Rare estate in Houston inspired by English castles goes on sale for $26.5m

An estate inspired by castles within the British countryside is available on the market for $26.5 million.

The Storybook River Oaks estate in Houston is definitely an 18,000 square-feet, six-bed room, seven full and 4 half-bathroom manor supplying a true sanctuary, hidden in seclusion on greater than two acres in Houston, Texas.

Constructed with over $a million in stonework, the refined residence features superbly proportioned interiors, five stately created fireplaces and masonry stone arches put together of limestone and flooring imported in the Cotswolds, England.

Wood beams found through the residence were salvaged from fallen trees around the property after Hurricane Ike. The grand gathering foyer was inspired by a cocktail party scene within the movie Atonement, and results in an 800 bottle wine cellar made with triple barrel vault brick ceilings.

Countless Houston’s elite have visited the house together with world-famous chefs like Daniel Boulud, Thomas Keller, and Jérome Bocuse. It is also performed location of a range of celebrities, including astronaut Buzz Aldrin, The American Idol Show champion Jordan Sparks and new bands artist Clay Master.

The pub-style billiard room with full bar and built-in aquariums is paired perfectly having a condition-of-the-art theater designed for tiered seating of eight.

The estate continues to be the place to find several charitable occasions such as the Historic Texas Treasures and also the World Master Chefs Dinner benefitting the Harris County Sheriff’s Office Foundation.

The romantic estate transports visitors from city to countryside with a mix of indoor/outside living comprised of peaceful grounds made with stately British Tudor parterre gardens, disappearing fountains along with a saltwater pool idea. A climatized pavilion with custom summer time kitchen features a commercial grill, pizza oven and crawfish boiler.

Love entertaining? Your visitors will love not just a private wing but additionally another guest cottage with lower-level gym and sauna making certain for ultimate luxury. You will find a styled motor court and 4-vehicle garage that accommodates vehicle lifts.