Step proudly through the front door, then take it down a notch into the slightly sunken living room of this new listing in the Northbrook part of Fondren Southwest. A 1976-minted contemporary — updated in the interim — the home has an initial asking price of $179,000.
The home’s driveway curves off the cul-de-sac of a 10-home street. Behind the property, there’s a narrow easement beyond which lies the 4-pronged classroom wing of Eleanor Tinsley Elementary School, north of W. Bellfort Ave. near Bob White Dr.
The single-step-down living room — netting a smidge more headspace — has a fireplace with just a hint ofÂ mantle and hearth. Sections of its brickwork extend to the ceiling and at shin-height slide under a matched pair of built-ins. As with other front rooms, this one has ceramic tile floors and almost-full-height picture windows. The walk-in wet-bar service area steps back up from the seating side of the counter:
The kitchen has double ovens, a gas cooktop, and winter white cabinetry and countertops:
Natural lighting in the family room includes skylights and a wall of windows, plus a door to the back yard and wooden deck:
It’s a 4-bedroom home with 2 full bathrooms. Here’s the master suite, which also looks out over the deck:
The master bathroom has two vanities and a walk-in closet:
Bedrooms in this 2,579-sq.-ft. home all have the same new (neutral) carpeting:
The 7,696-sq.-ft. lot faces north, giving the deck a southern exposure. There’s also a lattice-covered hot tub area with a deck of its own:
- 6207 Sanford Rd. [HAR]