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Beach Front House, Beautiful Ocean Views, Huge Balcony, Tiki Bar, Sleep 10

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
3 - 4 nights


Galveston House Rental Photos and Description

4 bedroom, 3 bathroom Beach House

Salt Kettle LLC Policies - Summary - Salt Kettle is a non-smoking property.

Check In time 4.00 pm No Exceptions Check Out time 10.00 am

Reservation Process: Reserve Salt Kettle online; after a reservation is booked, the Guest will receive a Rental

Agreement via e-mail; Sign electronically and Return the Rental Agreement by email; Send your payment. The

payment is due along with your signed Rental Agreement; Receive a Deposit Confirmation.

A refundable security deposit of $500 is required in case of damage or missing items and lost keys. Security deposits

must be paid with the credit card used at the time of booking, and refunds will be made within 30 days of departure.

Cancellation Policy: If Guest wishes to cancel his/her reservation, the deposit will be refunded as follows:

*$100.00 Cancellation fee will be applied to all cancellations.

Two Months prior to date of arrival: full refund = 100% (Minus the $100 cancellation fee)

One month prior to date of arrival: refund= 50%. (Minus the $100 cancellation fee)

Cancellation made less than 30 days of date of arrival: refund = 0%. (There will be NO refund).

Travel Insurance, be sure to call your insurance agent to see if your cancellation is covered.

Changes: Once your reservation is confirmed (when the payment and signed Rental Contract, are received) any

cancellations or changes of dates, will invoke the cancellations policy.

Hurricane & Mandatory Evacuation Policy: Salt Kettle does not offer refunds in the event of a mandatory hurricane

evacuation nor will Salt Kettle LLC transfer the reservation to alternative dates in the case of an evacuation –

whether voluntary or mandatory. In the event of an ordered evacuation due to hurricanes or other storms you are

required by state law to evacuate the property. Guests who take out travel insurance, should refer to the trip

cancellation policy or contact their travel insurance agent for specific information and/or refund procedures. If you

leave due to “Storm Warnings” or “Voluntary Evacuation”, Salt Kettle LLC will not issue refunds. Salt Kettle

LLC will not issue refunds in part or in full for inclement weather.

We strongly recommend that Guests purchase travel insurance for stays occurring during hurricane season – June 1

through November 30.

Occupancy: The maximum number of Guests is 10.

Parties & Gatherings: Occasions such as parties, weddings, receptions, company gatherings or picnics are not allowed. We do not rent to prom groups, school or graduation groups, fraternities or sororities, or youth groups with or without adult supervision. We rent only to family groups and responsible adults older than 25 years

of age: Adults cannot rent Salt Kettle on behalf of underage guests. The person whose name is on the credit card used for the booking will receive the key on the day of arrival.

Any use of the property for purposes other than family vacations must be addressed when booking the reservation.

Dogs: Salt Kettle is a pet friendly home. Two small dogs are allowed. A $100 non re-fundable pet fee per dog will be added; Repair and/or cleaning fees will be charged if a pet damages or soils Salt Kettle and if fleas are discovered after the guest departs; all pets are to be treated with a topical flea and tick repellent three (3) days prior to arrival.

Linens: Salt Kettle is provided with appropriate amount of sheets and towels to fit every bed.

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 24, 2016


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(27 traveler reviews)

Beach Front House, Beautiful Ocean Views, Huge Balcony, Tiki Bar, Sleep 10
average rating of 4.703704 based on 27 reviews
San Francisco, TX

Great view, nice family friendly house.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed another relaxing and fun week at the Salt Kettle! The floor plan is perfect for families and the location can't be beat. The deck is our favorite hang out spot in the afternoon / evening; it is sheltered in colder weather and shady in warm weather. An amazing sunrise can be seen with a cup of coffee on the living room couch too. Love this place!

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Salt Kettle

  • 4 of 5

Loved the house especially the large balcony. Nice groomed partially fenced in yard for dog. Easy access to beach. Biggest problem were the giant "vampire" mosquitoes. Bug spray didn't keep them off husband. Tried repellent wrist bands. Didn't work. So couldn't enjoy lower deck tiki bar or play ping pong where mosquitoes were worse. Also ants in kitchen (coming in from window) took over entire bag of food items just before departing. Otherwise, very nice bedding. Very cool a/c!

