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

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 8 nights

Overview

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

Owner
Lisa and Scott Marlowe
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
June 22, 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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Amenities

Royal Lagoons House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 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
Bedrooms:
  • 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
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • 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
Notes:
Bath soap, hand soap, dish soap, dish detergent, laundry detergent, and fabric softener provided.

Reviews

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average rating of 4.72 based on 51 reviews
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Wonderful property!

  • 5 of 5

We immediately fell in love with this house upon arrival. The small details inside and out make it a wonderful place to relax and stay. The owners were very responsive to all our needs and responded within minutes. Overall our stay was wonderful and will look forward to returning ! Lots of properties around the island did not have as much outside equipment and detail as this one . We loved the outside grill, hammock and TV. The kids fished off the doc most days and caught lots of fish :) it was a perfect spot to launch a kayak off as well.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful place to stay. On the sound and close to the beach

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the house a lot because it's set up for out door living. And it's very relaxing to look out to the sound.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

What a great place! Felt like I was home.

  • 5 of 5

The location of Sol Mate is perfect! Great sunsets and wonderful westerly breezes. Home is equipped with everything you could need and more. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and will definitely consider Sol Mate with our next trip to the island.

  • Submitted: May 26, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It's everything and more!

  • 5 of 5

It was just as described. Beautifully and comfortably decorated. Well stocked for those items you might forget. We so enjoyed walking right out the door and down the stairs to the dock. Finding each light switch was so easy. The "everything you need to know --book" was so helpful. Y'all are very organized. We befriended a tall bird on the dock, and both days he enjoyed the small fish we caught off the dock. The outdoor grill and firepit/TV was such a nice luxury. I had forgotten my fleece blanket and when sitting on the couch I commented about that--then looked down to my surprise--there was a small basket of blankets!! Thank you!!. Also, the cable and internet were a nice bonus. Thank you so much for opening your home to us.

  • Submitted: May 13, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful time and perfect accommodations

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful and peaceful

  • Submitted: May 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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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Map

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.

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Rates & Availability

Royal Lagoons House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
SUMMER 2017
Jun 3 2017 - Aug 4 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,675
 
 
JULY 4TH HOLIDAY 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,000
Flat fee
 
 
LATE SUMMER 2017
Aug 5 2017 - Sep 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
$220
$1,450
 
 
FALL 2017
Sep 9 2017 - Dec 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
$200
$1,200
 
 
WINTER 2017
Dec 2 2017 - Mar 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
$150
$900
 
 
SPRING 2018
Mar 3 2018 - May 25 2018
3 night minimum stay
$225
$1,300
 
 
SUMMER 2018
May 26 2018 - Aug 3 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,795
 
 
JULY 4TH HOLIDAY 2018
Jun 30 2018 - Jul 7 2018
8 night minimum stay
$2,000
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$200
$1,250
 

Additional information about rental rates

CLEANING FEE $125 + Tax
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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