Gulf Palms Cottage.....Walk to Beach, Downtown, Restaurants, Splash Pad & More!(35 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3-5 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
3 Bedrooms, 1.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Come enjoy not only a vacation but a way of life on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The Gulf Palms Cottage is located on a quiet and safe street in Long Beach just three blocks from the beach and harbor. With huge Live Oaks, the balmy sea breezes and plenty of outdoor space the cottage is situated in the center of everything the Coast has to offer. Our comfortable 3 bedroom, 1 ½ bath cottage is just moments from great restaurants such as Steve’s Marina, Bulls, Harbor View Café and Darwell’s. The exciting night life of Biloxi with its casinos and entertainment is only a short drive down the beach. For the “Salt Life” there is great pier fishing, Charter boats, beach volleyball, beach fire pits and the longest beach front on the Coast are just blocks away. With the free splash pad, City Park that features outdoor movies and music and the developing city center two blocks from the cottage there is something for everyone to enjoy.
Grocery stores and Walmart are a few minutes’ drive with Edgewater Mall , Premium Outlet Mall, Crossroads Mall and numerous boutiques all less than 20 minutes from the cottage. For those that desire more adventure there are several outstanding day trips within an hour from the cottage………New Orleans, Mobile, Ship Island and scores of historical and interesting destinations around the area.
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Member since: 2014
- 1200 sq. ft.
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Limited Accessibility
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom
- DVD Player:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Theme Parks
- Water Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Gambling Casinos
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Pier Fishing
- Roller Blading
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Living Room:
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine:
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Pantry Items:
There are 2 fridges. A new one in kitchen and another in outdoor storage room near patio. The outdoor fridge is plugged in and ready to store your fish or extra drinks. No ice makers-lots of ice trays...moreless
- Lawn / Garden:
- Outdoor Grill:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Mar 1 - May 31, 2017
3 night min stay
Jun 1 - Aug 15, 2017
3 night min stay
Aug 16 - Sep 30, 2017
3 night min stay
Crusin' on Coast
Oct 1 - Oct 8, 2017
5 night min stay
Oct 9 - Feb 28, 2018
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $250
- Cleaning $75
- Tax Rate 12%
Must be 21 years of age to Reserve.
Check In Time- 4:00 pm......Check Out- Time 11:00 am
Full refund on cancellations 30 days prior to check-in. Possible fee for reservations canceled less than 30 days prior to check in.
Separate Lease Agreement must be agreed to prior to reservation being final.
Refundable Security Deposit refunded after inspection please allow 7-10 to process.
One small pet might be considered must be approved by owner/manager in writing prior to reservation. Pet Fee & Deposit required. Pet policy must be agreed to.
All Rates Subject to Change.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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The Gulf Palms Cottage is located within walking distance (3 blocks) of the beach front area where beach volleyball, fire pits, entertainment plaza, public restrooms…changing areas…outdoor public showers, boat harbor (that has public boat ramps, charter boats, pier fishing, bait shop, cafes, etc.), several additional fishing piers, cement beachfront walking/jogging/biking trail, benches and numerous businesses along the beachfront.
The Cottage is also 2 blocks from Jeff Davis Ave (which is the renewed city center) which has a large city park, splash pad, library, city offices, cafes, boutiques, entertainment areas, etc.
Two blocks in the other direction from the cottage is the famous “Friendship Oak, University of Southern Mississippi’s gulf coast location, historic St Thomas Church (which still rings bells on the hour), area related displays open to the public on the University’s campus.
Two blocks north of the cottage is a shopping plaza along with cafes, businesses, city high school (with tennis courts, running/jogging area, city football stadium, etc.
The Gulf Palms Cottage is on a secluded established street which is also one of the area’s designated bike trails.
Year Purchased: 2014
About the owner: Harold And Claire Claire is French-Canadian who grew up in Quebec. Harold grew up in Long Beach but had not resided in Long Beach for 50 years, retired from 35 year career in Public Safety from Utah. Purchased this cottage as a family vacation home for our six adult children and seven grand children to experience and enjoy the Mississippi Gulf Coast....they all now have a deep connection to the beauty and people of our beloved community.
Why the Owner Chose Long Beach, MS, USA:
This could be classified as a “love story” by some or simply “luck of life” by others. In 2010 I, Harold, returned to the Mississippi Gulf Coast for a class reunion, where I hadn’t lived for over forty years. During that visit Claire feel in love with the beauty and peacefulness of the area and the people that call it home. We had been looking for a location to purchase a winter/retirement home for several years. After we returned from our trip life went on and we continued looking for property in Florida and other parts of the South never thinking we would return to the Mississippi Gulf Coast Then in 2013 events in life again brought us in contact with friends along the Coast. Later that year I was able to purchase a building lot in Long Beach with thoughts that we might build a small home there some day. In 2014 we again traveled to the area for Mardis Gras and took in a number of the parades along the coast. When checking the property I had purchased, Claire noticed that the older cottage on the property next door was for sale. The cottage had not been maintained for several years and was in need of much attention. Claire decided to purchase the cottage and the work was on to set it up for a family retreat. After several months of work and help from many friends in the area Claire has brought the cottage alive. This will now be our families’ (kids and grandkids) retreat when time allows. We hope you enjoy the cottage, Long Beach, the area, the beach life, the great seafood and of course the people of the area as much as we do and will. Please feel at home at our cottage and enjoy the beauty of the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Cottage is in the heart of everything the coast has to offer. Walking distance to beach, restrurants, harbor, splash pad, town green (where all events take place), the quaint downtown but yet in one of the most sought after peaceful, relaxing and safe areas along the entire Gulf Coast. Cottage is situated on huge private lot with large Live Oaks, space to play and relax in establish beach neighborhood right on destinated bike route for biking. With the screened in porch is one of the few "old style" cottage still along the coast.
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Front of Cottage
Livingroom with TV and plenty of seating
Kitchen with new dishwasher and all that's needed for a vacation.
Master bedroom with TV, dresser, mirror.
Bedroom 2: with queen bed, dresser, large closet
Bedroom #3 with flatscreen TV and sitting area.
Full Laundry that also includes a half bath. Full size washer & dryer
Relax under one of the large oak trees on the cottage property
View of beach and pier located just 5 blocks from cottage.
Beach at Sunset..3 blocks from Cottage
View of harbor at dusk while dining at a great cafe.
Town offers free movies & music during the year in park also seasonal events
Feel the Gulf breeze on the screened porch
The other half of the kitchen with dining, microwave & other small appliances
Master bedroom another view
Bedroom 3: single bed, reading area, large closet & access to main bathroom
Front of cottage with extra lot next door...plenty of parking and space to play
Covered patio...for shade, comfort & staying dry from any rain. Lots of seating
Birds & wildlife just steps from the cottage...get back to nature.
Harbor 5 blocks from cottage, has public boat ramps, parking and charter boats
Free splash pad, cafes & assorted boutiques all within 3 blks from cottage
Jeff Davis Ave shopping area, 3 blocks from cottage
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Thursday, March 23, 2017
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