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Golf Groups Like Yours Stay In Our Home Again & Again - Discover Why!

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 3,200 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION! Spectacular location, on the 10th fairway at Oxmoor Valley On The RTJ Trail, just 175 yards from the clubhouse! Our home (OSTER GOLF HOUSE "Palmer") was newly constructed specifically for groups. We combine the privacy of a personal residence with the first-class amenities of fine hotels. We have 3 Oster Golf Houses on the same street, to accommodate groups of all sizes!

We designed our home for groups, so there are many special amenities, including: 4 Master suites, each with an attached bath and two Queen-sized beds (8 Beds Total). The large, walk-in showers are finished in Italian travertine and the vanities have marble countertops. The open floor plan offers a great room with 60 inch plasma TV, dining/poker table with seating for 8 and a separate billiard room with championship Brunswick table. Each bedroom also has a 42 inch HDTV.

The fully equipped kitchen is spacious enough for many cooks, or you can hire one of our personal chefs to prepare meals for you. The outdoor deck, overlooking the 10th hole, is perfect for relaxing, enjoying a glass of wine or grilling steaks. No expense was spared and no detail overlooked.

Our home is 3,200 square feet of luxury. We offer the best experience at the best price. Call us so we can answer your questions and help you make a well informed decision. I return phone calls promptly. Check our calendar for availability as it is accurate. Also, please read some of the nice reviews our guests have written.

We own 3 houses in Birmingham & 2 in Prattville on the RTJ Golf Trail. This is what we do for a living, so we make sure guests are more than satisfied! See all 5 houses and learn more by searching for Oster Golf Houses.

Keywords: villa, cottage, home, cabin, bungalow, house

More Details

Rick Oster
Member since: 2007
Speaks english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 21, 2018

About Rick Oster

My name is Rick Oster and I build "Oster Golf Houses" on the RTJ Trail. I'm a dad with 3 kids and I don't get to play enough golf! However, the one thing I make sure I do every year, is take a golf trip with my friends. In 2006, I came up with the idea of building houses specifically for golfers to rent. I wanted a place where we could be totally comfortable, hang out, goof off and have fun. I literally sat down and listed everything I'd want in a 'man cave' type of vacation home...and then I built it! My first home was near the Bandon Dunes Golf Resort in Oregon. It was so successful, that I began searching for another great location. After two years, I finally found an incredible acre of land, overlooking the 10th fairway at Oxmoor Valley. Since then, I have built 2 houses overlooking the RTJ courses in Prattville, AL @ Capitol Hill, and 2 more houses in Birmingham @ Oxmoor Valley.

Rick Oster purchased this house in 2011

Why Rick Oster chose Sand Ridge

It's really difficult to buy 'golf front' land on the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail. Much of the land is owned by US Steel or the Retirement Systems of Alabama. So, I was absolutely thrilled to find this piece of property. The home sits up in the treetops, as the land slopes away down to the golf course. The view is phenomenal. There is nothing but trees between me and the clubhouse. It is an ideal spot to relax after a long day on the links!

What makes this house unique

You can park your car at my house and never get back in it. There's no need to leave! We will stock the house with food and drinks and even have a chef come cook dinner! Need a massage? No problem, we will have a masseuse knock on the door! We tried to think of everything you might need to have the time of your life.

Guestbook comments from the owner

What a perfect place for the four couples to celebrate a 73rd birthday, Fathers Day and a 50th anniversary! The guys enjoyed the RTJ golf and the beautiful courses….though after the Ridge Course, some wondered whether they were getting too old for the hills! The ladies found plenty to do … a visit to the Peanut Depot, a visit to the Arlington Antebellum Home and way too short a time at the Summet for shopping! Could take DAYS! All in all, a wonderful, quiet place to stay, perfectly arranged for privacy at the end of the day. Thanks so much!
Jun 2012
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Sand Ridge, Alabama

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • 8 Queen size Beds
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hunting


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Golf Groups Like Yours Stay In Our Home Again & Again - Discover Why!
average rating of 4.9850745 based on 69 reviews

Very nice place, would stay there again..

  • 5 of 5

Very nice place, would stay there again...

  • Submitted: 13-Jun-2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Golf Getaway

  • 5 of 5

8 of us were extremely happy during our 3 night stay and golf getaway. The house was immaculate and very easy to get around in. It had all the amenities a group of golfers could want. We all would highly recommend this to everyone.

  • Submitted: 8-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Everything you’d need or want

  • 5 of 5

Our stay for our golf trip went flawlessly. I needed to contact The owner for nothing. The house was all it was described to be. If traveling anywhere near one of his properties I won’t look any further. Thanks for a fantastic experience.

  • Submitted: 28-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect house for a golf retreat

  • 5 of 5

Everything a group would need to enjoy a golf junket. Perfectly appointed and all in working order. Rick delivers a great product and service. We will be back.

  • Submitted: 2-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely fantastic! No better place to stay if you are playing the Birmingham/Prattville courses.

  • 5 of 5

Top notch houses and ammentities. The Oster houses are the way to go if you are playing the RTJ trail courses in Birmingham or Prattville. We had an absolute blast!

  • Submitted: 19-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect house for golf trip.

  • 5 of 5

Rick's house was fantastic. Clean. Organized. Communication was great. Everything you could want for your guys golf trip. Comfortable sleeps 8. Pool table was used the entire trip. And the back patio is awesome for hanging out with your buddies and listening to music. Thanks for everything.

  • Submitted: 9-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Sand Ridge, Alabama

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
One Low Rate
Mar 1 2018 - Jul 7 2018
2 night minimum stay
Summer Special!
Jul 8 2018 - Aug 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$264.85

Cancellation Policy: Reservations may be cancelled without penalty up to 60 days prior to arrival. If cancelled, 97% of your initial payment will be returned (the credit card company keeps their 3% fee, I keep nothing). Within 60 days of arrival, your reservation may not be cancelled.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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