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5/5 Gulf Front Beach House

Sleeps16
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Space 2,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights

Overview

About the property

5 Bedrooms, 5 Baths, Sleeps 16

Welcome to Sunflower, our beautiful direct Gulf front home! You will enjoy a beautifully decorated home with granite counter tops, designer furnishings, 2 Gulf front covered decks, and of course, one of the prettiest beaches in the United States. There is ample parking underneath the home for up to 6 vehicles.

As you head upstairs, you will notice a beautiful living area with gorgeous views of the Gulf of Mexico. The living room opens onto a Gulf front covered patio. Two bedrooms (1 king, and 1 queen) and two baths are also located on the main floor. Upstairs, you will find an additional 3 bedrooms (2 kings, 2 twin over full bunks) and 3 bathrooms. The master also has a private beach front balcony that runs the length of the home.

Other amenities include cable TV, wireless internet, a washer and dryer and an outdoor shower. Sunflower is less than 10 minutes from the heart of Gulf Shores.

**Available to families and age 25+ groups to occupy.**

Sunflower is located at 1877 West Beach Blvd, Gulf Shores, AL 36542.

More Details

Property Manager
RelaxontheBeach
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2017

About RelaxontheBeach

My name is Kevin Wendelburg. I am a property owner, a real estate investor, and an Alabama real estate agent committed to 100% customer satisfaction. I will strive to under-promise and over-deliver with everything that I do. Hard work, personal responsibility, and an over achieving desire to provide the best product on the market are the cornerstones of my business, RelaxontheBeach.

I started RelaxontheBeach in 2004 because I knew that the vacation rental/property management business in Gulf Shores needed a complete overhaul. I purchased my first beach house in the early 2000's and immediately listed it with one of the larger property management firms in town. While I was thrilled that the house rented as well as it did, I was not happy with the draconian commission structure, poor cleaning standards, and slipshod maintenance.

I began to advertise and manage my property on my own and I doubled rental revenue in the first 24 months of owning the property.

Neighbors took note. I received phone calls. I received emails. How in the world, they wondered, was I able to generate so much traffic? Every weekend there was a car in my driveway. 'Simple' I said, 'treat every customer like family.'

The personal touch makes all the difference. Our potential guests are personally greeted by a knowledgeable representative. Our quality control director takes pride in the condition of all of our properties and ensures that our thorough cleanliness standards are met. We have a full maintenance department that does its best to address any maintenance concerns quickly.

We strive to provide guests with all the creature comforts of home. All RelaxontheBeach properties feature high speed Internet access and cable television. Many are pet friendly!

We want you to feel like you are getting a tremendous value for your vacation dollar. We want you to come back, and we want you to tell your friends. Give us a try. A great vacation awaits!

Why RelaxontheBeach chose Alabama Gulf Coast

I chose to buy a vacation rental house in Gulf Shores for a variety of reasons....the people are absolutely fantastic! Southern hospitality doesn't even begin to tell the entire story. From the waitresses with constant smiles on their faces, to the deep sea fishing boat captains with endless stories to tell, coastal Alabama can't be beat!

The beaches are the best in the world. Period. The finest white sand and the bluest turquoise waters await each and every guest. Need I say more?

World class golf is available in spades. Try your luck at Kiva Dunes, a perennial top 10 in the state of Alabama and ranked in Golf Digest's 'places to play' for an unforgettable links experience on the Gulf of Mexico. If you have a more traditional American layout in mind, the Peninsula Golf Club, with its 27 manicured holes and GPS loaded carts is terrific.

Anyone say 'fresh seafood?' You can't go wrong at any of our restaurants. Try 'Bahama Bobs' for the fresh catch of the day. The lunch specials are to die for. Its hard not to enjoy a meal when the majestic waters of the Gulf can be seen from your table!

Guestbook comments from the manager

The home exceeded our expectations. The Relax on the Beach staff were exceptionally friendly and helpful. Website is easy to navigate and full of helpful information! Will absolutely vacation again in a RelaxontheBeach home!
Jul 2014
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Amenities

Gulf Shores House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • All tiled.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • 3 King beds, 1 Queen bed, 1 Sofa Bed bed, 2 Bunk beds
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Tennis
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Very Good! 4.2/5 -
(25 traveler reviews)

56% Complete
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4% Complete
5/5 Gulf Front Beach House
average rating of 4.2 based on 28 reviews
Marietta, GA
5

Perfect in every way

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I got married on the beach while staying at The Sunflower July 4th-11th, 2009. This is one of the few beachhouses that will allow pets, too! The house has beautiful decor, had more than enough space for our extended families, a nicely equipped kitchen and was absolutely wonderful. We could watch our family playing in the surf from the house balconies and it was just a quick skip to the water. We had ages 3-83 staying with us and it was comfortable for young and old alike. We could also see the bay from other windows. The master suite is huge and the beds were comfortable and plentiful. Finally, enough bathrooms for everyone! We stay at the beach every summer and this was by far my favorite house. It was close to shopping, restaurants, outlet mall, water park, SuperWalmart, etc. This will be the first time I have wanted to rent the same house for another trip. It was exquisite! One I would buy if I win the lottery!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2009
  • Stayed: Jul 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Patti, Thank you so much for your kind review! I would be thrilled to have you again! My goal with all of my properties is to get you to want to come back!!! Thanks again. Kevin
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Good location, disappointing quality

  • 2 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was more than helpful.

The vacation rental was somewhat dirty.

I was more than happy with the location.

I was very dissatisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I do not recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

For the size and cost of this rental home, I was disappointed with the number of items that needed repair. It is a lovely location and offers plenty of space for families, but I did not expect so many issues - ice maker broken, had to locate and hook up the DVD player, difficulty receiving many cable channels, internet was spotty, window curtain rod fell out of wall, shower curtain held up by tape, shower door would not close, broken floor tiles, and blinds were difficult to open/turn due to missing parts. I know beach houses get a lot of use, but for the cost, I expected this home to be better maintained.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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North Richland Hills, TX
4

family trip

  • 4 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was very clean.

I was very happy with the location.

I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

Great house, great weather. Best experience we have had a Gulf Shores. We never did get the ice machine working. We will return. Betty Estill

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much! We'll look into making sure the ice maker is working for the next time you visit!
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Heflin, AL
4

Family Vac Ca

  • 4 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was more than helpful.

The vacation rental was very clean.

I was very happy with the location.

I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

The house location was great!!! There were a few issues. 1. The ice maker did not work 2. The dishes were dirty we had to wash everything before using. 3. The shower in the master bedroom upstairs had lots of mold in it. I went and bought some Clorox clean up and sprayed it, let it set for about 15 minutes and then it washed right off. 4. One of the upstairs window's fell in onto the carpet, which we put back in place and called to report it. Overall the place was a Good rental and I would definitely rent this property again, and would recommend it to anyone.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're working on some updates for Sunflower and have spoken with housekeeping about your issues.
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Ruma, IL
5

Family vacation 2017

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

This is the second year that we have rented Sunflower. The location was ideal for our family - right on the beach. I appreciated the remodeling that was done, but with 12 people in our group we missed the second table that was in front of the island. The new deck is great. Cable did not work. Not sure if there was a problem with the house or the cable company. I would highly recommend this property. Relax on the Beach is a great company to deal with.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Relax on the Beach
Owner's Response: We're so glad you enjoyed Sunflower and noticed the remodelling! Cable at the end of May was a real issue island wide. Storms knocked it out and it took the cable companies a while to get everyone up and running again. Thanks for being so understanding and we hope you'll continue the tradition and make a visit to Sunflower an annual event!
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Lake Saint Louis, MO
5

Sunflower Stay

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

The house was perfect & everyone had a great time,we did notice ants in the kitchen, cable is advertised with house but did not work properly, internet very slow if you have work to do, Relax on the Beach Company was great would definitley rent through them again.

  • Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Relax on the Beach
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kudos for our team! All of our homes are on quarterly pest control, but sometimes those little critters still find a way to get inside down here in the south. We are in a consrant battle with the TV and internet folks down here. I think they think they're on island time, lol. Thanks for being understanding.
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Sunflower is Located Just 3 Miles West of Gulf Shores, and is convenient to all golf courses, restaurants, shopping centers, and attractions.

Other Activities: shopping, boating, miniature golf, shuffleboard, hot air ballooning

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