Drive Up the Hill to Your Own Galveston Island

Yes, there’s a mini seawall wrapped around the base of this Ostermeyer Rd. winner in Baybridge Estates in Galveston — and it “protected the home” from Hurricane Ike, according to the listing. Other Galvestonian touches to this 4-bedroom, 4-bath house on a hill, constructed in 2005 by Rawlins Residential Builders: Rough-textured travertine tile at the front entrance, and a big first-floor washroom suitable for summertime sandy swimsuit removal operations. The 1.3-acre lot includes a long driveway entrance across a pond and other only occasionally submerged terrain. And then you get to this:


The back yard includes this fire pit and a way-above-ground-level pool:

The 5,371-sq.-ft. home was listed earlier this week for $795K.

3 Comment

  • Hey, a view from every window!

  • call the real decorator ..not the inferior desacrator…overall very nice..its the mansion on the beachtop.

  • I think it’s very cool that a property owner has created his/her own private island!
    Though, to me, it doesn’t seem tall enough to have escaped Ike’s flood, entirely. Nevertheless: you go man!