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South Padre Island Beachfront 5 Bdrm Home with Pool / Heated Spa

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

- 5 BR, 3 BA, Sleep 12-15

This Beachfront Single-Family home situated in a residential neighborhood, overlooking the beach and features a wealth of amenities. Immerse yourself into the soft Sateen Egyptian cotton linens in a natural setting. Enjoy the beautiful sunrise with breakfast in bed or from the balcony overlooking the beautiful soft white sand beach of the Gulf of Mexico. View the gorgeous sunset from a large patio, adjacent to the beautiful pool, spas, and among the tropical lush green garden. This romantic get away private home features five bedrooms, three baths, large living room with beautiful dining area and fully equipped kitchen to accommodate 12 or more people. There are 3 King beds, 1 Queen bed, a double queen bunk bed (tiki bed), 3 Queen Futons, 3 Double Futons and 2 Twin futons.

Our 2013 upgrades include remodeling the kitchen with granite counter tops and a 60' TV and a jump platform for the pool!

Note: As of 04/20/20156, Patricia Chapa, my property manager is moving to Japan with her family. Her husband is taking a position over there and we are very excited for her. Cathy Ramos is taking over for Patricia and we know she will do a great job too. The mailing address for deposits will be changing as well so look for an email with the new address. I hope this does not cause too much confusion.

SPI Permit # 2015-362500

In 2000, South Padre Island was named the 7th best beach in the United States of America by the Surfrider Foundation, whom based it on water quality, sand softness, and wildlife. South Padre Island was the only Texan beach to make the top 10 and earned marks for its mouth savoring restaurants. So come to stay with us and discover South Padre Island today!

Build beautiful sandcastles on the beach or go horseback riding on the beach! Dolphin watching is a must for those whom love marine mammals. Charter a boat and cruise around the tropical island. Go fishing or deep sea fishing in the place known as Texas's hottest fishing spot, and drop your line from a boat, a pier, or cast out into the surf. Whiting, drum, flounder, trout, redfish, snapper, kingfish, wahoo, tuna, marlin, and sailfish are just a few types of fishes that you can reel in.

Some great alternatives for the water are golfing and playing tennis. For those nature lovers, visit the Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge, a 45,000-acre federal preserve for wildlife and bird watching, and learn more about these creatures through exhibits and sightings in their natural habitats. For the more thrill seeker, try skydiving and see the island from a bird's eye view.

Enjoy the fireworks! Sit on the beach in front of your house around 9 to 9:30 PM and watch the fireworks being displayed 1/2 mile away.

Summer fireworks every weekend!

More Details

Carol Bolstad
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2017

About Carol Bolstad

We purchased the home in November 2010 and have spent $30,000 in upgrades and keep improving it every year! We fell in love with the location and beach house feel of this property and its potential was clear from the start. It is one of the oldest homes on the island and when you had the entire island to choose from, this is where the original people choose to build. The reason is it is located at the northern end of the island in the 'single' family home section with a great beach in front.

My husband and I live here most of the year and rent it out to a few special people during the summer. We greatly enjoy the beach and water sports including kiteboarding.

Carol Bolstad purchased this house in 2010

Why Carol Bolstad chose Texas Gulf Coast

Why this property? Because of the lovely beach house feel, convenience to the beach, great backyard pool and hot tub, and lots of home touches like a fully stocked kitchen.

What makes this house unique

Unique benefits are sunrise on the front porch looking at the waves and beach and lots to do.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a great time, a little cold, but we enjoyed the beach very much.

Jim Skala
Feb 2010
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South Padre Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Resort
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Remodel
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Remodel
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Remodel
  • Complete remodeling all three bathrooms.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 2 queen , Queen bunk beds (the tiki hut)
  • Three bedrooms have new mattresses. (2 Kings and 1 queen). There are additional futons in the living room and a small one in two of the bedrooms. All linens provided. Beach towels are not provided.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Un-Obstruct Beachfront Single-family home with Pool / Heated Spas- Games, Gas Barbecue Grill; Beach cruisers for adults and children, Soccer Table, and many more...


