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Beach Front!!! 5 Bdrm Sleeps 18 w/ Ramp & Private Beach Walkover-Making Memories

Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Making Memories is a 5 bedroom 3 bathroom beachfront house built in 2012. We love spending time at our house and love seeing others enjoy it also.

The house is located right on the beach with a large deck and a private walk over directly off the deck just steps away from the water in Surfside Beach. The stress melts away as you climb the stairs or ramp and hear the sound of the waves. It is in the new Velasco Shores Subdivision right next to Stahlman Park.

The house has many windows and offers amazing beach views from anywhere in the living area along with the from the master bedroom and bedroom 2. It has wonderful finishes throughout and is designed with large groups in mind. The house offers 10’ high ceilings throughout with a cathedral ceiling in the living room, dining room, and kitchen area. There is wainscoating in the hallway and 8' high doors throughout the house. The kitchen is designed with entertaining in mind and has plenty of room to move around, stainless steel appliances, large french door refrigerator, tons of counter space, and a large 8’ granite island that seats 4 people. The kitchen is open to the dining room and living room area so you can still be part of the group while you cook. There is also a large 8' x 4' counter top height table in the dining room that seats 10-12 people. The living room has a large 60' LCD flat screen TV, Blueray/DVD player, stereo with IPod Dock, PlayStation 2 for the kids and a leather sectional with queen sleeper. There is a large 10’x40’ covered porch to escape the sun and a 12'x27' uncovered deck to enjoy the beautiful views and sound of the waves. A private walk over allows easy access from the deck directly to the beach. There is also a shower under the house with hot water for washing the sand off and plenty of parking both on the concrete under the house and in the large driveway. There is a gas grill, and a picnic table under the house. There is also a ramp that makes it much easier to bring your luggage, coolers, etc. up to the house.

The house has five bedrooms with 13 beds (plus a sleeper sofa) which provide plenty of room to spread out. The house comfortably sleeps 18 people. It includes a master bedroom with a king size bed, 32' LCD TV w/ Dish Hopper, and master bathroom with a vessel sink & granite countertop and a 4' shower. Bedrooms 2 and 3 both have queen beds and share a Jack and Jill bathroom with granite countertop, dual sinks, and a shower. Bedrooms 4 and 5 are bunkrooms but also have full size beds so they can be used for adults if needed. Bedroom 4 has a full bunk bed along with 2 twin bunk beds. Bedroom 5 has a full bunk bed and a twin bunk bed and includes a TV with Dish Hopper and DVD Player. Bath 3 is located right across the hall from Bedrooms 4 and 5 and has a bathtub. There is also a queen sleeper sofa in the living room and a pack n play.

Surfside Beach is about an hour south of Houston. There are endless possibilities for fun regardless of the season. The house is located within the Villiage of Surfside Beach Limits and only 1.5 miles from restaurants, etc. There is a paved trail along Bluewater Highway that leads right to town. The house is located in the newly constructed Velasco Shores neighborhood which consists of 10 lots and is a very closely knit community with wonderful neighbors and few rental properties. It is located across the street from the public crabbing pier and fishing is everywhere. You can fish in the surf, in the bay, off a pier, or deep sea with a charter boat.

Keywords: Beachfront, Front Row

More Details

Sheila Unterreiner
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2018

About Sheila Unterreiner

We live just north of Houston and have 2 children ages 10 and 13. We built Making Memories to create memories with our kids before they are grown and out of the house. They love the beach and spending time at the beach is a great opportunity to slow down and connect with family and friends. We hope you can use our home to create your own memories.

Sheila Unterreiner purchased this house in 2012

Why Sheila Unterreiner chose Surfside Beach

We found this subdivision and really fell in love with the spectacular views and large lots. Our house is located on a cul-de-sac with lots of room around the houses and plenty of parking.

What makes this house unique

We looked at many existing homes before deciding to build this house. We were looking for something newer with higher end finishes and just couldn't find anything already built that met our criteria. We were able to customize the floorplan to create a very family friendly atmosphere with a large gathering area and plenty of beds.


Surfside Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower , Private bath with Vessel Sink, Granite counter top, & shower
    Jack and Jill Bath - toilet , shower , Double Vanity w/ Granite Counter Tops, & shower
    Hallway Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Hall Bath with granite countertop, tub / shower.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , Beach view with private bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Beach view with shared jack and jill bath
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , With shared Jack and Jill bath
    Bedroom 4 - 2 double , 4 twin/ single , 3 bunk bed , Bunk room including a full sized bunk bed & 2 twin bunk beds
    Bedroom 5 - 2 double , 2 twin/ single , 2 bunk bed , Bunk room including full size bunk bed & twin bunk bed
  • Queen sleeper sofa in living room. Pack n Play is provided. Full sized beds in bedrooms 4 & 5 can be used for adults.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • marina
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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Beach Front!!! 5 Bdrm Sleeps 18 w/ Ramp & Private Beach Walkover-Making Memories
average rating of 4.977778 based on 45 reviews
Lake Jackson ,Tx

Beautiful beach home in prime location!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our entire family had plenty of room, all 12 of us and in a prime location on the beach. Huge patio and connected to walkway straight to the beach. Will stay here again!!

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home, beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

We used the home to prepare and return from our wedding next door at Stahlman Conference and Reception Center. The home is gorgeous, plenty of space, all the "little things" we needed such as cork screws and USB outlets on the night stands. When we ran low on towels, toilet paper and trash bags, the contact we were given was very receptive and promptly supplied everything we asked for. Clean, convenient for playing on the beach. Overall wonderful stay!

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful home

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home with perfect amentities! Private walk right down to the beach that can’t be beat and the owner was very prompt and helpful when reaching out. Wouldn’t change a thing!

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

I loved every minute of my stay here. Great view of the beach!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great house and wonderful location!!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I, 6 adults and 4 kids, stayed here for our annual family vacation and we could not have enjoyed our stay more!!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The house was clean, tidy and not over decorated! Everything we needed was available and then some! Felt very at home here!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $150 + Tax
Cleaning and Linen Fee $250 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $400
Tax Rate 10.0%

We are still working the kinks out of the new rate structure. Please send a request for a quote if you have any questions. All quotes are subject to change until verified. Peak Summer Rates require Monday or Friday Start Date. Pet Fee $150 for one or $250 for multiple pets. Contact owner for cancellation policy.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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