HomeAway is the world leader in vacation rentals with over 1 million listings. We offer the largest selection of properties for any travel occasion and every budget. We're committed to helping families and friends find a perfect vacation rental to create unforgettable travel experiences together.
Surfside Beach House Rental Photos and Description
4 bedrooms, 2 full baths, sleeps 9
This is a brand new property finished January 2012. Direct oceanfront home with 4 bedrooms and 2 baths. Great to relax. fishing is excellent. Crabbing from the local crabbing pier. Small subdivison lots of privacy.
non smoking only
unsuitable for elderly or infirm
This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since
I can not say enough about this property. My husband and I wanted a property not far from our home and Houston to have a family reunion and celebration for my graduation from University and this was perfect. You get exactly what the photos show it to be… a beautiful place. It was so fun to hear all our grown children and their spouses exclaiming with OHHHs and AHHHs as they walked through the door. There were three bedrooms with queen beds so that all the marrieds had privacy and then there was a room for my sister, mom and nephew. Perfect. The deck was where we hung most of the time and the living room was so spread out and spacious, there was plenty of games, conversation and napping for all. The kitchen was the center of the weekend- as all the couples took turn fattening us all up. I can not say enough about this place. We will do this again and I am sure you will enjoy it as well. I highly recommend!!!!
Submitted: Jun 21, 2014
Stayed: May 2014
VRBO, from HomeAway
This property was very clean, well maintained and extremely relaxing. The owners were very accommodating and friendly. The view was picturesque with a refreshing breeze flowing off the Gulf. The amenities page and pictures were "spot on". I have already recommended this property to a friend. I don't think you will be disappointed if you rent this facility. Bob P. Arlington, TX
We met our two grown sons with their families, along with our two small children at this beach house. What an amazing week!! Six adults and six children (two are crib babies and two brought their own cots) and we had a blast! The owners were incredible and allowed us to bring the extra kids as long as they didn't sleep on the furniture. We certainly understood that as we wouldn't do that at our home!
No, the comforters they showed were not on the bed, but that would only be more stuff to remove and store. And who would leave that gorgeous comforter there for a renter to throw on the floor??? I certainly wouldn't! And there were comforters on the bed to use. Yes, the beds are low platform beds (just as shown), but the mattresses are memory foam and plenty comfortable. This is a modern style and they were entirely appropriate. The leather furniture was the best place in the house that we all wanted to sit on...just like home! This is a beautiful home and we would return next week if we could! The views were amazing, the patio was amazing, everything was perfect!
The electricity did go out one day after a storm, but we texted the owner and asked for a number to call and check when it would be back on. Instead he called the electric company and called us back to tell us they were on the way with a crew and it would be back on shortly. More than we even asked for!
The only thing we missed was using the beautiful fireplace and the fire pit in the back yard. But we can hardly blame that on the owners....just the Texas weather!
We spent a day at the Strand shopping and a day at the Pleasure Pier. The rest of the week we stayed at our beach house and cooked. That in itself tells you how much we enjoyed out house. We didn't even want to go out and eat. We had everything we needed right there! Early morning runs on the beach for some and relaxing on the patio or watching TV for others. And a table large enough for the adults to all sit and play games at night while the kiddos went to bed watching a movie in their bedroom.
If you want a great house at a fantastic price, I highly recommend this home. We will definitely choose this house when we return to the Surfside area!! That is, if word does not get out and it is booked up all year!
P.S. The artwork on the walls was fantastic and interesting! And the decor was beautiful!!! Thank you D&A!!
This rental was not at all what we expected. First of all, all of the pictures of the bedrooms are misleading. There was no comforter in the master bedroom or the bunkbed room. The 2 blankets that were provided did not cover even one person, much less a bed designed for 2. (why not show pictures of the bedrooms as they really look). The bunkbeds are futons and the other 2 beds are low to the ground platform beds with no boxsprings. When we arrived we were told that the water was not recommended to drink because it is well water and that we would need to go buy water. Great! Thanks for not letting us know that ahead of time. We then went to load up on a weeks worth of water for drinking and cooking. The place was just plain dirty (hair and grit all over floors and in drawers, smudge all over windows). I actually got on my hands and knees to clean the grime and smudge from the dining area windows. It is clear that a maid service is not used after each rental.Everyone has adifferent standard of clealiness. A maid service would rectify this problem. There was apparantly no garbage truck service. We were told to walk all the way to the trash bucket on the beach with our trash from the house. Really? All of the wooden chairs on the back deck look like they've been involved in a college bar fight. The leather couch in the picture is gross. It was sticky and looks beat up. The AC kept us up all night.The filter seemed so old and clogged that the system couldn't breath properly and was sounding like a small jet engine all day and night. We left after one night. The owner did offer us 5 free days to use between now and February. Thanks but no thanks!
Submitted: Aug 30, 2012
Stayed: Aug 2012
Owner's Response: This guest had requested a refund due to bad beach conditions. The beach had a large school of fish that had beached the day they arrived. Although the county did remove the fish, these guests left the property after 1 day and did not notify us of their departure. When they did request a refund, it was weeks later. Our response was to give them a free week to use at a later date as a courtesy. We stand by the professional condition of the property. Any concerns these guests may have had about the property would have been resolved at the time of check in ,if they had been discussed during the walk through. We take our guests concerns very seriously.
We meet all guests personally and address any and all concerns our guests have at the time of check in. If considering this property as a potential rental option, please feel comfortable taking as much time as you would like during the check in process reviewing the condition of the property. We will stay and address any concerns our guests have.
Our family of four just returned from our vacation and we plan to make this an annual event. This property has EVERYTHING!
* Location: On the beach. There were times when it seemed we had the entire shoreline all to ourselves. There are two restaurants about 2 miles away that we visited when we wanted to eat out. Great food! The fishing was great. We caught some reds and trout.
* Ammenities: Brand new appliances! Dishwasher, Oven, Stove, microwave, Flat Screen TV's, satellite hook up, washer/dryer, central A/C. My wife loved the master bedroom. A lot of space with a huge bathroom. A lot of space. This house is big enough to hold multiple families without feeling crowded.
It is obvious from my stay that the owners take great pride in their home. Everything was well maintained and spotless. We have vacationed in similar type homes from Texas to Florida. Hands down, this was the best vacation experience we have had and plan to return for many summers in the future. We highly recommend!!!