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Brand New Beach Front Home 5 Bedroom Sleeps 18 - Making Memories

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Great kitchen w/ granite countertops, stainless applicances, & large fridge.

Great kitchen w/ granite countertops, stainless applicances, & large fridge. The newly constructed private walk over ties directly into the deck and stairs. View from the porch.  Wake up to this beautiful sunrise every day. Large countertop height dining table seats 10-12 along with 4 at the island. Living room has sleeper sofa and 50' LCD TV with Dish Hopper & Blueray Player View of the house and area under the house taken from the private walk over. Another view of the sunrise. View of Sunset over the bay and the cul-de-sac street neighborhood. Master Bdrm with King Bed, 32' LCD TV, private bath, great view of beach Master Bath with Vessel sink and granite countertop and large shower One of two bedrooms with queen beds sharing Jack and Jill bath Jack and Jill bath with dual sinks, granite countertop, and shower. Bunk Room with set of Full Size Bunks and Twin Bunks and TV w/ Dish & DVD Player 2nd Bunk Room with 2 Twin Bunks and 1 Full Sized Bunk Bath 1 has granite countertops and a bath tub Front Loading Washer & Dryer View of house from the beach. View of house from street Great area under house including picnic table, gas grill, and hot / cold shower. Large porch with amazing views Sunrise along beach Public Crabbing Pier right across the street Fishing in the surf View of beach from Master Bedroom and Bedroom 2.

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Last updated: 04/01/2014
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  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Surfside Beach house description

Making Memories is a 5 bedroom 3 bathroom beachfront house just completed in July 2012. We love spending time at our house and love seeing others enjoy it also. Come be some of the first guests to stay in this beautiful home.

The house is located right on the beach with a newly constructed private walk over just steps away from the water in Surfside Beach. The stress melts away as you climb the stairs or ramp and hear the sound of the waves. It is in the new Velasco Shores Subdivision right next to Stahlman Park.

All the furniture and furnishings are brand new. The house has many windows and offers amazing beach views from anywhere in the living area along with the from the master bedroom and bedroom 2. It has wonderful finishes throughout and is designed with large groups in mind. The house offers 10’ high ceilings throughout with a cathedral ceiling in the living room, dining room, and kitchen area. There is wainscoating in the hallway and 8' high doors throughout the house. The kitchen is designed with entertaining in mind and has plenty of room to move around, stainless steel appliances, large french door refrigerator, tons of counter space, and a large 8’ granite island that seats 4 people. The kitchen is open to the dining room and living room area so you can still be part of the group while you cook. There is also a large 8' x 4' counter top height table in the dining room that seats 10-12 people. The living room has a large 50' LCD flat screen TV, Blueray/DVD player, stereo with IPod Dock, PlayStation 2 for the kids and a leather sectional with queen sleeper. There is a large 10’x40’ covered porch to escape the sun while you enjoy the beautiful views and sound of the waves. We added a private walk over in the spring of 2013 to allow easy access from the deck directly to the beach. There is also a shower under the house with hot water for washing the sand off and plenty of parking both on the concrete under the house and in the large driveway. There is a gas grill, and a picnic table under the house. There is also a ramp that makes it much easier to bring your luggage, coolers, etc. up to the house.

The house has five bedrooms and sleeps approximately 18 people. It includes a master bedroom with a king size bed, 32' LCD TV w/ Dish Hopper, and master bathroom with a vessel sink & granite countertop and a 4' shower. Bedrooms 2 and 3 both have queen beds and share a Jack and Jill bathroom with granite countertop, dual sinks, and a shower. Bedrooms 4 and 5 are bunkrooms but also have full size beds so they can be used for adults if needed. Bedroom 4 has a full bunk bed along with 2 twin bunk beds. Bedroom 5 has a full bunk bed and a twin bunk bed and includes a TV with Dish Hopper and DVD Player. Bath 3 is located right across the hall from Bedrooms 4 and 5 and has a bathtub. There is also a queen sleeper sofa in the living room and a pack n play.

Surfside Beach is about an hour south of Houston. There are endless possibilities for fun regardless of the season. The house is located within the Villiage of Surfside Beach Limits and only 1.5 miles from restaurants, etc. There is a paved trail along Bluewater Highway that leads right to town. The house is located in the newly constructed Velasco Shores neighborhood which consists of 10 lots and is a very closely knit community with wonderful neighbors and few rental properties. It is located across the street from the public crabbing pier and fishing is everywhere. You can fish in the surf, in the bay, off a pier, or deep sea with a charter boat.



