The 10 most expensive beach homes sold in 2021 in the Houston area
#10 (Tie): $2,000,000 – 20630 E Sunset Bay Drive in Sunset Cove
5 bedrooms, 5 full bathrooms, 2 half bathrooms, 4,338 sqft, 16,489 sqft lot
Pristine bayfront home with sunrise and sunset views. This stunning 5 bedroom home comes turn-key and furnished. The open concept living/dining/kitchen are perfect for entertaining and has unobstructed panoramic views of the bay. The kitchen has a large quartzite island with under-counter seating. Stainless steel Thermador appliances include double convection ovens, built-in refrigerator/freezer, 6 burner gas cooktop, and dishwasher. Around the corner from the kitchen are the Foyer bar with an ice maker, built-in wine chiller, and glass front cabinetry and shelving. The Primary bedroom is also located on the main level overlooking the water. The primary suite has vaulted ceilings, a walk-in closet, a separate shower, and soaking tub, and double vanities. The top-level has 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. Elevator to all 3 levels has been serviced bi-annually.
#10 (Tie): $2,000,000 – 11815 Sunbather Lane in The Sands of Kahala Beach
4 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms, 1 half bathroom, 3,725 sqft, 23,918 sqft lot
STUNNING 180-degree BEACHFRONT vistas from impressive custom-designed home in The Sands of Kahala. Completed in 2018 on over 1/2 acre. Escape to paradise & create memories of a lifetime. The abundance of outdoor/indoor entertaining spaces w/Gulf views! Wall of windows & sliding glass doors provides a breathtaking backdrop from open entertaining spaces. The open living area features modern gas FP with w/mood light & tray ceiling. Chef’s island kitchen w/top-of-the-line Jenn-Air app, marble counters, custom cabinets. Step out to expansive covered decks to witness incredible sunrises while overlooking the beach. Master en-suite w/deck access & luxurious bath. Bedrooms offer bath access & each showcases Gulf view. Living area on each flr. 2nd level bunk room. Elevator to each level. Solid core doors thru-out. Private beach walkover w/beach access. Backyard fenced for privacy. Conveys furnished. Incomparable Gulf views, thoughtful design, well-appointed
#9: $2,095,000 – 4202 Swashbuckle in Pirates Beach
5 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, 1 half bathroom, 2,740 sqft, 19,035 sqft lot
Welcome to prestigious Pirates Beach West. Just past the huge live oak trees is this stunning 5/3.5 located on 2 lots-almost 1/2 ac just steps away from the Ocean! Boasting spacious & open plan, wood floors, coastal chic construction, upscale decor, and endless scenic beach views you will find your own piece of paradise! With recent interior & exterior paint, new Andersen exterior doors, and many upgrades this light and airy home features an expansive living room with built-ins, a central kitchen with concrete countertops, and walls of windows. Upon entry on ground level, you will find 357 sq. ft of heated/cooled flex space and an adjoining bunk room. The main floor features kitchen, dining, living room with a beautiful brick accented gas fireplace, full bath, and bedroom. The split level 3rd flr offers 2 additional bedrooms, full & half baths, and the Primary suite! Multiple large decks from every room, you will never tire of the beach view! Hot Tub on the main deck included!
#8: $2,100,000 – 409 Jeanie Lynn Street in Tiki Yacht Club
4 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms, 1 half bathroom, 3,585 sqft, 12,403 sqft lot
This 2016, 4/4.5, gorgeous, resort-style home in Tiki Island was built with elegance, relaxation, entertainment & windstorms in mind. The structural integrity of this home surpasses building codes. Has ATR hold-down system on all corners of the home & 45 concrete columns making the home unique for what is behind the walls. App-enabled Hurricane shutters & impact doors/windows give you peace of mind during hurricane season. Gated entry, oversize garage, 61ft screened-in patio, saltwater pool/spa w/chiller, fully equipped outdoor kitchen/fire pit, top-to-bottom elevator, are some of the fantastic features that can belong to you. Both master suites have their own ensuite & private balconies overlook the water. Travertine decking surrounding the pool & Aztec decking on all balconies are very low-maintenance. ADA compliant ramp to floating doc, turfgrass, Tesla station, boat/ski lifts, resurfaced pool & cabana adding up to over $250K to this house in 2 years owner has occupied.
#7: $2,250,000 – 3509 Petite Circle in Pirates Cove
3 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, 2 half bathrooms, 4,148 sqft, 5,759 sqft lot
Bayfront with all the amenities you are looking for. This impeccable home offers 3 large bedrooms plus a multi-purpose room with fireplace that could be a 4th bedroom & 2nd living room with built-ins. The open main living area offers crown molding, walnut wood floors, a built-in entertainment center, surround sound, and a wall of windows and doors offering BAY views. Modern kitchen with walk-in pantry, under/upper cabinet lighting, suite of stainless appliances, and quartzite countertops. Primary en-suite with built-ins. Cupola with photocell lighting, Elevator to all levels & 2 laundry rooms. Exterior features include lush landscaping, pool, and hot tub, outdoor kitchen, boathouse with additional boat slips as well as several entertaining areas. Impact windows/doors, AZEK composite decking on stairs and docks, Pennsylvania Blue Stone driveways/patio areas, electric shades at the main deck, Hunter Douglas window treatments. Are you ready to enjoy a sunset over the water right from your own home?
