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June 5, 2020

2117 Rolling Hills Drive | PENDING SALE in Pearland, TX!

2117 Rolling Hills Drive is a beautiful three bedroom, three and a half bath home located on a quiet cul-de-sac in Pearland's Avalon Terrace. This home has many great features such as a first floor office, a spacious family room with a two story ceiling, an island kitchen with granite counters, a covered outdoor kitchen, and more! Quiet cul-de-sac location.

Property Information

  • House Size: 3,119 sq ft
  • Lot Size: 7,397 sq ft
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3 Full, 1 Half
  • Listed by Laurie Conner
  • MLS #24011840

Features

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  • Brick and stone exterior.
  • Foyer with beveled glass front door.
  • First floor office located just inside the front door. Great lighting, beveled glass French doors.
  • Spacious great room open to the kitchen and breakfast room. Easy access to the covered patio and outdoor kitchen. Double-height ceilings, clerestory windows.
  • First floor master bedroom suite with tray ceilings, six large windows, large master bath and walk-in closet. Master bath features two separate vanities, a large soaking tub, separate water closet, a large glass-enclosed shower.
  • Island kitchen with granite counters, island bar seating, white cabinetry, and subway tile. Walk-in pantry and breakfast room.
  • Upstairs has three bedrooms, two full bathrooms, and a game or media room. 
  • Spacious fully fenced backyard with side gate. Covered back patio with ceiling fan, built-in outdoor kitchen.
  • Zoned to Lawhon Elementary, Pearland Junior High West Middle School, and Glenda Dawson High School. Please check enrollment availability.

>More Great Pearland Homes for Sale

June 3, 2020

Staying Sane While #StayingHome | Houston Maison Magazine

Staying Sane While #StayingHome - Houston Maison MagazineIn this issue of Houston Maison we explore what is happening both locally and globally as we trudge together through the Covid 19 pandemic. Staying Sane While #stayinghome explores the benefits of the great outdoors and the challenges of changing homes safely.  We button it up with a bit of calm by way of WabiSabi decor.

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We hope this issue provides a welcome bit of entertainment, ideas and inspiration.

Roger Martin

June 3, 2020

Marketing Your Luxury Home | Pinnacle Properties

Roger Martin Properties uses Pinnacle Properties of America (plus five of its sister publications) to give our listings local, national, and international exposure within the luxury real estate market. This glossy publication features high-end real estate including equestrian estates in New England, mountain retreats in Vail, beach-front properties in Malibu, and high-rises in Miami. Roger Martin Properties is the exclusive member for the central Houston cities of West University Place, TX and Bellaire, TX. 

Using both print and digital formats, Real Property Luxury Group distributes these luxury magazines three times yearly. Total annual distribution is over half a million qualified buyers and sellers.  Each issue reaches 5,000 Houstonians with print magazines and 50,000 digital magazines.  The six publications are titled American Luxury Estates, Classic Properties International, Distinctive Properties International, Residence Luxury Estates, Fine Properties International, and Pinnacle Properties. 

Take a look at some of our recent publications!

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May 29, 2020

4204 Southwestern Street | LEASED in West University Place, TX!

4204 Southwestern Street is a gorgeous custom-built home on a spacious corner lot now available for lease. This property has great features such as a first floor front room with an attached full bathroom that can serve as the fourth bedroom, an open floorplan, a side yard off of the dining area as well as a backyard, a large master bedroom suite with a sun room, a flex room that could be a fifth bedroom, and more!

Property Information

  • House Size: 4,511 sq ft
  • Lot Size: 7,000 sq ft
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 4 Full, 1 Half
  • Listed by Roger Martin
  • MLS #66796604

Features

  • Reclaimed Brazillian hardwood flooring, high vaulted ceilings, and large custom windows throughout the home.
  • First floor front room has a full bathroom off of it, allowing for use as a bedroom.
  • Wet bar with wine refrigerator, understair storage area.
  • Large family room. Beamed ceiling, recessed lights, arched entry, built-in shelving for storage.. Open to dining room and kitchen. Private office off of family room. Dining room off of kitchen, overlooks private side yard.
  • Gourmet kitchen with oversized quartz counters and bar seating, custom cabinets, stone floors, panel fronted dishwasher and Subzero Refrigerator, six burner and griddle stove. Walk-in pantry.
  • Half bath off of the side entrance by the garage.
  • Upstairs master bedroom suite can be closed off by a vintage French farm door. Enclosed sun room is the entrance to the suite. Vaulted ceilings, large windows for natural lighting. Master bath with marble counters, air tub, separate shower, large walk-in closet.
  • Two en suite bedrooms upstairs, one with hall bathroom access. Walk-in closets with built-in cabinets and shelves.
  • Flex room at end of hallway could be a fifth bedroom if needed.
  • Covered patio and easycare backyard off of the family room. Private side patio off of the dining room.
  • Zoned to West University Place Elementary, Pershing Middle School, and Lamar High School. Please check enrollment availability.

