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Casa Familiar is an upscale, 2700 square foot, four bedroom townhome. The properties is situated directly on the beach and features a wealth of amenities. Walk off the large patio with a private swimming pool and onto the beach. On the first floor of the townhouse is: bedroom #1 (queen canopy bed and a daybed with twin trundle bed-2 twin beds or can be converted into king bed) and bath. Fully-equipped kitchen, living and dining room (table seats 12) with full entertainment system and, 1/2 bath.
On the 2nd floor of Casa Familiar is: master bedroom (bdrm #2) with a king bed, bath & balcony; bedroom # 3 with full bed, twin bunk beds and twin trundle bed & bath; bedroom#4 with queen canopy bed & bath; laundry with washer & dryer, game room with balcony overlooking the beach. All bedrooms have adjoining full baths. Property is private and gated. Bring your laptop; high speed internet is provided. Because of high demand in the peak season, we only rent by the week from Saturday to Saturday.
King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Baby Cribs (2) In addition to standard-sized baby bed, there is a port-a-crib, Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) Day bed is twin-sized with twin-sized trundle, Bunk Beds (1) Bunk bed with pull-ou trundle (all 3 beds are twin sized)...moreless
Memorial day May 22 - May 26, 2015 5 night min stay
Early Summer May 27 - Jun 5, 2015 7 night min stay
Peak season Jun 6 - Aug 22, 2015 7 night min stay
Mid Season Aug 23 - Sep 3, 2015 3 night min stay
Labor Day Sep 4 - Sep 8, 2015 5 night min stay
Off Season Sep 9 - Nov 24, 2015 3 night min stay
Thanksgiving Nov 25 - Nov 29, 2015 5 night min stay
Off Season Nov 30 - Dec 18, 2015 3 night min stay
Christmas Dec 19 - Dec 31, 2015 5 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Security Dep$1,000
Please contact owner for information on additional units. During Spring Break season, we only rent to families, NO SPRING BREAKERS. During peak season, rental is only weekly from Saturday to Saturday. Dates are not flexible for peak season.
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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About: Presently, I'm a therapist/psychiatric nurse practitioner and clinical instructor at a state school of nursing. However, when we purchased Casa Familiar, I was a stay at home mom with 9 children, 2 with special needs and 1 or 2 foster children. Managing a rental business was a great way to stay at home and work. Technology has made working from anyplace possible. With my phone, I can answer emails while out of town.
Working in our rental business has given me the opportunity to meet many wonderful people to whom I'd never have access and the hours are very flexible.
Why Private Homes: During Thanksgiving week, 1999, my husband & I loaded up our Suburban with our 9 children and drove for the first time to a beach directly straight south of Kansas City...arriving in South Padre Island 17 hrs. later. After vacationing in Marco Island, FL, the previous year, we found that SPI was much more family friendly. We all fell in love with it. So much so, that we figured out how we could purchase a beach house making time at the beach a regular family event. We were able to find a rundown townhouse, which sat directly on the beach and had been on the market for over a yr. We negotiated a great price, renovated it ourselves, named it Casa Familiar, and began renting to help with our costs. Since then, we've been renting to some wonderful families for as many as 10 years and others who have stayed several times.
Now that our children are getting married and having children, we've expanded by purchasing Casa Vecina which adjoins Casa Familiar. Thanks to the financial support of our guests, we're able to maintain and update the house making it a comfortable and family friendly place for everyone to enjoy.
The Unique Benefits at this Villa: There's nothing like real beachfront living...unfortunately, many property owners claim beachfront but are located across the street or even blocks away. The end of the patio is the seawall & the boardwalk takes you to the beach. You can prepare lunch in the kitchen while watching the kids play on the beach and be within shouting distance when they need to come in.