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Beachfront Cottage With Beautiful Gulf View--Milky Way

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12 (8 adults, 4 children)

Sleepy little island with a colorful history of pirates, resting place for many species of birds as they migrate, winner of state cleanest city contest for 2014 & 2015. Cottage contains central A/C & heat, fully stocked kitchen, 40" flatscreen TV, washer and dryer, large sun deck with swings & picnic tables, large lower deck with swings, picnic tables, fish cleaning station, large bar-b-que grill, boiling pot, outdoor shower, easy beach access, ample parking.

Lou and Belle Toups Owner/Property Manager
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 11, 2018


Grand Isle Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , vanity
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , vanity
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , vanity
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , vanity
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Beachfront Cottage With Beautiful Gulf View--Milky Way
average rating of 4.642857 based on 14 reviews
Denham Springs, LA

Best camp on the island!

  • 5 of 5

It had everything we needed and an awesome view & location. I can't say enough great things about this property. The Toups were great to do "business" with. We can't wait to come back :)

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Woodlands, Texas

Perfect place for our family...

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay. It was the perfect place for our family.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The cottage was nice and the location was great. As far as cooking goes it had everything you needed. (grill, boiling pot, etc.). The setup is nice as well. I would recommend this place to others.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, nice beach front

  • 4 of 5

This house was at a great location with the crossover being paved, but if you're wanting privacy- that might not be a good thing. The inside was roomy, we really liked the separation of rooms on both sides of the house. It seemed that one side was always warm, though. Picnic table needs to be removed, but other than that- we enjoyed our stay! will stay here again!

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location and very clean,kids loved it!!

  • 5 of 5

Great for group of was clean and has easy access to the beach. Would highly recommend this property

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It was exactly right for us!!

  • 4 of 5

We had a group of eight adults and four children and didn't feel crowded. The front room never felt crowded or cluttered even with all of our stuff. The kitchen was well stocked with pots and pans. Enough for us to cook for the twelve of us.

The house is just like it looks in the photos. No unpleasant surprises greeted us as we roamed around picking out rooms. The upper bunks didn't have rails though, so we didn't feel safe putting the 7 year old on a bunk. That just meant she got to sleep with gramma and papa. She didn't mind.

The view from the deck was amazing!! The gulf was so beautiful and other than the burm, there was an unobstructed view.

The first day we were there it rained, so we played on the deck and on the patio area underneath the deck. There was room to play catch and the kids could run, which they desperately needed after the 14 hours in the cars the day before.

We went into New Orleans two days, the drive was a little long, about two hours each way, but worth it. Don't let being 100 miles south of NO stop you from renting, it's an easy drive into the city.

The last two days we spent on the beach. It is just over the burm and has a brick walking path that takes you right to it. Just don't walk on it barefooted, it is a little uncomfortable on the feet.

We had a campfire and roasted hot dogs. Flew kites and played ball. The grandkids played in the water some, but just at the very edge, and with parents at their sides, the surf was pretty strong. Sand castles were made and destroyed. This will be a vacation that will be remembered for a long time.

Thank you Lou and Belle for making the Milky Way the perfect vacation spot for our family!

(The only reason I didn't give it 5 stars is that one night we needed the heater on and it only worked on one side of the house. And the washing machine, that looked really old, stopped working on the last day. Both I'm sure will be fixed before the next guests arrive.)

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
107 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Grand Isle
Nearest Golf
61 Miles
La Tour, Mathews, La
Nearest Train
107 Miles
New Orleans La
Nearest Motorway
25 Miles
Grand Isle
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Grand Isle
Nearest Beach
Grand Isle
Car: necessary

Migratory bird festival in April, fishing rodeos every weekend from May thru Aug, Int'l Tarpon Rodeo last weekend in July, historical guide available on request


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Damage Insurance $59

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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