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Fantastic Western Corner Unit w/Fabulous Sunsets! Booking 2018 January dates

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights


About the property

2 bed, 2 bath, sleeps 6


Do you enjoy waking up with the surf or enjoy evenings spent watching the sun set on the gulf? Is convenient access to the pristine beaches of Gulf Shores on your vacation to-do list? Do you want easy access to shopping, dining, and entertainment options that are within walking distance of your front door? If you answered “yes” to any one of these questions, then this gulf front condominium is the perfect fit for you and your Alabama Gulf Beach vacation plans! It is one of just 88 units in the cozy Crystal Shores complex which was constructed in 2004.

The wraparound balcony overlooks the complex’s indoor/outdoor swimming pool on the west side, as well as the panoramic beach front and bay views, and is ideal for sipping your morning coffee. Relaxing, with your toes in the sand, is a mere two minutes away with nearby access to one of two convenient and very quick elevators and a private walkway to the shoreline with rinse off shower.. Along with the outdoor space, the condo has two bedrooms and two bathrooms with a fully furnished kitchen and living area. You’ll not want for a thing!

Each bedroom features a flat-screen television, and, in the living room, you’ll find a 40-inch flat-screen TV with digital cable service providing additional channels. The dining room table accommodates six, and there is seating for two at the bar area. You’ll find the kitchen is fully stocked with all major appliances. The granite counter tops create an upscale, cozy environment in which to prepare your meals and enjoy your time at the beach.

In addition to these welcome beach side amenities that are sure to make your stay perfect, this unit is furnished throughout with artwork done by artists who have, over the years, become like family to us. You’ll see each piece of art mimics the surroundings and lends to the special and inviting environment. These pieces are what makes this condominium unlike so many of the others you’ll find. To us, it is what makes this unit a home away from home. Please call us to find ways to potentially save you money for your vacation time in Gulf Shores, Tom & Jane

This unit’s nine-foot ceilings lend an open and airy feeling to the space. The windows that encompass the western vistas make each stay a memorable experience. Furnished with one king and two twin beds, it can comfortably accommodate as many as six with the queen-sized sleeper sofa.

The in-unit laundry room features a full-sized Whirlpool washer and dryer. Laundry detergent is provided as well as an iron and ironing board. The 600-thread count cotton sheets on the beds and 100-percent cotton towels are additional luxuries you’ll appreciate.

This unit has easy access to the beach and pool facilities, along with easy and convenient access to the game room and fitness facilities. The game room is equipped with both, pool and foosball tables, for your enjoyment while not on the beach. You can also relax in the hot tub, steam in the sauna, or enjoy the gulf view as you work out. Parking is $15/vehicle/stay with a limit of 2 vehicles. Parking is available in any of the non-reserved spaces in the parking area, which has both covered and open-air options.

If it’s an authentic and colorful beach experience that you’re craving, this unit absolutely will not disappoint. While we are unable to offer discounts, we believe you will find this condominium is the perfect value and fit for you!

Please note that the calendar is always accurate, and we are unable to hold ANY dates until the deposit has been received. If you wish to return again in the future we need to know those dates before returning your deposit else we presume your deposit is only for the period you have contracted with us for. We will respond to all inquiries that include a question or a request for a contract. Sorry but if you don't have a question to ask us we don't have an answer for you.

Our rates are available by clicking the “Get an instant quote” button to your right. Everything you will be charged is shown in the details. If it is not there, you will not be charged for it UNLESS you need a second parking pass... that is additional.

Simply enter the dates you’re requesting, the number of persons in your party, and VRBO will respond with availability and detailed pricing (rental/tax/cleaning/parking). During the spring and summer months, when we only offer weekly rentals and they are only Saturday-to-Saturday rentals. If the instant quote option doesn't work for you, please double-check that you’re requesting a Saturday-to-Saturday stay. We are unable to accommodate other requests at this time. Please note that if there is no daily rate posted, there is no daily rental offered. Based on feedback from one of our snowbird guests all dates are now open for all parties at all times so no one feels pressured to make a decision as that was never our intention. So if there are dates available and rates published it can be booked.

Charcoal grills are available for our guests to use downstairs, but charcoal and starter fluid are not provided. Rental chaises, as well as umbrellas, are also available from March into October and may be rented from a third-party vendor for around $130 a week. As of 1/1/2016 Gulf Shores has stated they will commence to enforce a clean beach policy so all tents/chairs, etc. must be removed by 8PM. Beach chair concessions that have a business license will have have 1-2 more years before they too will be required to clear the beach each night. This is being done so the city can groom the beach and in part to protect sea turtle nesting. For more information contact the City of Gulf Shores

Come stay at our place, and enjoy the view inside and out! We bet that you won’t be able to choose your favorite piece of art or your favorite view!

Welcome to Crystal Shores 807!

This unit is Cleaned By Tammy with pride.

More Details

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 17, 2018

Why Tom chose Gulf Shores

Crystal Shores is large enough to offer all the amenities we were seeking and allowed us the opportunity to be the original owners of a great corner unit with fabulous sunset views.... we love being able to come down here and just let the sound of the waves wash away the stress of everyday life!

What makes this condo unique

Situated within 1 mile of the 'T' in Gulf Shores Crystal Shores is within an easy walk to downtown for places to eat, listen to music and literally a 5 minute walk to Pier 33 for any last minute grocery needs w/o having to get in your car


Gulf Shores Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 8
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 9:00 AM
  • /
  • Check-out: 3:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Guest Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Access through hall and guest bedroom
    Master Bedroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master - 1 king , Beach side with balcony access
    Guest Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , Bay side with direct access to hall bathroom
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna
Pristine white sand beaches!


