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Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 287 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

4/2.5 two story home with a heated swimming pool and gated parking!

Our home is a 4 bedroom 2.5 bath, 2 story, sleeps 14 in beds. All bedrooms are upstairs with 1 Master King Bedroom with a balcony, 1 Master Queen Bedroom, 1 Bedroom with 2 Queen Beds, and 1 Bedroom with a Queen Bunk bed and a Queen trundle bed. Spacious rooms, spacious lot, lots of parking, large decking, gated, HEATED SWIMMING POOL and fully equipped with all the essential amenities for a home away from home! We have provided everything possible to accommodate large parties who want to cook and entertain at home. Our completely gated backyard has an alley entrance with an automated gate that provides 3-4 parking spots on our property. We also have parking spots in the front of the house on the street. We are 2 blocks to the seawall, Murdocks, Pleasure pier, restaurants, activities, and only a few miles to The Strand. The Galveston Trolley Tracks are right in front of our home and the Trolley is now OPERATING! This will provide great transportation to and from the Strand.

The City of Galveston is constantly working to promote the island and providing a safe family/friendly environment for all our guests to experience. Please visit to see a calendar of all the upcoming events.

We want all of our guests to enjoy our fabulous heated swimming pool, however, please understand that the owners take no responsibility in or around the swimming pool. All guests are advised to use caution and be safe around the pool. NO RUNNING, PUSHING OR HORSE PLAY, NO DIVING (the pool is only 4 feet deep), NO UNSUPERVISED CHILDREN, NO GLASS CONTAINERS and the pool is for our guests ONLY. NO LIFEGUARD ON DUTY! Guests will swim and use the pool and deck areas at their own risk. The owners will not be responsible for accidents or injuries. There are security cameras on the front door, viewing the swimming pool area, and the back parking area. ALSO, on the 2 back doors in the dining room, there are alarms that are VERY LOUD! The City of Galveston REQUIRES us to have them for our swimming pool. They are for your safety as well as ours, therefore, PLEASE do NOT tamper with them. We truly thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

Our property is completely fenced with an electronic gate. We provide a gate opener to all of our guests. Please feel free to put this in your car as you are coming and going from our property. HOWEVER.....the gate is VERY heavy and VERY slow, so PLEASE make sure the gate completely closes before you leave our property or go into the house. Again, thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

Winter Texans welcome!

Small Weddings and receptions welcome! (25 or less)

Small Family Reunions, this is a great place to gather the whole family. (25 or less)

Must be 25 years of age to rent the home.

Out of consideration for our neighbors, we cannot allow Prom or Graduation parties at the home.

During hurricane season, refunds are only given if there is a category 1 or higher names storm in the gulf heading to Galveston.

We do not take checks or cashiers checks.We DO NOT advertise on Craigslist or Tansler!!

Holidays such as Lone Star Rally, Memorial, July 4th, and Labor days will require a 3 night minimum stay.

More Details

Property Manager
Richard D - Property Manager
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
21 March, 2018

About Richard D - Property Manager

We are a family of 4 and love the beach! We love to fish, ride our bikes, and relax on the beach! We LOVE Galveston and all the amenities, the convenience, the history, the activities and attractions it has to offer. With only 1 hour from Houston, this is a great get away for a quick family vacation and an opportunity for making beautiful memories.

Richard D - Property Manager purchased this house in 2015

Why Richard D - Property Manager chose Silk Stocking District

We LOVE the house, the lot size, and the location! This is a beautiful property and we saw GREAT potential for making this a "home away from home" vacation rental. We look forward to sharing our property and having everyone enjoy our home as much as we do!

