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Special 8/19 - 8/31: $325/nt Ocean Front! 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 24, Very Secluded

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Last updated: 07/28/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Special 8/19 - 8/31 is $325/nt, up to 14 guests, 2 nt min.

As featured on HGTV's Beachfront Bargain Hunters -- Nature Lovers Episode!! Secluded beach (public access points are 1/2 mile in either direction).

Welcome to The Sand Dollar - a beautiful, 5 bedroom, 2 and a half bath home located on Terramar Beach (we are situated on the beach front, the ocean is about 50 feet from our house, there are no houses in front of us, direct access to the beach!). No motorized vehicles are allowed on the Terramar Beach and the public access points are about 1/2 mile away in each direction so you can have a very secluded vacation.

Our home features four master queen bedrooms (suitable for 4 adult couples to have privacy) and a bunkroom with 2 full over full bunk beds, queen sleeper sofa, full futon, and twin bed this unique beach house easily accommodates 3 to 4 families, very large families or 4 couples vacationing together! This house has a very open floor plan – the living room has a fireplace downstairs with a sleeper sofa. The Terramar subdivision has a private fishing pier, boat dock, pool, and pavilion that's 1/2 mile from our beach front home!

Located steps from the ocean, it is the perfect getaway beachfront house with spectacular Gulf views. This home features a double deck, is colorfully decorated featuring tile floors and granite counter tops in the kitchen. Two master bedrooms are located on the lower level and two master bedrooms are located on the upper level. All master suites have a queen bed and flat screen TV with DVD player (and Uverse). The bunk room is upstairs and has 2 full over full bunks...the bunks are comfortable for 2 adults or 2 children in each bed. There are two full size leather sofas downstairs and a full size futon. Thete is ama queen sized sleeper sofa upstairs, and a futon sofa upstairs (full bed). A full size washer and dryer are located on the lower floor. The living room features a 55 inch flat screen with DVD player and Uverse TV.

When you are ready to relax, step out onto one of the decks and hear the waves crashing. Everyone will enjoy the large lower deck with its stunning ocean views. It’s a wonderful place to see the sun rise in the morning and stargaze at night. Other amenities include the ground floor (all concrete) with 2 convenient state park style charcoal (18" x 20") grills, private shower, large picnic table, and 2 separate benches. If you need to stay connected while at the beach, there is also wireless internet access.

Returning guests receive a 10% discount, excluding holidays, special rates (rates lower than our posted rates), special events, and high season.

Rental Policy: Terramar Beach maintains a family atmosphere for the peaceful enjoyment of our neighbors and guests. Therefore, we will rent only to families or family groups. If you are not with a family group, you must be a responsible adult over the age of 25 to make a reservation and you may be subject to a higher deposit and nightly rates (prom parties are accepted with a $500 prom fee and $750 refundable damage deposit, youth groups, college kids, etc -- if you are with one of these types of groups, we reserve the right to meet you on arrival and verify the adults are present AND to check in unannounced to verify the adults are present, we require 1 adult to every 5 kids AND an adult in this case must be over 35). Wedding and Family reunions are also subject to a $500 event fee and higher damage deposits. Bachelor and bachelorette parties are accepted on a case to case basis. The minimum age for bachelor and bachelorette parties is 30 - 35, depending on the type of party and number of guests. Published rates are for up to 24 people, larger groups will be subject to higher nightly rates. Check in is at 4 PM, Check Out is 11 AM. Adults cannot rent properties on behalf of underage guests. Guests must comply with these Rental Policies and all subdivision restrictions. MAXIMUM NUMBER OF GUESTS IS 24 WITHOUT PRIOR APPROVAL or the maximum number you reported in your inquiry, whichever is less (we sleep 24 people in beds, but we want to ensure our home is not overloaded). Smoking inside the house or on the decks may result in forfeiture of your deposit. Special arrangements are valid 3 days from the date the quote is sent (ie stays less than minimum required nights, exceeding occupancy, etc). We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone. Any use of the home for events (weddings, reunions, graduation, prom, etc) must be disclosed at the time the reservation is made. Advertised specials are for a maximum of 10 guests, additional fees may apply for additional guests. Specials do not apply to Friday and Saturday nights (unless specifically advertised) or Holidays, a weekday is Sunday night thru Thursday night. If you plan on bringing a RV or Travel Trailer this must be be disclosed at the time the reservation is made and a hook-up fee may apply.

