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“A Wonderful Place to Reconnect with Yourself”
This fountain greets you when you arrive.  Its is in the center of the large circular driveway
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This fountain greets you when you arrive.  Its is in the center of the large circular driveway
Elevated house offers lots of covered parking, just don't park the convertible under the hot tub River view of back of house, pool & pool deck
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This fountain greets you when you arrive.  Its is in the center of the large circular driveway
Elevated house offers lots of covered parking, just don't park the convertible under the hot tub
River view of back of house, pool & pool deck
This Comfortable Front porch awaits you when come up the front stairs
panoramic view from front porch - look no other houses!!
Rear Porch offers 2 glass tables with seating
Panoramic view from Back porch of pool river and surroundings
Pool and deck - Don\'t you just want to take a dip?
Pool Deck offers two glass tables with seating for 12
Swimming Pool
Deck for Boat, Swimming or Fishing
View from Foyer to Great Room
View of Wet Bar
From Wet Bar towards Sectional Sofa & TV
almost 25 feet of granite & 10 comfy bar stools await you & your gathering
Dual Keg Cooler - let us know ahead of time if you are bringing a keg
Wet bar has ice maker, microwave, glasses, dishwasher, blender, etc. all you'll need
Bar has real neon beer signs for that authentic saloon feel
When is the last time you challenged someone in the family to a pool game?  its been too long.
5 Large Flat Screens and Bar Style signage decorate the Great Room
View of Kitchen & Dining Room (siting for 8) at foot of spiral stair case (steps lead to loft)
View of Kitchen eating bar (seating for 11)
Kitchen has 2 islands, 3 sinks, 2 garbage disposals, 2 microwaves, and the list goes on and on
This island offers an excellent area to prepare meals for cooking
Kitchen has 2 50' Flat Screen TV that offer views all over this big room
U shaped Island has 48\' cook-top
Counter space for miles
2 Electric Ovens, 1 large warming drawer, and microwave make preparing meals a breeze
Pots, pans, cooking utensils, oven mitts, measuring cups, casserole dishes, etc. all be found here
Full Refrigerator & Full Freezer allow you to make just one shopping trip w/out needing to stock-up
Plenty of room for all the cooks
My attempt to capture this huge, must be seen to be believed, kitchen in a panoramic photo
Master Bedroom has 2 TV's - one in each corner
Master Bedroom has walk-in closet
Master Bedroom has king size bed
Master Bedroom has slider door that leads to outside back deck and Hot Tub
Master Bathroom Stand up shower.  Bathroom also offers a 6' soaking tub
Master Bathroom has lg soaking tub
Master Bathroom also offers 2nd entrance for other's to use if other baths are occupied
1st Bedroom off the Hallway has Queen size Bed & Flat Screen TV
2nd Bedroom off the Hallway has Queen size Bedroom & TV
Hall way bathroom, services 1st and 2nd Bedrooms
4th Bedroom has On Suite Bathroom and access to 5th Bedroom
4th Bedroom off Hall has Full (Top & Bottom) Bunk Bed
4th Bedroom has Flat Screen TV & dresser
4th Bedroom has large closet & sleep a total of 3 people.  1 in the top bed, 2 in the lower bed.
5th Bedroom has chest of drawers (9 drawers)
5th Bedroom has 2 FULL Bunks (offering 4 total Full Beds)
5th Bedroom can sleep up to 6.  2 in each of the lower beds and 1 in each of the top beds
Loft view from spiral stairs
Alcove Bed
Loft - one of the Queen beds has its own little alcove area
These 2 Queen size beds in Loft offer a comfortable nights sleep
Another few loft
The Loft area offers sleep, with double occupancy of up to 10 - we\'ve planned for 8
Loft has 3 Queen beds and sitting area
2 convertible beds offer a nice seating area and double as sleeping area
Loft Bathroom - Full with 5' stand up shower
Loft Bathroom - Full with 5' stand up shower
Seating area has large flat screen TV
Laundry Room - plenty of counters and spots to hang clothing
Swimming Pool
Swimming Pool
Fire Pit
Fire Pit
Fire Pit
Swimming Pool
Swimming Pool
Swimming Pool
Swimming Pool
Passenger Elevator!
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6 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 27
Gulfport, Mississippi

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Long D
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10 reviews
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“A Wonderful Place to Reconnect with Yourself”
Reviewed 2 September 2015 for a stay in August 2015

