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Best of the Beach and Bay!

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,280 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms (1 King, 2 Full size beds), 2.5 Baths (Sleeps 4-6)

Enjoy the incredible beauty of daily sunrises and sunsets from our huge, expanded beaches at this little slice of Heaven! With 1,280 square feet of renovated luxury, a spacious den, dining area, two large bedrooms, and three private balconies, this unit has it all. Brand new comfortable furniture, three flat screen tvs, and a dining table that can easily seat 6. The breakfast bar is also a great place to chat while cooking and visiting with friends and there is free wireless internet access.

The master bedroom is located on the second floor with a king size bed, 32' flat screen tv, private bath and private balcony. The guest bedroom has two full beds and is also located on the second floor with private bath, 24' flat screen tv and a beautiful private balcony as well. The updated kitchen is fully stocked for a chef! The unit runs east/west with wonderful vistas of Little Lagoon and the Gulf of Mexico from every room.

Summerhouse West offers a small beach area on the lagoon with a large fishing pier, which is wonderful for families with small children, and a gazebo for grilling or just watching the spectacluar sunsets over the water. Our large swimming pool is always the perfect temperature for a dip and the Gulf of Mexico is only steps away on our deeded beach access across the street.

This property truly has the best of both worlds - the amazing white sands and crystal waters of the Gulf of Mexico, scenic Little Lagoon, a fishing pier and boat launch for fishing and water activities - come experience Summerhouse West!

More Details

Joe Chiarella
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2018


Gulf Shores Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1280 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet
  • 2.5
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing


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Best of the Beach and Bay!
average rating of 4.617647 based on 34 reviews

Quiet West Beach area with perfect accommodations for our fam of 4

  • 5 of 5

This place had welcoming décor, comfortable furniture and beds, and a very well-stocked kitchen. Was plenty of space for our family with two young children. The location was ideal for us - we loved the relatively quiet area with its colorful seaside homes and few high-rises. The swimming pool and shallow lagoon were a nice change-up from the ocean and many days we visited all three. It was sooo nice to have the washer/dryer in the unit.

We cooked typical kid fare in the condo for the finicky 3 y.o. and 5 y.o. and often picked up take-out from S&S Seafood down the street for ourselves. We also loved Flip Flop Deli, a short drive.

Do be prepared to purchase or pack all food items including coffee (only S&P was available), as well as dish soap, laundry detergent, shampoo, hair dryer, and everything you will need for the beach.

We have done VRBO/HomeAway rentals many times and this place is among the best that we've experienced.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind words. Glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to have you back!
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Great location , fishing , crabing and Footsteps to the gulf and lagoon

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful & Very accommodating owners .... great stay !!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The condo was awesome. Joe was really nice, the stairs got a little tiresome, but hey, who doesn't need a little exercise.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed it and hope to have you back.
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Just as advertised

  • 5 of 5

The pictures and description of this property are very accurate. The furniture is clean and comfortable and so are the beds. The kitchen is well stocked. The owner is very prompt responding to emails. The location is in a quieter part of Gulf Shores, but still a quick drive to town. Just be prepared to climb the stairs.

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great time, great beach

  • 5 of 5

Nicely appointed, clean and well maintained. Listing description is very accurate. Property is across the street from the beach on the lagoon side, but the walk is short and was never a problem. This appears to be a more secluded part of the beach here - we didn't see any "official" public access points or public trash cans like they had on the other side of the channel. We enjoyed having access to the kitchen and cooking our own meals, especially fresh seafood from the seafood markets nearby. Kids loved the go-kart tracks in town. The pulley is right outside the door and makes it a little easier to hoist luggage up the three flights of stairs (also, the novelty of the pulley kept the kids interested enough to actually help). Would recommend this property for families with no more than 2 or 3 kids.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Well maintained and beautifully decorated!

  • 4 of 5

Great place! Short walk to the beach and the bay. Nice dock on the bay. Clean pool and property. Didn't really care for the three flights of stairs ten times a day, but I guess that's just part of being old.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning fee $125
Tax Rate 11.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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