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Fabulous double decks - one in the shade and one in the sun!

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Last updated: 07/25/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

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Welcome to the Blue Roost!

Our beach house has everything you would need for a vacation here - comfortable beds with cool and crisp linens, fluffy bathroom towels, open shelves in the kitchen stocked to feed friends and family, beach toys and chairs for days in the sun. Bring your food and you are good to go. As our guests say in our reviews, the "house is very comfortable and plenty of room for us and guests aged 5 months to grandparents. Gated porch is wonderful for kids, dogs and early morning coffee. Love the walk to the beach on the boardwalk."

Year round Port Aransas has something for everyone! There is abundant sun, surf and sand if you just want to "get away from it all." If you are lucky, watch a turtle hatchling release at the Padre Island National Seashore during the summer. Port a is THE place for fishing - in the bay, offshore or from the jetties - you are sure to go home with some fish tales! For the nature lover, the birds here are incredible - seeing a squadron of Pelicans dive for their meals, or the pink of Roseate Spoonbills never gets old for us! If you want to go shelling on a secluded island, check out San Jose Island - accessible by ferry from Port A For the art lover - the Port Aransas Art Center holds classes and has gorgeous local art available for purchase. Relaxing on the beach or adventuring in town, you won't be board in Port Aransas!


This charming beach house gives you the best of both worlds - close to the beach and to town. The sand is less than 5 minutes away via the private La Playa neighborhood boardwalk and our place is your best location for the yearly SandFest event located right across the boardwalk on the beach.

The Blue Roost is a three bedroom, two bathroom beach house that sleeps up to 12. It is comfortable enough for a quiet stay for two and large enough for a vacation with the extended family. Great for girls getaways, fishing excursions and family trips. As our guest at the Blue Roost (an owner managed property) you will have easy access to the house via your personal lock code - which means no coordinating schedules to pick up/drop off keys and no danger of losing keys at the beach!

Kitchen/Dining
This beach house has a large, fully equipped kitchen that holds everything you need to feed friends and family. The beautiful blue tile island in the kitchen is the heart of the house. The two dining room tables seat 10 with an additional three seats at the kitchen island. For morning coffee or al fresco dining, just outside the kitchen the covered sitting area is perfect for 5 with adirondack chairs around the side deck for 4 more.

Living Room
The cozy living room has two full sized slip covered Pottery Barn sofas. Slip covers are new! If you need to stay in touch with the outside world, access the wifi throughout the house and on the deck. Use the new flat screen TV to see DVDs, Directv (HD) and Netflix when you want to take a break from the sun.

Bedrooms
The large master bedroom downstairs has a king bed and the equally large guest room across the hall has two queen beds. The downstairs bedrooms share a bathroom. The upstairs, called the Seven Dwarfs room by my kids, is a fabulous 37-foot-long bedroom with one queen bed, 4 twin beds and a bathroom. All bedrooms are equipped with an HD DirecTV. All bedding and bath towels are provided. No wimpy towels here!

Two Levels of Decks
The upper deck is a great area to work on a tan while enjoying a lovely birds eye and partial view of the Gulf. When you've had enough sun, lounge on the covered lower deck and enjoy the balmy breezes and sounds of the sea. Both decks have gates at the steps, providing a secure area for small children or pets.

Other amenities include:
* Plenty of covered parking
* Outdoor shower and hose to rinse off the sand
* Playhouse and sand toys for the kids
* Basketball hoop - bring a basketball!
* Washer/dryer

The Blue Roost is dog friendly. Well behaved dogs are allowed but must be crated inside when unattended.

Special Rate info:
Buy 6 nights, get the 7th free!
We have special monthly rates ($2200) for Winter Texans and Snowbirds. November - February is a terrific time to be at the beach!

Please Note: All holidays are rented at high season rates.
No Prom groups or parties please. Contract signer must stay at the house and be 25 or older.

Corpus Christi Airport is minutes away. San Antonio is less than 3 hours away.

Hurricane Policy:
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' and/or
• A mandatory evacuation order has been given for the Tropical Storm/Hurricane Warning' area of residence of a vacationing guest.
The day that the authorities order a mandatory evacuation order in a 'Tropical Storm/Hurricane Warning,' area, we will refund:
• Any unused portion of rent from a guest currently registered;
• Any unused portion of rent from a guest that is scheduled to arrive, and wants to shorten the stay, to come in after the Hurricane Warning is lifted; and
• Any advance rents collected or deposited for a reservation that is scheduled to arrive during the 'Hurricane Warning' period.

