FIRST-FLOOR LIVING with a BACKYARD just steps away from River Oaks Shopping District in the shadow of Downtown Houston! This like-new recent construction masterpiece is the dream home you've been waiting for. Two-and-a-half stories with a huge game room and ELEVATOR CAPABLE, this one checks all the boxes. You don't need to settle for second-story living in order to be in the heart of the city, hauling groceries and supplies up and down stairs everyday, just to get the modern design and finish
The spacious lot offers plenty of room for gardening in front and back. A privacy gate offers security and peace while the oversized driveway provides off-street parking for up to four cars in addition to the spacious two-car garage. Note the depth of the balcony off the master suite overlooking the tree-lined streets of this charming, close-knit community.
Easy access to the backyard from the common area makes for easy grilling and seamless indoor/outdoor entertaining. Plenty of space for dogs to run back and forth between the front gate and backyard - and a perfect layout for kids to play within the kitchen's line-of-sight. BONUS: pre-plumbed for direct gas grill hook-up!
The entry foyer opens up to the massive great room with high ceilings, abundant natural and recessed lighting, gleaming hardwood floors, and the finest contemporary fixtures. The flexible, open floorplan provides all the space you would need for any living configuration - two living rooms, two dining rooms, extra-large furnishings, grand piano... the options are endless.
The gas log fireplace adds warmth and charm to the clean and sleek design of this brilliant layout, and two built-in dry bars (the one to the right of the fireplace features a wine cooler) make entertaining friends and family effortless. Built-in glass china cabinets over the dry bar in the great room allow you to show off your crystal and china with contemporary elegance.
A true open-concept floorplan, the dining room and living room seamlessly flow naturally into the kitchen making luxurious living and entertaining a breeze. While a chandelier anchors the current dining room, the brilliance of this floorplan allows for this space (located just off the backyard) to be a second living room, since the abundant space between the front foyer and the kitchen could easily accommodate a dining room and formal living space together.
The oversized island kitchen features a huge quartz slab offering bar seating for 4-6 people without interfering in the chef's space, making this super functional chef's kitchen into the perfect gathering space in the home. Walls of windows overlooking the backyard flood the first floor in natural light and invite family and friends to step out into the garden for morning coffee or an evening cocktail.
A deep built-in sideboard off the kitchen makes entertaining a breeze, whether your dining room is opposite the kitchen island (as shown) or adjacent (alternate set-up). The marble toned quartz slab countertops and full decorative tile backsplash in the kitchen contrast elegantly with the natural oak hardwoods throughout the first floor, and walls of windows flood the heart of the home in natural light. Enjoy your garden? Plenty of space here to make this home into a showcase home for the urb
A closer look at the kitchen highlights the generous storage and countertop space, as well as the abundant natural light streaming in from the backyard. The diamond-shape set-up of the gas range (featuring a grill in addition to 4-burners), ovens, sink, and fridge makes the galley kitchen a chef's dream for both entertaining and everyday family meals. Note the stunning design on the tile backsplash and the marble tones of the quartz countertops. Magazine-worthy finishes meet functional layout
The kitchen offers every convenience for the daily chef. High-end BOSCH appliances, including a microwave that doubles as a convection oven for larger-scale entertaining are framed beautifully in soft-close cabinetry and quartz slab countertops. Two dry bars frame the kitchen to service guests when entertaining or discreetly organize mail, homework, and electronic devices.
Looking back towards the dining room and kitchen from the living room before we head upstairs, it's easy to see how seamlessly the living areas flow into each other. The flexible layout allows space for even the largest furniture - the sofa pictured here is double the length of the average living room seating set.
The entry foyer invites guest into the great room while still maintaining privacy for the open-concept kitchen and dining room. The grand staircase invites the family and close friends in to enjoy the more intimate gathering spaces of the game room and guest suites. High ceilings and seamless trim work create a gallery-worthy background for displaying your favorite artwork and decor.
The massive primary bedroom suite takes up most of the second floor with its entry located at the opposite end of the second-floor landing to ensure the ultimate in privacy. This suite offers a true retreat for the homeowners, featuring a tray ceiling, built-in bedside lighting, and French doors leading to an oversized balcony overlooking the front yard and tree-top views of this charming Hyde Park neighborhood.
Step outside your bedroom suite to enjoy the fresh air overlooking a park-like setting of charming homes and urban gardens amidst towering trees in this established century-old neighborhood in the heart of it all. Deep enough to accommodate a bistro table and lounge chairs, this covered balcony is a homeowner's dream. Gorgeous craftsmanship under the terracotta tiled roof above frames this space in architectural grace and beauty.
The view from the covered balcony into the primary suite helps orient its location - the double doors just outside the entrance lead to the utility room, while the staircase beyond leads to the 3rd-floor game room and guest suite, allowing you to invite guests to lounge upstairs for movie night, to watch the game, or to enjoy a jam session without exposing your most intimate retreat.
Off the primary bedroom, enter one of two walk-in closets (second closet is larger but not shown) opening to a built-in quartz vanity or dry bar with full tile backsplash and pendant lighting before entering the primary bathroom retreat. Natural light makes dressing in the morning a treat, and abundant built-ins allows for organization for even the most prolific clothes horse. Hardwood floors extend even through the closets in this gem of a home - no carpet!
His and hers vanities in the primary bathroom provide practicality with luxurious finishes and storage. Contemporary mitered-edge quartz countertops and backsplash meet seamlessly with a wall of mirrors featuring sconce lighting.
