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4-Level Galveston Beach House - Awesome 360 Views

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Front view; large lawn; ample parking; covered & sun deck; short walk to beach!

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Last updated: 08/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

San Luis house description

Accommodations: Beach House - 'dolphindazegalveston' on web about 2000 square ft. interior w/about 2000 square ft. of decks and porches; like new construction, VERY CLEAN, designer furnishings – Sleeps 8/11; 2 Queen Bedrooms, top level Loft (3 twins/bunks) + Den Sleeper Sofa & Master Futon (full size bed); 2.5+ Baths + Outside Shower, Jacuzzi tub in Master & stand up shower with bench in Guest. All sleeping areas have a great water view!

'Dolphin Daze Galveston' is a well-appointed beach side get away; a “Destin”-Style HOUSE surrounded by a large lawn/play areas rising high above its surrounding Cul-De-Sac master-designed community (Pointe San Luis) on Galveston's PEACEFUL, NO DRIVE BEACH on the west end. The retreat is a short 35 mile drive from Houston and is positioned 'half way' (about 15 to 20 minutes) between Freeport & Galveston (city) - the location is the best the island has to offer - sport/wade fishing (2 minutes from San Luis Pass - walkable!), just moments from Shlitterbaun Water Park, Moody Gardens and Island night life. Dolphin Daze Galveston is priced to rent! No hotel can accommodate your group like Dolphin Daze and no price can compare!

Dolphin Daze - 4-STORIES w/ panoramic beach & bay views, Hardee siding (noise dampening), 2 newly decorated, private Queen bedrooms (master & guest - both equally nice!) w/ 2 full, private baths (master w/ Jacuzzi/whirlpool tub & guest bath w/ large tiled walk-in shower w/comfort bench); a full-sized futon in the master bedroom; a Queen sleeper sofa w/ a 1/2 bath in family room; & the 'Eagle's Nest' loft sleeps 3 (twin bunks). Accommodates 8/11 in beds. The hot/cold ground level shower (w/ privacy enclosure) makes after sun clean-up delightful. The “Eagle’s Nest” 4th floor loft offers the best 360 degree unobstructed beach & bay view on its sundeck to watch DOLPHINS frolic in the Gulf! This resort paradise is surrounded by a landscaped play yard, shady palms, a covered hammock/'nap area' & a relaxing swing. Listen to the waves, see migratory & rare birds & forget the big city - from the hammock on the ground floor to the Eagles Nest on the 4th level, you will be happy you selected Dolphin Daze Galveston!

Dolphin Daze Galveston is a COMPLETELY renovated resort home just a short walk to the beach (less than 75 yards) w/ unobstructed beach side location offering an open concept living area. EVERY room is complimented w/ either a sundeck or covered/porch, offering an airy, sunny resort feel. Dolphin Daze Galveston offers big screen cable TV, PS-3 games in the guest room and a diverse DVD/CD movie/music library. ALL WOOD or TILED FLOORING throughout (no 'sandy' carpet!), stereo, ceiling fans (in & out), tiled/granite bathroom countertops, COLD ACs & plantation shutters throughout for sun, sights & privacy! Walk-in closets w/built-in dressers, pantry space & a 'cook’s kitchen' w/ all new appliances, designer cabinets, granite countertops & more! Basic paper products provided.

Dolphin Daze has ALL NEW plush & comfy furniture, coordinated interior finishes, HIGH ceilings, ceramic tile down, wide wood plank flooring up, & an immaculately CLEAN look and feel. Dolphin Daze is like no other resort home on the beach! Send inquiries for availability today. This property fills its calendar fast! You will enjoy your Dolphin Daze stay, its unique character, style & relaxing warmth will make you want to return all year long!



Keywords: Galveston beach house, newly renovated, beach side, 360 views beach & bay, covered parking, porches all around, sundecks, large private yard, modern kitchen, jacuzzi tub, central ACs, quiet neighborhood, family friendly, club house & pool available, wood & tile floors throughout, comfortable new furnishings, designer finishes, clean & pretty, sport fishing near-by, 53 inch flat screen TV cable in family room & loft!

Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Catering Available

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included

              Suitability

              • Pets Considered:

                ONLY on case-by-case basis; ONLY well behaved, house trained, quiet animals (toy dogs less than 20 lbs. preferred); NO cats (sorry, owner allergic); pet fee of $100/animal applies. Owner must agree to animal prior to rental via contract. Rental of animal w/o owner's advanced approval in contract will subject tenant to forfeit security deposit....moreless

              • Children Welcome:

                Families prefered; but, please be aware of the fall danger due to the height of the house & easy access to decks & poarches - owner is not responsible in the event of injury or falls....moreless

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                25 years - must provide color copy of valid driver's license to rent; no exceptions. Renter ID must match contract party; no house 'sharing'....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                Strictly enforced; also, no illegal substance abuse; renter will forfit deposit & will be evicted on the spot....moreless

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

              • Bedroom 1

                Master sleeps 4 comfortably! Great for kids on the futon!...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 2 queen

                Very nice with private shower and deck - secluded!...moreless

              • Loft + Den: 3 twin/ single

                3rd Bedroom (Loft) is a unique sleeping area with 3 twins...moreless

              • Queen size Beds (3) 2 new in bedrooms - 1 roll out queen couch in living, Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) very comfy futon 'sofa' in Master - sleeps 2 easily - 'slides' into full sized bed (great for kids/toddlers to be near Mom & Dad), Bunk Beds (3) 3 twins in loft - one is trundle...moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

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

                Must see; large with glass brick window; granite counters...moreless

              • Bathroom 4: outdoor shower

                Great off the beach - private and secluded...moreless

              • Bathroom 3: toilet

                Windowed & pleasant; beautiful fixtures; tile off family rm...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

                Tile & granite w/ large shower w/ bench; updated fixtures...moreless

              • Plenty of clean-up baths to accommodate your family; off the beach in secluded shower with sky view; relax in hammock after clean-up! Or, relax in master suite with luxury genuine Jacuzzi tub & deep green countertops! Clean-up in guest with beautiful tile surround & take a load off on the expanded shower with bench. ...moreless

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Kitchen:

                New, full-sized appliances, granite counters, designer tile, breakfast deck w/seating; view all around. Ice maker filtered water; disposal; deep fryer; griddle; coffee maker; many small appliances,...moreless

              • Pantry Items:

                Typical spices; paper goods; plastic flatware; coffee & oils; popcorn (while it lasts); plastic cups; zip locks; paper towels; napkins...moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                Full assortment - everything needed is provided for the expert or lazy cook. Griddle, fryer, large pot for gumbo, etc....moreless

              • Dining:

                Great view with bar height chairs; also seating at granite-top breakfast bar overlooking cooking area....moreless

              • Microwave:

                new, full sized - easy to use; with night light feature for family room...moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                new, full sized with freezer, ice maker, cold, filtered water in door....moreless

              • Dishwasher:

                new, full sized (very quiet); easy to load; soaps provided....moreless

              • Oven:

                Large oven; 2 racks; all the amenities!...moreless

              • Stove:

                Ceramic 4 burner cooktop; heats fast!...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Full range of dishes & cookware!...moreless

              • Toaster:

                Toaster and handy toaster oven! ...moreless

              • Catering Available:

                can be arranged - locally...moreless

              • Coffee Maker:

                Mr. Coffee; works great! ...moreless

              • Dining Area Seats:

                6...moreless

              • Ice Maker
              • Seating for 6 people

              Amenities

              • Living Room:

                Beautiful; furnished w/ soft leather sleeper sofa; 1/2 bath attached; 2 covered decks from living room level; quick walk to hammock; full sized (53') TV in optimal position to view w/ wall mount....moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                Available as needed. Beach parking for public on streets in subdivision. No driving on beach. No parking on grass. Use walkovers only to access beach. Wheelchair walkover nearby....moreless

