Own a piece of Houston history: This 99-year-old mansion on the market is listed in the National Register of Historic Places

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2 Longfellow Lane

Whatever the reason you’re here, whether you’re honest-to-goodness house hunting, you’re an old-school architecture fanatic, you’re searching for new images to tack to your dream home vision board, or you just need something to gawk at to pass the time cooped up indoors, enjoy a virtual tour of this historic Houston home on the market.

By the numbers: 2 Longfellow Lane, Houston, TX 77005 | $10,900,000 | 12,808 square feet | 1.73 Acre lot | 1921 (year built) | 5 bedrooms | 8 bathrooms | 7 fireplaces | 1 carriage house

Fellow Zillow-surfers, say hello to 2 Longfellow Lane, a nearly 100-year-old mansion located in Houston’s Shadyside neighborhood, an exclusive, architecturally significant area enclave.

Built in 1921 for David D. Peden, then president of the Peden Iron and Steel Co., the Georgian-style home is a collaboration between famed Houston architects Harrie T. Lindeberg and John F. Staub, who would later go on to design Bayou Bend.

The home is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. With an asking price of $10.9 million, it is presently one of the most expensive homes for sale in the Houston area.

It has five bedrooms, eight bathrooms, a large kitchen, a wood-paneled library, “his” and “hers” offices and a gym in a 12,808-square-foot floor plan. There’s a sizable lot around the home — measuring some 1.73 acres.

A carriage house on the property boasts an additional living room, bedroom, kitchen and bathroom.

Marc Ziegler of Douglas Elliman Texas is handling the listing. If you’ve got $10.9 million burning a hole in your pocket and you’re ready to pony up the big bucks to call this gem your forever home, give Ziegler a ring at (281) 236-6131. For more information on the listing, visit HAR.com.

Whether or not you have nearly eleven million to spare, you can still enjoy this stunning Shadyside estate, courtesy of the internet.

Scroll through the gallery above for a virtual tour of 2 Longfellow Lane.

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About the Author:

Briana Zamora-Nipper joined the KPRC 2 digital team as a community associate producer in 2019. During her time in H-Town, she's covered everything from fancy Houston homes to tropical storms. Previously, she worked at Austin Monthly Magazine and KAGS TV, where she earned a Regional Edward R. Murrow award for her work as a digital producer.