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Beautiful New (2013) Beach Home, Nice Beach Views and Only 70 Feet to the Beach

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Last updated: 12/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Crystal Beach house description

Only 70 feet from the Beach with ocean views from both sides of the deck. Our Dog Friendly home features 3 Bedrooms; one with a king bed and master bath, another with a queen bed, and the third bedroom with 4 bunk beds. Sleeps 8 easily, more using the provided air beds. Large living areas all with excellent views of the water. Large kitchen with granite countertops and stainless appliances. Did I mention the extra large deck where you can watch the kids playing in the surf? Enjoy your view and see if you can catch a glimpse of the dolphin just outside your front door!

There is also a 2 person ocean Kayak and a canoe both are quality inflatable sports gear, they are not toys for children to use. Use at your own risk, there are also 4 life jackets make sure you use them if you use the Kayak or Canoe, also please put them back as you found them, and please store all equipment and toys neatly back in the garage after use. The cleaning crew does not clean up the garage area after you leave so please put things back in their place before you leave. Do not count on any equipment being there for your use since things do get lost, broken and such, but do feel free to use whatever is in the Garage while you are at our home, it is all included in your rental. There are also beach toys for the kids to use, it changes all the time again since things get broken, damaged and lost, but if it is in there it is there for your enjoyment.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included

              Suitability

              • Events Allowed
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only:

                Smoking is not allowed in the home, however you may smoke outside on the deck...moreless

              • Pets Considered:

                Pets that are house trained may stay in the home there is also a secure dog kennel located under the home on the cement slab. The large deck also has a pet gate at the top of the stairs, to keep pets secure on the deck so they too may enjoy the view. ...moreless

              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

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

              • Master Bedroom: 1 king

                Great Master with Private bath and sitting area...moreless

              • Queen Bedroom: 1 queen

                Queen size bed with sitting area...moreless

              • Bunk Room: 4 twin/ single

                tow bunk beds sleeps 4...moreless

              • Master bedroom overlooks the beach with excellent views through the 3 large windows. Queen bedroom overlooks the beach through 3 large windows. Bunk room has 2 sets of bunk beds for the kids. All bedrooms have televisions with cable TV. Each bedroom has a closet....moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Master Bath: toilet, shower

                Private Master bath with large Closet...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

                Full Bath with 2 Granite sinks ...moreless

              • Downstairs Outdoor Shower: outdoor shower

                Downstairs private outdoos shower/Hot and Cold Water...moreless

              • 2 Full Bathrooms and seperate outdoor shower downstairs.

              Other Amenities

                  • Quiet area with safe low traffic beach, perfect for families or romantic getaways....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • DVD Player
                  • Games
                  • Music Library
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Stereo
                  • Television:

                    All new LED flat screens. One in each bedroom and in the living area...moreless

                  • Toys
                  • Video Games:

                    All televisions have the ability to connect video games. ...moreless

                  • Video Library

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Romantic

                  Attractions

                  • Churches
                  • Marina
                  • Restaurants
                  • Water Parks

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Walking

                  Location Type

                  • Beach View
                  • Beachfront:

                    Home is just steps to the beach with a beautiful deck overlooking the Gulf of Mexico...moreless

                  • Oceanfront

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Surf Fishing

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    Dining area in large kitchen with table for 4 to 6....moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Heating:

                    Central air and heat...moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided:

                    Linens are provided...moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    Living room has all new leather furniture, one sofa, 2 comfortable chairs and recliner....moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    Full gourmet kitchen, all appliances are stainless and include range/oven, dishwasher, refrigerator, built-in microwave. Granite countertops with eat on island with stools. Large pantry...moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove:

                    Full size oven and range...moreless

                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Balcony
                  • Boat:

                    Boat rentals are available at the various marinas...moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Extra large deck with deck furniture and outdoor table with seating for 6...moreless

                  • Golf:

                    9 hole course 5 minutes form house...moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    There is a 2 person Kayak along with a Canoe stored in the garage under the house for your use. Use at your own risk. These are not toys for the children to use, they are quality equipment....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    gas outdoor grill...moreless

