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Your View from the Porch

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Last updated: 05/22/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

3 Br/2 Ba Panoramic Beach View

Three bedroom two full bath house less than a minute walk (500 feet) to the beach. Sleeps ten comfortably. Panoramic beach views from the wraparound front/side porch. Built in 2009 so all new systems/appliances. Three levels: ground level has swing, hammock, outdoor dining and lounging furniture, enclosed outdoor shower and restroom; main level has two bedrooms (master with queen bed and beach view; guest with full bed); full bath with shower/tub; kitchen with electric stove/oven, double-door refrigerator/freezer, built-in microwave, dishwasher and sink disposal; kitchen counter accommodating four chairs; dining area with seating for six; living area with TV, comfortable chairs and fold out queen sleeper sofa; upper level is open dormitory-style with a king, full, and twin-over-full bunk on one side, and two sofas (one a full-sized fold-out sleeper) and TV on the other; with full bath (tub/shower). Cable TV and Wi-Fi. On demand hot water heater, so no possibility of running out of hot water. Bicycles, beach chairs, boogie boards, beach toys, croquet, and horseshoes.


Member since: 2015

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/22/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 1400 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 10
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Sorry, no teens without parents/guardians....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    We're sorry, but house is raised, and there is no elevator....moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Main level master....moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

    Main level guest....moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 king, 1 double, 1 bunk bed

    Upstairs Dormitory...moreless

  • Main level: master with queen and beach view; guest with full. Upstairs: open dormitory-style sleeping arrangement with one king, one full, and one twin-over-full bunk beds....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Shared bath, main level....moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Shared bath, upstairs....moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, outdoor shower

    Ground level: toilet and sink. Separate outdoor shower....moreless

  • Main level: shared full bath with shower/tub. Upstairs: shared bath with shower/tub. Ground level: half bath and separate enclosed outdoor shower. On demand water heater, so no running out of hot water....moreless


  • Books:

    Large and eclectic selection, mostly classics, but plenty of boy and girl beach reading material....moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    A few. Scrabble, chess, cards, old board games....moreless

  • Television:

    Main level and upstairs. Upstairs also has DVD/VCR player for for viewing old VHS and DVD movies. DVD player downstairs as well....moreless

  • Toys:

    Plenty of beach toys in white chest on ground level, boogie boards, croquet, horseshoes....moreless

  • Video Library:

    Lots of old kids DVD/VHS movies....moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Marina
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    On the first block off the beach. Panoramic beach view. Less than one minute walk to the beach from the house....moreless


  • Dining:

    Round table with seating for six; adjacent kitchen counter with seating for four....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer:


  • Heating
  • Internet:

    And Wi-Fi....moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Queen sleeper sofa, comfortable chairs, tv and stereo....moreless

  • Parking:

    Parking for two vehicles under house, and plenty more room for parking in the gravel drive behind the house....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:



  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Electric stove/oven; double-door refrigerator with water/ice dispenser; built-in microwave; dishwasher; sink disposal; coffeemaker; toaster; and blender (for drinks!)....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Built in over stove....moreless

  • Oven:


  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    Double door with water/ice dispenser....moreless

  • Stove:


  • Toaster


  • Bicycles:

    5 adult bikes (including a tandem). 5 kid bikes in various sizes. Helmets provided. PLEASE NOTE: BIKING ACCIDENTS CAN CAUSE SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH. USE HELMETS AND CHECK BIKES CAREFULLY BEFORE USING!...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Wraparound main level porch with porch swing, rockers, sofa, chairs, picnic table, and bistro table with seating for 4. Under house area with swing, hammock, and rustic dining table with seating for 6...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    We have none. Can be rented in downtown Bay St. Louis....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Big enough for Frisbee or croquet....moreless



Write a review 5
from 29 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Memorial Day
May 26 - May 29, 2017
3 night min stay
Summer I
Jun 1 - Jun 29, 2017
3 night min stay
Fourth of July
Jun 30 - Jul 5, 2017
3 night min stay
Summer II
Jul 6 - Aug 31, 2017
3 night min stay
Labor Day
Sep 1 - Sep 5, 2017
3 night min stay
Cruisin' the Coast
Sep 29 - Oct 8, 2017
3 night min stay
Nov 23 - Nov 26, 2017
3 night min stay
Dec 22 - Dec 27, 2017
3 night min stay
New Years
Dec 29 - Jan 2, 2018
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Cleaning Fee $135 + tax
  • Tax Rate 12%


Note: important information, including waiver of legal liability

Standard rate $200.

Holiday rates range from $225 - $300.

Maximum occupancy 10 people.

Sorry, no pets.

Absolutely no smoking.

Warning: biking accidents can cause serious injury or death. Please check bikes carefully before using and wear helmets provided. Your contract for the rental of clarkunit constitutes your and all guests during your rental period agreement to hold harmless the owner, assigns, agents, and servants form any claims, injuries, damages, attorney fees, cost and expenses of whatever kind and denomination that may result directly or indirectly from any use of the bikes provided by owner. Use of bikes is at your own risk.

Owner's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 05/22/2017
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0.9 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Downtown Bay St. Louis
200 Metres
Nearest Beach
Gulf of Mexico

Car: Necessary


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: Our family roots on the Gulf Coast go back over 300 years. Owner and wife are from New Orleans and Mobile respectively. We currently live in Mandeville, Louisiana, with our five daughters. We initially bought the house in Bay St. Louis for a weekend family getaway, but with the girls growing older and college costs growing even faster, we decided to open our much-loved house to guests. The original 125 year old Creole cottage on our lot was washed away by Hurricane Katrina; only the chimney bricks and cast iron bathtubs remained. The current house was completed in 2009.

Why the Owner Chose Bay Saint Louis, MS, USA:
Bay St. Louis is to us a magical place. There is always a sea breeze to be caught on the porch. The nights are so peaceful and quiet, and the stars so clear and bright, that it seems like you are far, far away from civilization. The beach is very accessible (no seawall) and close (about 500 feet). Downtown, with lively restaurants and cute shops, is less than a mile away, so it's the best of both worlds. It's a very family-oriented place, with plenty to do for kids once they're tired of the beach.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Very close to beach and downtown Bay St. Louis. Peaceful, open setting.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/22/2017

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  • Porch view.

    Porch view.

  • Clarkunit!


  • Side view.

    Side view.

  • Front porch.

    Front porch.

  • Side porch.

    Side porch.

  • View from side porch.

    View from side porch.

  • Living room.

    Living room.

  • Kitchen and dining area.

    Kitchen and dining area.

  • Master bedroom.

    Master bedroom.

  • Upstairs sleeping area.

    Upstairs sleeping area.

  • Downstairs bath.

    Downstairs bath.

  • Upstairs bath.

    Upstairs bath.

  • View from the porch.

    View from the porch.



  • Front steps.

    Front steps.

  • Front porch.

    Front porch.

  • Side porch.

    Side porch.

  • Living room.

    Living room.

  • Living room.

    Living room.

  • Kitchen.


  • Upstairs sleeping area.

    Upstairs sleeping area.

  • Guest bedroom.

    Guest bedroom.

  • Upstairs TV/movie area.

    Upstairs TV/movie area.

VRBO #711838

This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Monday, May 22, 2017

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