Tiles run below, above, and in between the rooms of a 1967 Sharpstown Country Club Terrace home that’s also stocked with rustic, handcrafted wooden doors. In place of a garage, there’s a “casita,” its listing last week touts. Located north of Beechnut St. and east of Gessner St., the palm-fronted property has a $265K asking price.
Faux or not, the sky’s the limit above the entry (above) of the 2,133-sq.-ft. home. Below it, courses of tile mix up the patterns and the paths across rooms:
Instead of baseboards, there are basetiles.
Tileage also shows up on countertops and backsplashes in the kitchen:
And there’s the high-gloss, high-texture ceiling, of course. It continues through to the . . .
dining nook built into the window bay facing the driveway:
The family room sports tile on the window seat and the fireplace surround:
This archway on the border passes between the den and an interior hallway to 3 bedrooms:
This one pairs dark-stained built-ins with more of those sparkle-finish panels:
A couple of the bathrooms put jazzy tile work underfoot . . .
The converted garage delivers 450 sq. ft. of living space in a separate package . . .
and another snappy bathroom:
Recent updates to the home (by its owners of more than 25 years) include new windows and roof. A red tiled section of roof off the casita shades its small porch facing the back yard. In listing photos of the landscaped view, the palm fronds appear as the fountain’s geyser . . .
But in this one, not so much:
Nearby, there’s a pergola over the (tiled) patio of the main house:
- 8518 Langdon Ln. [HAR]