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Beach Front Home! Open Concept Floor Plan To Enjoy With Family and Friends!

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 1,280 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 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 the home 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: Open Concept, Sleeps 8-10 people, 3 queens and 1 King bed, washer and dryer, fully stocked 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 The Hideout Bolivar Texas.

More Details

Owner
Jean Phillips
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 18, 2017

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 house unique

This home has a large partially covered porch so you can either lay in the sun and work on your tan or sit back in the shade and sip a glass of wine. Either way you have a beautiful view of the beach from all angles. The open concept floor plan allows you to spend your vacation enjoying your family and friends. When it is time to rest you can lay in the bed and still enjoy the beautiful ocean view.

Amenities

Bolivar Peninsula House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1280 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
  • Bed linens must be removed from beds and put in the laundry room upon check out.
  • Towels are NOT to be taken to beach. Please bring your own beach towels.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - Half Bath
    Bathroom 1 - Full Bath and Laundry Room
  • 1.5+
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 10
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2) in Open Area and Queen Size Bed in Private Bedroom.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming

Reviews

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Beach Front Home! Open Concept Floor Plan To Enjoy With Family and Friends!
average rating of 4.8 based on 60 reviews
Bryan tx
5

Exactly what we expected!

  • 5 of 5

We booked this beach house wanting to be on the beach. It is ON THE BEACH! We loved it! It’s nice and clean. The ocean veiw is second to none. We will be booking again next year. It’s was perfect!! Thanks for sharing you house with us!! Jason

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The best vacation we have ever had!

  • 5 of 5

We have been on may vacations (river, cruises, Disney etc). My kids said this was the best vacation ever. The house was wonderful and we loved the layout. The location is top notch and couldn't have been any better. You can sit on the porch and see the kids playing in the sand/ocean. During the week most of the time the only people on the beach for a mile each way. On Friday and Saturday it picked up but not at all crowed, we saw 5 other families within miles. Lots of room to between and you don't feel crowded. The beach is beautiful and sea shells and sea glass glore! The house set up was great and we LOVED the downstairs shower to rinse off after the beach. There was a lovely local Christian owned restaurant that has yummy reasonably priced foods. Also the little grocery store carries evething you need and the prices were good too.

Jean was amazing with communication and very accommodating. The power went out after a storm that effected the whole island for 7 hours and she responded with the power company contact info and was very helpful. Overall 5 star for sure! We will be returning. Thank you for sharing your beautiful house with us.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

SUMMER 2017

  • 5 of 5

My family and I loved the location and condition of the Hideout. It was very clean and had everything we needed. We absolutely loved the views of the ocean!! We will definitely visit again :)

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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McKinney
4

Steps from the beach- couldn't be any closer

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at this property. It's right on the beach, with only a residential street between the beach and the house. The large front deck was a great place to enjoy the sound of the ocean, watch the sunrise, and watch our teens while they enjoyed the beach. There were two loungers, two folding camping chairs, and a plastic beach chair. There was also a round wooden table and a storage bench (which had several boogie boards in it, which was nice).

Downstairs, there is a picnic table, a small charcoal grill, a water hose, and an outdoor shower (a must have!). There was plenty of space to hang out. There was only one close neighbor next door, so it felt very secluded and quiet.

The water was a bit treacherous. There is some type of wood or trees that can't always be seen. Several members of our party had minor injuries from the wood when they were slammed into it from the waves. That part wasn't so fun. Not the fault of the owner, of course, but you need to be aware of it so you can try to spot where they are in low tide and avoid them. We tried, but we failed and still had injuries.

The kitchen had plenty of storage and was fairly well stocked. The Wifi is weak, and we were not able to watch Netflix except late at night when fewer people were probably online (think it's DSL). So, that was an issue for us. The washing machine had a mildew smell, but clothes came out smelling fine. It probably needs a vinegar rinse, though. The dryer is a workhorse, though, and dries clothing and towels well.

The two main negatives for us were that the one bedroom had a door meant to be used on an exterior, so if we kept in closed at night (which we wanted to, with noisy teen girls in the other part of the house), the room got very hot and we had trouble sleeping. There wasn't enough air flow with the door closed at night. The second issue was the lack of comfortable seating. There is a couch and loveseat, which the teens took over. Other than that, it's two hard kitchen chairs, 2 director's chairs, and 3 director's chair style barstools- they did not feel sturdy enough for adults. I missed having a real table to eat at, or at least more (and stronger) seating at the large island and more comfortable seating, like armchairs.

One safety issue: the charcoal grill is falling apart. It was precariously standing, and we were afraid it would tip over any second. That probably needs to be repaired or replaced.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great location, quiet spot on the beach

  • 5 of 5

The house itself is very nice and open...my kids loved the open concept. Large kitchen island to prepare food, eat, play games, etc. The beds were very comfortable and the AC cranks away to keep the place nice and cool. The downstairs outdoor shower is a very nice benefit as to. It drag in all the days beach grime also. Speaking of the beach, it is literally 50 foot away and another 50 foot of nice beach sand. One thing to look out for in the water however are some sort of old wood piling coming out of the beach in the water. These can be seen most of the time, but some also disappear during high tide....so just keep an eye out for those and remember where to enter the water. Also, bring everything you need because there isn't much around other than bait shops that sell ice...closet gas station/conv. Store are 5 miles away. Overall I was very pleased with the rental and will be scheduling another trip here soon.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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5

Cozy & nice

  • 5 of 5

As a single family we were very comfortable w/ the open floor plan. The place is clean & well maintained. The high bar top & plentiful cooking ware were accommodating. While Tropical Storm Cindy churned up a lot of debris (shells) on the beach - you can walk the very short distance, barefoot, comfortably. We've stayed in Crystal Beach & this area offered move privacy (less density). And Crystal Beach (Dannay's & grocery) is only 8 min away; the ferry is an 18 min drive. We stayed in Matagorda last & enjoy the small town setting. But this affords the best of both worlds w/ it's proximity to Galveston.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Stingaree Restaurant & Bar
"Great place to eat!"
Fun Spot Waterslide
Moody Gardens
Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark
Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier
Guideaux's Bayside Grille -- CLOSED
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.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $150 + Tax
Cleaning Fee $130
Refundable damage deposit $150
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

  • 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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