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Amaris Wendelburg

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

Quiet Beach House with Wrap-Around Deck and 360 Views

41 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type house

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2 bedrooms + Additional Sleeping Area, 2 full bathrooms

The Crane Beach House is located in a charming and quiet subdivision. This beach house has it all! Wrap-around deck (complete with plenty of outdoor seating) offers 360 degree views of the Gulf and Bay. Very short walk to the beach. New 60'' LCD TV in the living room and 40' LCD TV on an articulating mount in the master bedroom. Dish HDTV cable and wireless internet are included. Plenty of seating area and open floor plan.

Our home sleeps 6 adults maximum. It is best suitable for a group with children (under 12). It can sleep 6 adults and 2 or 3 children (or less adults and more children).

Calendar is updated DAILY, please REFER TO CALENDAR BEFORE SUBMITTING REQUEST. Peak season (May 1 - Sep 30) requires a 3 NIGHT STAY. All other seasons require a 2 night stay. If links on HomeAway do not work, SCROLL DOWN.

Availability Calendar updated DAILY. Please refer to calendar prior to submitting request. Thank you.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Amaris Wendelburg (Property Manager)
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

About Amaris Wendelburg

My husband and I purchased this home as both a get-away for ourselves, and a place to share with guests. We take great pride in this home and have put a lot of work into it. We are from the Houston area and frequent the Island a lot. We have a little girl born in October of 2012, and she already loves the beach!

We married in Barbados, so when you come to our home you will notice a mural of the Crane Beach. It was done by an artist from Austin, and we couldn't be more proud of our little treasure!

Why Amaris Wendelburg chose Texas

We chose to buy this home because of its unique living space. As frequent travelers to the beaches of Galveston, we spend most of the time on the beach, and the rest lounging around and watching TV. This home just has that comfy feel to it. We also loved the deck that goes all the way around the property. Plus, we have a great view right outside our front doors.

What makes this house unique

Our favorite thing to do is relax on the deck. That's why we provided plenty of seating. Sometimes we even see dolphins from there!


based on 41 traveler reviews

Quiet Beach House with Wrap-Around Deck and 360 Views
average rating of 4.804878 based on 41 reviews

Wonderful House on Quiet Beach

  • 5 of 5

We go to Galveston every year and this was the best experience we have had. The house is very nice and Amaris was very accommodating. The beach is very close by and the ocean is easily seen and heard from the deck. The beach in front of the house does not have sand but it's just a short walk to the west. The house does have internet but it is extremely slow. This would have been nice to know because two people in my party needed to work one day we were there and were unable to because the internet was unreliable. It was definitely not the end of the world as we were on vacation and really didn't need the Internet, but it would have been nice to know ahead of time so people could have made other arrangements to work. The only other comment I have is that the house is certainly not steady and you can feel it sway whenever anyone walks in the house. This caught us off guard at first and was was a little unnerving but we then got over it. We've stayed in many raised pier and beam beach houses before and have never felt the house sway like that. Other than the Internet and the swaying, this house and location is wonderful. There were many times we didn't feel like we were on a Texas beach! I definitely recommend this house and look forward to our return trip.

  • Submitted: May 18, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great getaway home

  • 5 of 5

The house was lovely and nice touches through out. Loved the hand painted mural, the electric fireplace, nice TV's and service was great - dish & internet were no problems and even worked well through the storm and blip of power. Beds we're comfy and the house was well stocked for us, plenty of kitchen supplies. Nice dishwasher and washing machine / dryer. Our stay was during the flood of HOU 4/2016 and were concerned on heading home running into it and getting stranded. The owners were very understanding and let us have some leeway on check out time. I will book this house again and hopefully next time get to enjoy the beach. Also, there is a little fishing pier on the inlet across the way with a little bait shop on the corner.

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Everything you need in a perfect location for a great family weekend

  • 5 of 5

We spent another wonderful family weekend at the Crane House! It is very spacious and comfortable and perfectly located to watch the sunrise over the water. We found everything we needed and a great kitchen to cook gourmet meals. Love the new floors, the decoration and the surroundings. We'll be back!

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Best Beach House Ever

  • 5 of 5

My family stayed here over the weekend for 4 nights and everything was perfect. The beds were all very comfortable, the house was huge, and the pics really don't show how amazing this home really is. We will definitely be staying here every time we go to the beach.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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The Crane Beach House

  • 5 of 5

We had a BLAST! Since it was off-peak season we had the beach to ourselves, weather was Awesome, house was Awesome, it had everything we needed, plenty of beds, kitchen well stocked. I can't say anything bad, it was all Good. We'll definitely rent the Crane beach house again. Thank you so much for renting out your home.

We did find a few ants in the morning near the kitchen sink and under the rug underneath the dining table, other than those issues, nothing else to complain about, expect the mosquitos.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful beach house!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay, the beach was quiet and uncrowded, no sea weed which is always a plus! The beach house was very clean and plenty of space for all of us! Very short walk to the beach! No stairs in the house which I like because we have 3 little ones. Would definitely stay again! Owner is very quick to respond to any questions!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: necessary

The Crane Beach House is located in a quiet subdivision about 20 miles from Gavleston. The beaches are excellent and the water much more blue/green than what you'll find in Galveston. Fishing is excellent in this area.


Rates & Availability

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 1 2016 - Sep 6 2016
1 night minimum stay
Sep 7 2016 - Nov 1 2016
1 night minimum stay
Nov 2 2016 - Jan 31 2017
1 night minimum stay
Feb 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
1 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $200
Pet Fee $25

Peak season has a minimum of a 3 night rental. We will occasionally allow for 2 nights, IF there is only 2 nights available. 2 Night minimum for all other seasons. We do not rent for Prom, High School Graduation, or College Parties. There is a $150 one-time charge for Holidays which include the following: New Years, Easter, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Holiday fee is waived for weekly rentals (min 7 night stay). $25 pet fee per APPROVED pet.

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Texas House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1346 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , In Master Bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Sleep Space - 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sleep area has futon and bunk beds
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Maximum of 6 adults.

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