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Bedrooms 7
Space 3,551 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

This Is A 7 Bedroom, Gulf Front House, built in 2014!

Summer Salt East is a luxurious gulf front beach house in Orange Beach. Construction was completed for our first guests on May 24, 2014. Bring your family or group and experience the space and privacy of a 7 bedroom, 6 bath gulf front retreat with a private shared pool. The main level has a gulf front balcony the width of the house. You can sit and watch family play in the shared gulf front pool or gaze out at the waves and emerald green waters of the gulf. Inside are the spacious living, dining and kitchen along with 2 of the 7 bedrooms. 1 bedroom offers a private bath while the other has a small private north facing balcony. On the 2nd level you will find the remaining 5 bedrooms and the laundry. There are 2 gulf front master bedroom suites with shared balcony, a bunk room in the middle and the final 2 bedrooms are on the north side. Summer Salt East comfortably sleeps 20 people with 4 of the 7 bedrooms containing private baths, offering privacy for guests even in a house of this size. The bedding is: 5 King beds, 2 Queens, 8 single bunks and a sleeper sofa. Covered parking is available under the house. Bring your family and friends this summer and make memories you will share for a lifetime!

Rent Summer Salt East, West, and the duplex, Summer Salt 3 and Summer Salt 4, and have a reunion, retreat, or a wedding, and accommodate up to 80 people in these 2 houses, and 1 duplex! See listing # 671701 for duplex information.

More Details

Property Manager
Mary Ann Whatley
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 17, 2017

About Mary Ann Whatley

I grew up in Illinois, and moved to the beautiful Gulf Coast about 14 years ago and never looked back! The relaxing atmosphere and laid back Island Life is something I never want to leave. I vacationed on the Gulf Coast all of my life and have so many wonderful memories that is seemed like the perfect place to raise my kids, and now we are creating all new memories.

Mary Ann Whatley purchased this house in 2014

Why Mary Ann Whatley chose Orange Beach

Orange Beach does not have a lot of beach side houses, so it was the perfect choice. Now guests can have all of the luxuries of staying in Orange Beach, AND stay in a spacious, beach house!

What makes this house unique

This is one of the few Beachfront houses in Orange Beach, Alabama.


Weddings welcome!


Orange Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3551 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 24
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • 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 19 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 24
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Suite - Gulf View!
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 2nd Master Suite - Gulf View!
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Private Bath
    Bedroom 4 - 4 twin/ single , 4 Twin Built in Bunk Beds
    Bedroom 5 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 6 - 1 king
    Bedroom 7 - 1 king
  • 1 Master Suite (King), and 1 other bedroom(King) located downstairs. The remaining Master Suite, and 4 other bedrooms are located upstairs. Both Master Suites have shared balconies and amazing views of the Gulf of Mexico!
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • 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
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
Collierville, TN

Excellent, beautiful rental! Excellent folks!

  • 5 of 5

A huge, beautiful home that our family thoroughly enjoyed. Plenty of bedrooms, bathrooms and space for all with a huge, modern kitchen. The kids especially enjoyed the ‘kid’s bunk room” with its own DVD player. “This is AWESOME!” was the quote from more than one. Well-built providing sound-proofing between rooms. The balconies were spacious, comfortable and had nice, quick access to the pool and beach.

All of the individuals we dealt with relating to our stay were extremely pleasant and helpful.

We were very satisfied - we will be back.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you ever so much for your review of Summer Salt and glad to know the bunk room was “kid approved”. It is a great place to creste special memories with friends and family. Come back soon!
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Absolutely AWESOME!!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

The home was beautiful and clean!!! WE had everything we needed. The view was spectacular and the balconies were to die for. Watching the sun sets was breath taking!!!!

I would recommend the home in a second...I already have!!!!

Mary Ann W. was a God Sent...she took EXCELLENT care of us!!!

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

It was wonderful.. Very spacious, nice, and the kids wants to come back!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. So glad that y'all enjoyed your stay. Hope you come back soon!!
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I watched this home being built online and knew it was the one

  • 5 of 5

I booked this home for a weekend during my graduation for myself and family +friends. I made sure I brought plenty of food and board games. The 2 refrigerators really made groceries a snap. I love to cook. Almost everything we needed was there but I made a list of things I will bring and probably leave the next visit. Top of the lift a Belgium waffle maker... I loved the two properties were next to each other and I'm newly engaged... 2 days to be exact and thought of this home for a beach wedding. I think there is a third property on the back although when I visited, it wasn't complete... I looked at the calendar and as you can see its filled so I'm not the only one that loved thus property. That kills the wedding idea. Lol... but if you are looking for a place that is absolutely awesome... with comfortable sleeping arrangements. ... wonderful property owners...... spectacular living conditions I would have to recommend either the east or west home as they are IDENTICAL. Well worth my savings to bring my family here... Please don't overlook this gem... it's worth every penny.........

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Springfield, Missouri area

The Perfect House in Every Way!

  • 5 of 5

We rented this house for 10 days with 6 adults and 7 kids from 13 to 14 months. There was a bedroom we didn't even use, and several bunks in the bunk room weren't used, either, so another family would have fit just fine. The kitchen had everything we could possibly need and we cooked most of our meals. The table is massive! Enough dishes even for the night we added 6 more adults. The patio is wonderful.. I went out before dawn most mornings and watched the sun rise. All the kids enjoyed the pool almost every day and especially when it was a red flag in the ocean due to rip currents. There are even floating mattresses and various beach toys left from previous tenants. For as long a stay as we had, you will have to buy paper towels, dish soap, etc. There's enough to get you going so you have time to go to the store. We went to Publix which is about 10 minutes down the highway.. great deli, produce and bakery as well as the standard groceries. We didn't eat out much but our favorite place was Big Fish. This house has my hearty recommendation and I sincerely hope we can come back.

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2014
  • Stayed: October 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This house was PERFECT! This house had all the EXTRAS that are needed for a large group of people. Well thought out house!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Ferry
35 Miles
Take the Ferry to Dolphin Island!
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Highway 59
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $380 + Tax
Reservation fee $89
Tax Rate 11.0%

If you cancel outside of 60 days prior to arrival, you will forfeit a $89.00 cancellation fee. If you cancel inside your 60 days you will forfeit the balance paid. If you are interested, ask me about additional Travel Insurance protection.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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