512 W. Galveston. Furnished casita (650 sq. ft.) on 3 lots with seasonal creek. Restoration in process. NO smoking or pets. Rent: $550 first month & deposit + utilities. References required. Contract includes watering (hoses provided) & maintaining the new & established plants on one lot, plus being responsible for seasonal weed-eating for the same lot (a nice neighbor can be hired @ a reasonable rate). Please call 707.775.7287 to arrange a visit.
There are five rooms w/ a courtyard obscured by plantings in the front: 1) a door leads from the courtyard into a den w/ sleeper futon (previously this space was used as a bedroom & accommodated a double bed & @ another time as an office) 2) this room leads to a large dining room w/ a 12 light window looking onto the courtyard & kitchen 3) off the kitchen are doors to the backyard & the bathroom w/ a shower/tub 4) from the dining area is a door that leads to a similarly sized room currently used as a bedroom but previously was used as the living room w/ doors leading to the backyard & a space now used for storage. Hope this helps.
It's a quiet, walking/biking, easy neighborhood w/ a nice mix of people & services: + open space abounds w/ a vacant lot on either side of the casita, the house next door is used only for storage & the lots across the street enclose a large pen for a chicken, goat & horse who are all friends + generations of Marfa's old Latino families + some newcomers + the Capri, a block & a half away, whose owner also lives two blocks away in the other direction + the community clinic + Porter's grocers + the public pool & westside park five blocks away + plus buildings along Hwy 90's commercial strip muffle the honking of trains + the whole town is accessible from the casita.