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Special rates for September & October for 5 Star Accommodations On The Beach

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8

Newly purchased (Febuary-2014), with upscale furniture and decor to give the feel of a 5-Star Hotel! Furnishings and decor were chosen with the comfort of our guests being the main priority. When you walk through the door, you will notice the magnificent ocean in the distance. Then your attention will be drawn to the amazing decor throughout the condo, including our framed James Audubon prints; our attention to the smallest detail is to ensure the comfort of our guests.

We are on the 5th floor of a 7-story complex.

You will be drawn to the comfortable living area, with ample seating and a 52-inch SMART 3D TV, our spacious dining area that seats 10 comfortably. The gourmet kitchen, which includes Wusthof chef's knives, a tri-clad stainless, Le Creuset pot for making jambalaya, and a heavy stock pot for the ultimate seafood boil, is state-of-the-art. Feel free to use the fresh herbs growing on the balcony.

We have 3 bedrooms and 2 baths, plus a Queen Sleeper sofa.

The master bedroom has a king-size bed, bedroom 2 contains a queen-size bed, and bedroom 3 has a set of twin beds, all outfitted with comfortable, high quality mattresses. All beds have high thread count Egyptian cotton sheets and layers of cotton and down blankets to assure a luxurious night's sleep.

The private balcony is very spacious and relaxing! There are two comfortable chaise lounges, a sofa, a swivel rocker, and a chair with ottoman for passing the day and enjoying the sunsets on beautiful Dauphin Island.

The island is a unique place. Leave the city noise and traffic behind you, and enter a world of tranquility. Our unit at the beautiful Holiday Isle complex offers everything for your comfort; luxury accommodations at a luxury condo complex, with truly amazing views of the beach and Gulf of Mexico from this beautiful 5th floor location! If you are seeking a quiet getaway on the Gulf of Mexico, this is perfect for you! Be prepared for total relaxation!

More Details

Owner
Sandy Walker
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2017

About Sandy Walker

As we were growing up, our parents worked very hard, and could often be heard saying, 'I'll be fine if I can just sit for a minute and catch my second wind!' So the name of our home on Dauphin Island is called 'Second Wind', where we look forward to spending time with our children & grandchildren and those we love, just relaxing, laughing, enjoying the island, the beauty of the gulf, making memories as we catch our 'Second Wind'!

Sandy Walker purchased this condo in 2014

Why Sandy Walker chose Alabama

We loved the ocean view from the large balcony, and we so enjoy the sunsets here during all seasons! The huge kitchen and spacious living areas work well for our family. And, Dauphin Island is an easy drive from our home in Mississippi, as well as very drivable for our children in Nashville & South Georgia.

What makes this condo unique

We fell in love with Dauphin Island on our first visit! The 'simple life' was just perfect for sharing time with our family! The island doesn't have a stop-light! Who wouldn't love that after a work week in Memphis! We found that it creates many opportunities to make memories together on the beach enjoying nature! We feel that vacations should be enjoyed; not one spent in a waiting line for a restaurant!

Again, the island is a unique place, and our unit at the beautiful Holiday Isle complex offers everything for your comfort: luxury accommodations at a luxury complex with truly breathtaking views of the beach and Gulf of Mexico from this beautiful 5th floor location!

