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New, Beautiful, High-Tech, Gulf Front Home with Elevator

24 Reviews
Bedrooms 7
Half Baths2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights


Gulf Shores House Rental Photos and Description

House, 7 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 7.5 Baths, (Sleeps 26)

This new, smartly decorated nearly 4000sq ft house has 7 bedrooms, each with a large closet, full bath, and flat screen TV. On the beach location has expansive views of the emerald Gulf. Elevator goes from the parking level to the top floor. Interior has high ceilings, granite counter tops in kitchen and all baths, and WiFi. Gourmet kitchen has an ice machine and 2 dishwashers. Living room has HD satellite TV with DVR, Bose surround, and Apple TV. The 1st level has covered parking, picnic table, and grill. 2nd level has 1 bedroom (K) with walk-in shower and whirlpool tub, living room; and kitchen and dining room which overlook the beach . Third level has 4 coastal bedrooms (K, QQ, QQ, DD) and a full-sized washer/dryer. 4th level has 2 bedrooms (TT, BB). The 2nd, 3rd, and 4th levels have gulf-side decks. Separate AC each level and humidity control. Bedrooms open onto either a deck or private balcony. Local artists works enliven decor.

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
October 18, 2016
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About George

My wife and I are Alabama natives and both grew up vacationing on the gulf coast - from the Eastern Shore of Mobile Bay to Panama City Beach Florida. We love being in nature and the perspective it gives to life - the sounds of the breaking waves and coastal birds and the views of the striking white sand and Gulf water.

George purchased this house in 2010

Why George chose Alabama Gulf Coast

We chose Enchanted Dunes because of the wonderful house directly overlooking the beach and the uncrowded, natural surroundings yet with plenty of amenities.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks so much for the house! It was wonderful! We hope to come back!
Jul 2010
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based on 24 traveler reviews

New, Beautiful, High-Tech, Gulf Front Home with Elevator
average rating of 4.9583335 based on 25 reviews

Wonderful place for a family vacation

  • 5 of 5

Enchaned Dunes is a lovely house and well maintained. We had 13 adults and 8 young children and the house accommodated us very comfortably. The arrangement of the bedrooms allows for some privacy if needed. And every bedroom having its own bathroom was a super bonus - plus the "powder room" down stairs. Also, having a thermostat on each floor was nice.

The porch is marvelous and is definitely an extension of the living area. Access to the beach is great and it was so convenient to be able to set up our tents and leave them up for the week. A surprise for us was the closet down stairs filled with beach toys, paddle boards, etc.!

The kitchen has two dishwashers which was perfect for us! There are also two large refrigerators - one in the kitchen and one downstairs. And the ice maker may have been everyone's favorite!

The elevator made unloading cars and loading cars much easier. We didn't really need it on a daily basis but it would be very handy for those who might.

Overall, we had a wonderful week at Enchanted Dunes. I would definitely recommend it for a family gathering or a group of couples as well - the bedroom arrangement would make that very easy and comfortable.

Toward the end of our stay the owner contacted me personally to make sure everything went well and to ask if there was anything that needed his attention. It's evident from my initial contact with him through the end of our stay that Mr. Wakefield wants to offer a quality and memorable experience for those who rent Enchanted Dunes. We think he has definitely achieved that goal!

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The Enchanted Dunes home was so much more than we expected. Great view of the beach, several private decks, two dish washers and an elevator! Then, to top it off, an ice maker. Truly high tech, yet welcoming and homey. Although the beach was our major attraction, the kids and grand kids enjoyed the bar/grill across the street (did a charter fishing trip from that harbor) and the 1/2 hour drive to major fun and fun. We hated to leave and cannot wait to return. Thank you George, for sharing your home.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Absolutely PERFECT!

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect for our group of 8 female cousins, ranging in our 50s to our 70s. The elevator was very useful loading the house with goodies from the ground floor, and transporting us from floor to floor. Each bedroom was well appointed, clean and comfortable. The many bathrooms were spotless and well stocked with clean, fresh towels. The view to the white sandy beach was very relaxing with a beautiful bonus of the oil rig lights at night. We also saw dolphins playing each day. The deck and balconies had more than enough chairs for each of us. The kitchen was equipped with state-of-the-art appliances including two dish washers and a large crushed ice maker and enough dishes to last for weeks! The PERFECT vacation spot! And, if you decide to try Enchanted Dunes, you should try Tacky Jacks Restaurant just across the street - great food and wonderful people!

