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Right on the Beach! Views!- Cute 1Bdr sleeps 5, 6 pools- 1 heated & 1 Indr.

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 500 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

One bedroom with queen bed + queen sleeper sofa and one hall bed, Sleeps 5

Gulf Shores Plantation

If your dates are already booked check out our other one bedroom condo #325440 for availability.

Views, views, views! This unit has beautiful views in every direction. The sugar white beach with natural sand dunes and sea oats, the sound of the calling sea gulls, all contribute to the appeal of this gulf front unit. No streets to cross-located right on the beach. Our condo is bright and airy with side windows that allow for great vistas. Drink your coffee on the balcony and enjoy the sparkling gulf waters.

We have a gated community with 24 hour on-site security. Our first floor, one bedroom, one bath unit is cute, clean, and comfortable. There is a queen size bed in the bedroom with a queen sleeper sofa in the living room and a single bed good for children in the hallway. There are two flat screen televisions with cable. Washers and dryers are just steps away in the hall. Linens are provided with the unit but bring your own beach towels. Outdoor barbecue grills are available throughout the complex.

WIFI is available in the condo. There are six pools with one heated outdoor pool (early spring and fall) and an indoor pool and hot tub that makes swimming available year-round. Our unit has a view of the one beachside pools. Indoor and outdoor spas, lighted tennis courts, putting green, exercise room, horseshoe pits, a basketball court, and shuffleboard round out a list of activities available at the Plantation. For those who like their food really fresh, fishing off the beach or in Mobile Bay located across from the Plantation’s entrance may provide you with dinner. Depending on the time of year, there are kayaks, Parasailing, and beach chair rentals. World-class Kiva Dunes Golf Course is next door. Kiva Dunes is a nationally ranked golf course. Sassy Bass is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner located at the bottom of the high rise. Uncle Leo's Food truck on premises gives an inexpensive way to stay on site and have pulled pork sandwiches, tacos etc. Sassy Bass restaurant is on the premises serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.

A short drive provides a variety of seafood and steak restaurants, Tanger Outlet Shopping Mall, IWA amusement park, Waterville Water Park, Putt Putt, go carts, Deep Sea Fishing, and many more golf courses such as Arnold Palmer’s Cotton Creek. As you can see, your stay at the Plantation can be laid back and relaxing or activity filled and energizing. The choice is yours

Check your calendar and book a perfect Gulf Shores vacation now!

If you are interested in a two bedroom unit see our listing #199459 on this web site. Are the dates that you need booked? Check out our other one bedroom unit #325440.

More Details

Owner
Nancy
Member since: 2008
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 25, 2018

About Nancy

Our family has been coming to Gulf Shores Plantation for 27 years. The family friendly resort was our go-to for our children and now our grandchildren. Come enjoy and relax at our beautiful beach and pools.

Nancy purchased this condo in 2012

Why Nancy chose Gulf Shores

This condo has a great location. Located on the first floor- no elevators or huge flights of steps to get to the unit. You are directly on the beach with no roads or parking lots between you and the beach. View beautiful water and sand from the living room and deck! Relax!

Amenities

Gulf Shores Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 23
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
  • 1. For checkout- dishes must be clean or started in the dishwasher. 2. Trash must be put in outside dumpsters. 3. Refrigerator must be left empty.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
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 ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Bathroom with full walk in shower/ no tub
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • One bedroom with queen sized bed, queen sleeper sofa in living room, one single hallway bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(35 traveler reviews)

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Right on the Beach! Views!- Cute 1Bdr sleeps 5, 6 pools- 1 heated & 1 Indr.
average rating of 4.3714285 based on 35 reviews
Louisiana
5

Last minute trip.....was awesome😀

  • 5 of 5

We booked this condo the night before we arrived. Ms. Nancy was so quick to respond and very professional. She took care of us from booking, to arrival, departure, and even our deposit was returned immediately. The condo was great for our small family (2 adults and 2 small children). Amazing views

and loved the location. We can not wait to return. We would definitely book this condo again if available.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you that found the condo met your needs. Welcome back any time!
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Mishawaka
3

Amazing location, friendly people, great price, but unit needs a little TLC

  • 3 of 5

If you want to be away from the throngs of tourists, and have a nice relaxing time with your family, this little unit and the Plantation is a great place to stay. Such easy access to so many beautiful amenities, and the unit is on the first floor, facing the gorgeous Gulf of Mexico. The five pools, tennis courts, work out room and basketball courts were put to great use and the folks using the amenities were really nice.

Having the biggest pool right outside was great, but also takes away from your privacy a bit as folks are right outside your door all day. Lots of folks were playing bags and smoking right next to our patio, so perhaps think of staying a floor or two up.

The bedroom is nice and bed is comfy, and the bed in the hallway would be good for a small child. The couch was comfy for my 16 year old, and the little kitchen was a bonus as there are not many close dining options. The bathroom was clean, and the shower was great, too. The porch fit four people and again - the view was amazing. The AC worked great, and when it rains you can't hear a thing - very well insulated.

