Sold Price Range: $1,888,001 - $2,176,000 Sold on : 11/16/2020
The stately, sprawling live oaks that define Boulevard Oaks contrast beautifully with the modern aesthetic of the crisp front elevation. This contemporary home features a full Crestron home-automation package, and the exterior offers high-definition security cameras from all angles outside the home, in front and back. The large and wide lot offers plenty of off-street parking on the double-wide driveway, plenty of green space, and two side entrances for large pool parties and service providers.
This residency is designed to impress. A light-filled foyer, seamless white oak hardwood floors, and gorgeous architectural lines invite guests into the great room beyond featuring a 34-foot tall wall of windows overlooking the backyard. Note the custom climate-controlled glass box wine storage under the stairwell.
Flooded with abundant natural light, the formal dining area off the grand foyer offers flexible living space to enjoy family dinners and holiday meals. Framed by beautiful picture windows overlooking the gardens and the custom glass-box wine cellar under the floating staircase, the formal dining blends seamlessly into the modern open while still providing a more intimate experience for family and friends.
Wine lovers are well taken care of at 2323 North Boulevard. A magnificent custom-built glass-box wine cellar under the floating staircase is independently climate-controlled and can store up to 430 collectible wine bottles.
From the formal dining room, windows and a floating glass staircase unite the formal area with the great room beyond while still keeping a defined space for entertaining more intimately.
The brilliant architectural floor plan unites high-end modern open aesthetics and accessible living with a sleek vibrant floating staircase and 34-foot-high ceilings. The state-of-the-art Crestron home automation system offers the best in smart home living and controls all integrated systems from lighting, automated blinds throughout, HVAC, built-in speakers inside and out, television, music - the house even features an automated water shut-off upon detection of a water leak!
The stellar execution of this modern masterpiece is incomparable. No big empty box here - clean lines and blank slates complement depth and texture at every turn.
This home is made to entertain! Marvelous chef's kitchen opens to the great room and was completely renovated in 2019. Featuring two over-sized marble islands with waterfall edges and full marble backsplash, this kitchen is a designer showcase.
Amenities abound! Nothing was spared in this chefs dream kitchen from high end stainless steel appliances by Miele and Viking to solid wood cabinetry, designer fixtures and under-mount lighting. The kitchen boasts a 6-burner gas range, built-in Viking refrigerator, and double ovens. A walk-in pantry and abundant floor-to-ceiling cabinetry provide abundant storage and endless counter tops allow for even the most lavish catered parties.
The spacious breakfast area overlooks the stunning outdoor covered patio and kitchen adjacent to the pool area.
Looking back towards the house from the waterfalls lining the heated outdoor pool, you get the sense of how artfully this backyard oasis was designed.
Elegant and spectacular resort style outdoor area featuring a huge summer kitchen, built in gas bbq grill, fridge and outdoor speakers. Stunning custom designed heated pool with water fountains sets the most spectacular backdrop for outdoor living and entertaining. Garden beds surround the pool and deck and a side yard offers green space for pets and children to play.
Covered lanai perfect for entertaining and enjoying outdoor living to the max. Summer kitchen features built-in grill, fridge, pull-out trash receptacle, and abundant dolomite counters for prepping and serving.
Stepping out from the great room and breakfast area, the ultimate in outdoor entertainment greets family and friends. The covered patio offers a marble outdoor kitchen with built-in gas grill and beverage cooler. The full-home automation extends to the outdoors and controls built-in speakers and dimmable lights making outdoor living just as simple and stress-free as the interior.
Back inside, take in the view from the breakfast room overlooking the impressive open floor plan. Every detail of the layout was perfectly designed for entertaining family and friends. Modern flexible living at its best. NOTE: the door at the end of the left island opens to the ELEVATOR, and the hallway to the right is a mudroom with access to a gorgeous powder room and the garage beyond.
The view from the backyard upon entering the great room is just as impressive as the front entry - perhaps even more so. Note the stunning stone fireplace anchoring the living room and the intriguing flow of the glass-encased staircase.
This bonus space off the family room is currently used as a home office but could also be used as a formal dining area with the current dining room converting into a home office or formal parlor. Dimmable LED lighting, fully automated, is featured throughout the property.
Heading upstairs, note the walls of windows - all of which feature brand new automatic roller shades!
Walking to your homeowner's suite, take in the breathtaking view from the second-floor walkway overlooking the gorgeous great room and pool beyond.
The primary homeowner's suite is a sumptuous & serene retreat. Driftwood-finished natural white oak hardwoods contrast beautifully with the warm color palette, and a two-sided gas fireplace creates the perfect ambiance to unwind from a busy day.
