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Karen Hall

Member since: 2013
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Speaks: english

Charming, Economical, 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Home Away From Home.

18 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 10 nights

Overview

Mississippi House Rental Photos and Description

Family Friendly, Two Miles From The Gulf and a short drive to 7 Biloxi casinos

We have 3 Bedrooms and 2 Bathrooms. Sleeps 6. Pond with goldfish, large flower filled property. Just a few short miles from the artsy community of Ocean Springs or the beautiful Biloxi & Ocean Springs beaches. Centrally located, just an hours drive to New Orleans or Mobile, Alabama. Lots of charter fishing, 12 casinos, 18 golf courses and within minutes from many restaurants, theaters, and museums.

Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Karen Hall (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Karen Hall

In 1965, our father transferred to Keesler Air Force Base from Amarillo, Texas where I was born and raised. I was in High School, my brother in college. Our parents had our home, Vaneaton Place built in 1965. It was one of the first built in the whole subdivision. The coast looked a lot different back then. It was considered the hot spot for vacation and weekend get away. Lots of nightclubs, beach, amusement park, miniature golf.... underground slot machines and gambling. My parents had fallen in love with the Mississippi Coast while on a vacation trip a few years earlier. Hurricane Betsy hit the first month we moved to the coast! What a greeting and what a mess along the beach. Nothing compared to 1969, Hurricane Camille. That really wiped out the coastline. It gave us lots of stories to tell and lots of rebuilding to do. Our home, Vaneaton Place, had no damage. Just trees uprooted. We stayed in the house during the storm. The glass sliding door buckled back and forth from the pressure of the storm. It passed during the night hours and the darkness during the eye of the storm was so eerie that I'll never forget it. Many lots along the scenic beach drive stayed empty for years and years.

Life went on. The coast built back. We grew up, had families and moved away but Biloxi, Mississippi remained home for our parents. Hurricane Katrina came along in 2005 and really devastated our beautiful coast all the way from Alabama to Louisiana. Our home actually had about 1 foot of water come in so we lost almost everything. Our Mom never was able to move back in but she did pick out all the colors that you see painted throughout the home. Some of the furnishings are the original. They are all special memories for us. Our Mom loved her home and yard. It is a very special place to us and to our children who have always had it in their lives. A place full of wonderful memories.

Karen Hall purchased this house in 1965

Why Karen Hall chose Mississippi

We wanted to keep the house in our family because it is such a part of us. A place we can go to and visit and a place that we can open up and share to travelers who understand how much it mean to us. A place we still call home.

What makes this house unique

We are in a quiet area but just 10 min drive to the beach. There are so many places to shop and eat within minutes of the house including a large movie theatre. There are 7 casinos within a 10 to 15 min drive. Of course fishing and golfing all over the place... Who could ask for a more relaxing place to go.

Reviews

4.6
based on 18 traveler reviews

Charming, Economical, 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Home Away From Home.
average rating of 4.5555553 based on 18 reviews
New Orleans,La
4

Great getaway!

  • 4 of 5

This house was just as it looked in the pictures, cozy and comfortable. It worked well for our family of 4. Close enough to everything also. We had minor issues which we discussed with the owner Karen and she was very apologetic. We would rent again on our next trip to Biloxi.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Looking forward to our next stay!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

I booked this lovely home for a family vacation. I had 5 young adults aged 15, 19-20. The home was very thing we expected and more. It was conveniently located close to everything we wanted to do during our stay and gave me peace of mind when my young people needed space to venture out on their own. It was very relaxing and accommodating. Thanks for making our vacation great!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Jennifer. I am so glad you enjoyed your stay and that you had a wonderful birthday. Now you know where to stay on your trips to the beautiful Mississippi Gulf Coast!!
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Cape Coral, FL
5

Clean - Just like being at home

  • 5 of 5

This house is very CLEAN and it was just like being at home. There is everything you need in the kitchen and the bed was comfortable. This was the best house we have rented and I highly recommend it to everyone. The owner is wonderful. We would go back to this house.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kampsville, IL USA
4

Clean & comfortable

  • 4 of 5

We found your house to be very comfortable, just like being at home. It was very clean & so much better than a crowded hotel. Owner was very nice & helpful.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

comfort and convenience

  • 5 of 5

The home was perfect for our stay. We were in Biloxi for the AKC dog shows so this per friendly home was a nice alternative to a hotel. The premises were clean and comfortable. The owner was helpful and very pleasant. A great experience.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Karla for staying with us and we do hope you will come again soon. I am glad that you, your daughter, and your show dog were comfortable and had a nice trip. Hopefully you took back a winning ribbon.
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4

Great home away!!!

