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The Salty Pelican Tuex Beach House- Beautiful, Spacious Oceanfront Home

Bedrooms 5
Space 1,928 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Private Home 5 Bedrooms/ 3 Baths Beachfront And Oceanfront

HGTV Beach Hunters Featured House! For those of you who have experienced the original Salty Pelican on Beachshore Drive, we are adding a new Salty Pelican to our family!

The Salty Pelican Tuex is located on the Fort Morgan peninsula about 15 miles from the intersection of Fort Morgan Road (Highway 180 West) and Highway 59 in Gulf Shores. Your family and friends can enjoy the privacy of our home and still reap in the benefits of being so close to the activity in the heart of Gulf Shores.

The Salty Pelican Tuex sits on the beach with a beautiful oceanfront view. It has a large deck of the full views of the white sandy beaches, blue-green water of the Gulf of Mexico, sunrises, sunsets, and dolphins. When you walk into our home you will see all of the special touches that we have added to make you, your family and friends feel like they are home. You can also enjoy those views out the wall of windows that overlook the beach and ocean! Our home is located directly on the beach with unobstructed ocean front views!

The Fort Morgan Peninsula offers visitors a peaceful, relaxing escape. Fort Morgan is surrounded by water, with the Mobile Bay on one side and the Gulf of Mexico on the other – the most beautiful natural beaches in the area. Once you have visited, you will want to come back again and again!!

Our home is full of natural light throughout. When you enter our home you walk into a wide open welcoming gathering place for your friends and family members. Our kitchen has been completely renovated with new countertops, cabinets, and appliances. The fully furnished kitchen is open with an island that allows for guest to have a place to sit and talk while cooking. There is a large kitchen table with a seated bench along the wall of windows and plenty of chairs. There are lots of great restaurants to choose from in the area, however, if you enjoy preparing your own meals or grilling out on our grill you will not find that our kitchen is lacking in supplies. If you do see something that we are missing please let us know so we can add it to our collection!

There is a laundry room with a full sized washer and dryer for your convenience just off of the kitchen.

In the main living room area, there is a large comfortable sectional sofa and plenty of chairs plenty of seating as well. The living room also has a TV with DIRECTV service offering 225 channels for your viewing including all sports channels. We also have a DVD player for movies. You may also sign in to your Internet movie accounts such as Netflix , Hulu, YoutubeTV or Amazon. Free Wi-Fi is available.

Step out on to our large deck where there is plenty of seating for you to kick back and relax. You will have a great view of the beach and the ocean. You can also walk down our steps leading you to the beach. Take a walk down the sugar white sands of the Gulf of Mexico. Our un-crowded and unspoiled beach is natural. It is not groomed, and you can happily hunt for driftwood, shells, sea glass and other treasures. Or maybe some evening crabbing! You may see dolphins swimming in the surf, brown pelicans flying in formation or blue herons and seagulls right on the beach in front of the house. Relax, unwind, listen to the surf, soak up the sun, play in the waves, enjoy shore fishing, watch the sunrise and set, and star gaze at night. You will not be bored. You may even get to enjoy a flight demonstration from the Blue Angels from time to time as they practice in front of our house.

There are a total of 5 bedrooms and 3 bath that will sleep 16 comfortably! There are two bedrooms on each size of the home. The two front bedrooms on the beach side of our home have screened in porches. The 5th bedroom is a loft. You follow the spiral staircase in the kitchen up to a loft bedroom that has a great view of the beach and ocean! All of the bedrooms have TV’s with DIRECTV.

For lots of additional pictures of our home and the beauty that surrounds it please visit our Facebook page, “Salty Pelican Beach House”

More Details

Shae Murders
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 21, 2018

About Shae Murders

We are a busy family from New Orleans who love to escape the city and heading to the beach, especially the GulfShores/Fort Morgan area. We enjoy entertaining and spending time with our family and friends.

Shae Murders purchased this house in 2016

Why Shae Murders chose Gulf Shores

We have always enjoyed traveling to this area. It is a quick trip for us over from New Orleans and it offers a little peace and quiet away from the city. The beach is never crowded and it gives us a sense of privacy. Our favorite times at our home are our morning coffee on the back deck watching the pelicans and dolphins and relaxing with a glass of wine in the evening watching the sunset.

