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About this listing

Private king-size room and bath and shared use of (most of) the house for 1 or 2 adults. LGBTQS friendly. People friendly. Everybody friendly.
Breakfast, coffee, tea, and snacks are included.
Great Museum District of Montrose location!

The space

Your private room is King-Size with closet and ensuite bath with shower. Thermopane windows, Lined drapes, insulated walls, and central AC and heat keep it comfortable and quiet.

The bed is a King-size mattress with 3" of memory foam. Linens are 100% cotton, soft, and high-quality.

Pillows are hypoallergenic.

Guest access

You will receive a unique security code to the front door.

Your stay includes the private bedroom and bathroom for 1 to 2 adults (no children or pets) as booked.

PLUS -- shared access (with your hosts) to all of the other areas you see in the photographs.

AND -- Light use of the kitchen and laundry.

The shared areas are well-lit 24/7 with your safety and comfort in mind.

Interaction with guests

We live here full-time and should be available most of the time.

We have a 16 month old puppy, fish and 2 finches as pets in the shared part of the home.

Other things to note

This home was built in 1927 by Phocion S. Park. Mr. Park was a "Bailey Building and Loan," of sorts. He founded lumber, building, finance, and oil companies here in Houston while also serving as Vice President of the Commerce Bank under President Jesse H. Jones. Mr. Park is thought to be largely responsible for much of the development of Houston's oldest historic neighborhoods. Sadly, this is the only remaining structure Mr. Park built for his family; several others nearby were demolished to build apartments.
The structure is of colonial design with an unusual front wing and, typical for Houston, has a detached 2-car garage with servants quarters above.


The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1 (Private bathroom)
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: 2PM - 8PM
Check Out: 11AM
Pet Owner: Dog(s) and other pet(s)
Room type: Private room
Self check-in: Host greets you

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: No Charge
Cleaning Fee: 16
Weekly Discount: 5%
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 king bed

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in time is 2PM - 8PM

Common courtesy rules our home.

The entire property (inside and out) is smoke, vapor, drug, and pet-free. Excluding our dog, pond fish, fish aquarium, and two finches.


Cancellations

Moderate

Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund. Cancel within 5 days of your trip and the first night is non-refundable, but 50% of the cost for the remaining nights will be refunded.


Safety features
Smoke detector
Fire extinguisher
Lock on bedroom door

Availability
1 night minimum stay

17 Reviews


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Isabelle User Profile
May 2017
If you plan to visit Houston museums [Fine Art museum, Mesnil collection, Contemporary art, Craft center, etc,] this is the perfect place. You can walk to all these places. For those who would like to go by bus, bus stops are not far from the house. The house is superb. Brian had done an amazing job to get this result! The neighborhood is charming and quiet. Brian and Brian are very nice hosts and Pharaoh is a dog which is well named!

Carey User Profile
March 2017
The room was spacious and the bed was superb. The family was lovely and interesting. The decor feels historical and visually exciting. Thank you so much!!! We were close to everything and the time in the car was minimal.

Robert User Profile
February 2017
Second stay at Brians' place. Outstanding stay. Great shower - refreshing after a long flight. Easy to get to Rice for tournaments. The stay was easy and relaxing. Highly recommend Brian's place.

Miles User Profile
October 2016
As a return guest, I can easily say I'd do it again! Always welcoming and very helpful, Brian is a wonderful host. Great home in a great location!

Miles User Profile
August 2016
There really isn't anything that could have made this stay better. Bang in the middle of a delightful, safe, historic district with many cafes and restaurants an easy stroll away, the Rothko Chapel and Menil Collection are also an easy and scenic 15min walk away, and I'm pretty sure even the cicadas and squirrels try hard to be welcoming. The house is every bit as well-maintained as you could imagine, and I think many of my friends back home are less friendly and accommodating than these hosts! They truly went out of their way to make me feel at home and thought of pretty much everything. Thank you!

Patrick User Profile
August 2016
I loved staying here. Brian was very welcoming and the house is very comfortable - private room with attached bathroom, coffee and breakfast set out every morning (like a proper B&B, which was unexpected), everything seemed quite luxurious actually. Brian was helpful in giving advice about good coffee shops in the area to sit and work and he and his husband were very friendly without being at all intrusive. I was in Houston to see friends and I have lived there before, so I didn't need much and they figured that out right away. It was actually a last minute decision to stay with them. I sent a message at 4am and by the time I was heading to the airport the next morning, they had approved the booking.

Jai User Profile
July 2016
It's a beautiful historic place in a great location! the house itself is also beautiful. Brain is an artist, and he said that this house is one of his projects. I was fascinated by this. There are many museums and galleries around in a walkable distance.

Houston, Texas, United StatesJoined in November 2015
Brian, Brian, & Pharaoh User Profile

We are a married couple, one working in retail pharmacy management and one semi-retired from chiropractic practice and teaching and now fixing up this old house and acting with the Houston Grand Opera.

We both volunteer for and/or support Houston Grand Opera, Houston Zoo, The Montrose Center, Covenant House, and Hermann Park.

We love to entertain and meet new friends.

We are perfectionists, so we keep our place clean and well maintained and look for places to stay that are the same.

Do unto others as they would have done unto them.

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