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Paradise Cottage Beautifully Restored 1909 Cottage

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Beautifully Restored 1909 Cottage

Charming 2 bed/2 bath completely restored 1909 beach cottage with original hardwood floors and pocket doors, and all modern conveniences including gourmet kitchen with Brazilian granite counters, Island seating for 6, dishwasher, washer/dryer.

Located on 14th Street near the Historic Strand shopping district and just blocks from the Gulf of Mexico beaches. Equipped with most everything you need including linens, towels, , Cable TV, Netflix and High-Speed WiFi. This cottage is designed for couples, families and groups of 4 or less.

Serenity Cottage is right next door-two 1909 sister cottages. Each sleeps 4 so perfect for 2 groups/families each with their own space.

Large parties and gatherings are prohibited by the City of Galveston

More Details

Owner
Greg Philpott
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
27 July, 2017

About Greg Philpott

Having restored a number of historic properties, we look forward to sharing charming Galveston Island with you. After living here for 15 years, we still thoroughly enjoy the unique and compelling atmosphere. We enjoy interesting shops, bars, eateries, live music and theater and some of the most spectacular sunrises. A simple morning or evening walk on the beach or dolphin watching in the harbor, we easily create enjoyable moments everyday.

Greg Philpott purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Greg Philpott chose Galveston

Built shortly after the Great Storm of 1900 in 1909, along with the identical Twin Sister house right next door. Both cottages have been lovingly restored to return their original charming splendor, while adding every modern convenience. Surrounded by numerous historical properties and views of magnificent Sacred Heart Catholic Church, and even a glimpse of the Gulf of Mexico..

What makes this cottage unique

Get away from it all, yet still be in the middle of everything!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in San Jacinto in Galveston

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • High Quality towels provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Both feature Supreme Comfort King beds with high quality linens.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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average rating of 4.967742 based on 31 reviews
5

Wonderful!!! So comfortable and beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful little cottage! Very comfortable and beautiful!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Cute, clean, comfortable cottage!

  • 4 of 5

Everything was great! Just big enough and high ceilings made the space seem bigger. Very clean and comfortable; has everything you need. Only downside..garage door was not automatic and definitely tricky to park car.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You for the great review, we look forward to accommodating your family in the future. The cottage is a historical home circa 1909 (built before the mass production of automobiles) with a low clearance garage primarily for motorcycles and bikes,. Small compact cars can also use the garage. There is ample street parking right in front of the cottage.
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5

we could live here

  • 5 of 5

Nothing lacking at all. Super clean, comfortable, convenient to beach and town. Had a beatiful stay and will return. Jan and Andre Ricard, Austin, Tx. June 2017

  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

neat and clean

  • 5 of 5

great place everything was fine no problems

  • Review Submitted: Jun 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great accommodations

  • 5 of 5

From the time we walked in until the time we left we left we enjoyed the cottage. We had everything we needed for a wonderful stay from a place to store our motorcycles to enjoying a cocktail and dinner in the evening. We will stay here again for sure.

  • Review Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A little paradise by the gulf. 💙

  • 5 of 5

Very clean, cute and amazing style. Our requests were answered very promptly and appropriately. Two comfy king beds make for awesome sleep. Well equipped kitchen. Only about two blocks from the gulf!! This is IT, folks. Look no further!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
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Location

Nearest Airport
43 Miles
Houston Hobby
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Bolivar Peninsula Ferry
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Car: recommended

Escape & Explore charming Galveston Island. Located in Galveston's historic quarters, Paradise Cottage is within walking distance to the beaches, wonderful local eateries(Sunflowers, Mosquito Cafe, ShyKatz, Original Mexican) and the magnificent Bishop's Palace and Sacred Heart Church. Nearby the Historic Strand Seaport Shopping District and the Galveston Island Pleasure Pier amusement park.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in San Jacinto, Texas Gulf Coast

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Nightly Rate
26 Jul 2017 - 27 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
£305
for 2 nights
From
£131
From
£131
Fri,Sat
£964
 
 
summer
28 Jul 2017 - 5 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
£351
for 2 nights
From
£153
From
£197
Fri,Sat
£964
 
 
Nightly Rate
6 Aug 2017 - 10 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
£340
for 2 nights
From
£148
From
£148
Fri,Sat
£964
 
 
Nightly Rate
11 Aug 2017 - 12 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
£393
for 2 nights
From
£174
From
£174
Fri,Sat
£964
 
 
Nightly Rate
13 Aug 2017 - 13 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
£340
for 2 nights
From
£148
From
£148
Fri,Sat
£964
 
 
summer
14 Aug 2017 - 17 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
£351
for 2 nights
From
£153
From
£197
Fri,Sat
£964
 
 
Nightly Rate
18 Aug 2017 - 19 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
£393
for 2 nights
From
£174
From
£174
Fri,Sat
£964
 
 
Nightly Rate
20 Aug 2017 - 24 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
£340
for 2 nights
From
£148
From
£148
Fri,Sat
£964
 
 
Nightly Rate
25 Aug 2017 - 26 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
£393
for 2 nights
From
£174
From
£174
Fri,Sat
£964
 
 
Nightly Rate
27 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
£340
for 2 nights
From
£148
From
£148
Fri,Sat
£964
 
 
summer
1 Sep 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£351
for 2 nights
From
£153
From
£197
Fri,Sat
£964
 
 
fall
4 Sep 2017 - 1 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£219
for 2 nights
From
£88
From
£110
Fri,Sat
 
 
lone star 2017
2 Nov 2017 - 5 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£636
for 3 nights
From
£197
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£351
for 2 nights
From
£153
From
£175
Fri,Sat
£1,092
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £114.36
cleaning £38.12 + Tax
Tax Rate 15.0%

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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