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*Offer expires 08/24/2024 and you must book your vacation between 08/01/2024 and 08/26/2024.

Primary Bedroom

King with Deck Access, Main Level

Bedroom 2

Queen with Deck Access, Upper Level

Bedroom 3

Full Bunk with Deck Access, Upper Level

Bedroom 4

2 Twin Bunks, Upper Level


Welcome to Branden's Bayhouse, the ultimate bayfront retreat in Galveston, Texas, where the vibe is as chill as the panoramic views are breathtaking. Nestled in a gated community, this place is all about soaking up the good life with your crew - and yes, that includes your furry friends!

With plenty of room for 12, this contemporary retreat should be an easy “yes!” when it comes to planning your next island getaway.

The open floor plan boasts vaulted ceilings, a massive sectional couch, and a wall of windows that lets in all the bay’s glory. The kitchen is a chef’s dream, with shiny stainless steel appliances including a 6-burner gas range, granite countertops, and a big island where you can prep your catch of the day or just hang out with a snack. The dining area, with seating for eight, faces the bay, so you can dine with a view. Plus, there’s a deep, partially covered deck off the main level perfect for dining al fresco or sipping something cool and watching the world float by.

The primary suite is on the main level, featuring a king bed and direct deck access for those morning views you won't want to miss. It’s got a bathroom that’s practically a spa, with a separate tub and shower plus dual sinks. Upstairs, there’s a queen bedroom with its own deck access (because everyone deserves a piece of that view), a full-over-full bunk room with a private deck that’s perfect for the kiddos or a small family, and a room with twin bunks that’s ideal for late-night whispers and giggles.

But that’s not all! This bay house boasts three decks (two partially covered for those who like a bit of shade and one fully covered), central A/C, and enough TVs to keep everyone entertained. The ground level is where you’ll find parking for four cars, a finished patio with a picnic table for casual meals, an enclosed outdoor shower to rinse off the day, and – get this – a private fishing pier with elevated deck. There’s even fishing lights and a boat slip, so bring your gear and get ready for some epic catches.

Branden's Bayhouse isn’t just a place to stay; it’s your new favorite family tradition waiting to happen. Whether you’re here to fish, soak up the bayfront beauty, or just relax with your loved ones (including the four-legged ones), this spot’s got everything you need for that perfect Galveston getaway. So, pack up, head across the causeway, and let the good times roll at Branden's Bayhouse soon.

BED SIZES: 1 King, 1 Queen, 1 Full Bunk, 2 Twin Bunks

Parking for 4 cars; No Garage Access; Finished Patio, Picnic Table, Enclosed Outdoor Shower, Private Fishing Pier

Living Room – TV/wall of windows/vaulted ceiling/large sectional couch; Kitchen – stainless steel appliances/granite countertops/large kitchen island with seating for 4; Dining area – table seats 8/bay view; 1 Bedroom: Primary Suite (King) – deck access/en suite full bath/separate walk-in shower and tub/dual sinks; washer/dryer; half bathroom; partially covered deck

3 Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom (Queen) – deck access/en suite shared bathroom/shower only/dual sinks; 1 Bedroom (Full Bunk) – TV/deck access/en suite bath with tub & shower combo; 1 Bedroom (2 Twin Bunks) – en suite shared bathroom/shower only/dual sinks; 2 covered decks

3 Decks (1 partially covered, 2 covered); Central A/C & Heat; Ceiling Fans throughout; multiple TVs; Private Fishing Pier; Fishing Lights; Boat Slip; Pet Friendly

View our pet policy.

Parking is available for up to 4 vehicles in the private driveway of this home. Per HOA rules, street parking is not allowed.

We are here to help! Our office is right at the entrance to Pirates Beach and is open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. every day. Our Property Services team is available for guests 24/7, so be sure to call us if there’s anything you need!

Sand `N Sea Properties is a professional vacation rental management and real estate company that has been local & trusted on Galveston Island since 1974. Family owned & operated, we manage 185+ of the best vacation homes in the most sought-after locations on the West End. We look forward to sharing our island home with you!

