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Kemah Coveside Getaway Waterfront

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6 Max)

You will love our cheerful 2-story, waterfront home situated on a quiet cul de sac. As soon as you drive up, your blood pressure will lower,and the relaxation begins.... Fully furnished, Non-Smoking, our getaway easily accommodates 6 adults MAX.

It's a great family place too, with 2 bedrooms and 2 baths upstairs, as well as an open Library with a (double-bed size extra thick) Futon, and a large Living/Dining area. Efficient galley kitchen includes refrigerator, gas stove, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, blender, and lots more of all the necessary dishes and cooking utensils. Please read the reviews, as our previous guests have really enjoyed their visits at our Kemah Coveside Getaway.

We make sure you have some kitchen things to get you started: spices, paper towels, toilet paper, and other little things you need. Central air & heat, washer/dryer upstairs, cable TV in the Living Area, large flat screen TV, and high speed Internet access at the master bedroom desk. Towels and linens are provided.

Large Master Bedroom has Queen bed, Master Bath has new jacuzzi tub/shower. Master has direct access to 700 sf deck, which overlooks canal. Relax and take in the views on the upper deck, which offers an oversized Weber Propane Grill, patio table, with umbrella, and 6 chairs. Plenty of extra deck chairs. The propane tank is usually full, but occasionally you might have to add to it if you grill a whole lot!

Lower Deck/Dock Area:

Downstairs Hangout Room includes: small fridge, window a/c, separate sink, shower. If needed, this area can be converted to sleep 2 people on available inflatable Queen Coleman Mattress, or other bedding can be brought in. Great area for teenagers and handy for boaters to use after returning from fishing or kayaking. Lower Deck is lushly landscaped, breezy and super-shady. Walk directly to the Boat Dock, which can accommodate 2 boats or jet skis, kayaks, canoes, or whatever makes you happy! Immediate access to Clear Lake & Galveston Bay. You can fish or crab off the dock, or walk 2 houses down to the Bridge and fish there too.

Attention Fishermen: lots of big reds and flounder are regularly caught on Clear Lake, just a few minutes away from the house! Our next door neighbor is a guide and can hook you up!!!!!

Fishing guide lives right next door! Look at the 28' Redfish Captain Carey caught! He has Clear Lake Texas Fishing Trips and can hook you up while you are staying at the house. Don't need to sweat a long offshore trip when you can catch fish 5 minutes away. We love it when you catch fish, and we ask that all fish cleaning be done at the dock, and storage outside of the house in coolers.

Conveniently located just 3.5 miles from Kemah Boardwalk, weekend Farmers Market and lots of area marinas, as well as NASA Johnson Space Center. WOW! Kemah Boardwalk, which overlooks Galveston Bay, was voted #3 in Shermans Travel list of the 'Best Boardwalks in the Country.' Roller coaster, ferris wheel, lots of great rides, restaurant and entertainment.

Gulf Freeway just minutes away, easy access to Houston and Galveston. Galveston recreation includes Schlitterbahn, and in the Summer of 2012 the new Pleasure Pier! Also, great restaurants, bars, shopping, several boat launches, good fishing, jet ski rentals, and other recreational activities all within minutes of the property.

Parties? We have wonderful neighbors we want to keep happy. Although we want our guests to have full enjoyment of the house, this is not a party house, and only the occupants listed on the rental agreements are allowed to stay. We understand you may have a few guests while you are at the house, but a large group who might disturb neighbors could be grounds for forfeiting your deposit.




PLEASE NOTE: UNFORTUNATELY WE CANNOT ACCOMMODATE ANY LARGE GROUPS, SUCH AS REUNIONS, WEDDING PARTIES, WEEKEND BIRTHDAY PARTIES. We work hard to be sure our neighbors are not disturbed, so home is only for actual people on the Rental Agreement.

Keywords: Home, house, bayhouse, cottage, romantic getaway, fisherman's haven, short term rental, corporate rental

More Details

Renee Landers and Toni Valdez
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
May 26, 2018

About Renee Landers and Toni Valdez

As a native Houstonian, I have seen many changes take place in and around Houston. I have survived several hurricanes, and yes, even my 'Bird of Paradise' survived the flooding of Ike. But I love plants and landscaping, so we definitely replanted. I look forward to visiting my Kemah Coveside Getaway as often as possible. Driving up to the house helps drive down my blood pressure! Come enjoy our retreat!

Renee Landers and Toni Valdez purchased this house in 2005

Why Renee Landers and Toni Valdez chose Kemah

Eventually I may retire here in Kemah. For years I searched for the perfect place in and around Kemah, and found it in this home. This place is just so special to me. It is not one of those typical builder homes. It's not perfect, it is older, and has character and that is why I chose it over others. It is on the water, just like I wanted. Lovely neighbors, with character, not nosy, but helpful if needed. It's just a great, laid back place. I will write more when I have time!!!

What makes this house unique

One of the best things about my house is that it is tucked away in a quiet neighborhood, but just minutes away from everything, like the Kemah Boardwalk. Just about no traffic, and you can take a walk around and all the neighbors are friendly. Walk 2 houses down to the Seminole Bridge, which has been a great fishing spot for years, or fish off our dock, OR put your boat in and fish anywhere!

Guestbook comments from the owner

By Billie (Houston, TX)

We enjoy getting away for the weekend with our two grown daughters and the grandchildren; this one is in the favorites! Everyone enjoyed themselves the young and the, feeding the ducks or bird watching on the upper deck.......I'm sure we'll return with all!

