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Crystal Beach Texas - Fantastic Unobstruced View from This Beachfront Home.

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Last updated: 04/30/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Sleeps:12
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Great family location in Crystal Beach. 15 min drive & ferry ride to Galveston.

HOT DEAL: April special for 2017. Rates reduced below March and May rates. Please call for details and discount information.
Seaclusion was Built new after Hurricane Ike and offers a FANTASTIC Beachfront VIEW. 3 Bedrooms – 2 ½ baths – Fully furnished and has all the amenities of home except for the worry of a phone ringing. Seaclusion offers a full 7 nights for a weekly booking compared to most beach homes on Bolivar Peninsula where you will find a week long booking will only be for 6 nights. You will pay less for this beachfront home and get an extra night as a bonus, due to the owner managing the property himself. And since this is the owners only Beach home it is clean and well maintained. You will love the coastal décor of the home. Enjoy a cold drink in the swing or sit at the table on the deck listening to the ocean waves or deck mounted stereo speakers, Take a short stroll to the beach for some fun in the sun. The large deck is an open invitation to morning coffee sunrises.
Rates are family based on occupancy of 10. Rates may vary based on the type of group. The house can sleep 12 or more, but occupancy of more than 10 must be approved by owner along with a fee. There are to be no more persons than stated occupancy, unless previously agreed upon by the Owner. Doing so may result in forfeiture of deposit or cancellation of reservation with no refunds.

Holidays and Special Events rates will be at a higher rate than the posted rate for that time of year. A minimum of 3 nights is required for all Summer and Spring Holidays.
Amenities:

SEACLUSION Offers:
 Central Air and Heat
 Security alarm system
 Laminate floors throughout home
 Tile in Bathrooms
 Wash room with Washer and Dryer
 Open Kitchen and Living area
 Ceiling fans in each room
 3 private bedrooms
 2 bathrooms upstairs and ½ bath downstairs
 Master Bedroom – Queen bed with large master bath
o 32 “ TV flat screen TV with DVD player
 2nd bedroom – 2 Queen beds, small TV
 3rd bedroom – 2 Bunk beds – Full beds/bottom with Twin beds/top
 Living room contains:
o Sofa, Recliner and Rocker Chair
o Entertainment center with Stereo and 46 “ flat screen TV with DVD player
 Satellite Service from Dish Network with DVR
 Outside Speakers – located on deck and downstairs. Speaker selector system to let you play music inside as well as any or all locations outside, or play music outside while watching TV inside.
 Large Kitchen with bar seating
o Stove with vent hood and Mircrowave
o Dishwasher
o Large Refrigerator with water and ice dispenser
o Small Dining Table
o Fully furnished with all dishes, glasses, pots, pans and silverware
o Coffee Pot / Toaster / Blender
 BBQ pit with cooking utensils
 Outside shower
 All Cement underneath
 Wood furniture downstairs with seating for 4 and large 8 ft picnic table
o Additional plastic chairs kept in downstairs ½ bath
 Large 40 x 16 foot deck – 1/2 of deck is covered other ½ is sun deck
o Swing plus Bar height table with 4 chairs
o Deck lights (plug in at base of stairs)
 Cleaning supplies furnished for guests
 Garbage pickup once per week on Thursdays
 Yard is Sodded and landscaped with in-ground sprinkler system
The Following is Provided:
*Cleaning supplies *Trash bags for cans in house and downstairs bath
*Pillows – do not remove furnished pillows
*Bed Spreads and a few blankets are furnished.

Items you need to bring: Paper goods, first aid items, insect repellant, charcoal & lighter, bathroom supplies, beach towels, bath towels and washrags, kitchen towels, clothes washing detergent and bed linens (unless paying convenience package, which provides towels and linens).

