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Carol or Clay Witherspoon

Member since: 2013
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Speaks: english

Ocean View, Overlooking Pool, Across from Beach, Perfect Galveston Location

28 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Overview

Texas Gulf Coast Condo Rental Photos and Description

1 BR, 1 bath, sleeps 6, Ocean View, Restaurant on Site, on Seawall

We have named our beautiful condo Shell Beach, because of its decor and its view. In this condo, you will know that you are on vacation in Galveston. Sleeps 6. Master BR w/queen bed, queen sleeper sofa & alcove with bunk beds. Fully furnished & equipped, just bring your suitcase and swim suit. Totally upgraded through out. Balcony overlooking waterfall lagoon pool & direct view of the gulf waters. Two pools, 1 adult & 1 kids with mushroom water feature. Garden hot tubs, lighted tennis court, fitness center, barbecue/picnic areas & pavilion, fish cleaning station & laundry rooms.

You also find your morning coffee, decaf coffee & tea along with beach/pool towels

WEATHER CAN BE PREDICABLE. WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND THAT GUESTS PURCHASE VACATION INSURANCE.

IF THIS CONDO SHOULD BE BOOK OR YOU ARE SEEKING AN EVEN BETTER VIEW, PLEASE SEE OUR OTHER CONDO 'CORAL REEF' IN THE SAME LOCATION. LISTING #3656414

Winter Texans/Extended Stay Rates Available. Please ask for a Quote.

Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Carol or Clay Witherspoon (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Carol or Clay Witherspoon

We are a retired couple married for 48 years living near Galveston. We are both originally from Houston, TX, but Clay's job has taken us to St. Louis, Alabama, California & Florida. We purchased this lovely Condo this year as a means to supplement our retirement and stay busy when we are not fishing. We have always enjoyed entertaining and our Condo is an extension of that joy. Clay is retired as a Regional Sales Mgr., 50 years in the same industry & occasionally does Consulting. I'm a retired HR/Staffing Manager.

Carol or Clay Witherspoon purchased this condo in 2013

Why Carol or Clay Witherspoon chose Texas Gulf Coast

Our property's amenities are as we would want them to be if we were staying there. Which at times we do, it is our little mini vacation even though we live so close.

We choose Galveston of course because we live so near and knew we would be able to maintain our property our selves and because of all the wonderful activities to do just as a couple or with the family.

What makes this condo unique

We fell in love with this Condo mainly because of the view. We believe that if you travel to a destination you should see that destination from your lodging. (Ocean view, Mountains, etc.) The fact that it had recently been updated with tile floors, new bathroom fixtures and granite counter tops Sealed the Deal.

Reviews

4.9
based on 28 traveler reviews

Ocean View, Overlooking Pool, Across from Beach, Perfect Galveston Location
average rating of 4.928571 based on 28 reviews
5

Wonderful Condo

  • 5 of 5

We love to rent this condo when we take our granddaughters to Galveston. They love the bunk beds with the curtains so they can have their own "private" place. The condo is beautifully decorated and very clean. An appreciated bonus is the beach towels that are provided. We have rented this condo three summers in a row.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great value

  • 4 of 5

Unit is small but feels a whole lot bigger due to layout and thoughtful choice of furniture and design. I would personally not enjoy stretching it to 6 people but we will likely return with our 2 kids.

We normally rent homes vs hotel since we like to cook but this was a quick getaway weekend so we skipped the cooking but were both very impressed about how well stocked the kitchen was given the size.

Great location and amenities. Walking distance to several stores and restaurants. 61st street pier being right across the street is also a big plus.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Well relaxing

  • 4 of 5

Has a vacation weekend with friends since I was there for the weekend for work. It is a well stocked rental for a small condo. The only thing I would like to see is a good dusting and a mopping of the place. But it wasn't that difficulty since it was meant to have the patio door open all the time. I would recommend this condo to others.

