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Bellande Cottage, Downtown Ocean Springs by the Beach

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage

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Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, private deck (sleeps 6)

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 and Lagniappe Cottage (not found on VRBO, please visit our direct website).

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.

***Please be aware that we are currently under construction to improve Front Beach Cottages. While this shouldn't effect your stay in any of our cottages or their designated lounging areas, please be aware that the street-side appearance of the property will not be how things usually look for the time-being. Once construction is completed on a new main cottage, office, and in the ground pool, things will be back to normal. Thank you for your understanding.***

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

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Cathy Beeding Mackenzie
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
November 21, 2016
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About Cathy Beeding Mackenzie

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

Why Cathy Beeding Mackenzie chose Mississippi

I love Ocean Springs!

What makes this cottage unique

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.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

Bellande Cottage, Downtown Ocean Springs by the Beach
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews

Quit little cottage!

  • 4 of 5

Nice little cottage! Ada-quit cleaning needed a little more but was sufficient. Good location cute decor.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mabelvale, Arkansas

Bellande Cottage

  • 5 of 5

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.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved this quiet and cozy cottage

  • 5 of 5

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.

  • Submitted: May 27, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Iron Mountain, Michigan

Bellande Cottage

  • 5 of 5

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!

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2012
  • Stayed: Jan 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

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!

  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2011
  • Stayed: Dec 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Adorable and charming!

  • 5 of 5

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.

Thanks again,

Sherry Jo

  • Submitted: Nov 22, 2011
  • Stayed: Nov 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Gulfport Biloxi International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Many, many bars and restaurants downtown
Nearest Ferry
60 Miles
Dauphin Island. AL to Gulf Shores, AL
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Gulf Hills Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
Interstate 10
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Many, many restaurants downtown
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Front Beach
Car: recommended

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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Ocean Springs Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Separate soaking tub and shower.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 bunk bed , Custom twin sized bunk beds.
  • One queen sized bed, 2 twin sized bunk beds and 1 sleeper sofa.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Bikes, kayaks and beach gear provided for guests at no additional charge.

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