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Comfortable and Rustic, Beautifully Decorated Cottage, Next to the Beach!

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The Bayside living room, comfortable and airy - plus there's cable TV!

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Last updated: 03/27/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:4
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

4BR/4BA spacious, comfortable, well-furnished beach cottage close to the water

This is a cottage-type beach house with a total of 4 bedrooms and 4 full baths about 500 feet from the public beach access. Forget the sterile, isolated condominium - this house is spacious but cozy, offering a comfortable, rustic beach experience so close to the water that you can smell the salt in the air as you watch the sunrise from the porch.

It has been remodeled with new cabinets, counter-tops, and tile floors. It's a 4-bedroom/4-bath vacation home with two kitchens, two dining areas and two living areas, all in one cottage! Features include:

- Cable tv and wifi
- Propane and gas grills for guest use
- Covered parking for two cars, and additional parking for four more cars.
- You can see the ocean, even though we are five houses down from Ocean Boulevard;
- Everything is on the second floor, with sitting areas on the front porch and rear balconies.
- The beach access is just a short walk. It takes about two minutes to hit the sand.
- You are within walking distance of shops and restaurants, including two beach-front bar and grills.

This property is registered with the City of South Padre Island Permit No. 2015 928204
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Owner

Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 03/27/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1800 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 10
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 - but again, kids are welcome. ...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    There's no pool, so you don't need to worry about the little ones. And with the beach just a walk away, the older ones can head out without you. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking indoors, but feel free to vape!...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Pets are allowed for a minimal fee of $100....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

  • Bedroom 1: 2 twin/ single

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 3: 1 king

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  • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

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  • There are four bedrooms total. One queen bed, one king bed, and the two other bedrooms have two twins each, for a total 8-person capacity in beds, and a total of 10 sleeping spaces including two non-folding couches. Linens are included. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

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  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

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  • Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Four full bathrooms, two of them attached to bedrooms

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    There are two dining room tables seating four persons each, and additional seating at the kitchen bars. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Covered parking for two vehicles under the front porch, and additional parking for three more vehicles. ...moreless

  • Towels Provided

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Coffee maker, microwave, toaster, etc. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill:

    BBQ grill below the stairs uses either charcoal or propane, depending on your choice....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Wheelhouse Market Rate
Mar 23 - Mar 30, 2017
2 night min stay
$196 $260
Fri, Sat
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Mar 31 - Apr 2, 2017
2 night min stay
$212 $236
Fri, Sat
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Apr 3 - Apr 14, 2017
2 night min stay
$207 $254
Fri, Sat
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Apr 15 - Apr 16, 2017
2 night min stay
$272 $310
Fri, Sat
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Apr 17 - Apr 21, 2017
2 night min stay
$201 $240
Fri, Sat
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Apr 22 - Apr 23, 2017
2 night min stay
$203 $240
Fri, Sat
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Apr 24 - Apr 26, 2017
2 night min stay
$195 $195
Fri, Sat
Wheelhouse Market Rate
Apr 27 - Apr 28, 2017
2 night min stay
$204 $230
Fri, Sat
Wheelhouse Market Rate
Apr 29 - Apr 30, 2017
2 night min stay
$203 $235
Fri, Sat
Wheelhouse Market Rate
May 1 - May 3, 2017
2 night min stay
$199 $198
Fri, Sat
Wheelhouse Market Rate
May 4 - May 17, 2017
2 night min stay
$215 $237
Fri, Sat
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May 18 - May 25, 2017
2 night min stay
$229 $248
Fri, Sat
Wheelhouse Market Rate
May 26 - May 30, 2017
2 night min stay
$228 $253
Fri, Sat
Wheelhouse Market Rate
May 31 - Jun 1, 2017
2 night min stay
$231 $230
Fri, Sat
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Jun 2 - Jun 13, 2017
2 night min stay
$247 $286
Fri, Sat
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Jun 14 - Jun 23, 2017
2 night min stay
$231 $310
Fri, Sat
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Jun 24 - Jun 30, 2017
2 night min stay
$273 $313
Fri, Sat
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Jul 1 - Jul 2, 2017
2 night min stay
$350 $328
Fri, Sat
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Jul 3 - Jul 4, 2017
2 night min stay
$332 $331
Fri, Sat
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Jul 5 - Jul 27, 2017
2 night min stay
$275 $312
Fri, Sat
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Jul 28 - Aug 4, 2017
2 night min stay
$269 $310
Fri, Sat
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Aug 5 - Aug 10, 2017
2 night min stay
$264 $307
Fri, Sat
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Aug 11 - Aug 15, 2017
2 night min stay
$253 $295
Fri, Sat
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Aug 16 - Aug 18, 2017
2 night min stay
$247 $273
Fri, Sat
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Aug 19 - Aug 22, 2017
2 night min stay
$240 $267
Fri, Sat
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Aug 23 - Aug 26, 2017
2 night min stay
$235 $269
Fri, Sat
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Aug 27 - Sep 1, 2017
2 night min stay
$228 $294
Fri, Sat
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Sep 2 - Sep 3, 2017
2 night min stay
$268 $294
Fri, Sat
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Sep 4 - Sep 9, 2017
2 night min stay
$219 $241
Fri, Sat
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Sep 10 - Nov 21, 2017
2 night min stay
$209 $229
Fri, Sat
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Nov 22 - Nov 25, 2017
2 night min stay
$243 $254
Fri, Sat
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Nov 26 - Nov 27, 2017
2 night min stay
$223 $223
Fri, Sat
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Nov 28 - Dec 19, 2017
2 night min stay
$210 $228
Fri, Sat
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Dec 20 - Dec 23, 2017
2 night min stay
$217 $248
Fri, Sat
Wheelhouse Market Rate
Dec 24 - Dec 26, 2017
2 night min stay
$242 $242
Fri, Sat
Wheelhouse Market Rate
Dec 27 - Dec 30, 2017
2 night min stay
$235 $255
Fri, Sat
Wheelhouse Market Rate
Dec 31 - Jan 1, 2018
2 night min stay
$231 $231
Fri, Sat
Wheelhouse Market Rate
Jan 2 - Jan 3, 2018
2 night min stay
$201 $201
Fri, Sat
Wheelhouse Market Rate
Jan 4 - Jan 5, 2018
2 night min stay
$195 $219
Fri, Sat
Wheelhouse Market Rate
Jan 6 - Jan 8, 2018
2 night min stay
$188 $219
Fri, Sat
Wheelhouse Market Rate
Jan 9 - Jan 14, 2018
2 night min stay
$181 $194
Fri, Sat
Wheelhouse Market Rate
Jan 15 - Jan 16, 2018
2 night min stay
$167 $167
Fri, Sat
Wheelhouse Market Rate
Jan 17 - Jan 31, 2018
2 night min stay
$161 $174
Fri, Sat
Wheelhouse Market Rate
Feb 1 - Feb 7, 2018
2 night min stay
$164 $174
Fri, Sat
Wheelhouse Market Rate
Feb 8 - Feb 14, 2018
2 night min stay
$173 $183
Fri, Sat
Wheelhouse Market Rate
Feb 15 - Feb 21, 2018
2 night min stay
$194 $210
Fri, Sat
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$216 $250
Fri, Sat

