, Internet

More Details

Owner
Anne Favret
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 25, 2017

About Anne Favret

When my husband and I were looking for water front property, we fell in love with the Island Tower condos. Just a short three hour drive from New Orleans, we could leave midday on Friday and return to work on Monday morning.

My husband and I love the beach and the water. He has been a big game fisherman for years and Gulf Shores/Orange Beach afforded us another venue for our hobby. As an interior decorator, I wanted to make our condo a very comfortable place to relax after a fun day on the water.

My husband named our kitchen, 'Look & Cook' because as he was cooking, he could still enjoy the beauty of the water.

Having only three units per floor adds to the privacy afforded this building. It is like your 'home away from home.'

Anne Favret purchased this condo in 2007

Why Anne Favret chose Alabama

Gulf Shores is a nice friendly clean and fun town, suited for young professionals, couples and families alike. In addition to the white powder sands and blue waters, there are wonderful seafood restaurants and plenty of things to do day and night! The Island Tower building is a premier building! You just walk out the building to the beach.

What makes this condo unique

The view, the view, the view!!!! The luxurious yet comfortable living quarters privately situated on the beach yet surrounded by dining, shopping and entertainment activities. This is a Premier unit. Guests love it!

Amenities

Gulf Shores Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1) The master bedroom features a king size bed complete with custom coverlet and bedskirt. The faux finish on the walls adds a nice warm touch to the room., Queen size Beds (1) The front bedroom features a queen size bed. This bedroom has navy and white drapery, bed coverlet and bedskirt., Twin or Single Beds (1) The middle bedroom features twin beds and a surfboard motif. The room is decorated for kids, but adults would enjoy it as well., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) The sofa in the family room opens to a queen size bed. Linens provided.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Contractor and interior decorator owned, upper end finishes, 21st floor, tallest building on west beach, three separate unobstructed panoramic beach views, sunset views, open floorplan, heated inifinty indoor pool, outdoor infinity pool, stocked gourmet kitchen, stainless steel appliances, cooking utensils provided, wine fridge, coffee maker, jetted tub, 2 covered parking spots, fitness center. Golf, Swimming, Parasailing, Cycling, Fishing, Zoo, Deep Sea Fishing, Restaurants,Shopping, Tennis, Cinemas, Sailing, Jet Skiing, Health/Beauty Spa, Theme Parks, Shelling, Windsurfing, Diving, Sight Seeing ,ayaking

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(24 traveler reviews)

Panoramic Gulf Views***21st Floor ****3/Bed/3/Bath
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 24 reviews
Franklin, TN
4

Great location

  • 4 of 5

Great location

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

GORGEOUS VIEW

  • 5 of 5

This was my first time back to Gulf Shores in 15 years and it did not disappoint! We had 2 families with 4 kiddos between us and there was plenty of space for everyone. The balcony is perfect for morning coffee or afternoon cocktails. Modern clean condo with updated amenities. The location of Island Tower is perfect. A must eat dinner spot within walking distance even for little ones. (Bahama Bobs). Ann was very good with communication and answering any questions we had. Check in was smooth quick and easy. Overall I can't say enough good things about our stay, except we wanted to stay longer!

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic Views!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I really enjoyed our vacation in this awesome condo. The location is fantastic! You are only blocks away from every activity and restaurant you can think of (The Hangout, Desoto's Seafood Kitchen etc.). The beach behind the condo was very spacious, and offered a lot of activities such as parasailing and boat rides. The overall property, building, and condo were very clean, and has been taken excellent care of. The parking garage was well lit, and offered a safe feeling to it. There was plenty of room for our family of 7 in the condo, and we enjoyed many of the nights gathered in the living room playing games after a long day of activities out and about. The view from the living room is amazing! From the comfort of your recliner, it gives a spectacular view towards Orange Beach. Being the tallest structure around, you will have an unobstructed view for miles to the East. Lastly, I can't say enough about the property owner. The communication was awesome, as well as the payment process. I highly recommend this property to others, and would use this property again without hesitation.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dallas, TX
5

Gulf Shores

  • 5 of 5

We had a WONDERFUL time at Gulf Shores. Aside from the elevators getting slow on check in / check out days, we loved the location. We walked just about everywhere. The unit was updated and quite lovely. We opened the blinds each morning and watched the sun rise from multiple locations inside the unit due to the expansive window coverage around the side of the unit. The view of the beach and ocean was spectacular! We sat on the deck most mornings and evenings and there was plenty of seating. Being that high in the building allowed us to view the pelicans from above, which was a real treat when they flew close to the building. The unit was well appointed, modern and had everything we needed from bedding, towels, cookware and full washer / dryers. My husband and I were just saying yesterday that we are ready to go back. There is so much to do!

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Exceeded expectations!

  • 5 of 5

This was perfect for our two families. The unit was spacious, clean, and very accommodating. The views are absolutely beautiful! The location of the building is perfect as well. Steps from the beach, and a short walk to The Hangout (which the kids loved). We can't wait to come back to Gulf Shores. We would definitely recommend this rental to anyone. We would gladly stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place!!

  • 5 of 5

It's everything we expected and more!

  • Submitted: May 27, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Music venues, turtle hatching, dolphin watching, offshore/deepsea fishing, surf fishing, dining, dancing, amusement park, water park, go carts

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Rates & Availability

Gulf Shores Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Peak Summer
Jun 10 2017 - Aug 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
$2,250
 
 
Late Summer
Aug 6 2017 - Sep 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
$265
$1,650
 
 
Early Fall
Sep 3 2017 - Nov 12 2017
3 night minimum stay
$240
$1,500
$3,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$275
$1,700
$2,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Parking Pass - limit two $25
Cleaning upon departure $110 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Special Events Pricing such as Shrimp Fest and Hang Fest. Inquire for special pricing.

Please email or call with questions. A 50% deposit is requested to reserve your dates. A separate $250 damage deposit is requested and will be returned upon inspection of unit after departure.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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