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LUXURY Town Home near Museums, Convention, & Med Center, Pool Access, STUNNING!

Overview

Property Details

Updated: Sep 3, 2016
LUXURY LIVING -3 Bath, 2 showers + Jacuzzi, Pool Access,Couple+wkly special $295

The Museum House has 1650+ sqft on 3 stories.

The *ENTRANCE LEVEL* features a large living area with walls of artwork, a wood burning fireplace, high ceilings, comfortable leather furnishings, a new 42' flat screen TV (250 channels) and 1/2 bath. The adjoining dining area has a glass table with 4 chairs and a bar-area with bar stools looking into the kitchen, a gourmet equipped kitchen with everything, including Cuisinart microwave/oven, Jenn-Air stove and dishwasher.

Enjoy a KEURING Coffee System with free single K-cups for your coffee or tea.

On this floor you also find an office area with desk in case you have some work to do. Yes, there is also a WASHER/DRYER for your convenience.

Enjoy free WIFI, an iPOD docking station with speakers and Dish Cable TV (250 channels) and a wifi games.

In the office area you find a PC and a printer which comes handy if you like to print your boarding pass.

May not be suitable for children under 6 years. No parties or events, please.

The *UPSTAIRS* overlooks the living/dinning area and features a comfortable queen-size bed and a full bathroom with shower.

For more than 4 guests there is a queen-size air-mattress bed available on this floor.

*DOWNSTAIRS* is the master bedroom with a stunning king size Versage bed and dresser with a 'Simmons Beauty Rest' mattress which has a 3 inch topper and premium linens.

The bathroom has a large round Jacuzzi bathtub (enjoy!) and a separate shower.

The *COURT YARD* is open for our guest from 1 pm to 5 pm by request each day. Here you can enjoy the huge pool, relax on the lounge chairs and soak up in the hot tub.

The Museum House is light and bright with high ceilings and blinds on windows for privacy.

Since artwork is displayed on several levels and shelves, the Museum House may not suitable for children under 6 years.

Located in an exclusive area, the Museum House has a private entrance, 3 stories with 2 small balconies and a private parking space in an unbelievable location, location, location!

Let's talk about what surrounds this jewel:

For museum lovers and outdoor attractions:

Houston's world famous museums and attractions which are in *WALKING DISTANCE*:

Museum of Fine Arts

Houston Contemporary Arts Museum

Houston Natural Science Museum,

The Cockrell Butterfly Museum

IMAX

Planetarium

Houston's Children Museum (rated #1 in the US)

Holocaust Museum

Hotel ZAZA (for Sunday brunch, Happy Hour and an unforgettable dinner)

Miller outdoor theater with summer performances (I'll tell you how to get free tickets, or just take a blanked, a bottle of wine, some cheese and enjoy the performance on the hill).

The Menil Collection

The Rothko Chapel

Rice University Art Gallery

The Jung Center of Houston (1 block)

all in about a few feet to 1 mile radius and in easy walking distance - leave your car parked at the Museum House and enjoy what Houston has to offer on foot.

Coming for Downtown business or a Convention?

Downtown and the George R. Brown Convention Center is just a short 3 miles away and you can take the Light Rail (in walking distance) to several Downtown Stations. It's nice not to have parking hassle in Downtown! The Engery Corridor is only a short Freeway drive away.

Want to enjoy Houston's Performing Arts?

The Theater District, including the Wortham Center for Opera and Ballet, Jones Hall for our famous Symphony, Alley Theater, Hobby Theater for the Performing Arts and Music Hall for Musicals - all located in Downtown and about 3 miles from the Museum House.

Want to see your sports team?

Minute Maid Baseball Stadium

The new MLS Soccer Stadium

Houston Toyota Center

Reliant Football Stadium and the home of the largest Rodeo in the World (February)

all stadiums are less than 4 miles from the house and most can be reached via light rail which is walking distance.

Are you coming for Medical treatment or visiting a patient?

You found the ideal and perfect location:

M.D. Anderson , St. Lukes, Memorial, Texas Heart institute, Texas Children Hospital and the Medical Center are all just 2 miles away and can be easily reached with light rail (only 3 stations). So, leave your car at the Museum House and don't worry about finding a spot in the labyrinth of parking garages in the Medical Center.

Love to Shop?

It takes you only a short 6 mile drive to the world famous Galleria and the Houston Design Center. We also have plenty of outlet stores which are a few miles away along the Freeways.

Beach?

In less than an hour you are in Galveston and ready to enjoy this charming Seaport.

How far is it from the Airport?

Intercontinental (IAH) - 23 miles, Hobby (HOU) - 12 miles

Other points of interest near by:

Memorial Park, Greenway Plaza, Uptown Park, Montrose Area restaurants and bars.

If you arrive late, I am happy to get the groceries you need and I just leave the receipt with you..

The Museum House is in a very quiet residential setting and away from traffic in the most perfect location you can find.

More Details
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Owner

I am from Germany and live in Houston for over 35 years. I love it in Houston and would not move to any other place. I live next door to the Museum House which makes it really easy to contact me if have any questions or need anything. I can help you make your trip the most enjoyable one you ever had.

