Cornhole - Grab some friends and challange them to a game of cornhole.Settle In - Everything you need in a vacation rental is provided. Settle into your home away from home and rest easy knowing everything is taken care of.Fully Equipped Kitchen - This large kitchen includes everything you need to prepare simple snacks or full-course meals for you and your guests. It is a pleasure to use.Ready. Set. Relax. - Your vacation starts the minute you step inside Historic 1800s Down. Enjoy!Relaxation - Settle into the comfortable living room furniture, make plans for the day, and enjoy spending time with friends and family.Stretch Out and Relax! - Afternoon nap? Why not?! You are on vacation after all!Test Your Culinary Skills - Whip up a delicious family feast or try out one of the many nearby restaurants!Relax and Refresh - Step out on the patio and breathe in the fresh ocean air! This is a great place to end each day with a glass of fine wine.Peak Relaxation - Bring a good book and a cool drink out on the balcony. The day will fly by as you dive into a new mystery novel!Perfect Start (or End) to Your Day - Sip your coffee at the patio table while watching the trees rustle in the breeze; or savor a final glass of wine under the twinkling stars. This spot is prime!Catch Up On Your Beauty Sleep - Whether you need an afternoon siesta or you're ready to snuggle in for the night, you'll find this cozy bed to be just right!Love To Sleep? - This comfy bedroom is sure to be the site of long leisurely naps and deep sleep in the evening.Relax, You’re On Vacation - Close your eyes and let your thoughts drift off to the seashore. Before you know it, you’ll be in a deep sleep that will invigorate and restore you to your best self.Cool off - A perfectly placed ceiling fan will help keep you cool after long days of adventuring. You'll find yourself off to dreamland in no time.Hallway Bunks - Have a sleepover! Kids will feel like they are on their own summer camp adventure, and adults can relive childhood memories in these cozy beds.Sleep In Comfort - Whether you need an afternoon siesta or you're ready to snuggle in for the night, you'll find this cozy bed to be just right!Wash The Sand Away! - Look forward to washing the sand away after a long day at the beach.Getting Ready For The Day -  You’ll enjoy all the comforts of home in this bathroom, it makes getting ready each day quick and easy.Fresh and Clean! - A stacked washer/dryer allows you to do laundry in the home, so you don't have to seek out a laundromat late at night.You Have Arrived - Welcome to your own personal paradise and enjoy a vacation fit for royalty!Wish You Were Here? - You can be. Book today to reserve your preferred vacation dates!Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier is perfect for summer-time fun! Located on 25th and Seawall.Enjoy Galveston Island Historic Downtown Strand Street.Strand Street has so many fun shops and restaurants.Moody Gardens in Galveston has three impressive pyramids: Aquarium, Rainforest, and a rotating exhibit.Galveston Arts Center is among the many art galleries you can enjoy. Art Walk happens every few weeks, where you can go on tours of all the incredible galleries.Beautiful Beaches Await You - Kick your shoes off and enjoy a stroll along the gorgeous coastline as the waves tickle your toes.Kick Back, Relax, and Enjoy - Do your days tend to be filled with work, chores, and errands? Not here! Your only job at is to have fun.Visit the Local Shops - Whether you like spending vacation at the pool or in town shopping, you can have it all in Galveston.Beach Fun - Enjoy some fun in the sun while spending quality time with friends and family!

Historic 1800's Down


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Historic charm, large porch with grill, Wi-Fi, walk to the beach
4 BR | 1 Full Bath | Sleeps 10 | Community View
Galveston, TX


Property type
Community View View
Beach Access Proximity
Wireless Internet Amenity

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Explore the best Galveston has to offer when you stay at Historic 1800’s Down! With plenty of room for up to 10 guests to sprawl out and relax, this vacation house is perfect for large family gatherings and friends’ trips alike. You’ll be le...
Explore the best Galveston has to offer when you stay at Historic 1800’s Down! With plenty of room for up to 10 guests to sprawl out and relax, this vacation house is perfect for large family gatherings and friends’ trips alike.