>More Great West U Homes for Sale

May 18, 2020

5603 Duxbury Street | FOR SALE in Westbury!

5603 Duxbury Street is a three bedroom, two full bath fully integrated smart home located in Houston's popular Westbury subdivision. This ranch-style home was fully remodeled and taken to the studs in 2017, with updates in 2018 and 2020. Features include an open floorplan great for entertaining, sleek plank flooring throughout the house, an eat-in chef's kitchen, fresh paint, a spacious deck, and more!

Property Information

  • House Size: 1,925 sq ft
  • Lot Size: 8,640 sq ft
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2 full
  • Listed by Sachin Chowdhry
  • MLS #35168083

Features

  • Fully remodeled down to the studs in 2017. Updated in 2018 and 2020. Updates Include plumbing, electrical wiring, ducts, air-conditioning, hot water heater and gutters.
  • Integrated smart home features include a home video surveilance system,a monitored alarm system, mounted electronics, and smartphone controlled garage door, front door, and thermostat.
  • Sleek hardwood plank flooring, neutral paint colors, crown moldings, and plantation shutters throughout the home.
  • Open floorplan. Living room flows to dining room, dining room is open to kitchen, and breakfast room with breakfast bar adjoin the kitchen.
  • Eat-in chef's kitchen. Stainless steel appliances, polished concrete counters, and plentiful storage including a walk-in pantry and built-in wine rack above the refrigerator.
  • Master bedroom suite includes a vaulted ceiling, wide plank floors, and sliding barn doors leading to the master bath and closets. Master bath has been updated with double sinks, polished concrete floors, and a frameless glass shower.
  • Two secondary bedrooms, each with generous size and carpeted flooring. Hall bath with a shower/tub combo and polished concrete counters.
  • Oversized backyard with mature shade trees and a spacious deck and pergola. Fully fenced and gated.
  • Never flooded.
  • Zoned to Anderson Elementary School, Meyerland Middle School, and Westbury High School. Please check availability.

>More Great Homes for Sale in Brays Oaks!

May 8, 2020

2107 Stoney Brook Drive | CLOSED in Briarbend, TX!

2107 Stoney Brook Drive is a classic updated mid-century modern home featuring three bedrooms, andtwo full baths. Updated with granite counters in kitchen and baths, groove and peg wood floors and hand-scraped engineered wood floors. Four panel beveled glass front door. Spacious formal living and dining rooms with crown molding and chair rail. Updated kitchen with stainless appliances, plentiful counter and storage. Eat-in breakfast area with adjoining granite topped buffet counter. Vaulted ceiling family room with attached sun room which overlooks the rose filled backyard. Walk-in closet in master along with separate vanity area and updated bath with frameless tile shower and granite countertop. Two additional bedrooms with good closet space. Hall bath with double sink granite counters, glass enclosed tub shower with accent tile. Well cared for in popular Briarbend. 

Property Information

  • House Size: 2,140 sq ft
  • Lot Size: 9,559 sq ft
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2 Fullf
  • Listed by Roger Martin
  • Sale MLS #89244912
  • Lease MLS #68220912

Features

  • Groove and peg hardwood flooring throughout the entire house.
  • Four panel beveled glass front door.
  • Spacious formal living and dining rooms with crown molding and chair rail.
  • Updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, excellent cabinet and storage space. Eat-in breakfast area with adjoining granite-topped buffet counter.
  • Tiled utility and mud room located off of kitchen with driveway entrance.
  • Vaulted ceiling family room with built-in shelving and tiled sunroom.
  • Master bedroom suite with walk-in closet and a separate vanity. Master bath updated with frameless tiled shower and granite countertop.
  • Two additional bedrooms with generous closet space.
  • Hall bath with double sinks and granite counters, glass enclosed tub with accent tile.

>More Charnwood/Briarbend Homes for Sale

May 8, 2020

6534 Westchester Street | LEASED in West University Place, TX!

6534 Westchester Avenue was built in 1978 and is sited on an oversized, 7,500 sq ft lot in West University Place.  The home was beautifully updated in 2010, with sleek-lined fixtures, wide-plank floors, quartz countertops, stainless appliances, full-view windows, and custom closets. Two stories with formals, family room, three bedrooms and 2.5 baths.  Brick exterior.  Veranda doors up and down give access to porches and balconies.  Gated and fully-fenced backyard, with deck and patio.  Two-car detached garage.

