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Right on the Beach--Incomparable view of the Gulf from the large beachfront deck

28 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Minimum Stay
2 nights


Terramar Beach House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedroom plus 4th loft bedroom, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 12

Enjoy breathtaking views of the Gulf in this newly remodeled beachfront home located on the west end of the island in Bay Harbor. This lovely home features hardwood floors, cable television, washer/dryer, microwave, Smart BluRay DVD player, wireless high speed Internet, master bedroom with private entrance onto deck, partially covered and uncovered wrap around decks, barbeque grill and outside shower. No moving vehicles are allowed on the beach in front of the house.

The town of Galveston features shopping in the historic Strand district, home tours of the 1892 Bishop's Palace, Willis Moody Mansion or 1859 Ashton Villa, live theater performances at the 1894 Grand Opera House, visits to the Texas Seaport Museum with tours of the sailing vessel, Elissa, exciting thrills at historic Pleasure Pier, Schlitterbahn Water park and discoveries at Moody Gardens. Visit the Lone Star Flight Museum, the Galveston Railroad Museum or Pelican Island, Enjoy exceptional food prepared fresh in local restaurants including Gaido's Seafood, Fisherman's Wharf, Landry's Seafood, Mario's Seawall Italian or Willie G's Seafood and Steakhouse

We do not rent to prom groups, students or spring breakers. Responsible party on the Rental Agreement must be at least 25 years of age.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Carolyn Schiller
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
September 30, 2016
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based on 28 traveler reviews

Right on the Beach--Incomparable view of the Gulf from the large beachfront deck
average rating of 4.607143 based on 28 reviews

Wonderful place. Perfect Location.

  • 5 of 5

We brought our mom down to Galveston to celebrate her 70th birthday. Our whole family loved the house and the location. The interior is tastefully designed and very homey. The back deck features an unimpeded view of the ocean. The quiet beach is just steps away. And it's only a 15-20 minute drive into downtown Galveston if you want to enjoy the town. I highly recommend this house to anyone looking for a fun, peaceful time at the beach!

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: A good review is our goal with each guest. We try our hardest to make your stay the best it can be. We're glad we could be a part of your mom's 70th celebration.
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  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful house to stay in with a family. Located right on the beach the kids had fun everyday hunting for shells and looking for crabs at night. View is outstanding. House had everything we needed including good wifi. I caught several fish in the surf right in front of the house that made for some good dinners! Highly recommend dinner at the West End Marina which is just down the road a short way.

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for that wonderful review. Nothing makes us happier than to hear from a guest that they had a wonderful time , and that the house met all their expectations. There are many vacation rentals on the market, and we are glad you chose ours.
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Kansas City

Excellent Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at this beach house! It was the perfect place to go with our young children because it is located right on the beach! The house was plenty big and the decks were wonderful! Overall, it was a GREAT vacation for all! The owner was easy to work with and dealt with an AC issue within hours of being notified. I highly recommend this rental for others and I hope to be back again sometime. Enjoy!!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Our worst nightmare is for any of our guests to have problems with anything in the house while they are there. We installed a new A/C in spring of 2015 hoping to avoid these inconveniences. You were so patient and understanding. I wish all my guests were as wonderful as you.
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Fort Worth, Texas


  • 5 of 5

This would be our 3rd year in a row staying at this wonderful beach house. The house is exactly how it looks and seems. When we arrive, the house is always clean and so welcoming. Carolyn is so easy to work with and will help out in any way she can. I can say we are planning our trip for next September already. I promise you, once you stay, you will never have to look any further.....Why may ask.......because you just found your PERFECT GETAWAY....

Thank you Carolyn for all the amazing memories you have let my family and I make at your beautiful home.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Our returning guests are our favorite guests. There is nothing that pleases us more than to have a guest enjoy their stay so much that they return again. Many times the memories that you make during the time you spend at the house will last a lifetime. Thanks for being one of our favorite guests.
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Fort Worth, Texas


  • 5 of 5

Well, this would be our 3rd time staying at this wonderful beach house.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent family vacation choice

  • 5 of 5

I was looking for a place on the beach that I could enjoy with my wife and young kids. This was perfect for us. The home was comfortable with enough beds for my large family (8 in all) plus three grandparents. The location was close enough to Galveston that we could go out to eat or shop easily, but far enough away that there were no crowds on the beach. In fact, there was rarely anyone else near us on the beach! The sand was different than what we were used to in Florida, but it was clean (no seaweed for us) and was perfect for building sandcastles. The kids loved splashing in the waves and playing with hermit crabs. We cooked in the house most of the time and spent many hours lounging on the deck and on the beach.

The owners and property manager were excellent to deal with--very friendly and easy to communicate with. I would highly recommend this property!

Steve from Kansas

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Steve, Thank you for your kind words. The goal and first priority of the owners and manager is for our guests to have a fantastic, fun and worry free vacation. It sounds like that goal has been met in your stay at the house. Nothing makes us happier than to hear a good report from our guests.
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West end of Galveston in Bay Harbor


Rates & Availability

Terramar Beach House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Aug 26 2016 - Nov 27 2016
2 night minimum stay
Nov 28 2016 - Feb 23 2017
2 night minimum stay
Feb 24 2017 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 15.0%

Rate includes cleaning and linens but not tax. Tax Rate is 15%
Security/Damage Deposit $300
Labor Day weekend and Thanksgiving and Christmas--3 night minimum

One half the rental amount (including tax) is due at the time of the reservation with the balance of the rental due 30 days before check in. The $300 security/damage deposit is due with the final rental payment.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Terramar Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1516 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Outside shower on lower level to rinse off before entering house
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 4 twin/ single , Bunk Beds
    Bedroom 4 - 4 twin/ single
  • Master Bedroom has vaulted ceiling and entrance onto deck. Loft has 4 twin beds Third downstairs bedroom has 2 sets of bunks
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Wood Deck
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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