Inside an English-Inspired Manor in Houston

Combining the storybook style of English countryside cottages with the refinement and luxury of a contemporary American estate, this regal manor is tucked amid trees and a formal parterre in the bucolic Tall Timbers area of Houston’s prestigious River Oaks. The setting is peaceful and private, yet the amenities of downtown and the famed Galleria are minutes away.

Houston, Texas | Jay Monroe, Martha Turner Sotheby’s International Realty 

All the classical elements of Cotswolds-style architecture are readily apparent—stately steep rooflines, handsome brickwork, prominent chimneys, mullions, abundant limestone and hardwood—while the expansive 18,265-square-foot floor plan and the 2.37-acre grounds feature such satisfying modern spaces as a home theater, a billiards lounge, a wine cellar, an exercise studio, a loggia with an outdoor kitchen, and a pool with a spa.

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