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Whispering Sands - Fall Special $125 Night, Pets Stay Free! Water View.

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Last updated: 12/27/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Gulfport cottage description

Bring your children and pets to enjoy your vacation at our lovely spacious Whispering Sands Cottage. Watch the sunrise on the Gulf of Mexico from the deck or walk 2 blocks to the beach for a panoramic view from the fishing pier.

This gulf view cottage was built in 2008 after Hurricane Katrina destroyed the original house in August 2005.

The decor of this cottage will make you feel right at home. The Master bedroom has a poster bed and it's own private bath. The second bedroom has a queen bed and the 3rd bedroom has 2 twin beds. The couch folds out for an additional queen bed. All bedrooms have TVs and luxury linens.

This cottage has a large living room with flat screen TV. Living room and dining area have new hardwood floors . The kitchen has just been updated with stainless steel appliances and ceramic tile flooring and is fully equipped for all your cooking needs. The laundry has a new stack washer and dryer. The deck has a gas grill and overlooks the park with a view of the water.

The cottage is easily accessible with 4 entry steps. There are grab bars in the main bath and comfort hight commodes.

Bring up to 2 pets and walk them in the park across the street which features walking paths, children's playground equipment and a splash pad water feature to cool off on those hot summer days. If you want to exercise the community center is across the street to the north with a full fitness center open to the public.

We have many championship golf courses on the coast. There are 11 casinos (Island View Casino is 3 blocks away), Charter fishing boats, Schooner sailings, Great restaurants and Oyster Bars, or take the Ship Island Excursion Boat and enjoy the white sand beaches an crystal clear waters of the barrier islands.

Children will love the park with the splash pad and the beach, or take them to the Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, Gulf Islands Water Park, The Center for Marine Education and Research, or on the Shrimp Boat Excursion where dolphins jump along side the boat most days.

If you want to take a day trip New Orleans is just 80 miles away. Take the scenic route (Hwy 90) and see the Old Fort and nature up close ( you might just see an alligator in the road).










Keywords: Cottage, House, Vacation Home, Pet friendly, Weekly furnished rental, Monthly rental, Near Gulfport Music Festival, Snowbirds welcome, Near Seabee base, Golf Courses, Casino's, Crusin the Coast

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Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome
              • Limited Accessibility
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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              • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

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              • Convertible bed(s): 1 sleep sofa /futon

                Queen Sofa bed in living room...moreless

              • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1

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              • Bathroom 2

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              • Newly remodeled bathrooms. Main bath has 5 ft corner whirlpool tub and separate shower. Master bath has a round shower. Both bathrooms are ceramic tile and marble....moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Large kitchen and livingroom, Grab bars in main bathroom, 3 blocks from Island View Casino, Community Center with public exercise fitness room across the street. Fishing Pier and beach 2 blocks, Smoking allowed on deck....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • DVD Player
                  • Games
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Television
                  • Toys
                  • Video Library

                  Theme

                  • Family
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Library
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants
                  • Zoo

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Horseshoes
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Shuffleboard
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Beach View
                  • Ocean View

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Paragliding
                  • Parasailing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Dining
                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 9 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room:

                    Large living room with flat screen TV....moreless

                  • Parking
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Payment Type

                  • Discover
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa
                   

                  Reviews

                  Write a review 4.9
                  from 29 traveler reviews
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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  New Years Eve
                  Dec 29 - Jan 3, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $199
                  $699
                  Spring
                  Mar 1 - May 1, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $169
                  $1,100
                  Summer
                  May 2 - Aug 31, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $199
                  $1,300
                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $199

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Pet Fee $1
                  • Ins fee-covers $500 dam. $45
                  • Pet cleaning fee $49
                  • Cleaning $125
                  • Taxes Not included

                  Notes:

                  $45.00 insurance fee covers up to $500.00 accidental damage.

                  There is an additional $50.00 cleaning fee for pets (No limit on size of pet).

                  Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years require a 3 night min. stay.

                  No refunds for cancellations made within 30 days of Holidays and special events.

                  Holidays require 3 night minimum stay.


                  Cancellation policy:

                  Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                  Last updated: 12/27/2014
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                  Location

                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Ferry
                  3 Miles
                  Nearest Golf

                  Car: Necessary

                  Downtown Gulfport 1 mile, Park with splash pad water feature for children, beach and fishing pier 2 blocks, 11 casinos within 15 miles. Concerts every weekend, art fairs, car shows, Gulfport Music Festival 1 1/2 miles. Crusin the Coast, Drag racing track 5 miles. Airport 4 miles. Seabee base 1 mile. Many pro golf courses.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2011

                  About the owner: We are from Michigan and love the Mississippi Gulf Coast. We have 3 cottages on the same street where we spend the winters with our family and friends. When we are not using them we have decided to rent them as vacation rentals for others to enjoy.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • Front view of Whispering Sands Cottage

                    Front view of Whispering Sands Cottage

                  • Dining area

                    Dining area

                  • Updated kitchen

                    Updated kitchen

                  • Livingroom entertainment center.

                    Livingroom entertainment center.

                  • Master bedroom with Queen bed.

                    Master bedroom with Queen bed.

                  • Master bath

                    Master bath

                  • Twin Bedroom

                    Twin Bedroom

                  • Main Bath features a 5 ft corner whirlpool tub

                    Main Bath features a 5 ft corner whirlpool tub

                  • View of the gulf from the deck.

                    View of the gulf from the deck.

                  • Deck with seating for 8 and large grill.

                    Deck with seating for 8 and large grill.

                  • Kitchen with stainless steel appliances.

                    Kitchen with stainless steel appliances.

                  • Sofa has a queen sleeper.

                    Sofa has a queen sleeper.

                  • Laundry Area

                    Laundry Area

                  • Queen size bed

                    Queen size bed

                  • View of fishing pier from deck.

                    View of fishing pier from deck.

                  • View of the park across the street.

                    View of the park across the street.

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                  This listing was first published here in 2012.

                  Date last modified - Saturday, December 27, 2014

                  $169 - $199 per night (USD)
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                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 8

                  View calendar: Updated 12/27/14
                  Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                  Member since: 2012
                  Speaks: english
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                  • Calendar last updated: 12/27/2014
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