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

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View of our home standing on the beach


Last updated: 11/28/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Only 70 feet from the Beach with excellent ocean views from both sides of the deck. Since we built the home there has been a home constructed in front of ours, so the view has been partially blocked to the front, but there are still excellent views to both sides of the ocean. 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 in 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


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included


  • 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


  • 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


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


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

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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


Write a review 4.9
from 48 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 1 - Dec 31, 2015
2 night min stay
Off Season
Jan 1 - May 14, 2016
2 night min stay
Peak Season
May 15 - Aug 31, 2016
2 night min stay
Off Season
Sep 1 - Dec 31, 2016
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning fee $130
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Taxes Not included

Cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 11/28/2015
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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 beach home Only 70 feet to the berach, 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



  • 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

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Sunday, November 29, 2015

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