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Canal Hideaway in Jamaica Beach, Newly Renovated, HARVEY DISCOUNT REST ON ISLAND

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, Sleeps 8, wifi, kayaks, bicycles, underwater light

Our home is located on the West End of Galveston in the wonderful Village of Jamaica Beach- the perfect place to find peace on the bay and beach. Our home is perfect for family vacations, PROM PARTIES ARE NOT ALLOWED. It is close enough to town to enjoy the many sights and sounds that Galveston has to offer!

The house has been totally renovated this spring. Included in the renovations are new beds, new sofas, new carpeting and a fresh paint job. The house has three bedrooms and two bathrooms. The rooms each have a queen sized bed with a television with one of the bedrooms also has a trundle bed. This allows 8 people to sleep comfortably. Linens for the beds are provided, along with towels for the bathrooms at no extra charge. There is a full size washer and dryer to use for your convenience. There is a new television in the living room, with a big comfortable couch to unwind on after a long relaxing day. The kitchen has all you would ever need to make a delicious dinner. You can cook the fish or crabs you caught right out on the canal!

Since this is a canal home, we have a deck downstairs with a boat dock. Feel free to bring your own boat when you stay. Cruising through the canals is an experience you don’t want to miss. You can also fish straight off the dock; we have an underwater light installed just for that purpose. There is a wide variety of fish that swim through our canals in Jamaica beach. A cleaning station on the dock allows you to clean your catch right outside a few feet from where you are fishing! If you do not have a fishing pole, don’t worry we have some you can use.

We also have a crab trap available for setting up right off the dock. When you catch them, you can cook them with the big crab boiling pot up in the kitchen. We have a grill as well, for outdoor cooking.

There is a ladder on the dock so you can swim right in the canal if you fancy.

Four bicycles and two kayaks and a hammock are there for your enjoyment.

Jamaica Beach is the neighboring subdivision next to the State Park. The local police force, fire department and EMS gives you peace of mind, with the police around the clock patrolling of the area.

Galveston is just down the road with all of its’ famous attractions. Schlitterbahn has its’ indoor water park open year-round. Moody Garden has its’ aquarium, IMAX theater, and other fun family attractions. There are museums scattered throughout the island including a flight museum. The Pleasure Pier is an amusement park and restaurants over the Gulf of Mexico.

Come stay with us. You will want to come back for more fun and relaxation away from the everyday hustle of life.

More Details

Property Manager
Nancy
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 23, 2017

About Nancy

We wanted a weekend get away from Houston and found our home. We came every Friday until Sunday and just could not get enough of the fishing, beach and the wonderful island life. So we decided to move permanently to Jamaica Beach and have not had any regrets.

Nancy purchased this house in 2003

Why Nancy chose Galveston

We decided to rent our home so others could relax and have family vacations like we did .

Amenities

Jamaica Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Trundle bed
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 bicycles
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting small game
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The house is pet friendly, so feel free to enjoy your vacation with friends and family (even if they are furry), with a $75 pet fee. We have baby/pet gate to use, as well. We have a TV/VCR/DVD with a VHS library of children’s and family movies. We also have a mini-library with a selection of books and magazines to choose from, along with a nice selection of board games, decks of cards, and a set of dominoes. There is a picnic table downstairs and a table with an umbrella on the upstairs deck. You can eat outside and enjoy the sunrise, sunset or afternoon in comfort. The house boasts three different decks, each with their own unique view onto the horizons. We also have a hammock that can be put up for relaxing or reading outside. We have two kayaks to use for journeys in the canal via paddle. There is an estuary not far from the house, where you can view the different birds and fish native to this area. 4 bikes. 2 crab traps are available to catch crabs and cook them for dinner

Reviews

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Canal Hideaway in Jamaica Beach, Newly Renovated, HARVEY DISCOUNT REST ON ISLAND
average rating of 4.9390244 based on 82 reviews
5

Beautiful, relaxing, and cozy!!

  • 5 of 5

Property is beautiful, it's right on the canal with dock access. Extremely convenient for us having a boat. It's awesome that Nancy allows pets it made for a great vacation for us to be able to have our pets with us. Fully loaded kitchen and linens. It's a very well kept and clean home. Nancy also had plenty of water toys available for our use, which was pretty cool! Overall great stay would definitely come again! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wonderful. Family vacations are so much fun. I am glad it went well. Come back soon. Nancy :)
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5

Great Place

  • 5 of 5

Our family really enjoyed our stay. Great location, lots of activities. House was perfect for us.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great location. Great house!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our vacation. The home was cozy and clean. Perfect for our family of 4!

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Allen and I are so glad your time at our home was good. We always want to have families leave with good vacation memories.
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5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

We'll return

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful vacation

  • 5 of 5

Summer 2017.

This place met all of our expectations. The home comes as advertised and fit our family comfortably. We stayed nine nights and would have loved to vacation longer. The area and neighbors were nice too making our stay more comfortable.

Thanks for a great vacation.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It makes me so happy to know family vacation memories were made at our home. Maybe next time you can stay longer. Thanks, Nancy
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Bryan, Texas
5

Great trip!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay and had a very enjoyable 4th of July. First time to Jamaica Beach and it was a great location. Close to beach and just a short drive to Galveston but also less crowded. House was very clean and comfortable. Our dogs had a blast at the beach and I love that they allowed pets. Our dogs stayed in their crates when we left and at night and there was plenty of room for 2 large crates. Hope to visit again!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you were able to make good memories for your family. We love to travel with our pets also. Please do come again. Nancy :)
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Map

Car: necessary

The beach is only a short ride away! You can even use the bikes that we have available to ride for that purpose. The beach is great for sunning, shelling, swimming and shark-tooth hunting! We have beach chairs for you to use, as well. Riding around Jamaica beach on a bike (or just walking!) is a relaxing experience, with the bay right there next to you. Try getting out around sunset. It is a breath-taking view.

A children’s playground is only a couple blocks away. It was recently re-built from the storm, which means that all of the equipment is new.

Feel like eating out? About one mile away, in Jamaica Village is a restaurant called the Blue Water Grill that specializes in anything from salads to pizza. Forget something but don’t want to drive back into town? Don’t worry; there is a local grocery store down the main road called Seven Seas.

Other Activities: Shopping, kayaking, wildlife viewing, boating

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
cleaning fee $130 + Tax
Pet Fee $75
Tax Rate 15.0%

Minimum Age for Renters: 25 years or older
$1650/week (full 7 night week)
$1460/6 nights
$1300/5 nights
$1130/4 nights
$910/3 nights
$665/2 nights
Fall and winter discounts are available.
Rates for Holiday weekends vary.
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

Dates available: Year Round

The credit card processing fee will be subtracted from the refund amount in case of cancellation.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.