3470 Wickersham is a European style five bedroom five full and two half bath jewel box in the coveted St. John's section of River Oaks
The handsome reclaimed antique Ludowici tile roof and elegant copper accoutrements enhance the "old World" character of this fine home
Architectural Design by Murphy Mears; expertly constructed and designed by Jennifer Hamelet of Mirador Builders, the style and quality is unsurpassed
The hand cut cobblestone pathway welcomes visitors to this custom designed Leuders limestone entrance and carved solid oak door with an elegant antique French bronze mounted lantern
The serene color palette compliments and blends perfectly with the quality materials resourced by the builder specifically for this home; antique limestone flooring in a varied pattern throughout the first level
The grand Formal Dining Room with custom designed wainscoting and window seat provides for a splendid entertaining area
This fabulous 3-pedestal table fits perfectly in the well proportioned Dining Room.
Another view of the Formal Dining Room, providing ample space for a large dining table, as well as optional case goods, art space and extra seating, complimented by gorgeous antique light fixtures
There is plenty of room for 10 -12 dining chairs as well as a sideboard.
The Formal Living Room's high ceiling with exposed structural beams, handsome cut stone mantle and full masonry Isokern gas log fireplace
The Living Room can go formal or relaxed with gorgeous views from all sides.
Expertly fitted built-in bookcase/display wall and and ingenious designed floor plan, enhanced with antique European light fixtures
Substantial 10' custom designed steel French doors providing views and acccess to the covered patio and garden
A private side yard with lush plantings, room for a "future" pool, 21st Century capabilities installed and copper roof covered patio make this an enjoyable "secret garden"
Enchanting Formal Powder Bathroom tucked beneath the staircase with an elegant Carrera marble splash block console sink, antique carved Italian mirror hung on a mirrored wall with a pair of antique crystal sconces and a private w/c
The heart of this home is this Fabulous Bespoke Kitchen and Keeping Room; uniquely designed for entertaining and utilization; dual islands, one serves as a bar or prep space
Beautiful custom 3cm honed marble slab islands and counters and a "showstopper" LaCanache range with unpolished brass accents and fixtures and venetian plaster backsplash
Unlacquered brass fittings and fixtures, the faucet by Perrin & Rowe with a dep farm sink, evoke a fine European Kitchen
T he Keeping Room enhanced by a magnificent antique French crystal encrusted chandelier and pair of antique European metal sconces, having so many possibilities for gathering, dining and with custom 10' steel French doors framing the garden view
Many possible seating and breakfast room arrangements for the Keeping Room.
A delightful living space where family and guests will often gather, the "heart of the home".
Another view of the back covered porch off of the Formal Living Room, no attention to detail was overlooked inside or outside of this home
Secondary Powder Bathroom with Farrow and Ball wallpaper and a vessel sink atop a marble top iron console and antique French sconces
The handsome Mud Room with built-in lockers and rear garden access, leading to the full catering Kitchen with Wolf full oven, Sub-Zero wine refrigerator and farm sink, no less elegant than the main roooms
The Charming rear garden space with reclaimed metal awning, room for an herb garden and/or a future grilling space, Generator capable
The staircase with custom selected encaustic tile risers, hickory wood treads, custom fabricated iron railing and antique French sconces
Sublime Master Suite with hickory wood flooring, built-ins and Antique French lighting and tree top views
Magnificent custom carved stone full masonry Isokern gas log fireplace in the Master suite
Sumptuous Master Bathroom with delicate inlaid marble flooring, built-in storage, and dual vanities with marble aprons and counters
Venetian plaster and marble wainscoting walls, luxuriant dual shower enclosures and w/c's, freestanding garden tub and unlacquered brass Watermark fixtures compliment this gorgeous Master Suite
A palatial Master closet configuration includes abundant fitted storage, glass front casing, velvet lined jewelry compartments, a vanity and complimented with elegant antique European light fixtures
Another view of the incredible thoughtfully planned closet space
Generous hall space with wall of casement windows, wide plank hickory wood flooring, antique European wall sconces
One of the secondary bedrooms with wide plank hickory wood flooring, charming casement window and walk-in closet; Bedroom two and three mirror each other and each have a reclaimed pendant fixture reclaimed from the original home
Bedroom Three and Four's Hollywood style bathroom with marble top dual vanity, private w/c with bath tub, inlaid marble flooring, unlacquered brass Kalista Fixtures and antique French sconces
The Laundry Room with Bespoke built-ins, quality fitted washer and dryer, sandstone flooring, custom slab counter and full size sink as well as ingenious utility capabilities
Bedroom Four with French doors and a Juliet balcony, Antique English chandelier and wide plank hickory wood flooring
Bathroom adjoining Bedroom Four with glass enclosed shower, inlaid marble flooring and floor-to- ceiling linen cabinetry
The Third Floor Flex space with elevator access, vaulted ceiling, wide plank hickory flooring with so many possible purposes
Charming Fifth Bedroom on the third level with wide plank hickory wood flooring, walk-in closet and fitted built-ins
Adjoining Bathroom with inlaid marble flooring, marble top vanity and shower seat set within the eaves of the home truly reminiscent of a European residence
The elevator as elegant and sophisticated as the whole home.