Welcome home to 9734 Truscon Drive, an architectural gem. Nestled in the sweetest spot of Spring Shadows with streets lined by mature trees, the location is prime with easy access to I10 & Beltway 8. This newly updated (NEVER FLOODED) home has been thoughtfully re-juvenated to capture it's original Spanish Colonial architecture.
This home is an embodiment of Southwestern flair blended with contemporary elements, unique amongst the neighboring homes of Spring Shadows.
Sweeping archways showcase the wrought-iron ornamented courtyard gate and eye-catching wooden front door, simply giving a taste of elements carried into the interior of the home.
Fresh new landscaping encircles the home including an array of potted plants. Sage, Yucca, Lantana, Esperanza, Succulents, Crepe Murtles and Lillies are just a few of the treats found around the yard.
The exterior of the home is reminiscent of the Alamo. Notice a spineless prickly pear embedded in the landscaping, which has been transplanted from the Alamo itself.
Historically, the courtyard in a Spanish Colonial home allowed families to move the cooking, and its accompanying heat and steam outside. Today, they act as an alfresco informal gathering spot for family and friends, and an extension of one’s living space.
Peer over your 2nd floor balcony, into your elegant, geometrically detailed patio. Further evidence into the craftsmanship given to this home.
The heavy Knotty Alder double doors are as eye-catching from the interior as they are from the exterior. Double full lite french doors off the courtyard allow natural light to filter through the first floor archways.
Alternate view of foyer, showcasing classic Spanish colonial elements: Natural Western Red Cedar beams, red clay Saltillo tile, wrought iron railings, Pecan plank staircase. All walls have been hand textured to create the look of old-world plaster techniques.
The Foyer and Living Room spaces are distinguished by a romantic brick arcade. An arched entryway into the Dining Room allows for easy transition between spaces. Canned lighting has been installed throughout the home.
The generous Living Room space also features a large wood-burning fireplace and low-e windows treated with plantation shutters. All windows throughout the home have been upgraded to double-paned, low-e.
The Dining room space is well suited for any table size. Intricate use of vibrant hand painted ceramic tile detail the transition between spaces. Thoughtfully located outside the Dining Room window is a bed of yellow lantana, a butterfly's playground.
Alternate view of the Dining Room into the Kitchen.
The kitchen has been re-designed and renovated to a fresh and contemporary palate while still upholding the true essence of the home. Red Oak floating shelves , paired with uneven subway tile and gray grout lines create a balance between contemporary and traditional. White Quartz countertops gleam from canned and pendant lighting. The large apron sink and whirlpool stainless steel appliances make this space worthy for any chef at heart.
This kitchen has been designed with functionality at mind, complete with pull-out drawers suited for pots and pans. Also included, a walk-in pantry off breakfast nook with shelving galore.
View from Breakfast Nook into Kitchen, Dining Room and Foyer.
Open your full lite double doors onto your back patio to create an interactive hosting space, perfect for those afternoon bbq's.
Alternate view showcasing the lustrous saltillo tile.
Breakfast Nook with view on back patio.
Utility Room located off Kitchen with access to back yard space. Also located off Utility room is a half-bath (not pictured).
The spacious Master Bedroom is located on the 1st floor and can adequately fit a King sized bed. Notice the arched entryway into the ensuite.
The Master Bedroom features a large window, situated between two wall mounted sconces, with views of the charming backyard space. Adjustable recessed lighting, befitting for wall-mounted art.
Alternate view of generously-sized Master Bedroom.
The Master Ensuite features double vanity sinks, a walk-in closet, and built-in dressing vanity.
An arched entryway leads into a luxuriously plastered shower with rain-head, giving a fresh modern twist on a beloved Old-World material. Oil rubbed bronze hardware adds sharp contrast to this bathroom design. And, incase you forget that you're in Texas, the star oval sinks captivate with a hammered copper, antiqued patina and add a hint of Southwestern flavor.
Bedroom 1 with built-in closet organizer
Bedroom 2 with wall-mounted shelving and built-in closet organization
Bathroom located on 2nd floor, features contemporary double sink vanity in grey with Carrera White Marble top. This space is creatively balanced by the warmth of wooden, round accent mirrors and plaster-like textured walls.
Alternate view of 2nd floor Bathroom. Also features canned lighting, shower/tub combo, and built in cove perfect for tiered shelving or stand-up storage cabinetry.
Bedroom 3 can be re-purposed as a media room. Double doors open onto balcony overlooking the courtyard. Custom built-in bookshelf makes for a lovely library, well lit with custom lighting.
This room also features a large closet with organizing unit for additional storage
Detached Garage off courtyard, features keypad and automatic remote entry. Workbench along the back wall is included.
This architecturally captivating home sits on a 10,040 square foot corner lot in the highly desired Spring Shadows subdivision. Enjoy your private and shaded backyard, nestled among large mature trees.
Ample space to create outdoor dining and lounging areas, for your own backyard retreat.
The mature trees in the area add much needed shade in the Houston heat so that you can enjoy your outdoor space anytime. The yard is home to a Loblolly Pine and Soft Shell Pecan tree.
Clean lines at all angles, this home is remarkable from any curbside view. Touches of natural wood and luscious greenery can be found throughout the exterior. long, curved driveway leads to the double garage. A child's bike-riding dream!
9734 Truscon is a beautiful blend of cultures, and a true rare find in Spring Shadows.
Enjoy an array of neighborhood grocery shopping including H-E-B, Kroger, Ranch 99 and H-Mart. Love to dine out? The area is also known for a diverse offering of multicultural restaurants including; Argentinian, Greek, Polish, Korean, Mexican, Chinese, Vietnamese, Portuguese and much more!
Find everything you need close to home! The shops at Bunker Hill are a short drive away, not to mention City Center and Town & Country.
Also in close proximity -- Memorial City Mall & Memorial Hermann Medical Centre.
Stunning Architectural Beauty in the sweetest spot of Spring Shadows, located on a 10,040 sq.ft. corner lot. Featuring spacious, open, light-filled living spaces, adorned with Spanish-inspired elements blended with a contemporary taste. Ornamented wrought iron, natural wood accents, sweeping archways, second story balcony overlooking romantic courtyard, Saltillo and hand painted tile-just a few charming details found within and around this home. New double-paned, low-e windows throughout. Elegantly updated peninsula kitchen with sleek white Quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances, apron sink and new cabinetry. Digital programmable NEST thermostat, 4 year old Amana condensing unit and coil with 10 year warranty, Blanket/blown/sprayed attic insulation and radiant barrier. Prime location! Close proximity to City Centre, Memorial City, Energy Corridor and a short commute to downtown. Easy access to main freeways such as I10 and Beltway 8. Friendly, vibrant, and jovial neighborhood!
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Ceiling Fans,Digital Program Thermostat,Insulated/Low-E windows,Radiant Attic Barrier
Alarm System - Leased,Breakfast Bar
Brick & Wood
Back Yard,Balcony,Side Yard
Lot Size: 10,040 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