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Spacious Bayfront Home with Great Views & Private Fishing Pier

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Veranda at back & dock big enough to tie up a 41 ft yacht or launch kayaks

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Last updated: 03/26/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Rockport house description

This family-friendly luxury 4 bedroom/4.5 bath home is truly exceptional! Located on a prestigious private drive on Key Allegro Island, this special place provides a quiet comfortable retreat where you and your family and friends can relax and play. Enjoy fishing from our new private pier in Aransas Bay across from your front door. Dock your boat in the canal behind the house where the kids can swim. Or hire a local guide to take you fishing in the many nearby bays or the Gulf of Mexico. Sip your morning coffee on the pier or our benches 10 feet from the edge of the bay beside our large bronze sailfish, or in the palm garden just outside the living room. Savor sunsets from the 2nd story front balcony or the large back porch. Snuggle up in front of the fireplace. Soak up the serenity from inside this well-lit and airy home with vaulted ceilings and large glass windows both front and back! Dine out at one of many outstanding nearby restaurants or cook in using the large, well-appointed kitchen with island and bars on both sides. If you want to stay at one of the nicest properties on the Texas Gulf Coast, this is is the house for you! I look forward to hearing from you.

New private fishing pier was completed June 2011.

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Absolutely no smoking in the house...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • House sits right on the bay and has a canal in the back that can accommodate a fishing boat. New private fishing pier with benches in front of house....moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • VCR

Theme

  • Family

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Cinemas
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Oceanfront:

    Aransas Bay is at your front door!...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Aransas Bay is at your front door and a canal is at your back door! ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Large dining room table seats 8; Atrium is adjacent & has a round table with 4 chairs....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Easter Weekend 2015
Apr 3 - Apr 6, 2015
3 night min stay
$1,100
Summer 2015
May 22 - Jun 30, 2015
2 night min stay
$1,400
$6,500
July 4th Week 2015
Jul 1 - Jul 8, 2015
7 night min stay

$8,400
Summer 2015
Jul 9 - Sep 7, 2015
2 night min stay
$1,400
$6,500
Thansgiving 2015
Nov 22 - Nov 29, 2015
3 night min stay
$1,000
$4,000
Holidays 2015
Dec 18 - Jan 4, 2016
3 night min stay
$1,000
$4,000
Spring Break 2016
Mar 4 - Mar 20, 2016
3 night min stay
$1,100
$4,400
Easter Weekend 2016
Mar 25 - Mar 28, 2016
3 night min stay
$1,100
Summer 2016
May 27 - Jun 30, 2016
3 night min stay
$1,400
$6,500
July 4th Week 2016
Jul 1 - Jul 8, 2016
7 night min stay

$8,400
Summer 2016
Jul 9 - Sep 5, 2016
3 night min stay
$1,400
$6,500
Thanksgiving 2016
Nov 20 - Nov 27, 2016
3 night min stay
$1,000
$4,000
Holidays 2016
Dec 21 - Jan 4, 2017
3 night min stay
$1,000
$4,000
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$800
$3,200

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $150 + tax
  • Admin $100 + tax
  • Tax Rate 15%

Notes:

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

Winter (Oct-Apr): $800/night, $3200/week, $8000/mo

Summer 2014 (May-Sep): $1200/night, $5600/week

Notes:

2 night minimum.

Cleaning is $125.00.

Taxes and fees total 18% and are NOT included in rental rates.

Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

Pet policy: case by case consideration; $100 non-refundable fee


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Last updated: 03/26/2015
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Location

30 Miles
Nearest Airport
Corpus Christi
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Charthouse
15 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Port Aransas
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Rockport
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Texas 35
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Charthouse
1 Miles
Nearest Ski
Little Bay Ski Basin
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Rockport

Car: Necessary

Fish on our private pier in our front yard, or at night over our submerged 'green ball' fishing light in the canal behind the house. The kids will love the calm beach and playscapes at the nearby Rockport beach park. While watching for dolphins, ride the ferry to Port Aransas and enjoy the expansive ocean beach and surf of the Gulf of Mexico. Or just relax down the street by the Key Allegro Island swimming pool and grab a bite at the marina restaurant. You are only 30 minutes from the State Aquarium and the USS Lexington aircraft carrier museum in Corpus Christi. Take a Whooping Crane tour at nearby Aransas Wildlife Refuge. Tour the historic Fulton Mansion just a few blocks away.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1999

