These are the 5 Most Expensive Homes In Houston

These are the 5 Most Expensive Homes In Houston

October 14, 2019 by Lawrence Elizabeth Knox

From stained-glass domed ceilings reminiscent of Versailles to rose gardens, pristine views and private putting greens, the city’s five most exclusive listings are worth their salt.

100 Carnarvon Drive

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Nestled on 2.5 acres of wooded landscape in the Memorial area, this neoclassical eight-bedroom residence, listed at $30 million, evokes the grandeur of an art-filled chateau in the heart of Versailles. An expansive marble portico with intricately carved detailing reflects the period moldings, lavish gilt and antique boiserie throughout the interior. Kellie Geitner, kellie.geitner@sothebyshomes.com, sothebyshomes.com

3456 Inwood Drive

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Located in the ever-exclusive River Oaks neighborhood, the Cleveland Sewall house, completed in 1926, is one of the last privately held architectural landmarks in the city. At $22 million, it includes a third-floor patio that overlooks the property’s distinctive outdoor spa baths, rose garden and large koi pond. Katie Forney, katie.forney@compass.com, compass.com

1000 Kirby Drive

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On the market for $20 million, this sumptuous River Oaks estate is perfect for entertaining, with its ornate reception hall, dining salons and a professional-grade kitchen equipped for 200-plus guests. Other unique features of this 11-bedroom residence include a walk-in, climate-controlled wine vault, a business wing with an executive office, a Victorian-style gazebo and a grand spiral staircase with views of Buffalo Bayou. Walter Bering, walter.bering@sothebyshomes.com, sothebyshomes.com

526 W. Friar Tuck Lane

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Designed by renowned architect Ed Eubanks, the five-bedroom European-style villa, listed at $18.95 million, is centered on an exquisite neutral-toned living room with limestone walls, a coffered ceiling and clerestory windows. Multiple French doors throughout the interior offer views of the estate’s lavish grounds, featuring a heated pool, perfectly manicured putting green, herb gardens and an air-conditioned loggia. Walter Bering, walter.bering@sothebyshomes.com, sothebyshomes.com

2930 Lazy Lane

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This iconic five-bedroom residence in River Oaks, designed by famed Houston architect Howard Barnstone, is tucked away on one of the most prestigious streets in the city. The modern home, sitting on 5.2 acres, features glass-walled living and dining rooms offering breathtaking, expansive views of the lush landscaping, which includes walking trails and terraces along the bayou. Call it home for a cool $16.49 million. Jeanne Marosis, jeannem@johndaugherty.com, johndaugherty.com













These are the 5 Most Expensive Homes In Houston

October 14, 2019 by Lawrence Elizabeth Knox

From stained-glass domed ceilings reminiscent of Versailles to rose gardens, pristine views and private putting greens, the city’s five most exclusive listings are worth their salt.

100 Carnarvon Drive

Carnarvon.jpg

Nestled on 2.5 acres of wooded landscape in the Memorial area, this neoclassical eight-bedroom residence, listed at $30 million, evokes the grandeur of an art-filled chateau in the heart of Versailles. An expansive marble portico with intricately carved detailing reflects the period moldings, lavish gilt and antique boiserie throughout the interior. Kellie Geitner, kellie.geitner@sothebyshomes.com, sothebyshomes.com

3456 Inwood Drive

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Located in the ever-exclusive River Oaks neighborhood, the Cleveland Sewall house, completed in 1926, is one of the last privately held architectural landmarks in the city. At $22 million, it includes a third-floor patio that overlooks the property’s distinctive outdoor spa baths, rose garden and large koi pond. Katie Forney, katie.forney@compass.com, compass.com

1000 Kirby Drive

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On the market for $20 million, this sumptuous River Oaks estate is perfect for entertaining, with its ornate reception hall, dining salons and a professional-grade kitchen equipped for 200-plus guests. Other unique features of this 11-bedroom residence include a walk-in, climate-controlled wine vault, a business wing with an executive office, a Victorian-style gazebo and a grand spiral staircase with views of Buffalo Bayou. Walter Bering, walter.bering@sothebyshomes.com, sothebyshomes.com

526 W. Friar Tuck Lane

Friar_Tuck.jpg

Designed by renowned architect Ed Eubanks, the five-bedroom European-style villa, listed at $18.95 million, is centered on an exquisite neutral-toned living room with limestone walls, a coffered ceiling and clerestory windows. Multiple French doors throughout the interior offer views of the estate’s lavish grounds, featuring a heated pool, perfectly manicured putting green, herb gardens and an air-conditioned loggia. Walter Bering, walter.bering@sothebyshomes.com, sothebyshomes.com

2930 Lazy Lane

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This iconic five-bedroom residence in River Oaks, designed by famed Houston architect Howard Barnstone, is tucked away on one of the most prestigious streets in the city. The modern home, sitting on 5.2 acres, features glass-walled living and dining rooms offering breathtaking, expansive views of the lush landscaping, which includes walking trails and terraces along the bayou. Call it home for a cool $16.49 million. Jeanne Marosis, jeannem@johndaugherty.com, johndaugherty.com





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