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Sandy Bottoms - Gulf Front View! Rave Guest Reviews! SPRING SPECIAL RATES!

Fort Morgan, AL, USA
  • House1374 sqft
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps6
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay1 - 7 nights

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, View of the Gulf of Mexico and the nicest beach!

You won't be disappointed in Sandy Bottoms! Please read our reviews - all 5 star, and lots of repeat guests! For more property and beach photos, plus interesting postings about area activities, please see our Facebook page, Sandy Bottoms Beach House.

Spring 2018 rates have been reduced! Reserve your spot in the sun today!

We don't add on any fees for processing, departure cleaning or lodging tax! What you see is what you get! If you are comparing rates with other houses, be sure to compare total to total, as most owners add additional fees to the rental rate.

Sandy Bottoms is a warm, comfortable, cozy beach front home with character plus! View of dunes, sugar white sand, sunrise, sunset, and the blue-green waters of the Gulf of Mexico! You will feel right at home the minute you walk in the door!

Sandy Bottoms is located on the Fort Morgan Peninsula, about 15.5 miles from the intersection of Fort Morgan Road (Highway 180 West) and Highway 59 in Gulf Shores. You can be there in about 15 to 20 minutes!

If it is peaceful relaxation and seclusion that you desire, the Fort Morgan Peninsula is the place to be! Fort Morgan is surrounded by water, with the Mobile Bay on one side and the Gulf of Mexico on the other - the most beautiful natural beaches in the area. Steeped in history, it is a place where nature abounds. The coastal dunes between the house and the Gulf are habitat for the Alabama beach mouse and nesting sea turtles! You won't see high rise, high density condo buildings; rather, you will feel like you have come to a place that is lost in time. It attracts like a magnet! Once you have visited, you will want to come back again and again!

The house is light and bright with an open floor plan in the main living area, making it a great space for family and friends to gather. Right off the living and dining area you will find a desk where you can use your laptop and take advantage of the wireless Internet. The living room, dining area and master bedroom both have access to the large deck and view of the beautiful Gulf of Mexico.

The living room has plenty of seating with a large sectional sofa with chaise, and an additional comfy chair with ottoman. Enjoy watching TV or movies with our surround sound home entertainment system with satellite with premium channels such as HBO, Showtime, Cinemax and Starz. Connect your favorite Bluetooth enabled device wirelessly to listen to your favorite tunes. Google Cast is also available.

For dining, we offer a large dining table with six chairs, plus two barstools at the kitchen breakfast bar. The living room, dining room and kitchen flooring is ceramic tile, so you don't have to worry about carpet stains.

Our kitchen always gets rave reviews from our guests! There are plenty of excellent restaurants in the area; however, if you enjoy preparing your own meals, you won't find anything lacking in our kitchen. If you do, let us know, and we will see if we can add whatever you need!

The master bedroom has a comfortable queen size iron bed, large armoire, TV with satellite and DVD, and walk in closet. The master bath has been updated with a large tiled shower, custom travertine vanity with two sinks, tiled floor and walls, and built-in shelving and storage. The second and third bedroom are separate from the master. One bedroom has two twin beds, and the other has a queen bed and desk. Both rooms have chests and closets for storage. The second bath is located just off the hallway, and has been recently updated with a pedestal sink and porcelain tub with shower.

Step out of the living room or master bedroom to a spacious 360 square feet deck, which provides an additional living area and dining area. Enjoy an awesome view of the dunes, sugar white sand dunes, and blue-green waters of the Gulf of Mexico! The deck is built with composite deck materials, which means no splinters and no hot wood on your feet! This comfortable outdoor living area includes a dining table with six chairs, two person glider, two loungers, and two side tables. This is a great spot to view the awe-inspiring sunrise and sunset, catch some rays, watch the dolphins frolic, or just relax and enjoy the beverage of your choice. You may even be lucky enough to get a free show from the Blue Angels flight demonstration squadron, as they sometimes practice up and down our beach! Want to get out of the sun, but still enjoy outdoor living and dining? There is an additional covered outdoor living and dining area below the house, which includes a wooden picnic table for six people, as well as a porch swing and two Adirondack chairs for additional seating. You will love the enclosed shower downstairs which has hot and cold water, vanity with sink, lighting and electrical outlet (3rd bathroom). You must experience a hot shower where you can feel the ocean breeze and hear the crashing waves!

