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Front row spacious beach house situated on 2 acres on quiet beach

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

4BR Oceanfront Vacation Rental Galveston, Texas USA

LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION..THIS OCEAN FRONT HOME SITS ON A 2 ACRE PRIVATE SECLUDED LOT. Just 28 steps from the house is our walkover to the ocean .. The oversized great room (900 sq/ ft) and large bedrooms make this home a perfect vacation spot. Spacious and comfortable decking surrounds the entire house. The soothing sounds of the ocean and the cool breeze are constant.

Relax in the hammock, chill out on the deck, picnic under the house, enjoy the beach toys...... all with a great unobstructed view of the water. . If you choose to relax inside we have all the amenities including wifi.

There are 2 bedrooms (king and queen up) and 2 down (2 queens, and 1 full).

There is a separate entrance to down stairs.

We would like to share our home with caring, thoughtful friends and families. We look forward to answering any questions or concerns you may have.

More Details

Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 26, 2017

About Jackie

As a beach person, it was only natural that we searched out Galveston to see what it was all about. We loved it and decided that was the kind of work I would really enjoy... building and renting on the beach! Well, it is forty years and 19 houses later and we are down to our last house. This is the first house we did not build, but the location was so terrific we decided this was the house we want to grow old in.

Why Jackie chose Gulf Coast

We have had several homes in Galveston. We always buy front row beach houses because of the accessibility to the beach. The sound of the waves and the views are spectacular. This is by far our favorite home.

What makes this house unique

29 steps to the beach!!!!!

huge wraparound deck with shaded pergolas.

huge great room (900 sq feet)

huge yard

fantastic private location

2 acre lot


Galveston House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • The 2 bedrooms downstairs share a bath. There is also an outdoor shower. Upstairs bedrooms have their own baths.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
  • There are 2 bedrooms upstairs and 2 downstairs. There is a separate entrance to the downstairs .
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • museums
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
Our house is to be shared by caring families and friends. We emphasize family friendliness. No parties or extra guests that have not registered..


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(32 traveler reviews)

Front row spacious beach house situated on 2 acres on quiet beach
average rating of 4.84375 based on 32 reviews
Lubbock, Texas

Location, location, location!

  • 5 of 5

This was a beautiful spot. Easy driving distance to Galveston and yet a quiet stretch of beach. The house can easily take a number of people while offering privacy to individuals and the spot just couldn't get any more beautiful. There were so many wildflowers, little bunnies, seabirds. It was wonderful.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: As always, I love hearing great reviews.. I too love my house and am happy to share with caring people.
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Coronado, CA

Great beachfront home for a quiet getaway!

  • 5 of 5

The home was on the beach with a very nice boardwalk path across the dune to the beach! The back deck was perfect for sun bathing or just watching the waves and pelicans.

Easily accommodated 8 family members for a week and we all had a great time. No problems with the home and we would not hesitate in renting again.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed my home. So many renters tell me about their great experiences, but don't always think to write in a review. I appreciate the fact that you took the time to share your thoughts.
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Wonderful Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here with 6 adults and 3 children as part of a family beach vacation. Our stay was wonderful and relaxing---the house is beachfront and the wide, sandy beach is just a few steps away. We loved sitting in the hammocks and reading, and we watched a meteor shower from the deck. The house was kid-friendly and had many toys, books, and activities for them. Working with Jacque was a pleasure, and she was always immediately responsive to our needs.

  • Submitted: May 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Alison. After 40 years of renting my various beach houses in Galveston, I still smile at the wonderful reviews I get. So many guests write me personal notes and I appreciate you taking the time to post one on the website. It has always been my goal to make guests happy and comfortable.
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Really love the exclussion. Not the hovering

