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****July half week OPEN....4 Bdm/3 bath...pool, pet friendly, family location

Bedrooms 4
Property type apartment


About the property

Low density duplex Condo, 4 Bdms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 10-13)

Professionally decorated, smoke free, pet friendly, 4/3 beach front, private, duplex/ condo with kid friendly pool, located only steps away from pristine Ft. Morgan beach. This beach front “home” captures everything you could want in a dream vacation.

With high ceilings throughout, each spacious room and bedroom has breathtaking gulf views. With approximately 2450 square feet of open concept living area and a separate dining area, this home offers lots of space for everyone both inside and out. Our 500 sq ft. deck has furniture to sit out and drink your coffee/toddy, watch the dophins, and play cards.

The cook’s eat-in kitchen with bar/stools is well equipped with just about anything you might need. A separate 6 person dining area offers plenty of dining area and extra seating open to the neighboring living area. The large living space offers a queen size sleeper sofa and seating for everyone. The main floor contains one queen size bedroom with ocean view and connects to the main floor bath.

The spacious second level consists of 3 bedrooms… A large king master bedroom with sitting area, large private bath and covered deck overlooking the ocean. The neighboring 2nd bedroom offers a queen size bed and a bathroom shared with the bunk room. This 3rd “bunk” bedroom consists of a queen bed, and a twin over full bunk bed with large windows and another magnificent ocean view.

Each room contains a television and DVD for your viewing pleasure, as well as WiFi for those who must stay plugged in.

Military? Ask about a military discount.

'Lotsa Sands' is home away from home; offering privacy from the separating peninsula, and only a few miles away from some of the best entertainment, attractions, outlet shopping and restaurants around!!

Keywords: duplex, pool, pet friendly, beach front

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 4, 2018

About Ally

We are a military family of six and currently live in Charlottesville, VA. We bought this 'home' because we love the beach and hope to share it with our family and other 'beachy' people.

Ally purchased this apartment in 2012

Why Ally chose Gulf Shores

We love the beach...and Ft. Morgan is the best of both worlds...1) private, but 2) in close proximity to just about anything you need or want to do!!

What makes this apartment unique

- Watch the U.S. Navy Blue Angels practice

- PRIVACY- only 4 units in this condo facility!!

- Listening to the crashing waves!

- Gulf front: steps to the tranquil ocean

- Beach AND Pool

- 'Home' away from home


Gulf Shores Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) queen sleeper, Bunk Beds (1) twin over full, Murphy Beds (1) 2 roll aways
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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(15 traveler reviews)

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****July half week OPEN....4 Bdm/3 bath...pool, pet friendly, family location
average rating of 4.733333 based on 15 reviews

Another relaxing vacation!

  • 5 of 5

This is the 2nd time I've stayed at Lotsa Sands and hopefully will not be the last. We just love it so much! The house comfortably held 6 adults and 5 kids with lots of room to play. The house again was very clean and comfortable. The only issue we had was the weathering on the outside decks has caused some nails to pop up which did scrape of few of the kiddos feet (should have kept the flops on) and we didn't have a hammer to nail them back in. We did call the rental facility on the issue and they didn't make it the week we were there but we made sure to wear shoes when walking on the decks and walkway out to the beach. The convenience store one road over was truly convenient for us as well and I HIGHLY recommend the Fresh Market Seafood market for your seafood fill.

Thanks, Lotsa Sands for giving us another dream vacation!! We will see you again. :)

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mandeville, Louisiana

Relaxing Vacation

  • 4 of 5

Had a great time with the family! Very comfortable and spacious! Everything we needed. Was looking for a place to spend time with the family without a crowded feeling. Being after Labor Day in September it was quiet but still had some tourists. Our part of the beach was quiet and away from the crowd. Lots of wildlife to enjoy!

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2014
  • Stayed: September 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write up a review. So glad you had a nice vacation and we hope that you will come back to see our "lotsa sands" again!
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Family vacation

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at Lotsa Sand very much. It was as described, we had family fun on the beach which had fine white sand; my grandson loved playing in the sand and the family enjoyed the clear water once the storm cleared. Thank you for the use of your lovely home. Only problem was the fridge kept dripping water, which we reported to Reed Realty. Was great having a washer and dryer with two little ones. Great place to stay for a beach holiday.Only downer of our vacation was hiring a beach photographer. Watch who you hire for beach photos; we hired Jay Melton Photography. Did a good job on the photos, and we prepaid to have photos made, but as of Febr. 2014 we still have not received our photos and they will not return calls or emails. I would advise removing them from the book.

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2014
  • Stayed: October 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking time to review our property! So happy u had a nice time but not so good to hear about the photographer fiasco. We have not personally used him (maybe someone else put that in the book) but we will def. remove. Also, thank u for letting us know about the frig....we can only fix things when u report. Thanks again and I hope there is a positive outcome in the pix ordeal! Come back soon y'all!
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Dothan, AL USA

Family fun

  • 5 of 5

Loved our stay here. It was everything we had hoped for. Clean, comfortable and beautifully decorated. The stars and sea were everything our family wanted. Watching the Blue Angels during their training was a real treat for all. The only bad part of our whole vacation was... it ended too quickly! We are looking forward to the next time we can come back, maybe for more days.

Thank you to the homeowner for letting us enjoy you little piece of heaven.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2013
  • Stayed: August 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Northern Wisconsin, USA

Really Great Winter Escape Destination

  • 5 of 5

We spent the month of February 2013 at Lotsa Sands so this is a somewhat belated review. Sorry 'bout that. My wife and I from Wisconsin were really pleased with the owner, the location, the long wide beach (Coastal Living magazine ranked this beach as the top beach out of 21 in the USA!), the house, the decor, the pet-friendly approach of the owners and the warmer weather. Our daughter and one of her kids (6 yr old) flew down from Duluth to spend a few days with us so we really appreciated the 4 bedrooms. The layout and decor were outstanding (the pictures are accurate, btw). We liked being out on the peninsula by Fort Morgan and away from Gulf Shores (but just a short drive in to pick up the beignets at the Cafe Beignet in GS). We probably would have come back next year for the same time but after having had our own condo in Port Aransas, Texas, for 20 years, we are now in the "let's see what other places are like"-mode. Point is that this was a really nice place, all around, and it was hard to make the decision to not come back. You'll like this place if you go. The owner, Ally, was super helpful and pleasant to work with. If you're planning a long stay, note that there is no mailbox but Reed Real Estate did a great job of handling our mail for us. If you want to stay connected, the wi-fi was very fast and stable. The pool was nice but a little chilly for my ol' bones, but the 6-yr old was happy! (when you're from Duluth any pool without 24" of ice on it is nice!). I would definitely recommend Lotsa Sands to friends and relatives.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2013
  • Stayed: January 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Opelousas, LA USA

Christmas at the Beach

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our Christmas vacation in this great, accommodating beach home. My entire family was together on Christmas Day ( a small miracle) and we had lots of eating and sleeping space. Wonderful location, beautiful views. We experienced the most gorgeous sunset that I have ever seen the day after Christmas. Thank you Amy and family for sharing your lovely home with our family. Oh, and best of all was the quiet, peaceful location...away from the crowds of GS and OB---with our very own beach! It was fantastic!

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2012
  • Stayed: December 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! Hope you have a Happy New Year!
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Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

ALL fees are included in the prices quoted so you don't have to worry about additional fees added on later; the only exception in a pet fee, which is $150/pet (this is a non-refundable fee).

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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