New to the Market: Palm-Encrusted in Bonham Acres

8810 Bonhomme Rd.

This grand five-or-six-bedroom, five-bath home on four-fifths of an acre near the corner of Bissonnet and Fondren is festooned with stucco palm-tree frescoes and an aggressive porte-cochere, and can be yours for only $347,000. At that price, you can assume that the furnishings are not coming with it. Which is probably a good thing, though much of the decoration appears to be . . . encrusted on the interior.

You simply have to see this one for yourself: Tour the overdecorated interior—before it’s ruined by a new buyer—after the jump.


Umbrella torchieres repeat the palm-tree theme announced on the exterior in the soothing, blue-carpeted Living Room.

Living Room of 8810 Bonhomme

In the Den, we encounter a surprising collection of doll-faced figurines.

8810 Bonhomme Den

Here’s a dead-deer’s-eye view of the grand, mirrored entry stair.

8810 Bonhomme Entry

The romantic downstairs master bedroom:

8810 Bonhomme Downstairs Master Bedroom

And the much naughtier upstairs master, with requisite wall and ceiling-vault mirrors.

8810 Bonhomme Upstairs Master Bedroom

A garden tub in one of five full baths:

Bathroom at 8810 Bonhomme

Tiny porcelain assistants are ready to help you with your creations in the Kitchen, where the fine cabinets and decorative-tile floor are bathed in a lovely fluorescent glow.

8810 Bonhomme Kitchen

You won’t have to go far to shop, either: La Michoacana market is right next door.