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2beachfun a Great Beach House with Super Water Views, Dead End St. Beach 150 Ft

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Last updated: 03/22/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Sleeps:15
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 15 in beds)

We are only 150 feet from the beach on a dead end street. Super fishing, swimming and shell gathering. We have 2 kayaks for your use. The ramp (not ADA) allows seniors or elderly pets access to the house.

2beachfun in Palm Beach that does not allow MOTOR vehicles on the beach. We are on a dead end road to the beach with 2 protected views to the East and South. Our deck has some shade all day. The deck is accessed by a ramp and stairs with a gate on each to keep small children and pets safe on the deck.

Recently we completely remodeled our house installing a solid vinyl plank floor, repainted the inside of the house, installed new plumbing fixtures in the baths and added 3 new bedrooms making a total of 4 bedrooms. A new grill on the garden covered patio, a new electric range with convection oven, new microwave, new washer and dryer are off the hall inside the house new 22 inch and 37 inch TVs with Dish. We have a very quiet dishwasher that is quieter than two people talking, a Kitchen Aid refrigerator/freezer with ice maker. We have an extra refrigerator and freezer in the ground floor storage area that is accessible to you for more cool storage space.
We have all the dishes, pots and pans that we need for ourselves to use the house. There are two coffee pots. One is 12 cups and one is 4 cup. We even leave the spices out for you. We are not lacking anything in the house. We have ceiling fans in all the bedrooms, kitchen - dining and living areas. We installed new hurricane proof windows and doors which makes the house very quiet inside.
We have a wood burning fireplace that is nice to have romantic times in cool weather.

We have large windows in all the rooms so the house is bright and cheery. The cathedral ceiling in the living area of the house makes it feel very large. The dining table will seat 8 with 5 more at the large bar.
We furnish all linens and cleaning is included in the rent. Paper products are furnished. We have 2 kayaks for your use.
We have TWO separate Air Conditioning systems so you will be cool in the house.
We live here in the winter season from Oct until May each year. We do spend Thanksgiving and Christmas with our grandchildren so if you are interested in a beach holiday check our calendar.


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Member since: 2009

Speaks: english, Some Spanish but not fluent anymore
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/22/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 1651 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 15
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum age for renters is 26. Valid Driver's License must accompany rental contract. Renter must be present during entire rental period....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Deck has a gate on each end to keep children and pets on the deck....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking is allowed outside, but please put your butts in the trash not on the ground....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Pet fee is #100 per pet, limit 2 small dogs....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Ramp not ADA, has been used for wheel chairs. I have used the ramp many times for moving large appliances and furniture....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 15

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Master has a private bathroom....moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 3: 1 double, 3 bunk bed

    Twin over full bunk and 2 bunk beds ...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    The sofa is a double bed...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s): 1 queen

    We have a Queen sofa bed in the living area....moreless

  • Queen size Beds (2) in Master BR and other BR, Twin or Single Beds (2) two single beds in other BR, Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) Sofa double bed (2) One in new addition and one in living room, Bunk Beds (1) Bunk room has one set of bunks, and a twin over full bed....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

    Master BR has this bath room. We have a grab bar on the tub....moreless

  • Bathroom 3: outdoor shower

    Hot and cold water...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Grab bar on the toilet for assistance. Wheel chair friendly...moreless

  • Bathroom 1 is wheel chair accessible. You can turn around in this larger bathroom....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Special occasions : Reservations for Special occasions such as birthday parties, family reunions, etc., must be disclosed at the time of booking and prior approval is required. Prom parties, fraternity or sorority parties, graduation parties are not allowed at any time. Palm Beach does NOT allow MOTOR vehicles ON THE BEACH, child safe with proper parental supervision. The beach is less than a one minute walk to the end of the dead end street....moreless


  • Books:

    We have a lot of books. Some are about Galveston....moreless

  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    We have an assortment of games in a chest in the TV room....moreless

  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    a 37 inch and a 22 inch on Satellite....moreless

  • Stereo:


  • Television:


  • Toys:

    We usually have a lot of beach toys as most people leave more than we start the summer with....moreless

  • VCR


  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Arboretum
  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    We have protected views to the east and south from 3 locations on our 800 square foot deck. Check on the beach water quality nearest our house go to: Pirates Drive 11 mile...moreless

  • Lake View
  • Ocean View:

    Only 150 feet to the very wide beach safe because no vehicles allowed...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Round table will seat 8 with 5 seats at the kitchen bar....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 13 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    2 Central Air and Heat systems that are one year old. You will not be hot in the summer season. We also have ceiling fans in all the rooms and 2 in the ground floor Garden area....moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access:

    Down load at 50 mg, upload at 10...moreless

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    in hall closet...moreless

  • Covered Parking:

    under the house for 4 cars,...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Wood burning...moreless

  • Garage:

    covered parking for 4 cars...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    2 HVAC systems...moreless

  • Internet:

    High speed broad band...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:


  • Living Room:

    The living room is large with a L shaped couch, 2 leather reclining chairs and a another chair with a 37 inch TV....moreless

  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker:

    2 coffeee makers, one 4 and one 12 cup....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Complete set...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Kitchen is complete with all dishes, pots and pans, utensils and silverware....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    We just installed a new dishwasher. It is quieter than a person talking....moreless

