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ECO-Beach House in the Trees

Bedrooms 1
Space 600 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

Bird Watchers Paradise featured on National TV!

Nestled in a live oak, this one bedroom/one bath home is perfect for a "couples getaway" on a quiet wooded lot only 2 blocks from the beach. 15' in the air and surrounded by windows, you'll see birds and a bobcat, if you are lucky, from the balcony! We provide 2 bikes so you can enjoy a morning ride to Bay St Louis for breakfast or a sunset pedal on the many paths provided.!!!! The beach is protected by barrier islands and fed by the Jordan River so it is nutrient rich (great for fishing and birding) and much more like a bay. Our garden is a work in progress with native longleaf pines, coastal prairie field, and my "Cocktail Garden". In this raised bed you will find fresh mint and rosemary to create a refreshing afternoon drink.....mixed with grapefruit and lime (and your preferred libation) you'll be relaxing in the summer breeze in no time! Please note this an ADULT ONLY (2 adults max) and absolutely NO PETS due to severe allergies and our effort to maintain the natural wildlife which you rarely see in an urban environment, but we capture on our WILDLIFE CAMS (as well as your pets). Not adhering to these rules result in an automatic loss of deposit as well as a vacation from premise. Please confirm these when booking! It will save us a lot of time :). Check IN 4pm - Check OUT NOON. We are happy to accommodate earlier/later if we can, but you will need prior approval.

Additional linens and towels (other than those provided in bathroom) will accrue an additional cost of $15/sheet set and $5/towel that will be taken out of deposit.

More Details

Pye Parson
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 28, 2018

Why Pye Parson chose Waveland

My dream was to live on the Gulf Coast with a Live Oak, but I couldn't stand the traffic and long waits at restaurants at most beach destinations on the Gulf. I found a gem in Waveland that allows me to be on the water and to enjoy nature at the same time. I know the owners of the shops and restaurants, and they know me. No waiting in lines, like I imagine "old florida" use to be where your "chef" may have been the one who caught the fish you are eating.

What makes this cottage unique

Modern home with walking and bike trails. Two bikes provided. Native long leaf Pines, wild flowers, and a window to the local wildlife. Breakfast Diner and local convenience store 1 block away. More shopping and dining in Bay St Louis 3 miles away. Fresh herbs in the garden for use.


Waveland Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Noon / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Large walk in like
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • 20' high ceilings with full windows. Amazing space to wake up.
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • arboretum
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

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ECO-Beach House in the Trees
average rating of 4.866667 based on 15 reviews

Birthday getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Loved loved loved the place, short drive to BSL. Locals were awesome. Pyle was very accommodating for our weekend stay. Will be here again and have already referred to many friends. Thanks

Dacia and Derek

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Y'all were a joy to have! I hope to see you back soon!
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Complete relaxation!

  • 5 of 5

This house is an amazing place to stay. Extremely clean and well taken care of. Very private lot with an easy walk to the beach. This will be an annual trip for us.

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It was all I had hoped for!

  • 5 of 5

Quality of place, clean and quiet, and walking distance to the ocean. The owner was very helpful in providing suggestions for new to the area visitors! Exceeded my expectations, which is rare! I will return to this place again.

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Morse Louisiana

Quaint and quiet,

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay ! The bikes were a plus ! It’s fun to ride in Waveland, no traffic!! The bed was comfy, water hot! Kitchen had all you needed in it . The owner was quick to answer any questions. We enjoyed our stay at this unique tiny house. ( it’s really a great size)

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pye's Place

  • 5 of 5

This little house was perfect for the 2 of us: relaxing and quiet with a short walk to the beach. It was unique and obviously well-loved with an amazing story all its own. The landscaping around the property allowed for privacy as well as the fact that most of the neighborhood had still not really been developed since Hurricane Katrina.

The city of Waveland itself has limited options for dining out or shopping but Bay St Louis is literally a bike ride away which provides all kinds of interesting shops to explore and restaurants for a variety of tastes. New Orleans is also just an hour away by car if you are really interested in variety, not just with regards to restaurants either;)

Everyone we met during our stay was friendly, helpful and often spent time telling us their personal experiences with hurricanes along the Gulf Coast. We loved every moment of our stay at Pye's House: she pays attention to details, right down to the yummy scones waiting for us in the refrigerator. I would recommend (and have recommended) staying here to anyone in need of a week or even a few days to escape. Thank You Pye!!

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Natchez, MS

Tiny House Weekend

  • 5 of 5

This place is ideal for a couple's weekend get-away. You feel like you're miles away from anyone, but only a couple of blocks from the beach and a great pier.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Gulfport, MS
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Bay St Lois
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Car: necessary

Bay St Louis is a quaint coastal town where shopping and dining are local and laid back. Local chefs, shop owners, and artists are exclusive to the Old Town area and welcome vacationers as their own. Continue east on scenic hwy 98 along coast to Pass Christian, Gulfport, Biloxi, then Ocean Springs......beach, art, history, and casinos along the way.




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $350
Cleaning $95
Tax Rate 9.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Due to liabilities and allergies, we ask you leave the pets and kids at home.

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.