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Susan's Sand Castle III, 7 BR & 7.5 BA, Fort Morgan, Alabama Vacation Rental by Owner

Morgantown, Fort Morgan Vacation Rental House

Susan and Jerry Keen (Managed by Dana)
My Listings (3)
About Owner


  •  615-500-8398
    07:00 am - 09:00 pm
    Central Time Zone (UTC-06:00)

  • Bedrooms:
    7
  • Bathrooms:
    7 ½
  • Sleeps:
    30
  • House
  • Reviews:
    6
  • Views:
    1447

Last Updated: 07/16/2019

Description

Beachfront Luxury Home, Indoor Elevator; Family and Pet Friendly; Sleeps 30

5 King Bedrooms; 2 BunkRooms (sleeps 16); 2 Queen Sleeper Sofas; 7 1/2 Baths

If your tribe of family and friends have outgrown other vacation homes and you can't bring yourself to vote anyone off the Island - then Susan's Sand Castle III is the perfect beachhouse for groups up to 30!

Locals refer to the area as Pleasure Island (ever since the IntraCoastal Waterway was built fifty years ago). So whether your pleasure is water sports, sunning on the beach; or digging for treasure, this beach house provides the perfect place to do just that! With our subtropical climate , you can enjoy year-round fishing, golfing, cruising and more; however we don't recommend Gilligan's Three-Hour Tour!

Whether you ride the elevator or take the stairs - when you first arrive - you should really start on the top floor for the amazing view of the Gulf, which just about takes your breath away!

The Great Room, includes the Living, Dining and Kitchen areas in one enormous space on the top floor. The Living Area has plenty of comfortable seating, with a 55" curved-screen Smart Samsung TV, Blu-Ray, DVD, and Speakers. Guests are welcome to enjoy the extensive book collection, board and card games housed on the bookshelves and cabinets below.

The Kitchen has a massive Island, for meal-prep or to serve meals buffet-style. No problem to have multiple cooks in this Kitchen! Two large refrigerators are provided: one is a stainless french-door, with freezer below; and the other is located in the Utility Room. A built-in icemaker makes 35 pounds of ice a day and is a guest favorite, along with a large microwave, glass-top stove with five burners and two ovens; two full size dishwashers are also provided for your convenience. The double sink has a garbage disposal.

Every imaginable small kitchen appliance is also provided, and we have more than double what any group would need of dishes, bowls, glasses and silverware, along with serving dishes, mixing bowls, pots and pans. A spice rack is filled with a wide array of spices to complement any meal your designated chefs create.

The dining table seats 20; with seating for 4 at the Kitchen island; and another 10 can sit at the Balcony picnic table. An incredible 24" by 48" gas griddle is located on the Balcony, just off the Dining Room, for cooking pancakes, bacon, sausage, fried eggs, burgers, hot dogs and steaks!

Two King Master Suites: one on the third floor and one on the second, have direct access to the Balcony or the Deck. Both have whirlpool tubs, separate walk-in showers, and are wheelchair accessible.

Three additional King Suites are located on the second floor, and all face the Gulf, with french-door access to the immense Deck. Two Bunk Room Suites: one on the 3rd floor and the other on the 2nd, do not have outdoor access. Both have their own private bathroom with shower/tubs. Each Bunk Room sleeps up to eight children on two bunk beds, each with full size mattresses on top and bottom. The third floor Bunk Room also has a game table. Two Queen Sleeper sofas are in the Great Room for additional guests.

All bedrooms have their own flat-screen Smart TV, so feel free to stream a movie and relax.

For teens who want a place to hangout, there is a huge built-in picnic table under the house. Families will enjoy this space for charcoal grilling, craw fish boils and cooler summer breezes.

The Deck runs the full width of the beach house and has not only loungers, but deck chairs galore, as well as small group seating areas, so that you can retreat to your own little corner of paradise. Enjoy your coffee as you watch the sun rise to the east and a glass of wine as the sun sets to the west. Don't hold us to the dolphin's schedule - but typically you can see them swim by every day between 9 - 10 a.m. and then again between 3 - 4 p.m.

Feel free to take our deck chairs with you to the beach each day. We just ask that you bring them back each evening, as nesting Sea Turtle Mommas can get tangled up or confused when they come ashore at night. June through August - we have a professionally installed and maintained 10' X 20' Beach Canopy for guests to enjoy while playing on the beach.

