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Bedrooms 3
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 30 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Sunroom, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

'Bonnie Dune' beach house is located on the beautiful nature lovers Fort Morgan Peninsula just 14 miles west of Gulf Shores. Surfside Shores Subdivision consists of single family residences on large lots providing privacy and uncrowded private beaches. Bonnie Dune has an acre of beautiful dunes covered with seaoats winding to the Gulf of Mexico.

This cute beach cottage is family perfect and pet friendly. There are 3 bedrooms with a 4th separate, enclosed sleeping porch with AC. You can save on the high costs of boarding your pet, because well behaved, leashed dogs are welcomed on Surfside's beaches. All this and your own private 20'x30'pool. Don't miss this perfect family vacation home.

Keywords: House, Pool

More Details

Property Manager
Bonnie and Patrick Murphy
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 21, 2017

About Bonnie and Patrick Murphy

This property is owned by Patrick and Bonnie Murphy of Cincinnat Ohio.

We have 4 wonderful children and blind brown labrador that loves the beach as much as we do.

Bonnie and Patrick Murphy purchased this house in 2000

Why Bonnie and Patrick Murphy chose Fort Morgan

Patrick and I bought this house back in October of 2000 so we could come to BAMA and watch my baby sister play Division 1 Soccer for USA in Mobile. The first four years we limited our guests to family and close friends due to the amount of time we spent at the house and beach each year. As the kids have all gotten older our trips to our little piece of heaven on earth are not as often as we like so we decided to share our home with others so they too could make the same kind of lasting memories that we have been making with our family and friends for so many years!

What makes this house unique

At Bonnie Dune you will find a great level of detail has been taken to make sure your stay will require nothing more than bringing yourself and your bathing suits and towels to the beach! We want people to be able to come and relax and enjoy without wondering what they must bring to the house for the week. If you are afraid we don't have what you might be looking for just ask. We have taken the time to develop everlasting relationships with all the folks that care for Bonnie Dune and know our folks will go the extra mile to make sure your vacation is stress free!

Guestbook comments from the manager

What a great Beach House! My husband and I stayed a month and enjoyed every moment of it. Very private setting and a great view of the beach. We spent a lot of time in the sun room, having meals or playing cards. The house is very clean, and the decor was very nice. We loved it so much we are booking it for next year.

Recommended for: Age 55+, Pet-friendly
Jan 2013
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Surf Side Shores House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Also has it own bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Sunroom - 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sleeper Sofa plus a Day Bed with Trundle
  • King size Beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Large Enclosed Patio with AC and Full Sized Daybed.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(62 traveler reviews)

Check our our Remodel Pictures - Bonnie Dune Got a Face Lift!
average rating of 4.887097 based on 63 reviews

Impressive home

  • 5 of 5

We were impressed with the home. The house was beautiful and very functional for our family. We enjoyed sitting on the large porch and eating lunch and dinner.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Erwin, TN

Outstanding Stay!!!

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful vacation! While we didnt have the best weather, we still had a great time staying at Bonnie Dunes. I have no idea what the beach house looked like before the renovations, but it is absolutely stunning now. Due to the rain, we spent a lot of our time sitting out on the new covered deck just reading and relaxing. It is exactly what we needed.

The swimming pool was a nice extra when we decided on Bonnie Dunes, but it played no part in our decision. It turned out to be one of the best parts of our vacation and is more spacious than it appears in the pictures. The beach is just a short walk away, but we enjoyed the pool as much, if not more, than we did the beach.

We highly recommend Bonnie Dunes! The area is very secluded and the people we did meet always waved and were very courteous. If you're looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of more populated and louder areas, this is definitely the place for you. We definitely look forward to returning.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Matt, I am so glad that you, your wife, and your son had a great stay at Bonnie Dune. I wish the weather had been a little better for you all. You were only the 4th family to stay in the house since the reveal and I am so glad you all loved it. It was a big project. Good and Bad - Bad part was saying good bye to what we loved and our memories with our children for the past 17 years and the Good will be when they all get to see it this June and we will begin making memories as adults with. We hope you all will continue to be part of our Alabama family! Have a great rest of the summer!
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  • 5 of 5

We loved vacationing in your beautifully renovated beach home. It was perfect! Our grandchildren really enjoyed having their own pool and the beach is just a very short walk away. The home is spacious, clean, and the furniture and beds are very comfy. It was great to have a washer & dryer, too. We would definitely highly recommend this home for anyone looking for a beautiful place to stay for up to 10 people. Thanks, Patrick & Bonnie, for making this a wonderful place to make some special memories with our family.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Darlene, Thanks for the wonderful review as well as the follow up call. It is always so nice for us to be able to truly connect with our guests. I agree that the pool is a lifesaver with the kids and grandkids alike! I am honored that you and your family shared such a special occasion at our beach house. You have already made a lifetime of memories and I am glad our special place is now a part of your wonderful life. Happy 50th to you and your husband. You children are so lucky see you all experience this milestone. Have a wonderful rest of the summer
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  • 5 of 5

