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Special for long term! MD Anderson,Texas Medical Center, NRG Stadium, Large Yard

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 30 - 90 nights


About the property

Private Gated Home, Large Yard, Super Clean, Safe, Secure, Child & Pet Safe Home

AVAILABLE: MARCH 20, 2018 !!! 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.

3 Month Minimum!

Please send us a message before booking and to make sure the dates are available. ( We have a toddler to chase around and can't always update calendar asap. THANK YOU!)

More Details

Van Arnold
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, spanish, Estonian
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 5, 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.


Willow Meadows/ Willowbend Area House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , granite counter top, sink, lots of cabinet space
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Large bedrooms with queen beds. Very comfortable pillow top mattresses.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Large Private Fenced Yard perfect for pets and children.


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(12 traveler reviews)

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Special for long term! MD Anderson,Texas Medical Center, NRG Stadium, Large Yard
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews

Quiet home close to MD Anderson

  • 5 of 5

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.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charlotte, NC


  • 5 of 5

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.

  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Home away from Home!

  • 5 of 5

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!

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Richmond Hill, GA

Gerstone Properties - MD Anderson Temporary Rentals

  • 5 of 5

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

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dallas , Texas

Close to Medical District

  • 5 of 5

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.

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location, Close to Medical Center and Galleria (Country in the City!)

  • 5 of 5

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

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Galleria
Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo
Reliant Park
Central Market
AMC Willowbrook 24
Nearest Airport
14 Miles
William P. Hobby Airport
Nearest Ferry
53 Miles
Nearest Beach
53 Miles
Car: necessary

We are located very close to all that Houston has to offer while living in a country environment.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $1,000

3 month minimum!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.