Keywords: Beach House, Beach Cottage, Partial Ocean View, Pet Friendly, Family Reunion, Girls Getaway, Winter Texans, Gulf of Mexico, Texas Coast, Vacation Rental

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

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

    Primary renter must be 25....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    The Blue Roost is perfect for kids. The upstairs room can be all theirs! There is a basketball hoop, a playhouse, sand toys and games for the kids. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking in the house. ...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Pets are welcome and there is no size limit on dogs, Great Danes are as welcome as miniature canines. Please check regarding number of pets allowed....moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

  • Guest Room: 2 queen

    Spacious room with 2 queen beds and tv. Large closet....moreless

  • The Seven Dwarfs Room: 1 queen, 4 twin/ single

    Spacious room accommodates 6. Private bathroom...moreless

  • Master Bedroom: 1 king

    Large room with a king-size bed. Door opens to the deck. ...moreless

  • King size beds (1) On the main floor is a master bedroom with one king bed., Queen size Beds (2) On the main floor here are two queen beds in the blue bedroom., Twin or Single Beds (4) The third bedroom is a huge 37 ft. long room with 4 twin beds and 1 queen bed, bathroom and shower. All beds furnished with soft cotton sheets and cozy comforters or quilts. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Downstairs Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Upstairs Bathroom: toilet, shower

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Other Amenities

  • DVD movies, Netflix, Waffle maker, Coffeemaker, Coffee Grinder, Blender, basic spices, hand soap, all Linens provided, Beach, Viewing Decks...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    A wide assortment of reading options and great places to snuggle in and read. ...moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Puzzles, cards, pictionary...oh my!...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    All TV's have access to Direct TV. Living room TV can also access Netflx. ...moreless

  • Television:

    New flat screen tv. Streams Netflix and has Direct TV....moreless

  • Video Library:

    We have lots DVD's on site....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    The house has whitewater views from both of the decks and is located close to the boardwalk....moreless

  • Beachfront:

    La Playa Circle is Beachfront Community with a private Boardwalk to the Beach. ...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    The house has whitewater views from both of the decks and is located close to the boardwalk....moreless

  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Two tables that seat 10 and kitchen bar seating for 3. Sitting area on deck is great for 5 around a coffee table with adirondack chairs for 4 more. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access:

    Wireless broadband internet on site. Your wireless laptop will function from anywhere on the property. But you won't want to work....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage:

    Large Covered Garage with room for four to six cars. A small boat or trailer takes up two spaces....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided:

    High Thread Count Sheets, High Comfort towels....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Two slipcovered sofas seat 6....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Local calls only...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Soft and thirsty bath towels are provided. Please bring your own beach towels. Bath towels are not permitted to be taken to the beach....moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Wireless broadband internet on site. Your wireless laptop will function from anywhere on the property....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Includes all kitchen equipment, requests for special kitchen equipment may be accommodated....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Plenty of dishes and utensils. ...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped for cooking meals with great seating for everyone. You just need to bring the food!...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

    We stock basic spices, salt, pepper, oil and vinegar. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    Toaster and a toaster oven....moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Wrap around deck off living room and one of the bedrooms. There is also an upper deck for sunning and Gulf views....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Upper deck furnished with adirondack chairs. Lower deck furnished with adirondack chairs as well as a patio coffee table and chairs. Both decks have partial water views of the Gulf. Also hammock. ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    There is a small area of landscaping around the house. Last year we were surprised when we found a watermelon vine! It was delicious!!...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Charcoal grill....moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Lots of sand chairs, boogie boards and sand toys available. ...moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
July 2016
Jul 1 - Jul 31, 2016
3 night min stay
$450
$3,150
Late Summer 2016
Aug 1 - Sep 5, 2016
3 night min stay
$425 $450
Fri, Sat, Sun
$2,625
Fall 2016
Sep 6 - Oct 31, 2016
2 night min stay
$300
$1,800
Winter 2016
Nov 1 - Feb 28, 2017
2 night min stay
$275
$1,650 $2,200
Early Spring 2017
Mar 1 - Mar 9, 2017
2 night min stay
$325
Spring Break 2017
Mar 10 - Mar 26, 2017
4 night min stay
$450
$3,150
Late Spring 2017
Mar 27 - May 18, 2017
2 night min stay
$350
$2,100
Early Summer 2017
May 19 - Jun 30, 2017
3 night min stay
$425 $450
Fri, Sat, Sun
$2,625
July 2017
Jul 1 - Jul 31, 2017
4 night min stay
$450
$3,150
Late Summer 2017
Aug 1 - Sep 5, 2017
3 night min stay
$425 $450
Fri, Sat, Sun
$2,625
Fall 2017
Sep 6 - Oct 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$300
$1,800
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$350
* 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
  • Tax Rate 13%

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

  • Port Aransas Beach

    "The Port A Beach has great waves for boogie boarding and playing in the surf. Shallow at the..."

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  • Virginia's On The Bay

    "We love eating at Virginia's and have never had a bad meal there. I like to get the Cajun Du..."

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  • Seafood & Spaghetti Works

    "This is always the first place the kids request when we decide we are going out to dinner. L..."

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  • Roberts Point Park

    "Robert's Point Park is a nice place to go for dolphin watching. "

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  • Trout Street Bar & Grill

    "Trout Street Bar & Grill is my other favorite restaurant in Port A. I like the salad with gr..."

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  • Family Center IGA Food Store

    "The IGA is the island grocery story. They have everything you need and are close to the hous..."

