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Balcony On The Beach!

Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4

***2017 UPDATES*** New paint, new fixtures, new television, new sofa bed!

This condo is located on the beach, with a beautiful ocean view from the balcony. The balcony also overlooks the great pool area on the beach side. The unit has 1 Bedroom unit on the 5th floor, with a queen size bed and flat screen television with built in DVD player. Sleeper sofa is located in the den. The den also has a flat screen television as well as a DVD player, and a 4-person dinette table and chairs. Teri loves to cook so the kitchen is stocked with all utensils and appliances you need to make you feel at home. Washer and Drier are new appliances. Unit is within walking distance of great restaurants and bars. You will want to come back!

Meredith Hatcher
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 24, 2017

About Meredith Hatcher

Joel & Teri purchased this unit in 2003 as a vacation get-away. They live in Alabama and enjoy being a short drive from the white sandy beaches. Both work full-time. They one son and one daughter, and have 7 grandchildren.

Meredith Hatcher purchased this condo in 2003

Why Meredith Hatcher chose Alabama

Perfect location!

What makes this condo unique

Island Winds West is within walking distance of The Hangout, as well as other restaurants, shopping and attractions.


Gulf Shores Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 5
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Bathroom has a bath tub with a shower, single sink vanity with mirror, and one toilet.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing


Very Good! 4.1/5 -
(23 traveler reviews)

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Balcony On The Beach!
average rating of 4.130435 based on 23 reviews


  • 3 of 5

Unit was small and bedroom didn't have a door. Washer did not cycle and the garbage disposal didn't work. Location was fantastic, close to everything. For two people it was great, but for four it was pretty tight quarters.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice

  • 5 of 5

This was a great place to stay. Close to everything we wanted to do and right on the beach. We would recommend this place to anyone.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect couples getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Check in/check out was so so very easy. Beach was wonderful, amenities functional, and wonderful pool. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: May 26, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Easter weekend getaway!

  • 5 of 5

The condo was perfect! We enjoyed it so much. Definitely will be back.

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful view, poor condition of condo

  • 1 of 5

When we entered the condo at check in time, we were met with piles of sand, dirty laundry, and black hair everywhere. We called owner and house keeping. When house keeping came it took 3 hours to clean because of the poor condition.

House keeping did a thorough job cleaning, but the condition of condo was still poor. The fridge and washing machine were rusted. There was mildew in kitchen cabinets, on dining chairs, sitting chairs and bar stools. In bathroom and kitchen grout was black with old stains. There was more mildew on ceiling with vent in ceiling falling out. Outlet in kitchen was pulling out of wall.

I contacted owner prior to writing this review but have heard nothing. We reserved the condo on Wednesday prior to Saturday arrival but owner had not contacted housekeeping to let them know we were arriving.

No parking no permit was ever provided.

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Enjoyed our stay!

  • 4 of 5

Very clean, great location, perfect size for 2 people. Appliances were a little older than what we are used too, but all worked perfectly.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Damage Insurance $59

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.