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Kevins Cottage with Fabulous Ocean Views, Just Steps from Beach...

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths2
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

2 bedroom, 1 1/2 bathrooms, sleeps 7 comfortably

Steps from the beach, we are on the beach side so no crossing busy roads necessary. Fabulous Ocean views from two covered decks, WiFi, Dish Network TV, Picnic Tables, Outdoor Showers, Park Grill. House is within walking distance from gas station, grocery store, steak house, miniature golf course.

When you arrive you will find that house is fully stocked with one set of clean linens on each bed, 4 towels, at least 1 roll of toilet paper in each bathroom. Kitchen has pots/ pans, silverware, dinnerware, glassware, microwave oven, toaster, coffee maker etc.

House is on a regular maintenance plan for AC units, cleaning, lawn service, & pest control. All bedrooms have brand new mattresses, living room futon is new, all linens and pillows are purchased new at the beginning of each year and throughout the year as needed.

WiFi is provided by Comcast Internet, TV Service by Dish Network, and other amenities include; picnic table, park grill and outdoor showers on ground level of house.

More Details

Lisa Smith
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2018

About Lisa Smith

Kevin and Elisa Smith have a family of 3 boys for whom the houses were built for and named after. The houses are Steven's Studio, Kevin's Cottage and Henry's HideAway. Revenues from rentals go towards each child's college education and one day, may become their home.

Lisa Smith purchased this house in 2005

Why Lisa Smith chose Jamaica Beach

The 3 Beach houses were built by Kevin and are currently managed by Lisa. They are located in a very nice and safe part of Galveston. They are on the beach side and have grand views of the beach and the bay. All 3 properties are exactly alike except for color, they have the same floorplan, furniture and similar decor. Each has its own charcoal grill, picnic table, outdoor shower and are only about 300 feet from the beach.

What makes this house unique

Each house sleeps 7, they are right next to each other so its a perfect location for Family Reunions because it enables families to spend time together yet, still have their own private space.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Lisa, Thank you so much for everything, we had a wonderful time, the beach house was adorable, we definitely will definitely be back next year.
Apr 2013
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Jamaica Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Oceanfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 1st floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , second floor
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower , Outside ground level
    Half Bathroom -
  • We keep 5-6 bath towels in main bathroom, 1 hand towel in half bath and no extras. Please bring extra towels for outdoor shower and the beach. Also bring your own toiletries, we only keep hand soap and 1 tp roll per bathroom.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Bunk bed:twin top & double bottom
    Bedroom 3 - Queen Futon in Livingroom
  • Bunk bed sleeps 3, televisions in every room. Clean linens provided for each bed but no extras for futon. All beds have new mattresses, linens and pillows. Futon in living room is also new.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
No smoking allowed inside house. However, there are designated smoking areas outside.


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Kevins Cottage with Fabulous Ocean Views, Just Steps from Beach...
average rating of 4.55 based on 25 reviews

Not disappointed at all with this property!

  • 5 of 5

There were no disappointments about this property. The description easily defined the house and amenities. It was very clean and well equipped for cooking and hanging out and eating and going to the beach. The walk to the beach was less than 5 minutes and no traffic. With 3 kids in tow, that was fabulous. The shower under the house made clean up extra easy and it was easy to cook outdoors. The owners need to replace the mattress cover on the top bunk. It was worn out, not a problem except it didn't stay on the mattress. That's a minor thing. Over all, I would rent it again and would try to rent 2 of the houses to give our crew a little more room to spread out. Great vacation!

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cedar Park, TX

Great even the weather wasn't so great @ the beginning :)

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at the Blue Steven's studio because of the location (very close to the public beach, Galveston not so far). Everything what we expected from the accommodation was there, such as amenities, effective AC, shaded balconies, well-equipped kitchen, the cleanness & neatness of the house, decorations, etc.... We could leave our dog safely while we were out, it was a big plus. We definitely recommend the place.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful beach get away

  • 5 of 5

Have rented many times on the west end. This was a great experience from start to finish! Beautiful sunsets and sunrises steps from the beach!

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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League City, TX

Green House

  • 5 of 5

Such a cute place! We have stayed at the yellow house on several occasions and loved it! It is always so clean and comfortable! We stayed at the green house this time and to our delight found it every bit as cozy and nice as the yellow house we've come to love! We love the clean, quiet beach and the ability to enjoy a beautiful view from the comfort of the covered balconies on both the 2nd and 3rd stories. I'm so thankful to have such a comfortable get away to enjoy for such a reasonable price!

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic vacation!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful vacation, the beach house was everything and more than we expected. One really nice perk was an outdoor shower to rinse off the kids after a day at the beach. The house was in beautiful shape, fully furnished with the best of everything. I definitely will make plans for next year!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice place to stay

  • 5 of 5

The owner was very kind and friendly . The place was clean and I loved the location and everything ! Loved the stay and will return again !

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
56 Miles
Hobby Airport
Nearest Barpub
10 Metres
Nate's or Woodys
Nearest Ferry
17.3 Miles
Bolivar Ferry
Nearest Golf
0.4 Miles
JamaicaBeachRVPk MiniatureGolf or MoodyGardens 9mi
Nearest Train
15.9 Miles
Galveston Train Station
Nearest Motorway
15.2 Miles
I45 / Broadway Street
Nearest Restaurant
10 Metres
Nate's Steakhouse
Nearest Ski
3 Metres
Rick's Jet Ski Rental
Nearest Beach
10 Metres
Jamaica Beach

One of three beautiful beach houses located on the corner of FM 3005 and 16 mile Road. We are on the beach side just steps from the beach and miles away from your troubles! Enjoy a beautiful view of Jamaica Beach from the balcony of the top floor and a great view of the bay from the Kitchen. The house itself is a 2 bedrooms, 1 1/2 bathrm. Master has queen bed, kids room has built in bunk beds and Livingroom has a queen futon for extra sleeping (sleeps 7). Bedrooms & full bath are on 1st floor and living-room, 1/2 bath & kitchen are on top floor for best views of the Ocean and the Bay. House also has two covered decks with table and patio furniture. Inside is nicely furnished and comes with fully stocked kitchen. TV's in master and living-room, WiFi, Dish Network, Outdoor Showers, Park Grill and Picnic Table. We are on corner of 16 mile road and FM 3005 on beach side, no crossing busy roads necessary, we are next door to gas station and grocery store, also within walking distance from Nate's Steakhouse and a miniature golf course at Jamaica beach RV park.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Pet Fee $100
Damage Insurance $59
Damage Deposit $200

Spring Break, 4th of July, and Memorial Day only rent by the week. The damage protection fee is optional but the security deposit is mandatory and is 100% refundable after you leave provided there are no damages. We are pet friendly with a pet fee, further details provided on agreement. I accept all forms of credit and debit cards, large bank checks and money orders. Standard check in is at 3pm and Check-out time is 11:00, late check-out may be allowed based on availability, unauthorized pets or late check-out will result in loss of deposit refund. All Holiday check-out time is 8 pm if you are checking out on the holiday such as Mothers Day, Father's Day, Memorial Day etc. (Pet fee only applies if you bring a pet - no more than 2 pets allowed and due to house size, no large breeds please)
* You can process your rental payment thru this website or you can call us direct on cell or office phone numbers. If we process your payment, we will email your receipt, contract, confirmation and balance due. Please call or email at least one week before you arrive for access code to get into house.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.