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Book your Spring Break now! Quiet spot with pier.

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,120 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Cute, clean two bedroom cottage with Bay view and pier access.

This cute two bedroom, one bath cottage is pet and people friendly. Cute, clean and recently redone it has never been on the rental market before. It sleeps five comfortably, has a spacious well stocked kitchen, full laundry, screened porch, open deck, fenced yard, bay views, pier and bay access. Just two minutes from the gulf beach the location has it all for the guest who wants to get away from it all yet still have it all!


Property Manager
Martha Howard, Gulf Coast Keyholders and Exit Realty, Gulf Shores
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 22, 2017

About Martha Howard, Gulf Coast Keyholders and Exit Realty, Gulf Shores

Owner Brian Murray (left), pictured here with property manager Martha Howard (center) and partner David Kilborn (right) bought this cottage so he could be near family when he retires. Until then he wants to share it with others who want to get away for some quiet time near the water. As the "parent" of three fuzzy four legged "children" Brian knows just how hard it can be to find a pet friendly place to spend a vacation. Clovis, Mimi, and Sissy are looking forward to spending their golden years on Mobile Bay.

Martha Howard, Gulf Coast Keyholders and Exit Realty, Gulf Shores purchased this cottage in 2015

Why Martha Howard, Gulf Coast Keyholders and Exit Realty, Gulf Shores chose Alabama Gulf Coast

Not only did David grow up in this area but his sisters, nieces and nephews live here too. As for the home, there is not a more beautiful spot on the bay - the view, the old oaks with Spanish moss hanging from their limbs, the gentle lap of the water, the spacious yard, the quiet setting and peaceful surroundings simply spoke of home. The large yard and distance from the busy highway also made this home a perfect spot for children and pets.

What makes this cottage unique

This property offers a guest a different view of Gulf Shores. Quiet and secluded under old oaks this home is far away from the vacation rental crowd. Guests experience what it is like to live along the bay on the island's Ft Morgan peninsula. Sunsets are unparalleled from the pier it shares with its two neighbors. For those who want to play in the Gulf waters the beach at the Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge is almost across the street. A two minute drive will take you to its pristine shore where you can swim, fish, walk, shell and bask in the rays. Located about nine miles from town it is a quick trip to the center of the action, shops, restaurants, and attractions if you can tear yourself away from the front porch.

Map

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Pensacola or Mobile
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
The Pines
Nearest Ferry
12 Miles
Ft Morgan Ferry
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Kiva Dunes or Penninsula
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
The Hideaway at the Beach Club
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Bon Secour National Wildlife Preserve
Car: necessary

Amenities

Gulf Shores Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1120 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Grilling on decks strictly prohibited.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • 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:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Master Bedroom - 1 king
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
DATA! There is only one Internet provider available at Bay Leave; data is limited and costly. In an effort to increase Internet speed we buy 5 gig each month. However, when a guest uses all or most of that data during a stay the Internet is painfully slow for everyone else the rest of the month. Because many of our guests use their own data and refrain from streaming while here we feel it is not fair to raise our rental prices to cover data some people do not use. Therefore, we charge for use above 1 gig while you are in residence. The charge is deducted from your deposit at the end of your stay at our cost of $10 per gig. To avoid charges you can use data during free hours (3am-8am), use your own device data, or refrain from steaming movies, videos, music, etc. The Internet is still free and the small amount of data related to checking email and using your device minimally should not affect your bill. If your use exceeds 1 gig you will be charged at our cost of $10 per gig

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average rating of 4.87234 based on 47 reviews
5

Fantastic

  • 5 of 5

Most relaxed vacation ever. The property was close enough to restaurants and shopping but far enough away to be totally quiet and peaceful. The screened porch was phenomenal and the house was extremely well maintained and equipped. The leasing agent (Martha) offered advice and assistance beyond her job description. We joked they may have to get a warrant and sheriff to make us leave. If you want to be in the tourist mix don't stay here, but if you want peace and quiet you could not do better!

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very Clean & Well Equipped.

  • 5 of 5

Home was very clean and well equipped. The fenced yard was perfect for our pup. Kids loved putting the crab traps out off the dock!! Booking process was easy!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable, Relaxing, and Close

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time staying here. The property was nice, clean, and perfect for our dogs. We loved being so close to nice beaches (including the dog beach). The large, open kitchen was with just about every appliance was a great addition. I was even able to bake some banana bread for breakfast.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great getaway

  • 5 of 5

Really an awesome house. The sunsets over the bay are magnificent, the house is very well cared for. Would definitely come again!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay! The cottage had everything we needed and we loved the calm location on Mobile Bay, surrounded by lovely trees. My favorite part of the trip was sitting on the dock with coffee in the morning and wine in the evening :) We were treated to absolutely gorgeous sunrises and sunsets!!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Property was clean and well kept. Beautiful scenery!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay and made some wonderful memories! Thank you for sharing your beautiful home with us!

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $145
Pet Fee $75
Damage Insurance $79
Damage Deposit $250

Guest information form must be submitted prior to arrival. Pet fee is per pet. Signed pet guidelines and fee required for pet rentals. NO CATS!!! Owner is highly allergic! No smoking. Cigarette butts left in the yard will result in loss of deposit. Cleaning fees may be higher for larger groups and extended stays.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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