Sold Price Range: $1,242,001 - $1,425,000 Sold on : 06/29/2021
Situated in the Old Sixth Ward Historic District, this 5400+ sf residential/commercial building offers urban living at its finest. Built in 1890, the former Albert Keller Grocery Store is a unique property that provides many options. The property includes an adjacent parking area for eight vehicles and a covered porte cochere.
Located on the corner of Lubbock Street and Sabine Street, this Nationally Historic protected structure currently offers commercial space on the ground level and residential quarters on the second floor. The oversized South facing balcony offers dramatic front row views of the Houston skyline.
The first floor offers approximately 2400 sf of open space with entry on the front of the property. There is a secondary entrance conveniently accessible from the parking area. The second floor features 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 bathrooms, expansive sun filled open concept living, dining and kitchen plus an office and two expansive bonus rooms. This one-of-a-kind property is seldom available in the Houston market.
The sun-filled Living area on the second floor residence showcases 10 ft. ceilings, exposed brick walls, pine flooring and views from every elevation. The property features an extensive custom lighting plan designed for art enthusiast. View of balcony entrance in background
The expansive 25' x 22' living area offers additional views from the West elevation. Half bathroom and bar entrance are located in background.
Centrally located double island kitchen separates the living area from the dining area. Custom built kitchen cabinetry features open display shelving to living area.
Alternate view of Living area with view of entry in background. The residence is accessible from a private elevator, a dramatic spiral staircase or an oversized stairwell located at the back of the property.
Thoughtfully designed, the pantry, broom closet and appliance cabinets are concealed within the custom built kitchen. This home was designed for entertaining and can easily accommodate large gatherings.
The dining area located on the opposite side of the centrally located kitchen offers South and East views of the Houston skyline.
Custom built-in shelving and glass enclosed display cabinets on both sides of kitchen offer ample storage and display space.
Upper cabinets in kitchen are suspended by cables from the ceiling. This open concept custom design residence is a must see property.
Dining area entry is flanked by two hand-painted custom bi-fold metal doors. View of living area in background.
Oversized two over two solid wood window fill the home with natural light and spectacular views of Houston.
Four wood cabinet doors on either side of kitchen drop down to serve as small dining surfaces for additional guest.
Double island kitchen features granite counter tops, stainless appliances including a gas range and a warming drawer. Multiple concealed storage and exposed cabinets.
Expansive counter tops provide large areas for food preparation. Deep stainless double sinks and commercial grade kitchen faucet make clean up easy.
Five feet of slate covered floors between the two expansive kitchen islands provide plenty of room for more than one chef in this designers kitchen.
Wet bar features ample storage and display shelving and custom wine holder. Half bathroom located in background. Entire residence is freshly painted with soft white tones and olive green interior passage doors.
Second floor balcony door features original transom window and Victorian style solid wood door.
Majestic live oak tree provides dramatic backdrop for the second floor balcony with views of downtown Houston.
One of three bedrooms with exposed brick walls and large cork covered sliding closet doors. Skylight fills the room with natural light.
Alternate view of bedroom with skylight in view. Recessed lighting in all bedrooms.
Overhead closet lighting creates dramatic accent lighting. Original pine floors continue throughout the bedrooms.
Sun filled second bedroom with wall of window offers views of North elevation of property.
Centrally located hall bathroom features jetted tub and oversized walk in shower. Custom tile work provides a colorful backdrop for this spacious bathroom with large double vanity.
Two skylights provide an abundance of natural light to this one-of-a-kind bathroom.
Custom wood display niche also conceals the laundry hamper which is conveniently stored within the centrally located laundry room.
Primary bedroom with en-suite bathroom features expansive closet and skylight.
One of the two large bonus rooms is adjacent to the primary bedroom.
Both secondary bedrooms are located off of central hallway with easy access to secondary bathroom.
Primary bathroom features original exposed brick walls, large single vanity with granite counter top, spacious shower and lots of natural light.
Bonus room located next to the primary bedroom is located the Northwest corner of the building and features two walls of windows. Endless options for this amazing space. Home office, nursery, art studio or maybe a private gym.
Bonus room is equipped with large storage console and custom storage boxes.
Sun filled home office situated in a quiet and separate area within the property offers views of stunning live oak tree and South views facing Lubbock Street.
Alternate view of home office with spiral stairwell entrance to residence in background.
Large picture windows offer fantastic views in entry to second floor residence with view of home office. private elevator located just around the corner.
Second oversized bonus room offers an abundance of natural light with wall of windows on North elevation.
29' x 18' second bonus room features private staircase to parking area. This room is located off of the residential entrance.
SPECTACULAR AND RARE 1913 loft residence, art studio, & commercial historic property. A very rare surviving early twentieth century corner grocery store building in Houston. Located within the charming Old Sixth Ward on the edge of downtown, the property is currently used as a residential loft on the 2nd floor above first floor commercial office space (leased month-to-month). The second floor residence accessed via 2 staircases & an elevator, features splendid bespoke interior finishes & old world craftsmanship. Currently set up as 3 Bedrooms, 2-1/2 Baths with office, art studio & expansive 29x18 bonus room. Entertainer’s dream space with soaring ceilings, original architectural elements throughout, open living floor plan & expansive second floor covered porch on the front of the property offering spectacular downtown views. Includes an 8 car parking lot behind the property. Walking distance to Buffalo Bayou Park’s trails and recreational amenities. Truly a MUST SEE!!
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