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Last updated: 09/23/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This unique cottage is located directly on the beautiful Ocean Springs Harbor. Its large deck is a wonderful place to relax, and observe the sailboats and wildlife. Pelicans, Great Blue Herons, Night Herons , Egrets and Skimmers all frequent the harbor on a regular basis. You can easily walk to the beach or downtown Ocean Springs, which is filled with art galleries, boutiques and over 100 restaurants. The casinos are just 10 minutes across the Biloxi Bay. Charter boats are available for hire in the Ocean Springs Harbor and Biloxi Harbor. Several golf courses are within a short drive, as well as kayak rentals and tennis courts.

The Master bedroom is located upstairs in a loft, with the bathroom downstairs. The large living room has a queen size sofa sleeper. There is a kitchenette with a dining area. Bicycles are available with the cottage to cruise the shaded streets of this historic town up close. Our beaches are still uncrowded and our waters provide some of the best seafood in the country. Something wonderful is always in season: crabs, crawfish, oysters and always fish of all kinds. In season, you can even walk to the the harbor and buy fresh shrimp right off the boats.

Our Harbor House is filled with local art and whimsy. It was once part of the original Ocean Springs Yacht Club which was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina. Thankfully, the Guest House survived and has been completely remodeled with love since the hurricane.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 450 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum age of 21...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

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

  • Bedroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s)

    ...moreless

  • Upstairs bedroom with Pillow top king size bed (1), Queen size sofa sleeper on main level in living room...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Bathtub with shower on main level

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    Flat screen TV...moreless

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 3 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Free Wifi. ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    High quality bed linens and plenty of towels are furnished....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Long driveway in front of the house....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    In front of property...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    Kitchenette with small appliances including: electric skillet, electric burners, slow cooker, electric tea kettle, coffee pot, toaster oven, and coffee pot. Charcoal grill outside. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator:

    Full size refrigerator...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Bicycles
  • Boat:

    Boat slip available when booked in advance...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.9
from 65 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Most Popular
Apr 1 - Dec 1, 2016
2 night min stay
$125
$750 $2,200
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$125
$750 $2,200
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $25
  • Cleaning Fee $50
  • Tax Rate 11%

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Last updated: 09/23/2016
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 1998

About the owner: Jack & Beth Riley lived on this property until Hurricane Katrina rudely moved them out in 2005. However, they couldn't give up on this wonderful location and still retain the Harbor House for themselves, family, friends and visitors. The Riley's own a photography studio in downtown Ocean Springs.

Why the Owner Chose Ocean Springs, MS, USA:
This was once our home. We moved to Ocean Springs because of its small town charm and historic beauty.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Watching the boats and birds in the harbor from the deck; walking to the beach, buying fresh shrimp from a boat in the harbor or going to one of the many shops, galleries or restaurants in town.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Large deck overlooking the harbor.

    Large deck overlooking the harbor.

  • new furniture in the living room with sleeper sofa

    new furniture in the living room with sleeper sofa

  • Comfy King Size bedroom with views of the harbor on three sides.

    Comfy King Size bedroom with views of the harbor on three sides.

  •  Breakfast on the deck, lunch at the beach, dinner in town, nightcap on the deck

    Breakfast on the deck, lunch at the beach, dinner in town, nightcap on the deck

  • Large windows and deck overlook the harbor

    Large windows and deck overlook the harbor

  • View from the deck: Ocean Springs Harbor

    View from the deck: Ocean Springs Harbor

  • Walk toFront Beach in 5 minutes from the house.

    Walk toFront Beach in 5 minutes from the house.

  • You'll see egrets, herons and  pelicans every day

    You'll see egrets, herons and pelicans every day

  • Don't miss a visit to the Gulf Island National Seashore

    Don't miss a visit to the Gulf Island National Seashore

  • 'If you intend to plan life…plan to enjoy it.' Our motto at the Harbor House!

    'If you intend to plan life…plan to enjoy it.' Our motto at the Harbor House!

  • One of the many visitors to the Harbor

    One of the many visitors to the Harbor

  • Kitchenette and dining area.

    Kitchenette and dining area.

  • Bathroom with tub, shower and a view of the harbor.

    Bathroom with tub, shower and a view of the harbor.

  • regular stairway leads to the loft bedroom with a comfy king size bed

    regular stairway leads to the loft bedroom with a comfy king size bed

  • invite your friends to join you on the deck or enjoy the solitude

    invite your friends to join you on the deck or enjoy the solitude

  • Welcome flag on the deck

    Welcome flag on the deck

  • Davis Bayou in the Gulf Island National Park, an easy 2 mile bike ride.

    Davis Bayou in the Gulf Island National Park, an easy 2 mile bike ride.

  • Fishing, photography, birding or just relaxing in our beautiful scenery.

    Fishing, photography, birding or just relaxing in our beautiful scenery.

  • Another view from the deck, a great place for bird watching

    Another view from the deck, a great place for bird watching

  • a corner of the deck overlooking the harbor

    a corner of the deck overlooking the harbor

  • The Train Depot downtown houses the Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center

    The Train Depot downtown houses the Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center

  • Sunset over Deer Island

    Sunset over Deer Island

VRBO #286651

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Friday, September 30, 2016

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  • Sleeps
    4
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Property type
    Cottage
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Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 09/23/2016

(228) 324-4804 (Mississippi, USA)

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