Houstonians continue to monopolize single-family homes at an unprecedented rate, as the Houston Association of Realtors’ latest monthly report, released Wednesday, indicates. In June, single-family home sales rose 13.9% from June 2020 sales. Homes priced at $ 750,000 and over led the sales volume with a 136.5% increase in sales. ‘year after year.
Cost didn’t seem to be an issue for some buyers faced with limited supply and low interest rates. Of the 9,702 homes sold in Houston last month, a significant number was in the multi-million dollar range. For details on the 11 most expensive homes sold in the Houston area during the month of June, read on.
1). 3839 Inverness
The most expensive sale of the month came just five days after the home at 3839 Inverness in River Oaks went up for sale. We are surprised because the 6,532 square foot home, built in 1952, is one of the smallest and certainly the oldest in the bestseller ranking.
With just four bedrooms, four full baths and two half baths, the home was listed at $ 5,950,000 with Laura Sweeney of Compass. Another prominent agent, Walter Bering of Martha Turner Sotheby’s International Realty, brought in the buyer. The home sits on over half an acre of park-like land and offers a prestigious pedigree with the original design sourced from renowned architectural firm Staub Rather and a revitalization through Costa Custom Homes’ craftsmanship with the selections by Cathy Chapman
2). 74 East Shore Drive
A gigantic 10,183 square foot mansion at 74 East Shore Drive in the woods was sold for a list price of $ 5,595,000. For this large sum, the buyer acquired five bedrooms, five full bathrooms, two half baths, a fountain, a putting green, an elevator, a swimming pool, a games room, an office, a guest suite. and three fireplaces. Beth Ferester of Beth Ferester & Company was listing agent with Linda Howard of Linda Howard Properties serving as sales agent.
3). 3409 Ella Lee Lane
Completed last year alone, the 7,388 square foot home at 3409 Ella Lee Lane in River Oaks sold for a list price of $ 5,795,000. The floor plan features five bedrooms, five full baths, two half baths, and three fireplaces. Michael Batts of CMBATTS Developers managed the sale with sales agent Mike Mahlstedt of Compass. It was on the market for 183 days.
4). 2232 Troon
Compass Agent Katie Forney represented both the buyer and seller of the charming house at 2232 Troon, which was marketed with a list price of $ 5,950,000. The 6,488-square-foot property with seven bedrooms, five full and two half-baths, two fireplaces and a pool had been on the market for just 35 days.
5). 3257 Huntington Place
With just five bedrooms, this home at 3257 Huntingdon Place has seven full baths and two half baths tucked into the 8,377 square foot plan. Facilities include two fireplaces, an elevator and a swimming pool. Laura Sweeney of Compass had the list at $ 5,395,000. The sales agent was not MLS.
6). 5665 path of green trees
The corner half lot with majestic oak trees at 5665 Green Tree Road in Tanglewood was surely a selling point for this 8,095 square foot home. In addition to the five bedrooms and five full bathrooms and two powder rooms, the houses have four fireplaces (one on the outdoor loggia), a wine cellar, a swimming pool and an elevator. Moni Bohnisch of Douglas Elliman Real Estate had the listing for $ 4,875,000. Colleen Sherlock of Greenwood King was a sales agent.
7). 5807 Shaded River
List price was $ 4,750,000 for the 5807 Shady River in Tanglewood. The 8,804 square foot home features six bedrooms, six full baths and three powder rooms, a wine cellar, a three-car garage with guest apartment and four fireplaces, including one in the required outdoor kitchen. On the market for just 22 days, the house was listed with Compass’s Laura Sweeney. The sales agent was Caroline Bean also from Compass
8). 30 Winslow Road
Even before construction was completed, in just 29 days on the market, this gigantic 10,038 square foot mansion at 30 Winslow Way in the Carlton Woods enclave in The Woodlands sold for a list price of 4,500,000. $. Standing on a one-acre corner lot, the mega-structure features six bedrooms, seven full baths and two powder rooms, an infinity pool, media room, wine room and three fireplaces. The listing agent was Aaron Harris of Aaron Harris Realty and the selling agent was Dean Melton of RE / MAX The Woodlands & Spring.
11311 Jamestown Road at Piney Point Village
9). 11311 Jamestown Road
Forty-four days was all it took for buyers, to sign on the dotted line for 11311 Jamestown Road in Piney Point Village. The 7,930 square foot property comprising of seven bedrooms, seven full bathrooms, half bath, media room, two fireplaces and swimming pool was listed for $ 4,750,000 with Jay Monroe of Martha Turner Sotheby’s International Realty. The sales agent was Kathleen Stimson of Kay Stimson Properties.
ten). 2223 Inwood
Leitch Properties’ new construction at 2223 Inwood, listed at $ 4,850,000, features five bedrooms, a third floor flexible room with bar, elevator and three fireplaces. The 7,125 square foot home, within walking distance of the River Oaks Mall, was on the market for 103 days with Compass listing agent Meghan Cornelius. The sales agent was John George of Reliable Realtors.
11). 11207 Court of Tyne
Architect Michael Landrum’s 8,681 square foot custom home at 11207 Tyne Court in Piney Point Village hit the market with a list price of $ 4,149,000. The striking home features six bedrooms, six full baths, two half baths, open plan living areas, an infinity pool, and two fireplaces. The listing agent was Cynthia Bigelow of Martha Turner Sotheby’s International Properties, with sales agent Rachel Conkling of Compass.
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