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Beautiful Coastal Cottage on Beach with Gulf View - Affordabe and Cozy!

(41 Reviews)

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Last updated: 04/19/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Condo
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

1 Bedroom + Bunk Area, Queen Sleeper Sofa (Sleeps 4)


'Son of a Sailor' is a professionally decorated condo located in Gulf Shores, Alabama. Your hosts, Dennis and Betty, have remodeled for you and your family to enjoy. The condo is named for your hosts' fathers who served in WWII and loved boating and sailing.

Each room radiates the colors of the tranquil ocean waters and white sandy beaches that Gulf Shores is widely known for. 'Son of a Sailor' is located on the 6th floor offering a great view and close enough to hear the ocean waves or see your children running along the shore or playing in the pool below.

The condo is designed to comfortably sleep 4 people if you use the pull out queen sofa bed or the two bunk beds tucked neatly inside the hallway. The private bedroom and bath have the look and feel of a resort beach hotel. The kitchen is fully equipped with new appliances and dishes (glass and plastic) and linens that give you the experience of a coastal kitchen cottage. The patio offers a great view overlooking the waters and beach...have your cup of coffee in the morning or an intimate dinner at night.

The family room and kitchen have an modern cottage open design so that you have the advantage of viewing the ocean from any point in the room. Or you can watch your favorite movie on a 32” flat screen HDTV and DVD.

Enjoy a beautiful sunrise or sunset from your balcony…no charge! So whether you are a couple looking for a romantic getaway or a family seeking adventure, 'Son of a Sailor' has it all.

Come to your home away from home…where memories are made and moments take your breath away.

Why choose Son of a Sailor

*Completely remodeled- Professionally Decorated
*All new kitchen appliances, dishes, silverware, cookware
*New luxury linens and Sealy Posturepedic mattress
*New washer and dryer
*Patio storage unit, chaise lounge, patio table and chairs,
*Patio umbrella
*New tile installed on patio
*Gulf side Pool -Pool deck recently
*Poolside Restrooms
*Boardwalk With Shower
*Gulf side Grills
*Two Elevators
*Luggage Carts
*32” Flat Screen TV and DVD
*Night Security
*FREE Wireless Internet

Keywords: Condominium
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Member since: 2005

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 04/19/2017

Property Type

  • Condo

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be at least 25 years of age...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bunk Area


  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen sleeper sofa in living area, Bunk Beds (1) Built into wall in hallway....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Panoramic, Unobstructed Views of the Gulf of Mexico and Miles of Sugar White Sand, 1 Flat screen HD TV with cable and DVD., Gulfside Pool, Gulfside Grills, 2 Elevators, Luggage Carts, Beautifully Decorated Lobby; Vending Machine, Nightly Security...moreless


  • DVD Player


  • Cinemas
  • Marina
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking:

    Deeded parking spot for this unit is located under the building! Much cooler in Summer!...moreless

  • Elevator
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone:

    Guests will need to use their own cell phone. No landline provided....moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Balcony:

    Private balcony with direct view of gulf...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Two beach chairs and umbrella provided; table, chairs, chase, umbrella, storage unit/extra seating....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub


Write a review 5
from 41 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Mar 4 - May 12, 2017
7 night min stay

Early Summer
May 13 - May 26, 2017
7 night min stay

Mid Summer
May 27 - Jul 28, 2017
7 night min stay

Early Fall
Jul 29 - Aug 11, 2017
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

Aug 12 - Oct 27, 2017
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning fee $90 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Tax Rate 11%

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 04/19/2017
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Shopping (including nearby outlet mall), Deep Sea Fishing


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: Your hosts both have careers in event planning, advertising, decorating and marketing. Their families have been visitng Gulf Shores for years and other family members have second homes in Gulf Shores.

Why the Owner Chose Gulf Shores, AL, USA:
Your hosts chose to buy in Gulf Shores because of the natural beauty, love of the ocean and love for the people in Gulf Shores. It provides a great escape from the hectic life of living in a large southern city.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
You will love waking up each morning to the beautiful view of the gulf and watching the sunsets from the balcony each evening. The ocean breeze and patio provide a quiet place to take a nap or read a book. You can walk to some of the resturants and activities but the west beach still provides the calm and quaint look of a small beach town. You feel safe riding a bike, a scooter or taking a walk down the beach. Little Lagoon is just across the street and a few blocks down the road. The minute you arrive at Seacrest a calmness takes over and you are on island time.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 04/19/2017

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VRBO #74903

This listing was first published here in 2005.

Date last modified - Monday, April 24, 2017

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