Note: The pricing history noted previously in this story was inaccurate. We’ve corrected it below.
From a pint-sized perch above a set of arched windows, saintly statuary appears to be keeping an eye o’er a updated 1925 Spanish Revival cottage near the Menil Collection. The heavenly presence might also guard against any sleepwalking encounters with the steep steps at the bottom of a flight of stairs . . .
as it lands in the kitchen. They come from a barrier-free bedroom upstairs, where there’s a sitting room but not much of a landing (or railing):
Elsewhere in the 1,825-sq.-ft. home, rooms are reached less intrepidly.
The front door sits at the back of an arched entry porch with iron gate and opens directly into the living room. There, natural light floods through south-facing windows and a set of doors facing the street. They access a front patio that’s wrapped by a midrise wall of stucco (above and at the top of this story).
Dining room and study (with beam ceiling and French doors) flow to an extensive back deck and pool:
The kitchen has been updated at some point. HCAD indicates a 1996 renovation. Earlier this year, the roof and breaker box were replaced.
The other bedroom (above) is on the first floor and has direct access outside, though the triple doors currently open into shrubbery.
Both bathrooms have also been updated.
Most of the back yard is covered by poolscape:
Looking for a pool house? The listing suggests converting the 1-car detached garage into one:
has been listed at $629,000 since May, though it spent a couple of days with an asking price $6K higher. was listed for a couple of days in May for $635K, then taken off the market to have the roof and breaker box replaced, according to the listing agent. It went back on the market this past weekend for $629,000. Previously, it spent almost the entirety of the 2009 on the market had been on the market from early December 2008 to early February 2009 as well — priced in the mid-$400,000s — but didn’t find any takers.
- 1618 Colquitt St. [HAR]