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Last updated: 04/26/2017
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Sleeps:12
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:4
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Great Property on the Beach, 4BR/4Bath, Sleeps 12

This beautifully decorated 2-story, 4-bedroom, 4-bathroom home sits directly on the sparkling waters of the Gulf of Mexico. By the Sea is located 4.2 miles on west beach from Hwy 59. Located on the main floor is the living and dining area, kitchen to include separate ice maker, laundry room and two bedrooms, both with private baths. The living, dining and kitchen are open and quite spacious. Floor to ceiling windows and doors on the south wall provides wonderful views of the Gulf and large sun deck.

All bedrooms are Gulf-front with private baths and balconys. Two master suites (one on the first floor and one on second floor) with double vanities, walk in showers and soaker tubs. Each have king beds. The bedroom on the southwest side of first floor has queen bed with private bath. The bedroom on the second floor southwest side has twin bunks with private bath. In addition on the second floor overlooking the first floor living area is a loft sitting area with tv, sleeper sofa and sleeper chair. This loft area provides a breathtaking view of the Gulf of Mexico and beautiful white sandy beach.

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Member since: 2012

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/26/2017

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 12
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 minimum age to rent...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

  • Main Floor Master: 1 king

    Balcony Access...moreless

  • Main Floor Queen: 1 queen

    Balcony Access...moreless

  • Upper Level Master: 1 king

    Private Balcony...moreless

  • Upper Level Bunk Bedroom: 2 bunk bed

    Private Balcony...moreless

  • Loft: 2 sleep sofa /futon

    Double Sleeper/Single Sleeper...moreless

  • Four Bedrooms

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

  • Main Level Queen: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Upper Level Bunk: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Upper Level Master: toilet, shower, jetted tub

    Double Vanity...moreless

  • Main Level Master: toilet, tub, shower, jetted tub

    Double Vanity...moreless

  • Four Baths


  • DVD Player
  • Television:

    TV in both living areas and each bedroom...moreless


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    By The Sea is directly on the beach of the Gulf of Mexico...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Four Bar Stools Upper Level Table w/Four Chairs Patio/Deck 3 Tables w/Four Chairs...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage:

    Covered Parking Under House...moreless

  • Heating
  • Internet:


  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Parking for six cars...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    Excluding Beach Towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine


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

    Separate Ice Maker...moreless

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


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill


Write a review 4.9
from 17 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Apr 1 - Apr 30, 2017
4 night min stay
May 1 - May 20, 2017
7 night min stay

May 27 - Jul 29, 2017
7 night min stay

Labor Day
Sep 1 - Sep 8, 2017
7 night min stay
Sep 9 - Nov 17, 2017
7 night min stay

Nov 18 - Nov 25, 2017
7 night min stay

Late Fall
Nov 26 - Dec 17, 2017
4 night min stay
Dec 18 - Dec 25, 2017
7 night min stay

New Years
Dec 28 - Dec 31, 2017
4 night min stay
Jan 1 - Feb 28, 2018
7 night min stay

$1,750 $3,600
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Cleaning/Linen Fee $250
  • Tax Rate 11%


All trash must be taken to outside cans

All dishes must be cleaned and put away

Summer Months/Thermostat must be placed at 77 degrees upon departure

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 04/26/2017
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25 Miles
Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Fort Morgan

Car: Recommended


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1998

About the owner: I am Phyllis Campbell the owner of By The Sea. My husband and I are from North Alabama and have had a beach get away for 30 plus years. We started on the Florida Coast then inched our way to the Alabama Gulf Coast with the purchase of our first property in Alabama in the eighties. We love the privacy and convenience of west beach and fell in love with this home which we affectionately named 'By The Sea'. We used the home for many years as our family's second home, also for family reunions as well as both our daughter's weddings. Our daughter, Lisa Ray, lives locally and manages the rentals on our beach home.

Why the Owner Chose Gulf Shores, AL, USA:
By The Sea is located right on the Gulf of Mexico with beautiful white sandy beaches. Gulf Shores is a small town with a big beach and is very family friendly. Our home is located in the west beach area conveniently located near many local restaurants and shops.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Our home offers the ideal location for small weddings, family reunions or just a relaxing vacation. The west beach area of Gulf Shores offers a large beach with the privacy and seclusion unlike the more heavily populated areas still just minutes away from everything.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/26/2017

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Street View

    Street View

  • Living, Dining, Kitchen

    Living, Dining, Kitchen

  • Dining & Kitchen

    Dining & Kitchen

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Laundry


  • View of great room from loft

    View of great room from loft

  • Upstairs Twin Bedroom

    Upstairs Twin Bedroom

  • Balcony


  • By The Sea recent Beach Wedding

    By The Sea recent Beach Wedding

  • Upstairs Twin Bedroom Bath

    Upstairs Twin Bedroom Bath

  • Foyer


  • Two story windows, great view from loft

    Two story windows, great view from loft

  • Downstairs Master Bath

    Downstairs Master Bath

  • Downstairs Queen Bath

    Downstairs Queen Bath

  • Loft w/sleeper sofa and sleeper chair

    Loft w/sleeper sofa and sleeper chair

  • Twin Bedroom w/trundle bec

    Twin Bedroom w/trundle bec

  • Upstairs Master Bath

    Upstairs Master Bath

  • Beach View

    Beach View

  • Balcony View of Beach Wedding

    Balcony View of Beach Wedding

  • Hope you too will come enjoy our view!

    Hope you too will come enjoy our view!

VRBO #633941

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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