10923 Kirwick Drive - Houston, TX
Norman French architecture and light-filled, highly custom interiors distinguish this exceptionally fine, Robert Dame-designed home in Hunters Creek Village. Built for the sellers with eye-catching interior vistas and sweeping views of Buffalo Bayou through tall windows, the open, integrated floorplan provides seamless transitions from formal to informal rooms, allowing easy daily living and elegant entertaining. Main and return staircases, plus an elevator, ensure access to all three floors. Finishes include Venetian plaster walls and accent painting by Segreto; reclaimed Cedar Bayou brick accents; walnut floors with stone-inlaid thresholds, honed limestone floors, and polished marble floors; richly-carved millwork and custom doors; granite and marble counter surfaces and fireplace surrounds; custom iron grill-front return air panels; and designer lighting, hardware and plumbing fixtures. Smart-home features include surround sound; Lutron low voltage system; water filtration and sprinkler systems; and an alarm system with security cameras. State-of-the-art zoned HVAC systems include an exterior HVAC zone for the loggia. The sumptuous, spa-inspired master bathroom features a banded marble floor; bombe-front sink and vanity cabinets with marble decks; a Bain Ultra tub; seamless glass and marble, oversized shower with rain heads; a built-in armoire for storage or media; framed mirrors; and an enclosed water closet. A pair of luxurious closets join a mirrored dressing room. Taking advantage of a mezzanine-level turn in the majestic grand staircase, the richly paneled library has a double-height, barreled wood ceiling adorned with corbels. The gameroom has a deeply coffered ceiling; mounts for multiple televisions; a lavishly-equipped walk-in bar with pull-up seating; and French doors to a wide balcony. A short flight of steps leads up to the media room featuring upholstered panels in the walls and ceiling. Short distance to outstanding public and private schools.