HISTORIC HOME 1 BLOCK FROM BEACH

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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HISTORIC HOME 1 BLOCK FROM BEACH

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House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Historic District 1890 Cottage in the heart of Pass Christian, one block from Scenic Drive, the beach, and the downtown waterfront park. 12 Foot ceilings throughout. Lovingly restored & decorated, with original heart pine floors. Three Bedrooms, 2 with queen beds, and one with a trundle day bed (converts to 2 singles), plus sofa bed in LR. Beautiful large screen porch (20 x 50), with swing, hammock, 2 ceiling fans, colorful Adirondack picnic table (seats 6),glass & wicker dining table with 4 chairs, plus wicker seating area for 6.

Great for watching local Mardi Gras parade & sunsets. New Orleans one hour away. Casinos with name entertainment 15 minutes. Historic Bay St. Louis 5 minutes away. Walk the Bay St. Louis bridge at Sunset (4.2 miles over and back)

The home is in the Scenic Drive Historic District, and registered on the National Register of Historic Places. The Pass is a quiet, historic, beautiful southern village, with the slogan 'Birthplace of sailing in the South'. Beautiful Live Oaks abound around nostalgic Southern beachfront cottages in the Scenic Drive Historic District. As part of the Historic District, quaint Seal Avenue runs a short one block to the beach and Scenic Drive.

Fully appointed kitchen, 2 adult bikes, beach chairs, HD TV with complementary Netflix, DVR, DVD, iPod Dock, Tempurpedic mattress in master.

Keywords: Cottage

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only

John

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Kathy grew up in New Orleans, and has family in the area. John grew up in North Carolina, and met Kathy through their mutual love of sailing.

John purchased this house in 2008

Kathy's family, like a lot of people from New Orleans who have homes and cottages in the Pass, moved to Pass Christian permanently some years ago to enjoy the sailing and beach. John and Kathy have restored 3 old homes from the 20s, and jumped at the chance to own a historic home from 1890.

The front porch of our home, plus the historic nature of Seal Avenue and the Scenic Drive Historic District, made this an easy choice for us. One block to the Waterfront Memorial park, with its beautiful view through the live oaks to the Gulf, and its well equipted childrens playground, plus 3 new lighted tennis courts. The short 2 block walk to the downtown restaurants and shops, one block to the beach and the beautiful live oaks of Scenic Drive, plus the marina and yacht club 3 blocks away, make the home an ideal location as well. Want to get off the porch (it's hard to do),go kayaking on the Wolfe River and into the bayou, or take in a show at one of the many casinos 20 minutes down the Gulf. or enjoy one of many New Orleans inspired eateries close by, from elegant to quirky, you cant miss good food. Or better yet, go to New Orleans for the day (1 hour 10 minute drive from cottage to downtown NOLA )

Plan to spend some time in Bay St Louis (7 minutes) shopping the many antique and local specialty shops (sorry, no chain stores), or travel 45 minutes to quaint Ocean Springs, with its local shops and eateries.

Save time to take the Ship Island Ferry from Gulfport 11 miles out to the beautiful beaches of the Gulf Islands National Seashore.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Property Reviews

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Historic Home 1 Block from Beach
average rating of 4.8846154 based on 30 reviews
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Historic Home 1 Block from Beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p297340vb
(910) 352-5714 (North Carolina, USA)
Pass Christian Mississippi
United States
4

Wonderful old home with charm

  • 4 of 5
  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
The house has the character that you expect from the gulf coast area. The owners are easy and pleasant to work with. I visit the area often and this house is my new favorite place to stay. Close to the beach, shopping, dining and nightlife make this a perfect choice.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Historic Home 1 Block from Beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p297340vb
(910) 352-5714 (North Carolina, USA)
Pass Christian Mississippi
Batavia, NY, USA
5

