Beautiful, remodeled 2 br 1 bath home (870 sq ft) within walking distance of a grocery store, liquor store, restaurant BEACH,etc . . .what more could you ask for! Located at the end of the street adjacent to an empty lot, serenity and privacy is yours. Our location has the added benefit of always having a great breeze, huge outside area, downstairs sitting areas while enjoying the downstairs area. A fully stocked kitchen, makes it easy to enjoy cooking and cleaning with full-size stove, dishwasher, microwave, garbage disposal and refrigerator with filtered water/ice maker, Fry daddy, toaster, wafflemaker, pancake maker, crock pot, coffee maker, Keurig ( bring your special coffee and tea pods!), bread maker, blender, wine/margarita/ champagne glasses! Large pot for lobster and shrimp. Central heat/air. Lots of windows to enjoy the outside from inside. As you sit on the front deck enjoy the beautiful sunset or drive down Bob Smith to view and/or photograph breath-taking pictures! Home is within 5 blocks of the beach, approximately 1/4 a mile. Please see pic for a general view of where house is versus beach, restaurants, etc.
Paper products are provided to get you started. Many spices/seasonings and cooking staples are provided by owner. There are some condiments in fridge for your convenience. Bath towels/washcloths are provided. Travel size body wash, soap/shampoo/lotion provided to get you through a couple of days in case you forgot yours. Please bring your own beach towels.
LG 56 '' smart HDTV, Amazon firestick, IPOD player and Xbox 360 is located in main room. Over 375 movies on TV in main room. 2018 to whenever with some of our older favorites. Ipod player in main bedroom .
Sony Bravia 40'' smart TV in bedroom, No cable connected. Can watch whatever is on primary tv or project your phone/computer to it (HDMI cord in drawer).
Washer/dryer,. 600 thread count sheets on Queen bed mattress ( Marriot brand mattress). Second bedroom with twin and pull- out trundle. Sleeps 4 very comfortably. More than 4 would require sleeping on an extra twin bed mattress ( in closet) or Intex instant fill 16 inch twin blow up and a Queen blow up located in closet.
Each bedroom has ceiling fans, lots of drawer space for your personal belongings with plenty of closet space. We have tried to think of little extras: Rowenta iron and board (in main closet), hair dryer, flat iron, sewing thread /needle, emergency medical kit (red/blue bedroom), lotion, hair spray, etc.
20 or so games and several local books are provided. A beautiful large, fossil stone table and a teak table that can be expanded, hammock and BBQ pit are on bottom deck. Upstairs front porch has 2 comfortable chairs for watching sunsets and enjoying a glass of wine/beer!
3 boogie boards, a small ice chest and 4 lawn chairs for beach available. These items are in downstairs garage. There are several great areas to fish or go flounder gigging. (Fishing license - 1 day or year - may be acquired on line or at many stores including Walmart). We also have 7 crab traps if you want to catch your own crabs. There is a grassy area where 2 cars/boat can be parked and across driveway is an area you can park as well if needed. .
Check in time is 5 pm and checkout time is 11am. If needed earlier/ later please let us know. We will try to accommodate your request. All Friday nights require a Saturday night stay.
Covered Community Pavilion (able to enclose for bad weather)with kitchen & restrooms available for rent: FRIDAY - SATURDAY SUNDAY - THURSDAY # of guests 0-99 Security Deposit (SD) $250 Weekend $150 Sunday-Thurs$75 100-199 $400 Weekend $250 Sunday-Thurs $100 200+ $600 Weekend $350 Sunday-Thurs $125 Should book 2 weeks in advance Contract @
Rental Hours: Friday-Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m., Sunday-Thursday: 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
There is a $115 cleaning fee . A separate $500.00 Reservation/ Security Deposit is required to reserve, refundable if no damage or loss is found. House is usually inspected within hours of checkout time, so refund should be quick! A Friday night booking requires a Saturday night
NO Smoking anywhere on property! No Pets. Our goal is for you to spend your vacation with a smile and memories to last a lifetime. For an extra fee, we can decorate home for any special occasion, to surprise that someone special.
Boat Launch in neighborhood.
Golf Cart Rentals: This is the one that I always see as I turn into the neighborhood." K6 Island Sports", located in Jamaica Beach on Galvestons West End and we deliver to all locations on Galveston Island for free.
"Ricks Beach Rentals", 4 Passenger $125 Day $255 Weekend $330 Week (price may vary)
Community Pavilion (available for private parties)
Closest grocery store: Seven Seas Grocery 17523 Termini-San Luis Pass Rd, Galveston, TX 77554, USA
Jamaica Beach is the neighboring subdivision next to the State Park. The local police force gives you peace of mind, with their round the clock patrolling of the area. There is a bird sanctuary and a community pool (5.00 fee charged or can pay a monthly fee) just off Bob Smith Drive within the neighbor-hood. Hours are 10 am- 8pm. Children 6 years and under are free.
We are very close to a couple of good night spots, Woody's, Nate's ( 17515 Termini-San Luis Pass Rd) and the West End restaurant (has fine dining upstairs- or eat by water/dock). The Islands best Hamburgers are at the Blue Water Grill, plus they deliver. If you are in a hurry 'Subway' is under 1/4 a mile. "Shrimp and Stuff" food truck is located by car wash as you enter JBeach (within walking distance of house). Bait stores are located within 3 miles and also by West End restaurant. We have an extensive book with things to do, booking information and coupons to many of the great activities found within the area (located by blue recliner).
Galveston is just down the road with all of its' famous attractions. Schlitterbahn has its' indoor water park open year-round. Moody Garden has a beautiful aquarium, IMAX theater, and many other fun family attractions. Multiple museums are scattered throughout the island including a flight museum. The Pleasure Pier is an amusement park and many great restaurants over the Gulf of Mexico. There is also minature golf that many seem to enjoy especially at night! Fishing off the pier is a very popular event for both residents and tourists. Groupon offers special pricing for a few of the events mentioned.
Please check out our Photos and email with any questions! Pier 21 (tall ship Elissa, fishing/harbor tours, Ocean Star oil-rig museum, etc.), Pleasure Pier (thrill rides, midway, restaurants, etc.), or the 61st Street Fishing Pier or visit the downtown area, "The Strand" for restaurants, shopping, festivals, etc. The monthly art walk is alot of fun- link:
Endless other activities abound, including: kayaking tours, surfing lessons, horseback riding, skate park, Galveston history tours, Duck-Boat Tours, dolphin watching, deep-sea fishing, public jetty-fishing tours, jet-boat thrill rides, putt-putt golf, go carts, local breweries, and much more.
Whether you want to take a romantic moonlit stroll on the beach, star-gazing or building sand castles and riding boogy boards with the kids this is a place you will find something to do you truly enjoy.