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Slice of Heaven! Boat Slip, Direct Bayou Views.

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Boat Slip, First Come First Serve

8A is a Beautiful 3 bedroom 2 bath Coastal condo with direct views of Cotton Bayou from all three bedrooms, deck and living room. Our Unit is located at the end of the drive closest to the water so to provide a peaceful private environment. The kitchen with stainless steel appliances is stocked with new dishes, pots & pans, bake ware & utensils needed to provide a quick snack or a large meal. The Master bedroom includes its own bath with a walk in tile shower, Queen bedroom and a Double Twin bedroom to fit all of your sleeping needs. All bedrooms feature beautiful bedding with bright white crisp linens while the bathrooms each have hotel quality towels.

Jerrie DuCharme
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 22, 2018

About Jerrie DuCharme

My husband Mike and I (Jerrie) live in Southwest Michigan along the Lake Michigan coast. We discovered and fell in love with the Orange Beach Gulf Shores area about 10 yrs ago when vacationing with our 2 daughters.

Jerrie DuCharme purchased this condo in 2013

Why Jerrie DuCharme chose Orange Beach

Mike and I bought Unit 6B, a 2 bedroom 2 bath in this same fantastic complex 5 yrs ago. We loved it so much that when Unit 8A became available we just couldn't pass up the opportunity. Cotton Bayou Condominiums is a safe, beautiful coastal non high rise complex close to everything. It would be our wish to share beautiful Orange Beach with everyone.

What makes this condo unique

With the rental of this unit you are able to launch and dock your boat in our 1st come 1st serve boat slip making for a short easy access to the Gulf for fishing or to enjoy miles & miles of inshore boating fun. The dock has a fish cleaning station for Mike and sitting areas where I enjoy watching sunsets with a glass of wine of course!


Orange Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • I do refund 100% if a named storm is forecast for Orange Beach Alabama. Jerrie
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • 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
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Shared Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , Located in hallway between Twin and Queen Bedrooms
    Master Bath - toilet , shower , Master Bath with Tiled walk in shower
  • Two bathrooms one private for the master bedroom and the other shared
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , King bedroom with 32 in flat screen & private bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Queen Bedroom with flat screen television and DVD player
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Twin bedroom
  • Master suite
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
We tried to think of everything including Pool Towels for your convenience!


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Slice of Heaven! Boat Slip, Direct Bayou Views.
average rating of 4.9534883 based on 43 reviews

Above and beyond hospitality

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable home with all the essentials, easy to get to the beach, just a minute or two from groceries and lots of restaurants. Would love to come back!! We stayed with 3 adults and 2 kids and had plenty of room. We didn't even use the sofa bed. Everything was very clean! I have to give an extra 10/5 review for Jerrie as she took the trouble to find the wedding band and engagement ring I accidentally left behind and shipped it back to me. Thank you for a great beach weekend and for saving my rings!

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review. We aim to provide all our guest with an excellent vacation experience. Mike & I will look forward to having you & your family back soon! Jerrie
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The Best Kept Secret!

  • 5 of 5

Cotton Bayou has always been our go to. We found it 13 years ago and have always vaca'd there. If you love boating and fishing it's the place to be. This is our first time to stay in this unit and honestly it was the best one. The decor is beautiful, spacious all the way around, and sweetest couple to rent from. I have and always will highly recommend staying at this property. It's our absolute favorite!

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. I am wearing the biggest smile right now! Thank you again for choosing us to host your stay. Jerrie
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Great place! Great views!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoy staying here. The unit is close to the docks so it is a short walk down to the boat. The unit is also very close to the pool. It has great views of the Bayou and Docks out of every window.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Every thing was perfect including the view.

  • 5 of 5

Cotton Bayou Condominiums are a nice well kept secret in Orange Beach

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Slice of Heaven for sure!!!!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our family vacation! I have stayed at lot of VRBO's and Air BNB's and this condo set the bar high! The kitchen was well stocked along with everything else in the condo. This was plenty big for our family. The location was perfect and loved that the condo was on the end. The view of the bay is breath taking! I look forward to staying here very soon! We are already wanting to plan a fall trip!

We met several people who lived at the complex and everyone was so friendly!

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very relaxing place.

  • 5 of 5

It was really nice having immediate access to the bayou for kayaking and fishing. I saw some sting rays and caught some fish right from the docks. This condo is the closest to the water, you could fish from your balcony. The owner answered the phone when I called with questions and was very helpful. The manager was also very helpful. This area in general is for families and is watched over well by law enforcement and managers! If you want to party head over to Panama City. The walk to the beach is about 10 minutes, but we liked to head down to the state park to avoid the crowds. It was a 10 minute drive, not too bad. The park itself was really nice too.

So bring a fishing pole and have fun!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
31 Miles
Pensacola Regional (PNS)
Nearest Barpub
0.16 Miles
Cottons Restaurant
Nearest Restaurant
0.16 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Across the street

Numerous restaurants within minutes of Cotton Bayou Condominiums. Excellent inshore and offshore fishing in the area. We will be happy to recommend some excellent charter captains to ensure a memorable fishing adventure. There is a State Park fishing pier a short drive down the road if that is your fishing style. From the must see Pensacola Naval Air Museum to the Gulf Adventure Center where you will find zip lines, paddle boarding & kayaking should provide entertainment for all.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Departure cleaning fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

If you plan to bring your own boat, proof of insurance & registration must be provided to Cotton Bayou Property Management before launching.

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.