Sold Price Range: $552,001 - $627,000 Sold on : 06/01/2020
This Folk Victorian Cottage was built between 1888 and 1890* for William Pasche and family. The Pasche family lived in this home for over 50 years. Lovingly maintained and thoughtfully updated, this cottage offers an incredible example of historic preservation while boasting modern amenities (*per historical records and HCAD).
Found in Old Sixth Ward, one of Houston's oldest neighborhoods, the best of Houston is minutes from your Front Porch! Walk to one of many award-winning restaurants on Washington Avenue, break a sweat on the Hike and Bike Trail, explore Downtown Houston, or stroll down to Sawyer Yards.
The inviting, colorful, and expansive Front Porch* has turned porch posts, delicate spindlework, beadboard ceiling, and a bright red porch swing to match the front door (*rebuilt). Painted in 2013 with touch ups done in 2020** (**per owner).
A closer look at the extensive spindlework on the Front Porch.
The Front Porch is cozy, welcoming, a great place to start your morning or unwind after a long day.
Step inside the Foyer of this historic cottage with original hardwood flooring, window casings, door frames, and wainscoting, high ceilings, working transoms, recessed lighting, and recent paint (March/April 2020). To the right of the Entry is the Formal Living Room, to the left is the Master Suite.
Off the Entry is the Living Room. Natural light beams in through the windows with wood casings and bullseye rosettes. The tall baseboards feature a detailed craving (also found in Dining Room).
View of the Living Room from the Entry. Caged chandelier hangs above, doorway with detailed frame and working transom leads to the Dining Room.
Back to the home's Entry, on the east side is the updated Master Bedroom with en suite Bath and walk-in closet.
Throughout the home you will find original and antique door knobs and hardware like this one on the Master Bedroom's door.
Updated by the current owners, this Master Bedroom is filled with natural light. Original hardwood flooring, recessed lighting, chair rail molding, original window casings with bullseye rosettes, soaring ceilings, and en suite updated Master Bath and walk-in closet.
The en suite Master Bath was also updated by current owners. Marble topped vanity with dual sinks and vintage style faucets, space for seating, and wood-framed mirror with sconce lighting above. Beadboard is found along the Bathroom's walls.
This Master Bath has stunning mosaic black and white tile flooring, jetted bathtub, and glass framed walk-in shower with 12-inch rainfall head and hand shower. Both bathtub and shower have niches with black tile backing (matching the mosaic tile in flooring). Walk-in Closet is off of Master Bath (not pictured).
In the home's Foyer. Original hardwood flooring is found throughout home (excluding Kitchen). Note the high ceilings and original wainscoting. Stunning candle-style chandelier hangs overhead.
At the end of the Entry hall is this updated Secondary Bath (one of two). Glass framed walk-in shower has full Subway tile surround with black tile accents, hexagon mosaic tile flooring with black accents, beadboard along the walls, built-in corner shelving, and vintage mirror with side lights above marble topped vanity.
Working transoms are found above most doors on 1st floor. Note the beautiful wood door frames and bullseye rosettes (matching the window trim).
The Formal Dining Room is spacious enough for a 8+ person table with room to mingle! Industrial chandelier hangs from the high ceiling.
View of the Dining Room from the Entry hallway. Note the design craved into the baseboards. Kitchen is to the left.
The Kitchen has tile flooring, granite countertops, tile backsplash, S/S appliances, glass front upper cabinets, under cabinet lighting, ceiling fan, and recessed lighting. Double oven with gas range.
Another view of the Kitchen. Dry bar with granite countertop and tile backsplash and built-in shelving will help keep things organized! Door leads to screened Porch, back Deck, and out to Backyard.
Through the Kitchen is the screened Porch with ceiling fan, wood flooring, and utility closet (refurbished, believed to be part of original structure, excluding screens).
The Back Deck, off the screened porch, has a recently built ramp leading to the Backyard.
Wooden fence gates and spacious Backyard offer another area to park (the other option is park in front on gravel drive). Fence was recently replaced (3-5 years, per owner).
Note the unpaved 'driveway' space (left corner of photo) along the east elevation of home (Hemphill Street).
Back inside the Backyard, Chicago brick surrounds the sparkling pool with hot tub. Cool off during the warmer months or utilize the pool heater so you can swim year-round!