Step from the Gulf view deck to a boardwalk that leads to a covered shared gazebo with built-in seating. From the gazebo step right onto the sugar white sands of the Gulf of Mexico via our beach access lot. From there it is about 75 feet to the dunes, then over the dunes to the beach! Our uncrowded and unspoiled beach is natural and one of the widest sections of beach on the entire peninsula. Our beach is not groomed, and you can happily hunt for driftwood, shells, sea glass, and other treasures. You might spot dolphins swimming and frolicking in the surf, brown pelicans flying in formation, or blue herons and sea gulls right on the beach in front of the house. Relax, unwind, listen to the surf, soak up the sun, frolic in the waves, enjoy some shore fishing, watch nature, enjoy awe-inspiring sunrises and sunsets, and star gaze at night. You won't be bored, but if you do want more entertainment, there is plenty to do and see in nearby Foley, Gulf Shores, or Orange Beach, just minutes away.

****Our posted rates include processing fee, lodging tax and departure cleaning. Minimum reservation is 3 or 4 nights in the off season. In Summer, weekly reservations only, from Saturday to Saturday. For stays of 7 nights, the 7th night is free. We will consider monthly rentals in November, January, February and March on a case-by-case basis.****

Keywords: House, Beach House, Cottage, Villa, Bungalow, Cabin, Vacation Rental, Beach House for Rent, Beach Front, Gulf Front, Beaches of Alabama, Alabama, Fort Morgan, Gulf Shores, Orange Beach, Gulf of Mexico


Vickie Boozer, Owner and Manager

Member Since 2010
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Calendar last updated:
Apr 21, 2018
About Vickie Boozer, Owner and Manager

Sandy Bottoms is very special to us! Our little getaway, home away from home! It is not just a rental property to us, but a home! We enjoy sharing it with our guests, and want them to think of it as their own home away from home. We visit for several weeks at a time, several times a year. We love everything the area has to offer!

Vickie Boozer, Owner and Manager purchased this House in 2001

Why Vickie Boozer, Owner and Manager chose Fort Morgan

We have visited many wonderful beaches in our 30 years of knowing each other. But none of them attracted us or felt more like the best home for us than Fort Morgan. We are casual and relaxed, and are more attracted to a laid back feel. That is why we chose Fort Morgan. We love the fact that you can see the beach from the road, and there are no high rise, high density condo buildings. Our area contains mostly modest, privately owned beach homes without the glitz and glamour of other beach resort areas. We enjoy the quiet and peaceful relaxation we feel when we are at the house. We absolutely love hearing the surf from the Gulf and the views are amazing! You can even see dolphins and sea birds right from our beach-front deck! We couldn't be happier owning a little slice of paradise! We love sharing our guest photos on our Sandy Bottoms Beach House Facebook page!

What makes this House unique

We strive to provide extra amenities not usually found in rental homes. Many of our guests have said our beach house is even better stocked than their own homes! We are attentive owners, and make frequent visits to our home to make sure it is clean, updated and fresh.


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
      • Master Bedroom
        1 queen, Private Bath, access to deck, view of Gulf of Mexico
      • Twin Bedroom
        2 twin/ single, Shared bathroom
      • Queen Bedroom
        1 queen, Shared bathroom
      • Queen size Beds (2) In master bedroom and one of two secondary bedrooms, Twin or Single Beds (2) Twin beds in one of two secondary bedrooms. Maximum occupancy of 6 adults is strictly enforced.


      • 2 Bathrooms
      • Master Bathroom
        toilet, shower, Master suite
      • Secondary Bathroom
        toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, Shared by twin bedroom and queen bedroom
      • Oudoor Shower
        shower, outdoor shower, Enclosed, hot and cold water, electricity, sink with vanity
      • The master bathroom is ensuite. A secondary full bathroom is shared by bedrooms 2 and 3. The outdoor shower is enclosed, has hot and cold water, electrical outlets and a sink with vanity. Our guests love it!

