Mature trees and lush landscaping accentuate the 8799 square foot lot with gardens flanking the front entry and expansive back yard. Fully fenced property with room for 3 cars offering East and West exposure.
Oversized front porch provides comfortable seating space with views of front lawn. Original windows throughout the property and front door with side lights reflect the quality of old world craftsmanship. The home reflects the stewardship of current and past owners. This property was entered in the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.
Attention to detail is consistent throughout this home. Alternate view of front porch/veranda highlights gas lantern affixed to period bead board ceiling.
Gracious entry with oversized covered porch with front staircase and second staircase at driveway.
Spacious and welcoming entry. Home features original pine flooring and spectacular wood moldings. Oversized base boards, tall windows, and handsome paneling are all original to the home.
Entry Hall is highlighted with a pine staircase adorned with an ornamental banister post. All interior doorways feature transom windows.
Entry Hall leads into Dining Room or Kitchen. Original wood floors continue throughout the house. Expansive eleven and twelve foot ceilings allow for oversize ceiling mount lighting.
Formal Dining Room offers views of the front lawn and feature two sets of pocket doors for privacy.
Alternate view of Dining Room with views of the two sets of double panel pocket doors. Neutral color scheme consistent in all rooms of the house. Entry Hall and Family Room situated through each doorway.
Dining Room wood fireplace mantle and surround is original to the home. Updated with gas logs and slate stone, this focal point provides an elegant backdrop for entertaining.
Oversized Family Room adjacent to the Kitchen and Dining Room features original wainscoting and picture rail. The open Butlers door offers a glimpse into the Kitchen and Sitting Room.
17' x 14' Family Room covered in pristine original pine flooring features a charming window seat and views of the covered outdoor Living Room.
Cozy Sitting Room in update Kitchen features custom built in TV cabinet and original stain glass window to the property. Floors covered with handsome Saltillo tile.
Completely updated Kitchen offers an abundance of storage capacity with oversized island and ample space for food preparation. Custom site built cabinetry features shaker style doors and drawers, bead board accents and hand made subway backsplash tiles.
Custom site built liquor storage cabinets, with pocket doors, flank the breakfast table on the opposite side of the Kitchen. Oversized drawers provide adequate storage for large liquor bottles while the open storage above accommodates 60 wine bottles.
This must see Kitchen features a "Farm Style" sink, separate ice maker, oversized island with solid granite slab surface and decorative, lighted glass door display cabinets.
Easy access to those hard to reach cabinets with a custom made ladder on wheels. 36" Sub Zero refrigerator with wood door paneling offers side by side refrigerator storage and a freezer drawer.
Ample lighting with recessed lights, oversized island pendants and under cabinet lighting. Appliances easily stowed out of sight within the corner cabinet.
36" Viking range offers four gas burners and griddle. Custom Craftsman style hood vent conceals the baffle ventilation and halogen lighting. Custom dishwasher panel conceals the dishwasher. Period style drawer pulls, cabinet knobs and leaded glass panels are indicative to the era of this home.
Cozy breakfast nook offer views of the outdoor covered Living Room. Back door leads to covered deck and easy access to the outdoor grille.
First floor Powder Room with ornamental pedestal sink and large walk-in storage closet.
Master Bedroom features gas log fireplace, oversized windows, three closets and access to the spacious covered balcony with view of front gardens.
Pine floors and wood fireplace surround and mantle are original to the Master Bedroom. Charming brick hearth accented with fireplace screen.
Two sets of double panel doors conceal the two Master closets in the bedroom. A third Master closet is located adjacent to the Master Bathroom. En Suite Bathroom located through doorway on the right of image. Separate Water Closet.
Alternate view of Master Bedroom with view of balcony.
Spacious Balcony accessible via Master Bedroom and Home Office provide a quiet refuge with street views, front lawn and gardens.
Handsome Master Bathroom with large walk-in shower accented in classic subway tile and marble tile accents. Custom site built vanity covered in Carrera marble provides ample storage. Period lighting and brushed stainless fixtures are in keeping with the home's original design.
Spacious third closet in Master Suite offering an additional 25 linear feet of hanging space, built in shelves and dresser.
Secondary Bedroom with windows located on South elevation. View of additional Bedroom located in the background.
Full Bathroom on second floor offers tub/shower with pedestal sink and spacious closet.