*LEAVE CABIN CLEAN FOR NEXT GUESTS. You are paying for inspection and sanitizing fee, not for maid service, so the home must be left clean upon departure. Guests are responsible to leave the house in the condition you find it in. Cleaning supplies are provided. Floors, bathrooms, countertops, furniture, etc.. should be cleaned as necessary to leave home in as good of a shape as possible. Most rentals charge quite a bit more for maid service and require departure by 12:00 noon. I only charge what is necessary to employ the services of someone to do inspection and sanitizing and some minor cleaning in order to assure that incoming guests arrive at a clean and sanitized home. By allowing guests to check out at 2:00 instead of 12:00 noon I am providing additional time for guests to clean up after themselves and leave the home as they found it. Based on the report from the inspection, if the home has to have any major cleaning, including having to vacuum or sweep floors due to guests not leaving home as instructed, the extra charge for that service will be deducted from the security deposit.
If paying for the convenience package Linens, bath towels, and washrags will be provided. Towels, etc will be placed in linen cabinets in bathrooms. Sheets and pillowcases will be left on beds based on the usage booked. Prior to departure, please strip beds of sheets and pillowcases and place all used items including bath towels, etc, on top of washer/dryer. Unused items should be left where they were. This will allow the service for washing and drying to know what needs to be cleaned.

****Rates vary in off season-Oct to April and weekday stays are discounted at certain times of the year.
*Spring break will be charged the same as Summer rates
*Holidays require a minimum 3 night stay. Higher rates will apply during Holidays over the stated rate for that season. The owner will contact you, explain the rate charge and if agreed the owner will adjust the rate upon approval. (1.25%-1.5% is the norm increase)
*Discounts are available to Military or Ex Military (not applicable to Holidays or Special Event pricing.)

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Owner

Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 04/30/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 1200 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 12
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum age is 25. Exceptions based on set criteria; military or Fully self supported. Qualified renter must be present 100 % of the time. Loss of sec deposit and eviction with no refund if violated...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    However there should always be sufficient ratio of adults to children to properly supervise their activities and prevent damage to property.  Rental for graduation parties, spring break or other functions for groups under the age of 25 is not allowed. Violation will result in the same as above. Basically the home is not to be used to conduct parties for persons who are not part of the group renting the home. Large parties or gatherings that would exceed the maximum occupancy number of the home MUST be approved by the owner. This is not meant to discourage guests from having visitors, but is meant to limit large gatherings of individuals for parties of any nature where the visiting individuals have no financial stake in the property through the rental agreement which presents uncertain liability and risk to the owner. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking receptacles provided outside. Do not throw cigarette butts in the yard. Doing so, could result in partial loss of security deposit. Empty butt containers prior to departure....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    A pet fee will be charged if owner agrees to allow pets. Normally pets are not allowed but exceptions are made based on the circumstances. *Pets considered but must be approved by owner. Min $100 added, if approved. Multiple pets more than likely will not be allowed....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Oversize soaking tub...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet

    1/2 bath downstairs with sink. Easy access when BBQ'ing....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Its the responsibility of renter upon initial entry to home to report anything irregular, something could have been missed during inspection. If any item is found broken or home is not clean in any way, cigarette butts in yard, etc.. Its your responsibility to report issues to owner - immediately. Renter Requirements: *NO Pets allowed (exceptions are made based on type of pet and circumstances involved) A Fee will apply if allowed. *Smoking is NOT permitted in home. You may smoke outside. But, please throw cigarette butts in the receptacles provided or the trash, not in the yard. Failure to do so can result in part of deposit not being refunded. *Must be 25 years of age to rent home. Exceptions can be granted at owner discretion. Qualified renter must be present 100 % of time. Violation of this requirement will result in eviction, no refund and loss of security deposit. *Rental for graduation parties, spring break or other functions for groups under the age of 25 is not allowed....moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Dish network DVR capable....moreless

  • Stereo:

    Speakers on covered deck and also downstaris. Speaker selector system allow music to be played in one or all locations....moreless

  • Television:

    46 inch flatscreen in living room. 32 inch flatscreen in master bedroom and 21 inch in 2nd bedroom. ...moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    Great view. Nothing built in front of this cabin to block your great view. Sit on the deck and enjoy the sunset/sunrise with a great view of the Gulf of Mexico from the large deck....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining:

