$1,242,001 - $1,425,000   Sold Price Range
Based on Recent Sale (03/31/2013)
Sold
4 Beds
4 Full Bath
1 Half Bath
5,157 Bldg Sqft.
Single Family
  • 701 Columbia. Awesome aerial shot of your future home at twilight.
  • Great corner lot on desirable street in the Heights. Mature landscaping with beautiful Crepe Myrtles. Iron and brick fencing surrounds entire yard with double iron front gates. Stately front porch and second floor balcony shown here.
  • Elegant entry through solid wood front door with transom to curved staircase with iron balustrade. Plantation shutters here and throughout the home.Sunken stairs lead to climate controlled wine vault with 800 bottle capacity. Beautiful walnut floors.
  • Impressive view of the curved staircase from the second floor landing down to the sunken wine vault.Large windows flood the stairs with natural light and beautiful lighted sconces provide additional lighting.
  • Study/home office. Located just off the grand entrance. Custom woodwork w/ open bookshelves to the right and built in desk to the left. Shelves and display areas throughout. Custom wide crown molding used here and continued on entire first floor.
  • This is the view from inside the Elevator looking out to the study and the foyer/entry. Very rare to find a home in the Heights with an elevator. A nice touch for those elderly family members and guests.
  • This climate controlled wine vault can accommodate up to 800 bottles. A must have for an oenophile and a great reason to start your collection of fine wines if not already done so. The custom racks allow you to display your collection.
  • Here is a unique view of the living room from the sunken stairs leading to the wine vault. Notice the 2 large, custom ceiling fans, the recessed lighting and speakers, and the wide, custom crown molding that accent the high ceilings.
  • View from the fireplace towards the gourmet kitchen. With French doors leading outside, and a serving bar from the Butler's pantry, this room is ideal for entertaining.
  • This impressive view is from the island kitchen. Fireplace has stone surround and mantle and is flanked by custom built ins with bookshelves, display areas with lighting, and a media center. Can display artwork or mount your flat screen TV above FP.
  • This gourmet kitchen is a chef's dream.Island provides great prep area with double sink and breakfast bar with stools.Custom cabinets provide incredible storage. Lighting is spectacular with 2 chandeliers, recessed lights, and under cabinets lights.
  • This view is from Subzero Fridge towards the range with custom vent hood, Butler's pantry, and the huge walk in pantry behind the wooden door. Notice the impressive back splash and stone work over the range. Custom cabinet fronts hide the necessities
  • This view shows off two major pieces needed for a chef..the range and fridge. Subzero hidden behind custom cabinet fronts and WOLF 6 burner gas range with double ovens and custom vent hood will not disappoint. Bosch DW behind cabinet front on right.
  • This is the view of Butler's pantry/wet bar that your guests will see as they wait for their beverage of choice. Granite counters accented by bubbled glass cabinet fronts. Kitchenaid Ice maker and U-line beverage fridge under counter by the sink.
  • This fine dining room includes a beautiful chandelier, recessed lighting and speakers. Table shown is for 6 but plenty of room for a much larger table if needed. The French doors open to the Summer kitchen and covered patio.
  • The first of two guest suites. This room features its own private bath with huge walk in closet.
  • This is the private bath for the first guest suite. Great counters with Kohler sink. The tub surround is stone with nice decorative insets. The curved stone ceiling over the tub/shower combination is a nice touch also.
  • Here is a view of the second guest suite. It includes a large walk in closet and shares a bath that is also accessed from the hall.
  • This bathroom is shared by the second guest suite and the game room/fourth bedroom. It has granite counters and nice stone work on the floor and the tub/shower surround.
  • Huge game room with coffee/beverage bar near the door to private balcony. Above the granite counters are storage cabinets, and below is U-line beverage fridge. All wiring for sound system are in media closet here. Has separate walk in closet also.
  • Here is a view of the huge sitting area of the master retreat. It has French doors leading to a private covered balcony. It is wired for TV and computer also if wanted to put a desk here too.
  • This is another view of the bedroom portion of master retreat. The fireplace provides great ambiance and is wired above the mantle for a flat screen.
  • This a great view of the bedroom portion of the master retreat and the two-sided fireplace. The cathedral ceilings include recessed lighting and speakers, and of course a ceiling fan.
  • This view of the master bath illustrates the his/hers vanities very well. The decorative stone work on the floor and the huge walk in shower are impressive. The door leads to a private water closet.
  • The master bath retreat would not be complete without a jacuzzi soaking tub. This is a Bain Ultra tub with beautiful marble surround and custom stained glass on three sides. Great place to relax!
  • As you are soaking in your tub, this will be your view. The barrel vaulted ceilings are accented by 2 great chandeliers. The vanities both have lighted sconces also. The view to the left through double doors is the custom master closet.
  • Pictures do not do this room justice. The packing island has storage also.Lots of shelves for shoes, etc.Double glass doors to the right, and sitting bench to your left. Pull down clothes rods are great invention. Full length dressing mirror also.
  • The large laundry room has granite counters that are raised in areas to accommodate front loading washer/dryer on a pedestal. The stone floors even have a drain...just in case. Lots of cabinet space and great lighting. A pull down ironing board also!
  • This is a view of the fully finished quarters/garage apartment. Has own alarm system and outdoor entrance. Private bath with custom finishes. Kitchenette with granite counters, Avanti oven, 4 burner electric range, and Whirlpool fridge.
  • The outdoor kitchen is outfitted with nicer appliances than many indoor kitchens. A stainless DCS grill and Kitchenaid fridge are accented by great brick and iron work. The recessed lighting and speakers are continued here for great entertaining.
  • This view of the yard shows the summer kitchen and one set of French doors that lead to covered patio. A small pool/large spa would fit nicely here, just steps away from the covered patio. See the ideas for a pool at the home.
  • Another view of the yard. Above is the private balcony from the master sitting area. Plenty of room for cocktail pool/large spa. Diagrams and artist's renderings are available at the house to give you ideas of what can be done.

