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Gulf View - Private Beach - Spectacular Views

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Gulf View, 2BR ,1 1/2 Bath with enclosed outdoor hot & cold shower

“Sea Dunes”- A family-friendly house with an unobstructed Gulf view and 100 yards away from the beach. The open floor plan is centered around a large great room with vaulted ceilings. Fully-equipped kitchen with breakfast bar is adjacent to a dining area. Living area has a 55 "TV viewing area with Direct TV - WIFI available. You can commune with nature by relaxing on the gulf side wrap around deck for plenty of sun, or sit on the covered deck overlooking the dunes. House has a separate laundry area combined with a half bath underneath. The enclosed outside shower has hot and cold water. Fishing table with large sink also located underneath the house with extra sitting in the shade. If you get the urge to explore, you can move your car from one of the houses’ 2 covered parking spots and take a short drive to the heart of Gulf Shores and local stores and restaurants. Sea Dunes guests can also enjoy a round of golf at the famous Kiva Dunes Golf Course, charter a boat at Fort Morgan Marina, play at the Gulf Shores amusement and water park, visit the nearby Civil War fort, or take a ferry boat ride across the bay to Dauphin Island. This well maintained house is located on Fort Morgan Peninsula.

Amenities:2 Bedrooms...1 King, 2 twins,

1 queen sofa bed...sleeps 6 max

1 bath upstairs with half-bath downstairs in laundry room, near fully enclosed outside shower with hot and cold water.

Full kitchen...dishes/utensils/cookware

dishwasher, microwave, coffeemaker, toaster

washer/dryer, linens

New HVAC system (central air)

Direct TV (3), VCR (1), DVD (1)

CD, phone, WIFI

Wrap around deck, covered porch, outside shower with

outside fish cleaning table and sink.

Activities:Charter a boat at Fort Morgan Marina.

Golf - Kiva Dunes famous golf course along with many others.

Shopping - Wholesale outlet in Foley, AL.

Water park

Putt putt golf and race tracks.

Gulf Shores Zoo.

The Beach Club resort within walking distance

for excellent dining.

Area: 20 Minutes to the heart of Gulf Shores.

More Details

Mike & Donna Mall
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2018

About Mike & Donna Mall

We live in Atlanta, GA. We have enjoyed the house since we purchased it in 1984. Our 2 children, recently graduated from college, were born and raised going to the beach and still love it today.

Mike & Donna Mall purchased this house in 1984

Why Mike & Donna Mall chose Gulf Shores

My wife and I have seen beaches all over the world and this place is still one of our favorites. We also purchased the house because it is away from the main part of Gulf Shores, but a short drive to all the main attractions.

What makes this house unique

The house has great views of the water inside and out. The house is in a private subdivision with a private beach.


Gulf Shores House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 9:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , outdoor shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • the bath upstairs is a full bath with combo shower/tub. The bath downstairs is a half. there is a great outside shower fully enclosed. Enclosed 1/2 bath located in laundry room underneath the house.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Pull out queen sofa in Living area
  • Linens provided. Each bedroom has its own satellite TV.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Golf
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
long term rentals considered during winter months. June and July rentals by week only from Saturday to Saturday.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Gulf View - Private Beach - Spectacular Views
average rating of 4.8 based on 65 reviews

Great House/Great Location

  • 5 of 5

You cannot beat the location of this house. The neighborhood is very quiet and it has access to a private beach area just across the street. Waking up every morning and looking out into the Gulf was one of our favorite parts and we cannot wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review Scott! Thanks again for renting. Mike
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New Iberia, Louisiana

House was cozy, great view of the gulf and ac was great.

  • 4 of 5

Nice place no far from the beach.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the good review Martin
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Small house in a great location for a quiet beach vacation

  • 4 of 5

My family of four recently stayed at “The Dunes”.

The house is in a great location within a short walk to the beach that allowed for wonderful vacation. The house is in a private development -> hardly any people to share the beach with. The house itself is small, but it was just big enough for a family of four.

Though our stay was largely positive, I do want to share a few things that inconvenienced us a bit so that all are aware. The entire house was not as clean as we would have liked when we arrived. The kitchen & living room had crumbs, grease & dust. We spent the first few minutes of our stay wiping down the kitchen. I know a family had just left the morning we arrived, so there may have been a rush to get the house ready. The house is stocked with only the bare minimum (consumable) supplies. There is one roll of TP per bathroom. There was only one small roll of paper towels (some of which was consumed when we cleaned the kitchen on arrival). We could not find any additional trash bags after we filled up the one in the kitchen. We found two randomly placed dishwashing tablets (maybe got lucky there). Plan accordingly.

I believe a family any larger than four is going to feel cramped (our opinion). The kitchen is small & not ideal for preparing anything other than a light meal. If you plan to utilize the kitchen, be prepared to supply all condiments, spices, oils, etc. There just isn’t space for much preparation. For the life of us, we could not get the coffee maker to make a good cup of coffee, so be aware if you are particular about your java. We utilized the washer & dryer, & they worked well. The gas grill is small, but it worked as it should. There were 3 beach chairs, an umbrella & some beach toys in the utility room downstairs, but I can’t guarantee they will still be there. The owner, on more than one occasion, told me that there wasn’t room to store those items & would not be in the house. I was a bit disappointed when our family purchased those items prior to our vacation only to find them when we arrived. The Wi-Fi is slow. I mention that in case you are planning to utilize it for work or other purposes. Despite what the website says, the owner’s policy for check-out time is 9:00AM based on a form we received a week before our stay.


If you are a small family considering a quiet beach vacation, I would encourage you to strongly consider this property. Be prepared to supply common consumables.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the mostly positive reveiw I have rentented many vacation homes an none have a unlimited supply of paper products. As far as the beach chairs/ umbrella goes. I never know what people leave. I Always tell people to take their belongings with them. Like I said, I don't have room to store them. I am sorry for you're disappointed in that regard. As far as the cleaning goes. I apologize for any inconvenience. People have different expectations and without putting my eyes on it I can't speek on that and have to take you're word and contact my cleaning service and share you're email. Thanks for renting.
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Little Rock, AR

Wonderful stay in a beautiful and well functioning home.

  • 5 of 5

Cannot speak enough about the entire experience. Mike was wonderful and communicative throughout the entire process, even calling during the stay just to check in and recommend some local activities. The house was exactly as promised: beautiful, well stocked and perfect for our family of five. Amazing private beach with quiet evenings on the patios. Looking forward to staying again next summer.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Miranda for the great review.
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Perfect place for a family of four!!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Mike for sharing your place with the rest of us! Very clean and quiet....just what we were looking for! We had one of the best beach vacations ever here. Will definitely plan to come back. Thanks again, The Alexanders from Tennessee

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review. I'm glad you enjoyed the house and area. Mike
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It was very clean, perfect set up and great views.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful trip. The house has everything you need. Loved the wrap around porch and the view. Everything was clean. I didn't want to leave!!! We enjoyed our stay and will definitely come back to your beautiful home!! Thank you for sharing your piece of heaven with our family!

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for renting and the great review.
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There is great golf all around the area. Kiva Dunes is just 1mile away.

If you like civil war history, Fort Morgan is at the end of the peninsula and Fort Gaines is across the bay by a great ferry ride.




Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99
Refundable damage deposit $200

5% additional fee for credit card use.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.