Head to the Texas Gulf Coast for a relaxing holiday and unforgettable adventures in the island city of Galveston with this charming cottage as your home base! This Galveston getaway sits in the East End Historical District within walking distance of the Strand Historic District, making your city explorations easy as can be. A mid-20th-century house remodeled in 2018, this unique vacation rental features 2 bedrooms and 1 full bath for 6 guests. Unwind on the spacious back deck under the stars!
-- THE PROPERTY --
Master Bedroom: Queen Bed | Bedroom 2: 2 Twin-over-Twin Beds | Living Room: Queen Sleeper Sofa
Upon arrival, you'll notice beautiful landscaping and a unique tree sculpture adorning the front yard. This vacation rental home is part of the city's Tree Sculpture Tour, an artistic movement that aims to bring life to what Mother Nature tried to destroy - by creating sculpture art out of fallen trees from Hurricane Ike. The original tree carving of 2 alligators and a pelican adds authentic character to the property.
Kick off your vacation with drinks in the private fenced backyard. The large deck is complete with ample seating, a charcoal grill, and a hammock! Socialize and enjoy the serenity this peaceful space offers, while the grill master prepares a tasty meal.
Wind down with a show or sports game on the large flat-screen cable TV in the living room, or initiate a family game night using the numerous board games provided! This cozy living area features lovely wall art and soothing blue color scheme.
The fully equipped kitchen provides all the dishware and cookware you'll need to whip up hearty breakfasts and delicious snacks. Boasting stainless steel appliances and chic open shelving, you'll find cooking in this space easy and enjoyable!
With a morning coffee or evening nightcap, begin and end your days perched on the front porch. Lounge in the rocking chairs and admire the charming historical area you're immersed in while staying at this adorable vacation rental cottage!
-- THE LOCATION --
Your location is perfect for a short walk to the Strand Historic District, featuring Victorian-era buildings now housing restaurants, antique stores, and eclectic shops. Spend a day at Moody Gardens, just 7 miles from the property, to discover numerous attractions including an aquarium, zoo, zip line, and museums all housed in glass pyramids.
While situated in the East End Historical District, you can discover extraordinary architectural gems nearby such Bishop's Palace and Moody Mansion. Just a 5-minute walk from the cottage, Bishop's Palace is a remarkable Victorian-style house also known as Gresham's Castle, offering nearly 20,000 square feet of ornate decor, lavish furnishings, and eclectic designs that you'll love exploring. The Romanesque Moody Mansion is just over 1 mile away and definitely worth a visit as well.
Dine out at a few local favorites during your stay to get the full Galveston experience. Walk 0.3 mile to The Original Mexican Cafe for an authentic Tex-Mex feast in a historic building. If you don't feel like making breakfast at the cottage, walk 3 blocks to grab a pastry and latte at the Sunflower Bakery & Cafe. Treat yourself to a fresh seafood dinner at Gaidos Seafood Restaurant, boasting Gulf views and a historic vibe.
-- THE EVOLVE DIFFERENCE --
Evolve Vacation Rental Network is on a mission to make vacation rental easy for guests. Every property in our network has been vetted and verified so you can book with confidence. If you have questions prior to your trip, we are happy to assist you 7 days a week. During your stay, your designated Guest Contact will be available 24/7 to help with any issues that may arise.
-- ADDITIONAL DETAILS --
Key Residence Features:
- Amenities include a fully equipped kitchen, free WiFi, central air conditioning and heating, ceiling fans, in-unit laundry machines, 3 flat-screen cable TVs, charcoal grill, covered front porch, back deck, outdoor dining table, hammock, and more
- Unbeatable Galveston location in the heart of the East End Historical District and less than 1 mile from the Strand Historic District! Situated about a 20-minute drive from one of the city's most popular attractions, Moody Gardens
- Nearest Commercial Airport: George Bush Intercontinental Airport - 2800 N Terminal Rd, Houston, TX 77032, (~72 miles away)
-- POLICIES --
- No smoking
- No pets allowed
- No events, parties or large gatherings
- Must be at least 25 years old to book
- Additional fees and taxes may apply
- Photo ID may be required upon check-inGet the full listing »