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A FAMILY FRIENDLY PLACE WITH TWO POOLS, A HOT TUB AND PRIVATE BALCONIES

Owner

Advertiser since: 2007
Speaks: english
Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths2
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Owner
Advertiser since: 2007
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
December 10, 2014
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A FAMILY FRIENDLY PLACE WITH TWO POOLS, A HOT TUB AND PRIVATE BALCONIES

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths2
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Gulf Shores Townhome Rental Photos and Description

Come and relax, use our 2 kayaks and bicycles and enjoy yourselve

We respond to all inquiries immediately. We are offering a special rate for 'snow birds' for January and February of $1,500 a month plus cleaning, tax and insurance.

You can truly relax with our views of the blue Gulf of Mexico and clear water lagoon from this unit.

Two of the bedrooms on the second floor have private balconies for your pleasure. We have 2200 square feet of living space so you will never feel crowded. You can sit on the covered porch and watch the kids in the pool, it is that close. We have a tv in three of the bedrooms and one in the living room. We have wifi, large six burner gas stove, large refrigerator, microwave, griddle, granite counter tops and many other extras. We have direct lagoon access so bring your boat or jet ski. It is only a short walk to the crystal white beaches that Gulf Shores is known for. This is one of the best Gulf Shore vacation rentals on the market. With so much to offer, space, pools, hot tubs, views, it makes for the perfect vacation get away. We have online booking for your convenience. Please email or call for more information.

Excitement For Everyone: Besides the obvious qualities of Gulf Shores, there are big developments all around the area. The Wharf, with its many shops and outdoor amphitheater, which attracts world famous performers, is only minutes away. Watertown USA water park is less than 5 minutes from the home. The Gulf Shores Zoo is always a favorite. Coming soon is the Bama Bayou is expected to be completed this year. No matter what your idea of fun is, we got it in Gulf Shores.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Owner
Advertiser since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 10, 2014

Why The Owner chose Gulf Shores

We just love Gulf Shores and we have been visiting with our family every year for over 25 years. We love the food, shopping, southern hospitality, beach, and local attractions. We decided to purchase our own piece of paradise and share those experiences with other families.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths2
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

3.3
based on 3 traveler reviews

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A family friendly place with two pools, a hot tub and private balconies
average rating of 3.3333333 based on 3 reviews
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A family friendly place with two pools, a hot tub and private balconies
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p161529
Gulf Shores Alabama Gulf Coast
2

Would not stay again, worn down and dirty.

  • 2 of 5
We arrived at 'Bama Blue' on July 5. The most positive thing I can say about this property has nothing to do with the property at all...it is about the owner. He is very accommodating and quick to respond to any questions or concerns. That being said, we would never stay here again. When we got into the house, our first impression was that it was worn down and the floors were absolutely filthy. I honestly didn't feel comfortable not wearing my shoes at all times. The furniture is older and worn. The mattress in the upstairs king room is falling apart-creaks and groans whenever you move around. The photos shown by the owner are also deceiving- the twin beds are shown in two different rooms, as well as showing the laundry room with just furniture in it (when in fact, there are two twin beds in the room now). This brings me to another huge complaint I had about the house: this is NOT a 4 bdrm home. Just because you put two beds in a room at the top of the stairs, does not classify it as a bedroom-there is no door or closet in this 'room'. This is a 3 bdrm house, which would have made us choose another house had we known that. Also, on check-in, we noticed that all of the lights were out in the car port, as well as a leaky kitchen faucet. I emailed the owner on the day of check-in, and he said he would get maintenance out to fix it...never saw anyone, heard anything...all were still not fixed when we left. There are also simple upkeep issues that seem to be ignored-a smoke alarm was removed and not replaced at some point- just painted over. Toilet paper holder ripped partially out of the wall by previous guests...the remaining parts left in the wall and a free-standing holder placed in the half bath. I think if the place had been clean when we checked in, and some simple upkeep done on the property, it could be a nice house.
  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Two-story duplexes such as Bama Blue are classified as 4-bedroom rentals. We all have a loft area where I have twin beds. The washer and dryer set in an alcove and are separate from the loft area by doors. I always describe the sleeping situation accurately, and if I failed with this guest, it was an unusual omission on my part and I apologize for that.
This is the first complaint I have had on this cleaning crew which has been with us for over a year. I have addressed the situation with our cleaners. We have a framed note on the kitchen counter with the names and phone numbers of our cleaners and maintenance man. One call to either of them and they will respond immediately. We have hardwood floors and they are worn where the traffic is the heaviest.
True, a smoke alarm was moved and the original place was painted over.
Also true, our cleaners put in a free standing toilet paper holder where an old one had been ripped out of the wall. They were rushed because our guests had asked for early occupancy and they accommodated the request.
When I read this response I immediately called our current guests to check on the creaking bed. They said there was a creak, but that it was fine and did not present any problems. It has been taken care of.
We certainly apologize for any inconvenience you had. We will continue to do what is necessary for our guests to enjoy their vacations at Bama Blue. We have enjoyed the pleasure of having repeat guests.
business
A family friendly place with two pools, a hot tub and private balconies
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p161529
Gulf Shores Alabama Gulf Coast
5

