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AFFORDABLE LUXURY, POOL, HOT TUB, HANDICAP ELEVATOR, FIRE PIT, PLUS MUCH MORE!

Patricia

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Sleeps27
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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AFFORDABLE LUXURY, POOL, HOT TUB, HANDICAP ELEVATOR, FIRE PIT, PLUS MUCH MORE!

Sleeps27
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

Gulfport House Rental Photos and Description

River House, 5 Bedrooms + Sleeper Loft, 4.25 Baths, (Sleeps 18-22 plus!)

'The Great Escape River House' has so much to offer! An incredible vacation, luxury accommodations & memories of which will last a lifetime.

OUTDOOR ELEVATOR (New 2015):

This year we've added an outdoor elevator. So if you're concerned about lugging up groceries and suit cases, don't be.

This elevator is also handicap accessible. For the physically challenged, the house does have 2 walk in showers with a less than 6' entry ledge at the floor, but besides the elevator, does not have other handicap features. For many, especially those with back & knee problems, plus those in walkers, the new elevator will make all the difference. Those in wheel chairs will find access to & off the elevator a breeze.

OUTDOOR KITCHEN (New 2015):

Used to be if you wanted to grill, you did so under the elevated house, by the pool, or at a concrete pad close to either of these locations. Now, on an upper deck, we've added an outdoor kitchen, just feet from the inside kitchen.

OUTDOOR FIRE PIT (Added late in 2014):

A Large steel fire pit, with a corral of benches around it for those outdoor gatherings.

AFFORDABLE:

Don't let the rates of the Great Escape River House scare you! This is one of the best values for what you get on the coast.

Depending on time of year, most non summer weekly bookings, with 18 or more people, will be cost each person between $20 & $27/per person, per night (that is including the rental rate, cleaning fee, & taxes - not the refundable damage deposit).

During the 'Peak Summer Weeks,' depending on the week, generally between $27 - $40/per person, per night (that is including the rental rate, cleaning fee, & taxes - not the REFUNDABLE damage deposit).

Even our most expensive week, the July 4th week, is less than $45, a person, per night booked for the week... If your group has at least 18 people (that is including the rental rate, cleaning fee, & taxes - not the REFUNDABLE damage deposit).

As with most vacation rentals, the rates are higher when less than a week is booked.

The best value, it to book the full week.

IS THE GREAT ESCAPE RIVER HOUSE KID FRIENDLY?

Yes! We like a good proportionate # of kids to adults, especially when teenagers are in the kids count. For little ones we've got some safety gates & things for wee ones to get into are few. We do not have kiddie supplies such as high chairs, cribs, or changing tables.

WHAT ELSE DOES THIS RIVER RETREAT OFFER?

SWIMMING POOL:

- 15' x 30' above ground Swimming Pool

- large deck around pool for easy access

- dining, grilling area, with sink at pool Deck

- seating for over 20 around swimming pool

- outdoor climate controlled shower

UNDER HOUSE:

- covered parking

- picnic tables to seat over 20 people

- hammock that can be moved to favorite spot

- PING PONG TABLE (Added 2015)

- bench seating

AT RIVER & YARD

- dock to fish from

- want to bring a boat? It can dock here

- bring a floatation - this River is perfect for swimming in!

- fire pit

- basket ball hoop in front driveway

OUTSIDE DECKS (over 1000 Sq Feet):

Make sure the house's doors are closed and this a perfect place to grab a smoke (front or rear)

FRONT UPPER DECK:

- seating for 8

- ceiling fans

- TV

REAR UPPER DECK:

- Hot Tub - seats 8

- 2 glass table - seats 10

- ceiling fans

- stereo

- Refrigerator Freezer

- outside toilet

INSIDE AMENITIES:

KITCHEN / DINING AREA (1000 Sq Feet):

- Custom made Gourmet kitchen

- 2 Convention Ovens

- 2 Microwaves

- 2 Dishwashers

- 3 Sinks

- 2 Islands

- 48' Jenn Air cooktop Gas Stove

- Large Refrigerator

- Large freezer

- Granite for days

- Many cooking utensils, pots, pans, plates, silverware, serving dishes, etc.

- 2 - 50' flat screen TVs

- 10 seats at bar

- 8 seats at dining table

GREAT ROOM (1200 Sq Feet):

- 5 - 50' flat Screen TVs

- Pool Table

- 19' granite wet bar (Seating for 10)

- Keg Cooler with option to have keg on tap when you arrive

- glasses, blender, bar accessories

- Ice Maker

- Wine Cooler

- Dishwasher

- Microwave

- Enormous sectional sofa

- Carpeted area for wee ones to spread out

- totally cool Man Cave - perfect for watching a game

SLEEPING:

With most inquiries, a PDF of the house's Floor Plan is sent. This will help you decide if the layout will work for your group.

There are 16 individual places to sleep:

- 1 King (Master)

- 6 Full (3 bunk beds - full over full - in 2 bedrooms)

- 5 Queen (2 in private bed rooms /3 in Sleeper loft)

- 2 folding beds

- 2 full size futons (in Sleeper Loft)

The beds described above are also not placed awkwardly close to each other. The entire house, including the sleeping areas, has a spacious feel.

With only 1 person in each of the top bunks & 1 in each of the folding beds (allowing for 5 people to sleep solo), and double occupancy in each of the other spots to sleep, the house can accommodate 27 people in beds & the futons. We think that's a bit too many, but a few times a year, do rent these maximum count families.

16 people could each have their own bed or convertible sofa to sleep on. To keep rates affordable for smaller groups, the rates are based on 16 or less people in the winter months & 18 or less people during the rest of the year.

BATHROOMS:

NEVER RUN OUT OF HOT WATER!

2 large Continuous Gas Water Heaters provide your large group with convenance of taking showers after showers with no need to wait for the tank to heat up.

The 4 full baths are also well distributed. There is even a toilet closet on the covered outside deck, conveniently located near the hot tub and within easy use of anyone leaving the pool area. The loft has a full bathroom with large 5 foot shower. The 6 full size beds (the 3 bunk beds) are in 2 adjacent bedrooms with their own full bath. This bathroom has a large garden tub/shower. Perfect soaking, piling the wee-ones in, or for a quick shower with lots of elbow room. The 2 bedrooms off the hall, with queen beds, share the hall full bath. Even the master bedroom's bathroom, which has a private entrance from the master bedroom, also offers a 2nd entrance to the bathroom through the laundry room; Offering more bathing options for large groups. The Master bathroom has a garden tub, double vanity, and separate 5 foot shower.

Your Great Escape River House, is not a 2000 sq ft house, awkwardly configured for over 20 people. This is 4500 sq ft of luxury accommodations! Everyone under the same roof. Staying in separate hotels or condo's is like herding cats with a big group. All described above and more, right on Gulfport's Biloxi River. It is truly 'The Great Escape River House!'

NEED MORE ROOM or LESS?

While not right next door, we also have a 2nd vacation rental, the River Lookout. It is within easy walking distance and can sleep up to 14 people, however rates are based on 12, should you need additional space or looking for something not quite as large as the Great Escape River House.

River Lookout has to offer:

- in ground 14' x 30' Swimming Pool

- in ground hot tub / kidding pool in summer

- 4 Bedrooms

- 4 Full beds (2 - Full over Full Bunks)

- 2 King beds

- 1 Queen bed

- 2 Full Baths

- Outside hot/cold shower

- Private River beach (very rare)

- pavilion by beach with picnic tables and grill

The Great Escape River House is well suited for many groups, for many different purposes. It is most popular with, and best suited for:

-Golfers

-Families Vacations

-Friends Get-Away

-Spiritual Retreats

-Multi-day business meetings

...... and like gatherings.

Our posted rates are based on stays similar to those described above & minimum required stays.

Events such as weddings, receptions, etc. are not eligible for the posted rates.

MINIMUM STAYS

Over the years, 2 things have become apparent with renting to large groups:

1. If they stay less than 4 nights, it's usually very hard on the house.

2. Once a single weekend night is booked, that's it for the week. Large groups generally don't travel together during the week.

For these reasons, we have the longer than some, minimum stays. Our rates are based on these minimum stays. We will quote shorter stays, but rates will not be based on the posted rates, as those rates are based on the minimum stay.

*DISCOUNTS? REDUCED MIN. STAY?

About 6 wks prior to an available date, we do discount rates that meet the min. stay, reduce min. stays (depending on the purpose of the stay), & will even offer discounts to smaller groups of people (less than 10).

*2 or 3 NIGHT STAY?

From Sept - May (most non-holiday weeks) about 3 or less months out, we'll do a Mon - Thurs 3 Nt stay. About a month out, we'll consider a 2 night stay.

June - Aug, 8 mo or less out, we'll do a Sun - Wed 3 Nt. stay. It's rare to book these 3 week day Nts., but if we do, it then allows us to offer a 4 nt weekend during the Summer. Our posted Min. is 7 nt. for the summer weeks. The rate for these 3 nt summer weekday rentals, is one 7th, of the weekly rental times 3, plus the cleaning fee, lodging taxes, any additional charges for over 18 people, & refundable deposit.

BOOKING ADVICE:

At least one Gulf Coast Vac. Property Mgr has an F BBB rating. They advertise houses they don't represent & at the last minute literally days before arrival, let the guest know they will be putting them somewhere other than where they booked; Or they double book, or don't deliver what is expected. Google reviews on Your property mgmt company or check the BBB. Read reviews posted on this site. There are far more good vac home owners than not; but doing a little research now could save you much heartache later.

We know you have many choices for a vacation rental. We hope you decide on The Great Escape River House.

Keywords: River, Waterfront, boating, Golf, golfer, boat, fishing, beach, dock, Biloxi River, Escape, holiday, retreat, pool table, wet bar, non-smoking, rural, private, tranquil, peaceful, Snowbirds, winter rentals, Hot Tub, Swimming Pool

* stays less than min. Will have a higher required refundable damage dep.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Patricia (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2011
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About Patricia

Since I was in my 20's, I've owned rental property; Early on, i also became involved with Fantastic Sams Hair Salons. For over 20 years we owned multiple FS Salons. Recently, one of my Manager's purchased my 4 salon chain. Since then, I've been working from both our New Orleans and Gulfport Fantastic Sams Regional Offices. This I took over 2 local Gulf Coast Fantastic Sams Salons.

For years, I thought of doing a vacation rental. I liked the idea of sharing our piece of paradise on the River. From my past knowledge of the Vacation Rental Industry, I knew that the vast majority of prospective renters would be people, like myself, wanting more than a hotel could offer & respectful of the Vacation Home they rented.

Being from the service industry, I pride myself on offering a very clean, comfortable, as advertised, Vacation Rental. I advertise an exceptional house & strive to deliver an exceptional resort style experience.

My main duty with the vacation rentals is to quote, be the primary contact prior to the stay with the guests, and keep the calendar about arrivals and departures for the staff & crew.

To insure your stay is perfect, I have a professional cleaning crew and local maintenance. Grady is head of maintenance and will be the primary contact during any guests visit. He is almost always in Gulfport, where I'm a bit of a tumble weed.

I am very down to earth, blue-collar, roll up the sleeves & get 'er done type of person. I solicit my guests for suggestions on what we can do to improve their stay in the future. So far, I've implemented every suggestion, that didn't present a liability issue.

I encourage you to check out the house's reviews. I never tire of hearing the house has once again delivered an exceptional vacation experience.

I realize you have many choices when choosing a Vacation Rental, we hope you choose one of my River Houses.

Patricia purchased this house in 2005

Why Patricia chose Gulfport

Initially I didn't choose to buy a vacation rental. My family had owned the camp style house next to this house since 1996, and when the neighbor decided to sell his home, in April 2005, I jumped at the chance to move permanently to the Gulfport area. The house was an impressive 2,400 square feet. When Katrina struck a few months later, I decided it was a great time to turn the house into my 'Dream Home.' After every feature on my wish list was added to the house, i had grown the house to 4,500 square feet. It was perfect! My dream house for all our friends and family to gather.

It didn't take to long to realize, the house was a bit more than the I needed; at least on a full time bases. Friends & Family came often, but I still found myself with more room than I needed. I also didn't realize how expensive it would be to be maintain the Great Escape River House.

Sell or Rent? It was an easy choice. Its a case of eating your cake and having it to. Turn the Great Escape River House over to wonderful folks a few days or weeks a month and enjoy it the rest of the time with our friends and family. Now when I come home, its like I'm on a Vacation!

Opening my home to travelers (like yourself); who long for great times, with those whose company they enjoy in awesome surroundings. I can't imagine anyone coming here, with a dozen or more of their favorite people and not having the absolutely most fantastic vacation of their lifetime.

What makes this house unique

The Great Escape River House is unlike anything you can rent on the Coast; maybe anywhere! While located in the Gulfport city limits, you'll feel like you are miles from outside intrusions. The house is spacious & has so many areas for people to gather or to find a quiet nook. Early risers can enjoy watching the sun rise over the river, sipping their coffee. Some locals enjoy walking or jogging in the neighborhood. The house is on a 'No Outlet' road so vehicle traffic is very light.

