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Nov. 15, 2019

4022 Marlowe Street | FOR SALE in West University Place, TX!

4022 Marlowe is a traditional all-brick home located on a large 6,825 square foot lot in West University Place. The flexible floor plan allows for three or four bedrooms along with a study off of the master bedroom. High ceiling, crown moldings, neutral pain, and new Anderson windows. Great location near Colonial Park. At seller's request, there is no yard sign. 

Property Information

  • House Size: 2,849 sq ft
  • Lot Size: 6,825 sq ft
  • Bedrooms: 3 or 4
  • Bathrooms: 3 Full, 1 Half
  • Listed by Roger Martin
  • MLS #26331846

Features

  • Crown moldings, high ceiling, neutral paint colors, and brand-new Anderson double-pane windows.
  • First floor has great entertaining flow from entry to dining and living rooms. Kitchen with stainless steel appliances. good counterspace and storage. Breakfast area with wall of glass windows overlooking yard. Living room with gas log fireplace, high ceilings. Backyard patio
  • All bedrooms located upstairs. Master bedroom has private Deck directly off of the room overlooking yard, large study. Flexible floor plan. Secondary bedroom could be used as either two bedrooms or one bedroom with a large flex space.  
  • Zoned to West University Place Elementary, Pershing Middle School, and Lamar High School. Please check enrollment availability.

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Sept. 20, 2019

2308 McClendon Street #1 | FOR LEASE in Houston's Rice/Museum District!

2308 McClendon Street Unit #1 is a two bedroom, one full bathroom apartment unit located in the Windermere neighborhood near Rice University and the Texas Medical Center. Taking up the first floor of a duplex, this apartment features hardwood floors and fresh paint throughout the unit. Move-in ready!

Property Information

  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1 Full
  • Listed by Roger Martin
  • MLS # 41543927

Features

  • First floor unit of a duplex.
  • Fresh paint, fresh blinds, and hardwood floors throughout the unit.
  • Large living room with a mock fireplace.
  • Good natural lighting thanks to numerous large windows.
  • Kitchen with gas stove and range, microwave, and dishwasher. Brand new refrigerator.
  • Spacious front bedroom.
  • Washer and dryer provided.
  • Full bathroom with tub shower. Washing machine is located in the bathroom.
  • Second bedroom has free-standing cabinets and the unit's dryer.
  • Current furniture can stay with unit if requested.
  • Large yard and rear deck.
  • Landlord will consider six month lease.
  • Zoned to Roberts Elementary School, Pershing Middle School, and Lamar High School. Please check availability. 

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Sept. 18, 2019

130 Phanturn Lane | FOR LEASE in Bellaire, TX!

130 Phanturn Lane is one of Bellaire's best kept secrets! Located near the end of a cul-de-sac on a quiet, seclured street, this four bedroom townhome has been extensively updated with sparkling clean Travertine floors, plantation shutters, stainless steel appliances, and more!

Property Information

  • House Size: 2,324 sq ft
  • Lot Size: 2,190 sq ft
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2 Full, 2 Half
  • Listed by Vicki Chu
  • MLS #12243680

Features

  • First floor living! Sparkling travertine floors, leaded glass front door. Plantation shutters, recessed lights, crown molding, limestone gas log fireplace. Living room with built-in wine rack, built-in TV screen with surround sound. Dining room with mirrored wall and illuminated display cabinet.
  • Kitchen with stainless steel appliances, plentiful storage, granite counters, 42-inch cabinets, convection oven, ceramic cook top, and breakfast bar.
  • All bedrooms up. Cedar lined closets. Master bedroom suite with coferred ceiling, gas log fireplace, two Juliet-style balconies and a dedicated air conditioning system. Master bath with built-in TV, audio system, and steam shower. Media room with closet and built-ins. Secondary hall bathroom has a heated floor and an extra large farmhouse sink.
  • Private backyard deck with flower beds and a stainless steel summer kitchen.
  • Great location on a quiet, secluded cul-de-sac. Neighborhood pool is located just across the street. 
  • Zoned to Horn Elementary School, Pershing Middle School, and Bellaire High School. Please check availability.

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Aug. 29, 2019

6714 & 6718 Belmont Street | FOR SALE in West University Place, TX!

A hard to find livable brick cottage in good condition on a large lot in West U for under $1 million. This classic West University cottage has three or four bedrooms and two full bathrooms on a 8,100 square foot lot. Freestanding garage. Upgrades include a granite kitchen. 

