Bryn Mawr Project

Bryn Mawr Project

 

This is a beautiful custom house in the Memorial area of Houston, Texas. The house is about 7800 sq. ft. air conditioned. It has wood floors throughout, with no carpet. The dining room features a herringbone pattern that points to an 800 bottle wine room. The wine room is on a split chilling system, and sits in full view behind insulated glass panels. The front doors are Durango iron doors. The beams are solid antique pine, salvaged from barns in the Northeast. They are approximately 150 years old. All of the windows and doors are Weathershield. The kitchen and butler’s pantry are Wood Mode cabinets. The Master bath is Brookhaven cabinets. The AC units are 2 speed 16 seer units. The attic is encapsulated with open cell foam. All spaces between floors are soundproofed with fiberglass batts. The house has a hot water recirculating system, and the lines are copper. The house has a 48 kw emergency gas generator hooked up to a 200 amp panel. The house has a state of the art security system with 5 outdoor cameras. There are 4 Isokern fireplaces. All tubs are cast iron and all shower doors are frame-less. All counter tops are marble. The master bath has travertine tile and a free-standing Kohler soaking tub. Every room has it’s own full bath. All closet rods are heavy chrome. All drawer hardware slides are full extension “soft close” and all cabinet doors are European “soft close” hinges. All interior doors are solid Alder 8′-0 doors. The hardware is Baldwin. All sheetrock is 5/8″ thick and screwed and glued-no nails. The roof is real Vermont slate. The gutters are 6″ half round copper with copper downspouts and leaf guards. All roof stacks are copper and all chimney pots and vents are copper. The soffits are 1×6 tongue and groove. The drive and walks are Pavestone interlocking pavers. It took 10 months to complete.