Another view of the Backyard, sparkling Pool, and Hot Tub with waterfall. Mature landscaping surrounds west and south sides of the home allowing for privacy.
Through the jasmine shrubs follow the stepping stone walkway to pool equipment, HVAC system, and small shed.
Upstairs is one of two Secondary Bedrooms.
Found upstairs is one of two Secondary Baths (updated by current owners). Classic clawfoot cast iron bathtub with gooseneck faucet and telephone wand shower head. Mosaic tile flooring, pedestal sink, double height baseboards, and beadboard surround.
The other Secondary Bedroom (one of two) found upstairs. Both Bedrooms are situated across the hall from one another.
This Folk Victorian Cottage's front door features brightly colored stained glass.
Be sure to watch the listing video for a virtual tour inside this incredible home!
2209 Kane St. is found in one of Houston's oldest neighborhoods, Old Sixth Ward.
Just down the street is the Park for Humans and Dogs (as the name suggests-its a park for humans AND dogs!) which opened in 2017.
Pick up groceries, flowers, or even dinner to-go at Whole Foods Market, less than 2 miles away.
Take the 5 minute stroll down to Dow Elementary Park.
Famous Houston artist David Adickes' 'American Statesmanship Park' is a neighborhood favorite!
Spotts Park, another area park, has tennis and basketball courts, trails, and a playground.
Hop on your bike and enjoy the Heights Hike and Bike Trail which runs along Spring Street to Downtown.
Less than 1 mile away is Target.
B&B Butchers & Restaurant is just one of many incredible and award-winning restaurants found on Washington Ave. (8 minute walk).
Visit Downtown's Market Square Park (less than 1.4 miles from Kane St.) and take advantage of the dog run, BCycle station, lush lawn, and all the free events-outdoor movie screenings, live music, bingo, bike tours, and more!
Walk or bike to Downtown's Market Square and visit some of Houston's most beloved bars like Hearsay Lounge, La Carafe, Public Services.
1907 Sanborn map with 2203 Kane Street circled. Sanborn maps were done for fire insurance purposes and were drawn to show the relative size and shape of buildings, plus the materials they were made from and any other details that would have been relevant if there was a fire (c/o University of Texas Libraries, Volume 2 Sheet 47).
1907 Sanborn map, zoomed in on 2203 Kane St. 'D' indicates dwelling, yellow means its made of wood, with wood siding, dashed areas on front and back indicate porches (solid lines- walls, dashed lines-not enclosed), 'x's' on main part of the house and porches mean that the roof were wood with wood shingles, the '1' on the porches mean they were one-story porches, the '1 1/2' in the corner of the house means one and a half stories, and building behind house was a stable (that's (big 'X')(c/o UTexa
1924 Sanborn map with 2203 Kane Street circled. Sanborn maps were done for fire insurance purposes and were drawn to show the relative size and shape of buildings, plus the materials they were made from and any other details that would have been relevant if there was a fire (c/o University of Texas Libraries, Volume 2 Sheet 206).
1924 Sanborn map, zoomed in on 2203 Kane St. 'D' indicates dwelling, yellow means its made of wood, with wood siding, dashed areas on the front and back indicate porches (solid lines- walls, dashed lines-not enclosed), 'x' on main part of the house mean that the roof were wood with wood shingles, the '1 1/2' in the corner of the house means it was one and a half stories, and what was once a stable (found on 1907 maps) was torn down and replaced with garage marked 'A' for automobile. (c/o UTexas
CHECK OUT THE LISTING VIDEO for a VIRTUAL TOUR! 2203 Kane Street is nestled in one of Houston's oldest and most vibrant neighborhoods, Old Sixth Ward. This stunning 1890* Folk Victorian Cottage has been updated over the years with modern, luxurious details that harmoniously coexist with the preserved, historic design elements from the turn of the century. 12 foot ceilings throughout, original hardwood flooring and millwork**, recent interior paint (March/April 2020), sparkling pool and hot tub with Chicago brick surround, new roof (2019), are just a few of the elements that make this home truly special. Found within walk distance to Washington Ave., Downtown, Sawyer Yards, neighborhood parks, restaurants, entertainment, and shopping (*per HCAD) (**per seller).
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