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South Padre Island Beachfront 5 Bdrm Home with Pool / Heated Spa
average rating of 4.714286 based on 18 reviews
Kansas City

Great Vacation with the family

  • 5 of 5

My family of 4 rented this property for a week and it exceeded our expectations. The pool was great, the location was even better. Crossed the street to the beach and enjoyed the ocean everyday. Property was clean, and had everything that we could want. As a first time home renter, I was amazed at the entire process...counldn't have been any better. We will stay here again on our next trip to SPI.

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2010
  • Stayed: Mar 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wichita Falls

Best kept secret on the island!

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable beds, great amenities, and the best location on the island. The pool and the hot tub are so refreshing after a long day. The balcony in the morning with a cup of coffee watching the sunrise out of the gulf with an unobstructed view. Spectacular! This place is second to none. This was our second time to stay here, and we will be back for many more. Great place for a family vacation!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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The house was perfect for a large family with children

  • 4 of 5

The beds were very comfortable and obviously new. We did have an AC issue but the owner immediately took care of the problem. One of the downstairs queen bedrooms we couldn't get the tv to work. The tiki bedroom was a huge hit with the kids.

I have to say that it was obvious that the garage had been transformed in to extra bedrooms and there was a step up to the laundry and tiki bedroom that caused many of us to trip and fall. Definantly not ADA approved. Lots of stairs everywhere.

Pool was the best! Beach access was wonderful.

We went at the middle of June and paid $5,500. I feel that was higher than the house was worth but over all it was a good vacation

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Getaway!

  • 4 of 5

Had a great time at this property! The access to the beach was great and being on the N end of the island, it felt very secluded. The backyard is great and we enjoyed lounging around the pool. The kitchen served us well as we cooked all of our own meals and having such a large selection of cooking utensils, and cookware was great!

All in all a great trip!

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Floresville, TX

Family vacation

  • 5 of 5

The property manager and owner were great to work with. The house was excellent for our needs and had the most fully stocked kitchen anyone could ask for. The easy access to the beach was great for the kids and the adults. The bikes were used daily, along with the wagon to haul stuff back and forth to the beach. After a full day at the beach the backyard pool was a relaxing place to rest and visit with the family. All the rooms had plenty of space and the king beds were very comfortable. The extra refrigerator downstairs was great for keeping drinks for everyone. Our family fully enjoyed out stay and are already planning our trip for next year. We have stayed in many places, but this house exceeds all others. Looking forward to staying here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best Deal in Padre

  • 5 of 5

Patricia was easy to work with and always responsive. The house was clean and cool when we got there. The kitchen was fully stocked. The house came with the Bikes, a wagon to drag out stuff down to the beach, beach chairs pool toys, etc.

Recs I would make:

1. The Housekeeper showed up as we were unloading to unload the clean towels, lawn guy came to mow/landscape front and back, And then the pool guy came and had out friend get out so he could clean and shock the pool. These things could have easily been taken care of the day before we arrived so that it did not impede on us enjoying the house.

2. Check in was 3pm, that's normal. Check out was 10am. That's not. Give people at least until noon to clean up and get out.

3. The diving board is very unique, but it gets slippery. I would remedy this.

4. House instructions would be great, how to turn on the outside shower, how to work the TV, etc.

Over all we would totally recommend this place to friends and family and definitely consider coming back again. Thanks for a great trip!

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Clayton's, Kelly's Irish Pub
Nearest Beach
8 Metres
Beach Access - 20ft.
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Insurance $59

Flexibility and Weekend Rates available inside 2 or 3 Weeks. Ask Property Manager. Discount available for return guests. We can split the house into a 2 bedroom upstairs and 3 bedroom downstairs if you only need part of the house during the off season.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.