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Boutique 3 bedroom townhouse less than 1/4 mile away from the Hangout.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Beautiful Beachside Townhouse, 3 bedrooms 2 baths

Ocean Reef Condominium is a townhouse style, tropical themed, low density complex. We are called a Boutique condo, due to the fact that our 45-unit complex, hosts a lush private pool area and a much longer, wider stretch of beach than most of the 'monster' high-rises. Our unit has only 4 units in our building, and the stairs lead right to your front door, from your covered parking area! No waiting for the wet stinky elevator here! We are 1/4 mile west from the intersection of Hwy 59/182, within easy walking distance to numerous restaurants and shops. (Bahama Bobs, The Hang Out, Tiki Hut Souvenirs, Alvin's Island, Hooter's, West Beach Grille, Tequila's Fine Mexican, etc.)

Our updated unit has on the lower floor a 'L' shaped living room, dinette and kitchen. There is 1 king bedroom, 1 queen bedroom and a full bath with granite countertops. The 2 bedrooms share a nice, peaceful deck with side view of the Gulf. (no direct Gulf view)

Upstairs features a queen suite with a private bathroom and sweeping views. All bedrooms and living room have HD FLAT SCREEN TV's. The unit is equipped with wireless internet and cable. UNIT SLEEPS 6 ADULTS COMFORTABLY. THERE IS AN ADDITIONAL BLOW UP MATTRESS SUITED FOR 2 CHILDREN (UPON REQUEST)

The kitchen updated in 2012 host new appliances, granite counter tops with tiled back splash, new cabinets, tiled floor and a washer/dryer.

All bedrooms are nicely appointed with Caribbean/Beachy décor, and newly carpeted in 2013.

This townhouse complex has designated covered parking under the unit. Making it nice not to have to unload a trunk in the hot sun or rain. There is a large lush pool just outside your front door, just down the steps. You can keep an eye on the kids at the pool or people watch from the front porch. We offer over 200' of beautiful pearl white Gulf sand beach just 100' feet away. We have 2 nice grilling areas outdoor, by the pool, complete with new charcoal grills and picnic tables for a family burger night, or for the fresh catch of the day!

Ocean Reef is a family oriented complex, not a high rise, no elevators, no street to cross and no massive parking lots to carry supplies and luggage through. Our unit is on the third floor, 30 steps and 2 landings up from the pool and parking.

There is a security guard on grounds for that extra piece of mind. We also have a local condo representative to help with any issues you might have while you are a guest with us.

Most people who stay at Ocean Reef fall in love with us and return year after year. So if you are looking for a relaxing enjoyable beach vacation you will enjoy the Ocean Reef laid back atmosphere.

More Details

Property Manager
Aaron Ryan, Maint/Hkpg Personnel
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
August 22, 2017

About Aaron Ryan, Maint/Hkpg Personnel

We are from North Alabama, but are beach souls at heart. We love the water, the sand and the salt air. We are down to the beach as much as possible. We have owned a condo at Ocean Reef since it was built in 1982. We love our place at the beach! We raised our children playing on the beach, it's very safe down here! Our 4 children spent their summers swimming in the pool and playing on the beach. We lovingly offer it for your rental vacation use. We know you will love Ocean Reef as much as we do.

Aaron Ryan, Maint/Hkpg Personnel purchased this townhome in 2011

Why Aaron Ryan, Maint/Hkpg Personnel chose Alabama

We both grew up vacationing in Gulf Shores. Gulf Shores was a sleepy little known beach community then. It had 2 or 3 restaurants one store and Souvenir City. Then Hurricane Fredrick hit in 1979, changing the landscape of the community for ever. The small beach cottages gone, in come the condos. So we bought. Several Hurricanes and many high rises later...we still Love our little tropical retreat in the heart of Gulf Shores.

What makes this townhome unique

Close proximity to everything! Safe, walking distances to attractions, restaurants, shopping and more! Small unique condominium complex allows families to enjoy their time together.

Amenities

Gulf Shores Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • floor 3
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Full Baths in unit. 1 down, 1 upstairs. Granite countertops and full Shower/Tub downstairs, Full Shower/tub upstairs.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • 1 King Master with balcony access and Gulf View on the first level. 1 Queen bedroom on the first level with balcony access and Gulf View. 1 queen suite upstairs, with Gulf Views from many windows (no balcony access) with private bath. All bedrooms have large flat screen TVs. Master has built in DVD.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Boutique 3 bedroom townhouse less than 1/4 mile away from the Hangout.
average rating of 4.7826085 based on 23 reviews
5

We had a wonderful stay! We had 4 adults & 4 kids and it was perfect!!

  • 5 of 5

Decor & furnishings were updated and looked very nice. Location was perfect!! We had a great experience.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Experience

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our week at Gulf Shores. The washer and dryer in the condo was a plus. The property manager was great.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very nice place and nice owner.

  • 5 of 5

Very nice place. Clean and well maintained. Walking steps from the beach. Very close to many restaurants, shops and activities. The owner was very nice. Unfortunately the pool was not working during our stay which really bummed our kids out. But no fault of the owner. Will stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great again!!!

