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Josie Holcomb

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish

THREE minute walk to beach!! Pool~Wifi~Clean Beach-Themed Condo!

47 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

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Port Aransas Condo Rental Photos and Description

Close to beach!1 Bedroom condo, King bed, Queen sofa/sleepr, 2 Baths, Sleeps 2-4

You can relax in my clean and comfy condo by the sea... or, you can take a short stroll down the wooden boardwalk and be on the beach in minutes.

Enjoy your morning coffee from your private little patio while you watch the sun come up.… and, in the evening, listen to the ocean waves and feel the gulf breeze. You’ll love our pool area because it is so close and has tables, chairs, loungers and umbrellas. A nearby outdoor shower permits you to wash the salt and the sand off before hitting the pool. The pool also features small sitting areas with Jacuzzi jets.

Number 105 is in a small quiet complex not far from town, on the first floor (no stairs), making unloading the car an easy chore. This is an ideal location and perfect for couples, families and Winter Texans. Not only is it close to the beach and close to downtown Port Aransas, it is only 30 miles to Corpus Christi for dining and shopping and visiting the USS Lexington (nicknamed the Blue Ghost) and the Texas State Aquarium. Our newest addition, Schlitterbahn Waterpark, is a 20 minute drive. Other nearby features are the New Port Dunes, a Arnold Palmer Signature Golf Course (Pro-Shop, snack bar) as well as the Aransas Queen Casino ship, a Pirate Adventure on the sea for the kids and the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge for birding lovers.

This hidden treasure is equipped with all the conveniences of home including a well-supplied kitchen. There are so many good restaurants in Port Aransas, you may not even want to cook!! The kitchen comfortably accommodates 4 people. The living room features a comfortable couch that converts to a Queen-size bed with a thick 5” mattress (as well as an eggcrate topper, if needed), a LazyBoy Rocker that reclines and a 42” LCD flat screen TV. The unit does have cable as well as a small selection of movies to play on the DVD/VCR combo and a few books, games and cards. My one-bedroom condo has a king-size bed (and an egg crate topper) and TWO full bathrooms which will prove to be invaluable. The time taking a shower after the beach can be cut in half having two bathrooms. The living area with the pull-out sofa is separated from the bedrooms by 2 hallway doors for privacy or quietness...

Oceanside, the patio features a seating area with twin high-backed chairs and comfy pillows. Smoking is permitted in this area.

For your convenience, a coin operated laundry and two grills (one propane, one charcoal) are on the premise. Find your little piece of paradise here at Sunrise Villas, No. 105.


Keywords: Condominium, 1BR/2baths, sleeps 4

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  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Josie Holcomb (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish

About Josie Holcomb

I am a retired Texas (and Dept. of Defense) Reading Specialist who loves to travel and fish the Gulf of Mexico. This has been my vacation home for many years and just recently refurbished the entire condo to provide a litttle bit of paradise for myself, my family and my friends... and now you, too. There is nothing like being on 'Island Time'.

Josie Holcomb purchased this condo in 1999

Why Josie Holcomb chose Port Aransas

I chose to buy this beach home for many reasons. My family has been vacationing in Port Aransas since I was a teenager (many moons ago) so I have ALWAYS loved Port Aransas. Sunrise Villa Condominiums reflect a family oriented location that remains quaint. It has a quiet, peaceful atmosphere away from the hustle and bustle and most importantly, it's close proximity to the beach was a definite asset.

What makes this condo unique

There are many things one can do in and around Port Aransas....kayaking, birding, fishing, swimming, golfing, shopping, museums...or, do some crafting, read, stroll the beach, sit outside and enjoy the cool Gulf breezes. The best thing to do is to relax. If I decide to go out, there are numerous local restaurants to enjoy. If I decide to cook at home, I've got everything one would need to prepare a tasty meal. No matter what I do, it ALWAYS seems better when I do it at the beach!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Josie,

Thank you so much for the wonderful accommodations. Your condo is so beachy fun, we positively loved it! You thought of absolutely everything when equipping the condo. Every little nook and cranny had a cute little something of interest so tastefully done. However cozy it may be, the utilization of space maximizes the usefulness of everything.