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Pet Fee $100 + tax
  • Housekeeping $150
  • Tax Rate 14.5%

Notes:

Rates are subject to change until the reservation is confirmed. Rates are for the entire 4/4 duplex.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Last updated: 03/27/2017
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Location

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25 Miles
Nearest Airport
Brownsville
200 Metres
Nearest Beach
South Padre Island

Car: Recommended

SPI is one of the only places in the US where you can drive on the beach. We like to pack up our grill and a cooler, head on down to the beach access, and choose a spot on the 25 miles of beachfront available for hanging out.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: Hi, we're David and Dalice DeGroot! We bought this property to provide a haven on South Padre Island where we could pursue our artistic interests of writing and painting. After some major remodeling and decorating, it is becoming what we hoped it would be -- a place to rest and recharge!

Why the Owner Chose South Padre Island, TX, USA:
We love this house because of the location and because of the cottage look on the outside, while inside it is decorated with a more modern look. It is also a great place for displaying our paintings.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The front porch provides a great place to take it easy while you take in the world. You can just see the ocean in the distance, and closer in, the folks walking to the beach provide people-watching entertainment. On the summer weekends, the porch provides a great view of the Friday and Saturday fireworks. SPI is one of the premier kite-boarding sites in the world, with enthusiasts coming from as far as Hawaii(!) for the exceptional beaches and the Laguna Madre. It's also, obviously, one of the best sport and saltwater fishing destinations in Texas. You can go deep-sea fishing for about $1800, fish the Laguna Madre for redfish, trout, and flounder for about $350, or fish off the jetty or in the surf.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 03/27/2017

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Photos

  • The Bayside living room, comfortable and airy - plus there's cable TV!

    The Bayside living room, comfortable and airy - plus there's cable TV!

  • Welcome!

    Welcome!

  • Welcome to the Kingfish Cottage! We can't wait to have you here.

    Welcome to the Kingfish Cottage! We can't wait to have you here.

  • Kitchen appliances includes new fridge, new microwave, and a breadmaker

    Kitchen appliances includes new fridge, new microwave, and a breadmaker

  • The Kingfish Cottage features many original custom paintings by a local artist

    The Kingfish Cottage features many original custom paintings by a local artist

  • Hallway bathroom features spacious countertops and a wide mirror

    Hallway bathroom features spacious countertops and a wide mirror

  • Beachside kitchen, with new appliances and countertops

    Beachside kitchen, with new appliances and countertops

  • Beachside living room, cozy and comfortable

    Beachside living room, cozy and comfortable

  • Beachside master bedroom, with a full bathroom attached

    Beachside master bedroom, with a full bathroom attached

  • And when you need customizable comfort, use the Bayside Sleep Number remote!

    And when you need customizable comfort, use the Bayside Sleep Number remote!

  • Sit on the front porch as the sun sets and take in the salt air

    Sit on the front porch as the sun sets and take in the salt air

  • The ocean's in view!

    The ocean's in view!

  • A home away from home . . . and at the beach!

    A home away from home . . . and at the beach!

  • The Bayside master bedroom boasts a spacious king-size bed

    The Bayside master bedroom boasts a spacious king-size bed

  • An embarrassment of riches when it comes to Pokestops and Gyms!

    An embarrassment of riches when it comes to Pokestops and Gyms!

  • The Beachside hall bathroom features a picturesque Jack & Jill design

    The Beachside hall bathroom features a picturesque Jack & Jill design

  • This beach house comes with instructions

    This beach house comes with instructions

  • The captain's quarters, for the fearless leader of your party

    The captain's quarters, for the fearless leader of your party

  • Each of the four bedrooms also has a closet

    Each of the four bedrooms also has a closet

  • Outdoor grill area underneath the stairs, propane and charcoal

    Outdoor grill area underneath the stairs, propane and charcoal

  • The cozy beachside twin bedroom

    The cozy beachside twin bedroom

  • A beautiful view from the front porch

    A beautiful view from the front porch

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Monday, March 27, 2017

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