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Island Shores, 3 bed/3bath, Beachfront, Ground Floor, SNOWBIRD Dates, pool

Bedrooms 3
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 90 nights


Minimum Stay
2 - 90 nights

About the property

Ground floor convenience - no steps or elevators, close to pool and beach access

**SNOWBIRD SPECIAL** Island Shores offers a great location on the beautiful white sandy beach which is is DIRECTLY on the Gulf. Please call owner, Barb 303-564-2048 to discuss any details. Must be 25 to rent this condo which is STRICTLY enforced with proper ID.

This low density complex, (only 59 condos) means the beaches are less crowded than the larger complexes. This location is on the ground floor, no elevators or stairs to use to carry your luggage or access the beach. Our condo offers gulf views and is conveniently located within WALKING distance to the State Park Pier and beachfront restaurants including Sea and Suds, Pink Pony and the Hangout. Island Shores is centrally located approximately 1/2 mile east from Gulf Shores Public Beach where Highway 59 ends and approximately 1/2 mile from the State Fishing Pier.

This is an end corner unit 3 bedroom 3 bath condo on the east side of building right on the scenic east beach with many windows.

Please call to discuss details.

Island Shores also has a private pool on this property located conveniently near our condo.

Please call so I can answer any questions, phone conversation required prior to reserving dates.

Each Parking pass is $17

Free WIFI.


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Keywords: beachfront, oceanfront, ground floor, pool, 3 bedroom, 3 bath, walking distance to restaurants and shopping, Gulf Shores, Alabama, Hangout Music Festival, Sea N Suds, beach, snowbirds, fishing, dolphin cruise, Gulf Coast, Emerald Coast, sandy beach, relax, low density complex, golf, tennis state pier

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Barb Arne
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 19, 2017

About Barb Arne

Our family are original owners of this beachfront condo. We have enjoyed many vacations in Gulf Shores and we are always excited to see the new attractions to visit beyond the beach. Gulf Shores is a great place to build family memories. We always wish we could spend more time there.

Barb Arne purchased this condo in 1981

Why Barb Arne chose Alabama Gulf Coast

We love the location of Island Shores directly on the beach with great views. We love to walk the beach as this condo is located between the State Park Pier and the Gulf Shores Public Beach with many great restaurants. Walking to destinations is very convenient. Our condo has been renovated and redecorated recently.

What makes this condo unique

The ground floor access and beach view attracted our family to buy this condo before the building was built, no stairs or elevators. This is an end unit with 3 bedroom and 3 bathrooms, with easy beach and pool access.

Also very easy to walk to beach attractions, restaruants and shops.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(31 traveler reviews)

Island Shores, 3 bed/3bath, Beachfront, Ground Floor, SNOWBIRD Dates, pool
average rating of 4.774194 based on 31 reviews
Novi, Michigan USA

Perfect Week, Awesome Condo!

  • 5 of 5

This is our second stay at this condo, Barb was prompt to reply to our inquiries as well as recommending excellent places to visit in the area. The condo was clean and bright and had all the things we needed, loved the updates since our last visit.

Blue Angels practice flight path is between the condo and beach (super cool), Big Beach Brewing is excellent as well as Sail Wild Hearts Catamaran sunset cruise was so much fun! Walking to Sea and Suds for dinner and drinks...perfect!

Looking forward to next trip to Gulf Shores and will be booking this property again.

Thank you!

  • Submitted: Dec 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location and condo.

  • 5 of 5

This is our second time staying here and we love it. Great view of the beach and great location.

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Girls Weekend

  • 5 of 5

The location was perfect - far enough away from the Shrimp Festival (10/13 - 10/16) to avoid the noise but close enough to walk to and enjoy the sights, sounds and wonderful aroma of the food.

Watching the sunrise and sunsets from the patio was the best part. The condo is well equipped and very cozy. The beds are very comfortable! The owner is very accommodating and easy to work with. I would love to come back with my family!

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place for our vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay here. Very clean, and perfect for our stay. The owner was so nice and very easy to work with.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very nice accommodations

  • 5 of 5

Our family arrived late on Saturday night and was greeted with a very homey and comfortable condo. With the first floor right on the beach we could hear he surf calling us in the morning. The condo was well equipped with all that we needed and was a home for a week. Our family would definitely liked to go back and rent this again.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Bozeman montana

Literally 60 seconds to the beach. Splendid Gulf view!

  • 5 of 5

Two friends and I had a Gal Pal reunion! This condo made it perfect! Parking was a breeze and with the condo being on the ground level it made unpacking really hassle free. The condo itself sits right on the beach and it is literally 60 seconds walking to the beach! It has 2 very spacious bedrooms and a third smaller one, perfect for kiddos or even two adults. It's interior was clean, comfortable and nicely furnished with leather sofas and a big round table to accommodate everyone. The balcony overlooks the beach and has an additional table for sipping wine or a beer and soaking up the Gulf Breezes. The condo is equipped with beach chairs, sunscreen, beach toys and boogie boards which we made good use of! Best of all, it is an easy walk to the soft white sand! If you need a break from the beach there's a swimming pool again, just a few steps away. There's an onsite laundry that I didn't need but would come in handy with kids. It's a short distance to a variety of restaurants. I found it to be a convenient, beautiful location and a perfect condo to enjoy with friends and still have some quiet privacy to unwind. I would definitely go there again!

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Laurie Sue, Thank you for staying at Island Shores 150. It sounds like you had a great time. It sounds like someone had left some beach chairs, boogie boards, sand toys and sunscreen in the condo. These are not guaranteed to be here for guests arrivals as I cannot keep track of these. We hope you will return to Island Shores 150 for your next Gulf Shores vacations.
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Gulf Shores offers sugar white sandy beaches, excellent state fishing pier and deep sea fishing, boating, scuba diving, snorkeling, boogie boarding, golf, tennis, water parks, interactive zoo, dolphin cruises,go carts, fine arts, shopping, restaurants, nature trails, bike, stand up paddleboards and kayak rentals available.

*watch for dolphins playing, rolling and swimming from the balcony- usually early am and dinnertime on calm days

Island Shores in Gulf Shores is an excellent destination for families as it is very conveniently located within walking distance to restaurants, shopping and the State Park fishing pier.

Visit the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, Dauphin Island Sea Lab, shop the Tanger Outlet Mall

Keywords: beachside, oceanside, Hang Out, Ground Floor, Shrimp Festival, Mullet Toss,


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $350
EACH Parking Pass $20 $40 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

$350 refundable reservation/damage deposit required
$17 fee for each parking pass -limit 2
Price Reductions may be available for longer stays- check with Barb
Please check calendar on this site for availability
Minimum AGE of 25 to rent strictly enforced.
$100 cancellation fee, 60 day cancellation notice required for rental payment refund, ask Barb if there are questions

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes 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
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Full bathrooms 1 attached to master 1 attached to bedroom #2 1 accessible to bedroom #3 and living area
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , large bedroom and large walk-in closet
  • sofa sleeper in Living room pulls out to a queen sleeper
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 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
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Great kite flying with the coastal breeze on a beautiful open beach front. Night time fun star watching on the balcony or chasing sand crabs by flashlight. on the beach enjoy a game of volleyball, frisbee, and shell seeking padded chaise lounge chairs and umbrellas are available to rent on the beach

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