Sold Price Range: $482,001 - $552,000 Sold on : 04/27/2018
This beautiful one-story home was built on an over-sized lot on a cul-de-sac full of attractive homes in Friendswood Lakes, with no MUD taxes, a reasonable HOA fee, and outstanding Friendswood schools.
The back yard has been transformed into a paradise for entertainers. You will love all the amenities, including a custom patio with this 12x17 seating area and the adjacent 12x17 outdoor kitchen.
Your outdoor kitchen features a spacious island, ample work spaces, the grill, a sink, speakers, a recessed TV with DirectTV controls installed by the trash bin, a beautiful pine ceiling, recessed can lights and several fans to keep you cool.
Your new pool is HUGE! It has a tanning shelf with an umbrella holder, a stacked rock area for loungers and an umbrealla, fire bowls with lava rock, and a waterfall at the spa.
Your outdoor kitchen is so pretty! Everyone will congregate here because the space is so pleasant. It features stone finishes, including granite counter tops and the rock wall.
When you walk in the front door, the formal dining room is to your right. There's plenty of room for extra pieces, in addition to a large table.
The front of the house is to the left. You are looking through the dining room and entry, into the study and living room. The kitchen is to your right. You have crown moulding throughout this area.
Here's another view of your dining room and the entry. This is a great space for gatherings, large and small.
The study is to your left as you enter. This wall of built-ins gives you plenty of storage and display space. You could place a desk here, or you see it makes the perfect music room. The door leads to the hallway with a full bath and two secondary bedrooms.
This is taken by the built-ins, looking toward the entry. The colors are fresh and neutral throughout the house.
As you enter the living room, you see the wall of windows overlooking the back patio and pool. There's a nice focal point in the middle of your built-ins with a wall-mount TV bracket and gaslog fireplace. The TV's are negotiable, but all brackets will stay.
This is taken from the hallway leaving the master suite, looking back toward the front. The floor plan is very open and inviting. There's a long breakfast bar and a tray ceiling. This shows how all the space is laid out.
From the back door looking into the living room, you'll see the hallway beside the study that leads to the two smaller bedrooms and a full bath. Note the accent lighting over the built-ins.
You have a giant breakfast room that leads to the back patio. The main living areas are a popular light hardwood so everything is brighter. Lighter floors are less likely to show pet hair or dust than the darker wood floors are prone to do.
The kitchen features two long bars, the island, granite counter tops, custom paint on the cabinetry, stainless appliances and accent lighting.
Your wall oven and microwave both feature a convection mode. The pantry is the tall door shown beside the fridge.
Note the accent lighting above and beneath the wall cabinets. You have plenty of work space and storage areas. Check out that gorgeous stainless vent hood that sits over a cool 6-burner gas cooktop!
The long breakfast bars make a great place to hang out and visit with the chef or to do homework. The tile floor is set on the diagonal.
The chef of the family is going to be VERY happy with this cooktop and the outdoor kitchen! You have plenty of room to store your pots and pans in the deep drawers shown here.
The master bedroom is at the rear of the house. It is very spacious, with a sitting area at one end. Your tray ceiling adds appeal and defines the space. The wood floors run throughout the master and the hallway leading to it.
The master bath is shown through the doorway on the left, and the sitting area overlooks the back patio and pool. The laundry room is right down the hall.
The master bath features dual sinks and a custom shower. The original tub was replaced with this nice shower that has a bench in the back and a thick glass enclosure. The lavatory is the door in front and 'his' closet is on the angle. 'Her' closet is behind you, not pictured.
Here's a sneak peek into 'his' closet. All the closets have been customized with built-in shelves and/or drawers to maximize your storage space. 'Her' closet has three levels of hanging space with pull-down bars to allow easy access for even the most petite people. There's a linen closet to the right of the shower.
The vanity is granite, with pretty basins. The sellers have tried to take the best of this floor plan and improve it to meet their tastes. It was originally built by one of the principals of Sterling Builders as his personal residence.
The laundry is near the master and has a door to the back patio so you can drop off those wet towels without tracking up the house. You have gas and electric dryer connections, cabinetry, a hanging rod and shelf.
This bedroom is on the same side as the master and is the largest of the secondary bedrooms. It would make a great crafts room or a second office, and it's close to the master if you have a little one you want to be nearby.
There's a powder bath just outside the bedroom door, and the tall closed door leads to the closet. All the secondary bedrooms have low-maintenance tile floors to help with allergies.
We're coming back through the living room now, to head down the hallway on the other side of the fireplace. There is a full bath and two additional bedrooms on this side.
