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Sound Retreat- Relax and enjoy!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,330 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Beach Cottage-sleeps 6. 3 bedroom/2 bath. Close to Gulf of Mexico and MS Sound.

Sound Retreat - Comfortable and cozy! Enjoy calm Mississippi Sound or wet and wild Gulf of Mexico! Fish and crab from dock. Sleeps 6 comfortably with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Cable TVs in living room and master and TV/DVD player in kids room for your pleasure. Walk to Gulf of Mexico in 5 minutes or MS sound in 5 minutes. Enjoy the well stocked kitchen to cook fresh caught seafood. The front and back decks for viewing beautiful sunsets or sunrises await you for a restful getaway. House has private boat dock, easy access to MS sound, so bring or rent a boat. Island amenities include restaurants, golfing, skateboard park, bird watching, cute shops, Estuarium, fort and museum. Ride ferry to Gulf Shores for more vacation fun!


Owner
Patricia Houston
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 11, 2017

About Patricia Houston

We love Dauphin Island, it is quiet and peaceful. Great place for kids and families. My husband grew up in Mobile. I grew up in Baldwin County. We live in Mobile. We have been married for 25 years and have two children. We have been bringing our kids to DI all their lives and love it. We are about to be empty nesters! So we wanted something that we could enjoy with our children and their future families. Sound Retreat is a great location.

Patricia Houston purchased this house in 2014

Why Patricia Houston chose Silver Cay

We have been going to Dauphin Island swimming and fishing for 30 years. We had begun looking for houses to purchase last year and were waiting for the perfect place. We found it on Sandpiper. It was a fixer upper which we love. My husband is a great handy man! He can fix almost anything! My daughter, son, and I enjoyed painting , redoing the interior, and making it our own. It was a family affair! We are glad to share our home with other families to create special memories!

What makes this house unique

Great spot for getting to beaches or just viewing the beach. It is quiet and peaceful. The front porch is cool and has great sunset views. The back porch is great for sunning and watching stars at night. The stars and meteor showers are spectacular! Under house is always very cool with wonderful breezes great place to take a nap! Dock is great for catching crabs and fishing.

Amenities

Silver Cay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1330 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , stocked with towels
  • Step in tub with shower, stocked with towels.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • King Size bed in Master, Queen size bed in 2nd bedroom, twin beds in third room, master bath and guest bath. Kitchen fully stocked equipped with dishes, refrig/freezer, dishwasher, coffeemaker,blender,toaster oven, dining table and bar, washer and dryer, and microwave.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Dauphin Island Sea Lab, Fort Gaines, shopping, restaurants, Close to Bellingraph Gardens, Close to Mobile and Gulf Shores, Close to casinos in MS.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(37 traveler reviews)

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Sound Retreat- Relax and enjoy!
average rating of 4.6486487 based on 37 reviews
Mobile Ala
5

Great location. Kids caught fish right off the dock!

  • 5 of 5

Great house. We had the 3 of us plus my extended family visited multiple times. Plenty of room for eveyone. The master bath shower head was the best "rain" shower head I've ever experienced. My only suggestion is to please get a decent kitchen Knives for our next visit. 🤓👍

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A true retreat

  • 5 of 5

The house was very clean and well equipped. Plenty of room to stretch out and relax. The area was very quite. This is a hidden gem on the island. The kayak and paddle board added to the amazing stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We enjoyed our stay, just too brief. Staying on the canal was a plus for me. Accommodations good.

  • 5 of 5

Was very satisfied. Everything we needed was there.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

We enjoyed our stay on Dauphin Island.

  • 4 of 5

Over all the house was nice. Most of our day was spent at the beach. Our boys enjoyed fishing in the canal, riding the bikes and using kayak we also enjoyed sitting on the decks in the morning & evenings. I think the house could use a few updated upgrades such the TVs, washer and dryer, deck furniture, a private shower beneath the house to REALLY wash the sand off & also a screen door on the back sliding glass door. Although we didn't receive our deposit back because of their plumbing issues our trip was pleasant & relaxing.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Awesome! Very quiet and peaceful. Great getaway.

  • 5 of 5

Loved it!

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Atlanta , GA
5

Great Place for Family Fun!

  • 5 of 5

My kids loved fishing and crabbing in the canal, paddleboarding and kayaking and they came with the house! The house was clean and very spacious. I particuly loved the breeze off the Bay and relaxing on the deck. The house is located in a very quiet calm spot on the island so we could really relax. The beach at the bay was like a private beach and the actual Beach down the road had great waves! Underneath the house where the swing is was a perfect place to watch the children play while sitting in the shade with your feet in the sand <3 We will rent again!

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Mobile Municipal Airport
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Barnacle Bills or Island Grill 1mile
Car: necessary

Bellingrath Gardens, MS casinos, Gulf Shores outlet malls, lending library on island, Fort Gaines and Dauphin Island Estuarium.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Pet Fee $125
Damage Deposit $150

Your housebroken and well-mannered pets are welcome. Cleaning company will clean house after check out. Check out time is at 11:00 to give them time to clean before next rental. Thank you for renting with us! Enjoy your stay!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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