Ivy creeping across the mostly unadorned facade of this Windermere home helps plant the 1950 contemporary into its leafy and landscaped setting. Interior updates over the years appear to have kept the home’s mid-century bones while adding some modern conveniences — and a whole lotta windows facing the large back yard. Listed a month ago at $619,000, the home in Southgate’s hinterlands west of Greenbriar Dr. is within walking distance of Rice Village and Roberts Elementary School — or just a short ambulance ride away from the Texas Medical Center.
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The front door (above) opens into a living-dining space extended by a 2-story glass atrium on the back of the 1,942-sq.-ft. house:
There’s a den off the atrium, just beyond a curved wall. Above it, there’s a curved interior balcony of glass bricks:
Meanwhile, the streamlined kitchen:
The listing describes this room as a downstairs master bedroom with full bath:
Upstairs, there’s the current master-like bedroom and a third bedroom. They appear to share a bathroom, which has a double vanity. Both bedrooms have access to the atrium’s interior balcony, currently used as a small study:
Outside, the 8,400-sq.-ft. lot has room for a playhouse, a brick patio with portions covered and uncovered, and a storage shed, all of which fall in the domain of one of those mosquito control systems. The utility room is in the attached 2-car garage.
- 2315 Wordsworth St. [HAR]