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Livin' the Dream - 6 bedroom home with private pool on the water! Sleeps 17!

Bedrooms 6
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

6 Bedroom, 4 Bathroom, Sleeps 17

LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION! Livin' the Dream in Jamaica Beach with over 400' of water frontage! This home features 6 bedrooms and 4 full baths, private swimming pool with a huge palapa/tiki hut, covered decks, hot tub, underwater fishing lights, jet ski dock with a kayak launch and an outdoor natural gas grill!

Livin' the Dream is a vacation home you won't soon forget. This home is located on the point of the main canal out to Galveston Bay meets the side canals offering sweeping views in five directions. Pull up your boat or jet ski to the dry docking station or tie off at one of the two boat lifts. Swing the day away on our deck swings or hammock.

Livin' Outside

Enjoy the hot tub year round! The outdoor area also has a huge Adirondack chair that's great for taking family photos, a large palapa that provides shade to the pool deck, double covered deck, portable umbrella for an additional shady spot around the swimming pool, fire pits at each end of the pool for a night swim and a swim ladder attached to the dock, if guests would rather take a dip in the canal. The home features an outdoor blue tooth stereo system, 4 kayaks, 1 paddle board, 2 crab traps and numerous pool toys/floats.

Additional ground level features include an extra full size refrigerator, a 3 section bar back style beverage refrigerator, and hotel-style ice machine in the walk-through garage area. The ground level is also equipped with a kitchen including a dishwasher, sink, garbage disposal, stovetop, microwave, cedar wood bar (seats 13), 2 televisions (with satellite) and natural gas outdoor grilling station with side burner and bar tops!

Fishing is great from your own dock where the fish can be seen before the night catch with the underwater fishing lights. Livin' the Dream is a fisherman's paradise with boat ties, underwater fishing lights and fish cleaning station.

This is outdoor living at its best!

Livin' Inside

Interior features of Livin' the Dream include a well-appointed open kitchen with large island, living and dining area all with views of the water. The kitchen area is perfect for food preparation and entertaining simultaneously. Home has two Keurig machines (please bring your own pods) as well as a drip coffee pot. The living area features a large sectional sofa and ample seating for everyone to enjoy the large flat screen TV (with satellite), large dining table (seats 8) in this open concept home. Walk out onto the balcony for another small dining table (seats 3), or the 2nd exterior dining table on this massive deck (seats 8).

Sleeping accommodations are abundant at Livin' the Dream.

CAPTAIN'S QUARTERS: The main Master bedroom is located on the 2nd floor of the home and features king bed (sleeps 2) and en suite bath with jetted tub, master also has a television (with cable), and access to a balcony with rocking chairs.

BLUE CRAB ROOM: The second Master bedroom is located on the same level as the kitchen and living area and also has king bed (sleeps 2), bath with shower, and television (with cable).

GULF ROOM: The third bedroom is located on the same level as the kitchen area and has a beautiful queen size bed.

SURF ROOM: The fourth bedroom is located on the 2nd floor of the home and has a king bed plus a set of twin bunks (sleeps 4).

BLUE BEACH: The fifth bedroom features a full bed with a twin trundle bed.

KID'S BUNK ROOM: The sixth bedroom features (also on the 2nd floor) has a full futon and a set of twin bunks (sleeps 4). Please bring your own games and controllers for gaming systems (XBox 360 and Wii). Two side-by-side TVs.

This home will accommodate 17 guests and has parking for 5 cars behind the manually operated driveway gate.

Livin' the Dream is a vacation home where you can swim in your own private pool and hot tub while enjoying resort living under a palapa/tiki hut all while relaxing in comfortable Adirondack chairs. Jamaica Beach (on the Gulf of Mexico) is less than a 10-minute ride by golf cart (available through Gulf Coast Concierge Service, please ask you vacation planner). Bring your own boats or jet skis and have a place for everyone - inside and outside. The Jamaica Beach boat ramp is nearby.

This home is not available for any graduation, prom, after-prom, Spring Break, weddings, or any other type of large party with guests not listed on the reservation. Friday to Friday rentals during peak summer season. Due to nature of island weather, internet service may be interrupted, no refunds for cable or internet interruption. In case of interruption, go old school and talk to each other.

