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Located in Galveston at Grand Beach │HIGHEST RATED HOUSE │BEACHFRONT │Elevator

About this rental

  • House
    • 3506 sq. ft
  • 5 bedrooms
    • 11 beds
    • Sleeps 16
  • 5 bathrooms
    • 4 full baths
    • 1 half bath
  • Family spaces
    • Kitchen
    • Living Room
    • Deck/Patio

Located in Galveston at Grand Beach │HIGHEST RATED HOUSE │BEACHFRONT │Elevator

Sandy Sea-cret is a custom-designed vacation rental. It is a newly built ocean-front home that is a true beach front house . It is located in a brand new gated development with in the city of Galveston (NOT a west end island home with a 30 minute drive to Galveston). It is minutes away from the major attractions. The house offers super easy beach access and amazing panoramic views of the Gulf!

It is a spacious 3-story house that has 3506 sq ft of living space plus over 900 sq ft of the oceanfront deck area. The property has 5 bedrooms: 3 bedrooms each with a king-size bed and a private en suite bathroom, 1 bedroom with 2 queen-size beds, and 1 bunk bedroom with 6 custom-built bunk beds. The beach house can accommodate groups of up to 16 people.

We don’t use any management companies or third parties to run our business – we operate this property fully by ourselves! This means that we are available 24/7 for our guests and that our guests are our absolute top priority. We go above and beyond to ensure that those who stay at our beach house have an amazing experience and make lifelong memories!

If you are searching for a beautiful beachfront house loaded with amenities – look no further! No other house offers as many amenities:
• Elevator (additional fee of $150/per stay, optional)
• Hot tub (additional fee of $175/per stay, optional
• Natural gas fire pit (perfect for roasting marshmallows!) with a large stone wrap
around seating
• Natural gas grill
• Outdoor shower (hot and cold water)
• 2 Natural gas fireplaces (living room and master bedroom)
• Double refrigerators
• Double ovens
• 6-car parking
• Primary deck is 600 sq foot that has a step-down feature that allows an unobstructed view of the beach while seated
• Entry doors are equipped with push button locks that will be programmed with a personal entry code for each guest. Guests can self-check in at any time of arrival.

FOR WHOM IS OUR BEACH HOUSE:
• Perfect for family gatherings, multiple couples traveling together, or friends’ getaways.
• Great space for people who value privacy and tranquility but want to stay close to all the island’s famous sites and entertainment centers.
• Ideal for those who want to enjoy the sunrise or sunset with the panoramic view of the Gulf from the comfort of their own balcony or bedroom.

WHAT MAKES SANDY SEA-CRET SPECIAL:
If you are considering a beach house for your family, pay attention to its location! Many are located on the west end of the island a 30-minute drive into the attractions of Galveston. This is true beach front house in a new gated development that no other sub-division has this proximity to the attractions. Literally minutes away!!!
• Location: 2 miles away from Strand Historic District, 1 mile away from Pleasure Pier, 7 miles away from Moody Gardens, private but close to all the famous sites.
• Beach: the best beach in Galveston, not crowded, community beach bridge just 60 ft away.
• Design: the house was custom-built as a vacation rental and all the details were thought of with our guests’ comfort in mind.
• Communication: we are online and available 24/7 over the phone, email, or private messages. No management companies. If you are looking at other properties, ask if they are owner operated. The comfort of our guests is our number one priority.
• Cleanliness: we pay special attention to keeping our home in perfect condition for guests (check out our reviews, our guests always notice how clean and well-maintained our house is!)

UNIQUE FEATURES:
• Unobstructed view of the Gulf of Mexico
• The closest house to the community beach bridge (the beach bridge is just 60 ft away!)
• 3 Bedrooms with King-size beds and En Suite Bathrooms
• One bedroom with 2 Queen Beds
• The kids bunk room has 6 custom built bunk beds
• Extra comfortable mattresses (we always receive compliments from our guests)
• Smart TVs in every bedroom and the living room (Netflix available)
• Quartz kitchen countertop and fully equipped kitchen (Keurig Coffee Maker, 2 ovens, 2 fridges, microwave, 5 burner electric stove, blender, hand mixer, toaster, slow cooker, electric griddle, etc.)
•Washing machine and dryer

NOTE: When submitting a booking request/inquiry, please send us short information about your guest group and the reason for renting the house.

