Private Home for rent

Beach Reads

13 Meeting Street Orange Beach, AL

Beach Reads


Discover Coastal Bliss at the serene Beach Reads in Cottages of Tannin


Beach Reads is a 2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom cottage sleeping 8 and is located in the Cottages of Tannin in Orange Beach, Alabama.  


Parking available for up to 2 vehicles




Primary Bedroom: King-size Bed

Bedroom 2: Queen-size Bed

Bunkroom: Twin over Full-size Bunk Beds (Sleeps 3 total)

3rd Floor Playroom: Twin-size bed


Embrace the blissful coastal life at Beach Reads, a captivating 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom vacation rental home, filled with over 250 books for every reader to enjoy while relaxing along the Gulf of Mexico. Located in the peaceful and quiet neighborhood of the Village of Tannin, this home offers you a rare opportunity to stay in an award winning, architecturally significant home that has been published in Southern Living, The Chicago Tribune, Home Magazine and the Mobile Press Register. Crafted with comfort and luxury in mind, this tranquil haven is perfect for families or small groups seeking a serene getaway. 


Prime Location


Positioned near the immaculate sandy expanses of Orange Beach, Beach Reads offers quick and easy access to beach areas where hours of sunshine and fun await. The dynamic neighborhood is located near a variety of restaurants, cafes, and shops, ensuring a comfortable and entertaining stay with every amenity within reach.


Cozy Interiors and Luxurious Amenities


As you step into Beach Reads, you are greeted by spaces bathed in natural light, where modern conveniences meet homely comfort. The welcoming living room is furnished with soft and inviting pieces, crafting the ideal ambiance for relaxation and leisurely entertainment. In addition, this space is surrounded by six pairs of French doors and clerestory windows above and a ceiling that soars to 14'6


The modern kitchen is a chef's delight, equipped with state-of-the-art appliances and a wide array of culinary tools, ready to facilitate delightful home-cooked meals. Choose to dine indoors in the graceful dining area or immerse yourself in the delightful outdoor scenery for a memorable alfresco dining experience. 


The residence hosts two coastal designed bedrooms promising peace and rejuvenation with deluxe mattresses adorned with high-quality linens to facilitate a night of undisturbed sleep. 

The beautiful stairway then ascends to a third floor which offers spectacular 360 degree views toward the Gulf of Mexico and Gulf State Park.


Community Amenities


As a cherished guest at Cottages of Tannin, you gain exclusive access to the community pool, a haven of relaxation surrounded by rich landscaping, offering a refreshing escape in the warm Alabama sunshine. The pool area is generously equipped with lounging options, setting the scene for relaxed afternoons with your favorite read or beverage.


The community also features deeded private access to the beach. Just a short walk from Beach Reads, you’ll find this slice of paradise just for community owners and guests! You can also access bike and walking trails from the Gulf State Park directly from the Tannin community! 


Proximity to Attractions


Outside the Cottages of Tannin, a plethora of attractions await your exploration. You will be within walking distance to ice cream and other wonderful local stores. Whether it is engaging in water sports, embarking on fishing adventures, or unwinding by the shore, Orange Beach offers a rich array of options to cater to every preference.


Your Dream Vacation Awaits


At Beach Reads, wake up to the melodious sounds of the waves each morning and indulge in tranquil beach walks as the sun gracefully sets. Your dream vacation is not just a booking away, but a doorway to a realm of luxury, matchless amenities, and the promise of unforgettable memories.


Reserve your stay today, and let Beachball Properties be your gateway to a world of beachfront luxury, a place where every day brings a new adventure and the comforts of home are ever-present.




  • Community Pool
  • Close to Private Community Beach Access
  • Community enjoys direct access to Gulf State Park Trails
  • Private Beach House
  • 3 floors of private living/sleeping space





This property is located at 13 Meeting Street, Orange Beach, Alabama.




From the Flora-Bama to Fort Morgan, BEACHBALL PROPERTIES is here to help you enjoy your next beach vacation at one of our premier condos, duplexes, or private homes in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach, and Fort Morgan, Alabama. Family-owned and operated, our team works diligently to ensure that your entire Alabama Gulf Coast getaway is hassle-free and fun from reservation to check-out. 