  • 5 of 5

Keys in hand and down to beach. Location is great. Will be back next year hopefully!

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location and rate

  • 5 of 5

Cool place, clean, and well stocked. The only issue was the pool was closed for repair. But who needs a pool when the gulf is right outside! Great trip overall!

  • Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nichole; Sorry about the pool issues! We got late word that the association had plans to completely redo the pool deck and pool area, and they tried to get it done before your arrival date. It is completed now, and the entire pool area is new! and improved! It looks fantastic. Families can enjoy the entire area, with outdoor bar-B-ques', loungers, and sun decks awaiting..But you're right; the pure white sandy beaches are right there as well! Please come again, and we'll offer a 10% discount off the entire next nightly rental. Thanks again for your kind review.
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Neat, clean and well maintained

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location for beach and town access. Within walking distance to shops a restaurants. Rooms were quiet and I had some of the best sleep I have had in a long time. Having laundry in the condo was a plus.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mr. Dachel; Thanks so much for your kind review. That helps everyone looking for a nice place to stay while visiting the wonderful beaches, restaurants and family activities that we enjoy nearby. We hope that you will consider visiting with us again soon! We'd love to have you come back...
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Map

Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
The Hangout (Music Fest Bar) and Pink Pony Pub
Nearest Ferry
23 Miles
Fort Morgan to Mobile Bay Ferry (to Mobile/Biloxi)
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Bahama Bobs, DeSoto's Seafood, Hangout, Pink Pony

Located 1/4 mile West of intersection of Hwy 59/182. (main beach intersection in Gulf Shores) Walking distance to MUSIC FEST! , Shrimp Fest! (parking at our unit saves money!) Walk to "The Hang Out", West Beach Grille, Desoto's, Hooter's, Mikee's Seafood, Shrimp Basket, and many other restaurants and shops. Check out Lake Shelby and the Gulf State Park just 3 miles east, a nice bike ride from your condominium for fabulous photography, fishing (the public pier is great!) hiking trails and bike trails. Nightlife is close as a walk! Bands play at the Hangout, the World Famous Pink Pony Pub, and many others 'till the wee hours, and it's all a safe walk away. LULU's (Jimmy Buffett's sister has a restaurant just a few miles away that is Fantastic! - and fun for kids - many things to do there. For families, you'll need to check out the Bodenhamer Family Park! Just a block behind the Gulf Shores Fire Department (Hwy 59) you'll find tennis courts, walking trails, a kid's pirate play park, basketball courts, indoor pools, weight rooms, sauna's ($5 day for indoor sports) and more! Golfing at 3 major courses are all within 5 miles from your condo. Check out Craft Farms, Gulf Shores Public Courses, and Kiva Dunes, all championship level, 18-hole courses.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $135
Damage Insurance $59
Damage Deposit $200

***NO RESERVATIONS ARE GUARANTEED UNTIL PAYMENT OR DEPOSIT IS RECEIVED
CREDIT CARD FEES:
We gladly accept checks, cash and credit cards. If you decide to pay the full rental by check or cash, you could save the VRBO.com imposed "service fee" added to your quote. Ask about this method of saving if interested.

AN OVERVIEW OF OUR CANCELLATION POLICY:
1. ANY DEPOSITS OR RENTS PAID WILL BE FULLY REFUNDED OUTSIDE OF 50 DAYS OF ARRIVAL IF MANAGER IS PROPERLY NOTIFIED *PLEASE READ RENTAL AGREEMENT FOR CLARIFICATION, AND RETURN SIGNED AND COMPLETED AGREEMENT WITH ANY DEPOSIT.

2. IF A CANCELLATION OR CHANGE THAT WOULD LESSEN THE STAY IS MADE PRIOR WITHIN 30-50 DAYS OF ARRIVAL. A LOSS OF THE FULL DEPOSIT WILL APPLY, BUT ANY RENT PAID WILL BE REFUNDED IN FULL.

3. ALL CANCELLATIONS (FOR ANY REASON) NO SHOWS, OR PARTIAL STAYS (*unused full 24 hour partial stay days will be refunded as long as an Island-wide Hurricane Emergency evacuation is posted by authorities) WITHIN 30 DAYS OF RESERVED ARRIVAL DATE WILL RESULT IN 100% LOSS OF ANY DEPOSIT OR RENTAL REVENUES TO OWNER.

PLEASE REMEMBER, OWNER AND PROPERTY MANAGER WILL WORK HARD TO MAKE YOUR STAY ENJOYABLE, BUT THE RENTER/GUEST ARE FULLY RESPONSIBLE FOR MAKING SURE DEPOSITS AND COMPLETED RENTAL AGREEMENTS ARE RECEIVED, PAYMENT DATES ARE MET, AND ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT THE UNIT/AREA ARE UNDERSTOOD. UNIT PICTURES AND INFORMATION ARE PROVIDED BY OWNER FOR GENERAL INFORMATION TO RENTER. PLEASE INQUIRE ABOUT ANY CONCERNS BEFORE RESERVING UNIT. WE ARE HAPPY TO HELP!

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.