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Fabulously Wonderful 1940's Restored Beach Cottage

  • StoryBook Cottage with Parking in Back
    StoryBook Cottage with Parking in Back
    StoryBook Cottage with Parking in Back
    Front Porch of Cottage with Wicker Couch, Rockers, and Porch Swing
    Screened front Porch of Cottage with Dining Area
    Living Area of Cottage
    Property description
    Port Aransas
    Rental Home – 
    2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
    StoryBook Cottage is a wonderfully unique seaside retreat furnished with antiques and collectibles from a bygone era. It has been lovingly restored by the present owners in a shabby chic coastal style with hardwood floors, leaded glass transom, exposed beams, beadboard walls, glass front cabinets, ceiling fans everywhere, and faux painting, but also with today's modern conveniences.

    It features 2 lovely bedrooms with hardwood floors, a full bath with aged wood doors and tub accents, a fully equipped kitchen with exposed beams, tiled counters and floors, and a breakfast bar, a living and dining room with hardwood floors and beachy antique chandelier, utility room, and a fabulous 10' x 40' screened porch filled with an antique wicker couch and rockers, 2 ceiling fans, a porch sw...
  • Amenities & details
    • Air Conditioning
    • Alarm Clock
    • Blender
    • Board Games
    • Books
    • Cable TV
    • Ceiling Fans
    • Central Air Conditioning
    • Central Heating
    • Charcoal Grill
    • Dishwasher
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • Freezer
    • Games
    • Gas Stove
    • Grill
    • High Speed Internet
    • Housekeeping Included
    • Internet Access
    • Linens Provided
    • Local Guides/Maps
    • Microwave
    • Outdoor Dining Area
    • Oven
    • Paper Towels Provided
    • Parking
    • Patio
    • Porch
    • Radio
    • Refrigerator
    • Standard Definition TV
    • Stereo System
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • VCR
    • Washer
    • Wi-Fi
    • Wheelchair Access:
    • Elder Access:
    • Pets Allowed:
    • Smoking Allowed:
    • Suitable for Children:
    Listing #FKN3649548 by: FlipKey
  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

    Please contact the manager for complete rate information.
    • Cleaning fee: $70 / stay - Other
    • Tax rate: 13.0% of rental - Tax
    Additional Rate and Availability Information
    Rates are slightly higher for major Holidays.
    We love Winter Texans! The rent is $1550/month with a one-time cleaning fee of $100.
  • Property location
    Things to Do
    Additional Location Information
    Desirable Old Town location so convenient and close to everything! Walk, bike, or drive your golf cart to nearby harbor/marina, fishing docks and piers, restaurants, shops, ferry, Civic Center for fishing tournaments, grocery, and convenience stores. The Library is just 2 doors away.
    Parking is off street parking down the driveway in the back of the Cottage.
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English first
Round Rock, Texas
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
23 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013 for a stay in March 2013

Things didn't start well. The web site showed the rates to be $165/night from March 1 until some time in May ("peak season") when they went up to $185/night. But when I called the owner to make the reservation I was told that the rates were $240/night. I quoted the web site rates and I was told that the peak season started March 1, and that most places charge a lot more than that because we were so close to Spring Break. I could have said "No" but opted to accept the $240/night rates and made the reservation. The confirmation email was emphatic - no early check-in, which was 4pm, and included instructions on how to enter the cottage. We arrived at 4:40pm only to discover that we could not get in. I called the owner - he in turn called the manager and reported to me that she was on the way and would be there in 20 minutes. Thirty minutes later she arrived and let us in. From there on, it was great. While the single bathroom was inconvenient for two... more

Management response:

In response to the rates for StoryBook Cottage, our rates were $165/nite Low Season for 2011 and were $175/nite for Low Season in 2012. Spring Season starts March 1, 2013... more

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A FlipKey verified reviewer
Fort Worth TX
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012 for a stay in July 2012


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Ron McClellan
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Listed since : Feb 2012
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