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Pet Friendly,Great Views,Family Friendly Community,Carpet Free

Bedrooms 3
Space 975 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 30 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms , 2 Bath, (Sleeps 6-9),Short Walk to Beach

Look for exciting updates coming for 2018!!!!

We are in the process of doing a total remodel. We have added a bath will now be three bed two bath with the master bedroom being enlarged. There will be a back deck off the master bedroom with fantastic views. A completely new paint scheme with brighter colors. New roof and new siding also. Will post photos as soon as possible. Planning completion in time for spring break.

Beach house on a quiet, secluded beach in Fort Morgan area of Gulf Shores. No busy commercial congestion or large condominium complexes. Relax on the covered deck with excellent views of the gulf of Mexico and Mobile bay . Spend the day just steps away on the uncrowded white, sandy beach. Find shells, watch for porpoises and swim in the clear blue waters of the gulf.

It's a short drive to several great golf courses, or shopping in Gulf Shores and the Foley (Tanger) outlet centers.

Dine at local favorites 'Lulu's' owned by Jimmy Buffett's sister, Sassy Bass a local favorite , Behind the Pines great hamburgers Tachy Jacks less than a mile from the house, papa Rocko's for pizza and many more.

Close to the house is historic Fort Morgan, or take an easy hike in Bon Secour national wildlife refuge.

Visit OWA, the new Southern Amusement and Entertainment Destination located on the Gulf ... The highly anticipated amusement park opens Summer 2017. OWA’s 21-ride themed amusement park, The Park at OWA, will officially open its doors to the public July 21, 2017. With family fun in mind, The Park at OWA offers every guest their own unique adventure.Beginning July 21st guests can enjoy everything The Park at OWA has to offer, such as all 21 rides – including the Rollin’ Thunder – a variety of midway games, quick service dining options, and the Parkside Gift Shop, filled with one-of-a-kind Park at OWA treasures.Less than a 45 minute drive from our houses.

A bargain hunting trip to Tanger is a wonderful family activity. Tanger outlet centers have something for everyone. After a day of outlet shopping, everyone will have fun comparing all of the great deals they found

At the west end of the pleasure island peninsula are the remains of Fort Morgan. One of the two forts that protected mobile during the battle of mobile bay, the fort dates from 1812. 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. A marina, golf course, and extra lodging are all nearby.

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 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 sea lab and estuarium. The Estuarium is an exciting educational public aquarium highlighting the four key habitats of coastal Alabama: the Mobile Tensaw River Delta, Mobile Bay, the Barrier Islands and the Northern Gulf of Mexico. It includes the 10,000 square foot Exhibit Hall, a 7,000 gallon sting ray touch pool, and the Living Marsh Boardwalk. This facility has 31 aquariums totaling over 30,000 gallons with more than 100 species on display. The Estuarium showcases the plants, animals, and other natural resources found in the Estuary and its surrounding marine habitats.Through beautiful visual exhibits and engaging interactive exhibits, the Estuarium will leave you with a broader understanding of the interactions that take place in Mobile Bay, the fourth largest estuary system in the United States.

Bird-watching and sunbathing are two of the favorite activities on this island paradise. 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.

So much to do!

Only 20 minutes from Gulf Shores, AL


•3 Bedrooms- 2 queen beds, 1 bunk bed twin top full bottom, 1 Sleeper Sofa

•Short walk to the Beach,

•Great Views of Gulf/Beach and Mobile Bay

•Wi-Fi, High Speed Wireless Internet

•Fully Equipped Kitchen with Washer/Dryer

•TV's (2) with dish network.

•DVD's (2)

•Covered Porch

•Carpet free house



Keywords: Beach house, gulf view,pet friendly,quiet Fort Morgan,Fishing

More Details

Member since: 2010
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:
Calendar last updated:
February 24, 2018

About Cheryle/Owner

We have been visiting the Gulf Shores area for many years.We have two boys and one granddaughter.We all love the beach and fishing.We have always dreamed of owning a house in the area.We are only about 4 hours away so are able to visit frequently...look forward to sharing our dream

Cheryle/Owner purchased this house in 2009

Why Cheryle/Owner chose Homes, Bernard Court

We were on vacation at the home across the street and loved the neighborhood so much we decided this is where we wanted our vacation home to be. Purchased this home in 2009, purchased a home two lots over in 2013 and built a new home between the two in 2015.

What makes this house unique

Home is located on a quite street.Ideal for families.In an area where pets are also welcome.They are allowed on the beach as long as they are on a leash.The house has open lots on one side and in back which provides great views.We own the two homes next to this one great for weddings and reunions.


Homes, Bernard Court House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 975 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Pets must be cleaned up after. If excessive pet hair is found after your departure $50 extra cleaning fee will be deducted from deposit.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Has large walk in shower
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower , Outdoor shower located beneath the home
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Living room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Master bedroom - 1 queen , 1 baby crib
    Guest Room - 1 queen
    Children's Bedroom - 1 bunk bed , Bunk bed is full on bottom and twin on top
  • Queen size Beds (2) Both with memory foam toppers, (1) Baby pak n play available for infants, (1) Sofa bed in living room, Bunk Beds (1) This bunk has a full on bottom and twin on top. Each bedroom has it's own TV
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 2 beach chairs
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Swing, picnic table , beach chairs and outdoor shower are available for your enjoyment. Furnishings are subject to change without notice. We also own the properties next door and give discounts to families renting multiple properties.


