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Original Front Row Beach House on Gulf of Mexico. No Homes closer to the water.

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedrooms, loft with trundle bed, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 12

We want to invite you into our Beach House. We looked, waited and found the perfect location and home and this is it. You will just love our Galveston Beachfront property that is located in the Sea Isle community. If you visit Galveston feel free to drive by and take a look at our home. Toes in the Sand has 3 large bedrooms, a loft with a trundle bed and a sleeper sofa pit group. Enough room for you and several of your friends and relatives. Our home will sleep up to 12. New hurricane windows give you an awesome view of the beach from almost every room. All the beds are made with fresh linens prior to your arrival. We look forward to your business.


Owner
Walt Burger
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 25, 2017

About Walt Burger

We live in Sugar Land and are so excited to rent out our home to you.

Walt Burger purchased this house in 2009

Why Walt Burger chose Texas Gulf Coast

We bought this property because it is directly on the beach and completely remodeled since Ike, but mostly for the wonderful views from the deck.

Amenities

Galveston House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Master
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 4 twin/ single , Bunk Beds
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(61 traveler reviews)

Original Front Row Beach House on Gulf of Mexico. No Homes closer to the water.
average rating of 4.836066 based on 61 reviews
St. Louis, MO
5

The hosts are outstanding and I think this is the best place relative to the ocean in Galvaston

  • 5 of 5

First of all, the hosts Walt and Vicki are the best hosts I have ever rented from.

My wife and I are really going to miss this place. I sit here writing this - is so hard to leave such a wonderful place.

The house has everything you need. It has big spacious bedrooms. Everything is very clean. The kitchen is outstanding: plenty of silverware, pots, pans, dishes. It has a very nice big electric fry pan to cook the fresh shrimp and fish we bought. The kitchen also has a nice selection of spices. If you like to drive into town and get fresh seafood – right off the boat – you can cook it up perfectly.

The deck allows you to sit and look out on the water to see God’s mighty ocean – rolling and waving – nonstop. The view is utterly fantastic. You can not get closer to the beach than this house. It is so convenient when you realize you forgot the suntan lotion - simple walk to back to the house and back! Also, being on the west side of the island, much less people. There is an empty lot to the left of the house which is nice for privacy.

The owners are very responsive to any emails/questions you send.

One nifty touch is how some things are labeled: light switches, where some kitchen items go, even the bathtub handles.

I very much look forward to coming back and staying here again.

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful review.
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Belton,TX/USA
5

FABULOUS WINTER WEEKEND RETREAT!

  • 5 of 5

BEAUTIFUL place! Plenty of room for gathering of families and two small dogs for 60th birthday celebration. My daughter thought I was crazy to want to spend it at the beach in the winter but quickly changed her mind!! A few steps and you ARE literally "toes in the sand" or the ocean, winter shelling, beautiful walks on the beach, ocean sunsets. Why wait for summer? My grown kids had thought we'd leave the property for other activities in town but all quickly decided we wanted to spend every moment possible there in this comfortable home with all amenities and spectacular views or on the beach. Cooking was easy and agree, kitchen is larger than pictures show. Walt and Vicki are AWESOME--so helpful, kind, prompt with answers. I can't recommend this property highly enough. Only hope we can all return for another visit!

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome vacation weekend!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic long weekend in Galveston at this spot!! The house is truly right on the beach, and being just on the outskirts of town meant it was a quiet and relaxing stretch of beach, but we were still able to pop into town to enjoy dinner in the city. The house was stocked with everything we could possibly need, including great kitchen supplies. Walt was incredibly responsive and helpful throughout the entire process. Would recommend to anyone!!

  • Submitted: May 28, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Absolutely perfect!! Plenty of room, right on the beach, and private.

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect spot for our vacation!! Well kept home directly on the beach with breathtaking views of the ocean. So many comforts of home provided and just far enough from the busyness of the island that you can easily "run to town" for an adventure but still enjoy a little privacy and quiet!! Coffee on the deck was so relaxing each morning!! There were never more than 10 other people visible up and down the beach. My kids loved finding seashells and building sandcastles and the house being right on the beach made it easy to bring our treasures back :) The day we arrived there had been a pretty strong storm so Walt even stopped by to make sure everything was ok! We're already looking at the 2018 calendar to plan our next trip!!

  • Submitted: May 26, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Right on the beach and large enough for a family.

  • 4 of 5

Enjoyed our visit very much! The house is right on the beach with comfy chairs out on the porch.

  • Submitted: May 19, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

we had a blast

  • 4 of 5

there was everything there we could need. the house was nice and clean. will want to go back

  • Submitted: May 10, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Moody Gardens and Schlitterbahm 20 minutes away.

Other Activities: Boating, shopping, miniature golf

Golf: As a guest you can golf at the Galveston Country Club. You can also play at Moody Gardens golf club a public course.

Photos

Rates & Availability

Galveston House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High Season 2015
Jun 4 2017 - Aug 27 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
From
$500
Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,290
 
 
Mid Season 2015
Aug 28 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$250
From
$500
Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,000
 
 
low season
Nov 1 2017 - Feb 25 2018
2 night minimum stay
$200
From
$405
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,600
 
 
mid
Feb 26 2018 - May 26 2018
2 night minimum stay
$200
From
$405
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,800
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Pet Fee $50
Tax Rate 15.0%

Christmas requires a weekly stay.
Email for prices other than just weekend or by the week.
$200 fee added to all reservations that do not include a Friday, Saturday or Sunday night stay.
All weekend rates are for 2 nights.
$50 non-refundable deposit for your family dogs for entire stay. Sorry but no cats allowed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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