Sold Price Range: $482,001 - $552,000 Sold on : 06/07/2018
4401 Laurel Drive situated on a quiet peaceful street in historic Riverside Terrace
Extensively renovated and simply gorgeous inside
Conveniently located near U of H, TSU, the Purple light rail line, Museum District, downtown, Hermann /MacGregor Parks, Reliant/Dynamos Stadiums, Minute Maid Field, Toyota Center and the Medical Center. Easy access to 288, 45 South, 610 South and Spur 5.
The fireplace is the focal point of the room while windows to the south and east allow natural light to flow through.
Dazzling open concept with gorgeous panoramic views. Hardwood floors beautifully restored to their historic grandeur.
42" Fireplace is equipped with a gas valve for artificial logs or starting real wood.
This 14x13 versatile space with trey ceiling would be a great grand dining room or an extra family room.
Dining room during construction. Note the sturdy beams and framing used to add the trey ceiling. Also note new HVAC ducting and electrical wiring throughout.
View from dining room.
Seating for four at the peninsula island and additional space for a small rectangle table at the left.
Open, vibrant kitchen area
Kitchen area during renovation. This home is ideal for someone wanting to avoid the high cost of new construction and the headaches of a major renovation.
Plenty of countertop space and cabinets galore.
Level 3 Monte Carlo granite countertops
Spacious kitchen with multiple work stations.
Utility room with a convenient utility sink.
Master Bedroom with separate new energy efficient HVAC system.
Master bedroom (13x15)
Master bedroom during renovation. New plumbing and electrical throughout.
Master Bedroom view into the ensuite.
Be taking away to a relaxing and peaceful place in this eloquent freestanding tub.
No need to worry about enough hot water. This home is equipped with a tankless water heater for continuous hot water throughout.
A must have...double sinks.
Separate walk-in closets
Huge westside secondary bedroom measures 15.5' x 13.5'.
Secondary bedroom view into the ensuite.
Private bathroom with oversized 6' foot tub
Eastside secondary bedroom (13x13) with large closet
Eastside secondary bedroom with 4 large windows
Situated on the north side, the sunroom receives soft natural light throughout the day. The perfect space for reading, exercise equipment or yoga.
Sunroom during construction
Sunroom over-looking backyard
Backyard with plenty of room for pets, kids and adults to play.
Morning sun in the backyard. New privacy fence.
Construction of rear porch and sunroom
Perfect spot for a bistro set to enjoy morning coffee, evening drink or just unwind. Note the wall outlets for a future wall mounted TV.
The evening sun is contained as well with a huge oak canopy.
Construction of sunroom and master bathroom
Construction of redesigned roof
LED recessed lighting illuminating the entire perimeter
Perimeter lighting. Motion detection lighting on the garage (lower right)
4401 Laurel is a standout property
Riverside Terrace-Centrally located and highly desired
Views to the west on Laurel Drive
Views to the east on Laurel Drive
Metro light rail stop is just a walk across the park (MacGregor)
Metro Light Rail Purple Line to U of H, TSU, Dynamos Stadium/Minute Maid Field, GRB Convention Ctr. and Theatre District.
Riverside Terrace is still an affordable, relatively undervalued inner loop oasis. The current trend in Riverside is the building of huge million dollar structures on scarcely available and expensive land. The broader trends focus on exceptional, modernized and efficient homes like this one, without the unnecessary vanity and cost of excessive square footage.
Sold Transaction: Reginald Nelson represented the seller on this sold transaction on 06/07/2018
RIVERSIDE TERRACE - Centrally Established, Historic and Highly Desired. An Exceptional Home for an Exceptional Buyer. An Extreme Makeover- extensively renovated and simply gorgeous. This 3/3.5 single-story 2,587 sf home, which did not flood during Harvey, was stripped down to its strong bones and re-built with you, the exceptional buyer, in mind. It now features an open floor plan with original hardwood floors, large island peninsula, level 3 exotic granite, stainless steel appliances, plenty of windows, efficient versatile space, large master ensuite w/freestanding tub, secondary bedroom with a bonus private ensuite, new powder room, new sunroom, new huge fireplace and oversized garage. Energy efficiency features; LED lighting, multiple zoned a/c units (master suite separated), tank-less water heater, low-e vinyl energy efficient windows and new insulation throughout. Security features; hardwired alarm system, prewired for camera system, wrought iron gates and friendly neighbors.