About the property
- House2000 sq. ft.
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay7 - 90 nights
Private Gated Home, Large Yard, Super Clean, Safe, Secure, Child & Pet Safe Home
This is a beautifully furnished ranch style home only minutes away from MD Anderson and other hospitals in the Texas Medical Center. The home is a 3 bedroom 2 bath with 2 car garage. It is completely furnished including all cookware, towels, linens and everything needed to move in. Also included are all utilities, internet and HD Cable TV. This home is set on 4 acres in a country environment only 4 miles from the Medical Center. We own the entire block and each home has its own private gate and privacy fence. This is Single family home, not a Town House, Condo or Apartment.
We live on the block and assist all our tenants in getting moved in and oriented to the area.
- Response rate:
- Response time:
- within one day
- English, Spanish, Estonian
- Calendar last updated:
- May 13, 2018
About Van Arnold
I was born and raised in this neighborhood as were my parents. We love the country feeling of the neighborhood and the privacy that this block offers. My grandparents bought this block in 1954 as well as building the home where my parents and I grew up . Now, 60 years later I own the block and live here. After spending many years traveling the world I have found that there is no place like home.
Van Arnold purchased this House in 2010
Why Van Arnold chose Willow Meadows/ Willowbend Area
We love the area because of the proximity to many of Houston most popular destinations. You will rarely encounter traffic coming and going from the neighborhood because of the near by freeways and Main street. On the other hand this home is in a slow pace neighborhood with lots of peace and quiet. Shopping at The Meyerland Mall or The Galleria are only a few minutes away. Reliant stadium, The Texas Medical center and the Houston Zoo are also very close.
What makes this House unique
For those who are new to town the home offers privacy and security with the private gate and management who lives on the block. This home is modern, updated and sanitized for every new tenant. The large yard and huge trees offer the feeling of being in a park. The large patio offers a great place to enjoy the outdoors with your family. The home is turnkey ready to live in. We are happy to assist all tenants in getting moved in and situated to the area.
Pool / Spa
Local Services & Businesses
Sports & Adventure Activities
Check-in: 3:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Quiet home close to MD Anderson
We rented from Van & Helen for 4 months while I underwent treatment at MD Anderson. The house was just as advertised, quiet, and comfortable. With many hours of convalescing, I also appreciated the high-speed internet and full array of cable TV channels included as well! If I ever need to return to Houston, and need a nice place for myself and caregiver, I won't hesitate to return here. Van & Helen were wonderful landlords-- always quickly responding to any question, and offering great tips on where to get the best foods and services in town, etc.
ABSOLUTELY THE BEST! & CLOSE TO MD ANDERSON!!
My husband, myself and our two small dogs were residents of this gorgeous home for 3 months while I underwent cancer treatment at MD Anderson. The neighborhood is nice, welcoming, quiet and safe, in addition to being 10 minutes from MDA with no need to get on the interstate or any highways!! FABULOUS LOCATION!! You won't get caught in traffic since you will only be on city streets. This is really important when you are getting treated at MDA and is a greater blessing than you can imagine. There are various options for groceries with one being only 3 minutes away. The home is beautifully decorated and has a layout that is very conducive to cancer treatment and recovery. There are no stairs to navigate and the bathroom is spacious with a large vanity to accommodate any amount of medications needed. It is also updated to the latest trends, including luxury towels! The shower is huge with two shower heads, making bathing extremely easy, especially for those who are fatigued from treatment, it was very comforting and restorative. The kitchen is FULLY equipped, including blenders (hand and countertop), crock pot, strainers, measuring cups and all of the cooking utensils you could need. We didn't expect it to be so completely outfitted so we needlessly brought some of our own items (they weren't needed!). The kitchen has lovely modern new cabinets and a beautiful granite countertop in addition to stainless steel appliances. The dishware is new, stylish, high quality and there are enough pieces for the entire family. The washer and dryer are front load and on risers which is also a benefit since you won't have to reach down to deposit the wash or switch it between machines. The yard is fully fenced and even our tiny 8 lb dog couldn't escape. It was so beneficial for my healing to have our pets with us. We were blessed to find such a perfect home. There is a lovely covered patio with furniture so you can get some fresh air. The home came equipped with a brand new 50" tv and a tv in the bedroom, which has a very comfortable mattress. We had cable, including some premium channels and reliable internet. The owners are very responsive and such nice people! We highly recommend this property for anyone needing to spend time in Houston, whether for pleasure or treatments. You can't go wrong with this house, which was our home away from home.
