Personally designed for the owners in conjunction with legendary Robert A.M. Stern Architects, Adagio is perfectly situated on 4.5 acres in Homewoods on prestigious Lazy Lane. Completed in the early 1990s, Adagio is governed by classic details and reflects the fond regard for classic Italian architecture and to benefit from the bayou views and southerly light. 4-5 bedrooms in the main villa with an adjoining guest apartment and efficiency, as well as separate caretakers residence. The interior finishes and quality materials are exceptional. Grand entertaining spaces both indoor and out, regulation size tennis court and 2 story garden atrium with pool and fountains. A very rare and exquisite offering - one of Houston’s finest estates ever to become available for new ownership.
Escape to the English countryside in the heart of Houston at The Manor on Carnarvon. A quintessential, classic country estate, designed with extraordinary quality taking inspiration from some of Europe’s finest appointments and details. Situated on over four acres, this masterpiece mansion arranged over three floors, is meticulously crafted so every room looks over the park-like grounds and parterre gardens. Crafted in the finest luxury details, gold gilded accents, patina wall panels, silk upholstered walls, vaulted ceilings, authentic walnut flooring and French antique fountains. No detail or expense has been spared, one of Houston’s most esteemed estates, private and secure, a wonderful blend of both intimacy and a place for gathering and entertaining.
Piney Point custom modern on 8.7 acres, designed by Stern & Bucek, this 14,868 sq. ft. home is on a private point overlooking Buffalo Bayou. Constructed of commercial quality steel, cast concrete, zinc siding and 40% storm resistant floor to ceiling glass, this home sets a new bar and provides privacy, nature and ever changing vistas. Exceptional details, materials and finishes. Primary bedroom suite on main level with 3 additional bedrooms on second level. Elevator. Olympic quality gym.
Escape to an exclusive oasis in the heart of Houston at 2 Longbow Lane. Inspired by the world’s great luxury retreats, this 4.4-acre property provides a true sense of seclusion not found anywhere else in the city. Bespoke appointments are found at every turn with dramatic architectural features including cathedral ceilings, rare wood appointments, two story floor-to-ceiling windows, and stone details throughout. Crafted for entertaining, the home provides multiple flexible spaces, perfect for intimate gatherings or grand events. Enjoy several relaxing settings on the vast grounds where lush landscaping, mature trees, streams and ponds will transport you away from the city. Designed to accentuate the picturesque topography and vistas with exceptional natural light and inspiring surroundings.
Storybook River Oaks estate inspired by castles in the English countryside offers a true sanctuary, tucked away in privacy and seclusion. Set on over 2 acres, this romantic residence has superbly proportioned interiors and masonry carved stone arches assembled of limestone and flooring imported from Cotswold. A stunning 800+ bottle wine cellar features triple barrel vault brick ceilings. The pub-style billiard room with full bar and built-in aquariums includes a state-of-the-art theatre with tiered seating for 8. Serene grounds designed with stately English Tudor parterre gardens includes disappearing fountains, saltwater pool and climatized pavilion with custom summer kitchen. Guests enjoy not only a private wing but also a separate guest cottage with lower-level gym and sauna ensuring the utmost luxury. A styled motor-court and 4 car garage accommodates car lifts. This estate is the perfect blend of formal and informal spaces ideal for comfort, recreation and entertaining.
A River Oaks Modern Masterpiece. This highly regarded contemporary compound situated on over three acres of fully-gated grounds offers an opulent oasis of palatial proportions in a sublime setting just moments from Downtown. Regal reception spaces combine spectacular scale with substantial surfaces and serene views provided by the lushly landscaped grounds and natural bayou border. Incredible Owner's Retreat with central sitting room, fitness center, two terraces, and separate baths with designated dressing rooms. Resort-style amenities consist of a serene swimming pool terrace with cabana house and adjacent gazebo with commercial-quality teppanyaki grill. Sizable motor court with ample parking leads to a four-car garage and separate two-story staff accommodations.