Every property in our portfolio has been vetted and verified so you can book with confidence. If you have questions prior to your trip, we are happy to assist you. During your stay, a BEACHBALL PROPERTIES representative will be available 24/7 to help with any issues that may arise. 


Book with us today and get ready to have a BALL at the Beach!  





  • RENTAL AGREEMENT: Tenant Vacation Rental Agreement must be electronically signed to secure your reservation. Please read carefully. This is a legally binding document. 


  • NO SMOKING: All properties are non-smoking. 


  • AGE RESTRICTIONMust be at least 25 years older to book a BEACHBALL PROPERTIES vacation rental. A person 25 years or older must be staying at the property for the entire duration of the booking. There will be no refunds issued for anyone booking under false pretenses. 


  • CHECK-IN: Check-in is at 4PM. Early check-in is not possible, sorry but no exceptions.


  • CHECK-OUT: Check-out is at 10AM. Check out after 10AM will be charged an additional day.


  • MONTHLY/SNOWBIRD RENTALS: Available from November through February. Call to ask about monthly rates.


  • PARKING PASSES2 - The cost of parking passes is set by each Homeowner’s Association and is subject to change at any time without notice. U-hauls, trailers, boats, jet skis, buses, etc. are not allowed on property. 


  • CANCELLATION POLICY RELAXED: Guests who cancel at least 30 days before check-in shall receive a 100% refund of the amount they have paid. For cancellations between 14 and 30 days before check-in, 50% of the total reservation costs shall be refunded. For cancellations made less than 14 days prior to the beginning date of the reservation, NO REFUNDS will be issued. Refunds shall not be issued for late arrivals, early departures, or inclement weather conditions including hurricanes and named storms. We do offer optional travel insurance which we highly encourage all guests to purchase. 


  • WHAT YOU SHOULD BRING: Guests receive a “starter pack” of laundry detergent, dish washing detergent, one trash bag per trash can, and travel-sized shampoo, conditioner, and soap per bathroom. Starter supplies are not intended to last for the duration of your stay. Linens are furnished but please bring your own beach towels. 


  • RATES: Rates subject to change up until time of booking. Additional fees and taxes may apply. 


  • PROFESSIONALLY HOSTED BY: BEACHBALL PROPERTIES, located at 22989 Perdido Beach Blvd. Orange Beach, AL 36561. Come Have a Ball at the Beach! 



Property Details
Parking Places


  • All towels and bedding washed in hot water that's at least 60ºC
  • Babysitter Recommendations
  • Bay
  • Bed Linens
  • Boating
  • Bowling
  • Cleaning Disinfection
  • Coin Laundry
  • Deadbolt Lock
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Emergency Exit Route
  • Enhanced Cleaning Practices
  • Family
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf course within 30 min drive
  • High-touch surfaces cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Marina
  • Miniature Golf
  • Museums
  • Outdoor Lighting
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Playground
  • Sailing
  • Scuba or Snorkeling
  • Self Check In / Check Out
  • Shopping
  • Smoke Detector
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Water Sports
  • Zoo

travel insurance

Beachball Properties has partnered with and InsureStays to help safeguard your entire booking deposit and other pre-paid non-refundable payments related to planned travel. We strongly encourage you to purchase optional travel insurance.

Travel Insurance covers risks incidental to planned travel such as sickness, accidental injury, or death of you or a family member (or of a traveling companion), weather delays natural disasters, unexpected changes in your employment, and many more specified reasons.

  • The coverage costs 7% of your total reservation invoice. The premium charged for travel insurance is generally non-refundable after 15 days of coverage purchase.
  • As a covered traveler, should you have a medical issue or experience trip delay or interruption due to unforeseen developments, you may initiate your claim by calling (833) 610-0736.
  • Guests opting not to purchase travel insurance should be aware that no refund of your reservation deposit(s) will be available; therefore, your entire booking payment is at risk. For more information, please visit or consult your coverage documents.

As a covered traveler, should you have a medical issue or experience trip delay or interruption due to unforeseen developments, you may initiate your claim by calling (833) 610-0736. For more information, please visit or consult your coverage documents.

Guests opting not to purchase travel insurance should be aware that per the terms and conditions in your rental agreement, refund-in-full of your reservation deposit(s) will not be available; therefore, your entire booking payment could be at risk.