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Make Family Memories! 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath! Close to the Beach!

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Pretty beach house in prestigious Pirates Beach. Just 2 blocks to the beach!

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Last updated: 12/09/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

3 bedroom, 2 bathroom, Pirates Beach!

Best of Times Beach House is well-equipped with charm, gulf breezes, comfortable furnishings, and all the luxuries of home. This cottage is perfect for family vacations.
Relax on the large decks, dine on the shady bottom patio, or take a short walk to the beach for sun, sand and surf.
Cook dinner in the well-equipped kitchen or follow the tips in the Best of Times Beach House guide book and try the locals' favorite restaurants.
Best of Times is 2 blocks to the beach. Your family will fall in love with prestigious Pirates Beach and its peaceful, private beaches. It is just beautiful here.
Galveston's laid-back island vibe will ensure your family will relax and make memories. Enjoy Schitterbahn and Moody Gardens, both just minutes away. Learn about Galveston's history through the many museums, or shop the eclectic boutiques on the Strand.
The house has everything you need to relax, including an outdoor shower, patio furniture on both decks and the huge patio, a well-stocked kitchen with brand new, top-of-the-line appliances, and a large flat screen tv with dvd.

When you are ready for the beach, it’s a short walk away! Beach toys, and life jackets are provided for fun in the sun. Our family home is kid-friendly and pet-friendly, but it is non-smoking.
Please, only responsible renters over the age of 28.
Friday to Friday rentals please

Owner

Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/09/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 1100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

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

    You must be 28 years old to rent. No fraternity/sorority rentals. No prom/party rentals....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    We have toys, books, games and a garage full of beach toys for kids. Our kitchen is also stocked with kids' cups, bowls, and plates. Check the closets for kid art supplies, books, games, and Legos. We have four kids, so Best of Times is very kid-friendly!...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Contact owner for restrictions. Our family loves to travel with our dogs, and we know you do too. Contact us for pet restrictions. We do charge a non-refundable pet fee of $100.00. PLEASE tell us you'll be bringing your pet when you request the booking. THANKS!...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • You'll find plenty of room to spread out and relax at Best of Times. With three outdoor areas, every family member can discover their own peaceful spot. The covered patio area features a hammock and two porch swings. Drink your morning coffee or evening glass of wine on the main deck. Sun and relax on the upper deck. Gather together in the huge family room for eating, movies, and making memories. Wherever you are, you'll find your Best of Times....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Enjoy our mini library for both kids and adults. Located in in the guest bedroom...moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    The house features over 300 cable channels/...moreless

  • Toys
  • Video Games:

    Playstation II and games...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Kids DVDs when they need a break from the sun...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    An easy two-block walk to the beach through a fun beach neighborhood...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    From the Crow's Nest, you can see the ocean....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Dining table for six, bar stools for four, and breakfast nook for two. Also, portable booster high chair for kids....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage:

    Check out our stocked garage! We've got lots of kids' beach toys, life jackets, boogie boards, and sand toys. Laundry and golf cart also in the garage....moreless

  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Fast wifi included...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    New coffeemaker with gold-tone built-in filter...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    All new...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    New dishwasher with extra-large capacity ...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Fully-stocked kitchen with new dishes, utensils, serving items, and stemware. Top-of-the-line dishwasher, range, oven, and refrigerator. Kitchen also includes skillet for pancakes and Crock Pot....moreless

  • Microwave:

    New microwave...moreless

  • Oven:

    Range features fast-boil and five burners. Warming drawer, convection oven, and state-of-the-art conventional oven....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Coffee and tea provided...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Two refrigerators (one in kitchen and one in downstairs garage). Cold in-door water and brand new ice maker to fill your cooler for the beach. Double doors open for oversized party platters....moreless

  • Stove:

    Electric five-burner stove with full-sized oven and ceramic cooktop...moreless

  • Toaster:

    Yes! Toaster in the cabinet!...moreless

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio:

    Three different outdoor areas for you to relax. Crow's nest with peek-a-book Gulf view, large deck, and huge patio!...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Outdoor play space so bring your water slide, washers or horse shoes!...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Outdoor grill for patio bbqs...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Lots of Boogie Boards, kid life jackets, sand toys, Frisbees, and balls! The garage is well-stocked!...moreless

 

Reviews

Write a review 4.9
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Rental basis: Per property
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$250

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • cleaning fee $150 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 15%

Notes:

We prefer seven-night stays and will give priority to those.

Friday to Friday rentals, please.

Please let us know if you would like to bring your pet ($100). Thanks so much!


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 12/09/2016
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Location

30 Miles
Nearest Airport
Houston Hobby
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Woody's
15 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Galveston Ferry
0.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Galveston Country Club
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-45
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Pirates Beach

Car: Necessary

For years, Pirates Beach has been Galveston's premier vacation spot for families visiting the island. The beautiful beaches here are quiet and very family friendly. Meet new friends in the neighborhood or refresh old ones. Pirate's Beach is so peaceful, that it's easy to slow down to Island Time.

While in Galveston, plan to explore Moody Gardens; seek new thrills at Pleasure Pier; dive into Schlitterbahn, and shop the Historic Strand.

