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Historic 2 bedroom brick home 4 blocks from beach & Pleasure Pier. Pet Friendly

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

This 1937 charming brick home has a spacious living/dining room with hardwood floors, crown molding and gas fireplace. Free wifi, 42'HDTV with cable and central air conditioning are provided. Seven people can be accommdated comfortably with queen beds in each bedroom, a single bed couch in one of the bedrooms, and a queen futon sofa bed in the living room. The fully fenced backyard offers the perfect place for outdorr gatherings

The owners, Connie and Jim, live across the street where they own and operate a Bed and Breakfast so they are available at all times to answer questions or take care of any issues that might arise. Having operated Avenue O Bed and Breakfast for 13 years, they are aware of what is necessary to create a wonderfull experience for guests. Although this is a new listing, the owners are far from novices in the hospitality industry and have made sure to provide everything you will need to make your stay a memorable one.

More Details

connie porter
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 19, 2017

About connie porter

We are Bed and Breakfast owners who previously owned and operated an airline in the South Pacific where we travelled extensively from Samoa to Tonga, Fiji, the Cook Islands, New Zealand and Australia. Travel is our passion and we are committed to making our guests' experience a truly memorable one

What makes this house unique

For those going on a cruise, we offer free cruise parking located two blocks from the terminal


Silk Stocking District House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • One full bathroom with shower/tub in hall. One half bath in bedroom.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • each bedroom has a queen bed; one has a single pullout couch. One queen futon in the living room
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Historic 2 bedroom brick home 4 blocks from beach & Pleasure Pier. Pet Friendly
average rating of 4.9130435 based on 23 reviews
Fayetteville, AR


  • 5 of 5

We've stayed here previously and always enjoy it! Great house in a wonderful location, hosts are so very pleasant and helpful. This is our go to location whenever we have the opportunity to visit Galveston! Rob and Vicky Strange

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Washington, Tx

Interior of house is very cute!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at this property with our dogs for a couple of days and it was very comfortable and convenient to both the beach and The Strand. Connie, the owner, was also very helpful.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location and home

  • 5 of 5

This property was perfect for our weekend stay. There was plenty of sleeping space for 3 adults and 2 kids (and a large dog). The kids loved the fresh baked cookies the hosts left us when we arrived. You are able to walk to Pleasure Pier and the beach. The yard was fenced and perfect for letting the dog out. The front porch is covered with a couple of chairs and the neighborhood had sidewalks that allowed for a nice walk. The hosts were quick to respond to all my phone calls and messages (and even come over to check on us when we had a question). We had a wonderful time and would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fayetteville, AR

Ideal setting to enjoy Galveston!

  • 5 of 5

This home is wonderfully convenient for enjoying the sights of the town. There is plenty of space, comfortable beds, and everything needed in the kitchen. The fenced yard was great for the dog, and the location is close to the beach, as well as shopping downtown. It was very handy to have a washer and dryer on the premises. Property owners were very cordial and helpful, always responding to questions in a very timely manner. We love coming to Galveston and will certainly check availability of this property for all future trips. This one's a winner!!

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This was the perfect place for our little group!

  • 5 of 5

We were in Galveston for my son's wedding, and this house was right down the street from the church and reception venue. The owners decorated it so festively for Christmas, including a real tree that smelled wonderful! The weather was unusually chilly, and the fireplace made everything cozy. Thanks for a great stay!

  • Submitted: Dec 21, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

The home is nice and cozy!! Connie's fresh baked cookies were great. Walking distance to Pleasure Pierce was about 10 minutes. Perfect for family with children.

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Houston Hobby
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Fish Tales
Car: recommended

This home is located in the Historic silk stocking district 4 blocks from the beach and Pleasure Pier and less than a mile from the Strand shopping districe


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 15.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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