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Balcony has Beach/Ocean view; Spacious Beach front condo @ the Seawall!

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,140 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

balcony view of ocean and beach condo, 2 Bedrooms; + 2 bathrooms; sleeps 7

Amazing Galveston island get-a-way with Beach across the street! located on the Seawall.

Watch the ocean waves, hear the seagulls, all while sitting at the balcony drinking your margarita!

The beach and island experience will be found at this condo! Take the time to read our many guest reviews!

The amenities and decor are phenomenal! The 2 large bedrooms with 2 full bathrooms are perfect for a family of seven! The master bathroom has granite counter tops, a his and hers sinks and a spacious, modern glass enclosed shower!

When your surroundings are beautiful and you're sleeping in a high end posterpedic mattress you will wake up refreshed, energized and ready to enjoy your island stay!

For your convenience, Moody Gardens, Schlitterbahn Water Park and the Galveston Convention Center are only a mile away! Close enough to come back, take a rest and then rush back to the excitement!

Our condo is in a gated community surrounded by lush tropical landscaping, 2 resort style pools, heated spa tub, and a full gym with elliptical equipment and free weights.

You can workout at the fitness center and to finish your workout dive into the swimming pool. Relax at the swimming pool with a great book and begin your gorgeous suntan.

The large 54 inch flat screen TV will be a welcome in the evening as you relax and laugh over the day's events with your loved ones! Or just sit at the balcony and watch the ocean waves at the beach and listen to the seagulls!

A smaller flat screen TV is located in the second bedroom if you prefer to watch your favorite cooking or sports channel while reclining and relaxing on the bed!

We now have beautiful laminate floors in our bedrooms for a clean, modern look.

You will absolutely feel like you are in a tropical paradise and you don't have to travel to the Caribbean!

This beach condo has stainless steel appliances, full size washer/dryer, fully equipped kitchen with everything furnished to make your perfect meal! Just bring the food!

One mile to Moody Gardens, and Schlitterbaun Water Park and the Strand Historic District for shopping and enjoyment is only 4 miles away.

This condo is SPACIOUS with a fantastic view of the ocean; located right by the seawall which is a great place to ride your bicycle or run your morning jog!

You will NOT easily forget your Galveston island vacation at our beach condo!

DO YOU STILL NEED MORE ROOM? SEE OUR OTHER LISTINGS IN THE SAME COMPLEX:

HomeAway #973829 (vrbo.com/244462).

Do you prefer an intimate get-away? I highly recommend our 1 bedroom condo with its beautiful decorations and absolutely breathtaking view of the ocean from the balcony! HomeAway listing #913735 (vrbo.com/913735ha)

WANT A LUXURIOUS BEACH HOME INSTEAD?

See listing [HomeAway # 973827; (www.vrbo.com/171473] and [HomeAway# 973830; (www.vrbo.com/300295)], both homes are located SIDE BY SIDE and only steps (2 minute walk) to the Beach!

Great for a large family get-away.

The second bedroom is beautiful in its decor and has a queen size bed. We have a twin size mattress in the closet that can be pulled out for the little one! The second bedroom has a tub/shower combination ideal for the little 'fishes' in your family!

The queen size sleeper sofa can be found in the spacious entertainment room.

All appliances are 'top of the line'. Our condo has granite countertops from kitchen to bathrooms.

If you must wash, remember, we do have a full size washer and dryer in the condo!

Secure Wi-Fi available!

Visit owners website at: docsquartersvacationrentals.com

More Details

Owner
Yolanda
Member since: 2008
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english, limited spanish; not fluent
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 10, 2017

About Yolanda

I am a retired nursing professor who taught at San Jacinto Community college for 32 years. I currently work part time as a home health nurse for Coram Health Care.

I enjoy interacting with people and I find that renting my beach homes/condos still gives me that opportunity!

I grew up in Victoria, Texas, graduated from Victoria High School, attended Victoria Community College for one year and then received my bachelor's degree in Nursing from Dominician College in Houston, Texas. I have a Master’s Degree in Science (University of Houston; Clear Lake Campus) and a Master’s Degree in Nursing from the University of Texas Health Science Center.

I currently live in La Porte, TX by the ocean that I love so much!

Yolanda purchased this condo in 2011

Why Yolanda chose Galveston

Our condo is close to all the attractions, One mile from Moody Gardens and Schlitterbahn and has 2 great swimming pools, a heated spa and even a fitness center! There are community BBQ grills near the swimming pool areas. We are also 1 mile from the Galveston Convention Center!

The management has a full time person to make sure the grounds are nicely kept and the swimming pools are ready year round.

Our guests who have stayed at our condos always want to return, CAN'T SAY ANYTHING BETTER THAN THAT!

What makes this condo unique

The ocean view from the entertainment room and the bedroom are AMAZING and the spacious double sinks with the large, modern glass enclosed shower in the master bathroom are unique and not easily found in other condos!

I have traveled extensively and stayed in many expensive hotels and resorts and this condo's ocean view and location is among the best! I only needed to bring the outside ocean beauty inside which is proven by my guest reviews!

I can't say enough about the great location - Schlitterbahn Water Park, Moody Gardens and the Galveston Convention Center are only 1 mile away.

AND the Strand Historic District for shopping is only 4 miles away!

Very conveniently located! We strive to provide superior furnishings to make your stay a resort experience!

