Photo Gallery - Listing ID 13336393

  • Listing Price$10,400,000
  • StatusActive
  • Address7 Winston Woods Drive
  • Houston, Texas 77024
  • Bedrooms7
  • Full Baths9
  • Total Baths9.4
  • Partial Baths4
  • Acres2.120
  • Square Feet10,153

Along the wooded banks of Buffalo bayou sits Malvern, completed in 1938 by prominent architect John Staub. A comprehensive, research driven restoration has produced a modernized residence complete wit

Along the wooded banks of Buffalo bayou sits Malvern, completed in 1938 by prominent architect John Staub. A comprehensive, research driven restoration has produced a modernized residence complete wit

Ella Winston adored filling Malvern with bounty from her abundant gardens and, in homage to that rich tradition, lush parterres near the kitchen are stocked with culinary herbs, mature fruit, berry tr

Another view of the parterre garden.

Aerial view of parterre garden.

Large formal rooms are intimate and inviting. The living room s cove ceiling and central framed panel with trompe l oeil sky distract from it s daunting height. Note jib head windows that slide up to

Alternate view of living room.

The antique fireplace in the living room offers an ornate marble frieze carved with mythological creatures.

The main hall traverses one wing of the house and terminates at the entrance to the living room. An elaborate gentleman s bar is visible through the open door at right.

The rotunda foyer has original hardwood floors, inlaid with refined parquet patterns, that extend from the rotunda foyer into the formal and informal rooms. Staub s very fine Chippendale balusters are

The cloak room lends access to the ladies guest powder room from the main hall.

The mahogany-paneled library projects dignity and appropriate gravitas.

The dining room accommodates a banquet table or two large round tables. Its impressive span is interrupted by bow windows overlooking the terrace and park.

The dining room has direct access into the rotunda foyer as seen left. The open door reveals the adjoining morning room. Note the exquisitely delicate, Neoclassical-style ornamentation above the door.

The morning room offers informal appeal with lively Brunshwig & Fils-covered walls and jib head windows overlooking the terrace.

An abundance of storage and counter space is available in the butler s pantry.

A massive block of local mesquite wood covers a refectory table-style island; lower cabinets have stainless-steel and pristine white ceramic tile countertops, and upper cabinets retain their original

Stainless-steel appliances include a Viking six-burner gas cooktop with double ovens, Subzero side -by-side refrigerator and freezer, and a warming oven original to the house.

The cozy, recessed family room has access to the return staircase and is surrounded by windows with garden vistas.

On the second floor, the serene master bedroom suite has jib head windows that access a rear balcony and a cozy sitting area in front of an antique, marble fireplace.

Sumptuous dressing areas with walk-in closets customized by Programme Martin, additional closets, and two updated bathrooms adjoin the master bedroom.

Second floor bedroom with ensuite bathroom, fireplace, direct balcony access and view of rear lawn, park and gardens. .

Second floor bedroom with ensuite bathroom.

Junior master bedroom adjacent to master suite with view of parking court.

Second floor bedroom, originally used as a nursery, that would serve well as a study hub or children s den. A staircase leads from this room to the third floor.

Repurposing its original, long-leaf pine planks, the present owners converted the large third floor open space into two dormer bedrooms (one of which may be used as a living room), two bathrooms, a st

Light-filled guest quarters above the three-car garage were constructed almost entirely from reclaimed materials. The guest quarters provide a living area and kitchenette, a bedroom, full bathroom, an

Viewed from the gardens, Malvern s rear elevation offers a rounded, central bay and cast-stone loggias.

Pennsylvania green stone terraces surround the house.

The present owners have refreshed and rejuvenated Malvern s original gardens to stunning glory and added additional gardens and reclaimed brick paths.

A park and gardens slope gently to the bayou.

A secluded sylvan enclave positioned between Buffalo Bayou and a tributary creek, the preserve has close to a quarter-mile of stacked-stone & brick paths that travel down to the bayou, a flagstone wat

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