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2beachfun is a Great Beach House, Dead End St. Beach 150 Ft

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Last updated: 07/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

We are only 150 feet from the beach on a dead end street. Super fishing, swimming and shell gathering. We have 2 kayaks for your use. The ramp (not ADA) allows seniors or elderly pets access to the house.

2beachfun in Palm Beach that does not allow MOTOR vehicles on the beach. We are on a dead end road to the beach with 2 protected views to the East and South. Our deck has some shade all day. The deck is accessed by a ramp and stairs with a gate on each to keep small children and pets safe on the deck.

This year we completely remodeled our house installing a solid vinyl plank floor, repainted the inside of the house, installed new plumbing fixtures in the baths and added 3 new bedrooms making a total of 4 bedrooms.A new grill on the garden covered patio, a new electric range with convection oven, new microwave, new washer and dryer are off the hall inside the house new 22 inch and 37 inch TVs with Dish. We have a very quiet dishwasher that is quieter than two people talking, a Kitchen Aid refrigerator/freezer with ice maker. We have an extra refrigerator and freezer in the ground floor storage area that is accessible to you for more cool storage space.
We have all the dishes, pots and pans that we need for ourselves to use the house. There are two coffee pots. One is 12 cups and one is 4 cup. We even leave the spices out for you. We are not lacking anything in the house. We have ceiling fans in all the bedrooms, kitchen - dining and living areas. We installed new hurricane proof windows and doors which makes the house very quiet inside.

We have large windows in all the rooms so the house is bright and cheery. The cathedral ceiling in the living area of the house makes it feel very large. The dining table will seat 8 with 5 more at the large bar.
We furnish all linens and cleaning is included in the rent. Paper products are furnished. We have 2 kayaks for your use.
We have TWO separate Air Conditioning systems so you will be cool in the house.
We live here in the winter season from Oct until May each year. We do spend Thanksgiving and Christmas with our grandchildren so if you are interested in a beach holiday check our calender.

We CAN ACCEPT ON LINE CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS.





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Property Type

  • House
  • 1651 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25.Minimum age for renters is 26. Valid Driver's License must accompany rental contract. Renter must be present during entire rental period....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Deck has a gate on each end to keep children and pets on the deck....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking is allowed outside, but please put your butts in the trash not on the ground....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Pet fee is #100 per pet, limit 2 small dogs....moreless

  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Ramp not ADA, has been used for wheel chairs. I have used the ramp many times for moving large appliances and furniture....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 15

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Master has a private bathroom....moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 double, 3 bunk bed

    Twin over full bunk and 2 bunk beds ...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    The sofa is a double bed...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s): 1 queen

    We have a Queen sofa bed in the living area....moreless

  • Queen size Beds (2) in Master BR and other BR, Twin or Single Beds (2) two single beds in other BR, Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) Sofa double bed (2) One in new addition and one in living room, Bunk Beds (1) Bunk room has one set of bunks, and a twin over full bed....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    We have a grab bar on the toilet for assistance...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

    Master BR has this bath room. We have a grab bar on the tub....moreless

  • Bathroom 3: outdoor shower

    Hot and cold water...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Special occasions : Reservations for Special occasions such as birthday parties, family reunions, etc., must be disclosed at the time of booking and prior approval is required. Prom parties, fraternity or sorority parties, graduation parties are not allowed at any time. Palm Beach does NOT allow MOTOR vehicles ON THE BEACH, child safe with proper parental supervision. The beach is less than a one minute walk to the end of the dead end street....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    We have a lot of books. Some are about Galveston....moreless

  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    We have an assortment of games in a chest in the TV room....moreless

  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    a 37 inch and a 22 inch on Satellite....moreless

  • Stereo:

    Yes...moreless

  • Television:

    (2)...moreless

  • Toys:

    We usually have a lot of beach toys as most people leave more than we start the summer with....moreless

  • VCR

Theme

  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    We have protected views to the east and south from 3 locations on our 800 square foot deck....moreless

  • Ocean View

Sports & Adventure Activities

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

Dining

  • Dining:

    Round table will seat 8 with 5 seats at the kitchen bar....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 13 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    2 Central Air and Heat systems that are one year old. You will not be hot in the summer season. We also have ceiling fans in all the rooms and 2 in the ground floor Garden area....moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access:

    Down load at 50 mg, upload at 10...moreless

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    in hall closet...moreless

  • Covered Parking:

    under the house for 4 cars,...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Wood burning...moreless

  • Garage:

    covered parking for 4 cars...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    2 HVAC systems...moreless

  • Internet:

    High speed broad band...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    Furnished...moreless

  • Living Room:

    The living room is large with a L shaped couch, 2 leather reclining chairs and a another chair with a 37 inch TV....moreless

  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker:

