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Ocean Front - Sleeps 20, 5 beds/4.5 baths, 5 mins to Town

Sleeps20
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

The Sandpiper is Ocean Front, Sleeps 20, 5 Bdrm/4.5 bath - 5 mins to town!!!

Welcome to the Sandpiper - A beautiful 5 bedroom, 4 and a half bath house located on Bermuda Beach (we are situated on the beach front, there are no houses in front of us, direct access to the beach (about 40 feet to the water from the edge of our property...depending on high/low tides). We are located only 10 minutes from downtown, 5 minutes from 61st and the Seawall – a fabulous beach front home only minutes from upscale dining and downtown fun. We are 5 minutes from Moody Gardens and Schlitterbahn!

The Sandpiper sleeps up to 20 people (adults and children) and our home features four master bedrooms (suitable for 4 adult couples to have privacy) and a bunk room with a full over full bunk bed, full futon, twin bed and single bed, this unique beach house easily accommodates 3 to 4 families, very large families or 4 couples vacationing together!

Located steps from the ocean, it is the perfect getaway beachfront house with spectacular Gulf views. The best part is there are no motorized vehicles are allowed on Bermuda Beach. This home features a large deck, is colorfully decorated and has a very open kitchen. All master suites have a flat screen TV with DVD player/Uverse. An additional fridge and sink are located upstairs in the bunk room. If you need to stay connected while at the beach, there is also wireless internet access. The living room features a 50 inch flat screen with DVD player and Uverse TV. The kitchen is large and open and equipped with all the hardware needed for your stay. The large table will easily seat 10, and there is a large picnic table under the house on the concrete that will accommodate another 10 people.

When you are ready to relax, step out onto the large deck and hear the waves crashing. Everyone will enjoy the large 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 that is concrete and a huge lot attached to the house that is perfect for volleyball, picnic, family reunions, weddings, or just relaxing. There is also a fire pit for your use in the Fall and Winter. Our trash compactor is out of order, please use it as a normal trash can.

Returning guests receive a 10% discount. Holidays, special events, week long stays, and High Season are excluded. Small weddings and Events (up to 40 guests) are allowed at this property, and must be disclosed at the time of booking.

FYI: We also own another beachfront home - The Sand Dollar - Simply search for VRBO# 467880 - Thank you!

Rental Policy: Bermuda 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. Published rates are for up to 20 people, larger groups will be subject to higher nightly rates. Adults cannot rent properties on behalf of underage guests. For inquiry purposes, Adults are considered to be guests 25 or older (minimum renting age). Guests must comply with these Rental Policies and all subdivision restrictions. Special arrangements are good for 3 days from the sent date of the quote (ie allowances for staying less than the minimum number of nights, occupancy, etc) Rates are subject to change until the reservation is confirmed. MAXIMUM NUMBER OF GUESTS IS the maximum number you reported in your inquiry or 20, whichever is less. Smoking inside the house or on the decks is not permitted and will result in forfeiture of your deposit. We do not allow pets; unapproved pets will result in forfeiture of your deposit. We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone. Advertised specials are for a maximum of 12 people. Weekday and mid-week is Sunday thru Thursday only, you must request the special when booking. Special nightly rates do not apply to events or Holidays and only apply to weekends if the advertised special specifies a weekend. Check in is 4 PM, Check out is 11 AM. Returning guests receive a 10% discount, excluding holidays, special rates (rates lower than our posted rates), and high season. If you plan on bringing a RV or 5th Wheel this must be be disclosed at the time the reservation is made and a hook-up fee may apply. Also the three items we do not provide, and most of our guests forget, are garbage bags, soap, beach towels and toilet paper.

Typical furnishings: LINENS: Clean sheets will be left folded on top of each bed. There are extra sheets for the futons and sleeper sofas in the closets. There are also blankets in the closets. Refrigerator, coffee maker, dishwasher, pots, pans and cooking utensils, oven, dishes and eating utensils, electric Range, toaster, microwave oven, kitchen cleaning supplies, bed sheets, pillows, comforters, blankets, bath towels, washer & dryer.

