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Spacious Beach Cottage Blocks From All The Action!

People10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Space 1,981 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms with almost 2,000 sqft of room. Sleeps 10 people

This home feature all the old charm of Historic Galveston. It has 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom and is tastefully upgraded and decorated but it still keeps it's charm of 1916, the year the home was built. It even has it's original wood floors. The home features second floor balconies and large outdoor space, including a fully fenced in back yard. Everything is included in this home. Bring the family and let the fun begin!

A Charcoal BBQ is also provided. The deck has a very nice outdoor dining table and extra chairs for seating for Beautiful Al Fresco dining!! Please bring your own, soap, shampoo, toiletries, toilet tissue, paper towels, trash bags, cleaning supplies, aluminum foil, Ziploc bags, condiments, sunscreen, first aid, charcoal, lighter fluid, and insect repellent.

Property protection fee: $59. Long-term rentals (in excess of 12 nights) will require a larger deposit and be subject to additional terms and conditions. Any damages, excessive cleaning charges, or late departure fees not covered by traveler protection policy will be your responsibility. Payment is required 30 days prior to arrival. The traveler protection policy does not limit your liability. More overnight guests than the maximum of 10 will be cause for eviction and loss of all payments. ***Cancellation: A full refund will be given if reservations are canceled 30 days or more before the arrival date. If cancellation is less than 30 days, the fee is forfeited.

There is also a 'Cleaning Fee' of $135 in addition to rental and property protection fee of $59 with protection coverage up to $1500.00. There is a fee of $50.00 per small pet.

Keys, Reservations, Payment and Rules: Keys, Reservations and Payment:: **Keys: Arrival- Keys will be in lock box on location. (Owners will advise of code). Keys will not be issued if signed Rental Agreement, payment protection fee and rental fees have not been received. We will either call or email you with the combination to the lock box prior to your arrival. Keys: Departure- Return all keys to the lock box after locking all doors and windows. $75 fee for keys lost or not returned to lockbox.

Rules and Rental Policy:: We only rent to families or adults with a responsible attitude. Absolutely no graduation, prom, fraternity or sorority groups. Do not bring your pets unless pet deposit has been made prior to stay. Do not leave trash in the house. Garbage is picked up Wednesday mornings.Tenant is required to dispose of any and all garbage in designated garbage container upon checkout. You must leave the house in the same condition you found it when you arrived. Please remember that this is our own beach house also!

Garbage day is Wednesday. Please put the cans out facing the street in front of the house on Tuesday night.

More Details

Owner
Michelle Robach
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
1 August, 2017

About Michelle Robach

We have several vacation homes on the TX Gulf Coast. We love to vacation in Galveston. The house has been remodeled with tasteful beach furnishings. This will be the first time it has been featured as a beach rental. We do own two others on the coast that have been on the rental program for years.

Michelle Robach purchased this house in 2014

Why Michelle Robach chose Texas Gulf Coast

We decided to buy in the city of Galveston. There is so much to do and we found ourselves always in Galveston enjoying everything it has to offer.

What makes this house unique

This home is short walk of 4 blocks to the beach and a few more to the new Pleasure Pier. Restaurants are located walking distance from the home. One of our favorite restaurants is Queens BBQ and it is 2 blocks to the house. The have the best Peach Cobbler.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Galveston in Galveston County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1981 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Guest Bathroom up - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Master bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Claw foot tub and shower. Very big bathroom
    Bathroom down - Toilet
  • Bathroom towels, washcloths and hand towels are provided. Hand soap in each bathroom is provided. One roll of toilet paper is provided. Please bring your own paper products.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Has a master bath attached
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Sleeps 2
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , sleeps 2
    Bedroom 4 Bunk beds - 4 Single Bed , Sleeps 4 in bunk beds
  • king size bed with new linens. Has access to outdoor patio and master bathroom is attached. with claw foot tub. Flat screen TV. Extra spacious bedroom.
Entertainment:
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
Pets are considered with a $50.00 pet deposit. We only rent to families or adults with a responsible attitude. Absolutely no graduation, prom, fraternity or sorority groups with or without adult supervision. I provide one roll of toilet paper and one roll of paper towel. There is also one kitchen garbage bags, You must provide all your own paper product including ziplock baggies, foil, etc. There is hand soap at each sink. Please bring all your own toiletries.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Spacious Beach Cottage Blocks From All The Action!
average rating of 4.766667 based on 30 reviews
San Antonio, TX, United States
5

Vintage Charm with Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

The house is 2 blocks from the beach and was a perfect location for our 4th of July vacation. We parked our cars and brought our bikes. We did not have to deal with parking or driving the whole time we were there. We were super close to everything so we biked everywhere. The house is beautiful and just like the pictures. It is an older refurbished vintage home so it has all of that historical charm with the comfort of modern amenities. The owner, Michelle, was a joy to work with and goes out of her way to make your stay enjoyable. I would recommend this home to anyone thinking of staying on Galveston. I know my family would love to stay there again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the great review! You guys were so much fun to work with and we are so glad that you choose our home to stay at for your vacation. We are so very happy that you and your family had a great stay! We would love to have you back next year. Thank you again!! Michelle
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5

WONDERFUL!!

