Galveston- Premier Living On The Texas Gulf Coast
Breath deeply, close your eyes, and float away with the invigorating sea smells of the beautiful Gulf Coast. To find luxury coastal living, you don't have to travel farther than your front yard in Galveston, Texas. The historic city is home to a wide variety of activities, entertainment, nightlife, relaxation and water fun. You will enjoy a wide range of home choices, from water front high rise condominiums, town homes, reproduction seaside cottages, canal homes, and gated luxury communities that rival those of Florida’s Gold Coast.
History Lives On In Galveston
In 1785, the Spanish discovered Galveston Island, named for the Governor of Spanish Louisiana, Bernardo de Gálvez. You will be able to walk the historic areas and streets where Jean Lafitte who, with his pirate crew, fought with Andrew Jackson at the Battle of New Orleans in 1814. According to legend, Lafitte was not trustworthy and Louisiana threw him out. Lafitte and his pirate crew decamped to his private kingdom “Campeche” (Campeachy) on Galveston Island. There they preyed upon the rich shipping lanes of the Gulf, supposedly amassing a vast treasure trove. In 1821 Lafitte left Campeche and disappeared forever. Locals swear that his abandoned treasure is still on the island. Perhaps you will find a gold coin as you walk the historic landmarks!
Send Your Children To Some Of The Best Galveston Schools
The Galveston Public School system prides itself on being one of the best in the nation, and there are many public schools to choose from. There are also private schools and catholic schools located in Galvestion that boast of sending many graduates every year to top rated colleges across the nation. For more information on the local schools, or for specific information on a school near a home you would like to buy, check out our school information page or contact your Houston realtors, The Zoller Group.
Relocating To Galveston
Find your dream home and life by relocating to Galveston, Texas! To make your move even easier, take a look through the Relocation Resources and Buyer Resources provided by your Houston realtors. Both are filled with helpful information and tips based on your Houston experts real estate knowledge. For more information contact The Zoller Group, for your customized FREE Relocation Package.