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Beautiful Duplex at the Dunes in Fort Morgan

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 1,750 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms , 3 Baths, (Sleeps 7-9)

This home, known as Dune Bug, is a professionally decorated duplex nestled in the Dunes subdivision, a gated community, on the Gulf Of Mexico 9/10th's of a mile from the historic Fort Morgan. Both the subdivision and the house are very family friendly. Dune Bug is located 5 houses from the community pool and the beach is approx. 100 yds from the community pool. There is an additional outdoor and indoor pool as well at a sauna and exercise room at the Dunes Condos on the same property.

Dune Bug is a 2 story house with a queen bedroom on the first floor with its own entrance, TV and private bath with shower. Next to it is the kitchen that is loved by all who cook. Great gathering area for the family members or if the kids want to snack earlier sitting at the bar. The owner leaves a modest supply of spices for the designated cook. To complete the cooking process there is a Weber charcoal grill under the house. The kitchen is open to the dining and living area and open to the deck where you can view the natural wetlands,sand dunes and Gulf of Mexico with an almost unobstructed view with the exception of a beautiful Victorian on the first tier.

The second level of the house has 2 bedrooms -- the Master bedroom with a king bed, tv, dvd/vcr, This room has it's a private bath with an oversized shower and a deck that has a breathtaking view of the Gulf.

The other side of the 2nd floor is the Bunk room with twin bunks and a daybed and its own bath with tub and shower. Room enough to put a couple of air mattresses for all the kids to share in the same room and watch TV.

The washer and dryer are located in the hall between the 2 bedrooms.

Bike riding is a wonderful sport in this low density area and you can ride down to the Fort and take the Mobile Ferry over to Dauphin Island and visit thet aquarium, Fort Gaines or just ride the wonderful bike paths on the island. Across the road from the Dunes is the Gulf Shores Marina where you can charter fishing boats, eat at the very popular Tacky Jack's restaurant, or visit the bar under the restaurant. There is also a small store for items you may have forgotten at home. Other restaurants in the area are back toward Gulf Shores, The Marketplace at The Beach Club and for fine dining, you can travel another 10 miles up the road to Ocean's. Wonderful cuisine & my personal favorite is the Bread Pudding!!!!

For the golfers, there are 2 excellent golf courses right on Fort Morgan Rd. -- Peninsula and Kiva Dunes.

Long walks down the beach after a filling meal are a must! See the sunset, find seashells, see the little ghost crabs scurring around for that evening meal on the beach and watch the beautiful array of birds we have in our area including the brown pelican. If you fish, you may want to just surf fish before the sun goes down and maybe grill your catch for early breakfast. Nothing like it! During the summer months you may witness a turtle nest hatching, depending on when you visit. Turtle season begins May 1 and ends Oct. 31. An experience you will never forget!

For those who want a laid back vacation without all the hustle and bustle of high rises and lots of people, this is the perfect spot and a vacation you will always remember.

Keywords: beach, duplex, multi family accommodations, pool, Dauphin Island, Gulf of Mexico

More Details

Owner
Jeannette Adrey
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 18, 2017

Amenities

Gulf Shores House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Large shower, sink & toilet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , First floor bath has shower, sink & toilet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Bunk room bath has combo tub/shower, sink & toilet
  • 3
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , 2 bunk bed
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), twin bunk beds (2) and 1 day bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
During the summer season, there is a beach service with umbrellas & beach chairs.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(54 traveler reviews)

Beautiful Duplex at the Dunes in Fort Morgan
average rating of 5.0 based on 54 reviews
Tennessee
5

Great for large families

  • 5 of 5

When you drive on to the property at the Dunes, you will definitely appreciate the security gate access. As always the property is clean, inviting and well stocked with kitchen items. Housekeeping does an amazing job of getting the home ready for the next guests. The homeowner makes every effort to ensure that guests are comfortable and have everything that they need. This includes recommendations for restaurants, day trips or just answering questions about the area that you may have. It's obvious from our many stays at her beautiful home that she truly cares about her guests.

Thank you once again for allowing us to stay at Dune Bug East! I am sure that we will be returning :)

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I love having my guests come back over and over again and are always welcome for many more visits. Sometimes I talk with other owners and I do believe i am the luckiest one down there because most of my guests return back to Dune Bug. I look forward to hearing they had a great visit which means I have done my job to make sure their visits are comfortable and memorable. Look forward to hearing from yall again soon. J
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5

The Dune Bug has become a second home.

  • 5 of 5

This was our third time staying at DB, and it has become a second home for our family. My husband and I try to take the whole family on a vacation each year which includes our grandchildren and pets. Jeanette, the owner, has always been so accommodating and takes good care of anything that needs attention. She also has great advice on activities to do around the area. This is such a beautiful area, I look forward to our trips and our next trip can't come soon enough.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: This family is always welcome at my home and I am so fortunate to have them return often. I try to do upgrades each year and surprise my guests that come back every year or so. They have shown patience when things happen that are out of my control. I am a lucky homeowner! Hope to hear from them again real soon.
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5

Great trip!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic stay at Dune Bug. Jeannette was very accommodating and helpful in coordinating my families trip and also finding and recommending activities and places to eat. The house we well maintained, clean, and stocked with everything we needed for cooking and eating. We had an excellent stay!

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This family was so easy to work with and they had never visited the area before. It is always fun to share my home and the area with new guests. I hope they will visit again in the future. -
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5

The home was very clean and tastefully decorated. The bedrooms and baths were spacious.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time staying at Dune Bug. Jeannette, the owner, has done a beautiful job decorating the home and making it very comfortable. The home was very clean and the bedrooms and baths were all very nice. Jeannette gave us the names of grocery stores and seafood markets as well as restaurant suggestions for our day trip to Fairhope.

We highly recommend Dune Bug!

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Indianapolis
5

Great views, clean, and very spacious!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved staying at Dune Bug East! The condo is very clean, and it's so spacious! I went with my husband, two daughters, and my parents, and I was worried we might feel a little crowded, but we did NOT. The walk to the pool is less than half a block, and getting to the beach is a piece of cake. We had friends staying in the Dunes condos, and it was an easy walk to visit them. Also, an easy walk to Tacky Jack's across the street for food and funny "night life." All in all, a great vacation house. We'll definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: How lucky I am to have great renters! So many of them come back year after year and I hope this family will follow. My cleaning people always comment and this was a very good comment!!
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Norman, OK
5

Wonderful location for our family

  • 5 of 5

Jeannette was as helpful as you can be. The house was perfect for our young family and the kids had a great time. Kitchen had everything you could need to prepare meals. Lots of other friendly people around the beach as well.

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Very nice family -- At the Dunes, we take pride in the lovely families that visit our little community and they return year after year.
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Rates & Availability

Gulf Shores House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
summer
May 27 2017 - Sep 29 2017
4 night minimum stay
$275
$1,800
 
 
fall/winter
Oct 1 2017 - Mar 9 2018
4 night minimum stay
$225
$1,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $170 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300
Pet Fee $150
Tax Rate 6.0%

Winter monthly rate $1600
Weekly rate covers Saturday to Saturday

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