HOUSTON, TX - John Daugherty, Realtors Sales Associate Vickie Driscoll sold this magnificent home at 835 Little John Lane in Houston, Texas. Inspired by the Hotel Du Cap in the French Riviera, this Neoclassical Mediterranean is filled with Old World charm. An entertainer’s paradise, it offers stunning water views and a private backyard sanctuary. The grand entry, boasting magnificent French doors, is flanked by stately formal living and dining rooms, perfect for intimate gatherings or large galas. A chef’s kitchen delights with commercial range and vent hood, dual dishwashers, dual refrigerator and freezers, marble counters and backsplash, and dual sinks. The sitting room with its curved wall of windows provides breathtaking views of the gardens and bayou. A hidden treasure, accessed by a panel in the wine tasting room, is the climate-controlled wine cellar with brick floors and custom wood storage, reminiscent of Old World.
First-floor master bedroom with vestibule entry features sitting area with curved bay window and picturesque views of expansive lawn and bayou. “Her” master bath features private access to the north garden, oversized jetted tub with marble surround, marble flooring, custom draperies, vanity, bidet, recessed lighting and speakers, and walk-in closet with custom built-ins. Upstairs game room with wet bar and balcony overlooks forested bayou. Attached two-bedroom guest quarters share a kitchenette, living area and bathroom.
Cool, sparkling pool surrounded by pavers on south side of property offers respite from summer heat. Outdoor kitchen off covered loggia has a pull-down door to protect it from the elements and features a gas grill, sink and full-sized refrigerator. Iconic columns, archways, brick patio flooring and large ceiling fans form the covered loggia. Well-manicured lawn is inviting and lush, perfect for a garden party.