What do you like about 8811 West Highway 180, Gulf Shores, AL , your Fort Morgan, Alabama home on Mobile Bay?
Gulf Shores, Alabama is a premier destination for individuals looking for fun, relaxation or retirement. The town has a relaxed atmosphere where you can shed your stress and assume an attitude of "Beach Time". There's always something to do including great music festivals (The Hang Out Festival and Shrimp Festival), incredible shopping (Tanger Outlet and the Wharf) and some of the best restaurants on the coast. Families will find kindred spirits here among the locals with whom they can form great friendships. It's a great place for kids of all ages!
The peninsula of Fort Morgan is a unique part of the city of the Gulf Shores community. It is twenty two miles long and is one of the last unspoiled areas left in Alabama. It contains a beautifully preserved natural animal sanctuary where birds, sea turtles and other wildlife abound. It's an area free of billboards with the Gulf of Mexico on one side and Bon Secure Bay on the other. Swimming, boating and fishing are the order of the day on Fort Morgan. You'll witness the most beautiful sunrises and sunsets in the country and enjoy them with friends and neighbors.
Good food abounds here in Gulf Shores. You can enjoy casual dining or white table cloths and stemware within walking distance of our home. You can visit Behind the Pines Restaurant for casual dining which includes steaks, seafood, sandwiches and a full bar. They have weekly karaoke as well as live music. Also in close proximity is the Beach Club Resort. They have multiple restaurants including formal dining as well as a sports bar. Additionally, you can enjoy Tacky Jacks Seafood which is located right on the water as well as Sassy's. Within walking distance of our home is the Pines Grocery and Hardware. The Pines is a unique General Store and has been operating on Fort Morgan for over thirty years. It has everything an island dweller could need. There is a gasoline station there for your car as well as marine fuel for boating, hardware, a liquor store, a Pizza Restaurant and a great wine selection. A short ride into town you will find Rouses, Winn Dixie, Publix and Wall-Mart.
This property sets well off of State Highway 180 which provides privacy. Additionally, There are decks on both the second and third floors which overlooks the pool and the bay. These views are spectacular and because of the landscaping and surrounding trees once again provides privacy. The home is located on one of the highest points on Fort Morgan and has never been affected by hurricanes or rising water. The design of the home is practical, great for entertaining or just relaxing by the pool. Living in Baldwin county we have discovered that our utility costs are much less expensive that other parts of the state. The stove and oven are propane. We cook frequently on our Wolf stove and yet have never had to refill the tank. We are on city sewer and have just replaced the grinder pump this month. These pumps typically last around ten years so this will not need to be replaced for many years.
Fort Morgan and Gulf Shores is a fun place to live, vacation, entertain, fish, swim and boat. It's an area that seems to have everything. It's a paradise located in one of the last remaining truly unspoiled areas of the state. You can sit on our pier and watch schools of dolphins swim by or catch your dinner from among the best game fish on the Gulf Coast. It's a location of historic significance with The Fort Morgan Fort attracting thousands of visitors annually. Additionally, people enjoy riding the ferry at the end of Fort Morgan to Dauphin Island.Gulf Shores High School (The Dolphins) has a great academic and athletic reputation. School buses stop all along Fort Morgan Highway making attendance easy. The school is modern, gets great reviews and enjoys the latest in technology.We enjoy the lifestyle. Gulf Shores and Fort Morgan is a way of life. It's a living experience that few other communities could possibly offer. It's sunshine, blue skies, boating, fishing, swimming, beautiful sunrises and sunsets. It's enjoying friends and neighbors around your pool and sitting on your pier and watching boats pass by on the intercoastal waterway.
Again, there is no limit to the offerings for the outdoor enthusiast. Boating, fishing, swimming, skiing, deep sea fishing, sunning by the pool or relaxing with friends provide unsurpassed entertainment and leisure.
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