However, the unit really needs some basic TLC. The microwave does not work reliably, the door hinges need oiling, the doors and baseboards need a good cleaning as there were dirt marks and goey hand prints everywhere, the screen doors and windows need repair, and were falling off, and the couch and bed linens need a good cleaning and scrubbing. The floor was really dirty and sandy - I can see how it happens, but it was very dirty when we arrived. In addition, having one or two little tables or bookshelves in the hallway to place items on would be nice as we had to put our things on the floor (which gets very sandy as we enjoyed the beach). Also, the TV remotes batteries were all dead, so we had to buy new batteries. Having a couple of batteries on hand, as well as scissors and a screwdriver would have been handy, too. The parking lot was sand and gravel (they are getting ready to pave it) so there was a lot of dust and working going on. The washer and dryer are communal and you need a credit card to use it. Bring plenty of your own supplies (TP, trash bags, Kleenex, wipes, dish soap, shower soap, laundry soap, dryer sheets etc) as there is no close place to purchase.

All in all, for a 4 day vacation and the price, we were happy, but I'd recommend a really , really thorough spring cleaning first, and lots of little minor repairs first.

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sorry you found our unit in need of cleaning. We stayed in this unit all January and painted all the baseboards in the unit and the walls in three rooms. I have a hard time believing from Feb. 1- March of your stay they became gooey and had dirt marks. We did contact our cleaning company and asked them to clean all bedspreads, shams and to have our sofa re-cleaned. All this was done by us by Feb. 1 but maybe by the time you checked in in March it needed to be done again. Many of the things you mentioned like the washer and dryers are described on our web site and we say they use a credit card and that the washers are a few steps away in the hall. Our "Directions" that we send you before check in says that you get starting supplies of toilet paper, soap, Cascade and paper towels but that you need to supply them after that. The Pines Grocery is a 3 minute drive away. You called us about the screen door off the hinges on a weekend and on Monday we had maintenance come fix it. Sorry but the salt air at the beach takes its tole on metal screen doors and from time to time they have be fixed. We do place batteries in our units but they sometimes disappear. People use them for their own personal items and then the next guest doesn't have them. Sorry. We try to think of things people might need. There are light bulbs in the corner cabinet, night light in the bath etc. Again things do get used. This unit was fully stocked when we left Feb. 1. The parking lot is now brand new, repaved and striped and looks gorgeous. I am sorry for the inconvenience while you were there. The project was started in Dec. and was supposed to be finished by Feb. but they ran into problems- electrical lines underground that weren't known about and they had to take longer to work around those things. As an owner we had no control over the schedule and I am sorry it ran longer than they originally told us. We will get with our cleaners because we expect out unit be cleaned properly by them. They have done a good job for us for four years. I am sorry if you felt the condo was not up to your expectations. If you had contacted us we would have gotten them to the unit to do a re-clean. We want our guests to be satisfied.
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Gardendale,Al
5

Awesome

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay!!!! We will stay here again

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. Nothing better than a stay at the beach right after Thanksgiving.
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3

Small & needs updating (Bathroom)

  • 3 of 5

Condo was small & needs updating! Bathroom: 1) Shower head 2) Toilet seat & whole toilet.

Sofa needs updating!! Great location!!

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sorry you did not like the bathroom. The shower head was put on new two years ago when we updated to a full walk in shower. Toilet needs updating? All one bedroom units at the Plantation are small and just as pictured on line.
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5

Beautiful View!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a girls long weekend and because of Hurricane Irma we booked this condo at the last minute. After leaving we felt me might have difficulty finding a hotel room on the drive down because of the hurricane so we decided to try and book the condo for that night. The property owner, Nancy, was easily reached by phone and she made this happen very quickly! We very much enjoyed the condo. We liked the first floor entrance with parking right at the door. We, also, liked the keyless entry. You are given a code unique to you and it makes entering and exiting the condo very convenient. The condo was very clean and had plenty of bed linens and towels to accommodate the four of us. The pool and beach were beautiful. We will definitely rent this condo again!

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay and that you "got your toes in the sand one more time."
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West Point, Mississippi
5

Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

The location makes this place ideal. Just steps away from the pool, parking lot and board walk.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed how convenient everything is to the condo!
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Map

Tanger Outlets
Outlet Mall Shopping
Cosmo's Restaurant & Bar
Seafood, steaks, sushi. Very good food!
Waterville USA
Fun place, great for the kids!
The Wharf
Great Shopping and dining.
Shrimp Basket
Seafood Dive.
Ginny Lane Bar & Grill
Great Sunday brunch with music. Eat outside by the Wharf!
LuLu's
Great music and views. Expect a wait!
Gulf State Park Pier
Walk to the end for great views. Fishing. There is a charge to get on it or to fish.
Fort Morgan State Park
Tour is well worth it.
Cobalt
Sit outside if you can. Great food and views!
Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
Fort Morgan
Nearest Restaurant
On the property at Sassy Bass
Car: necessary

Waterville Water Park in town, Gulf Shores Zoo, Amusement rides, go carts, Putt Put. Has many good seafood dives like King Neptune and the Steamer, music restaurants such as The Hang Out and LuLu's Homeport. We have deep sea fishing, gulf or bay fishing, water activities like parasailing & jet skis.

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Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150
Cleaning fee $70 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

There are no parking fees. Email owner for multi month rates.

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.