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3701 Avenue M

3701 Avenue M

3701 Avenue M
Galveston, TX 77550
$579,000
Lovingly restored 4 bedroom/2.5 bath Victorian home on a nice corner lot with beautiful mature oak trees. This home was completely restored by the Save 1900 crew in 2019 for the hit television show “Restoring Galveston.” This house maintains an authentic historic charm with exquisite woodwork and a lengthy list of upgrades. The home features original hardwood floors throughout, double gallery porches, and original shutters. The kitchen includes a central island with lots of storage and cabinetry, quartz counter tops and high end Thor appliances. The primary suite upstairs features a dual vanity, a large shower, and a built out walk in closet with washer/dryer. You’ll love the backyard entertainment space that boasts an 8ft farmhouse stock tank pool, a beautiful deck and pergola, plus off street parking. Current owners have added a convenient electric sliding gate, a wifi controlled sprinkler system, , a new 8×10 shed, and a whole house dehumidifier system.
809 11th Street

809 11th Street

809 11th Street
Galveston, TX 77550
$349,000
The 1890 Captain Henry Locke cottage is a delightful find. Three bedrooms, a sheltered garden, and a large garage and workshop along with a sizeable storage room. This house feels larger than the sq footage suggests. Take note of the private deck off the primary bedroom.
5115 Avenue T

5115 Avenue T

5115 Ave T, Galveston TX 77550
$1,850,000

Featured Property For Sale in Galveston:

Spectacular estate with private park!

This John Staub home was custom-built for Mr and Mrs WL Moody III in 1938. The incredible luxury details include walnut and birch counters in kitchen, designer silk wall paneled mural in formal dining room, and copper shingled roof and gutters.
7 Bedrooms, 6.5 Bathrooms
1.3 acre grounds

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Talk to Tom Schwenk at 409-888-6178

6102 Seawall Boulevard #172

6102 Seawall Boulevard #172

6102 Seawall Boulevard 172
Galveston, TX 77551
$215,000
Great opportunity to own a beach property to rent out when you aren’t using it. Across the street from Babe’s beach and the Gulf of Mexico it also has 2 pools and amenities for a great seaside vacation. This unit has updated kitchen, new linens furniture, pillows and bath accessories. Vast majority conveys including kitchenware. Near the front nice view of the gulf. Successful vacation rental, it sleeps 4 adults & 2 kids in updated bunkbeds. Private Balcony, Granite Counters in Kitchen. Lovely amenities at the Cas Del Mar including on-site mgmt. 2 Swimming Pools(West pool is heated in cooler months) on-site Laundry Rooms. BBQ area, w/4 BBQ Pits & 4 Picnic Tables elevators and plenty of parking.
5342 Bluewater Hwy County Road

5342 Bluewater Hwy County Road

5342 Bluewater Hwy County Road
Freeport, TX 77541
$1,649,000
STUNNING BEACHFRONT HOME WITH UNOBSTRUCTED VIEWS OF GULF AND GALVESTON BAY!! – 5 Bedroom / 5 bath recently remodeled highraised home on large beachfront lot. Built in 2007, the home’s layout & location makes it an ideal vacation rental w a long history of impressive income on the books. Spacious kitchen with a large island, granite countertops & stainless appliances opens to impressive living room w vaulted ceilings, gas fireplace & stunning views of the Gulf. The 5 bedroom 5 bath design allows it to accommodate both large & small groups. Grand first floor master bedroom has large unobstructed views of the water, private deck access & large master bath w jacuzzi tub. Additional primary suite on first floor w private bath, 3 additional bedrooms and game room on the second floor. Located on Bluewater Highway between Galveston & Surfside beach, short drive to the amazing Red Snapper Inn Restaurant, this grand home offers a true Gulf Coast experience. Living Galveston… it’s a lifestyle
3127 Bernardo De Galvez

3127 Bernardo De Galvez

3127 Bernardo De Galvez
Galveston, TX 77550
$695,000
Lovely 4/3.5 1900 storm survivor is located on a corner lot with a 2 car detached garage with one bedroom garage apartment above. The fenced in property boasts a lovely back porch and backyard. Inside downstairs has an open living room and kitchen divided by a wide peninsula. An additional room currently is an office although it could be used as a downstairs bedroom. Formal dining room 1/2 bath and a utility room. The upstairs contains milled wood floors from the original attic that the current owners used when the renovated the second floor. It has 4 bedrooms and 3 full baths including a primary with a steam shower and Jacuzzi tub . The garage apartment has a full bath and one bedroom, perfect for a long term or short term rental. Please check documents to see what conveys.
13429 Stewart Road

13429 Stewart Road

13429 Stewart Road
Galveston, TX 77554
$574,900
This fully furnished 3/2 is steps above other newer construction with premium building materials. Many energy efficient upgrades including LED lighting throughout, digital thermostat and insulated doors & windows. Elegant master en suite with southern deck access and stunning bath with soaker tub and separate shower. Modern kitchen features granite counters, designer backsplash, opens to great room with high ceilings. Peaceful, quiet natural setting with distant beach views and canal views, near town and upscale neighborhoods, including Laffite’s Cove.
6300 Seawall Boulevard #9123

6300 Seawall Boulevard #9123

6300 Seawall Boulevard 9123
Galveston, TX 77551
$239,900

Spectacularly remodeled first floor condo w/ oversized balcony affording gulf views. Interior has been completely redone, all new everything including ceramic Tile on floors , custom hand build bunkbeds with USB ports in electrical outlets & custom nightstands in bedroom. New ducts installed, new condenser & A/C . All appliances as of June 2021. Custom shelving in pantry& innovative built -in TV nooks. Ring security& programable thermostat . EERO-True Mesh WIFI system for secure internet connection. All conveys except for bin in owners’ closet labeled owners’ stuff. Ready to go turnkey w/ kitchenware, double sets of new sheets pillows & mattress covers. Amenities at the Victorian include Waterfall Lagoon pool w/ rock waterfall, lush landscaping. Paradise Cove pool features a water drop mushroom & zero depth entry with bubbling jets. 2 Hot Tubs in secluded garden setting. Garden Courtyards Lighted Tennis Court, Fitness Center, Barbecue/Picnic Areas & Pavilion, Laundry Rooms on site.

1612 19th Street

1612 19th Street

1612 19th Street
Galveston, TX 77550
$485,000

This long time vacation rental has a steady stream of guests. Dolphin’s Run, a Gulf Coast Cottage, built in 1904, has been updated to provide all of today’s modern comforts and conveniences. It’s equipped with central air conditioning and heat. The home’s original wood walls and 10 ft ceilings are present throughout. There are 3 bedrooms and 2 baths, 2 bedrooms upstairs and one downstairs. The upstairs is the main part of the home with a large kitchen. All 3 bedrooms have queen size beds. The main room downstairs has 3 twin beds. The property is fully fenced with an automatic garage door. The backyard has a large wood deck upstairs off the kitchen and a patio downstairs off of the game room/laundry area. There are also 2 decks on the front of the home. Enjoy your morning coffee or afternoon beverages sitting out on one of the 4 decks, enjoying the cool gulf breezes. Offered fully furnished, with few exclusions. Great second home or vacation rental.

 

2627 Avenue L

2627 Avenue L

2627 Avenue L
Galveston, TX 77550
$275,000
One of a kind Galveston corner store recently converted to a residential home. Very spacious living/dining area with high ceilings and tile flooring throughout. Galley kitchen with open shelving and large double basin porcelain sink. Lots of built in shelving throughout the house and a bonus utility room. This home also features an 875 sq ft decked in high pitched attic space that could be converted into living space. This home is zoned light commercial, so this could also make a great home/business location.
2314  Avenue M

