HOUSTON – The palatial, two-story mansion at 418 West Friar Tuck Lane is nestled on a meticulously manicured, 1.5 acre lot in Houston’s bucolic Sherwood Forest neighborhood.
Listed for $12,499,000, the home combines the traditional architectural features of a sprawling manor in the English countryside with ultra-luxe modern amenities.
The property is about one and a half miles west of Memorial Park and the Houston Arboretum and Nature Center; less than five miles west of the River Oaks Country Club, which abuts Memorial Park; and about eight miles west of downtown Houston.
Inside: The interior extends 11,076 feet and includes four bedrooms, four full and three half bathrooms, a breakfast room, den, family room, formal living room, study, game room and library.
Interior features of note include 150-year-old American chestnut flooring, reclaimed pine beams, custom millwork, four fireplaces and antique light fixtures from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries.
The primary bedroom boasts a cathedral ceiling with reclaimed pine wood, hand-beveled oak flooring, an antique carved oak fireplace and a sitting area overlooking the backyard.
Outdoors: Outside, there is a saltwater pool and spa with a fountain feature, a covered outdoor kitchen and a four-car garage and motor-court.
Price per square foot: $1,128.48/sqft
Market/Tax value: The Harris County Appraisal District lists the home as having a market and appraised value of $6,050,000 as of 2021.
Words don’t do justice to this stunning space. Scroll below for a virtual tour of 418 W Friar Tuck Lane.