Timeless River Oaks new-build blending art deco and Old Hollywood styles hits market for $9.85 million
In the heart of one of Houston's most exclusive enclaves sits 3452Ella Lee Lane. The River Oaks home, which blends art deco, midcentury, and Old Hollywood styles, is on the market for $9.85 million, represented by Kellie Geitner of Martha Turner Sotheby’s International Realty.
The four-bedroom, six-and-a-half-bathroom home is a brand-new, 2023 build, with custom-designed features throughout. Double front doors with exquisite brass handles beckon guests and residents into the the grand foyer with blonde woods and white walls, which accentuate the stunning light that fills the home.
A smoked antique mirror anchors the formal living room, a conversation piece in a room meant for gathering. The study features custom built-in shelves and cabinets, along with an R. Hughes Hallsworth Maven chandelier that evokes atomic whimsy. Porto Teleo hand-painted wallpaper wraps the dining room, which also features a clear glass Hermes chandelier.
A partially open floor plan means the family room overlooks the kitchen, offering seamless space for living, lounging and dining. The family room overlooks the turf backyard, which features an in-ground, glass-tile-bottom pool, outdoor grill, and kitchen, along with ample space for entertaining pets and people.
In the kitchen, home chefs will find L’Atelier and Gaggenau appliances, glass and brass cabinets and custom hanging shelves. A cozy breakfast nook offers a chill space to begin the day. The home's wine room blends form and function, with leather wine slings and space for sipping and storing favorite bottles.
Upstairs, the primary suite is an owner's oasis, with a bedroom sporting white oak floors, 10-foot ceilings, and Venetian plastered walls. A vestibule with a coffee bar leads to the master bathroom, which features herringbone stone floors, a walk-in shower, marbles vanities, and a free-standing soaking tub.
3452 Ella Lee Lane provides modern amenities while keeping River Oaks' old-school charm. There's a three-car garage, lush landscaping, an elevator, plenty of space for guest rooms, additional home offices, or workout spots. The home's new owners will be limited only by their imaginations on how this incredible home can be individualized.