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Blue Crab Cottage....Fishing...Birding...Beaches...Solitude

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Last updated: 11/14/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Port Lavaca cottage description

Quaint 1 bedroom, 1 bath cottage
1 queen, 1 double futon, 2 lazy boys, kitchen
Kitchen appliances, utensils
Spacious Bathroom with shower.
Laundry / dressing room with washer and dryer


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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 820 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included


              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


              • Children Welcome:

                Children welcome with constant adult supervision. Dangers include: High balconies, weathered construction, cactus and stickers in lawn, sharp oysters beds, alligators, rattle snakes, jelly fish, sharks. ...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon


              • 1 bedroom with a queen and double futon. Sleeps 4

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


              • Spacious bathroom with shower dressing room / laundry room attached

              Other Amenities

                  • Bring your Kayaks or canoes to launch behind cottage Amazing kayaking in bayou, lake and bay...moreless


                  • DVD Player
                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Dish Network Smart Pak 55 channels...moreless

                  • Television
                  • Toys:

                    casting net and crab trap provided with adult supervision...moreless

                  • Video Library:

                    A few family DVDs available...moreless


                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Budget
                  • Family
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic
                  • Sports & Activities


                  • Churches
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants
                  • Ruins

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Monument View:

                    Indianola Courthouse Indianola Historic marker...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting
                  • Hunting Big Game
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Swimming
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Wind-Surfing


                  • Dining:

                    adjoining dinning with kitchen living area...moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 4 people


                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating:


                  • Linens Provided


                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster


                  • Balcony:

                    2 balconies on opposite sides of house for watching the breathtaking sunrises ans sunsets...moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    fishing deck over the bayou water...moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    watch out for cactus and goat heads in lawn...moreless

                  House Cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Included


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                      2 night min stay

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                      • Taxes Not included


                      $200 cancellation / damage/ cleaning deposit by credit card

                      $175 refundable if reservation cancelled within 30 days of arrival

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                      Last updated: 11/14/2014
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                      50 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Victoria, Texas
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Indianola Fishing Marina
                      75 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Port Aransas, Texas
                      15 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Port Lavaca
                      50 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Victoria, Texas
                      5 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      State Hwy 316
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Indianola Fishing Marina
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Magnolia Beach

                      Car: Recommended

                      Fishing, Birds, Beaches, Solitude.

                      Historic Indianola Texas has a multitude of activities for your family. Along with world class fishing, Indianola is one of the premier bird watching destinations on the Gulf Coast. The Blue Crab Cottage overlooks Matagorda Bay from its front deck, Powder Horn Lake Bayou from the back deck. Marvel at the dolphins rising on bay side and the multitude of coastal birds nesting and feeding in the bayou. Gather oysters and blue crabs,fish the bay, the bayou, and the marina for speckled trout, red fish, drum, flounder, sheep head, the list is as endless as the sunrises and sunsets from the Blue Crab Cottage Bedroom. Our family loves kayaking the bayou and the scenic 5 mile paddle down Matagorda island past Port O'Connor to the open Gulf.

                      We invite you to stay at our Blue Crab Cottage in Indianola for the memory of a lifetime.


                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2012

                      About the owner: Mark and Jeanne Reyher grew up at opposite ends of the country. Mark in the Texas Panhandle, Jeanne in British Columbia. They now reside in Belgrade Montana with their 2 college age children where they do bovine embryo transfer.

                      Why the Owner Chose Port Lavaca:
                      When the children were growing up, we traveled to Port Arkansas in the Winter to enjoy the beaches and fishing. Recently on a return trip, we found the forgotten Indianola. Its devastating story, awesome fishing, beautiful bay, birds, and seclusion 'set the hook' for us. In 2012 we bought the Blue Crab Cottage for a warm place to play in the Winter

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                      Being avid outdoor enthusiasts, the fishing and kayaking drew us to Indianola. When we saw the Blue Crab's own little dock on the bayou, the breathtaking sunrises and sunsets from the decks, and the 9 palm trees, we could not resist this little slice of Texas.

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                      Speaks: english

                      Links to more information:



                      • Blue Crab Cottage facing bay

                        Blue Crab Cottage facing bay

                      • Red Fish on a Fly

                        Red Fish on a Fly

                      • View from house towards Magnolia Beach at Historic Courthouse Site

                        View from house towards Magnolia Beach at Historic Courthouse Site

                      • Fly Fishing Behind the Blue Crab Cottage

                        Fly Fishing Behind the Blue Crab Cottage

                      • Black Drum

                        Black Drum

                      • Christmas morning red fish

                        Christmas morning red fish

                      • first catch of the day!

                        first catch of the day!

                      • Back yard facing Powderhorn Lake Bayou

                        Back yard facing Powderhorn Lake Bayou

                      • View towards Fishing Center

                        View towards Fishing Center

                      • heron and gulls

                        heron and gulls

                      • Historic Marker; LaSalle

                        Historic Marker; LaSalle

                      • Montana kinda-pro surf team

                        Montana kinda-pro surf team

                      • Surf fishing in Port Aransas

                        Surf fishing in Port Aransas

                      VRBO #455515

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                      This listing was first published here in 2013.

                      Date last modified - Tuesday, December 16, 2014

                      $150 per night (USD)

                      1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 4

                      View calendar: Updated 11/14/14
                      Minimum stay: 2 nights
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