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Penthouse with Panoramic Views of the Beach (HDTV & WIFI)

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Nestled in the middle of Gulf Shores, this top story penthouse with almost 2000 SF was built far onto the beach and offers unparalleled views of the water. In fact, the other developments sit much farther back than this one does. A large 4 season porch is the perfect viewing point for dolphin watching. The unit has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and room to sleep 10! All cooking and dishware are on site.


Property Manager
owner/property manager
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 12, 2017

Why owner/property manager chose Gulf Shores

After searching for more than a year, we came across this unique property. Most condos are fairly small, but this one offered a 3rd story (complete top floor) view, without having people above. Being located so far onto the beach, we have been told it is the farthest reaching property on the beach. This in itself allows for incredible views of the water. We had little interest in being far back from the water or across the street. This unit was therefore ideal!

Map

Nearest Airport
38 Miles
Pensacola Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Pin Pony Pub
Nearest Ferry
27 Miles
Fort Morgan - Dauphin Island
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
59
Nearest Beach
It is located on the beach
Car: recommended

Amenities

Gulf Shores Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 1 full bathroom in hallway with tub/shower - toilet - and pedestal sink. 1 full bathroom in Master Suite with double vanity - toilet - stand alone shower and garden/soaking tub.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(53 traveler reviews)

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Penthouse with Panoramic Views of the Beach (HDTV & WIFI)
average rating of 4.754717 based on 53 reviews
5

The Harbor House was AbsoPPP perfect!

  • 5 of 5

The condo was excellent! It's directly on the beach with an amazing view. This was a family vacation so we rented the penthouse next to the property as well. It was just as spectacular. Everything was modern and clean. The beds slept so well and the rooms were spacious. The owner was very helpful and answered all inquiries promptly. The location was convenient to eating and shopping. It's 9 miles from Foley so you can enjoy Tanger Outlets and Lamberts. This was our first visit to Gulf Shores, the penthouse definitely made it a great experience.

  • Submitted: May 15, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Close to it all!

  • 5 of 5

When the owner told me it was on the beach, I really didn't expect it to be directly on the beach!! The place was beautiful and well kept. Everyone loved watching the dolphins from the porch and going to restaurants was also close by. We would never consider going anywhere other than here now! Thank you for allowing us to stay in your home!

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The Best of Everything!

  • 5 of 5

We've stayed in many high rises and hated the large number of people and having to wait for elevators. Here there were none and it did not even matter. It is literally on the beach. You walk down and you are in the sand. It was so relaxing and quiet. There were very few people on the beach in comparison to those in front of the towers. We fell in love with the small complex. The owners were responsive and kind. Everything was an absolute dream! We look forward to coming again soon!!

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

All was perfect

  • 5 of 5

I can't express how awesome this home was ,everything was as described the views were breathtaking, very clean , we had our own personal dolphin show every day and all day in front of the rental. everything is there that we needed for a weeks stay, I saw other reviews complain about it being on the third floor and no elevator I can assure you I'm an old guy with bad knees and had no problems walking the stairs and carrying my luggage . you need to know that ahead of time , then there will be no reason for anyone to complain about the lack of an elevator .looking forward to possibly another stay next year

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Family Vacation II

  • 4 of 5

The penthouse was wonderful. It was in a great location. So spacious for a 13 month and a 4 year old to run around in. There was 5 adults and the two little ones. Everyone had room or a place to go to. Loved my mornings drinking coffee on the balcony, listening to the waves. There was a few hiccups that I am sure the owner is going to fix. Over all, we had a great trip.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent location, beautiful unit, great owner!

  • 5 of 5

The unit was actually on the beach! Being on the top floor it was extremely quiet and the sound of the waves was soothing. Storms came through but the view from the porch was amazing! Dolphins were great to see and the best condo we've ever stayed in. Everything was comfortable, classy and clean! The gated beach access was great and very private for the small development. Had internet questions and owner answered immediately. I would never bring my own chairs, renting the really nice ones from Ike's Beach Service as the owner suggested was truly the best. Loved being able to walk down the beach to go to the restaurants. Step down the stairs and be on the beach. Cool in the pool and enjoy coming in out of the heat to enjoy a sandwich and a/c. Did not want to leave, it was simply to wonderful! We will be back. Absolutely can not figure out why people write less than perfect reviews, this place is the ultimate! Thank you for sharing it with us!!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

2 Car Parking Pass $40 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $170 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservations are booked and confirmed.

The week including July 4th is a minimum one week rental at $550 per night.


Rates higher during Shrimp Fest, Spring Break, Hangout Fest. Email for details on rates and deposit requirements.

Check in 4 PM.
Check out 10 AM.

Must be over 25 years old to rent.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

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