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Beautiful Waterfront Home at the Mouth of the Bay! With Lagoon as Back Yard!

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, Sleeps 12 on the Water with Beautiful Bay Views

On the Water in a peaceful Lagoon, a Beautifully Renovated, Wonderful Light and Bright Home with Great Views of Galveston Bay! This home has 4 Bedrooms, 3 1/2 Baths and Sleeps 12. It offers a Large Deck facing East with Great Water Views from both Upper and Lower Decks, a Wall of Windows overlooking the Lagoon and Bay, and an Spacious Open Living, Dining and Kitchen. The House is on two lots providing a spacious lawn and extra long Pier, a Volleyball Net, a Basketball Goal and a Wide Driveway for lots of parking and Driveway Gate.

The long 100 foot Dock and Pier area has a Boat Slip and two Fishing Lights to help see those Big Ones. Redfish, Trout, Drum, Sheephead and more have been caught right off the Docks. A Fish Table, and Fishing Benches are conveniently placed. There is also a Floating Dock for easy access to Paddleboards, Kayaks, Boats or Swimmers. There are 2 Paddleboards and 3 Kayaks with paddles and Life Jackets furnished for Guest use.

And for keeping up with the latest Sports, News, etc. there is a large Bar with 50" TV right off the water! The Bar is equipped with refrigerator, glasses, barware, pitchers and Blender. A large Soft Couch, Hammock and Swing are close by for Guest enjoyment.

The Upper Deck has another Large Soft Couch, Rocking Chairs, a Large Dining Table and Large Gas Grill. Half of the Upper Deck is Covered to Allow even more time in the out-of-doors.

Inside the Home is Bright, Beautiful and made for Comfort. The Kitchen has all Stainless Steel Appliances plus a Free-Standing Ice Maker. The Kitchen comes very well equipped with extras of almost everything. Another large Refrigerator for Drinks and Fish caught right from the Dock is provided downstairs. There are 2 Washers and 2 Dryers. The Master Bedroom features a Pillow-Top King-Sized Bed with en suite Bathroom. The Second Bedroom features a Pillow-Top Queen-Size Bed and 2 Twin Beds. The Third Bedroom offers a Pillow-Top Queen Bed and Twin-Size Bunkbed. Upstairs includes a Full Bathroom with Tub, a Full Bathroom with Rain Shower and a Half Bath off the Living Area. Downstairs is the 4th Bedroom with Two Twin Beds and Full Bathroom. All Bedrooms have Flat Screen TV's with BlueRay DVD's, Cable with Movie Channels provided and, of course, Free WiFi. This Home is Perfect for Families or Groups of All Considerations.

You are 5 minutes from the Vehicle Access Beach. When you return, there is an Outdoor Shower to rinse off. The Jamaica Beach community has a Pool, also 5 minutes away, where for a small fee you and your family can take in the sun in Fresh Water.

And for those that would like to fish with a guided professional, we have available one of the best who knows the West bay and will pick you up at our dock in his boat. Contact us for information.

Nearby is Schlitterbahn Water Park, Moody Botanical Gardens, The Pleasure Pier (Theme Park), or Downtown--the Strand for shopping or dining. In town, the Duck Tours, a Boat around the Bay, Bicycle Rentals, Numerous Restaurants and Shops, Live Theater and Movies are there to make your vacation nothing, but perfect.

Whether Sipping Coffee or Cocktails, Fishing off the Dock, Kayaking or Paddelboarding off the Floating Dock, Boating, Bird Watching, Grilling Out, Catching Crabs, Going to the Beach, or just Lounging on outdoor Couches on the Large Decks, this Home is a Marvelous Entertainment Place for Everyone.

This Home offers everything for an Amazing Trip---An Awesome Getaway! Make a lasting Memory for your Family and enjoy being right on the water with a Beautiful Bay View. !

