3 Bedrooms

2 Bathrooms

Sleeps 8

1,200 Sq. Ft.

No Pets

Details

“STEP OFF THE DECK & INTO THE SUGAR-WHITE SAND! PRIVATE, QUIET, & NOTHING BUT ENDLESS VIEWS OF SPARKLING BLUE WATER AS FAR AS YOU CAN SEE! ISN’T THIS WHAT BEACH VACATION MEANS?!” No waiting in elevator lines, no searching for parking spaces, no noise from the people above you…. A True Home Away From Home Experience! Located just 3 miles west of HWY59 on W. Beach Blvd.

Sleeps: 8

 

Bedrooms: 3

Bathrooms: 2

Square Footage: 1400

Private Home – Raised Beach Cottage (steps required to access)

Located directly on the White Sugar Sand Beach of The Gulf of Mexico

Close to Downtown Gulf Shores, Alabama. Only 3 miles west of HWY 59. Quick easy drive.

Oversized GULF FRONT gated private 1/2 SUN & 1/2 SHADE deck with seating & dining

Renovated Spring 2021 – New & Fresh Design Open Concept Design!

Fully Equipped Kitchen – Easy Breezy Meal Prep!!

Full Washer/Dryer

 

THE OVERVIEW:

WE INVITE YOU TO STAY WITH US:

It’s that exhale factor as you walk through the doors of Family Tides – The home is YOURS: clean, fresh, inviting, and that VIEW!!! Deep, Blue sparkling water through an wall of picture windows as far as the eye can see! Nothing to do but drop the bags and rush out to the sundeck to soak in the alluring Gulf of Mexico breeze & salty air that’s been calling your name! The scene is set for a flawless beach getaway! With Direct-Gulf of Mexico, Front-Row Seats & a sprawling outdoor sundeck, “Family Tides” 3 bedroom, 2 bath Beach Cottage is SHORE TO PLEASE any guest! Perched atop the sugar-white Gulf Coast shoreline, this magnificent 3 bedroom, 2 bath home offers guests a newly designed & renovated space with upgraded new furnishings, a seamlessly comfortable & spacious layout, & boundless imagery of our majestic waters for you & your guests’ perfect beachside retreat! Take full advantage of our area’s pristine natural beauty and linger for countless hours on the newly constructed, raised, & fully gated, private sun deck designed with your viewing pleasure in mind. Half shaded and half full sun, you’ll have the best of both worlds here on the deck at Family Tides! From within, you & your guests will discover your every comfort was the focal point of “Family Tides’” fresh design. The plush living room group affords room for all to unwind while the view beyond the picture glass sliding door is sure to impress. The renovated, fully equipped, open-concept kitchen makes light work for the chef of the group with everything needed to create delectable cuisines right at home! Enjoy those delightful dishes from the dining area with table for 8 or right out on your private deck in that coveted salty sea air! “Family Tides” offers accommodations for up to 8 guests and features a Gulf facing Master bedroom with an attractive 5 piece ensuite, with direct sun deck access – (slider temporarily out of service due to backordered windows/glass.) A second bedroom hosts 2 with a Queen bed and an adjacent full bath nearby. The third bedroom is FUN FOR FOUR with TWO SETS of twin over twin built-in bunk beds!! Read on to learn more details about our personal-attention focused guest services, our highest cleaning standards, & special activities in our area you don’t want to miss during your upcoming visit to Family Tides!  All information herein deemed reliable, but not guaranteed. Please verify with management any items deemed important prior to booking.

ABOUT THE HOUSE:

THE VIEW:

Family Tides is centrally located in Gulf Shores, AL, & sits directly on the Sugar White SOFT Sands of the Gulf Of Mexico steps from the water’s edge where you & your guests can enjoy walks along the shoreline while dolphin splash nearby & charter boats head out at the break of day. Spend your getaway soaking up sunshine-filled, lazy days of sandcastle building competitions, ray-catching afternoons in the gentle Gulf waves in flamingo floats, & of course, take awe in the orange & pink evening sky displays at sunset over the water w/drinks & charcuterie boards ALL FROM THE COMFORT OF YOUR VERY OWN PRIVATE GULF FRONT VACATION HOME!! So bring your favorite beach supplies & watch the magic unfold as you & your guests enjoy that Picture Perfect Beach Getaway!