The double-sided gas fireplace opens to the homeowner's bedroom and a built-in TV, as well as built-in ceiling speakers and dimmable lighting throughout allow the homeowner to customize a relaxing retreat at home.
Luxurious homeowner's bath offers a spa-worthy aesthetic with a modern freestanding soaking tub with waterfall, double dolomite floating vanities, floor-to-ceiling marble tile walls and shower surround, and rainfall shower with bench in the seamless glass steam shower.
The homeowner's closet is a dream with dolomite island, abundant built-in drawers and shelves, and hanging space galore.
Alternate view of this incredible walk-in closet rivaling dressing rooms in the most upscale boutiques.
Alternate view of the homeowner's primary bedroom with treetop views and plenty of depth for a sitting area or home office.
Spacious en suite bedroom no. 1 with plenty of natural light, wood flooring and views of front yard.
Large guest bathroom no. 1 features a contemporary seamless glass shower with full tile surround and marble counters.
Large en suite bedroom no.2 features a large walk-in closet and offers treetop views towards the front yard.
Spacious guest bathroom no. 2 features a tub/shower combo with fun ocean-themed floor-to-ceiling tile surround and marble counters.
En suite bedroom no 3. is currently used as nursery and offers treetop views and a walk-in closet.
Sleek and modern guest bathroom no. 3 features with marble counters and a shower/tub combo with floor-to-ceiling tile.
Heading up to the third floor, a well-appointed wet bar, eating area, and game room greets guests. A full bathroom offers the ultimate in flexibility for long-term guests, as this entire floor can double as a guest suite or 5th bedroom.
View from the wet bar and eating area on the 3rd floor, take in the game room and covered rooftop deck - ideal for indoor/outdoor entertaining.
Spacious game room features a media closet, walk-in attic space with high ceilings, and a full bath offering maximum versatility in the floor plan. Can be easily use as a fifth guest bedroom, office space or game room.
Stepping out from the 3rd floor game room, an amazing vaulted covered rooftop terrace greets family and friends with grace style. The rooftop terrace is engineered to support a full-size hot-tub (included) and outfitted with a dolomite outdoor kitchen pre-plumbed for an outdoor sink and featuring a beverage cooler outside (in addition to the one inside at the game room wet bar!).
Alternative view of the covered rooftop terrace looking back towards the game room highlights the built-in dolomite kitchen to the right.
The third-floor game room opening to a huge covered terrace offers yet another area ideal for indoor/outdoor entertaining. A wall of sliding glass doors opens to the covered terrace and a media closet contains all the high-tech gear for the Crestron home automation system.
Impeccably designed third-floor bathroom with shower/tub combo features seamless glass shower doors, floor-to-ceiling tile surround, and marble counters. This makes full guest bathroom no. 4.
The ELEVATOR services all 3 levels of the home. The eating area off the 3rd-floor wet bar overlooks the stunning great room and floating staircase, all encased in floor-to-ceiling windows throughout the home.
Nearly every corner of the common areas can be taken in at once, while architectural lines delineate and define spaces. Cozy up in this contemporary gem without losing sophistication and style.
One last look on the grand foyer and glass wine cellar off the formal dining room before leaving this stunning home. Stylish and striking, this home offers the ultimate in modern living in the heart of Houston - make it yours today!
Nestled in the oak-lined streets of Boulevard Oaks walking distance to Rice University and the Village shops and restaurants, this stunning masterpiece of contemporary architecture offers the ultimate in Houston close-in lifestyle - every modern creature comfort inside and out - all without sacrificing sophistication and style.
Standing seam aluminum roofing system reveals that no expense was spared in building this contemporary masterpiece. Note the view of the Texas Medical Center skyline beyond the treetop views over Boulevard Oaks, Southampton, and Rice University.
The exterior and landscape lighting is just as stunning as the interior, inviting family and friends in both day and night. Make it your new urban retreat in Houston today!
Remarkable masterpiece of modern architecture in prestigious Boulevard Oaks. Designed for glamorous entertaining and luxury, the property offers effortless living in the heart of Houston. Natural light floods through 34-foot-high walls of windows, a state-of-the-art home automation system by Crestron puts management of the home in the palm of your hand, ELEVATOR services all 3 levels, and a resort-style pool and outdoor kitchen down pairs with a 3rd-floor spa and covered terrace up. This residency exudes quality and sophistication from every angle, pairing a vibrant architectural design with an intimate understanding of how the modern family lives. Professional chef’s kitchen was completely remodeled and new white oak hardwood floors were installed throughout the entire home in 2019. Just a short walk from Rice University and the Village, and a short drive to the Med Center, Downtown, & Galleria, this home offers the ultimate in luxury and convenience in the heart of Houston.
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