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, or circumstances beyond our control. There is no refund for rainy days or overcast skies.There are no refunds for hurricane or tropical storm evacuations, voluntary or mandatory. There are no refunds for acts of God or other unforeseen circumstances. We strongly encourage guests to purchase trip insurance to cover all possible circumstances. 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.

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More Details

Owner
John Cole
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, german
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2017

Amenities

Bermuda Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Walk in Shower, downstairs
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Downstairs.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Upstairs.
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , Upstairs.
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , Downstairs.
    Bathroom 6 - outdoor shower , Ground level, OUTDOOR shower has hot/cold water
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Master 1 - 1 king
    Master 2 - 1 queen
    Master 3 - 1 double
    Master 4 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Futon has upgraded innerspring mattress.
    Bunk Room - 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , 1 bunk bed , Bunk is full over full & futon is full size. Room Sleeps 8.
  • The bunk room also has its own refrigerator, sink and bathroom. There is also a full size sleeper sofa in the living room.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We are 5 minutes from Moody Gardens/Schlitterbahn, 10 minutes from the Pleasure Pier and downtown.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Ocean Front - Sleeps 20, 5 beds/4.5 baths, 5 mins to Town
average rating of 4.822222 based on 90 reviews
5

Perfect beach location

  • 5 of 5

We had the time of our life at this beach house. Everything was as discribed. The deck was our favorite part of the stay. Early morning and late evening the ocean breeze and crashing waves made you want to stay their all night

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Sandpiper heaven

  • 5 of 5

This house is great for large groups. Right on the beach and close to Galveston. The owner makes rental so easy. This is our second time to stay at this house. It was another family fun weekend.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Awesome

  • 5 of 5

We really love this property and how close it is to town. Plenty of room for everyone. Clean, well stocked, will return!

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great, even with Harvey

  • 5 of 5

We got in and the weather was great, after the storm hit we had some decent Wind and Rain but pockets of sunshine and excellent weather. The owners were even nice enough to let us stay a couple extra nights free until we could leave. We've stayed with these owners before and they're always very accommodating and we love their houses. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great location, clean spacious home for large group.

  • 4 of 5

We had 12 older folks and it was easy for all to walk out & sit on the beach. Loved having 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths on mail level. 2 large bedrooms & 2 baths up worked very well. Well stocked kitchen & plenty of towels, blankets etc. We spent hours just sitting on the deck watching the waves. Definitely will go back.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Amazing property right on the beach!

  • 4 of 5

The location of this house is perfect. The large, front lawn looks right out into the gulf. We got lucky, and on the first night sat out on the porch to watch an incredible lightning show over the water. The house is very spacious and the AC worked great.

Reasons why I am not leaving a 5-star review:

1)None of the beds were made. The comforters were draped over the bed, but no sheets were on any of the mattresses. This means that was all had to go through and make our beds upon arrival, which was not what we wanted to do after a day of travel.

2)There were no garbage bags in the house. We had to use the grocery bags that we brought some food in, and then just stack the remaining garbage on the counter when we left. The garbage can didn't even have a bag in it.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is clearly explained on the website and in the instructions that the sheets are left on the corners of each bed neatly folded.....this should not be a surprise. Yes, there are no trash bags in the house....this is also contained in the instructions and on our website. Also, guests are to strip the beds and remove trash from our home....we had beer cans all over the house/deck and none of the linens were stripped. Our instructions and website are very accurate as to what we provide and relating to departure instructions. 99% of our guests read our website and instructions and arrive at our home knowing exactly what to expect. Our maid even charged us an additional cleaning fee when this guest left....for ALL the beer cans and trash in the house and on the deck that we didn't pass on. To our future guests, our instructions and website are very complete -- happy vacationing!
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $225
Damage Insurance $59
Damage Deposit $150

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. Published rates are for 20 people, larger groups are subject to additional fees. Our cancellation policy is available under the overview tab, at the bottom of the web page click 'more details' and scroll down to the policy.

Check in: 4:00 PM
Check out: 11:00 AM

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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