Feedback

VRBO is part of the HomeAway family, the world leader in vacation rentals with over 1 million listings. We offer the largest selection of properties for any travel occasion and every budget. We’re committed to helping families and friends find a perfect vacation rental to create unforgettable travel experiences together. Learn More

On the Beach, Teddy Roosevelt Stayed Here

You sent a message to this manager.

Screened Room, Fireplace, and Gulf.

Calendar

Last updated: 06/26/2015
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Our cabin was on tour with the Pass Christian Historical society May 1, 2011. Come stay in a historic site.

The only remaining part of the estate of Governor Parker who, in 1915, hosted a visit here by Teddy Roosevelt. The log cabin lies in over 2 acres of garden and is set back from the more than 190 feet of beach front to allow for privacy and tranquility. The cabin was one of the very few structures to survive Katrina, though it was halved in size by the storm. With the beach at its feet, it is also only a short distance further to the picturesque port and to the center of Pass Christian which is being rebuilt. It is then a short drive along the coast into the hustle and bustle of Gulfport and its casinos.

The cabin is totally renovated with luxury fittings in the bathroom and an ingenious kitchen area. There are just 2 rooms, as well as the bathroom, the bedroom with King’s size bed, and 42” plasma screen, with cable TV and wireless internet. The main room, which serves as sitting room, dining room and kitchen has a dining table seating 6 and a queen size sofa bed. Both rooms open onto a large screen porch (the former great room) ideal for enjoying relaxing drinks, and on cooler nights sitting in front of the wood-burning fireplace (easily lit by gas) or generally sitting and admiring the extensive garden, under the ceiling fan with a wonderful view over the gulf. There is a fenced pool in the garden, a short walk from the cabin. The property is fenced.


Keywords: Beach House, Log Cabin

Why VRBO

We offer vacation rentals for every budget

Choose from a wide variety of properties

No booking fees

Free to book with no hidden costs

We help you travel with confidence

Every listing is guaranteed against fraud

Experienced property owners or managers

Average five years in the business

Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Not on furniture please....moreless

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

  • Bedroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s)

    ...moreless

  • King size beds (1), Sleep Sofa (1) Queen sized sofa bed.

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Light filled bathroom with shower, no tub.

Other Amenities

  • We have a unique kitchen built into a piece of furniture. Nothing is missing it is all there but camouflaged. The lights over the kitchen are on a dimmer. The lamps in the rooms are on the wall switches....moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable:

    HD. Music in the 800's. ...moreless

  • Television:

    42 inch plasma. ...moreless

  • Video Library:

    We have some of our favorite DVDs for your enjoyment....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    Mississippi Sound/ Cat Island view. The property has 200 feet of beach front and the entire property is two acres of fenced yard. The front of the property is on the beach....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    On our screened in lanai. In order to keep costs down we do not provide wood. Wood is available locally during the cooler season....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Baking utensils, hand mixer....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Full equipped for all types of cooking and dining....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    A drawer dishwasher....moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Coffee Maker, Kettle and Hand held mixer....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Full sized oven. Because of the cabinet it is in you much open both doors fully and slide them back into cabinet for the oven to work....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Huge with ice maker....moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Living room sized beautiful screened in lanai with wood burning fireplace and ceiling fan....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    Fence around pool. Beach entry pool makes entering very easy....moreless

 

Reviews

Write a review 4.8
from 36 traveler reviews
Loading...
 
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
May 11 - Sep 30, 2015
2 night min stay
$160
$975 $3,600
Winter
Oct 1 - Mar 31, 2016
2 night min stay
$130
$850 $3,200
Standard pricing
2 night min stay
$130
$850 $3,200
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $50
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Cleaning Fee $75
  • Tax Rate 12%

Notes:

HOLIDAY RATE IS $175/NIGHT WITH A 3 NIGHT MINIMUM

CANCELLATIONS – Cancellations made 45 days or longer before your rental

will incur a cancellation fee of $100. Cancellations from 45 days to 30 days

before the rental will incur a cancellation fee of $200. We try to be very

fair, but last minute cancellations are very disruptive. This fee also

applies to longer rentals that are eligible for a full refund as described

below.

Cancellation inside of 30 days or early departure does not warrant any

refund of rent unless the unit is re-rented for that time period. We will

attempt to re-rent as many of your dates as is possible at the last minute at

the best possible rate based on our judgment given how last minute the

cancellation is. Refunds and returns of security deposits will be processed on

cleared funds within 2 weeks of cancellation. If you are concerned about

having to cancel your trip, we suggest that you look into trip insurance that

is available and offered by many reputable firms online and otherwise.

MONTHLY RESERVATION CANCELLATIONS - Monthly renters must cancel Sixty (60)

days prior to check-in. Monthly renters who make a change that results in

a shortened stay must do so at least Sixty (60) days prior to check-in.

These cancellations are eligible for a full refund. Refunds for cancellations

or shortened stay changes made less than 60 days prior to check-in will be

made only if the unit is re-rented for that cancelled time period.

