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Relaxing Beach Cottage

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Three Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms Across The Street From The Beach.

Cozy Coastal Cottage where you can relax on the screened porch, swim in the pool, and hop across the street to the most beautiful sandy beaches on the gulf coast.

The outdoor jacuzzi, Tiki hut, and bar-b-que area offer you a place to enjoy the outdoors. The cottage is located next to the Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge and is down the road from Historic Fort Morgan, the ferry to Dauphin Island, and the Dauphin Island Sea Lab.

Enter through the screened porch to a large living, dining, and kitchen area. There are three bedrooms with 1 king bed, 1 queen bed and two sets of bunk beds (Sleeps 8-10). There are 2 full baths with a full size washer and dryer.

The "Shoot the Moon" cottage is the perfect place to enjoy all the wonders of the Gulf and the surrounding areas.

Other Amenities:

3 Flat Screen TV's

WIFI Internet

Dish Satellite

Fire Pit

Golf Cart

Oven

Refrigerator

Microwave

XBox 360 with Kinect

Blue Ray Player

More Details

Property Manager
Property Manager - Teresa
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
August 25, 2017

Amenities

Gulf Shores Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 full bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 3 twin/ single , Two sets of bunk beds
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

Reviews

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Relaxing Beach Cottage
average rating of 4.95 based on 20 reviews
5

Shoot the Moon at the Rookery

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was wonderful! The location was close to the beach and we had two golf carts available for our use. This is a family friendly property with a clean, well maintained pool and hot tub, both very close to our cottage. The property was quiet and very safe. There are beach umbrellas and chairs for use and a charcoal grill which we used. There is internet access and television. Board games were available for use, however pieces are missing so we would recommend bringing your own. Fort Morgan and the ferry are less than five miles down the road. Safe to walk/jog around the area. The property manager was helpful and readily available. We had a wonderful time and hope to return to this property!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

This is our favorite place to stay...we come back every year!

  • 5 of 5

The location is perfect for the pool. Home is great for children with bunks, xbox, and golf cart. Best ever. Owner is great to work with.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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5

Very relaxing vacation!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Awesome cottage!!!!

House was very clean and had everything we needed for stay. Loved the two golf carts, fire pit and BBQ grill. Just steps away from pool and the beach was not too crowded and easy access with golf carts. Most relaxing trip I have had to beach in a long time😃

One note: If you plan to hang out around pool or fire pit at night wear bugspray. The mosquitoes will carry you off!!!!!

Also nearest store that doesn't cost and arm and a leg is 14 miles away(Dollar General). Sassy Bass market is .5 mile away but their prices are sky high!!!!!!

Really hope we can stay here again next summer🌴😎😎🌴

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

It had everything we needed

  • 5 of 5

This was a stand alone house and it was clean. The kitchen was fully stocked with everything you would need. All the towels and linens were there as promised. Two full bathrooms, so the kids shared one and we had our own off the master bedroom. We had two golf carts to use for going to the beach, which was not far at all. The pool was a salt water pool, not chlorine. There was a hot tub. The house had a grill, which the grates were a little rusty, we laid down foil. It was great to grill seafood when we wanted to. The Sassy Bass was a convenient grocery store just a half mile down the road. It took about 30 minutes on average to get to Gulf Shores...but I liked the relative seclusion. We used the washer/dryer a few times, so we were not packing clothes for the whole week.

We got hit with tropical storm Cindy while we were there, so we only swam in the Gulf once but it didn't really matter with a pool at our disposal.

It was in the 80-90's most days with 80% humidity and the house A/C held up great.

Fort Morgan and Bon Secour Park were within easy driving distance and I enjoyed both. We saw dolphins off the beach by Fort Morgan and watched a fisherman reel in a shark.

There were tv's and cable but we did not really watch too much. The kids played the xbox. There was a selection of board games as well.

Way better than a hotel and I would stay again.

Theresa gave me all the info I needed to find and get in the house.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Relaxing stay at beach cottage

  • 5 of 5

We had a great vacation at the Rookery in Fort Morgan. We traveled with my parents and 4 children ranging in ages from 3-12.

The house was clean and very well appointed. We cooked most of our meals at home and the owner had everything we needed. They provided a nice selection of games and movies for rainy days.

The pool was only steps away and has a graduated beach entrance which is great for small children. They had it heated which made it possible for us to swim (even when the night temps dropped).

Two golf carts were provided for beach transport which was so helpful. We could have walked, but it was much easier to take the carts with the kids and older parents.

We enjoyed seeing the fort at Fort Morgan and also hiked in the nearby nature refuge. The outlet stores and restraunts of Orange Beach were about a 25 minute drive.

The only downside to the area is the bugs which were bothersome a few mornings and evenings on our trip. We brought bug spray (and the owner had also set some out) which helped.

My youngest's favorite part of the trip was playing in the front yard which is all sand (like a giant sandbox) under the palm trees. We would definitely return to this rental.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Relaxed and convenient

  • 5 of 5

The condo was in very nice condition. It was nice to be away from the busy downtown yet close enough to drive in anytime. The golf cart was great to get to the ocean. We will come back again for sure!

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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Map

Fort Morgan State Park
Tacky Jack's Grill & Tavern
Tacky Jacks 2
Bon Secour
Tanger Outlet Center
Lambert's Cafe III

Photos

Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

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