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AMAZING FEB SPECIALS!!! LITERALLY ON THE BEACH! DOG FRIENDLY! WiFi!/NETFLIX

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Sweeping Ocean Views. Floor to ceiling double sliding glass doors.

Absolute Beachfront is Literally On The Beach!

The second you go down the stairs you are on sand.

You can wake up to a floor to ceiling view of the ocean and gaze on the exclusive beach - it will almost feel like your own. New granite counter tops and adjoined by glass back splash with soothing tones. Dolphin sightings are common and once in a while people riding Arabian horses. Plenty of beach for you to throw the ball if you should have a dog. The house is only 7 minutes from stores, shops, grocery, restaurants and only 10 minutes from famous Pleasure Pier. You can rent kayaks, bicycles etc, but in your private storage room there are numerous Adirondack chairs for underneath while barbecuing (gas), chairs to bring on to the beach, boogie boards and tons of beach toys, fishing rods and kites.

Everything you need is there! Pots, pans, utensils, blender, toaster, dishes, knives, cutting boards, chip/dip set, wine glasses, water glasses etc.

We have a total of three flat screen TV's. A 42 in. in living with a sound bar with bluetooth to connect your phones. Everything is connected through the X1 Xfinity system with voice remote. Netflix and a Bluray player are available in the living room.

There is a private cabana shower (both hot and cold water) and fireplace for romantic nights. Galveston has beautiful museums, ghost tours, boat and fishing excursions, horseback riding (which you can do on the beach off season) dolphin sighting tours and numerous parades, both themed for adults and children alike.

You have your personal driveway and can easily hold more than one car - up to four. The house is at the end of a cul-de-sac and has absolutely no house to your left - all you see is ocean.

Just minutes away you can rent kayaks, bicycles, paddle boards, jet skis etc.

NOTE: If you should want to bring your furry friend's, that's great! there will be a non-refundable fee per pet of $100 each.I am super dog friendly - there is a doggie door and the balcony is enclosed so your baby's can look at anyone walking by. I'm sorry, we cannot accept cats.

NEW! We now have Google Chromecast allowing you to stream Netflix, YouTube, Pandora, HBO Go, and directly from your phone or tablet to the TV! Also free Netflix attached to the X1 cable box. Just press the blue microphone on the remote and say "Netflix" and you will have access to all the great programming.

Please note:

Rates are subject to additional charges including tax, cleaning, linens / insurance.

doggies are welcomed - we just need to know so we can make accommodations for them!!!!

Also: We are More than happy to accommodate service dogs!

If you would like the fee waived, just send the necessary certified paperwork and we will happily waive the fee!

I am the owner - please feel free to call me for any reason!

Susan

409-795-8488

More Details

Amenities

Spanish Grant House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Town ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , outdoor shower , cabanna (hot and cold water) shower and private storage
  • The bathroom has an in house washer and dryer for your convenience. There are numerous personal shelves for everyones personal belongings as well as wall shelves for toiletries and additionally a three tier shelf.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Living room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 3 - 2 queen , 2 twin/ single , 2 sleep sofa /futon , Sleeps 8
  • There are three rooms with queen bed and one bunk and a brand new fold out queen sofa - Both queens have 32 inch flat screens. The master has a beautiful view of the water. The second is equally beautiful. The third has a brand new bunk bed. In addition, the main couch is a queen and folds out into a bed so two more people can sleep comfortably.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water tubing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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AMAZING FEB SPECIALS!!! LITERALLY ON THE BEACH! DOG FRIENDLY! WiFi!/NETFLIX
average rating of 4.709677 based on 63 reviews
Tulsa OK
5

Incredible

  • 5 of 5

This house at the end of the street provided a week of an almost private ocean setting with a deck and bedroom windows that allowed the sounds of the waves and reds & yellows of sunrises in. The weather in November could not have been better! The deck was a favorite of my Mom's dog and of us. Could think of nothing we might 'need' that Susan had not already provided. The outside of the house is a sweet and bright yellow that reflects the hospitality of its owner. Galveston has many antique and unique shops along with good seafood restaurants. This house is close enough to those options without being in anywhere near the midst of the bustle & touristy crowds. The house is set with a multi-windowed dining area and sitting areas in the living area with long expanse of Gulf view. I will book this again. A perfect retreat.

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You have no idea what a wonderful present it was to wake up Christmas morning and read your review. I'm thrilled when you are happy and it is so nice to know that comes across. I look forward to seeing you again Thank you!!!!
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4

Great Location

  • 4 of 5

Had a wonderful break over Christmas here with our 2 adult children. Walked the beach with our dogs and relaxed. Beach at this time of the year was very quiet and it probably helps that the house is a few miles outside of town. Would definitely visit again. Thanks Sue!

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing view! Relaxing getaway for families and dogs.

  • 5 of 5

We spent the New Years weekend at Absolute Beachhouse, and enjoyed every minute. You can’t beat the views. Perfect set up for families and dogs, even in the winter. It was cold, but we beachcombed and read and watched Netflix. We drove the short drive into town each night for a nice dinner.

