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The "Original Sandbox Beach House" on South Padre Island

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The "Original Sandbox Beachhouse" on South Padre Island.

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Last updated: 06/29/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Three story beach house with your own garage and laundry room on first floor. Living room, dining room, kitchen, bedroom, bathroom, large balcony on front with south breeze and small one on back on second floor. Third floor has bedroom and bath. Beautifully furnished. Enough dishes, etc. to host Thanksgiving dinner. Clean, light and airy. Come & relax, shop, eat and play!

Less than a block from the beach (Gulf of Mexico) and a block from the bay (Laguna Madre). Convenience store, theatre, restaurants & shopping within walking distance. Free public transportation. Come & have a wonderful vacation in our absolutely unique beach house located just outside the island congested area. No big high-rise condos nearby. Come & relax, shop, eat and play!

An additional one bedroom unit is available Listing #307262 (bookings permitting) that is the perfect companion for large families or get togethers.

Located 39 miles from Harlingen airport, 23 miles from Brownsville airport and 25 miles from Matamores, Mexico.

If you have not been to South Padre Island, you are missing the best beach west of the Mississippi!

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    Board games, books, videos and puzzles on premises....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Well mannered pets welcome. Pet deposit $50. Guests will be responsible for any pet damage....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Summer Friday night fireworks at 9:15. (these are spectacular) and huge July 4th show....moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    32" flat screen TV in the living room...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    In second bedroom, there is a TV NOT attached to cable with a DVD player for games and movies only. No games provided....moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Water View:

    Views of the Laguna Madre (Mother Lagoon) on the west side for great sunsets....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central a/c and heat....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Washroom is shared with one permanent resident....moreless

  • Garage
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine:

    The Washroom is shared with one permanent resident....moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    Home delivery available on the island....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Enough for Thanksgiving dinner. See full kitchen...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Tons of dishes, pots and pans and utensils. Blender, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, just like you're at home...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Great balcony views of the sunset on the bay. Faces south so you enjoy the prevailing breezes. Open the doors for the real Island experience....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$185 $200
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,110 $4,000
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$135
$810 $1,600
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning fee $50
  • Pet Fee $50
  • Tax Rate 14.5%

Notes:

For every 6 nights you book with us, we give you the 7th one free!

When the reservation is made, we charge the entire amount of the stay on your credit card via telephone.


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Last updated: 06/29/2015
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Location

0.02 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Wanna Wanna

Car: Not Necessary

World class bird watching, sand castle contests and lessons, Dolphin watching, boat tours, And wonderful Friday night fireworks during the summer. We have lots of books, games, puzzles, videos, dominoes, cards, poker chips, etc. for your indoor enjoyment.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1984

About the owner: A local to the area, born and raised in South Texas. I purchased my first property on the Island at age 18, and we grew up together!

Why the Owner Chose Other South Padre Island Properties:
I wanted to have a piece of the best beach in Texas to call my own.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Walks on the beach, jumping the waves, fireworks on Friday nights in the summer, lounging on the balcony, eating freshly caught fish, drinking pina coladas & margaritas at the beach bar close by, breathing wonderful air, looking at the beautiful starry sky at night. Shopping trips to Mexico.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • The "Original Sandbox Beachhouse" on South Padre Island.

    The "Original Sandbox Beachhouse" on South Padre Island.

  • Well furnished Kitchen with granite countertops and new appliances.

    Well furnished Kitchen with granite countertops and new appliances.

  • Master bedroom with kingsize bed and private bath.

    Master bedroom with kingsize bed and private bath.

  • Living room with convertible futons looking onto front private balcony.

    Living room with convertible futons looking onto front private balcony.

  • Kitchen with granite countertops, glasstop range, and new appliances.

    Kitchen with granite countertops, glasstop range, and new appliances.

  • Dining room table with 6 chairs: also two bar stools at kitchen bar.

    Dining room table with 6 chairs: also two bar stools at kitchen bar.

  • Guest or 2nd bedroom with twin beds and main bathroom and small private balcony.

    Guest or 2nd bedroom with twin beds and main bathroom and small private balcony.

  • View of stairway between 2nd and 3rd floors, notice the natural cedar

    View of stairway between 2nd and 3rd floors, notice the natural cedar

VRBO #249610

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Date last modified - Friday, July 03, 2015

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Minimum stay: 3 nights
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  • Sleeps
    7
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
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Owner
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 40%
  • Calendar last updated 06/29/2015
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