LIVING, KITCHEN & DINING:

This one-of-a-kind Direct Beachside 1200 sq ft Raised Cottage (stairs required) includes a large, recently renovated open kitchen, which includes ample counter space with a massive island and breakfast bar & bar stools, small appliances, dinnerware, cooking utensils, flatware, glassware, and a full suite of appliances.You’ll find ALL NEW APPLIANCES INCLUDING electric range, Full Refrigerator with automatic ice maker, built in microwave, dishwasher and FULL Front load washer and dryer tucked away in a pocket door closet. Small Appliances include: 12 cup coffee maker, crockpot, handheld mixer, blender, & toaster. The nearby dining area seats 8 comfortably and the outdoor table can accommodate up to 6 diners. Enjoy a 50” TV & complimentary TV channels from your cushy living room group or take joy in the peaceful surroundings as the outside comes in through the picturesque cottage windows from the privacy of your vacation home!

BEDROOMS & BATHS:

The master bedroom (#1) commands focus on the sweeping Gulf views seen from the plush & pleasing King-sized bed dressed in handsome, fresh linens and adorned with precious coastal accents. Step out onto the deck straight from the privacy of your room through the sliding door to greet the morning light (-Slider damaged in Hurricane Sally and temporarily out of service.) Find convenience with this room’s dresser nightstands, bed lamps, ceiling fan, & wall mounted TV. No master bedroom would be complete without the ease of a 5 piece luxury ensuite spotlighting dual vanity, walk-in shower, & separate jacuzzi-style jetted tub to steal the show. Guest bedrooms found in a separate wing of the home.  Guest bedroom (#2) boasts a beautiful Queen sized bed, nightstands, bed lamps, ceiling fan, & wall mounted TV. The bunk room (#3) is where they have ALL the FUN with TWO sets of twin over twin built-in STURDY bunk beds. This room can sleep 4!! Both Guest bedrooms have easy hall access to the home’s second full bath with tub/shower combo. 

  • Main Bedroom (#1): Main Level. King Bed, dresser nightstands, bed lamps, ceiling fan, TV, direct walk out access to sundeck (slider, temporarily out of service.) Ensuite: Walk-in Shower, Dual Vanity, Tub. SLEEPS 2
  • Guest Bedroom (#2): Main Level. Queen Bed. nightstand, bed lamp, ceiling fan, TV. SLEEPS 2
  • Guest Bedroom (#3): Main Level. 2 Twin Bunkbed Sets. Twin over twin & twin over twin. SLEEPS 4

EXTRA AMENITIES & MORE DETAILS:

At Family Tides convenience & comfort for our guests are TOP priority! Family Tides has Free Wifi & Smart TVs, Complimentary cable TV, Full-sized NEW washer/dryer (guest responsible for HE detergent). Complimentary Starter Set ONLY of paper goods & soaps for convenient first-night use, including: (1) Roll Toilet Paper per toilet, (1) Roll Paper Towels, (1) load laundry soap (1) Kitchen Sponge & (2) dish towels (1) trash liner per can (1) Dishwasher pod (1) Sample Dish Soap, (1) Sample-size shampoo/conditioner, body wash & bar soap per bathroom. Fresh, white linens provided w/ every stay.  White towel sets & of course, our standard white-glove clean will ensure you have nothing to worry about upon arrival & only lazy days of fun ahead! Should any SoLux guest arrive to anything less, we ask that you inform us promptly so that we may send our tradesman to take care of the issue immediately! Pillows, Blankets, Towels, & Linens Included. Housekeeping during your stay not included. Beach gear including towel, tents, carts, coolers, etc. are not provided but guests may rent from local 3rd party business.  Reservation-specific door code provided by email 1 day prior to arrival. No contact check-in & no keys to pick up or manage. Check-in is at 4pm. Checkout time is 10am. Full house rules provided to Primary Guest by email 7 days prior to arrival. We encourage our guests to inquire about any concerns prior to booking but are always here to answer any questions & to provide our guest’s outstanding service & the best stay possible in our homes. 

PARKING:

Parking is available for up to four vehicles maximum. FREE Off street parking located under the home for 2 vehicles & the gravel driveway for remainder.

OUR BEACH:

Sugar WHITE pristine & soft & clean, XLARGE WIDE beach! Squeaks under your feet! You won’t have trouble finding an upfront seat for the show right in front of your vacation home! This beach is CLEAN! Thanks to great efforts by the area’s “LEAVE ONLY FOOTPRINTS” initiative, our beaches are some of the countries cleanest! In fact, each night after sunset, any remaining items left on the beach are removed so be sure to bring your things in each evening. (Family Tides has neighboring single family rental homes and is relatively quiet with low density beachgoers most of the year.)

