This unique three-story home has a commanding presence that is enhanced by its oversized corner lot home site. The spacious living areas of the home itself are magnified with numerous windows that dot the interior providing abundant natural light throughout. This is a well-designed residence that is perfectly suited for entertaining on any scale without compromising its family ambiance.
A beautiful Sehonbek crystal chandelier greets you in the two-story foyer. Also prominent is the gleaming woodwork on the hardwood flooring, along the staircase railing and balcony, heavy moulding, and the beautifully crafted doorways that lead into the study on the left and the formal dining room on the right.
A Sehonbek chandelier graces the formal dining room.
Woodwork and trims extends from the foyer into the formal dining room providing rustic elegance on window frames, doorways, walls and the wide plank hardwood flooring.
It is located just past one of the arched doorways off the foyer. It is fully floored and paneled in warm golden wood with custom window shutters, and a pocket doorway to the family room. One wall has builtins providing plenty of space for storage and display. This versatile room can also be used as a greeting room, or music parlor.
A captivating wall of windows offers stunning views of the rear grounds and invites natural light inside the home’s main living area. Shown is the spacious family room that includes built-ins with glass face cabinets and open and covered storage flanking the slate surround gas log fireplace. This home’s unique floorplan offers a versatile ‘grand room’ encompassing the family room, living room (or sunroom) and breakfast area. It is perfectly suited for rearranging furnishings to accommodate
Skylight roofing and a full wall of windows brighten the living room that looks towards the rear grounds and pool area. The living room includes the breakfast area and adjoins both the family room and the kitchen. Double glass doors at either end of the living room provide convenient outdoor access for poolside enjoyment and for alfresco meals under tall Texas skies with the privacy of lush landscaped grounds.
Living Rm: Family Rm: Game Rm: Main Study: Formal Dining: Kitchen: Breakfast:
Room Dimensions 25 x 13 BR1: 23 x 20 BR2: 39 x 23 BR3: 16 x 13 BR4: 15 x 13 BR5: 19 x 16 Extra Rm: 14 x 11 Baths:
24 x 15 16 x 10 13 x 12 16 x 12 13 x 12 30 x 10 4F, 1H
Approximately 5,950 sq. ft. (per Builder) All information deemed reliable but, cannot be guaranteed. ÂŠ2013 Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC. A Realogy Company. All Rights Reserved. Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC fully supports the principles of the Fair Housing Act and the Equal Opportunity Act. Each Office is independently Owned and Operated. Better Homes and Gardens, and the Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate logo are registered service marked owned by Meredith Corporation and licensed to Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC.
This large kitchen benefits from relaxing backyard views through the large windows of the adjoining rooms and breakfast area. Doors to the formal dining room offer privacy, if desired. The kitchen features plenty of storage space, continuous granite countertops, separate preparation island, quality Viking appliances and slate flooring.
The unique design of the master suite features a pitched ceiling over both the bedroom and bath area that are separated by a common wall. Note the suiteâ€™s cornered fireplace, doors to the patio at one end of the room and the beaded barrel entry. A custom colored claw foot tub matches the individual sinks of the huge granite topped vanity in the master bath area.
The second level of the home holds the four secondary bedrooms and two Hollywood baths. Bedrooms are distinctly designed for individual preferences and each has a ceiling fan, carpet flooring, big windows, and plenty of room for any furnishings and decor. Note the custom built-in bed (below).
This third floor game room has high ceilings, large arched windows, skylights, raised platform areas and built-in shelving. Like itâ€™s second floor counterpart, it can also be used as a study area, sewing/crafts room, or studio.
This upstairs area has high ceilings, large arched windows, skylights, raised platform areas and built-ins for any use. It can be used as a second study, sewing/crafts room, or become an in-house â€˜treetopâ€™ hideaway for teens.
One of the great advantages of living in Grogan’s Point is its outstanding location close to all major amenities inside The Woodlands including The Waterways, The Mall, Market Street, Woodlands Tinseltown cinema complex, The Woodlands Pavilion and two golf courses: The Oaks Course and The Panther Trail Course. Proximity to the major arteries of I-45 and The Hardy Toll Road makes your commute into and from Houston easier and less time consuming. Grogan’s Point is only 15 minutes from the Exxon/Mobil Campus.
