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Barbara's by the Sea - Sleeps 6 - Great Gulf Views & Beach!

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Last updated: 10/17/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Condo
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

To our many past guests at By the Sea, the view is even better now; we have a beach! You will feel at home in this well-appointed condo. Each bedroom has a queen-sized bed. The sofa opens to a full-sized bed. The north bedroom is en suite, with a full bathroom with tub & shower combination. The south bedroom has sliding glass doors that open to the 24' balcony, directly looking out on the Gulf of Mexico. The second bathroom is also a full bathroom with a tub & shower combination. You can see spectacular sunrises from the front/south balcony and gorgeous sunsets from the back/north balcony. The remodeled kitchen has more storage and working space than many of the units in this building. Appliances include full-sized fridge, electric oven and four-burner stove, microwave oven, and full-sized dishwasher. We try to provide everything we would want to use: cookware, bakeware, placesettings and utensils for 6, a blender, toaster, coffeemaker, corkscrew & bottle opener. There is glassware for indoor use, and plasticware for use at the pool. There will be clean linens on your beds upon arrival, and plenty of towels, including pool/beach towels. In addition to the outdoor swimming pool, there is a tennis court on the grounds, and a gas BBQ grill by the pool. There is a card room on the first floor, where there is always a pot of coffee going and you can read the day's newspaper. There is also a laundry room with 6 washers and dryers that are card (debit or credit) operated; no more running to get quarters! There is someone at the front desk 24/7 to keep an eye on things. This unit is owned and operated by GNB Enterprises, L.L.C., Barbara Sarkis, Realtor, Broker/Owner. Equal Housing Opportunity.

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Owner

Member since: 2008

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 10/17/2016

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 5
  • 875 sq. ft.
  • Elevator : 2 inside elevators

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    23 years of age....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    smoking allowed only outside on balcony....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Building is wheelchair accessible with ramps and elevators. Wheelchair should fit through entrance to unit, but the unit is not specifically designed to be wheelchair accessible....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    includes full bath...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    has sliding glass doors to balcony...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Unit will be cleaned prior to your arrival. If you would like additional housekeeping services during your stay, they are available for a fee, just ask!...moreless

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Basic cable. We have added a Roku to give you Pandora, Netflix and many other entertainment options....moreless

  • Television:

    42" flat-screen TV in the living room. 32" TV in each of the bedrooms....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    We have a brand new beach! Just walk across the street, and you are on the sand. Every unit in the building faces the Gulf of Mexico....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    central, electric; ceiling fans in each bedroom and the living area...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    6 machines in first-floor laundry room. pay with debit or credit card. $1.25/load to wash; $1.25/load for 60 minutes of drying....moreless

  • Elevator:

    2 inside elevators...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    central, electric...moreless

  • Internet:

    high-speed, wireless, secure login....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    There will be clean linens and a comforter on the 2 beds when you arrive. Bedding for the sofa-sleeper is in the hall closet. Additional pillows (12 total) and blankets are in the closets....moreless

  • Living Room:

    opens through sliding glass doors to the 24' balcony and views of the Gulf. Couch and a comfy chair....moreless

  • Parking:

    small lot in front of building on Seawall Blvd. large lot in back can be accessed via Stewart Road....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    12 bath towels, 12 hand towels, 12 washcloths, 6 pool/beach towels, kitchen towels, dish rags, oven mitts, pot holders....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    6 machines in first-floor laundry room. pay with debit or credit card. $1.25/load....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    10- or 12-cup carafe....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Service for 6. Assorted cooking utensils, pots, pans, blender. Plasticware for use by the pool....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    full-sized....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    has everything you should need for normal meal preparation and serving....moreless

  • Microwave:

    above stove...moreless

  • Oven:

    full-sized, electric...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    kitchen trash bags, foil, plastic wrap, food-storage bags, coffee filters, salt & pepper; Limited coffee, tea, sugar, powdered creamer; 2 rolls paper towel; 2+ rolls toilet paper in each bathroom....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    full-sized. water and icemaker not hooked up; ice cube trays provided....moreless

  • Stove:

    4-burner electric stove....moreless

  • Toaster:

    2-slice, electric...moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Balcony runs the entire length of the unit on south side....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Pool area....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Partially covered area near pool...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    2 propane gas grills in swimming pool area....moreless

  • Tennis:

    One court on the property. Ask for key at front desk. Equipment is not provided....moreless

Pool / Spa

Building Type

  • Building
 

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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$150
$900 $1,800
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Cleaning $65 + tax
  • Tax Rate 15%

Notes:

15% hotel tax will be added to the rental amount but not to the cleaning fee. No tax on rentals of 30 or more nights.

Holiday weekends (Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving) minimum stay is 3 nights.

