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3BR/2BA Heart of 'Old Port Aransas' House, Walk to Ocean, Sleeps 8

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Last updated: 06/26/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

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Property description

This remarkable 3BR/2BA family beach house is just two blocks from the epicenter of Port Aransas and minutes to a beautiful sunny beach. Our spacious living room features a large wrap-around comfy couch and a loveseat that face the large, mounted 40” HDTV. The living area flows into the kitchen and dining room --you’ll love the unique floor. Prepare a lovely meal in our updated, gourmet kitchen and gather around our dining table that can easily accommodate six people to enjoy it. Just down the hallway you will find our three bedrooms and two full bathrooms each with shower/tub and toilet. The master bedroom has a queen bed, his and hers closets, and a 20” TV. The second bedroom has a luxurious queen bed, his and hers closets, ceiling fan and a CD player. Our third bedroom has two sets of twin bunks, a drawing table, and a large closet with an area full of games and crafts supplies. The private outdoor space makes this house a dream and ideal for stargazing at night. We have two brick patios, one is a screened-in porch, or you can relax in our hammock and enjoy the lush tropical plants in our well-manicured, fully fenced yard. Only minutes from the beach, the pier, and the finest dining and shopping in Port Aransas, this is the perfect place to stay if you want to be close to all the action.

We are located approximately a five minute walk the beach and five minute drive to town which is easy to get to and offers great shopping and restaurants. Port Aransas is on the very northern tip of Mustang Island at the intersection of Harbor Island and St. Jo's Island. It is an eco-tourism area, with lots of wildlife including a huge variety of migratory birds. Bay and deep sea fishing is excellent with many charter boats available in the marina. Half an hour away is the USS Lexington and right next door is the Texas State Aquarium. If you are a golfer, you can grab your clubs and head over to the Palmilla, an Arnold Palmer Signature Course, just down the road. This course offers greens on both sides of the highway with a cart-bridge that connects them. The club offers a Pro shop and snack bar. Schlitterbahn Waterpark is scheduled to open a new park at the south end of the island this spring (2015). It is only a 20 minute drive down the island and offers entertainment for the entire family.

Our property is TurnKey Rental Certified. All photos and amenities have been verified by TurnKey staff. Our calendar and rates are 100% accurate. We strive to make it as easy as possible to stay at our property - you just drive right up and enter via our secure electronic lock. No more keys and no more security concerns with a unique code that works for your reservation only. We will notify you proactively when early check-in / late check-outs are possible and you'll receive the comforts of a luxury home when you arrive like a starter supply of shampoo, soaps, paper products and hotel-quality towels and linens. In addition, when you book we will send you our mobile app with property directions, details, unlock code and instructions. And if you need us, we are available 24 hours each day with live help. TurnKey Vacation Rentals uses the industry's most trusted brand of software to securely store all guest data - HomeAway Software for Professionals. All TurnKey Vacation Rentals follow local and state tax rules. Each reservation includes applicable taxes, a cleaning fee and a Property Damage Protection insurance policy.

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 1440 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • We welcome you to our piece of Paradise! We're sure once you stay, you'll want to come back to year after year!...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable

Attractions

  • Recreation Center

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Location Type

  • Beach View

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.8
from 33 traveler reviews
Love this yard! 10/20/2008

VRBO Bear stayed here:


If you’re looking for a beach vacation for the entire family including the dog, look no further. Port Aransas is an economical Gulf Coast beach town ideal for a weekend escape from the daily grind. The small town has a big atmosphere with plenty to do. Enjoy the large beaches and calm waters which are ideal for families. Go fishing on a private charter. Shop or dine in one of the eclectic shops and restaurants.

Pack light when you load the car for your trip to this home. This vacation rental home has all the beach gear you need. It is well equipped with a cooler, wagon, beach chairs and beach toys. Man’s best friend is welcome at the rental, so use the extra space in your car to bring your dog. He can accompany you at the beach, relax in the shaded, fenced back yard or admire the wall art of stuffed animals that fell prey to a prior guest.

The hosts are charming and accommodating. They quickly respond to emails and phone calls. They will even arrange for reservations at their favorite restaurant where everyone knows their names and the food is excellent. The owners ensure you have everything you will need during your stay. To help your children remember their stay, they allow them to pick a departing gift from the toy chest.

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Rental basis: Per property
Rental rates quoted in: $
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
TX Gulf Coast - Summer, July
Jul 6 - Jul 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$388
$2,719
TX Gulf Coast - Summer
Aug 1 - Sep 3, 2015
3 night min stay
$388
$2,719 $11,654
TX Gulf Coast - Summer Evnt
Sep 4 - Sep 7, 2015
2 night min stay
$388 $388
TX Gulf Coast - Fall
Sep 8 - Oct 24, 2015
2 night min stay
$337 $337
$2,361 $10,117
TX Gulf Coast - Winter, fall
Oct 25 - Nov 19, 2015
2 night min stay
$337 $337
$2,361
TX Gulf Coast - Thx/Cmas
Nov 20 - Nov 28, 2015
4 night min stay
$337
$2,361
TX Gulf Coast - Winter, fall
Nov 29 - Dec 17, 2015
2 night min stay
$337 $337
$2,361
TX Gulf Coast - Thx/Cmas
Dec 18 - Jan 2, 2016
4 night min stay
$337
$2,361
TX Gulf Coast - Winter, fall
Jan 3 - Mar 3, 2016
2 night min stay
$337 $337
$2,361 $10,117
TX Gulf Coast - Spring Break
Mar 4 - Mar 19, 2016
7 night min stay