The pictures are accurate; however, somehow it's much better in person! The owner was more than accommodating, I spoke with him on the phone and by text message - he just wanted to make sure that we had what we needed. I already have recommended it to friends and family! Again, it's PERFEFCT!

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
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Exceeded Expectations!

  • 5 of 5

The house is absolutely perfect, with more room than expected! The balconies and deck are well equipped with chairs and footstools to enjoy a gorgeous view of the beach. More towels and wash clothes than you will most likely use are in the spotless 8 bathrooms.

The kitchen is one of the nicest places in the house, with so many dishes that you may not have to use the same one more than once for a week. The TWO DISHWASHERS and a separate ICE MAKER are VERY HANDY! ALL appliances are top of the line with an extra beverage cooler at entry level for easy access when bringing in food and beverages. Adequate WiFi for our 12 devices, great audio and video entertainment options, games, and books are available. The elevator to all four floors was most helpful for our group of 8 female cousins ranging from in our 50's to 70's; especially when bringing in luggage and groceries.

The location is perfect; and the soft, white sand beach with clear water is just steps from the deck. We saw dolphins every day! Tacky Jacks 2, across the highway, is a wonderful local restaurant with an exceptional staff and great food.

Suggestions to future guests: try Tacky Jacks, pick up necessities in Gulf Shores as there's not an inexpensive place to pick up items closer to the house. Sassy Bass is convenient, but limited and a just little pricey. If you are looking for relaxation, peace and quiet - this is the place and time to go!

The oil rigs on the ocean's horizon are an added bonus - very interesting watching the tankers, and the lights of the rigs are beautiful at night.

We had sunny skies and temps in the 70's and 80's every day of our visit in mid-October. The cool night breeze was comfortable with sweatshirts.

The owner and Meyers are GREAT! ABSOLUTELY SEAMLESS booking, arrival and departure. We hope to go back SOON! Highest recommendation for this house!

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
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We highly recommend this Home.

  • 5 of 5

Our family is spread out between New York and Flordia and every year we plan a reunion of Great grandparents down to the great grand children ages from 8 to 83 there were 22 of us. Mr Wakefields house was perfect for us since my husband is in a wheelchair. We found the home clean and everything accessible to us. We so enjoyed the porches and the beautiful view. Our children enjoyed the activities around us. I must say this home was the best we ever rented and would gladly recommend it. Dorothy & Bob Facey

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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Another Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay. We had an even better time the 2nd time around (didn't think it was possible). Thanks so much Mr W for sharing your home. Everything was great as usual. And as one reviewer said, the pictures do not do this house justice...inside or out. This place is must-stay!! Hopefully we'll be back for our third Perfect Getaway!!

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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Rouses Market
"Full service grocery with a Louisiana flavor."
Kiva Dunes Golf Club
"Excellent golf course minutes away from Enchanted Dunes beach house."
Peninsula Golf and Racquet Club
"Beautiful course 15 minutes from Enchanted Dunes on Ft Morgan Rd (Highway 180)."
Sassy Bass Amazin' Grill
"Great casual food - 3 meals a day."
Gulf Shores Marina
"Deep sea charters, summertime pontoon boat and jet ski rentals. Dock store. Restaurant and..."
Tacky Jacks 2
"Only 2 minute drive from Enchanted Dunes beach house at the Gulf Shores Marina and Yacht clu..."
Cafe Beignets of Alabama
"Beignets and coffee 7 days a week, early morning til noon."
Sunset Cork Room
"Great food. Great wine. Sometimes low key live music. Sometimes Nashville songwriters."
Villaggio Grille
"Located at The Wharf. Great food. Nice wine."
The Track
Waterville USA
Tanger Outlet Center
"Upscale merchants"
Billys Seafood
Tin Top Restaurant & Oyster Bar
Cobb Theatres Pinnacle 14
"Free standing Starbucks at Tanger Outlet"
"Inside the Target store at Pelican Place shopping center"
The Southern Grind Coffee House
"Great food, coffee, gelato"
Ginny Lane Bar & Grill
Cosmo's Restaurant & Bar
Fisher's at Orange Beach Marina
"Upscale dining."
Cafe Grazie
"Italian - more Northern Italian style"
Fort Morgan State Park
Gulf State Park
Scoops Olde Fashion Ice Cream
Chocolate Corner
"Homemade fudge, truffles, ice cream"
City Grill -- CLOSED
Hope's Cheesecake Incorporated
Shrimp Basket
"My favorite for simple fried seafood"
Papa Rocco's
"Night time music."
Acme Oyster House
"Gumbo, Jambalaya, Oysters, beer, etc"
Acme Oyster House
"Gumbo, Jambalaya, Oysters, beer, etc"
Shipp's Harbour Grill
Cactus Flower Cafe
"A cut above standard Mexican restaurants. Walk to movie theatre or Cold Stone Creamery..."
Cain's Piggly Wiggly
"Best area wine selection - counted 12 different Malbecs last time there"
Ike's Beach Services
"Beach umbrella and chair rentals - delivery and set up"
The pelican Place at Craft Farms
"Shopping, Movie theatre, restaurants"
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Ft. Morgan - Dauphin Island
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Kiva Dunes
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Tacky Jacks II
Car: necessary

