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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
2 bedroom, 1 bath oversized retreat sleeps 5 on the Tres Palacios Bay
Computer and smart-phone withdrawal is possible, but not required for tranquil living in this fishing village. Ideal location for writer or artist who prefers to work uninterrupted. Walk the sea wall for two miles or fish from the pier. Enjoy the sailors and shrimpers who come and go in the dazzling beautiful sunrises and sunsets. If you love birding, you will marvel at the largest number of species found anywhere in the U.S. A replica of the La Belle sailing ship discovered in the Matagorda Bay is just steps away in the marina. Just two blocks away is the museum with an interesting accumulation of Palacios treasures from years gone by. Dine on fresh seafood from our port or savor Mexican or Asian foods from local family owned restaurants. Without the pandemonium of big city distractions, a type of restful detoxification may occur and a peace you won't soon forget can set in. This oversized unit was the private residence of the previous owner and was designed for comfortable living for two people.
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Member since: 2015
- 1300 sq. ft.
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Botanical Garden
- Recreation Center
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Deck / Patio
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- cleaning $50 + tax
- Refundable Damage Deposit $300
- Tax Rate 13%
Daily rates are $125-$225/night plus 13% tax depending on dates booked.
Book 4, 5, 6, or 7 nights for a total of $ 500 to $ 875 plus 13% tax depending on dates booked.
Weekly rate for 7 to 13 nights is $125/night plus 13% tax.
Book 14 to 29 nights for a total of $ 1,650 plus 13% tax.
Book 30 or more nights for $55/night and the 13% tax calculated will be removed from your bill.
Required minimum stays are for total cost and tax calculation purposes only and you are free to come and go as you please within the paid stay dates in order to take advantage of lower cost per day on any stay or to avoid the 13% tax required on stays of less than 30 nights when booking for a month.
We don't make the Tax laws, but unfortunately we are required to collect taxes on bookings of less than 30 nights.
All utilities, TV cable, & WIFI internet access paid by owners at no charge to guests.
Until reservation is confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
Refundable deposit will be 100% refunded promptly only if property is left in same condition as when you arrived. Otherwise partial refund may apply.
If there is a storm or hurricane, no refunds will be given unless: The state or local authorities order mandatory evacuations in a "Tropical Storm/Hurricane Warning area"
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Palacios offers warm hospitality and some of the best water views on the Texas coast. Visitors will enjoy local shopping, great fishing, world-class birding, and a mile plus stroll along the seawall. Fresh coffee and a good book that can be found on Main Street help define the unhurried atmosphere in our 'City by the Sea'. Visit the City by the Sea Museum for a look back at a 1600's French explorer ship, the LaBelle. Some Palacios residents have built a 1/2 scale replica of this ship and it is docked at the South Bay Marina. Santa arrives in Palacios on the replica LaBelle each Christmas season. Santa by sea seems appropriate since the Port of Palacios is home to one of the largest shrimp fishing fleets on the Gulf Coast.
Year Purchased: 2013
About the owner: Chip and Carol Woolf are semi-retired
Why the Owner Chose Palacios, TX, USA:
Wanted to retire on the water and enjoy the southern breezes, gardening and slowed down lifestyle. The frequent rains and climate make just about everything grow into a jungle and I love that. Facing the bay with the occasional wind storm, thunder and lightening is exciting and makes me smile. We love our neighbors who have become part of our extended family. I can't imagine why more people have not found Palacios but glad we did. It was a glorious gift.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Enjoy the almost constant breeze coming in from the bay. The climate is great throughout the year and is enjoyed by winter Texans and Snowbirds escaping harsh conditions found further North in the winter months. Summers are for relaxing in the breezes without excessive heat
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A sunset over the bay that you cannot forget
Laughing Gull Retreat
LaBelle on the Bay in front of house
House East side showing balcony and entry.
This listing was first published here in 2015.
Date last modified - Friday, March 24, 2017
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