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A Few Dates Left! Plan Your Getaway Now! Short drive to the beach!

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

This 1100 sq. ft. cottage boasts a large master suite and beautiful views.

Hosting a large master bedroom suite, complete with double sink vanity, tub/shower, washer/dryer and all new appliances, this newly remodeled cottage is ideal for a quiet get away. With front and back porches and a large sitting area, there is plenty of room to sit back, enjoy the scenery in a quiet and peaceful community setting. Two 40 inch tvs, blu ray players and WiFi allow you to stay connected as well.


Owner
Chris and Donna Hyche
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
26 April, 2017

About Chris and Donna Hyche

A lifetime Alabama resident, I grew up enjoying the Alabama Gulf Coast and enjoy sharing this beautiful area with others. As a sales professional in the industrial marketplace, I spend a lot of time behind the wheel and have found few places like Bon Secour. Donna has worked as an educator for over 30 years and the peace and quiet of this area is a welcome reprieve to hours in the classroom.

Chris and Donna Hyche purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Chris and Donna Hyche chose Alabama Gulf Coast

Growing up vacationing on the Alabama Gulf Coast, we discovered this area in the 1960's. My family purchased a cabin in the Bon Secour area in 1985 and have come to treasure the peace and quiet this community affords. Whether its sitting on the pier and watching the dolphins and pelicans at play or walking down to Billy's Seafood for steamed shrimp fresh off of the boat, it is safe to say there is no other place quiet like the Cottages at Bon Secour. While we hope to one day retire to this area, we are now content to share our secret with those who also appreciate this unique riverfront lifestyle.

What makes this cottage unique

The proximity of the Gulf Coast beaches and excellent seafood serve as additional benefits to the peace and quiet of this area. When you have had all of the sun, sand and people you can handle, our place provides the ideal setting to relax and unwind.

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
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 ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet
  • Full bath with tub/shower, double vanities and washer dryer off of master bedroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • 480 sq. ft. bedroom with new comfortable king size bed, desk area, 40 inch TV, BluRay and private entrance.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
Notes:
Walking distance to Billy's and Acquilla Seafood, crabbing and fishing off of the pier or just sitting in the swing on the pier and watching the shrimp boats go by. Also just a mile down the road to Tin Top for fresh oysters and shrimp prepared right off of the boat.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(40 traveller reviews)

A Few Dates Left! Plan Your Getaway Now! Short drive to the beach!
average rating of 5.0 based on 40 reviews
Equality, Alabama
5

Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was perfect for what we were looking for in our getaway. No noise and no crowds but close enough for shopping and beach fun. Will definitely stay here again our next visit.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

We had a great time.

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was everything we had hoped for. It was very clean and everything worked as it should. We will most definitely be returning to Hytide.

The owners were most gracious and helpful.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Gulf Shores trip

  • 5 of 5

Chris and Donna's cottage was so comfortable. We were so relaxed when we were there. We spent a lot of our week sight seeing the beaches and all of the history there is to learn about on the gulf, and their cottage was centrally located away from all the busy hubbub of the area but close enough to everything we wanted to see. Thank you so much for opening your home and having all of the conveniences and comforts of home. Loved the king size bed, and so comfy.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

peaceful!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed at HyTide with my two Daughters and my Daughter's dog March 12-15th. We had a very relaxing time. The cottage is very nicely decorated and very comfortable. We were very happy with our stay. And it was nice that our dog could come.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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denver, colorado
5

So well-appointed and well-equipped, most comfortable vrbo bed ever!

  • 5 of 5

Highly recommend this charming and comfortable cabin in a quiet and beautiful area. The 2 seafood markets and Tin Top restaurant within 1 mile from the cabin make eating the local food delightful.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Impressive

  • 5 of 5

Great place to relax and get away from the crowds. This is a real nice place and the Hyches' are great.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Jack Edwards Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Tin Top Oyster Bar and Lounge
Nearest Ferry
30 Miles
Dauphin Island Ferry
Nearest Golf
11 Miles
Gulf Shores Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Tin Top
Nearest Beach
8.5 Miles
Gulf Shores beaches

Bon Secour is a very Southern gothic, picturesque place, with huge water oak trees covered in Spanish moss, great blue herons, brown pelicans, ever present bottle-nosed dolphin pods and the potent smell of salty gulf waters everywhere. The local commercial fishermen that make their living from the Gulf are no less salty but also friendly. Other than the relatively small, family owned, seafood processing plants, Bon Secour is primarily made up of many rural neighborhoods, most of which enjoy beautiful vistas of the Bon Secour River and Bon Secour Bay. Brown Pelicans are everywhere and locals often see alligators from time to time, plying the waters of the estuarial system from the head waters of the Bon Secour River to the bay. One can see baby bottle-nosed dolphins playing near the mouth of the river at any time. In Bon Secour one can catch bass, bream, fresh-water catfish, then travel a few miles down river, to the bay and catch all manner of salt water fish, shrimp, and oysters in the same day

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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
1 Mar 2017 - 14 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£299
for 3 nights
From
£78
From
£86
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£553
 
 
Summer
15 May 2017 - 6 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
£336
for 3 nights
From
£90
From
£98
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£635
 
 
Hangout Festival
19 May 2017 - 21 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£389
 
 
Fall
7 Aug 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£307
for 3 nights
From
£80
From
£88
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£553
 
 
Shrimp Festival
11 Oct 2017 - 15 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
£578
 
 
Winter
1 Nov 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£299
for 3 nights
From
£78
£537
£1,131
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£299
for 3 nights
From
£78
From
£81
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£537
£967
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £57.98
Cleaning Fee £65.71
Refundable Damage Deposit £154.61
Tax Rate 6.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

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