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Breathtaking views of the Galveston bay from the 10th floor - Oceanfront

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedroom/2 full bath ocean condo with unobstructed view of the Gulf of Mexico!

Recently remodeled and updated 2 bed/2 full bath condo, located directly on the Seawall on the 10th floor. Completely unobstructed view of the ocean, the building has a 24 hour concierge on site, and the building has an elevator. Onsite amenities include onsite community laundry, tennis court, onsite pool, security, trash, water and sewer. Modern kitchen has been completely redone with new, stainless steel appliances, and new cabinetry. Kitchen comes fully stocked with dishes, pots and pans, and basic cooking utensils.

The condo will sleep 6, each bedroom has a queensize bed, and there is a queensize sofa bed in the living area. Bedroom 1 has a private full bath, inside the bedroom. Bedroom 2 has an oceanview, with a closet with a sliding door, and the bathroom is located just outside the door of the bedroom, and can be shared with guests who are using the sofabed.

More Details

Owner
Property manager Jim Kimling/ Owner A. Kent Rice
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
24 July, 2017

About Property manager Jim Kimling/ Owner A. Kent Rice

Welcome to By the Sea condos in Galveston Texas!

I am Andrea Rice, a native Houstonian, and delighted to have the opportunity to host you and your family/friends, to our beautiful condo.

I started this small vacation rental business in 2014, and it has surpassed all my expectations, so I decided to expand by purchasing a second unit at By the Sea! I hope that You will consider either one of my condos for your next vacation or visit to Galveston!

Sincerely,

Andrea

Property manager Jim Kimling/ Owner A. Kent Rice purchased this condo in 2015

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 10
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 1
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Lift ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bathroom is private and located inside master bdrm
  • This unit has 2 full size bathrooms, both with bath tubs that have been newly remodeled with granite counter tops and new cabinets. Bathrooms have new, beautiful mozaic tiled mirrors above the sink area, giving both bathrooms a beautiful, designer touch.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 1 has a closet with sliding door and a full bathroom just around the corner in the hallway. Bedroom has a queen size bed, and includes all linens and bedding. Bedroom 1 also has an outside balcony with beautiful view of the ocean. Bedroom 2 is the master bedroom with a queen size bed and large walk-in closet and private, full bathroom, located inside the bedroom. Master bedroom does not have an ocean view.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • festivals
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(56 traveller reviews)

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Breathtaking views of the Galveston bay from the 10th floor - Oceanfront
average rating of 4.535714 based on 56 reviews
4

Older Property, Great View

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at By The Sea. They had signs around apologizing for their "winter work." They were fixing the elevator, planting flowers and making it Spring/Summer ready. We loved our view. We loved our stay. Andrea was very responsive to all communication, and the small issue we had, she made sure to let us know it would be addressed immediately. We hope to be back some day.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Jennifer, thanks so much for your kind remarks regarding your recent stay, despite the building work taking place. We so much appreciate you staying with us, and hope to welcome you back again in the future. Best Wishes, Andrea
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Kansas City, MO
4

Great Location and Great View

  • 4 of 5

The building of "By the Sea" offered a great location with a great view. Although the building is a bit dated, the condo itself was very nice. It offered everything we needed for a great stay and was right across from the beach. The owners we very accommodating through the entire process as well. The only thing we would have changed about our visit was the weather!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very clean nice place

  • 5 of 5

It was a great place to take family for a vacation. Overlooked the beach and you could walk across the street and be there. Had a nice pool that was he kids loved. You could grill on one of the 2 grills there or cook meals in the Kitchener with full size appliances. The front bedroom overlooked the beach as well as the living room.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

No complaints at all !!

  • 4 of 5

The condo was nicely furnished with everything you need and then some. Andrea was very nice to deal with also. Very prompt with returning my calls with any questions. Our stay was very relaxing with a great view of the gulf.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Traveling from Tyler, TX
4

Great stay!

  • 4 of 5

The condo was great, with plenty of beach front directly in front. We were just not provided with enough wash rags. We had two for 6 people. I also missed having a washer and dryer in the condo. We did not know there was a laundry downstairs until we were leaving. Otherwise I definitely recommend it. I would stay there again. Plenty of parking front and back.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great condo for the price.

  • 4 of 5

Would definitely stay here again. Clean and well appointed. AC works great. Staff of By The Sea was very friendly and helpful. The only issue was that the water pressure was very low. Nice pool area. Easy access to beach just across the street.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Hobby Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.08 Miles
Tortuga Mexican Restaurant
Nearest Ferry
6.4 Miles
Port Bolivar Ferry
Nearest Golf
3.23 Miles
Moody Gardens Golf Course
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Schlitterbahn Water Park
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Interstate 45
Nearest Restaurant
0.05 Miles
Various
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
Various Jet Ski Rentals
Nearest Beach
0.05 Miles
Seawall Urban Park
Car: recommended

"By the Sea" condominiums are located directly on the Galveston Seawall, directly across the street from Seawall Beach, walking distance to great restaurants, fast food, discount shopping, bike rentals, and numerous activities and attractions. Please make sure and check out our other 5 star condo, located just next door, at The Dawn, on the 3rd floor, with beautiful designer furnishings, totally remodeled, and has a fabulous unobstructed view to the ocean. The property ID is 651481. Also, please check back with us in a couple of weeks, as we are adding a gorgeous 1 bedroom unit, directly on the beach, and it's been totally renovated and newly furnished.

We love your business and can't wait for your visit.

Best Wishes,

Andrea

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo 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
 
Fall/Winter 2016
25 Sep 2016 - 30 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£312
for 2 nights
From
£114
£836
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£341
for 2 nights
From
£128
£880
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £61.55 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £57.71
Parking permit £11.54 + Tax
Tax Rate 15.0%

The $75.00 damage deposit will be refunded within 7 days after departure, once the cleaning crew confirms no damage or missing items to the unit. Also, the new $15.00 parking permit was approved by the building HOA with very limited advance notice, and we apologize for this new fee, but we property owners apologize in advance for the inconvenience.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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