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The coolest cottage in Ocean Springs!

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 450 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

This unique cottage is located directly on the beautiful Ocean Springs Harbor. Its large deck is a wonderful place to relax, and observe the sailboats and wildlife. Pelicans, Great Blue Herons, Night Herons , Egrets and Skimmers all frequent the harbor on a regular basis. You can easily walk to the beach or downtown Ocean Springs, which is filled with art galleries, boutiques and over 100 restaurants. The casinos are just 10 minutes across the Biloxi Bay. Charter boats are available for hire in the Ocean Springs Harbor and Biloxi Harbor. Several golf courses are within a short drive, as well as kayak rentals and tennis courts.

The Master bedroom is located upstairs in a loft, with the bathroom downstairs. The large living room has a queen size sofa sleeper. There is a kitchenette with a dining area. Bicycles are available with the cottage to cruise the shaded streets of this historic town up close. Our beaches are still uncrowded and our waters provide some of the best seafood in the country. Something wonderful is always in season: crabs, crawfish, oysters and always fish of all kinds. In season, you can even walk to the the harbor and buy fresh shrimp right off the boats.

Our Harbor House is filled with local art and whimsy. It was once part of the original Ocean Springs Yacht Club which was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina. Thankfully, the Guest House survived and has been completely remodeled with love since the hurricane.

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Owner
Beth & Jack Riley
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
14 January, 2018

About Beth & Jack Riley

Jack & Beth Riley lived on this property until Hurricane Katrina rudely moved them out in 2005. However, they couldn't give up on this wonderful location and still retain the Harbor House for themselves, family, friends and visitors. The Riley's own a photography studio in downtown Ocean Springs.

Beth & Jack Riley purchased this cottage in 1998

Why Beth & Jack Riley chose Ocean Springs

This was once our home. We moved to Ocean Springs because of its small town charm and historic beauty.

What makes this cottage unique

Watching the boats and birds in the harbor from the deck; walking to the beach, buying fresh shrimp from a boat in the harbor or going to one of the many shops, galleries or restaurants in town.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Ocean Springs in Jackson County

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 450 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Bathtub with shower on main level
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Upstairs bedroom with Pillow top king size bed (1), Queen size sofa sleeper on main level in living room
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(95 traveller reviews)

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The coolest cottage in Ocean Springs!
average rating of 4.905263 based on 95 reviews
Paragould, AR
5

WOW! Great trip.

  • 5 of 5

Let me start by thanking Beth and Jack for being so kind and flexible. We scheduled a trip for June but needed to change our trip due to our Son - in - Law returning from deployment in Afghanistan. They allowed us to change to the week of Thanksgiving. Much needed break. The Harbor House is great. Location, Location, Location. It is close to the beach and boats for enjoyable walks and bike rides. Downtown is just couple blocks away to enjoy shops and restaurants. House is clean, well furnished and has abundant character. First morning walked down the pier and purchased fresh shrimp off the boat. Scheduled a fishing trip with Strictly Fishing. Steve Perrigin was a great host on his boat. Our bike rides were the best. Bikes are furnished. We peddled around and got to look at all the beautiful homes. We will definitely return to Ocean Springs. We love the town and all it has to offer. No better place to relax.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay so much. We are do fortunate to live here in Ocean Springs and love to share our little piece of paradise.
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5

Great location

  • 5 of 5

Second time here. Really enjoyed the location by the harbor. Walking distance to downtown shops, etc. Very relaxing!

  • Review Submitted: 29-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Harbor house is wonderful. The location is perfect for a relaxing and peaceful vacation

  • 5 of 5

If you enjoy sitting on a deck overlooking the harbor then this is the place to stay. It is also just a few minutes from downtown shops and restaurants as well as the beach Your stay here will be well worth it

  • Review Submitted: 18-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We’re so lucky to have guests that become friends! Glad you both had an enjoyable time!
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5

Can't wait to come back!

  • 5 of 5

Love Harbor House and looking forward to visiting again next fall. If I could live here full-time, I would! <3

  • Review Submitted: 13-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed it. Look forward to seeing you again.
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Daphne, alabama
5

Charming! Really enjoyed our stay!

  • 5 of 5

We will be back! Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, so glad you enjoyed it!
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5

Cozy retreat

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this cottage retreat. The house was clean, cozy, and in a great location for kayaking, biking, shopping, and strolling the beaches.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed it, Stacie. Hope you'll come again.
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Ocean Springs, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Winter
1 Dec 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
£189
for 2 nights
From
£76
From
£101
Fri,Sat
£559
£1,726
 
 
Most Popular
1 Apr 2018 - 30 Nov 2018
2 night minimum stay
£237
for 2 nights
From
£101
From
£121
Fri,Sat
£720
£2,129
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£237
for 2 nights
From
£101
From
£121
Fri,Sat
£720
£2,129
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £36.25
Pet Fee £18.13
Tax Rate 11.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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