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Ocean Front Value, 2BR at 1BR Price! Heated Pools, Free Wifi, Amazing Views!

Bedrooms 2
Space 950 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)


Do you want an affordable Gulf front vacation with great amenities at low prices? Our Condo is for you! This two bedroom unit is priced as low as many one bedrooms. It's like you get the second bedroom and bath free! We strive to keep our rates some of the lowest in the building.

This direct beachfront two bedroom, two bath unit gives you front row seats on the beach and Gulf. There is NOTHING but a pool between you and the water... Dig your toes into the sugar white sand and relax, or play in the heated oceanfront pool! Watch the sunrise without getting out of the king sized bed in your oceanfront master suite.


Perfect for families and affordable for couples, our unit is loaded with extras to make your stay enjoyable. My husband and I have two children so we know how to make a place 'kid friendly'. We have put a lot of thought into setting up the Condo and have three flatscreen TV's, DVD players, stereo, Xbox with games, DVD library, board games, books, beach chairs, beach umbrella, and sand toys there for you to use. You don’t need to drag all that stuff with you from home! We even have a pack-n-play and a portable high chair for the little ones…

The master bedroom has a King bed with French doors opening onto the balcony. There is a wall mounted flat screen TV and a large closet. Your bath has the sink/dressing area separated from the shower, so it feels like having an extra half bath. The second bedroom has a Queen bed, another flatscreen TV and another full bath.

The spacious main living area has another flat screen TV, comfortable seating, and amazing gulf views. The tiled balcony is huge and adds another 180 square feet (8X22) of space to spread out. Have dinner on the outside table, or relax on the loungers and watch for dolphins.

Of course there is also a fully equipped kitchen. A frig, dishwasher, microwave, brand new stove, washer/dryer, blender, toaster, coffeemaker, pots, pans, dishes, etc... If I have it in my kitchen at home, it is there at the condo too!

We are constantly updating the unit and this year added a new washer/dryer, new sleeper sofa, and lots of other little extras for you!


The building has free WIFI, an elevator, two large pools (one heated year round), two kiddie pools, luggage carts in the lobby, and on-site security.


If you aren't familiar with Gulf Shores, it is an awesome location. We have a little library of guidebooks and area information in the Condo for you to use. And since we lived in the area for 5 years and visit often, I will be happy to share my area knowledge and spend time talking with you and helping to plan your trip. You can golf, shop, parasail, bike and hike in the state park, eat at great restaurants, take a day trip to the Blue Angel Museum in Pensacola or the Battleship Alabama in Mobile (getting tired yet?) Or you can hang out on the beach all day, and have pizza delivered in at night. The choice is yours!

The mild temperatures in the off season, heated pool, and wealth of area attractions make our condo a great vacation spot year round. Come and stay at our place!!!

Keywords: condo, oceanfront, beachfront, vacation, value, affordable, pool, waterfront

More Details

Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 29, 2018

About Janet

My husband, two children and I lived in Daphne Alabama for 5 years. While there, we purchased a one Bedroom Condo in Orange Beach, which we still own, Career shifted us away from the beach, but we still come down several times a year. As the children have gotten older, (and bigger!) we decided to invest in a two bedroom unit as well. So even though our Surfside Shores rental is newer to the market, I have been doing my own property management for 15years now.

I manage the rentals myself, allowing me to keep costs low. But we still have a great housekeeper and maintenance company right there to take care of things for you quickly.

Our Orange Beach Condo has developed a loyal following of repeat renters, and we hope to build up our Gulf Shores rentals with the same great service and low prices.

Janet purchased this condo in 2011

Why Janet chose Gulf Shores

We love the beach! Orange Beach and Gulf Shores are every bit as beautiful as pricier Florida destinations. One day we will be back full time!

What makes this condo unique

I love dolphin watching from the balcony, and usually manage to see some each trip. I am also an amatuer photographer and you will find me on the beach at sunrise and sunset capturing the view...


Gulf Shores Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 queen
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Ocean Front Value, 2BR at 1BR Price! Heated Pools, Free Wifi, Amazing Views!
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 36 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful trip in this great condo. Everything was clean and neat and suited our needs perfectly. The owners answered all our questions before we arrived and had no issues whatsoever. Perfect trip!

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a good stay! Thanks for taking the time to review, and hope to have you back! Janet
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  • 5 of 5

My family stayed in this condo and we absolutely loved it! This was our first trip to Gulf Shores and Janet was very helpful and quick to respond to any questions or concerns we had. We have 2 small children, 5 and 2 and they loved the beach and the condo. The beach and the pool were never very crowded and everything was very well kept. We highly recommend this property and hope to return next summer.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Blue Springs, Missouri

Just as perfect as we hoped it would be!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second year vacationing in Gulf Shores, but our first at this condo. We have three teenage boys and there was plenty of room to accommodate everyone. The location was perfect.....just steps to the beach and within walking distance to shops and restaurants.

We loved the fact that Janet has all the beach necessities you need so that you don't have to take up precious cargo space for the trip down :) And if you want more than just a beach chair, you can rent a chaise and umbrella from Ike's beach rental located right outside the condo.

It was hard to leave and we are already looking forward to next year! Thank you Janet!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This was a girl's trip to the beach and it could not have been more perfect. We had several obstacles before we left home and weren't sure we would ever make it. We stayed in close contact with Janet during this and she was caring and considerate to a fault. We had a backup plan with different travelers if need be and Janet was very easy to work with through it all. Ultimately, the original 3 were able to go and Janet's condo was just what we needed to unwind and relax. The highlights for us were the large balcony that could easily accommodate several guests and the proximity to the beach and pool. We rented beach chairs and an umbrella each day and the company that provided this service was attentive and responsive to requests. Our chairs were ready each morning. Ours was a pretty low-key week, but we didn't lack for anything in the condo. We would love to make this an annual trip and would definitely return to this condo. Thanks Janet!

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Could of been disaster became divine~

  • 5 of 5

Every year me and 3 of my sisters take a spring trip to Gulf Shores due to changes in ownership we had to find a different condo this year. From the pics and reviews I was pretty confident that Janet's place would be a good fit. Well, from the time we got there it seemed like we had a different challenge each day! But Janet responded instantly each time I text or called. She didn't try to make excuses or ignore any of our issues and always reassured me that someone would be right there to fix our problem. By the end of the trip I felt like Janet was just one of the sisters that I had to talk to everyday lol I felt bad for having to contact her so much but each time she was patient and did what was needed to keep our vacation stressfree!! Thank you Janet for having a beautiful place for travelers to come to and call home for a short time. And we appreciate so much the professionalism we experienced every time we needed anything. God Bless~

  • Submitted: May 26, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a good trip despite the issues! Our condo had more things happen that week than in the 6 months before combined. Thanks for letting us work through things and get you taken care of!!! Hope to have you back next year, and you can call me just to give me the beach report :) Janet
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Can't wait to get back!

  • 5 of 5

This will be our third year staying in John and Janet's 2 bedroom condo in Gulf Shores. Janet is amazing, she answers all our questions, she gives tips on the best places to eat, and things to do while there. We love the condo. King size bed in master bedroom with an awesome view of the beach from the bedroom. Master bedroom has a flat screen, great mattress, dresser, and end tables, closet, and bathroom is really cool because it is divided, the sink is outside the bathroom and that makes it great for two people to be getting ready at the same time. The living room is decorated adorable! I love the starfish chairs, and the view from the living room and kitchen is breath taking! She has thought of everything even the books, movies, and xbox. The balcony is probably my favorite part, I spend most my condo time on the balcony viewing the waves, and yes the dolphins every morning! The storage closet on the balcony is packed with beach chairs, sand toys, and even floats, and umbrellas. The kitchen has everything I've ever needed and we prepared several meals there, while vacationing. Coffee pot, microwave, toaster, crock pot, dishes, pots and pans, and dishwasher, large refrigerator. The 2nd bedroom is decorated really beachy too, a queen I believe, big closet, dresser, two end tables, nice large bathroom. Waher and dryer to top it off! Surfside Shores is well taken care of, clean, nice elevations, carts in lobby to help unload, 24/7 security. 2 pools one heated, nice pool furniture, grills for Bar BQ. We love our week here:) close to everything!!!

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Penscola, FL
Nearest Beach
Gulf Shores
Car: recommended

The Track is great for Go-Carts, The Naval Air Museum in Pensacola is a short drive and FREE! You can sometimes see the Blue Angels practice there, schedule online, very cool! And the Battleship Alabama is great for a day trip up to Mobile!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning/Linens $85
Tax Rate 13.0%

Check in at 3 PM checkout at 10 AM.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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