PROFESSIONAL CLEANING:

Cleanliness has always been a top priority at SoLux Properties but these days even more so. We believe you deserve the safest stay possible so we are going above and beyond our already high standard cleaning practices to ensure your family is protected during your stay w/ SoLux Properties. Our professional cleaning staff follows a 3-step cleaning process with approved cleaning products to fully sanitize & disinfect before each guest’s arrival. Staff pay extra attention to kitchens, baths, knobs, switches, remotes, & appliances. Our linens are professionally cleaned in high heat commercial washing machines & dryers. Linens are then transported to your accommodations using protective processes to avoid any contamination & to ensure a clean fresh bed for you & your family. Your accommodation will be inspected prior to your arrival for additional assurance of cleanliness. Rest assured we’ve got you covered & we are doing everything possible to put your safety as our top priority.

HOUSE RULES:

Full rules provided to Primary Guest emailed 7 days prior to arrival. Guests responsible for Check-out procedure & leaving the property in reasonable condition • No Smoking/Vaping • No pets/animals – No exceptions • No parties – only registered guests allowed on property • Primary renter must be 25 y/o to rent & remain present for the duration of stay • Primary renter is responsible for group • $59 Damage waiver required for accidental coverage up to $1,500 • $300 Fully refundable damage deposit hold required w/ stay • Guest are required to sign rental agreement & submit appropriate ID.

WHY CHOOSE THIS PROPERTY?

Family Tides is located along the sandy shoreline of the Gulf of Mexico in Gulf Shores, Alabama, only a short few minutes’ drive from the town’s center where guests will find a plethora of fine dining & casual eats, trendy boutique shopping experiences, & a host of classic small town, big beach activities & festivities. The area has been a prime vacation destination to nearly 6 million visitors each year, but has never lost its humble & quaint southern charm. The 32 miles of soft sugar white sand and direct Gulf of Mexico coastline here in Gulf Shores, Alabama is one of our countries hidden gems, but becoming increasingly popular each year as more and more learn of our area’s untouched beauty. This stand alone raised private beach cottage has 3 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms and  sits directly on the Gulf of Mexico, offering it’s guests full & comfortable accommodations for the whole crew! Family Tides has neighboring single family rental homes and is relatively quiet with low density beachgoers most of the year. It’s always been a huge hit with all our guests because of it’s location, comfort, & convenience! Located near the center of Gulf Shores, just 3 miles west of HWY59 on W. Beach Blvd, this home is under a 10 min drive to TONS of restaurants, shopping, and activities in Orange Beach & Gulf Shores. See our table below for all kinds of things to do while you’re visiting! Don’t miss your chance to visit the STUNNING sugar-white sands & crystal clear blue Gulf of Mexico & soak up some small-town vibes w/ BIG BEACH FUN in this perfect Seaside Home! 

WHAT TO PACK: 

As standard practice along the Alabama Gulf Coast, a complimentary starter set of paper goods and soaps are provided for our guests’ convenience on their first night stay. Beyond night 1, Guest will need to supply their own cleaning products, soaps, & paper goods, which can include, but are not limited to; paper towels, toilet paper, trash bags, foil, coffee filters, dishwasher & laundry detergents, all surface cleansers, soaps, sponges, etc. Guest will also be responsible for providing their own food, which includes any spices, like salt & pepper, and any sauces like ketchup, cooking spray, & any ingredients for meal prep. Guest will need to bring or rent from a 3rd party provider, any beach gear such as umbrellas, chairs, beach towels & pool towels, beach carts, etc. Guests should bring, any baby gear, such as portable cribs, highchairs, strollers, etc. Please note: the home will be clean upon your arrival. 1 towel set per max guest occupancy is made available & fresh linens on every bed. Each bathroom will have a starter set of soaps, one roll of toilet paper, one bath mat, one trash can liner. The kitchen will have available, 2 kitchen towels, one roll paper towels, one trash bag, one sponge, one sample dish soap, one dishwasher pod, and one load laundry soap.

Looking for a Larger home with the same amenities, try Together Again, our 6 bedroom, 6.5 bath Gulf Front Home only a few doors down for groups up to 16!

Details herein deemed reliable but not guaranteed.

Availability

Location

Amenities

Property Type

This 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Direct Gulf Front Home sits on the Sugar White Sands of the Gulf of Mexico in the city of Gulf Shores, Alabama, with only steps between you and the Gulf water’s edge from the main level of the home & expansive private, gated deck! Located minutes from all the fun, food, activities, & festivities offered here along the Gulf Coast.

