Welcome to House of the Rising Sun, where you can get away from the world, prop your feet up and relax. We have the perfect get-a-away for you and your family.
Our bayfront beach house on the Eastern Shore of Baldwin County, Alabama offers a private beach with calming waters and spectacular Mobile Bay sunsets.
So why would you choose to stay at House of the Rising Sun on Mobile Bay? The laid-back Eastern Shore experience! House of the Rising Sun is just minutes from so many attractions in Mobile, Fairhope, Foley, Gulf Shores, Orange Beach, and Pensacola! And the best thing is you get to come Home (away from home) at the end of an adventurous day. Or spend your minutes on your private beach, quiet and content, watching nature unfold before you.
Shallow waters make it kid-friendly.
Our 2/bedroom, 1/bath house sleeps 6. (with a fold out queen futon in the den)
Linens and towels are provided. (including beach towels)
Start-up paper products are provided. (bathroom tissue, paper towels, laundry/dish detergent, coffee filters)
Gas grill with propane and picnic table are in screened porch. (under the house)
Tackle room with washer/dryer and a second full-size refrigerator. (adjacent to screened porch)
Large parking area. (no parking passes required)
Boat launch is 2-miles in either direction from the bayhouse. (Mullet Point and Pelican Point at Weeks Bay)
15 minutes from Downtown Fairhope and pier; 35 minutes from Gulf Shores; 1 ½ hours to Biloxi. (See those and other attractions in notebook provided in house)
Amenities: BEAUTIFUL sunsets, coffee maker, microwave, 2 refrigerators, electric range, full kitchen, BEAUTIFUL sunsets, Direct TV, gas grill, fishing gear, garbage pickup on Mondays, BEAUTIFUL sunsets.
*** THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE *** MILITARY *** CIVIL SERVICE *** MEDICAL *** TEACHERS ***
House of the Rising Sun proudly offers a 10% discount on any stay of 3 days or longer for our guests who are actively serving or have served in the Military, Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, Search & Rescue, etc. We are EXPANDING our service discount to include those working in the Medical profession (Doctors, Nurses, Paramedics, etc.) and Teachers!!! We appreciate what you do for us and for our country and our communities! Just let us know how you served (or are currently serving) at the time of booking.
House of the Rising Sun is located just 11 miles east of Fairhope, AL down beautiful Scenic Hwy 98. The house sits right on our beach which is quiet and family friendly. We are only minutes away from the all the excitement Gulf Shores, Fairhope and Mobile have to offer - including shopping, music, nightlife, amusement parks, restaurants, golf and the NEW Gulf Shores Zoo!
House of the Rising Sun has everything your family needs for a relaxing vacation at your home away from home. We provide your family with beach towels, chairs, picnic table, gas grill, some fishing gear. The beach is right outside the door so just grab your towel and go!
Bring your boat or watertoys!!! Located 2-miles either direction of the house on County Road 1 are public boat launches; close enough to launch and get back home to relax and enjoy the sunset!
Parking is in the driveway so no passes/permits are required.
This is a wonderful little bayhouse cottage, 800 square feet. Cozy yet perfectly placed. The screened porch offers a picnic table and porch swing, perfect for watching the little ones play on the beach/shallow waters; just a few steps away.
The Bayroom has a Full Size bed, large walk-in closet, large windows for gazing at the bay. Rip's Room contains a Queen Size bed with a large closet. The living room has the Queen Size futon and Recliner Loveseat. Direct TV is provided and Wi-Fi is available via the HotSpot on your phone. One bathroom is off the kitchen and contains a walk-in shower with hand rails, hair dryer, makeup mirror, towels/wash cloths.
We offer a large, fully equipped kitchen designed to meet your needs. There’s a full size refrigerator with ice maker, microwave, and electric range. You'll also find a great assortment of small appliances and utensils to make cooking a breeze. Entertain friends or kick back with a cocktail and watch the sunset - you won't find a more relaxing vacation!
We also provide a full-size washer and dryer under the house for your use.
The area has amusement parks, water parks, go-karts, a family zoo, miniature golf, museums, historical sites and THE best restaurants along the Gulf coast.
Don't miss the Naval Air Museum in Pensacola - just 45 minutes away and admission is Free!
Looking for adventure? Take a dolphin cruise, go deep sea-fishing or parasailing. Take your family to historic Fort Morgan and ride the ferry to Dauphin Island for a fun day out. Don't forget the Battleship Alabama on the causeway, on your way back to House of the Rising Sun!
Fore! Did know there are many signature golf courses in the local area?
Calling all Shoppers - Quaint Downtown Fairhope consignment shops, antiques, boutiques are waiting for you! Bikes and scooters are available downtown Fairhope along with a children's splash pad. Famous Tanger Outlet Mall in Foley is only a short drive and offers great selection at discount prices. Be sure to check out the Wharf, just minutes away in Orange Beach - they have live music, events, boutique shops, restaurants, movie theater - not to mention the highest Ferris wheel in the South.
The Track is one of our fav places to visit: Bumper boats, wooden go-cart track and more!
Of course, you can always create your own downtime - just sink your toes in the sand, listen to the waves and watch the sky-painting at sunset. Spectacular!
Regional Event Dates
• Mar 20-22, 2020 – Boat & Yacht Show (The Wharf)
• Apr 12, 2020 – Easter
• May 1-4, 2020 - Hot Air Balloon Festival (Foley)
• May 15-17, 2020 Hangout Music Festival
• May 25, 2020 – Memorial Day
• Jul 4, 2020 – Independence Day
• Sep 4, 2020 – Labor Day
• Oct 8-11, 2020 – Annual National Shrimp Festival (Gulf Shores)
• Nov 5-15, 2020 – Annual Frank Brown International Songwriters’ Festival
• Nov 6-7 2020 – Annual Oyster Cook Off & Craft Beer Weekend (The Hangout)
• Nov 26, 2020 – Thanksgiving Day
• Dec 25, 2020 - Christmas