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26 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Flour Bluff House Rental Photos and Description

Two bedrooms, new sofa sleeper, one full bathroom - sleeps 4-6

Come and enjoy this clean and comfortable two bedroom home. Here you'll be close to beaches, shopping, restaurants, fishing, wind and kite surfing, N.A.S., Schlitterbahn amusement park , Texas State Aquarium, Texas A&M. Sisters and owners, Deb Gianetti and Denise Forbes welcome you! This beautiful home was renovated in 2008 by Deb Gianetti and friends. We couldn't keep this beautiful rental home running without the help of our property manager Carol and cleaning crew Trish and friends. Sit back and relax on the wood deck and enjoy the warm daily breezes and the fantastic view. There is a splendid view of the majestic Laguna Madre (The Mother Lagune). There is wonderful bird watching right in the back yard also! Warblers come out in the fall! Wind Swept Oaks are the trees of choice for these tropical and unique birds and we are fortunate enough to have a few right in the back yard. The front yard is sunny most of the time. There is a small boat launch at the end of the street into the laguna for smaller boats, canoes and kayaks. Located in Flour Bluff near the Gulf of Mexico, aquariums, botanical gardens, bird sanctuaries, beaches, kite boarding, golfing, Naval Air Station, USS Lexington, shopping and restaurants. PLEASE no smoking in the house.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Debbie Gianetti
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 13, 2016
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based on 26 traveler reviews

Book now for Fall and Winter 2016/17
average rating of 4.576923 based on 26 reviews

so cozy and convenient!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful vacation thanks to Deb and Carol! Thiis rental had everything we needed to have the perfect family getaway! I was so worried because the price was so great. I thought it was too good to be true... But it was true! The pics don't do it justice because their are lots of upgrades in the home like the new flat screen and furniture. The backyard was my favorite. Beautiful trees and birds with a view of the Laguna just a few feet over! Carol the manager reminded us that whattever we needed was just a phone call away. Will return here soon as possible!

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay, and we welcome your return!
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Cute house and great location

  • 4 of 5

The location was convienent to the beach, stores and restaurant's. Quiet neighborhood.

Only problems we had where the floors were dirty, DVD did not work and there are hardly any channels on the Tv, plus the faucet in the bathroom was difficult to use. I would rent again.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location and family friendly

  • 4 of 5

I took my family to D & D's Retreat for our summer vacation. This was our first time using Home Away. In the past we stayed in hotels. I'll never go back to that way of planning vacations. I recommend VRBO to my friends. The location of this house is unbelievable. One bedroom looks out on the water. The house is surrounded by trees. We had a barbecue and danced on the deck; we shopped in Port Aransas and took a ferry ride and saw dolphins. The beach at Bob Hall Pier is fantastic! White caps all day long, bathrooms, and a restaurant. We couldn't believe the parking lot didn't fill up. You've got to go.

Jim Mulcahy

July 19 to 22

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Well maintained property

  • 5 of 5

Nice clean house near fishing piers, we enjoyed our stay and are looking forward to going back in July.


  • Submitted: May 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Samuel we are so glad that you and your wife enjoy your time at D&D's Retreat and we also look forward to your return in July !
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Basic but nice. Good value, and they provide everything except the groceries.

  • 5 of 5

Really had a great time in Corpus, despite the fact it rained everyday. The cabin is great, with a monster grocery only a few blocks away. They virtually provide everything for you. Just bring your clothes. You must have a hamburger at Cherry's soda shop next to H.E.B. Best burger I have had in nearly 70 years of eating burgers.

Owner of cabin is great. Very responsive, as is the property manager.

We will be going back for sure.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Beach House

  • 5 of 5

This little beach house was a perfect budget rental for our family. Owner was responsive, friendly and helpful. Even returned an item we left behind.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
International Airport, Corpus Christi
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
several bars are close by
Nearest Ferry
23 Miles
Port Aransas Ferry Landing
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Oso Beach Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 22 S. Padre Island Dr.
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
there are many restaurants very close by
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
Whitecap Beach and Bob Hall Pier
Car: recommended

Located in Flour Bluff just minutes from the Gulf of Mexico, Padre Island National Seashore, Schlitterbahn Water Park, Mustang Island State Park, Whitecap Beach, Corpus Christi Bay, Bob Hall Pier, Texas State Aquarium, several bird sanctuaries, golfing, Naval Air Station, South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center, USS Lexington, world class bird watching, close to shopping, a Super HEB grocers, restaurants, cafes, and just about everything south Texas has to offer.


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Flour Bluff House Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $20
cleaning,restocking,etc. $60

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Flour Bluff House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 780 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Both bedrooms have ceiling fans, as well as the living room which has a new sofa sleeper and a futon that folds down into a regular size bed.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
All rooms except the bathroom have ceiling fans. PLEASE no smoking in the house.

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