Welcome to 5676 Doliver Dr. This grand estate incorporates timeless design features with a charming stucco façade and stone detailing. Flanked by Magnolia trees, this property boasts a circular paver driveway and a front yard with mature landscaping in a park-like setting. The beautiful Live Oak, Red Oak and Maple trees provide shade and the Zoysia grass is low-maintenance - perfect for outdoor play and enjoyment in a serene atmosphere! Doliver Dr. is a quiet road with limited through traffic.
The inviting front porch offers a warm welcome with stone paver and cast stone clad columns, a mahogany double door with decorative glass inlays and a transom window, gas lanterns, a pendant light and a bead board ceiling. The adjacent outdoor flagstone courtyard provides a charming seating area to enjoy views of the nicely manicured grounds.
Reception Hall - The reception hall is a masterpiece of craftsmanship with mahogany archway casement millwork, art light fixtures, a coved ceiling and travertine flooring in a herringbone pattern with a marble trim. What a stunning first impression!
Reception Hall- The dramatic 2-story mahogany staircase is reminiscent of Old World grandeur. It features paneled wainscoting, a mahogany balustrade, carpet runner and a decorative chandelier. It is flanked by a coat closet (left) and a powder room (right). There is a large storage closet under the stairs.
Gallery - The main Gallery can be seen on the left. It features travertine floors, four stationary French doors with transom windows and Alabaster stone pendant lights that illuminate the pathway to the regal formal rooms.
Living Room - The masterful design of the expansive formal living room exudes modern elegance and allows for entertaining on a grand scale. The acclaimed decorator, Jennifer Burgess Loh, was involved with the design process of the lavishly appointed interior of this residence. Just beyond the arched openings, the gallery and lighted art niches provide a beautiful backdrop.
Living Room - The gaslog fireplace with marble surround and intricately carved mahogany mantel serves as the room’s focal point. The decorative ceiling and mahogany crown molding showcase the unique design elements of the property. The staircase can be seen from various vantage points throughout the home.
Dining Room - Enjoy hosting gourmet dinners in this graciously-sized Dining Room decked out in opulent accents. The tray ceiling with cove lighting, exquisite chandelier and mahogany crown molding add warmth. Engulfed with silk Dupioni coverings, the casement windows overlook the lush landscaping in the front yard. The multi-sized wood floor planks are surrounded by a marble trim. The dining room is conveniently positioned adjacent to the butler’s pantry and wine room.
Wine Grotto - Elegance is the hallmark of this Tuscan style wine grotto replete with a GE wine fridge, built-in horizontal wine rack, granite counter tops, latchable arched decorative iron door, stone surround and soft lighting. The adjacent wet bar vanity with sconces and a vintage European mirror is sure to impress any wine enthusiast!
Kitchen- For the most discriminating chef, this gourmet island kitchen offers a mix of functionality and style. Features: wood coffered ceiling, wrought iron chandelier, furniture grade wood/glass front cabinets, under mount lighting, drawers/cabinets, granite counters, travertine tile backsplash w/decorative medallions, breakfast bar (w/pendant lights, cabinets, decorative corbels). The adjoining Butler’s Pantry (not shown) maintains the same finishes and offers significant storage solutions.
Kitchen - This kitchen is fully equipped with a commercial-grade stainless steel appliance package: Thermador Professional Oven System (with 6 burner gas cooktop, griddle, oven and warming drawer), range hood, secondary Thermador oven, full-size Sub Zero refrigerator, full-size Sub Zero freezer, two Bosch dishwashers and a Sharp microwave. There is an under mount double apron sink w/brushed bronze hardware, under mount vegetable sink w/brushed bronze hardware and a reverse osmosis water system.
Great Room - This grand great room embodies luxury and quality. The wrought iron chandeliers, mahogany wainscoting panels, travertine tiles and double height vaulted bead board ceiling with wooden trusses are architecturally significant design elements that offer character. The wall of picture windows brings the outside in and provides enchanting views of the backyard oasis.
Great Room - The open floor plan affords a great level of flexibility that can be adapted easily to accommodate various housing needs/lifestyles or a multi-generational family. Note the oversized fireplace with floor-to-ceiling stone surround and a mahogany mantel that is flanked by shelves and cabinets. The TV mount was custom designed to extend and rotate, making it easy to view the TV from any angle in the room. The surround sound throughout the home is operable by Control4 Home Automation.
Library - This handsome library was designed to meet the needs of a modern professional. The soaring vaulted ceiling creates a light and airy environment. The double height window floods the room with natural light and provides magnificent views of the lush flowers and magnificent trees in the front yard. The shelves and lower level cabinets provide ample storage space. Note the high-end finishes - multi-sized wood floor planks, wood paneled wainscoting, millwork, recessed lights and sconces.
