Near Med Ctr, Rice U, & Museums


Private room

2 Guests

1 Bedroom

1 Bed


Private room

2 Guests

1 Bedroom

1 Bed

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About this listing


The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1 (Private bathroom)
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: Anytime after 4PM
Check Out: 11AM
Pet Owner: Dog(s)
Room type: Private room
Self check-in: Lockbox

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Prices
Cleaning Fee: $15
Weekend Price: $85 / night
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Description

The space

Our home is traditional eclectic and was featured as a house tour on Apartment Therapy. We have two available bedrooms, one downstairs and one upstairs, both with double beds. The two bathrooms are private.

Our home is welcoming and comfortable, not new and fancy -- for instance, the floors are a bit creaky in places. It's full of original art work and has a mural painted across the entire back of the house.

We have a dog. She's big, friendly, likes to give high fives, and stick her nose in your lap in case you forget to pet her. She basically barks twice a day - in the morning as kids and their pets are walking to school, and at the mailman in the afternoon.

Just because we have beer in the fridge doesn't mean it's breakfast juice. Please BYOB.

We live in a great location -- close to the Medical Center, Rice University, the Museum District, and Rice Village Shopping Center. We're within easy walking distance to Rice Village which offers a variety of shopping, cafes, restaurants, and pubs. We're also within walking distance to Rice U and the Med Center. We're a short bus ride to Reliant Center, home of the Texans and Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, and can walk to the Metrorail for an easy ride downtown for theatre, opera, symphony, baseball, basketball, and soccer, and probably something else that I can't remember.

It's not accommodating for people with mobility issues.


House Rules
Check in is anytime after 4PM

Please:
1. Have fun.
2. Be courteous.
3. Be nice to Tilly the Wonder dog.
4. Use a coaster on wood surfaces.
5. BYOB
6. If you smoke, do it outside and properly dispose of cigarette butts.
7. Keep personal clutter out of the common areas.
8. No illegal activity.
9. No exercising in the living room in your underwear.
10. Unless you are a Hobbit, breakfast is only once a day.
11. Sleep BETWEEN the sheets.
12. Keep food and feminine hygiene products out of reach of Tilly.


Cancellations

Moderate

Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.


Safety features
Safety card
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
Fire extinguisher
First aid kit

Availability
1 night minimum stay

58 Reviews


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Kathryn User Profile
May 2017
Sarah's place is a gem!

Anne User Profile
May 2017
Sarah is a wonderfully warm and welcoming host. She and her family make you feel as an old family friend and her home is filled with art and interesting objects. The location is perfect - minutes away from Rice Village, Rice University and the medical center. I wholeheartedly recommend Sarah's place to the airbnb community!

Jenn User Profile
April 2017
Wow, what a marvelous place to stay! Where do I begin? Sarah is a warm, kind, and peaceful host who helped my husband and I feel welcome along with her adorable dog Tily. The house is beautiful and filled with lots of Sarah's fine art, and our bedroom was comfortable and quiet. The house is in a beautiful neighborhood near Rice Village and just a few blocks from the university and lots of fun eateries! (Go to Mi Luna for the best tapas ever!) Overall, we had a fabulous time, and I plan on staying here again when we visit Houston!

Anne User Profile
April 2017
Sarah is a lovely and warm person. An artist, she has filled her home with her paintings of flowers and people, inspired by Van Goch and Monet. I had nice conversations with both Sarah and her husband Reese; I met one of their daughters as well as the wonderful poodle Tillie. My room was big with a very comfortable bed, and she provided fixings for breakfast which you could eat in her peaceful garden by the lilypond! I can't think of a place I would rather stay! Her home was in a perfect location where I could easily walk both to the medical center and Rice Village.

Simon User Profile
April 2017
Sarah made me feel welcome and directed me to all the right places. It was a restful and reviving stay.

Paris User Profile
March 2017
Sarah and Reese were amazing to stay with, and great host. The house and room had wonderful charm, was very clean, and very inviting. For me it's very close to the 3 mile running track around Rice University, as well very close to some of my favorite restaurants. All of this is in walking distance or Uber is about $5. I look forward to the opportunity to stay with them again. Oh I can't forget Tilly, honestly she is the main reason I stayed here, we are besties now.

Marisa User Profile
March 2017
Great host family. Welcoming and very kind people. Spacious living quarters in a cute comfy home. Really loved that they stocked the bathroom with supplies in case you forgot or needed something. Easy walking distance from the rice village shopping center and they have the greastest dog named Tilly! Definitely recommend.

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Houston, Texas, United States · Joined in July 2013
Sarah User ProfileSarah is a superhost.

I am an artist who writes.....or maybe a writer who paints.
I speak semi-fluent Spanglish.
I love volunteering -- but my absolute favorite volunteering of all time is taking Tilly the Wonder dog to Methodist Hospital for pet therapy with the patients.
One of the biggest blessings in my life was getting whooping cough, also known as the 100 day cough, because it allowed me undistracted time and opportunity to learn how to play the ukulele.
I've gone busking with said ukulele and earned enough money to buy a few really good craft beers plus tip.
Just a thought, but I think this whole airbnb enterprise should be called airbnBYOB.
I'm married to the Amazing Reese and we have four grown daughters who are all beautiful, kind, and smart.
Did I mention Tilly the Wonder dog? She's a stunning black standard poodle that we found at the Humane Society. She's the absolute best dog we've ever had.
Last thing -- I enjoy re-arranging furniture and honestly think that the furniture enjoys it, too. If, during your visit, you notice that your room isn't represented exactly like it was in the airbnb photographs, it's because the furniture and I decided a change was in order.

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