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'MY CRYSTAL BEACH HOUSE' SPACIOUS, OCEANVIEW, WIFI

Miriam Gerdes

Advertiser since: 2011
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Speaks: english
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Miriam Gerdes

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'MY CRYSTAL BEACH HOUSE' SPACIOUS, OCEANVIEW, WIFI

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Crystal Beach House Rental Photos and Description

House, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

'My Crystal Beach House' has been completely remodeled with interior paint, flooring, fixtures, furnishings, etc. Family and child friendly! It is truely our '2nd Home' so you will find many ammenities that are missing in other beach homes.

This large 2 bedroom, 2 bath home is the size of a 3 bedroom and is one of the largest rentals in the area with almost 1300 sq. ft.! Sleeps 10 (or 11 if one is in the Pack & Play) . Master Bedroom features 1 King bed & a daybed with a trundle bed. Also includes a TV. Master bath has a ceramic tiled shower.

Bedroom 2 has 1 set of bunkbeds (pillowtop mattresses) & 1 Full bed. The living room has a full futon. There is a nice, clean Pack & Play if needed.

The living, dining and kitchen areas are open and spacious. Comfortable leather furniture and lots of windows overlook the ocean along with a TV & Stereo. Direct TV (with free movie channels) and free WiFi are also available. The kitchen is fully equipped for all your dining, cooking or baking needs.

There is a large, deck that is partially covered. You can enjoy sitting outside while watching sunsets and ocean views.

Downstairs (under the house and deck) you will find a fish cleaning station with sink, an outdoor shower (with hot and cold water), foot washing area, porch swing, picnic table and a bar b q grill.

Full Sized Washer & Dryer and an Iron & Ironing Board are also included, as are some games and movies.

Bed linens, pillows and bath towels are provided. Please bring your own beach towels.

Beach house is located in a family friendly area with some full time residents. Please no loud parties, prom groups, graduation parties, etc. Minimum age for renters: 25, please.

Items usually provided: shampoo/conditioner, bath soap, hand soap, toliet paper, paper towels, trash bags, cleaning supplies, laundry detergent, dishwashing liquid, dishwasher detergent, kitchen condiments - spices, salt, pepper, sugar, sweetner, coffee, creamer, tea bags, paper napkins, paper plates, plastic ware, mayo, mustard, ketchup, salsa, salad dressings and more.

Keywords: House, Beach, Crystal Beach, Bolivar, Fishing, Birding, near Galveston

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Miriam Gerdes (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2011
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Speaks: english

About Miriam Gerdes

We love coming to Bolivar for the relaxation and getting away from everything. It is so peaceful to sit on our deck in a deck chair or in the hammock and watch and listen to the waves or see the sunset. We live in College Station, which is about 3 hours away and come down as much as we can.

Miriam Gerdes purchased this house in 2010

Why Miriam Gerdes chose Crystal Beach

We have loved coming to Bolivar for many years. The tranquility of the area and the friendly people had us coming back again and again. Now that I have a child, I wanted a place (not too far away) where he could learn to enjoy the beach as much as I do. We were very saddened when Hurricane Ike came and demolished the area and are excited to help in revitalizing the Bolivar Peninsula.

What makes this house unique

We enjoy the peace and quiet of Bolivar, while Galveston is just a short ferry ride away. The restaurants on Bolivar Peninsula can't be beat either! The beach is a tenth of a mile walk from our house along a paved neighborhood street. The beach is wide and quiet in 'our' area. You will find some surf fishers and families but usually no loud parties!

Why HomeAway

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
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Reviews

5
based on 21 traveler reviews

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'My Crystal Beach House' Spacious, Oceanview, Wifi
average rating of 5.0 based on 21 reviews
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'My Crystal Beach House' Spacious, Oceanview, Wifi
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p343352vb
-979-777-3982
Crystal Beach Texas Gulf Coast
Helotes, TX USA
5

Beautiful beach house

  • 5 of 5
We loved the beach house! Beautiful view of the beach, easy walk to and from. The beach house was wonderfully put together with tasteful decor and furniture. We were able to BBQ and cook all we wanted, play games, and watch movies. Definitely calling back to go next year!
  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a great time! We would definitely welcome you back anytime!
business
'My Crystal Beach House' Spacious, Oceanview, Wifi
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p343352vb
-979-777-3982
Crystal Beach Texas Gulf Coast
College Station & Houston
5

Great time with the family

  • 5 of 5
We had a wonderful time at the beach house this summer. Crystal Beach is kept clean! The house was perfect for us. Space everywhere. The kids voted on what everyone liked the most and Charades and smores at the campfire on the beach won! Thank you for the wonderful memeories... We are calling it the cousins retreat!
  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: I am glad you had a great time. Please come again!
business
'My Crystal Beach House' Spacious, Oceanview, Wifi
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p343352vb
-979-777-3982
Crystal Beach Texas Gulf Coast
greenville mi
5

WONDERFUL!!!