The Sand Dune Walkover (Boardwalk) is magnificent and there is a sitting area halfway down with built-in benches, so you can be closer to the water at sunrise or sunset.

An interior elevator is provided for your convenience in transporting groceries and luggage, as well as for anyone with mobility challenges; however please do not allow children to use it - as it is not a toy.

A full size HE Washer and Dryer are located in the second floor Laundry Room. Towels, wash cloths, beach towels, linens, pillows and comforters are provided for no additional fee.

Two fabulous community swimming pools and two incredible tennis courts, are all within walking distance of our beach house.

If the Beach is calling your name and you long for the serenity that only Sand and Surf can bring; send us a message now to find out when your group can have your next beach adventure!

This beach house is perfect for Family Reunions; Vacations with Family/Friends; Weddings; Corporate Retreats; Girfriend Get-Aways; Guys Deep Sea Fishing Week; and more! Snowbirds are welcome to contact us about renting by the month. There is a $1,500.00 surcharge for weddings.

We have two other beachfront luxury homes: one located in the Morgantown sub-division and the other, three miles closer to Ft Morgan. Check out those VRBO listings at #435854 for Susan's Sand Castle I, which sleeps up to 16; and #738021, Susan's Sand Castle II, which sleeps up to 18.

We have so many loyal returning guests for all three of our beach houses that our Reservation Calendar fills up quickly for peak times and they often reserve "their week" years in advance , but we love to make new friends and welcome your inquiry. We do our best to respond in under an hour, but because we don't recharge on coffee alone - we do try to sleep at some point, therefore will respond to late night inquiries first thing the next morning.

We are currently accepting reservations through the end of 2021.

Availability

Rates

From/To Nightly Weekend Weekly Monthly Min Nights
07-06-2019
08-09-2019
-- -- $10,450.00 -- 7
08-10-2019
09-06-2019
-- -- $6,750.00 -- 7
09-07-2019
11-22-2019
-- -- $5,200.00 -- 7
11-23-2019
11-29-2019
-- -- $6,200.00 -- 7
11-30-2019
12-20-2019
-- -- $3,750.00 -- 7
12-21-2019
12-27-2019
-- -- $4,750.00 -- 7
12-28-2019
03-06-2020
-- -- $3,750.00 -- 7
03-07-2020
04-10-2020
-- -- $6,980.00 -- 7
04-11-2020
05-22-2020
-- -- $7,980.00 -- 7
05-23-2020
07-03-2020
-- -- $10,950.00 -- 7
07-04-2020
07-10-2020
-- -- $11,450.00 -- 7
07-11-2020
08-14-2020
-- -- $10,950.00 -- 7
08-15-2020
09-11-2020
-- -- $6,750.00 -- 7
09-12-2020
11-20-2020
-- -- $5,200.00 -- 7
11-21-2020
11-27-2020
-- -- $6,200.00 -- 7
11-28-2020
12-18-2020
-- -- $3,750.00 -- 7
12-19-2020
12-25-2020
-- -- $4,750.00 -- 7
12-26-2020
03-05-2021
-- -- $3,750.00 -- 7
03-06-2021
04-09-2021
-- -- $6,980.00 -- 7
04-10-2021
05-28-2021
-- -- $7,980.00 -- 7
05-29-2021
07-02-2021
-- -- $10,950.00 -- 7
07-03-2021
07-09-2021
-- -- $11,450.00 -- 7
07-10-2021
08-13-2021
-- -- $10,450.00 -- 7
08-14-2021
09-10-2021
-- -- $6,750.00 -- 7
09-11-2021
11-19-2021
-- -- $5,200.00 -- 7
11-20-2021
11-26-2021
-- -- $6,200.00 -- 7
11-27-2021
12-24-2021
-- -- $3,750.00 -- 7
12-25-2021
12-31-2021
-- -- $4,750.00 -- 7
01-01-2022
03-04-2022
-- -- $3,750.00 -- 7

