10 Minute Drive to the Beach(8 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
House, 4 Bedrooms + Den, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8)
Welcome to our charming historic home. Built in 1893, this Victorian style home is located in a Renaissance District in the heart of Galveston, two blocks behind St. Patrick’s Church. The house is a survivor of the Great Storm of 1900.
Most of the antiques, art, and furnishings have been purchased in Galveston.
If you love historical charm, you will enjoying staying at our wonderful home.
Keywords: Historic Victorian, Private Home, 2 Porches, One Screened. Located in the center of the city,a 5 minute drive to The Strand or Seawall.
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Member since: 2010
- 2800 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Pets Not Allowed:
We love our pets, but all of our guests deserve to have an animal dander free place to sleep. The house is raised off the ground with electrical and plumbing underneath which can cause injury and pets can cause substantial damages....moreless
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
- Queen size Beds (4) All 4 bedrooms have queen beds.
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Live Theater
- Theme Parks
- Water Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Pier Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
Comfortable sofa, leather chair and two cushioned side chairs There is a flat screen in the front living room. There is a 2nd living area at the back of the house w/sofa and table and 4 chairs, TV....moreless
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- Dishes & Utensils:
- Ice Maker
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning $100
- Tax Rate 14%
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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It's always time to be in Galveston to have lunch or dinner by the water, or spend a cool day shopping in The Strand. The house is centrally located, so it is only a short drive to shopping, restaurants, grocery stores, the historic Seawall, Moody Gardens and the West and East Beaches. PLEASURE PIER IS NOW OPEN!
Year Purchased: 2008
About the owner: We have lived in the Houston area all of our lives and always loved spending time in Galveston, going to the Mardis Gras, Saturday evening 'Art Walks, 4th of July fireworks, Dickens on the Strand, fishing and just hanging out enjoying the beaches and wonderful places Galveston has to offer.
Why the Owner Chose Kempner Park, Galveston, TX, USA:
Over the years, our love for Galveston has continued to grow and after a long search we found our house. It's located in the center of the city, only a 5 minute drive to the historic Strand and Seawall and beaches. There are so many things to do. Pure enjoyment for all ages - Moody Gardens, Schlitterbahn, Saturday evening 'Art Walk,' clean beaches, fun fishing, water sports, ghost tours, restaurants, coffee shops, antiquing and great resale shops. It's about a 30 minute drive to NASA and the Kemah Boardwalk.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
When you enter the house, you will feel right at home with its lovely, comfortable furnishings. There are transom windows over the 1st floor doorways, original hardwood floors and antiques throughout the house. The 1st floor has 2 bedrooms and 1 1/2 baths. The 2nd floor has 2 bedrooms, each with its' own private bathroom one of the bathrooms has a clawfoot tub. All bedrooms have queen size beds. All bedding and bath linens are provided.
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Classic Victorian with high ceilings and a great front porch
Front Living Room with flat screen tv (see next photo)and comfortable furniture
Large dining room
2nd living area with flat screen tv (see next photo)
1st floor bedroom, queen bed
2nd bedroom on the first floor, queen bed
Screened In Back Porch. Great place to get away from the mosquitos.
Washer and dryer in back room
Jasmine on the fence
Flat screen TV in front living room
Entrance through front door
2nd living area w/flat screen tv
Another view of the 1st fl bedroom
Fully equipped kitchen
Screened in back porch seating
This listing was first published here in 2010.
Date last modified - Saturday, February 25, 2017
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