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225/nt* Til 02/28/15: Ocean Front Sleeps 24, 5 Bedrooms W/4 Masters & Bunk Rm

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Last updated: 12/27/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Terramar Beach house description

Special: now thru 02/28/14, $225/night for up to 14 guests with a two night minimum.

As featured on HGTV's Beachfront Bargain Hunters -- Nature Lovers Episode!! Secluded beach (public access points are 1/2 mile in either direction).

Welcome to The Sand Dollar - a beautiful, 5 bedroom, 2 and a half bath home located on Terramar Beach (we are situated on the beach front, the ocean is about 50 feet from our house, there are no houses in front of us, direct access to the beach!). No motorized vehicles are allowed on the Terramar Beach and the public access points are about 1/2 mile away in each direction so you can have a very secluded vacation.

Our home features four master queen bedrooms (suitable for 4 adult couples to have privacy) and a bunkroom with 2 full over full bunk beds, queen sleeper sofa, full futon, and twin bed this unique beach house easily accommodates 3 to 4 families, very large families or 4 couples vacationing together! This house has a very open floor plan – the living room has a fireplace downstairs with a sleeper sofa. The Terramar subdivision has a private fishing pier, boat dock, pool, and pavilion that's 1/2 mile from our beach front home!

Located steps from the ocean, it is the perfect getaway beachfront house with spectacular Gulf views. This home features a double deck, is colorfully decorated featuring tile floors and granite counter tops in the kitchen. Two master bedrooms are located on the lower level and two master bedrooms are located on the upper level. All master suites have a queen bed and flat screen TV with DVD player/satellite. The bunk room is upstairs and has 2 full over full bunks...the bunks are comfortable for 2 adults or 2 children in each bed. There is a large sectional sleeper sofa downstairs (full bed), a queen sized sleeper sofa upstairs, and a futon sofa upstairs (full bed). A full size washer and dryer are located on the lower floor. The living room features a 55 inch flat screen with DVD player and satellite TV.

When you are ready to relax, step out onto one of the decks and hear the waves crashing. Everyone will enjoy the large lower deck with its stunning ocean views. It’s a wonderful place to see the sun rise in the morning and stargaze at night. Other amenities include the ground floor (all concrete) with 2 convenient BBQ Grills, private shower, large picnic table, and 2 separate benches. A small fridge is located upstairs in the bunk room and there is even a wine fridge downstairs. If you need to stay connected while at the beach, there is also wireless internet access.

Returning guests receive a 10% discount, excluding holidays, special rates (rates lower than our posted rates), and high season.

Rental Policy: Terramar Beach maintains a family atmosphere for the peaceful enjoyment of our neighbors and guests. Therefore, we will rent only to families or family groups. If you are not with a family group, you must be a responsible adult over the age of 25 to make a reservation and you may be subject to a higher deposit and nightly rates (prom parties are accepted with a $500 prom fee and $750 refundable damage deposit, youth groups, college kids, etc -- if you are with one of these types of groups, we reserve the right to meet you on arrival and verify the adults are present AND to check in unannounced to verify the adults are present, we require 1 adult to every 5 kids AND an adult in this case must be over 35). Wedding and Family reunions are also subject to a $500 event fee and higher damage deposits. Published rates are for up to 24 people, larger groups will be subject to higher nightly rates. Check in is at 4 PM, Check Out is 11 AM. Adults cannot rent properties on behalf of underage guests. Guests must comply with these Rental Policies and all subdivision restrictions. MAXIMUM NUMBER OF GUESTS IS 24 WITHOUT PRIOR APPROVAL or the maximum number you reported in your inquiry, whichever is less (we sleep 24 people in beds, but we want to ensure our home is not overloaded). Smoking inside the house or on the decks may result in forfeiture of your deposit. Special arrangements are valid 3 days from the date the quote is sent (ie stays less than minimum required nights occupancy, etc). We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone. Any use of the home for events must be disclosed at the time the reservation is made. Advertised specials are for a maximum of 12 guests, additional fees may apply for additional guests. Specials do not apply to Friday and Saturday nights (unless specifically advertised) or Holidays, a weekday is Sunday night thru Thursday night. If you plan on bringing a RV or Travel Trailer this must be be disclosed at the time the reservation is made and a hook-up fee may apply.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included

              Suitability

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

                25 and the adult must be on the premises. We usually meet prom parties on arrival, if the parents are not with the group, check-in will not be allowed until the parents are present. ...moreless

              • Children Welcome:

                The children will love the beach....and the swimming pool in the Terramar subdivision....moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Smoking Allowed:

                Only downstairs, underneath the house. No smoking allowed on the deck or inside the home....moreless

              • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

                This home is on piers and has stairs leading up to the first floor....moreless

              Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 24, Beds for 24

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

                Sleeps 3...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

                Sleeps 2...moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

                Sleeps 2 ...moreless

              • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

                Sleeps 2 ...moreless

              • Bedroom 5: 1 twin/ single, 2 sleep sofa /futon, 2 bunk bed

                Bunks are Full over Full - Sleeps 13 in bunk room. ...moreless

              • We also have a full sleeper sofa downstairs (sleeps 2). Note that the sheets are left neatly folded at the edges of the beds, this helps keep the housekeeping charges low. Extra sheets for the futon and sleeper sofas are in the closets downstairs and the chests upstairs....moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms

              Other Amenities

                  • There is also a fishing pier in the Terramar subdivision, it is in reedy area that's great for catching Red-fish and it's only 1/2 mile from our beach front home! ...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Television:

                    There is a 55 inch flat screen TV in the living room, 32 inch flat screen TVs in in all the bedrooms, and a 32 inch TV in the bunk room....moreless

                  • Video Library:

                    Variety of DVDs....moreless

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Romantic
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Arboretum
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Festivals
                  • Live Theater
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Water Parks

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Photography
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Beach View:

                    Situated on Terramar Beach! We are a Front Row Beach House! No other houses in front of us....moreless

                  • Beachfront:

                    Our property has beach access from the front door. No motorized vehicles are allowed on the beach and the home is about 3/4 miles from any public beach access point, making the beach secluded. ...moreless

                  • Ocean View:

                    Just look out the window!...moreless

                  • Oceanfront:

                    See the ocean from the front door or enjoy the oceanfront from one of the two decks. Front row with panoramic views....moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Parasailing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Sailing
                  • Skiing
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    Dining bar seats 6 & the table seats 10....moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 16 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Electric...moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Fireplace:

                    Wood burning, but only to be used in the winter. Also, you must supply the firewood and clean the ashes upon departure....moreless

                  • Heating:

                    Electric....moreless

                  • Internet:

                    We have wireless internet....moreless

                  • Linens Provided:

                    Linens for short stay -- you will have to wash your linens for extended stays....moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    Sectional sleeper sofa with recliners....moreless

                  • Parking:

                    There is plenty of room to park at the sand dollar....moreless

                  • Towels Provided:

                    Bath towels provided -- you must bring beach towels. The maid charges a fee if the bath towels are used on the beach....moreless

                  • Washing Machine

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    There are dishes and utensils for your needs....moreless

                  • Dishwasher
                  • Refrigerator:

                    Fridge/freezer downstairs, wine cooler downstairs, small fridge upstairs....moreless

                  • Stove:

                    Electric...moreless

                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Boat:

                    Boat slip in Terramar subdivision 1/2 mile from our home....moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    2 decks and large patio underneath the house....moreless

                  Pool / Spa

                      • Communal Pool:

                        There is a pool in the Terramar subdivision 1/2 mile from our home -- it opens for summer on Memorial Day weekend and closes after Labor Day weekend....moreless

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Included
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Christmas Holidays
                          Dec 22 - Jan 3, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $325
                          Winter
                          Jan 4 - Mar 12, 2015
                          2 night min stay
                          $325 $350
                          Fri, Sat
                          $1,900
                          Spring Break 2015
                          Mar 13 - Mar 21, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $475 $525
                          Fri, Sat
                          $3,150
                          Spring 2015
                          Mar 22 - May 20, 2015
                          2 night min stay
                          $450
                          $3,150
                          Summer 2015
                          May 21 - Sep 6, 2015
                          4 night min stay
                          $625 $650
                          Fri, Sat
                          My Standard Rate
                          4 night min stay
                          $600 $650
                          Fri, Sat

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees and Rental Conditions:

                          • Property Damage Protection $49
                          • Cleaning/Linen/Towel Fee $175 + tax
                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $150
                          • Tax Rate 15%

                          Notes:

                          Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Weekly specials and other discounted rates do not apply to holidays. Stays that include holidays may be subject to a holiday premium and/or longer minimum stays. Advertised specials are for a maximum of 12 guests, request the special when booking.


                          Cancellation policy:

                          Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                          Location

                          16.5 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Scholes International Airport
                          1.8 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          The West End Restaurant and Sand Bar
                          9 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Galveston Country Club
                          0.1 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          San Luis Pass
                          1.8 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          The West End Restaurant and Sand Bar
                          Terramar Beach
                          Nearest Beach
                          Terramar Beach

                          Car: Recommended

                          Along with the stunning oceanfront and beachfront access, the Terramar subdivision has a fishing pier, boat slip, and a pool (if you get tired of the salt.....like that will ever happen). Moody Gardens and Schlitterbahn are about 10 to 15 minutes away -- there is also a miniature golf course.

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2013

                          About the owner: We love the Galveston area -- owning (and renting) a beachfront home makes our time in Galveston affordable.

                          Why the Owner Chose Terramar Beach:
                          This property was one of the larger homes we looked at and it's great beach front location made it a keeper!


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                          Speaks: english

                           

                          Photos

                          • View of Beach from the Main Deck

                            View of Beach from the Main Deck

                          • View Looking NE off the Deck

                            View Looking NE off the Deck

                          • There are no houses in front of the Sand Dollar to block your view of the beach!

                            There are no houses in front of the Sand Dollar to block your view of the beach!

                          • Kitchen -- Lots of Bar Seating

                            Kitchen -- Lots of Bar Seating

                          • Living Room with 55 inch TV and Large Sectional Sleeper Sofa with Full Bed

                            Living Room with 55 inch TV and Large Sectional Sleeper Sofa with Full Bed

                          • Flat Screen TV with DVD player and Dish Network

                            Flat Screen TV with DVD player and Dish Network

                          • Flat Screen TV with DVD and Dish Network

                            Flat Screen TV with DVD and Dish Network

                          • Bunk Room: 2 Full over Full Beds and Futon

                            Bunk Room: 2 Full over Full Beds and Futon

                          • Both upstairs Queen Bedrooms look like this.

                            Both upstairs Queen Bedrooms look like this.

                          • Plenty of Parking Behind the house and deck wraps around house.

                            Plenty of Parking Behind the house and deck wraps around house.

                          • Two state park style grills on ground level

                            Two state park style grills on ground level

                          • View Looking SE off the Deck

                            View Looking SE off the Deck

                          • Front View of House

                            Front View of House

                          • Kitchen with Granite Counters and a Travertine back splash

                            Kitchen with Granite Counters and a Travertine back splash

                          • Dining Table that seats 10

                            Dining Table that seats 10

                          • Living Room

                            Living Room

                          • Queen Bedroom downstairs with an additional single bed

                            Queen Bedroom downstairs with an additional single bed

                          • Queen Bedroom downstairs

                            Queen Bedroom downstairs

                          • Doubler Doors upstairs leading to upstairs deck

                            Doubler Doors upstairs leading to upstairs deck

                          • Bunk Room: Queen Sleeper Sofa, Single Bed, TV with DVD and Dish Network

                            Bunk Room: Queen Sleeper Sofa, Single Bed, TV with DVD and Dish Network

                          • Flat Screen with DVD and Dish Network in both upstairs Queen Bedrooms

                            Flat Screen with DVD and Dish Network in both upstairs Queen Bedrooms

                          • Downstairs Bathrooms both look like this.

                            Downstairs Bathrooms both look like this.

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                          This listing was first published here in 2013.

                          Date last modified - Saturday, December 27, 2014

                          $325 - $650 per night (USD)
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                          5 Bedroom / 2.5+ Bathroom
                          Sleeps 24

                          View calendar: Updated 12/27/14
                          Minimum stay: 2-4 nights
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                          *225/nt* til 02/28/15: Ocean Front Sleeps 24, 5 bedrooms w/4 Masters & Bunk Rm

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                          5 BR  2.75 BA  Sleeps 24

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