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Sleeps9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 7-9)

We have everything you come to Gulf Shores to enjoy. We're sharing our comfortable, livable three bedroom, 2 1/2 bath home fully equipped throughout. The setting is perfect, right on our own stretch of private beach. Busy enough to enjoy people watching, but not so crowded that you can't do whatever activities you want. We're the east half of a duplex, so neighbors are close enough to make friends, yet with all the privacy you need.

Our house is a comfortable size for 8 or 10 and we have a pet, so call us about hosting yours. We keep our prices reasonable and hope you will respond by taking good care of our property.

We've owned our beach house for 20 years and the same people come back and rent from us year after year. We want you, too, to feel that this is your beach house for the week you've chosen for your vacation. Give us a call so we can make that special week be yours!

More Details

Owner
Terry Cossette
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 4, 2017

About Terry Cossette

We live in Rolla, MO, a 13 hour drive to Gulf Shores. Our kids have grown up vacationing at the beach and we spend five or six weeks a year here. It's a wonderful place to vacation and we've never had anyone who was unhappy renting from us.

Terry Cossette purchased this house in 1990

Why Terry Cossette chose Alabama Gulf Coast

Like so many families with young kids, we thought how perfect it would be to have a place on the beach to vacation each year. We like being in the middle of West Beach Blvd., close enough to the grocery store and restaurants and far enough away from the high rise condos.

What makes this house unique

We love being able to step our our front door onto the beach. No waiting for elevators when the kids have to use the bathroom! And, it's just fun to have projects to tinker with. Some of our renters even do repairs for us! We love it that they, too, consider it their home.

Amenities

Gulf Shores House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Free Long Distance
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Downstairs
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , Attached to Master Bedroom.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Attached to half bath w/door between.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 3 twin/ single , Two twin beds, one with a trundle. Sleeps 3 kids.
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sofa bed in living room. Sleeps 2.
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2) Two twin beds ., Child Beds (1) One twin bed has a trundle, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Double bed/sofa bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(10 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.8 based on 10 reviews
4

Comfortable and homey

  • 4 of 5

We stayed here in September and brought our dogs. The home was not fancy but very comfortable and convenient, and even though it's a duplex we had plenty of privacy. It's only about 500 feet from the beach, which makes SUCH a difference vs. getting a condo! The owners are extremely nice and responsive--they even mailed back some items we'd accidentally left in the dryer. We would come back anytime.

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cumming, GA
5

Great place

  • 5 of 5

We stayed her the end of September and loved the location. This was our first time in Gulf Shores, and we loved it. Quiet, uncrowded beaches, close to groceries and restaurants and the gulf was warmer than we've ever experienced this time of year (we usually go to Destin). The condo was nice and homey, we had everything that we needed and the owner was great to work with. We hope to be back.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ironwood, Michigan upper peninsula of Michigan USA
5

Just like home

  • 5 of 5

This is so much like being home except for the white wet stuff. Just beautiful white sands at our feet. The house has everything you could need. Close to stores and shopping. Beautiful deck with a swing to enjoy sunrises and sunsets. Owners are the nicest people also. Highly recommend

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

So nice we are doing it twice

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here May 2014. The family is easy to work with and very accommodating. The location of the house is great. Steps from the water. Everything you need is here. Away from the busy condos and close enough to town. We are staying here again this summer for two weeks. Can't wait to get back.

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Atoka, OK
5

Comfy & Cozy

  • 5 of 5

We love this beach house! Just steps from the beach and plenty of privacy. Home is clean, cute and had everything we needed for a week. Owners are very friendly and easy to work with. I would recommend this house to anyone seeking a great time in Gulf Shores with convenience of being home away from home.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best Family Vacation and Very Romantic Wedding right on your own private beach

  • 5 of 5

This family that owns this house is one of the nicest families we have ever rented from, they open their home to others to enjoy as a family vacation and i am telling you, i will be booking this home again next year! The accomadations are outstanding, very warm and inviting, everything you need is there and all the Comforts of home with the beach just steps away from your deck. I want to personally Thank you for an outstanding Vacation and the Best day of our new Familys life. Our special day(Wedding) was amazing right there at your beach home!!! Cant say enough!!!!

  • Submitted: May 14, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gulf Shores is a wonderful place for a family beach vacation and our home is perfect for casual accomodations. You can walk out the front door to our private beach. Close to town, groceries and restaurants but far enough away from the high rise condos to avoid the crowds.

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