5312 Shady River Dr, Houston, TX 77056
8454 sqft (785 sqm)
17200.0 sqft (1597.9 sqm)
Exceptional architectural integrity and the finest finishes distinguish this Palladian-style home in Pine Shadows. Positioned amidst sweeping lawns and beautifully designed gardens, this residence offers sophistication and elegance for any lifestyle. Massive mahogany doors open into the light-filled, double-height foyer with polished limestone floor and a grand turning staircase. An impressive study features a hand-scraped alder floor, alder paneling, and floor-to-ceiling bookcases. A groin-vaulted gallery leads from the foyer into the living room, enhanced by a faux marble fireplace. The adjoining dining room opens into the butler’s pantry with a temperature-controlled wine vault, and transitions into a fully-equipped bar positioned to serve the formal living room and great room. The spacious great room views the resort-style outdoor living areas, summer kitchen and pool. Amenities include a hand-scraped alder floor, raised beamed ceiling, and limestone fireplace and hearth. The great room transitions into the superbly appointed gathering kitchen with Calacatta Gold marble and Kashmere Gold granite surfaces and professional grade appliances.
The first-floor master wing has double doors open to the master hall which leads past a juice bar and spa-like master bath into the serene master bedroom. A travertine-tiled barrel ceiling and Rainforest Brown marble sink and tub decks enhance the bath. Additional appointments include two water closets, a jetted tub, frameless glass and travertine shower, under-counter refrigerator, dishwasher drawer, and microwave. On the second floor, four secondary bedrooms with walk-in closets and en suite baths with Crème de Marfil, travertine and glass-tile accents. Bedrooms are served by a central study hub. The second-floor game room offers superb additional gathering space with a fully-equipped wetbar. Additional features include Control-4 system, mosquito control system, four-car garage and a full house gas generator.