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Marty

Member since: 2007
Speaks: english

Lighthouse 601, 3BR/3BA, Corner Unit, Largest Floorplan, 85 ft. Private Balcony!

35 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview

Alabama Gulf Coast Condo Rental Photos and Description

85' Wrap Around Balcony, 2 bedrooms Gulf Front, Unmatched Panoramic Views

Notice: This property is not available via Craig's List - That is a Scam. This property is only available here through the VRBO/HomeAway family of websites.

Welcome to the Lighthouse! 'EMAIL OWNER' now to inquire and confirm your vacation! If you are looking for a relaxing, beautifully decorated, vacation destination with all the amenities, and a TRULY, UNIQUE FLOOR PLAN you have arrived. The living area, kitchen, master bedroom, and one of the additional bedrooms have panoramic, gulf front views through walls of floor to ceiling windows. That’s right - this condominium has TWO GULF FRONT BEDROOMS! This floor plan is the largest 3 bedroom layout in the complex with 1547 square feet of living space and an 85 FOOT BALCONY. 'EMAIL OWNER' now to avoid credit card processing fees - inquire and confirm your vacation!

The Lighthouse complex offers the best amenities in Gulf Shores. Our unit includes all developer upgrades featuring tile floors throughout, granite counter tops in the kitchen and baths, and an upgraded stainless steel kitchen appliance package.

This unit is freshly repainted, refurnished and well maintained for the rental market because the owners (and their friends/family) use it 5-6 months of the year themselves. This it is more of a second home than a traditional rental property. Our condominium is located on the 6th floor and has incredible, unobstructed eastern, southern and western views of the beach from the oversized, wraparound balcony.

The Master Suite is truly luxurious and has a wall of floor to ceiling windows providing an incredible view of the beach. It has a king-size pillow top bed, 32' HDTV, and a sliding glass door that opens to the balcony. The private master bathroom features a his and her vanity, large walk-in closet, large jetted whirlpool garden tub, and separate shower.

The remaining two bedrooms feature queen-size, pillow top beds with private full bathrooms. Each of these bedrooms is equipped with a 24' HDTV. Remember, one of these bedrooms is gulf front.

The Living Area also has unparalleled views overlooking the beach with access to the balcony. A 40' HDTV and Blu-Ray player are provided in the living room along with a Queen size, sleeper sofa. The adjacent dining room has a large table with seating for six, or you can enjoy dining on the balcony at a bar height table that seats four.

The Kitchen is fully equipped with dishwasher, microwave, stove, side by side refrigerator/freezer with in door ice/water dispenser, toaster, blender, coffee maker, mixer, and a bar with seating for four. Plenty of cabinets offer ample storage space for food and supplies. All utensils and dishware are furnished. Adjacent to the kitchen is a large laundry room with a full sized washer and dryer with iron, ironing board and vacuum. Free local telephone service is included along with a high speed Internet connection with free unlimited use.

The Lighthouse is located directly on the Gulf of Mexico in the heart of Gulf Shores, Alabama and is near entertainment, restaurants, and shopping including grocery stores. Every amenity that you can imagine is here for you including: 2 outdoor pools (one lap pool and one zero entry pool that's great for the kids), an indoor heated pool, 2 hot tubs, exercise room, sauna and 635 feet of beachfront.

The Lighthouse condominium building is located on Highway 182 (455 East Beach Blvd.), approximately 0.7 mile east of Highway 59. Approximate drive times are as follows: Pensacola, FL (0:45 hr), Mobile, AL (1:15 hrs), New Orleans, LA (4:00 hrs), Jackson, MS (6:00 hrs), Birmingham, AL (5:00 hrs), Atlanta, GA (6:30 hrs).

Keywords: Condominium, Gulf Shores, Lighthouse

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Marty (Owner)
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english

About Marty

From Richmond, Indiana. We intend to spend more time at the condo in the future when we retire. For now, its only a few weeks per year and the rest of the time is available for family, friends, and soon-to-be new friends!

Why Marty chose Alabama Gulf Coast

We fell in love with this place from our first visit, and were pleased to buy it from the original owners in this complex which was build in 2006. The view is breathtaking. The complex is fantastic. We very much enjoy spending time in the Gulf Shores area.

