The Bikini Bungalow
4 BR | 2 Full Baths | Sleeps 12 | Community View
Where you'll be
This beautiful craftsman home was built in 1914 and has been updated and decorated in a cool, vintage design. All new furnishings from floor to ceiling, this home is spacious, and a perfect gathering space for family and friends.
Relax on the oversized front porch, complete with rocking chairs, while enjoying the cool Gulf breeze. Enjoy the beautifully landscaped backyard with a large deck perfect for entertaining, with outdoor seating for everyone and a large BBQ grill (propane provided). When you're ready for the beach you only have a few blocks to go for hours of fun in the sun. You're within walking distance to many attractions, restaurants and more.
This large, two-story home features two living areas, a large dining room with dining table and chairs for 8, a cute breakfast nook in the fully stocked kitchen, plus all the comforts of home with full size washer and dryer, and plenty of room for large groups. There is one bedroom on the first floor with a shared bathroom, and sleeping for two in the second living room, and three more bedrooms and a bath upstairs. Please note the upstairs bathroom is a tub only and very low ceiling for standing up to use shower.
Enjoy private, off-street parking with room for up to 2-3 vehicles in the driveway. Located in a great family area, this is the perfect home for your next island getaway!
This home is centrally located, which means you'll be close to everything, from the beach to local restaurants and night life!
- Four minute walk to the beach and Seawall Boulevard.
- Have fun shopping local gift shops or rent a bike along the Seawall.
- Half a mile to the Historic Pleasure Pier on 25th and Seawall.
- Half a mile to Menard Park which has a recreation center & picnic shelters, plus basketball & tennis courts. Be sure to check out the cool new turtle mural facing the Seawall!
- Local eateries such as The Spot, BLVD Seafood, Shrimp N Stuff and Float Patio are all nearby to satisfy your appetite whether you're in the mood for a delicious burger or excellent seafood.
- Grab a drink at any of the several local watering holes close by including Beerfoot Brewery or The Spot!
- Moody Gardens and Schlitterbahn Waterpark are only 5.5 miles away.
This home features a propane gas grill, however, please note to check levels before using.
Staying in town or near one of Galveston's Historic Districts has its own set of perks and is very different from the West End or near East Beach. Many in town homes are walking distance to the seawall, the beach, restaurants, shopping, the Historic Strand & Postoffice district, the Pleasure Pier, museums, the Galveston-Bolivar Ferry, plenty of other attractions, things to do, grocery stores, Texas A&M University, Shriner’s Hospital, Ronald McDonald House and UTMB (University of Texas Medical Branch), one of the largest, most technologically sophisticated emergency care facilities in the world, a level 1 trauma and burn center.
GULF COAST CONCIERGE
Ryson partners exclusively with Gulf Coast Concierge to make your time on the island unforgettable! Gulf Coast Concierge understands it's the little things that count. Create your own adventures with beach gear and golf cart rentals, a sunset cruise or a bonfire and smores on the beach. Gulf Coast Concierge also offers fishing charters, photo sessions, and a variety of in-home services. If you can dream it, we will do our best to make it happen!
All Ryson properties are non-smoking.
Sorry, pets are not allowed at this home. If needing a pet-friendly vacation rental, please check out Ryson's pet-friendly vacation rentals.
It is recommended to review Ryson's Packing List when planning your vacation. If there are any questions, please contact us.
This vacation home should accommodate up to 2 vehicles to be parked at the property. Carpooling is highly recommended. Vehicles should be parked in the driveway or designated parking space. At no time should any vehicle be parked on lawns, yards or dune. Many HOAs do not allow parking for trailers, RVs, boats, etc. Please contact Ryson with any questions.
Even if listed as a provided amenity, Ryson is unable to guarantee specific cable packages, networks, channels, cable signal quality, or internet signal quality. Cable may not be available on all TVs. Oftentimes additional TVs are available for guests wanting to hook up their own game systems or streaming devices.
All reservations require a completed Ryson Rental Agreement, and the agreement holder must be at least 25 years of age to rent this property and provide a valid ID at check-in. Check-in time is 4 pm and check-out time is at 10 am.
Monthly rentals are considered in the off-season - Winter Texans, snowbirds, retirees, corporate stays, medical professionals, university students and plant workers are welcome. Extended stays or monthly rentals require a stay of 30+ nights, and these reservations are tax exempt. This is an immediate savings of 15%! Although most extended stay reservations are between the middle of November through February, extended stays may be considered anytime between Labor Day and Memorial Day. Extended stay reservations may not be placed online, but a Ryson Vacation Planner would love to answer any questions you may have and help you reserve your extended stay.
RYSON VACATION RENTALS
Ryson, established in 2006, is the largest local vacation rental provider on Galveston Island, offering close to 300 vacation rentals, including Ryson's Luxury Collection, in-house maintenance, housekeeping, inspection, laundry and property management. Ryson’s team of Vacation Planners are Certified Tourism Ambassadors and more than happy to work with guests interested in renting multiple homes, as they offer expansive local knowledge and know Ryson's vacation homes.
GVR # 09519
Fenced in Yard
Iron & Ironing Board
Grill - Gas
TV (s) - Smart
Dishes and Utensils
Bath Towels Provided
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Important things to know
- Within 45 days of arrival, 100% is due at the time of booking.
- 46+ days prior to arrival, $300 is due at the time of booking if the total is less than $4000.
- 46+ days prior to arrival, $1000 is due at the time of booking if the total is more than $4000.
- After 48 hours of booking, if canceled, or in case of no-show, the total amount of the reservation will be charged.
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