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Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

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3 - 5 nights


Gulf Shores Condo Rental Photos and Description

Our 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath Condo Is Tastefully Appointed Without Feeling Too Formal.

Congratulations! You've found your next vacation spot.

We live 45 minutes away and keep a close eye on the condition of our property. You're welcome to email me with any questions: info@CarltonFineProperties. This unit has two large bedrooms with a king in the master, queen in the second bedroom and a high end queen sofa sleeper which sleeps two.

Each bedroom is beautifully furnished, built in closets, chest of drawers and flat screen televisions. Basic high definition satellite is included along with free protected WiFi.

The residence also has two bathrooms. One is dedicated to the Master bedroom. The other is shared between the second bedroom and common area.

The common area of the residence has earth colored tile floors while whitewashed Pergo wood floors have been installed in the bedrooms. The custom paint colors, light flooring, and coastal décor add to this property's sense of delightful vacation.

The kitchen opens to the living area and is equipped with granite countertops, oven/stove, microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator / freezer and quality cooking equipment and utensils. Everything the cook needs...just add ingredients!

Once you enter the residence you'll be struck by the immediate view through the sliding glass door and your own private balcony overlooking the beautiful Gulf of Mexico. From the 3rd floor you're high enough for a beautiful view of the beach and beach goers, but still insulated from loud noises below.

We have provided a small dining table and chairs on the balcony for you to enjoy your morning coffee, evening sunset or gourmet dinner. We've also placed a couple of lounge chairs for your reading pleasure or afternoon nap.

Please feel free to send me an email if you have any questions regarding the property. We look forward to sharing our little slice of paradise with you.


More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Carlton Spinks
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 21, 2016

About Carlton Spinks

We live in Fairhope, AL (about 45 minutes away). We have one daughter and love our getaways to the beach. The ability to get away from home and work allows us to focus on the family and life's simple pleasures.

Carlton Spinks purchased this condo in 2013

Why Carlton Spinks chose Alabama

We love this property for it's modern construction and location. It was built in 2004 with all the current hurricane reinforcement construction requirements and has the richness of granite countertops, high ceilings, modern appliances, excellent amenities and courteous neighbors.

Even though our winters don't get terribly cold, it's nice to have a heated pool, hot tub and sauna at our disposal. We also have billiards, foosball and a workout center onsite.

Then there's the fact that it's only a few hundred yards from some of the best seafood and live entertainment around. The Hangout and Pink Pony have been here for years and for 'old school' visitors who may have been visiting since the 60's, they remember when the Pink Pony was the only thing around.

Just a very short drive away is LuLu's Homeport Marina. Lucy Buffett is a friend of ours and sister to Jimmy Buffett. Several years ago she opened a 'restaurant' beyond compare. It it located on the intercoastal waterway so you can pull up by boat if you like, enjoy a wonderful meal, kids can play in the huge sand playground, or try your finesse on their new Ropes Course Mountain. They have live music EVERY night!

What makes this condo unique

Newer construction, furnishings, safety, security, social surroundings yet nonintrusive. Location, Location, Location!!!


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(21 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.904762 based on 21 reviews

Perfect Vacation Spot!!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four (kids ages 10 and 13) stayed for a week this summer and I cannot say enough good things about our vacation. Everything about this condo was absolutely perfect. It is nicely decorated, VERY clean, and had everything we could possibly need. Carlton and his wife have gone to great measures to provide a condo that is easy to relax and enjoy being at the beach. The condo is centrally located, but we never had any issues with traffic or noise. The beach is beautiful....our kids loved playing in the sand and swimming in the water. The view from the balcony is amazing.....loved our early morning coffee out on the balcony watching the dolphins, or the amazing sunsets in the evening. You will absolutely love your stay here......we can't wait to go back!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Kimberly. It's Friday morning and after reading this I think I'm going to put in a half day of work and head to the beach!! We're glad you had such a good time and we'll look forward to welcoming you back any time. Carlton
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Perfect and Fantastic

  • 5 of 5

First, the property was fantastic. The pictures don't do it justice. In addition, Carlton was very responsive to questions that we had prior to our arrival and during our stay. The building an unit are close to everything and are within walking distance of shops and restaurants or a 5-10 drive to other shopping/restaurant/touristy destinations. The building amenities are great as well as the unit amenities.

To let you know how close you really are to the beach, I was on the beach - 20 feet from the water's edge and I was able to pick up (and use) a strong WiFi signal from this unit. It's that close. And finally, the beach...absolutely beautiful and well worth the 16 hour drive for us.

