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Frank's Oyster House ~ Panoramic Ocean Views~Sleeps 14 ~ 3.5 bath

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 1,850 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Paradise is found! Bask in panoramic ocean views from the decks of this beautiful custom home. Beach is only steps away from the driveway. From the upstairs balcony or the first floor deck you can watch the waves, scenic wildlife, or enjoy a wide range of fun activities on Bolivar Peninsula. While inside you'll be spoiled with the new furnishings and fully equipped kitchen or outside enjoy a relaxing evening by the Tiki Bar downstairs. The accommodations are contemporary, elegant and sleek. This is the spot you have always dreamed of and will not want to leave.

Property Manager
Sandra Dial - Residence Manager
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 23, 2017


Crystal Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1850 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • 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 ...
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Private Master - toilet , shower
    Guest Bathroom / First level - toilet , combination tub/shower , Hall entry
    Bathroom 3 / Second level - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Enclosed Outdoor Shower -
    Tiki Bar -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Guest Bedroom / First level - 1 king
    Bunk Bed Room / first level - 4 twin/ single
    Guest Bedroom / Second level - 2 queen , 1 double , Private Balcony- Fantastic Beach and Ocean View
    Master Bedroom / first level - 1 king , Private Bathroom
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
CONCIERGE SERVICES AVAILABLE ~ Pre-Arrival Grocery Delivery ~ Pre-Arrival Adult Beverages Delivery ~ Maid Service ~ Special Occasion Surprise Coordination


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Frank's Oyster House ~ Panoramic Ocean Views~Sleeps 14 ~ 3.5 bath
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews
Orange, Texas

Perfect! Beautiful! Comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

The property is beautiful, the cabin is beautifully decorated. Beds are comfortable, plenty of kitchen supplies, a perfect place to rent!!!!

  • Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted that you and your group enjoyed your stay and thank you for taking the time to share your experience with the VRBO viewers.
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Multi-Family Vacation

  • 4 of 5

2 families travelled to stay in this house for 1 week. There were 4 adults and 8 children!!

Checkin was pretty easy- realtor met us at house and walked us through.

Everyone had a great time. The house is clean and well appointed. All the beds were comfortable and sleeping arrangements worked out great for all of us!! All appliances and AC ran perfectly during our stay.

The pictures are true to what is there!!

Close to beach- can easily walk.

There are power lines about 10 feet away from front deck which definitely obstruct some of the beautiful view off that part of the deck. You can see the power lines in one of the pictures on this website.

If you haven't been to crystal beach before it is important to know that cars and ATVs are allowed on the beach- for many that is a great thing. For many others- it can get annoying to have a parade of loud vehicles driving by your otherwise peaceful site on the beach. Also; despite many efforts by local groups and a relatively small number of responsible tourists- there is a lot of garbage on the beach. More garbage than I have encountered on any other beach (including other Texas beaches).

Finally- if you book thru VRBO and pay with a credit card; know that the realtor will charge you a "credit card convenience fee" that is not noted on the VRBO website when you book. I only found out after digging thru the lease agreement after I had payed the deposit (which was about 1/2 the total). I payed the other 1/2 by check so didn't get charged the additional fee for the remainder. She will take it out of your damage deposit when it is refunded. For us this was an about $50 additional in fees (above and beyond the heavy VRBO fees).

Overall- would stay again if we return to Crystal Beach as the house is great!!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The fun never ends at Frank's Oyster House

  • 5 of 5

Frank's Oyster House was the perfect place for our family. The house was extremely nice and suited our needs perfectly. Plenty of bathrooms and space. Sandra was so helpful when we needed her. I just can't say enough, we loved it and will be back next year.

The Yanowski Family

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

8-8 thru 8-11-16

Everything was as stated. House beautiful,, very well stocked, clean, half block from beach. Spacious ,12 in our group, 7 adults 5 teenagers,. We were there on week days pretty much had beach and neighborhood to ourself. Had two runners and a biker in group and they love the areas for daily exercise. Outside shower a huge hit with the guys coming back from exercise. 7 girls in group so 3.5 bathrooms a perfect relief. Highly recommend Frank's Oyster House, decks and furniture awesome for sunrise and sunset viewing. Weather great for beach, and a/c was heavenly for the 100+ degree temps. TV great for watching RIO Olympics late night. All 12 would go back in heartbeat. "Mema's Bunch"

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nicely appointed property very close to beachfront

  • 5 of 5

Franks Oyster House is a newer place that is just 100 yards or so to the beach. They have done a really nice job with the outdoor space below the house. It has ample furniture and tables as well as a fantastic bar and outdoor shower. We found plenty of games, beach gear, bbq tools, etc.

The kitchen is super nice and well stocked as others have said. It also connects to a great family/living room area. Our family enjoyed all the deck space at night for the breeze.

Since we were there during July 4th fireworks time, it was noisy around the beach at night. But their doors/windows are top quality because it was very quiet inside. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Brandon, Texas

Me and my entire immediate family also my daughters in laws and their grandkids

  • 5 of 5

The house was a dream for us, there was 7 adults and 5 kids under the age of 8. We had plenty of room, the kids totally enjoyed the bunk bed room! The owners were gracious enough to furnish bed rails for the bunks, so that the parents didn't worry about any accidents. The view was wonderful.we were very close to the beach, we sat on the deck as much as we could enjoying it and the sound of the waves. House was stocked with all the things we needed for a great vacation. Must say a big THANK YOU to our concierge Sandy, she helped us have a very memorable vacation. Will definitely rent this property again!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Tiki Bar & Grill
Nearest Ferry
11 Miles
Bolivar / Galveston Ferry Landing
Car: necessary

Galveston Island is a 25 minute 'Free' ferry ride across Galveston Bay.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $275
Damage Insurance $59
Damage Deposit $500

~~~~ We Can Not Accommodate ARRIVAL Requests for SATURDAY or SUNDAY ~~~

First 2 nights of bookings will be charged the weekend rate and nightly rate will be charged thereafter.
*House, Bath & Bed Linens are provided.
** Holidays require 3-6 nts minimum & Holiday Are Subject to Rate Increase
** Auto Quotes Are Not Guaranteed Correct
** SELF-BOOKING Requests Must Be Convoyed with Completed Reservation Documents

* Pre-Arrival Prep & Cleaning Fee
* Departure Laundry Service
* Refundable Security Deposit
* PDP Insurance (Accidental Property Damage Policy)
* 6% State Hotel Tax
* Service Fee Collected By: HomeAway, VRBO, Expedia

~ Pre-Arrival Grocery Ordering & Delivery
~ Pre-Arrival Adult Beverage Ordering & Delivery
~ Special Occasion Surprise Assistance & Coordination
~ Scheduled Maid Service

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund