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Beautiful Duplex at the Dunes in Fort Morgan

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


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.

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 of the Gulf.

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 the aquarium, an estuary and another fort 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 a fun funky 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 15 miles up the road and under the bridge is Acme Oyster House (a famous restaurant out of New Orleans.

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 scurrying around for that evening meal on the beach and watch the beautiful array of birds we have in our area including the magnificent 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

Jeannette Adrey
Member since: 2011
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 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 14, 2018

About Jeannette Adrey

I have owned property down at Fort Morgan since 1989. Dune Bug is my second property I had built in 2000 when The Dunes was being developed. I looked up and down the peninsula but kept coming back to the Fort Morgan area.....quiet, serene, low density and very natural. I am semi retired and live up in a small town called Spanish Fort near the Mobile Bay, with my little dog, just north of The Gulf area.

Jeannette Adrey purchased this house in 2000


Gulf Shores House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Min. age of primary renter: 26
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Small dog considered after speaking with the owner. $150 non refundable deposit. Notify owner of any damages prior to departure.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • 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
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • 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
During the summer season, there is a beach service with umbrellas & beach chairs.


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Beautiful Duplex at the Dunes in Fort Morgan
average rating of 5.0 based on 61 reviews

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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Perfect quiet location

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful location, beautiful townhome. Homeowner is helpful, reliable and friendly. Can’t wait to return. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy your Thanksgiving weekend was a good one at Dune Bug East. Look forward to your return. Yall picked a perfect time of year!
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Always Fun At Dunbug!!

  • 5 of 5

We always have a memorable time at Dunbug!! The owner is Super Nice and answers any questions you may have. It is a nice walk to the beach--not too close and not too far. We always stay here (over 7 or 8 times now) and enjoy it very much!! The owner has painted a lot inside and out and it looks adorable--all beachy colors!! You won't regret a stay here--very nice and spacious!!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: With every new guest that visits Dune Bug I hope they will think long term after their first visit and want Dune Bug to be their destination every vacation to Fort Morgan. Of course, I know that cannot always happen. I always look forward to this family revisiting my vacation home. They treat my home as their own, as I would want everyone to do. I try to make sure that after new guests' prepare to go home, after a great time at Dune Bug, they are already preparing for their next vacation back to Dune Bug, as many guests do. I always look forward to this family's return as they are very special to me.
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Such a wonderful home and a great trip!

  • 5 of 5

Great home! Beautiful location! Every need we had was met and then some. I cannot say enough nice things about the owner who was WONDERFUL! We travelled with 5 teenage boys (our sons and 3 friends), and the Dune Bug was a perfect place for us to stay. The boys had a blast, and my husband and I absolutely relaxed. We'll be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Such a sweet family! It's always a great thing to hear that guests feel Dune Bug is both comfortable and fully equipped and I love hearing that families want to come back! I am very fortunate that so many of my family guests come back year after year.
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Wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

Dune Bug was the perfect place for us. The kitchen is huge and well stocked. While the duplex is not directly on the beach, it is a short walk to the beach and from the back porch you have ocean views as well as from the kitchen and den! The owner, Jeannette, is a dream to work with. She gave us recommendations for restaurants and places to go and things to see. She left out crab nets for us to use and my son caught a blue crab! The 5 of us staying had more than enough room. We will definitely come back for another stay at Dune Bug!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nothing more fun and rewarding for an owner than to have great guests visiting Dune Bug! These folks were so easy to work with from our initial contact Hope it will be soon!
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Very nice! Would stay again!

  • 5 of 5

Love staying in Ft Morgan away from the crowds! Dunebug was fully equipped.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Gary, many thanks for the kind words. I try very hard to keep Dune Bug in good shape and fully equipped. It is always so good to get the good reports from my cleaning lady. Thank you for taking care and look forward to your return visit.
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

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

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.

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