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Beautiful Newly Renovated Penthouse West Corner Unit, 2 Br/2 Bath On The Beach

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,030 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 Full Bathrooms, Queen Sleeper Sofa, Sleeps 6

Welcome to the site of our newest Alabama gulf coast condo and like all of our other condos, it is updated, modern, bright, spacious, fun, comfortable, fully stocked and immaculately clean. Our new condo has just been completely renovated (Jan. 2016), boasting new cabinets, granite and floors, fresh paint, new furniture, high-end new comfy mattresses, new decor, new linens & comforters, and lots of new kitchenware and decorations. Our condo provides our guests with a remarkable standard of sophistication, luxury and leisure with a classy upscale beach flavor for their vacation on the Alabama coast of the Gulf of Mexico.

You will not believe our condo in Tradewinds. Located on the12th floor (Penthouse) with the desired west corner floorplan, it is the ultimate in luxury and comfort…2 bedrooms/2 baths, sleeps 6, boasting 1030+/- sq. feet and high 10 foot ceilings. This unit offers hardwood tile flooring (w/ plenty of plush area rugs ) and granite countertops throughout, ceiling fans in every room, new stainless appliances, stackable washer and dryer, wireless internet service, flat screen HDTVs, a DVD player in every room, and so much more…

Our vacation home is furnished with your comfort in mind, while still maintaining the absolute highest standard in luxury throughout…the living room features an oversized sectional couch (w/ queen sleeper sofa), flat screen HDTV and DVD Player, a BOSE stereo system, new wall unit and tables, vertical blinds and unique artwork. The dining area features a table accommodating 6 in comfort, as well as 2 bar stools/chairs along the kitchen counter. The kitchen features granite countertops, stainless GE appliances including built-in microwave and dishwasher, stove/oven, refrigerator w/ ice maker and is fully stocked with all small appliances (including crock pot, electric griddle, hand mixer, blender, toaster, coffee maker, smooth edge electric can opener). Ample counter space and lots of cooking gear, kitchenware and plasticware, including many unique items not often found in rental condos, makes it a pleasure to prepare meals for your entire group. Our condo also has a large separate pantry for additional storage during your stay.

Each of the two spacious bedrooms has its own private bath. The master bedroom, overlooking the Gulf and a west view window, features lots of new furniture including a king size bed, a new plush, pillow- top mattress, nightstand, a large chest of drawers and a corner cube unit. A flat screen 32" HDTV, DVD player, alarm clock and ceiling fan makes this room complete. The master bathroom has granite countertops, new vanity, a large walk-in shower with glass doors (as well as a linen shower curtain for privacy) and a storage cabinet/shelves above the toilet.

The second bedroom features ALL brand new furniture, including a king size bed, large nightstand, a chest of drawers and a new plush (firmer) mattress. A 32" flat screen HDTV, DVD player, alarm clock and ceiling fan makes this room complete for your sleeping or relaxing comfort. The guest bathroom (with access from both the 2nd bedroom and the living area) has granite countertops, new vanity and a tub/shower combo with glass doors (as well as a linen shower curtain for privacy).

The large Gulf facing balcony, with access from the living room, boasts a dining table for 4 and several smaller chairs and tables for your added pleasure and comfort. There is also a storage bin on the balcony with lots of beach toys and equipment that, although not stocked by us, is full of fun and useful beach/pool items donated by prior guests. Directly overlooking both the Gulf and beach, as well as the heated swimming pool and lounging area, you will enjoy gorgeous and breathtaking views at any time of the day. Dine outdoors, relax with a cup of coffee, watch the porpoises play or be mesmerized by the stunning sunsets to end your day.

All Egyptian cotton linens and towels, as well as beach towels, are provided. A washer and dryer is also located in the unit for your added convenience.

Tradewinds is one of the most desired condo destinations in the Orange Beach area. It is a family oriented, low density complex (w/ only 110 total units in the complex) that is located directly on the sugar white sands of the Gulf of Mexico. Besides the fantastic location, guests can enjoy features like easy access to the beach (that is only steps from the elevator and pool) and swimming in the seasonally heated indoor and outdoor pool. The beautifully landscaped grounds include a BBQ area that is available for all guests and we provide all grilling utensils and platters. Bathrooms and showers are located in the pool area. The overall complex is clean and very well maintained.