More Details

Property Manager
Mary Lynn Randall
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2017

About Mary Lynn Randall

When my children were young, my family discovered Galveston. The beach, the sea breeze, exploring the old downtown became a part of our lives. We loved the island atmosphere and escape. Thirty years later when grandchildren came along, we began going back and renting a house twice a year. Finally, we decided to find a waterfront house of our own.

Mary Lynn Randall purchased this house in 2013

Why Mary Lynn Randall chose Galveston

This property was in bad shape when we first looked at it. But it had the size we needed, the long dock, but mostly, it had the Beautiful view of the Bay. After a complete renovation, our family began to enjoy many hours spent out on the water, or lounging on the deck, or heading to the beach or going into town. But the best thing of all was seeing children up through teenage, put down their electronics to spend the entire day on the Kayaks and Paddleboards, or jumping off the dock, or catching crabs and shrimp, or Fishing into the night, or playing volleyball, or basketball-----all outside! Amazing!

What makes this house unique

The best about renting a house on the Bay are all the things there are to do. My family rented only Beachfront house for years, then discovered the canal homes. At a beach house you still have to carry all the beach chairs, towels, drinks, etc. to the beach and then after some hours, the heat makes you head for the house. With a House on the Bay, you can still get to the Beach in 5 minutes and stay for as long as you want, but when you come back--there is still swimming in the lagoon, or kayaking, Paddleboarding, or fishing, or outdoor sports or just relaxing with a drink in your hand at the Outdoor Bar catching the Big Game and enjoying the view.

The great benefits of this house are: the View of the Bay from a wall of windows, the Peaceful Lagoon, the pull of the water urging you outside, the sound of the lapping waves against the dock, the smell of the sea, the beautiful pelicans gracefully gliding by, the people waving from their boats, watching the fish in the fish lights and the constant sea breeze against your skin.

And all of it only for the purpose of peace and enjoyment.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We've stayed at many properties and this house was by far the best for us. The house was nice, the balcony and the fishing was Awesome! We caught Speckled Trout, Sand Trout, Flounder and Red Fish. The Kitchen provided everything we needed to cook. We would definitely recommend and would stay at this house again.
Nov 2015
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Amenities

Jamaica Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Rain Shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - shower , Outdoor Shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
  • 2 Full and 1/2 Bathrooms Upstairs. 1 Full Bathroom Downstairs
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • 3 Bedrooms Upstairs, 1 Bedroom Downstairs
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
Lower Deck has Fishing Dock and Long Pier, Outdoor Bar with 50' TV Half-Round Upholstered Couch w Ottoman Floating Dock, Fishing Lights, Fish Cleaning Table, Hammock Swing

Reviews

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average rating of 4.891892 based on 45 reviews
5

fabulous vacation spot for my kids and grandkids!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time. Grand kids loved the beach and we could rinse off downstairs with outdoor shower before going upstairs. We set the crab traps and caught 7 or 8 blue crabs. The grandkids squealed with delight and a little bit of anxiety when they were shown the crabs up close. We let them go. (The crabs, not the grands!). We had family dinners on the upper deck with Bob Marley tunes playing. It was a special time for our family. We will definitely be back! Thanks so much for allowing us to enjoy your beautiful home!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great house in a great location! We will definitely stay here again!

  • 5 of 5

Well appointed, clean, great space for family and friends. It had everything we needed and more. The outside decks were wonderful and our little dog and granddaughter had plenty of fenced yard to roam. Thanks for an awesome vacation place!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Family Vacation Spot

  • 4 of 5

My family and I had a wonderful time vacationing at this home. Plenty of space to spread out inside and out. Easy access for fishing from the dock and plenty of water toys. The kids loved the large float. The house was clean and very well stocked with linens and towels. I will be honest and say that I am very hard to please when it comes to beds, but I actually slept very well on a comfortable king bed. Several people in the group said their beds were also comfortable. The kitchen was well stocked, but could have used a few more kitchen towels for drying dishes.

