BEAUTIFUL HOME DIRECTLY ON THE BEACH! - CUSTOM BUILT 6 BR/5BA

Stephanie

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Sleeps16
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms5
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights

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BEAUTIFUL HOME DIRECTLY ON THE BEACH! - CUSTOM BUILT 6 BR/5BA

Gulf Shores House Rental Photos and Description

6 Bedrooms, 5 Baths (Sleeps 16)

Welcome to Water's Edge!

Water's Edge is a 6 BR/5 BA 2 level home that is directly on the beach. It is appointed with high end furnishings and finishes. This spacious 3400+ sq ft home features travertine tile in all common areas and bathrooms as well as natural stone tile in all showers. The living areas and bedrooms are enhanced by natural light that filters in from all sides through Anderson windows and doors. The open floor plan combines the living and dining areas with the well-appointed kitchen, making family gatherings comfortable and cozy. The gourmet kitchen is fully equipped with stainless KitchenAid appliances, granite counter tops, hardwood cabinets, an ice machine plus many other tools that the chef will appreciate. The adjacent dining room seats 8 and the nearby bar seats another 4 (or more) guests.

The beach side master bedroom suite on the second floor has a direct gulf view, a 28' beach front deck, a sitting area, a king sized bed and a full private bath featuring a jetted tub, a separate shower with dual shower heads, double sinks and a walk-in closet. The second master on the first floor has a beautiful lagoon view, a king sized bed, a full private bath featuring a jetted tub, a separate shower, double sinks and a walk-in closet. The other 4 bedrooms include a king bed, two queen beds, a single queen bed, and a bunk room with 4 bunk beds. Five of the six bedrooms have decks which are perfect for enjoying the gorgeous sunrises and sunsets! All bedrooms have 32'-42' plasma or LCD TVs. All of the bathrooms have natural soapstone counter tops and the bedrooms are equipped with ceiling fans.

The ground level entry and foyer provides easy access to the upper levels as well as the beach. The central focus of the 1st floor is the large living room which features a large gulf front deck, a 55' LCD HDTV, a Blueray/DVD, a large leather sofa which seats 5 or more, and chairs and ottomans for your viewing comfort. In the living room your hosts provide a Hi-Fi home theater system through which you can integrated your iPod or play your CDs. The home is also equipped with an elevator, a laundry facility, outdoor grill, picnic table, an outdoor shower and Wi-Fi.

This is a non-smoking home that will comfortable occupy 16 guests. We rent to student groups and wedding parties only after approval by owner.

Water's Edge is located at 1773 West Beach Blvd approximately 2.5 miles west of Hwy 59. We feature a state of the art keyless entry system that eliminates the need to pick up and return keys - a unique code will be generated for your visit and emailed or faxed to you after full payment is made.

Inquire about our restricted pets policy. Snowbirds Welcome!

Please e-mail or call for additional information.

Keywords: Beach Home

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters

Stephanie

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We purchased this home as a second home to enjoy with family and friends when not being enjoyed by those seeking the ultimate beach experience. We now live in Atlanta but grew up on the Gulf Coast and always dreamed of finding a perfect place on the water. We found it!

Stephanie purchased this house in 2010

Gulf Shores, Alabama beaches are the most beautiful beaches on the panhandle because they not only offer wide white sandy beaches and clear water but also because they are not completely overrun and over-developed. Also, the charter fishing out of both Gulf Shores and Orange Beach is world class and you can expect to go out on a charter once and have enough fish for your entire family for the whole week of your visit.

This property is located on the beach yet Little Lagoon is just a short walk away and is a great place to enjoy water sports or just relax on a kayak. If the tide is right, smaller boats can launch in the lagoon and in a matter of minutes be in the gulf.

Sleeps16
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms5
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
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5
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Beautiful Home Directly on the Beach! - Custom Built 6 BR/5BA
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews
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Beautiful Home Directly on the Beach! - Custom Built 6 BR/5BA
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p399504
+1 404 290-3439
Gulf Shores Alabama Gulf Coast
Red Bud, IL USA
5

Absolutely Lovely!

  • 5 of 5
The time we had in this vacation home was lovely. Our children loved the time we had together in this home as well as our grandchildren. It was amazing to watch the dolphins from the table as we ate breakfast since the ocean was only a few feet away. The description of the house is completely accurate and perfect for any vacation. We have rented several vacation homes over the years, and this home was the best rental in which we have stayed.
  • Submitted:
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the feedback. We are glad you had a great time.
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Beautiful Home Directly on the Beach! - Custom Built 6 BR/5BA
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p399504
+1 404 290-3439
Gulf Shores Alabama Gulf Coast
Dallas, Texas
5

Week of Fun and Sun

  • 5 of 5
We just got back from a week at this fabulous house on the beach. This house is exactly as pictured, the beds are super (everyone had a bed, not a sofa sleeper or a couch), the view is unbelievable, the kitchen had everything we needed, (plenty of dishes and silverware) everything worked, the weather was wonderful and the beach was superb! We got to experience 7 moonlight nights with the last an almost full moon. The house was spotless when we arrived, the beaches were not crowded, the bedrooms are large and spacious.

One of the AC units went out after a short but nasty electrical thunderstorm. I called the maintenance number and he had a repair man out that had it fixed within 3 hours. There were no other issues. I only mention this to let you know that they were very responsive.

