Kitchen + Dining: Gourmet Kitchen With Exposed Brick Wall

Dark wood cabinets, countertops and flooring complement the exposed brick wall in this gourmet kitchen. Chef-grade appliances and a butler's pantry make food prep a breeze. Arched doorways and a soothing neutral palette tie the kitchen in with the rest of the sprawling Houston, Texas, home.

Photo By: John Daugherty, Realtors, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: John Daugherty, Realtors, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: John Daugherty, Realtors, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: John Daugherty, Realtors, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: John Daugherty, Realtors, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: John Daugherty, Realtors, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: John Daugherty, Realtors, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: John Daugherty, Realtors, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: John Daugherty, Realtors, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: John Daugherty, Realtors, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: John Daugherty, Realtors, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: John Daugherty, Realtors, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: John Daugherty, Realtors, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: John Daugherty, Realtors, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: John Daugherty, Realtors, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Chef Kitchen With Barstools and Brick Wall

Gather round and watch the chef whip up many masterpieces in this gourmet kitchen. There's room for four at the island, room for more down at the cozy dining nook.
From: John Daugherty, Realtors and Luxury Portfolio International®

Chef Kitchen With Exposed Brick Wall

This sleek gourmet kitchen includes friendly style details like an exposed brick accent wall and a fun light fixture with exposed light bulbs. Chef-grade appliances make cooking a dream.
From: John Daugherty, Realtors and Luxury Portfolio International®

Chef Kitchen With Stainless Steel Appliances

The interesting design of this chef-quality kitchen features a central island and a large, open doorway that connects to the living room. At the far end of the room, the wall bows out to make a cozy breakfast area.
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Chef Kitchen With Stainless Steel Range

Instead of a fireplace, a chef-grade stainless steel range and hood tuck neatly into this kitchen's exposed brick wall. The beautiful wood countertops pick up the brick's warm hue.
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Wet Bar With Heart Artwork

A wet bar keeps guests entertained in ultimate comfort with the help of a mini refrigerator, dishwasher and full supply of mixers.
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Breakfast Nook With Round Table

The curved wall of this eat-in kitchen makes a perfect place to stash a round table, chairs, even a banquette. Surrounded by windows, the natural light floods in.
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White Dining Room With Arches

The formal dining room features the same elegant curves and arches seen throughout the rest of the home. For easy entertaining, a series of French doors connect the room to the nearby patio and pool.
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Living Room With Arched French Doors

A wide arched doorway leads from the kitchen into this gracious living room that includes a fireplace and French door-access to the adjacent patio and pool. The color palette is simple, with pops of red that pick up the red accents in the kitchen.
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Hallway and Stairs

The gentle curves of the home's walls, windows, even the stairs gives the interior a graceful, gentle quality.
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Gray and White Bedroom With Bench

White and gray give sophisticated polish to this bedroom, a fresh take on a neutral space. To add visual height, an upholstered headboard extends nearly to the ceiling.
From: John Daugherty, Realtors and Luxury Portfolio International®

Gray and White Bathroom With Arches

A round mirror in an arched niche playfully recalls a ship's porthole. The graceful shapes are a nice complement to the bathroom's sleek gray-and-white palette.
From: John Daugherty, Realtors and Luxury Portfolio International®

Brick Courtyard With Pool and Kitchen

In Houston, it's essential to have a cool place to hang out. This bricked-in patio does the job in spades with a pool as well as a covered lounge area that includes an outdoor kitchen.
From: John Daugherty, Realtors and Luxury Portfolio International®

Red Brick Home Exterior and Driveway

This beautiful home in Houston's exclusive West Oaks neighborhood looks regal from the outside with its castle-like turret and handsome red brick. Inside, find three bedrooms, three-and-a-half bathrooms and elegant style by Robert Dame.
From: John Daugherty, Realtors and Luxury Portfolio International®

Brick Home Exterior and Pool

The brick exterior of this Houston residence provides a lovely backdrop for the pool and patio. Wooden French doors lead out to the space and are a nice textural contrast against the red brick.
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Patio With Pool and Brick Walls

The house wraps around the pool and patio on two sides, a tall brick wall on the others. The result is a cozy, intimate space that's a perfect summery oasis.
From: John Daugherty, Realtors and Luxury Portfolio International®