Sold Price Range: $1,082,001 - $1,242,000 Sold on : 10/19/2020
423 Bayland Avenue is an exceptional home situated on an oversized 7,500 sf lot on the idyllic Bayland Avenue that is lined with 100+ year old oak trees that canopy the street. Believed to be built in 1907, this is one of the original grand homes built in the Queen Anne style in the Woodland Heights and has been lovingly preserved and cared for over the past century.
This picture-perfect home has a wonderful wraparound porch that overlooks Bayland Avenue and the beautifully landscaped front yard. woodland Heights is a true front porch neighborhood where residents gather and enjoy their morning coffee or nightcap among friends and neighbors and you will not find a more welcoming front porch than this one!
Upon entering this impressive home, you are greeted with 12 foot ceilings, original heartwood pine floors, wood framed stained windows and baseboards highlighted by recently painted white walls.
The front living room is an elegant space to gather and entertain. This room features period crown moldings, plantation shutters and views fo the front yard and trees.
Additional view of the front living room is perfect for welcoming guests.
This home is perfect for entertaining with a seamless flow from the dining room to living room as well as to outdoor spaces.
The beautiful dining room has ample room to accommodate a large table for holiday parties and also features doors that lead to the front wrap around porch and side porch to make the transition to outdoor entertaining a breeze.
Additional view of the dining room.
The grand staircase and transom windows over the interior and exterior doors provide additional architectural interest.
The kitchen is the perfect blend of historic charm and modern updates with stained cabinetry, marble counters, subway tile backsplash, single basin sink and updated plumbing fixtures. The door on the left leads to a pantry and the door with glass panel leads to a mudroom addition with excellent storage and access to the backyard.
View of the beautiful kitchen that leads to the breakfast room and informal living area.
Stainless appliances include a 5-burner gas range with convection oven, Bosch dishwasher and Kitchen Aid refrigerator.
The breakfast room off the kitchen is a bright space with an intricate ceiling detail and light fixture. This is the perfect space for casual dining and entertaining.
The parlor with has views of the front yard and trees through leaded glass windows and features a vintage fireplace to enjoy on chilly nights.
The antique pocket doors allow for you to be able to enclose this space which would make this an ideal home office as well.
Primary bedroom with vaulted ceiling, stained glass transom window, 3 closets and a separate sitting area.
This romantic suite among the treetops has a luxurious en-suite bath and lovely sitting room.
The cozy sitting area features a vintage Victorian-style has hearth to compliment the custom-built wood mantle, built-in drawers and shelves. This is a wonderful space to enjoy a good book or could utilized as a home office or exercise room.
The primary bathroom was renovated in 2015 and features classic tile selections, marble counters, clawfoot tub, glass-enclosed shower, custom built-ins and two closets.
Additional view of the luxurious primary bath with vaulted ceiling and great natural light. The shower features subway tile and multiple shower heads including an overhead rain shower.
First floor guest suite.
Additional view of the first floor guest bedroom with en-suite bath.
First floor full bath with clawfoot tub.
Third bedroom located on the second floor.
Additional view of the secondary bedroom upstairs with access to a full bath in the hallway.
Full bath with beautifully updated shower with subway tile surround.
Powder bath downstairs with two access doors.
The mudroom off the kitchen provides exceptional storage and access to the backyard.
From the mudroom, the steps lead to the lovely backyard and gardens. Currently landscaped with lush plants and hardscaped for outdoor dining. This relaxing retreat of a backyard has plenty of space for a variety of different uses.
This view of the backyard shows the porch off the dining room, porch off the kitchen and second floor balcony as well as the paved patio ideal for outdoor dining and entertaining!
The covered side porch is easily accessible from the dining room and to the garage. The entire exterior of the home was recently painted, new roof was added in 2016 and new dual HVAC was replaced in 2018.
The second floor balcony sits high above the neighborhood with fantastic views of the Houston sunrises and sunsets.
A closer look at the front wraparound porch that is featured in Woodland Heights, Our Front Porch, book.
Ideal Woodland Heights location within walking distance to Travis Elementary, Woodland Park, Hike/Bike trails and numerous neighborhood dining destinations. This is truly a one-of-a-kind home that one must see to appreciate!
From a grand family home built in 1907, to a boarding house in WWII, to a real estate office, then lovingly restored to a single family home featured in the Woodland Heights Porch Book “Our Front Porch”, 423 Bayland has had an extraordinary history. A stately home on an oversized lot on an idyllic tree-lined street, this quintessential Woodland Heights abode has been graciously updated while maintaining its character & charm complete w/ wraparound front porch. Open floorplan with formal living/dining, spacious kitchen, breakfast & parlor. Kitchen has classic craftsman style cabinetry, marble counters & large pantry plus a mudroom w/ view to a landscaped garden and spacious yard. Luxurious primary suite has cathedral ceiling, 3 closets, sitting area w/ fireplace and a recently renovated bathroom with classic tile, clawfoot tub & dual sinks. Secondary bedrooms & baths on 1st & 2nd floors have flexibility as multi-use rooms. Zoned to Travis Elementary-this historic home is it!
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