Keywords: Beachfront, Front Row

Property Type

  • House
  • 1 story

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            There is a ramp to allow easier access to the house. 2 Bedrooms and 1 Bath have 36' wide doorways. The ramp is steeper than ADA standards for wheelchair access....moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            Please include any pet information in your inquiry....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome

          Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18, Beds for 18

          • Master Bedroom: 1 king

            Beach view with private bath...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            Beach view with shared jack and jill bath...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

            With shared Jack and Jill bath...moreless

          • Bedroom 4: 2 double, 4 twin/ single, 3 bunk bed

            Bunk room including a full sized bunk bed & 2 twin bunk beds...moreless

          • Bedroom 5: 2 double, 2 twin/ single, 2 bunk bed

            Bunk room including full size bunk bed & twin bunk bed...moreless

          • Queen sleeper sofa in living room. Pack n Play is provided. Full sized beds in bedrooms 4 & 5 can be used for adults....moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          • Master Bath: toilet, shower

            Private bath with Vessel Sink, Granite counter top, & shower...moreless

          • Jack and Jill Bath: toilet, shower

            Double Vanity w/ Granite Counter Tops, & shower...moreless

          • Hallway Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Hall Bath with granite countertop, tub / shower....moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            Beautiful large kitchen with Stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, and large 8' granite island. Wellstocked with everything you will need....moreless

          • Dining:

            4' x 8' counter top height table seats 10-12 people along plus 4 people at the kitchen island...moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            Including panini maker, griddle, toaster, coffee maker, blender, etc....moreless

          • Dishwasher:

            Extremely quiet dishwasher so it doesn't disturb your evenings...moreless

          • Microwave
          • Stove
          • Toaster
          • Oven

          Amenities

          • Living Room:

            Leather Sectional with queen sleeper sofa. Open to dining room and kitchen...moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            Plenty of bath towels are provided but please bring your own beachtowels....moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            Plenty of parking under house and along large driveway....moreless

          • Covered Parking:

            Plenty of parking on concrete under house...moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            Central heat and air conditioning...moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            Front Load Washer...moreless

          Entertainment

          • Television:

            50' LCD 1080p flat screen TV in living room with blueray/dvd player 32' LCD in Master Bedroom 19' TV/DVD in bunk room...moreless

          • Games:

            Several games and kids games are in living room entertainment center...moreless

          • Toys:

            Misc toys and sand toys are kept in the bunk room closets...moreless

          • Satellite / Cable:

            Dish Network Hopper DVR Satellite & Blueray/dvd player...moreless

          • Video Game Console:

            PlayStation 2 in Living Room with several games...moreless

          • Stereo:

            Stereo in living room with subwolfer...moreless

          • Music Library:

            IPod Docking Station in Living Room...moreless

          • DVD Player
          • CD Player

          Outdoor Features

          • Deck / Patio:

            Large covered 10'x40' Deck and huge concrete area under house. Private walkway over dunes to beach keeps you away from snakes, etc in the dunes ...moreless

          • Outdoor Grill:

            Gas grill located under house...moreless

          Theme

          • Sports & Activities
          • Family

          Location & View

          • Beachfront:

            This home is located right on the beach with amazing panoramic views...moreless

          • Oceanfront
          • Beach View

          Activities

          • Surf Fishing
          • Surfing
          • Wind-Surfing
          • Sound/Bay Fishing
          • Beachcombing
          • Deepsea Fishing
          • Pier Fishing
           

          Reviews

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          • excellent experience

            excellent experience

            • Guest MHR (Texas)
            • Date of stay 12/28/13
            • Review Submitted 01/09/14
            facilities were upscale and well maintained. location is suited for both beach activities and surf watching from the porch.

            Recommended for: Age 55+, adventure seekers, girls getaway, people with disabilities, families with young children, families with teenagers.

            Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 0/0

          • book it

            book it

            • Guest John T.
            • Date of stay 12/23/13
            • Review Submitted 12/29/13
            This is a great place that I would go back to. We had my family and my sister's family for Christmas. 4 adults 4 kids ages 11-17. The house was just as nice as the pictures showed, and the owner was very helpful and responsive. I would like to book it again this summer.

            Recommended for: Age 55+, adventure seekers, pet owners, romantic getaway, girls getaway, people with disabilities, families with young children, sightseeing, families with teenagers.

            Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 0/0

          • A week is not long enough

            A week is not long enough

            • Guest Andrea T.
            • Date of stay 08/19/13
            • Review Submitted 08/29/13
            Our stay was so enjoyable, peaceful and private. The walkway from the deck straight to the beach was wonderfully useful especially for making kitchen runs for snacks and frozen drinks. The beds were very comfortable. You had all the kitchen aides you would want except for ice maker so buy ice and drinking water since the tap water is questionable at best. After eight nights we felt the time went way too quickly and wished we had another couple of days more. Definitely a favorite place for future vacation destination for us.

            Recommended for: Age 55+, pet owners, romantic getaway, girls getaway, people with disabilities, families with young children, families with teenagers.

            Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 0/0

          • Large Family

            Large Family

            • Guest burnsun (St. Louis Missouri)
            • Date of stay 07/22/13
            • Review Submitted 08/15/13
            We loved the house and all the amenities........... it was an awesome house and a beautiful setting for our family vacation with 10 children under age 13 and 2 parents and two kid wranglers! We loved the hot water for all showers..... all the time.......... that was the most amazing thing for everyone else though MOM enjoyed the kitchen the best! We also had a child with a wheel chair in our party and even though the ramp is not as "friendly" as our one at home it was easier than many others we have used..........and sure made the beach house useable and accessible for us with her though it required parent supervision ........... over all it was an amazing vacation and we plan to be back.

            Recommended for: Girls getaway, people with disabilities, families with young children, sightseeing, families with teenagers.

            Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 0/0

          • Fabulous House

            Fabulous House

            • Guest Patrick (Hempstead, Texas)
            • Date of stay 06/10/13
            • Review Submitted 06/20/13
            What a wonderful house. I thought we had rented high end houses before, but this one takes the cake. We had a wonderful time. The completely shaded deck was a plus. The ramp made loading and unloading with a wagon a breeze. My knees can't take beach house stairs. The bathrooms are wonderful and the beds are comfortable. There's even a sleep number king size bed. The kitchen is huge and very modern. Very nice TV's and Dishnetwork. The wifi worked fine and I was able to keep up with me inbox. We'll be back next year for sure.

            Recommended for: Age 55+, adventure seekers, romantic getaway, girls getaway, people with disabilities, families with young children, sightseeing, families with teenagers.

            Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 3/3

          • Family Reunion

            Family Reunion

            • Guest Cheryl (Rowlett,TX)
            • Date of stay 04/05/13
            • Review Submitted 04/19/13
            The beach house overall was great and accommodated all our family. Had a little confusion with the sheets for some of the beds. The beds were not made when we arrived but each bed had a set of sheets on it, however, they did not fit. Full sheets on a queen bed, queen on a full, etc. And some sheets were a little worn. Plenty of towels and kitchen supplies. Games and puzzles and beach toys for the kids were provided. Having the grill was nice. Used the grill twice for hamburgers. All-in-all it was a great place and we would rent it again in the future.

            Recommended for: Age 55+, families with young children, families with teenagers.

            Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 2/2

          • Spring Break Getaway

            Spring Break Getaway

            • Guest Landlocked (Texas)
            • Date of stay 03/08/13
            • Review Submitted 03/18/13
            We had such an enjoyable week at this house! I've been going to Surfside since I was in junior high so I've stayed in lots of houses there and this one is ranked right at the top. In my years going to Surfside, I've learned that houses are either old and small or huge and overpriced, but this house fit the bill! We had five families (four with multiple children) and we never felt crowded- even on the days that the weather wasn't great and we were in the house a lot. The walkover was awesome, the kitchen was the perfect size and the living and dining areas allowed everyone to feel included no matter what was going on. The amenities and quality make this house worth every penny and it will be our go-to house from now on!

            Recommended for: Adventure seekers, girls getaway, people with disabilities, families with young children, sightseeing, families with teenagers.

            Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 5/5

          • Wedding/Holiday Family Vacation

            Wedding/Holiday Family Vacation

            • Guest Jan and Judy (Basking Ridge, New Jersey)
            • Date of stay 12/25/12
            • Review Submitted 01/10/13
            Beautiful home for the family to hang out while in town for our son's wedding and holiday reunion. We came from far away places such as New Jersey, California and Alaska! There was plenty of space to hang out and things to do for kids of all ages. Great times were had with holiday activities, dinners, shrimp boils and beach time. We all left with many fond memories to share. Unit was well equiped with dinnerware, appliances, etc. Owners were very accomodating and helpful. Would recommend the beach house to anyone.

            Recommended for: Families with young children, families with teenagers.

            Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 2/2

          • Awesome View!!!!

            Awesome View!!!!

            • Guest Mitzy (Jennings, LA)
            • Date of stay 11/21/12
            • Review Submitted 11/26/12
            This was the perfect home for our annual Thanksgiving trip with the whole family. Loved the large open space in the kitchen and dining areas. Everyone was able to move around easily. The view of the Gulf was priceless. Had the best time watching the sunrise/sunset. Perfect weather while we were there. Neighbors were all nice and said hello. Home still had that new feel to it, everything was super clean. House was very equipped with everything to make large meals. There was a small store only 2 miles away for any of those last minute things you may have forgot to get. The only problem we had was……………….nobody wanted to leave. Thanks for everything Shelia!!! Our stay was perfect!!!

            Recommended for: Age 55+, adventure seekers, pet owners, romantic getaway, girls getaway, people with disabilities, families with young children, sightseeing, families with teenagers.

            Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 3/3

          • Wonderful New Property

            Wonderful New Property

            • Guest Amanda & Roy (Sugar Land, TX)
            • Date of stay 10/08/12
            • Review Submitted 11/03/12
            We rented this beach house the week of my wedding because it was directly next door to our venue. My whole family that stayed in the house were extremely happy about the house. The house was extremely clean and nice and had all of the amenities that it promised. We had no problems with anything the whole time we were there although I did get a bit of dishwasher envy. The dishwasher was so quiet you never knew that it was running at all! Over all if we ever decide to have another beach vacation we will definitely be coming back!

            Recommended for: Families with young children.

            Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 2/2

           
          High Season (Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Week)
          $3100/week, $1950/weekend (only full week reservations over 60 days out)
          Mid Season (March to Memorial Week and Labor Day through the end of October)
          $2300/week, $1600/weekend; Spring Break/Easter-High Season Rate
          Low Season (November to end of February)
          $1950/week, $1300/weekend; Thanksgiving/Christmas/New Year week-High Season Rate
          Reservations hold is 50%. Applicable taxes apply.
          Cleaning fee and linens included in rates above
          

          Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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          Last updated: 04/01/2014
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          Owner info

          Year Purchased: 2012

          About the owner: We live just north of Houston and have 2 children ages 7 and 10. We built Making Memories to create memories with our kids before they are grown and out of the house. They love the beach and spending time at the beach is a great opportunity to slow down and connect with family and friends. We hope you can use our home to create your own memories.

          Why the Owner Chose Surfside Beach:
          We found this subdivision and really fell in love with the spectacular views and large lots. Our house is located on a cul-de-sac with lots of room around the houses and plenty of parking.

          The Unique Benefits at this House:
          We looked at many existing homes before deciding to build this house. We were looking for something newer with higher end finishes and just couldn't find anything already built that met our criteria. We were able to customize the floorplan to create a very family friendly atmosphere with a large gathering area and plenty of beds.


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          Photos

          • Great kitchen w/ granite countertops, stainless applicances, & large fridge.

            Great kitchen w/ granite countertops, stainless applicances, & large fridge.

          • View from the porch.  Wake up to this beautiful sunrise every day.

            View from the porch. Wake up to this beautiful sunrise every day.

          • Living room has sleeper sofa and 50' LCD TV with Dish Hopper & Blueray Player

            Living room has sleeper sofa and 50' LCD TV with Dish Hopper & Blueray Player

          • Another view of the sunrise.

            Another view of the sunrise.

          • Master Bdrm with King Bed, 32' LCD TV, private bath, great view of beach

            Master Bdrm with King Bed, 32' LCD TV, private bath, great view of beach

          • One of two bedrooms with queen beds sharing Jack and Jill bath

            One of two bedrooms with queen beds sharing Jack and Jill bath

          • Bunk Room with set of Full Size Bunks and Twin Bunks and TV w/ Dish & DVD Player

            Bunk Room with set of Full Size Bunks and Twin Bunks and TV w/ Dish & DVD Player

          • Bath 1 has granite countertops and a bath tub

            Bath 1 has granite countertops and a bath tub

          • View of house from the beach.

            View of house from the beach.

          • Great area under house including picnic table, gas grill, and hot / cold shower.

            Great area under house including picnic table, gas grill, and hot / cold shower.

          • Sunrise along beach

            Sunrise along beach

          • Fishing in the surf

            Fishing in the surf

          • The newly constructed private walk over ties directly into the deck and stairs.

            The newly constructed private walk over ties directly into the deck and stairs.

          • Large countertop height dining table seats 10-12 along with 4 at the island.

            Large countertop height dining table seats 10-12 along with 4 at the island.

          • View of the house and area under the house taken from the private walk over.

            View of the house and area under the house taken from the private walk over.

          • View of Sunset over the bay and the cul-de-sac street neighborhood.

            View of Sunset over the bay and the cul-de-sac street neighborhood.

          • Master Bath with Vessel sink and granite countertop and large shower

            Master Bath with Vessel sink and granite countertop and large shower

          • Jack and Jill bath with dual sinks, granite countertop, and shower.

            Jack and Jill bath with dual sinks, granite countertop, and shower.

          • 2nd Bunk Room with 2 Twin Bunks and 1 Full Sized Bunk

            2nd Bunk Room with 2 Twin Bunks and 1 Full Sized Bunk

          • Front Loading Washer & Dryer

            Front Loading Washer & Dryer

          • View of house from street

            View of house from street

          • Large porch with amazing views

            Large porch with amazing views

          • Public Crabbing Pier right across the street

            Public Crabbing Pier right across the street

          • View of beach from Master Bedroom and Bedroom 2.

            View of beach from Master Bedroom and Bedroom 2.

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