In 2014 the current owners of The Burnett House were awarded the Good Brick Award for the meticulous expansion and remodel of this magnificent home. It is currently listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Built 7 feet up on three lots with a wrap porch it remains one of the iconic properties in the Heights.
The gardens and grounds are breathtaking! This is the perfect location for a Garden Party or Wedding!!
Climb the front stairway to the wrap around porch or take the lift on the side of the house.
Make a pitcher of lemonade and watch the world go by!! Note the gingerbread trim.
This is a incredible opportunity to own a piece of Houston's history. The property is unrestricted.....think law firm, artist's studio or a wonderful family home!!
The Foyer boasts wonder examples of the original mahogany doors and Heart of Pine floors which have been meticulously maintained. The open door on the left leads to a full bath which has ben entirely renovated with fine stone finishes and period pieces.
The expansive Dining Room with an original coal-burning fireplace and gorgeous custom mantle and surround. Custom art lighting abounds to enhance the enjoyment of your fine art collection.
During the 2000 remodel and expansion the owners worked diligently with an architect to match the original design and moldings. The wall was opened between the Living Room and Kitchen to allow for seamless entertaining. Notice the original leaded glass window imported from France which featues a Palmetto depicting the Tree of Life.
The Kitchen was added during the 2000 expansion. Fine stone finishes, abundant cabinets and countertops, wine
cooler has been incorporated into the original design while providing a State of the Art cooking environment for the Chef.
This view of the Kitchen reflects the Bar area with wine cooler, bar sink, great counter space and pretty cabinets with glass shelves for your crystal and serving pieces. The Hallway to the left leads to the Master Suite.
The Hallway to the Master Suite contains the coffee bar, warming drawer, microwave, double ovens and lots of space including a very large pantry and silver closet.
One of the Secondary Bedrooms with original Heart of Pine Floors, coal burning fireplace with custom surround and a side entry to the wrap around porch.
This bath has been entirely renovated and updated with fine finishes, antique lighting and period furnishings in keeping with the original Queen Anne design of the Home. It can be accessed from the Dining Room through the Foyer or from the Secondary Bedroom.
Another Secondary Bedroom just adjacent to the Kitchen furnished with period pieces and another original coal burning fireplace with custom surround. Through the open door you view the Study. Light, bright and open!!
A closer look at one of the original coal burning fireplaces. The bookshelve to the left opens to reveal a small hidden closet.
The Study is on the side of the home adjacent to one of the Secondary Bedrooms. It has it's own side entrance. Take the stairs or the lift just outside the door. Natural light abounds!
The en suite Bathroom to one of the Secondary Bedrooms has been updated and expanded to match the original style of the home with bead board, clawfoot tub and decorative tile flooring.
In 2000 the current owners doubled the size of the home while adding a huge Master Suite which includes lustrous hardwood floors, wood burning fireplace, custom bookshelves with under counter storage and a fabulous Master Bath...all while working with an architect to meticulously match the new to the original. The door to the left leads to a wonderful screened porch.
Another view of the Master Suite. The door to the right of center leads to the hallway, pantry and through to the Kitchen
The Master Bath is gorgeous!! Deep soaking tub with marble surround, marble walk in shower, lustrous hardwood floors, custom cabinetry with dual vanities and abundant storage, beautiful beveled windows and high ceilings to match the rest of the house. On the left are large dual closets.
A custom closet with abundant hanging space and built in drawer space. Hardwood floors and gorgeous beveled glass window for natural light.
A mirror image of the first closet with the same built in drawer space, high ceilings and hardwood floors. You may have to buy more clothes!!
The screened porch can be accessed from the Master Suite or outside. It has been designed and insulated to be an additional room with the addition of windows. Note the lighting fixture hanging in the corner. It is the original lighting fixture hanging over the breakfast table.
A lift has been added for easy access to the entrance to the home which is about 7 feet high.
This area was originally open to bedrooms. It is a great storage space under the home about 7 feet high!. Think work out room, wine storage, etc.
There are numerous sitting areas tucked within the confines of the lot.
The gardens are spectacular!! Entertain ten or one hundred for a Spring Fling! Plenty of room for kids or pets to romp!!
The home has incredible parking opportunities!!
The owners scoured antique shops far and wide looking for the perfect items to match their home!
The lighting fixtures are either antique or purchased to enhance the look.
Examples of the wonderful fixtures purchased to match the home over the years.