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CLOSE TO NRG, OTC, MED CENTER: Cute Bungalow inside Houston's inner loop

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type bungalow


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath House- CLOSE TO EVERYTHING!!


The Bungalow is a freshly remodeled 1930's era cottage, conveniently located in the prestigious inner-loop neighborhood of Bellaire. 3.9 miles from NRG Stadium and within four miles or less of the Houston the world-famous Galleria, NRG Stadium, OTC, the Texas Medical Center and MD Anderson. Here you will find all the comforts of home nestled within a peaceful, safe and beautiful community.

Much of the original character of the house remains, with crown molding and hardwood floors throughout. The kitchen has been tastefully re-done with custom cherry cabinets and high end appliances, including a Thermador range for those who enjoy cooking. The kitchen is fully outfitted with everything you need except food.

Both bedrooms have comfortable queen beds with soft, high thread-count linens and plenty of windows. The single bath has a tub and a shower. A spacious private back deck allows for morning coffee and evening meals outside.

Whether our guests are in town for a sporting event, the Houston Rodeo, world class shopping, or staying with us while family members are in the hospital, all find the cottage a quiet retreat from city life and a welcome alternative to an impersonal hotel. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions.

Keywords: Quiet, peaceful Bellaire neighborhood, NRG, Super Bowl Houston

More Details

Sabrine Murphy
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 10, 2018

About Sabrine Murphy

We live in a rural community about 35 minutes south of Houston. We find that as our daughter has become more involved in school activities, we are able to spend less and less time at our cottage in town. VRBO allows us to rent the home until she goes off to college, when we are able to once again spend time there.

Sabrine Murphy purchased this bungalow in 1996

Why Sabrine Murphy chose Bellaire

Quiet, safe neighborhood. Great location inside the loop, close to everything.

What makes this bungalow unique

World class dining a short ride away. Easy access to the medical center, entertainment venues, sporting events. Great shopping!

Guestbook comments from the owner

This quaint bungalow is nestled quietly among big city life. It is convenient to everything you need in Houston, and yet you do not know you are in the middle of a big city when the back door closes. You will truly feel like you are at home. This home has been furnished nicely. It has a fully equipped kitchen plus they have provided high quality linens for both beds and the bathroom. The owners were very accommodating and worked with us on arrival and departure dates very closely. I was not disappointed and will go back for a stay on our next trip to Houston.
Dec 2009
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Bellaire Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 3 - Office
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (2)
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf privileges optional
  • ice skating
  • tennis
  • water skiing


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CLOSE TO NRG, OTC, MED CENTER: Cute Bungalow inside Houston's inner loop
average rating of 4.857143 based on 8 reviews

Absolutely Perfect

  • 5 of 5

The house was well stocked with every kitchen tool you could ever want. We also loved the electronic lock on the door, it made checking in and out a breeze. The beds were very comfortable and the rooms both had more than adequate closet space. We were in the house at the time of hurricane Harvey and I'm happy to report that three water never reached the too of the porch even though most of the other homes in the neighborhood were not as lucky.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Longview, Texas

Very comfortable and lots of character

  • 5 of 5

I absolutely loved staying here. I really like that I can sleep my daughters in a separate room (vs a hotel) and the owner allows pets! The decor felt very inviting and comfortable and my family and pets loved it. The only tiny thing I might suggest is a better place for my pets to go potty (we had to leave the gated backyard to find grass). There is a small patch of ground on the other side of the garage (inside the backyard), but it was too overgrown for my pets to use. I think if that were more maintained, it would have been awesome. I still have given this place a 5 star review because that suggestion is so minor compared to the rest. Also the listed owner (who is actually the property manager) was super nice and extremely helpful. I think this review deserves the 5 stars just for her ;)

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Madison, WI

Great bungalow!

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay at this cute bungalow in Bellaire! Great location to enjoy all the sights of Houston.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice spot close to stadium.

  • 4 of 5

Clean everything as it should be. Probably could use a keurig lol

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great suggestion, thank you! We have a fully stocked Keurig in the kitchen now.
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El Salvador, Central America

Great home in a wonderful neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

I stayed in this lovely, clean home for a month with my husband and two teenage children. We enjoyed the peaceful, safe neighborhood that is so convenient to everything--shopping, medical center, parks etc. The home itself felt spacious enough for us and we used the bungalow as we would our home--cooking, washing clothes, etc. All appliances are in excellent condition. The homeowners, who are so nice and easy to work with, seem to take care of this bungalow. I will definitely rent this home again when I go to Houston in the future!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2014
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Madison, WI

Great place, great location!

  • 5 of 5

Great place! The house is lovely and clean! The owners are extremely nice. My husband and I would definitely stay here again and highly recommend this great place. The location is excellent...very close to restaurants, coffee shops, and shopping.

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2012
  • Stayed: February 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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The Galleria
Central Market
Whole Foods Market
Med Center, Downtown, NRG, Conv Center within minutes. Newly Remodeled!
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Little Woodrows
Nearest Beach
50 Miles
Car: recommended

Close to Galleria, Medical Center and Reliant Stadium


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning fee $150
Pet Fee $200

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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