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Bedrooms 3
Separate WCs1
Space 1,375 sq ft
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 3 1/2 Baths, Sleeps 10-13, Directly on Beach, Walk to Downtown Shops


1,375 Square Feet, Accommodates 10 comfortably, 13 if you don't mind being a little cozy. 3 Bedrooms, 3 1/2 Bathrooms, Beautifully Decorated, 3 Story (attic bunk room access is ladder/steep steps safe for kids over 3 yrs. old) with Free Wi Fi, Mediacom Cable TV, TiVo and Netflix on all TVs.

Park underneath and walk up one flight of stairs to the recently remodeled first floor which Includes:

* Living room with privacy curtain serves as a great 4th bedroom and has a comfortable memory foam, queen leather sleeper/sofa, private balcony that overlooks the beach, courtyard & pool, 4K - 60" flat screen smart TV that is Wi-Fi connected, books, games, toys & puzzles.

* A cozy, electric, heat producing fireplace in the Living/Dining room.

* Dining room seats 13 with 8-9 at the custom-made farmhouse table and bench, 4 bar stools, baby chair and plenty of table service for all.

* Well stocked kitchen with granite counters, stainless steel dishwasher, stove, oven, microwave and refrigerator with ice and water dispenser.

* 1/2 Bathroom.

* Large capacity washer & dryer.

* Central vac for easy sand clean-ups.

* Baby gate.

Upstairs you will find:

* Master bedroom with king size bed, a chaise lounge that converts to a bed and a Pack-N-Play in the closet, its own private balcony overlooking the beach, courtyard and pool, private bath, and Wi-Fi connected 40" flat screen smart TV.

* Second bedroom with a queen bed, bunk beds, full en-suite bath, a beautiful beach view, and Wi-Fi connected 40" flat screen smart TV.

*Central vac for quick clean-ups.

3rd Floor Surprise:

*Ladder/steep steps take you up to the attic bunk room which sleeps 4. Two twin beds can convert into a king bed with a privacy curtain that separates it from the children's size bunk beds.

*It also has its own private bath with a full size tub/shower.

*The kids will enjoy their own mini fridge and 32" flat screen smart TV that is Wi-Fi connected.

*Central vac

Under the unit is:

*Covered parking for 2 cars (additional parking along fence in front of unit)

*Your own private BBQ grill,

*Table and chairs

*Convenient keyless locking storage closet with bikes, beach cart, beach chairs, umbrellas, rafts, air compressor to blow up rafts and tires, beach toys and stroller.

*Beach bag & towels are also provided so all you need to pack are your clothes.

Gulfside Townhomes has a beautifully landscaped courtyard in the middle of this horseshoe shaped complex with a large grassy area for the kids and one of the biggest beach side pools around. The pool is in the center of the complex and perfect for when it is windy and cooler on the beach.

Gulfside is a low density complex with 250 feet of beachfront, with no high rises on either side so you will have plenty of space on the beach. Located in the heart of Gulf Shores within walking distance to The Hangout, Bahama Bobs, and several other great restaurants, grocery/convenient stores and souvenir shops.

Other nearby family-fun centers include OWA a 520 Acre entertainment complex in Foley, minutes from Gulf Shores, a water park (Waterville) and amusement Park (The Track), a zoo, miniature golf, and go-kart tracks. The Tanger Outlet Mall is about a 15-20 minute drive, and there are numerous fishing charters, tennis facilities and world-class golf courses nearby. The Wharf, located in nearby Orange Beach has many shops, restaurants, and an ampi-theater.

Short day trips include, Ft. Morgan where you can take the ferry across Mobile Bay to visit the Dauphin Island Estuarium Sea Lab and the Bird Sanctuary. Alligator Alley in Summerdale is a favorite for kids & adults alike. The USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park in Mobile and The Naval Aviation Museum (home of the world famous Blue Angels) in Pensacola are very interesting and educational for all ages.

My husband and I own and manage our townhome. We do not use a hard to reach Rental Company. You may call or text me 24/7. I usually answer immediately or get back to you within a few minutes. If you have any issues, I will address them immediately! Your vacation is very important to us and we want to make it the best ever! Our goal for our guests is to have such a positive experience they want to make our townhome and Gulf Shores part of their family tradition year after year!

