Dickinson couple designed house to bring outside in
The French contemporary Dickinson home Bill and Vivian Latimer built in 1990 is as charming today as it was 28 years ago. The two-story, 3,500-square-foot home’s charm comes from being lovingly maintained by the Latimers and from its wooded backyard in the Sherwood Forest West subdivision. [Read more…]
Birds, natural beauty of Galveston lured couple to island
It was hard to leave after Galveston visits, so family made island their permanent home
Seabrook couple enjoys panoramic waterfront views in Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired home
After Ike destroyed beloved bay house, couple finds perfect place on Tiki Island
‘Warmth, love and family’ define Humble Camp ranchette
A stone and stucco ranch house at the end of a ¾-mile driveway, where a tall, life-size rearing horse statue appears upon arrival, might have you thinking you’re in West Texas and not on the coastal prairie of Galveston County. [Read more…]
Balinese-inspired weekend home is a peaceful retreat for Houston attorney
Scott Arnold’s love of Balinese furniture and artifacts is evident upon entering his weekend home in the San Jacinto Neighborhood Conservation District of Galveston. Although Arnold has traveled to the Indonesian island of Bali several times, it was his fascination with Galveston’s storied Balinese Room that piqued his initial interest. [Read more…]
What began as a floor project blossomed into a major home makeover
It all started with the floors.
“The travertine tiles downstairs in half of the house had some cosmetic issues, so we got busy trying to find a match for the rest of the flooring,” Mary Ellen Arledge said.
It proved to be a daunting task because the tile used when the League City home was built in 2007 had been discontinued. So, Arledge launched a search for something comparable. [Read more…]
Friendswood home manages to be warm and cozy despite its vast size
The Tuscan-style villa sits at the end of a winding lane bordered by 30-foot Cypress trees and young oaks. [Read more…]