  • 4 of 5

This was truly a home away from home. The house was clean and thoroughly stocked for your needs. We enjoyed everything except the rain. We did manage to get one day of fishing and of course we visited the casino s which were not far away. We would definitely visit again.

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much, Deloris, for staying with us. You were a pleasure to talk to on the phone and I'm glad you had a good time, were comfortable, and had a safe trip. Sorry about all that rain but the Casinos are always nice, cool and dry. We hope you will join us again on your next trip the the beautiful Mississippi Gulf Coast.
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Ruby Tuesday
"Always top quality food at affordable prices! Only about 5 min from our house."
Starbucks
"Who doesn't like Starbucks. Located conviently inside of Target."
Olive Garden
"Great place to eat for the whole family."
Chick-Fil-A
Five Guys
Whataburger
Cici's Pizza Restaurants
Cajun's Fabulous Fried Chicken
Outback Steakhouse
Olive Garden
"Great place to eat for the whole family."
Cafe New Orleans Diberville
"This is THE PLACE to go while staying at Vaneaton Place. Only maybe 5 min away, right there ..."
Red Lobster
Moe's Southwest Grill
Winn-Dixie
Nearest Airport
18.9 Miles
Gulfport/Biloxi
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Several
Nearest Golf
2.7 Miles
Gulf Hills Golf Course
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Ocean Springs
Nearest Motorway
2.7 Miles
Interstate 10
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Sicily's Pizza walking distance across street
Nearest Beach
4.6 Miles
Biloxi or Ocean Springs
Car: recommended

The Van Eaton home is conveniently located 2 miles from Biloxi Back Bay. There are 9 casinos between 2 and 8 miles from the home, including The Scarlet Pearl, The Hard Rock, Beau Rivage, The Palace, Imperial Palace, Boomtown, Golden Nugget, Harrahs, and Treasure Bay. The famous Walter Anderson Museum of Art is 4.6 miles and the new Ohr O'Keefe museum of Art is 6.7 miles. The Gulf Hills golf course and Interstate 10 are both 2.7 miles. There are aprox 18 golf courses along the Gulf Coast! If you're looking for deep sea fishing, you can find charter boats at the small craft harbors in Ocean Springs and Biloxi, both just 5 miles from the house.

The Grand 18 D'Iberville movie theater is 2.6 miles. There's a Walmart, Target, Dicks Sporting Goods, Cole's, Logans, Starbucks, 5 Guys Burgers & Fries, Chili's, Denny's, Olive Garden, Red Lobster, Outback, Bejing Chinese Buffet, Newks, Moes, Ruby Tuesday, and Applebee's ...all within three miles of the house. If you like beautiful old cars, you may want to come during the week of our famous Crusin' The Coast, Oct. 6-13th, 2013. If you enjoy street festivals, don't miss the Peter Anderson Fest, in Ocean Springs, Nov. 2 & 3rd. If you come Jan-Feb, be sure to catch one of the 23 Mardi Gras parades, one of which passes by the home.

The home is a comfortable brick, 3 bedroom, two bath, one level, decorated in a cool, beach cottage style. There is an office with a line for your computer or the room could be used as an additional bedroom. Central air conditioning/heat with ceiling fans in every room. Copies of original artwork thruout the home, photographed /created by the owners, can be purchased. Call owners for details.

There is a lovely pond outside with goldfish and the yard is filled with trees, plants, and flowers.

The pictures posted were all taken in the house and yard.

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Rates & Availability

Biloxi House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
20TH ANNUAL CRUSIN' THE COAST
Sep 30 2016 - Oct 9 2016
10 night minimum stay
$1,750
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$150
From
$175
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
additional housekeeping $100

Check the calendar for availability. Prices do not include security deposit and cleaning fee. Prices vary depending on amount of guests and pets.
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Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

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Amenities

Mississippi House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom (#2) - toilet , shower
    Hall Bathroom (#1) - toilet , combination tub/shower , Accessible from the hall and services bedrooms 2 and 3.
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Loveseat/sleeper in office/den area
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • 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:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
VanEaton Place is only a short 90 mile trip to the famous New Orleans French Quarter. (aprox 1 1/2 hour) and less that an hour to beautiful Mobile, Al. The Family Fun Center in Biloxi and Barnacle Bill's in Waveland now offer miniature golf for the whole family. Other family attractions include Gulf Islands Water Park, the Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, Biloxi Shrimping Trip, Ship Island Excursions, just to name a few for you to enjoy during your stay.

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