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Beautiful - Relaxing - Waterfront Cottage 6 Mi. from Gulf Shores - Fort Morgan in Gulf Shores

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Boarding the Fort Morgan National Wildlife Preserve, the Little House by the Bay is a perfect place to go and write a book, or just get away and let the world go by. Located on 2 acres, with 150 feet of water front on beautiful and historic Mobile Bay, this is a great place to watch the boats go by on the intercoastal, fish, crab or enjoy the nearby white sandy beaches. The location is secluded and very private, although high levels of activities are just a few minutes away.

A short drive just across highway 180 and you are on the beautiful white sandy public beaches adjacent to the National Wildlife Preserve. Enjoy the blue water and surf during the day and in just a few minutes, you are back at the Little House by the Bay.

The property includes a 130 foot pier to fish, crab and sunbath from. If you are a boater, you can moor your boat 150' off shore at mooring posts and wade in waste deep. By boat, you are justa 20 minute boat ride from Lulu Buffet's Bar and Grill and all the sites of Gulf Shores. Futher to the East on the intercoastal, and you are at Orange Beach and Perdido Pass.

A 16 mile boat ride to the West will put you at Fort Morgan and the Mouth of Mobile Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. A bit further West and you are at Dauphin Island. Some of the best in-shore and off-shore fishing and crabbing are right at your finger tips.

The Little House by the Bay is a 1,000 square foot cottage with a large great room (den kitchen) and a very large bedroom with a king size bed, and a bunk bed. The couch is also comfortable and blow up mattresses can be put in the den. There is bed sleeping for 4, and room a for a few others. The House has been recently refurbished inside and out and is nicely appointed, with very fine furnishings and all the modern amenities.

• Washer/Dryer

• Direct Satillite TV in Den and Bedroom

• Dishwasher, Fridge with Icemaker

* Oven, Range, seating for 5 at the bar for dining.

• Large Screened in Porch

• Barbeque Grill

• Fine Leather Furnishings and Custom Interior Millwork

• 1 roomy Bath with Large Shower

Leave your stress behind and immerse yourself in unparalleled relaxation at the Little House by the Bay!

THE PERSONAL TOUCH - The owners, Donny and Kay Mecke, will personally communicate with you and help assure that this property meets your requirements and provide assistance and advice helping you plan your vacation. We strive to respond to all inquiries very quickly and personally, and we take extra effort to make sure that that the availability calendars are always up-to-date.

Keywords: Water front house, House on Bay, Fort Morgan House, Rental Home Fort Morgan, Bungalo, Bay House, Fort Morgan Rental, Gulf Shores Rental, Beach house in gulf Shores

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Last modified on 04-15-2014 at 8:41 PM.

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Donny Mecke 251-610-6966

house rental amenities

  • Property Type
    • 1 story house
    • floor area 1000 sq. ft.
  • Meals
    • guests provide their own meals
  • Location Type
    • beach view
      • Increadible Views of Mobile and Bon Secour Bay
    • beachfront
      • 1 acres and 150 of waterfront on Mobile Bay
    • waterfront
      • 130 foot fishing and crabbing dock!
    • water view
  • Theme
    • adventure
    • away from it all
    • historic
    • romantic
    • tourist attractions
  • General
    • wireless internet
    • parking off street
    • covered parking
    • parking for rv/boat/trailer
    • broadband access
    • washing machine
    • clothes dryer
    • air conditioning
    • linens provided
    • internet
      • Wireless Internet!
    • heating
    • towels provided
    • parking
  • Kitchen
    • dishwasher
    • refrigerator
    • microwave
    • cooking utensils
    • kitchen
    • ice maker
    • stove
    • oven
    • dishes & utensils
    • pantry items
    • coffee maker
  • Dining
    • dining area
    • dining
      • Additional table for 4 on screen porch.
  • Bathrooms
    • 1 bathroom
    • bathroom 1:
  • Bedrooms
    • 1 bedroom, sleeps 6, beds for 5-6
    • bedroom 1:
    • bunk area:
      • King size beds (1), Bunk Beds (1)
  • Entertainment
    • satellite / cable
    • television
    • dvd player
  • Outside
    • lawn / garden
      • 2 expansive acres highlighted with beautiful mossy Southern Live Oaks.
    • deck / patio
      • Big Patio and Screened in Porch.
    • bicycles
      • 2 Bicycles there for you... easy ride to Gulf Beach
    • boat
      • Waterfront home. Moor your boat just off shore on our Mooring posts.
    • lanai / gazebo
    • outdoor grill
  • Suitability
    • limited accessibility
    • minimum age limit for renters
    • children welcome
    • events allowed
    • non smoking only
    • pets considered
      • Most always Pets are welcome. Just ask to be sure!

