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Richard D - Property Manager

Member since: 2015
Call Manager
Speaks english

GORGEOUS AND NEWLY REMODELED 4/2.5 WITH NEW SWIMMING POOL!

27 Reviews
Sleeps14
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Silk Stocking District holiday house

Recently remodeled 4/2.5 two story home with a new pool and enclosed 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, 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 4-5 parking spots on our property. We also have 2 additional parking spots in the front of the house as well as parking 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 reopening in 2017! 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 Galveston.com to see a calendar of all the upcoming events.

We want all of our guests to enjoy our fabulous non-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. 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!

Weddings and receptions welcome!

Family Reunions, this is a great place to gather the whole family.

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 July 4th, Labor and Memorial days will require a 3 night minimum stay.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • long term rentals available
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Richard D - Property Manager (Property Manager)
Member since: 2015
Call Manager
Speaks english

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 Texas

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 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. Coming soon... the city trolley!

Reviews

5
based on 27 traveller reviews

GORGEOUS AND NEWLY REMODELED 4/2.5 WITH NEW SWIMMING POOL!
average rating of 4.962963 based on 27 reviews
5

Beautiful and relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

This is a very beautifully decorated and well stocked home. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. There were plenty of dishes and cookware for the meals my family enjoyed together, and there were plenty of beds for all of us. We loved being able to just walk down to the beach whenever we wanted. We loved it!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Place,spacious, comfortable and welcoming....

  • 5 of 5

Our compliments go out to the owners of this wonderful house !! The decor is perfect, warm and comfortable, cool and relaxing. The reason for renting the house, I needed to have enough space to accommodate 14 people. You see, my daughter was getting married in Galveston and we needed a place for family coming in from, Cali, Montana, New Hampshire, Maine and from Houston.

The house definitely handled all our needs, breakfast, lunches or dinner were a breeze to prepare. Thank you for having everything one would need in a kitchen to handle it all!!! The large table made it great for gatherings. All areas were used, the front porch was great place to read the paper, {OK to check out face book} the back area was great !! We did get to swim a few times but, really enjoyed family gatherings outside by the pool. My family was so appreciative of all that was available to them that they didn't want to go !! I do hope that we can come again to enjoy this great and beautiful home.. I like to call it, The house with a little " spirit. " This is truly a wonderful place...

  • Review Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fabulous!!!

  • 5 of 5

This was an awesome house! Beautifully decorated and with every amenity possible. Lots of seating inside and out and plenty of kitchen space. The extra parking was great to have and the pool was amazing. I highly recommend it and will return again!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

BEAUTIFUL HOME!!!

  • 5 of 5

The house is absolutely beautiful!! It was very clean and the kitchen was equipped with everything we needed. We had plenty of room for all of us, 6 adults and 4 children ranging in ages from 11 to 17. The pool was great!! We spent a lot of time just relaxing. We walked to Pleasure Pier and Murdoch's and the kids had a great time. We drove to the Strand one evening. The drive only took us about 5 minutes and we had a great time just exploring. There are a lot of historic homes in the area. Also, there was great communication with the owners. We will definitely be coming back next year!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Simply gorgeous and so much more than I expected!!

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we walked thru the doors we were amazed by the beauty and attention to detail that the owners put into this home. It was flawlessly decorated, cheerful and welcoming. Even my children could not stop smiling because they were staying in such a gorgeous home! Kudos to the owners of this property, it is truly a gem and we look forward to reserving it again in the future!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing!!!!

  • 5 of 5

We came to Galveston for a weekend getaway as a complete family. There were 16 of us, 8 being children,ages 12 to 2. The house was perfect. Never did we feel cramped or that there wasn't enough room. The pool was wonderful. We all left there relaxed and wishing we didn't have to leave. We will be back!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Alice, Thank you for taking the time to write a great review! We are so happy that our home accommodated your entire family and that you had a GREAT family vacation. We look forward to you visiting us again! Pernell and Debbie
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Hobby
Nearest Barpub
0.03 Miles
Fish Tales
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Bolivar
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Galveston Country Club
Nearest Train
Trolley
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Interstate 45
Nearest Restaurant
0.03 Miles
Bubba Gump, Fish Tales, Wendy's, Pleasure Pier
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Stewart
Car: recommended

Only 2 blocks from the seawall. 3 blocks from Pleasure Pier. A few miles from the strand. The trolley will soon be in service, which will provide transportation from our house to the seawall and then to The Strand!

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Silk Stocking District, Texas

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Winter Special
5 Dec 2016 - 31 Jan 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$618
From
A$645
Fri,Sat
A$3,220
A$6,982
 
 
Memorial Weekend
26 May 2017 - 28 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$2,957
Flat fee
 
 
Summer Season
26 May 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$806
From
A$874
Fri,Sat
A$4,966
A$10,745
 
 
Labor Day Weekend
1 Sep 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$2,957
Flat fee
 
 
Lone Star Rally
2 Nov 2017 - 5 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$3,226
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
A$773
From
A$806
Fri,Sat
A$4,025
A$8,729
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee A$202 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit A$470
Pet Fee A$101
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 canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

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

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3100 sq. ft.
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • 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:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 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.
Bedrooms:
  • 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.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • long term rentals available
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • 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
Notes:
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.