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Fantastic Western Corner Unit w/Fabulous Sunsets! Booking 2018 January dates
average rating of 4.918919 based on 37 reviews

We're hooked!

  • 5 of 5

As a newly retired couple from Northeastern Wisconsin we had been looking forward to spending our winters somewhere away from the snow and cold. Good friends of ours had been going to the Crystal Shores complex for eight years already and suggested we give it a try, as they loved it. Our online search led us to Unit 807 and we are so glad it was available! Working with Tom and Jane was a true pleasure. We arrived to find the unit everything we had expected from the pictures and descriptions! Walking into the corner unit view was spectacular! It was bright and cheerful, extremely clean, well maintained and completely supplied for most everything needed to enjoy our stay. The beach folk art is such fun! The utility room with full size machines was a bonus. Master king size bed was very comfortable. We loved the wrap around balcony and took advantage of it every day, to see marvelous sunrises/sunsets, (took a slew of pictures) watching dolphins and the occasional Blue Angels flyby! Always something to see. Bring your binoculars!! The owners have provided plenty of patio furniture to enjoy this perfect balcony. The Gulf of Mexico is a fascination to see every day, and we loved the wave sounds from inside the unit and out. The access to the beach couldn't be any closer! You are "right" on it! It is the beautiful beach that will draw you for many walks and shell collecting excursions. There was good parking, fast elevators, very clean maintenance of the whole building. Indoor/outdoor pool was wonderful with nice warm temperatures. We took advantage of the charcoal BBQ grills to entertain friends. Along with the amenities of the game room, exercise room and sauna, it made for an all around complete winter escape!! We simply fell in love with the Gulf Shores area. The Pier 33 store across the street from the complex is so convenient, it has everything. Grocery stores are within a short driving distance. There's a fabulous variety of restaurants with no end to fresh seafood and lots of fun shops too, all in the very safe, laid back atmosphere of this lovely beach town. There's also many places to go visit within short driving distances. You will never be bored that's for sure. And all this is available right out the door of Tom and Jane's beautiful condo #807, which we found to be a perfect home away from home!! Thank you both for giving us the opportunity to experience a fun beginning to our new phase of retired life. We will be back!!

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Peter and Carol, Thank you for the lovely review and we are thrilled that you had such a positive experience while staying at our condo and visiting Gulf Shores. It sounds like y'all took advantage of everything Crystal Shores and Gulf Shores has to offer - we feel we have a very special spot on the beautiful Gulf Coast and are so glad you plan to stay with us again! We strive to provide everything our guests need to have a comfortable and relaxing stay and are happy to know you have found your home away from home.
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Great vacay condo!

  • 5 of 5

Awesome views of beach and ocean. Our 2nd year to stay in this unit and will definitely stay in this unit again. Fully stocked kitchen, full sized washer and dryer ... not stackables like in some units; plenty of towels and cleaning supplies. Sleeper sofa mattress is not very comfortable if sleeping entire night, but ok for a quick nap. Owner is very gracious and easy to work with. Condo was so well stocked that we didn't use some of the things we brought because they had them. We have been coming to GS for over 15 years, and not all condos are as nicely furnished and clean as this one. Definetely worth checking out!

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Killen, AL

807 does not disappoint

  • 5 of 5

Great location. Nice amenities for teens and up. Small to Medium sized complex - kept clean. Covered parking is nice in July. Storage for beach items on ground floor is a blessing! Condo is comfortable and has all needed items. Love the unit's western corner spot with the extended balcony. On-site property manager is great should you need anything. Hope Tom and Jane keep this unit available for years to come!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Indianapolis IN

Very nice unit in the heart of Gulf Shores

  • 5 of 5

Nice 2 bedroom. Corner unit with wrap around balcony. Easy access to beach. Owner easy to work with. Nice small market right across the street for easy shopping and not have to drive. Easy parking. No problems at all. Enjoy

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Just everything we needed to survive The view was awesome with this unit. The master bed was Awesome!!

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sunrise AND sunset views from this unit!!

  • 5 of 5

Love the location of condo, very close to town and Pier 33 is across the street! Felt like we were in a "beach" art gallery ... very cool art on the walls.

This is a corner unit so we had views of the gulf and the lagoon. Sunsets over the lagoon was impressive. Got great pics.

Master BR has sliding doors off to the patio so you can hear the ocean waves as you fall asleep. Kitchen was well stocked, just be sure to bring "Tupperware" for leftovers.

We also used the hide-a-bed to watch TV after dinner. Mattress is worn down, but bed is more comfortable that most hide-a-beds. We had a problem with the DISH TV, but it was due to our inexperience with this type of provider.

Amenities are wonderful ... lots of carts for loading and unloading. Someone from management company was always there cleaning and keeping curb appeal looking good. We are in property management where we live so this was important and impressive. Elevators were clean and fast ... never had to wait on one.

The security guard was so nice and helpful. Was comforting to know he was downstairs keeping an eye on everything.

This was our first experience using a VRBO, had always used the local rental agencies. Will definitely rent this unit again next year. Tom was great to work with and kept us informed along the way.

One of our best vacations ever ... we will definitely be back!!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $125 + Tax
Parking per Vehicle $15 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.