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Beach Front Cabin Near Crystal Beach

45 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Half Baths1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
2 nights


Gilchrist Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Cabin, 1 Bedroom, 1.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

Beach Front Property with Open Concept Floorplan! Enjoy spending time with your family/friends like never before. Pamoramic view with no obstructions so you can enjoy the scenery from inside or outside on the beautiful deck. Outdoor speakers complete with MP3 player input to enjoy music on the deck while visiting with friends/family. Shower downstairs to rinse off when you come in from a fun day at the beach. We enjoy coming to the beach house and I hope your family enjoy's it as much as we do!

Keywords: One Bedroom, Open Concept, Sleeps 8-10 people, 3 queens and 1 King bed, washer and dryer, full kitchen, central air and heat, cable and internet access provided, built in 2011, approximately 250 ft to beach, trailer hook up rentals available directly across the street from this property at Reel Time RV. You can see more about the cabin on facebook at Hideout Bolivar

  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed

Jean Phillips
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 20, 2016

Why Jean Phillips chose Texas

My mother owned a home on this lot that was destroyed by hurricane IKE. She decided not to rebuild. She allowed me to take possesion of this property and build a home that we could all enjoy again. I am happy to share it with others so they can make great memories like my family has.

What makes this cabin unique

Beach front home that provides a beautiful view of the beach from almost any angle.


based on 45 traveler reviews

Beach Front Cabin Near Crystal Beach
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 45 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We had a great time!

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Crosby, TX

Beautiful and VERY relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed our stay at The Hideout! This was the closest we've stayed to the beach - it was so beautiful opening the windows and seeing nothing but waves. VERY relaxing and the house was nice and very comfortable for everyone! I would recommend this for any family or group of friends, who just want to get away from everyday life and stay somewhere "dreamy-beachy". :) Thanks to Jean also - she was so easy to communicate with, and returned the deposit very promptly. It was PERFECT in every way!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay so much. The cabin was wonderful with its open concept . It had lots of room for my little girl and her puppy to run around and play. The beach was also perfect for this. Very private. We could set back, relax and enjoy our vacation. I would definitely recommend the Hideaway for any type of vacation and our family will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet and clean

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay for our anniversary. The house was on a quiet part of the beach and we very much enjoyed our stay! We'll be back for a weekend getaway just us 2 and also back with our little boys.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing and Quiet

  • 5 of 5

Our family stay in the "HIDEOUT" was very relaxing, quiet and quite enjoyable. We had a great time walking the beach, beach combing for shark teeth (1) & sea glass, watching the grand kids (9 & 6) build sand castles, sitting on the deck watching and listening to the waves roll in & out, looking at the moon and stars every night, (just beautiful), & relaxing in the hammock. Shrimp season opened while we were there and we had front row seats to watching them go up and down, back and forth shrimping really close to the shore. It made for some beautiful pictures. The weather was hot & sunny, and windy all week, which made it bearable for a Texas summer in July at the beach. During the heat of the day we either played board games in the cool or relaxed on the deck in the hammock or loungers enjoying the breezes. We cooked on the BBQ pit downstairs most nights, and one night went to an old favorite - Stingaree - great food and friendly service as always. The kids and grand kids went to the new Putt-Putt Golf in Crystal Beach, though hot they enjoyed it and had a fun time. This is our 2nd time to stay in the "HIDEOUT" and have it on our Favorites list for a beach vacation home on the Peninsula. Jean the owner is the best! She is very prompt with responses of any kind. We highly recommend this home to anyone looking for a quiet and relaxing beachfront home. Also doesn't hurt that it is really close - approximately a mile - from ROLLOVER, for all you fishermen/ladies out there. We give Jean and the "HIDEOUT" 5 stars!!!

Thank you for everything Jean,

The Falk Family - July 12-17, 2016

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and out of the way of others. Hideout is the perfect name for this house.

  • 5 of 5

The Hideout is a great place to stay. Love the open floor plan, it helped keep the family all together. The veiw from the deck is gorgeous. Love the property and would definitely stay there again.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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"Great place to eat!"
Fun Spot Waterslide
Moody Gardens
Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark
Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier
Guideaux's Bayside Grille
Tiki Beach Bar and Grill
Fantasea BBQ & Grill
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Bolivar Ferry

Go Karts and Water Slides a few miles down the road or ride the ferry over to Galveston Island and visit Pleasure Pier, Moody Gardens, Schlitterbahn, Pleasure Pier or shop The Strand.


Rates & Availability

Gilchrist Cabin Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150
Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
Rental weeks are available two ways: Monday 3 pm to Sunday at 11 am or Friday 3 pm to Thursday at 11 am. Weekends are booked ONLY when they do not present a possible time loss. However, off season can be booked any time as long as it is a two-day rental, and as long as two weekends are not taken up by your stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Gilchrist Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Mobile Phone
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1.5+
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 10
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (3)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets considered ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming

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