Texas Court House - Fishing, Boating, Kayaking
|Per night:||$400 - $500|
|Per week:||$1,900 - $2,900|
We are KID and PET FRIENDLY!!!
We have 5 kids of our own and have tried to include all the things to keep the kids entertained.
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When you are there, it feels like you are a million miles from civilization, but you are in a great community and only 15 minutes to a Super Walmart! You drive throught a lot of ranch land and then, suddenly, you emerge in a Jewel of a place with stilt houses on a wonderful bay.
The Texas Court House is a 5 bedroom house located on Caranchua Bay near Port Lavaca, Texas. Located about halfway between Houston and Corpus Christi on the Texas Coast, Caranchua Bay is convenient to all major cities in Texas.
The Texas Court House is a luxurious two story house covered in Texas Hill-Country Limestone for a unique design not found on any other vacation rental on the Texas Coast. It has two full kitchens - one upstairs and one downstairs! It has two full Master Suites upstairs with an oversized tiled shower and large 2-person Jacuzzi tub in EACH Master Bath. The three bedrooms downstairs are good sized with one doubling as a gameroom complete with fooseball and air hockey for indoor fun! Enjoy a surround sound experience with a movie on the big screen TV and DVD player using our collection of DVDs. There is even a game system with games for the kids (or young at heart) to play. For the little ones, we have a play set out back and kids toys on site.
Right out the front door is Caranchua Bay and your own 200 ft. lighted pier with direct access to the water. Caranchua Bay is full of redfish, shark, trout, flounder, pompano, gafftops, whiting, croakers, sheepheads & drum. There is no commercial fishing in the Bay so fishing is GOOD! Kayaks and basic fishing gear provided. Don't forget to look for the dolphins!
Bring your boat! There is a boat launch nearby and you can tie it up to our pier. Also, with your boat, you have easy access to Matagorda Bay, considerd by all to have some of the best fishing on the Texas Coast!
For the birding enthusiest, this area is teaming with a large variety of bird species including Black-necked Stilts, Ibis, Rosette Spoonbills, Reddish Egrets, Gull and Tern species, Least Turns, Rails and Snipe, wintering Geese, Sandhill Cranes and White-tailed Hawks. You might even see endangered pereghrine falcons, wood storks or
bown pelicans. A loop of the Great Texas Birding Trail goes right down the street the house is on. There are a number of birding sites within a few miles of the house.
Port Lavaca is a short drive away with a sandy beach, museums, shopping, and antiques.
Summer Season May 24, 2013 - Sep 2, 2013 $2700wk, $500nt, 3 Night Minimum
Fall Season Sept. 3, 2013 - Oct 31, 2013 $2200wk, $450nt, 3 Night Min.
Off Peak Nov 1, 2013 - Feb 28, 2014, $1900wk, $400nt, 2 Nights Min.
Holidays of Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Years at Peak Rate
Spring Break Mar 1, 2014 - Mar 31, 2014, $2500wk, $500 nt., 3 Night Minimum
Spring Season Apr 1, 2014 - May 23, 2014 $2200wk, $450nt, 3 Night Min.
Summer Season May 24, 2014 - Sep 2, 2014 $2700wk, $500nt, 3 Night Minimum
Fall Season Sept. 3, 2014 - Oct 31, 2014 $2200wk, $450nt, 3 Night Min.
Off Peak Nov 1, 2014 - Feb 28, 2015, $1900wk, $400nt, 2 Nights Min.
Holidays of Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Years at Peak Rate - Weekly
Add $125.00 Cleaning Fee to all Rentals
Add 6% Tax to all Rentals
Visa, MasterCard, PayPal and Money Orders accepted - Personal Checks Accepted on a Limited Basis
$50 Non-Refundable Pet fee per Pet
$400 Reservation Deposit Required which will be applied to rental rate.
Credit Card Required for Security Deposit.
