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Texas Court House - Dolphins, Fishing & Fun

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Last updated: 06/02/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Whether you are interested in Dolphin watching, birding, swimming, boating, fishing or simply watching the sun set, The Texas Court House has it! We have even seen Dolphins right off the end of the pier!

We are KID and PET FRIENDLY!!!

We have 5 kids of our own and have tried to include all the things to keep the kids entertained.

When you are there, if feels like you are a million miles from civilization, but you are in a great community and only 15 minutes to a Super Walmart! You drive through a lot of ranch land and then, suddenly, you emerge in a Jewel of a place with stilt houses on a wonderful bay.

The Texas Court House is a 5 bedroom house located on Caranchua Bay near Port Lavaca, Texas. Located about halfway between Houston and Corpus Christi on the Texas Coast, Caranchua Bay is convenient to all major cities in Texas.

The Texas Court House is a luxurious two story house covered in Texas Hill-Country Limestone for a unique design not found on any other vacation rental on the Texas Coast. It has two full kitchens - one upstairs and one downstairs! It has two full Master Suites upstairs with an oversized tiled shower and large Jacuzzi tub in EACH Master Bath. The three bedrooms downstairs are good sized with one doubling as a gameroom complete with Foosball for indoor fun! Enjoy a surround sound experience with a movie on the big screen HDTV and Blu Ray DVD player using our collection of DVDs. There is even a game system with games for the kids (or young at heart) to play. For the little ones, we have a play set out back and kids toys on site.

Right out the front door is Caranchua Bay and your own 200 foot lighted pier with direct access to the water. Caranchua Bay is full of redfish, shark, trout, flounder, pompano, gafftops, whiting, croakers, sheepheads and drum. There is no commercial fishing in the Bay so fishing is GOOD! Kayaks and basic fishing gear provided as well as bright fishing lights on the pier. Don't forget to look for the dolphins!

Bring your boat! There is a boat launch nearby, and you can tie it up to our pier. Also, with your boat, you have easy access to Matagorda Bay, considered by all to have some of the best fishing on the Texas Coast!

For the wildlife enthusiast, there is an abundance of wildlife in the area. You can see deer, raccoon, possum, turkey and other wild animals.

For the birding enthusiast, this area is teaming with a large variety of bird species including Black-necked Stilts, Ibis, Rosette Spoonbills, Reddish Egrets, Gull and Tern species, Least Turns, Rails and Snipe, wintering Geese, Sandhill Cranes and White-tailed Hawks. You might even see endangered Pereghrine Falcons, Wood Storks or Brown Pelicans. A loop of the Great Texas Birding Trail goes right down the street the house is on. There are a number of birding sites within a few miles of the house.

Port Lavaca is a short drive away with a sandy beach, museums, shopping, and antiques.

Rates: See Rates Below

Add $125.00 Cleaning Fee to all Rentals

Add 6% Tax to all Rentals

Dec. 1, 2014 to Feb. 28, 2015 -- $350.00 per night, $2000.00 per wk - 2 Night Min. Mid-week rate of $300.00 per night
March 1 to May 23, 2015 -- $450.00 per night, $2500.00 per week - 3 Night Minimum. Mid-Week Rate of $400.00 per night.
May 24 to Sept. 9, 2015 -- $500.00 per night, $3000.00 per week - 3 Night Minimum - Mid-week rate of $450.00 per night
Sept. 10 to Nov. 31, 2015 -- $400.00 per night, $2200.00 per week - 3 Night Min. Mid-week rate of $350.00 per night.
Dec. 1, 2015 to Feb. 28, 2016 -- $350.00 per night, $2000.00 per wk - 2 Night Min. Mid-week rate of $300.00 per night
March 1 to May 23, 2016 -- $450.00 per night, $2500.00 per week - 3 Night Minimum. Mid-Week Rate of $400.00 per night.
May 24 to Sept. 9, 2016 -- $500.00 per night, $3000.00 per week - 3 Night Minimum - Mid-week rate of $450.00 per night
Holiday Charge for Major US Holidays. Christmas and New Years at Peak Rate

In each season, you pay full rate for the first three nights for any rental that includes a weekend night (Fri, Sat, Sun) and then a reduced rate for any additional nights up to the weekly rate.

Any midweek rental (Mon night to Thurs night) will get the discounted rate for the full rental.


