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Quiet spot on Mobile Bay with great view and pier access

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 attractively decorated, it sleeps five people 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
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 20, 2018

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

New owners George and Trudi bought this cottage with an eye to retire here in a few years. Until then they want to share it with others who want to get away for some quiet time near the water. As the "parents" of fuzzy four legged "children" hey know just how hard it can be to find a pet friendly place to spend a vacation.

Martha Howard, Gulf Coast Keyholders and Exit Realty, Gulf Shores purchased this cottage in 2017

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

Trudi and George have a daughter, son-law-and beautiful grandchildren in Gulf Shores and they love to visit as often as possible. 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.

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

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Quiet spot on Mobile Bay with great view and pier access
average rating of 4.8679247 based on 53 reviews
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December 2017 at Bay Leave

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed the cottage. It was clean and had all the comforts of home. We had no problem finding the driveway but I would not want to try finding it the first time at night. Lol! The lot had more shade than we had imagined and we wished there were a sunny morning deck or window to enjoy relaxing with a cup of coffee. My fault for not asking more questions before renting. It was our first time in the Gulf Coast area and we found lots of interesting things to do and see. It was often colder than we expected, but still way nicer weather than Ohio! All in all a nice month long adventure for us with lots of biking and hiking.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Relaxing Thanksgiving

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely and comfortable home under live oaks and Spanish moss. We were very impressed. The home is spotless. We had our dachshunds with us so the fenced yard was perfect and there were plenty of squirrels to ward off. The king bed in the master was very comfortable and the second bedroom holds a full and a twin. This is a great place to unplug and unwind...close enough to Gulf Shores to be convenient...but far enough out of the madness to feel like another world.

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Quite, secluded and private.

  • 5 of 5

Came to celebrate my wife’s 60th birthday. We wanted something nice and comfortable. The house was warm, clean and inviting. I would recommend to anyone.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Eagleville, TN
5

Cool little cottage!

  • 5 of 5

We loved the neat cottage, Bay Leave! It was in a quiet area that provided good relaxation! It was also not far from a public beach that allowed dogs. The information that was in the notebook was very helpful to be able to find restaurants and activities nearby. We appreciated that we could bring our dog Wagner.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Huntsville, Alabama
5

Peaceful Perfect

  • 5 of 5

What a fantastic property!!! Everything was as it says in the description and what was shown in the photos. The kitchen was well supplied with cooking and baking necessities. The towels and linens were fresh and the bed was super comfy. The owner even supplied beach towels and chairs! Martha was extremely responsive to any questions we had. Would love to stay again!

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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5

Beautiful spot - peaceful, convenient, and clean. Highly recommend!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay here. I highly recommend it!

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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

Photos

Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning $145 + Tax
Pet Fee $75 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $79
Tax Rate 8.5%

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.