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Wake and Sea 5 Bedroom, 5 Bath Gulf Beach Front Home - 2 king, 4 queen Sleeps 12

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 30 nights


About the property

Directly on the beach, Appox 2500 sf of living area, deck partially covered,

Our home is a comfortable and roomy 5 bedroom, 5 bath ocean front property with no obstructed views and literally within a few feet of the Gulf of Mexico. Sunrises and sunsets are absolutely amazing to watch from the porch and this island is truly the Gulf’s best kept secret. It is decorated in Mediterranean, bright and cheerful with a comfortable family friendly decor. The house sleeps 12 - two king size bedrooms, two queen size bedrooms, and 2 queen beds in the 5th bedroom. An extra large open floor plan with living room, 8 person dining table, 6 person bar and modern kitchen w/ granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances provide ample space for everyone to spread out and relax. You can rent bikes, kayaks and other island toys and the very well maintained bike trail runs from the west to the east end of the island. The island is known for it's great fishing! Skinner's, local fisherman, brings in fresh shrimp and the catch of the day and is one of our favorite places!

More Details

Linda and Greg Black
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2018

About Linda and Greg Black

We are empty nesters living in North Alabama and have recently decided it's now time to slow down and enjoy the pleasures life has to offer. Every weekend we can, we load up as many of our pups as possible and head down to the beach for some fun and relaxation.

Linda and Greg Black purchased this house in 2014

Why Linda and Greg Black chose Dauphin Island

After visiting Dauphin Island with friends who own a vacation home on the island, we fell in love with the quiet, laid back atmosphere and decided to buy a place of our own! This is truly paradise for us! This beach is very low key and the locals are very friendly - just the way we like it. There are not a lot of restaurants but there is a great bakery and a couple of good seafood hotspots. It is truly the place to go to unwind and spend quality time with family and friends. We find ourselves retreating more and more often to the ISLAND!!!!

What makes this house unique

There are so many reasons we fell in love w/ this house - it has windows across the front that provide plenty of light and a terrific view of the water. After long walks and beach combing on the west end; we love sitting outside with a glass of wine in the evenings watching the sunset and listening to the waves crashing on the beach. Long bike rides or just being lazy curled up on the deck with a good book makes for the perfect beach day. This is truly the most amazing thing we have marked off on our 'bucket list' and we totally love the lack of high traffic and crowds you have at most beaches. It's truly magnificent! If you like a little more excitement and adventure on your vacations, you can drive onto the ferry at the east end and it'll take you across to the Gulf Shores area for entertainment and more dining choices!


Dauphin Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes 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 14 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 2 queen
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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Wake and Sea 5 Bedroom, 5 Bath Gulf Beach Front Home - 2 king, 4 queen Sleeps 12
average rating of 4.76 based on 25 reviews

Beautiful house right on the water!

  • 5 of 5

Pictures don't do this property justice. Perfect place for a family vacation. Don't hesitate to rent this house. Hopefully, we will be making a return visit soon!

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We love knowing you had a great vacation and enjoyed our home. We appreciate the great review and hope to be on your short list for your next trip to the Island!
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Beautiful location!

  • 4 of 5

Wake and Sea was the perfect size for our family of 9 adults. House is in great location, maybe 20 yards to the water, with large comfortable deck. The interior could use some TLC in the bedrooms and a couple of the bathrooms. The kitchen is large and fully stocked with most every tool and appliance you need. We loved Dauphin Island and will hopefully come back again.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The house is very spacious with 5 bedroom/bathrooms, perfect for our group of 10 adults. The house is tastefully decorated. The deck is a great place to hang out day or night with a great breeze and amazing views. Just steps away you are on the beach. There is not a lot to do on the island but this was fine with us! A decent grocery store is about 25-30 minutes away. The BBQ pit is on the smaller side to make food for 10 adults. Great time, great place...hope you enjoy it as much as we did.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location!!!

  • 5 of 5

My family had a amazing time. The location was perfect. The beach wasn't crowded. Dolphins swimming right in front of house every day. We are already planning our next trip!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great week at the beach

  • 4 of 5

With the beach right outside the door and every day in the 80 degree range with low humidity, we stayed on the beach all week. Great time!

  • Submitted: May 14, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A wonderful week spent on the beach!

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect for a beach vacation with extended family. It was so nice to walk down the steps right onto the sand and the ocean views from the deck were great, we even saw dolphins! The kitchen was fully equipped with any cookware needed as well as nice appliances. We enjoyed the spaciousness of the house and weren’t ready for the week to end!

  • Submitted: May 3, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Nearest Ferry
6 Miles
Dauphin Island Ferry
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Dauphin Isand Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
2.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Car: necessary

Sea Lab Estuarium, Fort Gaines, Audubon Bird Sanctuary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Processing $40 + Tax
Cleaning $150 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200

Weekly rates are from Saturday to Saturday. Check out time 10 am day of departure. Check in time 3:00 pm day of arrival. During high season these times are non-negotiable to allow the cleaning crews time to prepare the house for the arrival of the next guests. Rates subject to change until reservation has been confirmed by deposit. Checks for deposit and final payments can be mailed to Linda Black 1423 Modaus Road SW Decatur, AL 35603

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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