5238 Caversham Drive Houston, TX 77096
$285,001 - $325,000

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Incredible opportunity to renovate a spacious Mid Century home in the lovely Meyerland community. This charming home is situated on a 11,775 sqft lot on a great street. The home boasts an elegant gated French door entry with glass design, formals with floor to ceiling windows allowing in ample natural light and an expansive kitchen. The layout of the home is designed to create a seamless flow for everyday routines as well as entertainment. A family room with corner gas fireplace is stunning with views out to the lush backyard. Master bedroom is ample sized with dual closets and access to the refreshing back patio. The sizable master bath can boast dual sinks, a walk in shower and ample storage. This canvas home presents a golden opportunity to create a special environment in one of the most established communities in Houston.
Sold Price Range:
$285,001 - $325,000
Geo Market Area:
Meyerland Area
Building Sq Ft:
2,806
Legal Description:
LT 13 BLK 40 MEYERLAND SEC 6B
Sq Ft Source:
Appraisal District
Stories:
1
Year Built:
1965
Year Built Source:
Appraisal District
Garage Spaces:
2

Location

Subdivision:
Meyerland
Legal Subdivision:
Meyerland
Zip Code Extension:
2506
State:
TX
County:
Harris

Schools

Elementary:
LOVETT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Middle:
MEYERLAND MIDDLE SCHOOL
High:
BELLAIRE HIGH SCHOOL
District:
Houston
In City Limits:
Yes
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Meyerland

Meyerland was developed by George Meyer in the mid-1950s. Actually, three generations of the Meyer family were instrumental in its ultimate development, beginning with Joseph F. Meyer, who was five when his family came to Houston after the Civil War. In the 1890s, Meyer started buying land southwest of Houston, eventually accumulating 6,000 acres of real estate.

George Meyer divided 1,200 acres into 2,700 lots with 80 acres reserved for a shopping center. He built brick, Contemporary-style homes with three and four bedrooms and two baths that were affordable enough to attract middle-income Americans. Meyer enacted and maintained stringent deed restrictions and strong architectural controls during and after development. Homes were required to have copper plumbing and covenants prohibited apartments and commercial enterprises.

In 1957, Meyerland Shopping Center was launched with an “Around the World in 80 Days” celebration by Meyer’s daughter, Leota Meyer Hess, the center’s manager. Look magazine called Meyerland a “state-of-the-art neighborhood” and, in 1958, House and Home claimed it was the “ideal plan for a subdivision.”

There are 2,300+ homes in Meyerland, a mix of one-story ranch style and newer construction. Many of the 1950-60s homes have been renovated and, thanks to sustained deed restrictions, the neighborhood has maintained its residential integrity. New and younger families are moving in, and many second-generation Meyerlanders are moving back. Meyerland Shopping Center was renovated in the 1990s and returned to a successful, bustling hub for shopping, dining, and entertainment.
Listed By: Heritage Texas Properties

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