8615 MERLIN DR - Beautiful stacked stone and stucco exterior, loaded with charm & architectural details, with high ceilings & spacious living areas. Perfect for gracious living & entertaining.
FOYER - Generously-sized, warm & welcoming. Note the gleaming hardwood floors - they are spectacular!
FOYER & SPIRAL STAIRCASE are elegant & impressive. Note the beautiful wrought iron accents on the arched front door and the creatively-designed metal balusters.
SPIRAL STAIRCASE & STAIRWELL - This is one of the most exquisite stairwells with graceful curves, a domed ceiling with a dramatic chandelier, and high clerestory windows that provide natural light.
FOYER/FORMAL DINING ROOM - The Foyer is open to the Dining Room, and leads to the Study, Kitchen & Family Room. Notice the lovely wall sconce and compatible Dining Room chandelier.
FORMAL DINING ROOM (16' x 14') - This large room accommodates tables of just about any shape or size, and has a stacked stone accent wall, an expanse of windows overlooking the front yard, and arched entries providing an easy flow to the Butler's Pantry, Study, Kitchen & Family Room.
STUDY (14' x 12') & BUTLER'S PANTRY - The Study has a wall of custom built-ins, a beamed ceiling with ceiling fan, and glass French doors for privacy. The Butler's Pantry (on the right) has a beverage chiller, upper wine storage, and glass-fronted upper cabinets.
FAMILY ROOM (19' x 19') - This exceptionally large Family Room has a gas-log fireplace with a built-in bookcase and cabinets to the right and a matching arched entry to the Game Room on the left. Notice the high, beamed ceiling with ceiling fan, and the wall of seamless-glass windows overlooking the sizable Backyard.
FAMILY ROOM - Another look at the huge Family Room with arched entries to the Gourmet Kitchen & Breakfast Room, and the Butler's Pantry on the left.
GOURMET KITCHEN (19' x 14') - This island Kitchen has professional appliances, hand-inked, plentiful cabinets and granite counters.
PANTRY - This enormous Pantry is around the corner from the Gourmet Kitchen and has L-shaped shelving, lower cabinets and tall upper cabinets that offer a ton of storage.
BREAKFAST ROOM (22' X 9') - This oversized Breakfast Room opens to a large pantry and has French doors that open to the Covered Back Porch with fireplace.
POWDER BATH - This beautifully-appointed half bathroom is perfectly situated between the Family Room and Game Room.
GAME ROOM (18' x 16) - The spacious Game Room has plentiful windows, hardwood floors, a high ceiling with ceiling fan, and ample space for game tables.
UPSTAIRS LANDING - The stairs have oak treads and the landing leads to the Master Suite, Secondary Bedrooms, Media Room, Study Nook, and Utility Room. Notice the arched opening to the Master Suite on the right and a connecting hallway in the center. Also, notice the well-lit art niches.
SPIRAL STAIRCASE - We love this Stairwell!
MASTER BEDROOM (18' x 17') - Notice the double tray ceiling, recessed lighting, continuation of the exquisite hardwood flooring, and windows on three sides that bathe this room in natural light.
MASTER BATHROOM - This large Master Bathroom has a jetted tub with opaque window above, two granite-topped vanities, a private WC and a spacious walk-in shower.
MASTER BATHROOM SHOWER - With the stylish tiled arched entry, and multiple shower heads, plus a wide bench, this Master Bathroom Shower is exceptional.
MASTER CLOSET - The Master Closet is nicely divided so that two people can easily share it. Notice the built-in dresser, open shelving and plentiful clothes hanging space.
MASTER CLOSET - The shelving space in this Master Closet is impressive, as is the clothes hanging space. There are two built-in dressers and the floors are that gorgeous hardwood. Also, notice all of the storage space (for purses, boots and off-season clothes) that you have on the tops of each closet section.
STUDY NOOK - There is a second landing on the 2nd Floor that is perfect for a built-in desk with good storage drawers & lower cabinet, and a granite top.
MEDIA ROOM (18' x 18') - This freshly carpeted Media Room has an angled ceiling and ample room for a couple wide rows of theater seating.
SECONDARY BEDROOM (13' x 12') - This Secondary Bedroom has a wide niche, angled ceiling, plush carpeting and an en suite bathroom. Unseen is a walk-in closet.
