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Luxury Waterfront Escape: 5/3, Private Pool, Mega Decks

Sleeps18
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Details
Property
house
Sleeps
18
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
3
Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

Rockport Texas Oasis w/ Private Pool, 5 bedroom/3 bath

A KEY ALLEGRO WATERFRONT GEM sitting on an extra-wide canal just 600 yards from the open water of Rockport, Texas' Little Bay! You’ll never want to leave this beautiful 2-story getaway with plenty of space for everyone to stretch out, kick back and enjoy the sea air.

Fantastic Texas coastal escape for your LARGE GROUP with a myriad of 2015 updates: new heated PRIVATE POOL, new expanded TOP-FLOOR DECK, and all decking replaced with composite materials (no splinters!)

UPSTAIRS: fully stocked kitchen with granite countertops and stainless appliances, hardwood floors, 10-SEAT DINING TABLE and 6-SEAT BAR, living area with leather couches and 50-INCH FLATSCREEN PLASMA TV, master bedroom with private full bath, 2 queen bedrooms with shared full bath.

DOWNSTAIRS: hardwood floors, den area with 2 FLATSCREEN TVs and large sectional sofa, 1 queen bedroom w/ attached full bath, one 8-BED BUNKROOM with flatscreen TV. (Additional full bath adjacent to bunk room coming soon.)

OUTSIDE: heated PRIVATE POOL, massive DECKS upstairs and downstairs on EXTRA-WIDE CANAL, charcoal grill (outdoor kitchen coming soon!), industrial ICE MACHINE.

PLUS, ENJOY… private wifi (password with rental), cable television, and DVD player.

GREAT ROCKPORT FISHING.

This home is routinely DEEP CLEANED and FRESH LINENS are provided.

Eat out at one of the many great Rockport, Texas restaurants, including our favorites: Paradise Key, Glow, The Groove, MoonDog, Latitude 28˚02’, Bellino’s, Charlotte Plummers, Allegro Bay (formerly Hemingway’s), Cheryl’s by the Bay, Los Comales and Panjo’s Pizza. Or stock up at HEB grocery store — just 2.5 miles away — with everything you need to prepare meals in the full kitchen.

PLEASE NOTE: The automated "response time" vrbo shows for this property does not recognize that we answer inquiries via email, rather than vrbo's on-site messaging.

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Owner
Wes Wehman
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
January 12, 2017

About Wes Wehman

We are two families of Austin natives that love to escape to Rockport for sunny, salty fun! We've now owned this house for almost a decade and maintain it to high standards, which makes for very happy renters.

Why Wes Wehman chose Rockport

Wes: I grew up spending my summers in Rockport with family and this property has been the perfect place to create memories with my own kids. Rockport was my childhood escape to the water, wind and sky and this stunning house has helped me continue that tradition.

Stephen and Alyson: We grew up in Austin, but fondly remember so many trips to Port Aransas and Rockport throughout our childhoods — not many Austin kids can say they've hunted for Easter eggs in sand dunes! Whether it's fishing off a boat, crabbing in the surf, finding trinkets in the beach stores, enjoying groan-worthy seafood, or a cocktail on the back deck at sunset — the coast is always callin' our names!

What makes this house unique

We love the setting and location of this house… quiet enough for relaxation, but close enough to the action of Little Bay when you want it. Afternoon sun won't drive you from the deck, since this house has plenty of shade, and sunset won't find you shielding your face — it's perfectly framed down the canal. The ample parking has always been a plus, given how many it sleeps — a car for each bedroom, plus a couple of extras, isn't a problem. A great restaurant and bar, Chart Room/Grog Bar, are less than a mile away, which is a perfect start to every stay. Salud to Good Times at SkyWater!

Reviews

Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

Luxury Waterfront Escape: 5/3, Private Pool, Mega Decks
average rating of 4.2727275 based on 11 reviews
4

Good for large group of late 20 somethings

  • 4 of 5

Echo what the previous reviewers have said. There are some issues (issues that just occur with homes on the coast: doors sticking/ not working, a slight mildew smell downstairs, etc.) with the house but overall it was a great place to gather with a large group of friends. The upstairs is a perfect entertainment space. There's a HUGE fabulous table where everyone can sit/ share a meal. I would definitely recommend and many of the friends I was there with said they'd like to rent it out again for another reunion. Owner is very quick to respond.

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Little Rock, AR, USA
2

Needs some work

  • 2 of 5

Stayed here in July of 2016.

The house has potential to be very nice if maintained.

Neither boat lift worked. Broken down. Looked like they'd been that way for awhile.

No chest-of-drawers in the entire house to allow unpacking if staying for awhile. We left our suitcases open on the floor.

Ice machine was great. Beds were comfortable. Lots of parking out front. In a highly desirable location in Key Allegro.

