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Last updated: 10/06/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Named one of America's Best Beach Towns by National Geographic!

The Perky Pelican is a beautiful, remodeled 4/3 home. It has an open floor plan and three balconies. It sits just a block from the beach and a mile from Gulf Shores favorite restaurants. It's perfect for families or friends who like to vacation together.

The Perky Pelican is a unique and beautiful home. The open floor plan makes it perfect for family vacations. It has been recently remodeled and has over 2,000 sq.ft. of living area! Many homes are advertised as single family, but are actually duplexes. You will not share this home with anyone else! This home has an awesome overlook room and three balconies. It sits on a quiet street, just one block from the beach and one mile to some of Gulf Shores favorite restaurants and bars.

Guest will have access to all 4 bedrooms, a fully stocked kitchen, washer and dryer, cable, wi-fi, grill as well as boogie boards and floats for the beach!

We love to give any restaurant or local recommendations and be there to help as much as needed. Most of the time we like to give families privacy and feel like our home is their home.

This property is located between the beach and the lagoon, which is great for crabbing or swimming. You can walk to both bodies of water from this home. Also located nearby is Waterville water park, The Track theme park, miniature golf, parasailing, and dining.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Children Welcome:

    Great for children and large families. Board games and movies for kids....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    $150 pet fee per stay...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library


  • Away From It All


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Obstructed view of Gulf of Mexico from upstairs bedroom, Obstructed lagoon views upstairs....moreless

  • Water View:

    View of Lagoon from Master bedroom and Balconies...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Dining table seats 4 but has an extra leaf for larger parties...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill


Write a review 5
from 19 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall 2016
Aug 21 - Oct 31, 2016
3 night min stay
Mar 4 - Apr 1, 2017
7 night min stay
Early Summer
Apr 2 - May 26, 2017
3 night min stay
Hangout Fest
May 18 - May 22, 2017
5 night min stay

flat fee
May 28 - Aug 19, 2017
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $140
  • Pet Fee $150
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $400
  • Tax Rate 11%

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 10/06/2016
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39 Miles
Nearest Airport
Pensacola International Airport
0.4 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Beach House
3.1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Gulf Shores Golf Club
2.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
The Beach House
0.2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Gulf of Mexico

Car: Recommended

The Perky Pelican is centrally located to everything happening in Gulf Shores. A short walk to the Gulf of Mexico beaches, a shorter walk to the Little Lagoon. Quick drive to activities such as a water park, amusement park, zoo, go carts, mini golf, arcade, walking trails, bird watching, bars and restaurants. Also enjoy favorite local activities such as deep sea fishing, SCUBA diving, snorkeling, surf fishing, boating and other beach activities.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: Nicole and Steve are adventurous love birds from Florida. They've traveled many places together and have lived on both coasts of the country. Once they visited Gulf Shores, they fell in love and decided to stay. Steve is a graduate of the University of Florida, and Nicole is a graduate of the University of Central Florida. They really enjoy everything Gulf Shores has to offer and spend a lot of their free time fishing and diving.

Why the Owner Chose Gulf Shores, AL, USA:
We fell in love with this property the first time we saw it. It has so many unique and charming features to it. It's a true beach home. The living room balcony lets in so much light and we loved listening to the waves crash from our back yard. The open floor plan is so perfect for large groups and families.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This property is uniquely located to the Gulf of Mexico and the Little Lagoon, with each just walking distance. It has three balconies giving you the ability to open the house up to the warm gulf breeze.

Contact us

Speaks: english



  • Welcome to your summer home, The Perky Pelican

    Welcome to your summer home, The Perky Pelican

  • Kitchen and Dining

    Kitchen and Dining

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Kitchen


  • Living Room

    Living Room

VRBO #509390

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Tuesday, October 25, 2016

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