Historic Home, One Bedroom + Study, Sleeps 4, Close to Downtown & Medical Center(13 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3-5 nights
- Property type:Apartment
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, 4 Sleeps
The apartment is located in the historic Avondale neighborhood, convenient to Downtown, Midtown and the medical center, as well as within walking distance to countless options for shopping, dining and entertainment. A Metro bus stop is a block away. This meticulously restored first floor of a historic Arts and Crafts home has 100 years of stories to tell. The restoration included new air and heat, plumbing, electrical, sound reduction materials, and much more. The house boasts original Arts and Crafts antique light fixtures, leaded and beveled glass; tiger oak flooring with inlaid borders and high ceilings. The covered parking is located just a few feet from the apartment.
The approximately 1100 square feet of living space has been tastefully designed by Philip Hannel, who has created a sophisticated elegance that is very inviting and comfortable. Mr Hannel has included original art works and hand woven oriental rugs, blending contemporary furniture with a few antiques as a nod to the homes history.
In addition to being furnished, it also has all house wares, i.e., linens, cookware, dishes, etc. Just bring your suitcase. Maid service is available at an additional cost. The more modern conveniences include: full size washer/dryer, gas cooking, WIFI/high speed cable, two HD large screen TV’s, both with DVD players, premium cable channels plus Netflix.
Less expensive than hotels at $100 per night with all the conveniences of home. The cost is $3,000 per month with a one month minimum lease.
The property is professionally managed by the owner.
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Member since: 2014
- On floor 1
- 1100 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 4
- Events Allowed
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Considered
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
- This room is the original parlor of the house decorated in the Arts and Crafts style and still has its elaborate woodwork including a beamed ceiling, fire place, inlaid border on the tiger Oak hardwood floors and beveled and leaded windows. Other feature of the room is the Queen sized bed, flat screen HDTV, large walk in closet, two antique Craftsman night stands, a comfortable and stylish reading chair....moreless
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Water Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Deepsea Fishing
- Equestrian Events
- Freshwater Fishing
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Ice Skating
- Pier Fishing
- Roller Blading
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items:
- Lawn / Garden
- Housekeeper Optional
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Oct 25 - Nov 5, 2017
5 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $300
- Cleaning Fee $75
- Taxes Not included
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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This apartment is located in one of the few walkable neighborhoods in Houston. It is a Historic neighborhood, the house the apartment is in was built in 1912 by a predominate home builder of the day for the Hutchins family that owned an oil business in Houston. There are over 40 restaurants within 6 blocks of the apt, from great "hole in the wall diners" to fine dining. Downtown is less than 2 miles away.
Year Purchased: 1998
About the owner: As an architectural history buff, I enjoy visiting locations which maintain their historic cultural buildings. I have been in property management & investment for many years in the Montrose area. All of my rental properties are historic buildings located in historic neighborhoods. An avid traveler, having traveled throughout the world.
Why the Owner Chose Montrose, Houston, TX, USA:
I purchased this property for several reasons. It is a historic home, One of my passions are historic homes, in the style of a Dutch Colonial with Craftsman influences. I also own the next two historic houses to the west of this house.
The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
One of my favorite repeat guest is a Grammy award winning singer and she tells me that she enjoys staying here for several reasons: 1. Close to downtown's Theater District 2. Much warmer and more comfortable than a luxury hotels that she usually stays in 3. The convenience is excellent, park your car in the garage just a few feet from your private exterior entrance, no elevators, long corridors, parking garage that take too much time to enter and exit
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Historic Arts & Crafts home with over 100 years of stories to tell.
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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