This grand modern estate was built in 1950 by architect Howard Barnstone and has been beautifully restored. The home is situated on over five acres in one of the most prestigious areas of the River Oaks area of Houston, Texas.

The home is accessed by a private gate and has beautiful walls of glass that look out onto tranquil green expanses.

Rich wood paneling and clean lines contribute to the feeling of peace and ease.

The main level of the home is elevated giving the over 11,000-square-foot home the feeling of a deluxe treehouse.

The grounds include a  separate guest house, large pool, a four-car garage, and lush verdant landscaping. This property is listed for $17.5 million with John Daugherty, Realtors, an affiliate of Luxury Portfolio International.