An O’Neil Ford-Designed Home Hits the Market in Houston for $9.6M

Carved wood doors, antique elements from Mexico, and towering ceilings are just a few of the stunning features of this home.

3 Longbow Lane in Houston, Texas, is currently listed for $9,600,000 by Martha Turner Sotheby's International Realty.

Built in 1967 by O’Neil Ford, this home fuses modernism with Texas terroir and traditional materials. Think interior courtyards, overhanging roofs, brick vaults (bóvedas), arches, and carved wood doors. Antique, one-of-a-kind brick, tile, stone, and masonry elements were sourced in and near Guanajuato and Morelia, Mexico. 

The floor plan features a double-height atrium and open, second-story gallery beneath an enormous skylight. Douglas fir cabinetry, beams, and ceilings sit atop authentic Saltillo tile and mesquite floors. There are expansive formal spaces and an open gathering kitchen as well as an inviting study and adjoining patios and gardens. The family room is marked by double-height windows and a massive smokestack fireplace.

The spacious first-floor primary suite has two bathrooms as well as a dressing room. The rest of the main house features five secondary bedrooms and four bathrooms, while a pool house offers plenty more space with a living and dining area, bar, deck, and two full bathrooms. The property is topped off by two pools, tiered patios, and extensive bayou frontage. 

Listing Details 

Bedrooms: 6

Baths: 6 full, 1 partial 

Year Built: 1967 

Square Feet: 7,732

Plot Size: 3.32 acres


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