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Peace and Tranquility

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Property Details

Updated: Jan 18, 2017
  • Sleeps 10
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 10

Welcome to peace and tranquility! Enjoy the warm, relaxing ocean available in the gulf of Mexico without the hassles of international travel. A comfortable, two bedroom home (sleeps 10) with a spacious, updated master suite including tub, & walk in closet. Features a large 2nd bedroom and full bathroom, accessible from both bedroom and open living area. The kitchen, living room, and dining area are located in the middle of the home which accommodates easy social gathering. The kitchen has custom cabinets with granite counter tops. An island in the middle of kitchen faces the open living area and deck with beach view. The house-wide half covered/half uncovered deck is comfortable for both sun worshipers and shade seekers, alike. From here, you can listen to the ocean and watch the waves. The beach is clean and quiet for family fun. Beach access is a hard surface road and is a short walk - a block and a half away.

Recent Review

About the Owner

Todd and Kathy Graves
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2017

25 Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(25 traveler reviews)


The property was comfortable and convenient. All the necessities were provided. outside deck enjoyab

  • 4 of 5

Excellent location to beaches which were not crowded. Some very nice restaurants nearby.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The house was beautiful and I would definitely stay again.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay very much. The house was perfect and had everything we needed. Short walk to the beach.

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very nice, well kept house, walking distance to the beach, Gulf view, very quiet and relaxing.

  • 5 of 5

I had a great time at Peace & Tranquility beach house. Great house and an awesome location. I went surf fishing everyday catching Bull Reds(lots of fun). Considering making this a yearly vacation, highly recommended. The owners (Kathy & Todd) are easy to deal with, great communication... Thanks Again, Scott

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed yourself and found some peace & tranquility!
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Soggy Froggy

  • 4 of 5

Swarms of mosquitoes greeted us upon arrival. Would think the hundreds of frogs singing outside would keep the mosquito population down. So, make sure you bring your mosquito net or citronella candles to place at outside balcony and plenty of bug repellent. If it had not rained cats and dogs every day we were there, we would not have noticed that there is no internet connection and have TV Antenna with very bad reception. Having said that, the house was very comfortable, clean and met our expectations. Despite the weather, skeeters, and being "incommunicado", all and all it was a good experience and would be willing to rent the house again.

The Ammounes

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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End of Summer Bash

  • 5 of 5

We had 4 adults and 4 children staying 3 nights the weekend before school started. We had a GREAT time, if we had any questions a quick call or txt to Kathy and she responded quickly. The house has everything needed for enjoying a long weekend, plenty of room for everyone. The quick scroll down the road to get to the beach, was not bad at all. You have views of the ocean from the front porch table, which is where we spent majority of our time when we were not at the beach. We truly enjoyed ourselves and has already decided to make this a yearly trip. Personally anytime my family will be visiting Galveston, I will check with Kathy to see if their house is available. Thank you so much for sharing your home with us.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This was just what we needed

  • 5 of 5

This home was a beautiful get away and was exceptionally accomodating for me, my husband and three teenagers. The deck and beach chairs were our favorite spot while we drip dried from the "after beach" waterhose shower downstairs. Inside, there is plenty of room to move around, lots of sleeping space and the beds were all comfy, even the bunk beds. (the teens agreed) There's also a variety of movies and games to keep them entertained in the down times. In the kitchen and bathrooms, lots of linens, toilet paper, paper towels, dishes and cookware, utensils. There's even handsoap and dish soap. I was pleasantly surprised to see the cabinets had the basic staples like salt, pepper, miscellaneous spices, sugar, cooking oil and spray and even a few dry goods. The refrigerator had slightly used condiments like mustard, mayo, ketchup, butter, bbq sauce, even Aloe Vera gel for the sunburns they knew we'd get! Whether it was supplied by the house or just previous tenants, THANK YOU ♡ In turn, I left a few misc items that can be used again. We stayed on the island all 4 days and will be back as often as we can. The ferry ride over was free and relaxing. Bring your groceries or you can purchase everything you need and MORE at the Big Store down the road. Pack your personal hygiene items, sunscreen and bathing suit, that's all you need! The beach is about a block away so bring beach toys and enjoy the R&R.

Mr. And Mrs. Graves, thank you for allowing us to enjoy your beach home.


Terrence and Regina Ervin

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. We are celebrating our 1st year of beach home ownership. We have made a lot of improvements and had many awesome renter's, like you, that we hope will return!
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : at 53 Miles Nearest Barpub : at 3 Miles Nearest Ferry : at 6 Miles Nearest Beach : at 0.2 Miles Car: recommended

Beautiful beach with easy access, surf or jetty fishing. Several good restaurants to choose from, THE BIG STORE has everything with other shops and stores all around. Golf cart and other rentals available. Live music @ local establishments. Galveston ferry just minutes away with all Galveston has to offer. Galveston has restaurants, night life, Schlitterbahn water park, Moody Gardens, Air Museum, Train Museum, Sea Wolf Park, Fishing, Charter fishing, and anything else you can think of.

Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Pet Fee $100

Alternative to 3 day rental: Contact owner if you would like to rent FRI/SAT or M-Th for $600 special!
Check in time is 4 p.m. (earlier if available)
Check out time is 12 p.m
Please note: Stated rates do not include cleaning; renters are to wash linens, dishes and clean (see rental terms for more detail)
If you would like to pre-arrange cleaning, contact owner for fees
House will be inspected after each use; failure to clean home for next guest will result in loss of some/all security deposit

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
Updated: Jan 18, 2017
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Property Type

  • house


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...


  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Ocean View


  • bay/sound
  • festivals
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming

Floor Area

  • 1230 sq. ft.


  • Bathroom 2 - toilet, combination tub/shower
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, combination tub/shower, double sink vanity
  • 2nd bath accessible from guest room and sitting area


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 double, 2 twin/ single
  • Pull-out with queen bed air mattress in living room sleeps an additional two


  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill


  • Guests provide their own meals


  • New stainless appliances include side by side refrigerator, stove, dish washer, microwave, and coffee pot. Maytag washer and drier downstairs in master closet. Central air and heat, ceiling fans, vinyl plank and tile floors.Under cabin is concrete with gas grill for picnics or just relaxation. Walking Beach access (approx. 150 yards). Located within a few miles of the Galveston Ferry.

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