    Kitchen also has a bar with seating for 3....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central air. Ceiliing fans in living room and all 3 bedrooms....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    seperate upstairs washroom...moreless

  • Heating:

    Central heat...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    Only if add't fee is paid based on length of stay. If convenience package purchased, linen, towels, wash rags are provided. Renter must put all used linens & towels in washroom prior to leaving....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Couch with sleeper sofa. Rocker recliner and recliner. ...moreless

  • Parking:

    For ~ 5 cars - DO NOT park or drive on grass – NO EXCEPTIONS. Septic lines and in ground sprinkler system run in yard. Be 100 % sure that a vehicle is not leaking oil prior to parking on cement....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Only if additional fee is paid based on length of stay. See Linens for details....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    seperate upstairs washroon...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Dishes, bowls, cups, glasses and utensils provided for up to 12 guests. Pots, pans, skillets, cutting board all provided ...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator:

    Side by side with ice maker and water dispensor....moreless

  • Stove:

    electric...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Boat:

    Fishing charters available out of galveston or from Bolivar peninsula. A number of boat launches are on the peninsula if you bring your own boat....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Covered deck and sundeck. Total size 640 sq. feet....moreless

  • Golf:

    Several golf courses in Galveston. A 9 hole course is also available on Bolivar Peninsula....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Grass yard with landscaping and in ground sprinkler system....moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
April Special
Mar 31 - Apr 30, 2017
2 night min stay
$210 $350
Fri, Sat
$1,450

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

May 2017
May 1 - May 25, 2017
2 night min stay
$235 $400
Fri, Sat
$1,600

Rates are based on 10 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest

Memorial Weekend
May 26 - May 29, 2017
3 night min stay
$475

Rates are based on 10 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest

Summer 1
May 30 - Jun 29, 2017
2 night min stay
$275 $475
Fri, Sat
$1,875

Rates are based on 10 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest

July 4th Weekend
Jun 30 - Jul 4, 2017
5 night min stay
$275 $525
Fri, Sat, Sun

Rates are based on 10 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest

Summer 2
Jul 5 - Aug 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$275 $475
Fri, Sat
$1,875

Rates are based on 10 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest

Labor Day Weekend
Sep 1 - Sep 4, 2017
3 night min stay
$450

Rates are based on 10 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest

Fall
Sep 5 - Oct 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$215 $400
Fri, Sat
$1,475

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Winter
Nov 1 - Dec 28, 2017
2 night min stay
$175 $300
Fri, Sat
$1,200

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$275 $450
Fri, Sat
$1,925

Rates are based on 10 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Sanitize/Inspection fee $75

Notes:

*YOU need to bring: Paper goods, charcoal/lighter, bathroom supplies, beach towels, bath & kitchen towels, clothes washing detergent, linens (Linen/Towel package can be purchased for a fee based on length of stay).

*LEAVE HOME CLEAN FOR NEXT GUESTS. You are paying for inspection & sanitizing fee, NOT maid service, home must be left clean upon departure.

All pets must be approved by owner. A minimum fee of 100 will apply.

No more than stated guests unless approved by owner. Fee will apply.

RULES for all Guests

*Clean BBQ pit if it is used

*Close all blinds and assure windows are locked.

*Clean floors – sweep & vacuum. Mop tile floors if necessary. (DO NOT WAX FLOORS)

*Assure that house furnishings are clean; wipe off all tables, counters, etc… dust if necessary.

*Clean bathrooms including downstairs. Tubs, mirrors, toilets, etc.

*Clean deck and concrete slab from any trash or sand, empty butt containers.

*Put trash bags in cans after empting trash containers in home– DO NOT use trash containers in home without placing trash bag in container.

*Garbage pickup is Thursday. Place all garbage in cans on Lakeside Dr. before leaving.

