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    1 Longfellow Lane
    Houston, Texas, 77005
    United States
    1 Longfellow Lane Houston, Texas, 77005 United States

    1 Longfellow Lane
    Houston, Texas, 77005 United States

    Victoria Minton
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    Situated on 2+ acres behind the private gates of Shadyside, the expansive grounds consists of 4/5++ in the main house, a 3 Car Carriage House with a full 2/1 apartment above (1,200+ sf) and 1 bedroom
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    A “Good Brick Award” winner (2021) by Preservation Houston, this architectural gem features imported woods, high ceilings, beautiful millwork, arched openings, carved stonework, restored elaborate doo

    Property details

    • Property type

      Single Family Homes

    • Status


    • Year Built


    1 Longfellow Lane

    Architecturally significant 4/5++ Mediterranean Revival Style home on 2+ acres in the private gated neighborhood of Shadyside. Designed in 1926 by William Ward Watkin for hardware magnate F.A. Heitman, this important home has undergone a recent restoration and expansion by the current owners. The owners retained architect Rudy Colby of Colby Design for the renovation and design of a seamless 1,200+ sq.ft. addition and the Office of James Burnett (OJB) for the landscape design. 2021 “Good Brick Award” by Preservation Houston. Along with rich historical details, this home features stunning kitchen/baths, sumptuous primary suite, impressive landscaped grounds/pool/tennis/motor ct/ 2 car porte-cochere, “Artist Cottage”, elevator (basement to 2nd floor), 3 car Carriage House with apartments above and below. In the heart of Houston’s bustling Museum District with proximity to Downtown, the Med Center, and the Rice University trail this is one of Houston’s most distinguished residences.

    About The Area

    A popular district near Downtown, this rejuvenated former industrial area has surged in development and is now a vibrant and diverse neighborhood.

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    Amenities & Features

    • Listing Details
      • Property ID
      • MLS#
      • Property type
        Single Family Homes
      • Marketed By
        Martha Turner Sotheby's International Realty - Central Houston Brokerage
      • Status
      • Listing Price
      • County
        Harris County
      • School District
        Houston Independent
    • Utilities & Building
      • Year Built
      • Lot Size Unit
      • Lot Size
      • Parking
        3 Car Garage
      • cooling
        Central Air Conditioning
    • Interior
      • Amenities
        Balcony, Deck, Spa / Hot Tub, Tennis Court, Washer Included, Dryer Included
      • Full Bathrooms
      • Partial Bathrooms
      • Bedrooms