The FRONT OF 1645 KIPLING with lovely park benches, custom designed Grenoble wrought iron fencing and custom cement walkways in Menil Gray. Come see this artistic masterpiece that showcases the Art of Living Well!
A view of the BACKYARD of 1645 KIPLING. Notice the Balcony on the right (which is outside of the Master Suite) - What a lovely space for your morning coffee! This Backyard has gorgeous trees and an expanse of grassy green space.
Carriage lamps gently light the FOYER with gleaming hickory floors and a lovely staircase with a wrought iron balustrade. Notice the golden oak-framed pass-through into the Formal Living Room.
The STUDY has hickory floors and large windows overlooking the front and side gardens. Notice the gorgeous wood framing around the windows, the base and crown molding, and the plantation shutters. Even the ceiling fan is a work of art!
The FORMAL LIVING ROOM has exceptional natural light from many large windows, a divided-light entry door and an expanse of beautiful hickory flooring.
Another view of the FORMAL LIVING ROOM that has plantation shutters on the plentiful windows, a wood burning fireplace with a painted brick surround with granite inserts & hearth, and a large framed opening into the Formal Dining Room.
The HALLWAY from the Foyer to the Family Room on the other end features exquisite columns that frame the Formal Dining Room. The millwork throughout this home is exceptional!
The FORMAL DINING ROOM, with large sash windows, is painted a deep chocolate brown which is perfectly accented by the lighter hued base molding, crown molding & wainscoting. Notice the classic French chandelier with mica shades!
Another view of the FORMAL DINING ROOM with a framed opening into the Chef s Island Kitchen and a framed pass-through to the Kitchen that has a granite top. Notice the diagonally and vertically laid fence boards through the windows.
The FAMILY ROOM with two walls of wood framed windows, artistic crown and base moldings, gorgeous hickory floors, a ceiling fan with a charming light kit, and a stone Breakfast Bar with a granite top and glass pendant lights above.
Another view of the FAMILY ROOM, with incredible views of the large Backyard, is open to the Chef s Island Kitchen. Notice the two-sided, glass-fronted upper cabinets above the counter with the stone front and granite top. So pretty!
A close-up of the CHEF S ISLAND KITCHEN from the Family Room with a myriad of prep spaces, and a brilliant combination of textures and colors using glass, stone, granite, wood and metal. Visually stunning!
The CHEF S ISLAND KITCHEN has a large island w/granite top, storage cabinets & drawers, a small farm sink, a built-in microwave, and a large surface prep space. Notice the large farm sink next to the dishwasher and the blend of complimentary colors!
Have you ever seen a more beautiful stove? This is a La Cornue range in Provence blue with multiple gas burners, two large ovens & storage below, flanked by spice pull-outs, with a pot filler and a commercial grade vent hood above. Wow.
A close up of the gorgeous La Cornue range, please! Notice the stone wall above the range and the Country French crown and base moldings!
1ST FLOOR BEDROOM with hickory floors, a large wall of wood framed sash windows, darkly stained crown molding and a walk-in closet - with a full bathroom right next door - make this a perfect Guest Room.
1ST FLOOR BATHROOM has slate floors & half walls trimmed in hard wood, and a claw foot bathtub that offers the choice of bathing or showering with overhead and hand-held shower heads. Notice the custom vanity & freshly painted green walls. Lovely!
This 2ND FLOOR DEN has red oak floors and large windows overlooking the front yard and heavily treed street.
The 2ND FLOOR MEDIA ROOM is the hub of the 2nd Floor with all rooms emanating from it. This versatile space has several built-in bookshelves, enough wall space for a large TV, and it can easily be darkened for optimal movie watching.
The spacious MASTER BEDROOM is bathed in natural light from multiple wood framed windows. Notice the red oak floors, textured ceiling and contrasting mahogany trim and moldings.
Another view of the MASTER BEDROOM with a small indoor landing for the back outdoor staircase that leads to the Deck and Backyard. The sumptuous Master Bathroom is through the French Doors.
The MASTER BATHROOM has slate flooring and walls, and deep porcelain sinks in the custom made vanity flanked by antique light fixtures. In keeping with the rest of this extraordinary home, please notice the darkly stained crown molding and trims.
This MASTER CLOSET/DRESSING ROOM has been customized with ample hanging and shelf space, and has luminous transom windows (with reclaimed original glass from the 1930 s version of this home).
Long walls of windows highlight the mahogany trim and tranquil window seat in this lovely SECONDARY BEDROOM.
The new 2ND FLOOR BATHROOM has dual sinks and great storage in the fresh white vanity with a marble top. Notice the modern shower with the curved glass front and the small sparkling chandelier.
UTILITY ROOM, with ample room for a large washer and dryer, has storage cabinets and drawers, a sink for hand-washing and a large granite covered surface for folding clothes. Notice the hanging space for clothes just out of the dryer!
The 3RD FLOOR BONUS ROOM is a complete surprise and can be used in a myriad of ways: Man Cave, Music Room, Executive Office (for several people), a Yoga Retreat for you and your friends, or another Bedroom. You choose!
FULL BATHROOM off of 3RD FLOOR BONUS ROOM.
The thoughtful design of the LOWER DECK is made for entertaining and gracious living.
The serene, expansive BACKYARD of 1645 KIPLING features French arbor seating and beautiful shade trees.
1645 KIPLING is a one-of-a-kind Gem in the heart of Mandell Place with ample room for PRIVATE PARKING behind the wrought iron driveway gate.
This lavish French-inspired home is fully renovated & restored (in 2010 & 2017) w/modern, opulent finishes & exquisite millwork throughout. Its sophisticated gourmet kitchen features a La Cornue range, 2 apron-fronted sinks & vast prep space - all right next to the sunlit conservatory. Lovely bedrooms filled w/windows, 4 grandly appointed baths & enormous, treed backyard. Quiet street in Houston's most walkable neighborhood - in the center of everything. Motivated seller & no Harvey issues!
Alarm System - Owned,Atrium,Breakfast Bar,Drapes/Curtains/Window Cover,Dryer Included,Fire/Smoke Alarm,High Ceiling,Island Kitchen,Refrigerator Included,Washer Included
Pier & Beam
Auto Driveway Gate
Public Sewer,Public Water
Back Green Space,Covered Patio/Deck,Fully Fenced,Patio/Deck
Lot Size: 6,250 Lot Sqft./Appraisal District
Disclaimer: Lot configuration and dimensions are estimates, not based on personal knowledge and come from a third party (Digital Map Products); therefore, you should not rely on the estimates and perform independent confirmation as to their accuracy