This striking new construction home is on a one-plus acre lot in a prime River Oaks location near Lazy Lane. Designed by Robert Dame, the home is well suited for contemporary or traditional taste. Impressive foyer has two-story ceilings with gallery view to backyard pool. Open stair hall with elegant descending limestone staircase. Wetbar with custom millwork in a mid-century style pattern and pendant lighting. Dining room with window display to the climate controlled wine room. Large family room with wood beamed ceiling opens to spacious kitchen. Kitchen fully equipped with high-grade appliances and large center island, plus a secondary caterers kitchen. Large study with block panelled ceiling. Primary suite on first floor with sitting area views outdoors. Exquisite primary bath with excellent closet space. Secondary bedrooms, guest suite or quarters, and game room upstairs. Expansive back yard with pool and summer kitchen. Fully gated with circular drive and four-car garage.
A magnificent colonial estate in the heart of Memorial one of Houston’s most prestigious st.The 4 +acre secluded estate is two miles from The Galleria w/a private lake, tennis courts & pool makes this one a rare find.Grounds have infrared beams surrounding home & security cameras. Soaring ceiling w/marble floors & self suspending staircase invites you into a foyer that floats into an exquisite formal dining room w/new Gracie wallpaper (morning room as well) All 3 floors have refinished walnut floors.Office/den is all mahogany panel w/ floor windows throughout the house that have shutters that close in case of a storm. Security and cooling system for the house is computer monitor & control. Home features 3 levels, 5 bedrooms, 4 full baths, 3 half baths, quest house w/large living area bedroom full kitchen & two bathrooms. Quarters apartment w/full kitchen, 7 cars garage a/c, 4 year old (200 Kilowatts)generator for entire house, two large storage buildings, a water well for the lawn
Rare and magnificent - this 1.96 acre lot is located in the most coveted area of River Oaks backing to the River Oaks Country Club and amongst Houston’s finest estates. Cleared with mature trees - ready for your own creation.
Magnificent estate covering 1.5 acres blends European elegance in a serene and private setting. Iron doors open to reception gallery and extended vista off the veranda, terraces, pool and pavilion. First floor features elevator access, paneled library with adjoining bar/lounge, formal living, wine room, formal dining and breakfast room with butler's bar. Gourmet kitchen opens to family room and screened loggia with summer kitchen. Second floor features primary suite with antique fireplace, adjoining study, dressing rooms, luxurious bath and private terrace. Four en-suite secondary bedrooms and media room in the main residence. Third floor has playroom/flex space. Enchanting grounds offer heated pool/spa surrounded by slate terraces. Motor court, 1/2 basketball court, 2 car porte-cochere, garage with option for car lifts. For maximum guests or multi-generation living there are guest quarters(formerly a fitness room) and a full apartment.
Welcome to The Sarbonne. Layne Kelly & JD Bartell masterpiece on 1/2 acre+ trophy lot in exclusive River Oaks Country Club Estates. AAA mint location, one in from legendary River Oaks Blvd on the coveted west side. Construction underway, delivery Q1 2022. Call for all documentation.
12,000+ sf of European-inspired living on the 33rd floor of premier residential building, The Huntingdon. Designed by nationally noted architect L. Barry Davidson, built-out by Tyne Sparks, and gently updated by present owners. Completely custom wood, iron, glass, and stone accents. Italian single-quarry sourced book-matched marble. Faux Venetian plaster, gild work, and trompe l’oeil ceilings and walls by Jay Iarussi and Leslie Segreto. SAVANT/LUTRON system. Two banks of elevators with gilded gates; two reception foyers; Renaissance-style grand salon; inviting library; bar/lounge; light-filled dining room; great room. Professionally equipped gathering kitchen and butler’s pantry; service/catering area. Enormous, secluded primary suite designed for serenity and comfort with spacious bedroom, two sumptuous full baths, elegant dressing/sitting areas, and bespoke walk-in closets. En suite guest bedrooms; gym; office; 4 balconies; 10 parking slips; 4 storage units.