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Beachfront Home With Incredible View Of Beach, Pass And Gulf

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

This is just the most fun place in the world to get away to and the house is just primo with lots of high end amenities. Large covered deck has 180 degree uninterrupted view of Pass and Gulf and you look directly down at the seashore; best kitchen ever has entire bank of windows overlooking beach while dinner is prepared on the long granite counter. We have the best reviews-read them. Dining and living rooms overlook Pass and Gulf. Extensive beaches for shelling and walking and volleyball. We also have another new beachfront home close by for families wishing to vacation together.

Lots of people kayak from here and kayaks can be launched on the bay side as well. Extensive parks across the bay for birding by boat. Also San Luis Pass has always been a championship fishing location.

Wonderful breezes year-long. Great view of sunrise over Gulf and a view of the sunset over the back bay. All bedrooms have stone countertops with large vessel glass sinks in the room. Granite countertops throughout kitchen and bar area. Enjoy dinner on the deck looking out on the beaches and lights across the pass. Stone floors throughout entire house with intricate 'rug' stonework. Great birding route with lots of pelicans, herons, and shorebirds. Beach has limited access to cars and is in process of becoming a pedestrian beach for shell collecting and kids play areas. House has ramp and stair access. Three flat screen TVs with satellite/HDTV living room. Spotting scope for bird viewing. Quality kitchenware, linens, towels, etc. New front load washer/dryer, microwave, toaster, dishwasher, frig with ice in door, large double oven stove with convection cooking. Outside shower on ground level for beach goers. Large propane (supplied) grill on deck.

More Details

Owner
Diane Blackwelder
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 20, 2017

About Diane Blackwelder

Blake and Diane built this house just before Ike and the house had no real damage. It is the most beautiful location on earth. Blake is an exploration geologist with the 7th largest oil company (no not BP) and Diane is a Speech Pathologist. We have two girls at University (one graduated from St Edwards and is applying to medical school and one at U. of Montana Missoula). Diane specializes in adopting special need greyhounds.

Why Diane Blackwelder chose Freeport

Clear waters of the offshore Gulf come into the Pass giving the area especially clear blue water and lots of shells/sand dollars accumulate on this end of the barrier island. The ends of barrier islands are great places for fish, birds, and beautiful sand dunes. The far away lights across the pass are beautiful at night and provide a view that other areas do not have at night. We built within a community but it is quiet because we have no immediate neighbors.

What makes this house unique

This house is in a quiet family area. It is the last house on a dead end road that stops at the beach, with an empty lot to one side. The beach has limited access so there are never lots of people on the beach. Sunrise comes up across the Gulf and is a beautiful sight from the kitchen, dining room, and front porch. Patches of yellow and orange flowers cover dunes around the house seasonally.

Amenities

Freeport House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • 3 bathrooms; travertine shower in master
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • 1st bedroom: King size bed wish Sterns & Foster mattress (1), large flat screen satellite TV and view overlooking the Gulf. 2nd bedroom: Queen size Bed with Sterns & Foster mattress (1) and large flat screen satellite TV. 3rd bedroom: 2 bunk beds with lower full-sized Sleep Sofa or Futons (2), twin upper Beds. Futons may convert into sofas during the day.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Bunk beds (2) are twin on top and full-sized futons on the bottom - can convert lower beds into sofas for daytime seating.

Reviews

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Beachfront Home With Incredible View Of Beach, Pass And Gulf
average rating of 4.837209 based on 43 reviews
5

Wonderful home in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

Everything was just as it was represented or better down to the linens and towels. The kitchen was well stocked and the house was exceptionally clean. Diane was wonderful, providing all the information we might need about the house and the surrounding area. The couches and chairs were a bit low for anyone with knee issues but that isn't really a criticism, as we spent more time on the wonderful porch enjoying the view. All but one of our group (me) saw dolphins from the porch. Guess I will just have to go back until I see them, too!

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

2nd time staying here, cannot wait to go back hopefully every year!

  • 5 of 5

Let me start off by saying the customer service from the Blackwelder family is outstanding. They are very tentative and make the stay so pleasurable from their amazing service. The VIEW is absolutely to die for. It is the most perfect beach house. It has all the amenities imaginable. Once you move in, you never want to leave. Direct beach access, semi private beach, it really does not get any better. This home is what dreams are made of. It's also pet friendly! I had the most amazing vacation and it was so amazing because I had my dogs with me. Everything about this place is perfect, absolutely perfect. I hope to make this a yearly stay, i love it that much! This is definitely the place to be if you have been considering a beach house rental!

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

BEAUTIFUL

  • 5 of 5

BEST PLACE EVER. WOULD LIKE TO GO BACK SOON.THIS PLACE IS NOT ONLY GREAT BUT PET PERFECT ALSO.GREAT PLACE TO GET AWAY.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful view of the San Luis Pass

  • 5 of 5

Family of 7 slept fairly well given that one bed was VERY high (luckily we found a stool!) and the bunk beds were very comfy! The kitchen was extremely well stocked (we had to buy a nonstick pan for eggs), and the house was clean and well stocked with paper products. You can't swim off the beach right by the house (only true complaint), but we rented a golf cart and made the short trip to the Jolly Roger beach which was awesome! Our dogs loved the trip, lots of dogs for them to play with on the beach which is why we love Surfside sooo much. The water, sand, sun, MOSQUITOS (😵?), fishing (caught loads of trout and red fish) made a trip we will not forget! Thank you for letting us stay and we'd love to come back very soon!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fabulous place to relax and enjoy the beach!

  • 5 of 5

We booked a 5-night stay with our 3 adult sons and their plus-one's. What a great beach house! Exquisitely equipped chef's kitchen, plenty of space to spread out. Besides the beach itself, our favorite hangout place was on the 4 big rocking chairs on the porch overlooking the water. Definitely rent a golf cart (they delivered it right to the house) and explore up and down the beach. A shout out to Reel Men Fishing Charters out of Galveston Yacht Basin--showed us a great time and we came back with a ton of speckled trout. This beach house was a very clean, quiet, comfortable place to have some great down time with family. Loved walking up and down the beach collecting sea shells and flying kites like a bunch of kids! Would definitely do it again!

-JL

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful, spacious, clean beachfront house - Completely exceeded expectations!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I (and our dog) spent a long weekend at Blake And Dianne's house with our friends and their 2 year old son. The house was absolutely amazing, cool (AC), comfortable, well stocked with cooking utensils (pans, coffee maker, blender, etc), and spacious. The beach right in front of the house had some great sea shells for collecting as you walk toward San Luis Pass (slightly north). There is also a beach access at the south end of the neighborhood that is good for walking (headed south) and swimming. I think some of the most fun we had was crabbing (or our version of crabbing). The owners talked about crabbing in the "things to do" suggestions. We had absolutely no idea how to go "crabbing" but got $3 crabbing nets and chicken necks from the Seven Seas market. Even just out by the rocks in front of the house, we were able to catch a few blue crabs! (I'm sure this isn't the proper way to go crabbing, but we were just catching and releasing) Overall I would definitely come back!! We had a great time!

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
22 Miles
Galveston
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
Bluewater Hwy at San Luis Pass Bridge
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Refundable Security Dep. $400
Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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