activities and attractions in Gulf Shores Alabama

  • Attractions
    • botanical garden
    • churches
    • marina
    • ruins
    • water parks
    • restaurants
    • zoo
    • cinemas
    • theme parks
  • Leisure Activities
    • beachcombing
    • bird watching
    • outlet shopping
    • scenic drives
    • walking
    • shopping
    • miniature golf
    • wildlife viewing
    • shelling
    • boating
    • sight seeing
  • Sports & Adventure Activities
    • deepsea fishing
    • paragliding
    • pier fishing
    • scuba diving or snorkeling
    • surf fishing
    • fishing
    • cycling
    • wind-surfing
    • water skiing
    • tennis
    • parasailing
    • golf
    • snorkeling/diving
    • rafting
    • hiking
    • kayaking
    • swimming
    • surfing
    • jet skiing
    • sailing

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  • owner Donny Mecke
  • phone 251-610-6966
  • 2nd phone 251-447-0065

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vacation rental rates


Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekend Weekly Monthly * Event Minimum Stay
 
Summer Season
May 1 - Aug 12
$175
$950
3 nights
 
 
Off Season - Aug. 13 -April 30
Aug 13 - Apr 30
$175
$750
$2,685
3 nights
 
 
My Standard Rate
$175
3 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee (per stay) $150
CHECK IS PREFERRED - Initial Payment of $300, balance due no later than 2 weeks before check-in. Initial Payment for Monthly Rentals is $500. We can accept PayPal and Credit Card through PayPal for a processing fee of 2.9%.
Monthly Off-Season Rates are $2500 per month, including all utilities, lawn service, garbage, Cable TV, Electricity, Sewer and Water, Internet.
Tax Rate 8.5%

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traveler reviews for this gulf shores house rental

Very Peaceful

Review submitted: November 24, 2013   Date of arrival: October 19, 2013

Great, very clean, little house with everything you need for a great vacation. The bikes were a great addition as the trails are nearby. The bed and furniture were very comfortable and the kitchen is well equipped. We appreciated being able to bring our dogs and the location is very peaceful.

Recommended for: age 55+, families with young children, people with disabilities, girls getaway, pet-friendly, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Helpful votes: 0 / 0

 

Great little cottage away from all the hustle and bustle

Review submitted: November 19, 2013   Date of arrival: November 9, 2013

We really enjoyed our stay! The house is furnished so nicely with everything we needed! The quiet private tranquility was wonderful. Would highly recommend this cottage and it was extremely clean also. Best sleep we had in years on the wonderful king size bed!

Recommended for: age 55+, pet-friendly, romantic getaway

Owners response: Thank you so much for coming and we are glad you enjoyed it! Please keep us in mind in the future!

Helpful votes: 0 / 0

 

The Best Vacation in Years

Review submitted: September 16, 2013   Date of arrival: September 6, 2013

The little house by the bay is all it claims to be and more. Nicely appointed, clean and comfortable. The photos posted dont do it justice. The screened porch is most enjoyable. The owners were extremely courteous and attentive. I would most definitely recommend this property. A little off the beaten path and private.

Recommended for: age 55+, families with young children, people with disabilities, families with teenagers, pet-friendly, sight seeing, romantic getaway

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This vacation rental has been listed since 12/8/2011.