CASTAWAY - CHARMING BEACH HOUSE WITH VIEW OF GULF & MOBILE BAY

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Janice Warren

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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CASTAWAY - CHARMING BEACH HOUSE WITH VIEW OF GULF & MOBILE BAY

Fort Morgan House Rental Photos and Description

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-6)

If you are looking for quiet and peaceful get-away, our beach house rental, Castaway, is the place for you! Our vacation beach house rental is located on the Gulf of Mexico side of Fort Morgan Road, Bernard Court West, Gulf Shores, Alabama.

When you are sitting on our deck you can enjoy the view of the Gulf of Mexico and the Mobile Bay. You will get to enjoy some of the greatest sunsets. You are only a short walk from the bright white sugar sands of the Gulf of Mexico. Historical Fort Morgan is two and a half miles away. There is a full service marina and restaurant with great food just one-quarter of a mile away. If you like to play golf, there are several golf courses on Fort Morgan road.

Castaway is a fabulously decorated and clean, two-bedroom, one bath, beach house that has all the comforts of home. There is always a great tropical breeze for you to enjoy day or night.

Keywords: Beach House

Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Events Allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Janice Warren

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2005
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We have owned Castaway since 2003. I enjoy renting it & 2 other places on the Gulf coast.

Janice Warren purchased this house in 2003

Fort Morgan area is one of the best places in the Gulf Shores area to relax & enjoy yourself & family.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Property Reviews

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Castaway - Charming Beach House with view of Gulf & Mobile Bay
average rating of 4.909091 based on 11 reviews
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Castaway - Charming Beach House with view of Gulf & Mobile Bay
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Fort Morgan Alabama Gulf Coast
New Orleans, LA
5

Loved it!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2008
  • Stayed: May 2008
The Castaway was a perfect rental for our vacation! It is very clean and nicely decorated (with very beach-y decor). Although it looks small from outside, it is actually very spacious inside--the living room, dining area, and kitchen have an open floor plan and makes the house feel pretty big. The bedrooms are a little on the smaller side, but there's plenty of storage space, and besides, you'll be at the beautiful beaches all day, not in your room! The owners are very friendly and accommodating, and it really does feel like a home since it is fully furnished. You won't even need to bring beach chairs, or any beach supplies for that matter (except a cooler), since they provide chairs, an umbrella, boogie boards, sand toys, and a huge wagon to carry everything in.
And the best part of all: it's totally pet friendly.
Finally, a few tips if this is your first time to Fort Morgan:
-this is pretty much the only stretch of the gulf coast that has dog-friendly beaches.
-you don't need to bring any nice clothes. They best places to eat are in Fort Morgan and are super-casual beach joints with great views of the bay.
-If you want a nice, relaxing trip, then I would try to avoid Gulf Shores as much as possible. We tried it out, and it was very crowded, loud--much like spring break, only during May. And the restaurants were absolutely terrible. The lines were long, and the food was Horrible. I mean, truly disgusting.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We hope our future renters enjoy Castaway as much as our past renters have.

Come spend your vacation with us at Castaway in the Fort Morgan area of Gulf Shores and enjoy a little of paradise.

Mike & Janice
Helpful votes: 10/11
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Castaway - Charming Beach House with view of Gulf & Mobile Bay
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Fort Morgan Alabama Gulf Coast
Anna, TX
5

Texas residents--"Alabama has does have a coast!"

Texas residents--"Alabama has does have a coast!"
  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
We had the best time! "Our" beach house was just as decribed--very comfortable, neat and clean. The owners were available for contact and very quick in responding to my emails. Sheets, towels, cookware, dishes and so much more were provided for added convenience. Our best meals were made right in the "Castaway kitchen" (fried shrimp and margaritas!). Tacky Jacks restaurant is within walking distance and a 20 minute beautiful drive/ride--(bring your Harley)--will get you to all the excitement in Gulf Shores.

The beach is very close--maybe 100 yards from the house--and not crowded at all. The sand is defintely "Florida quality" and the water was warm. The wagon provided by the owner made it very easy to carry our gear plus the chairs and umbrella (also provided). We even left our "camp" set up while we went back to the house for lunch.