CANCELLATIONS & REFUNDS: We understand there can be unforeseen emergencies that could cause you to cancel your reservation. We will try to resolve the situation with you. However, please note our cancellation policy: • Over Sixty (60) days prior to date of arrival, you will receive a full refund less a $100.00 cancellation fee. Cancellations thirty (30) to sixty (60) days prior to arrival will be charged the deposit paid upon booking (deposit is approximately 50% of the total amount). Cancellations within the thirty (30) days prior to arrival will be charged the full rental amount. If you fail to pay the scheduled payments by the due date, we reserve the right to cancel the reservation. If we cancel the reservation for failure to pay by the due date, you will receive a full refund less $100.00 cancellation fee thirty (30) days prior to arrival, within thirty (30) days you will not receive a refund. There is no refund for appliance failure, utility failure, personal illness, or circumstances beyond our control. There is no refund for rainy days or overcast skies. Refunds of security deposits are issued within 30 days of departure if you leave the house clean and undamaged like you found it. We encourage all guests to purchase trip insurance to cover unforeseen issues such as sickness, family emergencies, etc.

Keywords: oceanfront, ocean front, gulf front, front row, first row, beachfront, beach front, new listing, summer availability, kid friendly, adult couples, long term rental, water, girls getaway, romance, romantic, private, the Sand Piper, The Sand Piper, close to town, new listing, wedding, birthday, anniversary, vacation, spring break, reunion, Christmas, Easter Thanksgiving, Independence Day, 4th of July, holiday, graduation, golf, fishing, sight seeing, Moody Gardens, dining, Pleasure Pier, miniature golf, Biker, Labor Day, Winter Specials

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 and the adult must be on the premises. We usually meet prom parties/youth groups on arrival, if the parents are not with the group, check-in will not be allowed until the parents are present. ...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    The children will love the beach....and the swimming pool in the Terramar subdivision....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    We do not allow smoking anywhere on our property....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    This home has several flights of stairs and is not wheelchair or handicap accessible. There are no hand rails in the showers or bathrooms....moreless

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 24, Beds for 24

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

    Sleeps 3...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Sleeps 2...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Sleeps 2 ...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

    Sleeps 2 ...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 twin/ single, 2 sleep sofa /futon, 2 bunk bed

    Bunks are Full over Full - Sleeps 13 in bunk room. ...moreless

  • We also have a full size futon downstairs (sleeps 2). Note that the sheets are left neatly folded at the edges of the beds, this helps keep the housekeeping charges low. Extra sheets for the futon and sleeper sofas are in the closets downstairs and the chests upstairs. You will have to make the beds you wish to use....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • There is also a fishing pier in the Terramar subdivision, it is in reedy area that's great for catching Red-fish and it's only 1/2 mile from our beach front home! ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable:

    All 6 TVs have satellite....moreless

  • Television:

    There is a 55 inch flat screen TV in the living room, 32 inch flat screen TVs in in all the bedrooms, and a 32 inch TV in the bunk room....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Situated on Terramar Beach! We are a Front Row Beach House! No other houses in front of us....moreless

  • Beachfront:

    Our property has beach access from the front door. No motorized vehicles are allowed on the beach and the home is about 3/4 miles from any public beach access point, making the beach secluded. ...moreless

  • Near The Ocean:

    Situated on Terramar Beach! We are a Front Row Beach House! No other houses in front of us....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Just look out the window!...moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    See the ocean from the front door or enjoy the oceanfront from one of the two decks. Front row with panoramic views....moreless

  • Water View:

    If you call the ocean just 'water'....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Steps to the ocean!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Dining bar seats 6 & the table seats 10....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 16 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Electric...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    There is a fireplace, but it is is for aesthetic appearances only....moreless

  • Heating:

    Electric....moreless

  • Internet:

    We have wireless internet....moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    You will have to wash your linens for extended stays. All the sheets are folded neatly on the corners of the beds, this ensures all sheets are clean. You will have to make the beds you wish to use. ...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Twi full size leather sofas and a full size futon....moreless

  • Parking:

    There is plenty of room to park at the sand dollar....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath towels provided -- you must bring beach towels. The maid charges a fee if the bath towels are used on the beach. We provide 24 bath towels, as well as hand towels and washcloths....moreless

  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    There are dishes and utensils for your needs....moreless

  • Dishwasher

Outside

  • Boat:

    Boat slip in Terramar subdivision 1/2 mile from our home....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    2 decks and large patio underneath the house....moreless

  • Golf:

    Golf courses approx. 10 minutes away....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Two state park style (18" x 20"), charcoal grills downstairs....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    There is a pool in the Terramar subdivision 1/2 mile from our home -- it opens for summer on Memorial Day weekend and closes after Labor Day weekend....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer Special
Jul 17 - Aug 18, 2016
3 night min stay
$400

