Stunning homes for sale in Houston

The Houston real estate market has been in a hot frenzy ever since 2021 and, according to, the median price of a home increased by 19.3% in February 2022, and single-family home inventory continues to be at an all-time high. With such demand it can be difficult to stay on top of recent listings, so we set out to find the best homes on the market.

Double-entry stairways, sweeping waterfront views, and resort-style homes are what swoon us this month. Have you ever thought that you would see a house with a full size ballroom on the second floor? Well, we found it right here in the city. Are you looking for a house with an old door from France? The search is over. Houston is full of gorgeous homes with stunning artwork, antique imports, and spectacular designs to add to your wish list for your dream home.

From Cypress to The Seabrook, there are a variety of floor plans, bedrooms, bathrooms, and even landscaping designs that prompt the question, “Are we really still in Houston?” »

15019 Cathedral Falls Drive, Cypress, TX 77429

As the front door opens into this seven-bedroom home, which spans a luxurious 10,583 square feet, you encounter a grand double marble staircase, custom chandelier, antique wood columns and limestone floor. Is Jack about to meet Rose at the top of the stairs for dinner on the Titanic? No. You have just walked into your dream property in Cypress. The house has 11 foot ceilings, a wine cellar with stone walls, a chef’s kitchen, a stone fireplace and much more. Fancy a movie night, but prefer to stay home? Enjoy an evening in the theater room, with bi-level seating, LED string lighting, soundproof walls and a bespoke entertainment center.

1802 Ray Shell Court, Seabrook, TX 77586

Minutes from Kemah Boardwalk entertainment and dining, you’ll find this vacation home. With nearly an acre of land overlooking Lake Taylor, this property offers indoor and outdoor waterfront living with a covered lanai, summer kitchen, pool and spa, volleyball court on sand and a boathouse. The 7,000 square foot home features seven bedrooms, five bathrooms, and a kitchen with stunning water views. Cooking at home will be the first choice in the kitchen of this glorious chef.

8843 Harness Creek Lane, Houston, Texas 77024

Set on approximately 1.4 acres with views of Buffalo Bayou and expansive backyard entertaining spaces, including intertwining walkways leading to the pool, this lavish three-story home is perfect for the ultimate party host, with multiple layers of elegance throughout. A front door opens to a double staircase in the hall, centered by a magnificent chandelier. The house has a formal living room and dining room, both with coffered ceilings and intricate detailing, and finally a full size ballroom on the second floor. Yes, you read that right – a ballroom.

4426 Holly Trail Road, Montgomery, TX 77316

If resort-style living in a five-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bath home in an ultra-desirable neighborhood is your goal for 2022, this residence is your dream property. Located in the Bluejack National community, with a Tiger Woods-designed golf course, playgrounds, swimming pools, stocked fishing lakes, canoeing, paddle boating and walking trails, you’ll experience endless vacation life here. . The house has a three-car garage with wooden doors, shutters and an expansive screened-in porch. Inside, you’ll find details like vaulted ceilings, built-in shelving, wallpapered bathrooms and a relaxing owner’s suite. The kids will love the fifth bedroom, which features a wall of built-in bunk beds and a linen accent wall.

105 Glynn Way Drive, Houston, TX 77056

This storybook style four bedroom home has all the charm needed for a tale as old as time. You enter the house through an arched brick doorway with a stone facade, to encounter a grand wooden entrance and vaulted coffered ceilings. There is an alder wood elevator just before the staircase which serves the three levels of the house. Travertine flooring is a timeless stone that stands the test of time and is a detail you never knew you needed. Head into the living room, featuring a double-height cedar beamed ceiling and a custom Tudor-style fireplace, perfect for gathering with loved ones or with a treasured book. Ready for dinner? The kitchen features a trompe l’oeil ceiling, an artistic technique that creates optical illusions. You’ll feel all the old-world charm in the rest of the kitchen with custom cabinetry, windows, a green center island, and an extra sink. Once outside, you’ll have a balcony with a view of Buffalo Bayou, a perfect escape for alfresco dining.

Laura J. Boyer