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Ship Ahoy! Coastal Chic spacious home w/ OCEAN Views, Decks, Boardwalk!

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,650 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Views,4 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths, Sleeps up to 14, 1200 SF Of Decks

Built in spring of 2014 this spacious 3 story home has lots of room inside and out; it is designed for families or several couples, with ocean and pool views in the popular Sand Point neighborhood of Port Aransas, TX. Located directly across the street from the community pool the 2650 SF home features three master bedrooms each with a King size bed and private bath, one on each floor for privacy, a bunk room on the 1st floor with two sets of XL twin/XL full sized beds, a sleeper sofa on the 3rd floor, two open spacious living areas (2nd and 3rd floor), and over 1200 SF of balcony/decking with great views. The professionally decorated interiors are furnished with slip covered furniture, shiplap wood walls, furniture from Round Top Antiques, luxurious bedding and towels, all in a casual yet elegant antique chic style. The home includes a full size modern kitchen with ample seating for all your guests; a kitchen table (seating 5-6), large farmhouse cypress dining room table (seats 8-10), plus kitchen barstools,a 3rd floor wet bar/kitchenette, laundry room, garage, WiFi internet, cable and flat screen TV's (in all bedrooms and living areas). A large in-ground charcoal BBQ Grill is located off the front porch steps. The garage is available for one car or storage of guest bikes, kayaks or other personal items.

The home NOT designed for wedding,bachelor/bachelorette/fraternity/sorority/high school/college or similar parties. The home is to be used only by guests included on the booking inquiry unless cleared in advance with the owner.

The Sand Point community pool, hot tub and additional BBQ grill area are located directly across the street! Only 4 houses separate Ship Ahoy! from the private boardwalk to the beach. A beach bar/restaurant is on the dunes off the boardwalk to the beach. Located at beach marker 9 (.9 mile from the pier), Sand Point is a highly sought after rental location only 5 minutes from the downtown area restaurants, shopping, and marina all of which can be easily accessed with a golf cart rented in town.

The Arnold Palmer Signature links-style golf course, Palmilla Golf and Beach Club, is conveniently located about 1 mile away and the North Padre Island Schlitterbahn Waterpark is 15 miles away.

Sand Point Neighborhood Restrictions:

1. No Noise Policy after 10 pm for enjoyment of all neighborhood guests

2. Neighborhood restrictions prohibit campers, motor homes, or trailers parked in the neighborhood at any time.

3. Boats and watercraft can be parked at the Pt Aransas Marina for 5 days at low/no cost. Contact the Harbor Master

4. The pool and hot tub is for owners, guests, and renters in residence only. Pool hours are 9 am to 10 pm, an adult must accompany children under age 16

Key Words: Beach house, ocean view, pool view, hot tub, Boardwalk to the beach, in town, lots of deck space!

More Details

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 26, 2017

About The Owner

Our family has been visiting Port Aransas for over 10 years and fallen in love with the area beaches, bays, and ocean. We live in Central Austin and find this a wonderful retreat from city life.

The Owner purchased this house in 2014

Why The Owner chose Port Aransas

We enjoy fishing, kayaking, and beachcombing; the location is suitable for both bay and deep sea fishing

What makes this house unique

Location is close to all amenities Port Aransas has to offer--short walk to the beach on the private boardwalk and Sand Point Community Pool directly across the street!


Sand Point House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2650 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , 1st floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 1st floor
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Floor 2-- walk in shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , 2nd floor off living/kitchen area
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower , 3rd floor-walk in shower
    Front Porch - outdoor shower , Good for rinsing sand and sunscreen off!
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king , on 2nd floor
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , on 1st floor
    Bedroom 4 - 2 bunk bed , 2 sets of bunks--each is XL twin/ XL full size
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , on 3rd floor;queen sleeper sofa in living area 3rd fl
  • Luxurious bedding
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Call Mitch at Laguna Madre Anglers to line up a great day of fishing or kayaking!


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(44 traveler reviews)

Ship Ahoy! Coastal Chic spacious home w/ OCEAN Views, Decks, Boardwalk!
average rating of 5.0 based on 44 reviews

Best Stay Ever in Port A!!!

  • 5 of 5

Everything about this house was absolutely perfect. We had three families with young children and there was plenty of room and privacy for everyone with a master bedroom on each floor (with private bath), an awesome kids bunkroom on the first floor and pull out couch on the third floor. We never felt on top of each other. The coastal furnishings are gorgeous and you can tell how much work the owners put into every detail. The kitchen was fully stocked with everything you could possibly need, which was a big plus since we ate all of our meals at the house. As well, there was plenty of room for everyone to share a meal together at the oversized dining table. Another big plus were the two washers and dryers on the first floor. Nice to be able to clean your suits and towels each day before another day at the beach. And, with the amount of people we had, it was great to have two washers going at once. The deck space on the second and third floor are incredible for taking in the sounds and smells of the ocean - you can see the ocean from the third floor! It is a short walk to the beach and close to town without being too close to the hustle and bustle. The pool is conveniently located right across from the house, which was great for kids. If you're wanting to do a quiet couples weekend, you don't have to worry about the pool noise because it closes at 10pm and they follow that strictly. I think every single house in the neighborhood was rented out the week we were there and we never felt like it was too noisy or overcrowded. There is plenty of parking at the house and additional parking right in front. We can't say enough about how perfect this rental house is - we are already planning our stay for next summer! And lastly, the owners are a pleasure to work with!

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are thrilled Ship Ahoy! worked so well for your families and we hope you all will return next summer! We love the location and proximity to both the town and the beach. Thank you for your kind comments, Patti
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Wonderful Retreat

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I enjoyed a fun and relaxing week at Ship Ahoy! The home is well appointed and comfortable for a couple alone or for a multiple family retreat. The ocean view is beautiful, and the short walk to the beach is very convenient. Patti is a wonderful host. All of our interactions were handled very professionally, and she went out of her way to ensure that our stay was a happy one. We hope to return one day soon.

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! We are so happy our home worked for you and hope you will return, Patti
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A fantastic house!

  • 5 of 5

The house is in a great location and very well supplied. Not to mention how darling it is decorated. Worked perfect for our family!

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad to hear our home worked well for your family! We hope you will stay with us again, Patti
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What a GREAT home!

  • 5 of 5

This home was great for our family. Well layed out so there was plenty of privacy. All the items you need are there and everything is well marked. Good location and the pool area is nice. I highly recommend this home!

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are thrilled your family enjoyed our home! Thank you for your kind comments,
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Ship Ahoy is as lovely as ever for the 2nd year in a row!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Ship Ahoy for the 2nd time and have decided it will be an annual tradition! This is an amazing home with a great, spacious layout for our group of friends. We can't recommend it highly enough! Clean, beautiful, well maintained and Patti is a wonderful host.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so delighted you and your family came back this year to stay at Ship Ahoy. We love having repeat customers, ya'll are like family now! I can't wait to try the crabbing spot you all went to, that may be our new fun family activity. Take care, Patti
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Great time on the coast!

  • 5 of 5

The Ship Ahoy rental has everything you need for a relaxing stay on the Port Aransas coast. The furnishings are excellent, beds are comfortable and with two living areas and a good sized kitchen/breakfast area there is plenty of space for extended families. We comfortably slept three couples and two grandchildren during our stay. The Cinnamon Shores pool is conveniently located right across the street and the beach is a short walk down the street and over the dunes boardwalk. Beach, golf nearby, fishing, pool and adequate restaurants - what's not to like about this?

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted Ship Ahoy! worked for you and your family. The floor plan and overall layout was designed to accommodate families such as yours! We hope you will visit again. By the way, it's the SandPoint pool that is directly across the street from our home, and it's nice and convenient to dip into after a day at the beach. Enjoy your summer!
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Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Palmilla/Newport Dunes Course

perfect location to enjoy walking the beach, fishing from the pier, jetties or along the shoreline, boating from the marina around the bay's, golfing at Palmilla or visiting the many restaurants and shops in town.


Rates & Availability

Sand Point House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer 2017
May 24 2017 - Sep 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Sep 6 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $79
Cleaning Fee $200 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit $250
Tax Rate 13.0%

This property is NO PETS and NO SMOKING!!!

Holidays are 3 day minimum

Book 6 nights, the 7th is FREE!

Liability is not limited to the policy coverage. If damage to the property exceeds amount of protection policy, guest understands and agrees to pay the additional cost for repair/ replacement of damaged items.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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