Secluded 2.5 wooded acres, this Neoclassical, close-in Memorial-area chateau is a masterpiece of luxury and refinement surrounded by private, park-like grounds. The 27,000-plus square foot chateau is designed for elegant entertaining and the display of museum-quality art. Amenities include lavish gilt and delicately-wrought, hand painted detail; meticulously reproduced period moldings; white marble tile and inlaid, hand scraped hardwood floors; antique boiserie, chandeliers, and marble fireplaces. Expertly proportioned principle rooms include a gallery/reception hall, Versailles Room/salon, dining room, music room, east gallery hall, family room, sun room, and breakfast/informal dining room. The kitchen is elegant offering an island, extensive butler’s pantry, and an additional catering kitchen. The setting and architecture evoke the grandeur of Versailles and the art-filled mansions of Paris’ 16th arrondissement.
Palladian Style Villa on approximately 3.7 gated acres, 3 Bedroom Guest House, entertaining pavilion, pool, and stables with quarters were custom designed and completed in 2017. Palatial entry with custom ironwork opens to banquet-sized dining room and library. State-of-the-art kitchen is adjacent to service kitchen. Master bedroom features expansive private terrace, dual bathrooms, dressing rooms and custom couture-worthy closets, morning room, and study. 5-car garage and 2 Porte-Cocheres
Situated behind the gates of prestigious Shadyside addition, this English Georgian style home was first designed by Harrie T. Lindeberg and his protege , John Staub. Listed in the National Registry of Historic Places, it has been meticulously restored and updated throughout in a manner that complements its original grandeur and integrity. Nestled on 1.7+ acres in a park-like setting of magnificent live oak trees, landscaped gardens, pool, pool house, and patio areas. See photos for more details.
The Regency-Style home at 1708 River Oaks Boulevard recalls the glory of a 17th-century Parisian hotel particular. Superbly positioned on more than one acre, it is exquisitely constructed of Texas Cream limestone, cast stone and steel and offers greater than 14,000 square feet of rare opulence. A Tiffany¬ style glass domed ceiling; indoor heated pool, Las Cala marble flooring, hand-carved mahogany moldings; richly inlaid hardwood floors; crotch-cut mahogany paneling and doors; sumptuous marbles; and superbly rendered special finishes are only a few of this home's extraordinary features. Equally impressive are electronic systems offering complete Creston Automated control of Lutron-based lighting systems, a distributed multi-zone audio system including three Sirius Satellite Tuners, All automated window shades, exterior gates, irrigation system, mosquito system, security system and multiple zones of HVAC. Anderson double-insulated windows and a commercial metal roof system.
Custom construction completed in 2017. This resort style contemporary property on 3.5+/- gated acres in the exclusive Rivercrest subdivision. The main house features an expansive first floor master suite, den, kitchen and breakfast room with custom sliding doors. A glass walled wine room, formal dining, formal living, study/conference room, bar, prep kitchen and mud room complete the first floor. The second floor features 4 guest suites, media room, billiard room with full bar, game room, server room and oversize entertaining terraces. The third floor features the 5th guest suite complete with living room and storage room. The property features a Casita, guest house, gym and garage parking for 5 vehicles and parking pavilion. A Crestron system runs the home and allows for full control of audio, video, surveillance, pool, heating/cooling lighting and access to and from the property. The vast covered patios provide entertaining space around the pool, hot tub and outdoor kitchen.
Welcome to Groveland. This historically registered landmark estate exemplifies the timeless Regency design & classic proportions of celebrated architect Birdsall Briscoe. Situated on over an acre of impeccably landscaped grounds & enhanced by majestic oaks framing the regal exterior facade. Respectfully & immaculately restored by the current owner utilizing the finest materials resulting in numerous accolades & publication features. Estate boasts 3 dwellings w/ 5 gardens, including grand lawns.