Very Upscale Beach House

  • 5 of 5
I was so impressed with the furniture and appliances in this house. It felt like an Uptown New Orleans house with the nice wood floors and very elegant furnishings. The appliances were all stainless steel and very modern. Large TV's in every room too. We saw a beautiful red fox by the lagoon. That was the highlight of my day The owners were very interested in everything being perfect for us. Thanks so much for lovely surroundings
  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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A family friendly place with two pools, a hot tub and private balconies
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p161529
Gulf Shores Alabama Gulf Coast
3

Lovely setting great space in the condo.

  • 3 of 5
We were guests of your renters- enjoyed our stay - perfect for a family vacation. Guest book indicated spring breakers have used your place and the wear and tear really showed. Pictures are deceiving and some of the beds had not been cleaned. Too bad renters have been inconsiderate and damaged your
property because you seemed so proud of your home. And as owners you were very accomodating. Would love to see it when renovated. You have a diamond in the rough. Would love to come back! We respect a person's property! Thank you! Have already recommended it but hope for improvements. Loved the lagoon setting!
  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: After the review, we hired new cleaners and have not had a problem since. We replaced the living room couch with a new leather couch, replaced the coffee table and other things. It was too bad that a guest of our guests did not find things the way they expected it. Bama Blue is expertly maintained and we strive to maintain excellence in all areas.

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Car: necessary

This Gulf Shores home has ocean and beach views from 1 of 3 of our balconies. We are a short walk to the beach or just use the free public parking in front of the beach access. The property is lagoon front, which provide breath taking view of the grande lagoon. We have a private boat dock and gazebo for your use. So bring your boat and dock directly behind the unit. Bama Blue has it all, you have a lagoon views and an ocean views from this unit.

We are located in Gulf Shores, Alabama. There are plenty of family activities in the area.

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Rates & Availability

From $995 Per week

Gulf Shores Townhome Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter rates
Sep 13 2014 - Feb 28 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$995
 
 
Spring rates
Mar 7 2015 - May 16 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,695
 
 
Summer rates
May 23 2015 - Aug 8 2015
7 night minimum stay
$2,695
 
 
Late Summer
Aug 15 2015 - Aug 29 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,695
 
 
Winter rates
Sep 5 2015 - Dec 26 2015
7 night minimum stay
$995
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$995
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $175 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%
Notes The seasonal prices will vary from week to week. Please contact us for exact pricing.
We rent Sat to Sat.
We welcome Snow Birds and offer special winter monthly rates. Please contact owner direct.
Please check with the owner for rates for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's.
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Amenities

Gulf Shores Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Ocean View
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Master bath
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , First floor bathroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Attached of bedroom 2
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , Near bedroom 3
    Half Bathroom -
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Lagoon view
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Ocean view
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , 2 Twin Sleeper beds
  • The bedrooms are large and spacious. The living area has a queen sized sleeper sofa.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Gazebo
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting small game
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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