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Huge Bay Front Home with Pristine Beaches & Fishing Galore

(28 Reviews)

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Last updated: 05/24/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Sleeps:15
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Over 5,000 sq ft., ample parking, and fun for everyone!

Our bay front home, is located near the two mile marker on Ft. Morgan Road. It's truly a fisherman's dream! Early risers can sit on one of two large balconies & sip coffee while watching dolphins, shrimp boats, & the ferry cross between the Fort & Dauphin Island. If swimming in the bay isn't for you then just across the street are the beautiful, pristine beaches of Gulf Shores. You can have the best of all worlds with this vacation rental. It's away from the mainstream beach traffic, but both the salty sea & the bay are at your fingertips.

'Home Place' is a two-tier design with parking below the house. It has a spacious floor plan with an open kitchen/dining/& den areas that overlook the bay. There are 2 bedrooms & 2 baths downstairs. The staircase leads to an open landing area, a 3rd bedroom, and the master bed/ bath.

Kitchen: fully stocked with all cooking necessities & small appliances (coffee pot, toaster etc)
*new stainless double oven & microwave
*Stainless fridge that is 1 year old

Dining Table: seats 8, bar area seats 4

Den: Sectional couch & Love Seat, flat screen TV (with Dish Network)

Hall Bath- full bathroom with double marble vanity, separate tub/shower & toilet room

1st bedroom: Two full size beds, dresser, nice size closet, & flat screen TV

2nd bedroom: One queen size bed, dresser, flat screen TV, & full bath

2nd bath- is only accessible through the bedroom, double marble vanity, tub/shower combo, & toilet.

3rd bedroom (upstairs): One queen size bed, dresser, flat screen TV, large closet

Master bedroom & bath: These are both HUGE rooms. A private balcony that overlooks the bay is accessible through french doors in the master bedroom.
A king size bed & a decorative love seat provide ample sleeping space. The room also has a dresser, chester drawers, 2 nightstands, flat screen TV, and a small desk.

Master bath- huge open area with double marble vanity, walk in shower, marble Jacuzzi tub (that's currently out of order)
*several towels/rags are in each bathroom
* Full size washer/dryer
*additional roll-away beds are in the downstairs hall closet. Linens are not provided for these. If you plan to use them, you might want to bring twin size sheets & extra blankets from home.
* Below the house in the storage room you will find a kayak with paddles, misc. fishing supplies, & a ping pong table. Renters are welcome to use any of these items. However, we do ask that you DO NOT take the ping pong table upstairs. It can be brought out under the house on the huge slab and played. Please remember to put it away (as you found it) at the end of your stay. The kayak is to be used at your own risk. WE are not responsible for ANY accidents that may occur while exploring in the kayak. Also, I do suggest you wear swimming shoes when venturing very far out in the bay. It is to be used ONLY in the bay waters directly in front of our house. Never should it leave premises.

*Due to past storms, our pier is no longer in existence. We have plans to rebuild it very soon.
There is ample parking for families bringing more than one vehicle in our yard.
* Boats & Jet Skis welcome!!! A public launch is less than 2 miles away (at Ft. Morgan).
*Crab & fish till your heart is content from the public pier (same place where the launch is) that is open 24hrs. This is also where the Mobile Bay Ferry loads to take you across the bay to Dauphin Island.

*** This is a Smoke Free Home
*** Pets are not allowed

Fort Morgan is located at the tip of Mobile Point. It and Dauphin Island, on which Fort Gaines is situated, enclose Mobile Bay. The history of the fort dates back to the War of 1812 and continues to be very intriguing today. Tours of the fort & museum are offered daily. Our home is only 2 miles from the fort!

Children & adults alike enjoy riding across Mobile Bay to Ft. Gaines on the Ferry. Once arriving at Dauphin Island,along with touring Ft. Gaines, a visit to the Sea Lab is a must!!!

Fishing options are unlimited......From the shore banks, to private/public piers, and in the waters of the bay/ Gulf of Mexico there's no telling what you could reel in. Speckled Trout, Redfish, White Trout, & Mullet are some of the inshore favorites. While Off-Shore you may be lucky enough to pull in Red Snapper, Grouper, King Mackrel, and/or Amberjack. There is a huge public pier at the fort that is open 24hrs a day. Both Inshore & deep sea fishing trips are available through the Gulf Shores Marina's Charter Fleet (less than a mile from the house).