If you are in the market for unique and extremely special, look no more. This truly is the perfect get-a-way home, ranch or potential company retreat. Situated on 64 acres, this Private Gated Resort-like Home and grounds has everything you could possibly imagine; a Guest House, Horse Stables, Riding Arena, a covered Sport Court for tennis and basketball, a large swimming pool and separate lap pool, a Climate Controlled 10 to 12 space Car Collectors Garage and 2 beautiful lakes. The home amenities include an Home Theater, Wine Room, Catering Kitchen, multiple covered patios, a ball room, a humungous Master Suite with gym, tons of wooded acreage and natural wildlife everywhere are just a few of what makes this home special. This resort inspired home was designed with family and guests in mind for day to day living as well as for those who love to entertain and can imagine extravagant galas and events. 30 to 45 minutes drive to Houston, The Woodlands and Hou Intercontinental Airport
Park-like tract of nearly 5 acres w/ 3 contiguous homesites offers possibility of a one-of-a-kind estate compound. Non-connecting Spring Park St/cul-de-sac has only these three addresses and 1 entrance/exit from Rocky River, creating seclusion and exclusivity. Crescent-shaped tract includes 5353 Spring Pk, the last never-developed lot still owned by Tanglewood Corporation; the historic house built by Tanglewood developer William Farrington for his family; and the Freels house, 5360 Spring Pk. Farrington house offers immaculately restored formal and informal rooms; original pegged oak floors; coffee-stained cypress paneling; graceful main staircase + return stair; open light-filled modern island kitchen + den w/ Viking appliances, travertine floor, and granite counters; extensive patios/ gardens w/ heirloom trees and old-growth azaleas; and a Diana swimming pool. Freels house has vintage charm w/ extensive patios surrounded by parterres, jasmine-covered iron archways, and grass paths.
Magnificent custom French Chateau on 1+ acre in desirable Hunter's Creek. Designed and built by King Residential and completed in 2010, this stunning home features a grand reception hall showcasing 2 stunning chandeliers, marble floors and custom medallion detailing and hand-carved columns. Master suite and additional guest suite located on 1st floor along with gourmet island kitchen and catering kitchen. Home also boasts theater room, work-out room, 4 hand-carved fireplaces, & 4-car attached garage. Expansive back yard includes pool, covered patio and hardscaping sufficient to seat hundreds of guests, rose gardens and plenty of green space for a pick up game of soccer.
Robert Dame designed French traditional on a stately wooded Kirby lot. This magnificent home by Thomas O'Neil Homes by Woodstone will feature 5-6 bedrooms, separate traditional and catering kitchens, iron windows with retractable doors, underground garage and wine cellar, loggia, pool and spa, media room, library, dual master bath and expansive master retreat and Crestron home automation. Please see agent for floorpans and features.
Defined by its elegant Tudor architecture, this River Oaks home boasts 5 bedrooms and multiple living areas with soaring ceilings. The third story loft includes a full gym and sauna. The resort-style property offers a pool, tennis court, putt putt course, summer kitchen with wet bar, and accommodations for 9 cars. With over 50,000 square feet of lot space in this prime location in Tall Timbers, you'll never have to leave this when you have a country club right in your own backyard!
The essence of classic English architecture in the heart of River Oaks, 2520 Del Monte Drive is a true work of art by Jennifer Hamelet of Mirador Builders. From the reclaimed Ludowici terra cotta tile roof, to the hand porridged brick exterior, every detail has been carefully planned. Thoughtfully designed interiors have the feel of Old River Oaks but updated with a fresh new twist. Fine French & Italian antique lighting blends beautifully w/more modern pieces. White oak, sandstone and marble flooring, solid beams, 5 masonry fireplaces, 11' ceilings. The living room flows effortlessly into the lounge w/ its soapstone bar & dual sub-zero wine refrigerators. The family room enjoys beautiful views to the rear garden & pool. Open kitchen w/ it's Wolf, Asko, and Sub-zero appliances.The master is a true retreat with its calacatta fireplace and luxurious bath. 4 more bedrooms and gameroom up. Extensively landscaped grounds pay homage to the historic gardens of River Oaks. Elevator.