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Remarkable 2009 custom build on corner lot in desired area of Heights. Open floorplan w/elegant entry, curved staircase & high ceilings. Living rm opens to great chef's kitchen. Rare Heights home w/ elevator, climate controlled wine rm, butler's pantry w/ice & fridge. Finished quarters, mstr retreat w/sitting area & 2-sided FP. Incredible mstr bath w/HUGE closet, custom touches. 2 guest suites, gamerm, study. Outdoor kitchen w/DCS grill. Yard will allow pool/large spa; designs onsite for review.
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General Description

Sold Price Range:
$1,242,001 - $1,425,000
Address:
701 Columbia St
City:
Houston
State:
TX
Zip Code:
County:
Subdivision:
Legal Description:
LT 12 BLK 257 HOUSTON HEIGHTS
Property Type:
Single Family
Listing Status:
Sold
Bedrooms:
4 Bedroom(s)
Baths:
4 Full & 1 Half Bath(s)
Garage:
2 / Attached
Stories:
2
Style:
Traditional
Year Built:
2009 / SELLR
Building Sqft:
5,157
/Appraisal District
Lotsize:
6,600 Sqft.
/Appraisal District
Maintenance Fee:
$ 24 / ANNUALLY
Key Map©:
493A
MLS#:
80861401 (HAR)

Room/Lot Dimension

Living:
25x19
Dining:
17x13
Kitchen:
18x14
1st Bed:
16x25
2nd Bed:
12x10
3rd Bed:
13x13
4th Bed:
14x16
Game Room:
16x14
Study/Library:
13x14
Utility Room Desc:
Utility Room 2nd Floor
Media Room:
16x14

Interior Features

Fireplace:
2 / Gaslog Fireplace
Floors:
Carpet, Marble Floors, Stone, Tile, Wood
Countertop:
Granite
Cooling:
Zoned, Central Electric
Heating:
Central Gas
Bedrooms:
All Bedrooms Up
Connection:
Washer, Electric Dryer, Gas Dryer
Disposal:
Yes
Microwave:
Yes
Oven:
Gas Oven, Double Oven
Dishwasher:
Yes
Compactor:
No
Range:
Gas Range, Grill
Interior:
Island Kitchen, Refrigerator Included, Wet Bar
Energy Feature:
Attic Vents, Insulated/Low-E windows, Ceiling Fans, Radiant Attic Barrier, Digital Program Thermostat, Energy Star Appliances, Energy Star/Reflective Roof, Insulation - Blown Fiberglass

Exterior Features

Foundation:
Pier & Beam
Roof:
Aluminum, Composition
Exterior Type:
Brick & Wood, Cement Board, Wood
Water Sewer:
Public Water, Public Sewer
Private Pool:
No
Area Pool:
No
Garage Apartment:
Yes
Exterior:
Sprinkler System, Workshop, Covered Patio/Deck, Outdoor Kitchen

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Cost/sqft based on Tax Value

Tax Year Cost/sqft Tax Assessment Change
2015 $346.28 $1,785,791 12.68%
2014 $307.33 $1,584,900 15.17%
2013 $266.85 $1,376,152 --

2015 Harris County Appraisal District Tax Value

Market Land Value: $330,000
Market Improvement Value: $1,455,791
Total Market Value: $1,785,791

Tax History

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2015 Appraised Value/Appraisal District: $1,785,791
2014 Appraised Value/Appraisal District: $1,584,900
2013 Appraised Value/Appraisal District: $1,376,152

2015 Tax Rates

HOUSTON ISD: 1.1967 %
HARRIS COUNTY: 0.4192 %
HC FLOOD CONTROL DIST: 0.0273 %
PORT OF HOUSTON AUTHORITY: 0.0134 %
HC HOSPITAL DIST: 0.1700 %
HC DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION: 0.0054 %
HOUSTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE: 0.1019 %
HOUSTON CITY OF: 0.6011 %
Total Tax Rate: 2.5352 %

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2015 Subdivision Facts

Subdivision Name: WATERHILL HOMES/HTS
County / Zip Code: 77007
Single Family Properties: 60
Average Bedrooms: 2.98
Average Baths: 3.67
Median Square Ft.: 1,971
Median Lot Square Ft.: 1,406
Median Year Built: 2011
Median Appraised Value: $355,807
Neighborhood Value Range: $350 - $418 K
Median Price / Square ft.: $206.89

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Assigned Schools for this property

Name Ratings Grade Grade Span District
Harvard Elementary School Elementary EE - 05 HOUSTON ISD
Hogg Middle School Middle 06 - 08 HOUSTON ISD
Reagan High School High 09 - 12 HOUSTON ISD

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