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Last updated: 08/20/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Whether you are interested in birding, boating, fishing or simply watching the sun set, The Sunset Bay Escape has it! The Sunset Bay Escape is a 7 bedroom house located on Port Bay near Rockport, Texas. Port bay is a back bay off of Copano Bay in the Texas Coast with EXCELLENT fishing. We have caught over 40 fish in one evening off the fishing pier.

This house is not a canal home but a BAY home and fully equipped with everything you might need for your stay. You need only bring you self, food and clothes. We provide everything else including all linens, towels, pans, dishes, etc.

We are KID and PET FRIENDLY!!!

We have 5 kids of our own and have tried to include all the things to keep the kids entertained.

When you are at The Sunset Bay Escape, if feels like you are a million miles from civilization, but you are only 8 minutes to a Super Walmart! You drive through a lot of ranch land and then, suddenly, you emerge in a Jewel of a place on a wonderful, isolated bay.

The Sunset Bay Escape is a luxurious three story house that has two full kitchens - one upstairs and one downstairs! It has a large Master Suite upstairs with an oversized tiled shower and large Jacuzzi tub. There are four bedrooms on the second floor with two being Masters and two more bedrooms on the ground floor. Enjoy our Five Large Flat-Screen TV’s and two Blu-Ray DVD players using our collection of DVDs. There is even a PS2 game system with games for the kids (or young at heart) to play. For the little ones, we have a play set out back.

Right out the back door is Port Bay and your own 300 foot lighted pier with direct access to the water. Port Bay is full of redfish, shark, trout, flounder, gafftops, whiting, croakers, sheepheads and drum. There is no commercial fishing in the Bay so fishing is GOOD! Kayaks/rafts and basic fishing gear provided as well as bright fishing lights on the pier. Don't forget to look for the dolphins!

Bring your boat! There is a boat launch very close by, and you can tie it up to our pier. Also, with your boat, you have easy access to Copano Bay, considered by all to have some of the best fishing on the Texas Coast!

For the wildlife enthusiast, there is an abundance of wildlife in the area. You can see deer, raccoon, possum, turkey, rabbit and other wild animals.

For the birding enthusiast, this area is teaming with a large variety of bird species including Black-necked Stilts, Ibis, Rosette Spoonbills, Reddish Egrets, Gull and Tern species, Least Turns, Rails and Snipe, wintering Geese, Sandhill Cranes and White-tailed Hawks. You might even see endangered Pereghrine Falcons, Wood Storks or Brown Pelicans. There are a number of birding sites within a few miles of the house.

Rockport is a short drive away with a sandy beach, museums, shopping, and antiques. Port Aransas is also close by for a good day trip to the Gulf of Mexico.

Unfortunately, we do not allow 'Events' such as weddings or other large parties. Gatherings at the house are strictly limited to those guests staying at the house.

The Sunset Bay Escape is a Family Friendly location. No corporate retreats or other such gatherings allowed. We only allow Family Gatherings. All persons must be related by blood, marriage or other family connection as required by our HOA Rules.

Rates:

Always send an Inquiry. Discounts may not show up in on-line quoted rate.

Add $175.00 Cleaning Fee to all Rentals

Add 15% Tax to all Rentals


Dec. 1, 2015 to Feb. 28, 2016 -- $500.00 per night, $2500.00 per wk - 2 Night Min. Mid-week rate of $350.00 per night
March 1 to May 23, 2016 -- $600.00 per night, $3200.00 per week - 3 Night Minimum. Mid-Week Rate of $450.00 per night.
May 24 to Sept. 9, 2016 -- $700.00 per night, $3500.00 per week - 3 Night Minimum - Mid-week rate of $500.00 per night
Sept. 10 to Nov. 31, 2016 -- $600.00 per night, $3200.00 per week - 3 Night Min. Mid-week rate of $450.00 per night. 2 night rate of $700.00 per night
Dec. 1, 2016 to Feb. 28, 2017 -- $500.00 per night, $2500.00 per wk - 2 Night Min. Mid-week rate of $350.00 per night
March 1 to May 23, 2017 -- $600.00 per night, $3200.00 per week - 3 Night Minimum. Mid-Week Rate of $450.00 per night.
May 24 to Sept. 9, 2017 -- $700.00 per night, $3500.00 per week - 3 Night Minimum - Mid-week rate of $500.00 per night

Holiday Charge for Major US Holidays. Christmas and New Years at Peak Rate

In each season, you pay full rate for the first three nights for any rental that includes a weekend night (Fri, Sat, Sun) and then a reduced rate for any additional nights up to the weekly rate.

Any midweek rental (Mon night to Thurs night) will get the discounted rate for the full rental.

Keywords: Beach House Fishing Birding on the Texas Coast

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    No Renters Under 25 Years of Age. No College Groups....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility:

    While not ADA Compliant, the Bottom Floor is Easy Accessible for the Disabled ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    No Smoking or Candles Allowed inside the House...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    $50.00 Pet Fee per Pet...moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    While not ADA Compliant, the Bottom Floor is Fully Tiled for Easy Use for the Persons using Wheelchairs...moreless

Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 25, Beds for 22-25

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Video Games
  • Video Library

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Linens Provided:

    All Sheets and Towels Provided...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils:

    The Kitchen is Fully Equipped with EVERYTHING You Need!...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    (2)...moreless