Fantastic Getaway!,

This is the perfect place to go when you need to chill by the water. You got the boat dock to fish off or just sit and watch the birds. Very cozy accommodations. Love the decks to watch the sunsets or the moon and stars at night. The lower deck is nice, shady and cool with a sea breeze during the day. I definitely recommend it!
Jul 2010
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Kemah House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • 2 Queen size Beds (1) Master Bedroom, (1) Guest Bedroom , Futon (1) Super comfy futon - converts into double bed,: extra Coleman Queen size self inflatable.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Alarm Clock Ice Maker Refrigerator (Mini) Blender, Electric Hand Mixer, Iron Stereo Ceiling Fan Microwave Gas Stove Coffee Maker Oven TV (Cable/Satellite) DVD Player Radio Toaster Gas Grill Refrigerator (Full) Washer/Dryer Hair Dryer,


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Kemah Coveside Getaway Waterfront
average rating of 4.918919 based on 39 reviews

Great getaway not far from Houston

  • 5 of 5

We chose the Kemah Coveside getaway because it looked so peaceful and relaxing and the home did not disappoint us! We spent most of our time on the deck watching the sea life, beautiful sunrises and sunsets. We had so much fun chilling and grilling. And, the Kemah Boardwalk is just minutes away for great shopping, restaurants and boat watching. This is a great place to stay!

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
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This location was very fun! Our trip included an aduly family vacation.

  • 5 of 5

The property was very easy to find and worked well with the needs of our family. The dock and outside deck were fun in the evening and the rope lighting added to the night experience. The home was very clean and read to go when we arrived. We took two trips into Kemah and one to Galveston, all close to this home.

  • Submitted: May 26, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place for weekend or longer

  • 4 of 5

We were lucky enough to find this little get-away during the last six months that our new home was being built in the area. This is a fun little cabin on the water that made us feel like we were on vacation everyday. Very clean and cozy on a great location in Kemah.

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location

  • 5 of 5

We came with family to visit Space Center. Kemah boardwalk, Museum of Natural Science, Museum of Art, Zoo and Aquarium. This house worked great as location to relax once we got back from touring the city and kids would relax while we made dinner in full kitchen with every thing we needed. some bonuses were the easy fishing for Catfish and Croakers at night. We litterly got a bite on every cast. There is also a bonus room for kidos to play,

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fun family Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Very nice place! We enjoyed fishing right off our own private deck. Thank you so much for allowing us to have a wonderful family get together. The upper deck is so spacious. We found a coffee/pastry shop that has a family of capuchin monkeys ! My granddaughters had a fun fun time. Wish we could have stayed longer.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Pecos, Texas

What the doctor should order!

  • 5 of 5

This is my 3rd or 4th stay at Coveside and every experience just gets better. My best friend and I had the best time. We relaxed on the deck, fished and hit the Boardwalk (4) miles away!!! So convenient.

Megan was absolutely amazing before during and after our trip! She called and found us a market to clean any fish we caught, recommended awesome restaurants. Renee texted to make sure we made it to the house and check to see if we needed anything. The customer service is always outstanding!!!

The house is comfy and close to everything.

I was hoping to fish at night by dock lights. There is no "fishing" light, but we still managed to catch fish our second night!! So much fun!!!

I really love this place and travel over 10 hours from West Texas to stay here.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2014
  • Stayed: October 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Point of Interest
South Shore Harbor Resort Hotel
Nearest Point of Interest
Kemah Boardwalk
Nearest Point of Interest
Marina Del Sol Subdivision Entrance
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Target Store/Home Depot
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Farmers Market
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IHOP, Wendy's
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Randall's Grocery Store
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Various Fishmarkets
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Lakewood Yacht Club
Nearest Point of Interest
Clear Lake
Nearest Point of Interest
Waterford Harbor Marina
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Marina Del Sol Marina
Nearest Point of Interest
Kayak Rentals
Nearest Point of Interest
Hwy 146

Lake (onsite)

Boat Ramp (1 mile)

Boat Dock (onsite)

Park (2 miles)

Winery (10 miles)

Boating ( 1 mile)

Theme Park (2 miles)

Amusement Park (20 miles)

Fishing ( 1 mile)

Water Skiing (2 miles)

Beach (20 miles)

Gym/Fitness Center ( 1 mile)

Aquarium (3 miles)

Horseback Riding (20 miles)

Playground ( 1 mile)

Bowling (5 miles)

Ocean (20 miles)

Restaurant ( 1 mile)

Jet Skiing (5 miles)

Parasailing (20 miles)

Shopping Area ( 1 mile)

Kayaking (5 miles)

Scuba Diving (20 miles)

Golf (1 mile)

Miniature Golf (5 miles)

Surfing (20 miles)

Live Entertainment (1 mile)

Windsurfing (5 miles)

Water Park (20 miles)

Sailing (1 mile)

Movie Theater (7 miles)

Zoo (25 miles)

Grocery Store (2 miles)

Deep Sea Fishing (10 miles)


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Deposit (refundable) $0
Property Damage Protection $99
Pet Fee (/pet/night) $0
Service Charge $50
Cleaning Fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $300

$10 per person/night if 6 or more people staying
Quotes subject to change. Pet fee 10/per night/per pet, along with a pet deposit (DOG FRIENDLY!!) not included on quote.
Guests booking a visit within 10 days will be asked to pay via PayPal as opposed to Reservation Manager.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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