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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

March 11, 2020

Spring in Houston | Houston Maison Magazine

Houston Maison Magazine - Mar/April 2020In this issue of Houston Maison we explore styling a bookcase, local Houston happenings for St. Patrick's day, things to take into consideration when looking to buy when you are also wanting to sell at the same time, Earth Day and of course current market stats.

Like this eZine? To subscribe, please contact me at roger@rogermartin.com.

With the official start of spring less than 2 weeks away, take some time to enjoy all that the season has to offer. Curl up in that hammock with a cozy blanket and a tablet and let's rediscover this wonderful city, this wonderful season together.

Happy Spring!

Roger Martin

Jan. 9, 2020

Decluttering Guide | Houston Maison Magazine

Roger Martin 's Houston Maison Magazine Jan/Feb 2020 issueNew Year, New Beginnings.

Nothing excites me more than helping clients achieve their hopes and dreams. New chapters in life bring on different needs - downsizing and upgrading, relocating to re-imagining.

This January/February issue of Houston Maison Magazine features a month-by-month plan for de-cluttering your home (and your life!).

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

And in the meantime…  Happy 2020!  As Ralph Waldo Emerson said, ”Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.” 

Roger

Nov. 22, 2019

Spotlight on West U | Houston Maison Magazine

Houston Maison Magazine | Holiday 2019 IssueI know it's a bit cliche, but this year has flown by!

This season of joy I am looking forward to spending time with friends and family while partaking in a few of the many festive offerings that Houston pulls out each year. In this Holiday issue of Houston Maison Magazine you'll find a spotlight article on West University Place, farmhouse holiday decor how to, some great suggestions on charities that kids can really get behind and an Instagram Inspo piece on a wacky designer who really knows how to bring the fun!

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

And in the meantime… Wishing you all the best this season and a very Happy New Year!

Roger

Sept. 20, 2019

2308 McClendon Street #1 | LEASED 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. 

>More Rice/Museum District Homes For Sale!

Aug. 29, 2019

6714 Belmont Street | LEASE PENDING 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, the lot 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

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.

>More Great West U Homes for Sale

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 #66852673

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!