Welcome to the good life! Welcome to the Best of Times!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: I am a BOI (born on island) and grew up in Galveston, just a few miles from Pirates Beach. After moving to Houston and marrying a Midwesterner (and having four kids!), we have rediscovered how enchanting Galveston is. Through years of family vacations, all of us have fallen in love with Galveston. Dreams really do come true! In 2013, our family discovered Best of Times, the perfect family beach house. Now, we are so excited to share it with YOUR family. Our kids have lots of energy and busy schedules. Galveston is the perfect place for us to get away from the hustle and bustle of suburbia and enjoy each other. We are a Christian family, who would love to share this blessing with you. We hope you also discover this beach house is perfect for making family memories. We hope you can reconnect with the people you love the most. We hope you can find your own Best of Times.

Why the Owner Chose Pirates Beach (Galveston, TX, USA):
Best of Times is the perfect size. We go to the beach to relax, but we also go to be together. The large, open family room and dining area lets us enjoy each other. The three bedrooms and two baths gives us plenty of room to spread out. Our family loves Pirates Beach. Ice cream trucks come by every afternoon, golf carts carry families and groups of friends to the beach, and dog-walkers and shell-seekers wave from the quiet streets below our deck. The house is a short drive to the island's most interesting attractions; yet, it's far enough from the city that we can relax.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The large lower deck is shaded and has a refrigerator to keep your drinks cool. We also have floats and chairs for you to take to the beach. We welcome pets, with some restrictions.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/09/2016

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Photos

  • Pretty beach house in prestigious Pirates Beach. Just 2 blocks to the beach!

    Pretty beach house in prestigious Pirates Beach. Just 2 blocks to the beach!

  • Light, bright family room is large and open. Put your feet up! You're home now!

    Light, bright family room is large and open. Put your feet up! You're home now!

  • Breakfast nook serves as extra seating or a desk to use the wifi on your laptop

    Breakfast nook serves as extra seating or a desk to use the wifi on your laptop

  • Sleeper sofa provides extra guest space. House sleeps 10. Dining seating for 12.

    Sleeper sofa provides extra guest space. House sleeps 10. Dining seating for 12.

  • Master features a queen bed, dresser & separate entrance onto the fabulous deck

    Master features a queen bed, dresser & separate entrance onto the fabulous deck

  • Surfer-themed bunk room with fun Pottery Barn bedding and room to sleep four!

    Surfer-themed bunk room with fun Pottery Barn bedding and room to sleep four!

  • Peek-a-boo view of the Gulf from the upper deck. Can you feel the sea breezes?

    Peek-a-boo view of the Gulf from the upper deck. Can you feel the sea breezes?

  • Upper sunning deck is cool and quiet. This is really getting away from it all.

    Upper sunning deck is cool and quiet. This is really getting away from it all.

  • Three outdoor areas so each family member can find their own peaceful spot

    Three outdoor areas so each family member can find their own peaceful spot

  • Do you fish? Borrow from our gear and see what you can catch in the Gulf!

    Do you fish? Borrow from our gear and see what you can catch in the Gulf!

  • Stay hydrated at the beach! Keep you drinks/extra groceries in the second fridge

    Stay hydrated at the beach! Keep you drinks/extra groceries in the second fridge

  • Stay near shopping & restaurants, the Strand, Moody Gardens, and Schlitterbahn!

    Stay near shopping & restaurants, the Strand, Moody Gardens, and Schlitterbahn!

  • Best of Times, by the seaside, is waiting for your family. Relax & Reconnect!

    Best of Times, by the seaside, is waiting for your family. Relax & Reconnect!

  • Well-stocked kitchen features new, impressive appliances to create meals at home.

    Well-stocked kitchen features new, impressive appliances to create meals at home.

  • Grand dining table placed front and center for easy serving and conversation.

    Grand dining table placed front and center for easy serving and conversation.

  • Equipped with high-speed wifi, cable TV, DVDs, DVD player, and toys for kids

    Equipped with high-speed wifi, cable TV, DVDs, DVD player, and toys for kids

  • Quaint & bright room with full bed. Armoire has a mini library and art supplies!

    Quaint & bright room with full bed. Armoire has a mini library and art supplies!

  • Gulf-facing deck is perfect for sunning, listening to the sea, and star-gazing.

    Gulf-facing deck is perfect for sunning, listening to the sea, and star-gazing.

  • Outdoor shower to wash off the sand after a day at the beach (cute hooks, too!)

    Outdoor shower to wash off the sand after a day at the beach (cute hooks, too!)

  • Hammock and two swings on the lower patio to relax and listen to the waves

    Hammock and two swings on the lower patio to relax and listen to the waves

  • Chairs, beach toys, and life jackets are here for your use! Ready for the beach!

    Chairs, beach toys, and life jackets are here for your use! Ready for the beach!

  • For an additional fee ($150), rent our golf cart to carry your load to the beach

    For an additional fee ($150), rent our golf cart to carry your load to the beach

  • Pirates Beach is a quiet, family neighborhood with groomed, private beaches

    Pirates Beach is a quiet, family neighborhood with groomed, private beaches

  • Five-star reviewed Best of Times is the perfect retreat for your family vacation

    Five-star reviewed Best of Times is the perfect retreat for your family vacation

VRBO #475376

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Friday, December 09, 2016

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