About the owner: Paul Hudson was born and raised in Austin and has lived there all his life with the exception of one year in Brazil and 4 ½ years at Texas A&M University in College Station. In addition to a B.B.A. from Texas A&M in Business Computer Science, he holds a M.B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin, with specialization in real estate and finance. Immediately after graduation from UT in 1989, Paul started a consulting business, which has evolved into a commercial real estate firm now known as Hudson Properties, Inc. Paul holds a Texas Real Estate Broker license, as well as a Texas Loan Officer license. He is a member of the Austin Board of Realtors, the Central Texas Commercial Association of Realtors and the Commercial Leasing Brokers Association. Paul is very active in the community where he has served in various capacities including President (and several other leadership positions) of the Westlake Rotary Club, Chairman of the Westlake Rotary Club Foundation, and President of the Capital City Toastmasters. He is also a graduate of Leadership Austin’s Class of 2003. Paul has served in many leadership roles at First United Methodist Church of Austin, including Lay Leader, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Chairman of the Property Committee and Co-Chair of a $3,100,000 Capital campaign. He is currently a member of St. Johns United Methodist Church, where he serves on the Board of Trustees and as member of the Companions Sunday School Class. In addition to his work, community service and church responsibilities, Paul enjoys playing the guitar, singing, songwriting, and many outdoor activities including coaching soccer and baseball, boating, fishing, snow skiing, hiking, and generally spending quality time with his wife and three children.

Why the Owner Chose Rockport:
We owned a smaller house in Rockport since 1979 and have always loved the atmosphere of the town. Key Allegro is the most vibrant community in Rockport and this house in particular is stunningly beautiful and comfortable – open and airy – it just has a wonderful feel. It was way above our price range, but once we saw it, we couldn’t live without it!


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Photos

  • Veranda at back & dock big enough to tie up a 41 ft yacht or launch kayaks

    Veranda at back & dock big enough to tie up a 41 ft yacht or launch kayaks

  • Back of house taken from canal

    Back of house taken from canal

  • Front garden in a tropical setting & bay view

    Front garden in a tropical setting & bay view

  • Dining room with view of canal at back of house

    Dining room with view of canal at back of house

  • Living room, kitchen and upstairs den

    Living room, kitchen and upstairs den

  • Bright and airy master bedroom & sitting room

    Bright and airy master bedroom & sitting room

  • Upstairs bedroom with king bed and private bath

    Upstairs bedroom with king bed and private bath

  • 3rd bedroom upstairs with Queen bed & private bath

    3rd bedroom upstairs with Queen bed & private bath

  • Crane in front of house

    Crane in front of house

  • Rainbow across bay at front of house

    Rainbow across bay at front of house

  • Private Fishing Pier with benches at front of house

    Private Fishing Pier with benches at front of house

  • Dramatic sunset over bay at front of house

    Dramatic sunset over bay at front of house

  • Sunset from new private pier over Aransas Bay at front of house

    Sunset from new private pier over Aransas Bay at front of house

  • Front of house across from Aransas Bay

    Front of house across from Aransas Bay

  • Entry foyer, sitting area and glass doors

    Entry foyer, sitting area and glass doors

  • Large square kitchen with cooktop on center island & wet bar separate from sink

    Large square kitchen with cooktop on center island & wet bar separate from sink

  • Family room with game table, fireplace, & view of bay

    Family room with game table, fireplace, & view of bay

  • Master bath with separate shower, vanities, & toliet

    Master bath with separate shower, vanities, & toliet

  • Large upstairs bedroom with two queen beds & private bath

    Large upstairs bedroom with two queen beds & private bath

  • Sunrise on bay at front of house

    Sunrise on bay at front of house

  • Front yard view from living room

    Front yard view from living room

  • Kayaking at back of house

    Kayaking at back of house

  • Family fishing at sunset - speckled trout is often caught

    Family fishing at sunset - speckled trout is often caught

  • Twilight across bay at front of house

    Twilight across bay at front of house

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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    4.5
  • Property type
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  • Reviews
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Speaks: english
  • Calendar last updated: 03/26/2015
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