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

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


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
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
November 18, 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 Jamaica Beach

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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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!


Jamaica Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • 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 ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 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
  • 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
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • 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
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


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Beautiful Waterfront Home at the Mouth of the Bay! With Lagoon as Back Yard!
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  • 5 of 5

Best rental ever. Thanks

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay here. The outdoor space was incredible with a second story deck and bar and flat screen tv by the dock. Would definitely book again.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Family Celebration

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time with family celebrating a 60th wedding anniversary. The house is beautiful and clean in a quiet neighborhood. It was well stocked and provided a lot of water toys to enjoy.

Well done.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent stay!

  • 5 of 5

We love staying here-they have everything we need. Fishing off the dock, swimming in the cove & kayaking/paddle boarding was such fun, the whole family enjoyed themselves and kept commenting how great the place was! Other guests enjoyed sitting at the bar, watching the Astros while some family lounged on the upper deck enjoying the view. There was something for everyone-we highly recommend this place to family and friends!

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This was our third annual Family Vacation and everyone had an awesome time....especially the "Grands

  • 5 of 5

Clean and well appointed with everything we needed for a great time. Lots of water toys that kept the little ones and the adults entertained. Nice balcony that faces east which made for beautiful sunrises and relief from the sun in the evening. This home is set in a canal cul de sac which was perfect for the aqua pad and the novice paddle boarders. We had a wonderful weekend and the owner was extremely accommodating! Fun, fun, fun!

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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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: August 2017
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Refundable damage deposit $375
Cleaning Fee $275 + Tax
Tax Rate 16.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
Renter must be a minimum of 26 years of age.
A signed and completed Rental Agreement within 30 days of reservation is required to complete this reservation.
Bookings may be cancelled for Full Refund up to 30 days prior to check in for first day of rental.
Pet fee: 2 Small Pets--Maximum 25 lbs. each--is accepted or one larger dog can be considered.
This is a family home in a quiet community. This house is not available for events or prom celebrations.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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