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Bedrooms 3
Space 1,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Sweeping Ocean Views. Floor to ceiling double sliding glass doors.

Absolute Beachfront is Literally On The Beach!

The second you go down the stairs you are on sand.

You can wake up to a floor to ceiling view of the ocean and gaze on the exclusive beach - it will almost feel like your own. New granite counter tops and adjoined by glass back splash with soothing tones. Dolphin sightings are common and once in a while people riding Arabian horses. Plenty of beach for you to throw the ball if you should have a dog. The house is only 7 minutes from stores, shops, grocery, restaurants and only 10 minutes from famous Pleasure Pier. You can rent kayaks, bicycles etc, but in your private storage room there are numerous Adirondack chairs for underneath while barbecuing (charcoal), chairs to bring on to the beach, boogie boards and tons of beach toys, fishing rods and kites.

Everything you need is there! Pots, pans, utensils, blender, toaster, dishes, knives, cutting boards, chip/dip set, wine glasses, water glasses etc.

We have a total of three flat screen TV's. A 42 in. in living with a sound bar with bluetooth to connect your phones. Everything is connected through the X1 Xfinity system with voice remote. Netflix and a Bluray player are available in the living room.

There is a private cabana shower (both hot and cold water) and fireplace for romantic nights. Galveston has beautiful museums, ghost tours, boat and fishing excursions, horseback riding (which you can do on the beach off season) dolphin sighting tours and numerous parades, both themed for adults and children alike.

You have your personal driveway and can easily hold more than one car - up to four. The house is at the end of a cul-de-sac and has absolutely no house to your left - all you see is ocean.

Just minutes away you can rent kayaks, bicycles, paddle boards, jet skis etc.

NOTE: If you should want to bring your furry friend's, that's great! there will be a non-refundable fee per pet of $100 each.I am super dog friendly - there is a doggie door and the balcony is enclosed so your baby's can look at anyone walking by. I'm sorry, we cannot accept cats.

NEW! We now have Google Chromecast allowing you to stream Netflix, YouTube, Pandora, HBO Go, and directly from your phone or tablet to the TV! Also free Netflix attached to the X1 cable box. Just press the blue microphone on the remote and say "Netflix" and you will have access to all the great programming.

Please note:

Rates are subject to additional charges including tax, cleaning, linens / insurance.

doggies are welcomed - we just need to know so we can make accommodations for them!!!!

I am the owner - please feel free to call me for any reason!


More Details

Property Manager
Susan Burke
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 23, 2018

About Susan Burke

I am the property owner and unlike most property management companies, I truly care about your experience.

I visit the property regularly to make sure that all the little details and addressed and make the welcome bags myself.

Iron & Board ...


Linens Provided ...

Living Room ...

Parking ...

Towels Provided ...

Washing Machine ...


Coffee Maker ...

Dishes & Utensils


Kitchen ...







Dining Area

seating for 4 people


2 Bathrooms

Master Suite Bathroom - toilet , shower , ADA Doors, Walk-in Tile Shower with Bench Seat

Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Full Bathroom next to second bedroom, rustic vanity


2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

Master Suite - 1 king , Master Suite, King Bed, LCD TV, Adjoining Bathroom,ADA Doors

Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Queen Bed, Privacy Curtain Separates Living Room Area



DVD Player


Satellite / Cable


Television ...


Balcony ...

Outdoor Grill ...

Tennis ...


Long-term Renters Welcome

wheelchair accessible ...

Pool / Spa:

Communal Pool ...

Onsite Services:



botanical garden




health/beauty spa


live theater




recreation center


theme parks

water parks


Leisure Activities:



bird watching


horseback riding

miniature golf

outlet shopping

paddle boating


scenic drives



sight seeing


wildlife viewing

Local Services & Businesses:


fitness center




massage therapist

medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities:


deepsea fishing


fly fishing

freshwater fishing


jet skiing




pier fishing



scuba diving or snorkeling




sound/bay fishing

Why Susan Burke chose Spanish Grant

This is one of the most affordable properties that is oceanfront.

There is no obstruction so you see right out into the waves. The house has been extensively refurbished and it is extremely private. You can frequently see dolphins from the house and occasionally Arabian horses. It is only 10 minutes away from Pleasure Pier and 7 minutes away from restaurants and outdoor activities, but in 7 minutes you are back at home with peace and quiet.

Lots of pool toys, boogie boards, and floats for your fun!

Always remember I am here for you for any reason!

What makes this house unique

You can watch the sunset in the swing below, or enjoy just sitting with a floor to ceiling view of the ocean on the couch. Two huge sliding glass doors open so you can have the ocean air or you can put on the fireplace which is really romantic. In the morning you literally prop up and see ocean waves.

This cabana shower is hot and cold so you can talk a private shower as the sun comes up, sunset, or under the stars.

Horses on the beach and dolphins are not uncommon to see,

There are very few people on the beach so it is private and quiet.

You have your own storage unit filled with barbeques (both gas and charcoal) lots of toys for little one and lots of extra chairs, floats, boogie boards etc for fun in and out of the water.

Another plus!

I am the owner, not a property management company, so I take your experience personally and will go above and beyond to making sure you beyond happy. I am local so anything you should need I am here for you!

We are sorry but we do not accept American Express

Guestbook comments from the manager

I have been going to Galveston for years - how did I not know about this place?

