5322 Institute Lane Houston, Texas, 77005 United States
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5322 Institute Lane
Houston, Texas, 77005 United States

Marty Warren
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And how could this get better? Marvel at your own personal resort which features an alluring heated pool/spa plus a large yard with incredible plants and trees. The 3 car garage also features custom i
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The majestic facade is surrounded by lush landscaping, palms, oaks, magnolia trees and is highlighted by extensive landscape lighting. The home has an abundance of windows on all sides and eaves that

Property details

  • Property type

    Single Family Homes

  • Status

    Sold

  • Year Built

    1926

5322 Institute Lane

Rare opportunity to own a meticulously maintained historic Villa on a huge lot in the Rice University area! Built in 1926, The Eppes House is a stunning example of an Italian Renaissance Villa that has been painstakingly restored plus enhanced into a modern masterpiece and nestled on a generous 19K+ SF cul-de-sac lot. Extraordinary curb appeal with majestic facade, concrete stucco exterior, huge porch and hipped concrete roof, it boasts 5 bedrooms, 4 full & 3 half baths, gameroom, pool room, study + an awe-inspiring finished basement w/ raised ceilings, concrete floors, F/P, separate HVAC, wet bar and recent walk-in wine cooler. Upon setting foot in the home, the character, charm and authentic elements sweep you away to another time! Take in the prominent staircase, arched mahogany doorways and built-ins, plaster walls with plaster cove ceilings and the restored original windows that are operational. Gracious living room w/ cast stone FP & sunroom. A Swarovski crystal chandelier graces the formal dining room, large kitchen, Sub-Zero fridge, beamed ceiling, Thermador appliances, lots of counters and cabs. Oversized master bedroom with just added balcony overlooking scenic backyard and pool + 3 additional bedrooms & private guest suite up. Your very private & personal resort lies in back and features big heated pool/spa, added/expanded loggia, fireplace, Summer kitchen, huge yard space, outdoor shower, fountain, landscape lighting, large palms, beautiful landscaping, new storage building & full house generator. Besides retaining the historical integrity in all of the indoor updates, no details have been overlooked as the mechanical, electrical, sewer pipes & structural elements along with all HVAC units have also been replaced or updated so all of the hard work has already been done! See attachment for full list of updates and history of home.

Amenities & Features

  • Listing Details
    • Property ID
      12310950
    • MLS#
      12310950
    • Property type
      Single Family Homes
    • Status
      Sold (7/24/2020)
    • Last Listed Price
      $3,299,000
  • Utilities & Building
    • Year Built
      1926
    • Style
      Spanish/Mediterranean
    • Lot Size Unit
      Acre(s)
    • Lot Size
      0.44
    • Parking
      3 Car Garage
    • cooling
      Central Air Conditioning
  • Interior
    • Amenities
      Balcony, Deck, Granite Countertops, Pool, Security System, Spa / Hot Tub, Tile Flooring, Gardens, Hardwood Flooring, Marble Countertop, Terrace / Outdoor Space, Wine Cellar / Grotto, Washer Included, Dryer Included, Outdoor Pool
    • Full Bathrooms
      4
    • Partial Bathrooms
      3
    • Bedrooms
      5