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One Block to Beach, Three Blocks to Pleasure Pier

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 2,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Bedrooms 5, 2.5 Baths, Sleeps 12, Facebook at Links to Other Information below

This recently remodeled historic home built in 1907, has 2 1/2 ceramic tile baths with jettedtub. Central a/c and heating plus window a/c in some rooms. A gas heater is in the entertainment room.

It sleeps 11 people in 5 bedrooms, One double size bed and two queens plus 3 twin beds and a bunk bed twin. Two downstairs couches sleep two additional guests. 13 total.

It is one short block to the beach and Seawall Blvd. at Murdochs Pier and then 2 blocks west on Seawall to the new Pleasure Pier. The Galvez hotel is 1 block east. Many of Galveston's most popular restaurants (Guidos, Fish Tales, Salt Grass, Bernardos' at the Galvez, Spots, plus many others are within a few blocks) and the house is on the bus line.

The amenities include wireless internet and satellite TV and radio cd player, out door gas grill, game room, library, Wii 2 sunroom.

The home has hardwood floors throughout and ceramic tile floors in the kitchen and bathrooms.

The big front porch is great for socializing and generally has a pleasant breeze.

See more pictures and get more information by going to our Facebook page at More Links and Information below.

Enjoy the same beach used by Galvez Spa guests with your own affordable home and fully stocked kitchen.

Keywords: 5 Bedroom, jet tub, 2 1/2 ceramic baths, Luxurious, Historic (100 yr+) Home, 1 Block to Beach and New Pleasure Pier, Beach Central Park 1/2 blk, Sleeps 13+

More Details

Rudy Steury
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 23, 2018

About Rudy Steury

The house was purchased in 2005 and was remodeled in 2006.

Rudy Steury purchased this house in 2005

Why Rudy Steury chose San Jacinto

Luxurious and comfortable accommodations. Easy one block walk to the beach and still located in town and in the center of many attractions. You won't need to use your cars every time you want to do something in Galveston.

What makes this house unique

Walk to many of the the best and most popular restaurants in Galveston, shop and stroll along the Seawall which is the longest continuous side walk in the US.


San Jacinto House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2.5
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , master bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , NE Bedroom 2
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , NW Bedroom 3
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Library/Game room bedroom 4
    Bedroom 5 Sunroom - 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , Bedroom 5 Sunroom 3 twins (bunkbed and twin)
  • Full size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (5)
  • Air Hockey
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(38 traveler reviews)

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One Block to Beach, Three Blocks to Pleasure Pier
average rating of 4.4736843 based on 38 reviews
Dallas, TX

Birthday Trip

  • 5 of 5

My family and I rented this home as a way to celebrate my 30th birthday; there were 8 adults and 4 children. The home was very spacious and we never felt cramped or lacking personal space. The layout of the home is exactly as the owner shows in the layout and we were able to sleep 12 people easily. The home was built in the early 1900s and has all the charm that you would expect in an older home. The kitchen and bathrooms have been remodeled but the house still has an historical feeling to it and the wooden floors creek in places like you would expect in an older house.

It rained off and on during our stay but it didn't detour us from enjoying the beach which is literally a block away. The front porch was a huge hit with my family and I think we spent more time out there than in the house itself. The sea breeze can be felt from the porch and you can see all kinds of seabirds which my father really enjoyed. The game room and the bunk beds in the adjoining sunroom were a huge hit with the kids and provided them with things to do as the adults prepared dinner in the large open kitchen. As it was NBA playoff season, the guys also enjoyed the 42" TV in the dinning/entertainment room and the gas/charcoal grill in the back yard. The shower in the downstairs bath is perfect for rinsing sand off when you come back from the beach and can be accessed easily by the back door without dragging sand throughout the house. The upstairs bath has a jetted tub which the kids and adults both loved.

There is a small grocery store and liquor store just a block west of the house and was great for picking up things we forgot. If you would like souvenirs, Murdoch’s is just a block away on the beach. We also enjoyed a trip to Moody Gardens, shopping at The Strand, a banana boat ride at 10th & Seawall and took the free ferry over to Port Bolivar and back (and yes we did see dolphins!). We didn't have enough time to enjoy Pleasure Pier but it was easily within walking distance.