My kids went crazy because I dodn't have to get myself together to get everything inot the car and drive - I could just sleep in and they would just run down the stairs and off they go; I didn't have to worry about them at all. Plus I liked that I could make breakfast for everyone and could see the entire ocean. (-:
Mar 2013
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Spanish Grant House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Owner is not responsible for mailing items left behind after stay
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Town ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , outdoor shower , cabanna (hot and cold water) shower and private storage
  • The bathroom has an in house washer and dryer for your convenience. There are numerous personal shelves for everyones personal belongings as well as wall shelves for toiletries and additionally a three tier shelf.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Living room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 3 - 2 queen , 2 twin/ single , 2 sleep sofa /futon , Sleeps 8
  • There are three rooms with queen bed and one bunk and a brand new fold out queen sofa - Both queens have 32 inch flat screens. The master has a beautiful view of the water. The second is equally beautiful. The third has a brand new bunk bed. In addition, the main couch is a queen and folds out into a bed so two more people can sleep comfortably.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water tubing


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average rating of 4.689189 based on 75 reviews

Fantastic beach front vacation

  • 5 of 5

The house was very comfortable, a quiet location with a gorgeous view! Susan was extremely helpful and we would love to stay again!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You are more than welcomed to come back anytime. Anything I can do to make your stay more comfortable I will
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Beach house

  • 5 of 5

Great views. Cute house. Loved that we could bring the dogs.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You and your Furbabies are welcomed back anytime. Thank you!
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Comfortable with beautiful views!

  • 5 of 5

The perfect setup and amount of room for us. Sitting in the swing in the shade or on the porch catching some sun, watching the waves and feeling the ocean breeze was incredibly relaxing. Thank you so much for sharing your home with my family.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you and please come again. Our house is always open to you and your family
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Small but location location location!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this little bungalow for 3 weeks! Yep you heard me, 3 weeks. We are a family of 5. My husband, myself, our 10 year old, 7 year old and 3 year old. The place is literally on the beach with no obstruction view whatsoever. The view was gorgeous and the breeze from the water was so awesome. Although it was very hot while we were there the breeze made it totally bearable. The house was totally everything we needed. It was lacking some kitchen essentials but I just let the owner know and she got me everything I needed and delivered it quickly. That is one of the benefits of renting this house. The owner, Susan, is like 15 minutes away and attends to anything you need or would like to address immediately. It was great! The living area is pretty small but the whole point is to be on the beach. It's just after 2 1/2 weeks my kids confined themselves in the house and wanted to be lazy. So when we were home all day we definitely felt the lack of space. One toilet only became a problem a couple of times. But let me tell you the best thing EVER about this house....the OUTDOOR SHOWER! I know every house has this, but the owner installed a hot water line out there so you can have a warm shower. was dreamy! You are completely covered and after a day on the beach covered in sand, there is nothing like a warm beautiful shower! Out of the 3 weeks we were there, I showered indoors twice. THat's it. LOL! Here are some things to be aware of:

1. the yard has cockleburs. We brought our dog and the first hour and half of our vacation was spent picking 56 cockleburs out of my dog. It was pitiful, and my kids would step on them as well.

2. MOSQUITOS! They are freaking jurassic park vulture size. When the wind changes, they come in. Bug spray and sunscreen is a must.

3. Set up a tent and anchor it for the week. You have the benefit in this location to not be totally "public beach" accessible. So we put up a tent and left it all week. Only took it down when a couple bad storms rolled in. It was awesome to just walk out each day and go to our tent.

4. Bring your own beach towels! The house doesn't have any.

5. CALL THE OWNER! If something breaks, or is missing, or you need to know something...CALL HER! She responds immediately and she can't fix something she doesn't know is broke or missing. I found Susan to be incredibly helpful and resourceful.

Enjoy your stay! We loved this place will be back in the future.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Super Cute Little Gem!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay here! The house was charming, clean, and Susan was such a delight! The three adults, a five-yr-old and two Frenchies had a ball - the house was spaced out nicely so all were accommodated. And being practically on the beach made it difficult to leave ... We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I’m so happy all of you had a great time. And please do come back! i wish I could have meet your frenchys AHHHHH!
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Wonderful views! Great beach access!! Helpful and attentive owner.

  • 5 of 5

So thankful we could bring our beloved dog with us! We all enjoyed our stay at this awesome cottage by the beach. Bed was very comfortable and everything we needed was handy. Owner gave great tips for restaurants and she was helpful in every way possible. Staying elsewhere in the future is not an option!! Will be back!!

  • Submitted: May 28, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Yes! Please come back! We loved having you! Thank you for the kind words. I want to make all my guest feel the same way.
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Houston Hobby
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Jimmy's , Woodys, Michaels Burgers (super great!)
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Mini Golf is 2 minutes away
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
I 45
Nearest Restaurant
2.5 Miles
Jimmy's/Sky Bar/Launrys/Rainforest Cafe/Sky Bar/
Nearest Beach
1 Metres
Spanish Grant
Car: recommended

Mansion tours, various festivals (art, children etc), ghost tours, Mardi Gras, Rodeo, Pleasure Pier, Sunset Cruises, Lone Star Rally, Shrimp Festival, Lone Star Flight Museum, Festival of Lights, Dickens on The Strand, Ice skating at Moody Gardens , The Strand Shopping, State Beach, Stewart Beach, horse drawn rides, jet skis, The just put in a new aquiriam at Moody Gardens which is fantastic!

There is a book that shows all you can do so you know exactly how you want to plan your perfect vacation!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

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

Please note: rates are subject to additional charges per rental including: taxes, cleaning, linens and insurance.

Special Holidays are Thanksgiving, Christmas / New Years 3 day min.

After May 28 2018, Monday to Monday rentals only!

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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