$2,361
TX Gulf Coast - Spring
Mar 20 - Apr 27, 2016
2 night min stay
$337 $337
$2,361 $10,117
TX Gulf Coast - Summer Evnt
Apr 28 - May 1, 2016
2 night min stay
$388 $388
TX Gulf Coast - Spring
May 2 - May 12, 2016
2 night min stay
$337 $337
$2,361
TX Gulf Coast - Summer Evnt
May 13 - May 15, 2016
2 night min stay
$388 $388
TX Gulf Coast - Spring
May 16 - May 26, 2016
2 night min stay
$337 $337
$2,361
TX Gulf Coast - Summer Evnt
May 27 - May 31, 2016
2 night min stay
$388 $388
TX Gulf Coast - Summer
Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2016
3 night min stay
$388
$2,719 $11,654

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Location

Port A is home to many fishing tournaments as well as the Infamous Sandcastle Contest! The University of Texas Marine Research Center is located in town as well. The beaches around Port A are also the nesting grounds of Ridley's sea turtles. Classes are also available year round at the Art Center. Surfing and wind surfing instructors would love to hear from you as well. There is no shortage of fishing charters, and dolphin watch tours are a favorite! So much to do!

Other Activities: No big city light pollution makes star-gazing a treat!

 

Manager info

About: We have been Big fans of the island ever since we brought our first baby here 20 years ago (oh my, how time flies!). We have remodeled and updated everything since purchasing our house is 2007. We enjoy sharing our 'Island Getaway' with our renters and especially enjoy the families that return to make our home their family's vacation spot. We welcome You and Yours to enjoy the best of the Texas Riviera from our Island Getaway!

Why Private Homes:
After spending a span of time in Port Aransas during an internship, we decided that this was the town to begin looking for our 'getaway' place. As luck would have it, the right place and the right timing coincided and we found the ideal spot for a relaxing quick-getaway or a longer stay. Our place was first and foremost built for a family to live in, not just stay for a few days, and you can feel that from the moment you enter the gate (just like we did). This house gives off a warm inviting feel that just seems to melt the cares away. We have definitely found the most relaxing spot in one of the friendliest towns on the Texas Riviera!


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Photos

  • Kitchen - Fantastic open space for friends and family!

    Kitchen - Fantastic open space for friends and family!

  • Exterior Front - You won't miss this colorful house and you won't want to leave!

    Exterior Front - You won't miss this colorful house and you won't want to leave!

  • Living Area - Memorable living area seats 8.

    Living Area - Memorable living area seats 8.

  • Dining Area - Sit down and eat your catch after deep sea fishing tour!

    Dining Area - Sit down and eat your catch after deep sea fishing tour!

  • Kitchen - Cooking is a breeze in this fully-equipped kitchen!

    Kitchen - Cooking is a breeze in this fully-equipped kitchen!

  • Master Bedroom - Catch a movie on the 32" flat screen TV.

    Master Bedroom - Catch a movie on the 32" flat screen TV.

  • Bathroom - You'll love the bright colors and nautical theme!

    Bathroom - You'll love the bright colors and nautical theme!

  • Guest Bedroom - You'll get plenty of natural light through these large windows.

    Guest Bedroom - You'll get plenty of natural light through these large windows.

  • Bunk Room - Room for four kids...or those of us who are kids at heart!

    Bunk Room - Room for four kids...or those of us who are kids at heart!

  • Patio - A peaceful view of the back yard from the covered patio!

    Patio - A peaceful view of the back yard from the covered patio!

  • Exterior Back - Plenty of seating for entertaining outdoors.

    Exterior Back - Plenty of seating for entertaining outdoors.

  • Exterior Back - We hope you like green spaces!

    Exterior Back - We hope you like green spaces!

  • Patio - Enjoy this covered and enclosed patio in any weather!

    Patio - Enjoy this covered and enclosed patio in any weather!

  • Living Area - Relax on the beautiful corner couch with friends!

    Living Area - Relax on the beautiful corner couch with friends!

  • Living Area - Stylish beach decor for your stylish beach house!

    Living Area - Stylish beach decor for your stylish beach house!

  • Kitchen - Stainless steel appliances and plenty of cabinet space!

    Kitchen - Stainless steel appliances and plenty of cabinet space!

  • Master Bedroom - Elegant four-poster bed after a fun-filled day at the beach!

    Master Bedroom - Elegant four-poster bed after a fun-filled day at the beach!

  • Bathroom - Clean up after a day at the beach in this luxurious shower/tub combo!

    Bathroom - Clean up after a day at the beach in this luxurious shower/tub combo!

  • Guest Bedroom - Relax on this lush queen in this calming blue room.

    Guest Bedroom - Relax on this lush queen in this calming blue room.

  • Bathroom - Colorful space with a shower/tub combo!

    Bathroom - Colorful space with a shower/tub combo!

  • Bunk Room - Complete with games and craft supplies. That should keep 'em occupied!

    Bunk Room - Complete with games and craft supplies. That should keep 'em occupied!

  • Back Yard - Watch the kids play in this lush yard!

    Back Yard - Watch the kids play in this lush yard!

  • Exterior Side - Walk along the path under the trees!

    Exterior Side - Walk along the path under the trees!

  • Exterior Back - No high-rise condos to block your view!

    Exterior Back - No high-rise condos to block your view!

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$337 - $388 per night View calendar: Updated 06/26/15
  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    8
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
    House
Manager
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
  • Manager indicates their response time is Within an hour
  • Calendar last updated 06/26/2015
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