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Private Pier on Copano Bay, 2/2 Home, Sunset, Underwater Light

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Great fishing and beautiful sunsets from the private pier in backyard

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Last updated: 10/23/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Rockport house description

Fish off your own private lighted pier in our backyard or just sit on the deck and watch the sunset.

Our home sits right on Copano Bay - not on a canal - not a 'bay view" - not 'bay access". Right on the bay. There is a huge deck on the bayside with a picnic table and a covered porch. This is the perfect family fishing destination - it just doesn't get easier and more fun. Available for short term rentals as well as monthly for Winter Texans.

You have your own private lighted fishing pier right in the backyard - all to yourself with benches, two separate platforms and a covered cleaning station with power and water. You have a 1500 w high intensity fishing light which really can bring in the fish at night! Access two private boat ramps right in the neighborhood and you are located right on the water and in the heart of some the best saltwater fishing in the state.

Come sit on our deck and watch the dolphins play! Drink coffee in the shade every morning and toast the sunset over the bay every night. Catch redfish, trout, flounder and blue crab from your pier. Watch the majestic blue herons hunting right in your own backyard. The palm trees, the fishing, the view, and the soft air of the Gulf Coast will delight you.

Rockport is also know as a birding destination. Here's a brief of the first 6 months of the Rockport Calendar of Birds:

January- whooping cranes, sandhill cranes, snow geese, snowy and piping plovers, American Avocet and Marled Godwit
February- Harris's Hawk, cranes, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay, Cactus Wren
March-American Golden Plover, Sandpipers, Eared Grebe, hummingbirds
April- broad winged Hawks, Mississippi Kites, warblers, vireos, thrashers, buntings, raptors
May- over 140 species can be expected including warblers, tanager and more
June- Cassin's, White tailed Hawk, Crested Cracara, Greater Roadrunner, Ladder backed woodpeckers, Scissor-tailed flycatchers



Our home has a fully equipped kitchen, dining area and living room with cable TV. There are two bedrooms and two baths. The bedrooms have queen sized beds and the house sleeps four comfortably. All cooking utensils are provided as well as bed linens. Bring food, clothes, towels and personal items and get ready to relax!

Rockport is the saltwater fishing and birding capital of the Texas Gulf Coast. Just 45 minutes from Port Aransas and Corpus Christi, and an hour from Padre Island, Rockport is a wonderful getaway. Located on the Live Oak peninsula, Rockport is a haven of ancient oak trees surrounded by water on three sides. Rockport is also home to a thriving art community, and along with Fulton, a treasure trove of old Texas history.

Birds on the Bay is in the Holiday Beach neighborhood, located on the northeast shore of beautiful Copano Bay on Lamar Peninsula. We are just across the Copano causeway from Rockport and Fulton on highway 35. The drive to town takes about 13 minutes. By boat you are just a mile or so by water from famed Turtle Pen Point.

The water is 3-4 feet deep at our pier's end, perfect for bay fishing, and boating - but no diving in! Copano bay is perfect for fishing, but for swimming you have plenty of nearby beaches to choose from. The Gulf of Mexico is 45 minutes away on Mustang Island at Port Aransas, with Padre Island National Seashore a little further. Rockport has a shallow, calm sandy beach right in town and it's the state's only Blue Wave Beach. It's perfect for smaller children since there is no current or surf.

You can catch your own dinner here - redfish, trout, flounder as well as shrimp and blue crab can be found right off the pier. Or, you can drive into Rockport, Fulton, Aransas Pass or even Corpus Christi for the freshest seafood around. Try the harbor in Fulton first, there's nothing like buying your shrimp right off the boat!

Annual events within the Rockport/Fulton area include: Fulton Oysterfest, Rockport Art Festival, Fiesta en La Playa, Hummingbird Celebration, Rockport Seafair, and Christmas Celebration or Lights.

The Rockport area is world famous for birding, first class fishing, whooping crane tours, kayak adventures, dolphin watching. Nearby destinations include: Texas Maritime Museum, Aransas National Wildlife Refuge, Rockport Center for the Arts, Copano Bay Causeway State Park. About 30 miles away in Corpus Christi is the Texas State Aquarium and the USS Lexington. The Gulf of Mexico is 45 minutes away on Mustang Island at Port Aransas, with Padre Island National Seashore a little further. Rockport has a calm, shallow sandy beach right in town and it the state's only Blue Wave Beach. It's perfect for smaller children since there is no current or surf.

