Sold Price Range: $627,001 - $717,000 Sold on : 08/31/2021
Relax. Play. Plunge. The backyard respite of 1007 Shirkmere Road salutes the summer and Houston’s Gulf Coast climate with its custom pool, patio, play space, and six-seater spa with cover. An irrigation system with sprinkler heads covers the back and front yards, while a mosquito misting system creates a no bugs allowed zone.
This choice Timbergrove Manor property presents an array of imaginative amenities, indoors and out. The three-bed/two bath floorplan features bay windowed, flowing living spaces and a heated designer pool and ornamental stone backdrop. A workhorse kitchen and cocoon-invoking main bath exceed expectations.
Not just a charming front entry with its cut glass sidelights and freshly painted metal front door, this well-appointed setup also means peace of mind with its video doorbell, keyless lock, and security lights. Another property plus is the home’s location outside the 100-year floodplain and that 1007 Shirkmere Rd has experienced no prior flooding.
Let the sunshine in through this wall of windows in the formal living room. Hardwoods and crown and base moldings amplify the satisfying flow of the living areas.
An up-close angle of the formal living room emphasizes why inner loop dwellers love Timbergrove Manor: the ever-present tree and lush greenery vistas.
For the bustle of a bountiful life, this classic design maximizes both form and function. You can enjoy the look and feel of your new home because two new HVAC systems were installed in 2020. Recessed LED lighting keeps things bright.
Entertaining and meal prep is a pleasing endeavor in this workhorse of a kitchen. A stylish classic with expansive granite counters and stacked-stone slate backsplash, this loaded chef’s kitchen is the ultimate household hub. Samsung appliances steal the show and this magnificently versatile icebox—a Samsung 28-cubic- foot Food Showcase Four Door French Refrigerator—conveys with the purchase of the property.
Cook and converse with your favorite people and gaze out to the pool. The kitchen opens onto the dining area at right and the den on the opposite side of the breakfast bar. At left is your Samsung five-burner gas range with griddle burner and to the right of the 60/40 dual bay deep stainless-steel sink, a wine and beverage cooler is tucked next to your dishwasher.
Company’s here! You’ll know who’s arrived from your gourmet HQ, which artfully adjoins the front entryway through an archway and over a decorative tile threshold.
The coffee bar at center is a boon of extra counter and cabinet space for caffeine accoutrements and other gadgets. To the left is the mobile island on casters. Just beyond the island, the doorway leads to a mini hallway—and office shortcut—that enters a huge storage room and full-size laundry closet.
Well-planned kitchen details elevate the fashionable space: undercabinet lighting, low maintenance tile floor and dark-finish traditional cabinetry trim work accents and contemporary chrome hardware.
The open plan dining, living, and kitchen arrangement affords vantage points between all connecting spaces as well as onto the dazzling pool, out through a gleaming wall of enormous windows. At far right is an easy exit to the pool, patio, or play set.
Another view of the dining area from the kitchen reveals more windows to the world.
To the right of the dining table, a mini pass-through hallway enters the study. Just through the doorway, enter a bonus storage room with built-in shelving and pegboard at left and a full-size side by side laundry closet at right.
Movie night or game day takes on new meaning in this inviting family room. The ceiling fan cools it down and the wood burning fireplace heats it up. Newly applied neutral paint offers unlimited design options.
Behold, the view from the breakfast bar. It’s always the exit to that sparkling, heated pool and back yard oasis, isn’t it? And the dog has a quick escape to the safety of an enclosed dog run, too, to the right of the door in the wall behind the side table.
From the back door, take in the sprawling living area that will undoubtedly be the hub of of your bustling household.
Snuggle up in front of the wood burning fireplace and this giant Panasonic TV which will convey with the property.
Another vantage point of the family and dining rooms predicts a great get together in the future.
Summertime and the livin’ is easy thanks to your custom pool, low upkeep turfed pad, and family entertainment hub.
An extra-high privacy fence at the back of the property shelters you into your tropical island-like paradise.
For laps or for lounging and everything fun in between, this heated gunite pool sports multiple sitting ledges, a rock wall and surround deck. The pool heater, installed in 2018, other equipment, and chemistry is regularly maintained by Olympic Pools.
Swing and slide or enjoy the bubbling spa. The door to the house behind leads to the main bath for a quick swimsuit change or clean up.
A crystalline pool plus a cotton puff sky equals a lazy summer day.
