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Shell Station- Catch a Falling Star Over the Gulf of Mexico

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Shell Station's roomy parking at the front and under the house can be seen.

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Last updated: 07/10/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Crystal Beach house description

Thank you for visiting the Shell Station, built in 2009 after Hurricane Ike. 'SHELL STATION' is 3rd row from shore, offering amazing water views. Sleeps 8 to 9; 3 Q, 2 T Murphy beds, and a full-size flip flop sofa bed. Need additional room for a larger gathering? The SHELL STATION is connected by an elevated walk-way to LUNA BELLA (VRBO 163462), which sleeps up to 10.

Very easy beach access to go romping in the waves, shoreline fishing, shell collecting, or for those beautiful sunrise beach walks. Your fresh Catch of the Day can be provided from your own skills or by the local vendors on a daily basis.

Nicely landscaped property (maintenance-free) complete with a covered deck for shade and a sun deck for soaking in the rays. Watch dolphins frolic just off shore. Relax while listening to the rhythmic sound of the Gulf of Mexico as it laps at the shores of Crystal Beach. At night, view the expansive and clear night skies. The deck completely surrounds the house and is gated for toddlers! On the upper deck, feel free to fly your own favorite colors from the installed flagpole; and bring your favorite hammock to use with the installed eye bolts!

There is a screened-in porch off the Master bedroom (called the Mermaid Lounge). Flat screen TV's with Direct TV provided at no extra cost, and Blu-Ray and full stereo system in living room. Additionally, the Shell Station features a well-equipped kitchen to include cookware, small appliances, bakeware, and even a large shrimp pot and granite countertops. The Master bathroom features a custom over-sized shower.

Downstairs you will enjoy plenty of covered / paved parking, a deluxe private hot water sand shower with two shower heads, a built in charcoal grill, picnic table, a swing, and 30 amp RV hook-up (an extra 30 $/night).

Crystal Beach is but a 15 minute ferry ride to Galveston, TX, which offers every available amenity, to include theaters, shopping, amusement and swim parks, Moody Gardens, the Strand, and other historical adventures.

Keywords: Beach house, cabin, crystal beach, fishing, gulf of mexico, stargazing, tidelands subdivision, luna bella

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Non Smoking Only:

                Smoking permitted on the decks and in the Screened-in porch....moreless

              • Children Welcome
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 8-9

              • Bedroom 1

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              • Bedroom 2

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              • Other (See Description)

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              • Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (2) Two twin size Murphy Beds, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) flip flop bed to the size of a full-size mattress, Murphy Beds (2) two twin murphy beds...moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Catering Available:

                BBQ, Seafood, Pizza, Sandwich Restaurants available for catering....moreless

              • Dining Area Seats:

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              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Refrigerator
              • Dishwasher
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Ice Maker

              Amenities

              • Parking Off Street:

                Off street parking on driveway for 8 or 9 cars....moreless

              • Air Conditioning
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Washing Machine
              • Covered Parking
              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer

              Other Amenities

                  • deluxe outdoor sand shower, screened-in porch, 30 amp RV hook-up for extra $ per night, full walk-around deck, need additional room? Connected to Luna Bella (VRBO 163462) - sleeps 12....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Music Library
                  • DVD Player
                  • VCR
                  • CD Player

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Lanai / Gazebo:

                    Screened in Porch off the Master bedroom...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Balcony

                  Location & View

                  • Water View
                  • Ocean View
                  • Beach View

                  Activities

                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Restaurants
                  • Shelling
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Shopping
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Golf
                  • Swimming
                  • Fishing
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Summer
                  May 16 - Sep 5, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,859 $5,600
                  Fall
                  Sep 6 - Oct 19, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  $250
                  $1,488 $3,800
                  Winter 2
                  Oct 20 - Dec 31, 2014
                  1 night min stay
                  $175
                  $1,170 $3,500
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees and Rental Conditions:

                  • Property Damage Protection $89
                  • Taxes Not included

                  Notes:

                  Do not rely on Quotes from VRBO or Home Away sites. For accurate quotes on your visit to Shell Station, the property manager will respond to your inquiry. Have a fun time at the Beach!


                  This manager accepts: Credit cards.
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                  Last updated: 07/10/2014
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                  Manager info

                  Year Purchased: 2009

                  Why Crystal Beach:
                  Our daughter's beach home, Luna Bella (located next to Shell Station),was our inspiration to pursue our very own dream for a relaxing beach get-away.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  Most pleasurable for me are the fantastic skies at night accompanied by the breezes and sounds of the Gulf. The skies over the dark Gulf at night provide great illumination with striking views of constellations. Catching glimpses of falling stars occurs regularly.


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                  Speaks: english

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                  Photos

                  • Shell Station's roomy parking at the front and under the house can be seen.

                    Shell Station's roomy parking at the front and under the house can be seen.

                  • Gulf View from Deck

                    Gulf View from Deck

                  • Kitchen and Breakfast Area. Always great water views while cooking.

                    Kitchen and Breakfast Area. Always great water views while cooking.

                  • Guest Bedroom.

                    Guest Bedroom.

                  • The Mermaid Lounge - a great place for your morning coffee.

                    The Mermaid Lounge - a great place for your morning coffee.

                  • Shell Station & Luna Bella (VRBO 163462) are connected - good for large groups

                    Shell Station & Luna Bella (VRBO 163462) are connected - good for large groups

                  • Treasures from the Sea

                    Treasures from the Sea

                  • Or you can catch your own Shrimp for Dinner

                    Or you can catch your own Shrimp for Dinner

                  • Having a Shell of a Time

                    Having a Shell of a Time

                  • Living Area - comfortable and close to the Kitchen.

                    Living Area - comfortable and close to the Kitchen.

                  • Master Bedroom w/ Screened Porch outside, a.k.a. "The Mermaid Lounge".

                    Master Bedroom w/ Screened Porch outside, a.k.a. "The Mermaid Lounge".

                  • Custom mural on the doors housing two twin Murphy beds.

                    Custom mural on the doors housing two twin Murphy beds.

                  • Texas Shells

                    Texas Shells

                  • Shrimp boat gathering your dinner

                    Shrimp boat gathering your dinner

                  • Fun at Crystal Beach

                    Fun at Crystal Beach

                  VRBO #290505

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                  This listing was first published here in 2010.

                  Date last modified - Thursday, July 10, 2014

                  $175 - $266 per night (USD)
                  5

                  2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 9

                  View calendar: Updated 07/10/14
                  Minimum stay: 1-7 nights
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