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Charming 2-Story Coastal Cottage with Private Pool

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Last updated: 05/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

This lovely 2-story cottage has 3 BR/2 BA in about 1500 sq. ft. It was custom built in 2010 and has many upgraded features - stainless steel appliances, travertine in both bathrooms, beautiful concrete countertops and floors, etc.

The downstairs of the cottage features an open floor plan where the living room with a 2-story ceiling height flows into the kitchen and dining area. There is a 4 person Dining Room table as well as 2 stools at the bar height counter by the kitchen. In the living Room, there is a 40” flat screen TV with DirecTV programming. There is also a large sofa & 1 wing chair recliner and an additional wing chair. In the winter months, enjoy the fireplace with gas logs with auto starter wall switch.

Also located downstairs is the Master Bedroom and compartmented Master Bath. A single vanity is in with the toilet and is separated by a pocket door from the other area of the Master Bath which contains another single vanity in with the Jacuzzi tub and shower combo. In the Master Bedroom, there is a Queen sized bed and a large dresser as well as an armoire with a 26” TV & DVD player combo. There is a tray ceiling with ceiling fan and a walk-in closet. A French door leads out back to the patio area and in-ground pool which features a multi-colored light system making it perfect for evening swims. The entire back yard is fenced.

Upstairs are 2 bedrooms – one with a full-size bed and one with a twin bed. Both are connected to the full bath upstairs which features a vanity with single sink, walk-in shower with travertine & hand held shower head, as well as travertine floors.

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Cottage
  • 1470 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Renters must be at least 24 years old....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Please smoke only on front porch or back patio...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Dogs allowed with prior approval from owner - limit 3. $50 refundable deposit per pet required....moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Master Bedroom is downstairs with door to pool area...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

    BR 2 is upstairs and has antique full-size bed...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 twin/ single

    BR 3 is upstairs and has TV sitting area plus twin daybed...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (1) Queen bed in Master Bedroom, Double Beds (1) Double bed in one of the upstairs bedrooms, Twin or Single Beds (1) Twin bed in the other upstairs bedrooms...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Bath 2 is upstairs between BRs with walk-in shower with seat...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

    Master Bath with jetted tub/shower combo is downstairs....moreless

  • Jetted tub in Master Bath is 23' deep. The side of the tub must be stepped over to access shower. Some visitors may have difficulty with this. Please see photo of tub area in Master Bath for details. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Small library of classic novels in bookcase in Living Room reading area....moreless

  • DVD Player:

    Built into TV in Master Bedroom...moreless

  • Music Library:

    Several music CDs furnished with boombox. Also many music channels included on DirecTV....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    DirecTV package includes the Sports Pack with dozens of Fox Sports Net channels, as well as the NBA League Pass....moreless

  • Stereo:

    CD boombox located in upstairs sitting area...moreless

  • Television:

    (3) 40' flat screen in living room,. Also 26' TV in Master Bedroom and a small TV in one of the upstairs bedrooms...moreless

  • Toys:

    Floats, water noodles and other water toys for fun in the pool are furnished...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Long-range views of the coastline down the street in front of the property....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Long-range views of the coastline down the street in front of the property....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Jet Skiing
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    Small dining table seats 4 - additional 2 stools at bar height counter by kitchen...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central heat/air with one thermostat near Master Bedroom...moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    In separate utility room...moreless

  • Covered Parking:

    Single carport...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Includes large mantle and switch to turn on gas logs...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    Easy lighting gas fireplace with switch above mantel...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central heat/air with one thermostat near Master Bedroom...moreless

  • Internet:

    Broadband internet connection with wireless router/modem - use laptop or smartphone anywhere in house or outdoors....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All bed linens, kitchen towels, tablecloths and napkins, etc. provided. Also provide covers for furniture if bringing pets....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Living Room with 20 foot ceiling open to Kitchen and Dining area has 2 wing chairs, as well as large sofa. Also has extra reading area with arm chair and bookcase....moreless

  • Parking:

    Semi-circular driveway in front as well as side driveway leading back to single carport near back of house...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Semi-circular driveway and straight drive to single carport at back of house...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath towels, several beach towels, and old towels for drying pets & dirty feet are provided....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    In separate utility room...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Bring your laptop and smartphone and use them anywhere in house or outdoor area...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    All pots, pans, cheese grater, pasta strainer, cutlery, etc. are furnished...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Nice kitchen with concrete countertops and stainless steel appliances...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Built in microwave ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Side-by-side frig has ice/water dispenser on door...moreless

