This 3-story Georgian rolls out the red carpet at the corner of River Oaks Blvd. and Del Monte Dr. Its 16,931 sq. ft. include a flexible 6-to-9 bedrooms, 10 full baths, and 5 half baths. Built in 1939 on a 1.02 acre lot, this house premiered on the market in mid-October of 2015 at the price of $16.95 million.
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Columns and mature foliage give the entrance gravitas reminiscent of another mansion debuting in 1939:
The foyer features a crystal chandelier framed by a sweeping staircase:
Wood paneling and crown moulding play a major role the formal living room:
The reception hall offers a preview of the pool out back:
There is a bar off of the foyer for refreshments, with an ornate wooden floor:
The formal dining room features red curtains and matching wallpaper:
A coffered ceiling backs up the animal printed wallpaper of the safari-themed secondary dining room off of the wine cellar:
This garden room with a view of the pool features an 18th century marble mantle piece:
The kitchen, and its sequel in the butler pantry, features lavender tray ceilings, crown moulding, and shaker style cabinets:
The third in the trilogy of dining rooms features coffered ceilings and a fireplace with another 18th century marble mantle piece:
More wood paneling in the study:
Coffered ceilings bedeck the game room, which also features a bar:
The master bathroom contains a chandelier and a fireplace:
The walk-in closet provides plenty of space for costume changes:
One of the bathrooms includes hand-painted sinks:
A 2-bedroom garage apartment plays a supporting role to the larger house:
Outside, the pool and terrace complete the picture:
Sweet Jesus. How can they have so much money and own such terrible art? You can find 90% of the artwork in Harwin for $200. ):
$16.95m and it desperately remodeling . Back in Carolyn Farb’s day it was spot on. No more…..
That master suite just gave me vertigo.
It’s interior should be preserve for the highly acclaimed series “Downton River Oaks,” premiering in the year 2125.
Yeah, everything is just. so. perfect.
Awesome if the maintenance/repairs were held to so exacting a standard.
I do like the Wedgewood blue kitchen ceiling – it’s almost outre!