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Water Views front and Back ~ Sleeps 13! #PetsStayFree

Sleeps13
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 2,700 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

VRBO Bear stayed here

We found this property to be beary special

About the property

3 Bedroom, 3.5 Bath - Beach house #PetsStayFree

The sandy beach on Pointe West is just a short walk from the Serenity house and Galveston bay can be seen from the backside of the house. You will enjoy peek-a-boo views of the ocean from the front balcony, and views of the bay and the pond on the balconies out back. You can see water views everywhere! The peaceful covered decks and the patio below the house are great for enjoying the sunsets and spending time with family and friends.

There are plenty of activities provided on Galveston Island. Galveston Island is welcoming you to come and rediscover all it has to offer.

Galveston’s Moody Gardens provides three pyramids worth of zoo, amusement park and museum. If spending time on the sandy beaches is not enough, Schlitterbahn waterpark will entertain you and the kids for hours of fun in the sun. There are plenty of museums like Moody Mansion and Museum and Bishops’ Palace for the historical side of you. Galveston has several ghost tours available which walk you through the historic and haunted mansion district starting at the famous Broadway mansion, Ashton Villa! The outdoor walking tour of the Silk Stocking District takes you through fabulous Queen Anne homes.

There is plenty of shopping on the Strand and at the local souvenir shops. There are candy shops and ice cream shops that have everything from pulled taffy to pecan pralines (my favorite). Galveston Island is host to many festivals throughout the year like Mardi Gras!, Food and Wine Festival, GHF Homes Tour, Beach Revue, Juneteenth Celebration, Wild Texas Shrimp Festival, Island Oktoberfest, and Lone Star Rally.

This beach house is a 3 bedroom, 3 and a half bath cottage in the Pointe West beachfront community. Access to the beach is over a community boardwalk 5 houses away. Large master bedroom has a beautiful view of the pond and bay, queen bed, gorgeous bathroom and a private deck for watching the sunset. Guest rooms also have queen beds with private baths, and are located on the first floor, one with Gulf views and the other with a balcony facing the beach. All rooms have an additional twin size trundle beds for your little ones to enjoy.

The Pointe West pools are open year round, but only the hot tubs are heated. Guests will be charged a $10 fee/per person to use the beach club during the regular season (for off-season there is no charge to use the club house facilities). This fee covers the complete stay. THE POINTE restaurant at the club is NOW OPEN Tuesday thru Saturday 11 am to 8 pm, Sunday 11 am to 3 pm. Closed Monday.

The house technology is complete with cable, smart TV, and WiFi. In the event you need to connect to the outside world, you can connect your laptop to the in-house wireless system anywhere, including sitting on the deck. The smart TV can connect to your Hulu, Netflix accounts or you can connect to mine. Sand chairs and beach toys are provided. The outdoor shower makes rinsing off the sand from the day at the beach easy.

The house can sleep 13. Three Queen beds, two twin size trundle beds, a twin size hide away bed, a Queen Murphy bed and a Queen Sleeper. Well behaved dogs are welcome.

No prom groups or parties please. Contract signer must be 25 or older and stay at the house.

Please Note: All holidays are rented at high season rates.

To prevent scams, please chat with owner on the phone using the listed contact number prior to sending money for reservation. We never request payment via wire transfers.

Cancellations and Hurricane Policy

There is a 60 Day Cancellation Policy for Daily and Weekly Bookings. There is a 90 Day Cancellation Policy for Monthly Rentals. 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.

More Details

Owner
Kim Wiethoff
Member since: 2016
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 26, 2018

About Kim Wiethoff

I have lived in Texas my whole life. I currently reside in the DFW area, but I do enjoy spending time at the beach house. I have 2 grown daughters, one who is getting married soon and one who will be finishing college soon.

Kim Wiethoff purchased this house in 2016

Why Kim Wiethoff chose Galveston Island

I rented a house in Galveston West Beach a few years ago and truly enjoyed the time spent there with my daughters. I wanted a house that could be rented that I could also enjoy and found it here.

What makes this house unique

From the very first time I viewed the property online, I fell in love with it. Each bedroom has its own bathroom and the balcony on the front provide a view of the beach while the balconies on the back offer views of the bay. This property sits next to a pond and I have actually seen or heard fish jumping in there. You will also be happy to come and enjoy all that this property has to offer.