Additional Bedroom on second floor features original stained glass window on South elevation. Wood flooring is in pristine condition. Architectural details from the first floor continue throughout the second floor. Oversized windows, large baseboards and stained glass window and door trim.
Another second floor Bedroom located on the front of the home is currently being used as a home office. This Bedroom has access to the covered balcony All rooms on the second floor feature 10 foot ceilings.
Laundry Room is conveniently located on the second floor provides an abundance of natural light, views of the backyard and storage space.
Covered outdoor grille is conveniently located outside the Kitchen and offers overhead lighting for the outdoor chef.
Covered outdoor Living Room features gas log stone fireplace, concealed TV cabinet and breathtaking views of the backyard and fire pit.
Outdoor Living Room features built in surround speakers, composition engineered decking. Recessed lighting and mosquito misting system provide endless outdoor relaxtion.
Living Room offer views of the expansive fully fenced back yard and gas fire pit seating area.
Alternate view of outdoor Living Room. Sliding "barn door" style doors cover the TV when not in use. Additional seating available on either side of fireplace for large gatherings. Vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and bead board accents.
Large shade trees, plenty of green space and oversized flower beds. Stone pavers connect the outdoor Living Room to the fire pit. Ample seating for cozy gatherings.
Alternate view of backyard with 8 foot privacy fence. Home equipped with 20 kilowatt gas generator which can provide service to all rooms throughout the house during a power outage.
This historically significant home has been meticulously maintained and improved by the current owners. Charming covered car port and storage shed situated at en of large gated driveway.
This spectacular property within the Houston Heights is conveniently located between I-10 and 610 North Loop providing easy access to all points of the city.
Only three blocks from the Heights 19th Street restaurant/shopping district.
The Heights Hike and Bike Trail is only a few blocks from this property.
Downtown Houston and Buffalo Bayou Park is short distance from the Houston Heights.
A rare opportunity to take ownership of The Dollar House. 1537 Tulane St, Houston Heights.
Historically significant Greek Revival Heights residence features splendid interiors & exquisite old world craftsmanship. Grand columned entry & double front porches make a gracious first impression. Completely updated (including all new electric) features all the modern amenities and a full home generator. Elegant details throughout, including original wood floors & woodwork, soaring 11 & 12 ft ceilings, & 3 fireplaces. Island Kitchen features amazing site-built cabinetry w/incredible detail such as library railing & ladder to reach to highest levels. 2nd floor porch has views of one of the best residential blocks in the Heights. Large covered outdoor Living Room w/stone fireplace & large screen television provide the ultimate entertainment space. Sitting on enormous 8799’ lot, property offers a spacious back yard, stunning landscaping & fire pit. Walking distance to Hike & Bike trail & 19th St shopping/restaurants.
Den, Family Room, Formal Dining, Living Area - 1st Floor, Study/Library, Utility Room in House,
3/Gas Connections, Gaslog Fireplace
Primary Bath Shower Only, Tub w/shower
Island w/o Cooktop, Pantry, Pots/Pans Drawers, Soft Closing Drawers, Under Cabinet Lighting
All Bedrooms Up, En-Suite Bath, Primary Bed - 2nd Floor, Walk-In Closet
Central Gas, Zoned
Central Electric, Zoned
Electric Dryer Connections, Gas Dryer Connections, Washer Connections
Gas Oven, Single Oven
Freestanding Range, Gas Cooktop, Gas Range
Attic Vents, Ceiling Fans, Digital Program Thermostat, Generator, High-Efficiency HVAC, HVAC>13 SEER, Tankless/On-Demand H2O Heater
Alarm System - Owned, Balcony, Drapes/Curtains/Window Cover, Fire/Smoke Alarm, Formal Entry/Foyer, High Ceiling, Prewired for Alarm System, Refrigerator Included, Wired for Sound
Pier & Beam
Public Sewer, Public Water
Back Yard, Back Yard Fenced, Balcony, Covered Patio/Deck, Fully Fenced, Outdoor Fireplace, Outdoor Kitchen, Patio/Deck, Porch, Sprinkler System, Storage Shed
Lot Size: 8,799 Lot Sqft./Appraisal District
Disclaimer: Lot configuration and dimensions are estimates, not based on personal knowledge and come from a third party (Digital Map Products); therefore, you should not rely on the estimates and perform independent confirmation as to their accuracy