Fantastic Views from This 'Seaside Cottage' at Pirate's Beach, Galveston, Tx

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Last updated: 10/25/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Watch the waves from your bed or deck. This beautiful privately owned beach home sits just 50 yards from the beach providing an unobstructed view from the decks and master bedroom ! The home is located on a quiet street that ends into the sand and sea. It's Cape Cod style decor is beautifully comfortable which makes it ideal for a family get-together or reunion of old friends. The decks on the front & side have outdoor furniture where you can enjoy the summer breeze and a glass of wine. The covered patio area downstairs is great for grilling & dining. The kitchen is fully equipped, allowing you to cook, grill or go out to the strand for dinner. It is located in the prestigious Pirates' Beach community where the beaches are clean and well groomed. Home includes all the creature comforts including gas grill, outdoor shower, patio dining furniture, hammock, flat screen TV in every bedroom, MP3/CD/Tuner and much more. This is a strictly non-smoking, no pets home.

It's all about the view... You have to see it to appreciate it. The most common response is 'Wow, what a great view !"
This house includes access to the Galveston Country Club with its large swimming pool, golf, tennis courts, playground, marina, fishing & boat ramp all within a 3 minute drive or 10 minute walk. It is a 7 minute drive to the seawall for Putt Putt Golf, Bungee Jumping, Batting Cages, Fishing Piers, Movie Theater, & Galveston Municipal Golf Course. Moody Gardens is 9 minutes away & offers The Rainforest Cafe, Pyramid, IMAX 3D Theater, Palm Beach, Discovery Museum, Ridefilm Theater and the Aquarium Pyramid. Schlitterbahn water park is 8 minutes away. Nearby Galveston Island Strand and Historic District offers art galleries, unique shopping, & upscale dining. For an afternoon excursion visit the Kemah Boardwalk, NASA, and Gulf Greyhound Race Park.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum rental age is 29...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    there are stairs to this home which are not wheelchair accessible...moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 11

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen


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

    large room w bath...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    has partial beach view...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    master bdrm has french doors with great beach view...moreless

  • All bedrooms have new pillow-top mattresses. Fourth large bedroom (downstairs) has a 1 KING, 2 TWIN beds, a futon & a full bath. All beds have soft linens and are beautifully decorated....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Master bath: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom #2: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Outdoor shower: outdoor shower


  • Bathroom #3: toilet, shower

    full private bathroom for this bedroom...moreless

  • Master bathroom & 2nd bathroom have shower/tubs combinations, 3rd bathroom has shower, toilet & vanity with sink. Outdoor shower provides easy cleanup after a day at the beach....moreless

Other Amenities

  • This beach house is a 20 second walk to the beach and only 8 minutes from Moody Garden & Schlitterbahn water park....moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    flat screen TVs in every bedroom and in living room...moreless

  • VCR


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach:

    This home is a 20 second walk to the beach :)...moreless

  • Beach View:

    This home is a 20 second walk to the beach! You can see the water from all the decks and the master bedroom...moreless

  • Water View:

    This home is a 20 second walk to the beach! You can see the water from all the decks and the master bedroom...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    table has seating for 8-10 plus 3 stools at the kitchen bar...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    large living room with massive windows and French doors opening onto the deck...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet:

    free Comcast wifi...moreless


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Built in microwave, dishwasher & oven. Has blender, coffee maker, crockpot, covered roaster,full cookware set, serving bowls/platters, cutlery, flatware, etc....moreless

  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis:

    country club passes allow you to use the tennis courts...moreless

  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    You receive Country Club guest passes for use of their large swimming pool, tennis courts & golf course....moreless



Write a review 4.9
from 33 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2016
2 night min stay
$385 $415
Fri, Sat
Nov 1 - Nov 21, 2016
2 night min stay
$375 $400
Fri, Sat
Nov 22 - Nov 28, 2016
4 night min stay
$425 $450
Fri, Sat
Dec 2016
Nov 29 - Dec 21, 2016
2 night min stay
Christmas 2016
Dec 22 - Dec 29, 2016
5 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$400 $425
Fri, Sat

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning $135
  • Tax Rate 8.25%


Rates are subject to change without notice. From $350/nt or $2995/wk, higher for holidays, mid peak & peak seasons

SUMMER requires WEEKLY RENTALS ONLY (May 30 - Aug 24) from Friday to Friday

Nights & weekend rates available except June to late August

Discounted rates for monthly rentals; Holidays take higher rates

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 10/25/2016
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1.3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Galveston Country Club
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
FM3005 @ Bucaneer
1.3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Galveston Country Club
18 Metres
Nearest Beach
Pirate's Beach

Car: Recommended

This beach house is almost on the beach, a mere 50 yards, and it has a spectacular unobstructed view.

Other Activities: Shopping, Kayaking, Miniature Golf, Boating


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: I live in Houston and wanted a peaceful refuge to escape the heat and congestion of the big city. This house was perfect... the view is fabulous and it feels like I'm on the beach without leaving my deck. It's so close, that I can hear the waves, the seagulls & beach lovers without ever leaving my house. :) I have decided to share my beautiful home with caring guests that appreciate upscale furnishings.

Why the Owner Chose Pirates Beach (Galveston, TX, USA):
In Feb 2010 I renovated this home in a 'Cape Cod meets Key West' style. The home has a green belt behind it which is a protected area and gives the location a more private feeling than the typical beach home. You can lay in the master bed and look over the dunes to the water. Located in Pirates' Beach, the house is the perfect location for a relaxing vacation. You actually FEEL like you are on an island when you're at this house.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This home is ideal for two families or a group/family where some of the guests prefer a bit more privacy as it has the added benefit of a self-enclosed downstairs where the 4th bedroom and 3rd bath are located. Since there is no inside staircase, the room downstairs is insulated from the noise in the upstairs and likewise, the upper floor is insulated from noise downstairs. The downstairs is accessible through its own outside door.

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Speaks: english



  • Living area

    Living area

  • Master bedroom w new king pillow-top bed

    Master bedroom w new king pillow-top bed

  • Master bathroom

    Master bathroom

  • Great View and 20 seconds to the beach !

    Great View and 20 seconds to the beach !

  • Bar & kitchen

    Bar & kitchen

  • View from master bedroom

    View from master bedroom

VRBO #294107

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Tuesday, October 25, 2016

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