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Relax At 'Duke's Dunes' - Family Friendly! Snowbirds Welcome!

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

3 BR/ 2 BA - Sleeps 8

Get away from the hustle and bustle of crowded beach condos and relax! Located 14 miles west of Gulf Shores, nestled between the Gulf of Mexico and Mobile Bay in the Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge is The Rookery. A small community of pastel colored tin roofed beach cottages located near the beach. The community features two pools, including a fantastic Large Zero Entry Heated Pool, Jacuzzi, Tennis Court, BBQ pits, and picnic tables in the communal area just steps away from your door.

If you love history, a 4 mile drive west leads you to historic Fort Morgan. There you can catch the Mobile Bay Ferry to Dauphin Island where you can visit the Sea Lab and Fort Gaines. From Dauphin Island, you're just a short drive to Mobile with it's historic USS Battleship, Aviation Museum and boundless restaurants and theatres. Heading 14 miles east on quiet Fort Morgan Road will take you into the heart of Gulf Shores for shopping, amusement parks, movie theaters, nightlife, restaurants, mini golf, and more.

And don’t forget the beach! White sand beaches and blue green water stretch as far and you can see in either direction. Fort Morgan’s low population density means that even in the middle of the summer season, beaches are not crowded. In spring, winter, and fall, you can spend the whole day on the beach and never see another soul! Watch the dolphins as they playfully swim and jump through the waves, or watch the sunset as it disappears beyond the horizon. The views are exquisite without being blocked by high rise buildings.

Duke's Dunes is a roomy cottage with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The Master has a King sized bed, the second has a Queen, and the Third has twin bunk beds, as well as a Queen sleeper sofa. It provides a cozy cottage for 2 with plenty of space for 8! It's a perfect place for a family vacation or a quiet get-a-way. The unit is fully equipped, including TVs in the 1st and second bedrooms, as well as a large, HD flat screen in the great room. The cottage also has a screened-in porch for relaxing.

Whatever your life style, from nature enthusiast to history buff, from shopper to golfer or sailor, you will have endless choices of activities or leisure when you stay at Duke's Dunes. Come to unwind, relax, and enjoy all the wonders of the Gulf and surrounding areas!

More Details

Owner
Tara Boland
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 5, 2017

Amenities

Gulf Shores Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • No littering of any kind around the property, (includes Cigarette Butts). Thanks
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Located Across the street from the Gulf of Mexico. Beach access with parking and a boardwalk. Bay Access is less than 2 miles down the street. Heated swimming pool with tiki bar, Walk-in wading area in pool. Great for elderly and children,Tennis Court, Golf courses nearby, Beautiful nature trails all around, Biking Trails.

Reviews

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Relax At 'Duke's Dunes' - Family Friendly! Snowbirds Welcome!
average rating of 4.28 based on 25 reviews
4

Amazing!

  • 4 of 5

Great location and exactly as it was pictures and described

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The property was great!

  • 4 of 5

The kitchen could be better equipped. Other than that we loved it!

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Weather was perfect!

  • 4 of 5

The duplex was very spacious and quiet. We had everything we needed when we arrived and grandson was able to play on the screen porch. Enjoyed the pool and how close it was to the unit. Driving to th beach and back wasn't too bad but wish we had had a golf cart to go back and forth. Will definitely stay again!

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Addison Alabama
4

Peace and quiet.

  • 4 of 5

The location is perfect, it is quiet and not overly populated. The duplex is nice and very roomy. There needs to be some deep cleaning done inside the house, it was dusty and the fold out couch was pretty dirty and falling apart, those would be my only complaints. There is definitely a biting gnat problem. This is not the owners fault but I felt I needed to mention it. We were not able to let the kids outside to play and we couldn't sit on the porch because of bug bites. The porch needs some deep cleaning and updating but that wasn't a problem since we couldn't sit outside anyway. We did hear that rubbing imitation vanilla on your skin would keep the bugs away, we tried it and it is the only thing that helped so I feel I should mention that. The grounds are beautiful and the pool is super nice. Pool is perfect for small children. The distance to the beach was not bad at all. We had a great time overall.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Baton Rouge, La
5

Clean, well kept, quiet...perfect

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time and the house was clean and had plenty of room. The pool was right outside our unit and the beaches were fantastic. We will definitely return. Thanks

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3

Decent for the price!

  • 3 of 5

We liked Fort Morgan a lot. We felt a little deceived because the pictures make it look like a detached single home. It is more of a duplex. Cleaning equipment was broken and several light fixtures were missing bulbs. Overall appearance of condo was ok. Would definitely stay at the rookery again but would not chose the same unit.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Waiver-nonrefund $59 + Tax
Cleaning Fee $159 + Tax
Tax Rate 8.99%

The $59 Damage Waiver is preferred. However a $500 Refundable Damage Deposit can be made instead. Please advise if you would prefer this.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.