Pending status expired on this updated 1939 Idylwood bungalow, which hit the market a month ago and promptly went under contract. As of yesterday, it’s back as a re-listing at the same asking price: $283,900. The ivy-covered property sits atop a slight ridge on a street just up the block from Spurlock Park at Brays Bayou.
The home’s former sun porch at some point became a windowed-in entryway (above) leading to the front door, which opens straight into the living room:
The dining room takes its name and purpose seriously — it includes an off-the-kitchen informal eating area, just beyond a half-height wall from the main eating space.
Once past all those chairs, the path clears to the punchy black-and-white kitchen, which features both a stained glass window and newer stainless steel appliances. HCAD indicates some remodeling of the 1,742-sq.-ft. home in 2009, which is also when it last sold (for $242,900).
Furnishings suggest multiple purposes for this utility room, from storage to snacking to yard access:
Though the 5,929-sq.-ft. lot lacks trees, the den provides a piney woods setting indoors at the back of the home:
A door off the dining room leads to a small hallway with a lineup of 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms:
A little brick path and patio finishes out the yard:
The roofline gives away the at-some-point addition:
The city’s Gus Wortham Park Golf Course is just 2 blocks north.
- 6707 Fairfield St. [HAR]