The Fort Morgan region of Gulf Shores is a less-developed and uncrowded area. Fort Morgan Rd (Highway 180) extends westward from Highway 59 along a peninsula that separates the Gulf of Mexico to the south from Bon Secour/Mobile Bay to the north. The Bon Secour wilderness preserve is along this route. There are two golf courses off of Ft Morgan Rd: Peninsula and Kiva Dunes.


Rates & Availability

Gulf Shores House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall 2016
Sep 10 2016 - Oct 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
Winter 2016
Nov 1 2016 - Nov 17 2016
3 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving Week
Nov 18 2016 - Nov 26 2016
6 night minimum stay
Winter 2016
Nov 27 2016 - Dec 22 2016
3 night minimum stay
Dec 23 2016 - Dec 28 2016
6 night minimum stay
New Years
Dec 29 2016 - Jan 2 2017
5 night minimum stay
Winter 2017
Jan 3 2017 - Feb 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
Spring 2017
Mar 1 2017 - May 12 2017
3 night minimum stay
Late Spring 2017
May 13 2017 - May 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
Early Summer 2017
May 20 2017 - May 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
May 27 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
4th of July week 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jul 8 2017 - Aug 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer 2017
Aug 5 2017 - Aug 11 2017
7 night minimum stay
Ending Summer 2017
Aug 12 2017 - Aug 18 2017
7 night minimum stay
Early Fall 2017
Aug 19 2017 - Sep 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Sep 9 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Winter 2017
Nov 1 2017 - Nov 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving Week
Nov 17 2017 - Nov 25 2017
6 night minimum stay
Winter 2017
Nov 26 2017 - Dec 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
Xmas 2017
Dec 22 2017 - Dec 27 2017
5 night minimum stay
New Years 2017
Dec 28 2017 - Jan 1 2018
4 night minimum stay
Summer 2018
Jun 2 2018 - Jun 29 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
4th of July Week 2018
Jun 30 2018 - Jul 6 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Summer 2018
Jul 7 2018 - Jul 27 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $125
Accidental damage insur $100
Cleaning fee $270 + Tax
Processing $40-100 $40
Tax Rate 6.0%

You may tentatively reserve your dates using book-it-now for $1.00.
I will call to complete your reservation. Deposit: 30% of the base rental rate and processing fee of $40-$100. Balance due 30 days before arrival date. Cancel up until 180 days prior to arrival. Trip insurance available.
Wedding fee $250
Summertime rentals are weekly, Saturday to Saturday. This is from mid-May to mid-Augus

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Gulf Shores House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 26 people
  • 7 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , built-in seat in shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , built-in seat in shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Living area - toilet
    Outdoor - outdoor shower
    Half Bathroom -
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 26
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , walk-in shower,whirlpool tub
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 2 double
    Bedroom 6 - 2 twin/ single
    Living room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , sleeper sofa
    Living room - 2 sleep sofa /futon , 2 cuddle chair twins
    Bedroom 3 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 7 - 4 twin/ single , two bunk beds
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • jetted tub
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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