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Enjoy the View! | Water Front House | Pet Friendly!

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 4 nights

About the property

2 bed / 2 bath water-front house

The Burkart House is a 2 bedroom / 2 bath house located right on Bayou St John with a private pier. The house boasts stainless steel appliances all set it granite counter tops and new cabinetry.

Master bedroom has a king bed and the 2nd bedroom has a queen in addition to a sofa sleeper in living room making the unit sleep 6 comfortably. There is a full bath on main level and the 2nd bathroom is on ground level which has shower, toilet and also houses the washer and dryer which is not part of the main house. Great for showering off before heading up to the main part of the house.

New King Mattress set was purchased for master bedroom and all new flat screen TVs where purchased throughout.

The Burkart House is located approximately 5.6 miles from The Wharf and 1.5 miles from the Orange Beach Recreation Center which has a full gym, pool and tennis courts. Sam's, one of the most popular fishing and tackles shop, in Orange Beach is located around 1.5 miles from the house as well.


This rental comes with our 'Stay and Play Package.' Each night you will receive:

-one free round of golf for one adult a day;

-one complimentary deep-sea fishing admission on a party boat for one adult a day;

-one adult fare upon a dolphin cruise a day(seasonal);

-one free video rental per visit;

-one adult admission to local water park a day(seasonal);

-fourteen free points to the amusement center a day.

*The 'Stay and Play Package' begins on the scheduled date of arrival and is not available on day of departure. Services are non-cumulative and non-transferable. All services are subject to change, subject to availability, and weather permissible. The 'Stay and Play Package' does not apply to monthly rentals. For detailed information text GULF to 95577

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Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within a day
Calendar last updated:
January 22, 2017


3.5/5 -
(4 traveler reviews)

Enjoy the View! | Water Front House | Pet Friendly!
average rating of 3.5 based on 4 reviews
Houston Texas area

Casual. Beautiful view and we'll appointed. Very private and quiet

  • 4 of 5

Although. It on the Gulf the iew was very nice. We had issue with the AC on arrival and my husband couldn't figure out the TV but the agency was there in minutes to attend to the problems.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Last minute reservation

  • 3 of 5

Nice, quiet street on the bay with beautiful view. The main house was nice, very roomy. Info was misleading regarding second bath. It was downstairs with no ac, not an actual part of the house. Close to everything we wanted to do but out if the traffic. The rental company was great at check in.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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So Much Potential

  • 3 of 5

I thought I had submitted my review of this property right after we returned, but today as I was planning another trip to the beach, I didn't see it.


Convenient location

Great spot on water

Quiet neighborhood

Open living, dining & kitchen area


The yard is just depressing to look at

The pier is in terrible shape

No cleats or bumper to dock boat - ours got terribly scratched up after we rigged it to dock

The downstairs bathroom has no air that I could see, making a shower in August pretty miserable

One comfortable chair in the whole place

Floor just inside door rotting.

No decent deck furniture. Couple of plastic chairs & strap loungers with no cushions.

Not very clean. Cobweb on hanging light over table, windowsills had dead bugs, dust on top of fridge. These things weren't a big deal but they did make me wonder what other corners were being cut while cleaning.

All of that being said, would I return? Probably, simply because of the & water wise. Since we know there is no outdoor furniture, I would bring something. Since we know the pier/dock situation, we would bring things to make it workable. Would I stay here if we didn't have a boat? No way, the yard is just too depressing to have to look at all day. The other issues are things I can live with, again simply because of the location. Here is the kicker...Would I pay what they are asking for peak summer rental fees? No way in this world!! Entirely too high for the condition of the property.

  • Submitted: May 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We’re very happy to say that since this guest stay at Burkart House and after a very busy rental season the owner has had the opportunity to make the following changes to this very popular water front home: pier renovation, removal of dead tree with landscaping, a new shower/tub combo upstairs as well as a new shower in the downstairs bathroom - which was installed as a convenience for sand removal, a new entry door installed on the balcony side as well as new chaise lounge chairs and picnic table. The floor at the entrance to the home was also repaired and tile installed at that area and the bedding was replaced. Burkart House has a wonderful location with water access and although boat friendly (tie ups) the pier has always been advertised as a fishing pier and does not offer a boat slip or boat ramp.
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Lee's time out!

  • 4 of 5

We stayed in the last of May, it was quiet neiborhood. With friendly neighbors. The view is entertaining with the different boating and dolphins. We had a flock of Geese to visit us. It is a very relaxing atmosphere.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Pensacola Regional Airport, Pensacola, Florida
Nearest Ferry
30 Miles
Fort Morgan, Alabama
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Orange Beach, Alabama
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability


  • Rates shown above do not include taxes and fees

    Cleaning Fee : $95
    For travel dates between 03-17-2012 and 12-31-2018
    For bookings made between 09-29-2011 and 12-31-2018
    Charge basis: STAY

    Processing Fee: $69
    Charge basis: STAY
    For stays between 1 and 365 nights

    Security Deposit: $150
    Charge basis: STAY
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Orange Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - shower , ground level (outdoor bathroom); houses washer/dryer
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • 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:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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