      Location Type

        • Beach View
        • Beachfront
          Just steps to the sandy beach and the Gulf of Mexico! Our property includes a sandy open beach access lot. From the shared gazebo it is about 75 feet to the dunes. The neighborhood consists of a total of four homes, with two homes a little closer to the beach, offset to the right and left.
        • Ocean View
          View the sugar white sand dunes, and the Gulf of Mexico from the living area and master bedroom!
        • Oceanfront
          View the sugar white sand dunes, and the Gulf of Mexico right from the deck. You can dolphin watch from the deck! From the gazebo it is about 75 feet to the dunes, then over the dunes to the beach!


            • Adventure
            • Away From It All
            • Budget
            • Family
            • Historic
            • Romantic
            • Spa
            • Sports & Activities
            • Tourist Attractions


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Linens Provided
                      Linens, including bath towels, kitchen towels and bed linens are provided by service company.
                    • Air Conditioning
                      Central Air Conditioning
                    • Covered Parking
                      Covered carport with concrete pad underneath the house with room for 2 cars. Additional uncovered parking is available for 1 to 2 cars in the driveway.
                    • Fireplace
                      Wood burning, living room
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Heating
                      Central Heat (Electric)
                    • Internet
                      High speed wireless (cable). No charge to use the wireless Internet.
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Clothes Dryer
                      Front loading Samsung dryer in the bedroom hallway
                    • Living Room
                      Plenty of seating, access to deck and view of Gulf of Mexico
                    • Parking
                      Total number of parked cars allowed is 4. There is space for 2 cars on the covered carport and 2 additional cars in the driveway. Shared driveway to other houses must not be blocked.
                    • Telephone
                      Landline telephone located in armoire in the living room
                    • Towels Provided
                      Bath towels, washcloths, hand towels, kitchen towels are provided by service company. We do not provide beach towels.
                    • Washing Machine
                      Front loading Samsung washing machine in the bedroom hallway
                    • Wireless Internet
                      High speed (cable). No charge to use the wireless Internet.
                    • Wood Fireplace
                      Wood burning, living room


                        • Microwave
                          Built in
                        • Coffee Maker
                          Currently we have a Cuisinart coffee maker with stainless steel carafe and basket filter. No paper filters are needed.
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                          Plenty of Corelle dinnerware, serveware, flatware, knives, and glasses. Glasses include tea, rocks, juice, wine and martini glasses.
                        • Dishwasher
                        • Ice Maker
                        • Kitchen
                          Cook's kitchen with everything you need to prepare a meal. French door refrigerator with ice maker, self cleaning range with glass cooktop, built in microwave, dishwasher, disposal, blender, toaster, crock pot, can opener, coffee maker, coffee grinder
                        • Cooking Utensils
                          Corelle dinnerware, Emeril stainless cookware, bakeware, casserole dishes, mixing bowls, glassware, flatware, sharp knives, storage containers, all tools and accessories necessary to prepare a meal. Our kitchen inventory surpasses the minimum requirements suggested by property managers.
                        • Oven
                          Electric range with glass electric cooktop
                        • Pantry Items
                          Cleaning supplies provided in the cabinet underneath the sink
                        • Refrigerator
                          French door with ice maker
                        • Stove
                          Electric range with glass electric cooktop
                        • Toaster
                          4 slice toaster for toast and bagels.