              • Linens Provided:

                high thread count - soft & new (all white linens & bath towels) - allotted for group size. ...moreless

              • Wood Stove:

                chimaera on family room covered deck; very cozy on cool nights! ...moreless

              • Parking:

                Under kitchen deck; in drive and on access street as needed....moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                large capacity - new...moreless

              • Covered Parking:

                room for 1...moreless

              • Babysitter
              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board

              Other Amenities

                  • Semi-Private Access to Pedestrian-Only Beach (about 100 steps from the dune walk-over), broadest, safest, cleanest beach on the island, our beach is a 'NO DRIVE BEACH' that is patroled often. House offers 360-degree views of beach & bay, 5 decks, porches, lanais (off living & sleeping), secluded 'Eagle's Nest' loft (4th level) with private sundeck (4 foot solid enclosure for maximum privacy), 3rd outside (enclosed) shower. Beautifully decorated (but comfortable), all new furnishings, ceiling fans throughout, canned lighting with dimmers, lots of seating, music & TV stereo speaker, towering height (tallest in the area), minutes from world famous San Luis Pass & Freeport Fishing, minutes from Shlitterbaun water park, gourmet food & Galveston nightlife. Beach sea weed is routinely scraped and cleaned. Best beach on the island! Family friendly and safe....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Cable TV throughout house - large mounted flat screen in living; nice TV in master (futon couch in master to watch); flat screen TV in loft (across from 3 twin bunk beds)...moreless

                  • Games:

                    Stocked with many family games and toys for young and old! Some puzzles; Polly Pockets!...moreless

                  • Television:

                    Living room mounted TV; Master TV in cabinet; Loft Bedroom with game units, etc....moreless

                  • Toys:

                    Under guest bedroom bed and in closet; just replace as found....moreless

                  • Books:

                    Small reading library; local interests and old favorites....moreless

                  • Video Game Console:

                    PS-3 plays DVDs - movie or entertainment with games...moreless

                  • Video Games:

                    a nice variety in living room and in loft...moreless

                  • Video Library:

                    lots of movies - in living under TV...moreless

                  • DVD Player:

                    Excellent system in loft Bedroom...moreless

                  • Stereo:

                    full stereo down; small in loft...moreless

                  • Music Library:

                    lots of CDs in living room...moreless

                  • VCR
                  • CD Player

                  Communications

                      • Internet:

                        Just added!! I will provide the PW on check in. High speed - work from the beach or on any deck!...moreless

                      Pool & Spa

                      • Communal Pool:

                        across 3005 (walking distance); via under-the-road tunnel to the bay side - distance is about .2 of a mile (very nice bike ride!). Bring your beach chairs. A shower and BRs available. Nice pool; completely re-done after Ike....moreless

                      • Jetted Tub:

                        master bath - large size VERY nice!...moreless

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Balcony:

                        all sleeping areas & living areas have covered decks or sun decks - beautiful views any time of day! Must see sunrise/sunsets from comfortable deck furniture!...moreless

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Must see decks and patios; these make the house twice its size! Full assortment of outdoor/indoor furniture in place, ceiling fans, party lighting....moreless

                      • Lanai / Gazebo:

                        first level swing/hammock area is a treat for relaxing! Also the place to cook out and lay on the hammock!...moreless

                      • Water Sports Gear:

                        some; limited w/beach games and chairs...moreless

                      Theme

                      • Away From It All
                      • Family
                      • Romantic

                      Location & View

                      • Beach View:

                        30 yds from beach; Cul-d-sac street; unique home design allows for both beach and bay view! Sunrise and sunset views are beautiful. WE ARE A NO DRIVE BEACH! Kids are safe to play in the sand!...moreless