Accommodation

Entire Private Home
Sleeps: 8
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2
Square Footage: 1200
Private Home
Located directly on the Beach/Gulf of Mexico
near Downtown Gulf Shores, Alabama

Oversized gated private deck with seating & dining
Renovated Spring 2021
Fully Equipped Kitchen
Compact Washer/Dryer

Full kitchen
Stove/Oven
Refrigerator
Dishwasher
Microwave
Cookware
Small Appliances
Utensils
Dinner & Glassware
Tupperware

Etras -
WiFi
TV Package.
Washer/Dryer in unit.
Private 3 Bedroom Home.

Location

Gulf/Beach Access - House is directly on the beach of The Gulf Of Mexico.

Centrally Located on Alabama's Gulf Coast in Gulf Shores, Alabama.

Close to Restaurants, Shopping, & entertainment.

Safety

Smoke Detectors
Fire Extinguisher (under Kitchen Sink)
Bolt Lock
Exterior Lights

Alabama Surf & Rescue Flag Warning System.
Please be aware of rip currents.
Area Hospitals & Prompt Care Facilities
Local Police & Fire
Weather Information

Please Do Not Drink & Drive. You are a short distance from most establishments & Our area has Uber, Lyft, & several wonderful cab companies.

There are no stationed Lifeguards near this location. Swim at your own risk. Please take a moment to call for beach conditions, be aware of beach warning flag system, and familiarize yourself with Rip Current Safety.

Check-In

Smart Lock Code -

Check In @ 04:00PM
Check Out @ 10:00AM

Code Generated & emailed 24 hrs prior to check in. Directions for use in email.

Early check ins and late check outs are not permitted. Late fees will apply for hold overs.

Code good for the duration of the stay. Past Guests do not have access to home after their stay dates expire.

Parking

Available for up to FOUR vehicles total.

Parking is Off-Street & Free.

Management not responsible for additional parking.

No boat, trailer, RV, or oversized vehicles permitted

Elevators

none - requires stairs

Property Highlights

Beach / Gulf Front Private Home.
Family Friendly.
Great for Large Groups up to 8 people
Centally Located on Alabama Gulf Coast.

Step straight from the home's back door to the sugar white sands of the Gulf of Mexico.

Extra Large Semi-Private Beachfront area. Thanks to efforts from the Leave Only Footprints" initiative, our beaches are extremely well taken care of & clean.

Near Gulf Shores center city, close to lots of shopping, restaurants, & entertainment.

House Rules

No Holding Over.
All guests must be registered.
Primary Renter Must be 25+y/o to rent.
Primary Renter must remain for duration of stay.
Valid ID require to book.

No Smoking Permitted.
No Pets Permitted.
No Parties Permitted.
No Glitter Permitted.
No Confetti Permitted.
No Slime, etc Permitted.
No removal of items from the home.
No Grills/Open fires allowed.

Please inform management when issues arise. Accidents happen, but the sooner we know about them, the easier & more cost effectively we can handle them. Please see rental agreement for full details on house rules.

Please see & adhere to all Home, State, County, City / Local Ordinances, Rules & Regs. Failure to do so can result in eviction without refund and applicable fines. Please be mindful of Gulf Warning flag system.

Kitchen

Fully Equipped -
High attention to cleanliness & convenience for meal prep.

Fully Equipped -
Cookware
Small Appliances
Utensils
Dinner & Glassware
Tupperware

Full Appliance Package -
Refrigerator
Stove / Oven
Dishwasher
Microwave

Coffee Maker - 12 cup
Toaster
Blender
Crockpot
Cutting Board/Knives

Bedrooms

Main Bedroom (1):
Main Level.
King Bed.
Ensuite:
Walk-in Shower
Dual Vanity
Tub
SLEEPS 2

Guest Bedroom (2):
Main Level
Queen Bed.
SLEEPS 2

Guest Bedroom (3):
Main Level.
all new mattresses -Two Sets Twin over Twin
Bunk Beds.
SLEEPS 4

Bathrooms

Main Bathroom (1)
Main level
Ensuite:
Walk-in Shower
Dual Vanity
Tub

Guest Bath (2)
Main Level
Tub/Shower Combo
Common Hall access

Complex Pool / Spa

This property does not have pool or spa facilities.