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  • Venetian Hot Plate

    "Venetian Hot Plate is our friend's favorite place to eat on the island. "

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  • Coffee Waves

    "Coffee Waves is our first stop on the island when we arrive and the last stop before we go. ..."

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  • Subway

    "Can't go wrong with a quick sandwich when taking a beach break!"

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  • Cancun Grill and Cantina

    "Our favorite place for a late night nacho run. Great breakfasts as well. "

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Arnold Palmer Golf Course, Fishing Charters, Surf Fishing, Horseback Riding on the Beach Dolphin Watch Tours, Ferry, Shelling, There are fun festivals every month in the area. Lots of Texas music, and live join in jams.

 

Owner info

Bruce and Maggie Tate

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: Our Story: A few years ago, we filled my uncle's beach house in Scituate, MA with cousins from across the globe to celebrate my grandmother's 100th birthday. It was a fantastic time to reconnect and that time at the beach with family changed our lives. We knew we wanted to create that kind of place and experience for our girls to connect with friends and family more frequently and closer to home. As I searched the web for property on the Texas Coast, I found the Blue Roost. I fell in love with the blue tile in the kitchen and knew the kids and their friends would love the Seven Dwarfs room upstairs. We drove down to Port A mid week in the Spring of 2010 and put in an offer. And the rest, as they say, is history! We love staying at the Blue Roost and we know you will, too. It has become that place we dreamed it would be for our family and our guests. We love traveling and enjoy the beach, going as often as time permits. We have two teenage girls and a golden retriever and usually bring a pack of friends to the beach with us. We currently live in Austin, TX. Check out our other beach house in Galveston: vrbo 372154

Why the Owner Chose La Playa, Port Aransas, TX, USA:
Our house is close to the beach and to town. The kids like to have the option of beach time or shopping and it's all walking distance. The house is on a cozy little street in a sweet neighborhood. We chose the Blue Roost because I fell in love with the blue tile in the kitchen.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We enjoy beach time, searching for shells, watching birds (and people!) Our favorite coffee and gelato place, Coffee Waves, is a mile a way and we like to walk there to get an afternoon treat. We have coffee and breakfast every morning on the lower deck. The upper deck is great for sitting in the sun. We love the layout of the house - the big open kitchen is a gathering place for everyone. The upstairs bedroom is terrific for the kids and their friends.


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Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Fabulous double decks - one in the shade and one in the sun!

    Fabulous double decks - one in the shade and one in the sun!

  • Gorgeous watery blue tile and open shelves - no need to hunt for kitchen items.

    Gorgeous watery blue tile and open shelves - no need to hunt for kitchen items.

  • Great room - dining area. Seats 10 at tables and 3 at island.

    Great room - dining area. Seats 10 at tables and 3 at island.

  • Great room - living area. Two full size sofas and satellite tv steams netflix.

    Great room - living area. Two full size sofas and satellite tv steams netflix.

  • Bathroom on main level.

    Bathroom on main level.

  • Bunk room - Kids love it! 4 twins and 1 queen bed.

    Bunk room - Kids love it! 4 twins and 1 queen bed.

  • View of Gulf and neighborhood from upper deck.

    View of Gulf and neighborhood from upper deck.

  • Plenty of room for extended family reunions!

    Plenty of room for extended family reunions!

  • Great times with family and friends.

    Great times with family and friends.

  • Turtle at the South Jetty. Great place to watch for dolphins, too.

    Turtle at the South Jetty. Great place to watch for dolphins, too.

  • Walk to the end of the jetty - see large ships pass by and dolphins.

    Walk to the end of the jetty - see large ships pass by and dolphins.

  • Great shaded lower deck for morning coffee or evening meal.

    Great shaded lower deck for morning coffee or evening meal.

  • Large great room with kitchen, dining and living areas. Room for everyone!

    Large great room with kitchen, dining and living areas. Room for everyone!

  • Big kitchen with open shelves and huge island.

    Big kitchen with open shelves and huge island.

  • Master bedroom - king bed with french doors onto deck.

    Master bedroom - king bed with french doors onto deck.

  • Two plush queen beds in room on main level.

    Two plush queen beds in room on main level.

  • View of Gulf and upper deck - great place to catch some sun and see the stars.

    View of Gulf and upper deck - great place to catch some sun and see the stars.

  • Bring the whole family, including the dog!

    Bring the whole family, including the dog!

  • Family time at the beach - we have all the toys!

    Family time at the beach - we have all the toys!

  • Horses on the bay - Corpus Christi on North Padre Island.

    Horses on the bay - Corpus Christi on North Padre Island.

  • Private neighborhood boardwalk to the beach. 5 min, door to sand.

    Private neighborhood boardwalk to the beach. 5 min, door to sand.

  • The beach at St. Joe's - catch the 5 minute ferry ride to the uninhabited island

    The beach at St. Joe's - catch the 5 minute ferry ride to the uninhabited island

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This listing was first published here in 2006.

Date last modified - Monday, July 25, 2016

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