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This six-level, $999,000 manse brings New Orleans style to the Heights — roof-top hot tub included

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On the Market 215 E. 4th St. May 2014
Welcome to 215 E. 4th St. in the Heights. Photo by © Zachary Pawlowski
On the Market 215 E. 4th St. May 2014
A antique brick wall provides contrast in the light-filled dining room, which is located on the second level to the left of the entry. Photo by © Zachary Pawlowski
On the Market 215 E. 4th St. May 2014
The spacious kitchen also sits on the second level for easy access for entertaining. Photo by © Zachary Pawlowski
On the Market 215 E. 4th St. May 2014
From the entry, a view leading to the lower-level living room. Photo by © Zachary Pawlowski
On the Market 215 E. 4th St. May 2014
The living room, with views of the landscaped back yard. Photo by © Zachary Pawlowski
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Back on the first level is the home theater. Photo by © Zachary Pawlowski
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The home theater bar features granite countertops. Photo by © Zachary Pawlowski
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Upstairs is the master bedroom with an accent antique brick wall. Photo by © Zachary Pawlowski
On the Market 215 E. 4th St. May 2014
The master bedroom comes with access to the balcony, which runs the width of the house on two stories. Photo by © Zachary Pawlowski
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A view of the balcony. Photo by © Zachary Pawlowski
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Granite countertops and flooring are found throughout the master bath. Photo by © Zachary Pawlowski
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Homeowners can enjoy the raised tub or the oversized shower. Photo by © Zachary Pawlowski
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Another bedroom in the house. Photo by © Zachary Pawlowski
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This room is currently used as an office space, but could easily serve as another bedroom with ensuite bath. Photo by © Zachary Pawlowski
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The ensuite bath. Photo by © Zachary Pawlowski
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The landscaped back yard with fountain at night. Photo by © Aaron Davis
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The top-floor deck with hot tub affords views of downtown. Photo by © Zachary Pawlowski
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The residence at 215 E. 4th St. Photo by © Aaron Davis
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Editor's Note: Houston, the surrounding areas and beyond are loaded with must-have houses for sale in all shapes, sizes and price ranges. In this continuing series, CultureMap snoops through some of the best and gives you the lowdown on what's hot on the market.

A French Quarter-inspired house bringing a bit of New Orleans spirit to the hot Houston Heights neighborhood is now on sale for $999,000.

Walk through

Enter the house at 215 E. 4th St. to wooden floors and intricate wrought iron railings lining the stairs that provide access to many of the six levels. An elevator is also available for movement about the residence.

The dining room is just left of the entrance on a second level and is accented by an antique brick wall. The spacious kitchen is also located on the second floor for easy access for entertaining, as are the home theater and bar.

From the entrance, one steps down to the dramatic light-filled living room with floor-to-ceiling windows affording views of the landscaped backyard. Hardwood floors continue into this room, which is anchored by a massive surround for the gas log fireplace.

All four bedrooms are located on the upper floors. The master suite comes complete with balcony access. The master bath features include marble countertops and flooring, as well as a large jet tub and glass-door shower. In total the house offers four full bathrooms. Vistas of downtown are enjoyed from a roof-top deck with hot tub.

Step outside

A wrought iron-framed balcony runs the width of the home on two levels. In back, a large brick patio with fountain provides a place for al fresco dining and entertaining. The two-car garage is attached to the four-story house.

Square footage: 3,578

Asking price: $999,000

Listing agent: Adam Scott, Intero Real Estate Services

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