If you prefer to build, 6714 & 6718 Belmont has been replatted as a pair of West University Place single family townhome lots. Both lots must be sold together. Great for new construction. Build a total of two town homes on 4,050 square foot lots, each 30' x 135', or a single family home on the combined 8,100 square foot lot (60' x 135'.) Good home, priced at land value.

Property Information

  • House Size: 2,310 sq ft
  • Lot Size: 8,100 sq ft
  • Bedrooms: 3 or 4
  • Bathrooms: 2 full
  • Listed by Roger Martin
  • 6714 Belmont MLS# 89105961
  • 6718 Belmont MLS# 46185811

Features

  • Large 60' x 135' lot. Properties are priced at lot value.
  • Both 6714 Belmont and 6718 lots MUST be purchased together.
  • Current home built on lots has three bedrooms plus a converted attic space that could serve as a fourth bedroom.
  • Hardwoods, crown molding, and neutral wall colors
  • Enclosed front sun porch with built-in shelving. Updated kitchen with granite counters. 
  • Master bedroom has access to the backyard, large, updated bathroom with walk-in shower. Two additional bedrooms sharing a hall bathroom.
  • Attic has been converted into a flexible living space that could serve as a bedroom, office, or general play area.
  • Zoned to West Unuiversity Elementary, Pershing Middle School, and Lamar High School. Please check availability.

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Aug. 16, 2019

11615 Dunlap Street | FOR SALE in Brays Oaks' Parkwest 3, TX!

11615 Dunlap Street is a beautiful three bedroom, two full bath home located on a huge 10,200 square foot lot in the desirable Parkwest 3 subdivision of Brays Oaks. This home's features include a great floor plan, large rooms, an updated kitchen and baths, a pool with spa, wood-tile floors, a wet bar, and more!

Property Information

  • House Size: 2,779 sq ft
  • Lot Size: 10,200 sq ft
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2 full
  • Listed by John Marshall
  • MLS #7378287

Features

  • Huge 10,200 square foot lot with mature landscaping and an automatic driveway gate.
  • Leaded glass front door and ceramic tile entry.
  • Large dining room with crown moldings and hardwood floors, plantation shutters. Window treatments remain with home.
  • Enormous living room with tile floors, beamed and vaulted ceiling, recessed lighting. Corner gaslog fireplace with a stone bench/hearth. Bay window looks out into backyard.
  • Updated chef's kitchen with stainless appliances, including an industrial Jenn-Air convection range with gas cooktop. Black granite counters and backsplash. Breakfast area. Large breakfast bar looks into the family room.
  • Family room with decorative tile ceiling, wood-tile floors. Full wet bar. Access to the backyard pool area, with an alcove currently in use as a billiards room. Fantastic natural light.
  • Master bedroom suite with contrasting moldings and ceramic tile floors. Window overlooks the backyard pool. Master bath with double undermount sinks, walk-in shower with bench & rain head. Spacious secondary bedrooms share a Jack & Jill bathroom.
  • Backyard pool with brick paver patio. Hot tub spa. 
  • Zoned to Anderson Elementary School, Fondren Middle School, and Westbury High School. Please check availability.

>More Great Homes for Sale in Brays Oaks!

Aug. 16, 2019

12526 Boheme Drive | LEASED in Memorial, TX!

12526 Boheme Drive  is a beautiful four bedroom, two full bath, one half bath home located on a huge 13,340 square foot lot in Memorial. This home's features include mature landscaping, a sparkling in-ground pool, fresh paint, new carpets, new 2019 quartz kitchen counters, a new water heater, and more!

Property Information

  • House Size: 3,054 sq ft
  • Lot Size: 13,340 sq ft
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2 full, 1 Half
  • Listed by John Marshall
  • MLS # 61947801

Features

  • Huge 13,340 square foot lot with lush landscaping and mature trees.
  • Freshly painted throughout the house. Brand new carpet throughout the home.
  • Formal living and dining rooms. Separate den and family rooms, both with their own fireplace.
  • Freshly updated kitchen overlooking the den. Stainless steel appliances, new quartz counters, and a new backsplash. Breakfast area.
  • Second floor bedrooms. Master bedroom suite has its own balcony and en suite bathroom.
  • Sparkling in-ground backyard pool. 
  • Zoned to Frostwood Elementary School, Memorial Middle School, and Memorial High School. Please check availability.

>More Great Homes for Sale in Memorial West!

