Sold Price Range: $482,001 - $552,000 Sold on : 06/25/2019
This Victorian bungalow is located in a Heights Historic District (Germantown) and zoned to exemplary Travis Elementary School. 1369 SF plus a cute 468 SF apartment that is currently income-producing.Totally remodeled in 2012, this home retains its historic charm but has luxurious interior.
High elevation and tall windows are typical of Victorian style homes. HCAD shows year built as 1920, but this style is normally older.
The drive leads to a 1 car garage plus a carport. Also behind the house is an apartment that is currently rented. The house next to this is currently being remodeled.
Porches. The Heights is known for its porches.
The carved-panel door (barely seen in this light) is common on Victorian homes.
The 10 foot ceilings, tall windows, and shining pine floors make a great first impression when entering the front door.
The living and dining rooms are open to each other but the dining room bump out visually separates them.
You will love cooking in this spacious, bright kitchen.
The clean lines of Shaker style cabinets go well with the Heights older homes.
Lots of cabinets and counter space, including a pantry.
Look into your back yard while enjoying breakfast.
Laundry area is behind these double doors.
The master bedroom has lots of natural light. The rooms of this home are spacious and the feeling is enhanced by the tall ceilings.
You will love this bathroom. Note the glass door knob. The house retains the charm of an old house but nicely updated.
The second bedroom is up front. Two closets for storage; windows on two sides. The windows in living are and kitchen have been updated to double pane. This makes for greater efficiency and noise reduction.
Cute apartment in back is separately metered. It is currently rented for additional income, but could be for Mom or guests, a home office, studio, etc.
One car garage plus carport.
Apartment kitchen. All apartment photos taken before tenant moved in. Apartment can be seen at a follow-up showing, not the first viewing.
We did not want to invade tenant privacy, so these are not recent photos. These were taken previously by owner.You can get idea of size of rooms, etc. The ceramic tile floor makes for easy care.
Corner of living room.
Apartment bathroom. Cute and sparkling.
Fantastic location if you like parks and the outdoors. Woodland Park is only a block away.
"Firefly Fields" by Dylan Conner was recently installed in Woodland Park. Friends of Woodland Park is active here.
This home is zoned to nearby, highly desirable Travis Elementary. It is extremely rare to find an affordable Woodland Heights area home zoned to Travis.
This part of Houston was once a German farm community North of the City of Houston. The Grota Homestead was eventually sold for housing lots in the early 1900's. It recently became the 7th Heights Historic District ... Germantown.
If walking, jogging, bicycling is your style, walk down to White Oak Bayou. Beside the 2 mile loop, the trail leads to downtown; or take it Northwest to Oak Forest and beyond. The Heights is a very walkable neighborhood.
Sold Transaction: Richard Martin represented the seller on this sold transaction on 06/25/2019
Reduced 40k. 1837 SF total. This elegant, recently remodeled Victorian home is very warm and inviting and is in Woodland Heights area. 10 ft ceilings and shining pine floors make the large rooms feel even more expansive. Spacious kitchen has a breakfast nook overlooking fenced back yard. Stainless Whirlpool appliances, tall glass-front Shaker cabinets, granite counters and lots of windows make cooking a delight. The bath is granite and tile. Both bedrooms are very large and the master has a huge walk-in closet. High-end replacement windows bring in lots of natural light, but keep out temperature and outside noise. The house is 1369 SF but has additional 468 SF full quarters that is currently bringing in $700/month rent. Use for income or home office, guest house, or a place for Mom. Minutes from downtown, the Arts District and everything the Heights has to offer. Walk to prestigious Travis Elementary Woodland Park and to annual Lights in the Heights.
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