                            • Dining
                              Seating for 6 at main table, seating for 2 at breakfast bar
                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 8 people


                                • Books
                                • CD Player
                                • DVD Player
                                  Blu-Ray in the living room, regular DVD player in the master bedroom.
                                • Games
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                  TV in the living room and in the master bedroom, both HD TV and connected to satellite. Wireless home entertainment system in the living room. Premium channels are available.
                                • Stereo
                                  Wireless home entertainment surround sound system in the living room, outdoor speakers on the deck
                                • Television
                                  HD TV with Internet capability and Bluetooth connection, DirecTV Satellite, Blu-Ray DVD, CD Player, wireless surround sound home entertainment system in the living room, outdoor speakers on the deck


                                    • Deck / Patio
                                      Spacious 360 square feet deck that provides an additional dining and living space. Deck is built with composite material, so no splinters or hot wood! Includes dining table, six chairs, two person glider, two loungers, two side tables.
                                    • Gazebo
                                      Shared gazebo on the beach side of house with boardwalk from the house
                                    • Outdoor Grill
                                      Campground-style stainless steel built-in grill


                                        • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                        • wheelchair inaccessible


                                            • cinemas
                                            • health/beauty spa
                                            • live theater
                                            • marina
                                            • museums
                                            • restaurants
                                            • ruins
                                            • theme parks
                                            • water parks
                                            • zoo

                                              Leisure Activities

                                                • paddle boating
                                                • antiquing
                                                • bird watching
                                                • boating
                                                • miniature golf
                                                • outlet shopping
                                                • beachcombing
                                                • scenic drives
                                                • shelling
                                                • shopping
                                                • sight seeing
                                                • walking
                                                • wildlife viewing

                                                  Local Services & Businesses

                                                    • ATM/bank
                                                    • groceries
                                                    • hospital
                                                    • laundromat
                                                    • massage therapist
                                                    • medical services

                                                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                        • pier fishing
                                                        • cycling
                                                        • fishing
                                                        • golf
                                                        • hiking
                                                        • jet skiing
                                                        • kayaking
                                                        • paragliding
                                                        • parasailing
                                                        • deepsea fishing
                                                        • sailing
                                                        • snorkeling
                                                        • sound/bay fishing
                                                        • spelunking
                                                        • surf fishing
                                                        • swimming
                                                        • tennis
                                                        • wind-surfing


                                                            • Two homes in the same neighborhood also for rent to accommodate family reunions, multi- family gatherings, or Corporate retreats; Boardwalk from deck to shared gazebo; Covered outdoor dining & living areas; Enclosed shower with hot & cold water, vanity with sink, lighting & electric outlet (3rd bathroom); Outdoor deck speakers; Living room and Master bedroom with Gulf Front View; Recently upgraded kitchen and bathrooms; Comfortable living area

                                                              House Rules

                                                              Check-in: 3:00 PM

                                                              Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                              Cancellation Policy

                                                              100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                              105 Reviews


                                                              Latest reviews

                                                              The Perfect Place to Unwind!

                                                              Julie H.

                                                              What a great spot. My daughters arranged a birthday get away and decided on Sandy Bottoms. So glad we picked this property.

                                                              This place has everything that you could want. Loved the deck and enjoyed having breakfast and just relaxing in the morning watching the sun rise and evening watching the sunset. The kitchen has everything that you need if you enjoy cooking rather than going out. Also the washer and dryer was appreciated as we had a 3 month old baby with us.

                                                              Thank you Vickie, you hit all the requirements that we needed to make our stay so enjoyable. We love your beach house and are already planning a summer trip, but this time for at least 7 days. Can't wait to enjoy this location again.

                                                              Wonderful vacation, as always!

                                                              Elizabeth R.

                                                              Our 3rd time staying at Sandy Bottoms and never disappoints. Everything from the cleanliness of the house to the beautiful beach location makes us keeping wanting to come back year after year. Cannot wait to book again!

                                                              Cozy, clean and great location!

                                                              Willa S.

                                                              Our family had a wonderful time during our stay at Sandy Bottoms! The beds were super comfy and there was easy walking access to the beach. We appreciated having wi-fi and access to movie channels for those "down times" with the little ones. The owner was super responsive to our needs, and very clear about check-in and check-out procedures. We created great memories at Gulf Shores!

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Thank you for your review! So glad you were comfortable at the house and enjoyed your stay!

                                                              We had the beach to ourselves πŸ’œ

                                                              Robert B.Norman, OK

                                                              Sandy Bottoms was a perfect home away from home for us, as a family of 6 (4 kids ages 6,7,9,9). The kids loved playing in the sand and running in the waves. We even had dug a bonfire into the sand by the ocean and toasted marshmallows. We had the beach all to ourselves (even on spring break week!) It was quiet and peaceful and a great vacation. Thank you to the Boozers for sharing your home with us!

