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Hurricane Harvey Relief workers welcome! Gulf View - Private Balcony

People5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Studio with 2 Queen Beds

Recently Remodeled without the rate increase! Ready to unwind and get rid of that stress in beautiful Port Aransas, Texas? Well, imagine yourself enjoying a good cup of coffee in the morning on a private balcony with breathtaking Gulf Views! Now is your time to relax in one of 2 on-site pools, while your children enjoy the playground close by. Our efficiency comes with 2 queen beds, full kitchen, wireless internet service, cable TV., and again, beautiful Gulf View with a private balcony! The picture really does not give justice to the incredible view. The grounds are immaculate with tennis courts, recreation areas, children's playground, BBQ Pits, paved walkways to the beach and parking right at your door. Just a short trip into town for great dining and shopping. We look forward to you enjoying Gulf View efficiency as much as we do!

'The ocean stirs the heart, inspires the imagination and brings eternal joy to the soul.'

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COPA# 248300

More Details

Owner
Natalie and Patrick Maxwell
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
13 December, 2017

About Natalie and Patrick Maxwell

We live in Austin, Texas and found ourselves escaping to Port Aransas every chance we got. Since we enjoy it so much, it made sense to purchase our own piece of Paradise! Once we saw this unit, the view sold us and the pictures don't really do it justice. We are so pleased to be able to share our paradise with you and know you will enjoy it as much as we do!

Natalie and Patrick Maxwell purchased this studio in 2013

Why Natalie and Patrick Maxwell chose Port Aransas

We looked all over the island to find a condo that fit our needs. The view, private balcony and immaculate grounds primarily attracted us to this unit/complex. While looking at other complex surroundings, it was clear the cleanliness and proximity to the beach is by far superior at Island Retreat, in comparison to other complexes on the Island. I as well like the close proximity to town, but the feel of complete privacy and quiet in the unit. Once we saw this, it was an easy and immediate decision to purchase!

What makes this studio unique

Again, the view, private balcony and complex grounds make this property unique. Having a full kitchen at your disposal appealed to me as well. I love to cook and it also saves money on dining out!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Daughter and her family loved the rental and had a super time while in Port Aransas!! it was their first time to Port A and they just raved over the island community and particularly the beachfront accommodations. They said they were definitely pleased with the accommodations, the cleanliness and loved the fact they could walk to the beach!! Thank you for providing such a nice place for them as I am sure they will be returning to Port A in the future. Thank you again and have a great week!!
Aug 2013
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday studio in Port Aransas in Nueces County

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Children welcome ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Please bring your own beach towels as the unit does not provide these.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Large Double Bed
  • Please note, this is a true efficiency and not a 1 bedroom.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
If you like to fish, the ABSOLUTE BEST place to go on the island, is Woody's Sports Center. They offer deep sea fishing and bay fishing.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Hurricane Harvey Relief workers welcome! Gulf View - Private Balcony
average rating of 4.865979 based on 99 reviews
5

Sweet little place

  • 5 of 5

This is a very sweet little place. You can't get any closer to the beach.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kathryn, Thank you so much for your kind review! You are right the beach is a five minute walk max. We hope you have a wonderful holiday season and look forward to your next visit!
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5

Great Stay

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed the condo very much. It is in a great location, and it is beautifully decorated. The beds were extremely comfortable and the condo was very clean. We would love to stay there again.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Shannon, you are welcome anytime! Thanks for booking with us. We are so pleased you found our condo comfortable and clean. We strive for our guests to have the best experience possible and look forward to your next visit!
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My happy place!

  • 4 of 5

Love this condo! The view is fabulous morning and night! Coffee in the morning on the balcony then wine at night. Walking directly to the beach with the out door shower is a big plus! The beds were comfortable too! Kitchen has all the necessary equipment to cook anything from shrimp pot to the best knives, a big plus too! This is my second visit to this happy place and I will be back! I did use the awesome pool too this time, sweet clean and not crowded!

  • Review Submitted: 22-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Chris! Thanks so much for the review! We love the views and sitting on the balcony and drinking coffee in the morning. We are so glad we were able to accommodate you guys and looking forward to having you back again! Many thanks, Bianca
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5

Loved this condo and view.

  • 5 of 5

Lovely clean condo overlooking the ocean. Close to great restaurants, right on beach. We loved siting out on the balcony in the evening overlooking the ocean. Great vacation would go there again.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sitting on the balcony in the evening is definitely a must when visiting the condo! We are so glad you had a great vacation. We welcome your next visit!
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4

It was quaint and cute little beach front condo

  • 4 of 5

Definitely a family friendly condominium, so be prepared to hear little feet running around in the condo above. The condo was welcoming, had a great view of the ocean and a very close walk to the beach which was fantastic. My only complaint was that there was a wad of hair stuck in the shower drain when we arrived, but overall a very fun trip and great location.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Kellie, Thanks for the review. We agree that the view is fantastic and the distance to the beach is ideal. Thanks for letting us know about the shower drain issue. I will address this with our housekeeping staff. You are welcome anytime!
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5

Awesome

  • 5 of 5

Awesome

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review, Kenneth! We are so pleased you found our efficincy to be awesome:)
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Location

Moby Dick's
"Not Expensive, No water view but the food is good, Kid Friendly, Fun Atmosphere"
Virginia's On The Bay
"Not expensive, Great Food and Great Atmosphere on the bay with water views!"
Texas State Aquarium
"Amazing!"
USS Lexington
Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Corpus Christi Airport
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Port Aransas Ferry
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Newport Dunes
Car: recommended

Recently Remodeled! Port Aransas is a small island community with miles of great beaches! Just a short ride into Corpus Christi to visit the USS Lexington, Texas State Aquarium or Schlitterbahn Waterpark (coming soon!). The island has great restaurants, shopping, deep sea or bay fishing, miles of fantastic beaches and Newport Dunes Golfcourse!

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £37.28
Damage Deposit £186.42

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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