What’s the difference between a swank terrazzo-floored Modern home from 1959 or 1960 on a large swath of land somewhere on the banks of Buffalo Bayou in Memorial . . . and one overlooking Sims Bayou in Glenbrook Valley?
Couple million, easy. But . . . Sims Bayou, really?
Okay, so the house at 7711 Lakewind St. doesn’t have quite the same design pedigree (or furniture) as the Frame House — nobody seems to know who designed or built this place. But what do you expect for $359,000?
Uh . . . how about something where the vinyl siding has already been removed? Can we get that?
Wanna see a couple “before” pics of that Kitchen?
Listing agent (and Swamplot advertiser) Robert Searcy reports the seller made a few more changes to the 5 bedroom, 3 1/2 bath property since buying it in 2006:
The 70’s era den paneling that was not original was removed. The redwood trim refinished, hardwoods exposed upstairs. Of course $25,000 in plumbing upgrades, a $20,000 roof and new furnaces don’t photograph so well.
Oh, but can’t you see they tried?:
Feel like taking in this bayou mod view for yourself? This home is one of 3 on Houston Mod’s “Mod of the Month” open house this Sunday.