Amenities

Dauphin Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 5
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2 sinks, dressing/make-up area, tons of thick towels.
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , 6'Jacauzzi tub,a roomy walk-in shower and a separate toilet
  • There is a hair dryer located in each bath for your use! Master bath has a roomy walk-in shower, with a 6' Jacuzzi tub as well as a separate toilet area. The quest bathroom is shared with the Queen BR & the Twin BR. The bath has two sinks, make-up/dressing area, with a separate toilet & shower/bathing area. All baths have a huge supply of thick, Egyptian cotton bath towels, hand towels, & bath cloths. Bathrooms are supplied with body wash & shampoo, Kleenex & Cottonelle bath tissue (with refills)! Added extra towel racks for hanging & drying all towels. Thick bathmats help keep the floor dry! Cleaning supplies are located under the sinks for your use! .
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Keywest furnishings with quality mattress, linens & lamps!
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Fun room with comfort for adults or younger guests!
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Kingsdown mattress, luxury linens, lamplight & sidechair!
  • Master bedroom has a king bed with a Kingsdown mattress, Egyptian cotton linens & layers of comfortable covers. Plenty of bedside lamp light, a reading chair with ottoman, & a dresser lamp. The Queen & Twin Bedrooms are as well supplied as the Master. Great lamplight for reading, comfortable high quality mattresses & luxury linens. All bedrooms have two luggage racks & a set of linens for changing, located in the closets. Rooms were furnished & decorated so that all guests are assured a great night's rest!
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Senior Adults Only Community
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Everything you have at home or think that you will need while on vacation is furnished here for you! The kitchen is outfitted for a cook! We enjoy cooking and like having the correct tools for the job. If you cook - I think you will find all that you need including fresh herbs on the balcony! We have two beach chairs, a rolling cooler, a small cooler, two beach mats, a sand bucket & toys as well as a colorful umbrella for you to use! The island is a unique place, and our unit at the beautiful Holiday Isle resort offers everything for your comfort, luxury accommodations, luxury resort, with truly amazing views of the beach and Gulf of Mexico from this beautiful 5th floor location!

Reviews

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average rating of 4.9761906 based on 42 reviews
5

Beautiful Condo and Wonderful Hosts

  • 5 of 5

This is our second visit to the Walker's place on Dauphin Island and we just loved it. They have everything you need for a wonderful vacation. We will definitely be renting from them again.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nicole, We do try hard to make your vacation packing easy, by supplying everything you need! We love having your family as our guests, and look forwarding to having you back in 2018! As Always, Sandy
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5

Extremely nice property!

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful trip in this amazing condo! Great location on a beautiful beach. Owner goes above and beyond to make sure you have everything you need.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad your family had a great stay at our place! And, we too think the beach here is amazing! We look forward to having you back anytime! Sandy
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5

Gorgeous Gulf Retreat

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I have been bringing our grandchildren to the Alabama beaches since 2000, with a couple of trips to Sandestin when hurricanes had damaged Gulf Shores. We had never been to Dauphin Island until this recent trip. It was simply great -- due to the beautiful accommodations provided by the Walkers with their gorgeous "Second Wind" condo. The 3 bedroom 2 bath home fit our needs perfectly. The views from the 5th floor terrace were stunning and we spent much time there enjoying the sites and sounds of the surf. The condo's furnishings are first-rate and oh so comfortable. And we've never stayed anywhere before where the owner provided beach towels, beach chairs, a beach umbrella, and beach toys for the little ones. This helped us reduce what we needed to bring with us for the trip. In summary, "Second Wind" is first rate and the Walkers are first class!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Richard, So pleased to know that your family enjoyed our Second Wind! I do think it helps the guests travel lighter if we can supply everything you need other than food & clothes. And, we so glad you enjoyed the balcony, it is one of our favorite places for relaxing. Look forward to having you back next year! Sandy
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5

Couldn't be better

  • 5 of 5

This is our second year to stay at Second Wind and it was better than the first! Beautifully furnished and well stocked with everything you need for the perfect beach vacation. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So pleased that your family came back to our home, Second Wind! And we look forward to having you again in 2018! Sandy
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5

Fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

Perfection. No other words necessary. First time to the Island and we will for sure be back! Sandy is a great person to rent from! You won't regret your stay!!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad your family enjoyed your stay at our home, Second Wind! Do come again! Sandy
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5

FANTASTIC!!!

  • 5 of 5

Sandy & Jerry are wonderful and their condo is so spacious and will give you a luxurious stay! I love the small town vibe of the island and the beach is always fantastic! This condo is a no regrets decision and you will want to return!

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind words, and so glad your stay was perfect for your girls trip! And do come back soon! Sandy
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Mobile, Alabama
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Dauphin Island - Ft. Morgan

Dauphin Island is a splendid place to share family time, enjoying all of nature's beauty.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $95

Would love to share our home on Dauphin Island with you! Give us a phone call!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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