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Magical Estate Nestled Quietly In Montrose Near Fairhope

Bedrooms 7
Half Baths1
Space 7,500 sq. ft.
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Estate, 7 Bedrooms (Beds for 16), 6 Kings 1 Queen 2 XL Twin

7 bedrooms (6 king, 1 queen and 2 XL Twins )

5 1/ 2 baths make this the perfect spot for the entire family, corporate retreat or friends weekend! Sleek and modern with three large living areas, private study/library and a gorgeous professional kitchen - means that you never have to leave the grounds. Large deck overlooking a one acre pond all surrounded by 11 heavily wooded acres leave you feeling as if you are the only one for miles, yet you are 1-2 miles from shopping, golf, restaurants, Target and grocery stores. Steps to the Bay.

Terry Sue Gagnet
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 24, 2017

About Terry Sue Gagnet

Two Kids from the South who went to see the world - and lovingly landed back right where they always knew they would the Heart of Dixie ! Michael is a Louisiana boy and Terry Sue is a Mississippi girl who met while living in Southern California. Fate would bring them back to their True Southern Roots right here on the Eastern Shore !

Terry Sue Gagnet purchased this estate in 2011

Why Terry Sue Gagnet chose Alabama

We call it divine intervention. We bought the property sight unseen over the cell phone !! And then thought..WHAT are we going to do now???After one visit and meeting the original owners -the house came alive and magical for us - it was truly meant to be ! From the moment you drive down the meandering driveway not knowing what is in store for you the house captures your heart. We hope that it transports you and your loved ones to a place like no other ! Come enjoy !

What makes this estate unique

Every room in the home has big beautiful sliding glass doors and tons of windows that make you feel as if you are one with nature just outside. Mature trees make this park-like setting truly one of a kind. Relax on the huge deck or sit in the gazebo down by the pond. Wherever your imagination takes you....It's all yours.


Daphne Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
  • Catering available
Floor Area:
  • 7500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Downstairs 'Second Master' - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Master - toilet , tub , shower , Large Sunken tub overlooking parklike yard separate shower
    Pond View - toilet , shower
    Garden View - toilet , shower
    Wing Jack and Jill - toilet , shower , Large Jack and Jill bath separates King and Queen Bedrooms
    Gym Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Downstairs Half Bath - toilet , Just off the kitchen
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Downstairs 'Second Master' - 1 king
    Upstairs Master - 1 king , Extra Large Bedroom with breathtaking views of the pond
    Pond View - 1 king
    Garden View - 1 king
    En-Suite to Garden View - 2 twin/ single , Can connect to the Garden View room for children
    Wing Pond View - 1 king , Separate Wing of home perfect for large family
    Wing Queen Bed - 1 queen
  • All Rooms are extra large with their own full bathroom. The Wing rooms share a Jack and Jill bathroom.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • hunting small game
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(24 traveler reviews)

Magical Estate Nestled Quietly In Montrose Near Fairhope
average rating of 5.0 based on 24 reviews

Absolutely Magnificent

  • 5 of 5

My family rented this wonderful home for a week. We had plenty of room for 14 people. The home is beautifully decorated and the grounds are gorgeous. My young nephews enjoyed fishing in the pond. The owners are some of the nicest, salt of the earth folks you will ever meet. I highly suggest this home for a large group or family. We will be back! Tara Gaines - Anniston, Al

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Look NO FURTHER!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our first stay at this home was in 2014 for our daughters wedding, along with her bridesmaids. This time was for our sons wedding, family and groomsmen. We LOVE LOVE LOVE this home. It is great to have everyone together with plenty of space to be together or to be alone. This house gives you everything you could possibly need. The kitchen is fully equipped with all necessary cooking supplies, serving pieces, plates, glasses and silverware. The bedrooms have wonderful beds, linens, towels all ready for you upon arrival. The outside deck is glorious! We are finished with our family weddings, but our family is looking forward to being together for the holidays.....and hopefully staying at this lovely home when we are all in town and together. Start of a family tradition. Thank you Terry Sue and Michael

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ritz Carlton of rental homes

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home with all the amenities - comfortable, relaxing, peaceful, spacious, and impeccably maintained. Well beyond our expectations. Perfect for our group of 11 people ages ranging from 16-78. Owners were wonderful - super accommodating and made us feel right at home. We could not have asked for more. Planning to book again.

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Blown Away!!!

  • 5 of 5

I recently rented this property to accommodate family and friends visiting from out of town for the Thanksgiving holidays. The intent was to provide sleeping arrangements. Wrong!! We were so blown away by this property we all spent the entire time there! Spacious does not even begin to describe this home...not to mention the 11 beautiful acres it sits on. This is a beautifully appointed home with everything you could possibly need. The layout of the home is perfect for the comfort of any combination of guests. With the large cascading back decks and spacious, modern kitchen, it is perfect for entertaining. But the best part of all was the hospitality and helpfulness of the owners. Truly over the top! I would highly recommend this property and will certainly use it again myself.

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful property, wonderful owners

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, spacious house, set in many wooded acres, is spotless and freshly painted. A very comfortable and relaxing venue for a girls' getaway. The owner couldn't be more accommodating. Exceeded our expectations - five stars!

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Guest from Monroe LA

  • 5 of 5

Spent 5 days recently with a group of friends and this place was HEAVEN! They spared no detail -- it is absolutely beautiful and had everything you could possibly want. There's plenty of room for a large group to spread out into smaller groups for conversation, games, etc, and the dining area seats 12 with additional seating for four just around the corner in the den. The kitchen is high end, and had the biggest island I've ever seen, seating 8! Grounds are magnificent, and there's outdoor seating and dining on the deck overlooking the pond. The owners are SUPER nice and accommodating. Fairhope shopping and water activities are just minutes away. You've got to see this place to believe it......but don't tell TOO MANY people because I want it to be available the next time I head that way!

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Mobile, Pensacola
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Cousin Vinnies, Mancis
Nearest Ferry
40 Miles
Gulf Shores
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Rock Creek
Nearest Train
30 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Scenic 98
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Guido, Cousin Vinnie's
Nearest Beach
40 Miles
Gulf Shores
Car: necessary

Tucked quietly away from it all.....But still within minutes of all the fun and activities of the eastern shore of mobile bay, minutes to fairhope shopping and pier, point clear and world class restaurants. Art festival, hot air balloon festival, jubliee, polo matches and much more!


Rates & Availability

Daphne Estate Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $400
Cleaning $300
Tax Rate 10.0%

Hello !! We always prefer to speak directly to the guests prior to booking to make certain that we can completely accommodate all of your wishes !
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
Holidays require one week minimum - please contact owner for Holiday Rates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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