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December 2014 Still Available for Our Charming Classic Beach Cottage

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Last updated: 08/06/2014

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  • Minimum stay:6-31 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Private Homes house description

Relax this winter or year round in our family owned duplex. Make our special family beach house retreat your place for vacation fun. Start your day walking on our beautiful beach and end your day relaxing on your very own deck. Our unit has tile floors, a bedroom with a queen size bed, a bedroom with two twin beds, and a queen size sofa bed. The kitchen has everything you need for your stay. Yes...we have wireless internet service and basic cable television. The unit has off street parking in front. We are the original owners of the property and are now renting it year round. We know you'll love it as much as we do! This is a NON-SMOKING unit. Pets are not permitted in the unit. We will not rent to vacationing students or singles under 28 years of age unless accompanied by an adult guardian or parent.


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Property Type

  • House
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Must be 28 + years of age....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            This is a non-smoking unit....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed:

            No pets allowed in the unit...moreless

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Bedroom 1


          • Bedroom 2


          • Convertible bed(s)


          • Queen size Beds (1) A queen size bed is in the master bedroom., Twin or Single Beds (2) 2 twin beds in second bedroom., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) A queen size sofa bed is in the den area....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom


          • CD Player
          • DVD Player
          • Music Library:

            (4) Several music CDs are available for your use....moreless

          • Satellite / Cable:

            Basic cable television...moreless


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

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Groceries
          • Laundromat

          Leisure Activities

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

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Deepsea Fishing
          • Fishing
          • Fly Fishing
          • Golf
          • Hunting
          • Hunting Small Game
          • Jet Skiing
          • Kayaking
          • Parasailing
          • Pier Fishing
          • Roller Blading
          • Sailing
          • Snorkeling
          • Snorkeling/Diving
          • Sound/Bay Fishing
          • Surf Fishing
          • Surfing
          • Swimming
          • Water Skiing
          • Wind-Surfing


          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 5 people


          • Air Conditioning:

            Central air and heat. Ceiling fans in each room....moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            Sheets and towels are provided. A laundromat is one block away for your washing needs....moreless

          • Mobile Phone:

            Use your own cell phone...moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            Off street parking is in front of the unit....moreless


          • Coffee Maker:

            Electric coffee maker...moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            All dinnerware and utensils supplied...moreless

          • Dishwasher:

            No dishwasher...moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Electric stove, oven, microwave oven, large refrigerator, coffee maker, toaster, all utensils, glassware, plates, bakeware provided. No dishwasher....moreless


          • Deck / Patio:

            2 chairs, unbrella with stand, picnic table....moreless



          Write a review 5
          from 2 traveler reviews
          Rental basis: Per property
          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          Dec 1 - Feb 28, 2015
          31 night min stay

          Apr 1 - May 15, 2015
          6 night min stay
          $1,000 $2,500
          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

          Additional information about rental rates


          • Cleaning $50
          • Tax Rate 14.5%


          1/2 month rental due to hold your rental date. Balance due before you occupy the property. There will be a contract for you to sign with specific dates payments are due. There is a security deposit of $250 that will be refunded within 14 days of your departure if there is no damage to the property. DISCOUNTS: No cleaning fee for full month rentals. No tax for full month rentals.

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          45 Miles
          Nearest Airport
          Harlingen, Texas
          15 Miles
          Nearest Golf
          Laguna Vista, 'South Padre Golf Course'

          Car: Recommended

          The Rio Grande Valley is a tropical, fun place to visit. Our beautiful island has many restaurants and shops to visit. 30 miles away, in Brownsville, is a very nice zoo with many exhibits in a tropical setting. There are tours to Mexico, but I do not recommend going to Mexico at this time. It is not safe like it used to be. The island has a nice birding center and a sea turtle rescue center that's worth a visit. There is a small museum in Port Isabel and the light house to visit. Many private fishing guides are happy to take you out in the bay or gulf to fish. Dolphin Watch boats are also a popular activity. For hunters, there are private guides that can arrange hunting trips for you to go on. Of course it depends on the season as to what kind of hunts are available. Golf is available across the causeway bridge in Laguna Vista. There are other courses in Brownsville too. Mercedes is about 1 1/2 hrs. up the Valley. They have a large Outlet Store Mall. Harlingen has the new Bass Pro Shop that is an outing in itself. They have a restaurant, bowling and shopping all in one building! The more you explore, the more fun things you will find to do!


          Manager info

          Year Purchased: 1960

          About: This duplex was built by our father in 1960. It was one of the first privately owned beach houses on the island. It was destroyed in hurricane Buelah in Sept., 1967. The family rebuilt the structure a little bigger and better in 1968 and have enjoyed many years of beach time with our family and friends.

          Why Private Homes:
          We consider this our beach home. We want to rent to people who have the same attitude about our rental. It is not just a place with 4 walls to stay in at the beach. It has many personal touches and we appreciate renters treating it with respect as if it was their own beach house.

          The Unique Benefits at this House:
          We are enjoying this house with the 5th generation! We had many fun times with our grandparents and now with our grandchildren. Our beach house is certainly not the new, high rise, condo that you could rent, but it is clean, cozy and gives you the classic beach house cottage experience. The houses on our street are privately owned and many have permanent residents.

          Contact us

          Speaks: english



          • Ours is the front unit of a duplex.

            Ours is the front unit of a duplex.

          • TV/family room

            TV/family room

          • Queen size sofa sleeper.

            Queen size sofa sleeper.

          • Kitchen area

            Kitchen area

          • Living/kitchen area

            Living/kitchen area

          • Bedroom with twin beds.

            Bedroom with twin beds.

          • Shower in bathroom.

            Shower in bathroom.

          • Ready for a fun day at beach access #7.

            Ready for a fun day at beach access #7.

          • A beautiful day at the beach.

            A beautiful day at the beach.

          • Ready for relaxation

            Ready for relaxation

          • A local seagull.

            A local seagull.

          • Welcome to 'The Beach House'!

            Welcome to 'The Beach House'!

          • Family room/front door

            Family room/front door

          • Kitchen table

            Kitchen table

          • Second living area. TV in one and quiet reading area here!

            Second living area. TV in one and quiet reading area here!

          • CD player and books to read.

            CD player and books to read.

          • Second bedroom with queen size bed.

            Second bedroom with queen size bed.

          • Bathroom


          • The beach is fun for young & old alike!

            The beach is fun for young & old alike!

          • Set up your umbrella and stay for the day!

            Set up your umbrella and stay for the day!

          • A great beach for walking!

            A great beach for walking!

          • Enjoy your stay at South Padre Island!

            Enjoy your stay at South Padre Island!

          VRBO #432648

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          This listing was first published here in 2012.

          Date last modified - Saturday, January 24, 2015

          $47 - $150 per night (USD)
          Minimum stay: 6-31 nights
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          Member since: 2005
          Speaks: english
          • Response time: Within a few days
          • Response rate: 80%
          • Calendar last updated: 08/06/2014
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