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Gulf View Victorian with Private Pool

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + 2 Convertible beds, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

Are you the kind of person who just feels better when you can look at the water? The kind of person who feels calm just thinking about the soft waves slapping the sand, and the distant sound of seagulls?

Don’t just think about a great beach getaway—live it. And live it in the comfortable elegance of a fully restored Victorian in one of Galveston’s oldest neighborhoods.

The Gulf Lady in Galveston is located just 1 block from the beach—you can see the sparkling Gulf from the home’s upstairs porch. Just as lovely is the view of the spectacular Galvez Hotel, located just two blocks away. Walk to the hotel’s famous brunch, or schedule some alone time in their newly opened spa.

Despite its great location, there are lots of reasons to never leave the house. The Gulf Lady is a turn-of-the-century charmer with lots of period details. Pocket doors, hardwood floors, clawfoot tubs, and gorgeous stained glass are just some of the surprises you’ll find in this lovely home. The welcoming entranceway is painted in the same shade as the Galvez’s lobby area—a wonderful nod to the home’s close proximity.

But this house isn’t stuck in the past by any means. You’ll love the modern updates—including a chef’s kitchen, central air conditioning, free wifi, and flat-panel televisions. You’ll feel comfortable whether you’re relaxing in the family room, visiting on one of the home’s multiple porches, or lounging in front of the luxurious pool.

The house sleeps up to 10, with three bedrooms upstairs, a queen-sized flexsteel sofa bed in the living room (there is a full bathroom downstairs for any guests with mobility issues), and a comfortable daybed/trundle on the upstairs landing. In addition, we provide a pack-and-play for our younger guests.

We are pet- and smoke-free, to accommodate our guests with allergies.

Ready to visit? Call us today to reserve your next vacation.

Keywords: Victorian, Historical, Pool, Gulf View, Water View

More Details

Property Manager
Barron Lozano
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 22, 2017

About Barron Lozano

I manage the property for the owner, my mother. She is a retired Veterinarian and former US Merchant Marine radio operator. She loves living by the ocean and sharing her home with the many guests who have come to visit from around the world.

Our family has had many happy times in this home and we hope that you and your family and friends enjoy it as much as we have.

Barron Lozano purchased this house in 1998

Why Barron Lozano chose Galveston

My parents wanted to live near the ocean. They also were interested, from the start, in owning an older home with character and history. Our home is 110 years old and fully renovated. They added some new touches after purchasing the home and added the pool a few years later. It is a very homey place with lots of "old world" feel, all while offering the comforts of a modern home.

What makes this house unique

The high ceilings, original floors, and woodwork and touches (such as the stained glass windows) make the home a special place for us. There is plenty of room to spread out around the house. You will love the upstairs porch, where you can curl up with a book or just hang out and look out over the water.

The backyard is inviting, with the sparkling pool and the long porch. My family lives in Houston and we always enjoy getting away to our home in Galveston. Our children have many happy memories of their time with Mooma and Pawpa. We hope your family will as well.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We had a wonderful time in your house. It was very spacious. The pool was very nice and peaceful. We had a nice time in Galveston.
Aug 2012
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San Jacinto House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master - 1 queen , Upstairs porch access from this bedroom.
    Middle Bedroom - 1 queen
    Front Bedroom - 1 queen
    Convertible bed(s) - 2 twin/ single , Trundle Bed located on upstairs landing.
    Parlor - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Downstairs parlor has queen size sofabed, privacy.
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing


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Gulf View Victorian with Private Pool
average rating of 4.6875 based on 28 reviews

Close to beach/pleasure pier/ awesome private pool!

  • 5 of 5

The house was great! Clean and spacious, large enough for big group, had everything we needed in kitchen! Loved that you could walk to beach and pleasure pier! It's like a 5 minute walk. Having your own private pool is so great with kids and not having to share with other condo goers is a huge plus!! We will defiantly be returning here!!!

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay in our home! We take pride in making it as comfortable and 'homey' as possible! We look forward to welcoming you again to The Gulf Lady soon! Barron Lozano The Gulf Lady
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Austin, TX

The Gulf Lady is Lovely

  • 5 of 5

Everything was lovely. We loved out stay.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Houston, TX

A great way to enjoy Galveston

  • 5 of 5

The Gulf Lady was not only charming but had plenty of room for our family vacation. We had our 2 sons and their families... so a total of 6 adults and 3 children.. we never felt crowded and loved the layout of the house. The back porch and pool were our favorite spots and the kitchen had everthing we needed. Extra thanks to Barron for answering all our questions, checking in with us and making us feel welcome. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Susan, we are so glad you chose to stay with us for your family Spring Vacation! We are glad you enjoyed our home and appreciate the love and care you gave it during your stay. We hope to welcome you back again soon, hopefully when it is warmer and a bit dryer! Barron Lozano
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Austin, TX

Great Old House in Fantastic Location

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here for the first week of Mardi Gras 2017. Really enjoyed having a house this time around, gave kids a great deal of space to eat and play with the cousins, and was very close to the parade route. House is located within walking distance to many of the island highlights, Pleasure Pier, the beach, restaurants, and the parade route, etc... Great house for a weekend where you can park the car and not have to worry about driving anywhere. Owner is great and very responsive as well. Highly recommended.....

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay at The Gulf Lady. We hope to welcome you and your family back again soon!
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Gulf Lady House

  • 5 of 5

This was our 2nd year staying in the Gulf Lady House during the Lone Star Rally we absolutely love this house. This house has everything you could ask for it's like a home away from home it's located within walking distance of Please Pier and many many restaurants and shops and it has it's own private pool : ). I would recommend this home everyone looking to stay in Galveston.

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great home close to seawall!!!

  • 4 of 5

We had 3 families stay at this home August 2016. It was very spacious. A gorgeous Victorian home. Home is just like pictures advertised. Pool is a little small, but was just fine for our stay. Barron was great, I was able to call or text her with any questions we had. The 2nd floor balcony was great in the evenings slight ocean view and great breezes. We would definitely stay at this home again.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay at The Gulf Lady. We do hope we can welcome you to our home again soon!
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Rates & Availability

San Jacinto House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer Rates 1
May 31 2017 - Jun 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
4th of July 2017
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
Summer 2017 -2
Jul 6 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 6 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
Motorcycle Rally 2017
Nov 1 2017 - Nov 14 2017
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 21 2017 - Nov 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
Christmas 2017
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 2 2018
2 night minimum stay
Summer 2017-1
May 30 2018 - Jun 29 2018
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 15.0%

One of the Renters must be at least 25 years old. We will ask for a picture of the driver's license for verification.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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