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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 1 - 5 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
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 21, 2017

About Paul Ulshafer

WineDown is owned by the Wargo and Ulshafer families of Suwanee, GA. The Wargo family is made up of Stephanie and 5 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 Alabama

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:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • 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


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(28 traveler reviews)

WineDown in Gulf Shores! 4 BR 3 Bath home perfect for relaxing family getaway
average rating of 4.928571 based on 28 reviews

Perfect location and super clean!

  • 5 of 5

We had a really nice vacation! The house is the perfect location. Walking distance to beach. No huge condo complexes near by so the beach was not crowded. Also close to town for dinner and shopping. The house was nicely decorated, had everything we neeeded, and really clean! We loved visiting with Santa Steve!

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very Enjoyable Stay at WineDown

  • 5 of 5

My wife and three adult children stayed at WineDown four nights in May. We enjoyed staying there; the four bedrooms were just right for us. There was a bit of a hiccup when we arrived in that the AC was not cooling. The manager and owner responded immediately, but unfortunately the problem was found too late to get it serviced that day. The manager provided a couple of blowers to help that night, and the AC was fixed as soon as possible the next day. A fair adjustment to our bill was offered, so I feel the situation was handled as well as it could be. I would not hesitate to stay at WineDown again.

  • Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic 1st winter as snowbirds

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed staying in your wonderful home so very much. Have been to Gulf Shores for 28 years; but always in the summer for a week or less. It is so different to be there in the winter-quieter with all of us retirees. This home was excellently stocked and fitted our needs perfectly. We are so grateful to you for being pet friendly so that our Yorkie, Trinket, was able to be with us. She loved being able to go on the deck & lay in the sun & watch people & their pets going for walks. We love the neighborhood & Santa Steve & Bobbie are great! We would love to make this our winter home again in the future.

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean and Convenient

  • 5 of 5

My husband, our two daughters and their husbands, and our four granddaughters spent a comfortable and convenient stay at Wine Down. Although there was a lot of coming and going, it was the perfect place to come back to after a day of activities. The facilities were so clean and well-kept, and we had everything we could possibly need to take care of ourselves. Our compliments to the owner for having such an inviting place for families.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Updated condo, great location & family friendly

  • 5 of 5

Updated condo, great location & very family-friendly. I would definitely recommend for others to enjoy!

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great house!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this vacation rental!! The house is beautiful and is in a great location! I would recommend this home to anyone!

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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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

Gulf Shores House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Peak Summer 2017
Jun 18 2017 - Jul 29 2017
5 night minimum stay
Late Summer 2017
Jul 30 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Labor Day Weekend 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
4 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Early Fall 2017
Sep 5 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Late Fall - Winter 2017
Nov 1 2017 - Feb 28 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Cleaning Fee $175 + Tax
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.
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