$5.4m Spanish-style Tanglewood estate has artisanal touches and a cozy atmosphere

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By the numbers: 5658 Bordley Drive, Houston, TX 77056 | $5,399,000 | 2019 (Year of construction) | 7,723 square feet | 4 bedrooms | 6 bathrooms | 3 fireplaces | 1 swimming pool


A stunning Santa Barbara-Spanish Revival style home on a coveted double lot in Houston’s Tanglewood area is on the market for $5,399,000.

Built in 2019, the 7,723-square-foot home doesn’t skimp on space – The airy and sunny abode features four bedrooms, six bathrooms, multiple living areas, a wet bar, and an office. Throughout, reclaimed wood beams, antique French doors, and other artisanal touches abound. Stunning woodwork, multiple fireplaces, vaulted ceilings and limestone walls give the home a warm and cozy feel.

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The house also has a swimming pool, a summer kitchen, a fire pit and a gazebo.

The luxury list is represented by Ruthie Porterfield of Martha Turner Sotheby’s International Realty. For more information on the list, Click here or call (713) 558-3247.

Words do not do justice to this magnificent estate. Scroll below for a virtual tour of 5658 Bordley Drive.

This exceptionally refined home, designed by Robert Dame with interiors by Cindy Whitmer Designs, was chosen by Leslie Sinclair as an article in her latest book, “Segreto Impressions”. Segreto Finishes has created many exquisite finishes throughout the rooms.| 5658 Bordley Drive, Houston, TX 77056 (Images provided by Ruthie Porterfield)
[Reception Gallery – 38×13] A wide gallery crosses the facade of the house, encompassing the staircase and elevator and connecting the east and west wings. Note the front door created by the artist. and polished limestone floor. The dining room is shown aft; the walk-in bar is partially visible on the right. | 5658 Bordley Drive, Houston, TX 77056 (Images provided by Ruthie Porterfield)
[Reception Gallery 38×13] A reverse view of the reception gallery reveals the office bathed in light. Note antique French door at bar entrance (left). | 5658 Bordley Drive, Houston, TX 77056 (Images provided by Ruthie Porterfield)
[Bar – 10×7] The bar is located in the middle of the reception gallery to serve formal and informal spaces, especially during receptions. In antique folding doors found in France, the bar offers slate flooring, limestone walls, marble decking, a hammered copper sink, two coolers, an arched window and a serving counter. | 5658 Bordley Drive, Houston, TX 77056 (Images provided by Ruthie Porterfield)
[Dining Room – 19×13] Two walls of tall arched windows illuminate this impressive room. Note the arched recesses for the windows and sideboard. An open passage leads to the butler’s pantry and then to the kitchen. | 5658 Bordley Drive, Houston, TX 77056 (Images provided by Ruthie Porterfield)
[Great Room – 23×19] The large room converts into the kitchen through a stone passageway (shown) and into the games room through a pair of doors flanking the stone fireplace (at the rear). Note the reclaimed beam ceiling and wall of windows overlooking the patios, pool and pergola. | 5658 Bordley Drive, Houston, TX 77056 (Images provided by Ruthie Porterfield)
[Kitchen – 19×13] The gathering kitchen provides additional entertaining and living space. The central island contains two dishwashers and a Franke sink. Additional features include a Wolf stove, SubZero refrigerator and freezer in the front of the cabinet, an appliance garage, and plenty of open-shelf and cabinet storage. Note the Segreto stone countertops and the Walker Zanger tile wall above the stove. Arch to the left opens into the great room. | 5658 Bordley Drive, Houston, TX 77056 (Images provided by Ruthie Porterfield)
