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Discounts and opens beginning October 28

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 8 nights

Overview

About the property

The six story story condo is RIGHT on the beach; there are no buildings separating Island Shores from the beach. This condo is located on the second floor.

Our condo is located:

-less than one mile away from the heart of Gulf Shores

-less than one hour away from Mobile, Alabama

-less than thirty minutes from Pensacola, Florida.

Enjoy our 900 square foor, 2 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, living room, kitchen, and private like we do!

This is our second home and we want to share it with you! Watch the sun set right on the balcony! Enjoy watching television, playing on the computer, and watching DVD's with your family and friends in our living room!

The balcony has an opening from the living room right onto a scenic beach scene.

Our master bedroom has a King-sized bed, closet, two night-stands, and two dressers just like home. Our master bathroom is located off the master bedroom.

Our kitchen has a refrigerator, microwave, stove, dishwasher, garbage disposal, sink, and plenty of counter space to accommodate your needs! We have all the kitchen utensils so all you'll need is your food and your hungry family! We also have a dining table for four to sit and enjoy!

Our guest bedroom is has a Queen-sized bed, a closet, two night-stands, and a dresser too. Our guest bedroom is connected to the living room.

Our living room has a hide-away Full sized bed.

Our condo is completed with tile floors.

More Details

Owner
Brookelynn Garrett
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
November 20, 2017

About Brookelynn Garrett

I own and manage rental property in my own hometown, and in Gulf Shores besides this condo. My wife, three daughters, and I have always enjoyed warm weather in Alabama; now that I am finally settling down, my wife and I have decided to buy a condo. This is our home away from home! We love relaxing and enjoying the sun!

Brookelynn Garrett purchased this condo in 2012

Why Brookelynn Garrett chose Gulf Shores

We love the southern Alabama beaches, and because we have friends living within thirty miles of Gulf Shores, we decided to buy beachfront property. We try to come down to Gulf Shores every chance we get!

What makes this condo unique

My wife is an avid shopper and she enjoys the two shopping outlets located in Gulf Shores, plus the several surf shops in Gulf Shores too. My three daughters and their friends enjoy going to the festivals held annually year around, going to The Hangout less than one mile from our condo, and go-kart racing in Gulf Shores! We all go out to eat at our favorite restaurant throughout the week! There are over seventy-five restaurants within ten miles of our condo. Our favorite restaurants are the Shrimp Basket, Lambert's, LuLu's, the Fish River Grill, and The Rib Shak BBQ.

Amenities

Gulf Shores Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Upon departure, please place dirty linens (towels and sheets) in a bathtub.
  • Please make sure there are no dirty dishes upon departure (including the dishwasher).
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Elevator
  • Linens Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(39 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.74359 based on 39 reviews
5

Wonderful trip in a beautiful condo

  • 5 of 5

This was our first visit in this condo, Everything was clean upon arrival and stocked with essentials. It has a beautiful view. We watched the dolphins every morning. Reviews had said no washer/dryer in condo. Was not really looking forward to using a laundry but thought at least it was on site. Went to condo and found an unexpected surprise. A washer and dryer in condo. Awesome! Any questions or concerns were promptly answered by owners. Had a great stay at this beautiful condo. And am looking forward to returning. Thank you Jimmy and Brooklynn for all your help and the loan of your condo. God bless you all.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Right on the ocean!

  • 5 of 5

This is not a large condo, but it has everything you need--2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. It has a fully equiped kitchen with a dishwasher. There is also a washer/dryer combo IN the unit. We did not know this until we arrived and were pleasantly surprised. It will sleep six, but I recommend just four--unless you don't mind togetherness. We had 4 adults and 2 children. So it got a bit cramped at times, but it was not really a problem as we were all family. Water pressure is good and the hot water heater kept up with our use. Also, not a lot of tchotchkes--which is great because we had a two year old. Outdoor furniture rather old, but it was super comfortable. It is not fancy, but that made it all the better for us because we didn't have to worry about the kids messing things up. It is on the second floor and you CAN see and hear the ocean easily. Also, the lower unit was great for the kids--we didn't have to rely on the elevator. It is not a long walk to the ocean either--actually very close. The pool is close by, but not so close that it disturbs you. Quiet at night when we were there--mid summer.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Location was perfect for our family!

  • 5 of 5

The condo is in a great location! Close to several shops and restaurants within walking distance. Right on the beach!! Our family of 4 thoroughly enjoyed our stay!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location

  • 4 of 5

Overall the condo is very nice. Walking to the beach was very close and the property is well kept. We loved being able to walk to restaurants and shopping. While there we drove to Mobile to tour the USS Alabama Battleship and the USS Drum Submarine. Another day we drove to Pensacola to see the Blue Angels practice and tour the Naval Museum. This area definitely has something for everyone.

  • Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Good spot at Island Shores

  • 5 of 5

Island Shores complex has been our go to for a few years due to its location.

It is right on a nice beach (pool is on parking lot side) and is within walking distance to Hangout and other restaurants. The condo was very adequate and clean when we arrived. Being on the 2nd floor is perfect as sometimes this places elevator can get quite busy. Would suggest this condo for people looking at a place to stay near here.

  • Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location and condo

  • 5 of 5

We came down for a quick vacation. Jimmy was very helpful and prompt. The condo was clean and had good furnishings. We had a great experience and will definitely stay at this condo on our next trip. Hope to stay more days

  • Submitted: May 11, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Outlet mall shopping, many surf shops, restaurants, and hangouts are less than one mile away from island shores!!!

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Reservation Fee $50 + Tax
Parking Fee (Per Car) $20 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

If you would like to purchase cancellation insurance, please call 1-800-349-8218.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund