The agent listing this 3-bedroom home on E. 24th St. tells Swamplot that it’s one of the first homes in Houston specifically designed for potential AirBNB rent-outs — the new construction includes private-ish quarters with separate kitchens and bathrooms above both the main ground floor suite and the carport out back (above). The 3,000-sq.-ft. plot of land beneath the home(s) appears to have been formerly occupied by a driveway and a 2-car garage associated with nextdoor 857 E. 24th (which, along with its companion guesthouse on the back of the block, has since been knocked down for a taller rebuild. The surrounding area (which lies between covert N. Main tiki bar Lei Low and rhyming blues joint Dan Electro’s Guitar Bar) is populated by a shifting balance of low-slung 1930s-and-40s bungalows and long-and-tall townhomes.
A peek through that tiny square window shows the long, narrow living space:
The first floor includes various other nooks:
Upstairs to the next living unit:
Here’s the front-facing upstairs patio, with the stairs poking through:
The third living unit (visible to the north through the window above) sits atop a rear carport-slash-storage-shed, accessible through an alley off Princeton St.:
Both upstairs units contain their own laundry facilities, though the listing only gives away the hide-away location of 1 washer-drier set:
- 855 E. 24th St. [HAR]