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Tuck's Pointe - A Beautiful Waterfront Home Overlooking the Gulf of Mexico

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,340 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 10-12

In the heart of Treasure Island in San Luis Pass, is Tuck's Pointe. Tuck's Pointe is a welcoming and comfortable 1300 square foot beach accessible home with 3 bedrooms, and 2 baths and the beautiful Gulf of Mexico at its doorstep. Relax in this waterfront treasure with vaulted ceilings and abundant windows overlooking incredibly breathtaking and unobstructed panoramic views.

After a fun filled day, retreat to Tuck's Pointe to unwind in the large living room with its big screen TV. or enjoy scenic waterfront dining at the table. Catch an amazing sunrise on the deck with your first cup of coffee, and watch for dolphins playing close to the house. Host a Barbecue on the lower deck while you stand at the waters edge, and gather around the picnic table or go upstairs the deck to enjoy your meal.

San Luis Pass in Treasure Island is a small, quiet family oriented neighborhood. It has the beaches, fishing, and reduced traffic of Surfside, but is ten miles closer to Galveston.

Note, several winter storms have washed the beach directly in front of the home away, however; there is beach about 150 feet from the home.

More Details

Owner
Marc Tuckey
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2017

Amenities

Freeport House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1340 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Outdoor Shower - shower , outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master - 1 king
    Second Room - 1 queen
    Third Room - 4 double , Double over Double Bunks
  • Bedroom 3 has 2 double size bunk beds and can sleep 8.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(44 traveler reviews)

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Tuck's Pointe - A Beautiful Waterfront Home Overlooking the Gulf of Mexico
average rating of 4.75 based on 44 reviews
4

Best view I've ever seen but home needs some love

  • 4 of 5

The biggest, the best, the most AMAZING VIEW OF THE OCEAN. EVER. I’m not lying. The view from Tuck’s Point will absolutely take your breath away…every time you see it. Coffee on the porch in the morning, watch the sun come up in an almost 180 degree side to side view, listening to the rushing surf as you drift off to sleep. Absolute. Beauty.

The kitchen easily accommodated our 6 “kitchen hog” cooks, and the dining room table was a dream for people who like to spread out from one end to the other. All of the beds were super comfortable and the pillows were plump and soft. Overall, the bare bones of the house were exactly what my girl’s trip needed. Do not let the next portion of this review put you off on rental – I would STILL rent this house again!

I reveal the next part with trepidation simply because of the ease of the fix. We drove up and the entirety of the house – under, near, and around was surrounded by trash. And not the “I just blew in today” kind, but stuck to the ground in layers variety. There were loose boards, rusted exterior hardware, and peeling paint along the entire (yes, beach facing) entryway. The coffee maker was broken, which made for very sad ladies needing a caffeine fix. The master bathroom shower was seriously cracked in several places, and the outdoor shower’s hot water handle was broken off, rendering it useless except for washing sand from our feet. We were missing the top sheet for three of the four bunk beds, and the sheets in the queen room appeared to be dirty with hair on them. New sheets were brought the night before we left. All this being said, all of these things are an EASY fix, one that I have been assured will be taken care of promptly – weather and season permitting.

PROS:

Amazing view

Excellent kitchen

Larger than normal bunks

Great layout

Picnic Porch under the house

CONS:

Disrepair of the home

Layers of trash

Dirty / missing sheets

Broken coffee maker

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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5

Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful property! Fabulous view! We will be back next summer!!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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4

Location Location Location

  • 4 of 5

The owner Marc was very helpful. We've stayed in the Treasure Island neighborhood for 7 years in a row. This was our first time on the water. Loved it.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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lubbock, texas
5

Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed sunset, sunrise, very relaxing, quite, nice get away, everyone enjoyed your house and can't wait to come back. The house was very Clean and comfortable.

Thank You !!!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Richmond, TX
5

Sun, Fun, and a Little R&R

  • 5 of 5

My best friend' and my families are used to spending our summers in Cape Cod, but this year we decided to try the sunny Gulf Coast. Although it is hard to beat Cape Cod for us (we have a lot of history and ties to the NE), we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves at Tuck's Point. For one thing the water is considerably warmer (no having to gauge from the blueness of the kids lips when it is time for them to come out and warm up). Additionally, the fishing was superb and driving out on to the beach for late night camp fires, Smores, and hanging out was awesome (be sure to get a beach vehicle permit and bring plenty of bug spray for the mosquitos).

As for the accommodations - we were very pleased with the set up. There were 4 adults, 4 kids (13, 11, 8, 5), 1 baby (13 months), and 2 dogs but no one felt cramped. The kids even set up in the living room area for late night movie watching and hanging out. The kitchen was well appointed with supplied for cooking and meal service, and bed linens/pillows/towels for showering were clean and in good condition. My only negative comments would be that the shower in the master had some cracks in the floor and made for some spongy showering and the decking had some loose boards (which is to be expected being this close to the water). And when I say the water is close - I mean the water at high tide is literally under the deck.

Lastly, we had a great time and would certainly recommend this property to any family looking for a low stress and easy property on the water. Looking forward to future visits to Tuck's Point.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Gorgeous view! Spectacular sunrises from the deck & family room. Beautiful interior. Very pleased.

  • 5 of 5

This house in on the water! Not many houses are on the water like this one!! There's rocks down below, so you can't access the water at the house, but there's a "pocket beach" about 50 ft wide just 2 houses down. We enjoyed wading in the water there & even took a family photo. We watched the sunrise every morning. It's cool to see people standing out in waist-high water doing some wade fishing. We caught 2 small fish right off the deck. Then we went to the larger beach about 2 - 3 blocks down the street. There weren't many people there like you see in Galveston. Very family oriented. We made many lasting memories with our family and are so fortunate to have found such a wonderful home to rent.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Houston Hobby International

San Luis Pass is a beachcombers paradise and prime fishing spot on the Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail.

Close to Galveston where you can enjoy shopping on The Strand, touring historic homes, Moody Gardens or a fun filled day at the Schlitterbahn.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $30
Damage Deposit $500

Booking: Mon-Mon, Fri to Fri, Fri to Mon or Mon-Fri

Other Fees:
Cleaning service is included in the rental rate
Linen Service is included in the rental rate
Pets are subject to pet fee, owner approval and additional deposit
Holiday and Spring Break rates are an extra $150
Extra guests exceeding 10 will be charged at a rate of $50 per person, per day
Winter monthly rate is $2650

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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