[Breakfast Room – 14×13] A brick arch connects the breakfast room and the kitchen. Notice the hooded fireplace, open shelving and lower storage cabinet, groin-vaulted brick ceiling, full-length windows and massive glass doors that access the sheltered patio and summer kitchen. A little Segreto magic here: the A/C vent in the ceiling is painted to look like the bricks. | 5658 Bordley Drive, Houston, TX 77056 (Images provided by Ruthie Porterfield)
[Gameroom – 21×15] Situated adjacent to the Great Room, the Games Room overlooks the wide patios, pool and gardens through a wall of arched windows and glass doors. Note the reclaimed beam ceiling. | 5658 Bordley Drive, Houston, TX 77056 (Images provided by Ruthie Porterfield)
[Study – 18×16] The study features wide-plank white oak flooring, barn beams salvaged from an 1880s barn in Ohio (beams throughout the house were taken from the same source), panel cabinets and open shelves. | 5658 Bordley Drive, Houston, TX 77056 (Images provided by Ruthie Porterfield)
[Hall from Reception Gallery with Bar] A view of the interior hall which runs from the reception gallery to the bar, the great room and the kitchen. Note the wide plank white oak flooring. | 5658 Bordley Drive, Houston, TX 77056 (Images provided by Ruthie Porterfield)
[Formal Powder Room] Accessed from the reception gallery, this inviting room features brick flooring and a rustic sink table with pewter sink. | 5658 Bordley Drive, Houston, TX 77056 (Images provided by Ruthie Porterfield)
[Staircase] The stairs rise from the reception gallery to the second floor. Note arched doorway into the powder room to the left. | 5658 Bordley Drive, Houston, TX 77056 (Images provided by Ruthie Porterfield)
[Main Laundry Room – 14×7] Handcrafted tile flooring and Shaw’s sink adorn this sunny laundry room. | 5658 Bordley Drive, Houston, TX 77056 (Images provided by Ruthie Porterfield)
[Den / TV Room – 13×11] This cozy room offers second-floor gathering space and includes a TV stand and storage cabinet. | 5658 Bordley Drive, Houston, TX 77056 (Images provided by Ruthie Porterfield)
[Primary Suite – 19×15] The secluded master suite features an intricate beamed ceiling, sitting area and hooded fireplace. | 5658 Bordley Drive, Houston, TX 77056 (Images provided by Ruthie Porterfield)
[Primary Suite – 19×15] A second view of the master suite. | 5658 Bordley Drive, Houston, TX 77056 (Images provided by Ruthie Porterfield)
[Primary Closet – 14×13] Two sets of pocket doors provide access to this huge L-shaped closet from the master bedroom and bathroom. Highly customized storage includes track lighting, dressers, mirrored walls, open shelving and open clothes racks. | 5658 Bordley Drive, Houston, TX 77056 (Images provided by Ruthie Porterfield)
[Primary Bath – 16×15] The luxurious master bathroom adjoins a balcony overlooking the patios, pool and gardens. Note the automatic blinds on the windows, the handcrafted tile floor, the double sink cabinets with marble decks, and the marble and glass shower. | 5658 Bordley Drive, Houston, TX 77056 (Images provided by Ruthie Porterfield)
[Garage – 30×30] This elegant garage doubles as an entertainment pavilion when open to the motorcourt and patios. Note the large storage cabinets and the sink. | 5658 Bordley Drive, Houston, TX 77056 (Images provided by Ruthie Porterfield)
[Full Pool Bath]

| 5658 Bordley Drive, Houston, TX 77056

(Images provided by Ruthie Porterfield)
[Rear Elevation] This home’s expansive footprint never overwhelms the expansive patios surrounding the pool, full summer kitchen, full pool tub, and unique fire pit/coffee table. Such luxury of space allows for a lazy transition into the expansive adjoining grounds and landscaped gardens with a charming pergola. | 5658 Bordley Drive, Houston, TX 77056 (Images provided by Ruthie Porterfield)
[Pergola] A view from the pergola crosses the wide patios and the swimming pool. | 5658 Bordley Drive, Houston, TX 77056 (Images provided by Ruthie Porterfield)
[Adjoining Lot and Gardens] The adjoining lot offers a wide range of lawns and gardens. Note raised pergola. | 5658 Bordley Drive, Houston, TX 77056 (Images provided by Ruthie Porterfield)

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