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Kate Porter

Member since: 2012
Call Manager
Speaks: english

Sea Bell-Gulf Front House on W. Beach, 4 /3 Bath With Pool, Sleeps 12

26 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights

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Alabama Gulf Coast House Rental Photos and Description

4 Bedroom, 3 Bath Gulf Front W/pool, Sleeps 12

4 bedroom, 3 bath house on beach. Sleeps 12 - upstairs has King bed in master with private bath, 1 room with a queen and one room with 2 bunk beds that sleep 4 and hall bath. Downstairs has 1 bedroom with Queen bed and bathroom and living room has Queen sleeper sofa. Beautiful kitchen stocked with everything you'll need to entertain your large group. Plenty of room to move around, nice large stainless steel refrigerator and a bar that seats 4. Outdoor grill & swing on lower level. Wonderful deck overlooking the gulf where you can hang out to watch the sunrise and sunset with your family and friends. Nice large pool that is shared with one neighbor.

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Kate Porter (Property Manager)
Member since: 2012
Call Manager
Speaks: english

About Kate Porter

My husband & I are from Shreveport, LA & have been visiting Gulf Shores for many years. At home I manage our rental properties and enjoy meeting new people. We love working with the people in Gulf Shores & have a great group of contractors that keep our property in tip top shape. I look forward to working with you & making your vacation a memorable one.

Kate Porter purchased this house in 2012

Why Kate Porter chose Alabama Gulf Coast

This is a fabulous gulf front property that is perfect for any family or group vacation. It is a few feet away from the gulf and has breaktaking views from both decks.

What makes this house unique

This property is a gulf front stand alone house with a nice shared pool (shared with one neighbor). The house sleeps 12 with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths upstairs & 1 bedroom & 1 bath downstairs.


based on 26 traveler reviews

Sea Bell-Gulf Front House on W. Beach, 4 /3 Bath With Pool, Sleeps 12
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 26 reviews
Atlanta, Georgia

Great get beach get away!

  • 5 of 5

Our two families (4 adults, 3 kids) had a wonderful spring break at Sea Bell! It was a great combination of private beach feel but close enough to shops and entertainment to get out easily. The kids loved the pool and beach access, and being able to explore the beach on their own while we could still see them. The outdoor shower is great! We parents enjoyed the easy beach access, quiet and family oriented beach feel, upper deck, and set up of the house too. The house was clean and pretty well maintained... the local cleaner/ maintenance group was quick & polite to respond to a few small needs we had. We met a few neighbors who were lovely and fun to talk to.

The nearby lagoon provided a short bike ride or walking destination for easy fishing and kayaking. Grab a pole and wade into the water for a low-stress fish or rent a kayak and set off.

Our big commercial experiences were lunching at Lulu's off Rt 59 and Hang 10 just down the street. Both have sand activities and off beat fun... Hang 10 does a foam spray every hour during the day. Kids loved that and playing fooze ball tourneys. There's a kitchy mini golf course and a TCBY shop on Rt 59, which provided a few hours of fun too.

We bought local Shrimp and Mud Bugs at several seafood stores - you can't beat the flavor and freshness. We went to R&R, Billy's, and Blaylock's for seafood - all were excellent. I got the sense most of the local seafood purveyors are good and reliable. A nearby Walmart and local grocery store provided our basic food needs. The husbands were the chefs all week and found they had plenty of choice to make their impressive meals.

We got the sense that college spring breakers took their in the weeks just before we arrived, but that might be unavoidable in that location and time frame. This was very minor - some cooking materials were damaged or missing, the washer had a lot of sand in it, and the loungers near the pool had cracked seats, but these were very minor issues which were easy to fix or ignore. I'd definitely rent sea bell again, even after spring break, because the house was clean and had everything one needs to enjoy a great week away from normal life!! Thanks to the cleaning crew and Kate for helping our families create a much needed get away!!

