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TAKE IN THE UNOBSTRUCTED VIEW FROM THE COMFORT OF THIS SPACIOUS LIVING AREA

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Last updated: 10/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Island Retreat condo description

SPECIAL PRICING!!! - ALWAYS GET A UPGRADED ONE BEDROOM FOR THE PRICE OF AN EFFICIENCY - END OF SUMMER SPECIAL- One week stays beginning Tuesday through Thursday stay 7 nights and only pay for 5!!!

Beachfront - One Bedroom - Waterfront - Mustang Island, Texas.

A true one bedroom, not a studio, water front condominium located on the first floor at the end of a small unit in the newly renovated Island Retreat II. Park your car and boat at the front door. Unload your belongings with ease… no stairs or elevator. Walk the path to the beach and enjoy.

The tiled living area is spacious, comfortable, and opens to your private patio. The day beds and sofa allow plenty of space for you to watch movies, enjoy music, relax, play games or read…

The private tiled patio, facing the Gulf, also faces east and provides an unobstructed view. You can enjoy the morning sunrises, benefit from the afternoon shade and the ocean breeze… The open green lawn in front of the patio provides an ideal location for your private playground and is shaded in the afternoon.

The upgraded kitchen features tiled floors and countertops and is fully equipped with dishes, cookware, utensils, everything you will need…

Accommodations include a new “pillow top” king mattress and quality linens in the bedroom…. all for your comfort. The “day beds” will sleep two.

The colorful bath has “fluffy towels” you will enjoy when you come in from the Beach.

For beach activities just step out the patio to the boardwalk… don’t forget to take beach toys for the children and beach towels, we leave our beach chairs and toys in the closet for your use. Please return them for the next guest to enjoy. Returning from the beach you will find a outdoor shower at the end of the boardwalk.

A very important part of the beauty of this condominium is the very spacious grounds. It was designed to allow ample room for each amenity. Nothing is crowded. The many grassy areas and open lawns add to the quiet and tranquil setting. Swimming pool areas, tennis courts, barbeque grills, play grounds and picnic locations are all located in very spacious, open areas.....

Condominium Features:

Outdoor pool
Lighted Tennis Courts
Fish Cleaning Station
Board walk to Beach
Picnic Table
Barbecue locations.
Quiet, spacious open areas.
Play Grounds


AREA PLEASURES:

On your trip south to the condominium you will experience a free ferry ride across the Ship Channel which gets you to Port Aransas. Watch for dolphins that often play in the channel.

Port Aransas is a quaint fishing village with excellent restaurants, unique shopping, birding, art galleries, kayaking, surfing, deep sea fishing charters in the Gulf of Mexico, inland and bay fishing charters, windsurfing, parasailing, dolphin watching and more.

Rent a beach buggy and explore the island and all it has to offer.

If you enjoy “Fresh Sea Food” Port Aransas is your place. In the evening the fishing boats arrive in the harbor. It is great fun to watch them unloading and weighing the day’s catch. It is a prime time for you to pick up your favorite seafood and dine in your condominium.

Visitors Center is located near the Ferry Landing.

A 30 minute drive south to Corpus Christi, the largest city on the Texas coast, offers shopping malls, several museums, Texas State Aquarium, botanical garden, USS Lexington Air Craft Carrier, Baseball Park, amusement park… This is an easy, and exceptionally pleasant drive along the water at sunset.

We love our Condominium and hope you will as well!

Sorry, no pets or smoking inside the unit. Outside smoking is, of course, allowed.