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Ryson Vacation Rentals
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
September 23, 2018

About Ryson Vacation Rentals

Ryson Vacation Rentals

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our stay for the Christmas Holidays was an awesome experience! This home is beautiful and well equipped with everything you need. Lots of space, enjoyed the outside kitchen, and the pool. The ice machine was so so convenient. No trips to the store. We will definite stay again. Looking forward to a summer stay in 2017. "To the owner thanks for the picture frame"
Dec 2016
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Jamaica Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 17
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Master - toilet , tub , shower
    2nd Bath - toilet , shower
    3rd Bath - toilet , shower
    4th Bath - toilet , shower , On pool level
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 17
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , (sleeps 2)
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , (sleeps 2)
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , 1 bunk bed , King bed plus set of twin bunks
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Full bed with a twin trundle bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed , Full futon and one set of twin bunks.
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks ...
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Livin' the Dream - 6 bedroom home with private pool on the water! Sleeps 17!
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 16 reviews

Exceeded All Expectations

  • 5 of 5

This place is truly amazing. They’ve thought of everything to make it top notch, comfortable, inviting, relaxing, and fun. There’s a pool that overlooks the canal, tiki hut, hot tub, outside kitchen with multiple TVs, kayaks, paddle boards, fishing rods, ice machine, speaker system, fire pits...,and then there’s a 2 story awesome house with great wrap around porches with canal and pool views. Updated kitchen and bathrooms and even kids rooms with game systems. Highly recommended and will definitely stay here again if we’re ever back in town!

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The property is fantastic for several different families staying all week together!

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful time even though the weather was really rough all week. We did a little kayaking and a little fishing, but the storms prevented these activities. We struggled with the television service. A real shame as there are TVs everywhere! But again the wind and rain were rough. We spent more time eating and playing games!

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent vacation home with plenty to entertain

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful family vacation! This home has plenty of things to entertain and is also just a short ride to the beach. We had a couple of minor issues (ex. broken stereo system) and the office was very quick to respond and resolve the issues. Overall, beautiful home and so much fun!

  • Submitted: May 23, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Marlborough, MA

Fantastic home, but needs some maintenance

  • 4 of 5

This is the place for a large group to have a great time. They have thought of pretty much everything you need to have a great time. The location is great and the home itself leaves you wishing you could move in permanently.

Unfortunately, for the price you would expect everything to work. We struggled a bit with the TV in the main room. Maybe it is a remote issue. The fishing lights were not working properly, either. Annoying, but we did not let it interfere with having a great time.

I would say the main reason for 4 stars over 5 was the management company. They are simply not very responsive. Once they get your payment, you don’t hear from them. No directions for checking in. I was nervous not hearing from them, so I finally called the day before. No answer, but VM said to leave a message and they would call me back. No call back, so I flew to Houston just hoping everything was in order, but having no idea where to go to check in. I had to call when I arrived in Houston to get info. Called a couple times during stay. Again, no return call. Called about the fishing lights and spent about 15 min on hold. Finally hung up. No call back. Called again and they sent someone, but nothing was done and no mention of the issue when we checked out. For the money we paid, I would expect to at least have my calls returned.

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Gorgeapus house and location

  • 5 of 5

Group of 12 adults absolutely enjoyed our stay. The location is fantastic, the house is gorgeous. Wonderful house. We used kayaks it was very nice. The weather for February did not disappoint it was actually much warmer then the weather forecast said it would be. We used the hot tub frequently, it heats up warm really fast. We only dipped in the pool a few times since the pool water for this time of year is a bit on the cooler side. We met the owner as we were leaving they are super nice people. My only one minor complaint there is absolutely not condiments at the house, no salt pepper, sugar, nothing like that. It would be nice to at least supply a bit of these basic things, so people don't have to buy it. Also would have been nice if a few extra paper towel rolls be left to use as well. And if there would be extra pool towels on top of regular towels already provided would be a huge plus. Other then that this house is fantastic, the location is superb, you will totally enjoy the outdoor atmosphere and downstairs bar area for just hanging out.

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Far exceeded what we knew was going to be a great place!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here with family to celebrate my 60th birthday. We knew from the photos and the previous reviews that this was going to be a great place to stay. But to our delight it was INCREDIBLE! Our ages ranged from 7 months to 73 years and everyone was comfortable. Its hard to say what we enjoyed most. We wanted for nothing - we would come back again and again and have recommended it to everyone we know!

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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