Port Lavaca is a wonderful place with multiple activities within a short distance. With Some of the best fishing anywhere right out your front door, you might not want to go anyplace else. However, if you do want to venture out, there is a 9 hole golf course nearby with a quite reasonable green fee. Also a short drive away is a nice, clean beach with very little wave action for the children. Day trips can be made to the Gulf of Mexico for a beach with larger waves or for deep sea fishing. There is the Aransas Wildlife Refuge nearby with the VERY rare and endangered North American Whooping Crane. There are just over 100 of this bird special alive today and they are right in the area.
|Sep 03 2014||Oct 31 2014||$450||$450||$2,200||-||3 Nights|
|Nov 01 2014||Feb 28 2015||$400||$400||$1,900||-||2 Nights|
|Mar 01 2015||Mar 31 2015||$500||$500||$2,500||-||3 Nights|
|Apr 01 2015||May 26 2015||$450||$450||$2,200||-||3 Nights|
|May 27 2015||Sep 01 2015||$500||$500||$2,900||-||3 Nights|
|May 27 2015||Sep 12 2015||$500||$500||$2,900||-||3 Nights|
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|Check In: 5 p.m. Check Out: 10 a.m.|
|Lodging tax: 6|
|Deposits: $400.00 Reservation Deposit Required. Payment in Full Required 60 days prior to arrival.|
|Payment Options: Cashier's Check, Mastercard, Money Order, PayPal, Personal Check, Visa|
|Other Fees: Add $125.00 Cleaning to All rentals|
- 2 King Beds
- 3 Queen Beds
- 2 Twin Beds
- 1 Crib
- Air Conditioning
- Game Room
- Outdoor Shower
- View (Ocean)
- Beach Chairs
- High Speed Internet
- Parking Included
- View (Water)
- Dock/Boat Slip
- Pet Friendly
- Wheelchair Accessible
- Full Kitchen
- Linens Provided
- Alarm Clock
- Coffee Maker
- DVD Player
- TV (Cable/Satellite)
- CD Player
- Ceiling Fan
- Gas Grill
- Refrigerator (Full)
- Charcoal Grill
- Ice Maker
- Deep Sea Fishing
- Movie Theater
- Grocery Store
- Jet Skiing
- Water Skiing
- Shopping Area
Reviews for this vacation home rental in Port Lavaca, Texas
Rosharon, TX USA
May 6, 2014
One of our best vacations ever! This house is a blessed house! Not one complaint do we have. Only praise. A beautiful home, quiet surroundings and a good pier for boating and fishing. I even caught a 40lb Black Drum night fishing on the private pier. We give this place a 10 out of 10. The Raub family is more than accommodating. They even sent by UPS, two extra roll away beds. If you are looking for a fine time with up to 20 folks, this will be your best bet. We will definitely be back.
Excellent family vacation!!!!
March 23, 2014
The Texas Courthouse was awesome. Both master suites have hot tubs. Views from the decks are incredible. Sunrise in the front and sunset in the back. Kayaks were a hit. 150' dock was great to fish off. We caught fish and found oysters. Owners were helpful. The book tells of lots of things to do and places to eat. This is a quiet get away - out from the masses. It was perfect for us!
Raymond Wayne Williams
July 15, 2013
Thank you Tim and Rosa for opening your house up to our family for our vacation. The house is beautiful, inside and out. We had plenty of room for the 11 of us. Had lots of fun in the bay fishing and swimming. Very peaceful and secluded.. thank you again for a wonderful stay.....we had a blast in Texas. Raymond & Lori Williams & Family
September 8, 2011
Me and my family had a wonderful time at the house. It was very roomy and the game room is awesome the view at bight was so woundedful. I will be back soon to do it again. Thanks again for letting us use your home the kids has a blast.
Sugar Land, TX
Family Graduation Celebration
May 18, 2011
Decor was charming with a beach theme and home was large enough to accommodate 12 people, which is the limit before a $10 fee a day per person is added. Having two kitchens was definitely a plus. The outdoor sitting areas all around the house gave great moments to soak up the sun--the upstairs one facing the pier gave wonderful views of the water. Homeowners provided many things for various activities. Came to celebrate my graduation with my family members and they all enjoyed their stay. Good place to come together and make great memories. Nice way to get away for a bit. It's not too far from where we live, so we'll probably be coming back for an extended stay soon.
Pearland and Katy, Tx
Just like home away from home!
May 2, 2011
House is really nice. Big and yet cozy. There were 15 people in our party and everyone had a nice, comfortable space to claim. Lots of fish caught. Wind was too strong to venture out for kayaking but kids still had a lot of activities to occupy their time. Weekend stay was way too short to truly appreciate the place. Definitely considering going back. Thanks to the Raub family for allowing us to share their precious place.
Spring Break Stay
March 23, 2010
We comfortably slept 13 in this house, and had plenty of room for everyone. With a living room and kitchen on both floors, everybody had room to relax. The house was very clean and updated. We had everything we needed. The dock is especially nice. Most everybody enjoyed fishing.
January 13, 2010
Everything was wonderful , I would not only recommend but hope to return.
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