“By the Sea” is a newly built (2015) coastal furnished beach house located in Surfside Shores, a private beach front community on the white sugar sands in Fort Morgan, AL. Ideally situated on top of a sand dune close to the ocean, this gulf view home with its in-ground private pool is the perfect setting to enjoy a happy, relaxing family vacation getaway.
Located 13 miles from Gulf Shores on the Ft. Morgan peninsula and surrounded by beautiful coastal vegetation, “By the Sea” sits on a sand dune one block from the beach. With its 9 foot ceilings, 5 bedrooms and 4.5 baths, this beautiful beach house sleeps 10 adults comfortably or 8 adults and up to four children. Unwind as you take in the panoramic view of the beautiful Gulf of Mexico with its stunning sunrises and sunsets.
The top level has an open living and dining area with French door to the the deck, perfect for sitting on the rocking chairs taking in the soothing sound of the ocean, the salt air, gulf views, and open starry skies! The living area has a large sectional sofa providing plenty of comfortable seating for everyone to watch an awesome sunset or catch a movie on the flat screen TV. The many coastal furnishings and art were created by local artists. The dining area which seats 12 comfortably has room for the whole gang to enjoy family dinners or a board game with beautiful gulf views in the background.
The fully equipped kitchen has granite countertops with all the appliances and cookware you need for meal preparation along with bar counter/seating. The convenient half bath has a fun coastal driftwood decor. The top level also has a queen bedroom suite with a private fully tiled bath and a large glass enclosed rain shower.
The second level has 4 bedrooms and 3 baths. Two bedrooms both have French doors opening onto the covered deck with soothing ocean sounds and gulf views overlook the pool below. The gulf view bedrooms have queen beds and share a bath with private locked entrances. The 4th bedroom has a queen bed and private bath. The 5th bedroom has a full size bunk-bed with a full size trundle and a private bath, great for the kids. All 5 bedrooms have flat screen TVs. A full-sized washer and dryer are conveniently located on the second level.
The Ground Floor has an indoor entrance stairway with storage room for bikes, chairs, grill, and pool equipment. Walk out to the gated salt water in-ground pool with a large tanning shelf and seating area. Enjoy a night swim with spectacular in pool lighting. A hot/cold poolside shower is conveniently located for a quick rinse after a day at the beach. Parking is provided under the house with additional parking on the driveway. Additional amenities include high speed wireless internet, cable TV and an assortment of board games and books.
About the Area: Fort Morgan is a well-kept secret with its beautiful white sand beaches without the crowds where you can enjoy the sunrises and sunsets from almost anywhere. Surrounded by nature in Fort Morgan you may see great blue herrings, turtles, dolphins and many other wild life - truly a unique coastal area. Fort Morgan is known for its historic Civil War-era fort, a 6,000-acre wildlife refuge, and the Dauphin Island Ferry to the Dauphin Island Sea Lab. You can also enjoy bird-watching, charter fishing, golfing at world-class courses (Kiva Dunes next to Surfside Shores), off shore fishing, kayaking, biking, exploring the fort, shelling, ocean swimming, or simply relaxing enjoying this secluded paradise. Close by are several great restaurants offering fresh seafood, burgers, pizza, along with a store that has beach items, food and necessities. If you feel like more entertainment Gulf Shores is just a 15-20-minute drive away. The Orange Beach Wharf/Restaurants/Shopping and Foley’s new OWA attraction and outlet mall are 30 minutes away.
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