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We Must Be in the Front Row!!!

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,727 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

New in 2010! Located in the first row right on the sandy beach- FANTASTIC views in both directions-nothing but beach and water with beautiful sunrises and sunsets. Great location in Crystal Beach. Family oriented: the large living room/dining room/kitchen area is a favorite place for family and friends to gather. There's plenty of room for everyone with a large dining table plus seating at the breakfast bar. The supersized deck on the main level has a gas grill, picnic table and a double stairway that deposits you right on the sandy beach! Enjoy sun or shade on this deck while sipping an early morning cup of joe or an afternoon cocktail. There is also a main floor master suite with walk in closet and private bath. The second bedroom is on the upper level and has two queen sized beds and a full bath across the hallway. The 'bunk room' has 3 bunk beds with double beds on the bottoms, single beds on top. The third bath and laundry room are right outside this bedroom door. The upper level family room has a wet bar and french doors to the upper level deck: a great place to watch the dolphins play in the surf!

Visit us once and you'll make it a yearly destination. A life time of fond memories are created here. Enjoy swimming, surfing, beachcombing and fishing right out side the front door. Join in or watch the fun from the multiple decks overlooking miles of uninterrupted beach and water.

And for our bird watchers and nature lovers, join us in March and April to watch a variety of migratory birds in the world class Audubon Area specifically set aside for our feathered friends. Sorry, no spring breakers! This is not a party house and is reserved for our more discerning guests who will appreciate and respect it.

Keywords: Beachfront, ocean, vacation home, cabin

More Details

Property Manager
Sharon Smolensky
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 15, 2018

Guestbook comments from the manager

Loved our stay, everything was wonderful. Want to do it again!
Jul 2011
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Crystal Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2727 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , main level
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen , second floor
    Bedroom 3 - 6 twin/ single , main floor
  • The 'kids room' is on the main floor with 3 bunk beds and sleeps 6 people. The master bedroom is also on the main floor with a queen sized bed, private bath and walk in closet. The third bedroom is on the second story and has two queen sized beds and a bath.
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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We Must Be in the Front Row!!!
average rating of 4.810811 based on 39 reviews

Beautiful Location

  • 5 of 5

The location was perfect! Love the direct beach access.

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great rental property for the family!

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect with lots of space, beds, bathrooms, decks, amenities. Sharon answered all my questions promptly and was easy to work with. Being on the beach was amazing. We watched dolphins swimming in the surf one morning when the surf was smoother. If you like watching birds, this is an awesome spot. Beautiful pelicans flying by in formation, and other sea birds. One neighbor even saw 3 flamingos. We rented a golf cart from Golf Cart Connection and drove up and down the beach. You can drive your car though, just get a $10 sticker at the store. Everyone up and down the beach are in their happy place so get ready to wave a lot! Beaches were fairly clean and well maintained with lots of law enforcement driving around keeping the peace. Enjoyed the great restaurants Stingarees, Jose's, Steve's Landing. Big Store/Ace Hardware (approx 1 mile East) and Latitude 29 (end of street) are awesome shops for t-shirts, etc. We will be back next year if not sooner.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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July 4th 2016

  • 4 of 5

This home was perfect for what we wanted for our first 4th in Texas. We invited another couple from WA state to join us. We cooked at home almost every night. Stepped out in the morning to a beautiful deck where we enjoyed our coffee. We swam every day in the surf and had cocktails every evening.

We rented golf carts, went deep sea fishing, and enjoyed the Schletterbuan.

Can wait to go back.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Absolutely Perfect!!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

This house was PERFECT for us! The huge front porch with awesome views was my favorite, and being able to step off it directly into the sand of the beach access point was ideal.... no long walks to get around the dunes made running back and forth from the beach to the house quick and easy, even for the kids. All the kids especially loved the bunk room downstairs and having their own living room upstairs. The grocery store was just about a mile up the road and the kitchen stocked everything else we needed to cook our meals. We have stayed at several others, but this will definitely be our new "go-to" house for Crystal Beach!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Location! Wonderful House! Easy Booking!

  • 5 of 5

Location Location Location!! The house is right on the beach. The back porch overlooks the Gulf and beach which makes for a perfect place to sit back and relax in the provided rocking chairs. The house was as described and perfect for our family of 6 adults and 2 small kids. It had room for a lot more though. Three full bathrooms was very convenient. We found the house clean and ready for our vacation when we arrived. We did all of our meals at the house and the kitchen had everything we needed. There is a charcoal grill on the deck that we also used. Overall we rate it as excellent and will plan to return in the future.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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GREAT Guys Only Weekend

  • 5 of 5

The guys came back raving about what a GREAT time they had on their mens only weekend. The house was even better than they expected and located perfectly on the beach. They enjoyed it so much that several of us will be booking and coming as families to stay there again. The main purpose was not only a get away for the men but also to fish. They had a great day of fishing. The next night they prepared some of the fish they caught for their dinner.

Thanks for sharing your house with the public.

Many blessings to your family.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

Located right on the sandy beach with beautiful views of the sunrises and the sunsets in Crystal Beach on Bolivar Peninsula. Great fishing, lots of nice restaurants and beach bars. Just minutes from the ferry to Galveston Island where you'll find every imaginable type of entertainment: Moody Gardens aquarium and rain garden, indoor/outdoor water parks, segway tours of Historic Galveston, the Strand with lots of interesting shops, many fine restaurants, great beaches and golf courses to name a few.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning and management $175
Tax Rate 6.0%

From $850/weekend
Check in 4pm... Check out 11am.
Weekly: Friday at 4pm until next Friday at 11am (That's 7 full nights!)
Off season rate for Oct 2nd to May 14th- $1995/week
Peak rate for May 15th to Oct 1st.- $2995/week
Minimum age required for rental. No spring breakers!
The price quoted on this website is not accurate. There is not VAT tax added. For an accurate quote, please call or email the owner. Please note: We do NOT offer online booking. We prefer the personal touch of dealing directly with our customers. Please email us for information and to receive a rental agreement.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

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