My family of four along with three other families spent one week in mid-August at this wonderful river house for a high school reunion and retreat trip. We arrived from across the States, from Houston, Baltimore, Chicago and Jacksonville. As for our family, after driving 7 hours on I-10, the exit to the house led us to a bumpy winding road making us felt a bit uneasy of the heavy vegetation surrounding. Nevertheless, as we drove to the end of the road, The Great River Escape just appeared out of nowhere, almost like finding a long lost castle in a middle of the jungle. The house is beautiful and very big, fitting our group of 15 comfortably. We definitely got a good exercise during the time there just walking around the house, up and down the stairs! The inside of the house is gorgeous, especially the kitchen and the dinning room where we congregated most of the time. All the appliances and cooking utensils are provided and top-notch. Furniture are beautiful and efficient placed. And one of my favorites, TVs are every where! The Bar, it is unbelievable but we did not use it much as we don't drink. However, we loved the pool table! The bedrooms are all beautifully furnished. There are 3 bunk-beds located in two nested rooms. The kids loved that as they felt that was their own little kingdom! and we loved that too because they wouldn't bother us when they played in there, very smart design!!! Let's talk about the outside, the back drop of the house is a beautiful river with a dock where you can seat and relax or do some fun fishing. It was our favorite early morning spot. You can feel the quietness and serenity of the surrounding, taking all the craziness in your life out of you!!! On the lower deck, there is a very nice swimming pool to cool down in the MS summer afternoon but the best part was the jacuzzi right out side on the upper deck, just a few steps from the main dinning area. Take a dip in the hot tub and you wouldn't step out, especially the ladies, they hanged out into late night in the hot tub sharing secret things about their lives and husbands!!! We were all from the big cities where life is always on the fast gears. We were looking for a place to reconnect with ourselves and friends and the Great River Escape provided a perfect environment to do so. For all of us, this was also our first trip to Mississippi. For the time there, we discovered strong, honest, hard-working people and true authentic southern hospitality. The place and the people here have endured the worse natural disaster in the US history. Yet, they perservered and rebuilt their way of life and it was a blessing to experience that.

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Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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David B
New Orleans, Louisiana
1 review
“This property is a must. Can't say enough great things about it!”
Reviewed 18 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

The Great Escape River House is simply amazing. As you walk in you see a bar that is bigger than most restaurants and bars. The second thing that catches your eye is the amount of TVs in the house. I lost count after about 10. There is also a pool table, ping pong table and basketball goal. The hot tub on the upper deck looks over the river and pool was perfect for the August heat. The grounds are huge and we even took advantage of the fire pit for s’mores with the kids. The owners were very helpful leading up to our trip and were on call while we were there if needed. We will definitely be back. Thank you Patricia!

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Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Sheila M
Kenner, Louisiana
1 review
“Fabulous!”
Reviewed 15 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

We had a wonderful time at the Great Escape River House. It was everything that the site had promised and MORE! You cannot comprehend the open living space by the pictures on the site. The kitchen and dining area is 1200 sq. feet. with a sit at bar. So much room to gather in during meal preparations - 3 sinks & 2 dishwashers in this area, we never ran into each other.
The great room with all the TVs, bar & pool table, the kids loved this area as well as the adults.
The outside - was wonderful but under used because it was 98 and higher during our stay. We did use the pool bunches.
We did dock our boat there but since it is a ride out to the Gulf, next time we will dock it at the Gulfport Yacht Club. The coast & casinos in Gulfport & Biloxi are only 20 minutes away!

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Liked best: The living space in the kitchen and dining areas. It's where our family always gathers.
Liked least: The distance by boat to the gulf.
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
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Carolyn M
Sanford, North Carolina
1 review
“Fantastic house for guests of all ages”
Reviewed 7 August 2015 for a stay in July 2015

My family and I have vacationed as a large group for many years, and this was the best house we've ever rented. The pictures are spot on-no false advertising by the owner. The kitchen was a dream, and easily accommodated our foodie family. The pool was perfect for the kids, and every time you turned around, there was some other amenity you could take advantage of and enjoy. Pool table, bar, ping pong table, hot tub, the list goes on and on.

The rental management company was incredibly responsive. We had a problem with the wireless internet and they came out personally to fix it for us. Can't say enough about how easy/great they were to work with!

We have already recommended this house to a friend and won't hesitate to do so again.

Travelling group: Extended Family
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Sulphur, Louisiana
Reviewed 13 July 2015 for a stay in May 2015

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Liked best: the room,pool,kitchen,hot tub--everything
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 5 February 2015 for a stay in January 2015

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Liked best: The great room
Liked least: The grill can only remain on the ground level
Travelling group: Large Group
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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Slidell, Louisiana
Reviewed 11 November 2014 for a stay in October 2014

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Liked best: The huge kitchen!
Liked least: The stairs with no elevator.
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
22 Dec 2014
As you know, I want to deliver a Vacation Home that meets or exceeds every Guests expectations. Even though you gave a 5 star review and you knew in advance there would not be an elevator, I know you missed it.

Great News! For you and all future guests - your Elevator request is granted!!

All future booking will enjoy an Elevator and all the convenance it provides. No more lugging the groceries up the stairs... And the very best news is now the house is accessible to the mobility challenged.

Thank for the Great Suggestion and Thank you for choosing the Great Escape River House. I look forward to your return.
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
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