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Fish, Swim, Boat From Your Own Pier. Very near to Grand Hotel and RTJ Golf.

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
12
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
3
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

About the property

Our home has 4 bedrooms, 3 full baths, living room, dining room, den w/ wet bar.

WE REALLY APPRECIATE YOUR INTEREST IN OUR HOME. BUT TO BE UPFRONT, WE ASK THAT ONLY MATURE, RESPONSIBLE GROUPS INQUIRE. WE CANNOT ALLOW ORGANIZED FUNCTIONS OR PARTIES.

WE GENERALLY HAVE A 3 NIGHT MINIMUM, BUT PLEASE CONTACT OWNER REGARDS RATES FOR VARIOUS LENGTHS OF VISIT. WE ARE FLEXIBLE.

PLEASE SEE THE NOTE ON THE RATE PAGE THAT WE CHARGE $600 PER NIGHT FOR THE FIRST 3 NIGHTS, REGARDLESS OF THE DAYS OF THE WEEK.

Please see our reviews. We have had many wonderful groups visit our home and they certainly are the best judge of the house from a travelers standpoint. All of our reviews have been 5 star. We have many repeat guests.

Our home was remodeled in 2013, including the kitchen with granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances. Newly remodeled bathrooms as well. The bedrooms and bath layouts are very convenient and private for both couples and families with children, and really layout as 3 separate suites. There is a small private sandy beach, a 250' long private pier into the bay that features a covered seating and entertainment area, storage room with refrigerator with ice maker, outdoor cooking equipment, and other equipment for swimming, fishing, crabbing and boating. The house comes with all of the features and fixtures one would expect at a well appointed vacation home.

A popular walking trail passes the house and provides for excellent walking, jogging and biking.

Only a few hundred yards away is the magnificent Grand Hotel Marriott Resort, Golf Club & Spa with its beautiful landscaping, wonderful golf and recreational features, fine dining, yacht basin and many other facilities.

The sunsets are wonderful, as are the distant views of ocean going ships, commercial fishing and shrimping vessels, and pleasure crafts.

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Owner
Owner
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 15, 2017

What makes this house unique

The unique benefits of our home include the immediate access to the bay with the beach and the pier and all of the water related activities that are available. All of the accessories that one would expect are available for use including complete kitchen and outdoor cooking features.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(37 traveler reviews)

Fish, Swim, Boat From Your Own Pier. Very near to Grand Hotel and RTJ Golf.
average rating of 5.0 based on 37 reviews
5

Perfect Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5

What a perfect vacation home! My extended family stayed during the week between Christmas and New Year's. Upon our arrival we were immediately greeted by one of the owners, who was staying in the house next door. He was very friendly and accommodating and checked on us throughout the week to make sure we didn't need anything. (We never needed anything as the house and pier were so well stocked.) The house is laid out in such a way that, despite there being 7 of us staying there, we never felt the least bit crowded.

We were fortunate enough to have 80 degree sunny weather for the first two days so much time was spent fishing and crabbing off the pier as well as kayaking. We had visitors of all ages throughout the week and we found there to be plenty of room and seating for our party of 7 plus 4 visitors. It was during one of our gatherings that the owner dropped by a whole sack of satsuma oranges for us. Bonus!! :) The next few days were a little cooler but we brought our bikes with us and found that there are endless bike trails throughout Point Clear. The trails were all paved and pretty flat which makes it bike friendly for all ages. We found that if you cut through the Grand Hotel, there is a bike path traveling along the water for a little over a mile. We could not ride it enough.

In summary, this house was so fun and so comfortable that despite there being so much to see in Fairhope and Point Clear, we rarely left the house - at least not by car. We will definitely be back. Thank you so much to the owners for making your family home available to us and for making our stay so enjoyable.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for a wonderful review. This family was a pleasure to work with and I'm so very happy they enjoyed themselves. Christen points out one of features of our immediate area that I sometimes overlook - the great biking opportunities. There are many improved trails for both casual and serious bikers. All of which are very scenic.
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New Orleans, LA
5

The Baldwins thoroughly enjoyed Fairhope, AL

  • 5 of 5

Our Family (2 grandparents, 4 kids, 3 in-laws, and 4 children) enjoyed our time at this property. It was pristine upon arrival, with all of the toiletries and sundries that anybody could want. The proximity to the pier, whether to read, go crabbing, or just enjoy a beer, was positively delightful. Our hosts were completely conscientious in every way. You can tell it was a good stay because in seven (7) days there, we never had to ask our hosts for a thing. The place was perfectly set up, and we enjoyed all seven days of our stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review. We do try very hard to make the house as comfortable as possible. Jimmy points out what many people say about our pier. It is set up extremely well, with plenty of covered seating, a sink, refrigerator, large teak dining table, outdoor cooking equipment, and comfortable areas for sunbathing, crabbing, fishing and swimming.
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Southern California
5

Great house and pier

  • 5 of 5

This was a great house with all a large family needs covered , plenty of sitting area and beds and lots of linens ,beach towels ,coffee even on the pier , crabs baskets etc

the owners could not have been more helpful and friendly

Our family of 11 had a fabulous time ,the pier was a real treat we spent most of the time eating out there and enjoying watching the sunsets

The grand hotel was within walking distance for lunch or dinner

We will be back

Thanks from Walt and Nancy

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This wonderful couple from California were such a pleasure to meet. I thank them for taking the time to write such a nice review. Their care and appreciation of our home is greatly appreciated. We would welcome them back anytime.
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5

Let Me Count The Ways

  • 5 of 5

This charming home on the bay is perfect for all types of groups. As we arrived with three other couples, anticipating our annual get-away together, we were immediately impressed with the home's beautiful décor, cleanliness, and spacious layout. The living areas are amazing with ample interior and exterior spaces to comfortably accommodate 10 - 12. The words "well equipped" are and understatement. Kitchen supplies, serving pieces, linens, gas grill, refrig on the dock, and two kayaks all made this trip relaxing and stress free. The stated number of 4 bedrooms does not adequately depict the generous spaces. One bedroom is actually a suite unto itself. Even though the home has beautiful bay views, we spent much of our time on the large covered dock "sippin" morning coffee and viewing the evening sunsets. I would suggest that anyone considering this rental property read the reviews and believe every complimentary comment! You absolutely will not regret it!