I do not know where to begin besides just flat out starting with, this was the most amazing trip our family has been on. The house is beautiful. We loved the pictures when we booked and the remodel was a nice surprise. The detail from decorations to every item we could possibly need far exceeded our expectations. The pool was a bonus and great for our kids to enjoy when the adults needed a break from the beach. We enjoyed this trip with our closest friends, bringing our total to 8 and not once did we feel crowded or bored. We even enjoyed the games that were available. One of our kids even asked if we could just move in. We cannot wait to come back next year and the next and the next 💜💜💜

  • Submitted: May 19, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Christopher and Family, We are so glad to hear that you had an amazing time vacationing in our home and in the area! I have been a little nervous about the remodel and hoping that everyone will love my new vision of the house as you all have! I know you all were there celebrating important events and milestones and so glad you all chose our home. All I can say is welcome to our Alabama Vacation Family and we definitely are looking forward to having you stay in the future. I hope you have a wonderful summer! Bonnie
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Our Favorite Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

First let me say that my husband Jim and I having been vacationing at the Bonnie Dune for nearly a decade now. We love it here! A beautiful home, a million-dollar view and our own private pool. To top it off we can bring our fur babies with us! Honestly, we seldom even go into town anymore as we have everything we need right here. But let me tell you, if you loved it before you are gonna FLIP now! Bonnie and her crew did such an amazing job on the complete remodel. It's light, airy and open, just beautiful. Seriously, Bonnie could have her own HGTV show! It was such a nice surprise to walk into and on top of that Bonnie took the time to acknowledge our anniversary with a card and a sweet note:-) After all these years we were able to finally meet Bonnie and her sweet mom (Happy Mother's Day, ladies!) and even take a peek at their other home right down the street, Sands of L'Tan. Even more stunning, if that is possible... While the decor, proximity, and amenities are awesome (and they really are awesome!) the best part of spending your vacation at The Bonnie Dune is the hospitality of Bonnie and her crew. They do such a wonderful job making sure you have everything you need to have a great respite from everyday life. Truely a one-of-a-kind vacation that we look forward to every year. Thanks again, Bonnie, Janet and everyone else that helps to make this our favorite vacation year after year... Until next time ☀🌴� Rebecca, Jim, and Sonny Riegerix, Arnold, Missouri

  • Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Rebecca I have to tell you my highlight of your stay was actually getting to meet you, Jim, and Sonny after all these years. You are to gracious in your comments about the hospitality and care you receive. This is how you should be treated every time you vacation no matter where you vacation. I am so glad you like the change. I love it - my kids are struggling with it - young adults you know and all their memories are in the way it was! I keep telling them we have plenty of pictures to remind us. I can't wait until you all return and hope to actually see you guys again. Have a great summer especially your trip with your family!
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Bloomington, Illinois


  • 5 of 5

Because of unfinished remodeling work, we stayed at an alternative location just a block or so away. It was all anyone could expect from a beach rental: clean, well equipped, comfortable furnishings, nicely decorated, great views, plenty of room. The owners have made every effort to provide a 5 star rental. We had a great time.

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Joe, I am so pleased that you still had a good experience and were happy with Sand's of LTAN since it was not your original choice. It is always my goal and the team that works with me to care for the house to make sure you feel like you have everything you need and hopefully then some. We would love to have you all visit us again anytime. Pictures should be out soon on Bonnie Dune. Have a day! Bonnie
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Mobile International Airport
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Ft. Morgan Ferry
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Surf Side Shores House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer High
May 28 2017 - Aug 19 2017
7 night minimum stay
Summer Low
Aug 20 2017 - Sep 16 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sep 17 2017 - Nov 3 2017
4 night minimum stay
Nov 4 2017 - Dec 29 2017
4 night minimum stay
Dec 30 2017 - Mar 2 2018
30 night minimum stay
Early Spring
Mar 3 2018 - Mar 30 2018
4 night minimum stay
Spring Late
Mar 31 2018 - May 25 2018
5 night minimum stay
Summer High
May 26 2018 - Aug 17 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Property Damage Protection $59
Extra Person $200
Cleaning $150

ATTENTION: There is a 3% processing fee if you choose to use a credit card. Please use the eCheck payment option since it is FREE to use. When using eCheck-CAREFULLY TYPE IN YOUR ACCOUNT NUMBERS AS THERE IS A $25 FEE CHARGED WHEN ERRONEOUS NUMBERS ARE TYPED IN. IT'S PROCESSED AS A BAD CHECK SINCE THE ATTEMPT IS MADE TO PROCESS THE eCHECK.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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