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Fabulous Gulf Front Condo Crystal Shores 1104 Directly On Beach Amazing Views!!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,050 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Recently updated 2 bed 2 bath condo with great view of gulf and access to beach

Unit 1104 has recently been upgraded/updated in one of the best equipped, best located condo complexes in Gulf Shores. Crystal Shores is an 12 year old 14 story complex within walking distance of shopping, dinner, drinks and more. Our objective is to provide an exceptional vacation condo for your accommodations while in Gulf Shores. I'm the owner since 2012 and you can be assured of a better than average experience when you elect to stay in unit 1104. Please call me to discuss anything about our unit as well as how to potentially save money on your Gulf Shores vacation. Feel free to call me (Don) at 662.284.6278 from 9AM to 9PM any day.

Seeing is believing and the view from the 11th floor is amazing Yet with 2 fast elevators you can be in the water within 3-4 minutes from walking out of our unit. Forgot the key... not a problem as we have a key-less lock so nothing to lose and everyone can always get in!

If you enjoy working out, we have that covered as well on the 2nd floor you will find a work out room facing the beach with treadmills, weight machines, free weights, stationary bikes and even a dry sauna! For fun, a foosball table as well as pool table are there as well.

Crystal Shores is one of the newer (2004) condominium complexes sitting directly on the white sand beaches of Gulf Shores. WIFI Internet is included and charcoal grills are available for our guests use as well but you must bring your own charcoal/starter/lighter. Rental chaise lounges/umbrella's are available March to November from a 3rd party for about $140/week. As of 1/1/2016 Gulf Shores has stated they will commence to enforce a clean beach policy so all tents/chairs, etc. must be removed 1 hr after sundown. Beach chair concessions that have a business license will have have 1-2 more years before they too will be required to clear the beach each night. This is being done so the city can groom the beach and in part to protect sea turtle nesting. For more information contact the City of Gulf Shores Ph: 251-968-2040. www.cleanisland.org

Our unit comes with 9 ft ceilings so it has a light and airy feeling to it. We have updated and upgraded many items recently so the unit feels fresh. We elected to appoint this unit very comfortably for 6 (1 King bed, 1 Queen bed, and one Queen sleeper sofa). We only rent weekly and only Saturday to Saturday as we have a fabulous cleaner and that is when she can clean..

Upscale bedding is in both bedrooms and both bedrooms feature flat screen TV's. The main room has a 42' LG flat screen TV and a DVD/VHS player. There are glass top tables and a recliner completing the furnishings in the main room.

The dining room set has 4 chairs and with 2 more bar chairs so able to accommodate 6 for a meal.

The kitchen is fully stocked, has both granite counters and stone back splash for those who savor cooking, an upscale cozy space to do so.

The in unit laundry room features full size Whirlpool washer and dryer with a drying rack, an iron and ironing board with the laundry detergent provided. The sheets and towels are replaced annually with 400 count cotton sheets and plush towels. Both providing a difference you will feel!

Our unit has been painted with a relaxing mixture of colors, and comfortable furnishings. The well-appointed living and dining rooms provide a comfortable setting for you to relax in.

The balcony directly overlooks the beach and the view of the Gulf is spectacular... you can see both dolphins and rays swim past easily from up high.

It is furnished with a selection of 4 chairs and 2 chaise lounges. During the hot summer months you remain cool in the shade. During the cooler winter months you will feel the warmth of the sun relaxing in those same chairs providing you with great view of the sunset on the beach.

When you arrive at our unit, you can expect to find it very clean, completely stocked (soap/paper products/cleaners), and in good condition upon your arrival. There are no pets allowed at Crystal Shores except for owners. This is a non-smoking unit as well including the balcony. There is community use smoking balcony available on the second level.

ALL RENTALS THAT ARE WEEKLY WILL RUN SATURDAY TO SATURDAY. Our cleaner DeAnn does a great job. Only cleaner we've had where we did not feel the need to do some cleaning upon arrival. She has a full time job and we accommodate her ability to clean on Saturdays so if that does not work for you we understand and hope you are able to find another property at Crystal Shores she is worth much us to and think our guests will feel the same. Worth it for them as well.

DEPOSIT - The Deposit would be in addition to the Rental Rate and a $300 deposit is required to hold a date for a weekly or daily rental. A $600 deposit is required for stays of 4 weeks or longer. .

Check in time is 3:00 PM and check out time is 9:00 AM. There are shower/changing facilities on the second floor should you choose to arrive earlier and/or stay later on that Saturday.

