A top-heavy brick tower tacked onto the front and Euro touches inside this designer-owned spread morphs a 1968 Lynn Park home into a something less provincial and more Provençal — or so the listing suggests. The slightly asymmetrical corner-lot property is a block east of the railroad tracks and two blocks north of Richmond Ave. at Drexel Dr. It’s a newly re-listed home seeking $899,900 with a new agent and agency, after a summer fling with a price tag $25K higher.
Inside the tower, there’s a stairwell with north-facing windows above and at street level. Snazzy floor tiles define the entry hall that runs adjacent to an open living-dining-kitchen area with bleached oak floors:
At 2,530 sq. ft., the home is 1 sq. ft. smaller than the largest house on the block, HCAD figures show. Depending on how rooms upstairs get used, the house has 3 or 4 bedrooms, most of which claim at least one 13-ft. dimension. This bedroom and bathroom are on the first floor:
Upstairs, there’s this bedroom, which tries to make the most of its angles . . .
. . . another of the home’s 2 1/2 bathrooms . . .
. . . and this side-by-side setup:
Meanwhile, the 8,580-sq.-ft. lot’s back yard has several gathering areas, paved, decked, pebbled, pergolaed, patioed, or some combination thereof. There’s also a mosquito removal system, which probably explains why you don’t see any bugs in the pics:
The community carries a $600 annual maintenance fee.
- 4203 Whitman St. [HAR]