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Private, Ocean Front, Ground Floor 3BR Condo

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 1,750 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths (Sleeps 6)

Located at MARTINIQUE ON THE GULF, this spacious ground floor three bedroom, three bath condominium affords nearly 1800 square feet of living space and offers beautiful views of the Gulf from the master bedroom, the living area and generous, private porch.

Located immediately adjacent to the unspoiled beaches of the Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge, a premier bird-watching location, it provides unparalleled privacy and natural beauty. Wonderful for beach walks, photography, bird-watching, reading and surf fishing.

Fully-appointed kitchen includes custom cabinets, granite counters, eat-in breakfast area, refrigerator with ice-maker, under counter ice-maker, microwave, blender, coffee maker, dishwasher. Laundry area with full size washer and dryer.

Other features include 10 foot ceilings with a generous vaulted ceiling in the living and dining room with ceiling fans in the living room and all bedrooms. Dining for 13 total.

Large outdoor pool only steps away which includes a large hot tub and poolside work out room and sauna. A second pool on resort property is a heated indoor/outdoor pool with hot tub for year-round swimming. Tennis court and walking trails.

Tanger outlet shopping in nearby Foley, fishing charters, dolphin cruises, with historic Fort Morgan and Mobile Bay Ferry minutes away. Two championship golf courses, Kiva Dunes and Peninsula are nearby as well as many other area golf courses. Gulf Shores center is 11 miles (about 14 min.) away with water parks, go carts, mini golf, beachfront music at The Hangout, Zoo, Waterville USA, and Gulf State Park with Hummingbird Zip Lines. A 4 mile paved bike path leads to the State Park trails. Several bike shops will deliver the bikes to the location of your choice.

A wide array of restaurants are available on the peninsula and in the Gulf Shores area offer fresh seafood along with menus to suit any taste.

Sleeps: 6

Master Bedroom: King size bed, flat TV, DVD Player, CD

Second Bedroom: Two twin beds, flat TV/DVD

Third Bedroom: Two twin beds, flat TV/DVD

Living Room: LCD TV/VCR/DVD, Reading Library, Cordless Phone, Puzzles.

WIRELESS INTERNET FOR ALL CONDOMINIUM GUESTS

PARKING – 2 VEHICLES MAXIMUM

accommodations to sleep: 6

Master Bedroom: King size bed, LCD TV, DVD Player, CD

Second Bedroom: Two twin beds, LCD TV/DVD

Third Bedroom: Two twin beds, LCD TV/DVD, playpen

Living Room: LCD TV/DVD, Reading Library, Cordless Phone, Puzzles.

WIRELESS INTERNET FOR ALL CONDOMINIUM GUESTS

PARKING – 2 VEHICLES MAXIMUM

More Details

Owner
Dr. Richard Grayson
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 24, 2018

About Dr. Richard Grayson

I am an un-retired physician originally from Selma, Alabama. I attended LSU for a year on a football scholarship, graduated from the University of Alabama and studied medicine at Tulane. I served in both the Army and the Navy and practiced ENT in Roanoke, Virginia. Martinique has always been an oasis during my years of practice in Virginia and coming there has become an essential and restorative part of my life. Happily, my wife, Rita and I have returned to the area and live an hour away in Pensacola, Florida.

Dr. Richard Grayson purchased this condo in 2003

Why Dr. Richard Grayson chose Gulf Shores

What attracted me to Martinique in particular is its wonderful French Caribbean flavor and it's unique beauty. Most appealing is it's location on the quiet, unspoiled Fort Morgan peninsula.

What makes this condo unique

While all the amenities of a beach town are nearby, you will find Martinique to be quietly elegant and serene and removed from the busyness of ordinary life. It is a place to slow down and achieve complete relaxation amid the beauty of snow-white beaches. Let the rhythm of the waves and the ocean breezes refresh your spirit. Come. Relax. You'll see. It's just what the doctor ordered.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had the absolute pleasure of staying in this beautiful condo March 9-16, 2013. The weather was sunny and a little cool but much warmer than my home in Minnesota! The hot tub at the pool was perfect and we spent many hours relaxing on the comfy deck chaise lounges around the pool overlooking the ocean. I don't think I have ever been on a beach as unspoiled as this. To the East you can literally walk (or run) for 8 or so miles of the Bon Secour National Refuge and not see another person. The sand is the whitest I've ever seen. We saw dolphins several days. We made a big sand castle like we were kids. The main thing we loved is we really felt like we went on vacation. It was so different to be surrounded by modern comforts yet unable to tear ourselves from the view off the patio facing the ocean. We watched sunrise there with our coffee, we had lunch out there, and we enjoyed a nice glass of wine on the bench along the boardwalk heading down to the beach...perfect place to see the sunset. Plan on returning every year to get recharged.
Mar 2013
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Amenities

