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Oceanfront Family Retreat

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,300 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property

Perfect family getaway

Witness the sunrise like you have never seen it before! This spacious 3 bedroom 2 bath home offers the perfect location to make your vacation memories. Wake up to the tranquil gulf with 180 degree breathtaking views from the 600+ sf master suite. Make your way downstairs to the classic southern back porch for your morning cup of coffee and watch the blue herons, seagulls, osprey, dolphins, and maybe even a bald eagle go by. Ease on down to the private 350 foot pier for a day of boating, fishing or kayaking. Maybe even take a trip to out to beautiful Horn Island, only 6 nautical miles away. When night-fall comes, cook up the days catch of fish and crabs or head downtown for a tasty treat at one of Ocean Springs 5 star restaurants. Any way you choose to spend it, I guarantee a fabulous day here at The Good Life!

Nearby Activities:

* Quaint downtown Ocean Springs with shops, restaurants, museums, public beaches, and night life.

* Nearby Biloxi with concerts, shows and casinos.

* Shell Landing Golf Course minutes away.

* Minor League Baseball, Biloxi Shuckers -

* Many other attractions

More Details

Alys and Danny
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
24 June, 2018

About Alys and Danny

Owners Alys and Danny Messenger purchased this house in 2018 to enjoy with their family and friends. We named the camp The Good Life because that is what it feels like when we are there.

Alys and Danny purchased this house in 2018

Why Alys and Danny chose Ocean Springs

Now you can enjoy their little slice of heaven too. This neighborhood offers a more private, secluded feel than busier downtown homes along with all the fun activities offered from being on an oceanfront lot.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have been looking for a home/house for a long time. We wanted something on the water with a pier that we can look out on the water and not see other camps or other buildings. When we went to this place, it was exactly what we were looking for. We really enjoyed the pier. We ran crab traps and caught crabs. When we woke up, we sat in bed and looked out over the gulf. The view from the master bedroom is incredible. The entire house was very well done. It was very clean, very comfortable and laid out very well. It is on a quiet street with no traffic. We drove into downtown Ocean Springs and went to the shops and restaurants. We enjoyed the camp so much that we decided to buy it. We plan to use it as much as possible.
May 2018
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Ocean Springs

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2300 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Suite Bath - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • King Fischer Master Suite - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Sea Squirt Kids Room - 1 large double bed , Pull out twin mattress available for this room
    Blue heron room - 2 double bed
  • Sofa in main living area has a hide-away bed that sleeps two. Extra mattress and roll away bed stored in closet.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • long term rentals available
  • festivals
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • bay fishing
  • swimming


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average rating of 4.804348 based on 47 reviews

Absolutely gorgeous!

  • 5 of 5

The house is beautiful; we cooked several times in the wonderful kitchen, wandered the deck and down the pier, and thoroughly enjoyed the location. We rented King Fischer so that we could spend time as a family before my daughter's wedding in Ocean Springs, and it was a perfect location. I was nervous renting, as I had never done this before, but everything went very smoothly. Would highly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: 26/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, we loved our stay.

  • 5 of 5

Great house, really clean, nicer than my expectations. Oceanfront bargain for the amenities. U wont be let down.

  • Review Submitted: 19/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home

  • 5 of 5

Clean, cozy home. Mandy responded immediately to questions. Great pier to fish off of. We caught lots of fish! Had an awesome time! Hope to be back soon!!!

  • Review Submitted: 04/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Fishing!

  • 5 of 5

At first, we though fishing from a pier in late February would be a little troublesome. However, the fish were biting more than we could keep up with! Everything from sheepshead to catfish. The pier was in great shape and made fishing and crabbing an extravagant experience. The hospitality was perfect for a men’s weekend thanks to the great open floor plan of the house. I just wish the gambling went as well as the fishing!

  • Review Submitted: 02/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful home, great location

  • 4 of 5

We stayed in this beautiful home for three nights in December. We truly enjoyed our stay. The kids had a blast crabbing from the pier (brand new, but no lights as other reviews noted) and kayaking. The water was quite shallow, so we had no luck catching any fish, but it was fun trying! The sunsets were amazing. We enjoyed sitting out on the back porch playing games with the kids and taking in the view. Overall, the home was very comfortable. Just a few suggestions: Items that we could not find in the kitchen were dishtowels and cutting boards. Also, the family room furniture was not the same as in the pictures, which was a disappointment. With a family of 6, I look for comfortable and spacious seating when renting homes. The furniture in the family room that was present in the home during our stay was not comfortable. One couch and 2 formal chairs was not enough space. We enjoyed several great meals in Ocean Springs, definitely worth the drive in. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 11/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Stunningly beautiful at great rates

  • 5 of 5

Our group enjoyed our trip so much that we will book for next year. The sunrise is fantastic. Catching fish on the pier tooo much fun. So close to everything, golf, casinos and the best seafood restaurants. Very nice owners. Will certainly be back.


  • Review Submitted: 06/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Shell Landing
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Ocean Springs

Enjoy all Ocean Springs and this beautiful home has to offer including oceanfront views, kayaking, fishing off the 350 foot pier, boating, Horn Island just 6 nautical miles away, and all the exciting annual festivals and delicious food downtown Ocean Springs!


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$201.58
Pet Fee AU$40.32
Damage Insurance AU$79.29

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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