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Casa Bahia, Waterfront W/Marina View And Use, On Site Boat Ramp, Trailer storage

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type condo


About the property

Three Bed, Three Bath Unit With A Loft. This Unit Has Beds To Sleep 10 People.

Recently Updated! This light and bright waterfront condo is COASTAL inside and out. Enjoy this spacious three bedroom/ three bath plus loft with a deck overlooking beautiful Cotton Bayou. The newly appointed bedrooms consist of two kings, two doubles, two singles and will accommodate eight to ten guests. All new furnishings throughout with designer touches as well as new stainless appliances in the kitchen. The kitchen is fully equipped for meals big and small. Four flat screen TV's, DVD, and kids games are available. The unit is tucked away at the back of the complex where it is quiet and serene. You have the best of both worlds: access to the bay and the beach. A short walk takes you to the beach as well as restaurants and shopping. Just out the door is the beautiful bay, pool and tennis courts. Bring your boat or watch them go by, observe the wildlife, take a dip in the water, or dig your toes in the sand. Whatever your desire, the gulf breezes are here waiting for you.

BJ and Deb Sassaman
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 26, 2017

About BJ and Deb Sassaman

Having been born and growing up in Alabama, Deb and I both spent a lot of time on the beaches of Gulf Shores. Now living in Houston for many years, we wanted a place with white sand and a southern atmosphere. We have come here for years and rented units in Cotton Bayou many times, so when this waterfront condo became available we decided to buy it for ourselves.

BJ and Deb Sassaman purchased this condo in 2014

Why BJ and Deb Sassaman chose Alabama

We choose Cotton Bayou because of the access to both the bay and the beach all in one spot. This complex is unique because it has a marina, boat launch, and on site trailer parking. It is located in the middle of everything. You can walk to the grocery store, to a restaurant, to the beach, or to your boat at the marina just outside your door. Awesome!


Orange Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • 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
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Master bath
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Located in hallway near king and twin bedrooms
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Located in loft with large walk-in closet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Bedroom - flat screen TV, Waterview and Deck access
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Corner Bedroom with flat screen TV and DVD player
    Bedroom 3 (Downstairs) - 2 twin/ single , With flat screen TV
    Bedroom 4 (Loft) - 2 double , With large bathroom
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Casa Bahia, Waterfront W/Marina View And Use, On Site Boat Ramp, Trailer storage
average rating of 4.8055553 based on 36 reviews
Lake Charles

Peaceful and Comfortable

  • 5 of 5

We just got back yesterday from our trip and are already talking about going again. The condo was perfect for us! We had 5 adults, 2 babies, 2 teenage boys and 3 small children and there was plenty of room for everyone! The loft was great for the kids! The bathroom up there was the biggest in the condo. So we were able to contain their mess and not have to even look at it! Did I mention the teenage boys? Ha!

None of us have any complaints at all, just a few suggestions for the next lucky family that stays...

1. You may want to bring extra towels. I don't know exactly how many there are, but we just couldn't seem to keep enough washed for everyone to shower. We ended up buying more at the Dollar General.

2. Bring toilet paper. I don't remember if there was none or just not enough. Either way, we bought some.

3. If you have small children, be aware of the spiral staircase. We brought a baby gate that we put up. The kids kept walking into the bottom-side of stairs and hitting their heads, so we used a pool noodle and duct tape to use as bumpers for their little hard heads.

4. If you want to sleep late and are using the master bedroom or the other room with the king size bed, keep in mind that they both have East-facing windows with thin curtains. You may want to bring something to cover that with.

5. If you have an older person in your group, it may be helpful to know that there are 2 flights of stairs to climb to get to the condo. My 68 year old mother tried to limit her trips up and down the stairs when possible.

6. The only wifi is at the pool. It wasn't a problem but the little ones couldn't understand why they couldn't watch their Netflix to go to sleep and at naptime.

The condo is in a great location. It's just a little ways from the grocery stores and souvenir stores. The public beach parking is very near by. Boat rentals and parasailing are just across the bay. The view is nice. We saw dolphins in the bay, watched the boats come and go and caught hermit crabs near the shore. We all enjoyed the pool several afternoons. I highly recommend staying here. I hope it works out that we get to do it again ourselves!

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


  • 5 of 5

The condo was very spacious, quiet, and clean. The location was absolutely terrific. Walking to the beach was the most difficult challenge, the road was very busy. There were ample parking spaces, guest parking was nearby. This is one of the quietest condo we ever rented. Bring a blackout curtain for the MBR if you want to sleep in late. We fish on the docks and swam in the pool nearby, awesome place to stay for the family. We met many people nearby and they were all very nice, no rowdy raucous crowd. Love the place.....

  • Submitted: May 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing and Beautiful Setting on the Bay

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic stay at Casa Bahia for our Spring Break. We were two families with young children, and there was plenty of space, lots to do, and it was the perfect home base for us. The pool at the Condo complex was great, and it's really close to the public beach.

Things to note for potential travelers is that the WiFi comes from a public router by the pool, so you can't get much of a signal inside the condo. Not a dealbreaker by any means, but good to know. Also, the room with double beds in the loft area is only accessible by a spiral staircase. It worked out for us to have some of the adults stay up there, but just something that's good to know as you plan.

We're very grateful to BJ and Deb for a great place to stay to make memories as a family.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We've been coming down to Orange Beach for over 20 years now, but we've never stayed on the bay side, always the beach side. This was a delightful and welcome change! The owners have done a fabulous job of designing their place so that it feels like home...comfortable and inviting. The decor is warm & beachy, the bedrooms are so inviting (such comfortable bedding and beds!), and the deck offers the perfect sunrise/sunset views of the peaceful bay. We enjoyed our morning coffee watching the boats head out for their daily excursions. The upstairs loft if so spacious with a ginormous bathroom ...our 3 boys stayed up there a felt like they had their own apartment to themselves! Kitchen has all the amenities you'll need...I had overpacked anticipating not having some of the things they'd already thought of! We will return again for certain. BJ is terrific to work with, always available and so so kind! Two thumbs up from a crew of eight!

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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nice place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Thanks BJ. We had a nice overnight stay on our way to Disney. Would definitely book again.

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location in Orange Beach!

  • 5 of 5

The condo is just as described in the online pictures. Very clean and spacious. Perfect deck for relaxing that overlooks Cotton Bayou. Great spot for vacationing.

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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Nearest Airport
6 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Many Bars and Restaurants within walking distance
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Many Restaurants within walking distance
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
State park public beach is within walking distance
Car: recommended

This condominium is located on the water on Cotton Bayou. Just across the street is a public beach park (State Park) that is within walking distance.


Rates & Availability

Orange Beach Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 16 2017 - Sep 9 2017
1 night minimum stay
Sep 10 2017 - Dec 31 2017
1 night minimum stay
Jan 1 2018 - Apr 14 2018
1 night minimum stay
Apr 15 2018 - May 18 2018
1 night minimum stay
May 19 2018 - Sep 8 2018
1 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $95 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 11.0%

Boats under 25' are welcome, proof of insurance is required at time of check in. Check-in time is after 3:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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