2314 Avenue M

2314 Avenue M
Galveston, TX 77550
$1,375,000
The Adams- League is a double galleried residence with 3 floors of living space. The mansion was built in 1860, is on the National Register of Historic Places, and has a colorful history. It has been recently restored yet continues to retain its historic charm. There are eight individual bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, and each are uniquely decorated in Victorian style with modern conveniences included. A large gourmet kitchen and dining room are available for use during events. Out buildings include carriage house and the Balinese room (with door handle from the Balinese Room) These 2 suites include full baths and kitchenettes are each 324 sq ft . It is a popular Airbnb and small wedding venue check docs for upgrades. The mansion is centrally located in Galveston just 7 blocks from the Seawall/beach, and 11 blocks from the Strand Historic District which has a variety of shopping, dining, and entertainment opportunities.
1512 Ball Street

1512 Ball Street

1512 Ball Street
Galveston, TX 77550
$725,000
A Victorian beauty located in the heart of the EEHD has only had 5 owners since it was built in 1891! Current owners have added New HVAC and tankless water heater as well as front porch balustrades and convenient upstairs laundry. Historic charm abounds throughout from spacious rooms, walk out windows and soaring ceilings! Original hardwoods throughout. Upstairs are 3 beds & 3 baths 2 are en-suite. 3rd bathroom uses hall bath. The current owners live on the property downstairs in suite with bath. They operate the property as an AirBnB. Select family heirlooms and artwork in the owner’s living space doesn’t convey. The rest of the furnishings as well as the 2 refrigerators and washer and dryer are negotiable. This double galleried beauty overlooks a lushly landscaped yard. Underneath this raised property is plenty of storage. LOW flood insurance (approx $500/yr). Advance notice is required to view.

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Your Galveston Real Estate Team​

To buy, sell or lease Galveston talk to Tom Schwenk, owner and broker of Coldwell Banker TGRE. Tom is the number 1 agent for in-town sales and an award-winning realtor with more than 20 years’ experience. Now, a locally owned and operated Coldwell Banker ® affiliate, he has joined an international network with more than 115 years of real estate leadership. This means more experience, more knowledge, and more certainty of success while still offering the local expertise and five star service TGRE is known for. No local brokerage gives you more.

With Tom’s successful history in Galveston it is no wonder he decided to launch his own real estate firm in 2018 after working in the industry for more than 15 years. His vision for Tom’s Galveston Real Estate is a customer focused firm to help people buy, sell or lease Galveston.

TGRE Galveston Realtor Team

The history, beautiful natural features are people who live here are just some of the things that make island life so special. When finding your own place in the sun you need to work with a company that has superior local knowledge about everything that makes Galveston what it is.

Tom has owned property in Galveston since 1987 and became a full time resident in 2001. He has leadership positions on many community and civic organizations and is recognized as an historic homes expert.

Alex Monteith, Brian Kuhn, Shane McDermott, Reid Nelson, Robert Zahn, Carole Bell, Brian Schwenk, Doreen Hughes, and Suzanne McClere are our professional agents who share Tom’s commitment to customer service and knowledge and expertise of the local market.

In addition to a talented group of real estate professionals, Tom’s Team also includes a full administrative staff on hand to care for every client’s needs.

To buy, sell or lease Galveston make sure you Talk to TGRE!

Tom Schwenk Galveston Realtor

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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Brian Schwenk, REALTOR®, Director of Property / Project Management

While in college he interned one summer with Galveston Historical Foundation and his interest in historic homes became personal when he rehabilitated an 1886 raised cottage on Galveston’s 19th Street which was also his first foray into home ownership. 

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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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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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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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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

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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Doreen Hughes, REALTOR®

After a successful business career at Dell in Austin, Doreen moved to Galveston County in 2008 and currently holds membership in the Houston Association and National Association of REALTORS®. She is active in her community, and is social columnist with the Galveston Daily News. 

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Suzanne McClere

Suzanne McClere, REALTOR®

Suzanne's interest and passion for Real Estate began in the early 1990s, while she and her husband were beginning the search for their first home. Having lived on the island during her youth she fell in love with everything about Galveston, and says she is so excited to be coming home. As a licensed REALTOR® she looks forward to meeting you soon and helping you achieve your Island dreams. 
 

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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

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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