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Exterior of home with fenced backyard.Eat-in kitchen fully stocked with appliances, pots, pans, and utensils.
Gorgeous 1920s Home in Convenient Central Location
Gorgeous 1920s Home in Convenient Central Location
10 гостей
4 спальни
5 кроватей
2,5 ванных комнаты
10 гостей
4 спальни
5 кроватей
2,5 ванных комнаты
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Beautiful, sunlit, lovingly-restored 1927 Riverside Terrace home with chef's kitchen, spacious living areas, original hardwood floors, four bedrooms, and a yard full of young fruit trees and herbs.

You could hardly ask for a better location--we're minutes from the Medical Center, Museum District, Midtown, Downtown and freeways to take you anywhere in town.

I hope that my home will be your haven to rest, relax, and reenergize during your time in Houston. I look forward to hosting you!


My home was built by the Guardian Trust Company in 1927 and was owned by Travis Holland before being sold to Vesta Mae Marvles, better known simply as Beauty, who passed the home on to her nephew, a gospel choir director. I'm told a piano used to sit just inside the front door, and it wasn't unusual for Aretha Franklin or CeCe Winans to pass through.

I've lovingly restored the house in keeping with its original character, and the result is a home filled with positive energy, sunlight, art, artifacts, antiques, handicrafts from my travels, and hand-woven rugs.

The front room runs the width of the house and has three pairs of French doors that open up to a Juliet balcony facing the front yard. There’s a wood-burning fireplace with a reading nook, a seating area with a comfy mid-century sectional and a hand-cranked 1928 Brunswick Panatrope record player. There are dozens of records in the burl Art Deco cocktail cabinet across the room if you want to give it a spin.

Downstairs is perfect for groups to gather or spread out—it’s open enough for everyone to socialize across the kitchen and living rooms, but not so open that you can’t find a quiet reading nook or cozy up to the wood-burning fireplace if it's cold out.

The eat-in kitchen is the heart of the house and a joy to cook in. Whip up large meals on the six-burner Thermador gas range and bake away in the Miele convection oven. A second prep sink makes it easily for multiple people to work around each other.

The kitchen is fully stocked with small appliances, including a Cusinart stand mixer, Cuisinart coffee maker and Vitamix blender, as well as cooking utensils, pots, pans and bakeware. You’ll also find basics such as coffee, tea, olive oil, butter and spices.

Tucked into the corner of the kitchen is a comfy bench seat (my favorite place for an afternoon nap!) and an antique wood dining table that expands to accommodate ten.

The dining nook opens into the living room, with a down-filled couch (also a great place for a catnap!) and a 60” Samsung Smart TV with complimentary Netflix, HBO GO and Amazon Prime Video.

The half bath under the stairs has handmade Moroccan tile, an antique marble vanity, and a full first-aid kit in case of accidents.

| Bedrooms |

All four bedrooms have comfy hotel-quality mattresses, white linens and mid-weight down alternative comforters. There’s a ceiling fan in each room, as well as a good-sized closet with hangers.

- Master Bedroom: 1 queen bed
- Southwest bedroom: 1 queen bed
- Southeast bedroom: 1 double XL bed
- East bedroom: 2 twin XL beds, which can be joined to form 1 king bed upon request

| Bathrooms |

The master bedroom has its own bathroom with handmade tile, Kohler fixtures, a European-style Toto toilet, two sinks, and three showerheads (regular, rain and hose).

The other three bedrooms share the second full bath, which also had handmade tile, two showerheads, Kohler fixtures, and a dual-flush toilet.

Bathrooms are stocked with large bath sheets, hand towels and wash cloths.

Trader Joe’s Tea Tree Tingle shampoo, conditioner and body wash made with organic botanicals, including tea tree oil, peppermint, eucalyptus, rosemary, and thyme are provided in both showers. There’s also a salon-quality Solano blow dryer in the master bathroom.

| Laundry |

There’s a stacked LG High Efficiency washer and dryer pair at the top of the stairs and laundry essentials such as detergent, Oxiclean and Washing Soda, an iron and a small ironing board.

Доступно гостям

The house sits on a large, lush lot with a fully-fenced backyard. The yard is shared with a garage apartment behind the house that originally served as the servant’s quarters. I live in the upstairs unit, and the downstairs unit is also listed on Airbnb.

The bricked patio at the back of the house has a picnic table and is covered with a cedar pergola strung with café lights and is a great place to relax in the evening.