What makes this condo unique

Two bedrooms have full ocean view and balcony access. Full wrap-around balcony. Awesome, unobstructed Southern view from East to West anywhere in the unit with floor-to-ceiling glass windows. Quiet end unit.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Can't tell you how much we enjoyed your condo. It was beautiful. Prettiest one I have ever stayed in- very soft and beautiful. Everything was perfect! Will be contacting you again. Loved your menus and everything about places to eat. Wonderful idea!
Jul 2009
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Lighthouse 601, 3BR/3BA, Corner Unit, Largest Floorplan, 85 ft. Private Balcony!
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Guestbook Comment

  • 5 of 5

My family visited Gulf Shores in June and the condo made the experience absolutely wonderful. Not to mention the beach. Yes, the sand really is white and beautiful. The kitchen was the best stocked in any condo or house I've rented. Everything I needed was there. I think I read 3 of the books there and left a couple of mine for others to read. We are already talking about returning next year for our summer vacation. Have a great vacation. If you booked this condo you can't go wrong.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2007
  • Stayed: Jun 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had the pleasure of staying for a week. We found the accommodations outstanding. It is so well appointed, clean, spacious, and comfortable. The balcony is amazing! The jacuzzi tub in the matter bathroom is perfect. The full kitchen is spacious and ready to use. The owners are very accessible and dependable. I have already recommended to extended family who have booked a stay, and we will most definitely be back! Best place we've ever stayed bar none. Thanks for the great memories!♡

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This was a great condo and helped make a great vacation. Would highly recommend. The owners are easy to communicate with, and fast at getting back to you for anything and everything. There were a total of 7 of us, 4 adults and 3 children. We had plenty of room and had everything we needed. The weather was great all week. The beach was a little crowded, but everybody loves the beach!! The views from the balcony are outstanding!!!! We ate at the Hangout, The Oyster House, Sea and Suds and Tacky Jacks, and all were amazing. The only down fall we had was that our canopies and chairs that we brought with us from home was stolen from the holding location near the ice machines. We have always left our stuff on the beach in the past, but there is a new city rule (law) that says everything must be removed from the beach each day. So instead of packing all the stuff up the elevators we thought we would store it in the community storage area. Not a good idea at all. We understand the new rule, but just a pain, and also how rude of people to steal others things. We talked to the property manager and she was understanding and very easy to talk too. And we understood there was nothing she could do. Just a lesson learned for us. Overall this is a highly recommended condo, and area, and we will definitely do this again for sure!!!! Thanks Marty for a great place to stay that made our vacation great!!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect

  • 5 of 5

It was beautiful! We had the best week!

  • Submitted: May 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful condo!

  • 5 of 5

We spent 2 great weeks in this beautifully furnished condo with a fabulous wraparound view on the 6th floor.

Could not have been more comfortable.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cheers to Sistas!

  • 5 of 5

My sister and I brought our daughters (and their three babies) to Gulf Shores to celebrate sisterhood. We wanted to relax, with places to go and things to do, yet still maintain a quiet laid back atmosphere! Lighthouse 601 was perfect. It was beautiful, clean, and very well maintained. The day of our arrival, just as our airplane landed, Marty called to let me know that the ac was not working, but he would have it fixed ASAP. By the time we arrived to Lighthouse 601, the condo was cool and perfectly comfortable. Maintenance staff checked in to make sure that all was well, as did Marty. Location was perfect. We were within easy walking distance of The Hangout, yet we did not have heavy noise or beach traffic. We loved having Sea and Suds so close!!!! The pools made it easy to allow the babies to play in the water. The view from the huge balcony was amazing! We had coffee, lunch, and wine out there often. Everything about our stay was awesome. Thank you, Marty, for giving us exactly what we were expecting (and so much more) from your website.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The A/C unit has continued to act up since your visit. Tomorrow a contractor will arrive to begin the installation of a totally new A/C system in the condo. I am sincerely sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused our renters the past few weeks, and am upgrading the system to make sure no more issues occur. I want to ensure everyone can have an enjoyable - and comfortable - vacation at our condo unit. I am certainly glad you enjoyed your stay and we hope to welcome you back in the future.
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Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Pensacola, FL
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

Gulf Shores Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
Jun 25 2016 - Aug 12 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,961
 
 
Late Summer
Aug 13 2016 - Sep 9 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
$1,736
 
 
Fall
Sep 10 2016 - Oct 21 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
$1,412
 
 
Winter
Oct 22 2016 - Mar 31 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
$1,199
$1,995
 
 
Spring
Apr 1 2017 - May 19 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
$1,652
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
$427
$2,989
 

Additional information about rental rates

Processing $75
Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning Fee $130
Parking Fee (2 Cars) $30
Tax Rate 11.0%

Prime Time Weeks are 7 day (Sat - Sat) rentals only. Must be 25 Years of Age (children welcome with guardian). No Smoking. No pets. Rates subject to change before booking is confirmed. Check in 3pm. Check out 10am. "EMAIL OWNER" for quote inquiry and to avoid credit card processing fee and service fee (payment terms by personal check, cashiers check, money order, etc.).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Alabama Gulf Coast Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 6
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1547 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Gulf Front with balcony access and great views.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Gulf Front with balcony access and great views.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • King size beds (1) Pillow top king bed in master, Queen size Beds (2) Second and Third Bedrooms. Both queens are Pillow tops, Sleep Sofa (1) Queen size sleeper sofa in living room.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Visit near-by Ft. Morgan or the National Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola or the USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park in Mobile.

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