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Award Winning 1886 Family Home Close To Beach

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Member since: 2008
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Speaks: english
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Owner
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
May 4, 2015
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Award Winning 1886 Family Home Close To Beach

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Galveston House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8

GALVESTON HISTORICAL FOUNDATION 2009 POST IKE RECOVERY RESTORATION AWARD WINNER!

ONE OF THREE HOMES FEATURED IN THE NOVEMBER 2010 ISSUE OF THE GALVESTON MONTHLY MAGAZINE

This Beautifully Restored Home located In The Heart Of The Lost Bayou Historic District Is Available For Your Vacation, Weekend Getaway or Special Occasion Enjoyment!

Built in 1886 By Mr. Thomas Hawley, This Historic 1900 Storm Survivor Home Is Located Just Seven Blocks Behind The Historic Galvez Hotel On The Seawall And Seven Blocks To The Strand.

This is not a bunkhouse. The home was furnished to provide our guests with the experience of a family in A Bygone Era. Please scroll down to see the tastefully decorated rooms. Although the house has been updated with modern amenities, all guests have commented on the tranquil atmosphere that exists when they walk thru the door.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Owner
Member since: 2008
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
May 4, 2015

Why HomeAway

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

5
based on 54 traveler reviews

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Award Winning 1886 Family Home Close To Beach
average rating of 4.962963 based on 54 reviews
5

Fabulous home, will definately return

  • 5 of 5

This home is wonderful. From the moment we walked through the door we were impressed. It is impeccably clean, well maintained, in a great location and has a great energy about it. The owner, Dawn, was great to deal with. I know other reviewers mentioned the home was far from the beach but we found it easily accessible, just a quick 7 block walk. I have rented homes on VRBO previously, with excellent results but this home is tops.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so very much! I love being able to share a piece of Galveston's history with our guests and try very hard to ensure everyone who stays with us has nothing but a wonderful experience.
5

Walk back in history with convenience

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely, historic home at a perfect location. The owner has maintained this home in excellent condition, and provides EVERYTHING you need (except food). My family spent a very special weekend here that will leave wonderful memories with us. It truly is a class act place!!! We WILL be back. And we are already recommending to friends.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so very much. I love my guests!
4

Lovely House

  • 4 of 5

Great house, and close to everything in Galveston.We ate twice at Sonny's across the street.The park was great to walk to, and look at from the front porch. We will stay again!

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
5

Great Place and location

  • 5 of 5

We have rented this house for extended stays while visiting family in the area.

We love the house, the furnishings and the location. Grandkids have also enjoyed their stay.

We plan to return for future visits.

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We love having you as our guests and are thrilled that you have chosen us as your home away from home!
Austin, Texas
5

A Trip into Yester-year

  • 5 of 5

We had the pleasure of staying in this home over this Thanksgiving weekend with 2 of our grown children and 3 of our grandchildren. The home is more than you could possibly hope for! Great beds; Bathrooms fully furnished including custom hand lotion, shampoos, conditioner and body wash! It was like being in a museum except with every comfort you could imagine. Dawn even had all the Christmas decorations and the tree up and it was so warm and homey! We used the kitchen and there was nothing that wasn't provided and it was roomy enough for several of us to cook at the same time. The only caution I would give is the driveway in the rear of the house. My daughter-in-law pulled in at night following the layout of the concrete runway with her Honda sedan however the curb (which is fairly tall and not painted to stand out) protrudes about 1 1/2 or 2 feet into the drive lane resulting in her hanging up the front of the sedan on the curb and breaking the clips off that hold the bumper on and it did some damage to the underside of the vehicle as well. We fortunately had rope and tied it back together so she could get home. Otherwise, our family loved the home and the 3 youngsters each said at least one time 'I wish we lived here all the time!' Thank you so much Dawn.

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so sorry for the curb accident and will definitely paint to stand out. So glad that you enjoyed your stay with us despite the mishap and hope to have you visit again.
Austin, TX
5

Family trip experience

  • 5 of 5

We had the pleasure of staying here during mid-August, to celebrate our son's 16th birthday. The home was absolutely beautiful. Everyone enjoyed having their own rooms and very comfortable beds. We are antique lovers, so really appreciated the items in the home which made you feel the history of the house/area. We used the kitchen regularly and found everything we needed to fix meals and clean up afterwards. The fact that our little dogs were also welcome was very special, since they are a significant part of our family as well. They loved exploring the streets around the house and chasing crabs on the beach. I didn't want to leave, and hope we have an opportunity to come back and visit again in the future.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

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Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

From $175 Per night

Galveston House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
PEAK
May 1 2015 - Aug 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
$225
From
$250
Fri,Sat
$1,450
$4,988
 
 
OFFPEAK 2015
Sep 1 2015 - Apr 30 2016
2 night minimum stay
$175
From
$210
Fri,Sat
$1,114
$3,770
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Refundable damage deposit $100
Cleaning $100
Tax Rate 15.0%

Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Galveston House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
Central Airconditioning and Heating

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