Ariel view of the property highlights the density of lush greenery that engulfs the estate. The ebb and flow of Alkire lake is the perfect backdrop for the spectacular home.
Verdant grounds graced by manicured landscaping, sweep this English Manor that has the distinction of the Houston Best Prism Award in 2014.
Additional ariel view captures the overall symmetry of the home surrounded by professional hardscape and am abundance of forest-like greenery.
Timeless appeal begins at the entrance of Normandy on the Lake marked by wrought iron gates and expansive drive that lead to the three acre estate.
Running alongside the home, the pool becomes a welcoming water feature reflecting the simple elegance of outdoor living.
This tranquil oasis for relaxing or entertaining, comes to life in the summer kitchen and sheltered patio anchored by stone-based columns, hardwood ceiling and plentiful arches.
Designed by acclaimed architect, Robert Dame, the home is outfitted with a mix of extraordinary architectural touches and layers of custom finishes from outstanding craftsman.
Undeniable elegance embraces the exquisite dining room where custom features shine with deep crown molding, herrringbone hardwood flooring and custom-dressed doors and windows that lead to the central courtyard.
Backed by a Segreto finished painting, the wine cellar is charming yet embraces practicality.
Light-filled gallery adds a dimension of beauty and interest to the home with its uniformity of arches and wall of French doors ushering in the allure of the outdoors.
A deft hand to proportion was utilized in the striking family room that is covered in architectural purity with its beamed ceiling, sparkling custom-dressed windows, hardwood floors and massive Limestone fireplace.
Advantageous to open flow living, the culinary delight kitchen boasts expansive storage-friendly granite island with pull-up seating, perfect for large gatherings.
Counter seating adds to the flexibility of entertaining in the gourmet kitchen that features crema fil tile backsplash, travertine flooring and abundance of furniture-quality cabinetry.
Premier, top-of the-line stainless steel appliances including a Wolf gas range with double ovens, side-by-side Sub Zero refrigerator and freezer, complete the chef's kitchen which includes a custom built, lighted display case.
Invitingly casual breakfast nook renders views of the glistening pool.
Mahogany encased elevator conveniently ascends to the second floor.
This room is an ideal movie theater with it's acoustically superior sound. Also, balconies resting above, musicians can entertain guests for an event of your choice.
Heirloom woodwork and design engulf this magnificent space that embraces versatility with its wrap-around Juliet balcony, hardwood floors and access to a private courtyard, an ideal extension for entertaining.
Reminiscent of grandeur, the column framed stage can be used to capture the imagination of children with magical parties or true-to-form concerts.
Masterful on-site craftsmanship was incorporated to create this two-story circular study with a second floor library. The study has four individual "family" study hubs, boundless custom cabinetry, mahogany blocked paneling and book-lines cases.
Cozy alcove, framed by mahogany book-lined cases, offers one a personalized library and perfect respite for reflection. Note duet of sconces, hardwood floors, under seat storage, recessed lighting and crown molding.
Estate size Limestone fireplace serves as the focal point of this spectacular formal living area. Cloaked in breathtaking mahogany paneling and millwork, it features soaring ceilings showcased by wrought iron balustrade clad balcony.
Finely appointed wet bar features granite countertops, glass-fronted lighted cabinetry and extensive storage.
Cloaked in a soothing hue of textured off white, the cove ceiling gives an illusion of space to the scrumptious primary retreat affording pretty vistas from the adjoining balcony.
Soaring arched window bursting with tree-laced views, is the focal point of luxurious marble-laced primary bath which features coffered ceiling, dual vanities and large sunken tub.
Make-up station is perfectly positioned in the center of three arched mirrors. They reflect the design of the arch-themed room as the water closet, walk-in shower are so adorned.
Fabulous closet is boutique style with its glass-encased racks for protection of garments. Note storage along ceiling.
Superbly appointed, the primary gallery closet boasts wall of glass-fronted racks, customized cabinetry for storage, bench topped by oversized mirror.
Delightful sitting room is nestled outside the owner's retreat. Note lush carpeting, oversized baseboards, display cabinets and exquisite chandelier.
Spacious second floor sitting room is the heart of the upstairs.
The light-filled room is the center of attention with additional bedroom and baths conveniently located nearby.
Bid a welcome to fun-filled activity in the pool room. Gorgeous transom-arched French doors lead to the pool and side patio.
Exquisite powder room with custom furniture quality vanity graced by marble top and Venetian plastered walls.
Large mud room ideal for organization and additional storage.
Walk way leads to breathtaking observation tower.
The observation tower lends a peek of the sensuous landscape beauty that engulfs the three acre estate covered in English Manor flair.
Tucked among resplendent legacy trees, extraordinary architectural purity encompasses the rear, arch-framed walkway. Affording postcard views of the ground and Lake Alkire, its beauty is unmatched.
Parking court off main driveway.
Every element of the home is strong and deliberate including this expansive motor court. This photo yields a great view of the observation tower which is resting above the quintet of arches.
Suffused with old world charm, the home peacefully rests amid layers of colorful pristine landscaping.
This incomparable estate boasts remarkable beauty from both front and rear views. This back yard view highlights the sprawling grounds, architectural-friendly design and overall majesty of the residence.
An elegant mix of old world charm and sophistication was conceptualized by the owners to ensure an award-winning design. The home exhibits exceptional attention to detail and traditional elegance.
The sprawling lawn peppered with heirloom oak trees, makes a perfect green-laced carpet for resort style living at its best.
Completing the enchanted picture of an outdoor oasis, the three acre estate is a sublime blanket for stress-free living cloaked in unthinkable beauty.
Alkire Lake connect with the property.
Ariel view gives a great overview of the splendor of the property.