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Cute Condo, Across from the Beach and The Hangout! 2017: New walk-in shower!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Space 279 sq. ft.
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Clean, Nicely Appointed Studio with kitchen. Sleeps 4

Contact me for specials at PeachyBeachGirl @ gmail . com

New bathroom remodel for 2017!

This one-room condo is on the third floor of Beachview, right across the street from the beach! The location can't be beat - it's right in the heart of Gulf Shores, close to restaurants, bars, and shopping.

It has a fully stocked kitchenette with table service for six, so you have extra. There is a small refrigerator, coffee pot, microwave, and a two-element cooktop. There are pots and pans, so you can do some light cooking for yourself, like spaghetti or eggs. Bring along some coffee. There are filters provided. There is also salt and pepper, dish towels, and dish soap.

There is a queen-sized bed and a queen-sized futon couch. Bathroom with washcloths and towels. There are two beach towels and two beach chairs available for your use. Cable TV, and there is no free wifi.

There is an adjoining unit that could also be rented for additional space. It is Listing #684644. Coin operated laundry machines on the second floor. They cost $1.75 each for washing and drying. Covered parking. No smoking, and no pets.

More Details

Owner
Francie Dunlap
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 24, 2017

About Francie Dunlap

I'm the 'Peachy Beach Girl,' and my husband and I keep two of these little condo units so we can have some fun family vacations with our three daughters and friends. We are a homeschooling family that lives on a farm near Charlotte, NC. We have friends in the building who will be available to help you out if you need it.

Francie Dunlap purchased this studio in 1996

Why Francie Dunlap chose Alabama

I love Gulf Shores!!! I grew up near Chicago, and my family traveled here with our extended family every year for spring break. I can't believe how much it has changed (and for a kid, there is certainly more to do now, haha) The Pink Pony is still standing, and so is Sea N Suds. It's so great to be able to walk across the street to the beach every day, without paying a big price! Great times!

What makes this studio unique

Gulf Shores is so amazing, it makes you feel like all of your troubles have evaporated. It's so laid back, but it can be as exciting as you want, with all of the options for nightlife and activities. I love the location of this condo, because there is so much to do close by. It is nice to have a car with you if you like to explore everything in the area, but you can certainly be happy without one, because the bars, restaurants, and shopping are all nearby. The condo is clean and well-lit, and the exterior of the building has been remodeled (2016).

The Hangout Beach Bar across the street frequently has live bands that can be heard from your room, especially if you open the window. If you need it to be quiet in order to go to sleep early, I recommend that you bring earplugs. The music quiets down between 10:00 PM and 12:00 AM, depending on the night.

Amenities

Gulf Shores Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 279 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • New in 2017 - a tiled, walk-in shower! No bathtub.
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Queen sized bed and a queen sized futon couch that folds out into a bed.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • 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
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
You are across the street from a large beach bar that features live bands. You will hear the music at night, and it usually stops between 10 pm and 12 am depending on the day.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(33 traveler reviews)

Cute Condo, Across from the Beach and The Hangout! 2017: New walk-in shower!
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 33 reviews
4

Convenient location and great price

  • 4 of 5

This condo is perfect if you want to walk most places and stay within a budget. The music is not noticeable once you are inside the condo, only in the hallways. Parking is adequate and there is an additional lot behind the building near Mikee's. The unit was clean and the AC was super cold! Our bananas wouldn't even ripen. Coming in from the beach felt wonderful. My only "complaints" with the condo are that there is no Wi-Fi (you can pick up a free network from the Hangout but it doesn't work well) and I felt there should have been more storage options around the bathroom sink and in the shower. Getting ready was a bit of a hassle but manageable. I also think a welcome letter just reiterating what is expected at check out, instructions for the door lock (it took us a minute to figure it out) and things to do and see in the area would be helpful.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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5

Perfect little condo

  • 5 of 5

The condo was extremely affordable considering the convenience and the cleanliness. It's small but that was perfectly fine for what my sister and I were looking for to enjoy our weekend away. I would definitely stay again! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great room, clean, nice shower

  • 4 of 5

The bed is pretty creaky but once you get settled in, it's pretty comfy. The room seems pretty well insulated so outside noises aren't very loud.

The bathroom is so small that the sink is placed outside the actual bathroom, and larger people could have some trouble in there as well. All the appliances worked as should, and the room is well decorated.

It's definitely worth the money, and if you're looking for somewhere to stay that's not hard on the wallet, I would definitely recommend this place.

  • Submitted: May 17, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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5

Great location, very clean perfect for the price.

  • 5 of 5

Perfect place for what we needed. Easy to walk where you wanted to. Very clean and the size fit the price. We will be back.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Nice Place, Good Value

  • 5 of 5

We loved it here! The price was right, the location was perfect, the bed was comfortable, and Francie was very helpful.

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location, very clean!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect place to stay! We had 3 adults and a toddler in the room and we had no issues. It's a short walk to the beach, maybe 5 minutes total! The room itself was very clean and just what we needed to sleep and shower! We will stay here again for sure!

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Map

Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
The Hangout
Nearest Golf
2.4 Miles
Gulf Shores Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Ribs & Reds, The Pink Pony, Shrimp Basket
Nearest Beach
0.07 Miles
Gulf Shores Beach

Several restaurants and bars nearby include: The Hangout, Pink Pony Pub, Gulf Island Grill, Mikee's Seafood, Sea N Suds, Papa Rocco's, Shrimp Basket, Ribs & Reds, The Steamer and Baked Oyster Bar, Original Oyster House, Lulu's, King Neptune's Seafood, Doc's, Tacky Jacks, RJ's Fish House, and several fast food restaurant chains on Route 59.

Lots of souvenir shopping, and attractions such as Track Family Recreation Center (go karts & games), Waterville USA, Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, Pirate's Island, miniature golf, Gulf State Park, Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge, Ziplines, boat rentals, Fishing, dolphin cruises

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Rates & Availability

Gulf Shores Studio Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2017
Jun 2 2017 - Aug 20 2017
2 night minimum stay
$109
 
 
Fall
Aug 21 2017 - Oct 11 2017
2 night minimum stay
$79
 
 
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$300
Flat fee
 
 
Shrimp Fest
Oct 12 2017 - Oct 14 2017
3 night minimum stay
$300
Flat fee
 
 
Late Fall
Oct 15 2017 - Nov 12 2017
2 night minimum stay
$69
 
 
Spring 2018
Mar 5 2018 - Apr 21 2018
3 night minimum stay
$89
 
 
Spring 2 2018
Apr 22 2018 - May 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
$69
 
 
Hangout Music Fest 2018
May 17 2018 - May 20 2018
4 night minimum stay
$1,200
Flat fee
 
 
Summer 2018
Jun 1 2018 - Aug 19 2018
3 night minimum stay
$119
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$59
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $50
Cleaning Fee $70 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Contact me for discounted rates: Peachy Beach Girl AT gmail (remove those spaces)

Rates could change based on events and availability. Please contact me if you have questions, or need an alternative payment method. I also accept Venmo, Bitcoin, and PayPal.
Check In time is 3:00 pm. Check Out is 11:00 am.

This building is home to several residents. We would appreciate it if you would do your best to keep it pretty quiet after 10:00 PM, especially when you're coming through the hallways. Thank you!

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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