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This was a group of friends who travel together frequently. I'm so very pleased they enjoyed our home. We recognize how inconvenient it can be to travel with comfort items you may be used to at your own home, so we have tried to equip our house with most everything someone might want. I certainly appreciate their kind comments and hope they will return.
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5

Perfect - in all respects

  • 5 of 5

This house is a dream vacation rental. Truly.

The kitchen is equipped with everything one might need.

The shared living space is large with a 3 wonderfully comfortable sofas.

We spent hours on the deck of the house and on the deck over the water enjoying the breeze and the views of pelicans, fishing boats, sunsets, etc etc etc

The house is also next door to the Marriot Grand Resort where the Sunday brunch is memorable, and it close to Fairhope for grocery shopping, restaurants and downtown walks.

And fyi - a 30 minute drive from Magnolia Springs for a lunch or dinner at Jesse's (possibly one of the better restaurants I've experienced. Ever).

  • Submitted: May 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Travelista was a wonderful guest and would be welcome back anytime. She mentioned a couple of greats restaurants, but really there are so many super places to dine out that is very hard to choose. Point Clear has so much to offer. Thanks for the great review.
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5

Christmas Memories For A Lifetime

  • 5 of 5

With a mom needing handicap access, it is difficult to find a destination that can accommodate her special needs, provide ample room for everyone, allow for sightseeing within close proximity, and be complimented with unbelievable restaurants - this home is your answer to experience southern hospitality, charm and personality. We experienced lovely sunsets, Sunday brunch at the Marriott, southern cuisine and shopping in downtown Fairhope. This lovely home was a wonderful Christmas gift for our family and created memories that will last a lifetime! From the time I viewed this rental on line, I was in constant contact with the family. They were accommodating, knowledgeable about the area and assisted with all the special needs we needed for my mom. Simply but sincerely, thank you.

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Mobile Regional Airport (MOB) or Pensacola
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Grand Hotel
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Grand Hotel - 2 Robert T Jones World Class Courses
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Interstate 10
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Grand Hotel
Nearest Beach
Located at the Property
Car: recommended

The eastern shore of Mobile Bay is a wildly popular vacation spot. While the laid back lifestyle coupled with the readily available water activities are the key features of our home, there are numerous other close- by attractions within a convenient drive, including over 20 golf courses (2 world class Robert Trent Jones courses are in the immediate neighborhood); many fine dining restaurants plus numerous local BBQ and Seafood dives; Battleship USS Alabama Park (the most visited attraction in the state); over 200 nationally known factory outlet stores at the Tanger Center Outlet Mall; wonderfully quaint boutique shopping in the lovely artsy town of Fairhope;wildlife tours on the Mobile Rive Delta; Exploreum/Imax Theatre in downtown Mobile; Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo; Bellingrath Gardens & Home; Ft. Morgan Historic Landmark; The Museum of Mobile; The National Museum of Naval Aviation in Pensacola; Waterville, USA: numerous deep sea fishing and in shore fishing charters

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Rates & Availability

Fairhope House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter Season
Jan 1 2017 - Mar 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$250
From
$600
Thu,Fri,Sat
 
 
Fairhope Arts & Craft Fair
Mar 17 2017 - Mar 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
$1,800
Flat fee
 
 
Spring
Apr 1 2017 - May 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$375
From
$600
Thu,Fri,Sat
$3,300
 
 
SUMMER 2017
Jun 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$3,300
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Tax Rate 8.0%

PLEASE NOTE THAT OUR RATE IS $1,800 FOR THE FIRST 3 NIGHTS, REGARDLESS OF THE DAYS OF THE WEEK.
PLEASE CONTACT OWNER REGARDING LENGTH OF VISIT AND PRICING FOR EXTENDED VISITS. WE ARE FLEXIBLE.

SORRY, BUT WE CANNOT ALLOW FUNCTIONS OR ORGANIZED PARTIES AT THE PROPERTY. WHILE ALL INQUIRIES ARE APPRECIATED ONLY MATURE, RESPONSIBLE GROUPS ARE ACCEPTED.


PLEASE CONTACT OWNER TO DISCUSS ANY TIME PERIOD OR LENGTH OF STAY.

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Amenities

Fairhope House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • 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 ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Middle bath - toilet , shower , Large walk-in shower that is wheel chair accessable
    Back Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , Ample cabinets, ceramic tile and cultured marble
    Master bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , Ample cabinets; vanity, plus second vanity in dressing area
  • Baths are very convenient to the bedrooms, plus are easily accessible to living areas.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Middle Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , Private bath, carpet, closet.
    North East Bedroom - 1 queen , This bedroom is carpeted and has a double closet.
    South East Bedroom - 3 twin/ single , Hardwood floors, double closet
    Master Bedroom - 2 queen , 1 twin/ single , Includes a dressing area w/vanity and 2 walk in closets.
  • All bedroom are fully stocked with fine bed sheets and linens. The Master and the Middle bedrooms have private baths. The NE & SE bedrooms share the third bath.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

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