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Speaks: english, german, Khemer

19 Reviews

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based on 19 traveler reviews

5

Great Place - as advertised

  • 5 of 5

This home is beautiful inside, just as the pictures posted show. Hans was very pleasant: met us as we arrived. He had a Final Four packet made out, took time to go over food and attractions with us, and showed us around the house. This home was clean and well maintained. Daily morning walks in this area were refreshing. Thank you for allowing us to stay in your home during our trip!!

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful place!

  • 5 of 5

Loved the layout and uniqueness of the townhouse! Just loved the location too and Hans is so wonderful to deal with!

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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Quiet neighborhood, yet close to everything

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful home, quiet yet convenient. Totally move in ready, even a toothbrush provided.

Highly recommend, owner is a delight!

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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perfect spot

  • 5 of 5

This house gave our group a perfect launching point to explore the area. We were able to walk to Hermann Park for the zoo, paddleboats and playgrounds. It was easy to run right out of the front door and find an easy 5 mile route to jog. Tons of museums within walking distance and plenty of restaurants nearby (and a grocery store and walgreens not too far). Plus, the metro rail is very close so you can get to many other places easily. The house was very comfortable, and the little extras like the snacks, computer, umbrellas, soaps and extra towels were appreciated. Hans was very welcoming and had the air mattress all set up for us which was very helpful.

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exceptional!!

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful and unique townhouse located right within the Museum District of Houston.The artwork is just delightful and creates a very unique atmosphere! The living room, kitchen and bedrooms are all superb! It is within close walking distance of the museums and zoo and close to Rice University. The Hermann Memorial Park is a delight to walk around with the duck pond and little train that goes all through it! It is very close to the Medical District which makes it very helpful for those with medical issues that do not require stairs as there are a lot of stairs in this unit. It is also close to downtown for business related visits. There are several restaurants close by especially at Hotel Za Za which has a superb terrace restaurant that is five star rated. Hans was very attentive and did all he could to make our stay as pleasant as possible. He provided wine and Keurig coffees etc etc. The kitchen is fully equipped and there is a lovely dining room table for four. It helps that his house is right next door with a lovely pool in a common shared area. I very highly recommend this lovely place!!

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
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Delightful from start to finish

  • 5 of 5

My family booked The Museum House for 3 days/nights while we were in town to house-hunt and the property (and Hans!) were just delightful. It was so helpful to have a fully functional home away from home, complete with kitchen and multiple bedrooms, rather than try to operate out of a cramped hotel room with minimal amenities. And of course, the wonderful decor made the hours we spent negotiating leases and doing paperwork all the more pleasant. The indoor jacuzzi....what can I say? A perfect way to relax at the end of some very stressful days. Our only regret is that we didn't have the time to enjoy the Museum House's outdoor features. Hans was so very accommodating and helpful, and we *definitely* appreciated the thoughtful basket of snacks and drinks he left for us. And of course, the location is ideal. It's no exaggeration - the house is well within walking distance to a number of museums, restaurants, and parks. We will absolutely be recommending the Museum House to all of our visiting family and friends throughout the coming years that we'll be living in Houston. Thank you so much, Hans! It was a pleasure!

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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Location

Downtown Aquarium
Hermann Park
Houston Museum of Natural Science
Museum of Fine Arts Houston
Children's Museum of Houston
Menil Collection
Miller Outdoor Theatre
Discovery Green
Niko Niko's Greek
Hobby Center for the Performing Arts
Fbar
Rothko Chapel

From the Owner

This property was designed buy an architect from South Africa and has won many architectural prices and awards. Contemporary in design and very functional, yet cozy and relaxing. Plus, lets not forget the fantastic location!

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Hobby at 23 Miles Nearest Restaurant : many at 1 Miles Nearest Beach : Galveston at 50 Miles Car: recommended

Most everything (including the Medical Center) is either in walking distance or minutes away with the new Houston Light Rail. Or take your car to the Galleria, Beach or the Energy Corridor using the close by Freeways.

Availability

Rental rates

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Property Damage Protection $59

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

From the Owner

I can not stress more the perfect location of the Museum House. It's central to most everything in a diversified neighborhood. It's contemporary but yet cozy and you will enjoy the feeling of the open space. I personally attend to all the details from the most comfortable bedding to a toothbrush, slippers and a welcome bottle of wine. There is only one luxurious MUSEUM HOUSE!

Property Type

  • townhome

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Games

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • jetted tub ...

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • alternative lifestyle
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only ...
  • not suitable for children

Location Type

  • Downtown

Attractions

  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking

Floor Area

  • 1600 sq. ft.

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, tub, shower
  • Loft full bathroom - toilet, shower
  • Living room - toilet, bidet
  • total 3 toilets and two full baths with showers and one whirlpool bath in master.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master bedroom - 1 king
  • Loft Bedroom - 1 queen, add. King Air bed is can be placed in this room if needed
  • Master: King size bed (1) new mattress, beautiful linens, Versace design, full bath plus whirlpool. Loft: Queen size Bed (1) located upstairs with full bathroom, additional Queen size (1) air-mattress available on request.

Outside

  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...

Meals

  • Guests provide their own meals

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • Great location, very quiet, luxury living, lots of art works from around the world.

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