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711"A" Captain's Retreat! October 19-22 Open! Book Soon!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 500 sq. ft.
Property type condo

Overview

About the property

1 Bed, 1 Bath, Sleeper Sofa , Sleeps 2-4, 3 Night Minimum

Our beautiful condo has amazing views. Resort style complex with all types of amenities. Gulf front view of the beautiful beach from your private balcony and the view of Little Lagoon from your bedroom. Our one-bedroom, one bath unit is located on the seventh floor. We have it tastefully decorated in a tropical decor with updated appliances and furniture. We have a 43 in TV and DVR in the living room and a 32in Tv in the bedroom. The kitchen is fully-equipped with everything you would ever need on vacation. The balcony is perfect for relaxing and listening to the surf while enjoying the beautiful gulf views. There is also a washer and dryer for your convenience. Personal secured WI-FI in the unit that is not shared so its full strength.

The unit is just under 500sf which we feel is perfect for a couple or small family. We also have a key less lock, so no keys to keep up with during your stay.

(Just a note about Privacy here, the one bedroom does not have a door. The bedroom is separated from the living room area by the kitchen and short hallway.)

The complex boasts beautiful lush palm trees and flowers that surround the large pool with a double sided rock waterfall. The children's pool is steps away along with a hot tub for the adults. Charcoal grills and picnic tables by the Lagoon are perfect for grilling out by sunset.The complex also has two lighted tennis courts and shuffleboard with the equipment available at no charge at the front office. For the boaters, we have a boat ramp and two private piers, one with boat slips with a $20 boat launch fee per vessel.

ACROSS THE STREET there is 100' of our private deeded beach with a covered Gazebo for our guests. All this and just a short distance from downtown Gulf Shores, you will find endless restaurants, shopping, and entertainment.

DATES YOU NEEDED GONE AND YOU WANT TO STAY AT THIS WONDERFUL COMPLEX? WE HAVE ADDITIONAL UNITS IN THIS COMPLEX ALSO, ASK ABOUT AVAILABILITY.

More Details

Owner
Kathy Gordon
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 23, 2017

About Kathy Gordon

Brian and I fell in love with the Gulf Shores/Orange Beach area the first time we visited the area. We enjoy sharing our condos along with our additional family owned units so everyone can create their own memories at the one of the 'Most Beautiful Beaches in the Country!'

Let us help you with your accommodations.

Kathy Gordon purchased this condo in 2007

Why Kathy Gordon chose Alabama Gulf Coast

After we purchased 705A in 2006, we had to get 711A in 2007. Completely updated, the condo has a contemporary tropical decor.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Loved staying here again! Condo is perfect for couples, very cozy and the complex is beautiful with Palm trees everywhere. Working with Kathy & Brian is always so easy! You wont go wrong renting from the Gordons.
May 2015
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Map

Nearest Motorway
3.2 Miles
Hwy 59
Car: necessary

Golf: It’s always tee time along Alabama's Gulf Coast! Championship-caliber golfing is just a stroke away at any of the area's renowned courses. Creatively designed and strategically placed, we promise to meet and challenge every level of skill. Dust off your clubs and swing into our action!

Amenities

Gulf Shores Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 7
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Queen Bed and Queen Sleeper Sofa
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Boat ...
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Gazebo ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway to Water
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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711"A" Captain's Retreat! October 19-22 Open! Book Soon!
average rating of 4.9219856 based on 142 reviews
5

Always wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

This is our second time staying at one of Kathy Gordon's properties, and we have been pleased both times. Very clean, beautiful views, convenient access to the beach, nice furnishings.... everything you need for a great getaway!

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Much needed getaway

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I have not had an alone vacation in many years. Captain's Retreat was exactly what we needed. We met many great people, the weather was great, the food was wonderful. The only negative we had was the receptionist at the property when we arrived wasn't very friendly. All in all, a WONDERFUL getaway.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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5

We had a wonderful week! The condo was very comfortable and clean and had all the necessities!

  • 5 of 5

The condo was great! Very comfortable with all the necessities! Easy to get to the beach or fish off the pier. The pool was beautiful but we're more beach people! Beach wasn't too crowded! Saw lots of dolphin and did lots of shell hunting! View of ocean from balcony was good too! The weather was perfect! Lots of shopping nearby for anything you need! Great restaurants for any taste! Very peaceful and quiet too! So relaxing! Property was clean and well maintained! We will definitely be returning!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

We had a wonderful time and my daughters first trip to beach was a huge success. The room was great.

  • 4 of 5

The property was well maintained. A couple things that would make it even better, cleaner pool, and a hose at the rinse station coming from the beach. Also the worst part was the horrific smell in the elevator waiting area. Wow, very nauseating.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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5

We really liked the condo! Ocean view was great to wake up to! The beach access was Awesome!

  • 5 of 5

We liked the condo! Bed was comfortable. My sons said pull out couch bed was comfortable. Kitchen had everything we needed to cook. It was nice to have the washer and dryer. It was a little smelly by elevators because of trash chutes, but that cant be helped. Beach and sand were great! The pool and hot tub were nice. Stacey at front desk was nice and helpful!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great condo for a couple or small family

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay. Had most all the comforts of home. The queen bed was very comfortable but the sofa sleeper not so much, so I wouldn't recommend it for more than a couple nights. The balcony has great gulf views and was nice to sit out in the morning for coffee. The washer/dryer combo was nice and worked well. This place is a bit far from all the restaurants and action which we liked, but not if you want to be within walking distance. I loved access to the private beach which is just across the street. The pool is nice also. Overall a great place to stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $75
Process $30
Tax Rate 11.0%

A down-payment of $150 plus the VRBO/Homeaway Fee is due at the time of booking, it is part of your total rent.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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