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'Sunny Daze' Gulf View in Pirates Beach BH, Outside balcony remodel May 2016

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

This wonderful privately owned beach home is in a quiet cul de sac. Only a li

Our home is in the prestigious neighborhood of Pirates Beach, which is a premier location with a private Country Club and a very nice private groomed beach. We are a 2 minute walk to the beach, past 9 houses to the beach dune walkover. Enjoy a glass of wine on our front, top or back balconies with great views of the gulf, beach and majestic sunset/sunrise. Feel the constant cool ocean breeze and listen to the waves roll in. Our beautiful 2nd home is located on a quiet landscaped cul-de-sac and has a huge over-sized lot where the children can play, you can set up a volleyball court or jump castle on the side of the house or in the backyard with plenty of space to spare. We remodeled our home in 2010 with the finest, new home amenities and appliances.

• Layout –

*Ground floor: Bunk room with 2 Full beds and 2 twin beds (not connected to the main house) private bathroom with shower,

* 2nd FL: Room2: Queen bed and a Twin bed, Room 3: NEW (2016)King bed, Double sink bathroom with Shower

* 3rd FL: Room 4 Master: NEW King bed (2016)with private bathroom-over-sized tub, shower and double sink

• Fully Equipped Kitchen – SS Stove-Oven, Wine fridge, Ice Maker, Microwave and SS French Door Fridge. All cookware and utensils, one Keurig and one large coffee maker, blender and a Cuisinart

Laundry – Large new LG washer & Dryer, ironing board and iron

• Numerous Extras – these include:

Beach chairs

Beach umbrellas



BBQ grill

Picnic table and seating in the carport area


Several lounging chairs

Inflatable toys

Boogie Boards

2 Google TV and One Apple TV

55” Flat Screen TV in Great Room

42” Flat Screen TV in Master Room

30' Flat Screen TV in Bunk room

Flat Screen TV in 3rd Room

Blue Ray DVD Player in the Great Room

DVD Player in Master Bedroom

Speaker for iPod or other music

Free high speed Internet WiFi

Optional Extras – Available for a fee:

1. Our Beach Buggy style golf cart rental

2. Wash down and put away beach chairs, umbrellas and shades service

3. Dump ashes and clean up BBQ grill service

4. Beach towel Service: Washing, Drying & Put Away service

5. Oven Cleaning Service

This house includes access to the Galveston Country Club with its large swimming pool, golf, tennis courts, playground, marina, fishing & boat ramp all within a 3 minute drive or 10 minute walk. It is a 7 minute drive to the seawall for Putt Putt Golf, Bungee Jumping, Batting Cages, Fishing Piers, Movie Theater, & Galveston Municipal Golf Course. Moody Gardens is 9 minutes away & offers The Rainforest Cafe, Pyramid, IMAX 3D Theater, Palm Beach, Discovery Museum, Ridefilm Theater and the Aquarium Pyramid. Schlitterbahn water park is 8 minutes away. Nearby Galveston Island Strand and Historic District offers art galleries, unique shopping, & upscale dining. For an afternoon excursion visit the Kemah Boardwalk, NASA, and Gulf Greyhound Race Park.


Rental Policy: Rental is intended for the quiet enjoyment of our guests. Therefore, we will rent only to families or family groups. If you are not with a family group, you must be a responsible adult over the age of 28 to make a reservation. Adults cannot rent properties on behalf of underage guests. The maximum number of guests is 11-13, (depending on age of children, Please ask permission on 13 Guests). Pets of any kind and smoking are not permitted. Violation of the smoking and pet policy will result in forfeiture of your damage deposit. Guests must comply with these Rental Policies and all subdivision restrictions.

More Details

Sun McDonald
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 April, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Pirates Beach in Galveston

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 11 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Double Sink
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Over-Sized tub with Double Sink
  • Outdoor shower: Hot and Cold
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Bunk Bed , GroundFL:Bunk room has double beds on bottom twins on top
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , with TV and Google TV
    Bedroom 4_Master BR - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , TV with Cable, DVD and Apple TV
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf pass optional
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(8 traveller reviews)

'Sunny Daze' Gulf View in Pirates Beach BH, Outside balcony remodel May 2016
average rating of 4.75 based on 8 reviews

