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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
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Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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SPRING SALE! AVAILABLE MAY WEEKS ONLY $750!! BOOK NOW FOR AUGUST! QUIET BEACH!!

Fort Morgan House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

Enjoy this home in a unique 'houses only' area of Fort Morgan beach. No condominiums or busy commercial congestion. Relax on one of Two open Decks with views of the Gulf of Mexico and Mobile Bay. Spend the day just steps away on the uncrowded white, sandy Beach. Watch for porpoises, find shells, and swim in the clear blue waters of the gulf. At night find your favorite constellation. It's just a short drive to great Golf courses, or shopping and dining in Gulf Shores. See 'The Little Zoo That Could' on a cool morning. Visit Historic Fort Morgan, or ride the auto ferry to Dauphin Island for a tour of the SeaLab. Take an easy hike at beautiful Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge; find secluded Shell Beach, perfect for a Picnic! Dine minutes away at 'Tacky Jack's' or drive just 30 minutes to 'LuLu's', owned by Jimmy Buffett's sister. Golf nearby at Kiva Dunes.

Our home sleeps 10 people very comfortably. King-sized beds in 2 bedrooms, a bunk room for the kids with 2 sets of bunk beds and a queen-sized sofa bed in the living room. All furnishings are newer & comfortable. King Beds have new 400 count sheets. A complete kitchen will make meal preparation a breeze. Dine inside, or outside on one of our 2 spacious Decks, complete with tables & chairs. Two large sofas, a loveset, comfy chairs and game table with chairs rounds out the huge living room. Three full baths and a separate laundry room provide you with all the comforts of home. Keep in touch with work & family on free wifi internet and unlimited long distance.

We know you will love this place as much as we do!

For larger gatherings, rent both of our beach houses. 'On Dune Pond' is just one street & a short walk away. See vrbo Listing #115234.

Keywords: private house, beach house

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • wheelchair inaccessible
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We grew up near the beach and always dreamed of owning a house on the beach. We were thrilled when we found Fort Morgan, only 2 hours away from home (at the time). We purchased three lots and built our beach house 'On Dune Pond' the first year. We built 'Conch'ed Out' next and have been renting it out ever since. We have snowbirds that use it all winter and we enjoy repeat visits from many of our summer guests. Our daughter was nine years old when we first starting coming here, and she has grown to love it and share it with others through her photographs. We know your vacation here will be one you will always cherish! Chris & Sue Willoughby

The Owner purchased this house in 2003

Fort Morgan is the ideal vacation spot; close to many major cities but it feels very far away.

The beach is never crowded - we spent our first summer on the sand waiting for the crowds to show up...they never did! Shelling, swimming, walking, reading, napping - it's all right here.

Fort Morgan is rich in history, nature and man-made attractions. The fort was made famous during the Civil War battle for Mobile Bay. Union Admiral Farragut sent his ships past the fort and into a torpedo field. His famous cry of 'damn the torpedos, full speed ahead' saved the Union ships and launched an attack on Fort Morgan. Confederate Admiral Buchanan surrendered the fort after a three week battle. We are surrounded by beautiful Gulf Island National Seashore, and one of our favorite hikes is to Shell Beach. It's an easy, flat hike and at the end you are rewarded with a gorgeous stretch of beach covered with shells - don't miss it. The young and young at heart will love a morning trip to the zoo in Gulf Shores, made famous by Animal Planet's show 'The Little Zoo That Could'. It is a short 20 mile drive from our house. Fishing is easy - at the shore or 1/4 mile away to catch a charter boat for a day in the Bay or the gulf.

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Property Reviews

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Spring Sale! Available May Weeks only $750!! Book Now for August! Quiet Beach!!
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews
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Spring Sale! Available May Weeks only $750!! Book Now for August! Quiet Beach!!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p39926vb
269-767-7817 (Michigan)
Fort Morgan Alabama Gulf Coast
Texas
5

Vacation in Paradise

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
We loved everything about this property - great location - comfortable - was set up with everything we needed - beautiful beach - Stores were close if you run out of food or liquor - the week we stayed was perfect weather - "Ft. Morgan - was interesting history and enjoyed touring the Fort.
There are things to do in towns close, although we were happy at the beach and on property!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Spring Sale! Available May Weeks only $750!! Book Now for August! Quiet Beach!!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p39926vb
269-767-7817 (Michigan)
Fort Morgan Alabama Gulf Coast
Dallas
5

AMAZING stay at Conch'ed out!

AMAZING stay at Conch'ed out!
  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
My family and I were fortunate enough to book this for 4th of July week and were pleasantly surprised. Sue was helpful and accommodating from the beginning and the house was more than we could have imagined. My twins loved the bunk room and the game closet. My husband and I were thrilled with the amount of space and the well equipped kitchen. The beach was quiet and incredibly close- we were able to leave out our chairs and umbrellas with no issue. We will definitely be back! Thanks!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Spring Sale! Available May Weeks only $750!! Book Now for August! Quiet Beach!!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p39926vb
269-767-7817 (Michigan)
Fort Morgan Alabama Gulf Coast
North LIberty, IA
5

Perfect Place For Families Wanting a Relaxing Beach Experience

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
We enjoyed a week here recently with our three boys (8,6, and 3). The house was perfect for our family. The boys enjoyed staying in the room with the bunk beds and enjoyed having their own TV they could watch. My wife and I were happy with the master bedroom and bathroom. The house is perfect for a beach vacation with an outdoor shower as well as a shower off the laundry room near the entrance where we could hose down the kids again once we were inside. The kitchen had everything we could possibly need, including a steamer pot for fresh seafood if you want to catch your own crabs. Big comfy couches, cool air conditioning. They place has Direct TV with some premium channels which was great. Only beef was that it would have been nice to have it in High Def, but really a minor thing. Kids loved the board games in the closet.