                  • Water Sports Gear:

                    There are usually various toys available in the garage, they change all the time since things get damaged or lost, feel free to use what is in the garage. ...moreless

                  House Cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Included
                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 4.9
                      from 30 traveler reviews
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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Off Season
                      Oct 2 - Feb 28, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $129
                      $653
                      Off Season
                      Mar 1 - May 14, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $159
                      $955
                      Peak Season
                      May 15 - Aug 31, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $225
                      $1,350
                      September
                      Sep 1 - Dec 31, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $149
                      $995
                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      $225
                      $1,350

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
                      • Cleaning fee $130
                      • Taxes Included

                      Cancellation policy:

                      100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 12/19/2014
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                      Location

                      45 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Houston Hobby
                      7 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Galveston Ferry
                      Crystal Beach
                      Nearest Beach
                      House is Beach front Gulf of Mexico Crystal Beach

                      Car: Necessary

                      This new beachfront home built in January 2013 sits on a quiet beach and is only 15 miles from Galveston via a free ferry which runs every 15 minutes.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2013

                      About the owner: Hi, thanks for visiting our home. Pete and Betsy Grosso, the owners, welcome you. We lost our original home to Hurricane Ike a few years ago, and have just now completed construction of our new home which we offer for you to enjoy. We decided to name the home Do-Over Dunes, since we did have to do it over, this time just better and larger. We reside in Waxahachie, Texas, a small town just south of Dallas. We offer you our Texas hospitality and welcome you to home on the beach.

                      Why the Owner Chose Crystal Beach:
                      On our first trip to the Boliver Peninsula we fell in love with the beach and decided to invest our retirement money in what we like to call paradise. We would like nothing more than to share it with you.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      The deck is fantastic, it is half covered and half open so there is a spot for everyone. Shade or sun, it's up to you. The home is brand new with all the creature comforts of home. All leather living furnuiture and even a recliner to take a nap in while watching and listening to the surf, just a gew feet from the home. Every room has a view with large oversized windows, so no matter where you are in the home you can see and hear the surf. Central airconditioning keeps you cool when indoors. You just have to visit to appreciate this home. We built the home higher than most which provides excellent views up and down the beach.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english, spanish, italian

                       

                      Photos

                      • View of our home standing on the beach

                        View of our home standing on the beach

                      • View from Deck looking East

                        View from Deck looking East

                      • view from deck looking straight

                        view from deck looking straight

                      • Extra large deck

                        Extra large deck

                      • Full Kitchen with everything you need

                        Full Kitchen with everything you need

                      • Kitchen and dining area

                        Kitchen and dining area

                      • Living Room

                        Living Room

                      • Master king bedroom

                        Master king bedroom

                      • Master with sitting area

                        Master with sitting area

                      • Bunk room

                        Bunk room

                      • Full Moon from our deck, what a sight to see, sunrise and sunset are awesome too

                        Full Moon from our deck, what a sight to see, sunrise and sunset are awesome too

                      • another shot of what's in the garage for you to use

                        another shot of what's in the garage for you to use

                      • view from deck.

                        view from deck.

                      • View from deck looking west

                        View from deck looking west

                      • view from deck

                        view from deck

                      • Ground floor deck and garage

                        Ground floor deck and garage

                      • Kitchen and dining area

                        Kitchen and dining area

                      • Living Room

                        Living Room

                      • Front door

                        Front door

                      • Master bedroom

                        Master bedroom

                      • Queen bedroom

                        Queen bedroom

                      • Master bath and master closet

                        Master bath and master closet

                      • Equipment for you to use stored in the Garage under our home

                        Equipment for you to use stored in the Garage under our home

                      VRBO #459263

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                      This listing was first published here in 2013.

                      Date last modified - Thursday, December 25, 2014

                      $129 - $225 per night (USD)
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                      3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 10

                      View calendar: Updated 12/19/14
                      Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                      Member since: 2013
                      Speaks: english, spanish, italian
                      • Response time: Within an hour
                      • Response rate: 100%
                      • Calendar last updated: 12/19/2014
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