GROUND FLOOR
• Elevator (additional fee of $150/per stay, optional)
• Hot tub (additional fee of $175/per stay, optional)
• Natural gas fire pit
• Outdoor shower
• Natural gas grill
• Beach chairs, sun umbrellas, wagons, sand toys, and kites for the kids

SECOND FLOOR
• LIVING ROOM, KITCHEN, AND DINING: open plan design with an unobstructed view of the ocean with an exit to the balcony.
Our kitchen is fully stocked, has 2 refrigerators, and a double oven. Our living room has a 4K UHD TV and a fireplace.
• BALCONY: 8 polywood chairs and 1 polywood double glider. Amazing view of the ocean.
• MASTER BEDROOM 1: king-size bed, stand-alone bathroom, walk-in tile shower, walk-in closet, walkout balcony facing the street.

THIRD FLOOR
• MASTER BEDROOM 2: king-size bed, fireplace, en suite bathroom with double sinks, walk-in tile shower, stand-alone bathtub, walk-in closet. The bedroom has an ocean view and access to the balcony with sitting chairs.
• GUEST BEDROOM: king-size bed, a custom-made oversized armoire for storage, en suite bathroom with double sinks and a walk-in tile shower. This bedroom also has an ocean view and access to the balcony with sitting chairs.
• QUEEN BEDROOM: 2 queen-size beds, walkout balcony viewing the city of Galveston.
• BUNK BEDROOM: 6 custom bunk beds with XL twin mattresses.
The Queen Bedroom and Bunk Bedroom share a bathroom with double sinks and a separate walk-in shower room.
• CUPOLA: spiral stairs to the third floor, amazing view from the highest point of the house.

HOUSE RULES
• Must be 30 years old or older to book the property. All reservations are subject to a signed Short-term Rental Agreement. The guests must review, sign, and send back the rental agreement along with a copy of a valid ID within 48 hours of the booking.
• No loud large gatherings (no spring break groups, parties, or prom celebrations, no youth groups without adult supervision).
• No more than 16 people including kids, infants, and day-time visitors in the house at all times.
• Our house is not child-proofed (no locks on cabinet doors, no outlet plug covers, there are knives in the kitchen drawers, etc.). Parents will be responsible for walking through the house and identifying hazards to their children.
• No smoking (the rule includes: no smoking inside, on the balconies, no e-cigarettes), no drugs, no drug paraphernalia, and no underage drinking.
• Pets of any kind are NOT allowed anywhere on the premises (inside or outside the house).
• Driveway parking only. Our driveway can accommodate up to 6 mid-sized vehicles. No street parking (strict HOA rule). We do have designated overflow onsite parking within 2 minutes of walking time.
• During holidays and weekends the minimum stay is 2 nights.

RENTAL AGREEMENT
All our reservations are subject to a signed short-term rental agreement. The rental agreement contains the basic information about the property, house rules, cancellation policy, etc.

The guests must review, sign, and return the signed agreement along with a copy of a valid ID within 48 hours of the booking confirmation. Otherwise, the reservation will be canceled. We use DocuSign to send our rental agreement to make it convenient for our guests to sign it digitally.

Sometimes we receive multiple inquiries for the same dates. We confirm reservations ONLY after we receive the signed rental agreement. We do not hold dates for our guests.

CANCELLATION
• Our reservations are NON-refundable and NOT re-schedulable.
• If you are concerned about the possibility of rescheduling, early departure, or cancellation for ANY reason, we strongly suggest that you purchase travel insurance to protect your investment. VRBO recommends CSA travel insurance company (for more information and their plans visit their website at vacationprotection.com). It will help protect your investment and will save you a lot of headaches.

SAFETY DEVICES
We have 3 Ring Doorbell cameras overlooking our driveway, ground level, and backyard. We also have security cameras facing the driveway, ground level, backyard, and second-floor balcony. All devices will be on during your stay. Cameras are only used for security purposes. There are no cameras inside the house.

