1561 Kirby Drive, Houston, TX
$ 5,200,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#60732240
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyHARRIS
  • CityHouston
  • Area16
  • NeighborhoodRiver Oaks
  • Zip77019
  • StyleColonial,Traditional
  • Year Built1935
  • Taxes$ 67496
  • Price$ 5,200,000
  • Bedrooms4
  • Full Bathrooms3
  • Half Bathrooms3
  • Sqr Footage6531
  • Lot Size0.6223 Acres
Data Source:
Houston Association of REALTORS® (HAR)
Property Description

Fully gated with banks of colorful azalea and a lush lawn-1561 Kirby Drive awaits. This iconic colonial is positioned at Kirby & Brentwood (over half acre) to maximize privacy among towering oaks. Black & white marble foyer is adorned by an embellished patterned ceiling. An intimate yet spacious dining room with stone fireplace is made for memories. The living room boasts a fireplace & paneled accents. Nearby study is anchored by leaded glass window framed by Peggy Martin roses. A cook’s kitchen with features too numerous to mention is open to family & breakfast rooms. Climatized wine storage enhances this home’s heart. Two powder rms & apt. behind the garage complete the 1st fl. Pool, entertaining space & flowing fountain fulfill the grounds. The 2nd fl includes a primary suite & two BRs with fourth suite & exercise rm on the 3rd fl. The defining feature is an elegant music/ballroom (wet bar & powder rm) with an unforgettable ceiling mural, marble fireplace & dramatic access to pool.

Elementary School Middle School High School
River Oaks Elementary School (Houston) Lanier Middle School Lamar High School (Houston)
Price History
4/22/2024 Listed $5,200,000

General Features

Interior Features Alarm System - Owned,Crown Molding,Dry Bar,Dryer Included,Fire/Smoke Alarm,Formal Entry/Foyer,Prewired for Alarm System,Refrigerator Included,Washer Included,Wet Bar,Window Coverings,Wired for Sound
Heating Central Electric,Central Gas,Window Unit
Roof Composition,Other
Fireplaces 3
Energy Ceiling Fans,Digital Program Thermostat,Generator,High-Efficiency HVAC,Insulated/Low-E windows
Restrictions Deed Restrictions
Full Baths 3
Half Baths 3
Year Built 1935
Subdivision River Oaks
Style Colonial,Traditional
Stories 3
County Harris
Tax Rate 2.0148
Property Type Single-Family
Yearly Taxes 67496
Percent Ownership Full Ownership
Access Automatic Gate,Driveway Gate
Census Tract 4111
Tax Year 2023
HOA Mandatory 1
Legal Subdivision River Oaks
Management Company ROPO
Status Active
Acres 0.6223
Directions Traveling north on Kirby Drive. The home will be on your right at the corner of Kirby and Brentwood.
City Houston
Disclosures Exclusions,Sellers Disclosure
School District 27 - Houston
Maintenance Fee Includes Courtesy Patrol,Other
Street Name Kirby
Geo Market Area River Oaks Area
DOM 31
Fee Other 1
Fee Other Amount 400
Maint Fee Amt 3222
Maint Fee Pay Schedule Annually
Finance Available Cash Sale,Conventional
List Type Exclusive Right to Sell/Lease
Vacation Rental Not Allowed

Interior Features

Total Bedrooms 4
Fireplace Description Gas Connections,Wood Burning Fireplace
Floors Carpet,Marble Floors,Slate,Wood
Disposal 1
Dishwasher 1
Master Bath Desc Bidet,Half Bath,Primary Bath: Double Sinks,Primary Bath: Jetted Tub,Primary Bath: Separate Shower,Secondary Bath(s): Separate Shower,Secondary Bath(s): Tub/Shower Combo
Room Description Breakfast Room,Family Room,Formal Dining,Formal Living,Garage Apartment,Home Office/Study,Living Area - 1st Floor,Utility Room in House
Range Type Gas Range
Oven Type Convection Oven,Double Oven
Countertops Granite and Marble
Microwave 1
Kitchen Breakfast Bar,Butler Pantry,Kitchen open to Family Room,Pantry,Under Cabinet Lighting
Icemaker 1
Room Count 13
Sq Ft Total 6531
Sq Ft Source Appraisal
Bedroom Description All Bedrooms Up,En-Suite Bath,Primary Bed - 2nd Floor,Walk-In Closet
Beds Max 4
Cool System Central Electric,Window Units
Total Baths 3.30

Exterior Features

Street Surface Asphalt,Concrete,Curbs,Gutters
Foundation Slab
Siding Brick,Wood
Private Pool Y/N Yes
Garage Description Attached Garage
Lot Size Source Appraisal District
Front Door Faces West
Dwelling Type Free Standing
Lot Size 27107
Water Sewer Public Sewer,Public Water
Garage Carport Additional Parking,Auto Driveway Gate,Auto Garage Door Opener,Circle Driveway,Double-Wide Driveway
Lot Description Corner,Subdivision Lot
No Of Garage Cap 2
Exterious Features Back Yard Fenced,Balcony,Exterior Gas Connection,Fully Fenced,Patio/Deck,Porch,Private Driveway,Side Yard,Spa/Hot Tub,Sprinkler System


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Single Family Average in 77019

AVG $3.87M
AVG $57,000
AVG 372
Data Provided by Inside Real Estate®
Year Built
AVG 1994

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