Living the Dream is a custom built, spacious 3 bedroom 3 bath beach home including new furniture and interior decore. Located in the heart of Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge on the Fort Morgan Peninsula, it is only a short 15 minute drive to all the attractions, shopping, events, and restaurants in Gulf Shores, making it a perfect vacation getaway or snowbird paradise. This home is located in a quiet beach community where many owners are permanent residents and it is 4 miles from the nearest high-rise condo.
Living the Dream comfortably accommodates 8 guests with a queen size bed in both the master and guest room as well as twin beds in the 3rd bedroom. The living room has a queen size sofa bed. Linens and bedding are provided for you as well as an adequate amount of starter supplies for your convenience. All mattresses have 2 mattress covers...one full encasement mattress cover and an additional slip-on cover.
This beautiful home features a walk-in shower in the master bathroom and tub/shower combinations for each guest bedroom. There is a laundry room with a full size washer and dryer and the large kitchen has all the cookware, utensils, and dishes needed for home cooking. If you prefer there are several restaurants nearby. The large covered front porch has a gulf view and the rear deck has a view of the wildlife refuge.
For entertainment, television service is provided by Dish Network satellite television and wireless internet service is provided. There is an entertainment center with a flat screen TV and AM/FM/CD stereo system in the living room and each bedroom has a flat screen TV.
Living the Dream has off street covered parking for 2 vehicles. The Gulf Shores Yacht Club is only 5 miles away where you will find a boat launch, marina and Tacky Jacks restaurant. There is also a boat launch at Historic Fort Morgan 6 miles to the the West on Highway 180. Here you can catch the Mobile Bay Ferry to Dauphin Island. There are two premier golf courses nearby at Kiva Dunes and the Peninsula and there are several outlets for rental of water sports equipment nearby.
The nearby wildlife refuge is a 7,000 acre nature preserve that offers several easy trails through saw grass, marsh, and slash pine forest where you can encounter 500 different animals and bird species. The Fort Morgan Peninsula is in the bird and butterfly migration route. In early spring and late fall, the whole peninsula is alive with birds and butterflies including Monarchs and Gulf Fritillaries. In addition to the usual gulls and sand pipers, you may find kestrel, anhinga, osprey, great blue heron, and several different species of hawks, including sharp-shinned and Cooper's. Bring your camera because you don't want to miss that photo of an American Alligator.