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A lovely River Oaks home in the St. Johns Area that has been owned and maintained by one family since it was developed in 1938. Remodeled in 1995, this 4 bed/ 3 1/2 bath home boasts an over-sized traditional floor plan that consists of all formal living spaces, a gourmet kitchen with large island and butler's pantry, a grand master with a sitting room and detached study, large closet/storage spaces, wood floors downstairs, tall ceilings and an elevator. The property has excellent curb appeal, mature trees, gated drive and beautiful landscaping in the backyard. This is an excellent opportunity - many new constructions on this street - Don't miss out on this one!!
Geo Market Area:
River Oaks Area
Building Sq Ft:
4,450
Legal Description:
LT 10 BLK 61 RIVER OAKS SEC 7
Sq Ft Source:
Appraisal District
Stories:
2
Year Built:
1938
Year Built Source:
Appraisal District
Garage Spaces:
1

Location

Subdivision:
River Oaks Sec 07
Legal Subdivision:
River Oaks
Zip Code Extension:
4101
State:
TX
County:
Harris

Schools

Elementary:
RIVER OAKS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (HOUSTON)
Middle:
LANIER MIDDLE SCHOOL
High:
LAMAR HIGH SCHOOL (HOUSTON)
District:
Houston
In City Limits:
Yes
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River Oaks

Nestled in the heart of Houston. This elegant, architecturally pleasing subdivision is highly recognized by the magnificent mansions that line the streets and boulevards of this well respected community. Home to many CEOs, board directors, and entrepreneurs, River Oaks has earned its reputation of being one of Houston’s most exclusive neighborhoods.

Developed on approximately 1,200 acres in the early 1920s by William Hogg and his associate, Hugh Potter, the real estate here offers shady boulevards, spacious, meticulously landscaped lawns and breathtaking bayou views. Bordered by Buffalo Bayou to the north, Westheimer to the south, Shepherd Drive to the east and East Briar Hollow Lane to the west, its “close in” location is just four miles from the Central Business District.

Many of its original homes were designed by nationally recognized architects of the era, such as John F. Staub and Birdsall Briscoe. One magnificent example, “Bayou Bend,” was built by William Hogg’s sister, Ima. She later donated it and its extensive collection of early American furnishings and antiques and renowned gardens to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Another Staub-designed home, “Rienzi,” was similarly donated to MFAH in the 1990s.

Yet another well-known River Oaks landmark is the River Oaks Country Club. This gracious, highly recognized club is noted for its famous River Oaks Tennis Tournament and the ornamental light presentation during the holiday season.

River Oaks offers a variety of homes, old and new, that fulfill the diverse needs of its residents from grand estates spread across several acres to homes found on smaller plots of land. Whatever the case, River Oaks real estate is rich in history and beauty. Residents of River Oaks enjoy a comfortable, gracious lifestyle unequaled in the Houston area.

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