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Kempner Park Carriage House: Charmer Near Beach & Pier#




Galveston, TX, US

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3 guests · 1 bedrooms · 1 bathrooms









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Enjoy the upscale cabin feel of this stylish Galveston 1BR/1BA cottage featuring a renovated kitchen, remote-controlled fireplace, and cedar-paneled walls. Walk to beach and Pleasure Pier. Sleeps 3.
* TurnKey Vacation Rentals verifies this home is professionally cleaned with products approved by the EPA for use against COVID-19. * This Kempner Park late-19th-century charmer is generous on character, details, and style. This romantic, renovated 1BR/1BA cottage built in 1890 boasts an indulgent king-size bed, restored hardwoods, high ceilings, shiplap walls, and many period details. It's a short walk to the beach or a quick bike or trolley ride to the east side and the StrandThis modest carriage house is a former servants' quarters located in an eclectic island community. It's cozy, humble, and has been charmingly remodeled; our reasonable rates reflect this.There is parking for one vehicle in a private drive. Additional street parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis.THE LOCATIONConveniently located mid-island, the home is an easy 8-minute walk to the sand and Seawall. Take a trolley to the quaint downtown/Strand area for world-class dining, seafood markets, art museums, and shopping. Enjoy waterfront dining along Harborside and perhaps Fisherman’s Wharf. Cajun-lovin’ foodies can try Willie G’s for their robust gumbos or the Del Mar with Redfish Francese.Early risers can take the trolley to the Strand and Mod’s Coffee House, or rent a golf cart and tour the lovely East End Historical District. There are so many fabulous attractions for all ages in Galveston. Several magazine editors have added this carriage house to their to-do list.RELAXING AT HOMEAn eat-in kitchen has a generous granite-topped island; the renovated kitchen features stained glass windows and two antique windows facing the street. Enjoy the large, farmhouse-style sink, butcher block countertop, and modern appliances, including a dishwasher, coffee pot, and toaster oven.A separate TV area offers a traditional slipcovered sofa and armchair, railroad cart coffee table, antique fireplace mantel and a 47” Vizio flat-screen TV with Roku.The carriage house is a perfect getaway for a couple, business travelers, solo adventurers, and small families (a child-size mattress and bedding are located under the king-size bed, and can be moved into the living room). There are two large-screen smart TVs (located in the living room and bedroom). Access your home subscription services or thousands of free shows available via internet apps.AMENITIES:KITCHENFull kitchen, Refrigerator, Coffee maker, Microwave, Toaster, Cookware, Cooking utensils, Pots/pans, Dishwasher, Glassware, Stove/oven, Silverware, Tea KettleENTERTAINMENTUnlimited Tours, Attractions, Museums, Oldest Library, Great Walkability, Shoreline, TV, Games, WiFi, Books, Netflix, RokuATTRACTIONSGarten Verein/Kempner Park, Walk to Beach, Short Trolley Ride to Strand, Same Street Cruise Line, Pleasure Pier,SUITABILITYPerfect for a couple (one twin trundle for one extra). Sorry not suitable for pets, parties, events, or excess guests.LIVINGA/C, Linens, Ironing board, High-speed internet, Fireplace, Iron, Hairdryer, Games, NovelsBUSINESSNear Banks/ATM, Shops, Boutiques, World-Class Dining, Seafood MarketsCONVENIENCENear medical services, grocery, Golf course, WashateriasCULTUREMuseums, wharf, historical districts, art walksOUTDOORBeach toys, Private entranceGEOGRAPHICNear beach, town, public transportation THE TURNKEY PROMISEWith TurnKey, you’ll always find unique vacation rental properties that provide a consistent, fine-hotel experience – Every Home. Every Stay. Every Time.Access to your professionally cleaned, sanitized home is convenient. All properties have on-site devices for your security – these may include security alarms, decibel monitoring (which do not record voices), and exterior motion sensors or cameras.If you need anything before, during, or after your stay, our 24/7 local team is ready to help!






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July 2017

Teresa B. Overall, we loved this rental and it's location. The house is decorated really cute, and has more things provided than we expected - like umbrellas, beach chairs and toys, cooking and cleaning utensils. The home is located just a few blocks from the beach and is an easy walk to the beach, shops, and restaurants along Seawall Blvd.

We did have trouble connecting to the secure Wi-Fi. There was an unsecure connection that we could connect to fine, but never could connect to the secure one even with the instructions. The Roku works but unless you already have accounts, it doesn't do you much good. We have Netflix, but when it came time to leave, we couldn't remove our account information without resetting the whole thing. We also couldn't get the tablet to work. It wouldn't charge.

Two packages were delivered from Amazon, and we weren't sure what to do with them so they were left by the door when we left.

This is a cute and comfortable home and we would definitely stay here again on future trips to Galveston. This was our second time using a VRBO and it was different having the property managed by a company versus the personal touch of dealing directly with the owner.


July 2017

This was a girls getaway for me and my daughter. I let her pick from several places on the VRBO site (Most were much more expensive and right across from the beach) but she chose this one & that was fine with me because I thought it was so cute. We were both super excited to see if it looked like the pictures and it did! From the moment we drove up to the outside we knew we were going to love it and then as we went through the house we fell more in love and knew we had picked the right place to stay. There was so much thought and detail in every single thing and we truly felt like we were in a little cottage- Everything was fresh and very clean! They also provided coffee/tea/sugar/creamer and a few little snacks for us, which was super nice. I loved the little remote fireplace and would turn it on without the heat and enjoy my coffee beside it on the huge comfy couch in the morning or a glass of wine at night. If I had (1) complaint it would be that we stayed for 4 nights and they only provided (1) bath towel & (1) wash cloth for each of us. It would have been a little nice to have at least another set for each. Other than that EVERYTHING was perfect! We did meet (1) set of neighbors and they were super nice which made us feel even better about the place. It was in a great location... just a few blocks from the beach, restaurants and lots of other fun stuff were close by. If I ever go back to Galveston, I will try to plan my dates to stay here again.


August 2017

Very nicely decorated and very clean. Perfect for a couple.


September 2017

Jake S. Came down here for work for a week, the condo was in a great location close to the beach and restaurants, well furnished with a big comfy king bed.


Galveston, TX, US

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