3 Full Bath
4,211 Built Sqft / Appraisal
11,734 Lot Sqft / Appraisal District
When Glenbrook Valley was new, this section of the neighborhood had prices that would get you into neighborhoods like River Oaks or Memorial. This elegant time capsule gem is like a testament to the neighborhoods upscale origins, as well as its well-earned recent acclaim and rising popularity.
An imposing Tudor nestled among beautiful, moss-draped trees, this is an incomparable find so close to downtown, with this kind of quality and character, and at this price per foot.
Panning around the wooded lot, the south side of the home faces De Leon St. This is one of the most desirable sections of the historic district.
In this photo, you can see the gated driveway, and the sidewalk leads to the service entrance of the main house, as well as to the private entrance of the full quarters, which has a nice living area with a picture window, a rear entrance also, a separate bedroom and full bath, and its own kitchen. Perfect for extended family.
Special details become evident the second you walk thru the door. Beautiful flagstone flooring, vintage chandeliers, ash wood paneling accents & extensive millwork details.
Opposite view of the foyer, with the door way to the formals to the left and the den to the right. You can see the flagstone flooring extending into the den.
The spacious formal living obviously fits a lot of furniture, including a baby grand piano! The perfect setting for parties. Large picture window & extensive moldings.
The elaborate molding details continue into the formal dining room. Another of the exceptional crystal chandeliers, unique wallpaper & ceiling treatments add to the architectural character of the space. A large picture window overlooks the south lawn.
Stepping into the family room, there is a fabulous bar that runs almost the width of the room. Plenty of room for barware, and an alcove at the end for additional storage, also large enough to hold a refrigerator. Note the pecky cypress beams, and beautiful ash paneling. Through the window you can get a glimpse of the covered sun porch.
Looking across the den towards the kitchen, you catch a glimpse through the doorway of the built in wine bar and brick surround just off the kitchen. The den is another spacious room that will accommodate a number of large scale pieces. In addition to this room, there is also a study downstairs and a game room upstairs.
Looking back towards the bar, the combination of the pecky cypress beams, incredible flagstone floors and rich, warm ash paneling provide a great feel to the space.
The kitchen still retains its original cabinetry & mid-century hardware. Vintage Schumacher wallpaper treatment that has stood the test of time. Smooth top range and recent DW. Built in ovens with brick surround.
From the breakfast room, this angle shows the back of the oven brick surround, and to the right, the brick enclosure around the wine bar. The interior brick accents are another of the great architectural details that add character to this unique home. The door on the left leads to a really good sized utility room. You also can see the vintage Schumacher papers.
Sunny breakfast room with leaded glass bay window. (chandelier is exempt).
A slice of vintage Hollywood Regency heaven, the sumptuous master features the en suite bath, with period wallpaper, and walk in closet beside it. On the opposite side is a dressing room with tons of storage and a well-lit vanity.
In addition to the en suite bath and walk in closet on the opposite side of the master bedroom, there is an additional closet and dressing room on one side, with a vanity space.
Between the master and the den, is a beautiful half bath with flagstone flooring.
At the top of the stairs is a game room area with great storage areas off to one side. Note the beautiful vintage chandelier in the background on the stair well.
Opposite view of the upstairs game room. One bedroom at the far end, with 3 more at the other end of the upstairs.
Nice size bedroom with great closet space and charming chandelier.
Secondary bedroom, a good size room that could easily be made over.
Additional secondary bedroom, all of them are a good size.
5th bedroom, (one of 4 upstairs)
Upstairs vintage bath with dual sinks.
We're not done. This house keeps on going! There is complete quarters with its own private entrance, this nice size living area, with a dining alcove just out of the shot. A compact, yet full kitchen, with a gas range, frig etc. Perfect for elderly relatives because it is on the ground level.
The quarters features a separate bedroom with a great walk in closet.
There is also a vintage tile full bath in the quarters.
Shaded and privacy fenced backyard.
Another backyard view, with around 11,700 sf of land, you have a good size lot.
Right across the freeway, work has begun to transform the old Glenbrook golf course into a world class botanical garden. Destined to become one of the crown jewel attractions of the city, and a spectacular addition to the immediate area. A management district is in place for the commercial areas around Glenbrook, and the Gulfgate TIRZ was recently expanded to area, which combined with the expansion at Hobby, bodes well for future economic development in the area.
Nestled among sleepy moss draped trees, on a prominent corner in the historic districts most coveted section, a prime example of what made Glenbrook Valley the envy of mid-century Houston & increasingly sought after today. Offered for sale for the first time in literally half a century, it presents a rare opportunity to acquire one of the historic district’s most elegant & spacious homes. Formals with lavish trimwork details & expansive windows adorned w/vintage chinoiserie pattern drapes. A sumptuous den with absolutely gorgeous flagstone floors, cypress beams, rich warm ash paneling & a huge bar at one end with an alcove large enough for a frig. Sunroom, study & master down w/luxurious dressing area. Gameroom plus 4 more BRs up. Full quarters on the ground level with its own private entrance, full kitchen, living/dining combo & separate BR & bath. Perfect set up for extended family or live in nanny. Just one exit outside the loop & convenient to downtown, UH, Hobby & the Med Center
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Lot Size: 11,734 Lot Sqft./Appraisal District
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