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Best Lil' Harbor House in Texas! a Stroll from Fulton Harbor

(34 Reviews)

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'Sweet Summertime' 402 Cactus Fulton, Texas


Last updated: 05/29/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Sleeps:11
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 11)

Welcome to Sweet Summertime in Fulton Harbor the best lil' harbor house in Texas!

This unique Cape Code-esque style home is adorned with antique ship anchors and rope and was formerly an art gallery with it's own stained-glass seagull window in the front bath.

The front living room features wide plank floors, track lighting, and unique local art as well as comfy coastal furnishings that boasts relaxation and good conversation. The secondary living room has a sunken media area with a big screen TV for movie buffs. Take a step up out of the media room to the sitting with another daybed for sleeping. There is an eat-in area in the fully equipped kitchen, as well as a separate dining-room nook. We've got covered parking for one and multiple driveways for all your friends and family to safely park. The entire home has large picture windows that can be opened to enjoy the great coastal breezes. The master bedroom with it's king size bed,window unit, and master bath is the perfect retreat for any beach lover. Feel free to do your laundry using our private laundry area off the master bedroom.

All rooms in the house have bed accommodations to sleep a group of 11 comfortably. Two bedrooms has TV's and/or DVD players. We love pets, too! There is a private backyard and deck area adorned with large beautiful oak trees great for a nap on the hammock or a cookout with friends and family. Feel free to park your boat or RV in the backyard; we got the hook up! And check out our storage area with boogie boards, fishing rods, and croquet. We also have an out door shower and mister fan on the deck for summertime cool-off.

If you're in the mood for a scenic stroll or for some great food a couple block's walking distance from Sweet Summertime, is the Fulton Harbor. With a variety of local restaurants, bird watching avenues, and fishing piers. Just up the road is Downtown Rockport. Downtown Rockport boasts wonderful art studios and shops right off the Rockport ski basin. About 2 miles from Sweet Summertime is the Rockport Beach. The Rockport Beach is the only Blue Wave awarded beach in Texas. Buy a $5 day pass or $20 annual pass; can't beat that!

So come kick your feet up at Sweet Summertime!
No shoes, No shirt, No problem!

Keywords: Beach Home
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Member since: 2009

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/29/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 1500 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 11
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 years of age...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Bring your kids! We have a great fenced yard for them to play in!...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Cigarette Butts need to be disposed of in trash, they do not decompose...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    With $50 non-refundable deposit this pays for the extra cleaning that is required when pets visit....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 8-11

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Bedroom 3


  • Convertible bed(s)


  • King size beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) Each bed with trundle (sleeps 4 total), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Hide-a bed (full size) and Daybed (single)...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Fenced in backyard with beautiful oak trees and hammock for leisure. Outdoor shower and mister fan for summer time....moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable:

    we have Cable...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    DVD's and VHS's...moreless


  • Away From It All


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseshoes
  • Photography
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Water View:

    We are two blocks from Fulton Harbor- the boats at the Harbor can be seen from the front yard...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    We have a dining room that seats 6 and a kitchen table that seats 4....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Central Air & Heat Extra window unit in Master Bedroom for added comfort...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking:

    Single Car Carport...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    we have sheets and towels...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Cement slab in backyard with RV hookups...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Bring your own laptop or wireless computer....moreless


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    We have a fully furnished kitchen- plates, cups, bowls, utensils, cookware, coffee maker, toaster, blender, crock pot, microwave, dishwasher, etc. ...moreless

  • Microwave:


  • Oven
  • Pantry Items


  • Deck / Patio:

    New table & chairs are on deck...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Rockport has a community pool 5,00 a person...moreless



from 34 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2017
Mar 1 - Sep 30, 2017
2 night min stay
$1,295 $5,150
4th of July
Jul 2 - Jul 4, 2017
3 night min stay

flat fee
Labor Day 2017
Sep 1 - Sep 3, 2017
3 night min stay

flat fee
Winter Oct 1- Feb 28
Oct 1 - Feb 28, 2018
2 night min stay
$1,190 $2,395
Summer March 1- Sept 30
Mar 1 - Sep 30, 2018
2 night min stay
$1,295 $5,150
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $100
  • Pet Fee $50
  • Tax Rate 15%


Rental down payment due for weekly rentals is 150.00 and for monthly rentals it is 250.00

Accept Paypal and will send you a link for Payment when you decide to book. After your down payment is made you will be sent a contract to be reviewed and signed and returned. At the final payment you will be sent an information sheet on the house along with check-in instructions and the lock box code.

