Big shoulders on a 1928 property in Idylwood look as if the muscular house remodeled in 2000 could transform into an action figure, pull itself out of its slab, and head across the street toward a bend in Brays Bayou. As it is, however, the home’s porch, deck, and side-car vantage points will have to do for the bayou view. The double-lot spread appeared on the market at the end of August and has a $325,000 asking price.
Has the interior of the 2,526-sq.-ft. home on a knoll been altered? A bannister off the foyer, for example, shows where there’s a change in floor elevation . . .
. . . and support columns help open up the back-of-house living room:
The tile-floor wing found a few steps down from the foyer includes the updated island kitchen:
A dining room with a barreled ceiling at the front of the home (above) is right off the kitchen’s bar area. At the far end of the room, a set of doors with decorative glass panels opens to the back porch (at right). The home has 2 bedrooms, one of which is downstairs:
Meanwhile, the master suite is at the top of a well-defined, open-fret stairwell:
The bayou-view upper deck comes through a French door:
A brick path across the back lot behind the garage . . .
. . . ends at a patio tucked in a corner pocket of what appears to be an unfenced lot:
- 1820 N. Macgregor Way [HAR]