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average rating of 4.7 based on 50 reviews

Had a relaxing time.

  • 5 of 5

Very short walk to gorgeous beach. Great bike riding. Dog friendly. Only downside was Mother Nature.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Short walk to the beach

  • 5 of 5

Everything in the house was as pictured on the website. The house was clean when we arrived. The kitchen was very well stocked compared to other rentals I've stayed in. We loved that the balcony is covered, so we could sit outside in the shade. The house was only a couple minutes' walk to the beach. The air conditioner worked very well, and the internet was fast. Our deposits were refunded within a couple days of checkout. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Birmingham, AL

Great Beach House

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed for a week with our dog. Everyone had a great time on the beach - which was not crowded at all. Short drives to restaurants and to Fort Morgan were also nice. The house itself is exactly what you want from a beach house, and the deck was an awesome place to hang out. Will definitely be coming back.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best time ever during a tropical storm

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a week and had probably 3 days of sun and ocean. The rest of time there was a tropical depression and it rained off and on for 4 days and the wind blew. Went to beach twice every day in the rain and wind. Found amazing pieces of shells and the temperature was perfect. Enjoyed playing in the street in shallow flood water with children. The house had everything we needed and then some. Everyone was so nice and helpful. Such a child and dog friendly neighborhood. You must rent this for your next vacation.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Terrific home, relaxing area and wonderful private beach!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great vacation at Maw-maws and will return again! Very comfortable, clean home just a few steps from the beautiful beach. Enjoyed our coffee on the porch in the mornings and the quiet at night. The area was family oriented and nice and quiet. We did enjoy dinner at Sassy Bass and got fresh fish to BBQ at Behind the Pines. Both were great ! Everyone said it was the best vacation we have taken as a family. All 3 bedrooms were spacious and clean.we were even able to bring our fur baby who loved it all as well! Good house. Check it out!

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Old Hickory, Tennessee, USA

Needs some attention...

  • 2 of 5

I wouldn't say I was disappointed, there were just things that should have been kept up better. Such as the grass to let our fur babies out was super tall until mid week of our stay. Also, there were tons of little bugs everywhere in the house to the point we felt itchy sitting on the couch at night. The pictures on the website are old and there is now a house very close next store. We had to put a towel up in the shower, because you can definitely see right in the window! Just wasn't what we were hoping for the money. All and all the beach was beautiful. There was plenty of beach toys, and other extra stuff that was accommodating.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We welcome all reviews to our property which helps us improve our property for future guest. We also encourage all guest to notify us immediately of any problems encountered during their stay.The grass is cut only close to the home at rare intervals because we are in a protected conservation area that helps protect the endangered beach mouse, we provided this information in the welcome book at the home, this is a requirement of the Fish and Wildlife,please bear with us on this as it helps protect the dunes in the area. We are in a tropical environment but we have regular pest treatment,the house was treated two weeks prior and the guest at that time reported no problems, however if food is left out gnats and " no see 'ems" as we call them will tend to come inside especially if it has been a rainy or damp for few days which it had been this week. The bathroom window has a louver over it that is partially open but can easily be closed if guest feels it does not over sufficient privacy. As always please feel free to contact us at any time with question or concerns about our property.
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Mobile Bay
Sand Island Lighthouse
Fort Morgan State Park
Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo
Doc's Seafood Shack and Oyster Bar
Walmart Supercenter - Cypress Circle
Mobile Bay Ferry: Fort Morgan
Nearest Airport
56 Miles
Pensacola International
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Tacky Jacks
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Mobile Bay Ferry
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Tacky Jack's
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Fort Morgan Public Beach
Car: necessary

A place of history, leisure and nature, the Fort Morgan peninsula extends like a long finger west of Gulf Shores, Alabama. If you're looking to get away from crowded beach bars and tacky souvenir shops, this section of the Alabama Gulf Coast is a good option. Much of the peninsula is part of a protected wildlife refuge, but many beachfront accommodations are available. You may have to drive to Gulf Shores to pick up major supplies, but it's well worth that small hassle to experience these pristine, sparkling sugar-white sands on your beach vacation.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Pet Fee $75 + Tax
Cleaning/Deposit Fee $150 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 6.0%

Online ONLY payments accepted unless discussed at time of reservation.
Discounts available for returning guest.
Following due at time of reservation:
$150 Cleaning deposit( Refundable if renter cleans prior to departure available for off season only )
Rental insurance , damage coverage up to $1500 (non refundable) Covers major damage to structure or contents.
$100 Deposit ( Refundable if there is no lost/damaged linen, no early arrival , no late departure, and if
no excessive extra cleaning is required)
Lodging tax 6.0% ,
Pet fee $75 first pet $25 each additional.
Ask about discounts available if you rent multiple homes for a family gathering

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.