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Peace and Tranquility


Property Details

Updated: Oct 16, 2016
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.

  • Sleeps 10
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

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22 Reviews

based on 22 traveler reviews


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 had many awesome renter's, like you, that we hope will return!
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Peace & Tranquility

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay for the 2nd year in a row. It will be an annual stay for us that we'll always look forward to.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely perfect

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was perfect for our needs. It was close to the beach and everything we needed was provided. We hope to stay here again. Thank you Todd and Kathy for sharing your beach house with us.


  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice Stay in a Nice House

  • 4 of 5

We just completed a little over two weeks in the Peace and Tranquility house and it indeed was peaceful and tranquil for the most part. A little loud and crowded the weekend prior to the 4th but that is to be expected. There was a very nice fireworks display on the beach which was perfectly viewed from our front deck. This house has it all with one minor exception....the decor is pretty much non existent. Don't get me wrong, the house is nice and well equipped and maintained inside and out but there are no drapes and few pictures or other decor. However, the kitchen is newly upgraded with granite and good appliances. There are scads of utensils, and dishes. The beds and couches are comfortable with ample linens. The front deck is nice with a covered and shaded portion. The grill downstairs is huge and works well. The location is great with a short walk or cart ride to the beach and the neighborhood is generally quiet and friendly. This was our second stay with Kathy and Todd, who are very responsive and helpful, and we will be going back in the fall.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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.


Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Off season
Oct 3 2016 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

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.
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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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