This hall bath serves the secondary bedrooms, and is near the study. It has a large custom shower, granite counters and similar accents as the master.
This is the front bedroom. It gets great light and also has tall ceilings to make it feel more spacious. The interior is neutral throughout, so you don't have any work to do except the fun stuff IF you wanted to personalize things.
Here's a peek into the closet, showing the tall built-in dresser and shelves. There are hanging rods on the other side. The doorway to the hall is to the left of the pink chair.
This is the last of the bedrooms. It is currently being used as a second office and craft room. It's opposite the room just pictured.
Here's another view of the final bedroom. This home has so much potential and is easy to decorate and enjoy.
This room is right off the back patio at the French doors by the outdoor kitchen. It was once a third garage bay. This space is approximately 9x22 (including the bath) and it's a fantastic air-conditioned room for the little ones to nap while the big kids are swimming and playing outside OR it could be a small garage apartment or young adult's private space. You get extra display and storage space with the built-ins.
This full bath is inside the cabana room by the pool and outdoor kitchen. It's very convenient for your guests during pool parties.
This gigantic space was created when the patio was installed. You have approximately 28x14 of bonus space that is not reflected on the tax rolls. There's also a 4x6 half bath here, just behind us to the right and walk-in attic storage on the other side by the stairs.
This sitting area overlooks the pool and makes a great place for a sleeper sofa for extra guests or an excellent teenager hangout.
The huge TV is negotiable and the room darkens up very nicely for movies and gaming. The half bath is through the door on the left of the TV. You turn the lights on as you walk up the stairs and there's a little notched opening in the wall to access the fans and overhead light.
This shows a bit of your grassy space, but there's more that's not shown. If you have dogs, they will be happy. The yard overlooks a greenbelt that leads to the community park. This property was HIGH & DRY during Harvey, with the highest water still 18 feet away from the fence at this point.
Your family and friends will love hanging out at your new house! Can't you just imagine the afternoon BBQ's, pool parties and crawfish boils that could happen here?
The sellers thought of everything...you need a spa too! The window is where the couches are in your bonus game room upstairs.
And last, but not least, there's a fire pit! It's such a beautiful setting. The freeze earlier this year was hard on the landscaping, but things are slowly coming back to life. Isn't the green space in back pretty?
This is the rear view of your property, taken near the back corner. All the expensive improvements have been done for you, so your job is to simply relax and enjoy!
The French doors lead to your cabana room, and there's a door to the garage just to the right of this seating area. The garage is oversized so you still have plenty of storage even with the third bay being converted.
You can barely see the slab at the back of the garage and a rear garage door to provide ventilation if you have a project car or want to putter in the workshop. The whole garage has been finished in plywood, and you have an area for your work benches and tool boxes.
This expansive back patio has low-maintenance pavers and plenty of room for fun. The driveway fans out to be 3-cars wide. You have room to park two cars or trucks and still have space for some toys--the golf cart or 4-wheeler, etc. inside the garage. It would make a great home gym. You might even be able to park 4 very small cars tandem.
Your tropical paradise awaits! You'll have to come experience this very special property on your own to fully appreciate it. Don't dally, as awesome homes in FISD don't last long.
In addition to several nice lakes, Friendswood Lakes residents have two lighted tennis courts and other nice amenities. The pathway leads to the area behind your new house, so it's a short trip to go play tennis or play at the park.
This shows your community pool and pavilion. You don't have any MUD tax and the HOA fee is extremely low by comparison to other FISD neighborhoods.
The playground and swing sets have a cushy mat for soft landings. There is so much to love about 1609 Cascade Falls and Friendswood Lakes!
Sold Transaction: Ruth Ann Manison represented the seller on this sold transaction on 04/27/2018
Charming FISD 1-story on a quiet cul-de-sac! You may never want to go inside with this beautiful backyard masterpiece's expansive covered patios, large paved area, huge pool, deluxe outdoor kitchen, full bath & cabana room, spa & fire pit overlooking a tranquil greenspace that leads to the community park, pool & tennis courts. This Sterling-built beauty features oodles of curb appeal, soaring ceilings, Plantation shutters, tile & blonde wood floors, lots of natural light, custom closets, and a great flow for entertaining. Large dining room, spacious study w/built-ins, a cheery breakfast room, an oversized 3-car garage that has been modified to create the bonus cabana space or 5th bedroom, plus a gigantic game/media room over the garage w/a half bath. This property has been tastefully improved. It's ready for a new owner to start creating memories this summer. Home/lot sit very high--no flooding. Multiple offers. Highest & Best by 1PM Monday, April 2nd, please. OK to look over holiday.