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Eliza's Close-to-the-Beach House

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Living Area opens to Deck

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Last updated: 06/26/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Private Homes house description

This is a great house for a couple's get-away or girls' weekend. It is quiet and peaceful and has lots of character. Great deck looks out over fields to the north, dunes to the east, and Corpus Christi Ship Channel and back waters of Mustang Island to the west. No neighbors unless it's a busy holiday weekend. House is on stilts. Living area is upstairs with breezy area underneath w/ picnic table, chairs, hammock and charcoal cooker. Park under house in shade.
Front door opens to the deck. Leave it open in the cool of the morning to welcome your day at the beach. Enjoy the 3rd level deck, accessed by a ladder from the 2nd level deck; good for early morning sunrise yoga or night-time star-gazing. House is about 1 mile from the grocery and restaurants in 'Old Town', a short bike ride away, and is also on the shuttle route that comes by hourly til 6pm.
Address is 603 Parkplace, near the end of 11th St., one block from Beach Access Rd IA. It is a 10 minute walk to the beach, to end of cul-de-sac, to the board walkway over some of the highest dunes on the island, no crossing of any streets...The beach at the end of the boardwalk has parking posts for cars so you can walk and sit near the water without car traffic next to you, It is about a 3 mile walk/run to the jetty, one way.
This is not a typical rental as owner lives here part-time so it feels like a cozy place. No plastic paintings screwed to the wall here! Port Aransas is small enough to get around on a bike, has great restaurants, mid$$ to high$$ and a great fresh fish market. The beach is natural... occasional sargassum seaweed is well managed by the city beach crews. Beach is accessible by car and by foot and there is great fishing, by charter or by private captain. World-wide attraction spot for birding and an occasional spotting of alligator at one look out point and be sure to check out Charley's Pasture Nature Preserve for birding and bike ride. City pool and skate park and University of Texas Marine Science Center wetlands tour are good for children

King bed, (firm futon wth tempuredic foam topper), in master bedroom. Firm, queen-size bed in 2nd bedroom. Bed and bath linens provided. Bring towels for the beach and pets. Guests must bring body soaps and hair products, hand and dish soap furnished.

This island home may not be suitable for certain age children, (there are stairs and small things!), but owner is negotiable. Pets are OK, only if they are considered part of the family, (not allowed on the furniture or wet in the house or on carpet in Master BR!). Yard is not fully fenced, child gate at stairs keeps them on the deck.

See View of Property.... Search 'google maps' Go to Port Aransas, Tx, Click on the red drop, and follow directions. Address is 603 Parkplace, Port Aransas 78373

Monthly rentals available January and February

If you are interested to rent this and time is short, please text me directly at 361-960-9797, (text is faster for me than e-mail...)

Last minute specials!! If the weekend is approaching and the calendar shows that the house is available,...text or call immediately! for a great discount!! I'd rather rent it for discounted rate than zero!

Happy travels...

Property Type

  • House
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included

              Suitability

              • Pets Considered:

                Pets are not allowed on furniture, please bring floor beds and crate/kennels for them. Laminate and tile flooring cleans easily, pets not allowed in carpeted master bedroom or in beds!...moreless

              • Not Suitable For Children:

                This property may not be suitable for small children as there are small things that could cause injury and also stairs!...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                Smokers, please put butts in trash. No Smoking in house. $100 WILL BE CHARGED for re-freshening fee!!...moreless

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

              • Other (See Description)

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              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

                Mattress bedding enclosed in bed-bug preventive enclosure....moreless

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king

                Mattress bedding enclosed in bed-bug preventive zipped liner...moreless

              • King size beds (1) firm and comfy w feather pillows and hi count 100% cotton bedding, Queen size Beds (1) firm and comfy w feather pillows and hi count 100% cotton beddin...moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: combination tub/shower, toilet

                Tub is a deep soaker tub in master bath...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: combination tub/shower, toilet

                Bath is adjacent to 2nd bedroom at end of hall...moreless

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Kitchen:

                Owner lives here part time so kitchen is set up for real cooking and food prep. Decent knives and cutting boards and counter space. Gas stove. Some Spices and basic cooking oil in cabinets. Coffee bean grinder. ...moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                Owner lives here part time so kitchen is set up for real cooking and food prep. Decent pots and pans, mixing and salad bowls, blender, coffee grinder, salad spinner......moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                Frig not HUGE! Ice made from filtered water. Brita water filter pitcher..City water not great here, Water machine at local IGA grocery on main drag, Alister St....moreless

              • Coffee Maker:

                Drip auto coffer maker. Filters here Also have french presses. Bring sweeteners, white sugar usually here!...moreless

              • Pantry Items:

                Few things left by guests such as oil, salt pepper various spices. Bring what you are particular about!...moreless

              • Dining:

                Large central table for sit down family dining between kitchen bar and living area, adjacent to deck....moreless

              • Microwave:

                small, hidden in laundry room next to kitchen...moreless

              • Toaster:

                Counter top toaster/broiler oven...moreless

              • Oven:

                Gas with broiler...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Service for 6...moreless

              Amenities

              • Living Room:

                Adjacent to dining table space and door to deck. Kitchen, dining, living all connected and open...moreless

              • Covered Parking:

                house is on stilts so parking underneath is cool and shaded for 3 cars...moreless

              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                boat and trailer can be pulled under house or in driveway off street...moreless

              • Linens Provided:

                Bedding is hi count 100% cotton and feather pillows...moreless

              • Clothes Dryer:

                Gas, Please clean out lint mesh...moreless

              • Heating:

