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

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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

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

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

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

  • Pets Considered:

    no cats. maximum of two well-behaved dogs with pet owners who do the pooping scooping....moreless

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

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

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (3)...moreless

  • Stereo

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Photography
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

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

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

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

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

    some spices and seafood seasonings...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Screened in Porch off the Master bedroom...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    commercial park grill...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
FALL & WINTER
Oct 1 - May 14, 2015
2 night min stay
$250 $325
Fri, Sat
$1,370
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$325 $395
Fri, Sat

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $100
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning & Santitizing $125
  • Tax Rate 6%

Notes:

RATE DETAIL - MORE NIGHTS get "LOWER RATES"

2nt Rental @ Current Weekend Rate per night

3-5nts @ Current Nightly Rate per nt

6nts @ $200 per nt

Add-On beyond 6th nt @$170 per nt

~ No Splitting weekends please

~ Holiday Rentals Surcharge: 15% & May Require 3-6nt stay

~ For Quote & Rate Assistance, contact Cobb Real Estate (409) 684-3790

Thank you!


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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.


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish

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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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Minimum stay: 2 nights
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  • Sleeps
    9
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
    House
  • Reviews
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Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, spanish
  • Calendar last updated: 09/07/2014
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Shell Station- Catch a Falling Star Over the Gulf of Mexico

Crystal Beach #290505

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