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THREE minute walk to beach!! Pool~Wifi~Clean

Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

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

UPDATE: Sunrise Villas condominiums were badly damaged from Hurricane Harvey. The good news - we are undergoing reconstruction and our place will be better than ever!

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 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.

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. Get the Beach Cottage atmosphere in this condo!! It's a hidden treasure equipped with all the conveniences of home including a well-supplied kitchen. I have dishes, utensils, pots and pans, a blender, microwave oven, coffee pot, filters, spices, wine glasses, a toaster/oven and much more. I have a wooden island on rollers, which holds additional utensils, so you can move it wherever you like. There are so many good restaurants in Port Aransas; you may not even want to cook!! An Apartment size stove and a full size refrigerator completes the kitchen! 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 egg crate topper, if needed), a Lazy Boy Rocker that reclines and a 32” LCD flat screen TV. The unit does have cable and internet service as well as a small selection of movies to play on the DVD and a few books, games and cards. A split A//C works independently from the one in the bedroom. The living area with the pull-out sofa is separated from the bedrooms by 2 hallway doors for privacy and quietness...

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. Both baths have a shower/tub combo, new higher commodes, great water pressure and plenty of hot water (new water heater!). The bathrooms are stocked with 4 bath towels, 4 face towels, and 4 hand towels, so don't forget your beachtowels! The bedroom also has a full size dresser with plenty of space to put your clothes away. It has an A/C that works independently from the one in the living room and a 22" TV/DVD player combo.

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

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. For your convenience, a coin operated laundry and TWO grills (one propane, one charcoal) are on the premise.

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. Visit our Tourist Center at 403 W. Cotter which is near the ferry landing for lots more information.

Find your little piece of paradise here at Sunrise Villas, No. 105. After your payment is complete, I will send you a letter with all the information that you will need including the code for the keyless lock entry. Please read the letter carefully as it has the rules for checking out on your departure. Failure to adhere to these rules could cause your deposit to be forfeited.

Short term rental registration number 200079728


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

More Details

Josie Holcomb
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 7, 2018

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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Port Aransas Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • 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 ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • New taller commodes, good water pressure, and plenty of hot water. Four bath towels, 4 hand towels, and 4 face cloths are provided. If you think you need more, bring them! And, don't forget your beachtowels!
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen-sized sofa bed
  • King-size bed, new firm mattress with egg crate topper, 22' color flat-screen TV with built-in DVD player, ceiling fan, A/C unit
  • 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
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • 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 new smoke detectors; Grilling utensils included~wireless portable 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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THREE minute walk to beach!! Pool~Wifi~Clean
average rating of 4.790323 based on 68 reviews
Sachse, TX.


  • 5 of 5

Very accommodating, great decor and only minutes from the beach. We love this condo. Hope to return in a couple of years.

Cheryl Michniak

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very cozy and clean. Loved it.

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time! View from patio was very nice with swimming pool. Loved that it was only a few steps to the beach!

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 1 of 5

From the start, everything in this unit is outdated. My 8 month old Child found roaches every day. The owner, Josie, said that I broke her couch and made me pay for it. Even though it was clearly a very used couch just from looking/smelling it. In fact, this condo is so bad, we left two days early(at my own cost) because it stunk and had bugs. Also, after leaving, the owner called and accused me of several things that were just not true. Josie stated that"if you had called me when the couch broke, I would not have made you pay for it". WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE?? I will never come back to Port Aransas to any condo because of my experience. The owners last statement was to "take it up with VRBO". what. A. Dump.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I was very saddened to hear that your stay was less than exemplary, as I strive to provide the cleanest coastal-style condo as mentioned in all my guests' reviews. My guests have always been my priority and I make every effort to make their stay a pleasant one. As such, I was surprised to hear of your experience. I can assure you that Thrash Pest Control sprays once a month and the condo is cleaned after each guest with a deep cleaning performed monthly. I was surprised and confused by your comments, especially when I received a handwritten note dated August 5, 2017 (the day you were scheduled to leave) stating, "very nice here...🙂? I would love to live here" and that you mentioned my condo was exactly as stated in the VRBO website. I was also surprised that I was not contacted immediately regarding your statements on the condo's condition, and I don't think I would have stayed at a place longer than one day if my child "found roaches every day." In fact, the first time I heard of your concerns was when I called YOU to discuss the rules you broke during your stay. This is my first experience in 18 years where a guest has left my condo in the state that you left it. I take pride in knowing my guests have always been the best and the warmest families to visit our little part of Port Aransas. I am sure that you have a wonderful family and I'm sorry that your stay was not typical of our long- withstanding reputation and experience.
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Condo was very clean and well equipped.

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay. Short walk to beach and convenient to town. Property was clean and quiet. Will definitely try to stay again!!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What can I do so that your next visit will rate a 5 star Review?
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Great place

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay. Planning on going back asap!!

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great getaway!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I just returned from a short stay at Sunrise Villas. We had a terrific stay. The condo is well appointed, very comfortable, clean, and a quick walk to the beach. The complex itself is very quiet. Communication with the owners was a breeze as well. We will definitely return in the near future.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Point of Interest
Ferry Landing
Nearest Point of Interest
Port Aransas Business Center
Nearest Point of Interest
Horace Caldwell Pier
Nearest Point of Interest
Nearest Point of Interest
Art Center




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150
Tax Rate 13.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Must be at least 21 to lease. No smoking unit. Pets not permitted by our HOA.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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