  • Stove:

    Smooth-top electric stove w/full-size oven...moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Large patio around in-ground pool in backyard...moreless

  • Golf:

    There are many golf courses in the area @ casinos, country clubs, etc. Closest course is about 8.5 miles away....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Large fenced back yard - lots of grassy area for pets and children to play in. Patio furniture incl. small dining table w/3 chairs, 2 lg. wicker chairs w/cushions & hammock w/stand....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Small portable grill and charcoal are furnished....moreless

  • Porch / Veranda:

    Covered downstairs porch with bench on front of house and patio area surrounding in-ground pool with small dining table and 3 chairs, as well as 2 wicker chairs with seat cushions....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    In-ground 11' X 22' salt water pool in backyard. Depth of pool goes from min. depth of about 3 ft. to max. depth of about 5.5 ft. LED light pkg. in pool makes it perfect for night swims. ...moreless

  • Jetted Tub:

    Extra deep jacuzzi tub/shower combo in Master Bathroom...moreless

 

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My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$217
$1,302 $3,300
* 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
  • Online Booking Fee $46
  • Taxes Included

Notes:

4 Night Min. Stay Required. $217 rate per night. Rate for 1 wk. is $1302 (7th night free). All reservations over 7 nights - $186 per night. Same FLAT RATE all year long includes all taxes & fees if payment is made by cashiers check or cash at check-in. For online credit card payments, a 3% charge will be added.

$250 REFUNDABLE damage deposit (payable by personal check) is required to hold reservation. Pets are welcome with prior approval and $50 REFUNDABLE deposit per pet (payable at same time as damage deposit).

Balance of rental amount is due at check-in by cashiers check or cash. If payment is made online, it will be due one week prior to check-in date and will have a 3% fee added to the amount due.


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Last updated: 05/23/2015
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Location

  • Half Shell Oyster House

  • Cajun Crawfish Hut

    "Down-home place for good variety of fried seafood"

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  • Darwell's Cafe

  • Harbor View Cafe

    "Charming place with views of the beach. Menu includes sandwiches, salads & seafood. Also o..."

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  • Steve's Marina Restaurant

    "Nice atmosphere on beach side of Hwy 90. Lots of great seafood dishes, pasta, etc."

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  • Long Beach Pier

    "Nice pier near Long Beach Marina extending out into the Gulf. Good for fishing or just walk..."

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  • Pirates Cove

  • Salute Italian Restaurant

    "Italian place with reasonably priced, tasty pasta dishes, etc. Located in nice surroundings..."

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10.7 Miles
Nearest Airport
Gulfport/Biloxi International Airport (GPT)
8.1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Pass Christian Isles Golf Club
0.2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 90 (runs parallel to the Gulf of Mexico)
1.3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Steve's Marina, Harbor View Cafe, Bull's, etc.
0.6 Miles
Nearest Beach
Public Beach Parking area - just east of cottage

Car: Recommended

Located in a nice area of Long Beach just a couple of minutes walk to the beach, the cottage is within a few miles of several new restaurants with Gulf views in Long Beach, as well as a marina and public pier. There are also many more restaurants, marinas and attractions within a 30 minute drive in either direction. With a WalMart a couple of miles to the west and grocery stores and pharmacies located only a couple of miles to the east, you can easily make a quick trip to pick up supplies. The closet casino in Gulfport is only about 5 and a half miles away, and there are 10 other casinos within a 20 to 30 minute drive.

Hwy 90 runs directly along the beach for 40 miles from Bay St. Louis to the west all the way over to Ocean Springs to the east. This drive is very unique because of its mostly unobstructed view of the Gulf for the entire route plus its abundance of live oak trees all along the route. This drive also features the sweeping views from bridge connecting Bay St. Louis to Pass Christian, as well as the bridge between Biloxi and Ocean Springs. Also, the route takes through 6 distinct towns, all with their unique charm.

