Doubled windows dominate the front of an updated 1946 Idylwood home. Each pair indicates a front-to-back section of the floor plan within. The south-facing property sits on a sloping lot in the neighborhood’s southeast corner; the street, which begins at Wayside Dr. just north of Walmart, eventually bends past the grassy banks of Brays Bayou. Over the weekend, the home popped up on the market as a listing seeking $265K. The same agent handled the property’s previous sale in 2008, when the current owner paid $185K before sprucing it up.
The home’s first set of windows, by the front walk, give the study within a street view. Nearby, a side-winder front door opens into the main living area, which snags the middle windows and features an assortment of arches and archways:
The breakfast bar sits where the flooring shifts from original hardwood to newer kitchen tile:
Granite countertops, stainless steel appliances . . .
and a farmhouse sink are among newcomers to the kitchen:
A set of glass panel doors in the dining area opens to a deck. The tile flooring wraps around the corner and into an adjacent space. An archway to the living room splits the current buffet area . . .
from office use:
The home’s 2 bedrooms land off a hallway accessed from the other side of the living room. This bedroom features the home’s third double window set at the front of the home:
This one takes the home’s back corner. Measuring 12 ft. by 13 ft., it’s the same size as the front bedroom:
Here’s one of the 2 bathrooms:
Elevated, the wooden deck leads to a slightly sloping back yard:
- 6725 Sylvan Rd. [HAR]