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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedrooms, 1 bath with Ocean and Lagoon views

Unit 209a has 2 bedrooms and 1 full bath. This unit has been completely renovated as of Sept. 2012. The master bedroom has a queen bed. The second bedroom has a twin over full bunk bed. The living room also has a new queen sleeper sofa. Our unit is located within the wifi hotspot. No need to drag your computer to the lobby. Surf the internet from the privacy of your condo or back balcony. You won't find a unit with a better balcony view! Living Room and Master Bedroom both have walkouts to the spacious balcony. Bathroom has a new cabinet and sink. Kitchen features new cabinets, ss appliances, and granite. The living room and master bedroom have cable. Living room has a 42 inch flat screen television. The 2nd bedroom has a 32 inch flat screen television and a Playstation 2 (will also play dvd's). This unit is fresh and clean and tastefully decorated. Drapes are custom made and have blackout lining. The entire unit has been freshly painted, including the closets. We take pride in our condo and want you to enjoy staying here.

Our complex has a boat ramp, two fishing piers, and boat slips available on a first come, first serve basis. We also have tennis courts, shuffleboard, horse shoes, hot tub, a beautiful swimming pool, and a private board walk to the beach! The beach is located directly across the street. You can have your toes in the sand in less than a two minute walk from the complex. Our complex is located on West Beach so there is not heavy traffic on the two lane road to cross. We are located approx. 3 miles from the heart of Gulf Shores. Minimum rental age is 25 yrs old. PLEASE NOTE: RESERVATIONS ARE NOT HELD UNTIL DEPOSIT HAS BEEN PAID AND RENTAL AGREEMENT HAS BEEN SIGNED.**Rates are subject to change until confirmed** DAMAGE DEPOSIT REFUNDS ARE AUTOMATICALLY REFUNDED 7 DAYS AFTER CHECKOUT UNLESS DAMAGE HAS BEEN REPORTED. We also own a condo in the heart of Orange Beach. If this calendar is full, feel free to check out listing #831708. We just purchased it in Jan. 2016 and renovated it.

More Details

Owner
Brooke Walsh
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 21, 2017

About Brooke Walsh

We purchased this condo in late July of 2012. We have spent the past few months renovating it, in its entirety. Our goal was to make this a place that we would love to stay. We have finally finished and would love to have you visit.

Brooke Walsh purchased this condo in 2012

Why Brooke Walsh chose Alabama

We chose this property because of the abundance of ammenties and well kept grounds. The landscaping is always kept immaculate. With fishing, swimming, tennis, and going to the beach, you are sure to never get bored.

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
  • Lakefront
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1), Full over Twin Bunk Beds (1) Queen size sleeper sofa
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(40 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.425 based on 40 reviews
5

Sistas Unite!

  • 5 of 5

Brooke, Throughly enjoyed our stay! Every thing other than a second roll of toilet paper was there! I would book this little 2 bedroom again and again!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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It was nice for an older Resort

  • 3 of 5

It was nice for an older Resort

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Not as Described

  • 1 of 5

We really enjoyed the building amenities and location, but not the rental unit.

We shared our time at this location with other family. They had rented a one bedroom near the top as a comparison. Their unit was very clean and very nice, whereas ours was not. With so many to rent from, we would not recommend this unit.

Oh, where to start? Best to offer up a comparison;

* theirs had a nice punch code entry door lock on a new door with internal blinds, ours had a swinging/banging key pad lock with two keys, one which did not work and both easily misplaced. Our door did not have blinds so passersby could easily look inside. The door was rusted, warped and creaked.

* theirs had a new sliding glass door on their balcony with a large handle that even the kids could easily open. Ours had a broken track and the adults had to use both hands on finger grips to eventually muster it open or close.

* theirs was clean, recently updated with very nice decor. Ours was simply gross. Sand was everywhere including between the bed sheets. Bed sheets and covers had disgusting stains.

* theirs had a nice wall mounted flat screen in the master bedroom whereas ours had an old tube style TV on a rickety, cumbersome dresser.

* the other had every possible kitchen utensil, pot, pan or appliance, accessory or spice you could think of. Ours? What kitchen?

