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Beautiful Bay House. Pet and people Friendly!

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

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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 an hour
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
28 March, 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.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Gulf Shores, Alabama

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1120 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 5
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
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 , bath with shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double bed , 1 single bed
    Master Bedroom - 1 extra lg. double bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(28 traveller reviews)

Beautiful Bay House. Pet and people Friendly!
average rating of 4.928571 based on 28 reviews
Georgetown
5

Bay Leave Rest and Relaxation

  • 5 of 5

The month at Bay Leave was so very relaxing. Warm February weather, much better than Indiana weather, and great food and people. The property was comfortable and well maintained. When the gas grill "died", a new charcoal Weber grill suddenly appeared, I love grilling on charcoal!!! The supplied crab traps provided us with about a dozen crab every 5 days or so, very tasty. Next time I'll bring my waders so I can wade fish, the water runs a foot and a half to waist deep and I want to try catching some red's and trout. If our arthritis wasn't so bad I'd say the rattan furniture would rate a 9+, but I miss the plush cushions from home. Regardless, we rate this home AAAAA+++++. Looking forward to next February.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kansas City, MO
5

Quaint cottage made Gulf Coast exploring easy

  • 5 of 5

Newbies to the Gulf Coast area, we were looking for a relaxing getaway and low-hassle trip. Thus, the Bay Leave cottage was the perfect set-up for us. We enjoyed the screened-in porch, the access to the bay and the ease of getting around the area. Plus, our dog enjoyed being included in the fun. Many thanks to the owners for being so organized and making visiting the Gulf Coast easy!

Our only (super, non-essential!) request for next time: swap out your indoor wicker for a comfy couch and chairs just so we can take our relaxation to the next level. Other than that, thanks for contributing to a great trip!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Pet-Friendly Experience

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay at Bay Leave. The house was immaculate, comfortable and well stocked. We appreciated the small touches, such as the Christmas decorations, which made it feel more like home. Our Goldendoodle loved the freedom to run around without a leash and we were delighted to find that she was a welcome guest at several local restaurants and beaches. Overall, a wonderful pet-friendly experience.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful spot on the bay

  • 5 of 5

Pet friendly, people friendly, clean, modern, quiet, and friendly

  • Review Submitted: Oct 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

A little jewel of a cottage

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at Bay Leave - the cottage is a little jewel, with everything a person needs to be comfortable. It was also very dog friendly, which my pups appreciated. Martha seemed to have anticipated all the things someone would need while there and was very easy to work with. My husband liked the easy access to fishing while I found plenty of painting and sketching subjects. Very friendly place, too - I enjoyed meeting people and everyone had good recommendations for what to do, where to go, eat, etc. All in all, this is a great place to recharge your batteries - we walked away from all the peaceful quiet feeling refreshed and rested.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Very Clean,Quiet, and has everything you need

  • 5 of 5

We vacationed here for a week and it was great. The house is so nice, very clean quiet, and has everything. The only things you need to bring are clothes and food. It has great TV , internet, washer and dryer fully equipped kitchen, and linens(towels). The bed was so comfortable we slept so good plus its so quiet there too. The property manager was so nice and helpful (thanks Martha). We would recommend this spot to everyone. The area is great too lots to do. Thanks for a great vacation Tony and Gail Smith

  • Review Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • 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

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cottage in Gulf Shores, Alabama

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Spring
1 Mar 2017 - 12 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$190
From
A$196
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
A$1,307
 
 
Late Spring
13 May 2017 - 16 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$209
From
A$222
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
A$1,464
 
 
Peak Summer
17 Jun 2017 - 11 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$235
From
A$248
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
A$1,647
 
 
Late Summer
12 Aug 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$209
From
A$222
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
A$1,464
 
 
Fall
5 Sep 2017 - 1 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$177
From
A$183
Fri,Sat
A$1,229
A$4,576
 
 
Winter
2 Dec 2017 - 2 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
A$163
From
A$177
Fri,Sat
A$915
A$1,961
 
 
Spring
3 Mar 2018 - 15 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
A$190
From
A$196
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
A$1,307
A$4,184
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
A$222
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit A$327
Cleaning A$170 + Tax
Pet Fee A$65 + Tax
Tax Rate 8.5%

Guest information form must be submitted prior to arrival. Pet fee is $10 per night 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.
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