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1 / 21 Enjoy the shared swimming pool at the bay. Enjoy fishing at the lighted pier



Guest house
Pets allowed:
Wi-Fi available:

1 Full bath

Description from owner

Docs Quarters near Kemah is a 14 minute drive to Kemah Boardwalk; a 10 mile drive to Nasa Space Center. Sylvan Beach in La Porte is 4 minutes (1.7 miles) from the apartment. Galveston beaches are only a 45 minute drive.

This spacious guest apartment located on top of the owners garage is next to the upper Galveston Bay area only 8 miles from Kemah Boardwalk. The owners garage is used for storing a rarely used vehicle so garage noise should not be an issue for a relaxing and enjoyable stay. The owner's property has a private fishing pier and shares the swimming pool. The apartment is a 1 minute walk to the Bay with wonderful views of the ocean!

Sylvan beach is only approximately an 8 minute drive from the guest apartment to soak up the sun and sand!

Ships coming and going from the Houston Port can be easily seen from the pier or from the swimming pool. You can also fish from the private pier that has underwater lights used to attract fish.

Docs Quarters near Kemah, Texas is close to the NASA Space Center and all that Houston has to offer with its museums, medical center and the Houston Zoo.

Enjoying the swimming pool while leisurely watching the ocean waves crashing onto the bulkhead is delightful and relaxing.

This garage apartment is amazingly spacious and will sleep 2 in the queen size bed, 2 in the sofa bed and 1 in the twin bunk. This apartment has great reviews!


- dishes/pots/pans/eating utensils

- linen and towels

- free and secure parking

- free fishing pier

- full size (appliances) Refrigerator with freezer and ice maker

- Stove and oven full size)

- Toaster/microwave

- spacious bathroom with shower

- Outside seating area with water fountain sounds

- Shared swimming pool with owners

- Comfortable queen size bed, sofa bed and bunk bed

- Great guest reviews

Beds: 1 Queen Bed, 1 Twin Bed, 1 Sofa Bed

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Tripadvisor Property ID: 6649722

About the area

The guest home is located above the owners garage in a quiet residential neighborhood that is located in the older part of La Porte, Texas. Views of the bay can be seen from the windows. The owners rarely use the garage space so noise from the garage is not a problem and your privacy will be greatly respected! You will enjoy sitting at the pier and watching the ocean ships travel to and from the Houston ship channel while listening to the ocean waves crashing against the bulkhead! Enjoying the pool while viewing the bay is a must! Sylvan Beach is only 2 miles away. Nasa Space Center is 10 miles from the apartment! And many Houston museums are available. Fun at the Kemah Boardwalk and Antique shopping is available on Main Street La Porte

Getting around

8- 10 minute drive gets you to the Kemah Boardwalk and NASA Space Center!

Getting here

We are located at the upper part of Galveston bay along the Houston ship channel route. Near hwy 146 with its quaint shops and local seaward atmosphere. Seabrook, Kemah, and La Porte have a historical story to tell being old cities situated along the Texas gulf coast. You will enjoy being among the locals!

Interaction with guest

We provide a hands off approach but are available 24/7 should you have any questions. Your privacy will be respected.

Owner profile

Yolanda L.
Years listed:

Languages spoken: English

About the owner

I am a retired nursing instructor. Doc and I enjoy sharing our homes and condos with families wanting to spend an enjoyable time in Galveston. We love seeing 5 star reviews on our properties and feel great when our guests tell us they had a great time in Galveston especially due to our properties be...

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Check in time: 15:00, Check out time: 11:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This rental can only be paid for online through Vacation Home Rentals using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

Damage deposit: $300.00
No smoking at this property



  • Beds in other rooms: Queen Bed Sofa beds Twin bed


  • Air conditioning
  • Grill
  • Heating
  • Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Private garden
  • High Speed Internet
  • Linen provided
  • Parking Included
  • Secure parking
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Safe
  • Sea view
  • Towels provided
  • Waterfront
  • Wi-Fi available


  • Ceiling Fans
  • DVD player
  • Freezer
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • TV


  • Cycling Trips
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Water sports


  • 1 Full bath

Reviews (11)

11 reviews

“Perfect for relaxing and playing”

Reviewed 9 Jul 2018

It won't be another 3 years before we come back again!! Both of our stays here were amazing and perfect for our family. Great location to visit Kemah, NASA, Baytown, Sylvan beach, and beautiful parks. The private pool is the biggest selling point for us -always perfect to lounge around after a day of sightseeing, or just easy entertainment for the kids. Apartment is well taken care of and beautifully decorated. Everything you need for a weekend getaway or family vacation!

Owner's reply: Thank you for the lovely review!! We always enjoy hosting your beautiful family.

“Beautiful Retreat!”

Reviewed 23 Mar 2016

We had a wonderful time at Docs Quarter. The accomodations were beautiful and well thought out decor. Very private and clean with everything you would need for your stay. Our host, Yolanda was as pleasant as could be. The location was close to Kemah and Galveston. We couldn't have asked for a nicer stay.

Owner's reply: Thank you Terri for the nice comments! We enjoyed meeting your lovely family and we're pleased that you all had a wonderful stay!

“Sister weekend”

Reviewed 12 Aug 2015

We enjoyed staying at Doc's Quarters in LaPorte! The accommodations were perfect and Yolanda was super sweet! We can't wait to have another weekend get away. The pool was such a nice bonus!

Owner's reply: Thank you for posting a guest review! We hope to see you again with your sisters!

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