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Pair-O-Dice - Cozy Gulf Front Cottage

30 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Gulf Shores Cottage Rental Photos and Description

2 BR, 1 full Bath, private outdoor shower, Sleeps 8

This Gulf front cozy cottage is located off of Fort Morgan Road. So come splash in the water, play on the beach or sit and enjoy the beautiful view from the deck.

This is no condominium! This secluded cottage is located approximately 150 yards from the western edge of the Bon Secour National Wildlife refuge. Situated just a few miles from historic Fort Morgan where you can spend the day immersed in history near the bay where Admiral Farragut declared 'Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead!' Enjoy a ferry ride to Dauphin Island and visit Fort Gaines or the Dauphin Island Sea Lab. There is great fishing in the Gulf of Mexico with a full service marina just a few miles away. If golf is your game there are many approved golf courses in the area. Travel a few miles east to Gulf Shores and visit Waterville, or The Zoo (featured in the Animal Planet series 'The Little Zoo That Could', the Hangout and the Wharf. It you like to shop there are numerous local shops in Gulf Shores or travel to Foley and visit the Tanger Outlet Mall. You can also find transportation to the casinos of Mississippi and Louisiana.

The cottage has been updated with new living room furniture and new carpet in the bedrooms. The master bedroom has a king size bed and a sleeper sofa that sleeps two. The second bedroom has a double bed that sleeps two and the living room has a queen sleeper sofa with an upgraded mattress that sleeps two.

Amenities: All linens, towels and pillows are provided. The kitchen is completely stocked with pot/pans, baking pans, silverware, utensils, coffee maker and microwave. There is a full size washer and dryer in the storage closet downstairs. The deck is the width of the house and is perfect for enjoying the breathtaking sunrises and sunsets! We also have cable television with approximately 45 channels (and growing), wireless internet and a new stereo.

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More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Mary (Property Manager)
Member since: 2000
Speaks: english


based on 30 traveler reviews

Pair-O-Dice - Cozy Gulf Front Cottage
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 30 reviews

Sisters Get Away

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was exactly what we wanted. Perfect for three sisters. The beach and the view was great, quiet, peaceful and relaxing.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you ladies. I am so glad you enjoyed your visit. It was a pleasure meeting you and I hope you will come back again.
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Quaint beach cottage. Perfect retreat.

  • 5 of 5

Cozy cottage in a quiet location with a beautiful view. The cottage was clean and well kept and had everything we needed. The dogs loved running on the beach. Beautiful sunrises and sunsets. Mary was very helpful and informative. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you enjoyed your visit and do hope you will come back for many visits.
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Fun, laid back location with a great view!

  • 5 of 5

Great little beach cottage! The place is dog friendly which was perfect beacuse I take my dog just about everywhere. He loved running on the beach and I enjoyed watching him do just that. The stores are close and the only time we left the beach was to go grocery shopping. The neighbors are very friendly and helpful if you happen to need anything. We had a wonderful time and would definitely go back. Thank you guys so much!

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you and your furry friend could enjoyed your vacation. Please come again.
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Can't wait to go back!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved this place! It's nothing fancy, but it was clean, quiet, AND dog friendly. On top of that there was a huge front porch and a grill. The view of the water is spectacular, and your dog friends are welcome on the beach, which our canine pals loved!! We had so much fun there, the only outings we made were to get groceries and beer! I'd recommend this place to anyone looking to have a friends weekend with their dogs, and I can't wait to visit again!

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Oswego, IL

An oldie but a goodie.

  • 5 of 5

No cookie cutter condo here. This is gulf front vacationing as it used to be, before everything went large and corporate. Location is perfect - secluded beachfront yet only a few minutes from town and some really good seafood restaurants. Furnishings a bit aged but all clean and comfortable. House is well stocked with anything you could possibly need and everything worked. Great deck - the dog loved lying out in the wind and bird watching. Great customer service from the manager - very easy to work with. Do heed the note about the property not being suitable for the old or infirm as carrying the luggage thru the sand from the car and up the stairs is somewhat strenuous even for those of us who don't want to admit we are getting into the first of those categories. Would definitely recommend this property for a great beach vacation at an honest price.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you enjoyed your visit to the cottage. I try to make sure it is clean and comfortable. I am happy to report new carpet will be installed and new furniture will be delivered on March 25. Thank you for your review.
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Flea ridden and full of cat urine odor

  • 1 of 5

The cottage is in an excellent location and has everything needed for a comfortable stay. But it has issues that no clean person would want. The two bedrooms have carpet. The front bedroom has a very strong odor of cat urine. We took our white toy poodle and we bathed and groomed him before we left Huntsville. He scratched fleas from the time we arrived until I got him back to Huntsville. I picked 15 fleas off of him from tiny to large and had to bath him twice to get them all off. The front bedroom is full of fleas. The carpet needs removing and hard surface flooring needs to be laid then the cottage needs to be flea bombed a few times. Overpriced and way under cleaned. Choose another.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so sorry about your issues with the cottage. Just wanted to let you know this was the first I had heard of either. It is a pet friendly cottage but I do have it sprayed. We are updating it with new furniture and carpet by March 1.
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Pensacola Regional Airport, Pensacola, FL
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Behind The Pines
Nearest Ferry
12 Miles
Fort Morgan to Dauphin Island
Nearest Motorway
12 Miles
Highway 59
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Behind The Pines
Car: necessary

This quaint cottage is located away from the hustle and bustle but be sure to check out the local golf courses, marinas, restaurants, water/amusement parks, Fort Morgan, The Zoo and the Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge.


Rates & Availability

Gulf Shores Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Sep 11 2016 - Nov 25 2016
3 night minimum stay
Nov 26 2016 - Mar 10 2017
3 night minimum stay
Spring Break Special
Mar 11 2017 - Apr 28 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
Apr 29 2017 - May 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $90.00-$115.00 $90
Pet Fee $100

No monthly rentals.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Gulf Shores Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • Downstairs private enclosed outdoor shower .
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Nice bedrooms w/ TV in Master. Master also has new carpet, a plush King size bed, pretty beach furniture, & sliding glass doors that open onto the deck with a beautiful view of the beach. Master also has a new full size sleeper sofa. Other bedroom has a comfy bed that is pretty & cozy!
  • Books
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Small Cooler
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
This cottage is very private, cozy, pet friendly and non smoking! Walk onto the front deck & see the beautiful white pristine beaches on the Gulf of Mexico about 200 yards from your front door. Ft. Morgan area is very 'protected' because the Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge is located (literally) right by the house. There are walking & biking trails within walking distance of the cottage. This area is beautiful & free from high rise hotels & other 'city' life that creates noise & light pollution. See the beautiful stars at night because it's so dark, also see the dolphins jumping in the morning because it's a common occurrence at your front door. This cottage has many return renters Come to Ft. Morgan & stay in our cozy little cottage, Pair O Dice! Email me for questions! Mary Watters

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