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Upscale Beach House, the Fat Crab, Beach Front Home on Grand Isle

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Last updated: 04/16/2017
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Sleeps:16
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:2.75
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property


This camp is exactly what you would expect of an upscale camp on the beach side of Grand Isle. Panoramic views of the Gulf and beach 180 degrees from east to west and with the side extended deck you can see north bay area. Making memories with family and friends is endless.

The Fat Crab is a new 2,108 s.f. camp with families in mind and can accommodate 3 or 4 full families. Designed for maximum capacity with 16 queen size beds, Viking kitchen appliances, flat screen TV and panoramic view of the gulf all in comfort of the main level over 13' above ground. Wood floors, Viking appliances, granite counter tops, central AC, ice maker, flat screen TV, DVD and more.

The top rear deck has the best view of the beach, boats, fishing, crabbing and kids enjoying the water. This section of beach does not have a large crowd so you can enjoy your privacy. Hanging out on this covered upper deck on cypress swings is enjoyable to pass the time and view.
DOWNSTAIRS: is where all the boiling, frying and BBQ takes place. Playing and hanging out under this covered area, has cypress swings, tables, chairs, large kitchen sink, toys, games, fully equipment cooking equipment, fish cleaning table, are all at your disposale. A half bath is located downstairs for your convenience.

Large back yard to play games and other activities. Beach access is convenient directly from the back yard. At night, you don't want to miss chasing hermit crabs (touloulou) on the beach, so bring your flash lights, all ages can enjoy this sport. Camp fires on the beach will surely bring up old pirate stories of Jean and Pierre Laffite, Grand Terre, Louis Chighizola (Nez Coupe') and the Battle of New Orleans.

We have many repeat clients who continually say the same thing about the Fat Crab
"awesome, didn't expect such a fabulous camp on the island, made memories with family and friends and will return" Having to leave this paradise is the down side.

Ideal for a family get together, birthday, anniversaries, and of course fishing trips.
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Member since: 2015

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/16/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2108 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 16
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 years old...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Beach, Surf, Sand Castles, Sea Shell collection. Tou, Lou Lou chasing...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 16

  • Bedroom 1: 4 queen, 2 bunk bed

    Each bedroom has 2 sets of queen size bunks...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 4 queen, 2 bunk bed

    Each bedroom has 2 sets of bunks with queen size beds...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 4 queen, 2 bunk bed

    Each bedroom has 2 sets of bunks with queen size beds...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 4 queen, 2 bunk bed

    Ea. bedroom has 2 sets of bunks with all queen size beds...moreless

  • Each bedroom has 2 sets of bunks bed, that all have queen size beds in them. Very comfortable and large....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Great place to bring friends, let your hair down and enjoy all the amenities and the breath taking views our Beach House offers. Catch and cook bountiful seafood from the Gulf....moreless


  • DVD Player:

    Yes, DVD player (bring your favorite movies)...moreless

  • Toys:

    In shed below your welcome to the toys, please take care of, clean and store. Horseshoes, Corn hole...moreless


  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Marina
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseshoes
  • Scenic Drives
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Easy access on boarded road to the beach which is in our back yard...moreless

  • Beachfront:

    Rear deck overlooks the beach and Gulf of Mexico. Sun rise view is awesome. Rear deck protected from Sunset....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Jet Skiing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 11 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Central Unit...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Full size side by side...moreless

  • Garage:

    Storage shed you are welcome to use. has many items from cooking equipment to toys for the kids and has a half bath downstairs for your convenience....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central Unit...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    Sheets, pillows, blankets. Beach towels are NOT included...moreless

  • Parking:

    Ample parking for vehicles and boats/trailers Up to 4 covered parking spaces under the camp....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Face cloth, hand towels and bath towels. Beach towels are NOT included, please bring....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Full size side by side...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:


  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Complete set of dinner ware and flatware. Cooking pots and pans....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Viking dishwasher...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Fully functional kitchen with upgraded appliances and finishes....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Viking microwave oven...moreless

  • Oven:

    Viking full size oven under range top....moreless


  • Deck / Patio:

    Both upstairs and downstairs, large areas...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Large back yard for playing games and sports....moreless



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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Memorial Day
May 26 - May 30, 2017
4 night min stay
July 4th
Jun 30 - Jul 4, 2017
4 night min stay
Tarpon Rodeo
Jul 26 - Jul 30, 2017
4 night min stay
Labor Day
Sep 1 - Sep 4, 2017
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$1,000 $1,200
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$6,200 $15,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning and booking $200


CHECK IN 3:00 p.m. CHECK OUT 10:00 A.M.


Once date & terms are agreed upon, we rec. deposit check, camp is OFF THE MARKET, no cancellations allowed.

MAIL CHECK TO: Richard's Real Estate Properties, LLC, P.O. Drawer 4035, Houma, La. 70361

Include copy of your current drivers license, Re-state days and dates agreed upon.

Include all your contact info. such as home/office/cell numbers

1st check for 50% of the rent, plus $ 500.00 deposit.

2nd check for 50% balance of rent due and we must received min. of 10 days prior to scheduled arrival

50% to reserve plus security deposit

Balance due 15 days prior to arrival

Cash, check, money order only, NO CREDIT CARDS

Mail to: Richard's Real Estate Properties, LLC

P.O. Drawer 4035

Houma, LA. 70361

Include copy of drivers license and all contact info.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 04/16/2017
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70 Miles
Nearest Airport
New Orleans International
0.2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Hurricane Hole
Grand Isle, LA, USA
Nearest Motorway
Hwy. 1
0.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Hurricane Hole

Car: Necessary

Located on Grand Isle, seven square-mile barrier Island on the Gulf Coast in Louisiana.

Once your cross the Caminada/Grand Isle bridge, were 8/10 of a mile on the right(beach side) Beautiful sun rise from back deck to wonderful sun sets off the front side of camp.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2014

About the owner: The Richard's built this beautiful beach house for personal use, it's brand new. Owners will rent this house to selected clients on limited basis. Our rates are NON negotiable, our amenities are too numerous to mention. Sorry but pets are not allowed. Smoking not allowed.

Why the Owner Chose Grand Isle, LA, USA:
Grand Isle is Louisiana's only inhabited barrier island. Grand Isle was first inhabited in the early 1700’s Renowned for its world-class fishing and birding habitat. Reputed as one of the top ten fishing spots in the world. Over 280 species of fish are known to make their home off the coast of Grand Isle. First island for migratory birds to find from South America. Yahoo Travel: 2010 America's Top 10 winter beach retreats. 2011 One of the Top 5 Island Getaways

The Unique Benefits at this House:
On the beach, as close as you can get, but over 100' from Hwy. 1. Within walking distance of the Hurricane Hole Built as close as you can get to the levy for an unobstructed Gulf view. View passing fishing and shrimp boats, porpoise, sea gulls and beach combers. The FAT CRAB offers many amenities. Beach is full of recreation for sunning, sand castles, crabbing and fishing. Don't forget night time Tou Lou Lou venture for the kids. Sorry, but no pets or smoking allowed

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/16/2017

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  • Viking refrigerator and dishwasher

    Viking refrigerator and dishwasher

  • Restroom


  • Fishing cleaning area.

    Fishing cleaning area.

  • Gulf view during rain storm

    Gulf view during rain storm

  • Wet bar, refrig. and ice maker

    Wet bar, refrig. and ice maker

  • Viking range, hood and kitchen cabinets.

    Viking range, hood and kitchen cabinets.

  • Bathroom area

    Bathroom area

VRBO #673584

This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Sunday, April 16, 2017

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