While the house's pool is above ground, the surrounding deck makes for easy entry & exit. The house is just off the new 605, so its a quick trip to I-10 or straight south to Hwy. 90; minutes away from Casinos, beaches and other local attractions.

2015 an outdoor Kitchen & elevator was added. 2014 a large fire pit was added.

As for interior amenities, You'd be hard pressed to find a local bar as well set up as our home bar. The kitchen is massive. Everyone can have a hand in this kitchen & not be in the way. The house is beautifully furnished with all new bedding & linens. Most of the mattresses & furniture are new.

Either a few days, a week, or Snowbirds in for the Winter, this house is a perfect for a large group get away or Snowbirds who travel with a flock and want room to spread out will find it here!

The Great Escape River House has something for everyone, from the Hot Tub, to the swimming pool, gourmet kitchen, 2 covered porches, wet bar, pool table, etc.; did I mention there is a Home generator to part of the house should the power go out? Another feature you won't find in other homes, is 2 of the largest available continuous hot water units. Sleeping over 20 people, you don't have to worry about hot water. 4500 square feet of accommodations inside, so much outside! Its waiting for you & your group to enjoy!

Why HomeAway

Sleeps27
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

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5

My Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5
The pictures do not do this place justice. The kitchen was amazing!! It was exactly what we expected and much more. Very well maintained and clean. I would recommend this rental to anyone in a heartbeat! Only thing on my wish list is an elevator for the guests. It was quite a chore hauling everything up the stairs but we did it! Can't wait to go back!!!
  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: As you know, I want to deliver a Vacation Home that meets or exceeds every Guests expectations. Even though you gave a 5 star review and you knew in advance there would not be an elevator, I know you missed it.

Great News! For you and all future guests - your Elevator request is granted!!

All future booking will enjoy an Elevator and all the convenance it provides. No more lugging the groceries up the stairs... And the very best news is now the house is accessible to the mobility challenged.

Thank for the Great Suggestion and Thank you for choosing the Great Escape River House. I look forward to your return.
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Gulfport Mississippi
Irvine, California
5

Great Place for a Family Reunion and Fun!

  • 5 of 5
What a great family weekend at this location with 25 people sleeping comfortably. Everyone had a blast and I think the house worked out perfect for our group. We enjoyed the river with kayaks and canoes, cooled off in the pool and relaxed in the hot tub. We played billiards at our full bar with our own beer tap till late in the evening and early mornings. We enjoyed the large kitchen for great family meals and gatherings. We celebrated birthdays and tried our luck at the local casinos BUT being around family under one roof was the icing on the cake!
The rental process was easy and everyone was so great to work with to set up or weekend. We will for sure visit this location again.
  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Gulfport Mississippi
Augusta, GA
5

Incredible Vacation Home In Gulfport!!

  • 5 of 5
We rented this beautiful home for our family reunion with guests driving from as far away as Michigan. The house was incredible. It has every amenity you could ask for and Patricia and Grady ( My Hero!) were so very accommodating. They are Southern Hospitality personified! We all enjoyed the pool and hot tub, and spent many evenings on the covered deck enjoying family time with our group of 23 and then quiet mornings watching the river while sipping our coffee. Imagine our surprise when we walked down the River Path and came to a charming covered sitting area with a swing, fountain and TV! Amazing!! The pictures on the websites are accurate but they do not do justice to the pure luxury feel of this home. We felt like we had our own personal hotel! Even after an 18 to 20 hour drive from Michigan our guests agreed it was totally worth it and they would love to do it again. Thank you again, Patricia and Grady!
  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Slidell, LA
5

Just... "Outstanding!"

Just... "Outstanding!"
  • 5 of 5
Just celebrated a Family Reunion and couldn't have had a better experience. This house was just perfect. Everything you could want or need is there. 12 Adults/8 kids (8-15/yrs., plus two 2/yr olds) had wonderful week. Only spent one day at the beach because they were having so much fun in the pool! The hot tub was very popular too! Movie Theater family room was a hit. Everyone brought their favorite DVD. We even did "smores" in the new firepit. Site is convenient to both Walmart and Pizza Hut. We grilled almost every night. Grady and Miss Patricia couldn't have been better Hosts for our event. Mississippi Hospitality at it's best! My grandkids put it clearly, "Gramps, we have to do this again!" We are coming back!
  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Gulfport Mississippi
Oklahoma City, OK
5

Great Family Vacation.

