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'Winter Texans Welcome'Upscale & Historic 2BR Cottage, 8-Minute Walk to Beach

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
6 guests
2 nights minimum
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This upscale and historic 2BR/1.5BA cottage is conveniently located a half-mile from the beach. Spend a sun-kissed day by the Gulf, then return home to enjoy a relaxing evening at home in one of two living areas. Or step outside to the private backyard and host a family cookout. When you’re ready to venture out, the Strand Historic District is just minutes away. LIVING AREAS A beautifully decorated open living room seats five between a sleeper sofa and two chairs, perfect for lounging in front of the 43” flat screen TV with DirecTV and a DVD player. You’ll also find a cozy den with a love seat, a 32” flat screen TV with DirecTV, and an Xbox 360. KITCHEN & DINING Sharpen your culinary skills in the fully equipped kitchen, complete with granite countertops and all-new appliances. White...This upscale and historic 2BR/1.5BA cottage is conveniently located a half-mile from the beach. Spend a sun-kissed day by the Gulf, then return home to enjoy a relaxing evening at home in one of two living areas. Or step outside to the private backyard and host a family cookout. When you’re ready to venture out, the Strand Historic District is just minutes away. LIVING AREAS A beautifully decorated open living room seats five between a sleeper sofa and two chairs, perfect for lounging in front of the 43” flat screen TV with DirecTV and a DVD player. You’ll also find a cozy den with a love seat, a 32” flat screen TV with DirecTV, and an Xbox 360. KITCHEN & DINING Sharpen your culinary skills in the fully equipped kitchen, complete with granite countertops and all-new appliances. White cabinets, hardwood floors, and a tile backsplash create a feeling of modern elegance. When you’re ready to eat, six can sit comfortably at the dining room table. BEDROOMS & BATHS This two-story home sleeps up to six guests between the sleeper sofa and two bedrooms, both located on the second floor. The master bedroom has a queen bed, a walk-in closet, and a 32” flat screen TV with a DVD player and DirecTV. The second bedroom also has a queen bed and a 32” flat screen TV. A bathroom with a jetted tub/shower combination is located on the second floor, while the half bath is downstairs. OUTDOOR AREAS A fenced backyard is perfect for the kids. Let them play on the lawn while dinner sizzles on the gas grill. As evening falls, gather around the fire pit and roast marshmallows under the stars. You'll also find a covered back patio with three chairs and a kiva fireplace as well as a front porch. EXTRA AMENITIES Guest amenities include complimentary Wi-Fi, cable TV, video games, and a washer/dryer. Two permits are available for street parking on a first-come, first-serve basis. THE LOCATION Walk a half-mile to the Gulf-front sands of Porretto Beach for a relaxing day in the sun. It’s a 2-mile drive to the Strand Historic District. In addition to a scenic walk with a variety of shops and restaurants, you’ll have access to historic treasures at the Galveston Island Railroad Museum, the Ocean Star Offshore Energy Center and Museum, and the Texas Seaport Museum. To catch a show, make your way to the Pier 21 Theater. It’s just an 8-mile drive to Moody Gardens Galveston Island, an amusement park with something for everyone. See the wildlife of the Aquarium and Rainforest Pyramids, sail the seas on the Colonel Paddlewheel Boat, or take to the skies on the five-tier Sky Trail Ropes Course and zipline. Kids will love Dino’s Alive, featuring 15 lifelike animatronic dinosaurs. WHAT TO EXPECT FROM A PROPERTY MANAGED BY TURNKEY VACATION RENTALS TurnKey Vacation Rentals is a leading full-service property management company. We guarantee all listing information is accurate and up to date. From the moment you book, you’ll be provided timely and helpful communications regarding your trip. Upon arrival, easily access your vacation home with a keyless secure door code; no need for an in-person key exchange. Your rental will be professionally cleaned and ready for you to enjoy. You can expect all comforts of a fine hotel, including shampoo, soaps, paper products, towels, and linens. Your home will include a HomeDroid tablet (electronic guest directory) providing specific home details, local suggestions, Wi-Fi access, TV instructions, and more. If you need anything at all before, during, or after your stay, our 24/7 local team is always ready to help! Additional amenities: ATM/bank, Botanical Garden, CD Player, Churches, Close to Town, Clothes Hangers , Coffee Maker, Cooking Utensils, Cookware, Fenced-in yard, Fire Pit, Full Kitchen, Games, Glassware, Golf, Golf Course, Health/Beauty/Spa, Heat, Heating, Iron & Board, Kayak / Canoe, Lawn / Garden, Live Theater, Living Room, Movie Theatres, Movie/Video Library, Museums, Near Beach, Near Public Transportation, Near The Ocean, Nearby ATM, Nearby Bank, Nearby FedEx, Nearby Grocery, Nearby Internet Cafe, Nearby Medical Services, Nearby Post Office, Playground, Pots / Pans, Private Entrance, Recreation Center, Silverware, Stove / Oven, Tea Kettle, Video Game Library, Wine Fridge, XBox, antiquing, arboretum, bay/sound, beachcombing, bird watching, botanical garden, children welcome, churches, cinemas, coin laundry, cycling, deepsea fishing, eco tourism, festivals, fishing, forests, golf, groceries, hiking, hospital, laundromat, live theater, marina, massage therapist, medical services, museums, non smoking only, paddle boating, pets not allowed, photography, recreation center, restaurants, roller blading, sailing, scenic drives, sight seeing, sound/bay fishing, surf fishing, surfing, swimming, tennis, theme parks, walking, water parks, wind-surfingMore
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Listed Since:January 2013
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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
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