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Light & Bright Lovely One Bedroom Flat 'Sandbox' Ground Floor

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Living Room as Viewed from the Kitchen Bar Area


Last updated: 07/27/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Very nice one bedroom downstairs flat that oozes Island relaxation. Come in your own private entrance and begin enjoying your Island retreat. Living and kitchen area is all open and large, which is great for entertaining. Private deck in the fenced backyard for your morning coffee or evening drinks. The large bedroom has a great closet and built-in dresser with vanity area too. The bathroom area includes tub with shower and your own stacked washer and dryer. This unit is also a great companion for unit B ( the Original Sandbox listing #249610) 'for additional guests to be 'close by'. You will share the whole building with only 2 other units.

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, eat, shop and play!

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

Keywords: Flat, one bedroom, 1st floor, pet friendly, apartment, private yard, quiet, one level, gulf side, washer and dryer, house,


Property Type

  • House
  • 600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome:

    Games and puzzles available...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Well mannered pets welcome...moreless

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5, Beds for 2-5

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

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


  • Books:

    Library of books...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Lots of games for all ages...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    (2) 27' TV in living rm, 21' TV in bedroom...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys:

    sandcastle making stuff for the beach...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    a number of movies...moreless


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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

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


  • Dining:

    has a good sized counter area between the kitchen and living room with 4 bar chairs...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    2 wall unit air-conditioners. Either one could cool the place by itself on the hottest days....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Private/not shared...moreless

  • Heating
  • Internet:

    WIFI with password protection...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Beach towels (and beach toys & chairs) provided also...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Comfortable with sofa & chairs, lamps, tables, ceiling fan and tile floor...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    On side of house, not covered; also large parking lot beside house for oversize or multiple vehicles (including boat trailers & RV's)...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    Plenty of linens for bath & beds...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Private/not shared...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Secure internet for your use....moreless


  • Catering Available:

    Ready to eat, and delivered meals ready to cook, available....moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

    Also a coffee bean grinder...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    See above, yes lots of this. Lots of pots, pans & large cooking vessels....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    more dishes and utensils that you will need or use...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Lots of kitchen goodies to cook your favorite meals up to and including enough for thanksgiving dinner. Blender, etc....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:



  • Deck / Patio:

    Two wood decks in fenced and private backyard...moreless

  • Golf:

    nice course nearby in Laguna Vista; also miniature golf on the island...moreless



Write a review 4.1
from 8 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 21 - Sep 7, 2015
3 night min stay
$120 $135
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$720 $2,400

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $103 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $80 Nightly

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$600 $1,200

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $86 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $40 Nightly

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning fee $40
  • Pet Fee $50
  • Tax Rate 14.5%


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

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Last updated: 07/27/2015
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38 Miles
Nearest Airport
Harlingen, Brownsville or Cameron Co. Private
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
Cameron Co Gulf Course
26 Miles
Nearest Motorway
U S Highways 77 & 83
Other South Padre Island Properties
Nearest Restaurant
Wanna Wanna or Kelly's Irish Pub

Car: Not Necessary

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


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 deck, 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



  • Living Room as Viewed from the Kitchen Bar Area

    Living Room as Viewed from the Kitchen Bar Area

  • Living Room Futon Convertibles

    Living Room Futon Convertibles

  • Bedroom with Vanity and Built in Dresser

    Bedroom with Vanity and Built in Dresser

  • Nice Kitchen and Bar Area with Lots of Cooking Goodies, Dishes, Etc.

    Nice Kitchen and Bar Area with Lots of Cooking Goodies, Dishes, Etc.

  • Bathroom with Granite Counter Tops

    Bathroom with Granite Counter Tops

  • stacked washer and dryer, and tub shower area

    stacked washer and dryer, and tub shower area

VRBO #307262

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