  • 5 of 5
We had such a glorious vacation thanks to the generosity of Rusty and Miriam. Great hosts. The house had everything we could possibly need and more. Marti- Gras was exceptional. The weather was windy and foggy but that didn't stop us. So many fun things to do, so little time. The beach was beautiful. The sunsets were awesome. On our list to do again!
  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Glad you had a great time. Please come again!
business
'My Crystal Beach House' Spacious, Oceanview, Wifi
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p343352vb
-979-777-3982
Crystal Beach Texas Gulf Coast
5

Great Location

  • 5 of 5
We had a wonderful time even though the weather was not in our favor. The cabin has a very open floor plan and is decorated nicely. We found it to be very comfortable inside and out. One of the best things for us was that is is located away from the party crowd. If you are looking for a reasonable place to rent for a nice relaxing getaway this is it. Thanks again for the wonderful weekend.
  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: I am sorry the weather wasn't better but glad you had a good time!
business
'My Crystal Beach House' Spacious, Oceanview, Wifi
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p343352vb
-979-777-3982
Crystal Beach Texas Gulf Coast
Katy, Texas
5

Weekend with the family!

  • 5 of 5
We had a great time and loved the house. It really does have everything you could need especially if you are packing for little ones. It was big enough for 6 adults, 2 teenagers and 2 smaller children. The living and kitchen area was very spacious. The outdoor shower works great and is very convenient! The hammack was a big hit with the men in our group. I also caught my 7 year old reading books for hours on the hammack. I highly recommend getting a golf cart. This made it a lot of fun for the grown ups and kids. I also didn't have to vaccuum my car for hours to get out the sand. Our whole group loved the house, and I got a thumbs up for my choice on this beach home.
  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: I am glad you had a good time. Please come back again!
business
'My Crystal Beach House' Spacious, Oceanview, Wifi
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p343352vb
-979-777-3982
Crystal Beach Texas Gulf Coast
Hemphill, Texas
5

Great Weekend Getaway

  • 5 of 5
Great weather, great food, perfect beach house, amazing location. Far enough away from the crowd (zoo) to enjoy our own company, and music. No mosquitos to worry about either. Will definantly book this cabin again next year!! All of the extra household items is something that we are not used to, and we have been renting beach houses for 20 years, and it sure was nice not to have to bring the daily household items!
  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Glad you had a good time and we welcome you back anytime! I am glad you liked all the "extras" we provide. When we used to rent houses, I always hated having to bring coffee, sugar, salt, pepper, toilet paper, paper towels, etc. etc. which is why we decided to provide all these little items that most people hate to have to pack for a short trip away.

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Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Galveston - Bolivar Ferry
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Nearest Point of Interest
Ferry
Nearest Point of Interest
The Stingaree Restaurant
Car: necessary

Our house is located just 5 miles to the Bolivar ferry which will take you to Galveston. Galveston has many restaurants, live theatre, music, antique homes to tour, Moody Gardens, Schlitterbahn water park and much, much more.

Crystal Beach and the Bolivar Peninsula has just opened a small public golf course and a small seasonal water slide is also a hit with the children. There are also two playgrounds in the area.

Birding and nature areas are close by, including an Audubon Trail. Fishing is big in this area, both by boat, in the surf and at 'Rollover Pass.'

The best thing though is the BEACH, BEACH, BEACH! Fishing, Skim boarding, walking the beach, collecting shells (not exciting shells, but there are shells), chasing and/or catching crabs, flying kites and much more. There are also businesses in the area that rent jet skis (in season) as well as golf carts.

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Rates & Availability

From $250 Per night

Crystal Beach House Rental Rates

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Off Season
Sep 15 2014 - May 15 2015
2 night minimum stay
$250
$900
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Notes $300 refundable security deposit due upon reserving house. Entire rental rate due 60 days prior to stay. Paypal preferred (using credit card or bank account) but can also take person checks if time permits for them to clear.
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Amenities

Crystal Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Master bath has a ceramic tiled walk in shower.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , Pack and Play also available.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 bunk bed , Sleeps 4 - 1 set of single bunk beds and 1 double bed.
  • King size beds (1) Master Bedroom, Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2) Day Bed with Trundle Bed in Master Bedroom, Baby Cribs (1) Pack & Play with sheet provided, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Double Futon in living room., Bunk Beds (1) 1 set of twin bunkbeds
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
Additional Exterior Ammenities: Bar B Q Grill, Patio Furniture, Picnic Table, Porch Swing, Hammock, outdoor shower with hot & cold water, foot washer, fish cleaning station and sink; extensive balcony/decking and huge concrete slab underneath house. Gate at top of stairs to keep children confined! Additional Interior Ammenities: Hair Dryer, Iron & Ironing Board, Soap, Toliet Paper & Paper Towels, Shampoo & Conditioner, Cleaning Supplies & Detergents, Full sized washer & dryer. Beach & Outdoor Toys including sand toys, boogie boards, etc. Books & Indoor Games.

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