The neighbors were friendly, the pool was refreshing the parking was convenient and the beach, most importantly was nicely accessible. I loved the proximity to be able to easily sneak out before the sun was up and relish a quiet morning walk on the beach. My soul is full!

Thank you again for the use of your wonderful home!!

Jul 2015
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based on 47 traveler reviews

THREE minute walk to beach!! Pool~Wifi~Clean Beach-Themed Condo!
average rating of 4.9148936 based on 53 reviews

Quaint and Clean! Perfect place for a getaway!

  • 5 of 5

I came here with my wife and 2 young children for a little getaway. 2 bathrooms are a major plus when you have 4 people needing a shower. Well appointed with free wifi and all the little things you don't think about; Utensils, cooking spices,DVDs, books, etc. Clean community pool just outside the door. Minutes to the beach by way of private boardwalk. Definitely recommend, especially if on a budget.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Charming, clean with a great location.

  • 5 of 5

This property is exactly what we were looking for when choosing a place in Port Aransas. It is quiet, peaceful, and such a great location to beach while still be close to town. Plus it's a great value! The pool is very clean and our girls loved the lights while swimming at night while my husband enjoyed the patio and could keep an eye on them.

The kitchen is well stocked and had everything we needed. The 2 bathrooms was a huge plus while traveling with 2 pre-teen girls. (No fighting over shower times)

My only recommendation is bring a comforter or thick blanket to put over the master bed, it's a little firm and made my hips hurt. A little padding will probably make your nights much more restful.

I would definitely stay here again and recommend it to my friends.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review! You were so flexible with the sofa fiasco. I will certainly take your recommendation into consideration...I think that is a great idea.
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Cozy and Cute!

  • 5 of 5

The condo was cozy and cute! We loved the beach themed decor. The bed was comfortable and huge and the entire condo was very clean. The ACs worked great and we really enjoyed the time we spent on the patio! It's precious and right by the pool. Well equipped kitchen was a plus! The complex was so quiet and relaxed. Can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Good location

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had a few nights away from the kids. We wanted a relaxing area and a close walk to the beach- this place achieved both. We walked to the beach multiple times a day and used the chairs and cooler provided. We also walked to a few restaurants and shops. The bed was comfortable- kitchen well stocked and overall very clean. Relaxing and exactly what we were looking for.

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place !

  • 5 of 5

This was the cutest place and very close to the beach! Loved it - will book again!

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Weekend Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Very cute condo! The owner has everything you could possibly need, from bath towels to a fully equipped kitchen, it's hard not to enjoy the beach-themed home--my boyfriend and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay! Even though there is a boardwalk to the beach, we rented a golf cart to get the full "Port A experience" and highly recommend the folks at Bron's. Take the ferry at least once! The island definitely feels like it's own little oasis!

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Point of Interest
Ferry Landing
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Port Aransas Business Center
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Horace Caldwell Pier
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Art Center


Rates & Availability

Port Aransas Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 1 2016 - Sep 11 2016
3 night minimum stay
FALL & Winter 2016~2017
Sep 12 2016 - Feb 28 2017
2 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving ANY 3 nites
Nov 23 2016 - Nov 27 2016
5 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Christmas ANY 3 nites
Dec 22 2016 - Dec 26 2016
5 night minimum stay
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150
Tax Rate 13.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Minimum Stay 3 nights for:
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Port Aransas Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Shower/tub combo, new taller commodes, good water pressure, plenty of hot water
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King-size bed, new firm mattress with egg crate topper, 22' color flat-screen TV with built-in DVD player, ceiling fan
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Two new fire extinguishers provided; Two smoke detectors; Grilling utensils included~IPod docking station on CD Player~Private wooden boardwalk to beach,~Shaded picnic area with table available,~Four beach chairs, two Igloo ice chests plus umbrella available for you to take to the beach!

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