$200.00 refundable damage deposit due at time of booking. Rental fee, cleaning fee and taxes due 7 days prior to arrival. Visa, MasterCard, Discover cards and PayPal accepted. Personal checks accepted if received at least 7 days prior to arrival. Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 10/17/2016
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Location

35 Miles
Nearest Airport
Houston Hobby
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Jimmy's on the Pier
5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Galveston-Bolivar
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Moody Gardens
50 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak - Houston
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-45
0.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Sapori Italian Restaurant
1000 Miles
Nearest Ski
New Mexico
Galveston, TX, USA
Nearest Beach
Across the street

Car: Recommended

One mile: Moody Gardens, Schlitterbahn Waterpark, Lone Star Flight Museum, Scholes International Airport, 81st Street Fishing Pier & Jimmy's Bar & Grill, Galveston Island Brewing Company, Sapori Italian Restaurant, Super Wal-Mart, Sonic, McAlister's Deli, mini-golf, Galveston Cinema. 1-2 miles: Go-karts, Kroger, Galveston Convention Center, Landry's Seafood, Rainforest Café, 61st Street Fishing Pier. 3-10 miles: Galveston Pleasure Pier, Galveston State Park, the Strand Historic District, UTMB hospital complex, Shriner's Children's Burn Hospital, cruise terminals.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2014

About the owner: We met in upstate New York (BRRR!!!) 35 years ago and gradually made our way south. We moved to the Houston area 18 years ago and are very happy to now live in sunny southeast Texas. Our two children are also glad to be here and have the privilege of spending time on wonderful Galveston Island!

Why the Owner Chose Galveston, TX, USA:
The view, the view, the view! Plus for some hurricane protection, we wanted steel & concrete on the seawall, and not far from the 'action!' This is our second unit in the same building. We bought our first unit in 2007, and it is where we plan to retire. After 9 years, we still believe this is an awesome location with a view that is hard to beat! We are very excited that the beach has been rebuilt on this part of the island. There is a set of stairs directly across from the building that take us right down to the beach; it's so convenient!

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
You will fall in love with the view from the moment you step into the unit! When you are not down on the beach, which you can access directly across the street, you will want to spend as much time as possible on the 24-foot balcony people watching, dolphin watching, or just relaxing with a cool drink, listening to the crashing waves. If you get tired of watching the waves, watch the cable TV with a Roku that provides Pandora and thousands of movies and TV series. If you can't totally disconnect, the unit has high-speed wireless internet with a secure login.


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 10/17/2016

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Photos

  • Celebrate sunrise from your 5th floor balcony!

    Celebrate sunrise from your 5th floor balcony!

  • Our pelican mascot greets you!

    Our pelican mascot greets you!

  • Cross the street, walk down the stairs, and you are on the beach!

    Cross the street, walk down the stairs, and you are on the beach!

  • These chairs are bar-height, so you look over the railing, not through it!

    These chairs are bar-height, so you look over the railing, not through it!

  • Your view from the kitchen sink is the Gulf of Mexico!

    Your view from the kitchen sink is the Gulf of Mexico!

  • Lay on the couch & let the waves lull you to sleep...

    Lay on the couch & let the waves lull you to sleep...

  • Sit at the desk with your laptop & use the wireless, hi-speed, secure internet

    Sit at the desk with your laptop & use the wireless, hi-speed, secure internet

  • Unpack and stay awhile!

    Unpack and stay awhile!

  • The front bedroom with its Gulf view invites you to linger in bed...

    The front bedroom with its Gulf view invites you to linger in bed...

  • Rest a moment in the lobby after a brisk walk along the seawall...

    Rest a moment in the lobby after a brisk walk along the seawall...

  • Elegant party room  includes a wet bar & grand piano!

    Elegant party room includes a wet bar & grand piano!

  • End your day back on the balcony with a soothing drink & shimmering moonlight!

    End your day back on the balcony with a soothing drink & shimmering moonlight!

  • Welcome to your new home away from home!

    Welcome to your new home away from home!

  • Eastward view; 61st Fishing Pier on far left.

    Eastward view; 61st Fishing Pier on far left.

  • Westward view

    Westward view

  • The full kitchen has everything you need for vacation mealtime.

    The full kitchen has everything you need for vacation mealtime.

  • Dining table seats 6.

    Dining table seats 6.

  • Or enjoy Netflix on the 42" flat-screen TV!

    Or enjoy Netflix on the 42" flat-screen TV!

  • Peace and quiet will surround you in the back bedroom...

    Peace and quiet will surround you in the back bedroom...

  • Watch TV & the Gulf at the same time from your front bedroom!

    Watch TV & the Gulf at the same time from your front bedroom!

  • Get your day going with an active game of tennis!

    Get your day going with an active game of tennis!

  • Relax with a cup of java while reading the newspaper in the 1st-floor card room.

    Relax with a cup of java while reading the newspaper in the 1st-floor card room.

  • Take a dip in the pool while your steaks finish grilling.

    Take a dip in the pool while your steaks finish grilling.

  • Please come back soon!

    Please come back soon!

VRBO #679435

This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Sunday, November 20, 2016

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