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 8217;s pantry, and an additional catering kitchen. The setting and architecture evoke the grandeur of Versailles and the art-filled mansions of Paris 8217; 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.
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.
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
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!
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.
This magnificent residence sits on one acre in a privileged location in the neighborhood of River Oaks just a block away from the prestigious River Oaks Country Club. The home offers 15,000 SF of living space surrounded by breathtaking manicured gardens. The grandeur and magnificent hand-picked finishes throughout will attract a distinguished buyer who appreciates the beauty of the inlaid hardwoods and marble flooring, Tiffany-style glass dome, hand-carved imported paneled walls and moldings. The indoor heated pool offers a unique setting surrounded by bronze columns, balcony views from few areas upstairs, massive projector screen and high-end audio system. All en suite bedrooms are located on the second floor with access to the relaxing terraces. Property Highlights: sophisticated electronic and automated control system, Wolfe 72 gas range, Sub zero refrigerators, mosquito system, wine cellar, elevator, sauna, two laundry areas, secondary kitchen, exercise room...MORE!