*DO NOT TAKE ANY INSIDE FURNITURE OUTSIDE FOR ANY PURPOSE.

*DO NOT move furniture around inside home. Before leaving, the following should be done outside:

*Place plastic patio chairs back into downstairs bathroom

*Put Deck furniture back under porch where it was located

*Put Wood furniture and picnic table downstairs back where it was located- if moved.

*ABSOLUTELY DO NOT BBQ ON WOOD DECK. *Do not dump charcoal in yard.

*NO ruts in yard, or oil on cement.

*Do not go in Home wet or sandy. Use outside shower. DO NOT sit on inside furniture with wet or sandy clothes.

HELPFUL HINTS: A user guide for TV & Stereo system is provided on the side shelf of the TV stand. It provides instructions on stereo system for speakers on deck & downstairs.

*911 services available in Galveston County - Hospitals l-Winnie and Galveston


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Location

50 Miles
Nearest Airport
Houston Hobby or Intercontinental
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Ships wheel
15 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Galveston Tx.
15 Miles
Nearest Golf
Galveston Tx.
50 Miles
Nearest Train
Beaumont Tx.
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 87
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Stingaree restaurant
Crystal Beach, Bolivar Peninsula, TX, USA
Nearest Beach
house is on beach

Car: Necessary

SEACLUSION - RAMADA BEACH Subdivision – if you are coming from High Island, subdivision is located just past the flashing light at Stingaree Road. Ramada Beach is a restricted subdivision with 70 % of the homes having been built new since Hurricane IKE. Located in a family orientated subdivision providing the vacation get away you are looking for. Seaclusion is located on a large corner lot at Ramada Drive and Lakeside Drive. Address is 2902 Lakeside Drive and is located on the 2nd row with no houses in front of the home, you have an unobstructed view of the beach. Lot in front is well maintained and has 6 tall palm trees. Ramada Beach Drive provides access to the beach and it is a short walk back and forth so that you don’t even have to buy a beach parking sticker if you prefer not to.

Take main road into subdivision off of highway 87, SEACLUSION is the 2nd cabin past the canal on the left. Bright Yellow house with large deck on front.

Attractions located in Galveston, 15 miles away. Take ferry ride and go to Moody Gardens, Schlitterbahn waterpark, The Strand, Bishops Castle, Seafood & Mexican dining, Fishing Charters, Golf, Cruise lines & Dog racing track in Texas city. There are fresh wholsale seafood markets on Bolivar Peninsula & Galveston. Enjoy fishing at rollover pass, on the beach or bay or the Galveston Jetty.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: I grew up and live in Orange Texas about 85 miles from Crystal Beach. My parents owned property from 1977, in Crystal Beach. I bought my first beach home in 1988 and have been at the current location since 1994. I rebuilt the current home after hurricane Ike and it was completed in Jan. of 2010. I have been renting my properties on Crystal Beach since 1988.

Why the Owner Chose Crystal Beach, Bolivar Peninsula, TX, USA:
Great location in a family oriented area. An unobstructed view of the beach and Gulf makes this rental special. No need to drive to the beach or buy a parking sticker. Golf cart rental is available in Crystal Beach, but you dont have to rent one unless you just want to due to the proximity to the beach of this home.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
You get a full 7 nights for a weekly rental. Most all rentals in Crystal beach only offer 6 nights at a 7 night rate. A 7 night rate for this beach front home is comparable to homes that are 4th or 5th row but only offer 6 nights for a weekly stay. No taxes are charged to the renter. Linens, towels, etc... are available for an additional fee, which will be based on length of stay.. Pets may be allowed, based on size and type of breed. A fee will apply based on the length of stay. During the month of July and August, Weekday openings (vacancies) which begin on Sunday night for either 3 or 4 nights, will qualify for a discount. Trying to fill the schedule for the weekday time which is open. Please call to discuss the discounted rate. Notice: Discounted rate will not apply to groups of more than 8 persons.


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 04/30/2017

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Sunday, April 30, 2017

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