We suggest kennels if you wish to leave your pets alone--the house is secure and the street is quiet.
While we did make several outings to Gulf Shores and Foley (Lambert's Cafe, Krispy Kreme Donuts), our best day trip was taking the ferry across the bay to Bellingrath Gardens and Home.

We've been to the Destin/Fort Walton, FL area which is popular with so many Texans, but we were more impressed with the Alabama coast and Fort Morgan (closer and pet friendly) as were my sister and her husband who flew into Pensacola from NY to join us. We will defintely be returning to Fort Morgan and "The Castaway" for future visits!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the great review of Castaway & the Fort Morgan area.
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Castaway - Charming Beach House with view of Gulf & Mobile Bay
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Fort Morgan Alabama Gulf Coast
5

All the comforts of home!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2011
  • Stayed: Sep 2011
We enjoyed our stay at Castaway. Although Tropical Storm Lee joined us, we were able to simply relax! The house is clean and cozy with all the amenities of home. We were especially thankful we could bring our dog, Josey. She enjoyed relaxing just as much as we did!! We look forward to our next stay at Castaway! :)
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Andrea thank you. Glad to know you were able to enjoy & relax at Casaway & Fort Morgan with Lee (tropical storm) spinning around in the gulf.

You are welcome back anytime!
Janice
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Castaway - Charming Beach House with view of Gulf & Mobile Bay
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Fort Morgan Alabama Gulf Coast
Harrisburg, IL
4

We would definitely visit again!

  • 4 of 5
  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
We were more than happy with our quaint little beach house. It was a short walk to the wonderful beach. We brought sand toys with us but it wasn't necessary. There were a lot of sand toys already there. The wagon was extremely handy to have. The beds were nice and clean. The washer and dryer were an added bonus. I came home with hardly any vacation laundry. When we arrived the fridge wasn't keeping things cool. I called the owner and there was a repairman there within 30 minutes! It turned out that the vent in the back just needed to be vacuumed. I was impressed at how fast someone arrived to fix it. Since the house is located where there are other privately owned homes, the beach was uncrowded. We saw dolphins out in the water each day! We had a wonderful experience and we would recommend it to anyone!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Allison, thank you!

It is always nice to hear from our renters.

Janice
Helpful votes: 5/5
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Castaway - Charming Beach House with view of Gulf & Mobile Bay
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Fort Morgan Alabama Gulf Coast
Lexington, Kentucky
5

Great Little Vacation House

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
I had a very relaxing stay at Castaway with my toy poodle. The house was clean, comfortable and lovely. Fort Morgan isn't as crowded as other beaches and there is a park at the remains of the actual fort if you feel like doing a little sight-seeing in the area. This is a great location for a little quiet "down time." I'd definitely recommend this rental to others seeking a cozy spot near the beach.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you Valerie!

Glad to hear you had a relaxng stay at Castaway, I know you said you need some quite time.

Thanks again,
Janice
Helpful votes: 3/3

Map

Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Car: necessary

Other Activities: Shopping at the Outlets Stores

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Availability & Rates

Fort Morgan House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
 
Spring
Mar 1 2014 - May 11 2014
$140
$800
3 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 8.5%
Cleaning $120

Notes

  • * Lodging Tax 8.5%
    * Room Security/Damage Deposit $320 - $120 of your deposit is the cleaning fee.
    * Pet Deposit $100 Per Pet. Sorry No Cats Allowed.
    * Cancellation Requires a 30 Day Notice for a Refund.
    * Check-In 2:00 PM Sunday & Check-Out 10:00 AM Sunday.

Amenities

Fort Morgan House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Budget
General:
  • Iron & Board
  • Broadband Access
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Internet ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Safe
  • Parking
  • Garage
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Toilet Paper
  • Covered Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven ...
  • Microwave
  • Grill
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Stove
  • Kitchen
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Stove ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • All beds & Sleep Sofa are Queen size.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Beach Chairs
  • Inflatable Boat
  • Wood Deck
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
  • miniature golf
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • walking
  • scenic drives
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • snorkeling/diving
  • parasailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • deepsea fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • paragliding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • pier fishing