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Charming Cottage Just Steps From The Magnolia River

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

2 BR, 2 BA With River View And Access

This home in the heart of Historic Magnolia Springs is built of heart pine floors and walls throughout. A large covered porch was just recently added. The master bedroom has a Simmons BeautyRest pillow-top queen mattress as well as a 30 inch television. The second bedroom is on the opposite end of the house and has full size bunk beds plus a twin trundle and full bath. The kitchen is fully equipped for cooking and the large deck has plenty of seating and a propane grill. The pristine Magnolia River is mere steps away with the neighborhood pier which is perfect for fishing, swimming and launching kayaks. (three provided)

More Details

Owner
Leah
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
July 12, 2017

About Leah

We are originally from this general area and live in nearby Daphne, Alabama with our two school age girls, and a menagerie of animals.

Leah purchased this cottage in 2012

Why Leah chose Alabama

We have been playing on the Magnolia river for years- boating, swimming and canoeing. It was our dream to have a home there. We fell in love with this house many years before we were able to purchase it.

What makes this cottage unique

The cottage feel to this house, with heart pine floors and walls, combined with the close proximity to the river, was really what drew us to this house. Additionally, we love the beauty and charm of the historic town and the majestic live oaks.

Amenities

Magnolia Springs Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , Working window and plenty of storage
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Working window and plenty of storage
  • 2 full baths
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double , full size bunk beds, with a single trundle beneath
  • Master bedroom: Queen size Bed with Simmons beautyrest pillow-top mattress; Second bedroom: full-size bunk beds, twin trundle; Den: full size futon
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Fantastic community for walking, biking, swimming and kayaking. Short drive to beaches, spas and shopping.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(38 traveler reviews)

Charming Cottage Just Steps From The Magnolia River
average rating of 4.8421054 based on 38 reviews
Morrison
5

Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Would highly recommend if you are looking for a place to get away from the crowds after beach time

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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5

Very cozy and felt like home.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at this lil cottage. We had everything we needed and plenty of room. We loved having our morning coffee out on the screened in patio. Very beautiful area and we even took a swim down at the river. We would most definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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4

Quaint neighbor

  • 4 of 5

Although it rained most of the we were there, when the rain did stop we were able to enjoy the neighborhood. And we enjoyed the surrounding towns and Foley. Could have easily spent another week.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gonzales
5

Great Place to Stay!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful home and a great location. Perfect for family.

Access to the lake was a plus.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Sweet, quiet cottage near the river. Beautiful area.

  • 5 of 5

Our family enjoyed the cottage. We ate all our meals on the porch. It was so peaceful. We sat out on the porch each night and visited while hearing frogs, owls and insects making their sweet sounds. We were close to beaches, museums and shopping, but got to come back to a quiet cottage at the end of each day.

  • Submitted: May 26, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Absolutely Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

Great place and the coolest hosts I've ever met!!!!!

  • Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Mobile, AL
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Jesse's restaurant and Cold Hole bar
Nearest Ferry
35 Miles
fort morgan to dauphin island
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
98
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Jesse's
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Gulf Shores/Orange Beach
Car: necessary

Our cottage is located in the heart of historic Magnolia Springs, AL. The community's name comes from the ever-flowing springs and the abundance of aged magnolia trees that grace nearly every residential garden. A majestic canopy of giant oak trees lines Oak Street, just one block away. During your stay, you can view waterbirds, go fishing or swimming from the neighborhood pier, just a few steps away. While you are enjoying the pier, you can see the the only remaining river route US mailman in the continental United States (see pic). For lunch or dinner, Jesse’s Award Winning Restaurant is a short 10 minute walk down Oak Street. The beautiful town and river are perfect for travelers who enjoy walking, running, biking and water sports as well as sightseers and birdwatchers. The location is a very convenient drive to shopping, in Foley or Fairhope, to Gulf beaches, and to many restaurants and spas.

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Rates & Availability

Magnolia Springs Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
summer
May 26 2017 - Aug 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$135
$900
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$125
$825
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Cleaning 1-4 persons $75
Pet Fee $75
Tax Rate 4.0%

****Holiday rates: $150 per night with 3 night minimum****** (all legal holidays, including Easter)
Pet fee $75 per pet; Only dogs 35 pounds and under considered.
Groups over 4 people: cleaning fee $100; this covers additional linens (towels and sheets)
Cancellation: 30+ days full refund for weekly/weekend renters

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.
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