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Non Smoking, Pet Friendly

Bedrooms 2
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, 1 Bath Close To Beach.

You will love the get away from the hustle, bustle atmosphere of our secluded beach house. Let the tropical breezes and the ocean waves crashing on the beach lull you to another place in time. Absolutely Non- smoking. Small pet friendly.

10 Miles west of Gulf Shores. The Beach without the crowds. Swim, Surf Fish and enjoy the Solitude of our 'Original Beach

Mike Ernest
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 25, 2017

Why Mike Ernest chose Alabama

If you want to swim in a pool, watch TV, spend a bunch of money, do not go to 'The Original Beach House'

If you like Boiled Shrimp, Horse Radish, Fried Fish, Fishing of Course, swimming in the Ocean,Walking on the Beach,Etc without The Hustle, bustle of Gulf Shores then Do Come and Enjoy the Slow Life at the Beach as it Used to Be.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Michael: Just wanted to let you know how much my friend and I enjoyed the Beach House. I have never stayed anywhere that was so well stocked. Plenty of towels and bath cloths.! Anything you might need in the Kitchen! My dog enjoyed going to the beach. Every time I took him out to potty, he tried to head to the beach.

We hope to see the Beach House again on future vacations.

PS: we did not even use the WiFi! Ha, Ha
Sep 2016
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Gulf Shores House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , outdoor shower
  • Shower, washer, dryer
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Non Smoking, Pet Friendly
average rating of 4.7894735 based on 21 reviews

Small but clean and comfortable

  • 4 of 5

Overall, the property was a bit smaller than I expected, but it still worked well for our family. The mattresses on the bunk bed were uncomfortable and fire ants managed to make their way into that room as well, but we. Lame that occurrence more on the tropical storm that blew in over that week. We loved the seclusion the beach offered in comparison to the busy public beach in Gulf Shores. Also, the house was very well stocked. We appreciated that, too.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great little house close to an awesome beach

  • 4 of 5

Very clean house and well stocked. Small walk to the beach that was perfect. Wished the other bedroom had its own door for a little more privacy but all in all the family had a great week of beach fun in the sun.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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clean and cozy!

  • 5 of 5

The house was very clean, and new furniture this year!

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hey Molly, I know you're a repeat guest. Thanks for noticing updates! We want the "Original Beach House" to be your Go To Vacation Choice for many years. Ya'll come back now ya hear!!
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Great location for beach bums who don't want to be too close to the action

  • 5 of 5

Loved the location. It was wonderful to be so close to the beach at this reasonable price. We do a lot of cooking, and the kitchen was well stocked and very clean. The stove burners had been freshly wrapped in aluminum foil and brought back sweet memories of childhood. Please note that the second bedroom is really suitable only for kids. Adult muscles are too tense to be comfortable on the bunk beds.

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your trip. We do not call it the "Original Beach House" for nothing! Ha Ha!
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A wonderful 4 night stay

  • 5 of 5

All was as advertised. The beach house was just right for our stay at Ft. Morgan. It was right on the beach, quiet,clean and well stocked. Mike was friendly and promptly replied.

The area was just right for our needs. The beach was clean and great for walking our two small dogs and watching them play on the sand. A great getaway for January. Cool for two days and 70 degrees on the other...just right for strolling on the beach. It was a great location and the dog friendly beach was not crowded. We met about a dozen other "beach bums" while on the beach and all were friendly. A great alternative to the busy, tourist attractions of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach.

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Greg, Thanks for staying at the "Original Beach House" Ya'll come back now "Ya Hear"! Mike
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Wish we could have stayed... forever!!

  • 4 of 5

We loved our stay and time at the Beach Cabin! Rested and relaxed. Enjoyed the solitude, but enjoyed our adventures around the area just as much. The cabin was stocked with everything you could ask for. I would recommend this place to anyone that enjoys the Salt Life.

  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We agree it is a Great Place ! What would it take to get a 5 star review! We appreciate your input!
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Nearest Barpub
10 Miles
Gulf Shores, 1/2 Mile
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Fort Morgan
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Gulf Shores
Nearest Beach
Gulf Beach

You will love the get away from the hustle, bustle atmosphere of our secluded beach house. Let the tropical breezes and the ocea waves crashing on the beach lull you to another place in time. Absolutely Non- smoking. Small pet friendly.


Rates & Availability

Gulf Shores House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 20 2017 - Aug 19 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Aug 20 2017 - Dec 31 2017
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $95
Pet Fee $125

Weekly Rental includes Sat - Sat Check in time is 4:00 Sat P.M. Check out next Saturday at 11 A.M.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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