‘Mamma mia!’: For $6.5M, this posh palazzo offers taste of Italy in Houston

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HAR

1604 North Boulevard, Houston, TX 77006

Whatever the reason you’re here, whether you’re honest-to-goodness house hunting, 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 pricey Houston pad on the market.


By the numbers: 1604 North Boulevard, Houston, TX 77006 | $6,500,000 | 1925 (year built) | 8,602 square feet | 6 bedrooms | 6 bathrooms | Multiple hand-painted frescos


Fellow Zillow-surfers, say ciao to 1604 North Boulevard, an Italian-inspired home nestled on a shaded lot in Houston’s Boulevard Oaks Historic District, an exclusive area enclave listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

The home’s notable features include numerous hand-painted frescos, stained glass windows and statues.

“The Villa combines the finest materials, and antique architectural embellishments collected throughout Europe and Italy,” the listing reads.

More contemporary offerings include a home theater, gym, pool and hot tub.

Pony up $6.5 million and this luxurious vista is yours for the taking. For more information visit HAR.com.

“The property truly lives up to the Italian phrase, ‘La Dolce Vita,’ which means ‘the good life’” the listing reads.

Whether or not you have $6.5 million to spare, you can still enjoy this Italian-inspired abode, courtesy of the internet.

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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.