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On the Beach, Teddy Roosevelt Stayed Here

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Screened Room, Fireplace, and Gulf.


Last updated: 04/18/2015
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  • Minimum stay:Contact manager
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Pass Christian house 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


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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • 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


  • Convertible bed(s)


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

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1


  • 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


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    HD. Music in the 800's. 42 inch plasma. ...moreless

  • Television
  • Video Library:

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


  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic


  • 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 Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • 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....moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Baking utensils, hand mixer....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

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

  • Dishwasher:

    A small 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


  • 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



Write a review 4.8
from 36 traveler reviews
Low ..  $130./ night, $850/week.
High .. $160./night,  $975/week. April 1- September 30
Two night minimum, monthly rate available.
Holiday weekends and July 4 $175./night four night minimum.
cleaning fee & 12% tax additional.

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Last updated: 04/18/2015
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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
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
A number of restaurants in Pass Christian town.
100 Metres
Nearest Beach
In front of the house (steps away)

Car: Recommended

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.

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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the property manager

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  • Screened Room, Fireplace, and Gulf.

    Screened Room, Fireplace, and Gulf.

  • Bed room.

    Bed room.

  • Pool and House

    Pool and House

  • The beach in front of the property.

    The beach in front of the property.

  • The cabin from St. Louis Street

    The cabin from St. Louis Street

  • View from the west side.

    View from the west side.

  • Dining area, kitchen and sitting area.

    Dining area, kitchen and sitting area.

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

    View of the beach from the front of the property.

  • The beach in front of the property.

    The beach in front of the property.

VRBO #249350

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Date last modified - Saturday, April 18, 2015

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  • Calendar last updated: 04/18/2015
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