Rare opportunity to move to an idyllic setting in the River Oaks neighborhood. This mid-century 5 bedroom home overlooks the sprawling Stanmore Courtyard. This street is quiet with almost no traffic, yet 5 minutes from downtown! Situated on a large almost 13,000 square foot lot, surrounded by lush, mature landscaping and beautiful oak trees make this home an oasis in the middle of the city.
View of the home from across the beautiful well manicured courtyard surrounded by magnificent trees. Perfect for neighborhood gatherings, soccer practice, and walking the dog. The courtyard lawn is maintained by the River Oaks Property Association.
Enter through the wrought iron gate into this private courtyard and front door surrounded by lovely potted plants and seating areas perfect for morning coffee or to enjoy a refreshing glass of wine on a cool fall or spring evening overlooking the lush landscape toward the Stanmore courtyard.
A close-up view of the inviting glass paneled front door that takes you into the foyer with formal living room to your left and spacious family room/den to your right. Note the lovely flag stone walk way that winds through multiple private gardens that lead to back entrance of the garage.
Formal living room with an abundance of natural light pouring in from three walls of windows flows from gracious entry and includes a lovely marble surround wood burning fireplace, wood paneling and hardwoods. Views of the lush exterior gardens and back yard make this a serene place to relax and visit with friends.
Another view of the formal living room looking to the front private courtyard area. Ceiling to floor windows along front, side and back walls of this lovely room.
Formal dining room with original millwork and a paneled wall with french doors overlooking the pool and backyard. In addition to the lovely built-in serving area, there is plenty of wall space for a sideboard or china cabinet. Gracious dining room with seating for twelve. Wide opening to foyer and swinging door to kitchen and breakfast room beyond as well as access to the formal living room.
Light and bright kitchen with three lovely windows overlooking the oversized pool and yard beyond. Granite counter tops, with a tiled back splash, gas cooktop and breakfast bar. The central location makes dinner parties effortless.
Another view of the kitchen showing the stainless steel appliances. Central island with open storage below, tile floors and four entrances from the inviting foyer, dining room, breakfast room and family room.
This view of the kitchen looks out to the spacious separate breakfast room. Built in desk within kitchen, tile floor and neutral tones make this an inviting place to cook your favorite meals.
This wonderful breakfast room is a great place to enjoy family meals! French door that leads to the exterior flag stone walkway and lush gardens beyond. Not only is this breakfast room right off of the kitchen, it overlooks the spacious family room beyond.
Another view of the breakfast room showing the built-in corner cabinet with open shelving that is a great place to serve food. Plenty of wall space for a side board or china cabinet. Another great space for to allow for great flow when entertaining friends and family.
One of three views of the spacious, versatile family room showing ample built-in book shelves with hidden storage space below. Lot of glass in the room allows for a lot of natural light and more views to the exterior gardens.
This view shows the breakfast room and foyer beyond as well as the wall of glass that overlooks the pool. Note another built in book case with storage below. The tile hallway leads to a game room, TV/study room, extra room or quarters and second stair case leading to two large bedrooms.
This is a view shows a study/office area within the family room. Another door that leads to the exterior gardens beyond.
Central spacious game room between the family room and the TV, media room or additional private study beyond to the left of the staircase. What a lovely view over looking the pool and large yard. Lots of natural light as well. To the right of the pool table is a full bath and sauna with easy access from the pool. This room accesses the attached two car garage and an additional "extra" room that could be used for quarters, craft room or an additional bedroom.
Spacious media room with more built-in storage with open book shelves and hidden storage and space for a big TV!. The panel of windows allows for nice views to pool and beautiful Oak tree. This makes for another cozy "hangout" space.
First floor game room full bath with shower and sauna and access to the spacious utility room. Perfect pool bath since there is easy access through the game room from the pool. Also this bath is off of the extra first floor room that could be used as quarters.
Master bedroom with hardwoods and double closets
Master bath with shower and separate tub. Double sinks and vanity area.
Another view of the master bedroom bath showing the separate tub and linen closet beyond. Lot of potential for remodeling or great classic mid-century tiled bath.
One of two secondary bedrooms in the front of the original home.
One of two spacious bedrooms in the addition that was added in 2001 making a total of 5 bedrooms and the downstairs extra room.
Wonderful study nook with built-in desk and cabinets in one of the two bedrooms in the addition that was added in 2001. A really great area for your teens or a spacious area for in laws or family visits.
Exterior seating area outside of game room overlooking the great pool with an actual diving board!
A great view showing the oversized pool and addition that was added in 2001. This home has a floor plan that allows for a lot of versatile uses. The lot is surrounded by specimen Oak trees. A true oasis in a fantastic location near everything!
Another view of the home and spacious lot (12,650 square feet) with lush landscaping and beautiful trees.
Ariel view showing the close proximity to downtown as well as Upper Kirby area with easy access to great restaurants, shops, schools and the incredible Bayou Park!
Lot outlined showing great access to San Felipe and showing how the house overlooks the Stanmore courtyard.
Ariel showing the courtyard with the 7 houses surrounding it.
Lovely mid-century home in coveted River Oaks overlooking a sprawling courtyard surrounded by magnificent trees. The floor plan offers many possibilities with an abundance of space and rooms to enjoy from the formal living & dining room to the spacious den, game room overlooking the oversized pool, media/TV room, study/exercise room as well as 5 bedrooms! This home provides endless entertaining opportunities complete with the large pool in addition to the expansive yard. Lush landscaped gardens with pool create a private oasis for formal and informal entertaining. Lots of glass to provide natural lighting, hardwoods, custom millwork, formal living with fireplace as well as formal dining room & recessed lighting. Addition added in 2001 which includes game/poolroom, media room, exercise room w/full bath & sauna plus 2 bedrooms.
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