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Enjoy Thanksgiving @ Beachview 'When Pigs Fly' Private Pool, 6 BD

Overview

Property Details

Updated: Sep 30, 2016
House, 6 Bdrm + sleeper sofas, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 16), Beachview, Private Pool,

You'll love the PRIVATE Pool & Short Distance to the Beach at our Gulf Shores Vacation Rental beach duplex When Pigs Fly!! We are lucky to have our own pool, just for our duplex, looking south toward the Gulf. We are only 2 houses from the Gulf, about 200 yards back from the beach. We are the owners but because we also manage neighboring homes, everything you see on VRBO classifies us 'manager'.

When Pigs Fly is a stacked duplex, one floor over the other with the same basic floor plan except that the upstairs has stairs to the Rooftop Crow's Nest with Panoramic Views of the Beach & Little Lagoon. Each half has 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths and sleeps 6-8.

Each half has:

*Spacious Living Area with French doors to a Wide Beachview Covered Porch

*Large Fully-Equipped Kitchen

*Spacious King Master Bedroom w/TV, Private Bath & French doors to a Beachview Porch

*2nd Queen Bedroom

*3rd Pair of Twins Bedroom

*Full-Size Laundry Room

*Smaller Lagoon-View Porch

*WIFI

The Upper Unit has a Jetted Tub in the Master Bath, a separate prep sink and Undercounter Ice Maker in the kitchen island and Stairs to a Rooftop Crow's Nest. There are Covered Porches on each floor for Enjoying the Wonderful Views, Gulf Breezes and Sound of the Surf. We have Covered Parking for up to 4 cars plus additional parking for a Boat Trailer or 2 more cars.

The Downstairs has Dining Space for Everyone with the Dining Table, Breakfast Bar and nearby Kitchen Table with Chairs.

Outside, around the Private Pool, there is also a Poolside Table & Chairs, Lounge Chairs, Charcoal Grill & a shaded Picnic Table under the house. You are welcome to use our assortment of Beach Chairs, Beach Carts & Pool Toys during your stay at When Pigs Fly.

Our duplex is conveniently located in the Family-Friendly West Beach area of Gulf Shores, 2.3 miles west of Hwy 59. This section of West Beach has no condos, no crowds, just 4 rows of houses between the Gulf on the South & Little Lagoon on the North and Beautiful White Sand Beaches. It is Close to Restaurants, Shopping including a Major Outlet Center, Attractions, and just a block to a Good Fishing spot.

More Details
  • Sleeps 16
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Owner

We are a family with 2 high school aged children. We own When Pigs Fly and several other homes here. We also manage other family-friendly vacation homes, primarily in the West Beach area of Gulf Shores. These are all homes that we are in weekly so you are either renting from the owner, or one step away from the owner.

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49 Reviews

4.9
based on 49 traveler reviews

Lafayette, IN
5

Great Vacation Home with Pool!

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

This is our third time we've stayed here. We had 12 people rent When Pigs Fly and loved it. Very clean and up to date. We had a problem with the ice maker but maintenance was there within an hour with two bags of ice. Love the location (walking distance to the beach as well as "downtown" area). Our only minor complaint is it would be nice to have hangers in the closets as well as enough towel racks to hang all towels. Would definitely recommend this house.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: Gulf Shores Vacation Rentals, Inc
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Columbia, MO
5

When Pigs Fly Fitzsimmons

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

Was great. Had everything we needed. overall 5 general condition 5 happy with locations property was clean

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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When Pigs Fly

  • 4 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was very clean.

I was more than happy with the location.

I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

nice house. excellent location. professional property management.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ballwin, MO
5

Fam Reunion

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

Excellent-we had ages from under 1 to 64 and it was great. We loved having the pool for after nap/quiet time.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Pearland, Texas
5

Family trip

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

Great!!

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fenton, MO
5

When Pigs Fly 6-25 thru 7-2-16

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

Our overall experience was very good with the property. Rooms were very clean. Kitchens were very well supplied with pots, pans and dishes. When one of the air conditioners stopped working,we called the problem in and witrhin hours, a maintenance man was there to fix the problem temporarily. The unit was then replaced in a timely fashion and worked perfectly the rest of our stay. Only downside, was that the pool really needed to be cleaned several times during the week. The dip nets supplied would not remove the bugs and debris that had accumulated. We would definitely stay here again if we ever go back to Gulf Shores.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

From the Owner

In 2004 we discovered that OMG, Alabama had a beach--and it was a really beautiful beach. We fell in love with the sugar white beaches and family-friendly atmosphere. We liked that Gulf Shores was easier to reach than any other beach we knew of along the Gulf Coast (no 2 lane roads to get here but it is still not huge and built up!) From the beach road we spotted the house & its big grassy pool area & porches and loved it, but couldn't really imagine that it was a possibility for us. We came up with a plan that calls for another 20 years of hard work, a lot of cooperation from Mother Nature, and the idea that other families like ours will continue to love Gulf Shores and want to come visit. We love the West Beach area of Gulf Shores. It is low-key and very residential but you are just a couple of miles from restaurants, within 3 miles of Waterville and the Zoo, within 4 miles of several grocery stores.

Activity and Interests

We have beach chairs, beach carts and an assortment of beach/pool toys. We are 1 1/2 blocks from good fishing and about 600 feet from the beach.

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Amenities

From the Owner

Pool, pool, pool plus a nice BIG yard. Love the quiet location about 600' back from the beach, but also like have refreshing water right in the backyard. And maybe this is sacrilege, but it is really nice having a grass yard instead of sand! Our children were 3 & 5 when we bought the house and could manage the distance to the beach. We try to have the things we like at the house for your stay, like a grill, beach cart, books, games, etc. Lots of houses don't have those sorts of things but we hope they add a little something extra to your stay.

Property Type

  • house

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Attractions

  • cinemas

Leisure Activities

  • outlet shopping

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • golf

Floor Area

  • 2400 sq. ft.

Bathrooms

Bedrooms

  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • 2 King beds, 2 Queen beds, 4 Twin beds, 2 Sofa Bed beds

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Meals

  • Guests provide their own meals

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • Private Pool, Maximum sixteen occupants including children of all ages, no RVs hooked to house. Room for boat trailer if you are renting entire duplex.

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