Experience the charm of the 1847 Powhattan House South, the 3rd oldest house in Galveston. This beautiful Greek Revival style home is located 3 blocks from the beach and close to the Strand. Architectural details include 12' ceilings, private balcony, massive pocket doors, and so more. It features 2 separate living spaces (1 up and 1 downstairs) each with its own private entrance. Currently the upstairs is available and is 1500 square feet with 2 BR, 1 Bath, full kitchen, living room.
You will spend half of your vacation in the home you rent, so choose to stay in a place that is truly remarkable. Built 170 years ago, this massive old house displays the charm of yesteryear with the modern comforts of today. The rooms are large and spacious with 12' ceilings throughout the home. private upstairs front balcony, front porch, and so much more.
This home has an incredible and well documented history. ~It was originally built in 1847 by the mayor of Galveston John Sydnor. Sydnor famously tried to stop Sam Houston from speaking in Galveston. ~It was owned by Stanley Spencer in 1900, who was the first recorded death from the 1900 Storm. ~4 photos exist of the house immediately after the 1900 Storm, showing the home virtually unscathed. ~A first-hand account of the Storm from inside this home was recorded in the book The Great Galveston Disaster by Paul Lester.
Disponible para huéspedes
Guest have access to the entire upstairs of the house, including private furnished balcony, washing machine and dryer.
Atención a los huéspedes
We are passionate about this historic treasure, so we meet every guest and give a tour and brief history of the home upon arrival. We love this home and Galveston and want to do everything we can to make your stay wonderful. We are also available during your stay.
Otros aspectos destacables
There are two fixed beds - one Kings-Sized bed and one Queen Sized bed. Roll-away beds are available for additional guests.