Welcome to our home of aprox 4,600 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 3 1/2 bath. Features a big pool, hot tub, large game room, big screen tv's & fully functioning exercise room.
We are conveniently located between the great city of Houston and the oceanfront Island of Galveston both being about 30 minutes drive.
Home features a master bedroom on the lower level with a large master his & her vanities & dual head shower as well as stand alone Jacuzzi tub. Queen Size bed with adjustable Tempur-pedic mattress. Hand scraped hardwood & tile floors. There is a large family room with direct view of the pool in the backyard. Cook in the large gourmet kitchen which features granite counter tops, reverse osmosis water system, gas stove, oven, and microwave, Keurig & traditional optimal brew coffee maker. Dine in the formal dining room or have a less formal family meal in the open concept floor plan which connects the breakfast area next to the kitchen and family living space. Stay entertained with over 200 TV channels on the large 65 inch TV in the family room featuring Direct TV, NFL Sunday Ticket, blu ray player or Netflix with state of the art surround sound. Enjoy the game & media room upstairs with a large flat screen TV also with built in surround sound, dvd player and apps such as AmazonFire TV and Netflix, theater seating and various board games or pool & foosball tables. There are 3 bedrooms upstairs, each with with queen-sized beds and pillow top mattresses. There is an additional queen size air mattress that can be used if needed. Work out in the fully equipped exercise and weight room upstairs. Relax while watching the sunset in the evening out by the pool or swim in your own privacy in the 20,000 gallon pool. Or enjoy relaxing in the heated hot tub with jets. We have a dry sauna, and massage chair to aid in relaxation.
Walk or jog around the neighborhood lake for exercise or play tennis at the clubhouse which is a 3-4 minute walk from our home. Do your grocery shopping at our Texas-sized neighborhood grocery stores, Kroger, HEB, Target or Walmart which are 5 minute or less drive from our home.
Play golf at the adjacent golf course in just minutes or drive about half an hour to Houston and enjoy all that Houston has to offer from shows, plays, the Zoo, the Museum of Art, Museum of Natural Science, the Medical Center etc. Eat at the Kemah Boardwalk or enjoy rides along the water and enjoy the sail boats and watch the yachts pass by. Drive about 30 minutes to the Island of Galveston and spend the day at Pleasure Pier at the beach or walking, dipping in the ocean, sun bathing, shopping or eating at the restaurants as you watch the sun set. This home is an excellent Texas-sized home to come and enjoy the great Gulf Coast region being close enough to Houston but away from all the traffic and congestion of the big city. Home is located in very private modest upscale new neighborhood.
The whole house is yours to enjoy with the features and comfort of home. You are a very easy 15 minutes drive to NASA and the Johnson Space Center in Houston. Plan to spend most of a day visiting this amazing place for both adults and children. Learn about the history of our space exploration. There are hands on activities and talks for children and take a tour of the Control Center and large complex of buildings. There is now a fascinating Space shuttle exhibit to explore.
Spend a day visiting the Kemah Boardwalk which is a very easy 10 to 15 minute drive from our home. Enjoy the many different restaurants and walk along the boardwalk. Relax and grab a drink with appetizers and watch the sailboats sailing by. Take a ride on a high powered race boat on the Boardwalk Beast and plan on getting wet. Cruise the bay in a yacht with dinner or take a carriage ride. There is an amusement park with different rides for both adults and children. Shop in the many interesting shops in the area.
Enjoy the Island of Galveston which is only a pleasant 25 to 35 minute drive since we are midway between the Houston downtown area and Galveston seawall. There is the Moody Gardens to spend a day enjoying the different exhibits of the rainforest, live butterflies, aquarium, and the amazing IMAX movies about the natural world, ice sculptures exhibition in winter, Christmas lights exhibit from Thanksgiving till New Year and many more activities. Enjoy the Schlitterbahn Waterpark next to Moody Gardens in summer for the whole day. Sunbathe by the beach and stroll the seawall of Galveston or ride a family bike along the sea wall. There is the Galveston Pleasure Pier with amusement rides to enjoy. Have lunch or dinner along the sea wall or along the Galveston Strand. Watch a play at the Galveston Grand Opera built in 1894 and very well preserved architecture. Every seat is great. Catch a cruise ship from Galveston cruise port or from the Houston Cruise ship port, both only 30 minutes from us at the end of your stay.
Enjoy the gigantic Houston Galleria mall that has an ice skating rink and excellent dining only about 30 minute drive from us. The museum district has the wonderful Museum of Natural Science to check out the dinosaurs, live butterflies in their rainforest pyramid, display of gems and precious stones, IMAX movies on one of the largest screens in the world, planetarium and special exhibits. Plan a whole day for this activity. Visit the Museum of Fine Art with beautiful artwork from different artists famous and upcoming ones.
Watch a football game at our gigantic NRG (previously the Reliant) stadium or a baseball game at the massive Minute Maid Park with its retractable dome. Do not miss a Houston Rockets basketball game at the Toyota Center.
Entertain yourself with Broadway plays in the Houston Arts and Theater district. Enjoy the Alley theater, the Houston symphony, the Theater Under the Stars or TUTS theater, Houston Ballet and Grand Opera, Broadway show at the beautiful Hobby Center or a show at the Society for the Performing Arts (SPA).
Visit the Children's Museum of Houston if you have kids or grand children. Enjoy the free Menil Collection of art. Visit the Houston Zoo, the Artcar Museum, the San Jacinto Monument, Gerald D. Hines Waterwall Park, Houston Arboretum and Nature Center, San Jacinto Battle Ground State Historic Park or watch a concert at the Miller Outdoor Theater.
Shop till you drop at the nearby Mall (about 5 miles away) or many Outlet malls, the closest being the Tanger Outlet mall 15 minutes drive from our home.
If you wish to drive about an hour or two drive you can visit the famous Blue Bell Ice Cream factory in the Texas Hill country by New Braunfels and in spring enjoy the bluebonnet and Indian Paintbrush flowers in the country side while visiting some Texas wineries.
Whatever you decide to do, come and enjoy!Get the full listing »