Ono Island in Orange Beach

Posted by Lorraine Gatti on Thursday, April 14th, 2011 at 2:26pm.

Ono Island in Orange Beach

Ono Island is a 5.5 mile long barrier island in southern Baldwin County, Alabama, at the mouth of Perdido Bay on the northern Gulf fo Mexico.  It is bordered by Bay St. John to the north and Old River to the south.  Ono is populated by sand dunes, live oak trees, and many natural plant species.  This gated community on the Alabama Gulf Coast is accessible via a private bridge and for boaters, provides quick access to the Gulf of Mexico.  The island was discoverd in the 15th century by the Spanish, who namd it Orinoco, meaning "a place to paddle"....and Ono still has the charm and beauty that attracted Spanish explorers. 

 

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Boating Paradise

There are more than 700 homes on the island, many direct waterfront or on canals used for water traffic.  Ono also has numerous recreational facilities which include a clubhouse, swimming pools, tennis, and fitness center. With it's beautiful water views, Ono provides a perfect atmosphere for relaxed living and is ideal for walking, biking, and just PLAIN RELAXING!!!   Surrounded by water and with easy access to the excellent fishing grounds in the Gulf of Mexico, Ono is truly a "Boaters Paradise".    

 

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33080 River Road

 One of the more distinctive homes on Ono Island is located at 33080 River Road.  Situated on a large lot overlooking the widest part of Old River, this 6,000 sq ft home was custom built to the highest standards with great waterfront views.  Whether you're sitting on one of two balconies, cooking in the kitchen, or just hanging out at the boat house, this home has everything you would expect.....and more!!  Priced at 2,495,000, you won't be disappointed when you visit this home.  So crank up the engine and take a beautiful sunset cruise....you'll be in perfect balance with the universe.   

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