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Betsy A. Churgai  

Island Associates Real Estate 


A full service real estate company listing and selling finer Port

Aransas properties. We also provide superior service to buyers

who wish to be represented by a savvy, experienced buyer's broker

Betsy A. Churgai, broker

 Sales - Management - Rentals  

Buying and selling Port Aransas property since 1979

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SOLD SOLD  916 S Eleventh St. $409,000 SOLD SOLD

Property Description: Turn-key!  Ideal primary/secondary home. Rentals & B&B OK.  Smart layout w/ spacious rooms. Up: Bright & cheery 3/2, sleeps 6+. Split bedrooms. First floor guest quarters sleep 8 & ADA friendly w/ polished concrete counters/floor + RoRo shower. 2 kitchens, 2 living rooms. Large decks. Substantial income, even w/ heavy owner useage. Superior design & space usage can continue meeting your needs as your circumstances change; huge, deep 447 SF garage w/ workbench & shelves; QUALITY built, w/ Hardie & other low-maint., earth-friendly features.  Well-maintained. Just repainted. Patio seats 16+ & still room for a small pool in this fenced, back yard with real grass. Great neighbors. Ample off-street parking. Two blks. to beach on sidewalk; 2nd easy walk to bch. thru upscale, quiet n'hood.  Furnished up & down, incl. linens & kitchenware. Rich in value, not in price - premier location.  Easy to see w/ appt. You willl want to make this home yours when you see it, so bring your checkbook.

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SOLD -- 311 South Station Street   ML 221916 -- SOLD

4/2 with workshop, covered parking, street and alley access.  Mature landscaping.

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Property Survey and House Layout Follow Photos

Survey of 311 S. Station St.

Layout of 311 S. Station

Not to scale


SOLD   To the first party that looked at this property

618 Avenue G (at corner Ave. G and 12th St.)

4/2 Down, 2/2 Up  


MLS #  220215

STEPS TO THE BEACH!!! Barney Farley's former home + Farley-built. History-worthy without a historical designation. Understated elegance.
2 residences: 4/2 down; 2/2 up. Great shady veranda. Superior layout flows well. Both units enjoy split bedrooms. 2 kitchens. Lovingly maintained mostly as built.
1961 re-model. Only 4 families have owned this very special property. 3100 SF with over sized dbl. garage & 19,000+ SF lot. Quality wood interior +
sheetrock. Some great wood floors! LOTS OF STORAGE. Laundry rm. easily converts to office. Addn'l hookups in garage. Fenced. Mature landscaping.
Pergola w/ benches. Outside shower. BBQ area. Ready for customization to your taste. ADA "friendly", not compliant; has ramp. Incredible single family home,
retreat, room for pool, build more rental units, start your own business or build & lease on this easy-access corner STEPS FROM THE BEACH. Commercial-2
zoning, with CZ-2 overlay. Grass you can take your shoes off & roll around in.

Downstairs layout

Upstairs layout

Close to the beach!


History of this wonderful home


Barney Farley and description of house being built


The house in the snow from the air and snow on the dunes, right.

Boats and Fishing


Barney Farley takes President Roosevelt fishing  on a Farley Boat

   Barney and Ray as kids.


Bill Farley building boat for Mr. Munsell.   Barney Farley and Florida Roberts at Barney's Place.

Family and World War II


Barney's song for his wife and cooking oysters later in life.


Josephine Farley working on aircraft engine in WWII.   Josephine married is now Josephine Baker.

Josephine goes on to get her wings



Island Retreat #41 For Sale

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Island Retreat 41 is located under the red arrow on the air photo to the left.  It is only a short walk across the beautiful lawns to the pool or to the walkover across the dunes directly to the  beach.




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SOLD  SOLD -- 508 Lydia Ann Channel in the Channel Vista Subdivision For Sale -- SOLD SOLD

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SOLD SOLD -- 508 Lydia Ann Channel Photos -- SOLD SOLD


Living Area 

Dining Room

Patio With Hot Tub

Master Suite

Master Bathroom

Third Bedroom

View of Nature Preserve

First Floor Master Bedroom

First Floor Easy Access Shower

First Floor Washroom

Laundry Room

Powder Room