You’ll be less than a mile from the renowned Galveston Seawall and emerald hues of the Gulf of Mexico waters. Spend idyllic days walking and biking the 10-mile Seawall, jumping waves in the Gulf or strolling the sand in search of the perfect seashell. Historic 1800’s Down’s incredible location makes it easy to explore the area by foot. Discover museums, historic landmarks, Kempner Park and delicious dining options mere moments away. Head down to Pleasure Pier for a one-of-a-kind experience with thrill rides and amusements right over the water. Hop on the Seawall Trolley Bus for a ride down to Moody gardens and Schlitterbahn Waterpark. Mardi Gras lovers rejoice; this Galveston home is right on the parade route!

Aptly named, Historic 1800’s Downs is a piece of Galveston's history. This renovated pre-1900's house offers a sweeping front porch surrounded by a lush manicured lawn and verdant foliage. Inside, the flowing floor plan of the living room, dining area and kitchen keep everyone connected. Ample seating in the living room offers a comfortable spot to stretch out while the SmartTV streams your favorite Netflix shows. Free Wi-Fi keeps your laptop or tablet connected; stream music, surf the internet or chat with loved ones back home.

When you aren’t savoring delicious fare at one of Galveston’s five-star restaurants, you’ll have Historic 1800’s Down’s fully appointed kitchen at your fingertips. Upgraded appliances, ample countertops and cabinets filled with all manner of cookware, dishware and utensils make it easy to prepare and serve everything from quick breakfasts to multi-course dinners. Take dinner outside! Fire up the grill for a family-style cookout under a beautiful Texas sunset. Don’t forget to pick up coffee; the peaceful front porch is the perfect spot to greet the day with a fresh cup in hand.

Four bedrooms offer sweet dreams with plush bedding. The primary bedroom and two of the guest bedrooms are outfitted with cozy queen-size beds. Ideal for kids and teens, the fourth bedroom features a set of twin-over-twin bunkbeds. You’ll find accommodations for two more with the queen-size sleeper sofa in the living room. Stocked with plenty of fresh towels, the full bathroom lets you freshen up with a walk-in shower. There’s ample space to store all your belongings at Historic 1800’s Down, but feel free to pack light. The washer and dryer make it easy to have clean clothes every day of your stay.

Book your stay at this historic Galveston home today and start planning your South Texas vacation! GVR10988


In Town
Beach Access
Property Features
Linens Provided
Smoke Detector
Private Entrance
Fire Extinguisher
Air Conditioning
Fenced in Yard
Iron & Ironing Board
Wireless Internet
Washing Machine
Grill - Charcoal
TV (s)
Laptop Friendly
Living Room
No Smoking or Vaping Allowed
TV (s) - Smart
Full Kitchen
Coffee Maker
Dishes and Utensils
Ice Maker
Bath Towels Provided
Hair Dryer
Walk In Shower
Parking on Beach
Resort/Shared Amenities
Picnic Tables
Nearby Activities
Fishing - Surf
Medical Services
Fishing - Deep Sea
Fishing - Fly
Fishing - Sound/Bay
Golf Course(s)
Jet Ski Rentals
Kayaking Rentals
Miniature Golf
Outlet Shops
Beach (No Cars)
Beach (Cars Allowed)
Fishing - Pier
Health Beauty Spa
State Parks
Water Parks

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Check in: 4:00 PM *
Check out: 10:00 AM
*The minimum age for check-in is 25


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Important things to know



Check-In: 4:00 PM

Check-Out: 10:00 AM

Minimum age to rent: 25

Pet policy: No Pets Allowed

  • Within 45 days of arrival, 100% is due at the time of booking.
  • 46+ days prior to arrival, $300 is due at the time of booking if the total is less than $4000.
  • 46+ days prior to arrival, $1000 is due at the time of booking if the total is more than $4000.
  • After 48 hours of booking, if canceled, or in case of no-show, the total amount of the reservation will be charged.