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$12,800,000
5 Beds
6, 3 half Baths
11,524 SqFt
1.72 Acre Lot
75,000 Sqft Lot
Status Active
Property Type Single-family
Year Built 1921
Neighborhood Shadyside
Days on Website 28

Property Map

$12,800,000 – 2 Longfellow Lane, Houston, TX 77005

Street View

Courtesy of Martha Turner Sotheby’s.

Description

Nestled on 1.7+ acres in a park-like setting of magnificent live oak trees and landscaped gardens, this English Georgian style home was first designed by Harrie T. Lindeberg and his protege, John Staub. Situated behind the gates of prestigious Shadyside and listed in the National Registry of Historic Places, it has been meticulously restored and updated throughout in a manner that complements its original grandeur and integrity. Entry foyer features a gracious free-floating staircase. Spacious formal living room with scenic views to rear garden area. Formal dining room is adorned with Zuber wallpaper, Segreto finishes, resplendent chandeliers, and refined moldings. Expansive kitchen with center island, custom alder wood cabinetry, and high-end appliances. Light-filled master bedroom with adjoining sitting room and luxurious master bath. Secondary bedroom suites and exercise room upstairs. Outbuildings include the pool house (978 sq. ft.) and carriage house (869 sq. ft.). No flooding.

Property Details and Features

Property Access

  • Automatic Gate
  • Driveway Gate

Appliances and Equipment

  • Compactor
  • Dishwasher
  • Disposal
  • Icemaker
  • Microwave
  • Convection Oven
  • Double Oven
  • Gas Cooktop
  • Gas Range

Bathrooms

  • 6 Full Bathrooms
  • 3 Half Bathrooms
  • 6.30 Total Bathrooms

Bedrooms

  • 5 Total Bedrooms
  • 6 Maximum Bedrooms
  • All Bedrooms Up
  • Master Bed – 2nd Floor
  • Sitting Area
  • Walk-In Closet

House

  • 11,524 Total SQFT
  • 2 Stories
  • Built in 1921
  • Countertops: Granite, Pewter
  • Historic
  • Marble Floors
  • Stone
  • Wood
  • Brick & Wood
  • Georgian
  • Traditional

Cooling

  • Central Electric
  • Zoned

Disclosures

  • Sellers Disclosure

Exterior Features

  • Back Yard
  • Back Yard Fenced
  • Controlled Subdivision Access
  • Covered Patio/Deck
  • Detached Gar Apt /Quarters
  • Patio/Deck
  • Sprinkler System
  • Workshop

Fees

  • Annual Maint Desc: Mandatory
  • Maintenance Fee: $2,100
  • Maint Fee Pay Schedule: Quarterly

Fireplaces

  • 7 Fireplaces
  • Gaslog Fireplace
  • Wood Burning Fireplace

Garage

  • 3 Garage Spaces
  • Additional Parking
  • Auto Driveway Gate
  • Auto Garage Door Opener
  • Circle Driveway
  • Double-Wide Driveway
  • Driveway Gate
  • Oversized Garage

Heating

  • Central Gas
  • Zoned

Home Owner’s Association

  • Mandatory HOA

Interior Features

  • 2 Staircases
  • Alarm System – Owned
  • Crown Molding
  • Drapes/Curtains/Window Cover
  • Dryer Included
  • High Ceiling
  • Intercom System
  • Refrigerator Included
  • Washer Included

Listing

  • $7,434,081 per acre
  • $1,111 per sqft

Location

  • Area: 17
  • County: Harris
  • Subdivision: Shadyside

Lot

  • 1 Up to 2 Acres
  • 1.7218 acres
  • Size: 75000 square feet
  • Dimensions: 300×250
  • Subdivision Lot
  • Wooded

Parking

  • Carport Description: Detached Carport

Pool

  • Private Pool
  • Gunite
  • Heated

Roof

  • Slate

Schools

  • School District: 27 – Houston
  • Elementary: Poe Elementary School
  • Middle: Lanier Middle School
  • High: Lamar High School (houston)

Sewer

  • Public Sewer
  • Public Water

Taxes

  • Amount: $175,504
  • Rate: 2.4216
  • Year: 2019

Utilities

  • Electric Dryer Connections
  • Gas Dryer Connections
  • Washer Connections
  • Ceiling Fans
  • HVAC>13 SEER

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