Make everyday a spa day with a retreat like this! Seamless glass walk-in shower boasts floor-to-ceiling marble tile surround, built-in bench, and a secondary rain shower head. The soaking tub invites luxurious lounging.
The massive primary bathroom is a spa-worthy retreat with marbled porcelain oversized tile floors leading from the second primary closet behind out into the vanity/bar area and into the primary bedroom beyond.
One last look at the primary bedroom suite before we head down the hall to the second-floor secondary guest suite highlights the immense proportions of this space. The bed shown is a large California king that would dwarf most spaces. High ceilings on every floor and seamless trim work add a lofty, luxurious air to this home.
The clean architectural designs provide a sense of elegance and luxury even in spaces such as this second-floor landing. Gallery-ready walls connect the guest suite (ahead) to the private primary bedroom suite (behind), while transom windows bring in natural light and tile-encased nooks invite you to show off artwork as you ascend.
The light and bright upstairs secondary bedroom, located down the hall from the primary bedroom, is spacious enough to accommodate a king-size bed and sitting area and features large windows, built-in bookshelves, and a private en suite bath.
The secondary en suite bathroom upstairs features luxurious finishes and abundant natural light through a transom window in the shower cabin (not shown).
Heading up to the 3rd floor, transom windows flood the space in natural light, while blackout shades complement the built-in projector system for movie nights. A well-appointed wet bar with wine fridge and undermount sink is perfect for easy entertaining in style.
The 3rd-floor vaulted flex space offers endless solutions for today’s modern family. Whether you need a true home office, a game room, media room, play room, or artist studio. State-of-the-art projector and screen are included in the sale! The door to the left leads to the full bath, allowing this space to even double as living quarters (two large walk-in closets are located behind). The elevator shaft ascends all the way up to the 3rd floor - perfect for a mother-in-law suite!
The large full bathroom is shared between the secondary third floor bedroom and the flex room.
Secondary bedroom off the flex room offers plenty of space for a guest bedroom, office/library or gym.
Heading back downstairs, note the practical layout of the entry foyer - providing open views while still maintaining privacy. The door straight ahead leads to the garage and the hall to the right leads to the gorgeous powder room and the large elevator closet.
The fired clay tile in a herringbone pattern in the guest powder room on the first floor evokes the style of a contemporary Mediterranean villa, setting the tone for family and friends to enjoy the charm of this entire property, inside and out.
A close-up of the dry bar next to the gas fireplace highlights the abundant storage and prep space, the built-in wine cooler, and additional wine storage.
Make this extraordinary residence in the heart of Hyde Park, one of the most sought-after communities in Houston yours. First-floor living options close-in are exceedingly rare - don't miss out on this opportunity!
Arial picture of this contemporary Mediterranean-style residence in the heart of Houston. Note the stunning tiled roof and the unusually large size of the balcony off the primary bedroom suite in comparison to the neighbors in this well-established close-in neighborhood nestled between Downtown Houston and the Galleria.
Fine dining options abound in this walkable, sought-after Hyde Park neighborhood. The chandelier collection of the Dunlavy overlooking Buffalo Bayou off Allen Parkway is a nature-lover's paradise for coffee, lunch, or the finest dinner soirees.
The historic River Oaks movie theater that anchors the most pedestrian-friendly shopping district in central Houston is just a short walk from the residence.
Buffalo Bayou Park an incredible sanctuary for walking, hiking and biking. Walkability is at its highest in Hyde Park for restaurants and shopping, and the hike and bike trails along Buffalo Bayou are a nature-lover's dream. Driving will become a thing of the past for you living here!
This exceptional Hyde Park retreat offers the best in living and entertaining with hard-to-find FIRST-FLOOR LIVING opening to a spacious grassy BACKYARD. Recently built and impeccably maintained, this home rivals new construction. Luxury finishes like solid hardwood floors, high ceilings, quartz countertops, Bosch appliances, gas log fireplace, built-in bookshelves, multiple built-in bar areas, and endless gallery-worthy wall space for displaying artwork join forces to elegantly complement the versatile and practical floorplan. Primary suite features dual walk-in closets, a separate built-in vanity, soaking tub, a walk-in rain shower, and a huge covered balcony. Third-floor flex room features vaulted ceilings and wet bar, perfect for game/media room or even a full living quarters for a mother-in-law or au pair. ELEVATOR capable. Walking distance to River Oaks Shopping District, Buffalo Bayou Hike and Bike trails, and trendy restaurants, this gem is just a few minutes' commute anywhere!
1 Living Area, Gameroom Up, Kitchen/Dining Combo, Living/Dining Combo, Utility Room in House,
Marble Floors, Tile, Wood
Double Sinks, Primary Bath + Separate Shower
Breakfast Bar, Island w/o Cooktop
All Bedrooms Up, Primary Bed - 2nd Floor
Electric Dryer Connections, Gas Dryer Connections, Washer Connections
Ceiling Fans, Digital Program Thermostat, Energy Star Appliances, High-Efficiency HVAC, Insulated Doors, Insulated/Low-E windows, Insulation - Batt, Insulation - Blown Fiberglass, Radiant Attic Barrier, Tankless/On-Demand H2O Heater
Alarm System - Owned, Elevator Shaft, Fire/Smoke Alarm, High Ceiling
Cement Board, Stucco
Public Sewer, Public Water
Front Door Face:
Back Yard, Back Yard Fenced, Balcony, Fully Fenced, Patio/Deck
Lot Size: 2,500 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