Estate Features & Finishes
The Estate at 100 Carnarvon is masterfully crafted with acute impressionistic French design.
Throughout the palatial estate, you'll find a destination for every mood, activity and occasion. Movie nights take on new opulence in the home theater featuring stadium theater seating and a snack bar lobby. Test your luck with games of chance in the paneled billiards room featuring a fireplace and Juliet balcony or make beautiful music in the Moorish music room. A main-floor study and an upper-level owner's office provide space for work and quiet contemplation, while an exercise studio includes a Juliet balcony overlooking the front garden.
Grand iron gates open to the magnificent 2.32-acre grounds where a large motor court, citrus garden and reflecting pool make a dramatic first impression befitting the stately residence. A porte-cochère, circular drive and oversized four-car garage with two car lifts make for seamless arrivals and departures.
Extravagant al fresco entertaining awaits on the 56-foot-wide rear veranda topped with coffered ceilings and paved in marble. The home's breakfast room and owner's retreat open to their own private garden courtyards, and numerous upper-level balconies enjoy magnificent views over the lush landscape.
The massive rear garden is as meticulously conceived as Les Tuileries, with tiered marble terraces and staircases overlooking a verdant wonderland below. Manicured hedges and flower gardens invite you to promenade while towering arborvitae stand sentry alongside the saltwater pool and sundeck. Ahead, a raised pavilion encircles a secluded spa.
Smart Home Technology
In this magnificent estate, resident comfort and management of the vast property are aided by an array of smart home features and thoughtful conveniences. Creston and Lutron systems provide smartphone control of ambiance and environment, while the 30-zone HVAC system with programmable thermostats regulates temperature and humidity. A whole-house audio system runs indoors and out alongside extensive programmable art and landscape lighting. Enjoy state-of-the-art security, telecommunication and data systems, and the convenience of an elevator, whole-house 370 KW generator, water softener and multiple tankless water heaters for hot water on demand throughout the home. Two central vacuum systems and motorized lifts for the chandeliers make cleaning effortless.
100 Carnarvon is located in exceptional subdivision of Bayou Woods in Close In Memorial area of Houston, Texas. The location provides easy access to wonderful Houston attractions, including Memorial Park, River Oaks Country Club and The Galleria. Downtown, Theater District, The Museum District, Texas Medical Center, Rice University and the Energy Corridor are in proximity from this unrivaled Houston haven.
An Entertainer's Dream
The regal gallery reception hall entertains guests alongside a marble walk-up bar, Venetian plaster walls and magnificent marble columns with carved Corinthian capitals.
The Versaille Room
The otherworldly retreat crafted with the utmost attention to historical detail, master craftsmanship, and inspired by the grand salons of renowned French palaces.
Owners’ Private Retreat
The sprawling Owner’s Suite exudes luxury and romance with ornate coved ceilings, a marble gas-log fireplace and a convenient morning bar.
A Private Spa Oasis
En suite spa bathroom impresses with a hand-painted domed ceiling, a private massage room, and primary closet tames even the most extensive wardrobe.
Both the East and West gallery halls feature marble colonnades featuring Corinthian capitals highlighted by up lighting.
In the library, antique mahogany paneling is inset with paintings of pastoral scenes originally found in The Warwick Hotel, a Houston landmark.
The Dining Room
The formal dining room, a graceful space topped with a custom ceiling of hand-painted canvas panels imported from Europe.
A Chef's Kitchen
Kitchen spaces have been thoughtfully planned to accommodate both intimate gatherings and massive galas.
The Grand Hall
Draws you upstairs to the estates amenities, such as billiard room, gym, music room, theatre and secondary suites.
Leads to the second floor balcony and terrace with breathtaking views of the gardens and Parisian-style pool.
Private Parterre Gardens
Manicured hedges and flower gardens invite you to promenade alongside a raised pavilion that encircles a secluded spa.
Extravagant al fresco entertaining awaits on the 56-foot-wide rear veranda topped with coffered ceilings and paved in marble.
Parisian Pool Escape
The 2.32-acre grounds see breathtaking gardens, terraces, Parisian styled pool that transport mind and spirit.