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Restored Creole Cottage NRHP-Pool-2 Blocks From Beach

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,100 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights


About the property

2 bedroom, 2 1/2 bathroom- sleeps 6, pool, near beach and Old Bay St. Louis

La Petite Cachette is a completely restored "barge board" private home, listed on The National Register of Historical Places.

The Main House features a creole porch with four hand-made Mississippi rocking chairs. This is a great place for morning coffee or afternoon libations with friends & family. This is the spot to take in a good book or just to enjoy the peace and privacy of La Petite Cachette.

The living room is a very cozy space for relaxing and watching TV. It has a large sofa, comfortable chairs, & a flat screen tv with a DVR. The living room opens to a spacious dining room. The dining room table has seating for 8 people and is decorated with the works of Mississippi artists. The chandelier is a family heirloom. The impressive pocket doors are restored and underscore the historical nature of this property.

The kitchen has been renovated & is fully equipped with 2 sets of dishes for 8, 2 sets of stainless flatware for 8, a large variety of cooking utensils, various pots and pans for cooking, oven bakeware of various sizes, and barware. There are 2 refrigerators: one vintage restored Philco refrigerator and a modern one with an icemaker on the screen porch. Appliances include a gas stove, a dishwasher, and a microwave. Small appliances include a coffeemaker, a toaster, a crockpot, and a blender.

The screen porch is accessed off of the kitchen and allows for outdoor dining. The porch also overlooks the pool and patio area.

The guest bedroom is well appointed with a queen size poster bed, a chest of drawers, night stands, bedside lamps, & generous closet space. The guest bedroom has 2 large windows & custom French doors which open on to the front porch. The bathroom is ensuite with a shower/tub combination. The bathroom is handicap accessible.

The master bedroom entrance is off the dining room through handmade French doors. There is an heirloom French bedroom suite with a queen bed and two large dressers. Also in the bedroom is a built-in work station with a flat screen TV. The bedroom has two large windows that allow natural light in the room. There is an ensuite bathroom with a vanity and dressing area with built-in barge board cabinets. The bathroom has two pedestal sinks and a six foot soaking bathtub/shower combination.

The sunroom is located at the rear of the house. This is a beautiful sunlit room with barge board shelves and cabinets from reclaimed wood from the New Orleans area. There is a vintage English breakfast table with balloon chairs. This is another great place for morning coffee. The windows and doors have custom made curtains and to allow for privacy. The sunroom has a half bath and can be used as a third sleeping space. The couch is a queen size sleeper sofa.

The laundry room has a washer and dryer and rods for hanging clothes. The laundry room is located in the back portion of the house and can be accessed from the sunroom.

The pool is private & is located in the backyard area of the property. There are bicycles located under the carport for guests to use during their stay.

*Please note this is the 'Main House' (VRBO #489053) and there is also another accommodation in the upstairs 'Guest Quarters' (VRBO #472872) listed separately. The pool is shared by the guests in the Guest Quarters and the Main House.

We allow pets on an individual basis. Please call for questions.

We DO NOT allow receptions or weddings, rehearsal dinners, showers, stag parties, bachelor parties, large parties, etc. on the premises. Guests must be at least 25 years old. If you have questions please contact us.

More Details

Mary Ellen Warner
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 18, 2018

About Mary Ellen Warner

Mary Ellen and Bob are from Mississippi. Bob grew up in Bay St. Louis and graduated from St. Stanislaus. They have been coming back to 'The Bay' for over twenty years and are proud to be apart of this very special coastal community. The quiet streets, beautiful beaches, and the history & culture of Bay St. Louis are embedded in our hearts. We love Bay St. Louis!

Mary Ellen Warner purchased this house in 2010

Why Mary Ellen Warner chose Bay Saint Louis

The owners return to the Gulf Coast regularly for rest and relaxation. They are pleased to have the opportunity to restore and preserve this historical 100 year old cottage, "La Petite Cachette" (Little Nook). They love their home and want to share this restored piece of coastal history.

What makes this house unique

This Creole home is one of the few Biloxi Cottages to survive after Katrina.The typical Biloxi Cottage is a locally popular vernacular house that is typified by a gable roof, undercut gallery, and four bay facade with doors in two central bays.

La Petite Cachette is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This is a special property that seamlessly blends the history of a past lifestyle with the modern luxury of today. The barge board cabinets and hardwood floors are right at home with the modern luxury of the private pool, WIFI, and flatscreens


Bay Saint Louis House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Guest Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , Furnished with grab bars at shower entry and inside shower
    Master Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    1/2 Bathroom - toilet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 4 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Guests must be at least 25 years of age to rent. Pets are permitted on an individual basis, must let us know if bringing a pet.


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Restored Creole Cottage NRHP-Pool-2 Blocks From Beach
average rating of 4.970588 based on 34 reviews

Wonderful, charming, New Orleans style cottage. Very well equipped.

  • 4 of 5

Wonderful and cozy. A little Difficult for my husband to get around in lots of small rooms but otherwise great.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and restful and full of southern charm!

  • 5 of 5

We (me along with my mother and my twin nine year olds) enjoyed our stay so much! The house and yard are so restful and easy on the eyes. We had everything we needed in the house and loved swimming in the pool in the lush backyard. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place, very quiet area

  • 5 of 5

We loved the house. Very cozy place to stay. Quiet and comfortable. Ms Warner was very helpful when we had questions. We definitely recommend staying here.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5


Convenient location and felt like home.

I will visit Mary Ellen's place again!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful house and community!

  • 5 of 5

We rented the main house and guest house for a family trip. The house was even more beautiful than the pictures! We had plenty of room, and all of the furnishings in the house were really pretty. We loved the front porch and fenced in yard, loved the private pool and deck, and loved the quick walk to the beach. The neighborhood is really great s well. We're excited to come back for another trip one day!

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome Property!

  • 5 of 5

Quaint, quiet, historic property close to beach and town. Nice pool in a private yard. Front rockers at sunrise and sunset with a favorite beverage are a must do! Owners could not be any nicer or accommodating; they checked in regularly to make sure everything was to our satisfaction. While there are a number of properties to choose from, none will give you what this one does. How often can you have access to something designated as being on the National Historic Registry? Just a grand example of early architecture on the Bay. We’ll be staying here often!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
16 Miles
Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Hollywood Casino and Resort Bay St. Louis
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Highway 90
Car: recommended

This house is an example of a "Biloxi Cottage" & is on the National Historic Register. It is the downstairs living areas of a double shotgun home.The house is part of a historic district in Bay St. Louis. The "Depot District" and "Old Town" are within walking distance from the house.

Work related travelers will find the Stennis Airport, Healthcare Facilities, and industry within a reasonable driving distance.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $300
Housekeeping $125 + Tax

*If you have an inquiry about monthly, off-season rates, please send me an email.

Other festivals in BSL
Harbor Fest 2016 TBA

Please call or email for Event and Holiday rates.

Events & National Holidays: Mardi Gras, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, Memorial & Labor Day, July 4, MLK , Presidents, Columbus & Veterans Day, Harbor Fest, and Cruisin' the Coast

Check in: 3-5 pm Check out: 11 am
Late arrivals call
Monthly rates upon request: Longer terms & special arrangements are considered

We require having phone contact with our guests to confirm final arrangements.

We DO NOT allow receptions or weddings, rehearsal dinners, showers, stag parties, bachelor parties, large parties, etc. on the premises. If you have questions please contact us.

Rates are subject to change at owner's discretion.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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