Photo Gallery - Listing ID 30852503
- Price: $36,000,000
- Status: Active
- Address: 100 Carnarvon Drive
- Houston, Texas 77024
- Bedrooms: 8
- Full Baths: 8
- Total Baths: 8.4
- Partial Baths: 4
- Acres: 2.327
- SqFt: 26,401
The height of luxury and palatial opulence await you in this exclusive estate on well-known Carnarvon Drive.
Welcome to The Estate at 100 Carnarvon.
Discover a grandeur and ambiance unlike any other.
In the dramatic Rotunda, marble columns soar 33 feet to a magnificent hand-painted trompe l'oeil dome and a romantic floral chandelier.
Five different types of marble comprise the inlaid floor of the Rotunda. Iron scrollwork Juliet balconies rise above illuminated scallop-trimmed art niches and bench seating.
From the central Rotunda, discover long arcade galleries filled with a breathless array of columns, massive chandeliers and art niches flanked by Venetian plaster and swaths of marble.
Architectural beauty! A stained glass domed ceiling inspired by Tiffany rises above the grand Stair Hall.
A French salon vestibule with vintage doors, paneled walls and a soaring cove ceiling introduce the secluded owner's retreat offering optimal serenity and privacy in its own wing at the end of the West Gallery.
The sprawling Owner's Bedroom exudes luxury and romance with ornate coved ceilings, a marble gas-log fireplace and a convenient morning bar.
French doors open to a cloistered walled terrace with a private hot tub surrounded by gardens.
The Owner's Suite with coved ceilings, beautiful stacked crown molding of acanthus leaves, egg-and-dart borders, beading and recessed cove lighting, a marble gas-log fireplace has a convenient morning bar in the sitting area.
The first boutique-inspired Primary Suite walk-in closet tames even the most extensive wardrobe with rows of glass-faced mahogany cabinetry, marble vanity and packing islands, endlessly customizable components, white inlaid marble floors and ornate lighting.
The second Primary Suite walk-in closet features mahogany cabinetry, marble vanity, white inlaid marble floors, ornate lighting, customizable belt, tie and shoe storage, pull-down hanging bars and more.
The octagonal en suite Spa Bathroom impresses with a tray ceiling and swaths of marble surrounding separate vanities.
Relax and refresh in the jetted tub or steam shower.
Sanctuary can be found in this Thai massage room hidden in the Primary Spa Bathroom.
The West Gallery is elegantly designed with colonnade of marble columns and pilasters with illuminated carved Corinthian capitals and uplights at the base of each column. Groin vaulted hand painted ceiling, hand-crafted Venetian plaster walls and exquisite brass and glass hanging light fixtures with electric candlestick light and cascading prisms and drops providing the fluid pathway into other rooms of the home.
Retire to the warm and distinguished paneled Library to lounge alongside a marble fireplace sourced from Europe.
The Library features handsome antique mahogany paneling with inset painting of pastoral scenes.
Refuge in the palatial estate can be found in this cozy study designed with coved ceiling of hand-crafted leather with ornamental acanthus leaf crown folding and beading. Enjoy reading and relaxation.
The Ladies Powder Room features a lovely octagonal salon with charming wallpaper design over paneled wainscoting, two built in consoles with under mounted hand painted basin with reed and ribbon custom fixtures set into wall mounted marble top tapered wood legs and gilt accents and a pier mirror with an upholstered settee.
The majestical grandeur of the Rotunda serves as a fabulous Reception Hall for entertaining.
East Gallery Hall leads to Formal Dining Room through two sets of hand carved antique doors imported from Europe, double wood doors to Family Room, Bar and Sun Room.
Guests will be amazed as they enter the Formal Dining Room with 14' custom ceiling of antique hand-painted canvas panels imported from Europe, overlaid with glass and bound within a custom carved wood border accented by metallic glazed reed and ribbon garland.
Salon wall panels and doors were imported from Europe, meticulously restored and installed in this majestic dining room.
Kitchen spaces have been thoughtfully planned to accommodate both intimate gatherings and massive galas. Separate oversized Primary and Catering Kitchens each boast fleets of upscale appliances by Sub-Zero, Bosch, Viking and Miele surrounded by exquisite custom cabinetry, slab granite counters and copper details.
An elegant archway ushers you into a charming Breakfast Room. Here, French doors open to a private walled garden perfect for al fresco dining.
A massive Butler's Pantry, walk-in Storage Pantry, Half-bath, Estate Manager's Office, Kitchen Office, and access to the Garage, Storage Rooms and Elevator complete the busy kitchen facilities.
The domed Rotunda acts as the anchor point of the sprawling estate, gracefully reorienting visitors on their way from one lavish destination to another.
The Family Room can also be utilized as a regal gallery reception hall when entertaining guests alongside a marble walk-up bar, Venetian plaster walls and magnificent marble columns with carved Corinthian capitals.
Tall French doors open the Sun Room to the exquisite grounds for seamless indoor-outdoor extravaganzas.
Marble columns with Corinthian columns flank the entryway to the Versailles room, an otherworldly retreat crafted with the utmost attention to historical detail and master craftsmanship, inspired by the grand salons of the renowned French palace.
Timeless elegance! The eye is drawn to the 16-foot-tall, coved ceiling where leaf and berry garlands gracefully encircle twin chandeliers. French salon wall panels are finished with gilt-edge framing and floral appliques.
Each crystal chandelier dazzles with cascading prisms and drops catching and reflecting the light below embossed medallions.
A gas-log fireplace with a carved marble mantelpiece draws you in to discover griffins and caryatids. Above, an arched pier mirror reflects the beauty of this meticulously designed space.
Handcrafted ceiling borders by European artisans delight the senses with floral appliques featuring 18th century musical instruments.
The grand Stair Hall draws you upstairs to the secondary suites and other amenities in the estate.
Retreat to the second-floor landing where soft light from the stained-glass dome illuminates a scrollwork balustrade, paneled walls and cherry floors.
On the second floor, each luxurious Secondary Suite offers an individual design personality alongside equally elegant en suite bathrooms and custom walk-in closets.
Movie nights take on new opulence in the sumptuous Home Theater featuring stadium seating, exquisite styling and a lobby salon with a snack station.
The Gallery Terrace Hall tempts you to a rear marble Terrace overlooking the grounds with marble columns, barrel-vaulted ceilings and tall French doors.
Ornamental barrel-vaulted ceilings decorated with rosettes and leaf motifs escort you through the second floor.
Billard Room features paneled walls in French salon styling with gilt edged framing, opaque glass skylight overlaid with custom decorative grillwork medallion.
From the upper level, enjoy an up-close view of the majesty and intricacy of the domed Rotunda's hand-painted ceiling filled with vining leaves and latticework, creating a trompe l'oeil window effect.
Iron scrollwork on the Juliet balconies matches the ornate detail of the Corinthian capitals.
A centerpiece Parisian-styled Pool flanked by soaring arborvitae anchors the rear grounds of this magnificent 2.32-acre estate.
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.
The massive rear garden is as meticulously conceived as Les Tuileries, with tiered marble terraces and staircases overlooking a verdant wonderland below, all designed to transport mind and spirit. Home Sweet Home at The Estate at 100 Carnarvon!
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