OUR OTHER PROPERTIES
If you are looking for a smaller place to stay in Galveston, take a look at our other properties:
• Seascape Condo 2208 (Property ID: 702161): Most reviewed condo at Seascape resort. On the Beach. Ocean view. Sleeps 4.
• Seascape Condo 2308 (Property ID: 792554): Highest-rated condo at Seascape resort. On the Beach. Top floor. The closest one-bedroom condo to the beach in this complex. Sleeps 4.

We hope we will get a chance to host you! Make our beach house your beach house!

Amenities

  • Parking
  • Internet
  • No smoking
  • Washer & dryer
  • TV
  • Satellite or cable
  • Air conditioning
  • Heater
  • Hot tub
  • Fireplace

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Rates & availability (If this property is unavailable for your preferred dates, please reach out to us. We manage other beachfront properties in this subdivision.)

Additional information about rental rates
Cleaning Fee : $475
Property Damage Protection : $40

Hot Tub : $175

Elevator : $150

Reviews

Impeccable everything!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
March 23, 2023

We had a family reunion at this beautiful home, with 8 adults and six kids ages 11-78. Every one of us absolutely loved our stay here.

The home was super comfortable, well stocked and with clear instructions. Owners Anna and Gary were impressively responsive when we needed help, even though they were on vacation.

The elevator made this family vacation possible for our group, that was the icing on the cake.

Thank you, Anna and Gary for sharing your amazing home with us!

Helena M

Great home in a great location!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
March 20, 2023

The house was beautiful and in the best location. The house had anything and everything we needed. The pictures do not do the house justice! The host was available at all times and responded to anything we needed. We would definitely stay here again!

Aydee D.

On point!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
March 20, 2023

We would come back in a heart beat!

John D.

Return guests

Rated 5.0 out of 5
March 20, 2023

This was our second January stay at Sandy Sea-cret. I can’t imagine a more beautiful and welcoming home for a winter getaway. The view from the large Gulf-facing windows is incredible! The house is spotlessly clean and beautifully decorated. We alternated eating out at some of Galveston’s great restaurants and cooking for our group of 9, and found the kitchen to be very well-stocked with everything we needed. The two refrigerators came in very handy, as did the elevator. Our hosts Gary and Anna provided all the details we needed and quickly responded to any communications. Thanks for anothrr

Mark K.

Great stay!!!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
January 29, 2023

Loved the location right on the beach! Lovely back patio area to take in the ocean views. The house was beautiful and spacious and everything seemed brand new with all the bells and whistles. Thanks!

Zachary B.

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Damage and incidentals

You will be responsible for any damage to the rental property caused by you or your party during your stay.

House Rules

Check in after 4:00 PM

Check out before 11:00 AM

Maximum overnight guests: 16

Minimum age to rent: 30

Children allowed: ages 0-17
No pets allowed

No events allowed
No smoking allowed

Our house isn’t child-proofed(no locks on cabinet doors,no outlet covers,etc). Parents will be responsible for identifying hazards to their children.

Rental agreement has to be signed and sent back with a copy of an ID within 48 h of the booking request. Parking: up to 6 cars, no garage access.

Only number of guests mentioned in the reservation is allowed to stay at the property. Day visitors are allowed only after notifying hosts.

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Amenities

Essentials

  • Internet
  • Linens provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Heating
  • Hair Dryer
  • Air conditioning
  • Wireless Internet
  • Fireplace
  • Toilet Paper
  • Paper Towels
  • Basic Soaps
  • Shampoo
  • Wifi speed
  • Free wifi

Kitchen

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Dishwasher
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Oven
  • Grill
  • Pantry Items
  • Ice Maker
  • Blender
  • Kettle
  • Dining table
  • Kitchen island

Pool & spa

  • Spa whirlpool

Entertainment

  • Television
  • Satellite/Cable
  • Smart TV

Outside

  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Beach Chairs
  • Fire pit

Laundry

  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron & Board

Parking

  • Parking Up to 6 mid-sized vehicles

Safety

  • Smoke detector
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Exterior lighting
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Fenced yard

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair inaccessible
  • Elevator

Location Type

  • Water View
  • Ocean View
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters 30

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