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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). Upon request we also supply an iMac laptop for your use.
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.
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
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit$350
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
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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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.
About the owner: I am German and live in Houston for over 30 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!