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great accommodation and location

  • 5 of 5

The house was very clean and well laid out. The kitchen was stocked with just about everything you would need. With 8 adults and a 3 year old, this was a nice sized house. Short walk to the beach from the back deck (where we spent most of our time) and loved having the pool for the days the tide was a bit rough. Short drive to the all the shops. We would stay here again!


  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am thrilled that the house met your needs and you were comfortable at Sea Bell. The deck is a great place to relax and enjoy sunrises and sunsets! I hope you choose Sea Bell again for your future vacation.
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Tulsa, OK

Beach House was wonderful for family!

  • 5 of 5

This property was wonderful! Incredible location being right on the beach with incredible view from bedroom upstairs!

The owners have thought of everything you could need to make your stay perfect! As a mother, I loved that the pool was gated and that there was a high chair and portable crib at the house!

The patio area was also gated which gave me peace of mind knowing my little ones couldn't run ahead of me.

The house was comfortable and very clean!

I can't wait to go back next year!

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Anamosa, IA

Incredible vacation !

  • 5 of 5

I have been vacationing in Gulf shores with my family, annually, since 1994. I always love it and can't wait for the next year to get back. Sometimes the houses that I have stayed in have been very nice and other times they have turned out to fall a bit short of how they were represented. Without a doubt, I can say that Sea Bell was even better than I imagined ! The pictures that are on the site are good but they really do not give it full justice. Rarely can you walk into a rental property and immediately feel like it is home.....with Sea Bell we felt that way !

The house had lots of room...which was important as there were 4 adults and 5 kids ranging from 7 to 15. The property was very clean and it was obvious that maintenance issues are taken care of in a timely manner. Heck, it was even decorated tastefully as well as comfortably. Having a kitchen that is nicely supplied with pots, pans, dishes, silverware, while seemingly an obvious essential, was such a wonderful surprise ! The pool is a great feature as well since the kids sometimes need a break from the beach (It's a rough life when you need a break from the ocean !! LOL).

Thanks for providing such a great vacation home for us to enjoy !!

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kilgore TX

Loved the Sea Bell

  • 5 of 5

I would recommend to anyone...Such easy access to the beach, lots of items already at the property for the water. Very convenient location for entertainment and food..

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Beach Experience

  • 5 of 5

It was a great place to stay! The place was very clean and neat when we arrived and the temperature inside stayed cool and comfortable even with the intense heat outside. Lots of things in the unit to use as far as kitchen and cleaning supplies in case you had forgot to pack. When we did call for service once they were prompt and efficient. We would definitely recommend to family and friends!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Pensacola, FL
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Fort Morgan
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Craft Farms
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Highway 59
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Car: recommended

West Beach in Gulf Shores has gorgeous beaches and is a quiet and safe place for your family. Once you've stayed in West Beach you will never won't to stay anywhere else. Great restaurants are just a few miles away. An ice cream shop, seafood take-out and convenience store are within walking distance of Sea Bell.


Rates & Availability

Gulf Shores House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Peak Summer 2016
May 12 2016 - Aug 13 2016
6 night minimum stay
Early Fall 2016
Aug 14 2016 - Sep 17 2016
3 night minimum stay
Fall 2016
Sep 18 2016 - Dec 3 2016
3 night minimum stay
Winter 2016
Dec 4 2016 - Mar 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Accidental Damage $45
Processing $30
Cleaning $225 + Tax
Linen $45 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Alabama Gulf Coast House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 downstairs - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , Attached to bunk room
    Bathroom 2 Upstairs - toilet , combination tub/shower , Door to front upstairs bedroom and another door to hall
    Bathroom 3 Master - toilet , combination tub/shower , In master bedroom
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 2 Upstairs front - 1 queen , Door to bathroom from this bedroom
    Bedroom 4 Master - 1 king , Bathroom in master
    Bedroom 1 downstairs - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 Middle upstairs - 4 bunk bed , Bunk room
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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