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.
A once in a lifetime opportunity to own a piece of Houston's history. The Cleveland Sewall House sits on four pristine acres in the exclusive River Oaks neighborhood. It is one of the last remaining privately held architectural landmarks in Houston. Built from 1924-1926, the home has been painstakingly updated and maintained.
Situated on a gated 3+ acre bayou lot in River Oaks, this residence accommodates a luxurious lifestyle for everyday living, entertaining, and professional requirements. Anchored by the enormous, triple-height, marble and glass reception hall, the first floor encompasses the elegant formal living and dining salons for well more than 200 guests; a professional-grade, eat-in kitchen extensively equipped to service household gatherings or entertainment of any size. Positioned on the second floor, the sumptuous master suite offers the luxuries of space and privacy with a pair of serene bedrooms served by two full magnificently appointed full baths; bespoke dressing areas; lavish, custom fitted closets; a fitness center/beauty salon; and two balconies. Additions include a resort-style pool, spa, and fully equipped entertaining cabana, a separate summer kitchen with pizza oven and bar; a gazebo with commercial hibachi grill and exceptional children's play areas.
Situated on 1.5+ acres, this close-in Memorial estate was designed by Ed Eubanks, AIA with attention to every detail. Cross the stone walled ravine bridge to enter this European style villa. Glass encased front doors open to reception hall with 25' ceilings. Living room with coffered ceiling, clerestory windows and prominent fireplace is a central entertaining area. A sunken onyx-clad bar services this area and the central gallery. The dining room is anchored by walnut floors and an imposing limestone fireplace. Kitchen and family dining area with barrel vaulted brick ceiling, alder cabinets, marble countertops, and a true chefs kitchen! The 1000+ bottle wine cellar is ideal for the wine collector. Exquisite first floor master suite with customized closets, resplendent views, private office, and luxurious baths. Entertain outdoors with the resort-style pool, air conditioned loggia, summer kitchen, herb garden, and putting green. Enjoy the vacation lifestyle in the comforts of home!
An iconic residence on one of the most prestigious streets in Houston, 2930 Lazy Lane has long been considered a masterpiece on an incredible 5+ acres in a private, parklike setting amazingly near downtown. This one -of -a -kind property, fabulously refurnished, was designed by famed architect, Howard Barnstone. The home boasts magnificent glass-walled living & dining rooms with sweeping views of lush landscaping, handsome cherrywood paneling in the library and family room and a master suite with sitting room leading out to great verandas. The large inviting pool with night lighting, arching fountains and wide decks is ideal for entertaining. The magnificent backyard affords views of the bayou below complete with terraced walking paths and trails. A separate guesthouse, four-car detached garage, workshop & storage structures are also part of this wonderful property. This River Oaks home, the scene of US presidential visits and many grand parties, is truly a treasure to see and own.
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.
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
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.
Sensational new construction by Al Ross Luxury Homes was designed for comfortable, sophisticated living & grand-scale entertaining. No expense was spared & no detail missed. Smart home with Control 4 home automation, LED lighting (Lutron system) & extensive speaker system. Showcased are the finest European materials, over-sized rooms, elegant features & finishes. Italian porcelain floors w/metal & wood inlays, Venetian plaster walls, one-of-a-kind chandeliers & Italian porcelain counters. Chef's kitchen w/3 ovens, top-of-the-line appliances, custom built cabinetry & a huge island make it a pleasure to cook your favorite dinners. Large light-filled home w/soaring ceilings, elegant & refined master suite with its own den and a master bath that wraps you in luxury, gorgeous formals, and a backyard with a 100 year old oak tree that boasts a heated pool & spa, and a cabana with a summer kitchen. This home must be seen to be fully appreciated. It is a stunning masterpiece.
This elegant Georgian style home is situated on 1+ acre in a prime River Oaks location. Originally built in 1939, the current owner significantly updated the home in 1999 with room additions, fresh interiors, and upgraded systems. Designed for entertaining on a grand scale with an inviting foyer, beautifully appointed formal living and dining room, wine cellar, movie theater, extensive butler's pantry, breakfast room, gourmet kitchen, and more. Luxurious master suite and magnificent closets!
Refined River Oaks grandeur meets timeliness European design in this exceptional estate situated on an acre in prestigious Tall Timbers. Fabulous floor plan awaiting customization consists of an elegant Entrance Hall opening to grand galleries and regal reception spaces offering impressive scale and views of the serene setting. Banquet-sized Formals. Paneled Library. Butler's Pantry. Wet Bar. Island Kitchen opens to Morning Room and spacious Den. Master Suite up with private terrace, adjoining study, and separate baths with sizable dressing rooms. 4 Guest Bedrooms. 2 Staircases. 4 Fireplaces. Ample Attic Storage. 3 car attached Garage and connected ground-level Guest Quarters beyond. Spectacular setting boasts an expansive veranda and northern lawn overlooking the swimming pool and surrounding gardens.
Designed by Merge Architects, The Bravais is an exploration of the relationship between location, topography, form & material. Utilizing a design strategy of merging & overlapping volumes, this 8,600 sqft, 7 bedroom home mirrors the unique bayou-ravine grounds in a meeting between geometry and geography. Formed from fourteen folded planes, The Bravais rises like a sculpture where materials including metal, concrete, stone, wood, & steel juxtapose & work to create & imply spatial divisions. Amenities include 2 kitchens, Owner's wing, 2 downstairs suites, 2-story foyer & living, game, media, elevator, 4 car garage & full home automation. With thousands of sqft in outdoor entertaining spaces, the residence is enjoyed equally from the exterior as interior. Outdoor features include a 2-story gazebo (full kitchen & bath), koi pond, half-court basketball (doubles as valet parking), numerous patios/courtyards/balconies, & a 60’ infinity-edge waterfall pool which falls into the bayou below.