What makes this house unique

Welcomes multiple families, a heated swimming pool to extend your rest and relaxation after a fantastic day at the beach, pet friendly, GREAT for large events, close to the Hotel Galvez, Pleasure Pier, Murdocks, Fish Tales, many restaurants and many other activities. The city trolley is now in full operation!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Silk Stocking District

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 287 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • 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 ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 14 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • We have 2 full bathrooms upstairs and one 1/2 bathroom on the main floor.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 3 large double bed , This is newly made bunk bed with a trundle. All Queen size
    Bedroom 4 - 2 large double bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , 1 king bed with access to the deck upstairs
  • All of the bedrooms are upstairs. We have 1 king master with access to the balcony. 1 queen master, 2 queen beds in one room, and we have a custom queen size bunk bed with a queen trundle bed.
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • arboretum
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Guests be safe around the pool. No running. Guests will swim and use the pool and deck areas at their own risk. The owners will not be responsible for accidents or injuries.


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Wonderful Oasis! Loved the kitchen and pool.

  • 5 of 5

The sunrise oasis home is amazing! From the heated pool, huge kitchen, amazing decorating we were heartbroken to leave. Plenty of fenced parking, we were able to park 5 small vehicles in the back.beds were so comfy and the men loved the electric recliner and reclining sofa. We are ready to return next year.

  • Review Submitted: 11/02/2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This is the perfect house for Mardi Gras! The house itself is phenomenal. It is beautifully decorated and well taken care of. The neighbors are very close. However, they are very friendly and helpful. Richard, the property manager, provided amazing customer service. There were 14 of us. Uber ride to the Strand was $4. We were able to walk to 3 parades off 25th. I would recommend Richard and this property to anyone!!

  • Review Submitted: 04/02/2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely home full of many anemeties

  • 4 of 5

Had a great time, would give it 5 stars if the internet wasn’t so slow. The garage door also had a minor issue.

  • Review Submitted: 30/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Luis, Thank you for your review. We are happy you liked our home and enjoyed your vacation. We are sad to read that the WiFi degraded us to a 4 star review. We pay for the fastest internet speed that Comcast offers on the island, therefore we have no control. Also, we thank you for letting us know about the gate not closely properly. We have adjusted the brackets and it is working great. Thank you for your feedback and we hope you will consider a return. Pernell and Debbie Davis
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AMAZING girls weekend trip!

  • 5 of 5

Our ladies trip was wonderful and the main reason was this awesome Home! Sure there were some small hiccups upon arrival but they were addressed and fixed ASAP! I would definitely stay here again! Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 10/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Martha, We are excited that you and the "ladies" had a great trip! We look forward to seeing you again!
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Wedding party guests

  • 5 of 5

The house was phenomenal! Everyone had a fantastic time. Great location, beautiful home . Highly recommended

  • Review Submitted: 03/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Megan, Thank you for such a great review! We are excited to know you and your wedding party had a great time celebrating! We hope you will visit us again! Pernell and Debbie
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Amazing home!

  • 5 of 5

This was such a perfect location for a small family get together. I can't think of anything else I would have wanted in a rental property!!! The property was fully stocked with anything and everything we could have wanted my only regret was that we were too busy to spend time in the heated pool.

  • Review Submitted: 02/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Renee, Thank you for such a great review! We are excited to know you and your family had a great time vacationing! We hope you will visit us again! Pernell and Debbie
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.03 Miles
Fish Tales
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Galveston Country Club
Nearest Train
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Interstate 45
Nearest Restaurant
0.03 Miles
Bubba Gump, Fish Tales, Wendy's, Pleasure Pier
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Car: recommended

Only 2 blocks from the seawall. 3 blocks from Pleasure Pier. A few miles from the strand. The trolley is in service and runs directly in front of our home!


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$191.14 + Tax
Pet Fee AU$95.57
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$446
Tax Rate 15.0%

A full refund is only given if you cancel 30 days prior to your arrival date.
During hurricane season, full refunds are given only if there is a category 1 or higher named storm in the gulf heading towards Galveston.
You must be 25 years of age to rent this home.
No Prom or graduation parties.
Winter Texans welcome.
Holidays such as July 4th, Labor and Memorial days will require a 3 night minimum stay.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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