New Luxury Apartments

New Luxury Apartments

2201 Market Street
Galveston, TX 77551
Luxury Apartments – Iconic Building
The United States National Bank Building is an iconic and historic building at 2201 Market Street being redeveloped to incorporate 63 luxury one and two bed apartments on eight floors.

1218 42nd Street

1218 42nd Street

1218 42nd Street
Galveston, TX 77550
$173,000

**COZY HIGH RAISED BUNGALOW CENTRALLY LOCATED on GALVESTON ISLAND** 2 Bedroom / 1 Bath Cottage with Driveway and small fenced yard. Centrally located on a quiet street, just off the 43rd street bike path. Blocks from the seawall, Lasker Pool tennis courts, splash pad and lap pool. Spacious living room gets lots of light. 9 ft ceilings throuught. Newly constructed home with modern kitchen with Refregerator and ample built-in storage. Charming patio in back with small fenced yard. The house has central air throughout and a utility room for Washer/Dryer. Living Galveston… it’s a lifestyle!

1720 103rd Street

1720 103rd Street

1720 103rd Street
Galveston, TX 77554
$509,000

STUNNING HIGH RAISED HOME WITH VIEWS ON WEST END!! Luxurious Custom Craftsman w Water Views – 3 bedroom / 2 bath / 2 half bath – 3 car garage. Built 1930 on Galveston East End, this charming home was moved west to 103 St, west of Moody Golf Course overlooking Evia neighborhood. High Raised home sits on a large lot with views of the water. Traditional front porch opens to cozy living room & large family/media room. Stunning kitchen ideal for entertaining has custom cabinets, stainless appliances & 4 burner gas stove with pot filler faucet. 2 bedrooms / 1.5 baths on first floor, hardwood floors through-out 2 floor study & master bedroom. Elegant master bath has water views west & large master closet, custom built-ins, washer/dryer & views east. Three car garage has high ceilings and ample space for storage and work shop. This unique, artistic home offers best of both worlds, historic Galveston charm w custom comforts of newly renovated west end home. living Galveston… its a lifestyle.

1414 Winnie Street

1414 Winnie Street

1414 Winnie Street
Galveston, TX 77550
$399,000

Beautifully restored and fully landscaped 1907 Arts & Crafts home w/fireplace and wrap around porchin EEHD. The updated kitchen includes copper sink, convection oven, large utility room and breakfast nook that leads to a back deck, hot tub and fountain in the backyard, a great fully fenced entertaining space! Wood floors throughout home with tile in kitchen and breakfast nook. There is a designer 3/4 bath downstairs. Plenty of windows add to the sunny appeal and charm of this beauty additionally storage space is plentiful, a rarity in these homes! Upstairs are 3 bedrooms, the primary has a walkout deck and full bath. Just steps away from Mosquito Cafe and 14th St. corridor of restaurants. Convenient to UTMB and downtown. Back porch buildout has added 84 sf to the home. Outdoor back space begs for alfresco dining while the charming front wraparound porch with a swing is great for a spontaneous get together for enjoying the soothing Gulf Breezes! Room for parking in back if desired.

1612 Ball St

1612 Ball St

1612 Ball Street
Galveston, TX 77550
$729,000

Faithfully restored historic home circa 1890 in East End Historic district. Features include hardwood floors a sweeping staircase, soaring ceilings, arched doorways and pocket doors. A spectacular kitchen with great room and light filled rooms await in this 4 bedroom 2 1/2 bath beauty. Formal parlors and lovely den allow for entertaining in a gracious setting. Current owners converted carport into a one car garage w/entry off alley, added a pool & hot tub as well as lush landscaping, new front brick walk & fence. Guest quarters conveys fully furnished w/ full bath has French doors adding additional charm. Third floor attic has been finished out completely and includes central air and heat making for an additional bedroom or great office or media room. The eat in kitchen has plenty of built-ins to provide ample storage and is truly the heart of the home! Fireplace adds l charm! 3 porches allow space for additional entertaining space & enjoying the gulf breeze. Don’t let cats out!

1203 Ball Street

1203 Ball Street

1203 Ball Street
Galveston, TX 77550
$449,000

This spectacular historic home was a corner store and originally a pharmacy when built in 187 It has long been a single family8. residence. This two story has many charming features including an upstairs sleeping porch. Modern features include a Gourmet kitchen with commercial stove, with plenty of counter space and a great pantry/utility room with double sink! Historical Charm includes high ceilings expansive rooms original woodwork and wood floors. Innovative floorplan allows for a flexibility not commonly found in historic homes. Current owners did it all New A/C downstairs new roof in 2015 w/ radiant barrier reducing Electric. Foundation was raised for more favorable flood insurance. New plumbing 202o. Located in the heart of EEHD it is convenient to everything, UTMB 14th St corridor and downtown! A backyard with two car garage uncommon in this neighborhood. There is a full bath and half bath downstairs and four bedrooms & full bath upstairs. Refrigerator washer & dryer convey

1301 Church Street

1301 Church Street

1301 Church Street
Galveston, TX 77550
$445,000

This beautiful 2 story EEHD 1870 house was originally a storefront & the laundry room that is attached to back screened in patio was a tin shop. The front porch &balcony are not original , were added two owners ago. The kids’ rooms used to be a covered balcony. A block away from 14th st. corridor of favorite Island restaurants & UTMB. The Strand & beach are only minutes away. It boasts a brand new central A/C & tankless hot water heater. An updated kitchen w/ 1 bedroom on the first floor could be primary (a rarity in older homes). 3 additional bedrooms upstairs and family room could be office or media room. Historic charm abounds w/wood floors,exposed shiplap & clawfoot tub! A more open floorplan than most homes of this era, it includes great outside spaces, front porch, to back screened-in porch (great for entertaining) an outdoor shower & patio all within a fenced-in yard. The separate 2/1 back house moved here by previous owners has updated kitchen& bath & 2 new mini-splits.

