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*******Openings beginning August 19

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 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 day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 17, 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 Alabama

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:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
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 -
(36 traveler reviews)

*******Openings beginning August 19
average rating of 4.7222223 based on 36 reviews
4

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: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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OK for the price

  • 2 of 5

We went for Spring Break (2 adults, 4 kids ages 8-13). The view is as described - right on the water - beautiful! Location is great - close to everything. The condo is a bit tight for 6 people. It is 2 bedrooms with a sofa bed, but it's fairly small. The deck only seats 3 and is tight for that with furniture that needs replacing. The unit needs some TLC. The blinds to the deck fell on my head when I shut the door, the toilets are both loose, faucet leaked, the floors were still sandy when we arrived, there was a toilet plunger in a kitchen cabinet (eww!), a few light bulbs were missing, and several dishes had crumbs in them. It needs a good cleaning (dust bunnies in the corners/closets) and some maintenance . The master is in the front & quite dark since you wouldn't usually open the blinds to where people are walking by. The other bedroom is next to the beach but the window is behind the bed. No views unless you go out on the deck.

The pool is in the parking lot but at least there is one (not heated). The unit is on the second floor which made it easily accessible especially since they shut down the elevator the second day (for 4-6 weeks). It's a 6 story building. I would hate to be checking in after that!

It was fine since we were not there much and one of the cheapest properties on the beach. But I think I'll spend a little more with the size of our family next time.

I did contact the owner when we first got there & he recommended calling the cleaning service if I wasn't happy, but it was late & I didn't want anyone coming back over. It would be too crowded to have them clean with us there.

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Very good

  • 4 of 5

Perfect location, immaculately clean, patio furniture and recliner could use updating.

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Amazing!!!!

  • 4 of 5

Beach view was beautiful!! Central location. Loved it!

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
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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

Gulf Shores Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer Peak
Jul 9 2017 - Aug 12 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,300
 
 
late summer
Aug 13 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$145
From
$155
Fri,Sat
$1,015
 
 
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
4 night minimum stay
$600
Flat fee
 
 
Fall
Sep 5 2017 - Oct 12 2017
3 night minimum stay
$135
From
$155
Fri,Sat
$800
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$120
$750
 

Additional information about rental rates

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

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

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