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SPRING IS BEAUTIFUL IN GALVESTON

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Details
Property
condo
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights

About the property

One Bedroom, cozy condo with full kitchen and magnificent gulf views.

This cozy one bedroom condo has a great private balcony with a beautiful view of the beach and the gulf. There is a well equipped kitchen along with a washer and dryer for convenience, new black out curtains in the living room and WIFI. The bedroom has a queen size bed and there is a queen size memory foam sleeper sofa in the living room. Relax and enjoy your escape while enjoying the view or a walk on the beach.

Located in Islander East, directly on the beach - NO ROADS TO CROSS. It's a private retreat surrounded by sand dunes, the bay and the Gulf of Mexico.

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Owner
Renee Saur
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 15, 2017

About Renee Saur

I am originally from Tennessee, but have lived in Houston for the last 23 years. I love the beach. I am happy to be able to share my find of this beautiful condo in a quiet area of Galveston Island with others who want a relaxing place to spend a few days, a week or even a month on the Island.

Renee Saur purchased this condo in 2014

Why Renee Saur chose Texas Gulf Coast

It is difficult to find a comfortable place on the beach (no roads to cross) with such a beautiful view in Galveston. This is the one! It truly is perfect. You can walk 15 minutes to the west to Stewart Beach or 40 minutes to the East to Apfell park or the end of the Island. Even walk to Beach Town and have Sunday brunch at the Porch Café!

What makes this condo unique

This is a perfect location to get away from it all or just a short drive and you can be riding the rides on Pleasure Pier or water slides at Schlitterbahn or long walks on these quiet beaches. However you like to spend your time, you will find it here.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(27 traveler reviews)

SPRING IS BEAUTIFUL IN GALVESTON
average rating of 4.5555553 based on 27 reviews
4

Little snafu, but taken care of nicely

  • 4 of 5
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After a little double booking snafu, we were re-routed to one of the owner's other properties and, although not generally our style or preferences, it served adequately for a night while the originally booked unit was then readied for the next day/night. Nice little unit, would be fine for a longer stay, but ideal for a few days at the beach. Wish our weather had been nicer, but it was fun tromping around the island in old haunts, with a nice little comfortable condo to come back to instead of a hotel room, for about the same price. A little more attention to the details (corners, light fixtures, etc) and this would rate 4 1/2 stars. But a well-equipped space with enough room for the 2 of us, would return in a warmer environment. Thanks.

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Comfortable condo with great view

  • 5 of 5
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This condo was just as advertised. Beachfront with great view. Well appointed with towels, kitchenware etc. We enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Dec 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Comfortable Condo with Great Balcony and Great Gulf View!

  • 5 of 5
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On first arriving, you notice that the building is older but it is clean and on a very quiet portion of the beach. It's not part of the touristy area so it's very relaxing and the beach is quiet and private.

The condo unit itself is very comfortable for two people. It might be a little tight for more but it's perfect for 2! The kitchen has stove, refrigerator, microwave, washer, dryer and all the utensils and dishware you could need.

The bathroom is a bathroom. Nothing special but it is clean (which I always notice since I own a home-cleaning company). There is a bathtub with a showerhead, toilet and sink. What more do you need? The best part is that there are LOTS of towels provided!

The living room is decorated nicely and gives you a tranquil feeling. There's a comfy couch, desk, side chair, TV and a small glass-top table for dining. There's also a ceiling fan!

The bedroom has a comfy bed and 2 nightstands. The drawers in the nightstands are empty, so you can put your clothing in them. The mirrored 6-drawer dresser only had 2 empty drawers, the other drawers were full of spare linens, so drawer space was limited but adequate for 2 people. The bedroom also has a ceiling fan! :)

Our most favorite part of our stay was the balcony! It faces east, so possibly it could be hot in the summer, but we were there in October and with the exception of a few hours in the early afternoon, the balcony was in the shade will a full, direct view of the Gulf. The balcony was perfect for 2, with a high-top table and 2 chairs that had outdoor cushions on them. We spent the majority of our time on the balcony soaking in the view!

The beach is clean and private and most of the time when we were out there, we had it to ourselves. Quite relaxing!

We only have one complaint about the unit. I'm a 59 year old woman and absolutely could NOT open the sliding glass door to the balcony. It wasn't on any kind of oiled track or wheels. You literally had to be able to lift and pull a full glass door to be able to open it, which I couldn't do. If I had been traveling alone, I would not have been able to enjoy the balcony at all because I wouldn't have been able to get out there.

Overall, we loved the condo. It was fully equipped plus quiet, relaxing and comfortable, with an amazing view! We plan to return and when we do we hope that the sliding door to the balcony has either been upgraded or fixed.

I would definitely recommend booking this unit!

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Denise, I am glad you had a good stay! I am so sorry that I did not get the balcony door repaired before your stay. It now has new rollers and should work fine. I hope you are able to make it back to the Island again soon. Renee
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5

Excellent location clean comfortable and on the beach

  • 5 of 5
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Had a wonderful trip, a great place to stay. Easy to rent no problems thank you Renee

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great stay

  • 5 of 5
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My wife and I made a quick get-a-way to the island for the weekend. Renee was great to deal with and always available for questions. The condo was well appointed, comfortable and had an amazing view. The facility was also clean and organized with good amenities (pool, grills, picnic tables..). we will definitely be returning.

  • Submitted: May 25, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Kathryn

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful condo. Great views, friendly staff. Would definitely recommend this place.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Car: recommended

Islander East is at the far east end of Galveston Island so the beach is quiet. There is no road to cross to get to the beach making beach access very easy. You are only a quick drive from the Strand, Pleasure Pier, Moody Gardens, & Schlitterbahn

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Rates & Availability

Galveston Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
WINTER
Dec 7 2016 - Mar 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
$125
From
$145
Fri,Sat
$700
$1,600
 
 
Spring
Mar 17 2017 - May 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
$140
From
$155
Fri,Sat
$1,000
 
 
Summer
May 22 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$165
From
$180
Fri,Sat
$1,225
 
 
FALL
Sep 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$150
From
$160
Fri,Sat
$900
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$150
From
$165
Fri,Sat
$1,025
$2,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Cleaning $50
HOA FEE $40 + Tax
Tax Rate 15.0%

Special days will be charged an additional $30 for the stay:
Lone Star Rally
Memorial Day
Labor Day
Mardi Gras
July 4th

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Galveston Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 5
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • Full bathroom with tub, shower, sink and hairdryer
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Comfortable bedroom with queen bed, ceiling fan and plenty of storage for your clothing. There is one window that opens onto the outside landing, but has very good curtain coverage so the morning light will not wake you up.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
There is a Kroger & WalMart on the Seawall that will work perfectly for grocery shopping. There are camp chairs and beach chairs in the closet for your use.

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