Crisp cutouts and angled volumes designed into a 1974 custom contemporary in Deer Park give light, air, and views multi-level pathways throughout the tilt-topped property. Architect Irving Phillips, who designed this structure long before moving on to Montrose-area monuments and assorted condo towers, also opted for a fair amount of redwood, as evidenced by the ceilings (top) and sun-baked planks finishing the home’s exterior and privacy fencing (above). A week ago, the well-buffed home appeared on the market with a $295,000 asking price.
Planes take off in all directions (and heights) inside the 3,249-sq.-ft. home. Light and dark duke it out in the choice of tile flooring . . .
The hallway (above) goes dark next to the living room’s white on white:
Darkness returns in the dining room floor. The space gets a handily horizontal window for side-yard views from seating height:
The island kitchen (dark tile floor) includes a walk-in pantry:
This is a wall. This is not a wall.
Both secondary bedrooms, carpeted, are located on the first floor.
The master suite upstairs . . .
includes this walk-in-closet:
and sports a pair of bathrooms:
The home faces north on its 19,600-sq.-ft. lot, which is one house away from a main road bordering the campus of Deer Park Elementary School.
The listing mentions a 3-car garage and its attic, which has overhead storage:
An extra space with separate entrance and full bathroom, measuring 34 ft. by 22 ft., gets listing ink as a workshop or guest quarters:
The air hockey table stays with the property. You can test it out at the open house scheduled for Saturday afternoon.
- 3009 Bayou St. [HAR]