I cannot express how fantastic this rental unit, the building, beach, beach access and the Gulf Shores area was, it was stress free and awesome. You will not be disappointed with this unit, the building or the area. We will be back for sure and will be renting this unit again.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Kyle. We're so glad to meet and hopefully exceed people's expectations. You were such a great guest I feel like you are a co-owner so I hope to see you guys down here again soon and often. Enjoy the rest of your summer. Carlton and Shannon
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Great place with a great owner

  • 5 of 5

We recently spent a week at Gulf Shores at this property. It is a very clean and well kept place. The owner is easy to work with and helpful. It is a great location that is good for family time on the beach. You are close enough to restaurants for easy access, but still feel secluded from the main strip. We loved this place and will definitely be looking to book here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Steve. We are always so appreciative of our guests that take the time to write a review. I'm so glad you enjoyed your visit and we'll be happy to welcome you back. Enjoy the rest of your summer. Carlton and Shannon
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Very Nice Condo!

  • 4 of 5

Had a wonderful time with our family,weather was beautiful , the water and beach very clean,no seaweed.

The view from the balcony,3rd floor was magnificent,looks directly out to the gulf. We had our grandchildren

with us , very nice to be so close to the beach.Owner is very helpful and most pleasant to work with.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Margret, I'm glad you and the grand kids had such a good time. Thank you for the kind words. I hope you and your husband will join us again next year. Enjoy the rest of your summer. Thank you, Carlton and Shannon
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Please Check out this Condo!

  • 5 of 5

The Condo is beautiful! Location is perfect! My wife and 3 boys(ages 3, 6, 8) and I spent a week in this condo. My wife was skeptical as she had only been to the beaches in Florida and had never heard of Gulf Shores, but she was floored on day 1 at the beach and the accommodations. The condo is clean and updated, it felt just like home! We drank coffee on the balcony and watched the Dolphins daily while waiting for the boys to wake up. I was hesitant to write a review as I might want to keep this little gem(condo) a secret for future use, but everyone back home keeps asking, so I can't keep it a secret. Thanks Carlton and Shannon!

Matt Mc & family

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Matt, Thank you for the compliments, but more importantly I'm glad you guys had such a good time. Having kids at that age makes great memories for the kids and the parents. I hope you got some good pictures. Thank you also for sharing "your little secret" with your friends. But go ahead and let me know when you want to book for next season so they don't take your spot! :) Thank you Matt and Jenni
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Everything you need and Great Location!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first visit to Gulf Shores and we stayed a week and were very impressed. Carlton was very helpful and welcoming in arranging the rental of his property. The condo is in a great location and well appointed and in great condition for a comfortable and relaxing stay. The building is also very well maintained and also has onsite security and parking.

The beautiful white sand beach is also clean and well maintained. Activities, Restaurants, and Shopping are very close by. Everyone we had contact with during our stay were very friendly and accommodating. Would highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Nancy, Thank you for the kind review. Coming from Wisconsin for the first time I know takes a leap of faith, but I'm glad you had such a good experience and I hope we can welcome you as a returning guest again soon. Thank you, Carlton
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Nearest Airport
39 Miles
Pensacola Airport - PNS
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Bahama Bobs, Hangout, Pink Pony
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Kiva Dunes, Craft Farms
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 59
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Hangout, Bahama Bob's, Shrimp Basket, DeSoto, etc
Nearest Beach
20 Metres
Gulf Shores

Oh my gosh, where should I start. To begin, Gulf Shores has beautiful beaches and amazing water (see the pictures). I could just sit and walk the beach all day, but there are so many activities nearby. The famed Hangout (food, bar, live music and home of the Hangout Festival) is walking distance. Shops, restaurants, waterparks, golf, motor rentals are also nearby. Crystal Shores is a great property with elegant features, modern construction, and excellent amenities (fitness center facing the gulf, heated indoor pool which connects to the outdoor pool, Hot tub, sauna, billiard and foosball table to name a few). I live in the area and am still discovering new places and new things to do. If you're high energy there's so much to do. If you can just sit on the beach with a cold drink and a book, this place is perfect!


Rates & Availability

Gulf Shores Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 5 2016 - Mar 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Mar 5 2017 - May 6 2017
3 night minimum stay
May 7 2017 - Jun 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
Hangout Festival
May 18 2017 - May 22 2017
5 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Peak Summer
Jun 18 2017 - Aug 12 2017
3 night minimum stay
Early Fall
Aug 13 2017 - Sep 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 10 2017 - Mar 3 2018
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Service $125
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 11.0%

Please note once you enter your dates for a price quote, the final price proposed includes the stay, the cleaning fee, and the trip protection. You will be provided 2 parking passes. These are not reserved spaces and are available on a first come, first serve basis.

We must strictly enforce a 10 am check out and 3 pm check in.

Rates are subject to change prior to payment.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Gulf Shores Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1056 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Master - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Sofa Sleeper - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Master - 1 king
  • The large master bedroom is decorated with sage green walls and coastal designs. There is a sliding glass door that opens directly to the balcony and the beautiful Gulf of Mexico. The second bedroom is tastefully painted with artwork reflective of the area. There is also a closet, chest of drawers and flat screen television. In the living area there is a quality sofa sleeper which can comfortably sleep two.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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