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Ocean front house, right on the beach.

Bedrooms 6
Space 6,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

1st Floor: 2BR/2bath. 2nd Floor: 3BR/2bath. 3rd Floor 3BR/2bath. Sleeps 22 Total

Ocean front house directly on the beach.

Split into 3 independent and seperate levels. Big families rent all 3 and congregate on the 2nd Floor deck for BBQ and relaxing but still have their own space, bedrooms and kitchens when required.

Rent any combination of these 3 condos to suit your needs and group size

The first floor is 2BR/2 bath, (Homeaway listing #4275967)great for a small family with a couple of kids. (Sleeps 4-6) Small beachside deck with picnic table and BBQ (under the 2nd Floor deck). Limited ocean view due to 2nd Floor deck and sand dunes. Step out the back door directly onto the beach. This condo has a one car garage, another car can be parked in front of garage door on the north side of house.

The 2nd Floor is 3BR/2 bath (Homeaway listing # 4275968)with a large deck and gazebo with steps down to the beach. (Sleeps 8) Good views from outside undercover eating area with table and chairs. Also great beach views from one bedroom, kitchen and living area. Parking for 2 cars in front of house.

The 3rd Floor is 3Br/2 bath (Homeaway listing # 4275969) with a small balcony overlooking the beach. (Sleeps 8) This has the biggest and highest views from one bedroom, the kitchen and living room. No BBQ with this condo due to city codes on overhanging balconies. Parking for 2 cars, piggyback style, in front of South side garage.

All levels are totally separate and private with all amenities. Full kitchen, coffee maker, microwave, blender etc. Washer/dryer on each floor with all linens and towels provided.

1st Floor: King bed in open living room. BR1: 1 full. BR2: 1 queen wth trundle.

2nd Floor: BR1: 1 king. BR2: 1 queen and 1 queen sleeper. BR3: 2 twins

3rd Floor: BR1: 1 king. BR2: 1 king. BR3 1 double. Living room: 1 queen sleeper.

Lots of beach toys for the kids, DVDs, videos and HD DVR Direct TV on each floor.

Free high speed wireless Internet.

This property is registered with the City of South Padre Island permit #2016-253399, 2016-285118 & 2016-5418124

More Details

Property Manager
Wayne Dodd
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 19, 2018

About Wayne Dodd

Wayne, Lori, Temby and Roxy Dodd have owned this property for 18 years and have enjoyed meeting each guest that have stayed at the Texas Beach House.

Most reservations are for repeat customers that have come back year after year, some since before we purchased the property.

We live on South Padre and are always here to help with any questions for issues.

Wayne Dodd purchased this house in 1998

Why Wayne Dodd chose South Padre Island

Our family moved here in 1996, we loved the island lifestyle, safe, relaxed, family orientated and lots of fun things to do.

What makes this house unique

Absolute ocean front, great views, no streets to cross which is important for families in the busier periods.

The gazebo is a perfect relaxing spot for that late night Margarita or glass of wine.

Amazing stories from travelers from all over the world that we keep on the shelf of the Texas Beach House for all renters to read, enjoy and add their own vacation story.

Guestbook comments from the manager

This place is incredible. Our family had a wonderful time playing on the beach in front of the house, swimming, boogie boarding, looking for sand crabs and shells. Family oriented with all the toys necessary to have a great weekend on the beach. We will definately be back.
Oct 2010
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South Padre Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 6500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 22
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 22
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king
    Bedroom 6 - 1 double
    Bedroom 7 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


4.8/5 -
(5 traveler reviews)

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Ocean front house, right on the beach.
average rating of 4.8 based on 6 reviews

Will be repeat customers!

  • 5 of 5

We flew from Toronto, Canada to Dallas and drove 11 hours to get to this beach house. The home owner set the tone of our trip- he was warm and friendly and answers questions fairly quickly. The recommendations he made for deep sea fishing and seafood market did not disappoint. The house is very clean, and spacious. We loved the private beach access. The second floor deck was our overall favourite.

We will definitely be coming back and renting this place in the near future.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review for the Texas Beach House. Taking a trip from Canada to visit our island here in Texas takes a lot of planning for you and your family, so I want to make your experience the best possible. Glad you had a great time playing in the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico. See you next time, thanks again Wayne
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Excellent stay with great amenities!!!

  • 5 of 5

The property was very nice. Everything was incredibly clean and worked excellently. Wayne was a great host and we would definitely stay there again.

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My family of 4 rented the second floor last week and I am so happy we did!! The house is beautiful, clean and in a great location. The 2nd floor has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a spacious kitchen and living room area so we had plenty of room for the 4 of us. Wayne was extremely kind, helpful and available for any questions we had. The deck was FABULOUS and has several different places (including a gazebo) to relax and look at the water, lay out in the sun or have lunch in the shade. It also has private beach access and it's about 90 steps from the porch, through the dunes and on to the beach. Being able to walk off the deck and on to the beach was awesome!! We didn't have to take heavy coolers full of food and drinks to the beach because when anyone got hungry they just ran to the house to eat. It was convenient, beautiful and we made many happy memories at the Texas Beach House and plan to come back soon!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We are glad that you had a great experience with your family on the beach and we feel fortunate that our Texas Beach House was able to be a part of it. Hope to see you again in future travels. Wayne and Lori
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Temple, TX

Family Reunion

  • 4 of 5

This property was perfect for our family reunion of 18 people (22 during the weekend). We rented all three floors and had enough room for each of us to have our own space as well as a larger space to eat dinner together (on the 2nd floor). The beach access was absolutely wonderful...being able to walk off the deck straight onto the beach was AWESOME! There was something for everyone: dolphin watching, parasailing, bungee jumping, snorkeling, pirate cruise, sun bathing, and even a water park.

The contact for the property was always available and very accomodating. In fact, while we were there the satellite dish fell apart during the Olympics. He was able to get someone there within two days to replace it, which is no small feat. He even offered to let us watch the Olympics at the house he was staying at down the street while it was out.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2012
  • Stayed: August 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Anchorage, Alaska

Thanksgiving 2011 ,

  • 5 of 5

Spent the Thanksgiving holidays in the 2nd level condo in the Texas Beach House. We found the condo to be spacious, clean and accommodating. The amenities were complete as listed, totally first rate with a kitchen suited to allow one to prepare whatever suits your fancy. The back deck was quite spacious and very private and leads to a beach gazebo with your own private beach access. The South Padre beach is undoubtedly the best Texas beach and the Texas Beach House is right in the middle of it. I recommend this accommodation to you and I will definitely return myself next time I'm on the Texas coast.

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2011
  • Stayed: November 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our Texas beach house. Feedback is very important to us as we strive to provide the best accomodations and vacation experience for you and your family.
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Brownsville South Padre Island
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Wanna Wanna
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Laguna Vista Golf
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100
Tax Rate 17.5%

Please contact owner for rates

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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