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Pet Friendly,Beach And Bay Views ,Smart TV's, WIFI,Now CARPET FREE

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

About the property

3 Bedroom 2 Bath Beach access

Beach house on a quiet, secluded beach in fort Morgan area of gulf shores. No busy commercial congestion or large condominium complexes. Relax on the covered deck with excellent views of the gulf of Mexico and mobile bay . Spend the day just steps away on the uncrowded white, sandy beach. Find shells, watch for porpoises and swim in the clear blue waters of the gulf. It's a short drive to several great golf courses, or shopping in gulf shores and the Foley (tanger) outlet centers. Dine at local favorites 'lulu's' owned by Jimmy Buffett's sister, Sassy Bass a local favorite , Behind the Pines great hamburgers Tachy Jacks less than a mile from the house, papa Rocko's for pizza and many more. Close to the house is historic Fort Morgan, or take an easy hike in Bon Secour national wildlife refuge.

A bargain hunting trip to Tanger is a wonderful family activity. Tanger outlet centers have something for everyone. After a day of outlet shopping, everyone will have fun comparing all of the great deals they found

At the west end of the pleasure island peninsula are the remains of Fort Morgan. One of the two forts that protected mobile during the battle of mobile bay, the fort dates from 1812. After touring the fort, there are opportunities to stroll the white beaches, swim, fish or crab, shell hunt, and sunbathe. This spot is a favorite with birdwatchers, who have been known to make rare sightings of migratory birds. A marina, golf course, and extra lodging are all nearby.

Recreate among endangered species and migratory birds. Over 4,000 acres of beach dunes, scrub dunes, fresh water marsh, salt water marsh, and maritime forest make up the Bon Secour national wildlife refuge just west of gulf shores. This coastal refuge is part of the central gulf ecosystem unit part of the migration route of the monarch butterfly, the refuge is also known for its more than 120 species of birds - making it a paradise for bird watchers. Along with birding, the refuge offers opportunities for hiking, swimming, photography, collecting sea shells, and boating. Fishermen enjoy both fresh and saltwater fishing.

Ride the auto ferry to dauphin island for a tour of the sea lab and historic Fort Gaines. Bird-watching and sunbathing are two of the favorite activities on this island paradise. A campground and hiking trail are part of the sanctuary, giving visitors opportunities to spend time observing the neotropical migrant birds and native wildflowers. In the spring, the park is visited by bird lovers anxious to view the annual bird migration.

So much to do!

Only 20 minutes from Gulf Shores, AL

MINUMUM AGE TO RENT IS 25 ( NO EXCEPTIONS)

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Owner
Cheryle/Owner
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 22, 2017

About Cheryle/Owner

We purchased our first beach house in 2009.We have been loving the gulf since we were children.My oldest son moved there because he loves it so much.My husband and I own a construction business in Lawley,Alabama and plan to retire near the beach one day

Cheryle/Owner purchased this house in 2012

Why Cheryle/Owner chose Fort Morgan

We purchased our first house in 2009 and it is only one house over from this one. This one we purchased in 2013. The house in between the two we built in 2015. We love the are because it is quite and pet friendly.

What makes this house unique

We love the open space behind the house.The views of the bay and beach are beautiful.We have two other homes right beside this one,great for family gatherings.Ask about reduced rates when renting multiple homes

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(28 traveler reviews)

Pet Friendly,Beach And Bay Views ,Smart TV's, WIFI,Now CARPET FREE
average rating of 4.678571 based on 28 reviews
4

Great location close to the beach. Sun Place was very tidy with nice flooring and good furniture.

  • 4 of 5

We had a very good experience. The weather was great - especially on the first day. We found the provided instructions simple to follow and liked the house very much. The easy access to the beach was the greatest asset. People living in neighboring houses were very friendly as well. We particularly enjoyed watching the dolphins every day as they came really close to land. Fort Morgan was also very impressive and fun to see. We also enjoyed hiking the wildlife refuge.

The only few really minor minuses were the missing dishwasher brush and the missing laundry detergent. We also had some trouble with the lock to the shed downstairs. We had no problems with it the first couple of days, but after that we couldn't even get the key all the way into the lock. Not sure what happened there, but it wasn't a big problem for us.

This was our first time on the Gulf Coast and it was a really good experience. We didn't expect to see this many oil rigs so close by, so that was a new experience for us. I wouldn't say we exactly enjoyed looking at these oil rigs but it was certainly different.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great place to stay- walk to the beach

  • 5 of 5

This was our first trip to Fort Morgan. Very relaxing away from the crowds. There were four adults and one pet in the home and we had more than enough room to move around and even cook when we were inside. Most of the time, however, was spent on the front deck or in the swing downstairs. The beach is just steps away and not crowded at all. Our lab loved being able to run around and play in the water. The beach buggy and chairs that were provided came in handy for our beach time. We did not have to leave the Fort Morgan area at all for those last minute items. There is a small grocery store about 3 miles away and the Sassy Bass is connected. The food was great there. We also ate a Tacky Jacks which is even closer at the marina. It 's a great place to sit on the water and watch the sunset. We visited Fort Morgan park and you can even take the ferry over to Dauphin Island. Great long weekend trip and we would definitely stay at Sun Place again.

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Nice location very peaceful great for pets

  • 4 of 5

Great rental short walk to beach and great for pets,will be back

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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5

Very comfortable clean and relaxing home in a very natural area very beautiful untouched by man

  • 5 of 5

Very nice area loved the fact that it was so natural and not commercialized it was my granddaughters first trip to the each and it was wonderful. She saw her first hermit crabs and seashells and even a great blue heron.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

beach trip

  • 5 of 5

Everything was as expected. Clean, bright and ready when we arrived.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet and peaceful

  • 3 of 5

We were very pleased with our stay here at Sun Place. We were so happy that we could bring our 3 dogs along on this trip to the beach.

The house was very clean and updated. Great location for family visits. Just a short, quick walk to the beach. And our dogs loved it also.

Mike and Pearl Kimmel

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Mobile Bay
Sand Island Lighthouse
Nearest Airport
56 Miles
Pensacola
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Tachy Jacks
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Mobile Bay
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Tachy Jacks
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
beach at the end of the road in front of house
Car: necessary

A place of history, leisure and nature, the Fort Morgan peninsula extends like a long finger west of Gulf Shores, Alabama. If you're looking to get away from crowded beach bars and tacky souvenir shops, this section of the Alabama Gulf Coast is a good option. Much of the peninsula is part of a protected wildlife refuge, but many beachfront accommodations are available. You may have to drive to Gulf Shores to pick up major supplies, but it's well worth that small hassle to experience these pristine, sparkling sugar-white sands on your beach vacation.

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Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning Fee $150 + Tax
Pet Fee $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

Online payments ONLY unless discussed at time of reservation.
Discounts available for returning guest.
Following is due at time of reservation:
$150 Cleaning deposit ( Refundable if renter cleans prior to departure available off season only)
Rental insurance,required (damage coverage up to $1500 this covers any major damage to the home or contents(non refundable)
$100 Damage Deposit ( this covers lost/damaged linen, late checkout, or if excessive cleaning is needed)
Lodging tax 6%
Pet fee $75 first pet $25 each additional.
Ask about discounts available if you rent multiple homes for a family gathering

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.
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Amenities

Homes, Bernard Court House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Front Bedroom - 1 double
    Guest Bedroom - 1 queen
    Living room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We own the two rentals next to this one.Ask about discounts for multiple families or groups vacationing together.There is also a swing and picnic table provided for your enjoyment,

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