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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms * 2 Bathrooms * Sleeps 10 * Unit 1701

Leap of Faith is the perfect place for a beach getaway! Come enjoy Alabama's beaches the way they used to be. The Rookery unit 1701 is located 14 miles down Fort Morgan Road, away from all the high-rise condos in Gulf Shores. You can enjoy uncrowded beaches, nature trails, wildlife, and plenty of room to relax.

Leap of Faith has been recently remodeled. This cute beach cottage has hardwood floors throughout, comfortable seating, 3 flat screen TVs with over 140 HD channels, games for the kids, DVDs to enjoy, free wireless internet, and much more! The master bedroom has a king sized bed. The guest bedroom has a queen sized bed and bedroom #3 has 2 sets of full/twin bunks. There is plenty of space for families of all sizes! Bed linens, bath towels, hand towels, wash cloths, and kitchen towels are provided. A few extras are added in to make our guests feel at home (garbage bags, dish soap, laundry packs, toilet paper, and paper towels). The unit has a full sized washer and dryer to make laundry easy.

There are 2 swimming pools and a spa to enjoy. The largest pool is a zero entry pool that is perfect for splashing, sunbathing, and swimming. The pool is just steps away from your front porch. Golf carts are allowed, so bring one and enjoy easy access to the beach or just explore the area. BBQ grills and picnic tables are scattered throughout The Rookery, so bring your charcoal and grill out. There is a large tennis court and lots of space to park your boat or golf cart.

Leap of Faith is a non-smoking unit. Pets are not allowed.

More Details

Owner
Clint & Donna Nicholson
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 21, 2017

About Clint & Donna Nicholson

We fell in love with Gulf Shores back in 2001 when we visited for the first time as a couple. Over the years we found ourselves coming back to the beach more often and introducing our children to the beach as they were born. After years of beach trips, lots of driving around looking at beach houses and dreaming of owning our own we finally decided to take a leap of faith and purchase one! Our goal is to honor God in all we do, including sharing our beach house with others.

Clint & Donna Nicholson purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Clint & Donna Nicholson chose Alabama

We have a growing family and we enjoy spending time with friends. We love how much room The Rookery cottages offer. There is room for everyone to enjoy! The zero entry pool is especially great for our little ones.

Map

Car: necessary

Amenities

Gulf Shores Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
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 Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Guest bedroom with attached/shared bath
    Bedroom 3 - 2 bunk bed , Full/Twin bunks
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Bedroom with private bath
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • shelling
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming

Reviews

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Fall Specials are now available! Don't miss the best time to visit the beach!
average rating of 4.9423075 based on 52 reviews
5

Great rental experience!!

  • 5 of 5

Leap of faith was very clean and well kept when we arrived and directions to the house were easy to follow. The owners responded to my emails quickly if not immediately and seemed happy to answer my questions. We had everything we needed to prepare meals in the kitchen, the beds were very comfortable and there were ample towels in the bathrooms. There were umbrellas, chairs, and sand toys for the beach as well. The owners even left us a welcoming gift. We had an excellent vacation!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Charming and close to the beach

  • 5 of 5

The owners made our stay wonderful. The house was adorable and very clean. It was close to the beach and a wonderful experience!

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great vacation house!

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect for us and our grandchildren. The house was well decorated and had everything we needed, and the yard was safe for the children to explore and play. We loved the proximity to the pool.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cedar Rapids iA
5

Great house with a great location

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here from 7/15 - 7/21. The house was just as it was described. You can tell that the owner has done some updating with bedding and decorations. House location is right next to pool, which we were little concerned about because potential noise at night. However; this was never an issue. Was nice to have the pool so close with a 3 1/2 year old and 7 month old. Easy to go back and forth. Can walk to beach - but easier to drive with all gear and parking never an issue. Owner was very responsive prior to stay and answered all questions that we had. Was even generous to provide us a gift card to Shrimp Basket, which was the best place we ate at during the week. Would not recommend The Steamer or Tacky Jack (in Fort Morgan). Also discovered Hope's Cheesecake on the last day - would highly recommend trying this day 1! We would definitely stay here again if back in the area in the future. Thanks Donna for a great vacation home!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Washington Court House
5

Nice quiet area, very clean and well maintained

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful location

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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5

We had a great time!

  • 5 of 5

Everything was clean and we had everything we needed. Would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $130
Damage Deposit $250

Cancellation Fee of .025%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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