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2 Bedroom on Rail Line Close to Downtown Houston & Texas Medical Center

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Last updated: 05/22/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

On Rail Line Close to Downtown & Tx Medical Center

You will enjoy the meticulous 2015 restoration of this first floor apt 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 historic details including a wood burning fireplace, oak flooring and high ceilings. The cook in your group will enjoy the completely renovated kitchen with all the small appliances and being so well equipped. The property is entirely fenced with automatic driveway gate for parking and parking space is located just 25' from the apartment.

The approx 1000 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 rugs, blending contemporary furniture with mid century modern furniture.

In addition to being furnished, it also has all housewares, i.e., linens, cookware, dishes, etc. Just bring your suitcase. Maid service is available at an additional cost. The more modern conveniences include: washer/dryer, gas cooking, WIFI/high speed cable, 3 HD large screen TV's, all with DVD player, premium cable channels.

The property is professionally managed by the owner.
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Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/22/2017

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 1100 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king


  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single


  • Bedroom #1 has a king size bed. Bedroom #2 has 2 day beds, one having a trundle and one has an extra mattress available which can be taken to the living room. The king bed in bedroom 1 and the 2 day beds in bedroom 2 will be dressed. If the trundle and the mattress are used, linens are available in the apartment....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom located between the 2 bedrooms.

Other Amenities

  • An inviting historic building located in a quiet environment where one can relax and enjoy their stay away from home....moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Comcast satellite and cable....moreless

  • Television:

    Flatscreen TV's available in the living area and in each of the bedrooms....moreless


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


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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Golf
  • Tennis


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Central air conditioning...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Dryer provided in apartment....moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Wood burning fireplace...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central heating...moreless

  • Internet:

    Internet access information available in apartment....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    King bed and 3 single beds are dressed. If the two additional beds are required, linens are provided....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Assigned parking behind privacy gate....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Adequate bath linens are provided....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Washing machine with detergent provided in apartment....moreless


  • Kitchen:

    Kitchen contains all necessary dishes, utensils and cookware....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Natural gas cooking...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Natural gas cooking...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Outdoor seating area available....moreless

Building Type

  • Building


from 8 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Quilt Festival
Oct 25 - Nov 5, 2017
5 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$700 $2,700
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • cleaning $75


Bedroom #1 has a king size bed. Bedroom #2 has three bed options: 1) two single beds; 2) three single beds, 3) one king and one single. In addition to that, we can also set up a single bed in the living/dining area to accommodate a sixth guest. Please let me know which option you prefer so we can have it ready for you upon your arrival.

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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Last updated: 05/22/2017
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25 Miles
Nearest Airport
Hobby Airport
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Continetal Club
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
Memorial Park
3 Miles
Nearest Train
Metro Train/ Ensomble Station
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
59 freeway
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Tacos a Go Go
45 Miles
Nearest Beach

Car: Not Necessary

Convenient to Museum of Fine Arts and the museum district, Hermann Park and zoo, the Theater District. Also close to The Texas Medical Center and Downtown Houston. Within walking distance of numerous restaurants, bars and shopping. Less than 5 minute walk to Metro rail and Metro Bus.


Owner info

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.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/22/2017

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • View from kitchen area

    View from kitchen area

  • View toward living space.

    View toward living space.

  • View from front door.

    View from front door.

  • Breakfast alcove

    Breakfast alcove

  • Kitchen showing small appliance covey

    Kitchen showing small appliance covey

  • Bedroom with twin beds

    Bedroom with twin beds

  • Bedroom with king bed

    Bedroom with king bed

  • Tub with shower

    Tub with shower

  • Stackable washer/dryer

    Stackable washer/dryer

  • Street view of building

    Street view of building

  • Garage and garage apartment behind building.

    Garage and garage apartment behind building.

  • Gated parking

    Gated parking

  • View toward front door.

    View toward front door.

  • Living/dining


  • Breakfast alcove

    Breakfast alcove

  • Kitchen


  • Bedroom with twin beds

    Bedroom with twin beds

  • Bedroom with king bed

    Bedroom with king bed

  • Bath


  • Bathroom linen closet

    Bathroom linen closet

  • Buildng front

    Buildng front

  • View showing both buildings on the property.

    View showing both buildings on the property.

  • Courtyard


  • Floor plan

    Floor plan

VRBO #703054

This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Sunday, May 28, 2017

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