Aug. 16, 2019

3031 Quenby Avenue | OPTION PENDING in West University Place, TX!

3031 Quenby Avenue is a charming, well-cared for quintessential West University Place Cottage. This two bed, two full bath home has been kept in excellent shape, and features a formal living room with a wood-burning fireplace, hardwood floors, plantation shutters and crown moldings throughout the home, a huge master bedroom with direct access to the backyard, and more! Move-in ready!

Property Information

  • House Size: 1,656 sq ft
  • Lot Size: 5,250
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2 Full
  • Listed by Roger Martin
  • MLS #85461572

Features

  • Great location, 50' x 105' lot. Carport featured in Family Circle Decorating magazine several years ago.
  • Nicely landscaped with sprinkler system and mature plants.Backyard gazebo with ceiling fan and brick-paver patio.
  • Hardwood floors, crown moldings, plantation shutters throughout the home.
  • Formal living room at entry with built-ins, wood burning fireplace. Arched entry to dining room. Light and bright formal dining room.
  • Kitchen featured in a previous issue of Texas Homes. Gas cooktop, built-in oven, and microwave. Refrigerator remains with home. Adjoining breakfast room. Utility area with extra pantry and stacking washer/dryer.
  • Huge master bedroom with room for a sitting area, extensive storage, full bathroom, and private exit to backyard. Second front bedroom with closet and access to the full hall bath is currently in use as an office.
  • Zoned to West University Place Elementary, Pershing Middle School, and Lamar High School. Please check enrollment availability.

>More Great West U Homes for Sale

July 19, 2019

Spotlight on Montrose | Houston Maison Magazine

Houston Maison Magazine - July/August 2019

A new home-decorating trend has been getting a lot of attention in the past year - mixing metals, including brass, nickle or copper as well as the many variations of these (brushed, shiny, matte).

In this issue of Houston Maison Magazine we'll take a look at how to incorporate this trend into your own home - it's easier than you think! We'll also touch on year round lawn care, the importance of using a local mortgage lender, and the cool and refreshing treat called a Pinarita! We highlight market trends and profile the eclectic neighborhood of Montrose.

To subscribe, please contact me at roger@rogermartin.com.

And in the meantime… Enjoy this spotlight on Montrose!

July 18, 2019

2308 McClendon Street #2 | LEASED in Houston's Rice/Museum District!

2308 McClendon Street Unit #2 is a two bedroom, one full bathroom apartment unit located in the Windermere neighborhood near Rice University and the Texas Medical Center. Taking up the second floor of a duplex, this apartment features hardwood floors and new blindes  throughout the unit. Move-in ready!

Property Information

  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1 Full
  • Listed by Roger Martin
  • MLS # 36298120

Features

  • Second floor unit of a duplex.
  • Fresh paint, new window blinds and hardwood floors throughout the unit.
  • Large living room with a mock fireplace.
  • Good natural lighting thanks to numerous large windows.
  • Kitchen with gas stove and range, microwave, and dishwasher.
  • Spacious front bedroom. Rear bedroom has door leading to enclosed porch with deck access.
  • Washer and dryer provided.
  • Full bathroom with tub shower.
  • Current furniture can stay with unit if requested.
  • Access to large yard, private upstairs back deck
  • Zoned to Roberts Elementary School, Pershing Middle School, and Lamar High School. Please check availability. 
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>More Rice/Museum District Homes For Sale!

July 18, 2019

6719 Brompton Road | FOR SALE in West University Place, TX!

6719 Brompton Road is a wonderful two story home located in West University Place. Built in 1940, this home was remodeled in the 1990! This home has beautiful formals, all granite counters in the kitchen, a sun room with a view of the lovely backyard landscaping, and more!

Property Information

  • House Size: 2,269 sq ft
  • Lot Size: 7,150
  • Bedrooms: 2 or 3
  • Bathrooms: 2 Full
  • Listed by Sachin Chowdhry
  • MLS #8176061

Features

  • Property is being sold at Lot Value. Currently unoccupied; photos from previous tenants.
  • Gated driveway.
  • Solid hardwood flooring throughout the first floor. Second floor has high quality carpeting.
  • Beautiful formal living and dining rooms. Large family room is connected to the first floor sun room, which overlooks the lush backyard. Kitchen with quality granite counters, breakfast room. Downstairs full bath!
  • Second floor landing has built-in shelving and a reading nook. Oversized master bedroom has an attached area that is perfect for a study or nursery.
  • Sprawling backyard with lots of open space, lush landscaping.
  • Great location near the Texas Medical Center, Downtown, and the Galleria.
  • Zoned to West University Elementary School, Pershing Middile School, and Lamar High School. Please check for availability.

>More Great West U Homes for Sale