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2 Blocks from Beach Great Location by Galveston Down Town and Historic District

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FRONT OF HISTORIC HOUSE WITH PORCH AND SWING

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Last updated: 07/23/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

East End Historic District house description

Charming Historic Residence 2 Blocks from Beach on Galveston East end.

Historic 3BR/2BA private residence sleeps 8 graciously. Newly remodeled inside and out to provide modern conveniences while preserving historic Galveston charm. Walk 2 blocks to the beach with easy access to historic downtown/Strand District, Moody Gardens, and Mardi Gras Route only blocks away.

The perfect weekend getaway also boasts a large private deck for sunbathing, reading, or an afternoon cookout. Start your day with an early morning coffee in the front porch swing while overlooking the white picket enclosed garden. Inside you’ll find original hardwood floors, a large living room for relaxed conversations, and a beautiful stainless and granite kitchen at your service. After your sunset beach stroll, dimmer controlled lighting sets the perfect romantic mood for a glass of wine or intimate dinner.

Island magic and positive energy surround this one of a kind 1913 Galveston original.


Relax on the beach: Walk to short blocks to the beach and enjoy a day in the sun and swim in the ocean. You can also walk out on the pier and catch fish.

Relax on the private deck: Come back from a day on the beach and relax on the large privacy deck with a cold beverage and burgers grilling on the grill, or sit on the front porch and relax in the swing.

Property Type

  • House
  • 1400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Children Welcome:

            great fenced in deck for children to play...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Minimum rental age is 25...moreless

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Entertainment

          • DVD Player
          • Television:

            Flat screen television...moreless

          • Satellite / Cable
          • VCR
          • Radio
          • Stereo
          • CD Player

          Theme

          • Family
          • Romantic
          • Sports & Activities
          • Tourist Attractions
          • Adventure
          • Historic

          Attractions

          • Restaurants
          • Museums
          • Theme Parks
          • Churches
          • Marina
          • Water Parks
          • Cinemas
          • Live Theater
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Botanical Garden
          • Recreation Center

          Leisure Activities

          • Beachcombing
          • Sight Seeing
          • Antiquing
          • Walking
          • Bird Watching
          • Miniature Golf
          • Photography
          • Scenic Drives
          • Outlet Shopping
          • Shelling
          • Shopping
          • Boating

          local services and businesses

          • Massage Therapist
          • ATM/Bank
          • Fitness Center
          • Groceries
          • Hospital
          • Medical Services

          Location Type

          • Downtown
          • Near The Ocean:

            Only 2 blocks from the ocean...moreless

          sports and adventure activities

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

          catering options

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Dining

              • Dining:

                Dining room table seats 6 and 2 bar stools for extra seating at the bar...moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 6 people

              forms of payment

                  • Accept Credit Card

                  General

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    free wireless internet access...moreless

                  • Broadband Access
                  • Internet
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Parking
                  • Garage:

                    Huge over sized 2 car garage...moreless

                  • Linens Provided
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Security System
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Covered Parking:

                    Huge oversized 2 car garage...moreless

                  • Living Room
                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Central...moreless

                  • Heating:

                    Central...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Ice Maker
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Stove
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Refrigerator:

                    with ice maker and filtered water...moreless

                  • Freezer
                  • Oven
                  • Microwave
                  • Grill
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Toaster
                  • Kitchen:

                    toaster oven, coffee maker, stove, oven, dishwasher, full size refrigerator with ice maker and filtered water, microwaive...moreless

                  • Stove
                  • Dishes & Utensils

                  Outside

                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Beautifully landscaped garden...moreless

                  • Raft
                  • Wood Deck
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Patio
                  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                  • Lanai / Gazebo:

                    relax in the swing on the front porch/lanai and enjoy the view of the beautiful garden....moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    large private deck with grill, outdoor table and chairs....moreless

                  • Porch / Veranda:

                    Porch with swing overlooking the beautiful landscaped garden...moreless

                  Payment Type

                  • Amex
                  • Visa
                  • Mastercard
                  • Discover
                   

                  Reviews

                  Write a review 4.8
                  from 58 traveler reviews
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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Summer hight season
                  May 23 - Sep 2, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $299 $299
                  Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
                  $1,794
                  Fall mid season
                  Sep 3 - Nov 30, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  $199 $229
                  Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
                  $1,194
                  winter low season
                  Dec 1 - Feb 5, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $169 $189
                  Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
                  $1,014 $2,985
                  spring mid season
                  Feb 6 - May 21, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $199 $249
                  Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
                  $1,294
                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $199 $249
                  Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
                  $1,194 $2,985
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
                  • Cleaning $100 + tax
                  • Tax Rate 15%

                  Notes:

                  * Please contact owner for rates during Holidays and special events.