  • 5 of 5

Everything was great and well represented...thanks!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great beach house!!

  • 5 of 5

We really fell in love with this awesome beach house! It's beautiful and I loooove the open floor plan and space!! It had everything we needed and the owner was very nice and helpful as well!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Beautiful & spacious

  • 4 of 5

Close to the beach. Beautiful house with spacious bedrooms. Hope to visit again

  • Review Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect house for a Galveston get away!

  • 5 of 5

FABULOUS!!! We love this house. Everything is perfect. Too many great things, including location. Looking forward to our next trip to Galveston and staying in Michelle's wonderful house. Thanks for the hospitality!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Charming family beach house in perfect location!

  • 4 of 5

This place was perfect for our spring break stay with 4 adults and 5 kids. So many beautiful original touches in this well-preserved old house, but all the creature comforts of a newly remodeled vacation home. The house is walkable to the beach and Pleasure Pier. It was nice to sit on the porch with coffee or just lounge in the family room. Kids loved the games and the bunk beds. I wished there was a dresser in the master bedroom, but all in all a great value. We'd stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. I can look at putting a small dresser in the Master. We have not done so because we like the large amount of open space in the Master bedroom. It gives a lot of room to freely move around. We do have the two ottomans in the master to use for your suitcases. I am glad you enjoyed the house. Michelle
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Location

Moody Gardens
"Very interesting family fun."
Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier
"This is a great family fun place for the whole family"
Gaido's
"Great food but on the high end of price"
Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark
"Super fun for the kids!"
The Strand Historic District
"Lots of shopping and food. We always have to make a run to the strand!"
Moody Mansion
"Be sure to take the guided tour. "
Sunflower Bakery and Cafe
"Great food especially breakfast!"
Galveston Seawall
"Lots of sun and fun!"
Shrimp & Stuff Restaurant
"This is a really great place for seafood. Prices are great and a great place to bring the ki..."
Original Mexican Cafe
"Very yummy! One of our favorites. Great breakfast too. "
Magic Carpet Golf
"Fun for the kids"
Saltgrass Steak House
"Oh this place is so very yummy! Can have a long wait on Saturdays though..."
Fisherman's Wharf
"Good food and a great view!We love to go for appetizers during happy hour. "
ShyKatZ Deli and Bakery
"Great sandwiches!!Love this place but can be busy at times. "
MOD Coffee House & Cafe
"Great place to just hang out. "
Rainforest Cafe
"So much fun for the kids. We always take our niece here when she comes to visit. It also has..."
Grotto Ristorante
"Great food but it can be expensive...Love this place. Great service also"
Benno's on the Beach
"Great Crawfish..."
Farley Girls
"Very yummy food"
DiBella's Italian Restaurant
"We have tried this place several times and trust me, it's not good! Yuck!!"
O'malley's Stage Door Pub
Olympia Grill
Katie's Seafood Market
Queens Bar B Que
"Some of the best BBQ. Love the ribs and chopped beef sandwich but not the potato salad. You..."
Willie G's Seafood & Steak House
Car: recommended

This home is in the heart of Galveston. Just a short 4 block walk to the Gulf of Mexico and a few blocks to the new Pleasure Pier. Restaurants/ Bars within walking distance of the home. Historic Galveston has so much to offer. While in Galveston, you can enjoy Schlitterbahn water park, Moody Gardens, Shopping on the Strand, fabulous restaurants, putt putt golf, movie theater, bike rentals and the new Pleasure Pier. There is so much to do in Galveston, TX Great restaurants just 2 blocks from home, Queens BBQ and also Brick House Tavern and Grill.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Galveston, Texas

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Labor Day
1 Sep 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£927
for 3 nights
From
£252
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£597
for 2 nights
From
£214
£1,530
£3,277
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £124.29
Pet Fee £38.84
Damage Insurance £45.83

Rates are subject to change. No refund s given unless of a mandatory evacuation due to weather. No refunds given for rainy weeks or weekends. If you have more than 10 people in the home without owners permission, you will loose your deposit. No exceptions! You will be charged for missing or towels that will not come clean. If you notice an issue please call owner right away so they may correct the problem. 512-965-3304. There is a $50 pet fee for each pet.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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