***2019 Spring/Summer Season rates pending***
Cottage is conveniently located on the Gulf side of Dauphin Island, just a few steps from the water’s edge and is locally owned and operated.
Located directly across the street from our personal residence, we view, treat, and maintain this home as an extension of our own home. We hope all who enter as guests will leave as friends.
Great care has gone into planning every detail for our family and friends from clean, soft, comfortable well-maintained linens to a wide variety of cooking need utensils for your home away from home. To make your vacation more enjoyable and less stressful, we provide initial laundry detergent pods, dryer sheets, dish soap and dishwasher soap pods, full size bath soap, hand soap, 1 roll paper towels, 3 rolls of toilet tissue, kitchen trash can bags, gallon and quart storage bags, aluminum foil, Saran Wrap, basic pantry items, including spice rack, 9 beach towels, beach umbrella, assortment of beach toys, and 4 beach chairs.
The floor plan includes an open living/dining area with adequate seating for 9 people, beautiful views of the water, and large windows letting in lots of natural light. The kitchen is well appointed with everything needed for cooking family meals and includes a microwave, traditional coffee pot, Keurig coffee maker, toaster, hand mixer, blender, crock pot, convection oven, dishwasher, and all the flatware, glass, dish, serving dishes, and cookware needed for a family of 9. The center island is great for food prep and offers comfortable seating for 8. A rectangular drop leaf table provides additional seating for 2 people. A full-size gas grill and picnic table are available for cook-outs and outdoor dining.
There are 2 master bedrooms, each furnished with a king bed and private bath with single vanity and shower. The northeast guest room (mermaid room) is furnished with a set of twin beds and the center north bedroom has a full/twin bunk bed. The third bath is located off the hallway and is a single vanity with tub/shower combo. All bedrooms are equipped with flat screen TVs and DVD Blue-Ray players for your enjoyment.
The oversized covered porch is perfect for relaxing, dining, reading, or just watching/listening to the waves. When dolphins are swimming close to shore, they can often can be seen from the porch.
Before you request to book our home, please take time to carefully review the available sleeping accommodations (a total of 9 people including children, 6 available beds), maximum occupancy limit (9 people, including children), terms and conditions outlined in rental agreement, pet policy, and restrictions/policy on use of the home. Advance written approval is required to exceed the occupancy limit. If you have questions concerning these restrictions, occupancy limit, pet policy ($100 per pet, non-refundable, limit 2 pets, under 20 pounds each), etc., please inquire before requesting to book.
Dauphin Island is known for its shell collecting, fishing, bike and walking trails, a wonderful bird sanctuary, Estuarium and Sea Lab, and historic Fort Gaines. Other attractions in the Mobile area include the USS Battleship Alabama, Bellingrath Gardens and Home, and the historic antebellum homes. Or, you can take the ferry from Dauphin Island to over to Fort Morgan and Gulf Shores.
Summer Season: Reservations for the summer season are a minimum of 7 days and rental period is Saturday to Saturday. A reservation deposit as indicated on VRBO booking site is due at the time of booking unless other arrangements are agreed upon in writing. If reservation deposit is mailed, it must be received within 10 days of making reservation. The deposit may be made by mailed check or credit card or e-check using the VRBO web site. The balance of fees is due according to the schedule agreed upon at time of booking. Summer season rentals must be paid in full 60 days prior to arrival, unless otherwise agreed upon in writing. See owner rental agreement for cancellation policy.
Payment of rental fees for stays of less than 7 days are due in full at time of booking, unless otherwise agreed to in writing.
Check-in is 4:00 p.m. on day of arrival and check-out is 10:00 a.m. on day of departure.