                  Call for special holiday rates, including Mardi Gras, Dickens, Biker rally

                  Call for monthly rates

                  2 night minimum, 3 night minimum during holidays and special events

                  There is a 15% Hotel Tax ( 9% City, 6% State)

                  $100.00 cleaning fee

                  Minimum rental age is 25, copy of driver's

                  Christmas and New Year rates run from Dec 22- Jan 4


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 07/23/2014
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                  Location

                  40 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Houston Hobby airport

                  Car: Recommended

                  Only 2 blocks from the beach, easy walking distance to restaurants shops and all the activities on the seawall. A short drive to the downtown strand area and moody gardens, if you don't want to drive there is easy access to bus transportation. You are 40 miles from Houston Hobby airport.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2008

                  About the owner: Family owned property in Galveston Texas

                  Why the Owner Chose East End Historic District:
                  What started as a winter retreat for Norwegian family members, the 'Love Shack' has become a cherished family getaway for all. The famous Galveston Island 'magic' can be felt throughout her sturdy walls and original 1913 wooden floors. Weathering Ike with only minimal exterior bumps and bruises, Love Shack is now more beautiful than ever with a new whitewashed picket fence, deck, and lush front garden. Galveston has become our home away from home.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  The recent outdoor addition of a large private deck and beautiful landscaping have made weekends even more enjoyable. Grab the floats and towels for a quick stroll to the beach in the morning where the 37th street pier and life guard stand makes for a safe and fun family spot. That evening, return with beach chairs for a beautiful sunset colored sky to remember. The east end Seawall offers a wide variety of entertainment and dining options within easy walking distance of the Love Shack. You can also walk to the new pleasure pier. Leave the car in the garage for a night of fun on the Galveston Seawall!


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english, swedish, danish, norwegian

                   

                  Photos

                  • FRONT OF HISTORIC HOUSE WITH PORCH AND SWING

                    FRONT OF HISTORIC HOUSE WITH PORCH AND SWING

                  • Large Bedroom with original hardwood floors

                    Large Bedroom with original hardwood floors

                  • New Large Privacy Deck w/ Grill

                    New Large Privacy Deck w/ Grill

                  • New Bathroom with Shower

                    New Bathroom with Shower

                  • Fully Equipped updated Kitchen

                    Fully Equipped updated Kitchen

                  • Bathroom with Shower, Tub

                    Bathroom with Shower, Tub

                  • Our Cozy Living Room

                    Our Cozy Living Room

                  • Huge 2 car garage

                    Huge 2 car garage

                  • great porch with swing for relaxing after the beach

                    great porch with swing for relaxing after the beach

                  • Queen Size Bedroom 2

                    Queen Size Bedroom 2

                  • our beautiful beach 2 blocks away

                    our beautiful beach 2 blocks away

                  • fishing pier

                    fishing pier

                  • Our cozy Living Room with original hardwood floors

                    Our cozy Living Room with original hardwood floors

                  • Side View of House with large 2 car garage

                    Side View of House with large 2 car garage

                  • Large Bedroom with hardwood floors

                    Large Bedroom with hardwood floors

                  • Large Bedroom with queen bed plus bunk beds and hardwood floors

                    Large Bedroom with queen bed plus bunk beds and hardwood floors

                  • Part of Living Room & Dining Area

                    Part of Living Room & Dining Area

                  • Front Porch with Swing and Garden

                    Front Porch with Swing and Garden

                  • queen bed and pyramid bunk bed

                    queen bed and pyramid bunk bed

                  • FRONT OF HISTORIC HOUSE WITH PORCH AND SWING

                    FRONT OF HISTORIC HOUSE WITH PORCH AND SWING

                  • side angle of house

                    side angle of house

                  • Queen Size Bedroom 1

                    Queen Size Bedroom 1

                  • great fishing pier 2 blocks away

                    great fishing pier 2 blocks away

                  • nothing like relaxing on our beautiful beach

                    nothing like relaxing on our beautiful beach

                  VRBO #225951

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                  This listing was first published here in 2009.

                  Date last modified - Sunday, July 20, 2014

                  $169 - $299 per night (USD)
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                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 8

                  View calendar: Updated 07/23/14
                  Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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                  Speaks: english, swedish, danish, norwegian
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