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Refresh your Soul at the Moon Pie Cottage! Historic Downtown, Walk Everywhere!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 850 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedroom 1 bathroom Sleeps 5

This cozy little cottage is the same color as a banana Moon Pie thrown from a Mardi Gras float. The Moon Pie Cottage is reminiscent of vacations past in Ocean Springs, Mississippi, a sleepy little seaside village nestled between bayous and the Gulf of Mexico. You can hear the crickets, see the stars, feel the gulf breeze and you might even see a chicken cross the road! Ocean Springs is the oldest French settlement on the Gulf Coast, founded in 1699. Enjoy the 300 year old moss draped live oaks as you stroll through the neighborhood past small shops, great restaurants and art galleries. Visitors come for bird-watching, bicycling, fishing and uncrowded sandy beaches.

The Moon Pie Cottage built in 1925 is a quaint bungalow. It sits on a quiet tree-lined historic neighborhood street. Across the street is an 1893 carpenter gothic church and one of the oldest live oaks on the Gulf Coast. Just three blocks from Washington Avenue and Government Street and three blocks to the beach; you’re close to everything yet private and tucked away.

The Cottage is fully equipped with everything you’ll need to have a relaxing and carefree stay including two bedrooms with queen memory foam beds, bathroom w/shower, kitchen, full size frig w/ice maker, dishwasher, washer and dryer, TV and free internet connection. It has a front porch with a swing, a shady back porch and a patio table with umbrella for dining alfresco. So leave your stress and worries behind, bring your flip flops, try on some new adventures and refresh your soul!

More Details

Owner
Sonia Cowart
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 19, 2017

Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Gulfport
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Gulf Hills Resort
Car: not necessary

Amenities

Ocean Springs Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , memory foam mattress
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , memory foam mattress
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Television ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing

Reviews

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Refresh your Soul at the Moon Pie Cottage! Historic Downtown, Walk Everywhere!
average rating of 4.785714 based on 42 reviews
5

My awesome weekend

  • 5 of 5

The house is sooo! cute, clean and cozy. It was spacious enough for both couples to have our privacy. The front porch was amazing. I will recommend it to friends.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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McKinney, TX
4

Great Vacation

  • 4 of 5

The moon cottage was cozy and in a great location. We enjoyed our slow mornings on the front and back porches. Also found an outside prayer labyrinth at the church across the street. Easy Access to get to Biloxi or Gulfport (we went to Ship Island twice). Overall great experience!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

exactly what we wanted

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable and cozy, clean and updated but still quaint with lots of character and charm, and great location close to shops and restaurants downtown and to the beach. We especially loved the front porch swing.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Oxford, MS
5

Cute as a button!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at the Moon Pie, and it's hard to imagine that we would stay anywhere else in Ocean Springs. The location is ideal for walking to the beach, the museum, shopping, or restaurants. The beds are comfy, and the front porch swing is so inviting. Beautifully decorated, but not pretentious. We love it!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The moon pie cottage in Ocean Springs Mississippi is the perfect place to stay!

  • 4 of 5

The location of this cottage was excellent! The size was just right! Plenty of towels, memory foam beds! Located on Porter, just off of Washington! Nice peaceful walk to government st and Washington. Will definitely recommend to friends, just not the same time we will book again. Ha! Thanks Sonia!

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

So charming!

  • 5 of 5

And a great location! We'll be back!

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $30 + Tax
Cleaning Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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