Galveston Beach Bungalow

This one-story bungalow was built in the 1930s. In 1973, the front porch was enclosed and a few years later, a garage with an apartment above were built.

Before & After

Left column has photos prior to renovation. Right column depicts same view post restoration.


2 months

Original Features

  • 1,142 foot-squared structure
  • 5,112 foot-squared lot with rear-alley access
  • 2 blocks from Galveston Seawall
  • 2 bedrooms, 1 bath
  • Original hardwood floors
  • Original shiplap
  • Pier-and-beam foundation
  • Never flooded
  • Mature trees, including 2 palm trees
  • Fenced backyard
  • Garage/apartment


Quick View

3 bedrooms, 2 baths, with open-concept floorplan

Foundation / Structural

Repaired/reinforced piers, beams, footings

New piers/beams installed for additional support


All new electrical and coax cables

Recessed lighting

Dimmers throughout

Smoke, carbon-monoxide detectors


Entire plumbing system (water, waste and gas) replaced


All new AC ductwork, vents

Fixtures: General

Original shiplap exposed throughout

New sheetrock, maximum insulation, trim, paint and energy-efficient LED lighting throughout house

Sanded, stained and sealed original hardwood floors

4 ceiling fans

Fixtures: Master Suite

Custom reclaimed barn doors

New bathtub

Rain Showerhead

Designer backsplash

European eco flush toilet


Fixtures: Shared Bath

Designer tile

New bathtub

Dual sinks

Waterfall faucets

Rain showerhead

Fixtures: Exterior

Security cameras

Electric car gate

Repair/replace wood siding, trim

Paint entire home

All new sod, flowerbeds

Additional Photos