Hi Ronni and Ron.
You both were wonderful guest! Thank you for the lovely review!!!! We really enjoyed having you in our furnished home. Your happy energy just shines thru. We are missing to seeing the cute little pups going for walks - totally adorable :)
We were blessed having you both as our tenants!
You are always welcome to come visit us if you come to Houston.
Helen & Van
Home away from Home!
We were residents of this property for close to six months. Safe, secure and quite close to medical center area. Located on a fenced in and gated property. Only 5 minutes from MD ANDERSON. A very comfortable house with many amenities and will sleep 6 easily. Internet wifi and cable tv with washer and dryer too. Very comfortable for, with no stairs, for individuals receiving treatment or recuperating from treatment. The owners are living on the property and are responsive to your needs and inquiries. A GREAT HOME AWAY FROM HOME!
Hi Oscar. Thank you so much for your review. We really loved having you and your family. Families doing cancer treatment is one of the reason we started fully furnished rentals. It is a great feeling having your family beside you when everyone is going thru tough times.. We hope you and your family is doing well.
All the Best!
~ Van & Helen ~
Close to Medical District
While having an extended stay in Houston, I was so tired of hotels. I searched VRBO and found this jewel. I cannot say enough good things about the Arnold's and their house. The house had everything I needed. The washer and dryer were a bonus! When I needed to extend my time in the house, they were very accommodating. I liked the security gate and knowing that the owners were just a couple of houses away. If in the future it's necessary for me to have another extended stay in Houston, I know where I'll stay with Helen & Van.
Great Location, Close to Medical Center and Galleria (Country in the City!)
While our home was remodeled we needed to move out for a few months and found this beautiful fully furnished home. It had everything we needed and more. The home was super clean and just like the photos - actually better! The owners Van and Helen Arnold are very friendly and live on the block. They will help you 24/7 if you need anything. We loved the private gated home and enjoyed the outdoors allot. We had a rabbit outside in a cage who loved watching birds and squirrels that were running around in the back yard. It’s hard to believe this place is in the city – it makes you feel like you are in a country. Safe, Secure, Quiet and Relaxing!
Thank You for everything.
Jim and Randi
Hi Jim and Randi. Thank you for the review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your month with us. We loved your bunny George. We were very happy to rent to you during your house remodel.
Keep in touch.
Helen & Van
Gerstone Properties - MD Anderson Temporary Rentals
We are so thankful to have found find this gem of a rental home to be our home away from home for 11 months while my wife was undergoing treatment for breast cancer at the MD Anderson Medical Center. The location was so convenient for quick travel to the MDA Medical Center. It was a blessing to have a beautiful, comfortable, well furnished and thoughtfully equipped home to live in while going through such difficult times. This lovely home met our every need! The neighborhood was safe and so welcoming. We have made friends for life with our next door neighbors. Having this comfortable home away from home, made my wife's recovery from difficult chemotherapy and surgery so much easier to bear. Due to treatment and surgical difficulties, Helen and Van thoughtfully allowed us to extend our lease for an additional 4 months. Any requests or minor household repairs were taken care of conveniently and in a timely fashion. God willing, we will not be needing another extended stay in Houston, but if ever that need arises, we would not hesitate to call Helen and Van at Gerstone Properties!
COL (R) Phillip and Ellen
We are located very close to all that Houston has to offer while living in a country environment.
Rates & Availability
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