                      • Water View

                      Activities

                      • Theme Parks
                      • Medical Services
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Golf Privileges Optional
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Equestrian Events
                      • Fly Fishing
                      • Hunting
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Swimming
                      • Surfing
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Paragliding
                      • Pier Fishing
                      • Roller Blading
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Snorkeling
                      • Sound/Bay Fishing
                      • Surf Fishing
                      • Water Tubing
                      • Hiking
                      • Basketball Court
                      • Golf
                      • Sailing
                      • Parasailing
                      • Cycling
                      • Kayaking
                      • Tennis
                      • Fishing
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Skiing
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Laundromat
                      • Groceries
                      • Cinemas
                      • Museums
                      • Live Theater
                      • Restaurants
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Zoo
                      • Churches
                      • Playground
                      • Water Parks
                      • Library
                      • Marina
                      • Recreation Center
                      • Horseshoes
                      • Shopping
                      • Hospital
                      • Miniature Golf
                      • Shelling
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Sledding
                      • Antiquing
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Luaus
                      • Outlet Shopping
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Walking
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Boating
                      • Wind-Surfing
                       

                      Reviews

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                      5 night min stay
                      $400
                      $2,800 $10,500
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                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
                      • Mandatory Maid Service $200 + tax
                      • Pet Fee $100 + tax
                      • Tax Rate 15%

                      Notes:

                      I require a stand alone rental agreement with booking; must be 25 to rent and provide color copy of valid driver's license.


                      Cancellation policy:

                      100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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                      Last updated: 08/20/2014
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                      Location

                      45 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Houston (Hobby)
                      35 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Boliver (not needed from Houston)
                      10 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      not applicable
                      150 Metres
                      Nearest Motorway
                      3005 (Bluewater Highway)
                      100 Metres
                      Nearest Beach
                      very near!
                      5 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Neds West End
                      100 Metres
                      Nearest Ski
                      Jet ski in Gulf
                      10 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Galveston Public Course
                      5 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Neds West End

                      Car: Recommended

                      Renters may make full use of the sub-division pool, showers & other ammenities; pool is short walk/bike ride (under tunnel) of Hwy 3005 (aka, Blue Water Highway) w/in the sub-division. Contact owner for gate code. Excellent dining nearby (try the Harbor Restaurant). Nick is the chef - excellent food. Also, near the famous Galveston Strand with its seasonal Mardi Gras & 'Dickens on the Strand'. Excellent shopping, unique arts, antiques! Sport fishing at its best; less than 2 miles from San Luis Pass, some of the best wade fishing in the U.S. - & 15 minutes from Freeport's sport fishing paradise!

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1998

                      About the owner: Our property is personally owned & gently used by family from Houston, Tx. I'm in the environmental consulting business, enjoy art, decorating & our get-aways to the west end of Galveston. Happy to share our paradise with you - the best the island has to offer!

                      Why the Owner Chose San Luis:
                      Our family is from Houston & we enjoy the short trip to the island for peacful get-aways! With air travel aggrivations & hotel stays not attractive to us, we enjoy the West End of Galveston island with its proximity to attractive nightlife, sport & wade fishing & gourmet dining. The west end offers safe, pretty & family oriented, relaxation time!

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      Dolphin Daze Galveston is a very unique construction that offers 4 stories & unobstructed views - the best on the island. Very peacful, quiet and romantic! Compare a hotel to our house for a family of 5 and you will find our pricing very agreeable & the resort experience much more enjoyable than a stuffy, overpriced hotel!


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

                      Links to more information:

                       

                      Photos

                      • Front view; large lawn; ample parking; covered & sun deck; short walk to beach!

                        Front view; large lawn; ample parking; covered & sun deck; short walk to beach!

                      • Access to hammock area frm lawn; covered deck frm living; upper/sun deck @ Mstr.

                        Access to hammock area frm lawn; covered deck frm living; upper/sun deck @ Mstr.

                      • Full view from rear - beautiful! See beach and bay - sunset & sunrise!

                        Full view from rear - beautiful! See beach and bay - sunset & sunrise!