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: All guests receive the following information in their agreement prior to arrival regarding INSECTS & WILDLIFE SALT KETTLE is cleaned after every rental and receives routine pest control treatments. An occasional roach or line of ants does not mean the property is infested or has been poorly maintained. Some tips: Keep your kitchen clean. Keep food sealed. All food should be stored either in the refrigerator or in sealed packages or containers. Bugs are attracted to food and water. Be sure to clean up all areas where food is prepared and served, clean up spills and crumbs from snack foods immediately and don’t leave dirty dishes lying around. Bring your bug repellant. Keep doors closed. Please understand you are on a barrier island, and you may occasionally have “uninvited guests”. No refunds or discounts due to bug sightings - sorry!!
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Great place for a getaway with grandkids.

  • 4 of 5

We loved the house. Very kid friendly. Never rented a beach house before but definitely would rent this one again. Great location, loved the porch & the view. Had just about everything you could possibly need.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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What a view

  • 4 of 5

Place is well maintained and comfortable. Great spot in the beach. Very clean. Our new goto spot for Galveston.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bright and fun beach house

  • 5 of 5

My family had a great time at the SALT KETTLE over the week of Thanksgiving. 4 adults and 3 kids sleep soundly and comfortably after full days at the beach. The deck is definitely the best part about this house; the view is lovely and you can feel like you are on the beach without the wind or sand. The kitchen is well-equipped (we cooked a full Thanksgiving dinner and had all we needed except the turkey pan, which we brought). Everything is clean and works. Having a little fenced in area for our dog was a super bonus!

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family Weekend at the Beach

  • 3 of 5

We had a very nice weekend at the Salt Kettle rental. The porch overlooking the beach with lots of seating was fabulous. It had just rained before we got there which made the pathway to the beach very muddy and full of mosquito's so I would recommend bringing bug spray. Because they don't allow cars on this section of the beach it wasn't very crowded, which was nice. The downstairs shower and bathroom were a nice amenity. The boys really liked the ping pong table! We had an issue on the second day with ants in the kitchen, they appeared to be coming up between the oven and the counter. The coffee machine isn't in the best shape, I would recommend a getting a new one. Lastly, for a $100 cleaning fee I was surprised that our check-out instructions said that we needed to make sure all dishes were unloaded from the dishwasher. Luckily we had time to wash and put them away before we left, but in other rentals I have been in they only ask that you start the dishwasher before leaving. Additionally, I would recommend a good spring cleaning to get rid of spiderwebs and dust under beds and in corners.

We had several questions before our rental date and the owner was very good about returning my emails and getting back to me promptly. Pictures and descriptions in listing are accurate.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We do request our guests to place all dirty dishes in the dishwasher and switch to help our cleaner to prepare for the next guests. We have a new Cuisinart coffee machine and a more simple filter type.
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Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Houston Hobby
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Sand Bar West End Sea Isle
Nearest Motorway
16 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
West End Restaurant Sea Isle
Nearest Beach
West Beach Sea Isle 50 feet from deck
Car: necessary

The town of Galveston with all its entertainment, shopping and restaurants is a 20 minute drive away. The neighborhood swimming pool, fishing pier, and restaurant are available to guests.There is a good supermarket five miles away.


Rates & Availability

Galveston House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Nov 21 2016 - Dec 31 2016
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Pet Fee $100
Cleaning $175 + Tax
Over 2 Guests / night $10 + Tax
Tax Rate 15.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Galveston House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 - Downstairs bathroom next to bar and shower
  • 3
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 4 bunk bed
    Beach Side Annex - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Ground floor Annex with A/C and adjacent bathroom and shower
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Bunk Beds (4), Queen size Sofa Bed in Annex (1). All bedrooms have blinds on the windows and patio doors. Both Beach front Bedrooms have new sliding patio doors. New King size bed mattress 2015. New Annex with new Sofa Bed 1015.
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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