Master Suite - The exquisite, 1,000+ sq. ft. 1st floor master bedroom retreat combines traditional elegance with modern conveniences. Features include: recessed lights (separate reading lights over bed), ceiling fan, multi-sized wood floor planks and a wall of beautiful built-ins with shelves and cabinets. The gracious seating area offers a wall of bow windows with Q Motion electronically operated shades that provide beautiful views of the grounds. The patio and pool can be accessed through French doors.
Master Suite - This room is currently being used as an office, but it is flexible space that can be adapted for any use – nursery, gym, craft room. It offers multi-sized wood floor planks, a ceiling mounted fixture and crown molding. The glass French doors lead to the master bedroom and the double wood doors provide direct access to the master bathroom.
Master Suite - No master suite is complete without a kitchenette to store your snacks and coffee bar! This kitchenette includes a U-Line mini fridge, sink, ample cabinets and granite countertops. In keeping with the high-end finishes of the rest of the residence, the walls are painted with a stamped faux finish and there is Mahogany crown molding.
Master Suite - Enjoy a spaaahhh day in the comfort of your own master bathroom. Features include a massive shower with travertine and marble floor tiles/walls, a whirlpool tub with a pendant light, two sinks (with large framed mirrors, brushed silver hardware, granite countertops, wall-mounted lighting fixture, medicine cabinets), separate His/Her water closets (Hers with a bidet), marble floors and walls painted with stamped faux finish.
Master Closet - Her closet has a Hollywood-style vanity room with a built-in makeup desk with granite counters, a large framed mirror, a wall-mounted lighting fixture, charming vintage chandelier and two full-length mirrors. A perfect touch for a dressing room!
Master Suite - You will never have insufficient storage space in the oversized His/Her master closets with abundant built-ins of all shapes and sizes, pull down racks, shoe/purse racks, drawers, shelves, glass front full length cabinets and cedar-lined cabinets. For your convenience, there is a utility closet with a stackable washer/dryer to the left. This view is only of Her side.
Powder Room - The powder room finishes are stunning - ornately carved wood vanity with a decorative glass sink bowl, travertine and marble floors and walls, sconces and faux finish wallpaper. There is a separate water closet with cabinets, granite counters and a lighted art niche.
Mud Room - The oversized mud room is situated next to the side door. It offers extensive shoe racks, shelves & cabinets, providing various storage opportunities. The chalkboard exterior will help keep you organized. The secondary powder room offers granite counters, cabinets/shelves and is located ahead. There is a sizeable secondary office (not shown) to the right of the door that incorporates abundant shelves/cabinets, granite counters, a built-in desk and a window that overlooks the side yard.
Morning Room Nook - The nook under the secondary staircase is perfect for use as a playroom, reading space or a storage closet.
Staircase - This view of the main stairs from the second floor highlights the extraordinary quality level of the finishes. The windows on the landing incorporate custom wrought iron detailing and window coverings for privacy. There are two lighted art niches (not shown) and plenty of wall space for art. The door to the left leads to a secondary bedroom.
Bedroom 1 - This graciously-sized bedroom features a tray ceiling, recessed lights, a ceiling fan, crown molding, windows with blinds, a walk-in closet, a built-in desk with over mount shelves, a neutral color palette, low-pile carpet and en suite bathroom. Situated off of the main stairs on the second floor, there is a vestibule entry with a large storage closet.
Bathroom 1 - This beautiful en suite bathroom has recessed lights, crown molding, natural stone countertops, abundant cabinets, large framed mirror, stainless steel hardware, tiled shower/tub combo with glass door and floor tiles.
Bedroom 2 – This bedroom features recessed lights, a ceiling fan, crown molding, windows with blinds and silk valences, a neutral color palette, low-pile carpet and en suite bathroom. This room could be used as a secondary master. The opening to the left leads to a hallway that has a large walk-in closet, built-in, floor-to-ceiling bookshelf and a window with blinds and a silk valance. The en suite bathroom is just beyond.
Bathroom 2 - This bathroom is truly a spa oasis. Features include: recessed lights, crown molding, natural stone countertops, abundant cabinets, custom millwork, large mirror, wall mounted pendant light, two medicine cabinets, stainless steel hardware, arched window with blinds, art niche, tiled shower/tub combo with glass door, travertine floor tiles with decorative tile border.
Bedroom 3 - This well-appointed room is loaded with charm. The vaulted ceiling creates an open and airy feel. The double height windows with blinds and curtains flood the room with natural light. Note the ceiling fan, neutral color palette and low-pile carpet. Every bedroom in this house has an en suite bathroom.
Bathroom 3 - This sizable bathroom has recessed lights, crown molding, natural stone countertops, abundant cabinets, large framed mirror, stainless steel hardware, arched window with window treatment, art niche, tiled shower/tub combo, floor tiles, built-in cabinets and shelves and a walk-in closet.
Bedroom 4 – This bedroom is located at the top of the secondary staircase. While it is currently being used as a game room, this bedroom features a recessed ceiling, recessed lights, a ceiling fan, crown molding, windows with curtains, a neutral color palette, low-pile carpet and en suite bathroom. This bedroom has surround sound.
