Growing conditions favor landscaping (and geegaws) inside and outside a mews-facing condo in the 1973 Briarwest Townhomes development. Reddish hues are particularly abundant, whether in the decor’s high petal count or the brick exterior’s shutters. Updated a bit, the home is one of 194 2-story homes sharing the community’s 13 acres, with a pool, playground, and park (not a dog park, the homeowners association declares).
Ungated access is from Winrock Rd., located east of Voss Rd. and north of Westheimer Rd. Over the weekend, this home’s asking price trimmed again, this time to $268K, following a month at $275K. In its November 2014 initial listing, pricing got started at $285K.
Gleaming hardwood flooring takes a diagonal tack and runs beneath the glass-bricked divider that backs the west-facing front entry (above). A living room in full bloom . . .
bounces light from its picture window through a set of glass panel doors at the far end of the room:
They lead to the dining room, which has no window:
Its rugged tile floors and glassy far end . . .
also finish out the adjacent kitchen. Both rooms open . . .
into a brick-paved patio shaded by overhead lattice (also pictured at the top of this story). The 2-car garage shores up one end. Its 2 bays access a shared driveway running behind a section of homes located near the middle of the community.
The powder room sticks with faux foliage:
All 3 bedrooms are upstairs, where dusty pink cabbage roses have made the climb into the master suite at the park-view front of the home:
One of 2 secondary bedrooms make an appearance in the listing, which says both measure 11 ft. by 15 ft.:
There’s also another full bathroom upstairs . . .
One section of the community wraps around this park space:
And there’s a pool. The community has a $365 monthly maintenance fee and 36 pages of guidelines that cover everything from pets and guest behavior to renovating, leasing, and selling the unit. Among the rules: a 15 mph limit, no boat storage and suits (no street clothes) in the pool. Maybe keep that dress code in mind at the open house Saturday afternoon.
- 6419 Olympia Dr. [HAR]