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Cozy, Private,Butterfly Flower Garden with Spa

1 ½ blocks from beach and many restaurants.  Very unique.  An absolute sanctuary .
5 reviews
1 ½ blocks from beach and many restaurants.  Very unique.  An absolute sanctuary .
The kitchen is original other than the stone counter top
Master Bedroom. My daughter calls it the Princess room and helps decorate it.
The Bath has the original claw foot tub.  It is the only tub in the world in which my 6 year old dau
Rock groin is one of few paved for easy walk out into the gulf. There is also a life guard station.
may 2016
Back yard 5/20/2016
Back yard at night .
Dove feeding time
Make a family prayer flag. Break out the monopoly or help paint a mural in the back yard.
Fish pots full of little friendly critters
My daughter painted the spa.The spa works perfectly with the privacy and natural surroundings.
We have 50 milkweed plants which draws and endless supply of Monarchs.
Cinderella Rabbit goes out on the town every weekend with my daughter and I .  Everyone knows bunny.
SnowBelle is Cinderella's new partner . They will have a new family may 30
Cinderella and SnowBelle have this private area behind flower garden which is accessible.
1885 caboose at R.R. museum I am restoring. The salvage siding is in bunny pen fence.
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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Galveston, Galveston Island, Texas
The Old Silk Hat is a block and a half off the Seawall. The rock groin at the seawall is paved and make great access to walk out into the gulf. There is a lifeguard station and a traffic crosswalk. It is within a few minutes’ walk from many restaurants and lounges. The house is located on a quiet small one way street. The house is a 1915 craftsman bungalow artistically remodeled with the least possible altering of the original. All guest agree that it is a true sanctuary. The back yard is totally private with the exception of monarch butterflies, doves and
Snowbelle , our rabbit. The spa is awesome for ending a great day. I am semi-retired and I totally enjoy hosting in any way possible. If you are from out of the country or first time to Galveston I will help in any way . Professionals really enjoy the sanctuary feeling and...
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About the Owner, Calvin W
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 3 days ago
Listed since : Mar 2015
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 5 reviews and 1 property
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Mollie S
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 20 April 2017 for a stay in April 2017

Although we have been to Galveston several times, we never visited the historical buildings there. On this trip, we spent the days seeing the sites of the city (the Bishop's Palace is so awesome--such remarkable craftsmanship--a must see!) and then enjoyed the relaxing backyard of this quaint bungalow in the evenings. We would recommend this to anyone who appreciates nature...

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Reviewed 3 April 2016 for a stay in March 2016
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This cottage is tucked in to a quiet neighborhood just two blocks form the Gulf of Mexico. It is an easy walk to several good restaurants and the beach. The house itself is cozy, with two bedrooms, a kitchen, laundry and good-sized dining and living rooms. It is clean and welcoming. Calvin, the owner, is outgoing, with information about the...

Kim T
2 reviews
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Reviewed 20 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015
person found this review helpful

This was a great house! The private butterfly garden backyard is worth it alone. Walking distance to the beach, shopping, restaurants, Pleasure Pier, bars. Central location makes it easy to explore the island in all directions. Calvin is a super great guy and so easy to work with. His knowledge of the island is priceless. He is a lifelong friend...

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dryer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Ask about smoking
    1 Full bath
    1 King
    4 Twins
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USD 900
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  • Cleaning fee: $127 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: $382 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
It is located immediately off the seawall in the center of town. 37th and Seawall beach has one of the best paved rock groins which makes it safer to walk out into the Gulf. It also has a life guard station and crossing lights. It’s on a one way street which is more private and quiet. It is right behind Guido’s. There are many restaurants and lounges within a few blocks. It is located on a small one way street which makes it quieter. This is a perfect sanctuary, not a party spot. Great If you want a sanctuary very close to the beach with restaurants and places to hang out and watch the waves .
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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