  • Freezer:

    Refrigerator and freezer together with ice maker in the kitchen with another refrigerator/freezer in the ground floor storage unit....moreless

  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Every thing we use when we stay here from October to May is left out for you.We do not lack for cooking utensils or dishes or silverware....moreless

  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave:

    Microwave is 2 years old....moreless

  • Oven:

    Convection electric....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Lots of storage in the hall...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Kitchen Aid built in Freezer combo in kitchen. We also have a refrigerator and freezer combo in the storage unit on the ground floor. This is accessible through a door in case you need extra space....moreless

  • Stove:

    5 burner electric range with convection oven...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    800 square foot Deck wraps south and east sides of house with shade all day. Gates keep small children and pets on the deck. We have a new deck on the south side with view of the beach....moreless

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Boat With Paddles
  • Deck / Patio:

    Ground floor covered patio (about 850 sq ft) area as well as over 800 feet of deck with great views of the beach to the east and south....moreless

  • Golf:

    You can play golf at the Galveston Country Club about a mile north of us....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    2 for your use...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    We have flower beds outside of the concrete covered patio....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    We have a charcoal grill....moreless

  • Patio
  • Sand Box
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Jacuzzi
  • Whirlpool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 4.7
from 18 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jan 4 - Apr 30, 2017
2 night min stay
May 1 - May 25, 2017
3 night min stay
Summer 2017
May 26 - Sep 5, 2017
7 night min stay

Nov 17 - Nov 27, 2017
5 night min stay
Fall 2
Nov 30 - Dec 19, 2017
3 night min stay
Dec 20 - Jan 2, 2018
5 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Pet Fee $100
  • Tax Rate 15%


The rent includes all costs. Cleaning and linens are included.We rent by the week in the summer season. Turn over day is Monday or Friday. That is the day of arrival and departure.

July 4th is available only with a stay of 7 nights including July 4th.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 03/22/2017
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10 Miles
Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Bluewater Grill at Jamaica Beach Shopping Center
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Galveston Country Club
65 Miles
Nearest Train
0.75 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Bluewater Grill delivers great seafood etc
40.3 Metres
Nearest Beach
Gulf of Mexico

Car: Necessary

2beachfun is in Palm Beach subdivision. Most homes are smaller than ours with about 1/3 occupied by full time residents. We are less than a minute walk to the beach on a dead end street so it is safe for children to walk to the beach. No vehicle traffic on our very wide beach.

The beach itself is beautiful for finding treasures like shells that wash up from the sea. There is mostly fine sand with shells interspersed. In the summertime, the water around Galveston is warm. During certain weeks throughout the year, beach goers will see a line of seaweed that has washed up on the beach. Seaweed is not always there and is not the norm, but it is natural and just a part of the beach ecosystem. It is partially responsible for building up the beach and dunes that we all enjoy.

Our house is all on one floor. We are very close to all the activities in Galveston. It only takes about 15 minutes to get to the Strand and downtown Galveston.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1996

About the owner: My wife and I built this house for ourselves in 1996. Everyone just loves our house. There is nothing we would change after having used it for 19 years. We live here in the Oct to May season full time. We leave in the fall for a few weeks to spend time with our grandchildren so if you are interested in a holiday visit to the beach check our calendar as I keep it up to date.

Why the Owner Chose Palm Beach (Galveston, TX, USA):
We built the house because we could not find a house that was right for us. It is close in to Galveston with great views and a short one minute walk to the very wide beach.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This house works well for one or two or three couples couple or a large family. The large deck of about 800 square feet will give everyone room outside. The neighborhood is very quiet. The ground floor garden area (700 sq ft in size) has several tables and about 7 chairs with a rocking couch. This area is always cool, but we did not know that when we put in the two ceiling fans which we never use. There is an outdoor (hot and cold water) shower in the garden area also. There is a hammock, 6 or 8 chairs, a rocking chair that seats 2, and several tables. We have a charcoal grill for cooking and BBQ. We like to sit here in the afternoon shade and enjoy the breezes off the water.

Contact us

Speaks: english, Some Spanish but not fluent anymore
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/22/2017

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • The front shaded deck, ramp an

    The front shaded deck, ramp an

  • South view Our favorite place

    South view Our favorite place

  • Master Bed room with Queen, de

    Master Bed room with Queen, de

  • Queen br closet

    Queen br closet

  • Bunk room, a double with three bunks

    Bunk room, a double with three bunks

  • Hall pantry

    Hall pantry

  • Side deck with shade in the afternoon and morning

    Side deck with shade in the afternoon and morning

  • Under house and parking

    Under house and parking

  • View of the ramp as you approach the house from the highway

    View of the ramp as you approach the house from the highway

  • Living TV

    Living TV

  • Deck looking East to the beach.

    Deck looking East to the beach.

  • View of beach from TV area

    View of beach from TV area

  • Queen bedroom

    Queen bedroom

  • TV with double sofa bed

    TV with double sofa bed

  • Washer Dryer in Hall

    Washer Dryer in Hall

  • Downstairs garden and sitting area

    Downstairs garden and sitting area

  • Garden area with enclosed outdoor shower hot and cold water

    Garden area with enclosed outdoor shower hot and cold water

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This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Sunday, March 26, 2017

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