Tradewinds is located only .7 miles from Hwy 161, Orange Beach's main hub. It is within walking distance of the Gulf State Park and many local restaurants, grocery stores and family entertainment spots. Centrally located, it is only minutes to amusement parks, Flora-Bama, the Wharf and Amphitheater, zoo, golf courses, marinas, Perdido Pass, jetties, nature trails, Fort Morgan, ferry to Dauphin Island, dolphin tours, fishing, para-sailing, library and many other local attractions.

Luggage carts are provided to conveniently unload your car. Parking is available on site for up to 2 vehicles for a fee of $20/vehicle.

Since we only recently purchased this condo and thus do not yet have any reviews, we welcome you to visit the sites of our other condos for more information and guest comments on working with us as well as the high standard and cleanliness of all of our gulf coast condos.

We hope that your stay at our condo at Tradewinds will exceed all of your expectations. Come vacation with us and see for yourself!!

More Details

Owner
Brian or Pam Fipps
Member since: 2010
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 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
15 July, 2018

About Brian or Pam Fipps

We recently early retired and have finally made the Gulf Shores area our home. We used to come to the area primarily for the golf and gorgeous beaches, and finally purchased our first condo in 2009 and have added an additional one each year, with this condo being our most recent. Historically an out-of-towner, but a frequent visitor to the area, we finally relocated to the area during the summer of 2014 so that we could be closer to our condos, but also because we just love the area. So now, our 'job,' which we love, is focused on fixing up our units and maintaining the units in the utmost standard of luxury, comfort and cleanliness that our guests should expect. Since we still frequently stay at each unit, this provides us with the opportunity to identify maintenance needs in advance as well as ensuring that the unit is fully stocked with every item that will fulfill our guests' experience without frequent trips to the store to purchase needed items. We also love getting to know all of our guests and love all of our repeat guests that re-join us at each of our units. We sure hope you will stay with us!!

Brian or Pam Fipps purchased this condo in 2015

Why Brian or Pam Fipps chose Orange Beach

We have historically purchased our condos in the Gulf Shores area but decided to expand to the Orange Beach area. Living in the area, we had plenty of time to explore each and every condo complex in the Orange Beach area. We personally enjoy and prefer low-density complexes w/ larger individual units and very close proximity to the beach and Tradewinds affords these benefits. We absolutely fell in love with Tradewinds due to its beautiful pool, closeness to the beach and Gulf (we are not in to long walks across never ending walkways to the beach), the larger balcony with great expansive views, the high ceilings and openness/spaciousness of the condo and its great location to all that Orange Beach has to offer, much of which is WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE . The complex itself is very well maintained, clean and never overcrowded which both we and our guests appreciate.

What makes this condo unique

We absolutely love the views from this unit, its high ceilings (creating a spacious and open feel to the condo), its fun, yet classy decor, the short walk to the beach, the pool and the close proximity to all of the activities and entertainment that the gulf shores / orange beach area has to offer.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Orange Beach in Baldwin County

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 12
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1030 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Lift ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , tub/shower has glass doors as well as privacy curtain.
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Shower has glass doors as well as privacy curtain.
  • Both bathrooms also have large vanities w/ granite countertops. Master bathroom also has a storage unit/shelves over the toilet.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Queen size sleeper sofa
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , All Brand New Bedroom Furniture
  • Both bedrooms are large and have new luxury quality king mattresses and plenty of storage space, 32" TV's, DVD players, alarm clocks and plenty of lighting.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We provide our guests with a starter welcome kit of toilet paper, paper towels, bath soap, laundry detergent, trash bags, a pot scrubber/Brillo pads and certain cleaning supplies. Guests may need to replenish these items for their use during their stay. We also provide dish and dishwasher soap, spare batteries, lightbulbs, coffee filters, certain spices, disinfectant wipes and cleaning supplies.

Reviews

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Beautiful Newly Renovated Penthouse West Corner Unit, 2 Br/2 Bath On The Beach
average rating of 4.848485 based on 33 reviews
5

Easy rental process, very clean, thought of the little stuff

  • 5 of 5

The room was very clean and well maintained. There were all kinds of little extras such as a ton of kitchenware, beach toys, and beach towels. There were plenty of linens and a starter supply of all necessities. One thing that I did not realize, but only due to my failure to read was that there was no cable in the guest bedroom. There was a good assortment of DVDs though and a Redbox right up the road. The entire process was so easy. The owners are great at communication during the booking process, before the stay, questions during our stay, and even after check out. They have everything printed in the room as well just in case you didn't print your email. I received more communication with the owners than with any rental we have ever used. Very happy! Highly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: 29-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect for weekend getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Once we located the property we were very pleased with the condo. The furniture was nice and comfy! We did no cooking so I cannot speak toward the equipment but it looked like everything you might need was there! Plenty of furniture on the balcony although some of the chairs were in poor repair....but good enough to enjoy a glass of wine! We had no problem getting the permit to park in the lot. The security guard was very pleasant. I will say that I had a guest come over for two hours and he did threaten to have her car towed. The lot was more than half empty so I thought that was a bit much but maybe I should have told him we would have a guest for 2 hours. Thank you for allowing us to rent your comfy condo!

