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Comfortable cottage near beach and town

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


Minimum Stay
3 - 5 nights

About the property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

A short, 1/2 block walk to the beach, the Dormie House is an 1850 sf cottage in an established neighborhood, nestled away from busy streets, providing a quiet, restful retreat. This is a smoke-free property, all on one level and just a step up from the grassy lawn.

Three bedrooms provide sleeping for up to six with one Queen and two pairs of single beds (there are linens to covert one pair to king-size). One bath has twin lavatories and shower, the other has a single lav and shower over tub. Large living room for conversation, TV, card playing or puzzles. The glass-enclosed porch is perfect for 'sundowners' and casual meals. Separate dining room.


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H Hackett Cummins
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 18, 2017

About H Hackett Cummins

The owners have an adjoining cottage. They love the coastal weather that tempts them outside year-round, especially for gardening, fishing, golfing and sitting on the porch to watch the wildlife. They look forward to the many area festivals and fairs in nearby towns.

H Hackett Cummins purchased this cottage in 2006

Why H Hackett Cummins chose Mississippi

We have been coming here since our childhood--grandparents, parents, and more, and now children and grandchildren. Now in retirement, we continue to enjoy the Mississippi Sound and the area's many charms.

What makes this cottage unique

The Mississippi Gulf Coast offers one town after another facing a white sand beach that stretches most of the way from Louisiana to Alabama. You'll find small town charm, plus the excitement of casinos, shows and city life found in a metropolitan area that ranks second in the state. Natural beauty abounds in the Gulf Islands National Seashore, the coastal live oaks and the multitude of birds and ocean life. What a treat to return each time to the Dormie House in historic Pass Christian, just steps from all the Coast has to offer.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

Comfortable cottage near beach and town
average rating of 4.882353 based on 17 reviews

The Dormie House was better than advertised.

  • 5 of 5

We had a very pleasant one week stay at the Dormie House . The house itself was much bigger than we expected . There is a large living room , dining room ,kitchen in addition to the 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and the surprise was the glassed in ,air-conditioned front porch that had another dining table as well as a sitting area . The home was fully equipped with all of the kitchen utensils, dishes, the linens were all in excellent condition, and there was an adequate supply of extra towels, blankets, pillows . Also there is a laundry room with washer,dryer, iron and ironing board . The house was a half block from the beach and it was tucked under the large oak trees on a quiet road .We had quiet and solitude and felt very comfortable . The location is convenient to the rest of the coast, Gulfport ,Biloxi and more restaurants ,casinos and is about an hour drive to New Orleans .There is an abundance of good restaurants from Bay Saint Louis to Biloxi .We did certainly enjoy staying here and would recommend this property .It would be excellent for a family with children . FW

  • Submitted: May 23, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice location in quiet neighborhood.

  • 4 of 5

Our stay was very nice. Clean and roomy, the Dorman house had everything we needed. Large kitchen equipped with everything needed if you wanted to cook. Nice sized bedrooms with comfy beds and two full bathrooms . Only a block from the beach . The house has s nice yard and is located in a quiet neighborhood. My husband fished with Capt. Brian of Reel South Fishing Charters. He had a great time and caught a lot of fish. The house is not too far from the Pass Christian Harbor which was nice for him. Wonderful restaurants near by also. Hooks, Bacchus, and Shaggy's are a few of our favorites. The Pass had an art festival in the park. I enjoyed the beautiful crafts and visiting with the artist's. Would stay here again. Had a wonderful time!

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Houston, TX

Cozy Well-Equipped Beach House

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time staying at the Dormie House. The kitchen was well-equipped which was a positive for us since we were able to eat in more & prepare our own dinner with the fresh seafood we purchased from the harbor that day. We enjoyed having our mealtimes in the enclosed porch & loved the architecture of the home. We also liked that that the ride into town was bike-friendly. It enabled us to ditch the car for an afternoon & cycle into town for some sightseeing & souvenir shopping. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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San Antonio, TX

A Wedding Weekend at The Dormie House

  • 5 of 5

This place was just perfect for our family while on the MS Coast for a family wedding. What a quaint and charming cottage just a block off the beautiful beach! Very clean, quiet and so vintage!!! Beds were comfy, plenty of space for all of us, and the cottage was so well equipped for the weekend. Conveniently located near the charming town of Pass Christian and an easy walk to the beach. We loved our stay at The Dormie House! Hope to be back soon!

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
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El Dorado, Arkansas

Loved the Dormie House!!!!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this property. It was clean and well maintained, quiet but close to the beach within walking distance. Very comfortable beds and very roomy. The landscape was very neat. Several miles to Walmart and close to eating places. The owner gave us directions to the area for shopping and places to eat. Very helpful! You will love this house if you stay there.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We loved Dormie House!!!!

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we pulled into the drive we were at "our" beach house! Great communications with this wonderful owner had already prepared us for our trip. We loved everything about the Dormie House and enjoyed our relaxing beach vacation SO much! All our needs had been anticipated and the only thing we could have asked for was a few more days! Great food, beautiful beach, an array of shops nearby...already planning our return trip!!!!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
The Oaks
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Pirate's Cove
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Mississippi Sound
Car: recommended

Casinos about 30 minutes away. New Orleans 1 1/2 hours. Mobile, AL 1 1/2 hours. New Orleans 1 hr away. Outlet mall nearby.


Rates & Availability

Pass Christian Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Mardi Gras
Feb 17 2017 - Mar 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jazz Fest
Apr 28 2017 - May 7 2017
3 night minimum stay
Memorial Day
May 26 2017 - May 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
Crusin' the Coast
Sep 29 2017 - Oct 9 2017
5 night minimum stay
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
Christmas/New Years
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300

High Season rates apply for holidays and special events (Thanksgiving, Christmas, Mardi Gras, Cruisin the Coast, Jazz Fest, Super Bowl)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Pass Christian Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1850 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Water View
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (4) There are linens for converting one pair of twins to a king-size bed.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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