***HOLIDAYS: Memorial Day, 4th of July and Labor Day rental rate is a flat 895.00 with a min. stay of 3 nights

Should Damage occur to the property the renter is expected to pay for occurred damages. i.e. broken windows, damage to floors, walls or furniture, structure of the house, etc.

Cancellation policy is as follows: Full refund given up to 2 weeks of the reservation, 1/2 refund given within 11 days of the reservation. No refund will be given within 4 days of the reservation.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 05/29/2017
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0.25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Sugar Shack
11 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Aransas Pass
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Nearest Beach

Car: Necessary

A short stroll to Fulton Harbor. Which includes: Fulton Mansion, Bird Watching cruises, multiple restaurants & live music venues, Aransas Wildlife Refuge, and great retail stores. Beautiful Rockport Beach a short drive away!


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: I live in Houston and love to travel. But of all the places I go there is nothing like the feeling of relaxation when you cross the bridge into Rockport! If you want relaxation Rockport is the place and we would love to share this paradise by Aransas Bay with you! We have been coming here for years and our family loves Rockport- two of our children even had their weddings here! It's a great place to come and fish and enjoy some fun in the sun! I also enjoy birding, art and photography and this area provides so many opportunities for my hobbies! Rockport/ Fulton has become a tradition for our family- make it a tradition for yours!

Why the Owner Chose Fulton, TX, USA:
Location! Location! Location! Rockport -Fulton is a wonderful place to relax! Our home is in walking distance to Fulton Harbor and the restaurants and shops in the downtown Fulton area. Enjoy birding on the Skimmer in Fulton Harbor and dancing at The Sugar Shack at night! Our home was a former Art Studio started in 1971 and that intrigued us when we first saw the house. It has quaint features such as wide plank floors and a seagull stained glass window in the bathroom. We have added art and photographs from the Rockport/ Fulton area in keeping with our homes Art Studio heritage. It also boasts an amazingly quite and comfortable back deck and a large fenced backyard with a relaxing hammock & BBQ to your heats content.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Fulton Harbor is within walking distance from our home as well as the great restaurants & shops! Downtown Rockport & Rockport Beach, Texas' only Blue Wave Beach is just a couple miles away. Our home has an TV in the master, with a king size bed, 3 day beds, love seat with full size bed, 1 double bed, updated kitchen, DVD's, games, wireless internet, large TV in Family room, Nice art, central air & heat, window unit in Master Bedroom, 2 baths, 3 bedrooms, very qaint. Paradise! Hammock in back yard to chill on.

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Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/29/2017

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  • 'Sweet Summertime'
402 Cactus Fulton, Texas

    'Sweet Summertime' 402 Cactus Fulton, Texas

  • Entry Living Room

    Entry Living Room

  • Dining Room Nook

    Dining Room Nook

  • Fully equipped kitchen

    Fully equipped kitchen

  • Master with King Size Bed

    Master with King Size Bed

  • Full size bedroom

    Full size bedroom

  • Master bath with shower

    Master bath with shower

  • Backdoor welcome!

    Backdoor welcome!

  • Backyard


  • All ages enjoy the hammock!

    All ages enjoy the hammock!

  • Living room with twin & trundle bed

    Living room with twin & trundle bed

  • Dining & Living room

    Dining & Living room

  • Dining room into kitchen & bedrooms

    Dining room into kitchen & bedrooms

  • Den with queen size sleeper couch and daybed

    Den with queen size sleeper couch and daybed

  • Twin size bed with trundle

    Twin size bed with trundle

  • Main Bath w/stained glass window

    Main Bath w/stained glass window

  • Deck area

    Deck area

  • This home used to be the Little Gallery Art  Gallery established in 1971.

    This home used to be the Little Gallery Art Gallery established in 1971.

VRBO #235858

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Monday, May 29, 2017

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