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Aug 23 - 29 Special: $500/nt - Ocean Front Beach House, Sleeps 22

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Last updated: 07/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Terramar Beach house description

Back to School Special: August 23rd - August 29th Special:$500/night

As featured on HGTV's beachfront bargin hunters!! 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.

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 22 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 22 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

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Onsite Services

                  • Housekeeper Included

                  Suitability

                  • 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

                  • Smoking Allowed:

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

                  • Children Welcome:

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

                  • Pets Not Allowed
                  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
                  • Events Allowed

                  Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 22, Beds for 22

                  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

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                  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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                  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

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                  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

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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

                  • All beds have new mattresses. When facing the queen bedrooms, the bedrooms on the right have softer mattresses than the bedrooms on the left (upstairs and downstairs). We also have a full sleeper sofa downstairs. 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....moreless

                  Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms

                  Kitchen & Dining

                  • Refrigerator:

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

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

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

                  • Kitchen:

                    Newly remodeled kitchen with new appliances....moreless

                  • Dining:

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

                  • Microwave
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Seating for 16 people

                  Amenities

                  • Fireplace:

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

                  • Linens Provided:

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

                  • Parking:

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

                  • Living Room:

                    Sectional sleeper sofa with recliners....moreless

                  • Heating:

                    Electric....moreless

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Electric...moreless

                  • Babysitter
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Clothes Dryer

                  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

                      • Satellite / Cable:

                        All 6 TVs have satellite....moreless

                      Communications

                          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

                              Outdoor Features

                              • Boat:

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

                              • Deck / Patio:

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

                              Theme

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

                              Location & View

                              • 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

                              • Oceanfront:

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

                              • Beach View:

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

                              • Water View:

                                If you call the ocean just 'water'....moreless

                              Activities

                              • Arboretum
                              • Medical Services
                              • Fitness Center
                              • Fly Fishing
                              • Kayaking
                              • Parasailing
                              • Deepsea Fishing
                              • Pier Fishing
                              • Roller Blading
                              • Snorkeling
                              • Massage Therapist
                              • Sound/Bay Fishing
                              • Golf
                              • Tennis
                              • Sailing
                              • Water Skiing
                              • Jet Skiing
                              • Swimming
                              • Surfing
                              • Wind-Surfing
                              • Cycling
                              • Surf Fishing
                              • Laundromat
                              • Hospital
                              • Groceries
                              • Churches
                              • Marina
                              • Water Parks
                              • Theme Parks
                              • Restaurants
                              • Cinemas
                              • Live Theater
                              • Museums
                              • Beachcombing
                              • Bird Watching
                              • Scenic Drives
                              • Walking
                              • Shopping
                              • Sight Seeing
                              • Boating
                              • Shelling
                              • Wildlife Viewing
                              • Antiquing
                              • Miniature Golf
                              • Horseback Riding
                              • ATM/Bank
                              • Skiing
                              • Fishing
                               

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                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              High Season
                              May 1 - Sep 1, 2014
                              3 night min stay
                              $575 $650
                              Fri, Sat
                              Texas "Fall"
                              Sep 2 - Nov 8, 2014
                              2 night min stay
                              $425 $475
                              Fri, Sat
                              $2,400
                              Snow Bird
                              Nov 9 - Dec 22, 2014
                              2 night min stay
                              $300 $375
                              Fri, Sat
                              $1,900
                              Christmas Holidays
                              Dec 23 - Jan 3, 2015
                              4 night min stay
                              $425
                              Winter
                              Jan 4 - Mar 12, 2015
                              2 night min stay
                              $300 $375
                              Fri, Sat
                              $1,900
                              Spring Break 2015
                              Mar 13 - Mar 21, 2015
                              3 night min stay
                              $500 $525
                              Fri, Sat
                              $3,250
                              Spring 2015
                              Mar 22 - May 20, 2015
                              2 night min stay
                              $525
                              $3,250
                              Summer 2015
                              May 21 - Sep 6, 2015
                              4 night min stay
                              $600 $650
                              Fri, Sat
                              My Standard Rate
                              4 night min stay
                              $600 $650
                              Fri, Sat

                              Additional information about rental rates

                              Fees:

                              • Cleaning/Linen/Towel Fee $175 + tax
                              • Refundable Damage Deposit $400
                              • 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. Published rates are for 20 people, larger groups may be subject to additional fees.


                              Cancellation policy:

                              Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                              Location

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

                              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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                              Photos

                              • 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!

                              • 55 inch Flat Screen in the Living Room

                                55 inch Flat Screen in the Living Room

                              • Breakfast Bar and Kitchen

                                Breakfast Bar and Kitchen

                              • Master 1, Queen Bed (bedroom also has a twin, Sleeps 3)

                                Master 1, Queen Bed (bedroom also has a twin, Sleeps 3)

                              • Master 2, Queen Bed (Sleeps 2)

                                Master 2, Queen Bed (Sleeps 2)

                              • Master 3, Queen Bed (Sleeps 2)

                                Master 3, Queen Bed (Sleeps 2)

                              • Master 4, Queen Bed (Sleeps 2)

                                Master 4, Queen Bed (Sleeps 2)

                              • Bunk Room: 2 Full over Full Bunks (Sleeps 8) and the Full Futon (Sleeps 2)

                                Bunk Room: 2 Full over Full Bunks (Sleeps 8) and the Full Futon (Sleeps 2)

                              • 2 State Park Grills downstairs

                                2 State Park Grills downstairs

                              • Downstairs bathrooms both look like this

                                Downstairs bathrooms both look like this

                              • Sectional Sleeper (Full Size, Sleeps 2) and has 2 additional recliners

                                Sectional Sleeper (Full Size, Sleeps 2) and has 2 additional recliners

                              • New Dining Table that seats 10

                                New Dining Table that seats 10

                              • Master 1 also has a twin & 32 inch Flat Screen TV (DVD player and Dish Network)

                                Master 1 also has a twin & 32 inch Flat Screen TV (DVD player and Dish Network)

                              • Master 2, TV

                                Master 2, TV

                              • Master 3, 32 inch Flat Screen TV (DVD player and Dish Network)

                                Master 3, 32 inch Flat Screen TV (DVD player and Dish Network)

                              • Master 4, 32 inch Flat Screen TV (DVD player and Dish Network)

                                Master 4, 32 inch Flat Screen TV (DVD player and Dish Network)

                              • Bunk Room: Queen Sleeper, Futon, and TV (DVD player and Dish Network)

                                Bunk Room: Queen Sleeper, Futon, and TV (DVD player and Dish Network)

                              • Picnic table and cedar benches downstairs

                                Picnic table and cedar benches downstairs

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                              This listing was first published here in 2013.

                              Date last modified - Sunday, July 20, 2014

                              $300 - $650 per night (USD)
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                              5 Bedroom / 2.5+ Bathroom
                              Sleeps 22

                              View calendar: Updated 07/21/14
                              Minimum stay: 2-4 nights
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