Amenities

Galveston Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom Master - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom Three - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom Two - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom Top Floor - toilet
    Outdoor Shower - shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom Two - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom Three - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Living/Dining Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , 1 murphy bed
    Bedroom Master - 1 queen , 1 child bed , 1 baby crib
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming

Reviews

Enjoy a relaxing stay at this beautiful house, just a short walk to the beach.

VRBO Bear stayed here

Aug 21, 2017

If I had one word to describe our vacation at Serenity House in Galveston, it would be “relaxing”! The location of the house is perfect, including a very short walk to the beach. The house itself is quite spacious, and has all the amenities a family would need on a vacation. It definitely beats living in a hotel with limited space and features. The master bedroom has a huge balcony which overlooks the pond and fountain. It was a perfect place to wind down, relax and catch up on a favorite book and sip wine. The living room is spacious which made it convenient for my family and it also has a balcony. Kimberly, the owner was super responsive, and made us feel welcome. She has thoughtfully furnished this house in beautiful beach themed décor and has provided plenty of pillows, blankets and towels so you don’t have to worry about bringing that along. We even found beach toys for the little ones to build sand castles. How thoughtful! I couldn’t have chosen a better spot to hang out with my family. We took a short walk to the beach twice a day, and enjoyed long walks along the shore. There is local seafood store where we purchased fresh fish to cook and eat in the spacious kitchen. One night we went out for pizza and then spent the evening playing board games that the owner had provided in the house. I would definitely recommend this place to anyone who’s looking for an escape from their busy lives.

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Arlington
5

Exceeded our expectations!

  • 5 of 5

The house itself is wonderful. Far enough away from the hustle and bustle of the tourist area. Great community and the beach club was outstanding. Everything that your family needs is provided by Kim and she stays in contact with you the entire time. There is even a smart TV in the main living room. I would definitely stay in this home again without any hesitation.

Jim G. - Southlake

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am really glad you enjoyed your stay. Thanks for the positive review. Kimberly
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5

Nice house.. great location

  • 5 of 5

This is a nice house ... nixenarea.m is a two minute walk from a nice beach.. thiere were a couple of.minor incidentals but the owner took care of them

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Great family weekend!

  • 4 of 5

My family (10 adults and a 4 year old) had a wonderful weekend at this property. Only small problem was the sleeper sofa had not been used for a while and the sheets were dirty. The house was nice and very convenient to get to the beach. We've stayed at Pointe West twice now and really like having the pool and club nearby. Just make sure to check the sleeper before bedtime if you plan to use it. Otherwise nice place for a getaway.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. I personally took care of the sleeper sofa after your trip. I have made sure that my cleaning crew inspect the sleeper sofa after each visit. Kimberly
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5

Great Property and Excellent Location!!

  • 5 of 5

This is a very nice property in the Pointe West community. The vacation home is very well maintained and kept in excellent condition. It is equipped with everything you could think of in a beach house...beach chairs, beach toys, beach towels, beach umbrella, tubes, bodyboards etc. There are board games for kids and adults; and also adequate beds for everyone including a crib for infants/toddlers. Kim is a very nice person and responds to queries right away. She has also kept a fully loaded kitchen with pots, pans, crockery, silverware etc. The beach is a short walk from the home and you get nice views of the ocean/beach from the balconies. The home overlooks a fountain in the back which is great too. We enjoyed our stay at this beautiful beach house....strongly recommended...and we are surely coming back!!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. I am very happy that you had a good time renting from me. I appreciate you. Please book with me again in the future. Thanks, Kimberly
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College Station, Texas
4

Good

  • 4 of 5

Probably need a new cleaning service. Kitchen not cleanest upon arrival. Charcoal and dishwasher detergent locked in closet. Owner was responsive and easy to reach, she advised us how to get into closet. Beds comfortable and plenty of extra pillows, bedsheets and towels. My brother had his kids so baby bed and kitchen baby seat were welcome amenities. Good location and nice views of gulf and bay. The option of passes to the beach club and pools is great too.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great place for a family vacation

  • 4 of 5

Was super nice and quiet (we were there in late March) just far enough away from the beach that we didn't have to worry about the kiddos running into the water without us knowing. Kim has the place stacked with games and beach toys for kiddos. She is also super available for questions before and during your stay.

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am very glad you had a great time. Please refer my property to your friends and family and come back again next time. Thanks, Kimberly
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Houston Hobby
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
West Pointe Beach
Car: necessary

Photos

Rates & Availability

Available
Unavailable
Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $165
Damage Insurance $59

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.