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August 23 - 9/3, 2 night minimum with $300/nt Special, 12 person max.
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 (and Uverse). 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 Uverse 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), special events, 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, exceeding occupancy, etc). We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone. Any use of the home for events (weddings, reunions, graduation, prom, etc) 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.
CANCELLATIONS & REFUNDS: We understand there can be unforeseen emergencies that could cause you to cancel your reservation. We will try to resolve the situation with you. However, please note our cancellation policy: • Over Sixty (60) days prior to date of arrival, you will receive a full refund less a $100.00 cancellation fee. Cancellations thirty (30) to sixty (60) days prior to arrival will be charged the deposit paid upon booking (deposit is approximately 50% of the total amount). Cancellations within the thirty (30) days prior to arrival will be charged the full rental amount. If you fail to pay the scheduled payments by the due date, we reserve the right to cancel the reservation. If we cancel the reservation for failure to pay by the due date, you will receive a full refund less $100.00 cancellation fee thirty (30) days prior to arrival, within thirty (30) days you will not receive a refund. There is no refund for appliance failure, utility failure, or circumstances beyond our control. There is no refund for rainy days or overcast skies. Refunds of security deposits are issued within 30 days of departure if you leave the house clean and undamaged like you found it. We encourage all guests to purchase trip insurance to cover unforeseen issues such as sickness, family emergencies, etc.
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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
Situated on Terramar Beach! We are a Front Row Beach House! No other houses in front of us....moreless
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
Late Summer Special Jul 25 - Sep 7, 2015 2 night min stay
$525 Fri, Sat
Fall Sep 8 - Nov 9, 2015 2 night min stay
$450 Fri, Sat
Late Fall 2015 Nov 10 - Nov 24, 2015 2 night min stay
$325 Fri, Sat
Thanksgiving Nov 25 - Nov 30, 2015 4 night min stay
Winter I Dec 1 - Dec 17, 2015 2 night min stay
$325 Fri, Sat, Sun
Holiday I Dec 18 - Jan 2, 2016 4 night min stay
Winter Special Jan 3 - Feb 3, 2016 2 night min stay
$325 Fri, Sat
Early Spring Feb 4 - Mar 10, 2016 2 night min stay
Spring Break 2016 Mar 11 - Mar 19, 2016 4 night min stay
Spring Mar 20 - May 25, 2016 2 night min stay
$500 Fri, Sat
High Season 2016 May 26 - Sep 4, 2017 4 night min stay
My Standard Rate 4 night min stay
$650 Fri, Sat
Additional information about rental rates
Cleaning/Linen/Towel Fee$225 + tax
Refundable Damage Deposit$400
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.
Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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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.
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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