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Olivette - 1886 Cottage - Pet Friendly with Pool

SuperhostGalveston, Texas, United States
Entire cottage hosted by Helen
5 guests3 bedrooms4 beds1.5 baths
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Olivette was built in 1886 and is a pretty, comfortable cottage with a capacity to sleep 5 people. While very historic, Olivette is a cute, bright, colorful home. It’s mid-town, just a short drive to The Strand or the beach. Or, you could just stay at Olivette - it’s a perfect oasis! There’s a front porch with rocking chairs, perfect for morning coffee or evening drinks. We have WiFi, satellite TV, and board games. Outside is a lovely, sparkling pool, serviced on Wednesdays by Gautier Pool.

The space
Olivette is a historic home that was built in 1886. Inside it is bright and airy, with colorful art, unique furniture, comfortable linens, and a fully equipped kitchen. Outside you’ll find a front porch with rocking chairs and a back patio with a sparking pool - all perfect for relaxing.
We love our dogs- they are family!- and allow pets at no extra charge but with a maximum of two.
Olivette is the perfect Galveston oasis, or a perfect base to explore our historic and unique town.

Guest access
Besides our comfortable living room and dining room, there are two private bedrooms and a small enclosed sun porch that has an antique daybed, (it’s next to the bedroom with the king bed, no door to separate them ). There is a full bath (walk-in shower- no bathtub) off of the bedroom with the queen sized bed. The room with the king-sized bed can access the half-bath off of the dining room when necessary, and otherwise must share the full bath with the second bedroom. The cottage has satellite television, Wifi, a fully equipped kitchen, and a washer and dryer for your convenience. We know all of our neighbors and we love our neighborhood!

Other things to note
COVID 19 measures:
We are fastidious about the cleanliness of our cottage and always have been. Our housekeepers are trusted cleaning professionals and follow the protocols and products set out by the CDC. Everything is washed between guests and we block out extra days between guests as well to give the cottage a chance to “air out”. All frequently touched surfaces (and many that aren’t) are wiped down with sanitizers, the sheets are bleached, and we have slipcovered furniture and washable bedding. We don’t use rugs and the floors are thoroughly vacuumed, mopped, and polished. It is cleaner than clean, as our many reviews show. We take this situation seriously and want all of us to stay safe and healthy.

This cottage is a 1900 Storm Survivor and it has been raised about seven feet. There are
stairs to get into front door and also fairly steep steps going into back yard. The pool is five feet deep and not for diving! We have weekly pool service and the owner of Gautier Pools comes out every Wednesday to service the pool.
Olivette was built in 1886 and is a pretty, comfortable cottage with a capacity to sleep 5 people. While very historic, Olivette is a cute, bright, colorful home. It’s mid-town, just a short drive to The Strand or the beach. Or, you could just stay at Olivette - it’s a perfect oasis! There’s a front porch with rocking chairs, perfect for morning coffee or evening drinks. We have WiFi, satellite TV, and board games. Outside is a lovely, sparkling pool, serviced on Wednesdays by Gautier Pool.

The space
Olivette is a historic home that was built in 1886. Inside it is bright and airy, with colorful art,…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
1 single bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

Amenities

Kitchen
Pay TV
Air conditioning
Hair dryer
Breakfast
Washing machine
Pool
Essentials
Iron
TV

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4.94 out of 5 stars from 102 reviews

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Location

Galveston, Texas, United States

We are mid-city; in a neighborhood of homes that were built in the late 1800's and early 1900's. The Menard House, which is the oldest private home in Galveston, is right across the street. Kempner Park and the Garten Verein are just a few blocks away and an easy walk. Driving distance to the Strand or to the Beach is only minutes...We have space for two cars to be parked directly in front of the cottage on the street. Olivette is on a quiet street with very little traffic.
We are mid-city; in a neighborhood of homes that were built in the late 1800's and early 1900's. The Menard House, which is the oldest private home in Galveston, is right across the street. Kempner Park and the…

Top places nearby

Moody Mansion
0.9 km
Old City Cemetery
1.1 km
Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier
1.2 km
Historic Downtown Strand Seaport Partnership
1.6 km

ELISSA at Texas Seaport Museum
2.0 km
Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig and Museum
2.3 km
Galveston Seawall
2.8 km
Moody Gardens
5.3 km

Hosted by Helen

Joined in August 2014
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We check you in, show you around, and are only a phone call away for questions. Our other home in Galveston is only 13 blocks away. We would love you to call us with any and all questions or concerns!
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: After 4:00 pm
Checkout: 11:00 am
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed
Health & safety
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Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm