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Classic Victorian with high ceilings and a great front porch

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Last updated: 03/23/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:3.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • 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.

Owner

Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 03/23/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2800 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Non Smoking Only:

    This is a non smoking house. ...moreless

  • 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

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Small collection of Galveston history and architecture books...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    3 TVs with cable in the house. There are two separate TV rooms. A small TV is an upstairs bedroom. Comcast service....moreless

  • Television:

    Two flat screen televisions on the 1st floor. One small TV in an upstairs bedroom. Cable service on all TVs....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Large table includes seating for 8...moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central air-conditioning on each floor. There are separate units for each floor. Ceiling fans throughout the house....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Gas Dryer and washer are located in attached washroom....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central heating on each floor. Also, a newly installed gas heater on the first floor. ...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All of the queen beds have comfortable high thread count linens. ...moreless

  • Living Room:

    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

  • Parking:

    Ample street parking available...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Towels in the bathrooms, please bring your own beach towels....moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Comcast wireless service...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Cuisinart Coffee filters provided...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Wolfgang Puck pots and pants and cooking spoons, spatulas, ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Everything you use to cook and serve your meals Sets of dishes, silverware, wine and other alcoholic beverage glasses are available. Wine bottle openers....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Dishwasher soap is included...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    The kitchen has everything you need to prepare your meals. A real money saver....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Gas...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Start up supplies in pantry - salt, pepper, spices, coffee, tea, coffee filters, assorted sweetners...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    New refrigerator with water filter and icemaker...moreless

  • Stove:

    Gas...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    1. Front Porch - large porch with swing and furniture 2. Back Porch - smaller porch, screened in with furniture...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$250
$1,350 $5,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $100

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Last updated: 03/23/2017
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Location

40 Miles
Nearest Airport
Hobby Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Bolivar
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Joe's Crab Shack on the Seawall
4 Miles
Nearest Beach
Seawall & East Beach

Car: Necessary

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!

 

Owner info

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.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 03/23/2017

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Photos

  • Classic Victorian with high ceilings and a great front porch

    Classic Victorian with high ceilings and a great front porch

  • Front Living Room with flat screen tv (see next photo)and comfortable furniture

    Front Living Room with flat screen tv (see next photo)and comfortable furniture

  • Large dining room

    Large dining room

  • 2nd living area with flat screen tv (see next photo)

    2nd living area with flat screen tv (see next photo)

  • 1st floor bedroom, queen bed

    1st floor bedroom, queen bed

  • 2nd bedroom on the first floor, queen bed

    2nd bedroom on the first floor, queen bed

  • Screened In Back Porch. Great place to get away from the mosquitos.

    Screened In Back Porch. Great place to get away from the mosquitos.

  • Washer and dryer in back room

    Washer and dryer in back room

  • Jasmine on the fence

    Jasmine on the fence

  • Flat screen TV in front living room

    Flat screen TV in front living room

  • Entrance through front door

    Entrance through front door

  • 2nd living area w/flat screen tv

    2nd living area w/flat screen tv

  • Another view of the 1st fl bedroom

    Another view of the 1st fl bedroom

  • Fully equipped kitchen

    Fully equipped kitchen

  • Screened in back porch seating

    Screened in back porch seating

VRBO #287877

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Thursday, March 23, 2017

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