                      • Relax & dine; new furnishings; view of beach; access to covered deck & rear yard

                        Relax & dine; new furnishings; view of beach; access to covered deck & rear yard

                      • Comfy couch sleeper;meal seating for 8; pretty/clean furnishings w/seated views

                        Comfy couch sleeper;meal seating for 8; pretty/clean furnishings w/seated views

                      • Bar area w/ granite counter for quick lunch; w/table in dining, inside seats 8

                        Bar area w/ granite counter for quick lunch; w/table in dining, inside seats 8

                      • Mstr queen w/trundle, sleeps 2 kids (4 total); wood floors; beach views from bed

                        Mstr queen w/trundle, sleeps 2 kids (4 total); wood floors; beach views from bed

                      • Mstr bth; jacuzzi tub;granite tile; accent lights; upscale cabs; fluffy towels

                        Mstr bth; jacuzzi tub;granite tile; accent lights; upscale cabs; fluffy towels

                      • Private guest/spa bath, granite counter; tuscan tile surround; seated shower.

                        Private guest/spa bath, granite counter; tuscan tile surround; seated shower.

                      • Captivating loft sleep area (4th stry), 3 twins, games, sundeck spectacular view

                        Captivating loft sleep area (4th stry), 3 twins, games, sundeck spectacular view

                      • Spring view of house from beach; left of center; room for sandcastles & kites!!

                        Spring view of house from beach; left of center; room for sandcastles & kites!!

                      • Yes, the water is often clear; we found this sand dollar early Spring nearby!

                        Yes, the water is often clear; we found this sand dollar early Spring nearby!

                      • West & rear view; play lawn; covered deck; hammock area; rear deck to living rm.

                        West & rear view; play lawn; covered deck; hammock area; rear deck to living rm.

                      • Rear View - beach access, hammock & swing lanai, family room porch & master deck

                        Rear View - beach access, hammock & swing lanai, family room porch & master deck

                      • Bar high seating in dining area; stone, leather & wood; open seating w/ kitchen!

                        Bar high seating in dining area; stone, leather & wood; open seating w/ kitchen!

                      • Bar high dining w/ views; tuscan tile; upscale furnishings; step to kitchen deck

                        Bar high dining w/ views; tuscan tile; upscale furnishings; step to kitchen deck

                      • Cook w/ style! Bar seating, tile & granite, entry to breckfast deck, am/pm views

                        Cook w/ style! Bar seating, tile & granite, entry to breckfast deck, am/pm views

                      • Bar area in family room-fully equiped w/ glasses for wine & festivities! (BYOB)

                        Bar area in family room-fully equiped w/ glasses for wine & festivities! (BYOB)

                      • Pleasant mstr seating w/sun deck out; wood flooring; sunny spot for relaxing!

                        Pleasant mstr seating w/sun deck out; wood flooring; sunny spot for relaxing!

                      • Gst queen, private bath, bed beach/bay views w/ sunrise & sets & standing shower

                        Gst queen, private bath, bed beach/bay views w/ sunrise & sets & standing shower

                      • View of passage to 'Eagle's Nest' loft sleep area w 360 degree beach & bay views

                        View of passage to 'Eagle's Nest' loft sleep area w 360 degree beach & bay views

                      • From 'Eagle's Nest' sundeck w/ beach & bay views; beach  100 steps/unobstructed

                        From 'Eagle's Nest' sundeck w/ beach & bay views; beach 100 steps/unobstructed

                      • Beach in summer! NO DRIVE safety- broadest Galv.beach; maintained & kid friendly

                        Beach in summer! NO DRIVE safety- broadest Galv.beach; maintained & kid friendly

                      • Our beach in Fall/Winter - quiet/peaceful & a 2 mile shell hunt ends the Island!

                        Our beach in Fall/Winter - quiet/peaceful & a 2 mile shell hunt ends the Island!

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                      Date last modified - Wednesday, August 06, 2014

                      $400 per night (USD)
                      11

                      3 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 10

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