Come enjoy our beach cottage in Gulf Shores / Ft. Morgan, AL. Our home is made for families to enjoy but not break the bank. 1/4 mile walk or drive (parking available) to beautiful beach. 2 pools in complex.
Get away from the hustle and bustle of crowded beaches, high rise 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 III. A small community of pastel colored tin roofed beach cottages located a short walk to beach on Gulf side or a short drive to boat ramp on Bay side. The community features two pools, one with zero entry (near front) and second steps just steps away from your door.
The beach cottage is just 45 minutes from Gulf Shores Sportsplex, host to many sporting events including USSSA World Series tournaments, NAIA Softball National Championships, AHSAA State Track Championships.
There are five golf courses near by, Diva Dunes, Peninsula and Gulf Shores Golf Club are closest. You are a short ½ mile to SASSY BASS or Tacky Jacks, local seafood gems. For the History bluff, a 4 mile drive west leads you to historic Fort Morgan State Park. There you can watch cannon demonstrations and tour fort. Just before the Fort you can catch the Mobile Bay Ferry for a sunset cruise or go 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 theaters.
Heading 14 miles east on quiet Fort Morgan Road will take you into the heart of Gulf Shores for lunch at Lucy Buffett’s LuLu’s, ACME Oysters, Premium Outlet shopping, amphitheater, amusement parks, water park, movie theaters, restaurants, mini golf, The HangOut for concerts and nightlife. Feeling more adventurous? Just 10 miles further down beach is the World Famous Flora Bama. Check out Gulf Shores & Orange Beach web site for Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter Festivals which include Hang Out 3 day music festival, Oyster Cook Off, 45th Annual Shrimp Festival, Wharf UnCorked, World Food Network Championships.
And don’t forget the beach! White sand beaches and blue green water stretch as far and you can see in either direction a short quarter mile walk away. 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. Enjoy God’s creations without being blocked by high rise buildings and crowds.
SLICE OF HEAVEN is a roomy cottage with 3 bedrooms & 2 baths. The Master has a King bed, the second has a Queen, and the Third has twin beds, plus a Queen sleeper sofa in living room. It provides a cozy cottage for 2 with plenty of space for 5. 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 with ceiling fan for relaxing.
Whether you are a beach sleeper, golfer, sports nuts, nature/bird watcher, history bluff, shopper or adventurer you will have your choice of things to do, or not do when you stay with us in our SLICE OF HEAVEN.
You will be given access code at check in time; access code will disable at noon day of check out.
Be sure to watch skies for Blue Angels practice, they are based in Pensacola and come over house regularly in mornings.
Our neighbor across street is always available and will keep eye on house while rented. Please be sure to read House Rules. NO smoking in house, porch, screened in porch or deck area.
Renter must be over 21 years of age
Pets are considered on case by case - contact owner, approval and pet fee must be done prior to booking.
No smoking inside or on screen porch - $250 cleaning fee if violated
Events or parties - contact owner for approval
Love being a wife, daughter, sister, mother, mother in law, aunt and NANA! Dan and I live in Gulf Shores, AL 50% of the time and 50% of the time traveling the beautiful USA in our motorhome.