Tess Chaney, Relocation Director at John Daugherty, Realtors said, “We are privileged to team up with Houston Relocation Professionals and Candlelighters Houston this holiday season to warm the hearts of children and families who have been affected by cancer. This year we have had an overwhelming response from our sales associates and staff in participation of the toy drive. It is always a joy to support this wonderful cause.”
The sellers of this Southampton traditional say it was the former home of Pulitzer Prize winning novelist Larry McMurtry. They’re asking $849,000 for the 3/2.5 with a two-story quarters and a pool. The house at 2219 Quenby has been updated since it was built in 1940. It includes 2,624 square feet and sits on a 5,400-square-foot lot.
In the 1960s, the author of “Lonesome Dove,” “The Last Picture Show” and “Terms of Endearment,” taught at Rice University just a few blocks from the Southampton home. Andrew McCain of John Daugherty, Realtors has the listing.
Five beautiful Southampton homes will be open to the public from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8, to benefit The Friends of Southampton Esplanades. The home tour of one of Houston’s most beautiful and historic neighborhoods is chaired by Greenwood King’s Cathy Blum
“This is the third year of the event we now call Cool Classics,” Blum said. She said there are five esplanades in Southampton, which are integral to the design and charm of the neighborhood. Thanks to previous home tours, three of the esplanades are now restored and planted with Asian jasmine.