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Beautiful Beach House - Private Pool - Great Views

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Come enjoy the warm Gulf waters along sugar white beaches void of the maddening crowds and commercialism. Cool down in your own private pool with majestic views of both Mobile Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. The Fort Morgan area offers a little known retreat from the over crowded beaches further east. All the amenities without the hassle!

Wake up in the morning for a heart-wakening stroll along the beach. Enjoy your day frolicking in the gulf surf or lounging around your very own private pool. End your day with magnificent sunsets over the Gulf and Mobile Bay.

And if all this good life is too much for you, Gulf Shores is a short distance away with all the attractions and places that will overwhelm your senses and your pocketbook.

Don’t waste your time and money with the crowds, escape and truly enjoy your 'time away' along the Fort Morgan beach.

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Owner
Brenda McDonald
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
January 22, 2017

About Brenda McDonald

We live in Fairhope, AL. I sell am a licensed Realtor in Alabama and Florida. I sell property in and around the beach area; my husband is a pilot for FedEx. We have a beautiful 5 year old daughter and a large extended family. When we bought 'Dream Big' the year after our daughter was born. She truly was the answer to our prayers and our 'Big Dream' come true.

Brenda McDonald purchased this house in 2005

Why Brenda McDonald chose Alabama

My husband lived in Fort Morgan when he was in high school. His family home was about 2 miles from where our house is now. It was taken out by Hurricane Fredrick in 1979. It was like coming home for him. Also, since I sell real estate in the area it was easy for me to know the exceptional value, wonderful privacy and the tremendous beauty of the Fort Morgan Area.

What makes this house unique

The privacy and the beautiful white sandy beach is just the beginning. The pool is a wonderful bonus. Then you add the wonderful sunsets and just sitting on the deck in the wonderful chairs (my husband built) watching the dolphins and shrimp boats. It truly is 'Paradise' on Pleasure Island - as all the locals call the it.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(64 traveler reviews)

Beautiful Beach House - Private Pool - Great Views
average rating of 4.953125 based on 64 reviews
5

Great beach house!

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful stay in your beach house!

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Madison
5

Perfect get away!!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect get away!! Dream Big was very clean, updated, perfect location!!

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Michigan
5

Very quiet, peaceful & beautiful beach home

  • 5 of 5

This property is all that it says it is and much more!!! Plenty of space. We had a wonderful time & the beach views are breathe taking for any spot in the house. Communication is GREAT!!! A must read about Fort Morgan. THANKS

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

All the comforts of home and more!

  • 5 of 5

My family of 4 drove from Kentucky and spent 4 days and nights. The house was beautiful, clean and had a well stocked kitchen for cooking and eating in. We went into town one evening for dinner which was convenient enough. The pool, which had a huge deck with plenty of chairs was a great relief from the beach at times and still had the ocean view while watching the kids play. I will stay here again and it has given me a different outlook on vacation and how peaceful it can be compared to a hotel. Not to mention the starry skies that you can't appreciate if you're in town! The only complaint my kids had was "why cant we just move here?"

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great time!

  • 5 of 5

We love this house! It was very comfortable and had everything we needed. The views were great and it was close to where the guys wanted to fish. Also the pool was a plus!

Thank you Brenda!

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A wonderful homey beach home!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Dream Big! We had 8 people and we're comfortable. The house was very clean and the pool was as well and such a great part of this home. The views from every window were just exquisite and while sitting at the pool you felt like you were on the beach! The walk to the beach wasn't bad either, my 3 year old did it with no problems and so did my five year old. There were lots of chairs and tons of beach toys which made it so very nice! We loved the location for food and privacy, we have been coming to Fort Morgan for years and love Tacky Jacks 2 and the Sassy Bass. Our favorite part of the home would probably be the chsirs on the front porch....they are the best!! We had the harvest moon while staying there and it was just beautiful. We cook a lot while at the beach and I would just say it would have been helpful to have more/better selection of pots and pans and backing sheets, but overall well stocked and the grill on the pool deck was super! We would stay here again and Brenda was a pleasure to work with and we would recommend this home to any of our friend or family! We originally booked for 7 days and extended to 10....we didn't want to leave. The air conditioning worked great and handled the 90 degree days (in September!) very well. The beds were very comfortable, and the bedding was very nice and soft. Plenty of extra pillows and blankets, there are ceiling fans upstairs and we would have loved one in the main area and the master just to circulate the air, the only other thing we needed was additional seating in the living area. With eight people there really was not enough room for us all to sit comfortably. The kitchen table was awesome and perfect for games! All in all a wonderful home and very nicely decorated and very CLEAN! Thank you and we hope to be back soon:) May God bless you and your family.

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Gulf Shores House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Spring
Feb 26 2017 - Apr 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$320
$2,250
 
 
Early Summer
Apr 29 2017 - Jun 23 2017
7 night minimum stay
$400
 
 
Peak Summer
Jun 24 2017 - Aug 19 2017
7 night minimum stay
$450
 
 
Early Fall
Aug 20 2017 - Sep 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
$2,250
 
 
Fall
Sep 10 2017 - Nov 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
$275
 
 
Winter
Nov 16 2017 - Feb 28 2018
3 night minimum stay
$225
$2,900
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $200 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $350
Tax Rate 6.0%

Holiday Rates may be higher. The rates are subject to change without notice.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Gulf Shores House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1) Pack-n-play, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
(4)Cable TV/DVD/VCR; High Chair

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