on the Beachfront Dune with Incredible View of Beach, Pass and Gulf(33 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Kayaks can be launched directly in front or across the way in the back bay. The far side of the bay is a huge birding and wildlife park that can be boated or kayak/canoe accessed. San Luis Pass and the bay here are known for their championship fishing.
Extensive beaches for shelling and walking and volleyball. Really blue clear water is often coming into the pass from the Gulf and we have some of the best water quality around.
Wonderful breezes blow all summer long. Great view of sunrise over Gulf and a view of the sunset over the back bay. All bedrooms have stone countertops with large vessel glass sinks in the room. Granite countertops throughout kitchen and bar area. Enjoy dinner on the deck looking out on the beaches and lights across the pass. Stone floors throughout entire house with intricate ''rug'' stonework. Great birding route with lots of pelicans, herons, and shorebirds. Beach has limited access to cars and is in process of becoming a pedestrian beach for shell collecting and kids play areas. House has ramp and stair access. Three flat screen TVs with satellite/HDTV living room. Quality kitchenware, linens, towels, etc.
Owner Description: Blake and Diane built this house just before Ike and the house had no real damage. It is the most beautiful location on earth. Blake is an exploration geologist with the 7th largest oil company (no not BP) and Diane is a Speech Pathologist. We have two girls at University (one at St Edwards and one at U. of Montana Missoula). Diane specializes in adopting special need greyhounds.
Why the Owner Chose San Luis Pass: Clear waters of the offshore Gulf come into the Pass giving the area especially clear blue water and lots of shells/sand dollars accumulate on this end of the barrier island. The ends of barrier islands are great places for fish, birds, and beautiful sand dunes. The far away lights across the pass are beautiful at night and provide a view that other areas do not have at night. We built within a community but it is quiet because we have no immediate neighbors.
The Unique Benefits of this House: This house is in a quiet family area. It is the last house on a dead end road that stops at the beach and we have a couple of empty lots one either side of the house so no one needs to listen to neighbors. The beach has limited access so there are never lots of people on the beach. Sunrise comes up across the Gulf and is a beautiful sight from the kitchen, dining room, and front porch. Patches of yellow and orange flowers cover dunes around the house.
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Member since: 2010
- 1500 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 10
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters
- Pets Considered
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Low Allergen Environment
- Wheelchair Accessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 2 Half Bathrooms
- New front load washer/dryer, microwave, toaster, dishwasher, frig with ice in door, large double oven stove with convection cooking. Outside shower on ground level for beach goers. Two charcoal grills. Linens Provided: $12 fee per person for linen and towel service. Covered Parking. Catering Available: Catering is available from Mario's in Galveston and from others. Smoking Not Allowed: Smoking outside on deck....moreless
- Away From It All
- Botanical Garden
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Outlet Shopping
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Activities Guide
- Air Conditioning
- Alarm Clock
- Basic Soaps
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer
- Covered Parking
- Filtered Water
- Hair Dryer
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided:
- Local Activities Guide
- Local Restaurant Guide
- 4 Ring Stove
- Catering Available:
- Coffee Grinder
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Lobster Pot
- Pantry Items
- Beach Chairs
- Unscreened Porch / Veranda
- Walkway To Water
- Wood Deck
- Housekeeper Optional
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Mar 3 - Mar 28, 2017
2 night min stay
Fri, Sat, Sun
Jun 2 - Aug 18, 2017
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Fri, Sat, Sun
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning Fee $150
- Pet Fee $50 + tax
- Refundable Security Dep. $400
- Tax Rate 6%
Not subject to Galveston Hotel Tax.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Just the best beach on a barrier island where the clear offshore waters coming into the pass create a setting for some of the best fishing, crabbing, shelling, and bird watching along this coast. Romantic unobstructed view of the lights (west end of Galveston Is) sparkling across the waters of the wide pass at night can be enjoyed from the spacious covered front deck. In the morning there is a spectacular view of the sun rising from the horizon across the Gulf. Sunsets over the bay can be viewed from the back deck. Pelicans flying in long lines are commonplace and come just off the deck. They dive for fish off the front deck. Its a short and beautiful drive along the barrier island to Galveston where there are the many restaurants and sights and activities. From the west side of Treasure Island, one can walk for 20 miles of unobstructed sandy Gulf beach. We have beach volleyballs, but also bring your kite.
Other Activities: Shopping, Kayaking, Boating, Parasailing, Shelling, Wildlife Viewing
Year Purchased: 2008
About the owner: Blake and Diane built this house just before Ike and the house had no real damage. It is the most beautiful location on earth. Blake is an exploration geologist with the 7th largest oil company (no not BP) and Diane is a Speech Pathologist. We have two girls at University (one graduated from St Edwards and is applying to medical school and one at U. of Montana Missoula). Diane specializes in adopting special need greyhounds.
Why the Owner Chose Freeport, TX, USA:
Clear waters of the offshore Gulf come into the Pass giving the area especially clear blue water and lots of shells/sand dollars accumulate on this end of the barrier island. The ends of barrier islands are great places for fish, birds, and beautiful sand dunes. The far away lights across the pass are beautiful at night and provide a view that other areas do not have at night. We built within a community but it is quiet because we have no immediate neighbors.
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Panorama View of Beach, Dunes, Gulf, and Pass
Beachhouse surrounded by dunes with flowers
Relax on the front porch
This listing was first published here in 2010.
Date last modified - Thursday, March 23, 2017
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