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Great Waterfront Family Beach House on Little Lagoon

21 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Gulf Shores House Rental Photos and Description

4 Bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 10


Bring The Boat, Jet Ski, Etc., Located on the best kept secret in Gulf Shores, this 4 bedroom, 2 bath home sits on the beautiful Little Lagoon- an estuary flowing into the Gulf of Mexico that is 9 miles long and about 1/2 mile wide at our location. Enjoy breath taking sunsets and quiet mornings watching the pelicans, osprey and herons from the great covered deck.

The home is perfect for single family getaways with 'lots of places to be'. The concrete area underneath is just the place for children on rainy days or just to get out of the midday sun. The private pier is great for crabbing or fishing ( a 4# flounder last week) or just sunbathing. Children will love splashing in the shallow water or scooping hermit crabs while you relax in the hammock or swing underneath the house.

Bring a cast net and catch your own seafood supper- we often catch enough shrimp casting the net off the pier.

Once You Stay On The Little Lagoon- You Will Always Come Back.

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Gail Harris
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
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Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
September 15, 2016
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About Gail Harris

We are LAGOON LOVERS. We have owned our Gulf Shores property since 1985 and enjoyed watching our children and grandchildren enjoy countless hours on the pier, fishing, throwing a net, or crabbing. They have water-skied, tubed and been a million miles around the shores of the Little Lagoon. We are both retired abd now enjoy the revenue created by our second home and do some traveling ourselves.

Gail Harris purchased this house in 1996

Why Gail Harris chose Alabama Gulf Coast

We both feel THE LITTLE LAGOON is the best kept secret in Gulf Shores and it is perfect place for multi-family getaways. The house is equipped with everything you would need to feed our crew.

What makes this house unique

Private pier, covered deck for watching those great sunsets and early morning coffee. The deck is my favorite place of all. Underneath there are several sitting areas that afford a QUIET getaway should you need a break from the crowd. All is ALL, I think our house is the PERFECT place although it is not HIGH-END it is very comfortable and inviting and a great place to stay.


based on 21 traveler reviews

Great Waterfront Family Beach House on Little Lagoon
average rating of 4.8095236 based on 21 reviews

Great property close to the busy, but tucked away, perfect for busy family!

  • 5 of 5

Truly love the place. We took our three boys there and they had a blast. Spent half the day at the beach then came back to the lagoon to fish, crab, and swim. Highly recommend bringing or borrowing a cast net, bait bucket, along with some fishing poles. And if you can have you kids not name the blue crabs, we had caught at least 10. Unfortunately my youngest had named all of his....



  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks fo the wonderful review, We love satisfied guests and certainly families with children are our target market. Thanks for staying.
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Great house & location!

  • 5 of 5

Right off the main road with walk out pier access (not beach access). I loved to just sit outside on the upstairs back porch and relax! The kids enjoyed the downstairs Patio and loved crabbing. We very much enjoyed our stay here. Comfortable for 8

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the great review. My husband enjoying meeting you and loved talking to your daughter about her 4-H. We are so pleased that you had a good stay and hope you will come again. Please recommend us to your friends.
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Close to beach

  • 5 of 5

Home was perfect for our family. It was walking distance to the beach and some shops. Neighborhood quiet, and fishing off the pier was fun

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the great review. We loved satisfied tenants....hope you will come again.
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best vacation ever

  • 5 of 5

The views were breathe taken. The place was very clean and well stocked. Will be staying again on the next trip. Gail was so nice and answered all the questions that I had. Loved that the beach wad so close that we could walk and spend the day. Nice quite neighborhood.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the great review. Your group is just who I want as tenants. My favorite quote is I didn't know we were making memories...just having fun.
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Year after year, the PERFECT stay!

  • 5 of 5

This was my 5th year in a row renting the Little Lagoon house and I will continue to rent it as long as they let me! The house is cozy yet roomy with LOTS of amenities. The house provides a grill, covered parking, a covered dock with sunning deck, wifi, cable, games, towels, outdoor furniture, an AMAZING view, and so much MORE! The location is absolutely perfect for getting around in Gulf Shores. Close to The Hangout, a number of restaurants and a general store. Also walking distance to the beach! This is the PERFECT vacation house!

  • Submitted: May 23, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Tiffany, we are so proud to have your crew every year for the Hangout Festival. You take excellent care of our home and I feel you treat it as your own. We appreciate your great review and continued business!
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We loved this house! Close to everything!

  • 5 of 5

We love this house! Description is very accurate! Room for several families. Would highly recommend this home for your next vacation.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Penscola, FL
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
AL Highway 59 and 182
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
Car: necessary

Other Activities: para sailing


Rates & Availability

Gulf Shores House Rental Rates

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3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $150
Tax Rate 11.0%

$1500-1800 per week
Weekly rated of $1800 per week for June, July .......minimum 1 week stay

All other months.---$1500 per week Minimum stay 3 nights
Nightly rate of $225.00

Holidays and festivals are $1800 per week or $260 per day.
Plus 11% lodging tax and $150 cleaning fee.
3 night minimum

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Gulf Shores House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • PC
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , separate vanity area
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Master Bedroom has private full bath- large closet.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Boat Dock
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Walkway to Water
  • 10 garden chairs
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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