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USA Alabama Gulf Shores Fort Morgan Listing #29643

Howard Ranch House - Gulf Shores, AL

17 reviews
Max occupancy: 11 1 King Bed, 1 Queen Bed, 5 Twin Bed, 1 Sofa Bed 4 bedrooms 4 bathrooms No pets 
3081 West Beach Blvd., Gulf Shores, AL 36542

Worry-free booking

Enjoy peace of mind with flexible travel options:

  • At least 7 days before check-in: You can reschedule your trip, or cancel and receive 100% of the cost as a Future Stay Credit.
  • At least 30 days before check-in: You also have the option to cancel for a refund (minus the booking fee).

Expert cleaning

Professional housekeepers clean and stock each home, using an EPA-approved disinfectant.

Local support

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Self-service

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Gulf front paradise w/private beach access -close to all the fun in Gulf Shores!

Howard Ranch House is a four-bedroom, four-bath, Gulf front beach home that is ready to be your home away from home for your next trip to Gulf Shores! This one level home features vaulted ceilings and wonderful views of the Gulf of Mexico from the living room, dining room, screened-in porch, and open decks along three sides of the house. The living room is the perfect place to unwind after spending the day at the beach and it even has direct access to the screened-in porch as well as an open deck. Howard Ranch House offers its guests unbeatable direct beach access.

What’s nearby:
This lovely beach home is located approximately six miles west of Hwy 59, which connects you with all the fun activities Gulf Shores has to offer. You can find a plethora of dining options as you make your way to downtown Gulf Shores. Waterville USA is seven miles away and features an array of fun, family-friendly options, such as simulated surfing/bodyboarding/snowboarding attraction, a merry-go-round, a mini train, kid-friendly firetrucks, arcade, go-karts, mini-golf, crystal waters river, dune racer, small, medium, and large slides, plenty of pools, water playgrounds, and more! The Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo is a bit over seven miles away and it's the perfect place to go if you're looking for up-close animal encounters!

Things to know:
Full kitchen
Free WiFi
Mid-week housekeeping available for an additional fee
Monthly rentals available November 1- march 13.
Please note that guests must be 25 years of age or older to book this home.

This property is managed by Vacasa Alabama LLC.

You must be 25 years or older to rent this property.

AMENITIES

Features

Iron

Washer/dryer : Private

Heating & cooling

Central AC

Kitchen & dining

Dishwasher

Fridge

Microwave

Stove

Location

Water view

Waterfront

Gulf front

Gulf view

Media

Internet

TV

Cable

DVD player

Wireless router

Nearby activities & attractions

Golf Nearby

Outdoor

Balcony

Patio

Deck

Theme

Snowbird-friendly

17 reviews

M G. Aug 2020
Great location. House is very comfortable.
Everything was in working order and very clean when we arrived.
Beach was not crowded at all.
Margaret A. Jul 2020
Plenty of room, wonderful view, beautiful beach. Very well equipped. Owners thought of every thing.
Nikkie L. Jul 2020
This house was right on the beach so that was nice. It’s an older home so things in the home are over used/old and in need of replacing.
Karen M. Jun 2020
The house was great! It was clean and comfortable. Would definitely stay there again. I would recommend putting queen beds in the rooms with the twin beds and making that fourth room a room with bunk beds. But it worked out fine. I would also recommend a boardwalk to the beach. That hill is difficult, especially if you have older visitors!
Great house!! Very happy!
Judy R. Jun 2020
Great house and location close to beach. Screened in porch was excellent. House was very clean and kitchen supplied with everything you need. Will definitely rent this house again.
Brett C. May 2020
Loved this house my family had a great time. I wish there were a few larger beds but we made it work. Also a ramp to the beach like the neighbors had would be great for grandparents who had trouble h the hill. Loved the place will probably come back!
Bruce J. Mar 2020
This was our third extended stay visit, and the Howard Ranch feels just like home. We love all the updates and amenities, and enjoy showing off our wonderful place by hosting dinners both inside at the huge table and outside in the screened porch.
Susan A. Dec 2019
It was clean and everything worked. We had a glitch with our microwave. We called and they brought us a replacement. But then ours started working again. Everyone was so nice
Terry B. Oct 2019
House was great...….weather was perfect.
Nell B. Oct 2019
Accommodation had been upgraded in convenience, was clean, comfortable and well located.
Dr Larry C. Sep 2019
We were expecting a stand-alone ice maker, which was missing from the house, but was listed as being present on the website.
Manager response:
We're very sorry for the inconvenience during your stay. This issue occurred under a previous management company. Our local teams are working with that company to learn from feedback and fix any issues. We just started managing this unit and would love for you to try staying with Vacasa in the future to experience our world class service.
Robert S. Jul 2019
Everything was clean and perfect. We thought we had a problem with the a/c and called after hours they said they would have someone on the way immediately however we just tripped a breaker and was not necessary.
Manager response:
We're very sorry for the inconvenience during your stay. This issue occurred under a previous management company. Our local teams are working with that company to learn from feedback and fix any issues. We just started managing this unit and would love for you to try staying with Vacasa in the future to experience our world class service.
Elsie Lee C. Jan 2019
Our family Christmases at Howard Ranch have been great. The location and accommodations are perfect for our needs. The disappointment is that we couldn’t renew for next year as expected.
Susan F. Oct 2018
House was clean, lots of comfortable outdoor seating. The screened in porch was wonderful! Quick and easy check in. Maintenance concerns were addressed in a timely manner.
Nell B. Oct 2018
There are 8 members of our party and the unit is very spacious and comfortable for our party. The screened porch is one of our favorite meeting places and we appreciate the addition of more chairs. The kitchen had a good assortment of equipment for our cooking needs AND the View is beautiful. We love being on the quiet west beach.
Garry R. Jul 2018
Howard House offered every thing my family needed.
Patsy S. Jul 2018
House worked and beach worked!!