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Recently Remodeled! Fantastic Gulf Views With Your Own Private Balcon

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Studio with 2 Queen Beds

Recently Remodeled without the rate increase! Ready to unwind and get rid of that stress in beautiful Port Aransas, Texas? Well, imagine yourself enjoying a good cup of coffee in the morning on a private balcony with breathtaking Gulf Views! Now is your time to relax in one of 2 on-site pools, while your children enjoy the playground close by. Our efficiency comes with 2 queen beds, full kitchen, wireless internet service, cable TV., and again, beautiful Gulf View with a private balcony! The picture really does not give justice to the incredible view. The grounds are immaculate with tennis courts, recreation areas, children's playground, BBQ Pits, paved walkways to the beach and parking right at your door. Just a short trip into town for great dining and shopping. We look forward to you enjoying Gulf View efficiency as much as we do!

'The ocean stirs the heart, inspires the imagination and brings eternal joy to the soul.'

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COPA# 248300

More Details

Owner
Natalie and Patrick Maxwell
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
April 25, 2017

About Natalie and Patrick Maxwell

We live in Austin, Texas and found ourselves escaping to Port Aransas every chance we got. Since we enjoy it so much, it made sense to purchase our own piece of Paradise! Once we saw this unit, the view sold us and the pictures don't really do it justice. We are so pleased to be able to share our paradise with you and know you will enjoy it as much as we do!

Natalie and Patrick Maxwell purchased this studio in 2013

Why Natalie and Patrick Maxwell chose Gulf Coast

We looked all over the island to find a condo that fit our needs. The view, private balcony and immaculate grounds primarily attracted us to this unit/complex. While looking at other complex surroundings, it was clear the cleanliness and proximity to the beach is by far superior at Island Retreat, in comparison to other complexes on the Island. I as well like the close proximity to town, but the feel of complete privacy and quiet in the unit. Once we saw this, it was an easy and immediate decision to purchase!

What makes this studio unique

Again, the view, private balcony and complex grounds make this property unique. Having a full kitchen at your disposal appealed to me as well. I love to cook and it also saves money on dining out!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Daughter and her family loved the rental and had a super time while in Port Aransas!! it was their first time to Port A and they just raved over the island community and particularly the beachfront accommodations. They said they were definitely pleased with the accommodations, the cleanliness and loved the fact they could walk to the beach!! Thank you for providing such a nice place for them as I am sure they will be returning to Port A in the future. Thank you again and have a great week!!
Aug 2013
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Amenities

Port Aransas Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Please bring your own beach towels as the unit does not provide these.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 queen
  • Please note, this is a true efficiency and not a 1 bedroom.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
If you like to fish, the ABSOLUTE BEST place to go on the island, is Woody's Sports Center. They offer deep sea fishing and bay fishing.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(82 traveler reviews)

Recently Remodeled! Fantastic Gulf Views With Your Own Private Balcon
average rating of 4.878049 based on 84 reviews
5

Great weekend stay

  • 5 of 5

My daughters and I stayed in this nicely decorated condo for a long Easter weekend. The room is just as discribed and was very close to the beach. You can see it right from the balcony. They were setting up for sandfest so we may try and come back during that time next year. I will definitely stay here on my next weekend trip here. Being able to have our dog stay with us was a plus. The beach is defiantly pet friendly

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Theresa, Thanks so much for your kind review! You are a great guest and we are so pleased you love our property enough to return for a 3rd visit. We look forward to your next stay!
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5

Great property!

  • 5 of 5

This rental was very nice. Nice appliances, updated rooms, comfy beds, laundry close by, and a view of the gulf. Beautiful weather, great beach- the perfect vacation.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. It's great to hear you found our unit to be updated and comfortable with great views of the Gulf! We look forward to your next visit. Natalie
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Happy Vacationers

  • 4 of 5

We stayed one month and enjoyed all the time we were at Natalie's condo. It is very clean, has modern appliances and stocked with kitchen utensils for cooking. It is just a short walk to the beach. There is plenty to do in Port Aransas and the walks on the beach are awesome. Natalie and Patrick were very accommodating and willing to answer all questions in a timely manner. The best part is watching the sunrise over the ocean from the balcony puts a great start on the day. Joe and Connie

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Joe, You and Connie are always great guests. We are so pleased you enjoyed another stay at our Gulf-View Efficiency! We look forward to your visit next year. Natalie
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5

Lovely place.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed having the beach right across the dune that wasn't packed with hotels & people. Condo was clean & very comfortable. We had a great stay!!

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Chris, Thanks so much for staying with us. Happy to hear you enjoyed the place! We appreciate the feedback and hope to see you again. Patrick Maxwell
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5

Outstanding

  • 5 of 5

The wife and I are in Port A 3 times a year and we now have found our permanent rental unit. We have stayed in many and none have given us the views with the amenities as this unit did. Super clean, super modern unmatched views of the ocean with a 2 minute walk to the sand, what more can you ask for? We got a call upon arrival to make sure all was OK and if we needed anything else, a call when we left, i mean it was like staying with family. If your going to Port A for the week or just the weekend you really need to try this condo, you won't be disappointed! Thanks again Patrick and Bianca and we will be talking to you again soon!! Scott & Jenn

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Scott & Jenn, What a nice review! We do our best to ensure all guests are contacted at check-in and check out, to ensure everything is, as expected. We are so pleased you found our unit to be clean and modern with great views of the Gulf! We welcome your stay anytime. You were great guests and we look forward to your next visit.
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5

More than we expected

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed staying at this property. It had everything we needed. It was clean and had a beautiful view of the water. Within a few minutes we were walking on the beach. Then after we left and were in the airport to fly home, the owner called to check on how we liked staying at the unit. Thoughtful owners, thoroughly stocked unit, and beautiful location and view. We will be back.

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi David, Thank you so much for your kind review! We are glad you had a great time and enjoyed the view. We look forward to your next stay!
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Corpus Christi Airport
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Port Aransas Ferry
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Newport Dunes
Car: recommended

Recently Remodeled! Port Aransas is a small island community with miles of great beaches! Just a short ride into Corpus Christi to visit the USS Lexington, Texas State Aquarium or Schlitterbahn Waterpark (coming soon!). The island has great restaurants, shopping, deep sea or bay fishing, miles of fantastic beaches and Newport Dunes Golfcourse!

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Rates & Availability

Port Aransas Studio Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
May 1
Apr 25 2017 - Apr 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$115
 
 
May
May 1 2017 - May 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$115
 
 
Summer
May 27 2017 - Jul 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$201
 
 
Late Summer/Early Fall
Aug 1 2017 - Sep 6 2017
3 night minimum stay
$162
 
 
Fall
Sep 7 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$115
 
 
Winter
Nov 1 2017 - Mar 4 2018
2 night minimum stay
$103
$1,200
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$103
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $75
Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning Fee $50
Tax Rate 13.0%

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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