Grogan’s Point is non-gated, rare in higher level communities. It also has its very own park known as Grogan’s Point Park with amenities such as BBQ pits, bike racks, children’s play area, picnic tables, a restroom, pavilion/gazebos, soccer fields, basketball courts, volleyball courts, tennis courts and more.
A highly effective residents association maintains Grogan’s Point at its best assuring the optimum value of your home and the community’s upscale lifestyle environment.
An excellent corner location and it’s huge lot size allow this home extra privacy. A northwesterly placement provides bright yet indirect sunlight at all times of the day. The lot has plenty of mature trees that enhance both privacy and natural beauty to the home.
Grogan’s Point is quasi-secluded but not far away from The Woodlands Mall, Town Center and Waterway, several parks, great golf, and access to main arteries in and around The Woodlands, as well as into and from Houston.
Note the home’s proximity to I-45 and The Hardy Toll Road. The new Exxon-Mobil Campus is located just south of The Woodlands and a mere 15 minutes from Southgate by way of Interstate 45.
1 Southgate Drive - Improvements 2002 • Paint entire house - inside and out • Wood floors in downstairs (beveled edge walnut) (entry, library dining room) • Slate floors (cobblestone look) (kitchen, living room, laundry, bathroom) • Granite countertops (solid)(kitchen) with jeweled backsplash • Viking appliances (stove, double convection ovens, dishwasher, ventilation hood) • New backsplash in kitchen • New carpet in family room • Surround sound wiring in family room • Built and constructed front covered porch • Iron fence on back and on side of house (green) • Built and constructed automatic gates with columns • Wood ceiling in kitchen • Repaired and completely rebuilt with new parts the ‘lazy susan’ in kitchen cabinets • Pot rack addition (with custom made pot rack) • Granite countertops in master bath area • Granite countertops in laundry room • Custom built decorative gift-wrapping station in laundry • Blinds and shutters in all rooms • Replaced all heating elements • Replaced most A/C units • New sinks in laundry and kitchen • Tankless water heaters • Custom built-in cabinets in third floor • Add-on to patio concrete work around pool • Custom mirror, countertops (granite) and built-ins in master closet • Custom built bed in front second story bedroom
1 Southgate Drive - Improvements 2009 • Paint entire house - inside and out • New roof (30-year) • New carpet in master bedroom • New garage door opener • New landscaping • New irrigation/sprinkler system
1 Southgate Drive - Updates • Interior/exterior paint (2009); new roof (2009) with 30-year warranty • Added front covered porch in 2002; automatic gate with columns; new garage door opener (2009) • Newly landscaped in 2009 with new sprinkler system • Installed beveled edge walnut hardwood floors in Entry, Study, and Formal Dining • Slate floors installed in kitchen, living room laundry, and formal dining room • Wood shutters throughout; surround sound wiring in family room • Granite counters with jeweled backsplash • Wood beamed ceiling • Viking double convection ovens, gas stovetop, vent hood, and dishwasher • Custom made pot rack in kitchen; replaced kitchen sink in 2002 • Granite counters installed in utility room with custom gift-wrapping station • Granite counters added in master bath area • Granite counters, custom mirror and built-ins installed in master closet • Custom built bed in second floor bedroom • Carpet replaced in master bedroom (2009) • Tankless water heaters and all heating elements replaced in 2002
Outdoor Features: • Outstanding residence in brick and wood; built in 1986 • Beautiful grounds with mature trees and lush year round foliage (annual and perennial plantings) • Approximately 30,477 sq ft corner lot (per AppDist); 149’ x 126’ • 3-car attached rear entry garage with gated circular driveway • Fully fenced backyard with pool with spa and extensive decking • Minutes from The Woodlands Town Center and Waterway; 15 minutes to Exxon-Mobil Campus • Quick commute to I-45 and The Hardy Toll Road • Taxes: $13,019 (2012) • MLS: 36156794