A Charming and Quaint Bay Cottage(6 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
3 bedroom, 2 bath located on Mobile Bay, great views, fireplace, & fishing pier
Located directly on Mobile Bay in Point Clear, Twenty-Six Cottage is a
quiet getaway. With the sounds of the bay, it is a quaint home where you
can enjoy a short getaway or an extended stay.
Twenty-Six is a traditional ground level bay house built when Point Clear was a summer getaway for those seeking to leave the hectic life of the
city and escape to the quiet Eastern Shore.
With 3 bedrooms and 2 baths, this home easily sleeps six. (There is also a daybed on the enclosed front porch for that extra little one.) A well appointed living room complete with a “lodge-like” wood burning fireplace, offers a great
place to catch up on the news or pull out a board game.
When its meal time, enjoy a more casual
lunch in the eat-in kitchen or head to the dining room for a quiet evening meal while catching a glimpse of the bay.
You might find your favorite spot will be the enclosed “front porch” with a quiet area for reading or simply watching the bay. The Florida room is not to be missed!
Our cottage offers many areas to gather for a quiet meal or a social afternoon watching the sunset as the pelicans soar south for the night.
Point Clear is a great jumping off point for many local activities. Boutique shopping, antiquing, or enjoying the arts in nearby Fairhope is a popular
destination for locals as well as tourists. Fairhope also offers a public fishing pier complete with a restaurant during the summer season. (There
are as least twenty great restaurants in and around Fairhope.)
If you are interested in history, the Marriott Grand Hotel offers a glimpse into the old
south “grand hotel” complete with a dedicated Civil War cemetery located on the world class golf course. (It is not the only golf course nearby;
several other well appointed courses are within a ten minute drive.) For more history, try a tour of the U.S.S. Alabama, a World War II battleship only a 25 minute drive.
A walking path is only steps out of the door for miles of walking or biking. Slip down Zundel’s Lane in “downtown” Point Clear (known as Lover's Lane to the locals) and catch the boardwalk for a half mile stroll along the bay to the Marriott’s
Grand Hotel. Viewing the bay homes from the bayside is makes an interesting afternoon. For a longer walk on the beach take a short forty minute drive to Gulf Shores and beachcomb for miles on the white sandy beaches.
Once you arrive at Twenty-Six Cottage, you can allow your mind to wonder as you relax, return to the simpler times, and aimlessly fish from our sixty-five foot fishing pier.
Member since: 2014
- 1500 sq. ft.
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
- Queen size bed Full size bed Two twin beds Small day bed
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Two full size bathrooms
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Beach View:
- Water View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Equestrian Events
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Pier Fishing
- Roller Blading
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Dining Room
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Taxes Not included
One half of the rent is due when dates are specified and agreed upon. Full payment is due 30 days prior to your arrival. Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express accepted.
If a cancellation occurs 60 days prior to your arrival, you will receive a refund less $100 for administrative costs. No refund will be given for a cancellation 30 days prior to the arrival date.
WHEN YOUR DATES HAVE BEEN AGREED UPON, A CONTRACT MUST BE SIGNED AND RETURNED WITH YOUR DOWN PAYMENT BEING TAKEN AT THAT TIME. CONTACT THE MANAGER FOR A CONTRACT.
An additional CLEANING FEE is charged as follows: 3 day minimum cleaning fee is $100, a weekly cleaning fee is $125, and a monthly cleaning fee is $150.
Manager's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting manager when booking
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Year Purchased: 1948
About: Growing up on Mobile Bay is a unique experience. With the fishing, beach combing, crabbing, and many hours spent swimming, our cottage provided a comfortable home in which to enjoy life.
Why Fairhope, AL, USA:
Our family has been in Point Clear for many generations and the bay has always been a part of our lives. We named our cottage 26 Letters because of the 26 'love' letters that were written to begin this adventure...
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Quiet neighborhood setting
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Entrance to the cottage
fishing pier and cleaning station
Patio looking out to the bay
lodge-like wood burning fireplace in living area
quaint kitchen (has updated Koehler sink) and quiet dishwasher
Enclosed patio with view of Mobile Bay
Master bedroom with queen bed
bedroom with our twin beds
view looking into the dining room
another view of the kitchen
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Friday, May 26, 2017
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