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Regal River Oaks residence prominently positioned on a prime corner property showcasing a distinctive Lucian Hood design offering impeccable scale for exceptional entertaining and refined living. Grand Reception Hall with sweeping staircase opens to fabulous formals and paneled Library with adjoining wet bar. Gourmet Island Kitchen opens to light-filled Morning Room. Sizable Den with walls of windows overlooking the northern veranda with antique fountain and manicured lawn beyond. Master Suite up with fireplace, private terrace, and separate baths with custom dressing rooms. 2 Guest Suites + Flex Room/Study. Elevator-installed to 3rd Floor Billiard Room with ample storage and powder bath. A separate staircase provides access to the attached Guest Apartment located above the 3-car garage. Circular Driveway + Gated Motor Court with additional off-street parking.
Geo Market Area:
River Oaks Area
Building Sq Ft:
7,076
Legal Description:
LT 10 BLK 85 RIVER OAKS SEC 11
Sq Ft Source:
Appraisal
Stories:
3
Year Built:
1990
Year Built Source:
Appraisal District
Garage Spaces:
3

Location

Subdivision:
River Oaks
Legal Subdivision:
River Oaks
Zip Code Extension:
3002
State:
TX
County:
Harris

Schools

Elementary:
RIVER OAKS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (HOUSTON)
Middle:
LANIER MIDDLE SCHOOL
High:
LAMAR HIGH SCHOOL (HOUSTON)
District:
Houston
In City Limits:
Unknown
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River Oaks

Nestled in the heart of Houston. This elegant, architecturally pleasing subdivision is highly recognized by the magnificent mansions that line the streets and boulevards of this well respected community. Home to many CEOs, board directors, and entrepreneurs, River Oaks has earned its reputation of being one of Houston’s most exclusive neighborhoods.

Developed on approximately 1,200 acres in the early 1920s by William Hogg and his associate, Hugh Potter, the real estate here offers shady boulevards, spacious, meticulously landscaped lawns and breathtaking bayou views. Bordered by Buffalo Bayou to the north, Westheimer to the south, Shepherd Drive to the east and East Briar Hollow Lane to the west, its “close in” location is just four miles from the Central Business District.

Many of its original homes were designed by nationally recognized architects of the era, such as John F. Staub and Birdsall Briscoe. One magnificent example, “Bayou Bend,” was built by William Hogg’s sister, Ima. She later donated it and its extensive collection of early American furnishings and antiques and renowned gardens to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Another Staub-designed home, “Rienzi,” was similarly donated to MFAH in the 1990s.

Yet another well-known River Oaks landmark is the River Oaks Country Club. This gracious, highly recognized club is noted for its famous River Oaks Tennis Tournament and the ornamental light presentation during the holiday season.

River Oaks offers a variety of homes, old and new, that fulfill the diverse needs of its residents from grand estates spread across several acres to homes found on smaller plots of land. Whatever the case, River Oaks real estate is rich in history and beauty. Residents of River Oaks enjoy a comfortable, gracious lifestyle unequaled in the Houston area.

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