Key West-Style Beach Cottage Right on the Gulf of Mexico!(6 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1 night
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)
This house features wrap-around decks on 3 sides to fully enjoy the great views of both the Gulf of Mexico and Mobile Bay.
The Gulf-facing side has a large deck with a great picnic area for those beach-side lunches. It also has many deck chairs and beach chairs to watch the shrimp boats go by, with dolphins and other wildlife in their wake.
The Master Bedroom has a Gulf-view balcony, its own huge, private bathroom, and a King-size Luxury Memory-Cell Foam bed. Bedroom #2 views the Gulf and the Bay and has a brand-new Queen Memory-Foam bed . . . Bedroom #3 views the Bay and has a set of bunkbeds and also an additional Full-size bed.
Dauphin Island is a beautiful barrier island that is largely undeveloped. You won't find any high-rise condos or crowds . . . It's a great place to 'get away' and swim, fish, shell, walk the beach, ride bikes, or just read a book or work on your tan.
This house was built new in 2006, and is truly a beachfront cottage with all the amenities of home that we know you and your family will enjoy!
Keywords: Beach Cottage, Gulf-front, pet-friendly, beach house, waterfront, first tier
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Member since: 2005
- Max. occupancy 8
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Stereo/CD Player DVD Player
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Botanical Garden
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Pier Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Dining Area
- Free Long Distance:
- Linens Provided:
- Parking Off Street:
- Cooking Utensils
- Ice Maker
Additional information about rental rates
- Damage Waiver $49
- Cleaning Fee $125 + tax
- Pet Fee $100 + tax
- Proc Fee $20
- Tax Rate 11%
All Reservations are subject to approval by our Reservations Manager and a signed Rental Agreement must be returned to us in order to complete your reservation. Reservations may be canceled up until 60 days prior to check-in, subject to a $100. cancellation fee. Reservations canceled less than 60 days before check in are not refundable. We do offer Travel Insurance/Trip Interruption insurance, please inquire at time of booking. Complete details are contained in our Rental Agreement, which will be emailed to you upon receipt of your reservation request.
All Rates are subject to verification by our Staff. A $500. advance payment is due at time of booking. House rentals require payment in full 60 days prior to check in, or at time the Reservation is made. All rates are subject to an 11% tax, plus a reservation fee, cleaning fee, and pet fee when applicable. We also charge a Damage Waiver of $49.00.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Golfing, Dolphin Watching, Bird Spotting, fishing, beach combing, explore nearby historic fort, Dauphin Island Sea Lab, take the car ferry to Gulf Shores/Orange Beach
Year Purchased: 2007
About the owner: Hi! We're David and Nancy, and we live in Daphne, AL with our two school-age kids, so we have been making this house available to guests to enjoy as well. We designed and built this beach house after our original house was destroyed by Katrina, and put a lot of time and thought into how to do it right. The end result is a 'Key West'-style cottage, but with all the amenities of home.
Why the Owner Chose Dauphin Island, AL, USA:
We have lived in various Gulf of Mexico beach towns since 1990, and fell in love with Dauphin Island's quiet, rustic charm. There are very few places left where you can drive down a two-lane road along the beach, and see what the towns along the Gulf were like in the days before high-rise condos became the norm. Most of the vacation homes on Dauphin Island are single-family beach houses sitting right on the beach. No traffic, no crowds, just a quiet barrier island to enjoy beach combing, fishing, shelling, kayaking, kite-flying, grilling dinner on the deck, and star gazing at night.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
There is nothing like staying right on the beach. Being able to simply walk down the steps and be on the beach is wonderful. Sitting on the deck reading a book while listening to the waves, playing on the beach with the kids and then coming inside for lunch, are great memories, as are chasing crabs at night on the beach with a flashlight, or sitting on the deck and marveling at the beautiful night sky and millions of stars!
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Gulf-front house, completed in 2007. Picture Feb 2016
"Island Time" is only about 100 feet from the Gulf of Mexico!
Luxuriate on the "other" Riviera!!!
Enjoy the spectacular sunsets from this comfortable deck!
Fully-equipped kitchen with everything you'll need for your stay
Master Bathroom has shower, dual sinks, separate lav
Bathroom in hallway between Bedrooms 2 and 3
Viewed from the west, Jan 2016
Dauphin Island has some of the best bird-watching of anywhere.
"Island Time" beach cottage right on the quiet west end beach of Dauphin Island
Imagine the view from your front porch! Feb 2016
Over 75 feet of Gulf-front sun deck, plus covered porch
Comfortably furnished. New sofas added in Jan 2016
Fully-equipped Kitchen with convenient, over-sized Breakfast Bar
Large Master suite has private bathroom with shower, Gulf view, and door to deck
Second bedroom has a Queen size Memory-foam bed and direct Gulf view!
Bedroom # 3 Has A Full-size bed and A Twin Bunkbed set.
Peaceful, quiet and relaxing . . . . truly a great Island beach cottage!
Historic Fort Gaines is just a few miles away
Calm day on the Gulf
This listing was first published here in 2005.
Date last modified - Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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