The yard is full of fruit trees and raised beds with organically grown vegetables. The trees are still youngsters and haven’t hit their fruit-bearing peak, but depending on when you visit, you may be able to harvest kale, chard, butternut squash, potatoes, tomatoes, raspberries, okra, or herbs from the garden.

Right now, blackberries are ripening on the vine and the echinacea’s in bloom, which makes a wonderful tea. I like to grab a few kale and chard leaves in the morning and throw them into the Vitamix to make a green smoothie.

Общение с гостями

You're likely to see me coming and going and I'm available if you need anything but won't intrude on your stay otherwise.

Другие важные подробности

| Parking |

There are two off-street parking spaces dedicated to the house behind an electric gate. Additional street parking is available, but requires a permit after 5pm, so please let me know in advance if your party will have more than two vehicles.

| Large groups |

If your party is larger than 10, please consider also booking my two-bedroom garage apartment listing, which can accommodate an additional four people on the property.

| Events & parties |

I'm open to events and parties with prior approval, but please contact me if you’d like to host one so that we can discuss pricing.

| Other |

The bathtub is currently unavailable, sorry!

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Доплата за каждого последующего гостя 1542 р / ночь после 4 гостей
Плата за уборку 7095 р
Залог за сохранность имущества 12339 р
Скидка за неделю: 10%
Цена на выходные 19434 р / ночь
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Общайтесь только через Airbnb
В целях безопасности никогда не переводите деньги и не общайтесь за пределами сайта или приложения Airbnb.

Спальные места
Спальня 1
1 кровать Queen Size
Спальня 2
1 кровать Queen Size
Спальня 3
1 сдвоенная кровать
Спальня 4
2 односпальные кровати
Зоны общего пользования
2 дивана

Правила дома
Курение запрещено
Нельзя с питомцами
Без вечеринок и мероприятий
Время прибытия — после 15:00
Выезд до 10:00
Самостоятельное прибытие (smart lock)

No outside guests without prior approval and no overnight visitors allowed. All guests who will sleep in the house at any point during your stay must be counted in your booking.

Quiet time in the backyard after 10pm.

Unfortunately, I am not able to accommodate any dogs or cats due to my severe allergies.

Вы должны также принять к сведению
Необходимо подниматься по лестнице - There are 6 steps up to the front door, and all four bedrooms are on the second floor.
Некоторые зоны являются общими - The backyard is shared with the occupied garage apartment behind the house.


Устройства безопасности
Пожарная сигнализация
Детектор угарного газа

Свободные дни
Минимальное количество ночей для бронирования этого жилья не фиксировано.

21 отзыва

Профиль пользователя Mike
ноябрь 2017
Bianca was a tremendous host because she was responsive and very willing to help when we asked. The place is so cool with a ton of character and class. We can’t wait till we come back to Houston again and stay at Bianca’s place!

Профиль пользователя Rachel
октябрь 2017
Bianca's place is great for a large group to stay. It is centrally located, near downtown & medical center. The bedrooms are great! She did a fantastic job with the renovation. All the communication with her was timely and clear. I would definitely recommend her place to people visiting Houston.

Профиль пользователя Lauren
октябрь 2017
Bianca was a perfect host! The space was clean, cozy, and even more impressive than the already-impressive photos presented it as! We booked this space for 4 employees who were in the area for work. This was a MAJOR improvement to booking a hotel as our staff felt at home and were able to truly relax after long days in the field. Bianca was quick to respond to my many questions and even helped us extend the trip by a day when we needed to stay longer. If you're between this listing and another, do yourself a favor and just book with Bianca now :).

Профиль пользователя Jori
сентябрь 2017
WOW. This house is just a perfectly curated home. The attention to detail was amazing. We rented both houses for a weekend wedding for a group of our friends. This was a great home base for the group, and it provided us with plenty of space and privacy for all of the couples. Great sense of security here. Would recommend to anyone looking for a large group looking for a central house in Houston.

Профиль пользователя Nick
сентябрь 2017
Stayed here for two days for work with a few coworkers. It was amazing. The interior design is stunning, the house is comfortable and huge, and Bianca was a fantastic hose. Would always recommend staying here!

Профиль пользователя Morgan
август 2017
Bianca's home is beautiful and super roomy! We loved staying there.

Профиль пользователя Nancy
август 2017
The house has been beautifully renovated and is a lovely mix of classic and contemporary. It is very clean and very comfortable and everything you need is readily available. We enjoyed our stay very much

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Профиль пользователя Bianca

I'm a native Houstonian back in Texas after twelve years living on the East Coast and traveling thirty countries. I love learning new languages, crossword puzzles, homemade ice cream and yoga.

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