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Beautiful 4 Bedroom Home

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, 10 Sleeps

SPI Permit Number #2015-536409

Whirpool tub in Master bath. Full kitchen upstairs, and a kitchenette downstairs. Beauiful view of the bay sunset. Large master bedroom. Extra large living room upstairs.

Great fun private pool.

Prefer family gatherings.



Laundry room up stairs and washer and dryer down.

Great restaurants near by.

Wind surfing very close

Quiet neighborhood

Schlitterbahn not far. Horse back riding close by. Convention center also near.

Helen Fisher #2015-536409
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 17, 2018

About Helen Fisher #2015-536409

I grew up in Brownsville, Texas, about 24 miles from South Padre Island. It has always been my dream to have a home here on the island. I love this island and am glad when we are able to go down as I live part of the year in West Virginia. I am a Brownsvillian so that means I still have lot of friends there and at the age of 75 I still have my annual slumber get together. I love people and have been blessed with many travelers that return. I want the people to be comfortable with me and can ask me anything questions on their concerns.

Helen Fisher #2015-536409 purchased this house in 2002

Why Helen Fisher #2015-536409 chose South Padre Island

This property is very family oriented. It is walking distance to the beach and the sunsets are breathtaking. The pool is a plus, especially for children and I always keep a few toys to entertain the smaller ones.

There is wifi and also televisions in all the rooms, if you want to watch. I also have a selection of DVD, if that is your desire.

We started building our home in 1998 and finally finished it in 2002, as my husband and son did a lot of the work. I think that is another reason this house means so much to us.

I had a wonderful cousin from Aguascalientes, Mexico, that wanted to make a plaque for the house. I thanked him and told him to please put "Aunt Minka's SOMEDAY and he got it backwards and put "Minka's Aunt SOMEDAY" I put it up that way anyway.

What makes this house unique

You don't have to bring anything but your food, toiletries, such as soaps. I do not provide paper goods but there are plenty of towels.

We have an independent ice machine upstairs, there are all the dishes you would need upstairs and downstairs. Downstairs, there is a full kitchenette and you can walk right out the door to the pool. Most of my visitors really like that.

Views of the water are wonderful, even while you are in the kitchen you can see water, I truly fell in love with the view. I love the big kitchen, dining room and living room all combined to be one big fun room. My grandchildren love to come, they eat go fishing, swimming, play games and we can all join in. Sitting on the front porch is one of my favorite spots in the evening. The sunsets and the boats going up and down the water are very calming. There is a bench at the end of the street, not far at all, where I used to take my grandchildren when they were smaller, just so they could enjoy the water. I feel like it is a little part of paradise.


South Padre Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • No children allowed in pool without an adult present. Love families so please enjoy our home as it were yours
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , master bath upstairs
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , upstairs guest bathroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , downstairs
    Half Bathroom - toilet , outdoor shower , by the poo;
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , downstairs
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , upstairs
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , upstairs large room
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , downstairs
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Other nearby activities: Schlitterbahn water park, horesback riding, cart rentals, parasaling, convention center is also near by and they have many things happening. Sand castles. There are plenty of restaurants nearby, choose from Italian, Pizza, American, Japanese, cajun, seafood and good ole American Burgers. Post office is nearby.and please if you want to know something about the island, do not hesitate to ask me.


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Beautiful 4 Bedroom Home
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

very beautiful house. The house stay very cool and the scenery is pretty.

  • 5 of 5

Everything worked correctly, had plenty of house items Incase you forget anything. Lady is very nice and helpful and just wants you to have a great time. We would recommended this house and will be back in the future

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much. Enjoyed you being there. Again, thank you. Helen Fisher
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Beautiful family friendly home.

  • 5 of 5

The home was great. It was the perfect size for our family. We have a family member who is in a wheelchair and he moved with ease on the bottom floor. Beautiful views from the balconies. We loved our stay.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Plenty of space & a pool

  • 5 of 5

There were three families, total of 7 adults, 1 older child, a toddler and we had plenty of space for all of us. The kitchen and kitchenette made it easy to prepare meals by several of us separately as needed and then come together to eat in the large dining area. The upstairs kitchen has two stoves for cooking several dishes. Talk about fully stocked kitchen, anything you thought you might need is there. Plenty of linens and towels, the washer and dryer was a plus. The pool, poolside bathroom and outdoor seating area was great for evening family time. The balconies were amazing, one side you can see the beachside fireworks and the other the bayside fireworks. It had been years since we stayed on the bayside but really enjoyed the quiet location. The beach is a short walk away, the island market is a few blocks away, and restaurants are also close by. We had an amazing long weekend and plan to return again. Helen is an amazingly kind person and a joy to talk with, something you don’t always get to do when renting, since most things are so automated these days. Thank you Helen for sharing your home.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Love It!!!

  • 5 of 5

Me and my family had such a wonderful experience renting this home. We go to South Padre every year and this was by far the best place we have stayed at. I would first like to start out by mentioning the wonderful, sweet Ms. Helen Fisher. Not only is she helpful and quick to respond to you, but she is so kind and a joy to speak with. She kept the lines of communication open anytime I needed. She let me know when she received my payment and she was quick to refund my deposit. Not only is the house wonderful, but simply because of Ms. Fisher, is why I will definitely stay at her home every year from now on, as long as I am allowed. Speaking of her home, it is wonderful. It makes you have a sense of being at home. You feel nice and relaxed. It was nice and clean and it comes with everything you could possibly need. I stayed there with my husband and children, my aunt and uncle, my parents and grandparents and it was just perfect. I recommend 100%.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your beautiful words. I truly appreciate and the trust you placed in me.
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  • 5 of 5

I have to start out by saying we renting this thinking we would be close to Corpus Christi but then we found out it was going to be a 3 hour drive each way so we made the best out of our vacation and ended up happier being in South Padre. The owner Ms. Helen was so nice and helpful with everything. The house was great, the pool was nice and the location was ok. We would have liked to have been closer to the beach but the drive wasn't bad and the bay ended up being great crabbing!! We will definitely keep this house in mind for future vacations.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Outstanding Experience

  • 5 of 5

I am writing this review along with group and all had individually 5 star experience. Words are not enough to describe the experience we had. Though I had been to South Padre couple of times before, I would consider this vacation as the best one. The property was absolutely fantastic, clean and very well organized and very very comfortable. The location next to bay gives the perfect feeling of relaxation. The house gives a pure feeling of being at home and relaxation. More than house, I would like to thank the Owner and her family especially her son. Knowing them was another best part of the vacation. I have been discussing with her before the vacation and she is someone who is rare to be found. One can't realize the experience unless interacts with her. She has been very honest, very caring and very attentive. As i said I cant describe her using words. House is one part, but experience of knowing her and her son is the delightful factor

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Schlitterbahn.

* Museums.

* all water sports.

* see fire works at Louie's Backyard on Fridays.

* Go Carts.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Biking.

* Fishing.

* swimming.

* Andy Bowie Park.

* turtle museum.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* Beach Access not far.

* movies.

* Andy Bowie Park.

* Bungie Jumps.

* Restaurants.

* windsurfing, Kiting, Fishing, Jet Skiing, Horseback Riding, Biking, Amusement Park (Schlitterbahn) Golfing nearby, Movie theatre.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit $400


Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.