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Penthouse custom made for city living is under $800,000 — close enough to order takeout from Tony's

Modern penthouse custom made for city living is under $800,000

6 On the Market 14 Greenway No. Ph 28e November 2014 view from den of living room
The open floor plan in the main living area extends from the den to the living room to the dining room - all affording views of the location via floor-to-ceiling windows. Photo courtesy of © TK Images
2 On the Market 14 Greenway No. Ph 28e November 2014 entry
The entry with polish stone flooring and lighted niches. Photo courtesy of © TK Images
12 On the Market 14 Greenway No. Ph 28e November 2014 hallway
To the left in the entry corridor is the bedroom wing, while the main living area is to the other direction past the built-in storage walls. Photo courtesy of © TK Images
4 On the Market 14 Greenway No. Ph 28e November 2014 den to living room
The den in the penthouse. Photo courtesy of © TK Images
5 On the Market 14 Greenway No. Ph 28e November 2014 view of den
A single round area rug defines the den, where owners enjoy casual time reading or watching TV and movies. Photo courtesy of © TK Images
7 On the Market 14 Greenway No. Ph 28e November 2014 living room
The hardwood flooring continues in the living room... Photo courtesy of © TK Images
1 On the Market 14 Greenway No. Ph 28e November 2014 dining room to living area
...and into the dining room. Photo courtesy of © TK Images
9 On the Market 14 Greenway No. Ph 28e November 2014 kitchen
The gallery-style commercial kitchen is perfect for the chef of the house. Photo courtesy of © TK Images
10 On the Market 14 Greenway No. Ph 28e November 2014 kitchen
Another look at the kitchen. The refrigerator is included in the sale. Photo courtesy of © TK Images
13 On the Market 14 Greenway No. Ph 28e November 2014 master bedroom and office
More floor-to-ceiling windows are found in the master bedroom. Note the built-in office desk and storage. Photo courtesy of © TK Images
14 On the Market 14 Greenway No. Ph 28e November 2014 master bedroom
A closer look at the master bedroom. Photo courtesy of © TK Images
15 On the Market 14 Greenway No. Ph 28e November 2014 master bath
A mosaic jetted tub... Photo courtesy of © TK Images
16 On the Market 14 Greenway No. Ph 28e November 2014 master bath
...and separate oversized shower complete the master bath. Photo courtesy of © TK Images
17 On the Market 14 Greenway No. Ph 28e November 2014 second bedroom
The second bedroom has access to a private balcony. Photo courtesy of © TK Images
18 On the Market 14 Greenway No. Ph 28e November 2014 view
The penthouse view at sunset. Photo courtesy of © TK Images
6 On the Market 14 Greenway No. Ph 28e November 2014 view from den of living room
2 On the Market 14 Greenway No. Ph 28e November 2014 entry
12 On the Market 14 Greenway No. Ph 28e November 2014 hallway
4 On the Market 14 Greenway No. Ph 28e November 2014 den to living room
5 On the Market 14 Greenway No. Ph 28e November 2014 view of den
7 On the Market 14 Greenway No. Ph 28e November 2014 living room
1 On the Market 14 Greenway No. Ph 28e November 2014 dining room to living area
9 On the Market 14 Greenway No. Ph 28e November 2014 kitchen
10 On the Market 14 Greenway No. Ph 28e November 2014 kitchen
13 On the Market 14 Greenway No. Ph 28e November 2014 master bedroom and office
14 On the Market 14 Greenway No. Ph 28e November 2014 master bedroom
15 On the Market 14 Greenway No. Ph 28e November 2014 master bath
16 On the Market 14 Greenway No. Ph 28e November 2014 master bath
17 On the Market 14 Greenway No. Ph 28e November 2014 second bedroom
18 On the Market 14 Greenway No. Ph 28e November 2014 view

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This completely custom loft-style penthouse in Greenway Plaza with easy access to movie theaters, restaurants and the nation's most famous megachurch makes the most of its location, location, location with 3,000 square feet, 10-foot ceilings and panoramic views, all wrapped in a for-sale package of $789,000.

Walk through
Located on the 28th floor of 14 Greenway Condominiums on Timmons Lane inside Loop 610 near the Southwest Freeway, the penthouse maximizes form and function as designed by architect David Guithrie. Owners walk in to the entry to find polished stone floors and lighted accent niches to display collectibles. A corridor with built-in cabinetry and exposed pipes leads to the bedroom wing in one direction and to the large open living space in the other.

Here, the den, living room and dining room share hardwood floors and floor-to-ceiling windows with access to a large private terrace. Electric solar shades can be raised or lowered, depending on the owners' preference. A commercial kitchen in a gallery layout includes stainless steel cabinetry and countertops, as well as a double oven. The underlit wet bar is of onyx with mirrored back and glass shelves.

The bedroom wing features the expansive master suite with built-in office, plenty of room for a sitting area and two walk-in closets. Highlights of the master bath are a mosaic jetted tiled tub and separated oversized shower. A second bedroom with full bath decorated with designer components enjoys balcony access. In all, the penthouse has two bedrooms and two and one-half baths.

Amenities
The condominium tower extends 24-hour security, maid service, concierge, valet and assigned parking to residents.

Square footage: 3,017

Asking price: $789,000

Listing agent: Rosie Meyers, John Daugherty Realtors