EN SUITE BATHROOM - This full bathroom has a private tub/shower and commode, and a vanity with a granite top that is connected to the previous Secondary Bedroom. Notice the very atttractive diagonally-laid travertine tile surround in the tub/shower.
SECONDARY BEDROOM - Freshly carpeted with a tray ceiling, recessed lighting and ceiling fan, this nicely-sized Secondary Bedroom shares a Hollywood Bath with another bedroom. Notice the arched entry to the vanity and the window that faces the side yard.
HOLLYWOOD BATHROOM - A closer look at one of two vanities that are part of the Hollywood Bathroom that is shared by two Secondary Bedrooms. The shared tub/shower has beautiful travertine tile walls.
SECONDARY BEDROOM (10' X 10') - Plush carpeting, clerestory windows & another wide window (overlooking the backyard) make this bedroom light and bright. Through the arch on the left is the vanity (part of the Hollywood bath) for this bedroom.
HOLLYWOOD BATHROOM - The vanity for the previous Secondary Bedroom. Notice the clerestory window on the right.
UTILITY ROOM (10' X 10') - With gas and electric connections, there is plenty of room to do laundry! There are granite-topped lower cabinets (one with a sink for hand-washables), tile floors and unseen hanging space for clothes out of the dryer. The window facing the front yard help you separate black socks from navy ones!
COVERED BACK PORCH - A close-up of the attractive Covered Back Porch with a gas-log fireplace, arched niche above with TV connections, a cathedral ceiling with ceiling fan and flagstone flooring.
SUMMER KITCHEN - This Outdoor Kitchen has it all - a professional gas grill, refrigerator and sink, plus storage cabinets and a granite-topped work surface.
LARGE BACKYARD - The large Backyard has plenty of room for a spacious pool, and there would still be considerable grassy areas for pets and play. The Side Yard (beyond the Covered Back Porch & Summer Kitchen) is as large as a backyard! Also, notice the smaller covered back patio with the balcony (off of the Master Bedroom) above. This home has interesting and beautiful front and back elevations!
8615 MERLIN DRIVE is on a quiet cul-de-sac and is ready for your visit!
Beautifully maintained, light-filled home with open first floor living, high-end finishes, elegant Mediterranean features & all bedrooms up. Spacious rooms & large outdoor living space w/summer kitchen are designed for entertaining. Sizable backyard w/tons of room to add a pool and still have grassy areas for pets & play. Luxurious master suite on 2nd floor, curving staircase & stairwell, game room, media room, private study, great curb appeal & excellent location on a quiet cul-de-sac.
Beautifully maintained, light-filled home with high ceilings, open first floor living, elegant finishes and gracious Mediterranean features throughout. All four bedrooms on 2nd floor. Spacious rooms and large outdoor living space with summer kitchen are designed for entertaining. Sizable backyard with tons of room to add a pool and still have grassy areas for pets & play. Luxurious master suite on 2nd floor, gorgeous staircase & stairwell, game room, media room, private study, formal dining room with stacked stone wall & adjoining butler's pantry, great curb appeal & excellent location on a quiet cul-de-sac. Come see this lovely custom home that is zoned to acclaimed Spring Branch schools.
Days on Market: 92 Day(s)
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Double Sinks, Half Bath, Master Bath + Separate Shower, Tub w/shower
Central Electric, Zoned
Central Gas, Zoned
Electric Dryer Connections, Gas Dryer Connections, Washer Connections
Convection Oven, Single Oven
Ceiling Fans, Digital Program Thermostat, Insulated/Low-E windows, North/South Exposure, Tankless/On-Demand H2O Heater
Alarm System - Owned, Breakfast Bar, Central Vacuum, Dry Bar, Fire/Smoke Alarm, High Ceiling, Hollywood Bath, Island Kitchen, Refrigerator Included
Auto Garage Door Opener
Public Sewer, Public Water
Back Yard, Back Yard Fenced, Balcony, Covered Patio/Deck, Outdoor Fireplace, Outdoor Kitchen, Porch, Satellite Dish, Sprinkler System
Lot Size: 9,216 Lot Sqft./Appraisal District
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