You’ve found the best beach houses – now make your trip truly special with concierge services from Above & Beyond Concierge . From beach equipment to grocery delivery, picnics to photo sessions, these dedicated locals take care of it all, so you don’t have to! They also have carefully curated packages for families, girls’ weekends, fishing enthusiasts, foodies & more.

Rick's Beach Rentals is another West End favorite for renting golf carts, kayaks, beach chairs & umbrellas, beach wheelchairs and more. They'll drop off and pick up right at your beach house, so all you have to do is enjoy!

On the West End, you’ll find miles and miles of beaches, birding sanctuaries, boat ramps, great fishing spots (beaches, bay & canal) as well as restaurants, groceries, gas and banking.

In-town attractions are an easy, short drive away – The Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier, Moody Gardens, Schlitterbahn Waterpark, Historic Downtown Galveston, the Tall Ship Elissa at Pier 23, and many others.

All Sand `N Sea Properties are non-smoking.

Our Housekeeping and Inspecting teams take care of preparing each home before every guest. They follow current CDC and Vacation Rental Housekeeping Professionals (VRHP) guidelines.

Sheets & bath towels are included with every reservation. Standard beds will already be made, ready for your arrival. Bunk beds and sleeper sofas will have a freshly laundered linen bundle available for your use.

We want to help get your trip off to an easy start, so all homes include a set of starter supplies: a roll of toilet paper for each bathroom, dishwashing soap, and shampoo, conditioner, lotion and hand soap for the bathrooms.

Sand 'N Sea Properties is committed to good neighbor policies that provide the best experience possible for our vacation rental guests and our island neighbors. We share neighborhood HOA policies & city ordinance information with each of our guests via our rental policies, text & email reminders, and our Guest Portal.

We welcome family groups and responsible adult guests where leaseholders are a minimum of 25 years of age. Parties, reunions, proms and other gatherings are not allowed at any Sand `N Sea vacation homes.

Please review our Rental Policies carefully for more information.

Renting is great but owning is even better! Sand `N Sea REALTORS® are coastal real estate experts that live, work or play on the Island. Our friendly and knowledgeable REALTORS® are available to assist you 7 days a week at our Pirates Beach office.

**While every effort has been made to provide accurate and complete information, it is not guaranteed. It is subject to errors, omissions and equipment failure, as well as unexpected changes in amenities, furnishings, views and/or beach access.


Boat / Pier
  • Boat Dock Boat Dock
  • Fishing Pier Access Fishing Pier Access
  • Overhead Fishing Lights Overhead Fishing Lights
  • Television Television
  • WiFi WiFi
  • Central Air/Heat Central Air/Heat
  • Dryer Dryer
  • Hangers Hangers
  • Iron Iron
  • Linens Linens
  • Smoke Detector Smoke Detector
  • Towels Towels
  • Washer Washer
Kitchen & Dining
  • Dishes & Utensils Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Microwave Microwave
  • Oven Oven
  • Refrigerator Refrigerator
  • Standard Drip Coffee Pot Standard Drip Coffee Pot
  • Stove Stove
  • Toaster Toaster
Other Property Features
  • Contactless Check-in/Check-out Contactless Check-in/Check-out
  • Dogs Allowed w/ Fee Dogs Allowed w/ Fee
  • Enhanced Cleaning Practices Used Enhanced Cleaning Practices Used
  • Fire Extinguisher Fire Extinguisher
  • Free Parking Free Parking
  • Charcoal BBQ Grill Charcoal BBQ Grill
  • Covered Deck Covered Deck
  • Enclosed Outdoor Shower Enclosed Outdoor Shower
  • Open Deck Open Deck
  • Outdoor Furniture Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Lighting Outdoor Lighting
  • Parking for 4 Cars Parking for 4 Cars
  • Picnic Table Picnic Table

Floor Plans

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