#6: 2,319,500 – 19507 Shores Drive in The Dunes of West Beach
5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 3,736 sqft, 17,601 sqft lot
Exquisite 5/4 Beachfront custom-built home located in the Prestigious Dunes Subdivision with PRIVATE walkway to the beach. The home was extensively renovated in 2020 w/ lush landscaping & high-end finishes. Pine flooring throughout home w/walls of windows, multiple oversized balconies & elevator to all floors. Living room w/ grasscloth wallcoverings & gas fireplace. Open kitchen w/ custom cabinets, quartz countertops, breakfast bar, True commercial quality fridge, built-in ice maker, Viking SS cooktop & French-door double ovens. The master suite is the entire 2nd level w/study, fireplace & large private balcony. Master bath filled w/ marble finishes, custom vanity, Rohl fixtures, jetted tub, oversized shower & 2 walk-in closets. Addtl 4 bedrooms w/adjoining custom marble baths on the main floor. Large utility room w/laundry shoot. Trex decks & electric shutters throughout w/new Wifi Motors.
#5: $2,499,000 – 1737 Seaside Drive in Beachtown Galveston
5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 3,068 sqft, 3,800 sqft lot
Spectacular recent construction 5 bedroom, 4 bathroom beachfront home in Beachtown Galveston, along Galveston’s only growing and non-driving beach. Home is built to 150mph Fortified construction standards with concrete pilings. Home offers a heated swimming pool, elevator, wide-plank walnut flooring, tall ceilings (12ft. and 10ft.), Sub-Zero/Wolf appliances, central vacuum system, fireplace, and many more features. The main level features a great room, kitchen, sitting area, two covered porches, and a bedroom suite. Upstairs features a large master suite in addition to a porch and three bedrooms. The home is being offered fully furnished including outdoor furniture and electronics.
#4: $2,500,000 – 2509 E. Seaside Drive in Beachtown Galveston
4 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms, 1 half bathroom, 6,192 sqft, 12,046 sqft lot
Beachfront living at its best in the Beach town subdivision of Galveston. Home has three levels and a rooftop terrace; four bedrooms, four and a half baths, level one has ample storage and space for several vehicles; shower and access to the elevator; level two has formal living, study/office, dining, island kitchen, powder room, guest suite; level three consists of a primary suite with ample space for a sitting area, large walk-in closet, bathroom with dual vanity, walk-in shower and tub; and three guest bedrooms with ensuite baths. The home has four spacious covered porches and two enclosed ones, a fully fenced front and back yard, a rooftop terrace that has panoramic views of the beach and bay. Elevator to all levels
#3: $2,560,000 – 4223 Swashbuckle in Pirates Beach
4 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms, 1 half bathroom, 4,402 sqft, 20,872 sqft lot
Stunning, unequaled Gulf views in sought-after Pirates Beach West near Galveston Country Club. Point of View features over 4,400 sf of indoor entertaining spaces & expansive decks that offer incredible sunrise & sunset views. Walls of windows/doors w/ soaring 12′ ceilings feature water views all around. Completed in 2014 as a “forever home”, Point of View features walnut hardwoods, 6” crown moldings, chef’s kitchen w/ Wolf 48” gas range, double ovens, 36” Sub-Zero fridge & freezer, Starmark inset cabinetry. The beverage bar has a new Hoshizaki icemaker, Marvel wine cellar w/ refrigerator drawers, Asko DW & filtered water. Master ensuite w/ deck access & spa bath w/ steam shower. Bedrooms offer bath access & gulf views. Guest ensuite w/ sweeping view. 2nd master on the main level. No detail spared: TREX decks & railings, wired for hot tub & generator, workshop, leak detection system, mosquito system, smart irrigation system, water filters, dehumidifier & UV light system.
#2: $2,750,000 – 3505 Christmas Tree Point Road in Pirates Cover
7 bedrooms, 5 full bathrooms, 1 half bathroom, 5,186 sqft, 6,607 sqft lot
Magazine ready, this one-of-a-kind Coastal Gem with a chic flair offers space galore on a wide canal. Bay views are enjoyed to the north while canal views and southerly breezes from the waterside. The home features ship-lap walls, wood floors in the common areas, designer wallpaper in the bedrooms and bathrooms, custom window treatments, designer light fixtures, a large sparkling pool, and an outdoor bar area. The Chef’s kitchen boasts 2 dishwashers, 2 refrigerator-freezers, a gas range with 2 ovens, an ice maker, and floor-to-ceiling cabinetry. The large island is perfect for large gatherings and is conveniently adjacent to the living area. This home’s unique feature is the turret which offers additional sleeping space, a bathroom, and outdoor covered living space. The decks of the home are lined in a composite material. The boathouse area also includes a floating dock. The home conveys turn-key to include all of the designer furnishings and water toys. The boats are negotiable.
#1: $3,862,000 – 633 Quintana Roo Place in Brummerhop
5 bedrooms, 6 full bathrooms, 1 half bathroom, 7,645 sqft, 82,764 sqft lot
Gorgeous waterfront family compound retreat in Seabrook. This magnificent home raises the bar in style, design, and function. This home is a private getaway complete with 5 bedrooms including a Primary Suite all to itself. A large open concept Kitchen/Living/Entertaining space is as inviting as it is peaceful and stuns with spectacular views of the bay. Elegant finishes throughout and no detail is overlooked from the lighting to the custom flooring. A temperature-controlled wine room and full-size bar ensure you will always be stocked for entertaining. A large Study/Library, Formal Dining Room, Game Room/Gym, Den, and Catering Kitchen in the main house and a full, separate carriage house apartment round out the interior rooms, while the outdoors are just as impressive. Multiple covered patios, all with views of the bay, a pool/spa with timeless design, large backyard, and boardwalk that leads to your own private beach begging you to soak up the sun in the great outdoors.
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