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Reel Living, on Weeks Bay in Fairhope Al.

(29 Reviews)

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Last updated: 05/27/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

3 Bedroom 2 Bath - Sleeps 8 - Canal Front - 1000 ft off Weeks Bay. READ REVIEWS!

Reel Living is 3 bedroom 2 bath fully furnished home. 2 bedrooms are upstairs and the 3rd is downstairs perfect for the kids. This home is on the water and just 1000 feet off of Weeks Bay inside Weeks Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. There are plenty of places to relax - with three living rooms plus two decks, a dock, and screened porch. This home has all the high quality amenities you expect plus many extras including an ice-machine, dock, a 2nd driveway for your boat storage or extra cars, high-speed Internet, laptop computer, and DVD movie collection.

Note that while we do have a dock, larger boats need to trailer since the canal can be shallow in places depending on the time of year and weather conditions that fluctuate the water level.

Immaculate yard full of Azaleas, etc.

There is a sofa-bed in the sun room.

Fully equipped kitchen.

Dining seats 7 or eat downstairs in the screened in porch.

3 living room spaces and comfortable rocking recliners.

BBQ Grill, Deep Fryer, Ice Machine.

High speed Internet access with WiFi network. Laptop computer is provided for your use during the stay.

Telephone service with free local and US long distance.

Front deck, back deck, and screened porch downstairs.

Washer and Dryer and plenty of room in the laundry area to store luggage and personal items.

Whole home generator will keep the power on during storms!

Enjoy the sound of rain on the metal roof.

55' High Definition LCD TV, Sound Bar, Blue Ray DVD, and Play Station 3. DVD Library for your enjoyment - nearly 100 DVDs.

New propane BBQ grill, double basket Cajun Fryer. Plenty of cooking gear for your fish fry or crab boils.

Tile throughout the home.

Central Air and Ceiling fans throughout the home. AC in all rooms.

The master shower has a seat and grab bars.

We have 2 kayaks available for guest use to explore Weeks Bay! Watch dolphins just feet away from you!!

Downtown Fairhope is only 15 minutes away and offers a wide variety of options ranging from boutique shopping, fine dining, and art galleries. There are several golf courses in the area. There are many other recreational choices in the area. Travel to the beautiful beaches of Gulf Shores are 23 miles away! Many people choose this area for weddings and this home is a perfect place to stay during your event.

The owners boat(s) on the property are not allowed for guest use but feel free to bring your own and launch from the 2 boat ramps within 5 minutes.

There is awesome fishing located minutes away. Purchase your live-bait at Fisherman's Discount and launch 'your boat' from one of several ramps only 2-5 miles away (Pelicans Point and Tonsmeire Weeks Bay Resource Center). A short boat ride will provide you access to many inshore reefs in Mobile Bay or make your way to the Gulf of Mexico or Inter-coastal waterway. We recommend you contact Capt. Lyons Bousson @ (251) 583-8681 or Capt. Chris Tew @ (251) 401-2740 - both guides are Coast Guard certified and native to the area and will be sure to put you on fish.

Fisherman's Discount: (Bait and Fishing supplies / crawfish)
8438 U.S. 98, Fairhope, AL 36532 (251) 928-4887
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Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/27/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 1450 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    We desire to protect our home and ask that renters be a minimum of 25 years old. ...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    If you smoke you must do so outside only. If you smoke inside the house you will be charged an additional $275 cleaning fee!...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Master Bath: toilet, shower

    Seat and grab bars in walk in shower...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Walk in Shower...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Check out time is 11AM CST Check in time is 4 PM CST. It's possible you can check in earlier if another guest isn't leaving the same day but please check with us first....moreless


  • Satellite / Cable:


  • Television:

    55' HD LCD in Living room. The master bedroom has a 42" HDTV....moreless

  • Video Games:

    Playstation 3 and several games...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Almost 100 DVD's to choose from...moreless


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Shopping
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing


  • Dining:

    Seating for 4 - use built in leaf in table to expand for seating for 7 ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 7 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    2 living rooms and a sun room ...moreless

  • Parking:

    Extra parking on 2nd driveway. One carport on main driveway available....moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Fully stocked kitchen...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    2 decks and a screened in porch...moreless

  • Golf:

    Multiple nearby golf courses to choose from...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    depart directly from our dock...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


from 29 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$1,000 $3,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Cleaning Fee $125
  • Tax Rate 4%

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 05/27/2017
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40 Miles
Nearest Airport
Pensacola Regional
20 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Fort Morgan / Dauphin Island Ferry
7 Miles
Nearest Golf
Marriott Grand Hotel
15 Miles
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Blue Marlin
25 Miles
Nearest Beach
Gulf Shores

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1986

About the owner: ReelLiving has been a family home since it was built. We are a family of 4 and live in Atlanta, GA. Some of my family lives in Fairhope and we've enjoyed the area since the late 1970's.

Why the Owner Chose Fairhope, AL, USA:
It's located only 23 miles from the Gulf Shores beaches and 15 minutes to the Tanger Outlet Stores in Foley with nearly 150 shops. Downtown Fairhope is only 15 minutes away. This home is exceptionally clean and has all new furnishings. If you love to fish this home is a perfect base camp. Take advantage of the artificial reefs in Mobile Bay to catch a variety of fish including Trout, RedFish, TripleTail, Black Drum and Tarpon. We have an ice machine that produces 400lbs of ice a day for your coolers or boat.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Dock, Ice Machine (400 lbs/day), multiple porches, screened porch, 55' HD TV / Blue Ray DVD / PlayStation 3 / DVD Library. BBQ Grill, 2 basket deep fryer.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/27/2017

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  • Front of House

    Front of House

  • Downstairs with screened porch, bunkroom, laundry room, ice machine.

    Downstairs with screened porch, bunkroom, laundry room, ice machine.

  • Dock from the Canal

    Dock from the Canal

  • Master


  • Back Deck

    Back Deck

  • Living room one

    Living room one

  • Living room 2 with TV

    Living room 2 with TV

  • Sun room with sleeper sofa

    Sun room with sleeper sofa

  • Kitchen


  • Back porch covered with vine

    Back porch covered with vine

  • Canal


  • Dock


  • Master Bed

    Master Bed

  • 2nd Bedroom with twin beds

    2nd Bedroom with twin beds

  • Back Deck

    Back Deck

  • Dining and Computer hutch

    Dining and Computer hutch

  • Living room 2

    Living room 2

  • Kitchen


  • Kitchen with bay window

    Kitchen with bay window

  • Covered Front Porch

    Covered Front Porch

VRBO #626431

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Saturday, May 27, 2017

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