Sold Price Range: $1,242,001 - $1,425,000 Sold on : 12/20/2018
625 E. 8 1/2 St. in the Houston Heights, a stunning Creole-inspired home with 4 bedrooms/3.5 bathrooms plus a full garage apartment over the 2 car garage. Zoned to Harvard Elementary...WELCOME HOME!!
Fenced front yard includes lush landscaping, water feature and sprinkler system.
Expansive front porch is the place you'll want to be to really enjoy fine Heights living. Gas lanterns flank the front wood door.
Entryway greets friends and family. 10 foot ceilings, hardwood floors and fresh interior paint. Study is to the right behind the french doors.
Downstairs study with built-in and gaslog/woodburning fireplace. Use as a home office or as a 2nd living room or playroom for the kids.
Entertain in style!! The formal dining room has been taken up a notch with beautiful chandelier and exquisite wall covering.
Another look at the dining room which looks out onto the front porch. Window treatments are in place for privacy.
Amazing butler's pantry connects the dining room to the kitchen and includes 2 beverage/wine coolers, wine rack above, ample storage and ambient lighting. There is also a walk-in pantry and mudroom...keep strolling for the pics.
The kitchen is the heart of the home and this one is incredibly appointed with double ovens, Wolf cooktop, island and gorgeous pending lighting.
Huge kitchen and breakfast area with tons of cabinets for storage.
Another look at first floor layout. Entryway is to the left. The coffee bar area is in a great spot to enjoy your favorite cup of joe. The counter seating is another way to enjoy one's company.
Quartzite island counter with Wolf gas cooktop...how sweet is that!!
Overall view of the 1st floor kitchen/breakfast area/family room. The open floorplan that everyone wants!!
Spacious breakfast area off the kitchen is perfect for morning meals or family dinners.
Relaxing family room features a gaslog fireplace, surround sound and views to the backyard.
Walk-in pantry can almost store a small grocery store!!
The mudroom is located within the butler's pantry and is the perfect spot for backpacks, shoes and extra "stuff".
Downstairs powder bathroom is tucked away from traffic for privacy and features a bridge faucet and marble counter.
Spectacular staircase is located in the center of the home. Door opens to the powder bath.
Upstairs landing is nice and open with wainscoting and plenty of recessed lights to get you to the bedrooms. Hardwood floors upstairs too with NO CARPET!!
The master bedroom is a true retreat with hardwood floors, northern natural light through the plantation shutters and sitting area.
Luxurious master bath boasts honed limestone counters, double sinks, perfect lighting and lots of storage.
Your whirlpool bath awaits or get ready in the morning in the walk-in shower with hand-held and rainhead.
A final look at your master bath. Private water closet is down to the left. Walk-in closet is between the 2 counters.
Huge master closet has it all, from ample hanging space, shoe racks and built-ins.
Another look at the master closet with lots and lots of hanging space and built-ins. The hallway laundry room is accessible as well from the master closet through the pocket door.
One of 3 secondary bedrooms. This one features an en suite bath.
The bathroom has a large walk-in shower, good storage space and bridge faucet.
This is the second of the secondary bedrooms. All 3 have great walk-in closets.
Final bedroom. All the bedrooms have hardwood floors and are plenty big for any configuration you'll need.
Jack-n-Jill bath for the connecting bedrooms with shower/tub.
Upper porch off the secondary bedroom gives you a treehouse feel.
Need a place for the kids, dogs, pool and in-laws?? This fenced backyard has it all!! Sprinkler system in place as is the front yard.
Another look at your "outdoor" room with covered porch area and al fresco seating.
Your backyard fun and activities await. The expansive porch is your "outdoor" room with large sitting area and covered porch area as well. The pool-sized backyard is easy to maintain with kid/pet friendly turf.
Bamboo gives you plenty of privacy. Leave the turf and no need to mow, install your own landscaping or put in a pool...your choice.
View from the back of the yard looking back. The garage apt. has it's own porch area. The 2 car garage is well equipped with easy alley access.
Stairs to the garage apartment. There is also a concrete paved walkway from the front to the back for private access for anyone staying/renting the garage apt. Extra yard space for the little ones or your 4 legged friends. The custom built playhouse even has its own garage!!
Custom built 2 story playhouse unlike none other. How cool it that!!
Open floorplan of the garage apartment with hardwood floors, detailed ceiling features and hotel style HVAC system. Kitchenette area is ideal for guests or if you want to use the apt. as income producing.
Bedroom area of the apartment. Closet is to the right. There's also 2 ceiling fans in place.
Garage apartment bathroom with walk-in shower.
Just some of the many fine features, fixtures and finishes of 625 E. 8 1/2 St.
Your "Smart Home" has many built-in features to help make life simpler. Video monitoring, interior/exterior audio, electronic doors/lights and security system are just some of the items that you can control.
Walking distance to area schools, including Harvard Elementary, parks, library, trails, Heights Blvd. art sculptures and a convenient location to downtown.
So many restaurants to choose from in the Heights.
Lots of other places to eat and gather in the Heights
The Heights has a smalltown feel with plenty of local places to shop.
Extra street parking out front for guests. 625 E. 8 1/2 St. in the Houston Heights...MAKE YOUR APPOINTMENT TODAY!!
Sold Transaction: Anthony Bianchi represented the buyer on this sold transaction on 12/20/2018
Spectacular 4 bed/3.5 bath Creole-inspired Heights home w/finished GARAGE APT. Zoned to Harvard Elementary!! *buyer to verify eligbility 3 covered porches, fully fenced & pool-sized backyard. Kitchen offers granite/quartzite counters, s/s appliances including a Wolf range/double ovens & adjoining breakfast room. Relaxing family room w/surround sound/fireplace. Formal dining room is made for entertaining. Butler’s pantry w/ wine cooler + walk-in pantry. Downstairs study is perfect as a home office, 2nd living space or game room. Master suite is a true retreat w/luxurious spa-like bath & huge walk-in closet. 3 nice-sized secondary bedrooms. Laundry room also connects to the master closet. “Smart Home” w/video monitoring, interior/exterior audio, electronic doors/lights and security system. Garage apt. includes living, kitchen & full bath. Large backyard w/ turf grass is ready for all your outdoor activities/future pool. Custom-built 2 story playhouse is every kids’ dream. WELCOM