Beach experience was amazing. It is not crowded at all and we were able to leave all our chairs and umbrella on the beach all day and evening. Lots of fun for the kids on the beach. We went into Gulf Shores to do go karts (and for a visit to Quick Care for ear infection!) and found the trip quick and easy. We really enjoyed eating at Sassy Bass Restaurant that is close to the place and my wife loved her nacho pile we brought home from Tacky Jacks. Ordered pizza from Fort Morgan Pizza...way overpriced for small pizza, but close and fast.

Overall the experience at this house was awesome. Had never done VRBO before but this was painless and great. Good communication, quick and prompt service, and an amazing place. Would certainly return to this property!
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We are so glad to hear that your family had such a great time! It sounds like you hit all the high points on your stay to the area. As anyone who stays in the area, or owns rental property knows, it is sometimes difficult to stay current with all the new technology. We hope to add High-def cable to our homes soon (we were last on the block to have flat-screen!) We are glad that lack-of did not limit your fun....thanks for the feedback, and again we thank you for choosing "Conch'ed Out" for your family beach vacation. Come back soon!
Helpful votes: 2/2
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Spring Sale! Available May Weeks only $750!! Book Now for August! Quiet Beach!!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p39926vb
269-767-7817 (Michigan)
Fort Morgan Alabama Gulf Coast
Ashland city,tn
5

Tayl8497

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
My family loved this house it was like being at home but on the beach, we had everything we needed the house was very clean just like the photos. This was my first time renting from vrbo all transactions were prompt has sue was super nice over the phone and through email. My kids and husband didn't want to leave it was the Best vacation we have ever had. We took the ferry to mobile bay ate our favorite place lamberts shopped the outlet mall and of course enjoyed the beach. The neighboring houses had family's also everyone was very nice no loud music or partying, I loved back deck in the evenings and after dark. What we loved most was being able to get up and walk to the beach my girls were there directly after breakfast every morning ! We will rent this house or another from this owner next trip were new customers for along time to come.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Spring Sale! Available May Weeks only $750!! Book Now for August! Quiet Beach!!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p39926vb
269-767-7817 (Michigan)
Fort Morgan Alabama Gulf Coast
Memphis tn
5

Great vacation! The house was great!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
We had 2 families of 4 staying at Conch'ed out is past week. We all had a fabulous vacation! The house was very clean and very comfortable for everyone. Each adult couple had a king size bed and the bunk beds were perfect for the kids. The walk to the beach was a breeze! It felt just like home with all the amenities including wifi so that we could all "stay connected". I would definitely recommend this house to anyone. It is a great place for the price!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Map

Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Mobile
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Mobile Bay Ferry
Nearest Motorway
22 Miles
Hwy 59 and Hwy 180
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Tacky Jack's
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Kiva Dunes
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Tacky Jack's
Car: necessary

Fort Morgan sits on a spit of land at the mouth of Mobile Bay. From our house you have great views of both the Gulf of Mexico to the south and Mobile Bay to the north. You can also see the Mobile shipping channel - interesting to those who enjoy something a little unique. There is lots of history available if you visit the two Civil War-era forts that guard the mouth of Mobile Bay. A ferry trip across the bay takes you to Dauphin Island and Fort Gaines as well as the SeaLab - a fun trip with or without your car. Nearby enjoy an easy hike at Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge. Great shelling on an uncrowded beach. So much to do!

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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
 
Early Spring
Mar 29 2014 - Apr 18 2014
$950
7 nights
 
 
Easter Week
Apr 19 2014 - Apr 25 2014
$1,250
7 nights
 
 
Spring
Apr 26 2014 - May 23 2014
$1,150
7 nights
 
 
Memorial Day Week
May 24 2014 - May 30 2014
$1,450
7 nights
 
 
Early Summer
May 31 2014 - Jun 13 2014
$1,250
7 nights
 
 
Summer
Jun 14 2014 - Jun 27 2014
$1,650
7 nights
 
 
July 4th Week
Jun 28 2014 - Jul 4 2014
$1,750
7 nights
 
 
Summer
Jul 5 2014 - Aug 1 2014
$1,650
7 nights
 
 
Late Summer
Aug 2 2014 - Aug 29 2014
$1,250
7 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $49.00
Refundable damage deposit $300.00
Tax Rate 6.0%
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Amenities

Fort Morgan House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Beach ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Beach View ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Sofa Bed
  • Free Local Calls
  • Iron & Board
  • Heating
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Laundry Soap
  • Paper Towels
  • Toilet Paper
  • Parking Off Street
  • Carport
  • Living Area
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Broadband Access
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Air Conditioning
Kitchen:
  • Stove
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Lobster Pot
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Cooking Utensils ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • Master bath en suite with shower; tub/shower combo in connecting bath with king room & bunk room; full bath with shower adjacent to laundry room.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • King size beds (2) Newer, firm Beds., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen-sized sofa bed; linens available for bed in the closet. Sofa Bed located in the Living Room., Bunk Beds (2) 2 sets of Bunk Beds will sleep 4 children....all in their own room!
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Games for Kids
  • Toys
  • Radio
  • Video Library ...
  • Television ...
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • VCR
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • DVD Player
Outside:
  • Deck Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Wood Deck
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • marina
  • water parks
  • ruins
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • museums
  • zoo
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • boating
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • fishing
  • cycling
  • swimming
Notes:
Comfortable sofas & beds. 400 ct sheets on King beds. Most furniture is new or newer. Outdoor Shower for convenience.
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