|Minimum Stay||3 - 7 nights|
Rookery III 4009
Professionally decorated with decor straight out of Coastal Living!
Welcome to the Cottage! A fabulous 3 bedroom, 2 bath cottage in the tranquil coastal community called the The Rookery III.
The Cottage features upgraded furnishings and appliances! It sleeps up to 6 guests with 2 Queen beds and 2 Twin beds. And, we have wireless internet!
The Rookery is located along Fort Morgan Rd in the heart of the Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge! This is paradise for nature lovers! Enjoy bird watching, hiking, biking, shelling, fishing, swimming in the Gulf of Mexico and swimming in the two community pool steps from the cottage.
Other features and amenities in the Cottage:
~ Wood floors throughout the cottage, even the bathrooms;
~ 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms;
~ Glass top dining table with seating for 6;
~ Spacious, well equipped kitchen;
~ Full size washer and dryer;
~ Plenty of parking;
~ Screened porch with patio table and chairs;
~ Flat screen TVs in Family Room and in 2 of the bedrooms;
~ DVD players available for each TV;
~ No smoking, no pet home;
~ Fabulous Ft Morgan beach is nearby;
Area Attractions close by are:
~ Waterville USA
~ Miniature golf
~ Historic Ft. Morgan
~ Ferry to Dauphin Island
~ Battleship in nearby Mobile, AL
~ Tanger Outlet Mall (shopping and food court) in Foley, AL
~ Nearby exclusive golf courses
~ And, the gorgeous beaches of Ft Morgan, Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, as well as Perdido Key, FL
Minimum age to rent is 25 years old.
We had a great time with our 2 young children, the house was easy to childproof and lots of space to play. We rode our bikes to the beach and it was quick, easy access. The pools were clean and refreshing. We had all of the kitchen supplies we could have needed and cooked all of our meals there. Sassy Bass market had great fish and any grocery items you may have forgotten. We took the ferry on the way home and it was awesome, the kids loved it! This is a great place to stay away from crowds and out of the high rises.
The cottage was lovely, exactly as pictured. It was comfortable, clean and well decorated. There is a 20 minute drive into town but we live out of town and are used to that. The Fort Morgan beach was perfect for us so we only went into town for supplies and a little mini golf at Pirate's Cove.
I found the property nicely furnished and very clean. Bedding was of a good quality and comfortable. Kitchen well equipped for any type of cooking desired. While the neighbor properties were close you would never know it by the way the property is situated on the lot. Several rainy days but lots to see and do the historical Fort Morgan close by as well as access to Mobile via the car ferry at end of the peninsula. I highly recommend this property and this area for a great vacation getaway.
From the reservations to checkout everything was perfect! The cottage was exactly what we wanted and definitely exceeded our expectations. (The only thing we would suggest is to provide more bath towels, as our crew of 5 did not have enough, and we had to wash them daily).
Other than that, the cottage was in wonderful shape, away from the busy city and access to the beach was sufficient. The pools on site were clean and well maintained, which was a plus. Could not locate the hot tub/jacuzzi that was listed under amenities, but it wasn't missed as we stayed busy with all the local attractions and activities.
We will definitely make plans to visit again and wished our stay could have been longer!
See you again next vacation!
excellent cottage, great location that is close to the beach. Pools was close by if we didn't want to go to the beach and it was nice too!
This was our first stay in Ft. Morgan, and we loved our time at The Rookery! The cottage was just as described and pictured, and impeccably clean. The kitchen had all the utensils that we needed to cook most of our meals. The living room and bedrooms were spacious. The beds were comfy. The laundry facilities were a nice bonus, especially for a longer stay. The community pool was clean, and we were the only ones there every time we went to the pool. This cottage is not directly on the beach; however, we learned that in Ft. Morgan, there is public beach access at the end of the streets. So, there is access about 0.5 a mile away at the end of Cortez St. The public beach area isn't large, as there are private homes nearby; however, the beach was not crowded at all, and this was never an issue. There is also beach access in Bon Secour Wildlife refuge, but we had so much fun where we were that we never tried that one out. We came prepared with the paper products and most of the groceries we'd need for the week, as we didn't want to make frequent trips to Gulf Shores. Sassy Bass is a mile down the road, and has some of the essentials; although, there is an added cost for the convenience. We did go to Gulf Shores once for groceries, and it was really hectic! We were so glad that we were staying in peaceful Ft. Morgan. So, if you want a quiet getaway in a family friendly area in a lovely cottage with a pool and the beach nearby, this is the place for you.
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