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This condo brings urban swank to River Oaks for under $700,000 — sexy views included

This condo brings urban swank to River Oaks for under $700,000

On the Market 1914 W Gray St 301 March 2015
Welcome to Unit 301 in Metropolis Lofts. Photo courtesy of © TK Images
On the Market 1914 W Gray St 301 March 2015
Find soaring 19-foot ceilings with unobstructed views of downtown, the Texas Medical Center and areas of The Galleria. Photo courtesy of © TK Images
On the Market 1914 W Gray St 301 March 2015
A view of the dining room and living room...and pool table...from the second floor. Photo courtesy of © TK Images
On the Market 1914 W Gray St 301 March 2015
The accent-red metal staircase serves as one focal point in the main living area. Photo courtesy of © TK Images
On the Market 1914 W Gray St 301 March 2015
Bar stools at the kitchen island provide for additional seating. Photo courtesy of © TK Images
On the Market 1914 W Gray St 301 March 2015
Another look at the professional-grade kitchen. Photo courtesy of © TK Images
On the Market 1914 W Gray St 301 March 2015
Built-ins and several sittings areas are found in the main living area. Photo courtesy of © TK Images
On the Market 1914 W Gray St 301 March 2015
Window views are everywhere. Photo courtesy of © TK Images
On the Market 1914 W Gray St 301 March 2015
Looking from one sitting area back to the main room. Photo courtesy of © TK Images
On the Market 1914 W Gray St 301 March 2015
A first-floor full bath offers a slate shower and large vanity with designer features. Photo courtesy of © TK Images
On the Market 1914 W Gray St 301 March 2015
Upstairs to the master suite. Photo courtesy of © TK Images
On the Market 1914 W Gray St 301 March 2015
The spacious master suite. Photo courtesy of © TK Images
On the Market 1914 W Gray St 301 March 2015
A view looking from the master suite toward the hallway. Photo courtesy of © TK Images
On the Market 1914 W Gray St 301 March 2015
Dual sinks and a a slate shower for the master bathroom. Photo courtesy of © TK Images
Metropolis Lofts Houston mid-rise condo
Metropolis Lofts at 1914 W Gray St. in River Oaks. Houston Association of Realtors
On the Market 1914 W Gray St 301 March 2015
On the Market 1914 W Gray St 301 March 2015
On the Market 1914 W Gray St 301 March 2015
On the Market 1914 W Gray St 301 March 2015
On the Market 1914 W Gray St 301 March 2015
On the Market 1914 W Gray St 301 March 2015
On the Market 1914 W Gray St 301 March 2015
On the Market 1914 W Gray St 301 March 2015
On the Market 1914 W Gray St 301 March 2015
On the Market 1914 W Gray St 301 March 2015
On the Market 1914 W Gray St 301 March 2015
On the Market 1914 W Gray St 301 March 2015
On the Market 1914 W Gray St 301 March 2015
On the Market 1914 W Gray St 301 March 2015
Metropolis Lofts Houston mid-rise condo

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Discover urban swank at its sexiest in a condo in River OaksMetropolis Lofts, a rare corner 3,084-square-foot unit large enough to center a pool table in the main room while leaving plenty of space for upscale entertaining.

Walk through
Located at 1914 W. Gray St., unit 301 opens to soaring 19-foot ceilings with unobstructed views of downtown, the Texas Medical Center and areas of The Galleria. The open floor plan flows with stained concrete flooring underfoot from the formal dining area to the living room or den, anchored by a massive but unobtrusive entertainment module, to two additional designated gathering areas with windows throughout.

Lighted shelving with colorful collected objects adds to the contemporary decor. Of course, the pool table with designer pendant lighting above is a center of attention just beyond the den.

The kitchen features a granite island kitchen and GE/Profile stainless appliances. The island has bar stool chairs for additional seating. The refrigerator is included in the sale, as are all draperies and window covers. Solar shades with a remote control allow the walls of windows to display the panoramic views or offer privacy. A first-floor full bathroom is complete with an oversized slate shower and vanity with sink and designer hardware.

 Exposed duct work throughout the condo adds to the chic Inner Loop loft experience. 

Take the accent-red metal staircase to the second floor to find the secondary bedroom and the master suite. The enormous master suite has fresh carpeting and custom closets with built-ins. Another oversized slate shower is in the master bath. Exposed duct work throughout the condo adds to the chic Inner Loop loft experience.

Step outside
All residents of Metropolis Lofts have access to the outdoor swimming pool. Unit 301 is assigned two reserved parking spaces with extra storage.

Square footage: 3,084

Asking price: $689,000

Listing agent: Ron Brown, John Daugherty Realtors