  • 5 of 5
Loved all features inside and outside. Loved the bar area, pool table and the sitting area. Kitchen was wonderful - very large and functional for large groups. Pool, hot tub and firepit were wonderful. Fishing was great for kids! Experience was wonderful and exceeded our expectations! Can't wait to come back!
  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Housotn, Tx
5

May 5 Star Vacation

  • 5 of 5
The house was everything we expected and more! We really enjoyed our stay in this wonderful house. Although it rained on our vacation and we did not get to do the activities we had planned in gulfport, we were so thankful that our house was a vacation. We enjoyed the game room with the great bar, then to the swimming pool between rains and back to the hot tub for relaxing. Walks on the path,always spotted something we didn't see the first time. And Patricia was great to rent from, thanks Patricia!!!
  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children

Map

Nearest Airport
9.7 Miles
Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport in Gulfport
Nearest Barpub
3.7 Miles
Daffys on the water
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Bayou Vista Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
1 mile to the 605, which will take you to I-10
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Captain Al's Steak & Seafood
Nearest Beach
7.7 Miles
We're on river; at low tide we have a beach; Gulf
Car: necessary

LOCATION DETAILS:

HOW FAR TO GULF OF MEXICO BEACHES?

Located right on the Biloxi River & less than 8 miles from the Gulf of Mexico beaches, a straight shot down the 605 to Cowen Blvd and the beaches on US-90 (Beach Blvd). This road was recently expanded in hopes of diverting traffic from Hwy. 49. That hasn't really happened, so traffic is usually very light, making for a stress free drive from The Great Escape a River House to the Gulf of Mexico beaches.

SHOPPING:

Minutes from I-10, Just one exit from the Prime Outlet Mall and Crossroads Shopping area, either less than 8.5 miles away from the Great Escape River House. Edgewater Shopping Center, on Beach Blvd, out big enclosed ball is 10.2 miles from the Great Escape River House.

NEW ORLEANS:

Less than an hour and half from New Orleans.

GOLF:

Just a few miles to many championship golf courses. With the Great Escape River House just minutes from I-10; a perfect launch off to any of our great local Golf Courses. Making the Great Escape River House the perfect place for a large group of golfers to stay - all under one roof. The house has 12 beds, 2 convertible sofas, and at this posting, 2 folding beds - 16 individual places for people to sleep solo.

CASINOS:

Island View Casino (In Gulfport) is 12 miles & Beau Riverage Casino (Biloxi) is 16 miles from the Great Escape River House.

WHY STAY AT THIS HOUSE;

BASED ON THIS LOCATION?

Some first time Travelers come to Gulfport, Biloxi, or other towns on the MS Gulf Coast wanting to stay 'on the Beach.' There are just no homes 'on the beach'. Now if you go to this one community, past Ocean Springs, pretty far away & a bit isolated, there are a few homes right on the beach, but it's quite a ride to & from those homes to shopping, Casinos, a good choice of restaurants, etc. That being said some of those homes are good choices, if a secluded beach stay is what your are looking for.

If you are thinking of renting a house 'close to the beach', within two or three blocks (and there are some very nice ones there), check to see how close the train tracks are to the vacation home you are considering. If you are a light sleeper, you will want to factor this into your decision on where to stay. At night, the trains can pass as often as every hour, all night long, depending on their schedules. 2nd time visitors to the coast often mention this as a factor when considering the Great Escape River House.

Unless you are a good walker, with or without kids in tow, walking from one of these 'close to the beaches' vacation homes, may not be a good choice. You will need to walk at least a block (most vacation rental homes are 2 or more blocks from Hwy. 90) & cross busy Hwy 90 (Beach Blvd,). Depending on where the vacation rental home is, you may not have the benefit of a traffic light. It's very likely you would elect to hop in the car, load up the family, the towels, ice chest, and all the other beach gear and drive to the beaches. That way you can pick the perfect place to park, possibly choosing close to the 'comfort stations' with public showers and bathrooms, to rent a jet ski, go parasailing, with other families (or adults) or near a great restaurant.

So, if you're gonna load up the car anyway, why not pick a vacation home away from the trains, where the next door neighbor isn't feet away, heck you'll have to look across the river to see the closest other neighbor, where you have your own private water feature in the back yard, swimming pool, hot tub, fire pit, wet bar, pool table, oh goodness - too many amenities to mention!

