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Summer Wind, Beachfront with incredible views! 5 miles from Galveston sea wall!

Sleeps11
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,450 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths tri-level, great layout, over 1500 sf deck, three level

This beachfront home has the best view of any home on the West End, yet close to the fun of downtown Galveston. Easy walk to Galveston State Park. Our beach has a private feeling and is very quiet (no cars are allowed to drive on beach thus no worries about the kids/dogs). Once you cross the bridge from the mainland you will find a unique experience. We feel like we are entering a different world when we visit our beachfront island home! Starting in 2014, the beach has been raked of seaweed.

MISC: All photos are post Ike. We have rebuilt Summer Wind from head to toe after the hurricane. This home is set back, plenty of beach in front and only small dunes between you and the beach. Please note, the map illustration can make it appear there are lots in front of Summer Wind. If you use a satellite view you will see this is not the case. This is a front row, ocean front home!

More Details

Owner
John Coppens
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 19, 2017

Amenities

Palm Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1450 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Outdoor - outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , With TV
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 3 twin/ single , twin bunks with trundle.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , With 1/2 Bath, it's own deck, best view!
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master w/Bath/shower, tv, nice view!
  • Large couch and air mattress sleep 1-2 more.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Wood Deck
  • 12 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Home has everything you need, just bring your beach chairs, beachwear and food!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Summer Wind, Beachfront with incredible views! 5 miles from Galveston sea wall!
average rating of 4.7704916 based on 61 reviews
baytown, texas
5

Dream house

  • 5 of 5

My family n I spent Easter weekend at this beach house..not only was t house beautiful, t view was breathtaking...we could see our kids playing in t sand from t windows...we loved it...t owners were so courteous n t house was very clean and well stocked with all t essentials...my mom was so impressed she wants it for mothers day weekend...it was t best easter weekend ever..we will definitely be there again..we didnt want to leave..thank you to mr john n mrs cheryl for making this possible..sandra

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2011
  • Stayed: Apr 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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SummerWind

  • 5 of 5

My family always enjoys a week on the beach in the SummerWind.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Lynn, It's always good to have you stay. I especially appreciate the detailed feedback you emailed to me. Enjoy the rest of your summer! Kindest regards, John
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5

Perfect beach location

  • 5 of 5

We celebrated our family reunion at Summer Wind, and it was a great experience. The decks (shaded and sunny) gave us many hours of time outside, and the close proximity to the beach made it easy to pop back and forth when we needed to fetch something from the house. Inside, the kitchen had everything we needed to cook, along with a huge pantry area for storage. The most enjoyable room, however, was the living room with its mesmerizing views of the beach and gulf. Even before the week was over, our family vowed we would be back again next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful week!

  • 5 of 5

Thanks so much for letting us enjoy your beach house! We had a great time. All the kids and grandkids were able to come and enjoy a day at the beach during our time there. The house couldn't be any closer to the beach and was the perfect size.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much! We are glad you had a good time! John
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5

Great location and house

  • 5 of 5

The location (last house on the road) can't be better for a beach house. Also close enough to town for an easy trip in.

The house was well furnished with plenty of toys for the beach. I think everyone made use of the hammock.

Lots of deck space in the shade or sun and on three levels. The views are as good as it gets.

Plenty of space for the 10 people in our group, without being crowded.

Excellent house in every respect.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location. Nice house.

  • 3 of 5

Great beach access with lovely view from patio and living room. Had a couple issues: One living room light would not go off unless fan was off, so made it hot to sleep. Shower in master just trickled out. Would be good house for young kids. We were 8 grown-ups, so it was smaller than we needed. The house was in good shape and decorated nicely. John was very quick to respond to texts.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
46 Miles
Hobby, HOU
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Beachsiders (About 1/2 mile if you walk the beach)
Nearest Ferry
14.8 Miles
The Bolivar Ferry
Nearest Motorway
10.8 Miles
I-45
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Beachsiders (About 1/2 mile if you walk the beach)
Nearest Beach
In front of you ;-)
Car: recommended

Galveston is eclectic, fun and one-of-a-kind. What makes it fun?

+ The beaches,

+ The Strand

+ Endless activities: ArtWalk, Music on the Strand, Movie Night on the Strand, etc...

+ Art Galleries (These are not your texas landscape art galleries!!!)

+ Watching the cruise ships come in

+ People watching on the Seawall

+ Enjoying a 1st Class dinner looking over the Gulf

+ Watching the dolphin play off your deck

+ Watching kids learn to surf in surf school

+ Or, watching the dolphin swim alongside you on the ferry ride to Bolivar

+ Chasing crabs at night with a flash light (# kid delighter)

+ Talking to the neighbors on the beach, some are always there...some are visiting just like you!

Lastly, do take a trip around the island and understand the depth of will and progress the islanders have made since Hurricane IKE, their intent is to make this a wonderful place for all to visit and escape your hectic lives

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Rates & Availability

Palm Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
Jun 3 2017 - Aug 19 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,100
 
 
Fall 2017
Aug 20 2017 - Jan 2 2018
2 night minimum stay
$280
From
$420
Fri,Sat
$1,900
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$420
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Cleaning Fee $141 + Tax
Tax Rate 15.0%

Weekly rates:
Winter (January, February) $1400
Spring (Mar. April, May) $1900
Fall (Sept., Oct., Nov.) $1900
Summer (June, July, August) $3100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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