    2 coffeee makers, one 4 and one 12 cup....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Complete set...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Kitchen is complete with all dishes, pots and pans, utensils and silverware....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    We just installed a new dishwasher. It is quieter than a person talking....moreless

  • Freezer:

    Refrigerator and freezer together with ice maker in the kitchen with another refrigerator/freezer in the ground floor storage unit....moreless

  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    We have every thing we use when we stay here from October to May each year.We do not lack for cooking utensils or dishes or silverware....moreless

  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave:

    Microwave is 2 years old....moreless

  • Oven:

    Convection electric....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Lots of storage in the hall...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Kitchen Aid built in Freezer combo in kitchen. We also have a refrigerator and freezer combo in the storage unit on the ground floor. This is accessible through a door in case you need extra space....moreless

  • Stove:

    5 burner range with convection oven...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    800 square foot Deck wraps south and east sides of house with shade all day. Gates keep small children and pets on the deck. We have a new deck on the south side with view of the beach....moreless

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Boat With Paddles
  • Deck / Patio:

    Ground floor covered patio (about 850 sq ft) area as well as over 800 feet of deck with great views of the beach to the east and south....moreless

  • Golf:

    You can play golf at the Galveston Country Club about a mile north of us....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    2 for your use...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    We have flower beds outside of the concrete covered patio....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    We have a charcoal grill....moreless

  • Patio
  • Sand Box
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Jacuzzi
  • Whirlpool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
May 22 - Sep 8, 2015
3 night min stay
$350 $450
Fri, Sat, Sun
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$350
$2,450

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $100
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 15%

Notes:

The rent includes all costs. Cleaning and linens are included.We rent by the week in the summer season. Turn over day is Monday or Friday. That is the day of arrival and departure.

July 4th is available only with a stay of 7 nights including July 4th.

Refundable reservation/damage deposit is due within 5 days of booking. Half of rent is due 90 days prior to move in with balance (half) due within 60 days of move in. I prefer personal checks but in a last minute rental can accept payment by Pay Pal.

Damage deposit is refunded within 3 weeks of move out provided property is left in same condition you found it.


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Last updated: 07/23/2015
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Location

10 Miles
Nearest Airport
Galveston
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Bluewater Grill at Jamaica Beach Shopping Center
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Galveston Country Club
65 Miles
Nearest Train
Houston
0.75 Miles
Nearest Motorway
FM3005
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Bluewater Grill delivers great seafood etc
40.3 Metres
Nearest Beach
Gulf of Mexico

Car: Necessary

2beachfun is in Palm Beach subdivision. Most homes are smaller than ours with about 1/3 occupied by full time residents. We are less than a minute walk to the beach on a dead end street so it is safe for children to walk to the beach. No vehicle traffic on our very wide beach.

The beach itself is beautiful for finding treasures like shells that wash up from the sea. There is mostly fine sand with shells interspersed. In the summertime, the water around Galveston is warm. During certain weeks throughout the year, beach goers will see a line of seaweed that has washed up on the beach. Seaweed is not always there and is not the norm, but it is natural and just a part of the beach ecosystem. It is partially responsible for building up the beach and dunes that we all enjoy.

Our house is all on one floor. We are very close to all the activities in Galveston. It only takes about 15 minutes to get to the Strand and downtown Galveston.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1996

About the owner: My wife and I built this house for ourselves. In 1996. Everyone just loves our house. There is nothing we would change after having used it for 18 years. We live here in the Oct to May season full time. We leave in the fall for a few weeks to spend time with our grandchildren so if you are interested in a holiday visit to the beach check our calender as I keep it up to date.

Why the Owner Chose Palm Beach:
We built the house because we could not find a house that was right for us. It is close in to Galveston with great views and a short one minute walk to the very wide beach.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This house works well for one or two or three couples couple or a large family. The large deck of about 800 square feet will give everyone room outside. The neighborhood is very quiet. The ground floor garden area (700 sq ft in size) has several tables and about 7 chairs with a rocking couch. This area is always cool, but we did not know that when we put in the two ceiling fans which we never use. There is an out door (hot and cold water) shower in the garden area also. There is a hammock, 6 or 8 chairs, a rocking chair that seats 2, and several tables. We have a charcoal grill for cooking and BBQ. We like to sit here in the afternoon shade and enjoy the breezes off the water.


Contact us

Speaks: english, Some Spanish but not fluent anymore

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Photos

  • The front shaded deck, ramp an

    The front shaded deck, ramp an

  • Living TV

    Living TV

  • Deck looking East to the beach.

    Deck looking East to the beach.

  • South view Our favorite place

    South view Our favorite place

  • Master Bed room with Queen, de

    Master Bed room with Queen, de

  • Master Bath

    Master Bath

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Speaks: english, Some Spanish but not fluent anymore
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  • Calendar last updated 07/23/2015
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Galveston #284642

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