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Ocean Front, Sleeps 20, 5 Beds/4.5 Baths, 5 Mins to Town,

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Last updated: 03/21/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Sleeps:20
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:4.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

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 – 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. 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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Owner

Member since: 2013

Speaks: english, german
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/21/2017

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 20
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20, Beds for 20

  • Master 1: 1 king

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  • Master 2: 1 queen

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  • Master 3: 1 double

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  • Master 4: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Futon has upgraded innerspring mattress....moreless

  • Bunk Room: 1 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon, 1 bunk bed

    Bunk is full over full & futon is full size. Room Sleeps 8....moreless

  • The bunk room also has its own refrigerator, sink and bathroom. There is also a full size sleeper sofa in the living room....moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Walk in Shower, downstairs...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Downstairs....moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    Upstairs....moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower

    Upstairs....moreless

  • Bathroom 5: toilet

    Downstairs....moreless

  • Bathroom 6: outdoor shower

    Ground level, OUTDOOR shower has hot/cold water...moreless

Other Amenities

  • We are 5 minutes from Moody Gardens/Schlitterbahn, 10 minutes from the Pleasure Pier and downtown....moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Television:

    There is a 50 inch TV in the living room w/ DVD player/Dish and 32 inch TV with built in DVD players and dish in every bedroom...moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Sit on the deck and enjoy a breathtaking view of the spectacular sunrise over the ocean!...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:

    Sit on the deck and enjoy a breathtaking view of the spectacular sunrise over the ocean!...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Sit on the deck and enjoy a breathtaking view of the spectacular sunrise over the ocean!...moreless

  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront

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

Dining

  • Dining:

    We also have a large picnic table on ground level that seats 10...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Two independent controls located in living room and master bedroom....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating:

    Two independent controls located in living room and master bedroom....moreless

  • Internet:

    3 Mb down, may not be suitable for online gaming....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Linens will be folded and placed on the corners of the beds. You will need to make the beds yourself. (This ensures the sheets are always clean!)...moreless

  • Living Room:

    50 inch HD flat screen with DVD and Dish Network. Vaulted ceilings and open layout with lots of windows and great views....moreless

  • Parking:

    Plenty of parking for roughly 8 to 10 vehicles. DO NOT park in the neighbor's empty lot, there is plenty of parking at the public beach that is less than a 1 minute walk to our house. Thank you!...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    We provide Bath Towels, you must provide your own beach towels, however. ...moreless

  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    One upstairs and one downstairs...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    A very large deck with great oceanfront views!...moreless

  • Golf:

    The course is 5 minutes away....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Huge attached lot perfect for family gatherings and weddings...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Mid Week Spring/Summer Special
Mar 20 - May 26, 2017
2 night min stay
$300 $500
Fri, Sat, Sun
Memorial Day Special
May 27 - May 29, 2017
2 night min stay
$400
Summer Special
Jun 2 - Jun 4, 2017
2 night min stay
$600
Summer I
Jun 5 - Sep 4, 2017
4 night min stay
$625
$4,100
Fall
Sep 5 - Nov 1, 2017
2 night min stay
$400 $475
Fri, Sat
$2,100
Lonestar Rally
Nov 2 - Nov 6, 2017
3 night min stay
$500
$2,000
Fall II
Nov 7 - Nov 21, 2017
2 night min stay
$350
$1,850
Thanksgiving
Nov 22 - Nov 26, 2017
4 night min stay
$425
$2,100
Winter I
Nov 27 - Dec 21, 2017
2 night min stay
$325
$1,500
Holiday I
Dec 22 - Jan 1, 2018
3 night min stay
$400
$2,200
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$650

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 12 guests, request the special when booking. Published rates are for 20 people, larger groups are subject to additional fees.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Last updated: 03/21/2017
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Location

Bermuda Beach, Galveston, TX, USA
Nearest Beach
Bermuda Beach
 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013


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Speaks: english, german
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/21/2017

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Photos

  • View from the Deck

    View from the Deck

  • East view of the deck. There are more chairs located behind the photographer.

    East view of the deck. There are more chairs located behind the photographer.

  • The living room is optimized for scenic beach views!

    The living room is optimized for scenic beach views!

  • Full Kitchen

    Full Kitchen

  • Spacious master bedroom with high-def TV, DVD and Dish Network.

    Spacious master bedroom with high-def TV, DVD and Dish Network.

  • Walk-in shower in the master bedroom's bathroom.

    Walk-in shower in the master bedroom's bathroom.

  • Full sized bed in the Canary room.

    Full sized bed in the Canary room.

  • Queen sized bed in upstairs bedroom (also a full size futon in this room).

    Queen sized bed in upstairs bedroom (also a full size futon in this room).

  • Twin sized bed in upstairs bunk room. This room also has a sink & refrigerator!

    Twin sized bed in upstairs bunk room. This room also has a sink & refrigerator!

  • Both upstairs showers are similar - limited room was used to the fullest extent

    Both upstairs showers are similar - limited room was used to the fullest extent

  • Beach view ground level - there is plenty of property to have social gathering!

    Beach view ground level - there is plenty of property to have social gathering!

  • Master Bedroom with ocean view!

    Master Bedroom with ocean view!

  • Front of the House

    Front of the House

  • Living Room, with high ceilings and many windows offering a wonderful view

    Living Room, with high ceilings and many windows offering a wonderful view

  • Dining Table seats 10 and provides more windows with scenic views

    Dining Table seats 10 and provides more windows with scenic views

  • King sized bed in the Master bedroom.

    King sized bed in the Master bedroom.

  • View of Ocean from the double sliding, glass door in the master.

    View of Ocean from the double sliding, glass door in the master.

  • Queen sized bed in the Aloha room.

    Queen sized bed in the Aloha room.

  • Downstairs full bath with tub/shower

    Downstairs full bath with tub/shower

  • Full sized futon in upstairs bunk room. This room also has a sink & refrigerator

    Full sized futon in upstairs bunk room. This room also has a sink & refrigerator

  • Full over full bunk beds in the bunk room with high-def Direct TV and DVD player

    Full over full bunk beds in the bunk room with high-def Direct TV and DVD player

  • Both upstairs bathrooms are similar to this one.

    Both upstairs bathrooms are similar to this one.

VRBO #491261

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Thursday, March 23, 2017

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