Recently Shown on HGTV, Large House 8 Blocks from Beach Sleeps 16
This is a 2400 square foot house which offers the ambiance of past and present, with beautiful hardwood floors and high ceilings. 4 bedrooms 3 of which have 2 queen bed in them, 4th bedroom has one queen bed. Living room has a sleeper sofa. 3 bathrooms, additional TV room downstairs and mini kitchen. Hit the seawall (8 blocks from your door)for sandy beaches, trinket and t shirt shops, or an informal meal/ cocktails with a view. The Strand Historic District (downtown) offers an array of unique shops, art galleries, and antiquing, not to mention the numerous dining opportunities. The bustling cruise ship terminal is located on the harbor side of downtown.
With miles of sandy beaches, numerous historic neighborhoods (from Victorian and Italianate villas to craftsman bungalows- check with The Galveston Historical Foundation for homes open to the public), The Grand Opera House and East End Theater Company, and numerous bars and other venues for live entertainment and music; there are ample opportunities to keep yourself entertained.
Moody gardens for Rainforest pyramid, aquarium, IMAX, and 'Palm Beach'; Schlitterbahn Water Park; Golfing; Deep Sea Fishing expeditions; Harbor Tours; 'Duck Tours'; Segway Tours; Bicycle rentals... or just lay out on the beach and relax! Enjoy quiet get away for a small or large groups, or for a family vacation get away, our house provides the perfect setting.
Galveston has an impressive fourth of July celebration (fireworks display are set off at 37th Street jetty right down the street). Thanksgiving and Christmas are another ideal time to be on the island. The summer crowds have thinned out, the weather is mild (bordering on awesome), and the atmosphere is laid back.
If it is raucous fun and excitement you're looking for, then come down for Mardi Gras (several Mardi Gras parades march down this section of Seawall Blvd.
Spring break/ Memorial Day, or The Lone Star Bike Rally (usually the first week of November).
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Air Conditioning
- Linens Provided
- Washing Machine
- Clothes Dryer
- Satellite / Cable
- Pets Not Allowed
- Dining Area
- Towels Provided
- Non Smoking Only
- DVD Player
- Cooking Utensils
- Wireless Internet
- Outdoor Grill
- Iron & Board
- Video Library
- Ice Maker
- Parking Off Street
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters
- Deck / Patio