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'SOL-MATE' ..Directly on the water!..AMAZING SUNSETS..Beautiful View!

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom/2 Bath. Sleeps 8 BEAUTIFUL sunsets

SOL-MATE is a 3 bedroom, 2 bath home located off the coast of Alabama on Dauphin Island. The home sleeps 8 comfortably and is situated directly on the Mississippi sound. The rear of the home faces the Western sunset and is only a few feet from the bay.

The beach is just a short two block walk from the house. The rear decks and dock offer unobstructed water views as far as the eye can see and spectacular sunsets. The home has a private dock that allows for fishing, swimming or just relaxing in the sun. SOL-MATE has extensive dock lights to attract bait fish and offers some of the best speck and white trout fishing on the Island right from the dock!

The home is located within easy walking distance to the gulf (approx. 2 blocks). SOL- MATE is fully furnished to provide you with all of the comforts of home including WI-FI internet connection, unlimited nationwide calling, and cable service with movie channels. Rental includes the use of (2) bicycles, fishing poles, and a propane grill. This home also has washer and dryer, outdoor shower and outdoor cooking area.

The master bedroom has a queen size bed and a private second floor deck that overlooks the water. Additional bedrooms have a queen size bed, 1 full bed with 1 twin over full bunk bed.

Use of the boat lift is NOT included in rental.

More Details

Lisa and Scott Marlowe
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 26, 2017

About Lisa and Scott Marlowe

I have always loved the beach and sun. I enjoy the serenity and peacefulness that our vacation home on the bay provides. I hope that when you visit 'SOL-MATE' on Dauphin Island that you enjoy it as much as i do!

Lisa and Scott Marlowe purchased this house in 2013

Why Lisa and Scott Marlowe chose Dauphin Island

Sunsets, sunsets, sunsets.....My husband and I looked for quite a while for the perfect little vacation home. You can change the carpet or paint the walls but you can't change the views that a home offers. 'SOL-MATE' provides an almost endless view of the sun setting over the sound in the afternoons.

What makes this house unique

'SOL-MATE' just feels right. There are bigger homes on the Island and nicer homes on the Island but, I don't think that I would trade Sol-Mate for any of them. SOL-MATE doesn't feel like it was furnished from the 'vacation house superstore' It has character and history. SOL-MATE has an authentic value to it that draws you in. It often seems that the house was built just so I could have a glass of wine and watch the sun drop into the bay. With so many houses just 'stuck' into the sand everywhere, SOL-MATE seems to belong where it is, as it is.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Scott and Lisa,

Everyone had a great time! I was definitely in my happy

place! The accommodations were spot on and the view left me speechless. I

loved everything about it! We are already planning our next vacation back

to sol-mate and it can't be soon enough! Thank you for sharing your

beautiful home and making our stay memorable!
Apr 2015
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Royal Lagoons House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • 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
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , outdoor shower
  • 2 full baths inside outdoor shower and enclosed bathroom outside
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double , 1 twin/ single , One twin over full size bunk bed. Plus one twin trundle
  • 3 bedrooms master has queen sized bed bedroom 2 has queen sized bed bedroom 3 has 1 full, and 1 bunk bed (double on bottom,twin on top) Plus one twin size trundle bed. Pull out queen sleeper sofa in living room
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Bath soap, hand soap, dish soap, dish detergent, laundry detergent, and fabric softener provided.


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(45 traveler reviews)

'SOL-MATE' ..Directly on the water!..AMAZING SUNSETS..Beautiful View!
average rating of 4.688889 based on 46 reviews

very comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Sol mate is exactly as described in the photos and description. It was clean, comfortable and had a lot of outdoor spaces to relax and catch the breezes. We couldn't have asked for more. (But beware, if you plan on cooking, that we did not find much more than salt and pepper.)

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming Daupin Island getaway with stunning sunset views!

  • 5 of 5

What a perfect waterfront vacation home! We loved the balcony views from the master bedroom & outdoor fire pit and tv. The outdoor shower was particularly fun and convenient for our three little ones. The washer and dryer were particularly useful throughout the week as well. The house provided beach gear including chairs, toys, umbrellas, etc. The adjacent grass lot made for an epic water balloon fight and my oldest son particularly loved baiting the crab pot (even though we were unsuccessful). Blue Herons and Pelicans greeted us daily from the dock and the sunsets were stunning each night. A five minute walk to the beach and a 5 minute drive to the West End beach were very convenient. We had a wonderful time at Sol Mate and wholeheartedly recommend renting this house. Just be sure to wear bug spray as the sand gnats really got us toward the end of the week.

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great little place with a wonderful view.

  • 4 of 5

The bayside setting is great for fishing, boating, or just sitting and staring at the water. The home itself is comfortable and it would likely jump to five stars with a bathroom update. This space was great for our family and an easy walk to the beach. The outdoor shower area is fantastic for losing sand and salt and the supply closet offers equipment you might not have carried or want to purchase. I can only imagine the place is even better in the peak of summer or early autumn. Thanks for a relaxing space.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Hope we can come back again. Everything was great in and out. And the west beach is just fabulous.

Thanks for everything.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quaint home with beautiful views

  • 5 of 5

This house has everything you need. The owner goes above and beyond on kitchen furnishings. The lower patio was a great place to watch your favorite sports! Great relaxing weekend!

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

This is the second time we have stayed in the winter. Great place for relaxing on the water. Sunsets beautiful and inspiring. Kitchen well stocked we prepared all our meals. We watched the Super Bowl outside on the patio with a fire in the fire pit (propane). The weather fantastic and we went kayaking on the beach and off the dock. The dock is great for bird watching and relaxing with a beverage. We had two herons, osprey, possum and a small cat pay us numerous visits. We will be back.Quiet location close to beach.

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Dauphin island airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Barnacle Bills
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Fort Morgan Ferry
Nearest Beach
0.12 Miles
Dauphin island beach
Car: recommended

Directly on the bay with beautiful sunsets directly off the back deck.


Rates & Availability

Royal Lagoons House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Mar 4 2017 - Apr 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
Apr 29 2017 - May 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
May 27 2017 - Jun 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Jun 3 2017 - Aug 4 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
Flat fee
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 11.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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