You have found quaint Bellande Cottage in Historic Downtown Ocean Springs. Also available at Front Beach Cottages are the Key West Cabana (listing 332323 vrbo/382123 homeaway), NOLA Cottage (362609 vrbo/909732 homeaway) and Lagniappe Cottage (362609 vrbo/909732 homeaway).
This cozy and spacious cottage features 2 bedrooms, one with a queen bed and the other with custom twin sized bunk beds. Bellande Cottage features a separate living room with a pull out couch and a large flat panel TV, an eat-in kitchen with a full-sized stainless steel French-style refrigerator. Just outside is a screened-in private deck with table and chairs for al-fresco dining.
Bellande Cottage is stocked with all of life's necessities and conveniences. As one of the 4 cottages at Front Beach Cottages, Bellande Cottage is conveniently located just one block off Washington Avenue and 3 blocks from the shops of Government Street. We are a block and a half to Ocean Springs' hoppin' Front Beach where a brand new 2 mile beach path winds along the sandy beaches and awaits exploration and exercise/bicycle enthusiasts. Front Beach also boast new picnics tables, bonfire pits, beautiful McPherson Pier for fishing or a moonlight stroll and Ft. Maurepas Park with its new splash pad, playground equipment, covered picnic area and amphitheater. A short walk in the opposite direction will take you to the Ocean Springs harbor where shrimp may be bought directly from the boats.
Downtown Ocean Springs is host to the famous Walter Anderson Museum, Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center and Shearwater Pottery. In addition, the many restaurants within easy walking distance of Bellande Cottage will satisfy anyone's tastebuds. From sushi to steaks and from middle eastern cuisine to Italian delights, there is something for everyone in downtown. After dinner there are many night life offerings, many featuring live music from local musicians.
Ocean Springs remains one of the Gulf Coast's best kept secrets. It is located about 25 minutes from the Biloxi-Gulfport Regional Airport and is right across the bridge from Biloxi where guests will find casinos with top name entertainment and gaming.
A deposit is required to confirm a reservation and all major credit cards are accepted. There is a strict no smoking policy in all of our cottages and violations will result in a monetary penalty, but you may smoke on the grounds or on the deck, so long as waste is disposed of properly.
The owners live on site and are here to assist with any requests both prior to your visit as well as during your stay. Come visit Bellande Cottage at Front Beach Cottages and enjoy a slice of Gulf Coast style in beautiful Ocean Springs, Mississippi.
Keywords: cottage, bungalow, cabin, villa, bed & breakfast
Cathy Mackenzie lives in Ocean Springs and has lived on the Gulf Coast for well over a decade. The Mississippi Gulf Coast is truly a treasure!
Cathy Beeding Mackenzie purchased this cottage in 2009
I love Ocean Springs!
The location of Front Beach Cottages is second to none. Visitors can walk to Front Beach and it is a short walk to every amenity offered by Ocean Springs, which is a historic community with deep artistic roots.
This was "the girls" annual trip. We had the most relaxing time. The cottage was beautiful, clean and comfortable and the owners more than met our expectations. Thank you so much for making this one of the best vacations ever.
We decided to take a last minute trip to Ocean Springs and found this wonderful cottage available. It's extremely clean, very comfortable overall and only two blocks from the beach. When we arrived, the owners left a bottle of wine and even gave us a cute little bowl for our dog. They were also very helpful with any questions we had. We loved the fact that it was secluded, quiet and just a few minutes drive to downtown. We'll definitely be staying there again.
We recently completed a 10 week stay at Bellande Cottage; our expectations were met or exceeded on all fronts! This cottage is tastefully decorated; quietly located on the Front Beach complex; is cozy; was very clean; very welcoming and conveniently located to many of the amenities Ocean Springs has to offer. The owners-Cathy and Jason-along with 2 delightful daughters (Cassidy and Camille) made us feel like family soon after arriving. Their pets (dog-Monte and cat-Navidad) were friendly and welcoming as well.
Bellande cottage was well equipped with all of the kitchen items required for a brief or extended stay. We prepared many of our meals at home or enjoyed grilling on the private deck on a new Weber grill. Cathy and Jason-when asked-were very helpful suggesting places to buy fresh seafood, restaurants to try or entertainment venues to attend. We truly enjoyed our first Mardi Gras parades and the ability to obtain fresh fish and shrimp at Quality Seafood in Biloxi. If you enjoy a donut with your morning java, visit the Tato-Nut bakery on Government Street!
We love to buy fresh produce and varied items at Farmer's Markets. Ocean Springs meets all of those expectations with a market every Saturday morning. Additional opportunities exist at the Biloxi Farmer's Market on Tuesday and Thursdays. Don't miss the Mary C O'Keefe Cultural Center and all it has to offer. You can have busy days exploring things to do along this Gulf Coast area or lazy days lounging and reading a book at the beach. We enjoyed both! If you are golfers, nice courses are available within a close proximity to Ocean Springs.
When we concluded our 10 week stay at Bellande on April 16, we were sad to leave. We found Front Beach Cottages and Ocean Springs to be one of the nicest places we have ever visited. The people are so very friendly; the owners are gracious inn keepers; the weather was beautiful and the location is truly ideal. We would recommend visiting and staying at Front Beach if you are looking for a warm and charming place to stay in Ocean Springs. We loved it and are looking forward to returning here for another extended stay in 2013!
My two sons (ages 9 and 6) and I enjoyed a wonderful weekend in Ocean Springs recently, and one of the greatest things about our visit was Bellande Cottage! It is warm and welcoming and has everything we possibly needed! My boys especially loved the little nook with the fun bunk beds! The location is perfect...we walked to the beach and fished from the pier, walked to the nearby park which is lovely, and several shops and restaurants are in walking distance as well! We loved it!
Thank you, Cathy, for such a warm welcome! Truly enjoyed your little cottage - perfect for a small family or couple who are looking to get away and relax. Being from OS and always looking for a place to call home away from home...I will certainly be back to stay.
Bellande cottage is located just a block from the famous and newly expanded Walter Anderson Museum and a block and a half from Front Beach, which features 2 fishing piers, bonfire pits, a splash pad, playground and outdoor performance facility.
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