Bathroom 4 - The beautiful bathroom has recessed lights, crown molding, natural stone countertops, abundant cabinets, large framed mirror, stainless steel hardware, tiled shower/tub combo with glass door, floor tiles with a decorative border and a walk-in closet.
Game/Media Room – This stunning game room offers a perfect secondary lounge or play space. The tray ceiling has cove lighting and recessed lights. The kitchenette boasts abundant cabinet space, granite counters, a sink with stainless steel hardware and a U-line mini fridge. The secondary staircase (straight ahead) is flanked by Bedroom 4 and the Guest Suite.
Game/Media Room - This room doubles as a media room. It has a drop down movie screen with a high-definition projector and 5 surround sound speakers. There is a wall of built-in shelves and cabinets with a TV stand and media equipment/DVD storage. The windows have blackout curtains and the large picture window on the secondary staircase has a Q Motion shade. The space currently housing the camper tent is a large nook with two sizable closets.
Utility Room - This well-lit, oversized utility room is a dream space! The rows of cabinets provide abundant storage and the granite countertops provide sufficient workspace. The sink is convenient for hand washing clothes. Note the drain pan surrounding the washer/dryer. Just beyond the door to the right is a powder bathroom nestled between the utility and media rooms.
Guest Suite – This kitchen features a stainless steel appliance package consisting of a 4-burner cooktop and oven combo with warming drawer, GE microwave, double under mount sink with stainless steel hardware and Amana dishwasher. It is fully stocked with cabinets and granite countertops. The adjacent dining space has a large window with blinds that overlooks the sparkling pool. Just beyond the kitchen is bedroom.
Guest Suite – This bedroom is currently being used a gym. It is spacious enough to accommodate an additional seating area and it has a dedicated, private entrance leading from the garage and backyard, as well as a walk-in closet and ensuite bathroom.
Guest Suite - This beautiful en suite bathroom has recessed lights, crown molding, granite countertops, abundant cabinets and shelves, a large framed mirror, stainless steel hardware, a tiled shower/tub combo with a glass door and floor tiles.
Third Floor - With built-ins, columns, ceiling fans, multiple windows, bench seats, a low-pile cream carpet, walk-in closet and full bathroom, the third floor offers a flexible configuration and is capable of being used in any capacity. It has a dedicated staircase leading from the media room on the 2nd floor. There are multiple doors that provide easy access to the attic and significant storage space.
Third Floor Bathroom - This 3-piece bathroom features stone countertops, abundant cabinet storage, a medicine cabinet, a full-sized framed mirror, stainless steel hardware, a tiled tub/shower combo with glass doors and floor tiles.
Backyard - Enjoy breathtaking (daytime) views of the cabana and poolside fun from the comfort of your home! The current owners placed an ‘invisible’ safety gate around the perimeter of the pool that has two doors and can be removed within minutes for an elegant soiree. Just beyond, the wall of trees and mature landscaping offer shade, privacy and unparalleled views of the amazing grounds.
Cabana - Enjoy cozy dinners by the charming fireplace featuring a wood mantle & stone detailing. The cabana boasts stone clad columns, majestic vaulted bead board ceiling, gas lamps, decorative fan, art niche, storage cabinets, cable TV hookup. The summer kitchen is equipped with a Fire Magic Outdoor Grill, Magic Chef refrigerator, under mount sink. There is a breakfast bar & abundant granite countertop space for prep work. The door leads to a poolside half bathroom.
Backyard - Amazing views reminiscent of lakeside living! The refreshing heated saltwater pool features a sundeck, cascading waterfall, lighting system, 10-person hot tub and 6-foot deep end. Multiple terraces and patios provide opportunities for lounging, entertaining or dining alfresco. Just beyond the cabana is a separate outdoor shower and private door leading to the Guest Suite (not shown).
Yard - Just beyond the pool is a private backyard and side yard with zoysia grass that is large enough to enjoy your personal park! Perfect for a playground set or putting green, this space is suitable for kids, pets and outdoor entertainment! The grounds incorporate an extensive irrigation system and all of the pots and planters have a drip system.
This photo captures a bird’s eye view of the entire estate. This meticulously maintained property is well-constructed incorporating high-end, lifetime materials. The current owners invested approximately $150,000 into improving the property since 2014. Improvements include: 6 high-SEER HVAC units, 4 tankless hot water heaters, almost all windows/window frames have been replaced, Control 4 system installation, irrigation/sprinkler system upgrade…and more. Please refer to Improvements List.
From top schools to award-winning restaurants, retail stores and area amenities, the home’s location in the heart of Houston and its proximity to major points of interest, including the Energy Corridor (10 miles), Galleria (1 mile), Uptown Park (1 mile), Greenway Plaza (4.4 miles), Downtown (10 miles) and the TX Medical Center (8 miles), is prime. Tanglewood residents enjoy access to Tanglewood Park, the neighborhood tennis courts and tree-lined Tanglewood Boulevard bike path and walking trail.