Sold Price Range: $1,242,001 - $1,425,000 Sold on : 04/24/2017
Welcome to 540 Wisteria St. in Bellaire! Built by the FRANKEL GROUP, LEED Certified & elevator capable, this gracious French Country Traditional home has 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, an open floor plan and a covered back porch with a built-in grill.
The GALLERY FOYER has gracefully arched front doors with custom shutters, a high ceiling w/triple crown molding, gorgeous millwork and wide hallways leading to spacious rooms with stunning variegated width walnut flooring.
Beautiful home with all the bells & whistles any buyer would want! LEED Certified for energy efficiency & low utility bills, gorgeous variegated width WALNUT FLOORS, terrific layout & more! Graceful staircase with hardwood treads & painted risers.
The LIVING ROOM (18' x 15') is located off the GALLERY FOYER and is set up as a sitting room & music room! Plantation shutters on the windows facing the front yard (east) allow for privacy and ample natural morning light.
Another view of the LIVING ROOM (which could be a Library or Study). The gracious open floor plan allows for flexibility in the use of the first floor living areas. Love the built-in bookcases for fine collectibles!
The GALLERY FOYER opens to the LIVING ROOM, DINING ROOM, WET BAR, FAMILY ROOM & KITCHEN. Exceptional floor plan with an open first floor & all bedrooms up. Great separation between the public and private areas, and this home is Elevator Capable!
Banquet-sized DINING ROOM (16' x 14') opens to the GALLERY FOYER and FAMILY ROOM. Deep crown molding, classic chandelier & walnut hardwood floors are just a few of the amenities in this timeless French Country traditional home!
The DINING ROOM (16' x 14'), as viewed from the FAMILY ROOM, has arched entrances, beautiful millwork, a stylish chandelier and gleaming walnut hardwood floors. The GALLERY FOYER is ideal for extending the Dining Room - Time for a dinner party!
The FAMILY ROOM (21' x 18'), w/ beamed ceiling, gas log fireplace flanked by built-in bookcases, variegated width walnut floors & plantation shutters on large windows & doors, opens to the Kitchen, Breakfast & Dining Rooms. Versatile open floor plan!
The FAMILY ROOM boasts a central gas log fireplace w/carved stone mantel, beautiful built-in cabinets flanking the fireplace, lovely archways to the DINING ROOM and KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOMS. There is a wall of windows with plantation shutters, too!
From this perspective, you can see most of the first floor graciously opening from room to room creating a fantastic flow for entertaining or quiet, relaxing evenings at home.
Now THIS is a KITCHEN (21' x 21')! Ideal for the novice cook or the "seasoned" chef w/a huge granite island w/bar seating & double sink, VIKING PROFESSIONAL SERIES appliances, custom cabinets & a prep sink on one of the long granite counters! Wow!
The KITCHEN (21' x 21') is light & bright & has VIKING PROFESSIONAL stainless steel appliances including a refrigerator/freezer (out of view), dishwasher, microwave, double ovens & a gas cooktop. Double washing sinks plus a separate prep sink!
The KITCHEN (21' x 21') has a large granite island with bar seating and a stainless steel VIKING PROFESSIONAL series appliance package!
The BREAKFAST ROOM (10' x 9') opens to the KITCHEN and has a stylish chandelier and beautiful BAY WINDOWS with custom shades and valances, too!
The WET BAR is strategically located so that it can service the Kitchen, Family Room, Dining Room and Living Room. Granite counters with an undermount sink, a decorative tile back splash & custom cabinets complete the space.
The HOME OFFICE is a wonderful nook off the KITCHEN & across from the oversized PANTRY. Great location for COMMAND CENTRAL for the home - sports schedules, party invitations & appointments can be made & stored here for easy viewing. Great window!
The POWDER BATH is located on the first floor, off the GALLERY FOYER, and tucked away. Beautiful furniture style vanity with marble top and under mount sink. Lovely decorative mirror, too!
The sweeping staircase with hardwood treads and painted risers leads to a beautiful landing with variegated width walnut floors, large window with plantation shutters, block paneled wainscot and built-in art niche/curio cabinet.
The MASTER BEDROOM (23' x 18'), located on the second floor & separated from the three (3) secondary bedrooms, boasts variegated width walnut floors, windows facing the front (east) with plantation shutters and a spa-inspired master bath!
The spa-inspired MASTER BATH boasts marble floors with decorative inlays, double vanities (one with make-up counter), BainUltra jetted tub, large separate shower w/multiple shower heads & jets, wall of windows w/plantation shutters facing the front.
BEDROOM 2 (14' x 12') is located upstairs and has a private en suite bath. Windows facing south and west allow for ample natural light and have Silhouette shades.
The private "en suite" bath attached to BEDROOM 2 has a granite vanity top with under mount sink & decorative mirror, tiled tub/shower and large walk-in closet with built-in dresser and single/double hanging rods.
The GAME ROOM located upstairs between the secondary bedrooms includes variegated width walnut floor, a wall of windows overlooking the backyard (west), surround sound, recessed lighting and ceiling fan. Great place for movie night or a good book!
BEDROOM 3 (16' x 12') is set up as a sitting/reading room. Only the secondary bedrooms are carpeted in this classic traditional home. Included in this bedroom is a large closet and an attached bath. Wonderful, secondary bedroom with multiple uses!
This is the bathroom shared by BEDROOMS 3 & 4 with granite vanity top, linen closet/laundry hamper, plus separate water closet and tub/shower (plus another linen closet). Great storage in this house!
BEDROOM 4 (16' x 11') is set up as a home office and also has a large walk-in closet. Ideal as a secondary bedroom, home office, exercise room or whatever your needs may be. Also on the 2nd Floor is the UTILITY ROOM with great storage!
Wonderful COVERED BACK PORCH with built-in grill with custom cover. Professional lighting and landscaping make it easy to enjoy your covered porch on nice days/evenings. Great yard, too - large enough to add a pool!
A closer look at the outdoor grill and large granite prep areas on either side. There is ample space on this COVERED BACK PORCH for al fresco dining!
The REAR ELEVATION of 540 Wisteria shows the covered porch with built-in grill with custom cover, and professional landscaping and lighting. Relax in your carefree backyard. Welcome home!
The BACKYARD focusing on the professional landscaping and lighting. Wonderful yard for pets and children! Enjoy your new home at 540 Wisteria, built by the Frankel Group and LEED certified for energy efficiency. Welcome Home to 540 Wisteria!
Sold Transaction: Hedley Karpas represented the buyer on this sold transaction on 04/24/2017
This beautifully designed & appointed custom home by the Frankel Group is warm & inviting with high ceilings, exquisitely framed arches, wide hallways & spacious rooms. From the exceptional chef's island kitchen & elegant master suite to the upstairs game room & summer kitchen on the covered back patio, this LEED (green energy) certified home is ideal for gracious living & entertaining. Tons of natural light, elevator capable, excellent storage and a superb location on a cul-de-sac. Come see!