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Castaway - Charming Beach House with view of Gulf & Mobile Bay

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Air Conditioning

Overview

About the property

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 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

More Details

Property Manager
Janice Warren
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 21, 2017

About Janice Warren

We have owned Castaway since 2003. I enjoyed renting it & 2 other places on the Gulf coast.

Janice Warren purchased this house in 2003

Why Janice Warren chose Fort Morgan

Fort Morgan area is one of the best places in the Gulf Shores area to relax & enjoy being with your family & friends.

What makes this house unique

Just sitting on the deck looking at the beach & the Mobile Bay & watching the seagulls.

Amenities

Homes, Bernard Court House Accommodation and Amenities

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

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(35 traveler reviews)

Castaway - Charming Beach House with view of Gulf & Mobile Bay
average rating of 4.742857 based on 35 reviews
Morgan City, LA
5

Love this place!

  • 5 of 5

The house itself is very functional for a stay at the beach! The neighbors were very friendly. The beach is a short walk away. Love the beach area. Would definitely rent again

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! Our house is very comfortable & I love the wide beach.
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Indianapolis, Indiana
3

The house was very clean and had plenty blankets, beach toys and a great wagon to roll your items.

  • 3 of 5

There was no WiFi (only dsl internet) and all we had was our phones and tablets so couldn't connect. I was asked to open the house for the realtor which I thought was a bit rude to ask us to do that on our very short beach vacay. The neighborhood was AWESOME (the neighbors were very nice) and we all LOVED the short walks to the beach.

  • Submitted: May 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We do have WiFi, no one else has complain since 2003. Our house is for sale & if our renters prefer not to let the agent show it, that's not a problem.
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5

Excellent vacation.

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our visit to the Fort Morgan area and the Castaway beach house. When we arrived the house was clean and smelled very nice. The walk to the beach is not bad at all, we walked there multiple times a day with a six-year-old and three-year-old. All of the neighbors on the street were very friendly. The beach itself is very nice. It is not a highly trafficked beach at all. We enjoyed seeing the dolphins swim by, and just relaxing in the very nice sand of the beach. We made our way into Gulf Shores a few times for eating out, that drive is not too bad, about 20 minutes. I would recommend renting this Beachhouse, it served our needs very well. One thing to watch out for is the railing on the deck, it is not safe for young children. A few of the slats are loose or missing and a child could fall through. The railing is bolted to the deck, but the wood is old and it wouldn't take much force to break it off. We were comfortable with our three-year-old being out there on the deck, but only if we were close to him. But like I said, I would recommend this house. Just be aware of the railing.

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review! We love to hear from our renters & hope it helps our next possible renters.
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5

Nice open space with short walk to the beach

  • 5 of 5

It's a roomy house with plenty of space, well stocked with essentials. Home away from home. Less than 2 minutes from tacky jacks and about 5 to the nearest grocery store. Would do again for sure.

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks! I have some of the best renters. Janice
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5

Chill time

  • 5 of 5

Thanks for the beach wagon and umbrella. Made us look like pros. Great neighborhood with some regulars on the block. Felt like home away from home.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank for the great review! We do have a good neighbor hood with friendly people.
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5

Weekend Getaway

  • 5 of 5

My daughter and I stayed at Castaway for a long weekend getaway. My daughters small dog was even able to make the trip with us. The house was clean, neat, and well stocked, it worked out really well for us. The area was quiet, with very little traffic. The beach is just a short walk away, great location.

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review! Janice
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Map

Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Tacky Jacks
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
2 miles from house
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Planation
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Tacky Jacks & Beach Club
Car: necessary

Other Activities: Shopping at the Outlets Stores

Fishing from the beach or commerical fishing & visiting Fort Morgan fort that is about 2 miles from the house.

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Rates & Availability

Homes, Bernard Court House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Peak
May 14 2017 - Aug 12 2017
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,175
 
 
Fall/Winter
Aug 13 2017 - Feb 28 2018
3 night minimum stay
$150
$800
$1,300
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$150
$850
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning $160
Pet Fee $100
Tax Rate 6.0%

* Lodging Tax 6.00%
* Room Security/Damage Deposit $360 - $160 of your deposit is the cleaning fee. If you have a pet you need to add $100.00 to the deposit. This is refundable if there are no damages.
* Pet Deposit $100 Per Pet. Sorry No Cats Allowed. The pet deposit is added to your deposit.
* Cancellation Requires a 30 Day Notice for a Refund.
* Check-In 2:00 PM & Check-Out 10:00 AM.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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