Rates are based on 14 guests; add $13 per night, per additional guest

Late Summer
Aug 19 - Aug 31, 2016
2 night min stay
$325 $525
Fri, Sat
Labor Day
Sep 1 - Sep 5, 2016
4 night min stay
$525
Late Summer
Sep 6 - Oct 16, 2016
2 night min stay
$400 $450
Fri, Sat
$2,100
Fall I
Oct 17 - Nov 1, 2016
2 night min stay
$325 $425
Fri, Sat
$1,750
Lonestar Rally
Nov 2 - Nov 9, 2016
3 night min stay
$400 $500
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$2,000
Fall II
Nov 10 - Nov 22, 2016
2 night min stay
$225 $300
Fri, Sat
$1,450
Thanksgiving
Nov 23 - Nov 27, 2016
4 night min stay
$425
$2,000
Winter
Nov 28 - Dec 21, 2016
2 night min stay
$225 $300
Sat, Sun
$1,250
Holidays
Dec 22 - Jan 2, 2017
3 night min stay
$400
$2,100
Late Winter Special
Jan 3 - Feb 16, 2017
2 night min stay
$300
$1,250 $3,500
Early Spring
Feb 24 - Mar 9, 2017
2 night min stay
$325
$1,900
Spring Break
Mar 10 - Mar 19, 2017
4 night min stay
$500
$2,750
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$625
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $150
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Cleaning/Linen/Towel Fee $225 + tax
  • Tax Rate 15%

Notes:

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Weekly specials and other discounted rates do not apply to holidays. Stays that include holidays may be subject to a holiday premium and/or longer minimum stays. Advertised specials are for a maximum of 8 guests, request the special when booking. Parties (bachelor, bachelorette, or any other type of similar party do not qualify for specials).


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

16.5 Miles
Nearest Airport
Scholes International Airport
1.8 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The West End Restaurant and Sand Bar
9 Miles
Nearest Golf
Galveston Country Club
0.1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
San Luis Pass
1.8 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
The West End Restaurant and Sand Bar
Terramar Beach (Galveston, TX, USA)
Nearest Beach
Terramar Beach

Car: Recommended

Along with the stunning oceanfront and beachfront access, the Terramar subdivision has a fishing pier, boat slip, and a pool (if you get tired of the salt.....like that will ever happen). Moody Gardens and Schlitterbahn are about 10 to 15 minutes away -- there is also a miniature golf course.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: We love the Galveston area -- owning (and renting) a beachfront home makes our time in Galveston affordable.

Why the Owner Chose Terramar Beach (Galveston, TX, USA):
This property was one of the larger homes we looked at and it's great beach front location made it a keeper!


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • View of Beach from the Main Deck

    View of Beach from the Main Deck

  • View Looking NE off the Deck

    View Looking NE off the Deck

  • There are no houses in front of the Sand Dollar to block your view of the beach!

    There are no houses in front of the Sand Dollar to block your view of the beach!

  • Kitchen -- Lots of Bar Seating

    Kitchen -- Lots of Bar Seating

  • Living Room with 55 inch TV and Large Sectional Sleeper Sofa with Full Bed

    Living Room with 55 inch TV and Large Sectional Sleeper Sofa with Full Bed

  • Flat Screen TV with DVD player and Dish Network

    Flat Screen TV with DVD player and Dish Network

  • Flat Screen TV with DVD and Dish Network

    Flat Screen TV with DVD and Dish Network

  • Bunk Room: 2 Full over Full Beds and Futon

    Bunk Room: 2 Full over Full Beds and Futon

  • Both upstairs Queen Bedrooms look like this.

    Both upstairs Queen Bedrooms look like this.

  • Plenty of Parking Behind the house and deck wraps around house.

    Plenty of Parking Behind the house and deck wraps around house.

  • Two state park style grills on ground level

    Two state park style grills on ground level

  • View Looking SE off the Deck

    View Looking SE off the Deck

  • Front View of House

    Front View of House

  • Kitchen with Granite Counters and a Travertine back splash

    Kitchen with Granite Counters and a Travertine back splash

  • Dining Table that seats 10

    Dining Table that seats 10

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Queen Bedroom downstairs with an additional single bed

    Queen Bedroom downstairs with an additional single bed

  • Queen Bedroom downstairs

    Queen Bedroom downstairs

  • Doubler Doors upstairs leading to upstairs deck

    Doubler Doors upstairs leading to upstairs deck

  • Bunk Room: Queen Sleeper Sofa, Single Bed, TV with DVD and Dish Network

    Bunk Room: Queen Sleeper Sofa, Single Bed, TV with DVD and Dish Network

  • Flat Screen with DVD and Dish Network in both upstairs Queen Bedrooms

    Flat Screen with DVD and Dish Network in both upstairs Queen Bedrooms

  • Downstairs Bathrooms both look like this.

    Downstairs Bathrooms both look like this.

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Thursday, July 28, 2016

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