Family Friendly Cabin Good for Bird Watching Close to Crystal Beach & Galveston!(17 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
3 bedroom 1 bath with view of the Galveston Ship Channel and Nesting Waterfoul
Our cabin has a fully remodeled interior. It sleeps 8 comfortably, has 2 private bedrooms each with a queen bed, one open concept bedroom with 2 queen beds, and 1 bath. Central Heat and AC, 4 TVs, DirecTV, wi-fi, a dvd player, dishwasher, washer, dryer, electric stove, full fridge, microwave, toaster, crockpot, coffee maker and blender.
Outside there is a small deck in front, medium deck in back, slab below, gas grill, 5 patio chairs and fire pit. DO NOT BURN THE FIRE PIT UNDER THE HOUSE. Move it from under the house before lighting a single match please.
Walking distance from the cabin is the North Jetty, providing an excellent venue for unguided nature walks with stunning views of the nesting waterfoul and migratory marsh birds, and some excellent fishing and crabbing spots. There's a small beach (4 blocks long) with a boat launch. Scenic Fort Travis is a short drive away. The Port Bolivar/Galveston Ferry Landing is two miles away with access to all the sites and attractions of Galveston Island just a free boat ride away. Crystal Beach is 10 miles in the other direction with the Big Store and Stingaree Marina. Access to the big beach (the one that runs the length of Crystal Beach) and the Audubon Society's Tidal Flats Sanctuary is a little over a mile from the house. You're welcome to bring and use golf carts to get around, but please be aware they cannot be driven on the highway.
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Member since: 2014
- 1100 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Considered:
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
Local Services & Businesses
- Bird Watching
- Scenic Drives
- Ocean View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Surf Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Spring Break 2017
Mar 16 - May 16, 2017
2 night min stay
Thu, Fri, Sat
May 17 - Sep 20, 2017
2 night min stay
Thu, Fri, Sat
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Thu, Fri, Sat
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $300
- Pet Fee $100
- Cleaning fee $125
We require a $300 security deposit which may be sent to us as a check and if there are no damages the check will be mailed back to you. We allow small dogs but require a $100 pet deposit and dogs must be kenneled when you are out of the cabin. We have a $125 cleaning fee if we are cleaning the cabin. We must know prior to billing whether we will be cleaning or if you will be cleaning. Thank you!
Manager's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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A short ferry ride to Galveston home of Moody Gardens, Schliterbahn water park, the Bishops Palace, the tall ship Alissa, the historic Strand and it's shops, Railroad Museum, many historic homes tours, the Pleasure Pier, Pelican Island where you can tour a submarine, John Sealy Hospital, the East Jetty Fishing Pier, 26 miles of Seawall and beaches, tour trains, trolleys and ducks, jet ski rentals, sailboat rentals and party boat fishing trips and a lot more!
Year Purchased: 1964
About: I am Elouise Carpenter, a retired teacher, and my husband is a retired plumber. My son, an aspiring writer and avid gamer, lives at home helping with house and yard maintenance, and some bookings for the cabin. My daughter Elizabeth 'Lisa' Valastro is an insurance agent in Nederland, TX and handles the bookings for the cabin my son misses. I also have two grand daughters and two great grandsons in the Golden Triangle area.
Why Crystal Beach, Bolivar Peninsula, TX, USA:
I purchased land and had the home built in 1964 at that time as a beach cabin. In 1967 my family and I moved in and became residents of the Bolivar Peninsula. After Hurricane Alicia we built a newer home and moved into it. The original cabin was used for storage never being fully utilized. After years of sitting empty, we decided to revamp the original homestead as a rental home. It was completed in 2009, survived Hurricane Ike, and served as a residence for others who lost their home until they could repair or relocate. We have repainted and furnished the interior, and it's ready for weekly and weekend beach going renters.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Scenic beaches and beautiful sunsets make this a wonderful place to relax. Local Activities include fishing, crabbing, beach combing and bird watching. A short ferry ride to Galveston provides numerous sightseeing/tourism opportunities like historic home tours, Moody Gardens, and the Schlitterbahn Waterpark!
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Front deck and yard
Port Bolivar Lighthouse 1 1/2 miles from cabin. Sorry no tours, nice to look at
Kitchen and eating area
Living area and view of big bedroom
Front of Cabin
Back of cabin and back yard
Bathroom with view of bath/shower in mirror
Back deck and fire pit in back yard
Side view of 2001 Front Ave
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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