                                                              Bright and comfy!

                                                              Anton Z.Waterman, IL

                                                              This was our second year and we loved every minute. We needed a break from winter and Sandy Bottoms certainly fills the bill. Vicky hasn't missed a thing, if you need something to prepare your own meals, its there. I f you love to eat out, the Sassy Bass Amazin grill is within walking distance. A short drive to Gulf Shores and Orange Beach makes a variety of restaurants available. There is the Fish River Grill for the Gator bites, Sassy Bass's Caribbean Grill on Tuesday and Thursday for the $9.99 Ribeye, and a new place we found, that was just open a year now, GT's in the Bay, which has a nice spot on Wolf Bay with a beautiful view. My wife has fallen in love with Brown Pelicans and their antics. We especially like the proximity to the beach for our walks to discover all the interesting things the tide brings in, to just catch some sun or an amazing sunset. There are numerous things to do nearby and if that isn't enough, a short ferry ride to Dauphin Island and Mobile, makes many more available. We have already booked next year at the same time. Sandy Bottoms is a great place to reconnect with your spouse.

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              This review made me smile! It looks like you have found so many wonderful places to eat and things to do. But all in all, the time spent at the house seems to be the most special times!

                                                              Best beach house you can find anywhere!

                                                              We have stayed at Sandy Bottoms a number of times and cannot say enough about what an exceptional place it is. The furnishings are beautiful and functional. The place is airy and comfortable.

                                                              The kitchen literally has anything you could possibly need to prepare a 5 star meal. If they don't have it, then it doesn't exist. In fact, this applies to the entire house.

                                                              My view from the deck is spectacular morning and evening. I cannot count how many beautiful sunsets I have seen from there. And, not making any promises, but we have seen countless Blue Angel fly overs. So exciting when you hear that roar and run outside to see them vanishing into the horizon. Then back again.

                                                              The stretch of beach is beautiful and clean. Love that gulf coast water! Surprisingly, there is lots to do on that end of the beach. Fort Morgan itself is a fun trip, as well as taking the ferry over to Dauphin Island. If you are lucky you can walk just a short way East up the beach and see the fascinating partially buried shipwreck. Plenty of great places to eat close by and just up the road in Gulf Shores.

                                                              Finally, there are loads of terrific festivals just up the way in Gulf Shores. You can enjoy the Songwriters Festival, Shrimp Fest, Oyster Fest, the Hangout Music Festival and lots more and still enjoy the peace and quiet of Fort Morgan when you head back to your home on the beach.

                                                              If I could give 10 stars, I would.

                                                              I cannot end without mentioning my absolute favorite feature. The lower portion has a wonderful full shower. There is just something fabulous about taking a hot shower OUTSIDE. Even in the winter. ESPECIALLY in the winter. Love, love, love it. Plus lots of seating and entertaining space under the house to boot!

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Thank you for your review! You are always welcome at Sandy Bottoms!


                                                              Fort Morgan, AL, USA

                                                              Tour historic Fort Morgan (Civil War fort) only 4 miles away, hop on the Fort Morgan Ferry to tour Dauphin Island & historic Fort Gaines only 4 miles away, Marina with restaurant & access to Mobile Bay only 2 miles away, Kiva Dunes Golf Course 3.3 miles away, Near Coastal Birding Trail Locations, Bon Secour Wildlife Refuge with hiking trails to shell beach and Gator Lake, shop at Tanger Outlet Center in Foley, tour USS Alabama in Mobile, tour National Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola Florida, Blue Angels frequently practice along the coast right in front of the house! See dolphins swim and frolic from the deck!

                                                              Rates & Availability

                                                              Additional information about rental rates

                                                              The posted rates include all applicable taxes, fees and departure cleaning. Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice. Reservation may be held for 2 days to allow time for signing of the rental agreement and payment processing.

                                                              105 Reviews
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