GALVESTON ISLAND AREA REAL ESTATE INFORMATION

Situated on The Gulf of Mexico, Galveston Island has its own unique charm and character throughout. It’s national historical significance, 17 mile Sea Wall with sandy beaches, warm tropical water, endless views and gentle breezes makes it obvious why so many call it home.

Named after the Spanish colonial governor and general, Bernardo de Galvez in 1786 and incorporated into the State of Texas in 1839, Galveston has quickly become one of the most active ports west of New Orleans.

The historic neighborhoods in Galveston provide homeowners a variety of unique opportunities. It’s hundreds of historic structures and thousands of historic homes makes it one of the country’s most important concentrations of 19th-20th century Victorian architecture, including the many works of Nicholas Clayton.


Galveston Homes For Sale

Use the links below to navigate through properties for sale from the West End Beach Communities, Central Island Historical Homes and Neighborhoods, all the way to the East Island Luxury Hi Rise Condo’s.

West Galveston Island Beach Home Neighborhood Communities

Galveston Beach Condominiums

Galveston Bay Homes

Historic Galveston Homes

Schools

Looking for more information on the local schools and district? Check out the links below for the most accurate information available!

www.greatschools.org or www.education.com

Dining and Shopping on the Island

No matter if you are looking for upscale dining or a local favorite, Galveston has it all. The Historical Strand and Seawall are definitely where you should start your journey to find the finest restaurants and shopping.

Local Entertainment

Check out some of what the island has to offer for entertainment at the Pleasure Pier, Moody Gardens, Museums, State Parks, Festivals and more!

Area Parks and Recreation

There are numerous local area parks and recreational places to visit. One of the main reasons people come to visit Galveston and end up staying or buy a vacation home are the numerous beaches along the coastline.

Commute

Getting to and from destinations on the island is pretty easy. The main highway, IH-45, is the only major highway that takes you on the causeway, over the ship channel and connects the island to the mainland. Once entering the island, exiting 61st street will take you right to the Seawall where you will be greeted by the sandy beach with an endless gulf view. Finally, whether going East or West to your destination, Seawall Blvd extends the length of the island.