Memorial Palladian horse stables

Houston By the Neighborhood: Rivercrest Estates, a Hidden Oasis

November 22, 2019

“Horses, peacocks and wonderful things,” are just a few of the possibilities that come with living in prestigious Rivercrest Estates, according to Susan Boss, broker associate with Martha Turner Sotheby’s International Realty, who has a trio of listings in the secluded, exurban-style neighborhood. It offers a country-manor lifestyle in the city, and many of the homeowners do keep horses in their back yards, helped in part because the three acre (or more) lots cannot be subdivided.

Sure enough, when we peeked into the back yard of Boss’s listing at 6 West Rivercrest — with its balcony views of an entertaining pavilion, pool, and stables with quarters — we saw a pair of horses in the distance. But the main house (shown at the beginning of this story) is the showstopper for this listing. The Palladian-style villa was completed by Frankel Building Group within the last couple of years, calling on artisans… Read more


Source: Susie Tommaney for Houston Press November 5, 2019