While Ft. Morgan is a secluded piece of paradise there are several restaurant options available within minutes of the house. (Tacky Jacks 2, Sassy Bass, The Beach Club). Since Gulf Shores is known for yummy seafood I thought I would list a few of our favorites. All the ones listed below are in the Gulf Shores/ Orange Beach area (about 25min away from the house)
-Lu Lu's Homeport (has an outdoor activity area for the kids to play)
-Papa Roccos Pizza
-The Hangout (has an outdoor activity area for the kids to play)
-Brick & Spoon
-Lambert's (Foley)

Additional Activities close by:
-Waterville USA
- Put-Put Golf
- The Track (Go- Carts, mini-golf, arcade)
-Tanger shopping outlets (Foley)
-The Warf (free weekend summer entertainment)

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Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 05/24/2017

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 15
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 years old~ The property renter MUST be occupying the property from arrival date to departure. The person renting the property is considered the 'responsible party' and is 100% liable. ...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Security deposits will NOT be refunded if ANY evidence of smoking on property is found. ...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    NO pets are allowed unless prior permission has been granted & a liability waiver will be signed before arrival. ...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 11-15

  • Bedroom 1: 2 double


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    This bedroom has a private bath....moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 3 queen


  • Bedroom 4: 1 king

    Master bedroom also has a love seat....moreless

  • Four large bedrooms -Two downstairs & two upstairs. -House has a total of 5 beds, one couch, two loveseats, and 3 hide-a-way twin beds....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 3: toilet, tub, shower

    HUGE bathroom...moreless

  • Three bathrooms -Two downstairs and the master bath upstairs.


  • Games:

    Several Board Games Ping-Pong table is in the storage room below the house. However, it is NOT to be carried upstairs and MUST be put away after each use....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Flat screen TV's in each room....moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Cinemas
  • Marina
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Shopping
  • Walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing


  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning:

    2 units (one downstairs, one upstairs) and ceiling fans in all living areas....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Wood burning fireplace.... but the homeowner is not responsible for supplying wood & you MUST clean it out before your departure....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Freshly washed sheets will be on each bed upon arrival....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Vehicles may be parked anywhere in the yard & under the house....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Available for local calls only...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Each bathroom has several towels provided. However, we do not furnish beach towels....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    You must supply your own washing detergent & Fabric softners....moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Brand new counter tops, spacious area with an eat-in bar...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    many spices are at the house and may be used by renters...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Brand new flat top with a double oven...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Boat:

    Boats are welcome but NOT provided....moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    A one person kayak ia available for guest to use at their own risk. It is stored under the house and must be put back after each use....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill


from 28 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2017
May 21 - Aug 19, 2017
7 night min stay

Summer (4 night) special
Jun 6 - Jun 9, 2017
4 night min stay

flat fee
Late Summer
Aug 20 - Sep 6, 2017
3 night min stay
Sep 7 - Nov 19, 2017
2 night min stay
Nov 20 - Nov 26, 2017
3 night min stay
$125 $150
Value Rates
Nov 27 - Dec 20, 2017
2 night min stay
$75 $100
Fri, Sat
Christmas/New Years
Dec 21 - Dec 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$125 $140
Fri, Sat
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$125 $150
Fri, Sat

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Cleaning $225
  • Tax Rate 9%


Renters must be at least 25 years of age.

The primary person on our agreement MUST be staying at the house during the rental period.

The owner accepts NO responsibility for on property accidents nor will they be held liable.

Violations of the rental agreement will result in a non-refunded deposit.

Security Deposits will be mailed out no later than 3 days from your departure date.

Owner's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 05/24/2017
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Owner info

About the owner: This is a family owned home that was custom built in the mid nineties. My family and I live about an hour and a half away in Saraland, Al. I am the mom of 3 boys & 5th grade school teacher in our local city school system. We have enjoyed our waterfront home for many years and are now extending that invitation to you. There are endless memories awaiting at 'Home Place'! Come have some fun in the sun with us!!

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 05/24/2017

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  • Upstairs Master Bedroom
-King size bed & love seat

    Upstairs Master Bedroom -King size bed & love seat

VRBO #607703

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Wednesday, May 24, 2017

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