The condo association does not allow RV's or trailers on the property and occupancy is restricted to 6 people overnight per unit and Michael is there for us to make sure our unit and our guests are in compliance with the Association rules. Two parking passes are available for $22 each (includes tax)..

Thank you for considering Crystal Shores 1104!

More Details

Owner
Don & Joy
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2017

Why Don & Joy chose Alabama

Crystal Shores is a newer property that is both large enough to have all the amenities we wanted and small enough to feel like we can know the other owners/families that are there.

What makes this condo unique

Great location... close to the action and yet far enough from it to relax when you want to!! Check in 3 p.m.-Check out 9 a.m.

Amenities

Gulf Shores Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 11
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1050 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 9:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , ADA height elongated toilet
    Guest Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , ADA height elongated toliet. Direct access from bedroom.
  • ADA Glacier Bay elongated toilets in both bathrooms. New Delta brushed nickel faucets in both, Delta shower with new brushed nickel shower/tub trim as well as new towel bars.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master - 1 king , Upgraded sheets
    Guest - 1 queen , Upgraded sheets
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Just a great condo and a wonderful beach!! Check in 3 p.m.-check out 9 a.m.

Reviews

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Fabulous Gulf Front Condo Crystal Shores 1104 Directly On Beach Amazing Views!!
average rating of 4.965517 based on 29 reviews
Dallas, TX
5

Beautiful condo, great location.

  • 5 of 5

The condo is clean, fully equipped and is perfect for beach vacation. Balcony overlooking ocean was great. We rented the umbrellas and chaise lounges offered and such a luxury to have umbrellas turned every few hours! Walking distance to Bahama Bobs which has great seafood. Really great trip for families of kids of all ages. Don the owner was great - calling when we arrived and before we left offering his suggestions and help if needed. Hope to rent this again next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Kathy, thank you for the great review,happy to know things went well,come on back when y'all can.Our condo really has a great view of the beach,The balcony is a nice place to listen to the waves and take a nap.Deann,takes care of our condo and keeps it updated which makes it a wonderful place to stay,thank you and your family for stayin Joy and Don
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Montpelier, Ohio
5

Perfection !!

  • 5 of 5

Everything was just as we had hoped and just how the owners presented it to be. Perfect !!

The place was clean and well decorated. And the beds were very comfortable. Being able to come down the elevator to the beach steps away was the best part !! And the beach is gorgeous and clean. We would recommend this unit and look forward to staying Again !!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hayley,thank you so much for your review.DeAnn does a great job cleaning and making things look nice.We agree that the beach is so nice and clean and just footsteps from the condo.We love repeat guests and are so happy to hear you had a great time.We hope you will stay with us again soon.Thank you again.Joy and Don
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5

Beach stay June 3-10 2017

  • 5 of 5

Condo was nice and very clean when we arrived. We had no issues. I do wish you could get more then one parking pass though. We had to pay for a second one. Also the pool was pretty small but that didn't affect us.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Marie,thank you for your review and glad to hear your vacation went well,just an update on the parking passes,you can purchase up to two,the fee is required through the association for the upkeep of the complex,we would hope you will stay with us again thanks again,Joy and Don
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Fort Payne Al.
4

Great

  • 4 of 5

Nice clean place , only too close to elevator. Person in back bedroom will here it all nite

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Zack,thank y'all for the review glad y'all had a great time,our condo is really a nice place come on back when you can.Thank You again Don
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5

Fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

Owner very nice and quick response. Condo, excellent! Beautiful décor, extremely clean.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Robin,thank you for your favorable review.We like getting feedback from our guest.We are fortunate to have DeAnn to clean the condo for us.Please keep us in mind for your next beach trip,as repeat guest are best!!Thanks again , Don & Joy. To
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Hoover, AL
5

Upscale and comfortable condo!

  • 5 of 5

Beautifully decorated, updated, and comfortable condo had everything we needed for a fabulous week! The view from the 11th floor is fantastic! We loved seeing the flocks of pelicans fly by the balcony. The complex has many upscale amenities! Don is great to work with and he will help in any way possible! We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Nanette,thank you so much for the great review.We also love the balcony view.we love repeat guest,so please keep us in mind for your next stay in Gulf Shores.All the best to you and your family,and thank you again,Don and Joy
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Mobile or Pensacola about the same distance/time
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
West Beach Grille
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Dauphin Island
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Gulf State Park
Nearest Motorway
0.8 Miles
59
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Bahama Bob's
Nearest Beach
Gulf Shores

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Damage Deposit $300

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.