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Colorful Beachfront Charmer. Spectacular Gulf Views. Sleeps 3-4.

Sleeps4
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
condo
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
Studio
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

1 bedroom, 1 bath on the beach. Perfect for couples and families.

If your idea of the perfect vacation is watching a Gulf sunrise from the comfort of bed, our beachfront condo is for you!

The condo is a completely redecorated efficiency that sleeps two on a handcrafted Murphy bed, and either one adult, or two kids, on a futon.

The beach is right outside the lobby, just a short stroll across a walkover protecting the natural area. There's no busy Seawall Blvd. to navigate.

The entire condo has been freshly painted in sand and moss colors, accented in aqua and orange. Features include a new floor, new bathroom vanity, new drapes, new dishwasher, all new dishes/glasses/flatware, new lighting, new dining table and chairs, marble backsplashes... basically, a complete makeover!

Best part? This sixth-floor condo is located on a corner, like our other unit down the hall. The view is spectacular! You can see down the beach for miles from the front balcony, and yes, you can watch the sun rise over the Gulf from the comfort of bed. From the side window, watch birds in the protected natural area, along with cruise and cargo ships entering the harbor. We've provided a spotting scope for your use, so no squinting needed!

When you're ready to eat, the fully-stocked kitchen includes range, fridge, microwave and coffee maker. Of course there's a blender for frosty beverages. Two gas grills outside the lobby are also available.

Our complex, Islander East, is on East Beach, one of the prettiest, quietest beaches in Galveston. The complex has a heated pool and lighted tennis courts, as well as shuffleboard.

On the tech front, we offer password-protected wifi, so you can stay in touch securely. When you're not on the beach, relax with the 32' flat-screen TV.

Come visit soon!

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Owner
Owner
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
January 19, 2017

About The Owner

We are beach-bound Dallasites who love the water. A Mississippi native, Barbara took family vacations to the beautiful beaches of the Florida Panhandle. Robert is a lifelong animal lover who has grown to appreciate the incredible bird life on the Upper Texas Coast.

The Owner purchased this condo in 2012

Why The Owner chose Gulf Coast

We own the corner condo at the end of the hall, so when this unit --the other corner condo -- became available, we jumped. The views up and down the beach are amazing. Having all the windows makes the condo feel open and airy.

What makes this condo unique

Robert loves taking dips in the pool before bedtime. Barbara walks the beach, looking for beach glass. Both enjoy relaxing on the balcony, wine in hand, soaking up the view in the Gulf breeze. The changing color of the sky at sunrise is wonderful -- even from bed.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(68 traveler reviews)

Colorful Beachfront Charmer. Spectacular Gulf Views. Sleeps 3-4.
average rating of 4.8382354 based on 68 reviews
Lonoke, AR
5

Perfect place for a relaxing vacation

  • 5 of 5

This condo was perfect for the 2 of us, cozy, quiet, and away from the tourist traffic. The view of the ocean from the balcony was amazing and access to the private beach is just a few steps out the lobby door. The place was spotless and ready for us on arrival, all we had to do was change into our flip-flops. Barbara is a very thoughtful owner and we will definitely book one of her units on our next visit. We are already planning our 2017 visit!

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Quiet and Peaceful -- and WONDERFUL

  • 5 of 5

Husband and I wanted a quiet restful place to get away from the stress. This was just the place! It is small, but cozy. The view of the ship channel and the Gulf of Mexico was wonderful. We spend most of our time watching the boats, the beach and the birds. Being on the east beach was so wonderful - away from the sounds of traffic. But close enough to great food and entertainment. I so enjoyed seeing the sunrises from the balcony. Would definitely come back for some R&R. Barbara was so easy to work with and the instructions for the condo were great. Highly recommend for a quiet get away for a couple.

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We were moved to a very well appointed efficiency with great mattresses due to our original of visi

  • 5 of 5

We were moved to a very well appointed efficiency with great mattresses due to our original of vision saying not being clean when we arrived.Enjoyed the two day stay.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We mis-communicated with our housekeeper, and unfortunately, the condo wasn't ready when these guests arrived. We did find another unit for them, and we're glad the overall visit turned out well.
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5

Wonderful escape

  • 5 of 5

Property is wonderful, beach is terrific! Beautiful, relaxing beach escape. Easy access and Barbara a pleasure to work with. We'll be back, hopefully soon!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A wonderful getaway with a beautiful view

  • 5 of 5

My husband and 2-year old daughter stayed here for our first trip to the beach with our little one. The condo was exactly what we needed. Just the right size for the three of us, well decorated, cozy, practical, and best of all, with a spectacular view! I could have sat on that patio all day and night, just watching the waves, the boats, the birds. The most beautiful surprise of all was seeing the full moon rise above the water. It is a perfect place for a romantic getaway, too, and I can't wait to come back with just my husband. Access to the beach is easy and the beach itself was quiet and clean. The staff at the Islander East was very helpful. It is a great location, too - away from the busy-ness of the sea wall, but close enough that it was easy to find places to eat and shop. Barbara was incredibly efficient, kind, responsive, and easy to work with. Overall, a wonderful experience and we can't wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful weekend in paradise

  • 5 of 5

I would highly recommend this place. My daughter and I both agree to come back next Summer. The place is clean and feels like home as soon as you walk in the door. Everyone we met was friendly. The balcony had the most beautiful view, I could have sat there the whole weekend. We also recommend eating at Fish Tails across from the pier 😋򒰠Big thank you to Barbara for sharing her piece of paradise - Amy and Heather Groff/ Farmersville

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
44 Miles
Houston Hobby
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Bolivar Ferry
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
Texas Highway 87
Car: necessary

Seawall Blvd., with its terrific restaurants, is a mile away. The Strand is just five minutes from our condo, and Moody Gardens is a short 15-minute drive.

This location is world-renown for bird-watching, especially in the spring.

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Rates & Availability

Galveston Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Low Season
Sep 12 2016 - May 14 2017
2 night minimum stay
$100
From
$130
Fri,Sat
 
 
High Season
May 15 2017 - Sep 10 2017
2 night minimum stay
$135
From
$180
Fri,Sat
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable security deposit $200
Check-in fee $25
Cleaning $55 + Tax
Tax Rate 15.0%

Memorial Day, Labor Day require three-night minimum, plus 10% holiday surcharge.

10% surcharge for holidays, Spring Break.

Reduced nightly rate for minimum stays of 14 nights Nov. 1-March 1. Contact us for details.

For Sat. arrival, Sun. charged at weekend rate. For Sat. departure, Thurs. charged at weekend rate.

Check-in: 3:00p. Check-out: 11:00a.

Payment via PayPal or HomeAway.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Galveston Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 6
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 320 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Brand new vanity.
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Open area - 1 queen , 1 double , Queen bed sleeps 2. Futon sleeps 1 adult or 2 kids.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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