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Sand-N-Sanity Directly on the Beach in Fort Morgan

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
12
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
4 - 7 nights

Description

Gulf Shores House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms + Loft + Den, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 10-12)

Designed for a three family vacation, this house is directly on the sugar white sands of the Gulf of Mexico. There are two bedrooms and a bath on both sides of the tastefully decorated great room. Three bedrooms have queen size beds, the 4th bedroom has a bunkbed and twin, the sleeping loft has a queen and twin sized mattresses, great for kids. Sand-N-Sanity is furnished with all the conveniences of home.

The address is 2200 Ponce de Leon Court, Fort Morgan, Alabama. Located 2 1/2 miles from Fort, the Ferry, the Marina and restaurants, in a single family community, yet close enough to Gulf Shores for shopping, dining, and tourist attractions.

Keywords: Beach House

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
October 29, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the owner

House was great!
Aug 2007
  • 1 of 6

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)

Sand-N-Sanity Directly on the Beach in Fort Morgan
average rating of 4.7894735 based on 25 reviews
NW Arkansas
5

Perfect beach house!

  • 5 of 5

We have been staying at sand n sanity for over five years, and we love it. It's right on the beach. Fort Morgan is a beautiful, quiet, family friendly place to vacation. We have visited spring, summer, and fall, and always have a great time. The house has all the amenities needed to make you feel at home. The kitchen is well stocked and the beds are comfortable. And it's always very clean!! Our big kids love sleeping in the loft. I'm almost hesitant to give such a great review because it such a treasure for our family!! This trip we had the pleasure of meeting the owners and they are a very sweet couple. They have always been friendly and great to work with each time. I would highly recommend this property without hesitation.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We really appreciate your taking the time to submit a review and enjoyed meeting you. It's always good to hear that others love and enjoy the house as much as we do! Our housekeeper is one of our biggest assets so we will be sure to let her know that her efforts are much appreciated. Look forward to hearing from y'all on your next vacation.
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5

multi-generational family vacation

  • 5 of 5

Our family, 3 generations, had a wonderful time at Sand-n-Sanity! The house was exactly like the pictures, except for the large Dune in front of the house now. It was great to sit on the deck and watch the water. The kids spent SO MUCH TIME hanging out in the loft area.

The water is a little bit of a walk if you have anyone with walking problems. There is a large sand area for the kids to play in but if you have very small children, it is hard to see them because of the dune. Our youngest was 9, so we had no worries.

Overall, we had Super fun times and good memories.

  • Submitted: May 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many questions have been asked about the dunes in front due to this review. The dunes have built up in front of the house but the Gulf can still be seen from the deck except for a small area directly in front of them. I will be more than happy to send pics of the view taken recently. The dunes are extremely important in protecting the house in the event of a storm & make an awesome backdrop for photos. Hoping this will clarify this statement for those who are wondering.
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Fort Worth, Texas, USA
5

Beautiful home, prestine beach and whitest sand ever...from Fort Worth, Texas

  • 5 of 5

We are actually resubmitting our review from two years ago because the owners lost a lot of their wonderful comments when they posted to VRBO.

First off, the grumpy guy from Texas with the completely inaccurate and rude comments is wrong - he might live in Texas, but he sure is not Texan because we don't treat people that way.

Our family LOVED this property and absolutely enjoyed our vacation. We didn't leave the house except for maybe some fresh fish or groceries at the nearby Publix (there is also a well stocked convenience store within walking distance.) The kids were safe an able to go out in the sand a play volleyball, soccer, build sand castles and even swim with us supervising from the balcony. My daughters loved the loft and thought their little space was very private. There is plenty of room to walk around up there - the ladder is a little tricky, but not for the kids of course.

My father came down from Dothan. He used to be in the real estate and property management business for 15 years on Bald Head Island, NC. He doesn't give many compliments, but he was impressed with all of the amenities, decorations, quality of beds/bedding and how well the house was maintained. He could tell that a "really great family owned that house". So for you grumpy guy - I'd like to see you maintain a house this prestine that is right on the Gulf and has survived many floods, storms, and hurricanes.

We loved the little room downstairs too. It is decorated for kids, but the adults liked it to sneak away for some quality grown up conversations. We puzzeled like crazy during the hot parts of the day. P.S. Be sure to get the tent/chair company to come set up your tent for your stay. They are punctual, professional and very reasonable. Definitely worth the investment.

And, as long as there isn't a burn ban - you can buy fireworks year round. Us and the neighbors did 100s of dollars worth of Fireworks. The whole strip within viewing distance was cheering us on to do more! So much fun, but be sure to pick up your mess that night.

This was wonderful wonderful wonderful --- I'm on this page because I am about to book two weeks next summer NOW. I am already ready to be there...

I hope this review was helpful for you.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Love hearing that our renters have enjoyed their vacation at our house as much as we do! We promise to make every effort to see your vacation is the best it can be.
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Pearcy, Arkansas
5

Vacation 2014

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Sand-N-Sanity in June 2014. We had a wonderful stay and the pictures are just like they show on the website. As soon as you walk in you feel at home. We had two teenage boys that loved the loft! We are planning on returning next year and are counting down the days! We loved the house and the view from the deck.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Spring Break 2014

  • 5 of 5

This is a very family friendly house. The photos and description are accurate. The house was clean and full of amenities to make our vacation more relaxing so we could enjoy time with our grandchildren. The kitchen is well stocked and is updated. I really like the book that the owners leave full of all sorts of good information. The history and the building of the sand dune which is right in front of the house was explained in the book therefore we all treated it with respect. We have been going to Gulf Shores/Fort Morgan for 20 years this spring and this was the first time I received a courtesy call from the owner to make sure everything was in order. It was also the first time for us to rent VRBO. We were impressed with this rental and I know we will be back. Our entire family gave it a 5 star. Thanks for sharing your little piece of heaven.

  • Submitted: May 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It's always good to hear our renters enjoyed the house & their vacation. We try to do everything within our power to insure your vacation is enjoyable. Thank you for taking the time to review our vacation home.
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Michigan
5

Great house!

  • 5 of 5

Best vacation to the Gulf yet! The house had everything we needed for 5 kids (2-13) and 6 adults. The kitchen was fully stocked, house was clean, and the beach was amazing! The folder with information on the house itself and the area was a special touch. We caught fish, swam, boogie boarded and walked the beaches looking for shells. We have been to the area several times, and will call for this house from here on out.

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure working with you and we look forward to hearing from you again in the future.
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Mobile or Pensacola
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Nearest Train
60 Miles
Nearest Motorway
19 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

Gulf Shores House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter
Oct 29 2016 - Mar 3 2017
4 night minimum stay
$285
$1,975
 
 
Spring
Mar 4 2017 - May 19 2017
4 night minimum stay
$395
$2,550
 
 
Late Spring
May 20 2017 - Jun 9 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,450
 
 
Early Summer
Jun 10 2017 - Jul 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,850
 
 
Late Summer
Jul 29 2017 - Aug 11 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,450
 
 
Fall
Aug 12 2017 - Sep 8 2017
4 night minimum stay
$395
$2,550
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500

Refundable Reservation/Damage Deposit of $500 due upon reservation. Rental fees due 30 days prior to rental.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Gulf Shores House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1536 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (1), Bunk Beds (1) Lower bunk is a double bed with trundle
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
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