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Amazing Beach View, Custom Beach Home! Come and See Kay Caye

10 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

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Minimum Stay
1 - 2 nights


Crystal Beach House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.25 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

Thank you for viewing Kay Caye! Tremendous BEACH and OCEAN VIEW...3rd row from the expansive beach. This home is located in the desirable Holiday Beach subdivision, which is close to the Gulf Coast Market 'Big Store' for convenient shopping!

You can listen to the waves, view the amazing stars, and want to come back for more!

Sleeps 10: 2 Queen Beds, 2 Twin Bunk Beds, and a double 'click clack' sleeper.

Kay Caye is a wonderful beach getaway with unequal views of the Gulf of Mexico, a large covered deck for socializing outside, huge space under the house to enjoy the shade and grill, and have a refreshing outdoor shower - a big hit with beachgoers! The sizeable kitchen has all you will need for hosting your vacation in style. Downstairs you will appreciate covered parking, a handy sand shower, and a charcoal grill.

Crystal Beach is a 15-minute ferry ride to Galveston, TX, which offers every available amenity, to include theaters, shopping, amusement and swim parks, Moody Gardens, the Strand, and other historical adventures like the Grand 1894 Opera House, the Bishop's Palace, and the Moody Mansion. Three cruise ship lines (Carnival, Royal Caribbean, and Disney) operate from Galveston, allowing you to extend your cruise vacation with a stay at the beach. Birding is also a major attraction, check out several of the National Wildlife Refuges in the area through the Texas Parks and Wildlife website.

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Property Manager
Lisa Shelton
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 24, 2016
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About Lisa Shelton

As newlyweds, Dawn and I are raising her wonderful son here in Houston. I am a corporate environmental engineer and Dawn is an Administrator for a pediatric home health care company. I have lived in Texas since 1987. We have a lot of family here and we all love going to Crystal Beach. When the house is rented and we are not using it; we enjoy going to baseball games, shopping, and planning the next getaway vacation for the year. We hope you love your time in Crystal Beach as much as we do.

Lisa Shelton purchased this house in 2010

Why Lisa Shelton chose Texas Gulf Coast

I helped Dawn finish construction of Luna Bella, then Hurricane Ike heavily damaged the home and we had to go through the building process all over again. After this project, I wanted to be able to help Bring Bolivar Back. So, I bought a lot and built Kay Caye. Its floor plan is similar to Luna Bella's, so we now have the choice of two homes to enjoy in Crystal Beach - IF they're not rented. Kay Caye is close to the GCM Big Store, so it's very convenient in case you need anything from the grocery/hardware store.

What makes this house unique

Shelling, beach walks, family time, cooking, and entertaining friends/neighbors are a few of the pleasures.

Guestbook comments from the manager

First time our family rented a beach house and we had such a wonderful time. Such a cute house - thanks for sharing this with us! Great weather and we cooked crab. Very delicious.

Lee, Penny, Paige, Logan & Elena. Gabriel & Alaina and little Ryder
May 2012
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Amazing Beach View, Custom Beach Home! Come and See Kay Caye
average rating of 5.0 based on 26 reviews
Bellaire, TX

Great home, the kitchen is HUGE!!

  • 5 of 5

Had the beach to myself and such a lovely home to enjoy it!! The kitchen is AWESOME and very well equipped to prepare and serve a large crowd.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hunt, TX

The Huntites

  • 5 of 5

The house is very nice; this is the third time we've stayed there. Even though there were 9 of us this time, it still did not feel crowded.

I must have missed the half-bath, though; don't remember seeing one. It's certainly not upstairs.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sunset, TX

Pleasant, homey, and easy access to the beach!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed the weekend intended for a girls' getaway and when the weather turned blustery and cold, we found a new way to enjoy the setting! Having the opportunity to enjoy the area in a new perspective, we were happy to know the warm, cozy house was just a few steps away! We lounged in comfort, enjoying the view and peace and quiet. The kitchen was well stocked with cooking and entertaining supplies, the beds comfy, and the porch looked inviting though we did not use it. The entire area has been redone in vibrant colors since the hurricane, and it emanates a sense of happiness and fun!

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2012
  • Stayed: Feb 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Coushatta, LA


  • 5 of 5

Great Beach House! My Friend and I loved it. Very Spacious, anything you might need it's there. Kitchen is awesome, so is the rest of the House. We did not sit outside because it was very cold but it was sunny and the View great!!!! Thank you so much for letting us stay.

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2012
  • Stayed: Feb 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Norman, OK

We LOVED this place!

  • 5 of 5

We had the very best New Year's celebration at Kay Caye. The home is just like the pictures, open, CLEAN, homey. Having 2 small dogs, we especially appreciated the dog friendly home and beach. The outdoor shower downstairs was great for rinsing off sandy paws and feet! We used the barbque and the kitchen is AWESOME. The comfortable beds were appreciated after a long day of outdoor activities. We will return, thanks!!

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2011
  • Stayed: Dec 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Katy, TX

Relaxing Visit to Kay Caye

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful and relaxing visit to Kay Caye at Thanksgiving. Although the weather made it cold to be on the beach, we enjoyed the view out the windows and playing all the games that are available at the house. The weather improved the second day and we were able to comb the beach for shells.

The view to the sea is fantastic and the night sky is amazing! The best star viewing.

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2010
  • Stayed: Dec 2009
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60.3 Miles
Hobby Airport (HOU)
Nearest Barpub
2.3 Miles
Down Under (Stingaree)
Nearest Ferry
13.3 Miles
Galveston Bolivar Ferry
Nearest Motorway
0.4 Miles
TX-87 N
Nearest Restaurant
2.3 Miles
Stingaree Restaurant and Bar
Nearest Beach
0.01 Miles
Crystal Beach

Moody Gardens, Schlitterbahn Waterpark, and Pleasure Pier are in Galveston.


Rates & Availability

Crystal Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Oct 18 2016 - Mar 9 2017
1 night minimum stay
Mar 10 2017 - May 18 2017
1 night minimum stay
Early Summer
May 19 2017 - Jun 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
July 4th
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 8 2017
2 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Jul 9 2017 - Aug 27 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $350
Cleaning $100
Tax Rate 6.0%

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Crystal Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower
  • Two full bathrooms upstairs (2) + the sand shower underneath (1/2)
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master - 1 queen
    Guest - 1 queen
    Kids' Bunk Room - 2 bunk bed , with secretary desk
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , click clack sleeper
  • Master Bedroom and front Guest Bedroom each have a Queen Bed. Kids' Bunk Room is nicely outfitted to let the little ones sleep well with 2 Bunk Beds. A 'click clack' sleeper is located in the living area.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Outdoor sand shower

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