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Once Upon a Tide

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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
10 guests
1 night minimum
Holiday Rental House
Great Views, Steps to Beach, Beautiful House, Great Rate! With Modern vintage colonial decor - a nod to Galveston's rich Victorian history - Once Upon A Tide is a little different from your usual beach house. Original antiques blended with attractive modern comforts make this a memorable, delightfully comfortable & attractive house. A second row home, only steps to the beach, there's great sea views from both upper deck and lower patio without the front row price. Wake up to morning coffee and sunrise over the sea on your deck or wind down and enjoy a glass of wine in the gentle breeze at sunset.   If you love making memories with family meals there's room for 12 at the dining table inside or feel the breeze as you BBQ on the charcoal grill and dine alfresco on ample picnic tables on lower...Great Views, Steps to Beach, Beautiful House, Great Rate! With Modern vintage colonial decor - a nod to Galveston's rich Victorian history - Once Upon A Tide is a little different from your usual beach house. Original antiques blended with attractive modern comforts make this a memorable, delightfully comfortable & attractive house. A second row home, only steps to the beach, there's great sea views from both upper deck and lower patio without the front row price. Wake up to morning coffee and sunrise over the sea on your deck or wind down and enjoy a glass of wine in the gentle breeze at sunset.   If you love making memories with family meals there's room for 12 at the dining table inside or feel the breeze as you BBQ on the charcoal grill and dine alfresco on ample picnic tables on lower patio next to the porch swing. The kitchen is well equipped for your needs. The living room, with high vaulted, paneled ceilings reminiscent of whaling cottages of a bygone era is surrounded with windows giving 180 degree light and a bright airy feel. A home theater system with surround sound is installed above the fireplace so you can watch your favorite movies on Netflix, Hulu, etc, watch blue rays or dvds & listen to music from your phone, Ipod  or Pandora. Pamper yourself as you slip between crisp white sheets in antique pillow top beds at the end of a great day enjoying the beach.  The master bedroom has a queen bed (sleeps 2) & full en-suite bath including both a Jacuzzi tub and separate shower. Master bedroom also features Roku streaming television. The second bedroom has a queen bed (sleeps 2). Third bedroom is a children's loft, great for gaming (has Wii Nintendo) with two twin over twin trundle beds (sleeps 4). The living area also features queen size sleeper sofa with upgraded memory foam mattress. Once Upon A Tide is located in the smaller community of Spanish Grant Beach.  Fewer houses affords a semi private feel to the beach and plenty of room for you to enjoy. It's conveniently only minutes drive from activities at Moody Gardens, Schlitterbahn, Seawall, Pleasure Pier and grocery stores.  Whether you are looking for an interestingly themed cottage or merely a beautiful house with all the modern comforts, great views and steps from the beach you'll find it at Once Upon A Tide. There are three (3) approved public pedestrian pathways to the beach in Spanish Grant.  One is at the end of Spanish Grant Blvd. and the other two are at the east and west ends of Ventura.  DO NOT enter the beach at Buena Vista dunes or by cutting through private property to access the beach.  Parking only allowed on beach side of the road on Buena Vista.   As a gift for staying with Ryson Vacation Rentals you receive FREE activities every day of your stay to some of the islands most popular attractions. This includes a Schlitterbahn Waterpark Ticket, an Ocean Star Oil Rig Museum ticket, a historical district Segway tour, and a snow cone or funnel cake. This is a $115 a night giveaway! All offers are per unit, per paid night stay and cover one guest only. You can pair your free Schlitterbahn ticket with our discounted tickets through Gulf Coast Concierge! Ryson partners exclusively with Gulf Coast Concierge to help make your time in Galveston great! It's the little things that count and creating your best vacation experience is our specialty. Make vacation memories for a lifetime with discounted tickets and a dolphin tour. Create your own adventures by renting beach gear, golf carts, experiencing a sunset cruise or a bonfire on the beach. Gulf Coast concierge also offers fishing charters, photo sessions, and a variety of in-home services to enhance your stay on Galveston Island. If you can dream it, we will do our best to make it happen! Additional amenities: Full Kitchen Airbnb Balacne: 0.0000 Reservation Fee: 7.0000 Reservation Fee (7% and Taxable) Reservation Fee: 7.0000 Reservation Fee (7% not taxed)More
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Ryson Vacation Rentals
