1 Longfellow Lane

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This refined stucco residence was built in 1926 for hardware magnate F. A. Heitman on two-plus acres in Shadyside, a Private Place neighborhood developed by Texas Company founder Joseph S. Cullinan.

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One of the spectacular creations of William Ward Watkin in private Shadyside.

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The vintage wrought-iron gate is one of the most charming features and lends an aristocratic, slightly mysterious air.

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The reception hall boasts reproduction Georgian walnut paneling from the 1920s and a massive curving staircase.

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Elegant embellished windows with Palladian-style transoms designed to open to capture a breeze before times of air conditioning.

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Superbly appointed formal living room with magnificent millwork

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The living room has a slightly convex ceiling and windows with magnificent walnut paneling.

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The solarium offers a groin vaulted ceiling anchored by stone corbels. A woodburning fireplace and original windows with walnut trim.

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Formal dining room with slightly convex ceiling and windows with walnut paneling.

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Updated kitchen equipped to serve parties of two or 200 with a large butler's pantry, service areas, and basement wine cellar.

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A rotunda breakfast room with protruding wall of windows overlooks the beautiful lawn.

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Large second floor landing/study that has access to balcony and overlooks front lawn.

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Second floor den with sliding glass paned doors that open to a glorious morning room.

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The morning room is filled with natural light from all the windows. There is access to a balcony that overlooks the pool area.

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Master suite overlooks the pool and grounds and has an exquisite fireplace with tambour carving.

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Auxiliary bedroom offers wonderful generous proportions, lovely millwork and bath with Italian tile.

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Living area in spacious guest apartment above the Carriage House.

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On the north side of the home there is a circular balcony which is over the rotunda breakfast room.

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Gated entry into Private Place neighborhood of Shadyside.

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Entrance gate leads onto the 2+ acre residence with bricked driveway lined with mature palm trees.

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Southern comfort at its best! Private and equipped with all the amenities you'll need or want.

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The back entrance is elegant and private with a large motor court. This entrance is equally as beautiful and the front of the home.

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Approaching this magnificent estate gives you a sense of other-worldliness and tranquility despite its location in the heart of the bustling Museum District.

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Charming three-car Carriage House with servants' quarters and a spacious updated guest apartment above with living room, full kitchen and bath and two bedrooms.

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Le Chalet de Bonte, "The House of Kindness" was used as an Artist Cottage and is a fully-equipped guest or servant's cottage.

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On the south side is a large private pool, a patio and views from the sunroom balcony.

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Every view of the home has its own superb design.

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The beautiful architecture and windows illuminate at night time, boasting a classic beauty from the past and for the future.

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A game of Putt Putt Golf will be relaxing once you've taken a swim and played a game of tennis.

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Ready for a game of tennis? Just grab your racket head to you own private tennis court. Another one of the amenities to enjoy on this exceptional property.

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$6,900,000 5 Bedrooms 4 Full / 1 Partial Baths 7,751 sq. ft.
1 Longfellow Lane
Houston, TX, 77005
United States

Interior: 7,751 sq. ft. (approx.)
Lot Size: 89,298 sq. ft. (approx.)
Land: 2.05 acres (approx.)

Web #: 1230643
MLS ID: NONMLS

Within the prestigious gates of historic Shadyside, sits one of William Ward Watkin's finest private residences. Completed in 1926, One Longfellow is a Mediterranean Revival Estate that has been beautifully restored offering a grand reception hall of English Walnut paneling, hand forged French hardware, generously proportioned formals and bedrooms, solarium with Palladian windows and vault ceiling. 2 acre grounds with tennis court, pool, artist cottage and carriage house with staff apartment above.

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Interior Features

Bedroom Information

# of Bedrooms: 5

Bathroom Information

# of Full Bathrooms: 4

# of Half Bathrooms: 1

Exterior Features

Type of Property

Single Family Home

This material is based upon information which we consider reliable, but because it has been supplied by third parties, we cannot represent that it is accurate or complete, and it should not be relied upon as such. This offering is subject to errors, omissions, changes including price or withdrawal without notice. EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY