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Gulf Front in Private Gated Community - Avoid the Crowds

Sleeps16
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms5
Space 3,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 6 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 5 Baths, (Sleeps 16)

Welcome to paradise! This beautiful beach front home is located in the exclusive neighborhood of Laguna Key, just 7 miles west of Highway 59 in Gulf Shores, Alabama. With approximately 3800 sq.ft, there is plenty of room for everyone. The main living area and master bedroom suite are on the second floor providing magnificent views of the gulf to the south and Little Lagoon to the North. Our home sleeps a maximum of 16 with 4 queen beds, two sets of bunk beds, one king bed and a sleeper queen sofa. Each bedroom has it's own satellite TV. A unique floor plan provides ultimate privacy for everyone and spacious decks are located on all levels of this house, perfect for sunning or sitting in the shade with a good book. As a guest, you have complete access to the pool, tennis court, and boardwalk to Little Lagoon. Laguna Key is a gated community and perfect for biking or just taking a leisurely stroll around the neighborhood. There's no other place like it in Gulf Shores, it's a little piece of heaven. See our Facebook page for contact information and additional photos. Please call 800-634-1429 with additional questions or to reserve your dates.


Property Manager
Debbie Thompson
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 14, 2017

Why Debbie Thompson chose Gulf Shores

We love the beach and we love vacationing with friends. So in 1995, we designed a home that would accommodate our family and friends. Laguna Key is the perfect gathering place for family and friends. The living area, den, kitchen, and dining are situated on the second level which provides magnificent views of the Gulf of Mexico. Decks abound on all levels of the house, providing shaded and sunny areas to enjoy.

What makes this house unique

Uncrowded pristine beaches, the wildlife preserve, Little Lagoon and space for a leisurely walk or bike ride, make our home the perfect getaway. A neighborhood pool and tennis court provide alternatives to the beach. Great fishing from the pier on Little Lagoon. Get in tune with nature in the National Wildlife Preserve.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We spent the most wonderful weekend in your home last week. We all soaked up the art and discussed it all week. We agreed that it inspired and moved us. It is such a wonderful family reunion home and we thank you for sharing it with us! I loved the one on the landing between the stairs that has the written words on the white frame and the one that says "Done" next to the kitchen counter. They are all so vivid in my mind and felt like they were characters sharing our vacation with us.
May 2013
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Amenities

Homes, Laguna Key House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 bunk bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 6 - 1 queen
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Bedroom with en suite bath
  • King size beds (1) The king bed is in the master bedroom, Queen size Beds (4), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
The house is approximately 3800 sq.ft, five of the six bedrooms are on the first level, the master bedroom and main living area (great room, kitchen, dining) are on the second level to maximize views. The hot tub is on the third level. There are 4 queen beds, two bunk beds, one king bed and a pull out queen sofa. 8 TV's connected to satellite, 2 separate kitchens, free standing ice maker, 2 laundry rooms, three levels of decks, boardwalk to beach. Pets will be considered on a case by case situation. Gazebo located across from pool on the beach and at the lagoon.

Reviews

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Gulf Front in Private Gated Community - Avoid the Crowds
average rating of 4.757576 based on 49 reviews
Lakeland, TN
5

Beautiful right on the beach!!!

  • 5 of 5

There were eight of us, as some of the family could not get off work. We had plenty of room with some of the bunk beds not used. The property was beautiful and well cared for. Beautiful kitchen, lovely view of the beach, and two decks. The main problem we had was internet service came and went. It was not to many using the service, it happened when only one person was using it. If you ask if we would go back again, YES, we would!!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great house, great view

  • 5 of 5

House was very nice, very nice view of the gulf from the house and deck. Everything was clean and we overall loved the house and location. It was nice to be down the beach a bit away from the big condo places. Be aware of the bedroom set-up. The second level is the main living room and kitchen with a master bedroom. The first level has the other 5 bedrooms but to get to the living room and kitchen you have to walk thru 2 bedrooms or walk outside on the deck to the patio door. While this worked for us it may not for you. Beds are hard, as you'd expect, and the patio furniture is in much need of help or replacement. The couches are new in the main living room and they are very nice and comfy. As with any house rental there are no linens(one kitchen towel) and no paper products supplied (one roll of toilet paper per bathroom) so bring your own, we knew this, just saying this for the benefit of review readers!

  • Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect House for our family and friends

  • 5 of 5

If you want a picture perfect view, 30 sec walk on your private boardwalk (with shower) until your feet are in the white sands, privacy, enjoy watching dolphins swim in the ocean while cooking breakfast in the kitchen, relaxing on multiple decks with the ocean in your backyard, a beautiful home with lots of space then this is the house for you!!! We had thirteen people stay at this house ages 9,10,15,16,18, 21,25 and 6 "older" adults.

We never felt cramped and the kids loved their own private space. House is very well decorated and maintained.

The only thing I would recommend you bring for your trip is a couple of extra towels to throw on the floor for after showers and a couple of hand towels for the kitchen and bathrooms (they do provide a kitchen hand towel but it's nice to have more.) You bring your own towels for this home. I just wished I would have packed a couple

of extra towels for the kitchen and to use for the floor after showers. Other than towels, your beach stuff and chairs that's all you will need.

Highly Recommend this house!!! We will rent again!!!

  • Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Love the place! Our 4th trip down

  • 5 of 5

Great Property - Great Location

  • Submitted: May 11, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful home

  • 5 of 5

It was a very nice vacation. So very grateful to the Thompson's for use of your lovely home. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND the Thompson house for your beach house

  • Submitted: May 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Not Very Clean

  • 3 of 5

When we walked in on April 12 2017 we were disappointed in the cleanliness of the home.

Bedrooms weren't dusted, drawers had crumbs in them. The living room floor had looked liked it wasn't swept very well. (lots of particles under the furniture) We ended up cleaning the phone, blender, container for the silverware, garbage can. Many of the chairs on the porches were partial broken. Even a door handle broke off an entry of a door. Definitely not up to our expectations!

The location of the Home was amazing. Loved the view from the living room and the beach was great. Their washer and dryers worked great as well as the dish washer.

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review of our vacation home. You are right to be disappointed, there is no excuse for a dirty house. We ask our guest to inform the property manager of any complaints, issues or concern once they get to the house and unpack. We would have gladly sent housekeeping back to re-clean. Glad to hear you enjoyed the beach and your spring break. Hope you will consider staying with us in the future. Debbie Thompson Owner
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Pensacola or Mobile
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Bahama Bob's
Nearest Ferry
27 Miles
Ft Morgan to Dauphin Island
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Gulf Shores County Club
Nearest Train
30 Miles
Mobile, AL
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Bahama Bob's
Car: necessary

This beautiful beach front house is located in the exclusive gated community of Laguna Key. A short 7 mile drive to the end of West beach.

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Rates & Availability

Homes, Laguna Key House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 17
May 28 2017 - Aug 12 2017
7 night minimum stay
$7,700
 
 
Fall 17
Aug 13 2017 - Nov 18 2017
3 night minimum stay
$707
$4,950
 
 
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 19 2017 - Nov 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
$805
 
 
Winter 2018
Nov 27 2017 - Feb 28 2018
3 night minimum stay
$707
 
 
Spring 2018
Mar 1 2018 - May 26 2018
3 night minimum stay
$745
 
 
Summer 18
May 27 2018 - Aug 11 2018
7 night minimum stay
$8,100
 

Additional information about rental rates

Processing $35
Pet Fee $250
Cleaning Fee $350 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 11.0%

Rates quoted are cash or check. A nominal fee is charged for credit card

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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