Photo Gallery - Listing ID 27165107

  • Price$5,950,000
  • StatusOption Pending
  • Address1558 Kirby Drive
  • Houston, Texas 77019-3302
  • Bedrooms4
  • Full Baths4
  • Total Baths4.1
  • Partial Baths1
  • Acres0.380
  • SqFt6,165

Built in 1934, this River Oaks home and lot are both significantly larger than shown on HCAD. Please contact agent for details.

Built in 1934, this River Oaks home and lot are both significantly larger than shown on HCAD. Please contact agent for details.

The home is white-washed red brick, and the roof is wallaba wood shingles (new in 2020). The back and sides are faced with cedar shakes (new in 2021).

The home is white-washed red brick, and the roof is wallaba wood shingles (new in 2020). The back and sides are faced with cedar shakes (new in 2021).

Another view of the front door.

Another view of the front door.

The heavy front door opens to a classic formal entry.

The heavy front door opens to a classic formal entry.

There is custom millwork throughout the house.

There is custom millwork throughout the house.

Breakfast room adjoins the kitchen. Note the built-in kennel under the stairs, on the left.

Breakfast room adjoins the kitchen. Note the built-in kennel under the stairs, on the left.

The 48-inch Wolf range and Zephyr range hood were both new in 2021. SieMatic custom-clad cabinetry interior systems features German pull-outs, sliding drawers, swing-out corner cabinet storage and much more.

The 48-inch Wolf range and Zephyr range hood were both new in 2021. SieMatic custom-clad cabinetry interior systems features German pull-outs, sliding drawers, swing-out corner cabinet storage and much more.

A closer look at the kitchen.

A closer look at the kitchen.

Drainboards are hand-carved into the soapstone countertop.

Drainboards are hand-carved into the soapstone countertop.

The butler's pantry includes a Thermador warming drawer, SieMatic silver storage cabinet and Sub-Zero undercounter refrigerator.

The butler's pantry includes a Thermador warming drawer, SieMatic silver storage cabinet and Sub-Zero undercounter refrigerator.

Another view of the breakfast room, looking toward the family room.

Another view of the breakfast room, looking toward the family room.

A second staircase leads up from the back door

A second staircase leads up from the back door

Family room with limestone mantle (circa 1750), custom paneling and bookcases.

Family room with limestone mantle (circa 1750), custom paneling and bookcases.

A closer look at the 18th-century mantle.

A closer look at the 18th-century mantle.

The family room French doors open to the rear gardens.

The family room French doors open to the rear gardens.

Several of the home's interior doors feature custom glue chip leaded glass.

Several of the home's interior doors feature custom glue chip leaded glass.

Formal dining room, Fortuny drapes and custom rods

Formal dining room, Fortuny drapes and custom rods

Cypress-paneled study/library with working fireplace, wet bar (see next photo).

Cypress-paneled study/library with working fireplace, wet bar (see next photo).

Vintage wet bar in study/library.

Vintage wet bar in study/library.

The sunroom opens to the rear gardens. Imagine all the doors flung open on a glorious spring evening.

The sunroom opens to the rear gardens. Imagine all the doors flung open on a glorious spring evening.

Formal living room.

Formal living room.

Cozy music room. The velvet-covered walls enhance acoustics.

Cozy music room. The velvet-covered walls enhance acoustics.

Another view of the music room, looking into the living room.

Another view of the music room, looking into the living room.

Powder room on the first floor.

Powder room on the first floor.

The house has a full basement.

The house has a full basement.

The basement has been most recently used as a home gym. Additionally, note all the built-in storage.

The basement has been most recently used as a home gym. Additionally, note all the built-in storage.

We are charmed by the handsome formal staircase.

We are charmed by the handsome formal staircase.

Primary bedroom. Like those downstairs, the French doors have custom glue chip leaded glass. The doors lead to the extra room currently used as her office.

Primary bedroom. Like those downstairs, the French doors have custom glue chip leaded glass. The doors lead to the extra room currently used as her office.

Pretty bedroom, isn't it?

Pretty bedroom, isn't it?

Primary bathroom with hand-glazed Italian tile trimmed with Carrara marble.

Primary bathroom with hand-glazed Italian tile trimmed with Carrara marble.

This is her closet. Both closets feature numerous built-ins, including packing shelf, laundry sorting bins, shoe storage, pull-down hanging rods and even a lockable gun/valuables closet with safe.

This is her closet. Both closets feature numerous built-ins, including packing shelf, laundry sorting bins, shoe storage, pull-down hanging rods and even a lockable gun/valuables closet with safe.

The extra room adjacent to the primary bedroom is currently used as her office. It could also be an art studio, hobby room or a nursery.

The extra room adjacent to the primary bedroom is currently used as her office. It could also be an art studio, hobby room or a nursery.

Secondary bedroom.

Secondary bedroom.

Secondary bathroom.

Secondary bathroom.

Secondary bedroom.

Secondary bedroom.

Secondary bedroom.

Secondary bedroom.

Secondary bathroom.

Secondary bathroom.

This is other "extra" room on the second floor. It has been used as a combination game room and homework station.

This is other "extra" room on the second floor. It has been used as a combination game room and homework station.

Outside just off the breakfast room: The center feature has been wired for future lighting or fountain (new 2021).

Outside just off the breakfast room: The center feature has been wired for future lighting or fountain (new 2021).

The large terrace, new in 2022, has new ceiling fans and lighting. It's ready for wisteria, or whatever you choose to grow over it.

The large terrace, new in 2022, has new ceiling fans and lighting. It's ready for wisteria, or whatever you choose to grow over it.

View of the large terrace from the south side of the garden. Note the jungle gym/monkey bars and swings.

View of the large terrace from the south side of the garden. Note the jungle gym/monkey bars and swings.

View of the rear of the house from near the pool. The property is more than a half-acre.

View of the rear of the house from near the pool. The property is more than a half-acre.

Heated swimming pool with flagstone coping and retaining wall, adjacent pergola. Cedar privacy fence was new in 2022.

Heated swimming pool with flagstone coping and retaining wall, adjacent pergola. Cedar privacy fence was new in 2022.

Another view of the pool, looking toward pergola, children's playhouse and monkey bars at the far left.

Another view of the pool, looking toward pergola, children's playhouse and monkey bars at the far left.

Resembling something from a fairy tale, this little log house will delight your children or grandchildren.

Resembling something from a fairy tale, this little log house will delight your children or grandchildren.

Three-car garage with poolside changing room and full bath, below; apartment and balcony are above.

Three-car garage with poolside changing room and full bath, below; apartment and balcony are above.

The quarters over the garage are very nice, move-in ready.

The quarters over the garage are very nice, move-in ready.

The quarters have a full kitchen.

The quarters have a full kitchen.

One last look at 1558 Kirby Drive, at dusk.

One last look at 1558 Kirby Drive, at dusk.

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