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Hunky Dory, beach cottage with a fishing fettish :

Private fishing pier, 1 block from the house, with lights, bench, and nearby fish cleaning station
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Private fishing pier, 1 block from the house, with lights, bench, and nearby fish cleaning station
Light Bright, Home Sweet Home.  Clean, Comfy and a little bit 'Campy'.  Everything's Hunky Dory!
Home sweet home.  Clean, comfy.  Recently updated.  Attention to detail.  You will love it here!
WOW!  Recently updated bathroom.  Full tub and shower.  Light and bright!
Now, this is a SCREENED IN PORCH  Dining table seats up to 6.  Hear the birds, surf, and tranquility
Fun in the sun (and shade) in the privacy of your own screened in porch.  Sea breezes.  AHHHHHH.
Fabulous HUGE screened in porch.  Perfect for enjoying the sites and sounds of the coast.
So lovely.  Just you and your family.  Fishing, bbq, beach, card games, a good book.  Life is good
cozy bungalow style beach home waiting for you to come and relax on one of two decks/screened porch
Best spot for morning coffee on the top deck.  You will love the views!
Bonus room!  With shower,  powder room, darts, washer dryer, pull out sofa. a/c,  FUN!
View of the TOP DECK and main deck surrounding front of house.  The family will love staying here!
View of Galveston bay and accessible private fishing pier  and boat launch one block from house.
5 minute walk from the house  ....or a one minute golf cart ride to the beach!
Golf Cart battery charged and ready to go.  Additional charge for the golf cart. $75/day
Everything is Hunky Dory!
View from the porch towards the bay.  FISHING!  Boating! Kayaking!  Nature! Crabbing!  FUN!
This is the fishing pier located one block from the house,there are lights and bait cleaning station
View from the second deck.
another beautiful sunset.  This photo was taken from the deck of the house.
This is what you wake up to each morning!  Front deck.  Enjoy.
PAVILION!   If you want to talk about renting this, private message me.  One block from the house.
All new bedding and mattresses
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2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Galveston, Galveston Island, Texas
A great place to getaway and enjoy what the beach has to offer. You will love the LARGE screened in porch to relax with your friends and family. Less than one block from the best fishing waters in Galveston Bay, Private fishing pier and boat launch nearby. This simple but beautiful cottage offers fantastic views of the Gulf of Mexico and a peak at the Galveston Bay from the top deck. The house is located about 3 blocks from the beach. Come listen to the peace and quiet. There is a top of the line golf cart that you can rent with the home for getting to the beach and the private fishing pier and boat launch. ($75 a day; package deals available, must be a licensed driver and willing to accept liability). There are two bedrooms upstairs. One with a king size bed and the other with a queen. The large bean bag unzips to a king mattress. Bed... Read more
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About the Owner
Barbara A
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
You can call me on my cell with any questions.
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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 18 April 2018


barbaraaB7067IO, VR Owner at Hunky Dory, beach cottage with a fishing fettish :, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018


Reviewed 25 August 2017

Our stay was brief but fun while it lasted. Hurricane Harvey made us leave early and Barbara was great about working with us. The house is very nice. About 20 minutes from the main seawall part of Galveston. Beach was right down the road, and...More

Thank Patrick D B
barbaraaB7067IO, VR Owner at Hunky Dory, beach cottage with a fishing fettish :, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

Thanks so much. Glad you got to enjoy the beach and the house. I'm so grateful that the storm has passed and the house is just fine! Come back soon. Best, Barbara

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Reviewed 19 August 2017

My family and I rented the Hunky Dory for the week-end. I have to say that it was a lot further down the island than I thought.......but once we got there....It was like.."Ahhhhh". The beach house had everything that you would need to have an...More

Thank Shellene
barbaraaB7067IO, VR Owner at Hunky Dory, beach cottage with a fishing fettish :, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Thanks. Looking forward to having you back at Hunky Dory.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Boat Available
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Game Room
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    2 Full baths
    1 King
    1 Super King
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week Per month
Default 2 nights
R 2 048
R 2 048
R 12 968
R 27 300
US$2 000
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Cleaning fee: R 1 365 / stay - Fee
  • Pet fee: R 683 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: R 2 730 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Additional fees may apply:
- Golf Cart | 75 USD per day | Golf Cart Rental

Pet fee $75
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About the neighbourhood
Come to the coast to RELAX! With this beach cottage you get access to a private fishing pier! Improvements are being made to this house all the time. NEW carpeting installed this month. The fishing pier is fabulous; with lights, benches and a fish cleaning station for you and your guests to use and it's located a block from the house! The beach is about a 5 minute walk from the house. You will love staying at this house. It's all about the details...this is a very nice house. Bay Harbor is the best kept secret in Galveston. 17 miles west of 61st street off Seawall and 3 miles east of the San Louis Pass. Quaint. Quiet. Wonderful breeze. 'Off the grid'; come relax and unwind. Great neighbors, even better fishing! You will enjoy the views of the Bay from the t... more
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How to get there
Airport: Houston Hobby: 80.0 km
Railway: Amtrack, Houston: 97.0 km
Ferry: Bolliver Ferry: 32.0 km
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.3 km.
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