This renowned River Oaks classic built by C.C. Rouse sits on a sprawling lot in the heart of coveted River Oaks Country Club Estates. Original charm meets modern amenities in this incredible home with 6/7 bedrooms, 9 full bathrooms and 2 half baths, along with incredibly gracious formals, two study's, game room, media room and fantastic pool and gardens. A must see!
The timeless elevation boasts classical architecture and symmetrical proportions with brick exterior, white columns, numerous windows flanked by quintessential River Oaks green shutters, and remarkable leaded glass entry windows.
Walking into the oval foyer, you are taken aback by the original splendor and attention to detail. Inlay marble floors, curved doors matching seamlessly with the curve of the walls, original crown molding, and custom wrought iron handrail to match seamlessly with the original leaded glass windows.
This formal entry features a two story domed ceiling and chandelier with Aladdin lift system for easy cleaning. Mahogany doors with leaded glass detailing on opposing sides of the entry lead to the formal living room and formal dining room.
Mahogany double doors with leaded glass detailing to match the entry lead to the grand formal living room. Features include parquet floors, decorative crown molding,recessed lighting with dedicated art lighting, and built-in speakers. Numerous windows look onto the manicured front lawn and intimate side yard.
Additional view of the formal living room showcasing the gaslog fireplace with custom carved marble surround and hearth. Mahogany double doors lead to the formal study/library. Notice the fabulous draperies.
The breakfast room is located off the formal dining room and has access to the pantry and kitchen. Details include parquet floors, custom wall paper, decorative crown molding, and recessed lighting.
Spacious great room is perfect for entertaining! Features wide plank quarter sawn hardwood floors, floor plugs, gas log fireplace with marble mantle and hearth, beautifully paneled wall with built-in storage, drawers, and built-in speakers. One of the built-in cabinets is actually a door to the study. Entire wall of windows looks out onto the stunning backyard. The great room has easy access to the kitchen, den, and screened in porch.
Beautiful view of the backyard from the great room, numerous windows allow for an abundance of natural light to enter the home. Easy access to the screened in porch.
Fabulous eat-in kitchen is professionally equipped for all of your cooking needs. Beautiful inset cabinets and drawers with granite counter tops, slate backsplash, center island with vegetable sink, and stylish pendant lights. The Butler's pantry connects the kitchen and formal dining room and houses the elevator that services all three floors.
All stainless steel appliances including side-by-side SubZero refrigerator and freezer, two wine refrigerators, Thermador gas range with pot filler, wall mounted convection oven, speed cooker oven, warming drawer, and two dishwashers.
This eat-in kitchen features a custom table seating six that matches the maple kitchen cabinets with granite counter top.
The den features wide plank quarter sawn hardwood floors, floor plugs, built-in cabinets with glass fronts, crown molding, built-in speakers, and recessed lighting. Full wall of windows looks onto the manicured backyard and sparkling pool. The den is located off the kitchen and great room.
Handsome study/library features mahogany paneled block & beam ceiling treatment, paneled walls, and built-in bookcase shelving. Details include end grain wide plank oak floors, custom Roman shades, and built-in speakers. Numerous windows look onto the screened in porch and lush side yard. This room has an en-suite full bath, the study could be a first floor bedroom.
Dedicated study full bath features an antique mirror with sconces, decorative vanity, copper colored wallpaper, walk-in shower with marble bench, and closet.
Formal powder room located off the hallway leading to the study. Detailed include Terrazzo floors, marble vanity with fabric skirt, gold plated faucets, custom wallpaper, and crown molding.
The second staircase was installed by the current owners and allows for easy access from the living areas to the second floor.
Second floor landing as viewed from the front staircase. Notice the wrought iron railing that was custom made to match the design of the original leaded glass windows. The two closets on either side of the balcony double doors curve to match seamlessly with the shape of the walls. The double crown molding is original to the home.
Magnificent master suite includes a separate sitting room, luxurious bedroom, spa-like master bath, and two master closets each with a dressing area. Double doors from the master sitting room lead to the master bedroom. Details include a double raised ceiling with cove lighting, black out shades, and recessed lighting with dedicated reading lights.
Master bedroom features include a gas log fireplace with custom sandstone and marble surround, built-ins with custom screen fronts that slide back, drop down media screen (in front of the fireplace), and built-in surround sound speakers.