Tradition and nostalgia with all the modern trappings

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
The "Porch House" is located in my childhood neighborhood so I feel very fortunate to come across such an historic and familiar place to spend my Christmas vacation. We utilized all aspects of the house including the beautiful and modern kitchen, the huge porch, and the clawfoot tub for long soaks. The location is perfect: a block from the beach, the shops, the park, the tracks too. The decor is authentic and cozy- very home-like. What a serene place... for anyone looking for peace and small-town charm- this is it!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Historic Home 1 Block from Beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p297340vb
(910) 352-5714 (North Carolina, USA)
Pass Christian Mississippi
New Orleans, LA
5

Wonderful Location, Wonderful House!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
We rented this vacation home for a weekend to attend a wedding. It is a wonderful house and the porch is the best part. We have a three year old and he was able to run around on the porch in the morning while we enjoyed our coffee. It is about a block from the beach and a block and a half or so from a great beachfront park with a children's play set. It is also within walking distance of main street Pass Christian. House was clean and well maintained.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Historic Home 1 Block from Beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p297340vb
(910) 352-5714 (North Carolina, USA)
Pass Christian Mississippi
New Orleans
5

Family from New Orleans

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
This house is TERRIFIC! We lived on the huge porch and enjoyed the quaint neighborhood. We especially liked the local market on Saturday morning, a two minute walk from the house. The owner is nice and super helpful. The house is clean, clutter free and the beds are comfortable. We are headed back for another weekend!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Kathy and I are delighted that you enjoyed your weekend in the Pass and our porch house. Glad you are coming back so soon to enjoy Pass Christian and the Gulf Coast.
business
Historic Home 1 Block from Beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p297340vb
(910) 352-5714 (North Carolina, USA)
Pass Christian Mississippi
New Orleans,LA
5

porch house

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
We really enjoyed our stay in Pass Christian. The home was great for our family trip- very comfortable and charming, with a wonderful screened porch. The kids especially loved the beach which is only a block away.
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Families with Young Children
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Gulfport Biloxi
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Pass Christian 1000 Feet
Car: recommended

New Orleans 1 hour away, Casinos with name entertainment 15 minutes away, Pass Christian Harbor and Yacht Club one mile. Historic Bay St. Louis 5 minutes away. Boat trips and canoe rentals. Tennis courts and waterfront park with playground 1 block away.

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Availability & Rates

Pass Christian House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
 
After Easter to Labor day
Apr 21 2014 - Sep 8 2014
$210
$1,300
3 nights
 
 
My Standard Rate
$175
$1,100
2 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $80.00
Refundable damage deposit $400.00
Notes Base rates are from after Labor Day to before Easter Weekend. Easter weekend thru Labor Day 3 night minimum at $210 per night, or $1300 per week. These rates also apply to Super Bowl, Mardi Gras, and Holidays.
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Amenities

Pass Christian House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Heating
  • Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Air Conditioning
Kitchen:
  • Refrigerator
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Stove ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2, one in master suite w tub / shower. One in hall with antique claw foot tub with shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Trundle Beds ( 2 twin beds )
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Attached Master Bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Bedroom connects thru bedroom 3 (children's BR w trundle bed
  • Queen size Beds (1) one queen in Master, and one queen in second Bedroom, Twin or Single Beds (2) Trundle Bed converts to 2 singles in third bedroom, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Living room Sofa converts to double bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Books
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • cinemas
  • churches
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • wildlife viewing
  • shopping
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • walking
  • boating
  • antiquing
  • sight seeing
  • shelling
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • sound/bay fishing
  • water tubing
  • golf
  • fishing
  • pier fishing
  • tennis
Notes:
Large screen porch 20x50' with picnic table for 6, wicker seating area for 6, Dining table for 4, bench swing, and hammock. 1890 Cottage in Scenic Drive Historic District, Breakfast table with seating for 6, 12 foot ceilings, original random width heart pine floors, Historic register marker, HD TV with DVR, DVD, sound system for IPOD or computer, Wi-Fi, beach chairs, fully appointed kitchen, clothes steamer. Completely renovated kitchen with farmhouse sink, dual fuel convection range, convection microwave, granite, kitchen table seats 6.
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