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Private pool, Close to Everything!! Your own piece of Paradise!!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Private Pool!! / Bring Your Boat! 3 Bd/2 Ba House, Non-Smoking Only!! No Pets!!

Sanctuary House at Orange Beach the epitome of what a vacation house should be. This is your romantic or memorable beach escape vacation house. Perfect for a couple, or 2 or 3 couples, girls getaway, or some folks wanting to fish! We just refurbished it and its' brand new on the rental market!! Minutes to the beach, less than minutes to the bay!! Every single chair, couch, pillow case, mattress, sheet, appliance BRAND NEW! decor is comfy coastal with a beachy elegance. Custom upholstered furniture and fixtures with loads of lovely home accents. This vacation home is not recommended for small children. It has parking for your vehicle and your boat. The house is 1500 sq ft, solid wood floors, casual and formal dining areas, a breakfast/cocktail bar with stools, 3 nice bedrooms, the master suite has an ensuite bath. Linens and towels are luxurious, with 400 min thread count on sheets. All bedrooms have one queen size bed each, a dresser, plenty of closet space and hangers (I cant stand when we've rented houses and there aren't any hangers) and luggage racks for your convenience. Both bathrooms have showers, no tubs. The kitchen is fully stocked with everything you could need to cook, entertain, and relax. Additional serve and bar ware are also provided for your use inside and out by your own private pool. There is a Brand New washer and dryer for your convenience. We have a Weber charcoal grill in the pool house patio area, tons of tables and chairs, sun or shade, for easy afternoons by your pool grillin...or just chillin. We have provided pool towels in the pool area for your use. The pool is huge, sparkling, private, and perfect for floating around and enjoying your vacation! We have an awesome giant outdoor shower that is privacy fenced with a rain shower head, you may never shower inside again! There are several great waterfront bars and restaurants within walking/ biking distance... So bring your bikes! Marinas and boat launches are plentiful and several are less than a mile from your house. For those of you who need a movie night...we have a 46 inch flat screen in the living room with an extended cable package that includes movie and music channels. Free Wi-Fi is provided for you also. This property is NO PETS allowed...and NON SMOKING. You will want to stay here again and again. Please call owner for a confirmed booking. We look forward to hearing from you. Thanks, Jennifer Swank

Jennifer Swank
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
March 11, 2018

About Jennifer Swank

Ken and Jennifer Swank wanted to create a vacation home that had everything they always searched for in a vacation rental - to be different, feel like a home...not a 'rental', have nice furniture, nice bedding, nice linens, and a private pool! Near the water/beach, 2 min drive to white sandy beautiful beaches, near 'local' restaurants/bars, but NOT charge 4 to 5 grand per week!! We didn't need 5 bedrooms and we wanted to bring our boat. We wanted to be able to park right in front of our front door, not haul everything through hallways after searching for one of three luggage carts, only to load everything on slow moving elevators waiting on 100 other vacationers. Sometimes we go out to the wharf, or another spot , and have a great dinner out...other nights we like to grill out a steak and enjoy a bottle of wine poolside. We love Orange Beach, and we are so proud of how Sanctuary House turned out , we love it and can really relax there - we hope you love it too. It is our goal to have consistent return customers for years to come.

Jennifer Swank purchased this house in 2014

Why Jennifer Swank chose Orange Beach

Everything is new and fresh....NO PETS and NO SMOKING

What makes this house unique

Giant Private Pool, close to everything...but away from the crowds, elevators, and busy busy condos!


Orange Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 12:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Please no wet bathing suits on upholstered furniture or bedding, NO pets on property at all, This is a Non-Smoking Property. No extra guests please.
  • Make sure to enjoy the private outdoor shower!
Location Type:
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Giant Outdoor Shower with Rain Showerhead/private
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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(3 traveler reviews)

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Private pool, Close to Everything!! Your own piece of Paradise!!
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

Well maintained. Very comfortable. Amenities***

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay. Very clean, included anything we could have wished for (although on the rainy tropical storm days a DVD player would have been great)

Loved the pool and the outside shower.

Accessible to anything and everything we wanted to go and do and see.

We would love to come back again.

Flippers was our favorite restaurant; and then Shipp's Harbor Grill was very good too. Loved the Artist Colony and the glass blowing. We would have loved to do the Zip Lining at the Wharf but it was not open for business yet; maybe next trip.

Jennifer, Thank you for all your personal care and attention.

Gerry and Karen Stillions and the rest of the family members

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Gerry and Karen, you guys were awesome guests! And, yes, because you asked if we had a DVD player... I hated to say we didn't have one there, but we do NOW!! Looking forward to your next trip. Thanks, Jennifer and Ken
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Trussville, AL

Great July 4th Vacation at Sanctuary House!!

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect for my family's summer vacation this year. The bedrooms are big - especially the master! And we all enjoyed the private pool. We brought our boat and spent most of the days on the water. The house is literally 5 minutes from the public boat launch across from Robinson Island. I hope we get to go back next year. Lovely home.

  • Submitted: Dec 15, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind review of our vacation home. You were an absolute joy to work with, and we are so happy you and your family had such a great time! Come back soon:) Jennifer
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  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at this beautiful home. The sparkling private pool was our favorite part!!!! The owner was very attentive & made sure we had everything we needed to make our stay perfect. The house is centrally located to all the great restaurants & shops. It's only a few blocks from the beach too. I would recommend this property to anyone looking for a nice relaxing vacation. We will definitely be back!!!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words! You guys were a pleasure!! Come back soon- Jennifer Swank
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Rotolo's Pizzeria
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Orange Beach Sportsplex
Lartigue's Seafood Market
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Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail - Rosemary Dunes Trailhead
The Southern Grind at INDIGO
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Big Wave Dave's Kitchen & Beach Bar
American Restaurant
Duck's Diner
Southern Restaurant (US)
Hogfish Grille
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Brick & Spoon
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The Undertow
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Orange Beach Golf Center
Change of Pace at Turquoise Place
Gulf State Park
Big Mike's Steakhouse
Steak House
China King
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El Potro Mexican Restaurant
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Hamburger Restaurant
The Wharf
Luna's Eat & Drink
Seafood Restaurant
Cosmo's Restaurant & Bar
American Restaurant
Big Fish Restaurant
Seafood Restaurant
Arena The Next Level
Cactus Cantina
Mexican Restaurant
The Wharf Amphitheater
Hot Rod's Diner
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Pensacola Airport
Car: necessary

Orange Beach is the jewel of the Alabama gulf coast! Our vacation house, Sanctuary House at Orange Beach, is located in the heart of town. You can be as busy or as relaxed as you want...depends on what type of vacation you want! Sport fishing and boating are at the heart of Orange Beach, along with casual and fine dining alike. Several waterfront bars and restaurants ranging from super casual to a little nicer for a birthday or anniversary are less than 1 or 2 miles away. My husband and I have left information on our favorite spots for your convenience at the house.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $175

Holidays and special events have special pricing

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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