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Awesome Beach Views on 3 Sides of Huge Deck

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Walk to the beach, or sit on the on the 700 sq. ft Trex deck and see the pelicans nose dive into the surf to fish. The private outdoor shower has hot and cold running water. 'Las Palmas' has two luxurious queen size beds in the large suite-like room and a sunny private bedroom with pillow top bed and Paul Brent flamingo tropical wallpaper with an ocean view and private bath.

Las Palmas is on a quiet street that ends at the Beach.

Keywords: Beach house, house, walk to beach, stones throw to beach, watch kids play on the beach from balcony,

More Details

Owner
Linda Denson
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2017

About Linda Denson

I came to Galveston in 1992 and fell in love with the healing sound of the surf, the soft sand, the breathtaking sunsets, the palm trees, the Victorian Architecture, the art galleries, and the Strand shopping. My husband and I remodel beach houses and historical homes and wanted a place extended family could stay when they visit. Galveston is a cultural jewel with a rich history. We are blessed that we can call Galveston Island home.

Linda Denson purchased this house in 1999

Why Linda Denson chose Galveston

Our family purchased the beach house as a place Mom and Dad could come stay when they visited. Mom and I totally remodeled this place to be a restful and fun place to stay with GREAT BEDS. Mom is very picky about beds... Our family has restored and remodeled homes for many years. This experience along with my interior design and art background made for a really unique and comfortable beach house. The beach has been a great place to find unique seashells and sharks teeth (but no sharks!) Palm Beach Galveston is almost like having your own private beach.

What makes this house unique

Awesome views from the huge deck. Very relaxing atmosphere. Exquisite underwater-look fish ceramic tile in the kitchen. Comfy beds with high quality soft linens. Hand painted Italian ceramic shell themed dishes, Enough colorful beachy melamine dinnerware for an indoor/outdoor buffet for family and friends. French doors that open up to the deck to enjoy the morning sunrise with your coffee.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had such a wonderful time! I couldn't believe what an awesome view you have from both sides of the deck. My kids could not stop talking about how comfy their beds were and I couldn't agree more!! We definitely had all the comforts of home.
Jun 2010
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Amenities

Palm Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (3) All pillow top, two with tempurpedic memory foam topper, Sleep Sofa or Futons (2)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(39 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.74359 based on 43 reviews
3

Needs improvement!

  • 3 of 5

The only reason I am reviewing this as a 3 is because I asked for the flood light to be fixed the 2nd day we were here because it was so dark we could not see to get down the stairs without our cell phone flashlights and we were told it would be fixed and it never was. It also advertises as a 2 bedroom and I do not consider it a 2 bedroom when you have to pull a curtain to try to get privacy. and then you can still see in there from the diningroom. It would be great if it had a wall and a door. The bedding was not clean. I had to wash my comforter and my sister just took hers off because it was dirty. I had to go out and purchase plug in air freshners because the musky smell was over bearing. There was no broom to be able to sweep the floors. Also all the nails on the deck need to be hammered down they scraped the bottom of our feet several times. Also one of their support cross boards fell over and barely missed hitting my sisters truck. This can be a very nice place it just needs to be maintained properly.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The view and the access of the beach was GREAT. The house was PERFECT

  • 5 of 5

The weather was very nice - enjoyed the deck - we always had a shade and a breez - and a wonderful view

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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5

Perfect for Us - Very Clean

  • 5 of 5

This house is perfectly positioned. The wrap-around deck provided an option to view the water from any spot. Beach access was so easy with the trail right from the house. Had a great time and would definitely stay here again and recommend it to others. It has everything we need.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great relaxing stay at Palm Beach

  • 5 of 5

This was a great house for a family getaway. The beds are very comfortable. The kitchen is very well stocked. The only thing I missed was a wire whisk, but I really can't complain about that. The room downstairs had a washer and dryer if needed and plenty of toys for the beach. Towels were aplenty which was an extra plus. The beach views are from each corner of the house. The only downside is that living room being open to the room with the 2 queen beds. As long as everyone doesn't mind sleeping among each other, it's great. The bedroom with a queen bed was very comfortable. The TVs worked and there was cable. The internet would go in and out during the course of our stay, but it would always come back up. I'm sure the weather may have something to do with it or being on the coast, I'm not sure and I didn't ask. I highly recommend this as a great family getaway. If you take other couples with you, it's not the best for privacy.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Comfortable, well-equipped house. Short walk to beach. Ideal distance from Galveston.

  • 5 of 5

Proximity to the beach makes this comfortable and well-equipped house a winner. With a good number of very light but comfortable outdoor chairs on hand, setting up your encampment on the beach is a breeze. This section of the beach is off-limits to vehicles. Trips back to the house to replenish your supplies are easy because it's so close. The outdoor hot shower gets the sand out before heading upstairs. The kitchen is very well-equipped, and supper on the deck as you watch the sun go down is always memorable. The house is the ideal distance from the main part of Galveston; far enough away to escape from civilization but close enough to head back in to enjoy the town in fifteen to twenty minutes. The beds are great, the dining room table is big enough for any jigsaw puzzle (ours was 1,500 pieces), and the neighborhood is very quiet and peaceful. We were there right after Christmas. Looking forward to going back in the summer. Many thanks to the owners for allowing us to take our long-haired Dachshund. He likes it there too. Cheers. (There is an epic Mario's restaurant just to the East. Great pizza and fettucine.)

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Just Awesome

  • 5 of 5

This is the perfect beach house! Not too big, not too small, but just right with great views of the gulf and only a short walk to the beach. We brought our dogs and walked on the beach every morning; and sat out on the deck in the afternoon watching the world go by. Galveston is close if you want to go into town, and there are a couple of small markets nearby for quick trips to the store. It's peaceful and we loved our stay!

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Galveston Municipal
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Galveston Country Club, Buck's, Woody's
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Galveston to Boliver
Nearest Golf
0.05 Miles
Galveston Country Club and Moody Gardens Golf
Nearest Restaurant
0.05 Miles
Marios Pizza and Italian
Nearest Point of Interest
Las Palmas: Our Beach house
Nearest Point of Interest
Galveston Island State Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Hummels General Store
Nearest Point of Interest
Boat Ramp
Nearest Point of Interest
Galveston Country Club
Nearest Point of Interest
Sunflower Bakery and Cafe
Nearest Point of Interest
Schlitterbaun Water Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Our "Fishing Shack" VRBO#381338

Guests staying a week or longer have access to Galveston Country Club. You pay only your fees for golf, tennis, or food and beverages. Swimming pool, baby pool, and sunset views are priceless!, Moody Gardens and Schlitterbaun just 10 minutes away, Historical Victorian Galveston Island can be viewed via horse drawn carriage, Free shuttle to/from the cruise ship terminal with one week stay.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $120
Pet Fee $100
Damage Insurance $59

Check in is at 4pm FRIDAY and Check out is at 10am FRIDAY

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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