Property Information

  • House Size: 2,720 sq ft
  • Lot Size: 7,500 sq ft
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2 Full, 1 Half
  • Listed by Roger Martin
  • MLS #35353131

Features

  • First floor with high ceilings, fresh neutral paint, crown moldings, and hardwood floors. Elevator capable. Granite counter kitchen with stainless steel appliances and breakfast bar. Formal living area with gaslog fireplace and view overlooking the garden-sized front courtyard. Secondary private brick courtyard located off of the dining room.
  • Second floor features the home's main sleeping quarters, with two secondary bedrooms, each with good closet space. Full hall bathroom. Oversized master bedroom suite. Master bath with jet tub, separate shower, and double sinks. Utility room located off of second floor landing.
  • Flexible third floor space with dormer windows and built-ins. Flexible space could easily be a fourth bedroom, study, home office, or game room.
  • Zoned to West University Place Elementary, Pershing Middle School, and Lamar High School. Please check enrollment availability.

>More Great West U Homes for Sale

May 5, 2020

6032 Fordham Street | NEW CONSTRUCTION for Sale in West University Place, TX!

6032 Fordham Street is an elegant West University Place home built by Regan Custom Homes. Located on a corner lot, this four bedroom, four and a half bath home includes such features as a dedicated first floor home office or study, an open concept kitchen, a family room with a gas log fireplace and a full bar area for entertaining, a second floor game or media room, designer plumbing and fixtures throughout the house, and more!

Property Information

  • House Size: 3,551 sq ft
  • Lot Size: 5,000 sq ft
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 4 Full, 1 Half
  • Listed by Lori Loria Hess
  • MLS #4652929490

Features

  • 5" White Oak hardwood flooring, designer plumbing and light fixtures throughout the home.
  • First floor home office or study with built-in shelving.
  • Open concept gourmet chef's kitchen with marble table tops, a plaster vent hood, a Sub-Zero refrigerator and a Wolf range/oven.
  • Family room with gas log fireplace and a full bar area which includes a wine refrigerator and sink.
  • Mudroom located off of the two car attached garage.
  • Game or media area just off of the second floor landing with white oak floating shelves.
  • Master bedroom suite with cove lighting. Master bath includes a soaking tub, free standing shower, two separate vanities, and his and hers separate closets.
  • Backyard has a summer kitchen with gas grill located on the patio, garden, and pergola. Breakfast nook off of the kitchen opens to summer kitchen.
  • Great location near Rice Village and West University Parks.
  • Zoned to West University Place Elementary, Pershing Middle School, and Lamar High School. Please check enrollment availability.

>More Great West U Homes for Sale

March 11, 2020

2734 Wroxton Road | SOLD in West University Place, TX!

2734 Wroxton Road is a rare West University Place townhome with a great location near Rice Village, the Medical Center, shopping, fine dining, and Downtown. This three-story home has a light-filled first floor with the kitchen, dining, and living areas, second floor bedrooms and utility, and a flexible open third floor space that could be an office, game room, fourth bedroom, or study.

Property Information

  • House Size: 2,840 sq ft
  • Lot Size: 3,099 sq ft
  • Bedrooms: 3 or 4
  • Bathrooms: 2 Full, 1 Half
  • Listed by Roger Martin
  • MLS #63949811

Features

  • First floor with high ceilings, fresh neutral paint, crown moldings, and hardwood floors. Elevator capable. Granite counter kitchen with stainless steel appliances and breakfast bar. Formal living area with gaslog fireplace and view overlooking the garden-sized front courtyard. Secondary private brick courtyard located off of the dining room.
  • Second floor features the home's main sleeping quarters, with two secondary bedrooms, each with good closet space. Full hall bathroom. Oversized master bedroom suite. Master bath with jet tub, separate shower, and double sinks. Utility room located off of second floor landing.
  • Flexible third floor space with dormer windows and built-ins. Flexible space could easily be a fourth bedroom, study, home office, or game room.
  • Zoned to West University Place Elementary, Pershing Middle School, and Lamar High School. Please check enrollment availability.

>More Great West U Homes for Sale

March 11, 2020

6417 Westchester | LEASED in West University Place, TX!

6417 Westchester Street is an updated 1930s cottage home located on a quiet block in the heart of West University Place. This three bedroom, two full bath home also has an inviting front porch, a private backyard, and a superb location. Recently refinished hardwood floors, crown mouldings, and fresh neutral paint throughout the home. Washer, Dryer, and Refrigerator included with the lease.

Property Information

  • House Size: 2,037 sq ft
  • Lot Size: 7,500 sq ft
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Listed by Roger Martin
  • MLS #8373292

Features

  • Excellent condition.
  • Newly refinished hardwood flooring throughout the house. Fresh neutral paint.
  • Nice deck overlooking large yard.
  • Gated driveway leads to detached two car garage.
  • Charming living room with mock fireplace.
  • Good-sized family room with built-ins.
  • Updated kitchen.
  • Easy access to Rice Village and Downtown West University.
  • Zoned to West U Elementary, Pershing Middle School, and Lamar High School.

>More Great West U Homes for Sale