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Beach view just steps from the Beach

Bedrooms 1
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

The 'Little House' is only 100 steps from the beautiful white sand beach in Waveland and is located behind the Big House. It is a 900 SF Mediteranean style stucco house featuring a clay tile roof and Mexican tile open deck. As you relax on the deck under the shade of the live oak tree, you have several views of the beach and a 300+ year old cypress tree.

Inside, the very open floor plan has ceramic tile throughout the house and many double windows to add to the open feel.

The spacious bedroom has a king bed and two large closets. The bathroom features an oversized whirlpool tub with ceramic tile enclosure and counter tops. The fully stocked kitchen has plenty of counter space and cabinets. The laundry room is equipped with a full size washer and dryer.

From this location, you can be in the New Orleans French Quarter in less than an hour. On the way to New Orleans, you can stop by the Stennis Space Center Infinity Museum that features science and space exhibits.

Traveling to the west on the beach road, you can visit the Waveland Public Pier for fishing and beautiful views of the water, stop by Buccaneer State Park for a little recreation and continue to the Silver Slipper Casino for a little gaming or eat in their restaurants.

Traveling to the east on the beach road, you will be in Bay St. Louis in about 30 seconds. Bay St. Louis 'Old Town' has restaurants, shopping, antiques, a coffee house, and golf cart rentals. Hollywood Casino that features The Bridges golf course is also located in Bay St. Louis.

This area is still rebuilding from Hurricane Katrina so it is very quiet and relaxing, but there is plenty to do and see!!

Guided fishing trips are available, but reservations must be made in advance.


More Details

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2018

About Darlene

We love living on the beach. We built the first 'Little House' in 1986. We were 'weekenders' for many years and dreaded going home on Sundays. When an opportunity came for us to move to Waveland permanently, we did!

Darlene purchased this cottage in 2006

Why Darlene chose Waveland

When Hurricane Katrina destroyed the 'Little House' and the 'Big House' in 2005, we built the smaller house first so that my husband and I could have a place to live while we designed and built the big house. We lived in the little house for 4 years and rented it to a friend for a year.

It was sitting there empty, so we decided to list it with VRBO. We have used VRBO several time ourselves and liked it.

We like the personal contract with potential guests through e-mail and phone calls. The personal touch means a lot when renting from an 'Owner'!

What makes this cottage unique

The house is only 100 steps to the beach and a great walking and bike path. The views and sunsets are great.

The convenient location is only 10 minutes to the restaurants and activities in Waveland and Bay St. Louis.


Waveland Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Convertible bed(s) - Queen Sofa Bed
  • King size beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


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(26 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.9615383 based on 26 reviews

Exquisitely clean & organized property.

  • 5 of 5

Our family enjoyed a very nice peaceful Thanksgiving away! Such a quiet getaway. The owners are extremely nice & accommodating. Close proximity to the white Sandy Beach & to downtown Bay St Louis shops & restaurants.

We will return.....soon.

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Stay!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay ! Comfortable, relaxing and peaceful. Well stocked kitchen for cooking should you chose to do so. Beautiful Gulf views.. walk across the street and catch your dinner. King sized bed is very comfortable. Lovely patio for early morning coffee, grilling or unwinding after a fun day! Great location, close to restaurants and shopping. Highly recommend you staying here. The owner's are wonderful too....I'm certain you will have a splendid time!!

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mandeville, La

Great Waveland house

  • 5 of 5

The house had everything we needed, location was perfect and the owners were very nice. We had room to park our boat, and they have a great patio with a water view. Also, the owner let us use their bikes and we rode to Bay St Louis one day and Waveland the next.. There is a great bike path along the beach.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was very nice to meet you and we are glad that you enjoyed your stay. I was excited to see someone use the bicycles and especially to visit downtown Bay St. Louis via the bike path. Thanks for the fish - it was great!!
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Prairieville LA

Great Stay!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Thanks Darlene and Henry for sharing your "Little House" with us. The house was warm and welcoming with all the comforts of home. The beach was clean, quiet an only steps away from the house. If you choose to leave the peace and quit.... there are many great restaurants and shops near by just ask the owners. They are very accommodating, nice and friendly and always a text or phone call away. We enjoyed our stay and looking forward to our next visit.

The Lamberts

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad that you enjoyed our "Little House" and the peace and quiet of our beautiful beach. We strive to make your guests feel welcome and share our knowledge of the MS Gulf Coast. Hope to see you again soon!
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Wonderful, just as pictured.

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is only steps away from the beach. It's quiet and an easy place to relax. There are restaurants nearby. The owner, Darlene was so nice to let us know about area attractions.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words about our little house and beach. We try to give our guests information about the area especially when it rains! Along with great restaurants, there are several museums to visit in the area. Hope to see you again soon!
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Mehlville Mo

Perfect beach vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at "the little house" was a perfect vacation! The house is just as pictured.The beach was so close and secluded it was like we had our own private beach. The owners were wonderful and gave great ideas of places to visit. We were close enough to go to Biloxi one day and New Orleans the next. I can't wait to go back and would recommend this place for couples and families. Thanks Hank and Darlene for letting us enjoy the pleasure of Waveland! You are the perfect hosts and hope to see you again!

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such a positive review and we are glad you had a nice stay. We try to help our guests with restaurant suggestions and things to see and do in the area. First hand knowledge is always helpful! We hope to see you again someday!!
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Gulfport Biloxi Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Buoy's Bar
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
The Bridges at Hollywood Casino
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Highway 90
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Trapani's, Blind Tiger, 200 N. Beach, Cuz's
Nearest Beach
Located on the beach
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 9.0%

My preferred method of payment is by check and if paying by check, you may pay 50% at the time of booking and the balance at the time of check-in.

Contact us for extended stay rates!

We offer discounts for 5 or 6 night stays!

50% Refunded for cancellation less than 30 days before rental starts.
100% Refunded for cancellation more than 30 days before rental starts.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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