Pet Fee: $200

Refundable damage deposit: $500

Lodging Tax: 6.00%

Cancellation Policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

Check-In Time:   4:00 PM

Check-Out Time: 10:00 AM

Amenities

Dining Room
  • Dining Table
  • Eat in Counter
Bedroom Extras
  • Private Bathroom
  • Walk-in Closet
  • Balcony/Patio off Master
  • Fireplace
Cooling Comfort
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Air Conditioning
Disability Access Features
  • Grab Bars in Bathroom
  • Walk-in Shower
  • Handicap Accessible
Entertainment
  • Big Screen TV
  • Cable TV
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • TV/DVD
  • Smart T.V.
  • Netflix
Games
  • Board Games
  • Reading Library
General
  • Linens Included
  • Pets On Request
  • Pet Friendly
  • Smoking outside only
  • Vacuum
  • Home
  • Pack and Play
  • Elevator/Lift
  • Managed By Owner
  • Managed by Property Manager
Home Office
  • High Speed Internet Access
  • Wireless Internet Access
Kitchen
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Blender
  • Can Opener
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes
  • Dishwasher
  • Disposal
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Garbage
  • Ice Maker
  • Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Mixer
  • Oven
  • Pots and Pans
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Utensils
  • Crock Pot
  • Keurig
Outside Living
  • BBQ Grill
  • Community Pool
  • Deck
  • Outside Shower
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Porch Furniture
  • Gulf/Ocean Front
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs Provided
  • Beachfront
Parking
  • Covered
  • Driveway
  • Parking for 9 cars
Bathroom
  • Linens & Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Shower/Tub Combo
  • Walk in Shower
  • Whirlpool/Jacuzzi Bathtub
  • Hairdryer
Bedroom Setup
  • 5 King Beds
  • 4 Bunk Beds
  • 2 Sofa Beds
Barbecue - Grills
  • Charcoal Grill
  • Gas Grill

Activities

Gulf Shores Alabama Activities
  • Gulf Shores Museum
  • Ike's Beach Service
  • Air Tours Beach Flight Aviation
  • Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo
  • Beach Flight Aviation
  • Cool Change Charters Tours
  • Dolphin & Whale Watching
  • Fish-Kabob Bow fishing
  • Fishing Charters & Tours
  • Fly the Beach Aerial Tours
  • Gulf Adventure Center
  • Gulf Adventures Fishing
  • Gulf Coast Tennis Club
  • Gulf Shores Golf Club
  • Hummingbird Ziplines
  • Island Life Beach Rentals
  • Kiva Dunes Golf Club
  • Miniature Golf Pirate's Island
  • Nicole Fishing Charters
  • Peninsula Golf Club
  • Perdido Key Parasail
  • Pink Pony Pub Beach Bar
  • Pleasure Island Parasailing
  • Reel Attraction Charters
  • Sightseeing Wild Native Tours
  • Spas - Austin Massage
  • The Track Family Rec Center
  • Waterville USA
  • Zooland Mini Golf
  • Pirate's Island Adventure Golf
  • Wild Native Tours
  • GoGo Kayaks
  • Gulf Coast Escape Room
  • Cobb Theatres
  • Down Under Dive Shop
  • Lost Bay Charters
  • Blue Sky Parasail
  • Hangout Music Festival
  • Zeke’s Landing
  • The Amphitheater
  • Tanger Outlet Center
  • Fat Daddy's Arcade
  • Alligator Alley
  • Gulf Coast Escape Room
  • Bike Rentals
  • Bike Rentals
  • Golf Cart Rental
  • Local Fitness Center
  • Local Fitness Center
Gulf Shores Alabama Restaurants
  • Gulf State Park - Best Beach
  • Bahama Bobs Beach Side Cafe
  • Cosmo's
  • LuLu's
  • Nolan's Lounge
  • Original Oyster House
  • Papa Rocco's
  • The Diner
  • The Hangout
  • Sea N Suds
  • DeSoto's Seafood Kitchen
  • Bill’s By the Beach
  • West Beach Grille
  • The Flying Harpoon
  • Tacky Jacks
  • Kitty's Kafe
  • Hazel's Nook
  • Papa's Pizza
  • Crico's Pizza & Subs
  • Mikee's Seafood
  • Acme Oyster House
  • Mudbugs Seafood Bar & Grill
  • The Steamer & Baked Oyster
  • King Neptune's Seafood
  • Shrimp Basket
  • Janino's Pizza
  • Hog Wild BBQ
  • Doc's Seafood Shack
  • Cactus Flower Cafe
  • Cafe Beignets
  • Aji Sai Asian Cuisine
  • Sunset Cork Room
  • Gulf Island Grill
  • Tequila Mexican
  • Pink Pony Pub
  • Mojo's Seafood & Chicken
  • Island Pancake House
  • Rafters
  • Ribs & Reds
  • The Cove Bar and Grill
  • Mikato Japanese
  • Flip Flop Deli Shop
  • Peninsula Restaurant & Grill
  • Fish River Grill
  • Happy Harbor Pizza
  • Wintzell's Oyster House
  • Villaggio Grille
  • The Tin Top Oyster Bar
  • Bubba's Seafood
  • Live Bait
  • Behind the Pines
  • Duck's Diner
  • Franco's Italian
  • Gulf Shores Steamer
  • Hazel's Family Seafood
  • Cotton's Restaurant
  • Cobalt
  • Lambert's
Recommended for
  • Adventure Trip
  • Beach Rentals
  • Golf
  • Romantic
Fort Morgan Alabama Restaurants
  • Tacky Jack's
  • Sassy Bass Amazin' Grill
  • Ocean's Pizza
  • The Village Lawn
  • Village Creamery
  • Village Hideaway
Fort Morgan Alabama Activities
  • Behind the Pines
  • The Fort Historic Site
  • Mobile Bay Ferry
  • Alabama Coastal Birding Trail
  • Bon Secour WIldlife Refuge
  • Chill Time Charters
  • Corsair Charters
  • Kiva Dunes Golf Club
  • Peninsula Golf & Racquet Club
  • Village Point Park Preserve
  • Weeks Bay
  • Lakewood Golf Club
  • Oak Hollow Farm
  • Punta Clara Candy Kitchen

