Beach house on a quiet, secluded beach in fort Morgan area of gulf shores. No busy commercial congestion or large condominium complexes. Relax on the covered deck with excellent views of the gulf of Mexico and mobile bay . Spend the day just steps away on the uncrowded white, sandy beach. Find shells, watch for porpoises and swim in the clear blue waters of the gulf. It's a short drive to several great golf courses, or shopping in gulf shores and the foley (tanger) outlet centers. Dine at local favorites 'lulu's' owned by jimmy buffett's sister, tachy jacks less than a mile from the house, papa rocko's for pizza and many more. Close to the house is historic fort morgan, or take an easy hike in bon secour national wildlife refuge.
A bargain hunting trip to tanger is a wonderful family activity. Tanger outlet centers have something for everyone. After a day of outlet shopping, everyone will have fun comparing all of the great deals they found
At the west end of the pleasure island peninsula are the remains of fort Morgan. One of the two forts that protected mobile during the battle of mobile bay, the fort dates from 1812. After touring the fort, there are opportunities to stroll the white beaches, swim, fish or crab, shell hunt, and sunbathe. This spot is a favorite with birdwatchers, who have been known to make rare sightings of migratory birds. A marina, golf course, and extra lodging are all nearby.
Recreate among endangered species and migratory birds. Over 4,000 acres of beach dunes, scrub dunes, fresh water marsh, salt water marsh, and maritime forest make up the bon secour national wildlife refuge just west of gulf shores. This coastal refuge is part of the central gulf ecosystem unit part of the migration route of the monarch butterfly, the refuge is also known for its more than 120 species of birds - making it a paradise for bird watchers. Along with birding, the refuge offers opportunities for hiking, swimming, photography, collecting sea shells, and boating. Fishermen enjoy both fresh and saltwater fishing.
Ride the auto ferry to dauphin island for a tour of the sea lab and historic fort gaines.Birdwatching and sunbathing are two of the favorite activities on this island paradise. A campground and hiking trail are part of the sanctuary, giving visitors opportunities to spend time observing the neotropical migrant birds and native wildflowers.. In the spring, the park is visited by bird lovers anxious to view the annual bird migration.
So much to do!
Only 20 minutes from gulf shores, al
We purchased our first beach house in 2009.We have been loving the gulf since we were children.My oldest son moved there because he loves it so much.My husband and I own a construction business in Lawley,Alabama and plan to retire near the beach one day
This house was located next to the first house we purchased and wanted to be able to provide a place for family gatherings.
We love the open space behind the house.The views of the bay and beach are beautiful.We have two other homes in the area for family gatherings.Ask about reduced rates when renting multiple homes