Keywords: Condominium

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 1

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            21...moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            We love children and they love this condo! We have raised two generations (third soon to come) at this unit. They love the beach (access and shower station just steps from this unit) pool, tennis, playground, basketball shuffleboard, etc... ...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Smoking is allowed on the patio and surrounding lawns....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Entertainment

          • Books:

            In case you forgot your books we have a supply for you. ...moreless

          • CD Player
          • DVD Player
          • Satellite / Cable:

            (2) TV with cable and DVD players in both in living room and bedroom....moreless

          • Television:

            Tv in bedroom and living room with cable and DVD players...moreless

          • Toys:

            We leave beach toys for children in entry closet....moreless

          Theme

          • Adventure
          • Away From It All
          • Budget
          • Family
          • Romantic
          • Sports & Activities
          • Tourist Attractions

          Attractions

          • Botanical Garden
          • Churches
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Marina
          • Playground
          • Recreation Center
          • Restaurants

          Local Services & Businesses

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

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Boating
          • Horseback Riding
          • Shelling
          • Shopping
          • Shuffleboard
          • Walking
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

          • Beachfront:

            The Boardwalk to beach that services all 10 units in this complex is at the corner of the building. Could not be more convenient. On the way back stop at the outdoor shower at the end of boardwalk....moreless

          • Ocean View:

            The Ocean View changes as the dunes build up from blowing sands and then come down during storms. They are high now because we fortunately have not had a storm in many years. ...moreless

          • Oceanfront:

            The unit faces to Gulf of Mexico and the boardwalk to beach that services the complex is just steps aways from this unit. ...moreless

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Basketball Court
          • Cycling
          • Deepsea Fishing
          • Fishing
          • Fly Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Golf
          • Jet Skiing
          • Kayaking
          • Parasailing
          • Pier Fishing
          • Sailing
          • Skiing
          • Snorkeling/Diving
          • Sound/Bay Fishing
          • Surf Fishing
          • Surfing
          • Swimming
          • Tennis
          • Water Skiing
          • Wind-Surfing

          Dining

          • Dining:

            Rattan glass top table with four arm chairs. You can add the desk chair to make it five. ...moreless

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 4 people

          General

          • Linens Provided:

            Luxurious linens....moreless

          • Living Room:

            Beautiful view with windows and open floor plan make this living area special....moreless

          • Parking:

            Park at your front door! No elevators, stairs or parking garages. ...moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            Park at your front door! No elevators, stairs or parking garages. ...moreless

          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

            At the front door of the unit....moreless

          • Telephone
          • Towels Provided:

            Luxurious linens....moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            On-site, coin-operated....moreless

          • Wireless Internet:

            Free WIFI. Welcome book at desk has login information you will need. ...moreless

          Kitchen

          • Coffee Maker
          • Cooking Utensils:

            Kitchen is well stocked for every need....moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Well stocked with everything you will need. ...moreless

          Outside

          • Boat:

            Port Aransas is the boating capital of south Texas. Bring your own (you can park your boat at the condo!) or rent a boat at the local marina. ...moreless

          • Deck / Patio:

            Nice patio facing the Gulf of Mexico with an expansive green lawn for your enjoyment. Great place to spend the afternoons as it is shaded from the sun. Also the lawn provides a wonderful play space for children....moreless

          • Golf:

            World class golf courses within a few miles. ...moreless

          • Kayak / Canoe:

            One of a kind Kayak and canoe trails have been developed across the ship channel behind the Lydia Ann lighthouse. Load up your gear! If you have not experienced this area you need to. ...moreless

          • Lawn / Garden:

            Step off the patio to an expansive green lawn for your enjoyment. Great place to spend the afternoons as it is shaded from the sun. Also lawn provides a wonderful play space... croquet set in unit!...moreless

          • Outdoor Grill:

            Playground and picnic area just steps form the condo BBQ grills are provided....moreless

          • Tennis:

            Two lighted tennis courts right outside front door of condo. ...moreless

          Payment Type

          • Discover
          • Mastercard
          • Visa

          Pool / Spa

              • Communal Pool:

                Pool is located just outside front door. Very convenient location....moreless

               

              Reviews

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              from 45 traveler reviews
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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Winter
              Sep 3 - Feb 28, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $115
              $690 $1,195
              SPRING BREAK
              Mar 13 - Mar 22, 2015
              6 night min stay
              $165
              SAND FEST 2015
              Apr 23 - Apr 26, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $165
              My Standard Rate
              3 night min stay
              $165
              $990
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Refundable Damage Deposit $350
              • Tax Rate 13%

              Notes:

              SPECIAL - STAY 7 NIGHTS AND ONLY PAY FOR FIVE WENT CHECKIN IN TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY OR THURSDAY!