Alabama's finest beach town has been a hidden secret for families to gather for many years, where you can experience all types of entertainment, unique shopping, delicious dining, golf, boating, biking and all sorts of water activities. Our beautiful stretch of the beach is truly unbeatable. The white sands and clear blue water are welcoming year round.

Must be over 25 to rent - NO EXCEPTIONS! (families encouraged)

No Pets

No Smoking

If you arrive before check-in time, there is a small public beach on the East side of our complex with rest rooms where you can change into your swimming suits and hang out on the beach or by the pool until housekeeping is finished cleaning. If you have any questions, feel free to call me at 309 657 7176.

More Details

Diane Honegger
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

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

Speaks English
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Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
20 July, 2018

About Diane Honegger

Mike and I (Diane) were married in 1976 and have two children and 5 grandchildren. We have been coming to Gulf Shores for over 30 years. My husband is an attorney in Illinois and I have been one of his paralegals since 1993. He loves horses and is a partner with my sister in a Friesian breeding farm. I am one of 11 children and love coming to the beach. My mom, two sisters and one brother all own condos within walking distance of Gulfside Townhomes. We love to vacation together and at Christmas time we frequently have mom, all eleven of her children with their spouses and many of our grandchildren vacationing here. Our group is growing to around 85 people and we enjoy fishing, volleyball, football, boogie boarding, paddle boarding, kayaking, swimming, soaking in the hot tubs, bike riding, playing tennis, basketball, playing games, sitting by a campfire at night, singing and roasting marshmallows.

Diane Honegger purchased this townhome in 2015

Why Diane Honegger chose Gulf Shores

We chose Gulf Shores because it has the most beautiful sugar white sand and clear blue water that changes daily from very calm to huge waves. We like that we can drive in one day from Illinois and come down any time of the year to enjoy the beautiful weather. We love that it is safe, family friendly, with a relaxed atmosphere. Gulf Shores has great, reasonably priced restaurants, plenty of shopping, a wonderful recreation center, challenging golf courses, amazing fishing and entertainment for all ages within walking distance or a short drive.

What makes this townhome unique

We love the beach house feel of our townhome. The location is perfect; beach side, within walking distance of the festivals, souvenir shops, restaurants and groceries. We also enjoy the community feel of a small complex with the pool and grassy courtyard in the center of the horseshoe shape. You can watch kids play on the beach, in the pool and in the courtyard from your balcony. Inside, the privacy curtain separates Livingroom, with its comfortable queen sofa/sleeper turning it into a 4th bedroom with its own private balcony.


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

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1375 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • city centre ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Lift
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 13 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Master Bath - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Large walk-in shower with dual shower heads & 2 bench seats
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Dual Shower Heads, Access from 2nd Bedroom & Hall
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Attic Bunk Room Private Bath
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , First floor bath with sink & toilet - great for sofa bedroom
  • All 3 bedrooms have their own private bathrooms and there is a half bath on the main floor for those sleeping in the living room.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , 1 Cot , Sleeps 2-4. Chaise Lounge flips down for bed, Pack-N-Play
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Bunk Bed , Sleeps 4
    Attic Bunk Room - 2 Single Bed , 1 Bunk Bed , Sleeps 4 - 2 Twins can be converted into a King Bed
    Sofa Sleeper - 1 Large Double Bed , Comfortable memory foam, Sleeps 2 & has a Privacy Curtain
  • The living room with its privacy curtain, comfortable memory foam sleeper sofa, huge TV, and private balcony makes a wonderful 4th bedroom. The half bath is close and convenient.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
If it rains, we like to take our family to Bodenhamer Recreation Center at 310 W. 19th Ave., Gulf Shores, to enjoy the huge, heated, indoor pool with rock climbing wall, indoor basketball, racquetball & tennis courts, track, work-out equipment, fitness classes, sauna, game room with pool, ping-pong & foosball tables. They also have a snack area, locker rooms & showers.


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average rating of 4.775862 based on 58 reviews

Best Rental!!!

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying at this condo!!! Not only was it right on the beach, there is a great pool and everything fun is in walking distance! The condo itself is so functional and beautiful. Everything you need is provided and they mean it when they say just pack your clothes! We had 2 other families with us and everyone got up at different times and you couldn’t hear people below you while you’re sleeping. Plus there are tons of sleeping options and everyone has their own bathroom. We would definitely rent this condo again!!!

