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Fantastic Views from this 'Seaside Cottage' at Pirate's Beach, Galveston, TX

32 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

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4 Bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, Sleeps 11

Watch the waves from your bed or deck. This beautiful privately owned beach home sits just 50 yards from the beach providing an unobstructed view from the decks and master bedroom ! The home is located on a quiet street that ends into the sand and sea. It's Cape Cod style decor is beautifully comfortable which makes it ideal for a family get-together or reunion of old friends. The decks on the front & side have outdoor furniture where you can enjoy the summer breeze and a glass of wine. The covered patio area downstairs is great for grilling & dining. The kitchen is fully equipped, allowing you to cook, grill or go out to the strand for dinner. It is located in the prestigious Pirates' Beach community where the beaches are clean and well groomed. Home includes all the creature comforts including gas grill, outdoor shower, patio dining furniture, hammock, flat screen TV in every bedroom, MP3/CD/Tuner and much more. This is a strictly non-smoking, no pets home.

It's all about the view... You have to see it to appreciate it. The most common response is 'Wow, what a great view !"

This house includes access to the Galveston Country Club with its large swimming pool, golf, tennis courts, playground, marina, fishing & boat ramp all within a 3 minute drive or 10 minute walk. It is a 7 minute drive to the seawall for Putt Putt Golf, Bungee Jumping, Batting Cages, Fishing Piers, Movie Theater, & Galveston Municipal Golf Course. Moody Gardens is 9 minutes away & offers The Rainforest Cafe, Pyramid, IMAX 3D Theater, Palm Beach, Discovery Museum, Ridefilm Theater and the Aquarium Pyramid. Schlitterbahn water park is 8 minutes away. Nearby Galveston Island Strand and Historic District offers art galleries, unique shopping, & upscale dining. For an afternoon excursion visit the Kemah Boardwalk, NASA, and Gulf Greyhound Race Park.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Nancy (Owner)
Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english

About Nancy

I live in Houston and wanted a peaceful refuge to escape the heat and congestion of the big city. This house was perfect... the view is fabulous and it feels like I'm on the beach without leaving my deck. It's so close, that I can hear the waves, the seagulls & beach lovers without ever leaving my house. :) I have decided to share my beautiful home with caring guests that appreciate upscale furnishings.

Nancy purchased this house in 2009

Why Nancy chose Galveston

In Feb 2010 I renovated this home in a 'Cape Cod meets Key West' style. The home has a green belt behind it which is a protected area and gives the location a more private feeling than the typical beach home. You can lay in the master bed and look over the dunes to the water. Located in Pirates' Beach, the house is the perfect location for a relaxing vacation. You actually FEEL like you are on an island when you're at this house.

What makes this house unique

This home is ideal for two families or a group/family where some of the guests prefer a bit more privacy as it has the added benefit of a self-enclosed downstairs where the 4th bedroom and 3rd bath are located. Since there is no inside staircase, the room downstairs is insulated from the noise in the upstairs and likewise, the upper floor is insulated from noise downstairs. The downstairs is accessible through its own outside door.


based on 32 traveler reviews

Fantastic Views from this 'Seaside Cottage' at Pirate's Beach, Galveston, TX
average rating of 4.875 based on 32 reviews

The house was clean and well kept.

  • 4 of 5

The only problem was the lack of two keys. We enjoyed the stay very much.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Owner's Response: Thanks for The suggestion Ricky... I have now added a second key 😀😀. So glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to have you back soon. , Nancy
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Wonderful time!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a great stay at seaside cottage. Would book again in an instant! The view from the master suite is worth every penny. Thanks Nancy!!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Seaside Cottage a great place to relax.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at Seaside Cottage. I would highly recommend the cottage. I wish that I had more time to elaborate.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely home with wonderful gathering area!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great girl's weekend at the Seaside Cottage! There were 10 of us and the open living area was a perfect gathering place to hang out, cook, and enjoy being together. The beds were comfortable (always a very important detail) and the kitchen was well equipped. Highly recommend this spot!

  • Submitted: May 16, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Perfect setting for our family of 9

  • 5 of 5

Bright, sunny, comfortable sofas, large table (one end used for an ongoing game of Monopoly), comfortable beds (a must for two old backs) and large bathrooms. The kitchen was roomy for two cooks with all the pots, pans and utensils needed. The dishes were pretty and there were plenty of plastic plates, bowls, and glasses for the four children. The Country Club staff was so helpful and made it easy to enter for the pool and invited us for other amenities. The beach was literally 1/2 block away and the house has a wonderful ocean view, especially from the spacious deck. We quickly found our way to all the restaurants and attractions we patronized. There was even a small deli in the neighborhood for last minute needs.

This was a wonderful vacation. Nancy rents a clean, attractive home with a perfect blend of friendliness and business. Her rental agreement was easy to read and easy to agree with. Thank you Nancy for offering our family the perfect seashore home for a week. We made beautiful memories there.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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The Perfect Beach House Just Steps From The Water

  • 5 of 5

I recently rented this beautifully decorated, immaculately clean, charming Beach House for 4 couples who were visiting Galveston to compete in the Texas 70.3 Half-Ironman. This house was the perfect size and the perfect location,just steps from the water. The rental process was simple and easy and the owner was so pleasant to work with. Everything about the house was just as the pictures reflect but even better. We had plenty of room to relax and spread out, we used the kitchen for all of our meals as well as the large kitchen table that sat us all comfortably. Everyone agreed it was the perfect house for our group. If I ever come back to Galveston, I would love to stay in this home again and would highly recommend it to anyone.

  • Submitted: May 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
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Nearest Golf
1.3 Miles
Galveston Country Club
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
FM3005 @ Bucaneer
Nearest Restaurant
1.3 Miles
Galveston Country Club
Nearest Beach
18 Metres
Pirate's Beach
Car: recommended

This beach house is almost on the beach, a mere 50 yards, and it has a spectacular unobstructed view.

Other Activities: Shopping, Kayaking, Miniature Golf, Boating


Rates & Availability

Pirates Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Sept 7-30
Sep 7 2016 - Sep 30 2016
2 night minimum stay
Oct 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
Nov 1 2016 - Nov 21 2016
2 night minimum stay
Nov 22 2016 - Nov 28 2016
4 night minimum stay
Dec 2016
Nov 29 2016 - Dec 21 2016
2 night minimum stay
Christmas 2016
Dec 22 2016 - Dec 29 2016
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $135
Tax Rate 8.25%

Rates are subject to change without notice. From $350/nt or $2995/wk, higher for holidays, mid peak & peak seasons
SUMMER requires WEEKLY RENTALS ONLY (May 30 - Aug 24) from Friday to Friday
Nights & weekend rates available except June to late August
Discounted rates for monthly rentals; Holidays take higher rates

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Pirates Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom #2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Outdoor shower - outdoor shower
    Bathroom #3 - toilet , shower , full private bathroom for this bedroom
  • Master bathroom & 2nd bathroom have shower/tubs combinations, 3rd bathroom has shower, toilet & vanity with sink. Outdoor shower provides easy cleanup after a day at the beach.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , large room w bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , has partial beach view
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , master bdrm has french doors with great beach view
  • All bedrooms have new pillow-top mattresses. Fourth large bedroom (downstairs) has a 1 KING, 2 TWIN beds, a futon & a full bath. All beds have soft linens and are beautifully decorated.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
This beach house is a 20 second walk to the beach and only 8 minutes from Moody Garden & Schlitterbahn water park.

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