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Beautifully Decorated & INCREDIBLE Beach VIEW

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Property type house


About the property

4 bdrm, 4 bath house with AWESOME views from the multiple rooms Sleeps 10

This beach home is beachside and located in the first block of Pirates Beach – JUST STEPS from where you can get sand between your toes and listen to the SURF! The living room looks like its straight out of a Coastal Living or Veranda Magazine & is furnished with comfort in mind. The sectional sofa and chair combinations enable seating for many people in the living room. The Dining area boasts built-in banquettes, comfortable seating and two tables that easily accommodate many people sitting down & sharing meals, memories & laughs together commemorating a wonderful day spent at the beach. The kitchen has brand new stainless steel appliances and even includes a stand-up mixer for the chef in the group. There is a beverage bar between the Living and Dining areas for coffee or wine to be shared while visiting with the cook in the kitchen. There are 2 bedrooms downstairs; one King bedroom with a large flat screen TV; one with 2 twins & 1 trundle that includes a 40” TV and ample seating so that it can be used as a 2nd TV room. The bedrooms upstairs: King Bed with an east view of the beach and a sitting area to watch the 50” TV. The second upstairs bedroom includes a Queen bed and 1 twin. It has a western view of the beach plus a 32” TV. All bedrooms are appointed with beautiful modern decor and include lovely bedding and comfortable beds for great rest. There is a large sofa style outdoor patio set on the east deck for enjoying the sound and view of the surf. The west deck has a different view that can equally be enjoyed while seated in the charming patio furniture with your feet propped up on the outdoor ottoman gazing at the surf during the day or stars at night.

The layout and location of this home make it the perfect choice for multiple generations, two families, large families, couples vacationing together or a girls getaway!

Other amenities include a full size washer and dryer, Ipad docking/speaker station, wireless internet access, ATT cable TV, a BBQ grill, outdoor hot/cold shower.

If you are looking for more activities, Galveston Country Club is around the corner. This is the oldest country club in Texas and just a 5 minute drive from the house. It has a lovely restaurant, a large pool, an amazing golf course and 2 newly renovated tennis courts. All of our guests have access to all of the club amenities (concessions/green fees apply).

Rental Policy: Rental is intended for the quiet enjoyment of our 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 30 to make a reservation. Adults cannot rent properties on behalf of underage guests. The maximum number of guests is 10. Pets of any kind and smoking are not permitted. Violation of the smoking and pet policy will result in forfeiture of your damage deposit. Guests must comply with these Rental Policies and all subdivision restrictions.

We require that the renter purchase the Damage Protection Policy offered by VRBO at a nominal fee.

All rates are quoted on website as per week basis. If you are interested in staying 2, 3 or 4 nights, the price will not be pro-rata but is adjusted accordingly. Please obtain a quote from the owner for any dates that do not meet the 1 week requirement.

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Kristen Duwe Bonola
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
March 16, 2018

About Kristen Duwe Bonola

Our family is from Westlake, Texas and we have been spending time in Galveston for the last 3 years. We LOVE Pirates Beach, the town of Galveston and all it has to offer. We have traveled all over the world and feel so blessed to have been able to buy a beachhouse just a few driving hours from our home. Our vacation times have included multi-generations and span of ages and Galveston offers activites (or not) for our entire family! We love all that Galveston offers including Beachtime, Art Walk, Great Restaurants, fun festivals and have experienced wonderful family memories each time we are there. We hope that your family will enjoy our home and will create wonderful memories like we have enjoyed!

Kristen Duwe Bonola purchased this house in 2014

Why Kristen Duwe Bonola chose Pirates Beach

Our home has been completely redone since we purchased it with entertaining, comfort & hospitality in mind. We have appointed the

What makes this house unique

We have appointed the home with beautiful modern decor, large flat screen TVs in each bedroom, a 60' TV in the family room,


Pirates Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • There is also an outdoor shower with hot and cold water connections.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Large Flatscreen TV
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Upstairs East-2 chair sitting area, 50' TV,Awesome Beachview
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Upstairs West- Large TV and Awesome Beachview
    Bedroom 2 - 3 twin/ single , 1 bed is trundle, also 40' TV,2 chairs, could be 2nd TV
  • All beds are VERY omfortable and have beautiful, luxurious bed linens.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming


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Beautifully Decorated & INCREDIBLE Beach VIEW
average rating of 4.7714286 based on 35 reviews
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Fun decor. Nice bedrooms and baths. Great location.

  • 4 of 5

Well maintained and newly remodeled. We had a great family gathering.

  • Submitted: Nov 24, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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beautiful property

  • 4 of 5

We liked the property very much. Location to the beach was great. the home was very well laid out. Bedrooms and bathrooms very nice and accommodating, as were the beds and pillows, etc.

For me and my family, the kitchen lacked a lot to be desired. There is no cabinet space for groceries. There were not enough plates and glasses, there were only wine glasses--no juice glasses, no small plates, no bowls for serving. The things that my family needs were not there. We cook all the time every meal, because we have little children, and it is more enjoyable to be at the house after a long day in the sun.

But other than that, everything else was very nice. I would have liked there to be a table outside to sit and eat at early morning or for appetizers in the evening.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The property is beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

Loved this home. Cozy, yet so much room for visiting and relaxing. Absolutely loved it. Very clean and decorated very well.

  • Submitted: Dec 15, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great beach house and location!

  • 4 of 5

The proximity to the beach was great! The house was nice, clean, and had a very "comfy" feel to it. It was well maintained and the owners provided good customer service. The wifi worked well and the tvs were great with the olympics on while we were there. We went to the aquarium at Moody Gardens, ate lunch at The Spot, enjoyed boogie boarding and hanging out at the beach, etc. The rate per night, plus taxes, cleaning service, etc. came out to basically $2,000 for Friday to Sunday. That seemed a little expensive and we had to leave by 11am on Sunday, which makes you feel a little rushed on your last day. I think the price could be adjusted to be more reasonable and the time to leave could be extended to 12 or 1pm. Just a thought. Overall, I enjoyed the house but wish the price was more affordable.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Erica, My heart is to be the best hostess possible and I always try to accommodate modified check-in/check-out times when asked. Check-in is 4pm and I often have families checking in the same day other guests depart so plenty of time to prepare for the next family is vital. Cleanliness is crucial to me and it takes everybit of 5 hours to prepare for guests so a check out time of 11 am is necessary and is the standard in our area. I never knew your family wanted a later check out or else I would have been so happy to accommodate your request since the next guests did not come until the day after your departure. I am so very sorry you felt rushed and when you stay in my home next, please communicate your desire for a late check-out and promise to do my very best! Thank you for staying with us and I do hope you come back! My very best, Kristen
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Beautiful house with great location

  • 5 of 5

We had a great vacation here. The house was very spacious and really functional for larger parties especially with 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. The house had a partial beach view and it is just a short 1 block walk to be on the beach. The owner was very nice and very easy to work with on arrangements. I would not hesitate to stay again!

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent Beach House

  • 5 of 5

Very nice house with everything we needed to make our time in Galveston a vacation to remember. The bedrooms are very large with comfortable beds and the bathrooms were very clean. My grandchildren enjoyed being that close to the beach and they enjoyed having their own TV in their bedroom. I loved the location - it was very peaceful but close enough to get to everything Galveston has to offer.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Watermans Restaurant
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $225 + Tax
Reservation Fee $100 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300
Property Damage Protection $79
Tax Rate 15.0%

Reservations cancelled 120+ days prior to arrival date will be fully refunded less $200 and damage protection fee and the property protection. SEE RENTAL CONTRACT FOR FULL DETAILS AND TERMS.


Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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