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The New Casa Tortuga! Enjoy Beautiful Fall weather, Festivals and Beaches!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,055 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, Sleeps 4-6

Check out 5 Fantastic reasons to visit Galveston this Fall!

Book your getaway to Casa Tortuga! Circa 1927 Craftsman Beach Bungalow. Centrally located at 4419 Avenue Q-1/2. Only 8 blocks to Seawall and a short drive or bike ride to the Historic Downtown Strand area. Recently remodeled with 2 bedrooms, each with queen size beds, closets, dressers and tv's, 1 bath with a walk-in shower, Living Room with 2 sofas of which one is a pull out sleeper and a large screen tv. An office desk and a Dining Room to seat 4. A fully updated and stocked kitchen and utility room with washer/dryer. A nice front porch looking over the quiet neighborhood and a back porch with a picnic table, seating an nice grassy backyard. There is plenty of off street parking for 4 vehicles on the driveway beside the house. There is central heat and air, wi-fi throughout the house and a corner store, liquor store and Family Dollar all within a one block walking distance. Galveston's new public swimming pool is only 3 blocks away!

Gregory Lewis and Don Skelton
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 14, 2017

About Gregory Lewis and Don Skelton

Casa Tortuga is brought to you by an Award-Winning Texas architect who specializes in historic preservation, and a medical professional who focuses on emerging surgical technology and improving patient outcomes in Ophthalmology.

Gregory Lewis and Don Skelton purchased this house in 2017

Why Gregory Lewis and Don Skelton chose Galveston

Casa Tortuga is a recently lovingly remodeled circa 1927 Craftsman Bungalow centrally located with the goal of creating a warm and welcoming respite from the stresses of daily living. Every design element is geared toward offering a quite and serene hideaway, yet easy walking/biking distance to Galveston's Seawall and newly enhanced beaches. A short drive or easy bike ride to Seawall and Downtown Strand entertainment venues and dining attractions.

What makes this house unique

Tastefully appointed, and comfortable, with all the modern conveniences you expect when you travel.


Galveston House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1055 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Full bath with walk-in shower.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Each bedroom has a queen size bed, closet, dresser and hdtv with full cable package.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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The New Casa Tortuga! Enjoy Beautiful Fall weather, Festivals and Beaches!
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
Katy Texas

Wonderful house!

  • 5 of 5

All the things you need to make your stay comfortable. Like a home away from home! They’ve thought of pretty much everything.

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The Welch Family and friends were wonderful guests! They took great care of the home and we gladly welcome them back anytime.
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The Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Every facet of this property and its' owners was above and beyond expectations.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Gary and David were excellent guests! They took great care of Casa Tortuga and left everything spotless! We welcome them back anytime and soon we hope!
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150
Cleaning $25 + Tax
Tax Rate 16.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.