Great for a family beach vacation

  • 4 of 5

Great house. Very short walk to one of the nicer, quieter beaches on the island, short drive to town. We were on a family vacation, so we loved the garage full of beach toys and things to play with. Plenty of room for our crew of 10; very comfortable, loved the master bedroom, outdoor shower, big dining room table, good kitchen and W/D, updated appliances and space to spread out. The ground-floor bunkhouse with TV was a hit (but it's detached from the house, so better for older kids). Wi-Fi worked great (a must for unexpected job emergencies that popped up). For us, the only thing missing was an in-subdivision pool that we could walk to, but the country club pool pass was a substitute (a short drive away and $5 pp). This is a quiet neighborhood, so better for families than an all-adult crew, if you stay up late. Pro tip: Mario's pizza delivers if you don't catch anything :)

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place for my whole family to stay.

  • 5 of 5

The house was great, clean and the owners were so easy to work with. We had our 4 grandkids ages 5, 4 and 2-2 year olds and they loved it. We could walk to the beach with beach toys and cooler with no problem. The beach is away from all the crowded beaches and it was great for the kids and the adults. We took the kiddos bikes but they had bikes for the adults and we were on cul de sac and the kids rode around and there was no traffic at all. Great experience, got our deposit back quickly and will definitely go back. Highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family Reunion at Sunny Daze

  • 5 of 5

First and foremost let me say that Sun and Bob McDonald were exceptionally courteous and helpful in letting us stay at their wonderful home only a block from the beach! We thank them for sharing their home with us.

All features of the home were in excellent condition, clean and useful, with only a short delay in repairing our grand children's bedroom AC unit. We trust we vacated the home in the prescribed manner.

If all goes well, we sincerely hope to rent this same home again.

Best regards,

Pete Gaskin

  • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place and location!

  • 5 of 5

We booked this for 8 people for a 4 night stay. The location is terrific, just a quick walk or golf cart ride for about 150 yards to the beach. Very clean and nice. I would say to rent the golf carts from the owners, as you can transport your beach stuff down the street easily, and also take them to the convenience store, seafood market and Galveston CC pool/golf course. The amenities are well worth it. Beach is easy to access and not crowded at all. They have a grill, shrimp boil pot, sand toys and everything you need to have a great time. Owners are great to deal with as well. I highly recommend this place, as it is a perfect location with everything you need to have fun!! Pirates Beach is a great spot as well.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing owner, very nice property, a lovely week

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our week here with kids and grandkids. The house is well appointed and there are great amenities like the golf cart for taking an infant and lots of gear to the beach, the outdoor grill and lots of beach toys. We cooked almost all our meals and the kitchen was well stocked with cooking gear and tableware. The super big washer and dryer was a plus and the downstairs bunk room was a great place for a fussy baby and her mom to go to sleep while others enjoyed the evening breeze on the deck. The upstairs master allowed me to go to bed early and read in peace while others binge watched Game of Thrones! The beach was clean and not too crowded and was very much family oriented and quiet. I have to say that the owner was spectacular. We had AC problems when we arrived and she was all over getting it fixed, despite being a holiday weekend and then working to make amends. From other VRBO stays, I know that things can go wrong and the willingness and ability of the owner to fix things promptly is so, so important to a great stay. One tip: The beach is a very short walk from the house, but if you have little kids in tow, the golf cart is just great, especially when you're taking tired hungry toddlers home. Oh, and I should mention, being able to use the country club for golf and a pool (for the days when you don't want to deal with the sand) was a real bonus.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beach rental

  • 5 of 5

This beach house was perfect for a getaway weekend with teenagers. The house is great for groups.

The location is very close to beach and if you want to cruise around Pirates Beach, the golf cart is great.

The kitchen is awesome! Stocked with everything you need. TV area is great for teenagers to lay around and chill.

The beds are super comfy. We have rented several homes in Pirates Beach, and this one is in the top 2. We will definitely go back!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Pirates Beach, Texas Gulf Coast

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
25 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
4th of July-2017
1 Jul 2017 - 8 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Summer II 1017
9 Jul 2017 - 12 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Deposit-Refundable £389.49
Cleaning £155.8 + Tax
Booking Fee £97.37
Tax Rate 15.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservations are confirmed.
Reservations cancelled 120+ days prior to arrival date will be fully refunded less the reservation fee. SEE RENTAL CONTRACT FOR FULL DETAILS AND TERMS.
Higher rates for holidays, mid peak & peak seasons
SUMMER requires WEEKLY RENTALS ONLY (May 30 - Aug 24) from Monday to Mondy

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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