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4BR Beachfront Home on Dauphin Island's East End

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

4BR, Beachfront, East-end, Bird Sanctuary, Gated Community

Gulf-front classic located in the exclusive gated community of Audubon Place. This four bedroom, two bath home offers a large deck with outstanding views of the Gulf of Mexico and steps down to the white sandy beach. Open floor plan with beautiful decorations is perfect for your family retreat. Kitchen is fully stocked with a large breakfast bar, microwave, dishwasher, etc. Bask in the cool beach breeze, enjoy sunsets, sunrises, or treat yourself to a leisurely stroll on the uncrowded beach. Amenities include 2 TVs with Directv, DVD Player, wireless Internet, washer & dryer and covered parking. Short 5 minute walk on the beach to Audubon Bird Sanctuary and 5 minute drive to the island's golf course. Non-smoking home with 1 King, 2 Queens, and 2 Twins. Sleeps up to 8 guests.

Property Manager
Lewis James
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 22, 2017

Why Lewis James chose Dauphin Island

We have owned this home since 2004 and love taking our family and friends to visit Dauphin Island. It's quiet, low-key atmosphere is perfect for family vacations. We take pride in this property and provide our guests with all of the amenities of home. We also have a local real estate company that helps our guests directly – from key exchanges, to cleaning, to repairs, and anything in between. We hope you become our guest and enjoy your time on the island!


Audubon Place House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

4BR Beachfront Home on Dauphin Island's East End
average rating of 4.7272725 based on 11 reviews
Sparta, Wisconsin

Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay at Shore Thing. Check in was a breeze and the staff at Boardwalk Realty were very helpful. the beach house was everything we expected and more. It's right on the beach. We stayed with my family of four (two young children) and my parents. My mom is disabled so she can't walk on the sand but she loves the ocean. She was able to sit on the enormous deck and watch the kids play in the sand and ocean and felt a part of the whole thing. We all slept with windows open and let the sound of the waves put us to sleep. Some may complain that the property needs a little updating but that would never deter me from coming back here. Thanks for the great vacation.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The perfect place for a vacation.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at this house. The beach is private and quiet with very little walk through traffic. Having a secured entrance was very important to us. The Residence were friendly and helpful giving us information for the best sunsets and sunrises. The management group that runs the property was outstanding. I would highly recommend this place to all my friends and family. The house has everything that you need to make your vacation relaxing. Being close to the bird sanctuary was a real treat as we had many visitors land on the deck while we were there. We were able to see dolphins swimming in the Gulf Coast every morning and sometimes in the day. You will not be disapointed with this location of the Island.

  • Submitted: May 17, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house overlooking the Gulf

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay despite crummy weather, only had sunshine one day....bummer!! We were still able to walk the beach and pick up shells most days. Also, enjoyed walks through the bird sanctuary, Fort Gaines, and the Estuarium. The house is in a quiet, gated community where we walked our dog daily. Most of the island, beaches...are dog friendly, which is a big plus for us! The deck overlooking the water was perfect for letting our dog enjoy the outdoors when we were inside. The house had everything we needed, including linens. We would definitely stay here again if we came back.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Atlanta, GA

Great house, beautiful area of Dauphin Island!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week in this house and had a wonderful stay. The house had everything we needed - the open kitchen and living area was nice and was perfect for our family. It also opens to a large deck that looks out over the gulf. The kitchen was well-stocked and there are 2 flat screen TVs with Dish. The linens and bedspreads were newer than the pictures show. We also liked the location close to Audubon Bird sanctuary (the trails around the freshwater lake are not to be missed). The neighborhood is gated and the streets are quiet so there was a lot of room for our kids to roam. We also went to Fort Gaines and the Sea Estuarium which are a mile or so away. You won't be disappointed in DI or this house, we are looking forward to coming back to both.

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Columbus, MS

Fall Break

  • 5 of 5

House is as advertised! Back deck is perfect for watching the pelicans swoop into the water for breakfast. There aren't stairs to access the beach from the back deck; however, we found it in our favor as the dogs could lounge outside without worry of escape. Beds are very comfortable - like the split plan with kids. The house was immaculate. It was great not to have to pack linens. Loved the open kitchen and that it was well-stocked with pots, pans and dishes. There was plenty of hot water. The neighborhood is quiet. Our kids rode their bikes all over the east End. It was our first stay on the East End, but it won't be our last. Considering Thanksgiving beach trip to this same house. Thanks for the wonderful memories. The big surprise was the Art Trail. We came home with shells and beautiful prints of Dauphin Island.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Petoskey, MI USA

Dauphin Island

  • 3 of 5

This is our second trip to Dauphin Island and we love it there. The house has alot of room and the view is beautiful, right on the beach. We enjoyed sunrises and peaceful walks. And the shrimp from Skinners is a must!! We were disappointed with the house, seems as if it has been neglected. You go by the photo's and somethings were not the same. We will not return to this house. We wait all year for our vacation and to have a place that is not up to our expectations is somewhat of a let down.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
38 Miles
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
DI Ferry
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Dauphin Island
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Dauphin Island
Nearest Beach
20 Metres
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Audubon Place House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 20 2017 - Aug 11 2017
7 night minimum stay
Summer Special
Aug 12 2017 - Sep 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 9 2017 - Nov 24 2017
2 night minimum stay
Winter 2017-18
Nov 25 2017 - Mar 16 2018
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Reservation Fee $30
Cleaning $150
Tax Rate 11.0%

Pricing does not include cleaning ($150) or reservation fee ($30).

50% of amount due is due at time of reservation. Remaining 50% is due 30-60 days from time of reservation. Cancellations for summer (mid-May to Labor Day) must be done 60 days in advance for full return of deposit. Cancellations for other times of year must be made 30 days before check-in date for full return of deposit.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.

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