Other Home Amenities

Covered Parking
Free Parking
Free Wifi
TV package

Private Raised Viewing Deck

Outdoor Dining Table
Lounger Chairs
Outdoor Rinse Station

Local, Beach & Complex Rules

Please visit local government website for full details on rules/regs.
No glass on beach.
No skateboarding/biking on premises.
No burning or open flames.
No removal of items from home.
Respect local noise ordinances after 10PM.

No fires allowed on any beach.
Fill in dug holes before leaving the beach.
Fishing allowed, chumming not allowed.
Do not place items on deck railings.
Do not climb on railings.
Place bagged trash in cans.
Place Cans to curb for Monday & Thursday early morning pick up - recommend place night before

No smoking/vaping on premises.
Do Not: feed wildlife, trap, or cause injury.
No pets/animals allowed.
Children under 12 must be accompanied by adult at all times.


No removal of sea oats, shells, sand, plants, etc from beach.
Leave only footprints - remove all your items from the beach before dusk.
No pets, fireworks, fires, excessive digging, tents larger than 10'x10' glass, vehicles, loud music, hobby drones, camping, or litter permitted on the beach.
Stay off Dunes/Sea oats.

Home Outdoor

Direct (South) Gulf-facing Private Deck -
Seating provided.
Deck space is gated.
View of Gulf of Mexico & beach

Walks directly off your private gated deck to the sand.

Gulf / Beach Front -
Direct access - no street crossing.
Wide beach footprint

Space under the home for parking & storage.
Gravel driveway for parking. Neighboring Gulf Front Homes nearby.

Area Entertainment
& Attactions

GUEST'S FAVORITE
Beach / Gulf of Mexico
Fort Morgan & Pickens
National Naval Aviation Museum
Festivals & Events
Gulf State Park
Charter Fishing
Helicopter Ride
Al Gulf Coast Zoo
BamaHedge
FloraBama Roadhouse
Trampoline Park
Owa Amusement Park
Zipline
Concerts & Live Music
Al Gulf Coast Music Hall

Legends Live Show
USS Battlefield
Blue Wahoo Baseball
Dolphin Tours
Waterville USA
Mini Golf
Escape Rooms
Arcade & VR Gaming
Segway Rental
Alligator Alley
Sam's Fun City
The Track - Go Carts
Adventure Island
The Wharf
Exploreum Science Center
Hot Air Balloon Ride

Dolphin Island Ferry
Dolphin Island Sea Lab
GulfQuest Maritime Museum
Foley Train Museum
Golf
Bowling
Bicycling
Fitness Center
Movie Theaters
Spa/Salons
Sporting Events
Slingshot Car Rentals
Camping
Shopping
Dining
Bars & Breweries

WATER SPORTS -
Swimming
Kneeboarding
Salt/Freshwater Fishing
Jet Boats
Jet Ski
Boat Rentals
Sailing
Parasailing
Tubing / Skiing
Banana Boat rides
Paddle Board/Kayak
Canoeing
Scuba Diving/Snorkeling
Cruises
Wind Surfing / Surfing
River Float/Tubing

Sports & Adventure

Gulf of Mexico / Beach
Back Bays / Coves / Islands / Bayous
Camping
Fort Morgan
Fort Pickens
Swimming
Gulf State Park

Nature Preserves
Parks & Recs
Water Parks & Pools
Water Sports -see above
Boating
Golf
River Tubing
Fishing

Hiking / Running Trails
Biking
Sand Volleyball
Baseball / Softball
Tennis / Racquetball
Kids Waterfront Park
Fitness Centers & Yoga
Disc Golf Course

Bowling
Soccer
Martial Arts
Aviation
Skateboard
Rollerblade
Horseback Riding
Shooting Range
Billiards / Pool /Darts

Restaurants, Shopping, & Activities

FOOD
Casual dining
Water front dining
Upscale dining
Fast Food Restaurants
Take Out
Buffets
Cafe'
Bars
Coffee Shops
Ice Cream / Dessert

SHOPPING
Boutique shops
Home Decor
Outlet Shopping
Souvenir Shops
Mall
Big Box Stores
Grocery
Specialty Foods
Liquor
Gas Station

ACTIVITIES
Beach / Pool
Water Sports
Boating / Cruising Tours
Spas / Salons
Concerts
Museums
Family Fun Activities
Festivals & Events
Sports & Adventure
Theater

Art / Glass blowing / Pottery / Jewelry, etc.
Library
Senior Center
Church
Parks & Nature Preserve
Sports & Adventure
Historic Sites

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