The house had everything we needed, it’s comfortable and casual. The deck has a gate you can close to keep kids and dogs contained, beds were comfortable (kids loved the bunk bed) and the heated fireplace was so nice in the winter. Kitchen is well stocked and there’s even a stackable washer and dryer. I’m looking forward to booking again in warmer weather.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Stunning views, comfortable and close to town

  • 4 of 5

Our family had a wonderful week at the beach in this cute, comfortable house! The kids lived the boogie boards by day and Netflix by night. The parents loved the *literally on the beach deck and easy access to town. Spanish Grant is close-in, but still has a quiet well-maintained section of beach for play and swim.

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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lafayette , la
4

nice place great location!

  • 4 of 5

located right on the beach, it was neat and clean, everything we needed.

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cozy and clean

  • 5 of 5

It was a nice cozy beach house. The view was wonderful and our hist was very accommodating. We enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was great having you. I hope you come back for another stay. Thank you.
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Property Manager

Susan Burke 409-795-8488
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 24, 2018

About Susan Burke 409-795-8488

I am the property owner and unlike most property management companies, I truly care about your experience.

I visit the property regularly to make sure that all the little details and addressed and make the welcome bags myself.

Iron & Board ...

Crawf

Linens Provided ...

Living Room ...

Parking ...

Towels Provided ...

Washing Machine ...

Kitchen:

Coffee Maker ...

Dishes & Utensils

Dishwasher

Kitchen ...

Microwave

Oven

Refrigerator

Stove

Toaster

Dining:

Dining Area

seating for 4 people

Bathrooms:

2 Bathrooms

Master Suite Bathroom - toilet , shower , ADA Doors, Walk-in Tile Shower with Bench Seat

Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Full Bathroom next to second bedroom, rustic vanity

Bedrooms:

2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

Master Suite - 1 king , Master Suite, King Bed, LCD TV, Adjoining Bathroom,ADA Doors

Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Queen Bed, Privacy Curtain Separates Living Room Area

Entertainment:

Books

DVD Player

Games

Satellite / Cable

Stereo

Television ...

Outside:

Balcony ...

Outdoor Grill ...

Tennis ...

Suitability:

Long-term Renters Welcome

wheelchair accessible ...

Pool / Spa:

Communal Pool ...

Onsite Services:

Concierge

Attractions:

botanical garden

churches

cinemas

festivals

health/beauty spa

library

live theater

marina

museums

playground

recreation center

restaurants

theme parks

water parks

zoo

Leisure Activities:

antiquing

beachcombing

bird watching

boating

horseback riding

miniature golf

outlet shopping

paddle boating

photography

scenic drives

shelling

shopping

sight seeing

walking

wildlife viewing

Local Services & Businesses:

ATM/bank

fitness center

groceries

hospital

laundromat

massage therapist

medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities:

cycling

deepsea fishing

fishing

fly fishing

freshwater fishing

golf

jet skiing

kayaking

paragliding

parasailing

pier fishing

rafting

sailing

scuba diving or snorkeling

skiing

snorkeling

snorkeling/diving

sound/bay fishing

Why Susan Burke 409-795-8488 chose Spanish Grant

This is one of the most affordable properties that is oceanfront.

There is no obstruction so you see right out into the waves. The house has been extensively refurbished and it is extremely private. You can frequently see dolphins from the house and occasionally Arabian horses. It is only 10 minutes away from Pleasure Pier and 7 minutes away from restaurants and outdoor activities, but in 7 minutes you are back at home with peace and quiet.

NOTE: During peak season (starts May 28th) the house books Monday to Monday and has a full week rental policy.

What makes this house unique

You can watch the sunset in the swing below, or enjoy just sitting with a floor to ceiling view of the ocean on the couch. Two huge sliding glass doors open so you can have the ocean air or you can put on the fireplace which is really romantic. In the morning you literally prop up and see ocean waves.

This cabana shower is hot and cold so you can talk a private shower as the sun comes up, sunset, or under the stars.

Horses on the beach and dolphins are not uncommon to see,

There are very few people on the beach so it is private and quiet.

You have your own storage unit filled with barbeques (both gas and charcoal) lots of toys for little one and lots of extra chairs, floats, boogie boards etc for fun in and out of the water.

Another plus!

I am the owner, not a property management company, so I take your experience personally and will go above and beyond to making sure you beyond happy. I am local so anything you should need I am here for you!

We are sorry but we do not accept American Express

Guestbook comments from the manager

I have been going to Galveston for years - how did I not know about this place?



My kids went crazy because I dodn't have to get myself together to get everything inot the car and drive - I could just sleep in and they would just run down the stairs and off they go; I didn't have to worry about them at all. Plus I liked that I could make breakfast for everyone and could see the entire ocean. (-:
Mar 2013
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Nearest Barpub
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Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Mini Golf is 2 minutes away
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
I 45
Nearest Restaurant
2.5 Miles
Jimmy's/Sky Bar/Launrys/Rainforest Cafe/Sky Bar/
Nearest Beach
1 Metres
Spanish Grant
Car: recommended

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There is a book that shows all you can do so you know exactly how you want to plan your perfect vacation!

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Pet Fee $100
Damage Insurance $59

Please note: rates are subject to additional charges per rental including: taxes, cleaning, linens and insurance.

Special Holidays are Thanksgiving, Christmas / New Years 3 day min.

After May 28 2018, Monday to Monday rentals only!

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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