This impressive home is located at 1819 Banks St. in the Rice/Museum District area, which is home to several revered neighborhoods such as Southampton, Boulevard Oaks and Ormand Place.

It is also zoned to Poe Elementary and is within walking distance of schools, museums Rice University and the Rice Village shopping district.

This custom home, which was built in 2011 by Allegro Builders, includes features such as a generator and a basement, which could serve as a game room, media room, office, or sixth bedroom.

The basement also has a wet bar and extra room that could serve as a wine room or as extra storage space. The home also includes a den, combined living room and dining room and in-house utility room. The kitchen, which opens to the family room, includes a breakfast bar, island without cooktop, walk-in pantry, pot filler, soft-closing drawers and under-cabinet lighting.

The home’s primary bedroom is on the second floor and includes a sitting area and walk-in closet. The primary bath includes double sinks, separate shower and bath and vanity area.

Other interior features include a balcony, granite countertops, tile and wood floors, crown molding, drapes/curtains/window covers, fire/smoke alarm, washer connections, electric and gas dryer connection, wood-burning fireplace, gas-log fireplace, high ceilings and an included refrigerator.

The 4,801-square-foot home also has a guest suite with a kitchen, bedroom and bath, which is contiguous under one roof, located above the garage and also accessible via the master bedroom, inside the garage and outside by the pool.

Outdoor features include a heated pool with water feature and spa, as well as large covered front and back porches, fenced backyard, detached garage and a sprinkler system.

Priced at $1,775,000, this five-bedroom, 5½-bath home is listed by Cindy Burns with Martha Turner Sotheby’s International Realty.

Property Profile

Listing agent: Cindy Burns

Listing agency: Martha Turner Sotheby’s International Realty

Location: 1819 Banks St./Museum District

Stories: 2

Living space: 4,801 square feet

Bedrooms: 5

Baths: 5½

Price: $1,775,000

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