Amenities

Galveston Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1140 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • smoking allowed on the balcony
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Secure Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Full 1 - toilet , shower , Very spacious; has double sink with plenty of counter space!
    Full 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Beautifully decorated!
  • The Master bedroom has a spacious tiled shower with glass enclosure (very luxiours and spacious). Double sinks are found in the master bedroom for his and hers personal space! The second full bathroom is also lovely and spacious with its tub/shower combination.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Living Area - Queen size sleeper sofa
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , one twin mattress in closet
    Pack N Play available - 1 child bed , Toddler bed and high chair
  • The Master bedroom with its luxurious King size bed and new posterpedic mattress has a large dresser and plenty of closet space to store your luggage and personal stuff! Has a fantastic view of the ocean! In the oversize closet is a cute toddler bed with plenty of space to call it their personal pirate ship. The second bedroom also has a large closet with plenty of space for storage! Queen size bed with a very comfortable and luxurious posterpedic mattress.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Gated Community
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Condo has a full size washer and dryer in the unit for your use. No need to take dirty clothes home from your vacation! Stainless steel glass top stove, full size stainless steel refrigerator with water dispenser on the door. Refrigerator is a side by side with the spacious freezer for storing your ice cream. Microwave available along with a fully furnished kitchen with all appliances (minus the food). We have dishes, cook ware and eating utensils. Try and provide everything you will need minus the food. Linen and bath towels are also provided. YOU WILL LOVE COOKING IN THIS KITCHEN!!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Balcony has Beach/Ocean view; Spacious Beach front condo @ the Seawall!
average rating of 4.786408 based on 103 reviews
Fulshear
5

Weekend at Dickens on the Strand

  • 5 of 5

Everything was just perfect! This property has a beautiful view of the Gulf of Mexico. The condo was very comfortable. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the lovely review! We hope you visit us again!
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4

A GREAT TRIP The most comfortable place, beautiful

  • 4 of 5

The most comfortable place/condo we have ever rented. The master bed was so wonderful, I’d like to know what kind of mattress it is. The place was welcoming, comfortable where we all relaxed and enjoyed and early vacation. Thank you so much for letting us rent.

The only issue was that someone broke into my daughter’s finance’s car. The gate was working at the time. Make sure you don’t leave any valuables in the car. Lived in TX for 6 years and the running joke is if you haven’t been broken into in some way, you’re not a Texan. Things just happen. GREAT PLACE LOVE IT and hope to come back.

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the lovely review! We’re so pleased the condo was as described and better. I sincerely apologize for the theft that occurred in your daughter’s fiancé ‘s car. It’s unfortunate that it happened in our complex. I will bring it to the attention of the management team in hopes that they will consider having a curtesy officer or security cameras installed. Thanks again. Yolanda
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Magnolia, TX
5

Lone Star Rally, 2017!

  • 5 of 5

This was a great place to stay during the Lone Star Rally, great location, great condo. The condo had everything needed for it to feel like home. The home owner was extremely responsive and great to work with! I look forward to staying here next year! Lone Star Rally, 2018.

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the lovely review! It is very much appreciated! Thank you!
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5

Great Stay

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time in this very comfortable condo. The beds are very comfortable as is the sitting area. The view from the balcony is amazing. Several in our group walked to the beach easily. It was a great place to catch up with old friends.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you again for staying at our home!
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5

Beautiful and Comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed a 3 night stay for my birthday with family. The condo is beautiful and decorated very nicely and the beds and pillows are very comfortable! The view from the balcony is amazing and the patio furniture is perfect. You cannot get a better view. The beach just across the street is so easily accessible and not as crowded as other areas. We have stayed at The Dawn Condos for numerous years in various units and have always enjoyed the beautiful pools, and grounds and quietness of the complex. It is so convenient to be located next to Walmart and a Valero store, literally within walking distance. Moody Gardens and Schlitterbahn are minutes away from complex. The owner, Ms Yolanda, is very nice and provides a quick response when contacted. Check in information is provided in detail prior to arrival and makes check in and out very easy and effortless. We very much enjoyed our stay and would definitely return to Docs Quarters again!

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the most gracious review! You have made my day. We do try and provide the perfect place to stay!
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5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful condo the view is breath taking .This condo is well stocked and Ms.Yolanda is just a text away if you need anything she is right there .I will stay there again if its available .

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the lovely review! Please visit us again!
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
William P. Hobby Airport
Nearest Ferry
6.4 Miles
Port Bolivar Ferry
Nearest Golf
3.23 Miles
Moody Gardens Golf Course
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Schlitterbahn water park
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
61 Street
Car: necessary

Schlitterbahn Water Park is 1 mile; Pleasure Pier is 3 miles; Galveston Convention Center - 1 mile

Moody Gardens can be experienced with its Discovery Museum. You can also immerse yourself at the MG3D, 4D and Ridefilm theaters.

Enjoy beautiful Galveston Bay on the Colonel Paddlewheel Boat and a little summer fun on the new lazy river at beautiful Palm Beach.

Finally, take a swing at the Moody Gardens Golf Course! Plenty of great seafood restaurants! The Strand is close enough for you to enjoy the atmosphere or shop till you drop.

Other Activities: Schlitterbahn water park - 1 mile; Moody Gardens - 1 mile

Miniature golfing very close to the condo as well as a fishing pier along the seawall.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $95 + Tax
Owners damage waiver $35
Tax Rate 15.0%

Internet WiFi - Owner's hotspot password provided.

We provide an accidental damage waiver for $35.00 that provides up to $300 of accidental damage to the interior of the beach condo. Therefore no damage deposit is necessary. Does not apply to reckless use of the property

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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