Copano Bay is a nursery bay, and is permanently closed to shrimp boats throughout the year. As a result, the water is clearer, the fish more plentiful, and the fishing can be fantastic!



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Property Type

  • House
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Suitability

      • Long-Term Renters Welcome
      • Children Welcome
      • Non Smoking Only
      • Pets Not Allowed
      • Wheelchair Inaccessible

      Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

      • Bedroom 1

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      • Bedroom 2

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      • Convertible bed(s)

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      • King size beds (1) Master bedroom has a king size bed, Queen size Beds (1) Guest room has a queen size bed., Twin or Single Beds (2) 2 twin beds are located in the breakfast room...moreless

      Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

      Other Amenities

          • Private lighted pier in backyard on Copano Bay with cleaning station. Enjoy beautiful sunsets on the bay from deck....moreless

          Entertainment

          • CD Player
          • DVD Player
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Television

          Theme

          • Away From It All
          • Family

          Attractions

          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Library
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Restaurants

          Local Services & Businesses

              • Groceries

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Paddle Boating
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Beach
              • Waterfront

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Pier Fishing
              • Sailing
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Water Skiing

              Dining

                  • Dining Area

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Broadband Access
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Fireplace
                  • Gas Fireplace
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Internet
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Parking
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Telephone
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet

                  Kitchen

                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Grill
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Balcony
                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Fish Cleaning Table
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Walkway To Water
                  • Wood Deck

                  Pool / Spa

                      • Communal Pool
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Early Fall
                      Aug 24 - Oct 31, 2014
                      2 night min stay
                      $205 $220
                      Fri, Sat
                      $1,400
                      Early winter
                      Nov 2 - Dec 31, 2014
                      2 night min stay
                      $195 $215
                      Fri, Sat
                      $1,375
                      Winter
                      Jan 1 - Feb 28, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $185 $205
                      Fri, Sat
                      $3,500
                      Early Spring
                      Mar 1 - May 31, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $255 $270
                      Fri, Sat
                      $1,700 $7,260
                      Summer
                      Jun 1 - Aug 22, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $280
                      $1,960 $8,680
                      Early Fall
                      Aug 23 - Oct 31, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $224
                      $1,600 $6,420
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Tax Rate 15%

                      Notes:

                      This web site does not provide a place for this information with the rates: Weekends are a 3 night minimum beginning on a Thursday for Friday. Holidays/Spring Break are $270 per night. Thanksgiving is $225 a night

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                      Last updated: 10/23/2014
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                      Location

                      35 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Corpus Christi
                      5 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      35
                      35 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Port Aransas
                      10 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Country Club
                      13 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Rockport/Fulton
                      15 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Rockport

                      Car: Necessary

                      Other Activities: Shopping, Kayaking, Boating

                       

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                      Photos

                      • Great fishing and beautiful sunsets from the private pier in backyard

                        Great fishing and beautiful sunsets from the private pier in backyard

                      • Underwater fish light

                        Underwater fish light

                      • Dining and den view

                        Dining and den view

                      • Kitchen adjacent to dining and den area

                        Kitchen adjacent to dining and den area

                      • Master bedroom with king size bed

                        Master bedroom with king size bed

                      • Master bath

                        Master bath

                      • Lower back sitting area

                        Lower back sitting area

                      • rear view of home

                        rear view of home

                      • Back patio faces the bay and sunsets

                        Back patio faces the bay and sunsets

                      • dining and kitchen

                        dining and kitchen

                      • Dining table

                        Dining table

                      • Hall bath

                        Hall bath

                      • Fishing competition

                        Fishing competition

                      VRBO #223440

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                      This listing was first published here in 2007.

                      Date last modified - Thursday, October 23, 2014

                      $185 - $280 per night (USD)
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                      2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

                      View calendar: Updated 10/23/14
                      Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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                      Member since: 2007
                      Speaks: english
                      • Calendar last updated 10/23/2014
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