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It's always a perfect time to visit the beach!

People10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms * 2 Bathrooms * Sleeps 10 * Unit 1701

Leap of Faith is the perfect place for a beach getaway! Come enjoy Alabama's beaches the way they used to be. The Rookery unit 1701 is located 14 miles down Fort Morgan Road, away from all the high-rise condos in Gulf Shores. You can enjoy uncrowded beaches, nature trails, wildlife, and plenty of room to relax.

Leap of Faith is the perfect spot for your beach vacation! This cute beach cottage has hardwood floors throughout, comfortable seating, 3 flat screen TVs with over 140 HD channels, games for the kids, DVDs to enjoy, free wireless internet, and much more! The master bedroom has a king sized bed and private bathroom. The guest bedroom has a queen sized bed and bedroom #3 has 2 sets of full/twin bunks. There is plenty of space for families of all sizes! Bed linens, bath towels, hand towels, wash cloths, and kitchen towels are provided. A few extras are added in to make our guests feel at home (garbage bags, dish soap, laundry packs, toilet paper, and paper towels). The unit has a full sized washer and dryer to make laundry easy.

There are 2 swimming pools and a spa to enjoy. The largest pool is a zero entry pool that is perfect for splashing, sunbathing, and swimming. The pool is just steps away from your front porch. Golf carts are allowed, so bring one and enjoy easy access to the beach or just explore the area. BBQ grills and picnic tables are scattered throughout The Rookery, so bring your charcoal and grill out. There is a large tennis court and lots of space to park your boat or golf cart.

Leap of Faith is a non-smoking unit. Pets are not allowed.

More Details

Owner
Clint & Donna Nicholson
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

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

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
21 April, 2018

About Clint & Donna Nicholson

We fell in love with Gulf Shores back in 2001 when we visited for the first time as a couple. Over the years we found ourselves coming back to the beach more often and introducing our children to the beach as they were born. After years of beach trips, lots of driving around looking at beach houses and dreaming of owning our own we finally decided to take a leap of faith and purchase one! Our goal is to honor God in all we do, including sharing our beach house with others.

Clint & Donna Nicholson purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Clint & Donna Nicholson chose Gulf Shores

We have a growing family and we enjoy spending time with friends. We love how much room The Rookery cottages offer. There is room for everyone to enjoy! The zero entry pool is especially great for our little ones.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Gulf Shores in Baldwin County

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Guest bedroom with attached/shared bath
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Bunk Bed , Full/Twin bunks
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Master Bedroom with private bath
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Shelling
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • bay fishing
  • swimming

Reviews

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(62 traveller reviews)

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It's always a perfect time to visit the beach!
average rating of 4.951613 based on 62 reviews
5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful vacation home for our family of 8! Clean, well kept, comfortable sleeping arrangements, and amenities in the home / Rookery complex are perfect. Clint and Donna do any outstanding job of being available to you. Would definetly rent again.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We loved our stay! Wonderful house!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here with our three children, the house was clean, comfortable, and well kept. We had no problems and everyone in our family loved the house. They had everything we needed plus more.

The community around the house was beautiful, we did not use the pool or hot tub but we looked at it and it was very nice. We highly recommend this place and will be back when we can.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Peaceful and fun

  • 5 of 5

House was very comfortable for my family of 6. Right next to pool and hot tub was very convenient. Not far to beach, short drive. Once you got there the sand is beautiful and not crowded.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fabulous!!!

  • 5 of 5

Home was great. Area was l9vely. Our family had a great time. We will come again!!!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Love it it was perfect for us.

  • 5 of 5

Loved it.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Home away from Home

  • 5 of 5

This house is decorated with such a laid back, comfy, beachy atmosphere and we felt like we were at home. Very clean and organized and had everything we could or would need! Donna & Clint were readily available via email and responded so quickly with any questions we had! My husband was thrilled to find that they had not only a coffee make BUT a Keurig too! Highly recommend this house to anyone. We hope to return again♥

  • Review Submitted: 27-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Car: necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Gulf Shores, Alabama

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Spring 2018
1 Mar 2018 - 18 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£361
for 3 nights
From
£89
 
 
Summer 2018
19 May 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
5 night minimum stay
£682
for 5 nights
From
£118
 
 
Fall 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
£250
for 2 nights
From
£79
 
 
Winter 2018
1 Nov 2018 - 28 Feb 2019
2 night minimum stay
£236
for 2 nights
From
£71
£879
 
 
Spring 2019
1 Mar 2019 - 17 May 2019
3 night minimum stay
£361
for 3 nights
From
£89
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £178.58
Cleaning Fee £92.86

Cancellation Fee of .025%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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