One of two master dressing areas featuring built-ins with dedicated jewelry drawers, bench seating, and access to one of the two walk-in closets.
Spa-like master bath features inset marble floors, two sink areas with an abundance of cabinetry, vanity with knee space, walk-in shower with frosted glass door and marble surround, stand-alone soaking tub with jets, and private water closet with additional sink.
The master bath is the perfect retreat for the owners to relax with resort-like amenities.
Bedroom 2. Spacious front facing secondary bedroom features gleaming hardwood floors, numerous windows that allow an abundance of natural light, crown molding, recessed lighting and ceiling fan. This bedroom has an en-suite bath, large walk-in closet and nook area with built-in desk and shelving.
Bedroom 3. Secondary bedroom features plush carpet floors, built-in cabinets and shelving, window seat overlooking the manicured backyard and sparkling pool, crown molding, and recessed lighting. En-suite bath and a walk-in closet.
En-suite bath for bedroom 3. Features include white hexagonal tile floors, white cabinetry with granite counter tops, and tub/shower combo with subway tile that reaches all the way to the ceiling.
Bedroom 4. Secondary bedroom features plush carpet floors, built-in cabinets and shelving, window seat overlooking lush tree tops, crown molding, and recessed lighting. En-suite bath and a walk-in closet.
En-suite bath for bedroom 4. Features a separate dressing area with built-in cabinets and drawers, white cabinetry with granite counter tops, and separate wet area with tub/shower combo and subway tile reach all the way to the ceiling.
Bedroom 5. Secondary bedroom features plush carpet floors, built-in cabinets and shelving, window seat, crown molding, and recessed lighting. En-suite bath and a walk-in closet.
En-suite bath for bedroom 5. Features a separate dressing area with built-in cabinets and drawers, white cabinetry with granite counter tops, and separate wet area with tub/shower combo and subway tile reach all the way to the ceiling.
The massive game room located above the garage has two entrances (from the main house & from top of garage stairs). Features plush carpet floors, built-in window seat overlooking the manicured backyard and sparkling pool, built-in desk with bulletin board and shelving, recessed lighting, and vaulted ceiling.
Bedroom 6. This expansive guest bedroom is located above the garage and features plush carpet floors, crown molding, recessed lighting, and a ceiling fan. Large walk-in closet and en-suite bath.
Third floor media room is sound proofed from the rest of the home and has a full bath, walk-in dry bar with refrigerator for concessions, and huge luggage closet. Details include an Epson projector and Stewart Gray Hawk built-in screen, Triad Gold speakers, custom lighting, and a karaoke machine. Hallway on the right leads to the exercise room (could be the 7th bedroom).
Third floor full bath located off the media room. Details include tile floors, white cabinetry with inset drawers, and walk-in shower with tile surround.
Screened in porch/sunroom is located off the great room and the study. This tranquil space features slate flooring, custom screens that match the walls of windows facing the back of the house, speakers, recessed lighting, and two ceiling fans to enhance the comfort and enjoyment.
This spacious 0.5 acre lot per HCAD is able to accommodate space for outdoor activities. Lush landscaping surrounds the borders of the property encompassing the manicured green lawn, patio space, and sparkling pool.
Marvelous view of the sparkling pool and patio area. The pool stretches approximately 40x20 ft. with depths ranging from approximately 3.5-5 ft.
The sparkling pool has a heater and grommets installed for a pool cover.
Aerial view of the home showcasing the expansive lot and impressive amenities this home has to offer!
A true showplace! Wonderful for living and entertaining.
Additional aerial view of the home surrounded by lush mature trees, and superbly located within desirable River Oaks.
Centrally located near all Houston has to offer, including River Oaks Country Club, Downtown, The Medical Center, the Galleria, and much more!
This home is conveniently located near the prestigious River Oaks Country Club.
Close proximity to infamous River Oaks Shopping Center where you will find the iconic River Oaks Theater and enjoy classic architecture.
Additional view of the front of the home showcasing the beautiful elevation, the lush green lawn, beautiful landscaping and mature trees. Convenient parking pods are found to the left of the long driveway, past the automatic driveway gate and leading to the backdoor entrance and the garage.