  • Review Submitted: 09-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow, thanks for the great review! I am so glad you loved our town home and it had everything you needed. We certainly hope you come back soon.
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Wonderful Vacation Rental!!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this vacation rental! Our family of seven stayed a week in this well stocked beach home. Great sleeping accommodations, awesome kitchen with everything you need, living space with toys, games, books and even a beach bag with beach towels! The storage closet has everything you need to enjoy the beach, umbrellas, chairs, floaties, an air compressor and much more. Highly recommend this rental and Diane is a charm!

  • Review Submitted: 19-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent time!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our time in Gulf Shores so much! The accommodations were perfect! Our family from Kentucky and our friends from Texas, 9 of us in all, had plenty of room! The townhome was so close to the beach and the pool that we went back and forth several times a day. We even cooked 2 nights at the townhome and it was stocked with everything we needed plus some. We really enjoyed having the washing machine and dryer as we went through towels quickly. We would defiantly come back in a heartbeat! We never wanted to leave. Thanks to Diane and her family for sharing their home with us!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Erica, I am so glad everything was perfect for your vacation and would love for you to come again.
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Great property!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Property was presented perfectly. Enough space for our group of 12. Great beach access and pool for the kids. Overall best place we have stayed at. We will come back to this property.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad your group of 12 had plenty of room and enjoyed your vacation. Thanks for the excellent review! We would love for you to come back.
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Cute, nicely remodeled townhouse , great views

  • 5 of 5

They did a great job of having every imaginable beach feature there , even an air compressor for rafts , etc . Would definitely recommend .

  • Review Submitted: 26-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We love having guests that enjoy and appreciate all the extras we offer. Thank you for the great review.
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Great townhouse, great location, beautiful beach

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay! Townhouse is nicely updated and was clean on our arrival. The owner was easy to get in touch with for questions prior to our arrival and checked in with us once we got there to make sure all was in order.

The townhouse has most everything you could need, including a storage unit with supplies for the beach, which made packing much easier. The proximity to the beah was great- made it much easier to get a toddler and baby down to the beach and back as needed. I went down to the beach with our baby several times to watch the sunrise.

Pool area is also nicely maintained.

Thanks for a great stay!

  • Review Submitted: 24-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful review. Coming from a big family, we realized how important It is to be close to the beach when you have babies and toddlers. We hope you can come back again.
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The Hangout
Waterville USA
LuLu's Gulf Shores
Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo
Gulf State Park Pier
Sea-N-Suds Restaurant & Oyster Bar
Original Oyster House
De Soto's Seafood Kitchen
Pink Pony Pub
The Wharf
David L. Bodenhamer Center

Gulfside Townhomes is right on the beach and is within walking distance to The Hang Out and all the downtown shops and restaurants. Gulf Shores Recreation Center and Park is just 2 miles away and has free Tennis Courts, Basketball Courts, Skateboard Park and Playground. For a fee, It also has an awesome pool, fitness center, gym, racquetball, game room and much more! The Owa Amusement & Entertainment Park and The Foley Sports Tourism Complex are just 15 minutes North.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday townhome in Gulf Shores, Alabama

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Peak Summer
30 Jun 2018 - 27 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer Bargain
4 Aug 2018 - 17 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Summer
18 Aug 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early Fall
29 Sep 2018 - 19 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
20 Oct 2018 - 2 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
3 Nov 2018 - 1 Mar 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Spring Break-MUST BE OVER 25!!
2 Mar 2019 - 26 Apr 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Spring
27 Apr 2019 - 10 May 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
11 May 2019 - 2 Aug 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer Bargain
3 Aug 2019 - 16 Aug 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £122.93
Refundable Damage Deposit £307.32


If you arrive before check-in time, there is a small public beach on the East side of our complex with rest rooms where you can change into your swimming suits and hang out on the beach or by the pool until housekeeping is finished cleaning.


WINTER - $140 Day - $900 Week - $2,500 Month
SPRING BREAK-MUST BE OVER 25!! - $1,700 Week
LATE SPRING - $1,300 Week
SUMMER - $2,900 Week
LATE SUMMER - $2,400 Week
EARLY FALL - $1,700 Week
FALL - $1,300 Week

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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