About the property
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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.
Kristen Duwe Bonola
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- May 14, 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,
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Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
Fun decor. Nice bedrooms and baths. Great location.
Well maintained and newly remodeled. We had a great family gathering.
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.
The property is beautiful!
Loved this home. Cozy, yet so much room for visiting and relaxing. Absolutely loved it. Very clean and decorated very well.
Great beach house and location!
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.
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
Beautiful house with great location
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!
Great House, Great Amenities, Great Beach!
Our Family & Friends thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Galveston, on Pirate's Beach. The house was the perfect size and layout for our group; with the right blend of Adult Suites and Kid-friendly sleeping arrangements. Minus the plethora of Jellyfish on one of the days, it was a perfect, mini-vacation! We appreciate the thought that went into decorating the house, and loved the extra mini-fridge and coffee bar, as well as the multiple dining tables. The views of the Gulf from both sides of the large deck were awesome, and the 30 second walk to the beach was very appreciated, given the amount of gear and the 2 year old that was in our group. Thank you to Kristen for facilitating our great vacation!
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
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. NOTE: RATES VARY FOR HOLIDAYS (MEMORIAL DAY, FOURTH OF JULY, LABOR DAY, THANKSGIVING, CHRISTMAS, NEW YEARS, SPRING BREAK, ETC. AND SPECIAL EVENTS (MARDI GRAS, Shrimp Fest, Bike Rally,etc). Prices subject to change without notice.