If you want dolphin watching, birding, swimming, boating, fishing or watching the sun set, we have it!
We are KID and PET FRIENDLY! Our house is located on Caranchua Bay near Port Lavaca, Texas, halfway between Houston and Corpus Christi. The Texas Court House is a luxurious 2 story 5 bdrm home covered in Texas Hill-Country Limestone - a unique design found nowhere on the Texas Coast - with a private 200 ft. lighted pier. It has 2 full kitchens - 1 upstairs and 1 downstairs & 2 full Master Suites upstairs with an oversized tiled shower and large jacuzzi tub in EACH Master Bath. The 3 bedrooms downstairs are good sized with one doubling as a gameroom with foosball and air hockey! There is a big screen TV and DVD player with DVDs plus a game system with games. We have a play set out back and kids toys on site. Bring your Boat. There is no commercial fishing in Caranchua Bay so fishing is GOOD! Port Lavaca is close by with a sandy beach, museums and shopping. Don't forget the Dolphins!
Fishing and Boating: Right out the front door is Caranchua Bay and your own 200 ft. lighted pier with direct access to the water. Caranchua Bay is full of redfish, shark, trout, flounder, pompano, gafftops, whiting, croakers, sheepheads & drum. There is no commercial fishing in the Bay so fishing is GOOD!
Bring your boat! There is a boat launch nearby and you can tie it up to our pier. Also, with your boat, you have easy access to Matagorda Bay, considerd by all to have some of the best fishing on the Texas Coast!
Wildlife and Birding: For the wildlife enthusiast, there is an abundance of wildlife in the area. With a deer feeder out back, you can see deer, raccoon, possum, turkey and other wild animals. Dolphin are seen almost every day from the pier!
For the birding enthusiast, this area is teaming with a large variety of bird species including Black-necked Stilts, Ibis, Rosette Spoonbills, Reddish Egrets, Gull and Tern species, Least Turns, Rails and Snipe, wintering Geese, Sandhill Cranes and White-tailed Hawks. You might even see endangered peregrine falcons, wood storks or brown pelicans.
There is the Aransas Wildlife Refuge nearby with the VERY rare and endangered North American Whooping Crane. There are just over 100 of this bird special alive today and they are right in the area.
The Texas Court House is actually located on a Birding loop of the Great Texas Birding Trail. There are multiple Birding Sites withing a short drive from The Texas Court House.
We speak Spanish. Se habla Espanol. Good for European or British holiday let or holiday rental.