If you want to go a little further out, you can be in the French Quarter or the Garden District in New Orleans in less than an hour and a half. Just west of New Orleans and also within a 2 hour drive is the Great River Road in Louisiana populated with several magnificent antebellum plantation houses. This whole area offers a variety of activities to take part in or just stay in the peaceful surroundings of the cottage and relax.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: This is one of several of our family's properties in the state. We stay here part of the year, but can be flexible to arrange around vacation rentals. Our 2 golden retrievers - Callie and Caleb (pictured) love to swim in the pool and lie on the cool concrete floors. We definitely wanted to make our rental pet-friendly because we know how much pets are a part of families now, but also how hard it is to find nice rentals that will accept pets.

Why the Owner Chose Long Beach:
After looking for property in other beach areas, we visited here about one year post-Katrina & appreciated the small town atmosphere of the area and could see the potential for the MS coast to be rebuilt better than ever. We wanted to help be a part of that rebuilding.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
We love the privacy of being removed from other houses, but still close enough to neighbors to not feel isolated. We also love that the property is surrounded on several sides by live oak trees giving the property a beautiful backdrop. The great location (close to the beach, grocery shopping, restaurants, hospital, etc) made it ideal for us. Also, adding the pool recently has made the cottage even more of a place to relax and enjoy the beach-area lifestyle.


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Speaks: english

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Photos

  • 2-story coastal cottage

    2-story coastal cottage

  • Cottage is surrounded by open area and circled by live oaks

    Cottage is surrounded by open area and circled by live oaks

  • The view down the street towards the Gulf - just a 2 minute walk to the beach

    The view down the street towards the Gulf - just a 2 minute walk to the beach

  • Living room has 2-story height ceiling with upstairs windows

    Living room has 2-story height ceiling with upstairs windows

  • Dining area by living room & kitchen seats 4

    Dining area by living room & kitchen seats 4

  • 2 stools at bar-height counter by kitchen

    2 stools at bar-height counter by kitchen

  • Single vanity in half bath portion of Master Bathroom.

    Single vanity in half bath portion of Master Bathroom.

  • Master Bedroom with Queen-size gel-top mattress, tray ceiling, and door to patio

    Master Bedroom with Queen-size gel-top mattress, tray ceiling, and door to patio

  • Upstairs bedroom with full-size antique bed

    Upstairs bedroom with full-size antique bed

  • Upstairs bathroom with single vanity, travertine floors and walk-in shower

    Upstairs bathroom with single vanity, travertine floors and walk-in shower

  • Back yard includes charcoal grill, small dining table with chairs, hammock, etc.

    Back yard includes charcoal grill, small dining table with chairs, hammock, etc.

  • Enjoy the uncrowded white sand beaches in Long Beach and all along the MS coast.

    Enjoy the uncrowded white sand beaches in Long Beach and all along the MS coast.

  • Cottage has white picket fence in front and detached single carport in the back.

    Cottage has white picket fence in front and detached single carport in the back.

  • View from the north side - plenty of extra space with the vacant lot next door

    View from the north side - plenty of extra space with the vacant lot next door

  • Front door leads right into open living room area

    Front door leads right into open living room area

  • Living Room w/sofa, wing chair, recliner, 42' HD flat screen w/DirecTV & gas FP

    Living Room w/sofa, wing chair, recliner, 42' HD flat screen w/DirecTV & gas FP

  • Compact kitchen opens onto Living Room and features stainless steel appliances

    Compact kitchen opens onto Living Room and features stainless steel appliances

  • Separate utility room with washer & dryer - also has door leading to back patio

    Separate utility room with washer & dryer - also has door leading to back patio

  • Jetted Garden Tub & shower area of Master Bath with another single vanity

    Jetted Garden Tub & shower area of Master Bath with another single vanity

  • Stairwell comes in near front door

    Stairwell comes in near front door

  • Upstairs bedroom with twin platform bed - also 19' TV & swivel rocker

    Upstairs bedroom with twin platform bed - also 19' TV & swivel rocker

  • Fenced back yard with 11' X 22' salt water pool and 2 outdoor wicker chairs

    Fenced back yard with 11' X 22' salt water pool and 2 outdoor wicker chairs

  • Large parking area for beach access - less than 1/2 mile away from the cottage

    Large parking area for beach access - less than 1/2 mile away from the cottage

  • Pier at Long Beach Marina

    Pier at Long Beach Marina

VRBO #424194

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 24 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/23/2015
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