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view from the beach at sunset
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36 reviews
view from the beach at sunset
View of the front of the house. Beach and ocean is behind the house.
At night you can see the stars - no city lights!
gazebo at end of walkway provides shade.
Our gazebo is close to the beach, perfect for lounging and watching the waves.
Wall of windows in the living room is the focal point of this home.
living room with dining table seats 8. Bar seats 4 more.
Our kitchen is stocked w/everything you need to cook and serve a beautiful meal.
Even when you're busy in the kitchen you still get the million dollar view.
downstairs master bedroom has an ocean view and exterior door to deck.
downstairs master bedroom has toddler bed and crib and tv plus private bath.
view from deck outside master bedroom downstairs.
downstairs bath in master bedroom. Shower is separate from jacuzzi tub.
Children's nook/bedroom next to downstairs master bedroom.
upstairs landing.
upstairs master bedrm with crib, private bath and private deck with ocean view.
Third bedroom with two queen beds. Exterior door to deck.
4th bedrm w/2 bunks. Bottom bunk on one side is a full size bed. Has a deck too!
3rd and 4th bedrooms share this deck.
Dunes are in bloom in the summer.
Empty beaches in the offseason
feeding seagulls off the deck
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Overview
Holiday Rental House -
4 Bedrooms , 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 11
Surfside Beach, Texas
The Bluewater Star is a lovely 2-story beachfront home located on a 1/2 acre lot in Surfside, a small coastal community 35 miles south of Galveston. Over the years, our home has become a preferred destination for many families who return to our home to spend quality time with their loved ones.

Nestled in the dunes on a large private lot, we are footsteps away from the beach. Wrap-around decks surround 3 sides of the home and all 4 bedrooms open out to a deck. The living room, with its soaring two-story ceiling provides an unobstructed view of the ocean from anywhere in the house. Outside the back deck, our private walkway takes you over the dunes to the beach. At the end of the walkway a lovely gazebo offers shade and a place to relax away from the house. This is a wonderful place to enjoy your favorite music and morning coffee while y...
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About the Owner, Barbara H
Languages spoken: English
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Nov 2006
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 36 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
We live in Houston, which is only an hour away from Surfside. My husband and I are on call for you during your stay and will answer calls, emails and texts.
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Excellent - based on 36 reviews
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Reviewed 14 February 2018 for a stay in February 2018

This is a perfect family or multiple couples beach house. Great unobstructed view of the waves breaking on the beach. Three sided deck (with gates so my dog couldn’t take himself to the beach👍🏽) on main floor. Two decks on the upper floor. The great room and kitchen are open to each other and the full wall of windows to...

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Management response:

So glad ya’ll had a good time. You were delightful guests, thanks so much for taking care of our home. We hope you will consider a return stay sometime in the future. FYI, We have a Facebook page called The Bluewater Star and frequently post discounted rates for last minute rentals when weekends remain unbooked. Have a great year and...

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Reviewed 3 December 2016 for a stay in October 2016
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Reviewed 5 June 2016 for a stay in May 2016
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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Bunk Beds:(2)
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(2)
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (11)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (4)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
This house is strictly for family rental. We do not offer our home out for events such as weddings. You must be minimally 26 years of age to rent this house. We will accept one or...
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Bathrooms
    4 Full baths
Bedrooms
    2 Kings
    2 Cribs
    2 Super Kings
    2 Bunks
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
AU$662
USD 500
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1 Mar 2018 -
31 May 2018
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3 nights
AU$662
USD 500
AU$662
USD 500
AU$3,707
USD 2,800
1 Jun 2018 -
4 Sep 2018
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7 nights -- --
AU$4,568
USD 3,450
5 Sep 2018 -
31 Oct 2018
Default
3 nights
AU$463
USD 350
AU$530
USD 400
AU$3,178
USD 2,400
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Australian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Fees
  • Damage Deposit: AU$265 / stay - Deposit
  • cleaning fee: AU$212 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Lodging tax: 10%
Deposits: $200 security/damage deposit, refunded within 2 weeks of departure date.
Payment Options: American Express, Discover, Mastercard, PayPal, Personal Check, Visa
Other Fees: 10% tax and Cleaning fee of $150.

Bed sheets and towels included at no additional charge for parties up to 10 people. $100 linen fees may apply to parties of 11 or more.

Short-haired dogs 45 lbs and under conditionally accepted with $125 non-refundable pet fee. Two dogs max. No puppies or aggressive breeds.

Rates are for family rental only. We do not rent our home out for weddings or corporate events. Please factor in a 20% increase for bookings over holidays.
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About the neighbourhood
Surfside Village is a small beach town on the Texas Gulf Coast. Galveston is a scenic half hour drive up the coast. Our house is in the perfect location - close enough to enjoy the tourism of Galveston and all its attractions and far enough away to enjoy the unspoiled beaches and charm of a small beach community.

Lake Jackson, population of about 50,000, is nearby and has a lot to offer the entire family. Be sure to check out the Brazosport Arts and Science Center, visit the planetarium, theatre, fish hatchery. A museum there houses the largest seashell exhibit in North America. Bring your shells in for identification. There is also a public golf course.

Summer is not the only time to visit the beach. Offseason has advantages too, especially for those who crave a break from their hec...
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Getting around
You'll need a car. A lot of folks also rent golf carts.
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
From Houston take 288 South all the way through Lake Jackson, exit 332 Surfside, stay on that until you run into Bluewater Highway. Make a left, go exactly 1.8 miles and we are on the right side, directly across from Perry's food store.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.0 km.
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