Rentals of more than 7 nights and less than 30 days must cancel Forty Five

(45) days prior to check-in or shall forfeit any deposits made unless the

unit is re-rented for that time period.

Rentals of 7 nights or less must cancel Thirty (30) days prior to check-in

or shall forfeit any deposits made unless the unit is re-rented for that

time period

Bookings will only be confirmed upon payment of the $250

security deposit and 50% of the total rent due. If mailing a check, you will need

to send 2. One for the damage deposit and the other for 50% of total due.

The remaining rental balance, if any, is due no later than 30 days before

the start of the rental period. If paying by credit card, 5% will be added to

the total.


Please wait... Travel with confidence

Pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer) to protect your payment up to $1,000. Before making a payment always call the owner at the number listed on our website, and never use instant money transfer services such as Western Union and MoneyGram.


Don't forget your vacation protection! Get protected now

Adding our Vacation Protection services can make sure your getaway goes smoothly, no matter what. We offer Cancellation Protection, Carefree Rental Guarantee, and Damage Protection so you can truly relax.

Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.
 

Calendar

Last updated: 06/26/2015
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
 

Location

10 Miles
Nearest Airport
Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport (GPT)
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
In Pass Christian town
9 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Ferry to Ship Island (seasonal) Gulfport, MS
7.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 10
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
A number of restaurants in Pass Christian town.
100 Metres
Nearest Beach
In front of the property (steps away)

Car: Necessary

WARNING: Map location is not accurate we are on the beach. The entrance is on the street one block off the beach. If you go down to the Harbor you can buy fish, shrimp and oysters. Super fresh but you have to clean the fish.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 1906

About: New Orleans native, spent summers in the 'Pass' growing up.

Why Pass Christian:
My grandparents bought this property in the early 1900's.. My grandfather had the cabin build in the 1920's. Teddy Roosevelt visited a part of the property in about 1915, that part was added in 1969 to the original plot, it is mentioned in Roosevelt's diaries.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Just sitting in the pool on a hot evening talking and looking at the stars. Some mornings in the spring or fall there is very heavy fog on the beach, beautiful for photographing. The sunrises and sunsets especially in the winter months can be fantastic, when the sun rises and sets over the water. Walking on the beach, especially in the winter months, when you have the beach to yourself and can commune with the sea birds. Birding in the garden especially during the fall and spring migration. The birds are gathering in the fall to gain strength before they set off over the Gulf. One visitor commented in our guestbook at the house on how excited they were to see so many Bluebirds in the garden. There are always birds, just many more during the migration. Come and add to your life list.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the property manager

Loading...
1 of 1
 

Photos

  • Screened Room, Fireplace, and Gulf.

    Screened Room, Fireplace, and Gulf.

  • The cabin from St. Louis Street

    The cabin from St. Louis Street

  • Bed room.

    Bed room.

  • Kitchen area: full sized oven, cook top, sink and dishwasher cleverly concealed.

    Kitchen area: full sized oven, cook top, sink and dishwasher cleverly concealed.

  • Pool and House

    Pool and House

  • View of the beach from the front of the property.

    View of the beach from the front of the property.

  • Property looking toward house. Gives you and idea the size of the property.

    Property looking toward house. Gives you and idea the size of the property.

  • Front of property looking toward house.

    Front of property looking toward house.

  • Some of the seafood options in the New Harbor.

    Some of the seafood options in the New Harbor.

  • The beach in front of the property.

    The beach in front of the property.

  • View from the west side.

    View from the west side.

  • Dining area, kitchen and sitting area.

    Dining area, kitchen and sitting area.

  • Bathroom also has washer and dryer.

    Bathroom also has washer and dryer.

  • Pool looking toward beach.

    Pool looking toward beach.

  • The beach in front of the property.

    The beach in front of the property.

  • Front of property from road.

    Front of property from road.

  • Some of the seafood options in the New Harbor.

    Some of the seafood options in the New Harbor.

VRBO #249350

There have been  visitors to this page since the counter was last reset in .

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Friday, July 03, 2015

$130 - $160 per night (USD)
Minimum stay: 2 nights
Dates are unavailable
Please enter travel dates
Please enter # of guests
Please stay a bit longer. A stay of nights or more is required for these dates.
This listing requires that rentals start on a .
Get an instant quote
  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Property type
    House
Manager
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 24 hours
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 06/26/2015
Email manager

+1 9855070702

Please wait... Travel with confidence Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees Learn how to pay safely
Add vacation protection services to your booking

Three services to protect your trip:

Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.

Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.

Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.


Get it now

advertisement

Share this property via Email

On the Beach, Teddy Roosevelt Stayed Here

Pass Christian #249350

1 BR  1 BA  Sleeps 4

You must be signed in to share this property by e-mail

Share this property via Email

    Please correct the following errors and resend:
  • Enter one or more valid email addresses separated by commas.
  • Oops! You have exceeded the limit of 10 email addresses.
  • Your message may not contain markup. Please remove the markup and try again.