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Beach Bumming w/ Style; Family Friendly Home - Crystal Beach, Tx

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 nights

About the property

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Bring the kids and stay a while! Our spacious family home has two bedrooms downstairs, each with a full bed, and gorgeous master suite upstairs, complete with a wet bar and jetted oversized tub. There are four porches for your relaxation, two sunlit and two covered, each with its own beautiful view.

Our house is located at the end of a cul-de-sac in a family friendly neighborhood with no vehicle beach access. That means very little traffic for your short walk to the beach. If you brought a golf cart, no problems here either as our subdivision has a golf cart accessible public dune crossover also.

The kitchen has granite countertops and flat top stove with an integrated grill and is fully equipped with all you need. The kitchen and living room are open and spacious, with plenty of room for a crowd. We have an expandable dining room table that seats 8 and the island seats 4. Or, if your crowd prefers dining alfresco, there is a large picnic bench under the house, perfect for the family lunch.

We are in Sand Castle subdivision, close to Stingaree Restaurant and the The Big Store and a free ferry ride to all of Galveston’s attractions.

So come out and enjoy the peace, the quiet and a sky full of stars.

Keywords: Beach House, Beach Cabin, Crystal Beach, Vacation Home, Bolivar

More Details

Jonathan Domsalla
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
January 21, 2017

About Jonathan Domsalla

We are a family of 5, that loves spending time together at the beach. We enjoy building sand castles, walking on the beach looking for seashells, playing in the surf, as well as sailing off the beach on our catamaran.

Jonathan Domsalla purchased this house in 2006

Why Jonathan Domsalla chose Gulf Coast

The neighborhood is fairly quite, with limited through traffic. Our end of the street has a large clear area where the kids can play on their bikes, scooters and skate boards. The walk to the beach is fairly short, with drive on accesses only a couple streets up. The beach in front of our neighborhood is fairly quite since there is not direct drive on accesses.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

Beach Bumming w/ Style; Family Friendly Home - Crystal Beach, Tx
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews

Loved our stay!

  • 5 of 5

We have a big family with lots of little kids. This house was perfect, plenty of space for all of the kids, close to the beach, and my husband and I loved all the porches outside. Looking forward to our next stay!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Augustine Texas

Beach bumming

  • 5 of 5

We greatly enjoyed our trip to the beach and stay at the Sandcastle

The host was very accommodating and let us move our weekend when we had a family emergency The house is roomy and comfortable and the master bedroom is huge with a huge bathroom

Our only complaint was that the kitchen was not completely equipped with things for gormet cooking which we love to do

simple cookiing would be fine The house is a bit back from the beach so there is a bit of a walk to get to the beach but there is a golf cart access path in the neighborhood to get to the beach

overall it was a great weekend

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Leon, Texas

Family Get Together

  • 5 of 5

We had a great weekend with my family get together. The house was just what we were looking for. It was really nice and we had a great time. We are planning on staying at the same house again.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dallas, Texas

Wonderful Experience!

  • 5 of 5

From the beginning, the owners of the house were very responsive and when I had a special request regarding arrival, they worked with me. The house is very comfortable, including the beds. Everything we needed was there - dishes, cooking pans & utensils, flatware, towels, etc. It was like staying in your best friend's awesome beach home while they were gone! All of my rather large family enjoyed the house and accomodations. I liked the decor, the floorplan, my bed, the bathrooms, the decks for morning coffee, the kitchen, the laundry room with a huge sink, the outdoor shower, grill and picnic table. The owners were very accommodating and nice when I couldn't figure out the AC thermostat. Tropical places have mosquitoes, so we used Citronella candles and Off! spray, as recommended in a previous post.

I definitely plan on returning to this house for future vacations. It was very welcoming and enjoyable!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great House

  • 5 of 5

We loved the house worked out great for us. Even tho not right on beach location was perfect. We will definitely stay there again.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Houston, TX

Weekend Getaway

  • 4 of 5

This was the perfect house for what we needed. It was such a great find for so late into the summer. The booking process with the owners was easy and fast, paying was a breeze, and picking up the keys were simple. The house had mainly everything we needed to stay for 4 nights. The house was beautifully decorated and comfortable (unlike many other tacky beach house decorations). Mainly clean aside from sitting dust up above the stove. Parking was great especially for our group of 8. Getting to the beach was convenient...aside from getting attacked by the swarms of misquotes on the way (but nothing we can do to control that). Overall a fantastic stay and look forward to coming back!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Crystal Beach House Rental Rates

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3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning $75
Tax Rate 6.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Crystal Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Water View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 1 -
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (2) Queen Bed in master bedroom, plus queen bed in secondary bedroom., Double Beds (2) Two full beds are located in the third bedroom.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • shelling
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing

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