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WineDown in Gulf Shores! 4 BR 3 Bath home perfect for relaxing family getaway

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights


About the property

Family retreat. Beautiful 4 bedroom 3 bath home with beautiful views of the Gulf

UPDATE May 2017 - WineDown now has a new master bedroom mattress, a freshly painted deck and new deck furniture.

Welcome to WineDown, our home away from home in Gulf Shores. Our home is a 4 bedroom 3 bath lower unit retreat is just steps away from the beautiful sugar white sand and clear, calm water of the Gulf of Mexico. Located in the West Beach area, we are in a quiet part of town but just a short 4-5 minute drive from the Hangout and all Gulf Shores has to offer.

Enjoy beautiful views of the Gulf from our spacious deck. The beach is located just 150 yards from our front door. The views continue inside the home where you can see the water from the living room, dining room and even while mixing drinks in the kitchen!

Our living room is the perfect place for the family to relax and enjoy the view. A 50 inch tv makes this a perfect room to watch a movie or catch the game. The couch pulls out for an extra sleeping space. The dining table is the perfect spot to enjoy a family meal or play a game or do a puzzle.

A spacious master suite includes a king bed, 40 inch tv, large master bath with his and her vanities, separate shower and tub and walk in closet. Two other bedrooms provide comfortable queen size beds with the 4th bedroom set up with bunk beds, full on the bottom and twin on the top, and a pullout couch in the living room that is great for kids. There are 2 other full baths so there is plenty of room for the entire family.

The home features crown molding throughout and the modern kitchen includes granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances. The kitchen is fully stocked with all new cookware and accessories.

We have televisions in every bedroom and dvd players in the living room and children's room. The kids' room also features rails to put on the bed and a pack n play for smaller children. Our home is designed to be very family friendly.

We feature a large clean area below the house with an outdoor shower and grill along with plenty of seating. This is another great area to relax with the family and enjoy a game or a drink. We have covered parking for 4 cars and can fit another 4 in the driveway. The home has 2 units and we are the lower unit. Parking is on the right side of the home when facing the driveway.

More Details

Paul Ulshafer
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 17, 2018

About Paul Ulshafer

WineDown is owned by the Wargo and Ulshafer families of Suwanee, GA. The Wargo family is made up of Stephanie and 6 year old daughter Piper. The Ulshafers are Paul and Sue and daughters Shelby and Laura. Our families are close friends and neighbors. Sue watches Piper during the week and has since she was very little. We purchased WineDown for our families to escape the hectic work lives we lead in Atlanta and are excited to share it with you.

Paul Ulshafer purchased this house in 2014

Why Paul Ulshafer chose Gulf Shores

WineDown won us over with the beautiful view of the Gulf and the quick walk to a beautiful beach. The beach here is very wide with soft sand and is the perfect place to relax.


Gulf Shores House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , Dual vanities
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Jack n Jill bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master - 1 king , 40 in tv,walk in closet,dual vanities,separate tub n shower
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , TV
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , jack n jill bathroom, tv
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , bunk bed with twin and full mattresses, tv, dvd, pack n play
  • All bedrooms feature brand new sheets and pillows as well as their own tv
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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WineDown in Gulf Shores! 4 BR 3 Bath home perfect for relaxing family getaway
average rating of 4.8055553 based on 36 reviews
Marion, Alabama

Great Value! Great Location!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time staying in the property and we are already making plans to visit again. We really enjoy the proximity to the public beach access! The home is nicely furnished and clean. We have stayed in many rental home in Gulf Shore in the past 20 years and this one (finally) meets my higher standards and is pet friendly! We stayed for one month and never had a single issue with the home.

  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Richardson, TX

Very nice

  • 4 of 5

The place was very neat and clean. Short walk to the beach. I did not realize there would be someone above us but it was quiet. We were there for a wedding so did not spend a lot of time at the house.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous week in Gulf Shores

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time staying at WineDown. The place looks just like the pictures. Very comfortable and close to the beach. The caretaker Steve (Santa) was very helpful and had a lot of helpful information. My family enjoyed being together and relaxing for the week. Thank you for letting us enjoy your little piece of paradise!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Enjoyable stay! The house was well kept and very comfortable. Very convient walk to the beach.

  • 5 of 5

Steve was very helpful and friendly. Appreciated how quickly our deposit was returned.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hope to return!

  • 5 of 5

Nice inside and out; very comfortable furniture both inside and out, comfy beds, well-outfitted kitchen. Very nice property managers:)

We hope to return!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, close to the beach, view of the gulf

  • 5 of 5

The house is very well taken care of. 2min walk to the beach, you can actually see the beach from the balcony and driveway. Nice, quiet neighborhood and a short drive to all the shops and restaurants. Santa and his wife were very helpful and gave us ideas on things to do and see, since it mostly rained during our stay. The kitchen was stocked very well and the beds were very comfortable. We would definitely stay there again!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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Car: recommended

Located on a quiet stretch of Gulf Shores but just a short drive from local favorites like The Hangout (4 minutes), Bill's on the Beach, LuLu's, Bahama Bob's and many others. The new Beach House Restaurant is just a 1 minute drive away and features great hand made burgers. Short 4-5 minute drive to the center of town and all of the great festivals Gulf Shores is known for.

The Gulf is directly across the street from us and you can enjoy a short walk to the fishing inlet.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Cleaning Fee $175 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 11.0%

Special rates and deposits apply for College Spring Break rentals. College Spring Break of $2000/week with $1000 refundable security deposit.
Minimum age of 25 for rentals. May be waived with College Spring Break rate.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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