Gulf Shores Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1750 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 26
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 15 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , twin sinks, dressing room, walk-in closet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bathroom en suite
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , flat panel TV and DVD player. Reading library. Loveseat.
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , flat panel TV/DVD, reading library.
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , flat panel TV/DVD. Reading library.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • Spa Whirlpool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(44 traveler reviews)

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Private, Ocean Front, Ground Floor 3BR Condo
average rating of 4.9772725 based on 45 reviews
5

Jones 2018 Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Awesome vacation! Thanks for sharing your condo with our family! Everything was wonderful!

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful Relaxing Awesome place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Family vacation trip ... First time to Gulf Shores area ... Condo complex was extremely better than we expected. It was very clean and lots of families either live there or were on vacation like us. Condo we rented was very nice, spacious and comfortable. Owners are very nice and eager to assist with any questions or needs. They have a folder in the living room that has all types of information from specifics with the condo to places to visit and eat. We loved being on the ground floor and being able to access beach and pool easily. Would not hesitate to stay there again.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Florence, AL
5

Wonderful stay at Martinique!

  • 5 of 5

Thanks to Dr.Grayson, we where able to vacation with our Grand Doddle! We enjoyed the groundfloor unit for easy walk to the beach . Also, the views from the unit ground floor where wonderful at sunset! Martinique has been a favorite vacation spot for our family for years. This was the first time we traveled with our daughters dog(goldendoddle). We will be back!

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing location and owners - our whole family loved our time here!

  • 5 of 5

While we were originally uncertain about renting a condo, this ended up being one of the best vacations we've taken. The condo was beautiful, and the amenities were top notch. The location on the first floor made getting to the beach a dream, and the beach itself was a wonderful location, being right next to the nature reserve. It was great to be outside of the bustle of Gulf Shores, while still being close enough that we could go into town for dinner or shopping.

The owners were phenomenal to work with, and allowed out 130# Newfoundland to stay with us. This was remarkably generous, and something that not many renters allow. Not only that but four teenage boys had enough room to spread out a bit, and plenty to do both inside and out. They're already asking when we can go back.

Thank you again to the Greyson's for an amazing place to stay, and being so welcoming! We look forward to staying with you again in the future.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2018
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Property was great, very comfortable and spacious.

  • 4 of 5

Enjoyed our stay. Kitchen well stocked. Only reason not 5 stars has nothing to do with property, but there were some things housekeeping skimped on. Make sure to bring own toilet paper, trash bags, and soaps. Great location.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Future guests: this condo come with complementary supplies. All guests are given multiple avenues to contact the owners and encouraged to call the housekeeping service supervisor directly if anything is amiss upon arrival.
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Kalamazoo, Michigan, US
5

Still Amazing

  • 5 of 5

This is the third time we have spent Thanksgiving at this marvelous condo. The weather was splendid. The location is perfect. One can watch the sunrise from the patio in comfy Adirondack chairs. One can then walk the beach or sit and read all day. Then the sunset can be viewed by walking a few yards to the walk-way over the dunes. The condo is lovely, we did a jig-saw puzzle this time! We also did nature hikes in the Bon Secour Nature preserve. This location is half way along the Gulf Morgan peninsula. It is just wonderful.

  • Submitted: Dec 14, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Kiva Dunes
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Pines Grocery/Fort Morgan Pizza

In addition to miles of protected, pristine Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuse beaches adjoining the large, uncrowded Martinique beach, this charming French Caribbean-styled community is a conveniently short drive for golf, shopping,including Tanger Outlet Mall in Foley, restaurants, water parks, Hummingbird Zip Lines, movie theaters, historic Fort Morgan, the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, and numerous marinas offering fishing charters, para sailing, dolphin cruises and more!

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $85
Pet Fee $70
Refundable Damage Deposit $200

NO CATS. PET FEE IS $10 PER DOG PER DAY. SECURITY DEPOSIT WILL BE REFUNDED WITHIN 7 DAYS OF CHECK-OUT.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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