Have $1 Million? Here’s What You Can Buy North Of Houston
North of the city lights, in the space where houses are built further apart and the divided highway turns to a country road, the rural suburbs north of Houston welcome you with a front porch rocker and a sweating glass of sweet tea. From Tomball to Cypress, Spring to Magnolia, the suburbs north of Houston is where “wide open spaces” are not only part of the landscape, but the lifestyle.
In these agriculture-driven communities, both charming single-family homes and sprawling mansions pepper the green expanse. Mixing classic southern estate architecture with modern style and amenities, luxury homes in towns like Cypress and Magnolia are one-of-a-kind.
For folks who have $1 million (or even half a million) to invest in their dream home, we’ve got an inside look at five of the most stunning luxury properties north of Houston.
1. 26307 Morning Cypress Lane, Cypress $589,900
Neighborhood: Cypress Creek Lakes
2009 / 1.66 Acres / 5 Bed, 4.5 Bath / 6,162 Square Feet
School District: Cypress-Fairbanks ISD
A stone’s throw from the sparkling lakes of Cypress, this sprawling country estate boasts a unique floor plan and architectural style. From the spacious grand entrance to the show-stopping curved stairway to the romantic plantation shutters, this home was built to impress.
Stocked with both cozy nooks and sprawling entertainment spaces, this home pulls out all the stops: granite countertops, a kitchen island with built-in seating, a game room, media room, and a lushly landscaped backyard complete with covered patio.
2. 15511 Guadalupe Springs Lane $555,000
Neighborhood: Rock Creek
2002 / 0.27 Acres / 5 Beds, 3.5 Baths / 4,668 Square Feet
School District: Cypress-Fairbanks ISD
Pass through the grand double irons doors of this bold and beautiful custom build to discover the precise intersection of function, style, and luxury. Talented and innovative architectural design abounds with a functional, modern floor plan where charming nooks and crannies await around every corner, creating a unique and warm atmosphere.
Additionally, “spaciousness” is a predominant theme, from the laundry room with mega storage space to the enormous bedrooms with high ceilings and lavish walk-in closets. Recently updated and framed by incredible green landscaping (plus a 3-car garage!), this dream home outshines even the newest of builds and invites residents and guests alike to bask in its sun-drenched luxury.
3. 16314 Perry Pass Court, Spring $469,900
2000 / 7.4 Acres / 5 Beds, 3.5 Baths / 4,437 Square Feet
School District: Klein ISD
Bargain price tag aside, this stately property boasts immense curb appeal and interior class. The recent remodel makes this timeless home modern and accentuates the perfect balance of the sun-dappled, flowy floor plan with unbeatable functionality and storage galore. Stainless steel appliances and a large breakfast bar offer the perfect place to enjoy a morning cup of coffee. (Plus, the master suite with separate sitting area and soaking tub is everything a long day ever wanted). Unique accents like shaker-style cabinets and a second staircase add those upscale touches that highlight the graceful luxury of this home.
Neighborhood: Spring Creek Estates
2006 / 1.08 Acres / 5 Beds, 3.5 Baths / 4,725 Square Feet
School District: Tomball ISD
With a breath-taking grand staircase, Chef’s kitchen, and lavish master suite complete with secluded seating area, this stately home is the Downton Abbey of Tomball. From the end of the long driveway, this Spring Creek Estates home makes you do a double-take. Up close, it stops you in your tracks.
Multiple formal receiving rooms, a spacious study, and a game room offer endless entertaining options, and the salt water pool and spa are perfect for relaxing in the (practically year round) Texas heat. With top-notch amenities like a three-car garage, two laundry rooms, granite countertop, commercial grade appliances, and three fireplaces, this property proves that truly luxurious living lies in the details.
5. 28003 Meadow Falls, Magnolia $1,349,900
Neighborhood: Falls At High Meadow Ranch
2011 / 2.16 Acres / 4 Beds, 5 Bath / 5,581 Square Feet
School District: Magnolia ISD
Just over the crest of $1 million awaits this luxurious custom Mediterranean wonder in peaceful Magnolia. A jaw-dropping main entrance (wrought-iron, naturally) leads through an enormous outdoor courtyard that features an elegant pool and spa and sumptuous outdoor living space that includes a kitchen and fireplace primed for unparalleled entertaining.
Behind a magnificent set of 10-foot mahogany doors, the main house is an exquisite study in arches, beams, and travertine. Soaring ceilings, Cantera columns, and a generous show of windows transport residents and guests to a world of updated old-Texas splendor. This property teems with amenities, from the 12-foot granite island countertop and state-of-the-art kitchen appliances to the negative edge master bathtub and Kohler programmable walk-through shower.
Whether it’s a remodeled stately brick home or a dramatic Mediterranean villa, North Houston’s luxury homes provide the perfect setting for peaceful suburban living within driving distance of the big city.
After all, this is agricultural hub of Houston, after all. So don’t be afraid to plant some roots.
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