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:April 2010
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Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Very nice furniture and decor. Location was great. Now for the negatives: Only furnished a very small soap in 1 of the bathrooms and no soap in the other bath. Lights did not work outside on porch or lower deck. Very few towels, not even...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank Vafortier
Management response:Responded 30 August 2017

We would like to apologize for the lacking of towels for all of your guests during your stay. It is our housekeepers policy to have enough towels for the amount to guests that they property sleeps. I have been in touch with maintenance to make...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Gym
Refrigerator
Water Views
Air Conditioning
Dishwasher
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Ceiling Fans
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
Terrace
Toaster
Deck
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Great Views, Steps to Beach, Beautiful House, Great Rate! With Modern vintage colonial decor - a nod to Galveston's rich Victorian history - Once Upon A Tide is a little different from your usual beach house. Original antiques blended with attractive modern comforts make this a memorable, delightfully comfortable & attractive house. A second row home, only steps to the beach, there's great sea views from both upper deck and lower patio without the front row price. Wake up to morning coffee and sunrise over the sea on your deck or wind down and enjoy a glass of wine in the gentle breeze at sunset. If you love making memories with family meals there's room for 12 at the dining table inside or feel the breeze as you BBQ on the charcoal grill and dine alfresco on ample picnic tables on lower patio next to the porch swing. The kitchen is well equipped for your needs. The living room, with high vaulted, paneled ceilings reminiscent of whaling cottages of a bygone era is surrounded with windows giving 180 degree light and a bright airy feel. A home theater system with surround sound is installed above the fireplace so you can watch your favorite movies on Netflix, Hulu, etc, watch blue rays or dvds & listen to music from your phone, Ipod or Pandora. Pamper yourself as you slip between crisp white sheets in antique pillow top beds at the end of a great day enjoying the beach. The master bedroom has a queen bed (sleeps 2) & full en-suite bath including both a Jacuzzi tub and separate shower. Master bedroom also features Roku streaming television. The second bedroom has a queen bed (sleeps 2). Third bedroom is a children's loft, great for gaming (has Wii Nintendo) with two twin over twin trundle beds (sleeps 4). The living area also features queen size sleeper sofa with upgraded memory foam mattress. Once Upon A Tide is located in the smaller community of Spanish Grant Beach. Fewer houses affords a semi private feel to the beach and plenty of room for you to enjoy. It's conveniently only minutes drive from activities at Moody Gardens, Schlitterbahn, Seawall, Pleasure Pier and grocery stores. Galveston Country Club, Texas' oldest country club is less than 5 minutes away and dining and golf privileges are included with your stay (green fees apply). Use of country club pool or tennis available for $5 pp per day. Whether you are looking for an interestingly themed cottage or merely a beautiful house with all the modern comforts, great views and steps from the beach you'll find it at Once Upon A Tide. Additional amenities include: nearby atm, ice maker, nearby fedex and usps, 4 slice toaster, outdoor shower, near fishing pier, near library, nearby urgent care, washer and dryer, near movie theater, nearby post office, ironing board, cooking utensils provided, near church, beach view from living room, near strand historical district, near golf course, near convention center, manmade countertops, nearby hospital, near theatre, nearby grocery, coffee pot, near moody gardens & schlitterbahn, 4 burner stovetop, dishes/glasses/silverware, bbq grill- charcoal, nearby bank.
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  Great Views, Steps to Beach, Beautiful House, Great Rate! With Modern vintage colonial decor - a nod to Galveston's rich Victorian history - Once Upon A Tide is a little different from your usual beach house. Original antiques blended with attractive modern comforts make this a memorable, delightfully comfortable & attractive house. A second row home, only steps to the beach, there's great sea views from both upper deck and lower patio without the front row price. Wake up to morning coffee and sunrise over the sea on your deck or wind down and enjoy a glass of wine in the gentle breeze at sunset.   If you love making memories with family meals there's room for 12 at the dining table inside or feel the breeze as you BBQ on the charcoal grill and dine alfresco on ample picnic tables on lo...
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