Again, the house has potential. Owner needs to do a little more investing to make it highly recommendable.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The listing does not mention anything about the use of boat lifts. It is not typical for a renter to have access to the owners boat lifts. In the process of adding chest of drawers.
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Kingwood, TX
3

Liked a lot about the experience, but didn't like some things about the experience

  • 3 of 5

My family stayed here for Thanksgiving 2015. This stay got off to a rocky start, as I was charged above what I was quoted on VRBO. I brought this up to Wes multiple times, including forwarding my quote, and looking up my two payments to him, but he just stopped responding to me, and the issue was not resolved. Shame on me for trusting and blindly paying over the phone, but shame on him also for not even wanting to talk to me to make it right. This obviously put a bitter taste in my mouth going into this rental, even though it was only $150.

The house is fairly nice and the bed situation is well represented in the photos. There were plenty of places for us to sleep and we had 16 in our party. The upstairs has a very nice common area with a large TV great for watching a game, and the dining area is excellent, and really allowed us to have a nice Thanksgiving meal with seating for almost everyone. The setup is a bit loud however, so if you have a lot of little kids (like we did) then don't expect to have a lot of peace and quiet in this place because everything is fairly close together. The back porch is very nice also, with tons of decking and space. Parking is also excellent. You could easily park 4-5 cars out front. Also multiple entrances to the home to allow for some privacy from floor to floor.

One of the primary reasons for selecting this property was the pool. We wanted an activity for our kids to do, so I even sent emails specifically asking about the heated pool, since it was initially listed but there were no pictures. The pool is very small. Probably 8 feet wide by 16 feet long or so. It looks more like a large Jacuzzi, and wasn't exactly what I was expecting. I could live with this, but the heater also would not work. I sent a text asking about this with no response. I later sent a follow up and was told by Wes that he would call the pool guy. Well the pool guy never showed and I never received any follow up. The heater never worked and we were not able to use one of the main features that we booked for. Again, very disappointing and not what I have come to expect from a VRBO experience.

I personally would not stay here again. Not necessarily because of the property, but much more how my interactions with the owner went. Still believe I am owned money on this rental, and this is not even considering the fact that the pool was not usable the entire stay.

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This renter was charged exactly what was listed. I'm not sure where he's coming up with 150.
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9 0
5

Great House

  • 5 of 5

Our family vacation was very enjoyable and the house accomodated all 3 families. The place is very well kept, well designed, and spacious. We will definatley be back to visit this house on future vacations.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Austin, TX
3

Great Home

  • 3 of 5

My family recently spent the Thanksgiving holidays in this beautiful home. It is a wonderful home for our multi-generational group, providing a large living room as well as separate spaces with the nice size bedrooms and baths. The outdoor decks were great for morning coffee, reading, and just relaxing.

I have to rate the home down to 3 stars due to the elevator not working, causing great challenges for the older generation. The wi-fi was also not working..which made us all concentrate on each other and not the work left behind. However, it was a challenge to be off the grid. Hopefully these will be fixed for the next visitors.

All in all a great place.

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2012
  • Stayed: Nov 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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FAIRFIELD, TX
5

PERFECT!

  • 5 of 5

WE HAD SUCH AN AMAZING TIME IN THIS HOME! 16 PEOPLE VACATIONED WITH US, INCLUDING 6 KIDS AND THERE WAS PLENTY OF ROOM FOR ALL! OUR KIDS MADE SOME OF THE BEST MEMORIES TOGETHER. YOU CANT GO WRONG WITH THIS HOME. ITS CLOSE TO EVERYTHING, AND EVEN IF YOU DONT WANT TO LEAVE THE HOME, THE BACK DECK IS PERFECT FOR ENTERTAINING KIDDOS AND ADULTS! PERFECT, JUST PERFECT FOR EVERYONE!

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
43 Miles
Corpus Christi International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.87 Miles
Grog Bar
Nearest Ferry
21 Miles
Port Aransas
Nearest Restaurant
0.87 Miles
Chart Room
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Rockport Beach
Car: necessary

If you're staying for longer than a weekend, make plans to take the ferry to Port Aransas for a day — have lunch at Trout Street, buy some beach toys in the fun shops, take a photo in the giant shark, grab some Blue Bell Ice Cream at Desserted Island, and catch some rays on the beach!

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Rates & Availability

Key Allegro House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Winter
Nov 8 2016 - Mar 9 2017
2 night minimum stay
$500
$2,500
$7,500
 
 
Summer
Mar 10 2017 - Sep 14 2017
2 night minimum stay
$750
$3,500
$10,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Housekeeping $175 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Half of rental is due upon booking and other half due 30 days before arrival

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Key Allegro House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3157 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 22 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Private to master, step-in shower, double sink
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Access via bedroom or hallway, step-in shower, 1 sink
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Shared by 2 queen bedrooms upstairs, double sinks
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Upstairs, private full bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Upstairs, shared full bath
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Upstairs, shared full bath
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Downstairs, attached full bath
    Bedroom 5 - 8 bunk bed , Downstairs, 4 bunk sets, shares full bath, 1 flatscreen
  • If needed, 2 more (making occupancy 18) can sleep on den couch, but it is not a fold-out.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
PLEASE NOTE: The automated "response time" vrbo shows for this property does not recognize that we answer inquiries via email, rather than VRBO's on-site messaging.

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