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Cheryl Benskin

Member since: 2015
Speaks english

2nd Row, Sleeps 11, 4 bedrooms, Beautiful Gulf Views, "Seahorse"

17 Reviews
Sleeps11
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Jamaica Beach holiday house

Beach-side, 2nd Row, 4 bedrooms, beautiful views of the Ocean.

The "Seahorse" Beach house will check off all the boxes on your wish list.

* Location: We are beach-side, 2nd row, steps from the beach.

* Views: While sitting on the deck you will enjoy beautiful views of the ocean

*Accommodations: 4 bedrooms, Sleeps 11 (everyone gets a bed). 3 TVs HBO and WiFi. Split floor plan, 2 bdrm, 1 bath on one side, and 2 bdrm, 1 bath on the other side. Great for 2 families and provides privacy. Plenty of paved parking!

Jamaica Beach is centrally located on Galveston Island, 11 miles from 61st, this community has it's own grocery store, bar, restaurants, etc. We are just 14 minutes from Moody Gardens (featuring an aquarium, golf course/zip lines, etc.); the Schlitterbahn Waterpark, Lonestar Flight Museum, and many other popular beaches. Rick's Beach Rentals is just 4 miles down the road, you can rent kayaks, bicycles, surf boards, golf carts, etc.

Head into town to one of the piers: Pier 21, Pleasure Pier (thrill rides, midway, restaurants, etc.), or the 61st Fishing Pier. Visit the downtown area, The Strand, for restaurants, lots of shopping, festivals, etc.

Remember to check out the Grand 1894 Opera House, they have some fantastic performers and shows. See the calendar at www.thegrand.com

* Jamaica Beach Community Pool, just minutes away, $5 ea.

The thing I like best about the location of the "Seahorse" is that you are on a street that does not indicate to the public "Beach Access". Therefore mainly our small community uses this beach. This makes it very nice for families. But hey, if you want the loud party beaches they are just a few miles down the road. Enjoy!

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • long term rentals available
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Cheryl Benskin (Owner)
Member since: 2015
Speaks english

Reviews

4.8
based on 17 traveller reviews

2nd Row, Sleeps 11, 4 bedrooms, Beautiful Gulf Views, "Seahorse"
average rating of 4.8235292 based on 17 reviews
5

Perfect spot!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our weekend so much!! Everything was perfect at this house. The beach was so close and never crowded. We had guest over one day and it was easy to entertain downstairs. The house was cozy yet so spacious we never felt crowded. The cable and WiFi was a plus for the teenagers. We had a few questions for the renter over the weekend and she responded right away. Can't wait to plan another vacation here !

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place and so close to the beach!

  • 5 of 5

Location, house and amenities were great. Had an awesome time and we hope to come back again in the future.Highly recommend!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We had a great time! Will love to stay in this house again in the future!

  • 5 of 5

The house is situated in a very safe area since it is near the police station and fire station. The beach is just a few steps away. The house itself is a good place to stay for a family vacation. It is clean and neat with some common household supplies ready and available to use in case you forgot to bring and planned to buy later while on stay. There are also some kitchen paraphernalias ready and available to be used. Centralized aircon works excellent as well. There is only one very minor concern during our stay, the food compartment of the refrigerator doesn't cool well but it didn't spoil our stored food either. The freezer/icemaker compartment is working good.

Overall, the house is highly recommended to future renter/occupants and of course has been endorsed to my friends in case they have plans to have a vacation in Galveston area.

•September 3rd-5th, 2016•

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Such a perfect home. Clean, inviting, steps to be

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful house. Very clean and well equipped. Such a nice layout for the family. Steps from the beach, beautiful view. Minutes away from Galveston fun. Had a awesome time!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

The locaion was perfect for our family reunion,just a djor walk to our family beachouse.

  • 5 of 5

The house was comfortable, amenities outstanding.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, perfect size

  • 5 of 5

We loved the seahorse and its proximity to Galveston attractions and the beach. The view was amazing and we loved listening to the waves. The kitchen had everything we needed to use to cook our own meals. The house had everything we needed. Will definitely recommend to others!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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The "Seahorse" Beach home is located Beach-side, 2nd row for instant access to the beach. We are just 14 minutes from Moody Gardens (featuring an aquarium, golf course/zip lines, etc.); the Schlitterbahn Waterpark, Lonestar Flight Museum, and many other popular beaches. Rick's Beach Rentals is just 4 miles down the road, you can rent kayaks, bicycles, surf boards, golf carts, etc.

Head into town to one of the piers: Pier 21, Pleasure Pier (thrill rides, midway, restaurants, etc.), or the 61st Fishing Pier. Visit the downtown area, The Strand, for restaurants, lots of shopping, festivals, etc.

Remember to check out the Grand 1894 Opera House, they have some fantastic performers and shows. See the calendar at www.thegrand.com

Galveston offers many festivals:

*Mardi Gras-February

*Dickens On the Strand-December

*Lone Star Biker Rally-November

Please visit: Galveston.com

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Jamaica Beach, Texas

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Late Winter
28 Nov 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
A$336
A$2,015
 
 
Christmas/New Year
23 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$470
A$2,687
 
 
Winter 2017
3 Jan 2017 - 2 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$336
A$2,015
 
 
Spring Break 2017
3 Mar 2017 - 20 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$504
A$2,956
 
 
Spring 2017
21 Mar 2017 - 25 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$403
From
A$470
Thu,Fri,Sat
A$2,687
 
 
2017 Memorial
26 May 2017 - 29 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$504
 
 
Early Summer 2017
30 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
A$470
From
A$504
Thu,Fri,Sat
A$2,956
 
 
4th of July (flex dates)
1 Jul 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$3,762
 
 
Summer 2017
8 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
5 night minimum stay
A$470
From
A$504
Thu,Fri,Sat
A$2,956
 
 
Labor Day Weekend
1 Sep 2017 - 5 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$504
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
A$336
A$2,015
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit A$672
Cleaning Fee A$202 + Tax
Tax Rate 15.0%

A $500 deposit is due at booking.
Check in at 3pm (earlier if house is available) and check out by 10:00am

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.
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Jamaica Beach, Texas

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower
  • Towels, blow dryer and bar soap is available
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , With flat screen TV
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double bed , With flat screen TV
    Bedroom 4 - 2 double bed , 1 single bed
  • 2 Bedrooms-Queen Size Beds 1 Bedroom-Full Size Bed 1 Bedroom-Twin over Full bunks 1 Queen Couch Bed with memory foam mattress
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • long term rentals available
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • live theatre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Shower outside for cleaning off after a fun day at the beach; Huge patio under house, great breezes! There is so much to do on Galveston Island, please check out their website at www.galveston.com