Houston | $550,000
A recently renovated 1951 house with three bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms, on a 0.1-acre lot
This house is in North Macgregor Oaks, a neighborhood less than two miles from Hermann Park, which has a Japanese garden, an outdoor theater and a zoo. Some of the city’s most popular museums, including the Houston Museum of Natural Science and the Museum of Fine Arts, are also nearby.
Downtown Houston is 15 minutes away. Texas Southern University and the University of Houston are five-minute drive; Rice University is 10 minutes away.
Size: 2,237 square feet
Price per square foot: $246
Indoors: The home’s recent makeover began outside, where the wood sections of the facade were painted a deep gray-blue to contrast with the red brick along the first floor.
The front door opens into a newly tiled foyer with a staircase to the second floor. To the left is an open living area with refinished hardwood floors and a fireplace with a simple mantel. The floor plan allows for two distinct sitting areas or a sitting area and a dining area.