                Gas...moreless

              • Air Conditioning
              • Washing Machine
              • Parking Off Street
              • Towels Provided
              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board

              Other Amenities

                  • Coffee maker and grinder, many spices for cooking. Location of home is away from town so is very tranquil. 10 minute walk to the beach, just down to end of cul-de-sac Native vegetation in yard and great view of adjacent fields and the Island's back bay waters. Local trolley comes by hourly til 6pm for trips to Port A drop-off spots...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Stereo:

                    Tuner amp and cassette player and CD player. If you let me know, I will leave out speakers to plug ur phone or pod into...moreless

                  • Television:

                    Not huge flat screen hiddedn in large cabinet...moreless

                  • CD Player

                  Communications

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Balcony:

                        Upstairs balcony off the main living area, covered 8 ft deck looks out over field toward dunes. In mild weather, door can be left open to adjoin this outdoor living space...moreless

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        House is on stilts so underneath is breezy and cool sitting barbeque area with adirondack chairs, table and hammock hooks...moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill:

                        Charcoal. Grill brush and chimney charcoal starter stored in house in laundry room where they wont rust! ...moreless

                      Theme

                      • Away From It All
                      • Romantic

                      Activities

                      • Live Theater
                      • Tennis
                      • Cycling
                      • Kayaking
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Fishing
                      • Sailing
                      • Golf
                      • Basketball Court
                      • Roller Blading
                      • Pier Fishing
                      • Paragliding
                      • Swimming
                      • Surfing
                      • Fly Fishing
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Groceries
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Boating
                      • Shopping
                      • Miniature Golf
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Shelling
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Restaurants
                      • Water Parks
                      • Playground
                      • Library
                      • Churches
                      • Museums
                      • Laundromat
                      • Parasailing
                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 4.9
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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Summer
                      May 23 - Nov 2, 2014
                      2 night min stay
                      $190 $215
                      Fri, Sat
                      Fall
                      Nov 3 - Mar 6, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $150 $175
                      Fri, Sat
                      $1,300
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Pet Fee $25
                      • Tax Rate 13%

                      Notes:

                      Last Minute Deal!! Fri,Feb 28- Sunday,Mar 2-$350/2 people

                      There is an additional charge per night if there are more than 2 people, since 2nd bedroom and bathroom will be used ...additional cost covers extra laundry and cleaning...$20 per night.

                      Holidays are priced at Summer rate..Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's, Easter, Sand Festival weekend I April, Memorial and Labor Day and Spring Break


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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 06/26/2014
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                      21 Unavailable
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                      Location

                      Car: Not Necessary

                      Massage treatments on site, Kite Boarding Instruction, Bird Watching, Corpus Christi Aquarium and museums, Dolphin Watching Boat Tours, Whooping Crane Tours, Birding sites, bicycle rental, Wetlands boardwalk

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2000

                      About the owner: I started renting my house part-time as I had another house in Corpus Christi that I worked out of 4 days of the week. Instead of driving back and forth daily, I decided to share it with others since it is such a calming peaceful place. I do stay in it around guest schedule so can maintain it and keep a watchful eye on details. It is a very calming place to be, quiet and clean. You don't even have to cook, Shell's provides to-go food, just bring the coffee beans and your favorite books...Enjoy!

                      Why the Owner Chose Private Homes:
                      Clean! Comfortable, Cozy, Charming, Quiet, Eclectically furnished. Away from crowds. Not in neighborhood, Deck looks out over fields, not into next door garden. Nice part of the beach (Mile Marker 16)

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      I LOVE the sound of the surf from the house and walking to the beach over the boardwalk where the parking posts are so no cars can drive down by the water...a perfect tranquil spot for sunset or morning yoga. I LOVE riding the bike on the beach. I LOVE going to anyhwere in town and chatting and smiling with the life found there. I LOVE buying fresh tuna at the seafood place for sashimi or the grill. I LOVE my vacation rental guests because they are so appreciative of their stay at the house, for the tranquility and peace they experience and take home with them.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • Living Area opens to Deck

                        Living Area opens to Deck

                      • Dining into Kitchen

                        Dining into Kitchen

                      • Under the House Sitting Area

                        Under the House Sitting Area

                      • Master Bedroom-King bed

                        Master Bedroom-King bed

                      • Master Bath broken tile floor-Guests love it! I did it myself!

                        Master Bath broken tile floor-Guests love it! I did it myself!

                      • 10 minute walk to the beach over the dunes via boardwalk at end of street

                        10 minute walk to the beach over the dunes via boardwalk at end of street

                      • NE view from deck towards dune at dawn. Nice feature is the expansive view off the deck...no buildings or houses are built directly around us...

                        NE view from deck towards dune at dawn. Nice feature is the expansive view off the deck...no buildings or houses are built directly around us...

                      • Living area space

                        Living area space

                      • Breezy Quiet Deck

                        Breezy Quiet Deck

                      • Queen Bed-2nd Bedroom

                        Queen Bed-2nd Bedroom

                      • Master Bath Glass block behind deep soaking tub/shower...Aahh!

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                        Master Bath Glass block behind deep soaking tub/shower...Aahh! !

                      • View from backyard shows main entrance and decks

                        View from backyard shows main entrance and decks

                      • Sunrise from the boardwalk or 3rd level deck. Gotta get up early!

                        Sunrise from the boardwalk or 3rd level deck. Gotta get up early!

                      VRBO #101165

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                      This listing was first published here in 2006.

                      Date last modified - Thursday, June 26, 2014

                      $150 - $215 per night (USD)
                      23

                      2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 4

                      View calendar: Updated 06/26/14
                      Minimum stay: 2 nights
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