Martha Turner Sotheby's International Realty

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2422 Blue Bonnet Boulevard ~ Braeswood $1,650,000
Welcome home to this brick beauty home on magnificent oversized lot on fabulous block minutes to the Texas Medical center as well as the shops and restaurants of Rice Village. Per seller: they replaced 25 windows in the main house with Pella windows in 2016 and added a Savant Home Automation System in 2014- see listing agent for details.
The wide lot presents a look of grandeur in this wonderful mix of vintage charm and lovely updates. This is the ultimate home for family living and entertaining both inside and outside. Note the lush garden.
The formal entry foyer holds the lovely staircase and opens to both the formal living room and straight ahead to the chef's kitchen. Note the beautiful door with sidelights and gorgeous hardwood floors.
This provides a more detailed view of the lovely staircase and a view towards the breakfast room and kitchen.
The gracious formal living room overlooks the expansive front lawn. There is a lovely picture bay window. The wide entry leads to the formal entry foyer. This is the perfect spot for the piano.
This backyard provides resort style living and entertaining minutes form the medical center. What a wonderful spot to host pool/garden parties and barbecues. There is ample poolside patio as well as a pavilion which holds the summer kitchen. Note the fire pit, spa and poolhouse/cabana with full bath. This will be the home everyone wants to party at!
The current homeowner transformed the backyard. In 2015 Marquise Pools added Bevolo lanterns, gunite for pool, outside kitchen, backyard landscaping and a new pool heater (per seller). There is a iAqualink system to allow many pool functions to be controlled by your phone or other device.
This summer kitchen will be the hit of the party. It has an Evo grill, 2 undercounter beverage refrigerators, copper farm sink with dedicated hot water heater & disposal and a power burner 60000BTU ( all per seller).
The family room is off the entry hall and near the kitchen/breakfast room. It opens via French doors to the sunroom/study/project room. Note all the wonderful built-ins and the charming fireplace.
The study is currently being used as a sewing/project room. With all it's windows it has the wonderful feel of a sunroom and opens to the adjacent family room. The view is to the front gardens and lawn.
The huge breakfast room is open to the kitchen and has a wall of windows viewing the magnificent backyard. The family uses this space also for a homework area for the kids but it could also be a TV den. The breakfast bar is between the breakfast room and kitchen.
You can see how wonderfully open the kitchen/breakfast pom and den/study area are. Note the pretty brick floors in the breakfast area. This is a great space for family and guests to sit and chat with the chef.
The chalkboard says it all- There is no place like home- especially when it's this one! This is a view from the breakfast room looking towards the front door.The TV is strategically placed for breakfast room and kitchen viewing.
The kitchen has ample storage and counter space.Note two sinks and the charming glass from upper cabinets.The wood floors add additional warmth to this room.
This is from the kitchen looking out towards the breakfast room and backyard. Now this is a stove/ovens/chef's dream! Who wouldn't want to host family and friends with this set up!
The first floor mud room/utility room/caterers kitchen is off the kitchen/breakfast room. It has an extra sink, dishwasher and freezer. There is nice extra storage and the exterior door leads to the driveway. Note the lovely brick floor with herringbone pattern. All the windows and glass in the door make it a cheerful spot to do laundry or set up an ironing board.
The pretty formal living room has a wide cased out opening to the formal living room allowing excellent entertaining flow. This is the perfect spot to host family dinners, holidays and friends.
The pretty master bedroom has a multitude of windows allowing abundant natural light. Note the lovely hardwood floors, recessed lighting and so much more.
This dressing area is off the master bedroom and leads to the spa style master bath. What a perfect spot to start and end the day.
The master bath is quite spacious and hold a stall shower to the left, this wonderful tub and double sinks. The windows overlook the backyard and create a light airy feel..
This large secondary bedroom has pretty wood floors and lovely built-ins.
Another spacious bedroom filled with light from it's many windows, pretty wood floors, recessed lighting and a ceiling fan.
This front bedroom also has wood floors, built-in bookcases, recessed lighting and lovely windows allowing pretty sunlight.
The pool house/cabana sits poolside allowing great entertaining and provides a full bath for ease of pool access. Note the charming wall of doors. This room is adjacent to the garage. It has lovely lighting.
The guest suite/gym/home dance studio has a fabulous vaulted ceiling and beautiful door overlooking the backyard/pool. This room can serve so many uses. It has a wonderful private full bath and a kitchenette. It's privacy might also make it the perfect home office/study.
Your guests will love this bath private to the guest suite/gym/home dance studio.
Note this charming second floor bath.
Another of the second floor secondary baths. This home truly is vintage charm meets wonderful updates.
This is the view from the backyard looking towards the breakfast room. The exterior lighting including the Bevolo lanterns and the fire pit will be the hit of the party.
The oversized garage is adjacent to the poolhouse cabana and is topped by the guest suite/gym/home dance studio/home office. The wide driveway inside the motorized gate provides the perfect spot for kids to ride bikes, skate or play ball.
How wonderful to have expansive lawn (turf), incredible amount of patio, poolside deck, fire pit, large pool with spa, state of the art outdoor/summer kitchen, beautiful plantings and trees, sprinkler system and this shot shows the additional back/side yard. Calling all friends, boy scout/girl scout parties, little league end of season.....
Listed by Martha Turner Sotheby's International Realty