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The Watermelon House

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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 8
Galveston, Galveston Island, Texas
Walk to the beach! East end up stairs home with private parking for two cars and fenced back yard. Beautiful newly renovated kitchen for cooking at home or outdoor Gas BBQ grill. Redone bathroom, original wood floors, wonderful blend of new and original decor! Spacious living room and dining room for TV, games or relaxing. Internet access, Netflix, and DVD player available. Enjoy the front porch or take it easy on the back deck. Master bedroom with King size bed. Second bedroom has two double beds, and one of the two couches available as fold out bed. Short walk to Pleasure Pier and souvenir shops as well as restaurants and bars. Kitchen supplied for your cooking needs or walk to local nearby restaurants.
Plenty to do or not !!
About the Owner, Shelene H
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : May 2015
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 26 reviews and 3 properties
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Listing #FKN6570008
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Excellent - based on 13 reviews
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Kim K
1 review
Reviewed 17 December 2017 for a stay in December 2017

Love the Watermelon House! Beautifully decorated! It has such character, blending original features with a gorgeously remodeled kitchen with top of the line appliances and bath with walk in shower. Great bed! And, the TV is bigger than mine at home! We will be back.😊

Management response:

We love sharing our home away from home! Thanks for leaving the house so tidy, we welcome you back anytime!


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A TripAdvisor Member
1 review
Reviewed 28 November 2017 for a stay in November 2017

we loved the location,walked to hotel Galvez for sunday brunchand thanksgiving dinner.also we were only a couple of blocks fron salt grass steak house.shelene must be an interior decorater,such cute beachy décor.the furnature was very comfortable.the only drawback was no washer and dryer.if you stay a week like we did its nice to be able to wash a few things.

Management response:

I’m so glad you enjoyed your stay! You found the best brunch and a wonderful spot for your Thanksgiving celebration. We are hoping to get a washer\dryer put in at the beginning of the year. LOVE visitors who leave such a tidy house on there way out! Come back anytime!


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Cheryl C
Austin, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 2 August 2017 for a stay in July 2017

We were so impressed with the Watermelon House. Charming and beautifully remodeled. Very comfortable beds, lots of thoughtful extras like a big flat screen tv and beach chairs. Close in to Seawall and beach, good restaurants nearby or within a short drive. Will return!!!!

Management response:

Thanks, please do visit again. We love guests that leave the house so nice and neat!!


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  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
No special occasion parties allowed due to association rules. Booking party must be over 25 years old.
    1 Full bath
    1 Super King
    2 Fulls
    1 Sofa
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9 Mar 2018 -
26 Mar 2018
2 nights
25 May 2018 -
28 May 2018
3 nights
29 Jun 2018 -
9 Jul 2018
3 nights
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  • Cleaning fee: $95 / stay - Fee
  • Pet Fee: $95 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: $253 / stay - Deposit
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Located in the East end of town near all activities that include beach, strand, antique shopping, bars and restaurants, historical sites and tours.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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