Some member of our 15 person group participated in the following local activities: the waterpark, the racing cars, parasailing, shopping at the Foley outlet mall, and of course, swimming and beaching. We all had a wonderful time and would have loved to stay another week. We also enjoyed the dolphin shows in the early morning hours.

We cooked and ate in every meal. It was a pleasure working in this kitchen. Plenty of gadgets, utensils, appliances and pots, pans, bake ware and mixing bowls.

I would definitely recommend this house to my friends and to you if you are reading this and thinking maybe. Go for it. It is amazing!

I recommended this property for families with small children with the exception of children under 2. There are several wide and open staircases. While they add to the beauty of this home, very small children require constant supervision. We had a 1 year old toddler and he had to be watched as he headed for the stairs every time he was on his own.
  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities
business
Beautiful Home Directly on the Beach! - Custom Built 6 BR/5BA
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p399504
+1 404 290-3439
Gulf Shores Alabama Gulf Coast
Houston, Texas
5

Our Gulf Shores Stay

  • 5 of 5
The photos of this house were almost too good to be true, but they were correct. We took our children and our two grandchildren for a relaxing stay at Water's Edge. The house was well maintained. The house was very well furnished and the kitchen was well equipped. There was also a generous amount of linens. We enjoyed all the amenities on offer. It was fabulous to have a house right on the beach. One of the best features was the key pad which enabled all of us to enter the house without a key. We really enjoyed this feature as well as the elevator. Made the unpacking and packing much easier. Any questions we had were answered in a friendly, timely manner. We want to go back!!!!!!! We can recommend this house without any qualms..
  • Submitted: May 14, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review! Glad you had a great time.
business
Beautiful Home Directly on the Beach! - Custom Built 6 BR/5BA
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p399504
+1 404 290-3439
Gulf Shores Alabama Gulf Coast
Dadeville, AL
5

Girl's Weekend Get Away

Girl's Weekend Get Away
  • 5 of 5
Our expectations were exceeded in this lovely vacation home. It was very clean and had every kitchen appliance and convenience you could ask for and more. The accodomodations were wonderful and the view was breath-taking. It was so nice to be just steps away from the beach. I was so impressed that I'm planning on taking my extendeded family down for a family getaway.
  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
business
Beautiful Home Directly on the Beach! - Custom Built 6 BR/5BA
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p399504
+1 404 290-3439
Gulf Shores Alabama Gulf Coast
Alabama
5

Great Getaway

  • 5 of 5
Our group had a wonderful stay at Water's Edge. The home is very spacious and comfortable. Most importantly it was very clean. We have professional cleaners in our group who were impressed. Unlike most rentals, everything in the home worked and was as pictured. The weather was sometimes uncooperative which provided a good excuse to appreciate the beach view from inside.
  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, People with Disabilities
business
Beautiful Home Directly on the Beach! - Custom Built 6 BR/5BA
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p399504
+1 404 290-3439
Gulf Shores Alabama Gulf Coast
Pass Christian ms
5

Beach house was just as it was pictured online.

  • 5 of 5
The beach house was absolutely beautiful. Great for a large family. The beach view was so beautiful.
The owners were excellent to work with ,very easy transaction. Would defiantly rent again,
  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2012
  • Stayed: Nov 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, People with Disabilities

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Other Activities: shopping, kayaking, boating, parasailing, shelling, wildlife viewing, miniature golf

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Gulf Shores House Rental Rates

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 11.0%
Cleaning USD250

Notes

  • From $450/nt - $2900/wk US Dollars
  • Spring (Feb 25, 2012-May 26, 2012) .. $630/night .. $4400/week.
    Summer (May 26, 2012-Jun 30, 2012) ...$5950/week.
    Peak (Jun 30, 2012-Aug 04, 2012) .. $6300/week.
    Summer (Aug 04, 2012-Aug 18, 2012) . . $785/night .. $5500/week.
    Early Fall (Aug 18, 2012-Sep 15, 2012) .. $630/night .. $4400/week.
    Fall (Sep 15, 2012-Oct 27, 2012) .. $550/night .. $3850/week.
    Winter (Oct 27, 2012-Mar 02, 2013) .. $450/night .. $2900/week; $6,000/month.

    $250 cleaning fee, 11% sales tax not included; 30% down secures property. 60 Days notice to cancel weekly rental, 90 days notice to cancel monthly rental.
  • Dates Available: Year Round

Amenities

Amenities

Gulf Shores House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Beach View
  • Oceanfront
  • Ocean View
  • Waterfront
  • Water View
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Heating
  • Towels Provided
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Basic Soaps
  • Elevator
  • Broadband Access
  • Wireless Internet
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Internet
Kitchen:
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Blender
  • Lobster Pot
  • Pantry Items
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Ice Maker
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Full 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Full 2 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Full 3 - toilet , shower
    Full 4 - toilet , shower
    Full 5 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 6 - 4 twin/ single
  • King Bed (3), Queen Bed (3), Bunk Bed (4)
Entertainment:
  • MP3 Dock
  • DVR
  • Television
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck Furniture
  • Porch Furniture
  • Balcony
  • Wood Deck
  • Deck / Patio
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • theme parks
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • zoo
  • marina
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • sight seeing
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hunting
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • snorkeling
  • jet skiing
  • rafting
Notes:
Minimum Age Limit for Renters