Little Girl’s Princess Dream Palace Comes to Life in $ 5.5 Million Kingwood Stunner – Houston’s Own European Vision?
IIt’s as if a little girl’s dream of a princely palace comes to life on four acres of woodland in Kingwood. The 17,331 square foot home at 8 Deer Ridge Estates Boulevard has all the fantastic elements any future princess could imagine.
A colossal double staircase leading down to the backyard pool is reproduced in the entrance hall where double curved staircases with wrought iron scrollwork balustrades lead to the second floor Juliet Balcony. Custom Seven crystal chandeliers of Prague dazzle throughout the house.
And that’s just the start of the alluring elements that are in this house which just hit the Houston area real estate market with a soft list price of $ 5.5 million. If you can’t imagine Cinderella losing her slipper on the curved staircase, you might just imagine Scarlett O’Hara carried upward in the arms of Rhett Butler for the house which in some ways is reminiscent of Tara and other houses. pre-war.
Whatever the fantasy, the curb appeal is awe-inspiring and presents a majestic presence akin to European grandeur.
The princess and her prince can enjoy the stunning views from the three story hilltop house, making it the highlight of the gated community.
Architect Jean Henri d’Orlando took the reins of the project in time to complete the finishes and design special ceilings in each of the rooms. That would be six bedrooms, seven full bathrooms, four half baths, a two-story trophy room with 28-foot ceilings, a media room, living areas on all three floors, and seven fireplaces. The adjoining guest rooms, fully equipped, have an independent entrance.
For sports enthusiasts, in addition to the cascading swimming pool, the establishment has a half indoor basketball court and a floodlit tennis court.
The elaborate construction began in 2001 and was completed in 2005.
The property is listed with Dana Olejniczak by Martha Turner Sotheby’s International Realty. For a closer look at this area of Deer Ridge, click on the photo gallery below: