The Beachhouse in Crystal Beach.

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Last updated: 11/30/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Crystal Beach is a 15-minute ferry ride from Galveston, and most of the time, a pod of dolphins will escort you both ways. (Bring some bread or popcorn to toss to the sea gulls on the way.) Then it's a 10-minute drive to The Edgewater Beach House, that proudly sits right on the beach/corner lot with unobstructed viiews. It is an enchanted place as some of our guest like to call it , with panoramic views of the Gulf of Mexico. If this is your first visit, you'll be greeted by your host. And if you're like most guests, you'll have three experiences in succession. The first is the 'Wow!' reaction as you step through the front door. The second is the 'Ah' reaction as you lower your travel-weary body into a comfortable chair on our 800-square-foot deck. And the third is the 'Oh, yes!' reaction as you sip a complimentary libation and watch the waves roll in, while the kids play with a thoughtful selection of stuffed animals and toys. You can unpack later while you enjoy this custom built home that was built to thrill, that you will want to come back to each year and share with other friends and family for future stays.

We recently added a wonderful addition to this home, which is a custom built bar/ entertaning area for BBQ's and gatherings with thatched roof down stairs that has ample seating for leisure time. This same area boast an outdoor fish cleaning area with Trek outdoor table and double Kohler sink, along with outdoor shower and guest have their own storage area for beach equipment.

Tons of Fun!: From May 1 through September 15, Edgewater rents by the week. That's seven days and six nights. But that may not be enough, there's so much to do. After a leisurely breakfast on the deck, you can take the ferry to Galveston. There you'll find the three pyramids of Moody Gardens: rain forest, aquarium, and 'discovery.' Plus an IMAX theater. Also the Lone Star Flight Museum, great food and shopping in The Strand historic district, ship tours (submarine, destroyer escort, and square rigger), nine historic houses, and 'The Great Storm' multimedia presentation of the 1900 hurricane the killed some 10,000 people. You'll love our beach, of course, but don't miss one of the two Schlitterbahn water parks with a wave pool, mud-rider raft rides, and an uphill water coaster! The park even has an enclosed facility that's open year round.

Seafood Fancier's Paradise. : As dawn signals the start of a new day, you'll see the shrimp boats headed out to sea. Then in late morning, you'll hear a little bell signaling the arrival of 'the fish lady' with her truck full of the ocean's bounty. Just pop downstairs and pick out your dinner, which you'll grill in the spacious area under the house. Of course you can catch a mess of crabs yourself, throw a line in from a bridge (or from the shore), or arrange to go deep-sea fishing. With great seafood, a great beach, and so many things to do, Crystal Beach offers the quiet of a little fishing town and the attractions of a big city. No wonder so many guests book for the following year during their current stay. Come join us and see for yourself!


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Property Type

  • House
  • 3400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


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


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king


  • Bedroom 2: 1 king


  • Bedroom 3: 1 king


  • Bedroom 4: 1 king, 2 twin/ single


  • Downstairs Bedrooms: Two (2) B/R Master Suites down with two onsuite bathrooms Upstairs Bedrooms: Two (2) B/R Upstairs with private full bath (read more below) One king in one b/r / One king in other b/r with XL twins that can be converted into a king if you have five couples (1 B/R has king size bed) (1) B/R has king size bed wit two X/L twins that can become king...moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Double sinks...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Double sinks...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    Double Sinks...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower

    Double sinks...moreless

  • Powder Room: toilet


  • Three Full Bathrooms with commode, double sinks, shower and are all connected to each bedroom. Powder room with commode and sink downstaris/outdoor shower for washing off sand when coming up from the beach. All bathrooms have black leathering granite tops wih Kohler sinks, very large, tall framed mirrors, one bath has Kohler tub All polished crome hardware by Kohler...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Hello Gorgeous!! I am a brand new custom built/Architectually Designed very fine detailed home that will be presenting/taking rentals for summer 2014. I am on the same beach front/corner lot before the Storm and am now ready to show you my new stunning home again, twice the size & glory, so here's to you...moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Air Conditioning:


  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Dialup Access
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:


  • Internet
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck


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from 11 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season
Sep 1 - Dec 31, 2015
2 night min stay
Off Season
Jan 3 - Apr 30, 2016
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
6 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Taxes Not included


Note: We rent to couples and family groups only. Sorry, no party groups, spring breakers, proms or weddings.

Maximum Number of Guests: 10 (including children).

No smoking, no pets, please.

$500.00 Security deposit if house is left clean, in good order as you found it, without damage. Due at time of booking

$2700 Rental payment for the week which is 6 nights/7 days and extra night can be added on if available. due 60 days before check in.

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Last updated: 11/30/2015
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Car: Necessary

Crystal Beach has been called Galveston's best-kept secret. But vacationers have begun to discover us. Many of our guests stay here both before and after taking a cruise. Four cruise lines call Galveston home: Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Princess, and Celebrity. (Check the Galveston Cruises Web site for expert advice and great rates.) And, during March and April, both the birds and the birders who take joy in spotting them arrive. Our federally protected wetlands and sanctuaries offer ideal resting places for migrating feathered friends. As a very family-oriented place, we do not open our second home to spring breakers or other large, potentially rambunctious, groups. In fact, the ideal match is three couples, with or without kids, who want a truly memorable beach vacation. Edgewater offers the best of both worlds: A quiet, fully equipped waterfront beach house, and the glories of Galveston, just half an hour away.


Owner info

About the owner: I am a hands on owner who loves my brand new home that was completed this year, and welcomed our first guest on 06/06/2014. We have had back to back weekly rentals since and still going strong and already taking reservations for summer 2015 in which some of the guest from this year are booking same dates for next year.

Why the Owner Chose Crystal Beach:
Custom Build Beach House with a Architectual Design Team out of Houston. It is a very streamlined, open concept, high ceilings, everyroom has a view. Eight sets of Numa French doors so everyroom has natural light, with a very large deck where your not on top of one another and a large custom build bar downstairs that can sit 10 guest comfortably where you can have BBQ's along with a fish cleaning station, and double sink bathroom, sink, open shower and room for six cars to park underneath the house.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Stunning house to share with your friends/family and be very proud and happy that you did. It is also very close proximinty to beach, sand and water that can't be beat. We have a very large deck that spans the whole lenght of house, that accomidates people who want covered for protection from the sun, and the other half is all open that want the sun. This deck is a total of 800 sq. ft! We provide tables/chairs/loungers, and don't forget the huge bar downstairs!! This house was built to accomidate all your needs during your stay.

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This listing was first published here in 2004.

Date last modified - Monday, November 30, 2015

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