The owner was so helpful in answering any questions I had and provides a very detailed list of things to know about the home upon checking in. He was always accommodating and quick to respond to my emails. I would also like to add that the home was extremely reasonably priced for the location and amount of space provided and I would definitely recommend to friends, family or anyone looking to have a great time in Galveston.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2013
  • Stayed: April 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect for our family!

  • 5 of 5

What a large, wonderful house in a great location! The communication from our host was always prompt, with gracious hospitality, and the house had everything we needed and more in terms of cooking supplies, huge washer/dryer, plenty of room to spread out. We were going to a family wedding at the Galvez, and it was the perfect place to stay. The beds were comfortable, and the upstairs bath is exquisite. The huge shower downstairs made it easy for our family to get ready quickly. Things we particularly loved were the large front porch, and the comfortable space inside with plenty of chairs. We were here during the winter, and although it was cold outside, the house is comfortably warm with downstairs and upstairs heating, and we loved having a fire. I️ did quite a bit of cooking and had all the pots and utensils and spices and loved the gas stove and the dishwasher. If the weather had been warmer, we would have made use of the gas grill. There is a fabulously detailed instruction document he sends that has everything you could possibly need to know about the house. Seriously, best instruction document ever! And there are books!!!!! Lots of books! And the round table is perfect for playing games. We had plenty of space to park our cars. Sidewalk for walking, and such a quick walk to the beach and a huge souvenir shop. The directions to get to the house were easy to follow. Our family had such a good time!

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A House Full

  • 5 of 5

Nice old Galveston home. This home is in a great location close to Stewart Beach or the Pleasure Pier, & only two blocks from the beach. Lots of great eateries close by. The house is old Galveston and has plenty of room for a family up to 12 or 13 people. My family and I had a great stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family Summer Vacation 2017

  • 5 of 5

Highly recommend this home... totally loved our stay here this past week. Rooms are spacious very comfortable beds, house was very clean! Loved the Porch! Everything you need is available! Enjoyed our evening walks to Murdochs, Pleasure Pier, and the Shops on Seawall! Will hope to return next year! Very beautiful home!

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house/customer service, not clean.

  • 3 of 5

Very beautiful house, spacious, ton of character. Just off of a main road but still very quiet. My family and I stayed in this house with 7 adults, 3 babies, 4 kids and there was plenty of room for all of us. We absolutely loved the house, especially the location. Very quiet and relaxing. You can walk or take a quick 5 min drive to all the essential places.

The only complaints we have were the cleanliness and upkeep of the place. It isn't being taken care of very well and we had to clean everything. Not exactly what you want to do while on vacation. We had to clean the bathrooms, mop the entire first floor, and wash all of the linen (I had pet hair all over my comforter). We complained about it to the owner. He responded to us very quickly and came over to check it out. He said that the floor wasn't dirty and it was just the floor stain coming off onto our feet but it was visibly dusty and dirty. But he was very nice and refunded us a small amount for our troubles. After we mopped everywhere it was a huge difference. The furniture was dirty under all the cushions, one of the dining chairs has a huuuge hole in the seat with just a cushion covering it, and everything in the kitchen looks like it had been sitting in storage for months and hadn't been washed in forever. Everything was icky and dusty. The walls are dirty/stained/in need of new paint and while there is plenty of beach equipment to use, its all just thrown on the side of the house and dirty and gross. Would probably be better if they were at least put in storage bins. I didn't want to dig through it and have to rinse it all off to use.

With all of that being said. We loved the house and appreciated the awesome customer service. Just needs someone younger (no offense to the owner :/ ) with more attention to detail to manage it and make sure it is up to hotel-like standards. Even though we had to clean I would consider renting again.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It was great first time doing it, we really enjoy ourself

  • 5 of 5

Omg we loved it. We have so much fun. The house fitted my family just right. It was 16 of us. The beds sleep good. Just enough bathrooms, lol big kitchen great game room.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Strand Historic District
The Spot
Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Hobby Airport, Houston, TX
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
3 miles
Nearest Restaurant
30 Metres
one block
Nearest Beach
30 Metres
one block
Car: not necessary

One block from the beach and Seawall Blvd., two blocks from Pleasure Pier, one half block from Beach Central Park, one block from Galvez Hotel, on bus line


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $115 + Tax
Tax Rate 15.0%

Special event dates such as Bikers Rally, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Mardi Gras, etc will be more expensive than the standard rate and/or may require more than a two night rental
Minimum age for renter is 25 unless special arangements and agreements are entered into

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.