Sold Price Range: $627,001 - $717,000 Sold on : 05/30/2017
Breathtaking Contemporary Architecture by Jack Preston Wood greets you behind an enclosed garden patio. Step out your front door onto the inviting esplanade of Castle Court. Enviable Montrose location plus easy access to Museum District amenities.
The glass block illuminates at night creating a dramatic effect at the gated rear entry garage. Separate catering/fire escape entrance extends to the rooftop. Enclosed gated entry for the 4 units in this section of the Terraces on Mandell.
Private front courtyard creates a Zen atmosphere with a babbling boulder fountain and winding path. Such a peaceful view outside the 1st floor bedroom/media room.
Your rooftop retreat awaits you...as do many of the unique amenities of Houston which are oh so close in this lower Montrose location right next to the Museum District. Enjoy MFAH, Menil collection, Hermann Park, Rice University and more.
Even without the views this rooftop deck is an oasis. Covered portion of the deck with a ceiling fan means you can take advantage of this unique rooftop space even when weather conditions are less than ideal.
The views of downtown Houston, Medical Center and the Galleria, at twilight, sunrise or anytime of the day are spectacular.
Rooftop terrace wraps around for almost 360º views and is designed for entertaining on an intimate or grand scale. Wet bar just inside is a welcome feature no matter the occasion.
Make everyday living an event! Imagine dinner al fresco right here with friends and family.
Step through the full light double front doors into this impressive entryway. Take a moment to take in the polished limestone floors. Not seen here is the oak hardwood staircase wrapping the 50’ lightwell accentuated with natural light.
First floor en suite room is designed to be a bedroom, media space, office, gym or whatever your imagination can conceive. Serene view out to the private courtyard via floor to ceiling windows.
Custom panel track shades add to the contemporary style and can create a dramatic media room. Surround sound is another feature designed to let you get the most out of your movie watching experience.
Second floor living and dining area creates an airy loft feel with commercial grade floor to ceiling windows and 12’ ceilings. Stainless steel cables and maple handrails in the custom designed stairwell. Foundation poured for future elevator.
The Castle Court esplanade, lush landscaping and mature trees provide a grandiose view in this stunning living space. Balcony off this space provides an even more intimate view of the lovely greenery.
Transom windows bring in natural light and create space to showcase an art gallery or collection. Surround sound is once again featured in this space, as it is throughout the home.
Contemporary island kitchen with flair includes gas cooktop, double oven, granite countertops and flat panel wood cabinetry. Recent additions include new smoky gray tile backsplash and complimentary rectangle tile floor both set in a brick pattern.
Acclaimed French cabinet maker Cuisines Laurie custom cabinets are Cherrywood flat panel designed to transcend fads and fashions.
Thoughtful design is both pleasing to your senses while maximizing storage and accessibility. Deep pot/pan drawers and Lazy Susan below counter storage make the most of this space.
Transom windows wrapping around two walls and extending to the breakfast area bring in natural light. This kitchen caters to the wine aficionado with both a wine rack and a wine fridge.
Breakfast room sits adjacent to the 2nd floor back balcony and features a marvelous new light fixture. 2nd floor balcony can be great for your herb garden or sharing a glass of wine.
Sophisticated master suite with 10 ceilings and floor to ceiling commercial grade windows and personal balcony. Custom panel track shades and recent carpet. Master closet features dual built-in chest-of-drawers. Ambient light via side window.
French full light doors provide elegant entry to the master bath.
When fully drawn, custom track panels fashion a peaceful and private atmosphere for slumber.
Unique designer bath features frosted glass for both the shower (right) and water closet (left). The whirlpool tub anchors the room and provides symmetry. Dual vanities on opposite sides provide welcome personal space.
Third en-suite bedroom is tucked away in the northern portion of the third floor. New faucets in this and 1st floor bathrooms.
2nd floor balcony off the main living space overlooks the lush Castle Court esplanade.
2nd floor balcony off the kitchen and breakfast room features the curved railing found throughout the exterior.
Take a stroll down Castle Court and enjoy the esplanade on your way to many eateries, coffee shops and establishments nearby. Rice jogging trail is just a short distance away.
The soaring windows on all floors creates a dramatic effect.
Extraordinary, inspiring architecture by one of Houston s most famous and favored designers.
A striking entrance so seldom found. Enjoy the low maintenance and high style. Elevator ready for future needs.
Views like this can be yours without leaving your home.
Yes you can see the lighted bridges along 59 from the 4th floor balcony.
Sold Transaction: Margie Dorrance represented the buyer on this sold transaction on 05/30/2017
Artfully designed contemporary home from renowned Houston architect Jack Preston Wood in prime lower Montrose community. Sublime outdoor living with enclosed courtyard with fountain, balconies off living, kitchen & master + wraparound rooftop with stunning views of Downtown, Museum District, Med Center & Galleria. Remarkably open feel with high ceilings (12 on 2nd floor) & generous natural light throughout. En suite baths for all bedrooms. Museum District & Montrose amenities at your fingertips.
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