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Sandy Morrison

Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english

Cottage on Beachfront Property

48 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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Overview

Long Beach Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

New cottage and furnishings on eight manicured acres of Live Oaks with a small bayou running through the property. This is a very quiet get away for bird watching and letting time go by making MEMORIES. .

This property has been in the family since 1875. Hurricane Katrina destroyed 14 family homes at this location. A large front porch is good for catching the evening breezes from the Gulf. The cottage has a full kitchen, with all new appliances, granite countertops, and a coffee station. The large living area includes a gas fireplace, and flat-screen TV; bedrooms are beautifully appointed, and there are ceiling fans in all the rooms. The property includes a security system for protection of its occupants and its contents.

Keywords: Bungalow, House

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Sandy Morrison (Owner)
Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english

Why Sandy Morrison chose Mississippi

Property has been in the family since 1875 and this is the second structure to be built after Hurricane Katrina.

What makes this cottage unique

Bird watching, walking nearby beaches, riding bicycles, relaxing and reading on the generous porch; inspiring for artists and composers of music and literature. Surrounding attractions offer a variety of entertainment and dining opportunities.

Reviews

5
based on 48 traveler reviews

Cottage on Beachfront Property
average rating of 4.9583335 based on 48 reviews
5

Memories Has Been Full of Memories

  • 5 of 5

My son is stationed in Gulfport and we have stayed in Memories a number of times while visiting our grandchildren. Memories has been our home away from home. It has been a wonderful place to have the grandchildren over and also have time away for ourselves. The house is very comfortable and well appointed. When we have stayed at Memories on special holidays the house has been decorated for the occasion. The Morrisons are very hospitable yet are mindful of their guests privacy. They have been quick to respond to issues which have rarely arisen.

The neighborhood is quiet and safe and just a short walk to the beach. The grandkids have played in the tree swings for hours.

Unfortunately, our son and daughter in law are being transferred to San Diego in the very near future and our last stay at Memories will likely be our last. We are grateful for having had the opportunity to stay at Memories. We will miss the Morrisons and the home but we will have our memories of grandchildren and family time there forever.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Stay

  • 4 of 5

This home is beautiful, and Sandra was great to work with. The only down side we found was that this house is not set up for small children (18 month). It would be great for a family with older children, or adults.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Gorgeous, quiet cottage right on the beach

  • 5 of 5

Our family LOVED our stay at Memories Beach Cottage. We felt like we were in our own private country house but with the benefit of being right in town. It was an easy 2-3 minute drive to local restaurants and local shopping. The house was gorgeous, well supplied and well maintained. We have recommended this location to our friends and family to enjoy, as well!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The cottage was lovely and very comfortable.

  • 4 of 5

My only disappointment was I was under the impression the property was on the beach not 800 feet away. I don't know what 800 ft is. The owner said it would be no problem for my 84 year old mother to walk. It wouldn't have been except for the two lane highway. It was really no problem though since we had to carry chairs, towels, books, water ect. we drove our car. At the end of our stay it was really no issue. I just wanted a beach house on the beach. I'm sure I wasn't clear......the cottage was lovely though and we really had a wonderful time.

Thank you for your hospitality.

Michelle

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A family getaway

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at this beautiful house! The seclusion is perfect and makes you feel like no one is around, while still having full access to all the necessities like restaurants and stores. Our kids loved being able to spend a whole week at the beach and not having to drive, just a quick walk down the path and we were there.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Perfect family getaway

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the cottage last week and it was just wonderful. The home is clean, bright, and comfortable. We enjoyed the huge yard (outdoor space is essential with two young boys) and were able to run around, play wiffle ball, swing, and walk to the beach. The boys loved watching the birds and the geckos. The front porch was a perfect place to sit and drink coffee in the mornings.

The house is very private, yet close to many restaurants and attractions. We would love to come back for another visit.

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Gulfport/Biloxi
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Gulfport
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Long Beach
Nearest Beach
In front of property
Car: necessary

This cottage is 65 miles to New Orleans to the West and 65 miles to Mobile to the East; both exciting areas to explore. The local area has 11 casinos with Las Vegas quality entertainment. Charter boats are available from 4 hours to as long as 4 day rentals. Numerous golf courses within a 20-mile radius. Two major art museums: the George Ohr Museum in Biloxi, and the Walter Anderson Museum in Ocean Springs are short drives from Long Beach. Excursion boat to Ship Island, a barrier island 14 miles offshore leaves from Gulfport harbor. Excellent local casual and fine dining abounds.

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Rates & Availability

Long Beach Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Winter
Jan 2 2017 - Jan 2 2018
4 night minimum stay
$150
$900
$2,800
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$175
$1,000
$3,300
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning $100

Rates are subject to change until confirmed by owner with signed rental agreement.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Long Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin set or two Single Beds
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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