Outside

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2016
May 26 - Sep 5, 2016
3 night min stay
$700
$3,500
Fall 2016
Sep 6 - Nov 18, 2016
2 night min stay
$450 $700
Fri, Sat
$3,000
Thanksgiving 2016
Nov 19 - Nov 27, 2016
5 night min stay
$500
$2,500
Winter 2016
Nov 28 - Dec 22, 2016
2 night min stay
$350 $600
Fri, Sat
$2,500
Christmas & New Year 2016
Dec 23 - Jan 1, 2017
3 night min stay
$700
$3,500
Winter 2017
Jan 2 - Feb 28, 2017
2 night min stay
$350 $600
Fri, Sat
$2,500
Spring Break 2017
Mar 1 - Mar 30, 2017
3 night min stay
$600
$3,200
Spring 2017
Mar 31 - May 25, 2017
3 night min stay
$450 $700
Fri, Sat
$3,200
Memorial Day 2017
May 26 - May 29, 2017
3 night min stay
$800
Summer 2017
May 30 - Jun 30, 2017
3 night min stay
$600 $700
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$3,500
July 4th. 2017
Jul 1 - Jul 8, 2017
7 night min stay

$4,000
Summer 2017
Jul 9 - Aug 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$600 $700
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$3,500
Labor Day 2017
Sep 1 - Sep 4, 2017
3 night min stay
$800
Fall 2017
Sep 5 - Nov 17, 2017
3 night min stay
$450 $700
Fri, Sat
$3,200
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 18 - Nov 26, 2017
5 night min stay
$500
$2,500
Winter 2017
Nov 27 - Dec 21, 2017
2 night min stay
$350 $600
Fri, Sat
$2,500

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $175 + tax
  • Pet Fee $100 + tax
  • Tax Rate 15%

Notes:

Upcharge Possible for Major Holidays. Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years at Peak Rates. Please email or call for final rate quote. Discounts can apply depending number of days, circumstances, and last minute bookings, etc.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: Timothy & Rosa Raub have five children and three grand children (as well as a wonderful son-in-law and daughter-in-law!). We live nearby on the Texas coast. Tim has a full time job and Rosa is the one who takes care of most of the property issues. You are not dealing with a big property management company but, rather, the actual owners. The Sunset Bay Escape is our house. We stay there every chance we get. We have equipped it the way we want it for our enjoyment and want you to enjoy it as much as we do!

Why the Owner Chose Rockport, TX, USA:
The Sunset Bay Escape is in a GEM of a location. The location near Rockport, Texas is one of the greatest, if not THE greatest places on the Texas Coast for getting away from it all. No Big Hotels, no houses squeezed together on top of one another. Water out the back door and pasture land out the front door. No street lights at night. Enjoy gazing at the stars in this unique location.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
One of the great things about the Sunset Bay Escape is that the closest neighbor is several hundred yards away. The house is quite isolated and even located on a cul-de-sac road. We are definitely off the beaten path and away from it all yet about 8 minutes from a Super Wal Mart!


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  • The Sunset Bay Escape is Waiting for You!!!

    The Sunset Bay Escape is Waiting for You!!!

  • Wonderful, Secluded House!

    Wonderful, Secluded House!

  • Downstairs Living Area.

    Downstairs Living Area.

  • Upstairs Kitchen and Living Area with big screen HDTV!

    Upstairs Kitchen and Living Area with big screen HDTV!

  • Beautiful Master Suite on Third Floor!

    Beautiful Master Suite on Third Floor!

  • One of TWO Bunk Rooms for the kids!

    One of TWO Bunk Rooms for the kids!

  • The Famous "Green Room" at The Sunset Bay Escape!!!

    The Famous "Green Room" at The Sunset Bay Escape!!!

  • New Private 300 Foot Pier All Ready to Go at The Sunset Bay Escape!!!

    New Private 300 Foot Pier All Ready to Go at The Sunset Bay Escape!!!

  • View from the 300 ft. Private pier at the Sunset Bay Escape!

    View from the 300 ft. Private pier at the Sunset Bay Escape!

  • Second floor view from the deck!

    Second floor view from the deck!

  • Garage w/ Fishing Gear, 2 Kayaks, and Grill at The Sunset Bay Escape!

    Garage w/ Fishing Gear, 2 Kayaks, and Grill at The Sunset Bay Escape!

  • Look at that Redfish caught from the Pier at The Sunset Bay Escape!!!

    Look at that Redfish caught from the Pier at The Sunset Bay Escape!!!

  • View from the Private Pier at The Sunset Bay Escape!!!

    View from the Private Pier at The Sunset Bay Escape!!!

  • Walk in the front door of the Sunset Bay Escape!

    Walk in the front door of the Sunset Bay Escape!

  • Downstairs Kitchen with seating for14 at mealtime.

    Downstairs Kitchen with seating for14 at mealtime.

  • Upstairs Living Area with Big Screen HDTV.

    Upstairs Living Area with Big Screen HDTV.

  • Mather bath with jetted tub and two person shower!

    Mather bath with jetted tub and two person shower!

  • Each Bedroom is a Different, Fun Color at the Sunset Bay Escape!!!

    Each Bedroom is a Different, Fun Color at the Sunset Bay Escape!!!

  • Plenty of seating on all the decks - Seats for 20!

    Plenty of seating on all the decks - Seats for 20!

  • This is a loooonnngggg pier!

    This is a loooonnngggg pier!

  • Sunset from the New Private 300 Foot Pier at The Sunset Bay Escape!!!

    Sunset from the New Private 300 Foot Pier at The Sunset Bay Escape!!!

  • Kid's Play Set on site at the Sunset Bay Escape!!!

    Kid's Play Set on site at the Sunset Bay Escape!!!

  • 15 AND 20 inch Flounder caught off the pier at the Sunset Bay Escape!!!

    15 AND 20 inch Flounder caught off the pier at the Sunset Bay Escape!!!

  • A Blue Crab Beauty Caught from the Pier at The Sunset Bay Escape!!!

    A Blue Crab Beauty Caught from the Pier at The Sunset Bay Escape!!!

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Friday, August 26, 2016

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