In this episode: Bellaire east of Newcastle, aka Southdale. Close to parks, schools, pools, and trains! Our open-house tour features new homes, newer homes, and an actual Bellaire original.
Location: 4340 Valerie St.
Details: 4 bedrooms, 4 1/2 baths; 4,048 sq. ft.
The Scoop: 2005 “great party house” on corner lot designed “to maximize liveable space.” More is . . . uh, more! Mudroom, Game Room, Sewing Room, wine bar; Pantry has second refrigerator. Master Bath has double doors. Listed since February; price just chopped $6K.
Open House: Sunday, 2-5 pm
On with the tour!
Location: 4313 Verone St.
Details: 4 bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths; 3,825 sq. ft.
The Scoop: Brand spanking new Mediterranean-in-the-Hill-Country stone-stucco hybrid. Arched Red Oak glass doors connect Kitchen, Breakfast Area, and Family Room to back porch covered with loud slate, overlooking small yard. Listed just a week ago.
Open House: Saturday, noon-4 pm
Location: 4320 Lula St.
Details: 4 bedrooms, 4 1/2 baths; 3,773 sq. ft.
The Scoop: Turn-of-the-century 2-story postmodern Bellaire stucco classic. Family Room and central corridor lead to landscaped back yard through double French Doors. Sprinkler system in yard and house. On the market for 2 weeks.
Open House: Sunday, 2-4 pm
Location: 4341 Betty St.
Details: 4 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths; 3,011 sq. ft.
The Scoop: Second-generation two-story 1991 Bellaire home on corner lot, recently remodeled in mocha palette. Granite, marble, and stainless steel in redone Kitchen and baths. Upstairs Game Room. Just listed.
Open House: Sunday, noon-1:30 pm
Location: 4314 Cynthia St.
Details: 3 bedrooms, 1 baths; 1,050 sq. ft.
The Scoop: Brick single-story 1960 Bellaire home with spacious yard. Has Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen. Attached one-car garage. On the market for less than a week.
Open House: Sunday, 1-3 pm
I remember when the old houses in this neighborhood went for 50 and 60k and the new ones went for 200k, boy times have changed here. It used to be a biker neighborhood, sort of, then people who couldn’t afford West U came here, now with prices like these, things have really changed. Plus this neighborhood lies in the 100 year flood plain. we looked at buying a lot in this neighborhood but intead chose the cheapest alternative in West U: the chimney. Also, a former biker area. Where did all the bikers go?