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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 3200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must have at least one renter age 25 or over....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    We have 5 kids of our own and have tried to include all the things to keep the kids entertained....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    While not strictly ADA compliant, the bottom floor of The Texas Court House should generally be accessible for persons with disabilities....moreless

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20, Beds for 18-20

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

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  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single

    One Queen and One Twin with a Hide a Bed underneath...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 queen, 4 bunk bed

    One Queen bed and One Full over Full Bunk Bed...moreless

  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (3), Baby Cribs (1) Port a Crib Available, Bunk Beds (1), plus double fold out couch...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower, jetted tub

    Oversized Shower and 2 person Oversized Tub...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, jetted tub

    Oversized Shower and 2 person Oversized Tub...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Five HDTV's on Directv...moreless

  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games:

    (20)...moreless

  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 14 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    (2)...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub:

    (2) Each Upstairs Master Suite has a 2-person Jacuzzi Tub in the Bath!...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2015
May 22 - Sep 8, 2015
3 night min stay
$500
$3,000

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $125 + tax
  • Pet Fee $50
  • Tax Rate 6%

Notes:

Upcharge Possible for Major Holidays. Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years at Peak Rates. Please email or call for final rate quote. Discounts can apply depending number of days, circumstances, and last minute bookings, etc.


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Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: Timothy & Rosa Raub have five children and three grand children (as well as a wonderful son-in-law and daughter-in-law!). We live nearby on the Texas coast. Tim has a full time job and Rosa is the one who takes care of most of the property issues. You are not dealing with a big property management company but, rather, the actual owners. The Texas Court House is our house. We have equipped it the way we want it for our enjoyment and want you to enjoy it as much as we do!

Why the Owner Chose Port Lavaca:
The Texas Court House is in a GEM of a location. The location in Port Alto, Texas is one of the greatest, if not THE greatest places on the Texas Coast for getting away from it all. No Big Hotels, no houses squeezed together on top of one another. Water out the front door and pasture land out the back door. No street lights at night. Enjoy gazing at the stars in this unique location.


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Photos

  • The Texas Court House !!!

    The Texas Court House !!!

  • Take a Walk on the Pier at The Texas Court House!!!

    Take a Walk on the Pier at The Texas Court House!!!

  • View from the Pier. A Wonderful Place for a Vacation at The Texas Court House!

    View from the Pier. A Wonderful Place for a Vacation at The Texas Court House!

  • WOW! What a view at The Texas Court House!!!

    WOW! What a view at The Texas Court House!!!

  • Beautiful Upstairs Living Room with Big Screen HDTV at the Texas Court House!

    Beautiful Upstairs Living Room with Big Screen HDTV at the Texas Court House!

  • One of the TWO Upstairs Master Bedrooms at the Texas Court House!

    One of the TWO Upstairs Master Bedrooms at the Texas Court House!

  • Game Room with Foosball and Air Hockey at the Texas Court House!

    Game Room with Foosball and Air Hockey at the Texas Court House!

  • View off the Back Deck at The Texas Court House!

    View off the Back Deck at The Texas Court House!

  • How many Shells do you want to collect at The Texas Court House!!!

    How many Shells do you want to collect at The Texas Court House!!!

  • Never too Young to Start Fishing at The Texas Court House!!!

    Never too Young to Start Fishing at The Texas Court House!!!

  • Gaff Top Ready to Eat at The Texas Court House!!!

    Gaff Top Ready to Eat at The Texas Court House!!!

  • View from the front of the Texas Court House of moon coming up over the Bay.

    View from the front of the Texas Court House of moon coming up over the Bay.

  • A View from the Pier of The Texas Court House!

    A View from the Pier of The Texas Court House!

  • The View is Breathtaking at The Texas Court House!!!

    The View is Breathtaking at The Texas Court House!!!

  • Family Fun with Three Generations on the Pierat The Texas Court House!!!

    Family Fun with Three Generations on the Pierat The Texas Court House!!!

  • Walk on in the Front Door of The Texas Court House!!!

    Walk on in the Front Door of The Texas Court House!!!

  • Downstairs Living Room with big screen HDTV at the Texas Court House!

    Downstairs Living Room with big screen HDTV at the Texas Court House!

  • Each Upstairs Master has 2-person Jacuzzi Tub in the Bath!

    Each Upstairs Master has 2-person Jacuzzi Tub in the Bath!

  • Beautiful Dining Table at The Texas Court House!

    Beautiful Dining Table at The Texas Court House!

  • Access to the Beach at The Texas Court House!!!

    Access to the Beach at The Texas Court House!!!

  • Fun on the Beach at The Texas Court House!!!

    Fun on the Beach at The Texas Court House!!!

  • Kid's Play Set out Back at the Texas Court House!

    Kid's Play Set out Back at the Texas Court House!

  • Clear Blue Skies at The Texas Court House!!!

    Clear Blue Skies at The Texas Court House!!!

  • View from the front of the Texas Court House of a Sunrise over the Bay!!!

    View from the front of the Texas Court House of a Sunrise over the Bay!!!

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Speaks: english, spanish
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