Another view of the backyard shows the sun shade. At the far side of the house is an enclosed dog run your pooches can access from the pet door in the living room.
The synthetic turf pad is kid and pet friendly. The door to the house enters the family room space that adjoins the dining area and kitchen.
Another cool view of blue hues.
Added in 2019, the storage shed makes a great outdoor equipment storage solution.
The entry space with its warm-hued solid hardwoods and two-light doorway add an inviting tone. Through the open doorway is book lover’s study.
An exclamation of gratitude results from the pairing of this shimmering three-bay window with the elegantly toned wood built-in shelving.
Three tremendous walls of built-in shelving line this study. To the left through the closed door is the pass-through hallway to the dining and family rooms, just past the laundry and bonus storage rooms. In addition, a double reach in closet boasts loads of additional shelf space to ensure a space for everything.
Your primary suite translates into peaceful cocoon with plenty of room for a king-sized bed. A farmhouse-chic sliding wood door enters the recently renovated bathroom.
Another bedroom view. All three bedrooms feature ceiling fans.
The main bathroom boasts fabulous amenities, most cleverly the direct access to the backyard pool. Through the closed doors flanking this hallway are two walk-in closets.
Two of a kind. This elegant marble vanity features dual rectangular undermount sinks with waterfall fixtures atop shaker style white cabinets.
At center stage within your expansive frameless glass shower enclosure awaits this large soaking tub with sprayer set and two shampoo nooks dedicated for its use.
Encapsulated in marble and glass, this bathing space incorporates double shower heads, each with their own shampoo nook for a total of four cubbies in the enclosure. In the foreground is the standalone soaking tub.
Layering in more drama and style, overhead the barrel arched ceiling pours in light and height. The juxtaposition of the ceramic wood-look tile floor with the back panels of the sliding barn door is design genius.
Shelving and drawer towers adjoin plenty of hang space in the large in-bath walk-in closet.
The second owners’ bath closet provides the same storage options as the large closet but in a somewhat smaller space.
Neutral hues and hardwoods team with a ceiling fan and fanciful window trim to ornament the front secondary bedroom. A reach-in closet behind bifold doors is not pictured.
Bookended by two secondary bedrooms, the hall bath spotlights a charming vintage tiled vanity and tub surround that complement the tub and sink fixtures.
An opposite view of the hall bath shows the double linen storage cabinets. Oil-rubbed light fixtures illuminate the extra-long vanity below.
The back secondary bedroom features a ceiling fan, ornamental window trim and a single reach in closet, not shown.
Just steps from the kitchen, dining room, study and laundry room, this utilitarian storage room supplies deep built-in shelving and space for a second refrigerator. Peg board adds to the organizational options.
Opposite the storage room is the laundry room, amply sized for side-by-side washer and dryer units and centrally situated off the kitchen for quick work on laundry day.
Step on in and walk around. Virtually. Take a 3D tour of 1007 Shirkmere Road by clicking on the 3D tour icon on the listing.
Timbergrove Manor’s trendy Heights-area locale delivers every fun activity on foot or by bike—West 11th Street Park and hike and bike trails, boutiques and antiques, restaurants and bars, art galleries and performance spaces.
Vibrant blue and lush green curb appeal foretell a story of fashionable family living. Behind the scenes, this exists on a solid foundation, from the replacement of original plumbing supply lines with PEX to the conversion of sanitary drain lines to PVC (both under slab and connection to city main). Other upgrades include the home’s energy efficient double paned windows, two HVAC systems replaced just last year, and a 30-year composition roof with radiant heat barrier and replacement attic ins
Imaginative amenities elevate this choice Timbergrove Manor property. The three-bed/two-bath floorplan features bay windowed living spaces and a heated designer pool with stone backdrop. Workhorse kitchen: stylish classic with expansive granite counters, slate backsplash; Samsung appliances, including two-drawer French-door refrigerator and five-burner gas range with griddle burner; wine cooler; mobile island on casters; breakfast and coffee bars; undercabinet lighting; bonus storage room. Primary suite: peaceful cocoon focused on recently renovated bath with marble vanity showcasing double rectangular sinks and waterfall faucets; glass-entry bathing room with shower heads flanking freestanding soaking tub; enchanting barrel-vaulted ceiling inset, two walk-in closets full of hang space/built-in stacks. Wood burning fireplace. Video doorbell, keyless lock, security lights. A walking/biking jaunt to West 11th Street Park, cool shops, hot eateries, arts.
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