Reviews

Joe F.

Exceeded expectations!    Oct 25, 2018




This beautiful house served very well for our recent ladies retreat. It is located directly on the beach, and it beautifully appointed. The property manager was very accommodating and communicated thoroughly, which is always great. Our group was overwhelmingly pleased with the experience, and we hope to go back soon!

Kristine L.

Absolutely Breath Taking    Aug 20, 2018




It was one of the best trips we had. The house is bigger than the pictures show. It was like having a second home, they had everything, all you need is clothes.

The canopy on the beach was big as well, we enjoyed the beach all day.

Well worth the drive!!

Marie B.

Susan’s Sandcasrle III was a great home away from home for a week!    Aug 07, 2018




The house is in a perfect location with nice large decks to enjoy the view. It is very well cared for. I loved that they went the extra step to paint the decking, supply comfy beds and a nice big well-stocked kitchen. We also loved having the beach canopy and felt like we had the beach to ourselves. They were all very accommodating and prompt to reply to any questions or concerns. We will be back next year!

Sue M.

Family reunion to remember.    Jun 25, 2018




Our family met up at Susan's Sandcastle III for a wonderful week. The house was perfect for gathering all of our extended family. The huge table easily accommodated all of our guests. We enjoyed he decks with the amazing view. The bedrooms were comfortable and spacious. The only access to the beach and lower balcony was through the main level bedrooms which was not always convenient for guests, but we worked it out. We spent most of our time at the beach which was perfect for our young children and teenagers. We had a great experience and would love to do it all again.

Timothy F.

Beautiful, spacious and wonderful location on the beach!    Jun 21, 2018




Great communication from owners and local property manager. Beautiful house, stocked with everything a large group would need for cooking. We had a family of 26 in three generations--room for joint activities and room for individuals to find some alone time. Plenty of chairs in kitchen, on decks and on beach. Lots of beach gear, games and books. Best family vacation we have had in 40 years.

Dixie R.

Everything AWESOME!!    Jun 20, 2018




Location, location. location. So thankful we chose this location as the private beach was so nice for our family to enjoy.

It was great being able to walk from the deck directly on out on to the white sand beach.

The house was awesome and perfect for our group of 18 family members. The owners have thought of pretty much everything you need to make your stay wonderful. Dana responded very quickly to any questions and/or concerns we had. Hope to visit Gulf Shores/Fort Morgan and Susan's Sand Castle again!!

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