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review. Besides telling other Guests about our condo, we find out where we may have not done our best. This is the first time in three years a guest has mentioned a negative in our cleaning. Usually those comments are 5 star, which we strive for. We try to check our condos before guest arrive. This review will go to our cleaning crew. This wil not happen again. Discount upon your return. Carol Ann
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5

Great for Small Families

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay! We had the greatest spring break vacation at the Victorian. Everything listed was extremely accurate. The property was so clean, very well maintained. It had everything there you could have asked for. It even had beach towels for us to use! The beds were so comfortable, the ceiling fan in the bedroom was glorious. Our FAVORITE was the keycode on the door, the kids could use it, we didn't have to remember any cards or keys or forget them or lose them, the code was in our brain and we were good to go!

We traveled all the way from Kansas with our 7 and 3 year old and they loved sleeping in the bunk beds. The condo had just enough space for us and Carol Ann was just a phone call away if we needed anything. The beach was right across the street. Many restaurants were merely a walk down the street. We preferred to take a nice drive down for a more quiet part of the beach, but hey, to each their own! Downtown was adorable, we went to La King's Candy and the kids had such a great time. We found the neatest little deli/bakery called Shykatz that when we go back we will frequent more than once it was so good.

Thank you so much for the hospitality and we cannot wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It makes us feel so good when a Guest takes the time to give us such a nice review. Thank you so much. We love returning Guests and they are given discounts on rates and do not have to pay the Property Deposit. We try so hard to insure our Guests they will have a clean and well maintained condo to stay in. Carol Ann and Clayton
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Great place for young families

  • 5 of 5

The condo was cozy, but perfect for families with young children. It was very clean and updated and had everything we needed. The pool area was maintained and clean.We would stay again!

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
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Very Happy

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely amazing. The owner, Carol, is the friendliest and best to rent from. The condo was very clean as the pictures show, and the balcony was awesome. WILL DEFINITELY RENT AGAIN. Very quiet facility perfect for a relaxing, fishing weekend. Skip the hotels and stay here.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
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Map

Galveston-Port Bolivar Ferry
"Galveston Ferry to Bolivar Peninsula. You can drive your car onto the Ferry or walk on, eit..."
Nearest Ferry
4 Miles

Galveston, Texas has something for anyone at any age. Perfect for that Romantic getaway or for a family with children. Our Granddaughter loves La King's old fashioned homemade candy, ice cream & soda fountain. Shop the historic Strand, take a Horse & Carriage Ride, Fish, Swim, Harbor Boat Tour, Moody Gardens, Galveston Ferry, Sea Wolf Park, NASA Space Center, spend a day at Schlitterbahn Water Park, visit the Kemah Boardwalk, tour the historic Galveston mansions and visit the new Pleasure Pier with it's roller coasters, log ride, gigantic Ferris Wheel and Bubba Gump's restaurant.

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Rates & Availability

Galveston Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2016
Jul 6 2016 - Sep 1 2016
2 night minimum stay
$140
From
$165
Fri,Sat
 
 
Labor Day 2016
Sep 2 2016 - Sep 5 2016
3 night minimum stay
$165
From
$165
Fri,Sat
 
 
Fall 2016
Sep 6 2016 - Nov 3 2016
2 night minimum stay
$115
From
$130
Fri,Sat
 
 
Lone Star Rally 2016
Nov 4 2016 - Nov 6 2016
2 night minimum stay
$175
From
$175
Fri,Sat
 
 
Winter 2016
Nov 7 2016 - Dec 29 2016
2 night minimum stay
$115
From
$130
Fri,Sat
 
 
New Year 2016
Dec 30 2016 - Dec 2 2017
2 night minimum stay
$165
From
$165
Fri,Sat
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$140
From
$159
Fri,Sat
 

Additional information about rental rates

Flat Rate Cleaning Fee $70 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $150
Tax Rate 15.0%

The Victorian Charges a $30 per Stay Facilities Fee, $55 for each 30 day.
60 day Cancellation Full Refund $150 Cancellation Fee. Less then 30 Days no refund.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Texas Gulf Coast Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 480 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Resort
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • One bathroom upgraded with new tile and pedestal sink, soaker tub/shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , 1 bunk bed
  • One Master BR with Queen Pillow Top Mattress, one Queen Sleeper Sofa with Form Mattress Toper for added comfort and an Alcove with Bunk Beds.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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