If you rent this condo, you must bring everything you can think of that you normally need. We were not left with enough towels or washclothes. Bring hand soap, dishwashing soap, dishwasher detergent, body soap, paper towels, toilet paper, etc because there is little to none.

The amenities within the unit, that the renter brags up on, were simply not there. Above all, we hate being lied to.

As is typical with VRBO rentals, for the family that had joined us, they were directed all along by their renter. They were given directions, codes, etc weeks before they arrived. For ours, we had to keep hounding her and maybe, eventually, she might respond. It wasn't until shortly before arrival that we received the information that we needed.

We've been using VRBO for 14 years now with many vacations and out of all of them, this one has been the worst.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Michael, I'm very sorry that you did not enjoy our condo during your recent vacation. I wish that you would have contacted us with your concerns. In my email to you about your upcoming stay I provided you with my cell phone number so that you could have instant communication with me if you needed anything. I went back and looked at our communication during your stay. The only things that you brought to our attention was the missing Play Station 2 and a light bulb that was burned out. We were unaware that the Play Station 2 was missing. It must have been stolen by a previous guest. The cleaners don't always catch missing items of that nature when they are cleaning. They report items that have been accidentally left behind or any damages that have been left by guests. We keep extra lightbulbs in the unit and communicated with you where those could be found. We were never informed of the sand in the unit. We could have contacted the cleaning company and sent them back out. The cleaning company also leaves 6 towels and washcloths, two hand towels, a bath mat, and two dish rags. If that was not adequate for your stay, I wish that you would have contacted me and I could have requested that the cleaning company drop off extra. We are locals and are very responsive to our guests. We wish that you would have given us an opportunity to correct your complaints. I would also like to address the other items mentioned in your review. The front door has a bamboo shade. We also refinish the door twice a year. It was just refinished in March. The salty air at the beach will rust anything metal very quickly. The complex is responsible for the front door and sliding glass door. I will put in a request to see if we can have those items replaced. This is not something that we are allowed to do on our own. The photos on our VRBO listing clearly show that our television is on a dresser and not mounted to a wall. We are not trying to mislead anyone and I'm sorry that this disappointed you. Our kitchen is also equipped with dishes, pots, pans, utensils, etc... We do not keep spices or anything consumable in our kitchen. Some guests would be turned off by that, as they don't want to put something in food that has been used by countless others. Again, I apologize that you did not enjoy our condo. We take a lot of pride in it and love staying there with our own family.
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Exactly As Pictured!

  • 5 of 5

This place was wonderful! It has excellent views of the pool and lake that made it hard to go inside in the evenings. The private beach access was so convenient and having the outdoor shower was perfect after walking the beach. The GSSRC was close enough to town that we didn't have to go far to eat or shop. The staff was friendly and the facility was clean. Another reviewer mentioned the trash chute and the elevators being heard from the unit. You can hear them, but you must sleep lighter than a feather in order to be woken up by them. The kitchen utensils were stocked so well we didn't need anything there. They include dishwashing powder for the dishwasher as well as extra linens for the queen bed. We did have to purchase washing detergent and trash bags as those weren't provided. Overall, this place was fabulous and we look forward to staying here again in the future.

  • Submitted: May 26, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great view and value

  • 5 of 5

Very nice view of pool and gulf from the unit. Convenient to the beach and lagoon fishing.

The only negative is that the unit is directly above the entire facility's trash chute so we did see some insects as a result.

  • Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful condo in gulf shores!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week here and had an amazing vacation! Brooke was super easy to book with and the condo was perfect for the 4 of us. The kitchen was stocked with everything we needed, beds were comfy, coffee on the balcony every morning was fantastic. I would definitely recommend this property to anyone!

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Car: necessary

Gulf Shores Surf & Racquet Club is located on West Beach Blvd. in Gulf Shores, AL. Our property fronts Little Lagoon and has an ocean view. Nearby activities include outlet mall, boardwalk, Lulu's (Jimmy Buffet's sister), The Hangout, The Track, Dolphin Cruises, Deep sea fishing charters, and much more!

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $120
Damage Deposit $150

There is also a one time fee of $20 for a parking pass per car paid to the front desk at check-in.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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