This architecturally significant mid-century modern home was custom designed by notable Houston architect Allen R Williams to serve as his personal residence. In has been beautifully restored, featuring unearthed original terrazzo flooring, designer lighting, new low-E windows, plumbing, and A/C among its many recent updates.
Mature trees all around this rare Afton Oaks home give you the feeling of a serene escape without even leaving Houston's inner loop!
Enjoy being able to head on over to Highland Village, River Oaks District, and Central Market without even hopping in the car! The convenient location also places you close to all the upscale dining and shopping destinations in both Upper Kirby and Uptown.
Covered parking for two cars, plus the long driveway. Head straight back to take advantage of the amazing backyard or to the right to enjoy the lovely side courtyard.
Allen R Williams' brilliant design not only created wonderful living spaces inside the home, it also allowed for a variety of inviting outdoor living spaces all around the home.
Welcome to your backyard oasis! This sizable corner lot allows for a backyard with generous green space.
Lush landscaping, meticulous hardscaping, gardens, green space, and a patio all working together in perfect harmony.
Whether you're entertaining or simply looking for a zen moment alone, this backyard has you covered.
On one side of the entry you'll find wall space for a statement art piece and on the other side you'll find a dedicated spot for your mail.
Huge window on the other side of the entryway is one of many examples of how this home's design invites the outside in. Low-E windows were recently installed throughout the home.
This incredible mid-century modern home features exposed brick walls throughout the interior.
The unearthed original terrazzo flooring is one of the home's most important recent upgrades. The spacious and open living room is great for entertaining or comfortable everyday living.
The unique design of the home allows for a myriad of window shapes and sizes, like the large triangular window to the right of the fireplace.
The angle of the ceiling gives you a sneak peek view of the second floor.
This home is an architectural masterpiece!
Designer light fixture frames the dining room table and sets the scene for all the good times ahead. The unearthed original terrazzo flooring is stylish, durable, and easy to maintain.
Already an architecturally significant home, 4603 Ivanhoe has been notably enhanced in recent years, with countless updates in the last decade alone.
Original terrazzo flooring extends all through the first floor, but the home transitions to hardwood floors on the second floor, starting with the stairs.
The checkerboard/chessboard pattern in the terrazzo flooring in front of the stairs is a fun little inclusion.
The home boasts a large, wonderfully updated island kitchen.
Enjoy the peaceful view out to the side courtyard while you're washing dishes.
Quality stainless steel appliances were selected for this renovated kitchen. You can see the very top of the wine fridge at the bottom left of this photo.
New marble countertops, new hardware, and a new light fixture were all part of the kitchen upgrades.
The pot filler and new subway tile backsplash were part of the kitchen improvements as well.
The touch of wood in the new vanity contrasts nicely with the otherwise largely white palette of this bath.
This upgraded full bath is located on the first floor.
Hardwood floors are found in this first floor bedroom that's privately situated at the northeast corner of the home.
Clerestory windows allow natural light to flow into the space while maintaining a certain level of privacy.
This first floor room could make for a great home office as well!
The unique design of the stairs allows you to feel the openness of the home even when heading up to the second floor.
Natural light pours into the versatile second floor game room.
This bonus second floor living space could be utilized in any number of ways depending on your needs.
The gorgeous architectural design of the home is on full display here as you look down the long and wide second floor hallway.
Closet adjacent to the game room provides useful storage space.
This home is simply a mid-century modern masterpiece!
The first of three bedrooms on the second floor, with a view overlooking the side courtyard.
Hardwood floors extend all through the second floor.
Built-in bookcase along the hallway for all your favorite reads. Enjoy the loft view down to the first floor.
The second floor hallway is wide enough for a little workspace or reading nook.
This bedroom features some nifty built-in bookshelves.
Nook to the right of the window can be utilized as a cute little desk space.
Windows to the left fill the hallway with natural light and provide peaceful views down to the beautiful backyard.
The second floor hall bath has been completely remodeled with new vanity, subway tile shower surround, and penny tile floor.
Wallpaper adds a fun bit of color and to this bath.
Welcome to the primary suite, situated on the second floor at the back of the home.
Primary bath features dual sinks, a walk-in shower, and more lively wallpaper.
Substantial primary bedroom features a vaulted ceiling and two separate closets.
More built-in shelving here in the primary bedroom. Enough room in here to configure this space in a variety of ways.
Trees and other greenery around the perimeter of the backyard give the space a natural beauty and also add an extra bit of privacy.
Rare architecturally significant home that was custom designed by mid-century modern architect Allen R Williams to serve as his personal residence. This Afton Oaks home is surrounded by mature trees and has been beautifully restored, featuring unearthed original terrazzo flooring, designer lighting, new low-E windows, plumbing, and A/C among its many recent updates. Upgraded island kitchen boasts marble countertops, timeless subway tile backsplash, and quality stainless steel appliances. 4603 Ivanhoe’s unique and thoughtful design brings the outside in and allows light to flow into the home from a variety of angles. Just like the home, the sizable backyard is artfully designed, with lush landscaping, meticulous hardscaping, gardens, green space, and a patio all working together in perfect harmony. Located within a few blocks of Highland Village, River Oaks District, and Central Market. Close to all the shopping and dining in both Upper Kirby and Uptown too.
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Lot Size: 8,140 Lot Sqft./Appraisal District
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