Luxury Town Home Near Museums, Convention, & Med Center, Pool Access, Stunning!

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Last updated: 11/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

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
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.

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.


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Property Type

  • Townhome
  • 1600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    we invite guests from 25 years and require a credit card and drivers license at check-in....moreless

  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Please note: This is a non-smoking property and we charge a $350 cleaning fee if this policy is violated....moreless

  • Not Suitable For Children

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Master bedroom: 1 king


  • Loft Bedroom: 1 queen

    add. King Air bed is can be placed in this room if needed...moreless

  • 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. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • 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....moreless

Other Amenities

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


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable:

    250 channels with DISH Network...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    new 42' flat screen...moreless

  • Video Games


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


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking


  • Dining:

    Glass table with stunning contemporary acrylic chairs...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    2 separate units...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    monthly rental will have towels and sheets changed every week....moreless

  • Living Room:

    with 42' TV...moreless

  • Parking:

    on site, next to the townhouse...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker:

    Keurig® Platinum Plus Brewing System...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils


Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    outside hot tub for use from 1pm to 5pm...moreless

  • Jetted Tub:

    round hot tub with many jets. Very relaxing!...moreless



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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$2,070 $7,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning Fee $75
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $350
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Tax Rate 17%



2 guests can stay for only 295.00/night, 3 nights min., incl. weekends. Black-out dates apply


Pay for 6 nights (up to 4 guests) and stay 1 night FREE! (Total $2070.00) Black-out dates apply.

A $75 cleaning fee applies to all rentals

Cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 11/23/2015
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23 Miles
Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
50 Miles
Nearest Beach

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.


Owner info

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.

Why the Owner Chose Houston:
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!

The Unique Benefits at this Townhome:
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!

Contact us

Speaks: english, german, Khemer

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  • Living area

    Living area

  • Living Area

    Living Area

  • The Kitchen has everything you need

    The Kitchen has everything you need

  • Master bed room

    Master bed room

  • relax outside in the afternoons

    relax outside in the afternoons

  • Jump in!

    Jump in!

  • enjoy a bottle of wine with our compliments!

    enjoy a bottle of wine with our compliments!

  • More art from around the world

    More art from around the world

  • your mattress ... ssssssss

    your mattress ... ssssssss

  • Spacious Living and Dining Room

    Spacious Living and Dining Room

  • upstairs bed and bathroom

    upstairs bed and bathroom

  • Master Bedroom with Versage Bed

    Master Bedroom with Versage Bed

  • Relax!


  • More art work

    More art work

  • Pool is shared with owner.

    Pool is shared with owner.

  • The pool is open in the afternoons

    The pool is open in the afternoons

  • Beautiful writing desk

    Beautiful writing desk

  • Shower in Master Bed Room

    Shower in Master Bed Room

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Thursday, November 26, 2015

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