What makes this house unique

There are so many things about our home that we enjoy. One would be the large deck with direct access to the beach which was the first thing that we feel in love with when we first saw our home. But, I think the large gathering room/kitchen over looking the beach and ocean through the wall of windows is our absolute favorite area because we all end up hanging out, sharing laughter, good food and good times.


Gulf Shores House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1928 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Min. age of primary renter: 26 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Please wash or wipe off sand before entering the premises.
  • Dispose of all trash in outside trash containers. Please be sure that all trash is placed in trash bags & tie them off so that trash is not blown out
  • Please return all items where you found them so that it is easy for others to locate.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed
    Bedroom 5 - 4 twin/ single
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming


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The Salty Pelican Tuex Beach House- Beautiful, Spacious Oceanfront Home
average rating of 4.785714 based on 28 reviews

Shae was one of the most responsive and incredible hosts you could ever ask for!

  • 4 of 5

The house was just as pictured in the VRBO site. What a kitchen! And we so loved the huge table for everyone to enjoy meals at. I loved that it was a quiet spot on the beach. Our only challenge was that the first half of the trip we encountered thousands of Jellyfish and no one was swimming in the ocean - just a bummer with timing and nature. However... we could swim the second half of the visit and everyone was happy! Great house, incredible host!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay in our home!! Y'all we're awesome guests! Thank you for taking such great care of our home! We hope to have your return!
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Beautiful View of Beach and Ocean

  • 4 of 5

The place was great !!!! We loved our stay there. The closeness to the ocean was wonderful.

Shae is a kind and wonderful person. I have an autistic son and needed some special considerations. She was very pleasant and accommodating.

We loved our stay and hope to return

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and relaxing!!

  • 4 of 5

We loved our week in this beautiful house. Even though we were there starting with Memorial Day weekend, we always had plenty of beach space for our family to enjoy. The open floor plan inside was perfect for everybody for be comfortable and visit with each other or to do our own thing.

The only downside for me was the fact that the house is so soundproof that you can't hear the waves when you're inside. There are no windows to open on the beachside of the house so I was sorry to miss going to sleep hearing the waves. Also, while we were there, there was a problem with the dishwasher but there were 6 adults and we all took turns brushing up on our dishwashing skills so it wasn't a huge deal. Any questions we had were quickly answered by email.

Even though the first tropical storm of the season was due to arrive only a day after we did, we had wonderful weather with only one short rain storm the entire week. Thanks for the sunshine dance, Shea - it worked!

We took one day from the beach to go into Gulf Shores to visit the zoo. We loved it! You can actually have encounters with some of the animals. I never dreamed I could cuddle a lemur. We also took another day to take the ferry across the bay to visit the estuary. We can recommend both places.

We wouldn't hesitate to stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Best vacation in years!!

  • 5 of 5

The house and beach were amazing. We really enjoyed ourselves and feel like it was the biggest blessing we have received in years. When they say everything you could possibly need is there they weren’t kidding. We made a game out of trying to find something that wasn’t there And we couldn’t!! Thank you so much Shea and Ken for sharing your house with my family! God Bless you!!

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location! Loved the ease on being on the beach. Great space for large number of people.

  • 5 of 5

Would book again. Thank you for a great week!

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great House Great Beach

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at this house. We loved that they had an ice maker separate from their refrigerator. The kids also made ice cream with the ice cream maker. They had beach toys and chairs in their storage locker that we could use. We had no problems except we didn’t know we were supposed to take the trash cans to the curb on trash day - luckily they pick up twice a week!

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
37.4 Miles
Pensacola International Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Tacky Jacks Too
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Fort Morgan Ferry
Nearest Golf
5.2 Miles
Kiva Dunes Resort & Golf
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Sassy Bass Amazin' Grill
Nearest Beach
Right outside the door!
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning fee $300

If you chose to pay by credit card you will be charged an additional 3% to cover the fees. If you chose to pay by e-check you will not be charged any fees. You may also mail a check for your payment as well. The rental amounts are not guaranteed until the reservation deposit is paid. Thank you

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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