STILL THINKING OF ANOTHER VAC HOUSE?

If you are still considering a stay at another vacation rental, please let me give you some advice. First, there are quite a few that are great vacation rentals. Some of my competition is extremely dedicated. I like to think I have the best vacation homes, but I know the MS Gulf Coast has quite a few other dedicated owners...but there are also ones that will disappoint. Carefully look at the posted photos. Are there good window coverings? Does that bedding look inviting? Those photos are of the vacation home at its best. Read reviews, posted by GUESTS who stayed. Not that an Owner would not be truthful, but ideally your source is an actual Guest who stayed in the house.

2nd & most importantly, check out Property Managers with the Better Business Bureau (BBB). There is at least one, I believe the largest one on the Coast specializing in Vac Homes (although they do represent condos too) with an F rating. I've even read Vacation Home Owners reviews where they were answering complaint about their rentals, make reference to the fact they replaced their property manager or it was the property manager's fault. After years of doing vacation rentals, I'm convinced involved Vac Home Owners with professional cleaning & maintenance crews, are in the ideal position to offer the best vacation home experience.

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Rates & Availability

From $250 Per night

Gulfport House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Christmas
Dec 19 2014 - Dec 26 2014
4 night minimum stay
$399
$2,595
 
Notes: Rates are based on 18 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
New Years Eve
Dec 27 2014 - Dec 31 2014
5 night minimum stay
$450
$2,695
 
Notes: Rates are based on 18 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
Late Winter
Jan 1 2015 - Feb 26 2015
4 night minimum stay
$250
From
$350
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,895
$7,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 16 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring
Feb 27 2015 - May 14 2015
4 night minimum stay
$399
From
$449
Fri,Sat
$2,595
$8,800
 
Notes: Rates are based on 18 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
Early Summer May
May 15 2015 - May 23 2015
Changeover Day: Sunday
4 night minimum stay
$400
From
$650
Thu,Fri,Sat
$2,700
$10,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 18 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Memorial Day
May 21 2015 - May 24 2015
4 night minimum stay
$2,300
Flat fee
 
 
Late Summer May
May 24 2015 - May 30 2015
Changeover Day: Sunday
4 night minimum stay
$400
From
$700
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,800
$10,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 18 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
1st Week of June
May 31 2015 - Jun 6 2015
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$3,850
 
Notes: Rates are based on 18 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
Peak Summer
Jun 7 2015 - Jun 27 2015
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$4,250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 18 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
JULY 4TH WEEK (any 7 nights)
Jun 28 2015 - Jul 5 2015
8 night minimum stay
$4,700
Flat fee
 
 
Summer Special
Jul 5 2015 - Jul 11 2015
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$3,850
 
Notes: Rates are based on 18 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
Peak Summer
Jul 12 2015 - Jul 25 2015
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$4,250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 18 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer
Jul 26 2015 - Aug 1 2015
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$3,850
 
Notes: Rates are based on 18 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer
Aug 2 2015 - Aug 8 2015
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$3,650
 
Notes: Rates are based on 18 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Last Summer week
Aug 9 2015 - Aug 15 2015
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$2,700
 
Notes: Rates are based on 18 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
Late August
Aug 16 2015 - Sep 2 2015
4 night minimum stay
$399
$2,700
 
 
Labor Day
Sep 3 2015 - Sep 6 2015
4 night minimum stay
$2,300
Flat fee
 
 
September - October
Sep 7 2015 - Oct 3 2015
4 night minimum stay
$275
From
$400
Fri,Sat
$2,000
$7,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 18 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Cruisin the Coast
Oct 4 2015 - Oct 10 2015
7 night minimum stay
$2,795
$8,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 18 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
November - Great Rates!
Oct 11 2015 - Nov 20 2015
4 night minimum stay
$275
From
$400
Fri,Sat
$2,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 15 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving Week
Nov 21 2015 - Nov 30 2015
5 night minimum stay
$450
$2,700
 
Notes: Rates are based on 18 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$400
From
$700
Fri,Sat
$2,195
 
Notes: Rates are based on 18 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $300 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $600
Tax Rate 12.0%
Notes ~ NIGHTLY RATES BASED ON 4 NTS
Book more, Ntly rate drops; less rate increases
~ MOST DATES: 4+ Mo out in Summer & 8+ Mo for other dates - 7 Nt min
~ Min. stays reduced 6 wks or less prior to Available Dates
~ Most Bookings made 6+ mo in advance, 3 pmt option available
~ 3 Nt stays, Mon PM-Thur AM available @ posted or even discounted rates
~ Discounts to Fill Calendar Gaps-SEE Specials Above
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Amenities

