Romantic and Private Cottage! (This One is Different!)(83 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
House, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8)
The cottage is located in Surfside Shores subdivision, 14 miles out Ft. Morgan peninsula. It sits on quiet street on a heavily-wooded lot on top of a dune one block off of the beach, with empty wooded lots on three sides, affording an unusual degree of privacy. Less than 500 feet to the beach (private wooded path through a beautiful beach dune), there is a partial Gulf view from the back deck and screened in porch and a better view from the upper deck. The upper deck (crow's nest) is a great place to enjoy your morning coffee or view a spectacular sunset. A secluded outside shower provides a perfect way to cool off after a stroll back from the beach.
And wait until you see the inside! Tiled floors throughout, unique furniture and decorations, open floor plan, pleasing color schemes, the style is reminiscent of an old island plantation home. None of the typical condominium-style beach decor in this charmer. There is a master bedroom with a very comfortable queen bed and private bath, a second bedroom with two double beds, and a downstairs private bedroom/bath suite (separate entrance). The second upstairs full bath is directly off the living room. A full laundry room is attached to the covered parking area downstairs. The fully-equipped kitchen adjoins the living area for great entertaining.
If you are looking for a something different in a private setting, look no further. We know that you will find this cottage as special as we do!
Keywords: Beach House
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Member since: 2006
- 1375 sq. ft.
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Included
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- Audio Tape Player
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Water Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Beach View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Air Conditioning
- Alarm Clock
- Basic Soaps
- Broadband Access
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer
- Covered Parking
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Ice Maker
- Lobster Pot
- Beach Chairs
- Crow's Nest
- Deck / Patio:
- Fish Cleaning Table
- Lawn / Garden:
- Housekeeper Included
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Mar 2 - May 19, 2017
3 night min stay
May 20 - Sep 9, 2017
7 night min stay
Sep 10 - Oct 31, 2017
3 night min stay
Nov 1 - Mar 1, 2018
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Property Damage Protection $59
- Refundable Damage Deposit $300
- Cleaning fee $135
PET FEE- there is a 15% NON-REFUNDABLE pet fee, based on cost of rental only. Pet is allowed pending approval of owner. Dogs only.
Rates are subject to change. If you have made your deposit, your rate will not change, but will remain as quoted.
CANCELLATIONS – A 60 day notice is required for cancellation. Cancellations that are made more than 60 days prior to the arrival date will incur no penalty. Cancellations or changes that result in a shortened stay, that are made within 60 days of the arrival date, forfeit the full advance payment and damage/reservation deposit. Cancellation or early departure does not warrant any refund of rent or deposit.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Historic Fort Morgan 7 miles away. Ferry to Dauphin Island 6 miles away. Good fishing off beach in front of cottage (contact me and I will tell you how to catch them!)
Year Purchased: 2006
About the owner: Jan and I live on a mountain ridge just north of Birmingham, AL, but have been avid beach goers for many years. We have three grown children,one of whom is married , and we all enjoy our beach time! We purchased the house for our family use, decorated it to our tastes, and are happy to be able to share it with others. We have been surprised at the level of care our guests show when visiting- it seems they love the place as much as we do!
Why the Owner Chose Surf Side Shores (Fort Morgan, AL, USA):
Having attended college in nearby Mobile, AL we spent many weekends at the beach in the Gulf Shores area sunbathing, fishing and surfing. We always knew we would own our own place there one day, but did not think it would happen so soon. The location, layout, yard, proximity to the beach, and privacy are just what we wanted, so we made the leap!
The Unique Benefits at this House:
The thing we enjoy the most at our cottage is the privacy. The house sits among live oaks with lots of natural dune vegetation surrounding it, and the path over the dune to the beach makes you feel like you are on an island somewhere. We also enjoy the screened porch, the private beach 5 minutes away (no condos!), the quiet neighborhood, and the unique furnishings inside. It really is different than many of the rental homes you see down there.
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Rear View of House- Note the Degree of Privacy
View of Gulf From Upper Deck- Just Follow the Short Wooded Dune Path!
View of Kitchen
Master bedroom w/ queen size bed and private bath
Cozy screened back porch
Beautiful path to the beach as viewed from back of house
Downstairs suite w/ full bed, fold out couch and private bath
West View of House, and Covered Parking (oudoor shower on left)
Living Room with Wood Burning Fireplace
Path Through Natural Dune to Beach
Your private beach on the Gulf 500 ft. from your back door
Upstairs guest room with 2 full size beds
Enjoy dining alfresco on the screened porch ( sun deck just beyond)
Relax in complete privacy among the live oaks
View of Gulf of Mexico from deck
This listing was first published here in 2006.
Date last modified - Saturday, March 25, 2017
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