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Purple House East 4/4.5 Pool 10% off for the months of March and April.

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 4.5 Baths, (Sleeps 12-14)

Ocean View East is the big purple house between mile markers 4 and 5 on Fort Morgan Road. This is a 4 bedroom, 4 1/2 bath duplex with an adjoining door to Ocean View West that can been opened if you should need both sides for large gatherings. This unit is brightly decorated and sleeps 14 comfortably (the bedrooms are quite roomy).

There are two decks that overlook the pool and have a great view of the beach and the Gulf of Mexico. The pool is shared with Ocean View West. The water is only about 150 yards from the house and you do not have to cross or even get on any road to get there - very safe for children. Two master bedrooms are upstairs with their own balcony over-looking the pool. There is one master bedroom downstairs for those that do not want to deal with more stairs!

The pool is only 5 feet deep at its deepest. There are many lounge chairs and other seating around the pool. The pool is gated. There is an outdoor shower to use before entering the pool or going upstairs.

This house is very 'Kid friendly'. We also accept small pets between Labor Day and Memorial Day.

The living area is large enough so that everyone can gather to watch TV, play games, etc. Each master bedroom has a king-size bed and a private bath. The fourth bedroom has two bunk beds with a double on the bottom and a twin on top it also has a private bath. There is a half bath along with a washer and dryer on the main floor.

This is a non smoking unit and we do not rent to student groups. There is parking under the house for 6 cars and plenty of parking outside. We require a $200 deposit. Check our bargains for the winter months! We live about 45 minutes away between Foley and Fairhope just off Highway 98. We try to keep the home filled with all that you need, but if you find you need anything we will try our best to get it to you.

Many families have made great memories here at 'The Purple House' and we hope that you and your family and friends can do the same.

Keywords: Duplex

More Details

JEannie Bryan
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 15, 2017


Car: necessary


Gulf Shores House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 9:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Free Long Distance
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 4 ½ baths
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , private bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , private bath
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , private bath
    Bedroom 4 - 2 bunk bed , private bath
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • King size beds (1), Bunk Beds (2) Lower bunks are double and upper are twins.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Ice machine that produces tons of ice


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(14 traveler reviews)

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Purple House East 4/4.5 Pool 10% off for the months of March and April.
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews

Perfect for vacationing with family or friends

  • 5 of 5

This property was perfect for my group and for a relaxing vacation. The beach is less than a minute's walk away, and the location is just far enough from the city that we essentially had our own private beach. Size wise, this was more than ideal for my group of friends, but I would quickly suggest it for family getaways as well. It has a good sized kitchen/living area, private bathrooms for each room, and felt incredibly homey. My group had absolutely no complaints about our stay!

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect vacation house for a large group!

  • 5 of 5

Love this place! This was our 3rd year staying at Purple House and we're already looking forward to our stay next summer! The house has plenty of room and having a bathroom in each room is priceless with a large group. The kitchen is well equipped, the ice maker and wine fridge are nice touches. We spend most of our time on the beach, but having the pool as an option is icing on the cake. I like that the beach in front of the house is not crowded with hundreds of people. Even though it's not in the heart of Gulf Shores, there's still restaurants close and even the drive to the main strip isn't bad. Jeannie is wonderful to work with and very accommodating. Her home-made cookies are a nice touch & rarely make it past the first day! We may have to request another batch next year! lol The neighbors have been coming here for many more years than us and it's nice to be able to catch up with them each year. I highly recommend this house!

Linda Lee

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the lovely review Linda! Hope to see you next year.. Jeannie
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amazing time

  • 5 of 5

I can't say enough about the Purple House. It was our first time to the area and absolutely loved it! The house is very spacious. We had 2 teeneage girls and boys with us. Plenty of space for them to do their "own thing". The kitchen was fully stocked. It even had an additional ice maker and wine/drink fridge. I have told everyone how awesome this place is. We have already inquired about next years vacation! Our "neighbors" for the week have been staying there for 20 +years...that says a lot!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks stephanie for the wonderful review! So sorry I was not able to get out there to meet you.. It always makes me happy to here that my guest are happy with the Purple House.. Hope to see you again, Jeannie
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Mandeville, LA


  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a week at the Big Purple House - our 4th summer renting both sides. Each time we are packing up to leave, the grandkids ask when can we return. One summer we stayed at another house nearby which was nice but didn't meet our needs as well. With 3 grown children and their spouses, and 6 grandkids ages 6 months to 8 years, it is the ideal place for us. The house is spacious with enough bedrooms (each with its own bath) to accommodate the adults and kids and offers a large living area and eating area so that we can be together without feeling crowded. The kitchen is large and has everything you need for preparing meals. There is a grill for outside cooking and ample covered parking. The beach location is awesome and everyone enjoys spending time on the covered porches overlooking the beach. When the kids want a break from the sand, the pool is wonderful! The house is well maintained and the pool was cleaned twice during the week. The owners are very hospitable and willing to accommodate any need you may have. Our family hopes to continue to make memories at the Big Purple House each summer for many years to come.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ashville, Alabama

Family vacation

  • 5 of 5

The purple house is very special! We have a a very large family and the house was large enough that we did not feel crowded or that you couldn't have personal space. We love the seclusion of Fort Morgan with such a large group it's hard to go out to eat so we did a lot of cooking.. The kitchen is so well equipped I felt like I was at home. My mother made home made biscuits and gravy everyday for us all and had everything she needed for such a large group. We used the two grills ...... The pool was priceless for the kids a great time was had by all thanks to such a fabulous rental !! Thank you so much for the cookes and the use of your house! No need too search for the perfect rental anymore we found it here at the purple house we will be back again and again!

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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St Louis

Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from our stay in "the big purple house" and can't say enough great things about our week. We had a group of adults, teens, and small kids. Everyone's needs were more than met. There was plenty of space, LOTS of bathrooms, equipment for the baby, everything you could possibly need for cooking, and best of all,,,,,,, great, close access to the beach. We have always stayed in the first row and wondered if second row would bother us. We didn't even notice the few extra feet. No road to cross, just a driveway and we were in the powdery sand. Jeannie called us a few times throughout the week to make sure everything was ok, we appreciated that personal touch and even got a tin of homemade cookies delivered to our doorstep. Great house, great owners, GREAT VACATION.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Ellen! I enjoyed meeting you all! I really admire what you are doing with the children, its great we have special people in this world who will take on this challenge. Hope you all had a safe trip home. JEannie
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
cleaning fee $200 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 6.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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