Gulfport House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Carport
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Ducted Cooling
  • Ducted Heating
  • Elevator ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 5 - toilet , On Outside deck, close to the Hot Tub, there is toilet room
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , Loft Full bath, has 5' Shower (no tub)
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Hall Bathroom, has 5' Shower (no tub), urinal, vanity, & TV
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Master also has Urinal, double sinks, & TV
    Bathroom 6 - outdoor shower , Not a 6th Bathroom, but there is an outside shower by Pool
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Bunk Rooms Share this Bathroom w Garden Tub/Shower & TV
  • 4 FULL PRIVATE BATHROOMS: 1st Full - connected to the Master Bedroom, but can also be accessed from Laundry area. It has double vanity sinks, 5' shower, 6' Garden tub, urinal, and large flat screen TV 2nd - Shared by those in the 2 bunk rooms, has a 6' Garden tub/Shower combination, large vanity, TV, and bench 3rd - In Hallway, also shared by the 2 bedrooms off Hallway. It has a 5' shower, urinal, and TV 4th - is in the loft with a 5' shower in addition: a Toilet closet on the outside deck near the Hot Tub and an outside Hot/Cool Shower near the swimming pool In addition, there are 2 continuous hot water heaters. You may have a little low water pressure if everyone is showering at once, but you will NOT run out of hot water :)
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 27
  • Loft - 3 queen , 2 sleep sofa /futon , Loft Sleeps 10, armoire, full bath, TV, night stands, fans
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Sleeps 2 - Off Hall, TV, night stand, dresser, lamp.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Sleeps 2 - Master, deck access, private bath, dresser, TVs,
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Sleeps 2 - dresser, night stand, TV, bath across hall
    Bedroom 4 - 2 bunk bed , Sleeps 6 - 2 Full over Full bunk beds/total - 4 full beds
    Bedroom 5 - 1 bunk bed , Sleeps 3- 1 full over full bunk bed/Total 2 Full beds, Bath
  • King size beds (1) Master Bedroom has the only King Size Bed in the House, Queen size Beds (5) 3 Queen Beds are located in the Loft area, up a spiral stair case. The loft is approximately 14 x 30, with a full bath; 2 other queen beds each have their own room and are located off the main hallway across from a full bathroom, Double Beds (6) Double/Full Bed - each of our Bunk Beds has an upper and lower Full Bed; not the standard twin size bed. One room has a 2 Full Beds (upper and lower on the bunk bed); and an adjacent bedroom has two of these Full Bunk beds, for a total of 4 Full beds in that one room (total for house 3 Full Bunk beds - or 6 Full beds). While 2 can sleep on the bottom bunk, one 1 person in each of the top bunks, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) The loft area has 2 convertible sofas., Bunk Beds (1) Double/Full Bed - each of our Bunk Beds has an upper and lower Full Bed; not the standard twin size bed. One room has a 2 Full Beds (upper and lower on the bunk bed); and an adjacent bedroom has two of these Full Bunk beds, for a total of 4 Full beds in that one room (total for house 3 Full Bunk beds - or 6 Full beds). While 2 can sleep on the bottom bunk, one 1 person in each of the top bunks(total for house 3 Full Bunk beds - or 6 Full beds)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Above Ground Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water tubing
Notes:
2 continuous hot water heaters. No worries if everyone is showering at the same time. House has Many Flat Screen TV's, Great room offers 20' web bar, with lots of seating, large sectional sofa with recliners, hardwood floors throughout. Gourmet Cook's dream Kitchen has 2 large islands, 3 stainless steel sinks, 2 dishwashers, 2 ovens, warming drawer, comes fully equipped, just bring food. Numerous common areas, large covered deck in front & back of house, concrete path through small wooded area, with sitting area. Dock for boat or fishing, at end of concrete path beach/shallow area for wadding into river, large deck surrounds above ground pool for easy entrance. Elevated house offers plenty of covered parking. While in the city limits, the house is in a rural area and offers much privacy. Perfect for a family reunion, if interested inquire about having your wedding & / or reception here. Sleeps 14 w/ each having own bed or convertible sofa; perfect for large golfer parties.

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