It’s a square route through the entry of a modified 1960 Westbury mod, described in its listing on Tuesday as a giveaway prize from a bygone Parade of Homes. The interior plays up its remaining original elements, such as the tile mural found in the front-and-central entry (top) — which the listing claims was featured in the old Arts & Architecture magazine. Another exercise in symmetry comes from the 2 garages sandwiching the recessed front door (above).
Tiny pops of color in the mural repeat larger in the flooring of the adjacent dining room . . .
and in the ever-so-slightly larger room across the way, currently used as a study:
Its retractable doors mark one of the pathways into an opened-up living area. HCAD records indicate some remodeling of the 2,311-sq.-ft. home took place in 1992.
The mostly open kitchen has gas appliances and aqua laminate countertops, combined with wood cabinetry and paler flooring. The layout also squeezes in some front-loading laundry equipment:
Open shelving separates the kitchen from an informal dining area that’s also open to a room with outdoor access:
The 3 bedrooms — each 12 ft. wide by either 11, 12, or 13 ft. — get tile floors:
The 2 bathrooms have been updated, but the shared one in the hallway has some residual Mamie Pink tile and a sit-bath tub-ette:
This differently tiled scene is tagged as the master bathroom:
The lot, located east of Hillcroft and south of W. Bellfort, measures 8,400 sq. ft. and has a southern exposure. The home’s asking price is $374,900.
- 5702 Warm Springs Rd. [HAR]