Welcome to The Eppes House!
Simply arriving at this historic Italian renaissance villa will transport you to another time and place with its traditional architecture and grand sense of arrival. As you step through the front door of this magnificent estate, the warm woods, classic architectural touches and sense of wonder that this historical property offers will immediately awe you. Providing tremendous curb-appeal and meticulous mature landscaping, The Eppes House is truly an unreplaceable residence.
The estate is listed with the National Registry of Historic Places, as well as being recognized by the Texas Historical Commission as a Landmark of the City of Houston. For nearly 100 years, this home has been cared for, and in more recent years, it has received a comprehensive update by its current owners, while ensuring much of the original features stayed intact.
The Eppes House is a piece of enduring historical beauty that seldomly becomes available in the prestigious Rice University and Museum District area of Houston, Texas.
The flow of the house makes it ideal for entertaining, as well as day-to-day family living. As you move from room to room, the dazzling details are abundant in every corner. The first floor offers a plethora of high-style design elements throughout. Whether you are enjoying a gathering of friends in the dining room, relaxing in the family room, basking in the warmth of the sunroom, reading the latest best seller in the den, preparing culinary creations in the kitchen, or simply working out in the fitness room, The Eppes House is designed to fill every inch with laughter and a true sense of southern hospitality.
The entertainment possibilities don’t end there. Just steps outside in the backyard is a resort-like experience with numerous patio areas surrounded by mature vegetation and lush flowerbeds. The spacious covered patio with fireplace, offers a summer kitchen and two comfortable sitting areas. If this weren’t enough to have you planning the limitless parties, the younger visitors will be delighted with the large grassy area complete with playhouse and diving pool, while the older guests can enjoy the spa, and tranquil fountain.
As you ascend the steps to the second story, your private retreat awaits you. The master suite is spaciously designed for quiet relaxation and personal enjoyment. It features an adjacent office, walk-in closets, atrium shower and separate balcony that provides a radiant view of the pool, patio and expansive backyard.
The whole family will be elated with the generous space offered in each of the additional four bedrooms of this estate, including the guest /mother-in-law suite that can be accessed by its own private staircase. Each room is filled with attention to detail and beautiful designs.
The kitchen in The Eppes House is the perfect paradise for the chef in the family. No expense was spared in creating the ideal location for food storage, recipe concoction and gourmet feasting. Whether you’re preparing a meal for a large dinner party in the formal dining room or simply creating a snack for the family to enjoy at the island, this diners delight has everything you could want.
When looking for the ideal home, it’s the little extras that make it even more desirable. Whether it be the perfect outdoor facilities, a little something special for the children or hidden treasures that can serve as multiple-purpose rooms, The Eppes House has a few amenities of its own, including a wine cellar.
Found just below the main floor of the home in the finished basement, is a true highlight of the house. Carved from the original foundation, this room features a spacious wine cellar and wet bar where guests can relax and enjoy a beverage in an unforgettable atmosphere.
The Eppes House is wonderfully set in Jandor Gardens, close to major attractions within the downtown Houston area. Considered to be one of the most highly sought after areas in the inner loop, and nestled centrally within this Southern Texas city, you are moments away from prestigious Rice University, the Museum District and Hermann Park.
Whether you are looking for a residence close to great schools, a world-renowned university, cultural activities, high-end shopping or the business district, this is your perfect location to everywhere you want to be. The Texas Medical Center, Houston Zoo, downtown and the famous Houston Galleria shopping district are also just minutes away from your front door.