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Great Vacation Home in Ft. Morgan! 2 BR with Pool and Golf Cart

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 1,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Great Place for Families. Unit Includes Private Pool and Golf Cart

This duplex is new to the rental market. The unit is located in Surfside Shores, a quiet, secluded subdivision in the Fort Morgan area of Gulf Shores. Just a few steps (.3 mi or 4 minute) from your front door to the Beach. A golf cart is available for help with moving your shelter, chairs, coolers, kids, etc. to the deeded beach access (just a reminder: AL law specifies no motorized vehicles are allowed on any AL beach). A two-person kayak is also available for guest use. No busy commercial congestion or large condominium complexes. Relax on the covered front deck or enjoy the back deck and pool that is shared between the two duplex units. Find shells, watch for porpoises and swim in the clear blue waters of the Gulf.

PLEASE ASK ABOUT SNOWBIRD OR EXTENDED STAY RATES!

Located 9 miles outside Gulf Shores, the area offers great Golf Courses, Shopping (including the Tanger Outlet Center in Foley) and 'Waterville USA'. In Fort Morgan you can dine at local favorites Sassy Bass, Behind the Pines and Tacky Jacks 2. In Gulf Shores 'Lulu's', owned by Jimmy Buffett's sister Lucy is kid friendly and a favorite of families. Be sure and stop in next door at 'The Track' and take a ride on the go-carts and bumper boats. Don't forget to check the 'Hangout' for good food and live music.

“Damn the Torpedoes! Go Ahead!” (usually paraphrased as "Damn the Torpedoes, Full Speed Ahead") is the famous line shouted by Admiral David Farragut in a brave moment on his way to Fort Morgan. The Fort is one of the two forts that protected Mobile during the Battle of Mobile Bay. The Fort dates from 1812. A museum offers displays of Civil War artifacts and tours reveal the history of the fort from the War of 1812 until its final closure by the Army in 1946. On the beach, visitors will find cannons gazing out to sea. 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.

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 and provides refuge for the endangered loggerhead sea turtle, the endangered American alligator, and the rare gopher tortoise. 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 SeaLab and historic Fort Gaines. Birdwatching and sunbathing are two of the favorite activities on this island paradise. The Audubon Bird Sanctuary, at the east end of the island, extends over 164-acres of maritime forest, marshes, and dunes. 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.

More Details

Owner
Robyn Hulsart
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 16, 2018

Why Robyn Hulsart chose Surf Side Shores

This property was purchased and updated due to its ideal location for vacations. We believe we have amenities included in the rent that, in many instances, would have to be contracted for at additional cost. A newly constructed 8x16' pool set in a 24x32' deck, 2 person kayak and golf cart give visitors many options to explore during your stay. We would love to welcome you to Drift Aweigh Beach House (see our FB page). Let us know what we can do to insure you have a great stay.

Amenities

Surf Side Shores House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq ft
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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Great Vacation Home in Ft. Morgan! 2 BR with Pool and Golf Cart
average rating of 4.7 based on 20 reviews
4

great place to relax

  • 4 of 5

Loved the location. Had a great time! Barrett and Roger were great neighbors. Very quiet and relaxing. Not a place for the mobility impaired but we managed.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad to hear you had a relaxing stay. I agree, Roger and Barrett are great neighbors. We look forward to seeing you in the future.
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5

Relaxing weekend at Fort Morgan

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful condo, clean with all the necessary amenities. Robyn and Bruce checked in and made sure we were settled for the weekend. We loved the golf cart and sitting on the quiet front porch in the mornings. Perfect place for a quiet Moms away weekend!!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you had a good time. We loved having you and look forward to seeing you again.
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5

The Best Vacation!!

  • 5 of 5

We had the best vacation! The house was great it had everything we needed! The pool was a plus with our 3 kids. The owners stopped by our first day there and were so nice! The golf cart was great to have to take everything to the beach. We took the golf cart to the beach everyday and parked it so we didn't have to walk to the beach! We took everything to the beach our first day and set up our tent and chairs and left them on the beach until our last day there no one bothered anything. The beaches were not crowded at all it was very laid back. We will definitely be back next year! The only thing we will change is we will stay longer next year!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. It was great getting to spend some time with the family. Let me know if we can help with a longer stay!
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5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Let us first start by saying the homeowners Bruce and Robyn were above and beyond amazing!! The even joined us for our grandsons 4th Birthday were we enjoying cake,presents and laughter. Our family we be forever grateful for the hospitality and lifetime friendship ❤️There home at Surf Side Shores has all the amenities you will need to make lasting memories! From the comfort of the home,pool, golf cart and easy beach access!

This was the perfect family getaway!! If you are looking to enjoy beautiful secluded beaches and superior hospitality then this is the place to visit! We are already planning our next visit.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for inviting us to the birthday party. We had a great time. Love that you had a great vacay! Can't wait for you to come back.
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5

Beautiful, Clean, Private Pool, Close to Beach!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had the best time at this property. It was beautifully decorated, super clean, had everything we needed, and so close to the beach. We loved having the golf cart to go back and forth to the beach. Our daughters loved the pool our back too. It all felt so private and secluded, just what we were looking for! We drove into gulf shores one day to shop and eat, only about a 15 minute drive. I don’t say this often because I always like visiting new places, but we will be back to Fort Morgan and will stay here again!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kerry, We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to hosting you guys in the future. Thanks for sharing your experience.
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5

Perfect place to stay for families.

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic place to stay and relax with the family. Very clean, plenty of room for our family of four. Pool on the back deck was really convenient for the kids to jump in and chill out. Literally a minute drive to the beach on the Golf cart. I would hop on the golf cart myself and wander around the neighborhood. Beach was very nice and had it to ourselves quite a bit. Robyn was a fantastic host. Had zero problems. Our neighbors Roger and Barrett were so friendly, really wish we could have spent more time with everyone. Thanks again and we hope to see everyone next year.

  • Submitted: May 24, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you chose us for your vacation stay! Glad the kids had a good time! Can't wait to see you again. Stay in touch!
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Pensacola
Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
Dauphin Island
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Kiva Dunes
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Sassy Bass
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
Surfside
Car: necessary

Surfside Shores subdivision is located at mile marker 8, 12 miles from the intersection of HWY 59 and HWY 180 (corner between Walgreen's and Rouse's Grocery Store).

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Property Damage Insurance $59

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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