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Fun, Sun & Friendship; Walk to the beach at Chapel Hill House

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 2,400 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Six bedroom, 4 bath, walking distance to the beach; large kitchen & living room

Harvey could not keep a good house down but it did contribute to the demolition of the remodeled Chapel Hill House. We kept the charm but added full bathrooms, a new kitchen and lots of lighting and windows. Remember a quieter & gentler time when friends gathered and shared good times. This 1926 original Old Town home takes guests back to that time. Chapel Hill House has three queen bedrooms, each with attached full bathrooms, one bedroom with 2 twin beds and attached full bathroom and 4 twin beds on the first floor with a half bath on that floor. There is a fooseball game on the first floor. There are large sunny porches in front and back on the first floor, with a sunning porch on the second floor with gulf view. There is an outdoor shower on the first floor porch. There is a large dining room and outdoor table that seats 10, Twelve can screen a movie on the TV in the living room. Chapel Hill House is equipped with a Weber Genesis grill and spacious kitchen. Washer and dryer are provided. Family Reunion? Combine this rental with our home, next door, the Black Dog Cottage, VRBO #592377/587710.

JB Smith
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 19, 2018

About JB Smith

Seaside Enterprises Texas is a collaboration of water lovers who grew up spending vacations from Bar Harbor to San Diego, interspersed with tropical international beaches in between. We grew up renting and sharing homes we returned to year after year with crisp white linens, fireflies, patchwork quilts and s'mores. We bring this love and these memories to the homes we have developed in Port Aransas and on the lakes in the Texas Hill Country. We hope your stay brings you and yours closer together with sunny days, the splash of water, moonlit nights and memories to last a lifetime.

Why JB Smith chose Port Aransas

It spoke to us and if you listen during your stay, it may speak to you too.

What makes this house unique

Chapel Hill House is a piece of history and the roots of Old Town Port Aransas. It gathers large but with quiet spaces to get away. In the shadow of the historic Little Chapel on the Hill, you cannot help but to feel the goodness of this place.


Port Aransas House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • 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 Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • First Floor - toilet
    Outdoor - outdoor shower , With dressing area
    East second - toilet , shower
    West Second - toilet , shower
    North Second - toilet , shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • South 2nd floor - 1 queen
    North 2nd floor - 1 queen
    Library - 2 twin/ single
    Foyer - 2 twin/ single
    Northeast Second - 2 twin/ single
    East second - 1 queen
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Fun, Sun & Friendship; Walk to the beach at Chapel Hill House
average rating of 4.4375 based on 16 reviews

Great house!

  • 4 of 5

We were a party of 11 and were all very comfortable there. The beds were comfortable and met all our needs. Kitchen was very big and could accommodate multiple cooks. Shower curtains need to be tossed, they were moldy and stained. Multiple light bulbs in the house were out or not even in most of the lamps. Overall, we had a very nice stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house at a great value!

  • 5 of 5

We had a party of 5 couples stay here over the July 4th holiday and it was great! The house was spacious enough to accommodate 10 people and pets. Location was great, close to the beach and the main strip. Everything we needed was provided which made our stay very easy. We'll definetly come back.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

I had my wedding at Chapel on the Dunes and rented Chapel Hill House and Black Dog Cottage for my family and friends to stay at. The owners are easy to talk to and great to work with. The location to the Chapel was perfect for keeping everything so close. The location to the beach was just far enough to not have the wind and noise, but close enough to slow walk in less than 10 minutes. Just a few minute drive to the grocery store and restaurants. Love the beachy and homey feel of the colors, the furniture, the decor... so beautifully eclectic! Lots of space to spread the family out and inside and outside. We had tv watchers, dining room conversations, beach combers, patio drinkers, deck tanners and hammock nappers! Everyone had a great time!

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great, perfect for what we needed.

  • 5 of 5

My family and I loved the house. It would've been perfect if the golf cart worked in our favor but other than that we would gladly return.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sorry, our home does not rent with a golf cart!
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Awesome Spring Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect for a family and friends retreat! It is close the beach and town, yet far enough away from all of the chaos. The house is roomy and great for entertaining with a cute beach theme! We will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Cottage!

  • 5 of 5

We were very pleased with Chapel Hill house. We had some concerns after reading the last negative

review but they were unfounded. The house was very clean and well appointed. It has a great location.

We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Port Aransas Beach
Secret passage for the neighborhood at the end of Ave. C. No parking there but an easy walk ...
Car: not necessary

Across the street from the historic Little Chapel, Chapel Hill House is in the heart of Old Town, a short walk to the beach or bike to the grocery store.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Pet Fee $50
Damage Deposit $500

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund