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Spring is here! Book Pointe West's best beach house.

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,662 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Luxurious 3 Beds & 3 Baths. Sleeps 6 adults & 2 children.

KATHY'S KOTTAGE is a 3-bed, 3-bath beach house perfect for families.

LARGER: Enjoy 450sf more space than a 1 story Pointe West home.

LUXURY AMENITIES: granite, flat screens, and SS appliances.

GROOMED BEACH is a 3 minute walk past 5 houses to the dune walkover.

PANORAMIC VIEWS from 2 large decks - see the beach, the bay and beautiful sunsets. Outdoor dining as well. . . bring binoculars!

THE BEACH CLUB: Pointe West is Texas' premier beach front resort, and your stay includes FULL ACCESS to all its amenities for a small fee.

SUNSET POOL & LAZY RIVER are across the road on the bay side.

AMENITIES: infinity-edge pool … hot tub ... kiddie pool ... fitness center ... billiard room ... cabanas ... gas BBQ grills ... Breezes café ... Topsiders Bar ... fire pits ... fishing pier ... golf cart paths ... PLEASE CLICK 'MORE DETAILS' BELOW ..v..

PLEASE RESPECT OUR HOME! Kathy's Kottage is also our second home! We will try our best to keep it just as fresh for you as the way we would want it when we arrive, and we hope that you would do the same for us. ....

MAGNIFICENT SUNSETS, but no direct western sun to run you off.

(BE CAREFUL renting properties that have the back deck facing west, the sun can be unbearable in the afternoons.) ...

RYSON REAL ESTATE: Kathy's Kottage is managed by a professional Galveston company. Your reservations and funds are safe and secure. ...


GOLF CARTS are available at Rick's right down the street.

Galveston is our favorite getaway!: SO MANY THINGS TO DO from the beach to the bay, from the Strand to the Seawall....RESTAURANTS ARE EVERYWHERE - We eat on the seawall, head to the Strand for desert, and then listen to and watch outdoor artists at work ....

GALVESTON PLEASURE PIER is so much fun for all ages....

THE STRAND is world famous for it's shopping and festivals....

MOODY GARDENS: Rain forest pyramid, Aquarium, Beach, Theaters and more...

SCHLITTERBAHN WATER PARK: Shipwreck Harbor, Blastenhoff, Surfenburg, indoor and outdoor pools!...

MUSEUMS: Railroad, Flight, Tall ship Elssa, Seawolf Park & more...

PUBS, Dance Clubs and Live Music venues are plentiful....

ALSO: Bungy jumping & putt-putt golf....

FESTIVALS: Mardi Gras, Dickens on the Strand, Chili Fest, Shrimp Fest....

Spring Break in March. These weeks should be booked well in advance....

The Sand Castle contest is in June....

The biker Rally is in November....



If you have very nice timeshare like a Marriott, Westin, Hyatt, Hilton, etc.., and you can would like to offer a great summer or ski week for a trade into this house, please let me know.






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Terry Hinze
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2017

About Terry Hinze

My entire family are native Houstonians and lifelong visitors to Galveston island. We had tried for years to find the right spot for us in Galveston. We discovered and fell in love with Pointe West Resort in 2007, but the home prices were too steep. Then in late 2009 Pointe West prices came back to Earth. We found Kathy's Kottage in March 2010.

Terry Hinze purchased this house in 2010

Why Terry Hinze chose Texas Gulf Coast

We actually were meeting our Realtor to look at a foreclosure across the street from Kathy's Kottage. At the last minute we decided to take a look at this house. The minute we walked upstairs to the master suite and saw the view, we simultaneously said, 'We'll take it!' Best decision we ever made.

What makes this house unique

The views from Kathy's Kottage are to die far. In the mornings when I get up to make coffee, I have to bring my wife coffee in bed and open the blinds for her. She just wants to drink her coffee and take it all in before ever getting up.

Come try it for yourself.


Galveston House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1662 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Resort
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 9 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Private luxurious bathroom with Jacuzzi. 2nd Fl
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 1st Fl
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Kids bath. 2nd Fl
    Outdoor shower - outdoor shower , Kids bath. 2nd Fl
  • After a long day in the sun, refresh yourself with a luxury whirlpool bath.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , - Spacious Master suite. Large deck. Jacuzzi.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , - Lower level.
    Family - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 3 (kids) - 2 twin/ single , - bunks with private bath
  • Nice, comfortable, quality mattresses in all bedrooms . . . . Full sleeper sofa in Kids Room. (sleeps 2 small people) . . . . Queen sleeper sofa in the Family Room. (sleeps 2) TOTAL: sleeps 8-10 people
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Wood Deck
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub ...
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

Spring is here! Book Pointe West's best beach house.
average rating of 4.8235292 based on 17 reviews

Clean, beautiful house that was very well stocked.

  • 5 of 5

Stayed there Labor Day, can't wait to go back! Owner was excellent to deal with.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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great place for a family vacation

  • 5 of 5

Had a long weekend stay with 5 adults and 3 kids (7 / 5 / 6 months). The house is great. Ample amount of space for everyone to sleep. Great access to the beach as well as access to the pool down the road. Make sure you rent a golf cart to facilitate ease of movement. Communicated very easily with owner. Will stay again if we have the opportunity.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing place!!

  • 5 of 5

This property was just what we were hoping for - spacious, relaxing, welcoming and fun! We have 2 young children and the set up of the cottage was perfect. We all enjoyed the pool and beach access! Golf cart was a major hit for our boy! Lovely place. Highly recommended!!

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for coming down, and I am so glad you guys enjoyed your stay. As the kids get older you'll discover even more things for them to do, not only at Pointe West, but also on Galveston Island as a whole.
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Fabulous home In a beautiful neighborhood!

  • 4 of 5

The kids enjoyed visiting the beach club. The home was beautiful! The only downside was the Mosquitos the day we left. Make sure and take a container if you have kids, for all the frogs. Our kids had a blast. We will be back for sure.

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Austin, texas

great place

  • 5 of 5

we were there for 3 nights. It is clean and nicely decorated without too much stuff. Everything worked well. it's a perfect distance from the beach, an easy walk to get there but not too much sand in your face. it really had a nice view and a nice deck. We couldn't have asked for better. It would be nice to be in a place with a pool though, we sort of missed that.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

The beach house was wonderful but the beach was another story. It was awful,covered with massive amounts of seaweed,we couldn't even get to the water. Texas needs to take more pride in their beaches and clean them up. I wish someone had given us some kind of warning about the condition of the beach. The property was lovely and we enjoyed it. I am not sure I would return because of the beach.

  • Submitted: May 7, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Hobby Airport
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Car: recommended

Pointe West, Galveston, Texas . Pirates Beach, Galveston, Texas . Lafittes Cove, Galveston, Texas . Sea Isle, Galveston, Texas . Bermuda Beach, Galveston, Texas . Beachside Village, Galveston, Texas . Jamaica Beach, Galveston, Texas .

Other Activities: surfing, fishing, crabbing, shrimping, bird watching, sun bathing, jet ski rentals, Galveston pleasure pier, Ferris wheel, roller coaster, outlet mall, Bubba Gump Shrimp,

Golf: The Galveston Country Club


Rates & Availability

Galveston House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Mar 12 2017 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
Summer I
May 26 2017 - Jun 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
July 4th
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 4 2017
4 night minimum stay
Summer Prime
Jul 9 2017 - Aug 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
Summer II
Aug 5 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 5 2017 - Nov 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
Winter 1
Nov 26 2017 - Dec 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 1 2018
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $79
Cleaning & Reservation: $225 + Tax
Tax Rate 15.0%

Holiday rates may differ.

Detailed rental price includes base rents noted on chart above and:


WINTER TEXANS: Contact me for multi-week or monthly quotes.

WEEKEND HOME: You can have a second home without the headaches of ownership. Contact me for custom quotes.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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