8509 Teichman Road

8509 Teichman Road

8509 Teichman Road
Galveston, TX 77554
$250,000
Lot for Sale: This lot is the site of Clary’s the legendary Restaurant that fed generations of Galvestonian’s and visitors alike since the mid 1970’s. This expansive approx 19,000 sq ft lot includes 7100 sq ft of waterfont . Close and Convenient to town causeway and west end.

1428 Avenue K

1428 Avenue K

1428 Avenue K
Galveston, TX 77550
$469,000

According to the Galveston Architecture Guidebook, this side-hall Victorian Southern town house was built in 1895 and the architectural detail suggests the work of famed architect Alfred Muller. Located in the heart of the San Jacinto neighborhood, the house is only a few blocks walk from the beach, UTMB Health district, and Galveston’s historic downtown and 14th street corridor.

 

1615 Winnie

1615 Winnie

1615 Winnie
Galveston, Texas 77550
$359,000

Great Investment opportunity! 2 separately metered large floor though apartments. They both boast 2 bedrooms and 1 bath and include washer and dryer. Lovely hardwood floors and French doors in both. Currently both are rented. Extremely convenient to UTMB as well as the downtown district. There is a fenced in shared back yard and patio. The property is well maintained with long term tenants. Both units have outdoor back decks balcony for added living space.

1209 Bowie Drive

1209 Bowie Drive

1209 Bowie Drive
Galveston, Texas 77551
$345,000

Circa 1940 this brick side by side duplex located at the corner of Wharton and Bowie has a 2014 roof, double paned windows, and wood floors throughout. Each unit is 3/2 and has its own private, fenced patio area and a one car garage stall. Separate utilities for each unit.

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Tom Schwenk, Owner/Broker

An award-winning Broker, Tom is Galveston’s #1 agent for in-town sales. Tom is well known for his passionate support of Galveston, his expertise in historic homes and his efforts to protect and develop what makes island life so special.
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Alex Monteith, Galveston Real Estate Agent

Alex Monteith, REALTOR®

A native Texan and a graduate of Galveston's Ball High School, Alex is also an insurance agent who can give you a clear understanding of coastal insurance as a buyer or seller. Alex can help you with new construction, historic homes, and vacation rentals.
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Carmen and Sergio, Buyer's Agents

Carmen and Sergio Montanez, REALTOR®

Carmen and Sergio enjoy working as a team and previously worked as educators before moving to Galveston. Their unique perspective as boyh educators and Real Estate Agents give them a distinct insight to the family needs of their clients with diverse backgrounds. Carmen and Sergio are bilingual and fluent in Spanish.
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Shane McDermott, The Running Realtor

Shane McDermott, REALTOR®

Shane has held a Texas real estate license for more than 14 years and has been a Galveston resident since 2003. Passionate about the Island, Shane specializes in selling Galveston’s West End waterfront and East End Historic District neighborhoods.
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Robert Frank Galveston Realtor

Robert Frank, REALTOR®

Robert has been a realtor for six years and has lived on Galveston Island for 11 years. He is fascinated with Galveston’s rich history and architecture and is a member of both the Galveston and Houston associations of REALTORS and has served on the MLS committee of the Galveston association. 

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Brian Kuhn, Galveston Real Estate

Brian Kuhn, REALTOR®

Brian loves living in Galveston and has been working with buyers and sellers in the area since 2011. While Brian enjoys sharing his enthusiasm for architectural detail and knowledge of market trends, his clients appreciate his responsiveness and knowledge of the transaction process.
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Reid Nelson - Galveston Real Estate

Reid Nelson, REALTOR®

Reid is a native Galvestonian who, after successful careers in law and insurance, returned to Galveston in 2017 to get back to his roots. His clients benefit from his legal and insurance expertise as well as his true love of this town.
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Robert Zahn REALTOR

Robert Zahn, REALTOR®

Robert has over fifteen years of working in the Historical Homes market of Galveston. He has have been active in the restoration of his own Victorian era houses, and was actively involved in laying the groundwork for the formation of the San Jacinto Historical Conservation District.
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Carole Bell, REALTOR®

After a fulfilling career in Finance, she retired but still wanted to do more. So began her second career in real estate - promoting all that Galveston and the areas have to offer. Carole strives to ensure that all parties are well-informed and have a clear understanding throughout all phases of the real estate process when buying or selling their home. 

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Joe Schwenk, Director of Operations

Joe retired from UPS in 2000, moved to Chicago and worked as Director of Operations in the construction industry. Joe and his family moved to Galveston in 2015 to work with his brother Tom. 

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Shannon Caldwell, Marketing Director

Originally from New Zealand, Shannon is an award-winning public relations and marketing expert. She first came to Galveston in 2011 where one of the first people she met was Tom Schwenk, who was the leasing agent on the historic home she rented with her family.
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Susan Zielke, Licensed Executive Assistant

Susan has lived in Galveston since 2018 and loves the history of the island, its historic homes and how everything is within walking distance. Originally from Indiana, Susan began her work life as an educator and then enjoyed a successful career in several roles in the oil industry as well as that of a technical trainer in the software industry.
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Xavier Esquivel, Intern

Xavier is a 2020 graduate of Ball High, he is bilingual in English and Spanish and plans to complete his degree at The University of Houston. In addition, Xavier is currently taking real estate classes as he wants to earn his realtor license and help future clients to buy, sell and lease Galveston.
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