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Awesome Beachfront with Gulf View, Top Floor, 4 Bdrm/2

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,650 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

Awesome Beachfront Penthouse, 4 Bedroom, Sleeps 2-14

Port Aransas registration number 248284

We have just completed creating an open floor plan and remodeling the kitchen, dining and living room.

A new passenger elevator was installed in 2016.

Our beachfront penthouse (Top Floor/3rd Floor) has a totally unobstructed gulf of Mexico view from a gulf facing wall of glass doors, panels and windows that span the living room , dining area and master bedroom. Our beachfront penthouse condo is in Island Retreat II which is Marker 11 on the beach. The address for the entrance to Island Retreat is 700 Island Retreat Road, Port Aransas, TX 78373. The entrance is not beachfront but our condo is beachfront. I can be reached on 612.229.7999 if you have questions.

Our beachfront penthouse includes a large living area with sofas and a large screen TV, spacious dining and bar area, plus 4 separate bedrooms and 2 full baths provide plenty of room for playing games and relaxing. There are 5 Televisions. A door between the living area and bedrooms ensures that night owls and early risers do not disturb each other. We have a washer and dryer in our condo.

The living room looks directly out on the gulf of Mexico and has a sliding door to the oceanfront balcony. The living room has a sectional sofa with a queen sleeper and a large screen TV with DVD player.

The dining room looks directly out on the gulf of Mexico and has a sliding door to the oceanfront balcony. There is a beautiful dining room table with additional seating for four people at the counter top bar. The dining room has a cabinet queen sleeper with a very comfy memory foam mattress.

The master bedroom with ocean front views has a king bed, TV and an ensuite bath with a shower/tub combo.

'Going to The Beach' bedroom has a king bed and TV.

'Flamingo Fun' bedroom has a king bed, a set of bunk beds and a TV.

The 'Tropical Flowers" bedroom has a full over full bunk bed with a twin trundle and a TV.

At the end of the hallway, next to 'Flamingo Fun' bedroom, the bathroom has a shower/tub combo.

We do have a passenger elevator that is shared with the other penthouse condo.

Please note that while the listing frequently states "one night minimum" there are times throughout the year when we have more than a "one night minimum" even though it may say "one night minimum".

More Details

Jane Livingston - Owner
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 21, 2017

About Jane Livingston - Owner

I consider myself to be very blessed and fortunate to live in a country where we can enjoy our freedoms. I am a lucky mom to a wonderful teenage son. I find the world and people fascinating and relish the time I can spend traveling and exploring.. I love to travel, experience the world and spend time outdoors.

Jane Livingston - Owner purchased this condo in 2013

Why Jane Livingston - Owner chose Texas Gulf Coast

When I first visited Port Aransas I knew that I wanted to live there someday. Island Retreat has great ocean views and the property has plenty of room with all kinds of amenities. 2 Pools, Grills, Playground, Volleyball, Basketball, Tennis

Courts and Shuffleboard.

What makes this condo unique

Being on the 3rd floor which is the top floor provides for great views. Our Penthouse has 4 bedrooms!!. We are an easy walk over the dunes on the boardwalk to the flat part of the beach. It is so relaxing to sit on the large balcony for hours watching the waves, reading a book our spending time with friends and family.


Port Aransas Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1650 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Master Ensuite Bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , At end of Hall next to Flamingo Fun bedroom
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Master - 1 king , Oceanfront and view, Ensuite bathroom and TV
    Going to the Beach - 1 king , TV
    Flamingo Fun - 1 king , 1 bunk bed , TV
    Tropical Flowers - 2 double , 1 twin/ single , Double over Double Bunk Bed with Twin Trundle
  • The Master Bedroom with great ocean front views has a King Bed, TV and an ensuite bath with a shower/tub combo. 'Going to the Beach' Bedroom has a King Bed and TV. 'Flamingo Fun' Bedroom has a King Bed, a set of Bunk Beds and a TV. 'Tropical Flowers' has a full over full bunk bed with a twin trundle, and a TV. At the end of the hallway, next to 'Flamingo Fun' bedroom, the bathroom has a shower/tub combo.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Awesome Beachfront with Gulf View, Top Floor, 4 Bdrm/2
average rating of 4.827586 based on 58 reviews

Great Stay. Would definitely stay here again.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time. Having been to this beach front building twice, staying in different condos, I still believe this is the best location in Port Aransas if you want ocean front access. Literally 3 min from door to water.

The condo was great. Well maintained and clean. Great view from balcony. Jane, the owner, was very helpful and communicative as well.

We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fairview, TX

Beautiful view

  • 5 of 5

The condo was perfect. The location, view and the size of the condo was great. Easy access to the beach and pool. It worked perfect for our family.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Huge condo, very comfortable

  • 5 of 5

The condo was great. The elevator was a huge plus because we travelled with my mom that is 73 years of age and twin 3 year old boys. Jane texted us before we arrived to let us know that check in would be a bit later due to inclement weather. That was good to know. I will definitely book again if available.


  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Garden City Kansas

Perfect for large family get away

  • 5 of 5

This condo was perfect for our large family get together. 6 adults and 4 kids fit very comfortably. Lots of room so you didn't feel crammed. The bunk beds were a hit with the kids. We had everything we needed. The beach walkway is a little walk away but not too bad. We had a great week!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great View

  • 5 of 5

The condo was very nice. There were 6 adults and 5 children staying there. There was plenty of room for all of us. TV's in all 4 bedrooms and the living room. Short walk or drive to the beach. Great ocean view from the condo.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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San Antonio, Texas

Great vacation, excellent condo!

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I had our first annual group vacation at this condo last weekend. There were 7 adults, 2 one-year-olds, a two year old, and a four year old. We had plenty of space, towels, dishes, etc.

We used the pool & the playground on the property and both were very nice. The kids enjoyed them. The walk to the beach from the condo is very short and that was important to us when choosing a place to stay.

There was an issue with a toilet on the first day and I contacted Jane and she had maintenance come out within an hour and they resolved the issue right away. I was very satisfied with her response time & the maintenance team.

Overall, it was a great trip and we would definitely go back to this condo! Thanks Jane!

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and had a great time. We hope you have a wonderful summer. Thank you, Jane
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Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Coast Club
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Port Aransas/Aransas Pass
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Newport Dunes
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Port Aransas
Car: recommended

Washer & Dryer in our condo, Board Games, Books, Complex has playground, tennis courts, volleyball court, shuffle board and basketball court. No Pets.

New passenger elevator will be installed by January 2016. For use by adult guests only.

All guests must be 28 years or older unless accompanied by parents.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Damage Deposit $400

Rates are subject to change. 3% fee for paying by credit/debit card; $130 Departure/cleaning fee; 13% Tax; Must be accompanied by parents unless 28 or older; Cancellation Fees Apply

** Holiday & Sandfest Rates may be higher

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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