              Quotes are based upon payment by E-CHECK. If you prefer to pay by credit card let me know and I will add the 3% credit card fee and send a revised quot. If you accidentally make a credit card payment on a E-Check quote I will just take the fee out of the security deposit before issuing your refund due.


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              Calendar

              Last updated: 10/15/2014
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              Location

              2 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Port Aransas, Texas
              3 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              Port Aransas, Texas
              Island Retreat
              Nearest Beach
              Gulf of Mexico

              Car: Recommended

              This complex has a swimming pool, lighted tennis courts, playground with BBQ and picnic tables very near this unit. The complex aslo has another swimming pool, basketball court, shuffleboard that are a short walk.

               

              Owner info

              About the owner: This condo is owned by The White Family Trust. Kathleen M. White manages the property for all the family members. Mr. & Mrs. White purchased the property in the late 1970's. Their children and grandchildren have spent many summers enjoying the beach, Port Aransas and this wonderful condominium. Once the grandchildren entered college age the time family members had to enjoy this wonderful gift was greatly reduced and we felt that it was underutilized. At that point it was agreed that we would open the condo for others to enjoy while grandchildren are away studying and parents are working to write tuition checks!

              Why the Owner Chose Island Retreat:
              Probably the number one reason to select this unit is LOCATIION. You just cannot beat the proximity to the town, the beach, boardwalk over dunes, pool, tennis courts, etc. SECOND because of the work all the family members have done over the years to improve the property. It is not a brand new unit and it has some imperfections but it is special. THIRD the convenience being on the ground floor so that you simply pull the car right up to the front door. FORTH if you are hauling a boat you will love that you can park the boat right outside the unit as well. FIFTH it is clean, comfortable and well stacked for all your needs.

              The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
              Because this is an older complex it is one of the few you will find in Port Aransas that has large open green spaces between building and a large lush green lawn just off the porch. This makes the unit exceptionally quite and private while also allowing you to extend your space onto the shaded lawn in the afternoons when everyone has had enough sun but still wants to enjoy the outdoors.


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              Photos

              • TAKE IN THE UNOBSTRUCTED VIEW FROM THE COMFORT OF THIS SPACIOUS LIVING AREA

                TAKE IN THE UNOBSTRUCTED VIEW FROM THE COMFORT OF THIS SPACIOUS LIVING AREA

              • WELCOME TO OUR BEACHFRONT CONDO

                WELCOME TO OUR BEACHFRONT CONDO

              • FINISH YOUR DAY AT THE BEACH WITH A WARM BATH

                FINISH YOUR DAY AT THE BEACH WITH A WARM BATH

              • JOIN THE KIDS IN THE POOL OR READ A BOOK UNDER THE SHADE

                JOIN THE KIDS IN THE POOL OR READ A BOOK UNDER THE SHADE

              • FINE DINNING...GAME TIME...MUSIC....SURRONDED BY THE SOFT CARRIBEAN COLORS

                FINE DINNING...GAME TIME...MUSIC....SURRONDED BY THE SOFT CARRIBEAN COLORS

              • COMFORT....KING SIZE PILLOW-TOP MATTRESS, QUALITY LINENS

                COMFORT....KING SIZE PILLOW-TOP MATTRESS, QUALITY LINENS

              • ENJOY THE BEAUTIFUL SUNRISES AND THE SOUNDS OF THE SURF FROM YOUR PRIVATE PATIO

                ENJOY THE BEAUTIFUL SUNRISES AND THE SOUNDS OF THE SURF FROM YOUR PRIVATE PATIO

              VRBO #196383

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              Date last modified - Wednesday, October 15, 2014

              $115 - $165 per night (USD)
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              1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 4

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              Minimum stay: 3-6 nights
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