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Gulf View home on west end of Dauphin Island. Pet Friendly!

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Three Bedroom/Two Bath gulf view home on beautiful beach. Pet friendly.

Unit 049. Beachcomber - Beautiful three bedroom, two and a half bath home directly on the beach with gorgeous views of the Gulf and Mississippi Sound. Just steps to the water's edge, this home offers a wrap around deck that is partially covered on the first level and an upper open deck opening out from a bedroom on the 2nd floor. Open floor plan with tile floors, stainless steel appliances, smooth top range. The bedroom on the first level has french doors opening out to the deck and a private bath with large stand up shower and walk in closet. Two bedrooms are upstairs and a second bath. The island community features a Gulf front 18-hole golf course with restaurant or explore the secluded beaches at the Audubon Bird Sanctuary. Charter a boat for sightseeing or deep sea fishing. Visit historic Fort Gaines and the Dauphin Island Sea Lab. Bring your bike to enjoy the bike path that runs the length of the island. Or simply kick back and take in a breathtaking sunset! Sleeping accommodations for up to six guests include (1) Full, (1) king and (2) twins. All linens provided. Pet friendly with 25 lb. limit. Non-smoking. Additional Charges: Cleaning Fee, Lodging Tax 11%, Non-refundable Reservation Fee $40; $75 Damage Waiver. $100 Non-refundable pet fee. Travel Insurance is now offered. Saturday to Saturday reservations preferred during peak summer season. Call 866-861-3311 for reservations.

More Details

Property Manager
Owner/Property Manager
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within a day
Calendar last updated:
June 22, 2017


Dauphin Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Water View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


3.5/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

Gulf View home on west end of Dauphin Island. Pet Friendly!
average rating of 3.5 based on 6 reviews

Great location and very spacious.

  • 4 of 5

The house was large and quiet. The location was perfect! The tile floors are perfect for bringing dogs to the beach. The only suggestion is to assure that the fire alarms are connected and that the dinnerware is a complete set with all cups and bowls.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, home repairs/accommodations need repair

  • 3 of 5

Location is great. Pleased we could bring our dogs. Here were the items that dissatisfied us:

Prior pee and poop stains on carpet

Laundry and pantry doors broken

Main double doors sealed shut and can not be open

Only one pan to cook with

Beach chairs rusted and broken

Upstairs sliding door very difficult to open

Grill rusted shut

Upstairs bathroom vent covered in dust and toilet paper holder broken

Master bath drain cover loose

All this was noted to the rental agency.

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful location, irritating accomodations

  • 3 of 5

Here is our list:

1 - could only get into the building thru one door and it took work to open it. Please inform future renters which door opens with the keys.

2 - Outdoor doorknobs very loose and rusty.

3 - Kitchen garbage can was a 5 gallon can vs the usual 13 gallon can. One extra garbage can included. I left a full box of 13 gallon garbage cans.

4 - Upstairs bedroom screen leading to deck torn at the bottom corner, taking away guest's ability to hear/feel the surf.

5 - We had to replace 4 outside bulbs on the main deck, plus one on the upper deck.

6 - Ice maker was not turned on prior to our arrival. Most renters do this.

7 - No light over stove cooktop?????

8 - No lighting for the outside stairs. There are 24 stairs. The really should be illuminated.

9 - Living room center double doors are foamed shut and locked, making it impossible to totally enjoy the sea breeze.

10 - BBQ Grill: Rusted close. Could not use.

11 - Camp's location is prime, but considering our remarks above, it is not worth the money. Owners don't make sure "creature comforts" are there: coffee filters, Dish soaps, laundry detergents, etc. Please provide a minimum of tools: hammer, pliers.

12 - Inside sign states there are 9 kitchen towels. We found 3. Same type of situation with other towels, wash cloths.

13 - 2.5 Bathrooms advertised. One of the full bath downstairs has a raced floor and peeling paint by the window. Floor of shower is a safety issue. Chrome drain cover not secured - another safety issue.

14 - Living room: eiling fan to the left of back door missing chain to moderate fan speed.

15 - Toilet paper holder in upstairs bathroom non existant.

16 - Upstairs bath: shower did not work - shower head there.


  • Submitted: Dec 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely beach stay!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in Dauphin Island at the Beach Comber! The house was cozy and had cold A/C, all the comforts of home, and working appliances. DirectTV was available in several rooms. The beach was just a short walk away and the kids were able to play in the surf and find lots of shells. The neighboring vacationers were quiet and we had the time of our lives. This area of the island is not too crowded - definitely recommended for those who are looking for a beach spot to call your own.

There were several things to do on the island. We also took several day trips to nearby Mobile and Gulf Shores. Be sure and check out the Island Chevron and the Lighthouse Bakery for breakfast.

Thanks again, from Kansas.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dauphin Island Magic

  • 5 of 5

We've now spent a month in this lovely home and have found life to be about as good as it gets. Beach Comber is a friendly and warm home with an outstanding Gulf front view, expansive decks and an open, inviting atmosphere. It is a clean, well maintained house with large rooms and impressive amenities throughout. The master suite is spacious and comfortable and the upstairs bedrooms are large, well appointed and provide magnificent island views. The upper bedroom balcony is outstanding! The well appointed kitchen and open living/dining room are bright and cheery and ideal for great family conversation. And best of all, the water and sand of the Gulf is on full display 24 hours a day. We've traveled to a lot of beach destinations and definitely plan to return to this one!

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This place is a DUMP

  • 1 of 5

This place is a dump. The leather couches in the photos actually have holes in them and are covered with cheap ill fitting blue slip covers. The double front doors had a key broken off in the lock and couldn't open to enjoy the gulf breeze. The satellite overheated continuously. There were roaches everywhere. The dryer broke during our visit. We let management know how disappointing our visit was who in turn notified the owner. I never heard a word of apology from the owner or any type of compensation. It was a pretty disappointing stay. Don't rent this house, there are too many other nice homes on the island to be taken advantage of by these people.

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Dauphin Island Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Mobile Bay Ferry
Nearest Motorway
25 Miles
Interstate I10
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Dauphin Island Beach
Car: recommended


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