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Blissful Bayside Creole Cottage - 3 bedroom/2 bath - beach - pier - kayak

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


About the property

Charming 3 Bedroom/2 Bath Creole style cottage on Mobile Bay

3 bedrooms/2 baths, open floor plan includes living, dining, kitchen, stainless appliances, gas stove with double oven, and panoramic view of the water. Two bedrooms downstairs, one with queen bed, the other with queen sleeper sofa, and shared bath in the hallway. Upstairs master suite has queen bed, water view, whirlpool tub, and walk in shower. Upper screened porch and lower porch with grill.

Daneen Buck
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 10, 2017

Why Daneen Buck chose Fairhope

Passed down through several generations, "The Family Tree" holds many cherished memories - pier parties on the Fourth of July, Thanksgiving dinners outdoors on the screened porch, breakfast on the brick patio under the giant oak tree, Mardi Gras parades, outdoor weddings, Christmas parties, countless hours spent crabbing, floundering and searching for softshell crabs in the shallow waters, bonfires on the beach and cocktails under the stars at the unique little tiki bar at the end of the pier.


Fairhope House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Separate vanity area
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Separate vanity area
  • Two bathrooms: one downstairs with tub/shower and separate vanity area, master bath upstairs with walk in shower, whirlpool tub and separate vanity area.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen Sleeper Sofa
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Two downstairs bedrooms: one with queen bed, one with queen sleeper sofa. Master suite upstairs with queen size bed and water view.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
Private Chef available for evening meals only for an additional fee, and with 48 hours notice. Massage available on the property by appointment only and 48 hours notice. Guests must prepay for these amenities.


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Blissful Bayside Creole Cottage - 3 bedroom/2 bath - beach - pier - kayak
average rating of 4.4736843 based on 19 reviews

Terrible !!

  • 1 of 5

Not a Blissful stay at all!! Actually departed two days early. When we arrived the boathouse was totally trashed out, garbage laying everywhere, spit cans and bottles sitting around. No water or electricity at the boathouse which makes it useless at night! The boat lift has rotted and fallen into the boat slip making it unusable.

Even the back porch hadn't been cleaned in a long time. Did not feel comfortable sitting on any of the furniture.

Ice maker in the fridge didn't work. No garbage bags or any other necessities supplied.

Such a disappointment! Defiantly will not be back...!!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful and peaceful area!! There is so much charm on Mobile Bay! Rain or shine, it's rejuvenating

  • 5 of 5

We loved our escape!! We played in the bay, went on long walks, watched a great storm, cooked in fresh seafood, and ate out at wonderful restaurants!! Wonderful vacation spot!!

  • Submitted: May 26, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Augusta GA

Beautiful live oak tree and view of the bay!

  • 4 of 5

Nice view of the bay. Enjoyed secluded Location. Thumbs up for the nice cotton sheets on the beds

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Brandon, Mississippi

Beautiful House & Gorgeous location

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home perfectly situated on Weeks Bay. Idyllic view of water from master bedroom, screened porch, yard & private covered dock. Comfy beds, well-stocked kitchen & beautiful open living room/kitchen. Close enough to Fairhope to enjoy the quaint shops & restaurants, far enough away for quiet & peaceful relaxation.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kitchener Ontario Canada


  • 5 of 5

This house is lovely. An amazing view at all times of day and all weather. The house is beautifully decorated and amazingly well stocked with all the sheets towels and kitchen goods you might need for an extended stay. The area is beautiful and amazingly quiet. I would recommend this rental to anyone. Yes, just call me amazed.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Coastal Alabama Getaway

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I needed a break from the winter weather and the daily work grind. Staying at the Family Tree cottage was just what we needed. It is located in an area that is within 10-15 minutes of downtown Fairhope, a charming town with great restaurants, shopping, antiques and art. The cottage is in a very quiet neighborhood located right on the bay, with great views, and just down the road from a bird estuary. The cottage is very spacious with beautiful art and a very comfortable feel, the listing on VRBO was quite accurate. We would go back again in a heart-beat.

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Pensacola International Airport
Nearest Barpub
8 Miles
Jessie's Cold Hole
Nearest Ferry
44 Miles
Mobile Bay Ferry - Ft. Morgan side
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Quail Creek Municipal Course
Nearest Motorway
3.5 Miles
Scenic Highway 98
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Jessie's Cold Hole
Nearest Beach
40 Miles
Gulf Shores/Orange Beach
Car: necessary

There is a wonderful breakfast place in downtown Fairhope called Buck's Diner - where the locals eat - and they also serve a meat and three style lunch featuring several meats and fresh local vegetables along with with homemade desserts. Other favorite lunch spots are the Fairhope Grill & Bar, The Bean & Bistro, and Mary Ann's Deli. Favorite dinner places are Gambino's Italian Grill, Panini Pete's Sunset Grille, and The Dragonfly Foodbar. The Wash House is also a favorite - a bit on the pricey side, but the place never disappoints. A mere 12 miles into town, the City of Fairhope is a quaint little community with a big personality. The downtown area is chock full of mom and pop shops that carry a tantalizing array of unique items, such as clothing and accessories, local artwork, pottery, and antiques, for starters, and city has its own website if you would like more up-to-date information about local happenings during the time of your visit. While visiting downtown Fairhope, drive down to the city pier, park your car and take a leisurely stroll along the water to catch one of the magnificent sunsets on the bay.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Pet Fee $50
Damage Deposit $300

No guests under 25 years of age without parent. No smoking inside residence. Maximum occupancy - 6 people.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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