  • 2 of 5

This house is amazing and this was the 2nd time we rented it. We arrived late Thursday night so we could have all day Friday to welcome friends and family who were arriving for my fiance's birthday. Most of who were staying at another property. The owner came over and wanted to talk about the number of cars there were and people. There is plenty of parking and we told people to come over and wait for their noon check in time if they arrived in Galvi (that's what we call it now) early. After that the owner went next door to the house behind and sat on the porch with some other people. My main reason for booking this location is the exclusion, privacy and ample parking for private beach access. After that, I felt I needed to be at the house all day and night and just wait for the owner to come back and ask why there were cars there. I didn't get to enjoy just leaving the house. I constantly worried. The last day, after we were told we could check out at 2pm, I received an email in the morning letting me know we needed to be out by 11:30am. This made us wake up earlier than we planned and told people. It also gave us 2+ hours to fill before our reservations for a nice meal in Houston. I am saddened that I cannot expect to use this amazing property in the future because I do not enjoy the feeling of someone constantly watching over me. A real shame.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am saddened that after 40 years of renting I have the first renter that did not respect my property. The condition of house was left in very bad shape. Even so, out of good faith, I offered to pay half of the extra cleaning fee even though Mr. Chapman's SECURITY DEPOSIT BOUNCED. (That should have been a clue to me, but I offered anyway) I depend upon my cleaning person to keep in touch if there is ever a problem. I also happened to visit a friend just behind my house when I noticed the pitched tent, (actually on my neighbor's property) the massive amount of cars, and the cigarette butts all over the property. My cleaning person was frustrated. . This Homeaway response does not allow me to show actual texts from my cleaning person so I will dictate a few.. Photos were disgusting that she also sent. " Mrs Menna, THE HOUSE WAS REALLY MESSY. I will be back on Thursday to finish. I know it will take way more than usual to finish....also took over 40 minutes for just one bath and the OTHER WAS WORSE I have to COME BACK AGAIN this is crazy... I will get G---- to help me. " Regular check out is 10:30. I always give my renters the option of staying later IF no one is coming after them. Some one was coming after, so I asked Mr Chapman to leave at 11:30, giving him an extra hour. I sent Mr. Chapman's scathing review to a few past renters to get their opinion. They were shocked and disgusted.
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Beautiful location and fantastic views from the deck!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful location and great views with private beach access. Very close to my brother's house so it was perfect for a little vacation with extended family. Thanks for a great time!

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Dan, I appreciate the great review. Glad you had a good time. i just happen to have written a glowing review of you to Homeaway. Nice when all parties are happy!! That's my goal!!! Jacque
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  • 5 of 5

We stayed here over Memorial Day weekend and thoroughly enjoyed being just far enough away from the crowds to spread out and relax all weekend long, but able to get into town and do some exploring without spending too long in the car. The beach stayed empty enough to allow the 1 and 3 year olds with us room to roam, without having to hover over them -- which made our trip more relaxing than we could ever have anticipated. This house is the perfect get away for a multi family trip and is very accommodating to smaller children (toys, books, small table and chairs, etc.). We couldn't be more pleased with the home and are already looking forward to another visit! Even if you don't have kids - this spot is amazing for all! Trust me!

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed it;. It really is a family friendly home and I continue to rent because I thoroughly enjoy hearing how much the renters enjoy my home. Most just write to me directly so i am happy you took the time to respond on the website. Thanks for taking the time to give a review.
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Hobby International (Geo Bush is 79 miles away)
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Moody Gardens/ Pirates Beach
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Car: necessary

Very close to Moody Gardens, Schlitterbahn WaterPark,Moody Mansion Museum., historical homes and churches, SeaWolf (submarine) Park, Treasure Island Tour, Famous Strand shopping area,Lonestar Fliight Museum ,. Historical homes, Opera House, kid's amusements, Tall Ship Elissa, deep sea fishing and soon to be fishing pier(destroyed by Ike)., Artist Boar Kay tours, more

Nearby:Nasa, Kemah Boardwalk, City of Houston

We have WIFI.


Rates & Availability

Galveston House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jun 26 2017 - Jul 8 2017
4 night minimum stay
Jul 9 2017 - Jul 29 2017
4 night minimum stay
end of season
Jul 30 2017 - Aug 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
Labor Day week
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 9 2017
4 night minimum stay
Sep 10 2017 - Nov 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving week
Nov 17 2017 - Nov 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
Dec 1 2017 - Feb 28 2018
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Linen (optional) $75
Pet Fee $50
Cleaning $100
Tax Rate 15.0%

Ask about discount for military for the month of May.

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.
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