  • Review Submitted: 13-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place!

  • 5 of 5

The owners have decorated and organized this condo well. I appreciate the attention to detail. We loved the location. Great for our grandkids.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Enjoyed our stay at Tradewinds 1205!

  • 4 of 5

Beautifully updated 2 bedroom condo in a small complex. Loved the 2 masters set up and that you could see the Gulf from the sofa!

  • Review Submitted: 29-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Nice accommodations - sure beats the cold weather up north!

  • 4 of 5

We've stayed at this building before and liked the location so decided to try this unit since it was 2 bedroom/2 bath and directly faced the gulf. Loved seeing the gulf first thing in the morning and hearing the waves!

The kitchen was well equipped - can't think of any that was missing! Plenty of plates, glasses, utensils, etc., so didn't have to run the dishwasher after every meal to have dishes for the next.

The unit was clean when we checked in.

The owners have put a lot of thought into the little things like having some DVDs available, a few puzzles and games, and even put the keys on the springy bracelets so we didn't have to worry about losing the keys while walking on the beach! Just little touches like that were nice.

Only thing we didn't like was that the bed was way too soft for our liking. We still slept OK, but we just sunk into the mattress. I'm sure it is fine for most, but just wasn't for us. This wouldn't keep us from coming back though!

Only other thing was that the curtains in the master bedroom are very thin and don't keep out the light.

And now we are back home with a forecast of a high of 40 degrees. I miss the beach, gulf, and sun!!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Karen, I am glad that you generally enjoyed your stay with us and we certainly hope that you will be our guests again in the future. Just one comment on the bed to share FYI in case you all decide to stay with us again. The bed in the guest bedroom is also a king and in our condos with 2 king beds, we purposely put a soft, plush mattress on one bed and a firmer mattress on the other in order to accommodate the mattress choice for all of our guests. In this condo, the firmer mattress is in the guest bedroom. So, should you all stay with us again, please be sure to try the bed in the other bedroom. Based on your comments, I am sure that you will find that mattress more to your liking. For our future guests, should you share Karen's concern, please also note that both mattresses are fairly new (less than 2 years old) and both are still in excellent shape so please be sure and use the bed that suits your mattress firmness of choice.
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5

Loved this place.

  • 5 of 5

This condo was absolutely perfect for our weekend excursion to Orange Beach. The decor and amenities were all updated, and the condo was absolutely spotless when we arrived. Each bedroom has a king bed and direct access to a bathroom. Also, this unit directly faces the beachfront, which is not the case with most Tradewinds condos.

Another bonus is that this condo is managed by the owners. In my opinion, you can can really tell that Pam and Brian go to great lengths to make sure their guests feel comfortable and at home.

Overall, we could not have asked for a better time. We will certainly be back.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Pensacola or Mobile
Nearest Beach
RIGHT OUTSIDE THE DOOR
Car: recommended

Our Beach-front condo is located on the western side of Orange Beach, still within walking distance to restaurants, groceries and entertainment, but outside of all of the congestion (especially on the beach) and traffic.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Orange Beach, Alabama

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Peak Season
2 Jun 2018 - 3 Aug 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,157
for 4 nights
From
£267
£1,709
 
 
Summer
4 Aug 2018 - 10 Aug 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,087
for 4 nights
From
£250
£1,621
 
 
Late Summer
11 Aug 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£745
for 3 nights
From
£219
£1,446
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £75.55 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £151.1

Nightly rates available. 2-6 Night Min Req'd. Monthly rates are also available during winter months.

You must be at least 25 years of age to rent and occupy our condo. No exceptions.

Rates subject to change until the reservation is confirmed.

25% of the Rent is due to reserve the condo. The balance (plus the $200 refundable damages security deposit) is due one month in advance of arrival.

Parking is permitted for up to 2 vehicles. A $20 parking pass/vehicle, which is good for the duration of stay, can be purchased directly from the Security Guard upon arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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