I would like to suggest, for safety issues, to resolve a problem we had with the lower patio area where water accumulates by the first pole next the boat slip. This area must be a little low, because the water accumulates and it never dries out, algae grows and it becomes very slippery. My 19 year old niece fell the first day and I almost fell in the water on the second day. We put up a barricade with chairs to prevent any more accidents. A good scrubbing with a little bleach would probably prevent it from being so slippery.

Honestly, the only big problem we had was with the mosquitoes. They were terrible, even using bug spray would not keep them from biting. I am sure it is because of all the rain that area has had lately. At times it was very difficult to enjoy being outside, but I do not know if there is anything the owner could have done. I am glad I bought a couple of fans because we needed them for the heat and they helped a little with the mosquitoes if you were sitting right in front of the fan.

Over all we enjoyed out stay and would rent it again.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the heads up regarding the slippery spot. It has been fixed. Will also take care of more kitchen towels. Mosquitoes can be quite annoying after a rain and a new hatch. Fogging and sprays can help somewhat. But fortunately, Mosquitoes generally don't last but a few days.
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5

Great house!

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect for us. It was spotless when we arrived. You can tell the owner takes very good care of the house and the cleaning company did a great job. We were a party of 11. 6 adults and 4 kids(2 teens) There was plenty of beds and room to spread out. The kitchen is the only true "fully stocked" kitchen of any house we have rented in the past.

The best part of the house was the outdoor patio/dock area. It was covered so great for the shade and the rain cover. We had a few rain storms come through during our stay and were still able to stay outside and fish. There is a bar area, tables, a large couch, a hammock, and benches along the pier to fish from. Plenty of water toys, life jackets, kayaks and paddle boards. We caught flounder, croakers, red drum, pin fish, hard heads, spot fish and sand trout. The fishing lights made it great evening and night fishing.

The yard is big and fenced off from the road so the kids ran around and played. We brought a volleyball and basket ball for the kids to play.

We didn't leave except for the morning we went down the street to the beach.

We had a great relaxing vacation and will defiantly be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Everything you could ask for.

  • 5 of 5

Very nice accommodations. Don't need to bring much because everything and more is already furnished. Quiet and peaceful area. Well furnished and maintained. Can't go wrong with this one. Enjoy.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing!

  • 4 of 5

Such a beautiful place and great neighborhood

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Car: necessary

Jamaica Beach is a Small Laid-Back Community built Around the Beach and the Bay. A Casual Atmosphere with Friendly People who Wave almost every time they pass. People whose Days are spent around the SaltWater and reflect Relaxed, Happy Faces. With their own Police Force constantly patrolling, you will feel that it is a Safe Place too.

The Beach is Wide, Expansive and the Waves roll in with Grace and that Perfect Peaceful Sound. People are Walking, or Surfing, or Fishing or just Sitting and Enjoying.

And if you are missing something, Everyone buys their Groceries at Seven Seas Grocery, mostly dressed in shorts and flip-flops. This Grocery has been there since the 40's, but now offers even Organic Foods.

Jamaica Beach and surrounding Area Restaurants are Casual but all have Great Seafood caught that Day from the Gulf.

Or you can go straight from the Beach to the Bar or "Hole-in-the-Wall" Hamburger/Pizza Place next to the well stocked Hardware. Or for more Gourmet Hamburgers, drive a short distance down the highway for an extensive selection.

Or just spend your day enjoying your own Waterfront, Grilling your own fish or burgers, Relaxing on your own Deck with Family and Friends and Watching the Boat Traffic come by each evening to Wave at all who are out to see them.

In this Lagoon, the residents fly Flags to signal that they are in Residence. You can fly our Flags or Bring your Own.

Jamaica Beach only exists for Enjoyment. So come Enjoy!

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $275
Pet Fee $50
Damage Deposit $375

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Bookings may be cancelled for Full Refund up to 30 days prior to check in for first day of rental. Pet Fee is Nonrefundable. 2 Small Pets--Maximum 25 lbs. each--is accepted or one larger dog can be considered. Renter must be a Minimum of 26 Years of Age.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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