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The COASTAL RETREAT Beach Cottage: The Rookery: Ft Morgan Beach: Gulf Shores

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,153 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

The Coastal Retreat Beach Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8 comfortably)

The Coastal Retreat Beach Cottage is located at the Rookery, has recently been professionally decorated and furnished with care and detail. Snowbirds welcome. GPS address is 5601 Hwy 180, Unit 2701, Gulf Shores, AL.

The Master bedroom has a King bed, the second bedroom features a Queen size bed, and the third bedroom has 2 sets of bunk beds.

The Rookery development is located at mile marker 6, which is 14 miles down Fort Morgan Road from Gulf Shores. The Rookery was designed to be a natural and quiet resort and is located adjacent to the Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge. This is a wonderful place for families to swim, play and explore.

The complex has two pools: a large, zero entry pool with a tiki bar and a smaller one on the left as you enter the complex. The pool facility also has restrooms as well as an outdoor jacuzzi. The pools are heated beginning March 1. Around the pool, you will also find public charcoal grills as well as a tennis court.

Public beach access is across Fort Morgan Road. Turn right leaving the Rookery, go 1/2 block and turn left on Cortez. The beach is straight ahead. Total distance is approx equivalent of three city blocks.

A marina, boat dock, and restaurants are located nearby. There are nature trails for walking and hiking, as well as a bike path.

There are two top rated golf courses within a few miles: Kiva Dunes and The Peninsula, and several more within driving range.

We accept electronic bank transfers and credit card payments through VRBO and other forms of payment through PayPal.

Keywords: Beach Cottage, Condo

More Details

Owner
Pat
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
21 August, 2017

About Pat

Our Family is from Texas.

Pat purchased this cottage in 2012

Why Pat chose Alabama Gulf Coast

We bought The Coastal Retreat Beach Cottage because we love the Gulf Shores area and like to get away from the hustle and bustle but also be close to the action if we choose. We also love having the pool when we get tired of playing at the beach. We have the best of all worlds.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Gulf Shores in Baldwin County

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1153 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Bunk Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Parasailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(48 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 4.8958335 based on 48 reviews
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Wonderful Stay!`

  • 5 of 5

This beach cottage was absolutely perfect for our family vacation! Everything was clean, cozy, and comfortable for 2 families! Short walk to the pool and short drive to the beach. I would definitely recommend this cottage! If we ever return to the Gulf Shores area we will definitely stay here! Thank you again for a wonderful stay!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice clean comfortable

  • 4 of 5

Nice clean cottage. There was 8 of us and plenty of room. Beach was so close. I would recommend to anybody. Quiet and cozy. Thank you Pat for giving us the opportunity to stay in your cottage very pleased..

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

AMAZING

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay. Perfect space for our 4 adults and 4 kids. Plenty of seating and the bunk beds for the kids in the extra room was great. The only thing we didn't care for was the bed was a little more firm than we like. We drove to the beach and it was only like 2 minutes. We did see the alligator from the pond so that was neat to see also. The decor in the house is so cute and you walk in and it smells clean unlike the condos we have stayed in before. We will definitely be back.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review Ronda. We look forward to having you back!! Take care, Pat
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5

Beautiful cottage! Fully stocked!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, great beds, nicely equipped!! Wifi was strong and helped keep college kids entertained!! Thanks, Pat

  • Review Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great retreat away from it all! Highly recommend

  • 5 of 5

Located in a small community of cottages that are double units. About a 10 minutes walk to the beach and it's nice and private. Away from it all...about 20-30 minute drive to shopping, groceries and Gulf Shores. The owner is very attentive and responds to text right away. No issues at all. Clean, Nicely supplied cottage. Decorated very cute with a beach retreat feel.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Great property!

  • 4 of 5

Pros: amenities, home was clean and well equipped, good access to public beach

Cons: gnats

Overall we had had a great stay and i would recommend this property

  • Review Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Gulf Shores, Alabama

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Fall Rates 2017
2 Aug 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£313
for 2 nights
From
£85
£687
£1,152
 
 
Winter Rates 2017/2018
1 Nov 2017 - 28 Feb 2018
2 night minimum stay
£313
for 2 nights
From
£85
£687
£1,152
 
 
Spring Rates 2018
1 Mar 2018 - 1 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
£313
for 2 nights
From
£85
£687
£1,152
 
 
Summer Rates 2018
2 May 2018 - 1 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
£726
for 3 nights
From
£194
£1,385
£3,634
 
 
Fall Rates 2018
2 Aug 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
£315
for 2 nights
From
£85
£687
£1,152
 
 
Winter Rates 2018/2019
1 Nov 2018 - 28 Feb 2019
2 night minimum stay
£315
for 2 nights
From
£85
£687
£1,152
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£509
for 2 nights
From
£182
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £98.49
Damage Insurance £45.75

Rates are subject to changes until rates are confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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