And guess what? They're all for sale!
Whoever said everything is bigger and better in Texas was right--and that definitely goes for Katy, Texas too. Take a look at these sprawling, beautifully-decorated resorts style homes that are practically in your own back yard. And all of them are for sales as of June 1, 2018. Click the links in the titles to see the amazing photos for yourself!
KATY MAGAZINE | June 2018 By Amy Lookabaugh and Katrina Katsarelis
2715 Silverhorn Dr. (Above)
Very rarely does an estate property of this type come available in Katy. Spectacular home sitting on over 1 acre of grounds complete with a tennis court, putting greens, refreshing pool with elevated hot tub, pool house with entertaining spaces, expansive yard and planting areas, circular drive with gate and motor court area with a 4 car garage! You will find the most luxurious amenities including an owner's retreat with sitting area and fireplace along with its own workout room. Generous bath with glass block shower, spa tub and enormous dressing closet spaces. Additional features include wine room, downstairs secondary bedroom with full bath & craft room. Upstairs is a formal study, children's study nook, dry sauna, children's game room, and formal game room with wet bar adjacent to the home theatre room. The exterior breezeway provides access to the enormous guest suite with private bath, living area, and additional storage. VIEW MORE PHOTOS OF THIS HOME
2. The Castle on Sparrows Ridge Address: 1727 Sparrows Ridge
This opulent corner, cul-de-sac home with stunning lake views to two sides, a circle driveway, large fountain and an INFINITY pool is situated on a rolling 1/2 acre lot. The large covered back patio and outdoor kitchen lends itself to perfect outdoor venues. Inside find a soaring tower, winding staircase, two master retreats and a high end epicurean kitchen with Thermador & Bosch appliances. Guest quarters, media room, and flex room. The pad for this new construction home did not flood during hurricane Harvey. VIEW MORE PHOTOS OF THIS HOME
3. Parklake Village Palace Address: 19807 Almond Park
Brand NEW, never lived in architectural masterpiece in one of Katy’s prestigious gated communities! Panoramic water view from everywhere in the home. Dramatically high ceilings and open concept living. Marble and hard wood floors, glass railing, exotic granite, Viking appliance package, custom cabinets, wood accents, and onyx: only the highest quality materials. Gorgeous curved INFINITE edge pool, outdoor living room with accordion doors, outdoor kitchen, and so much more. The epitome of modern luxury! VIEW MORE PHOTOS OF THIS HOME
Address: 2406 Ivy Run Ct.
Exquisite Mediterranean resort style home in the exclusive Lakeforest of Kelliwood!!!! Safe and secure with a 24/7 manned guard gate. This luxurious lakefront home sits on a 3/4-acre lot and boasts 5 spacious bedrooms each with its own en-suite bathroom. The elegant master suite features a sitting area, carved-stone fireplace, and a stunning master bath retreat. The magnificent gourmet kitchen has an extra-large island perfect for entertaining and is equipped with top-line professional appliances: Wolf range and double oven, Subzero refrigerator and freezer, Bosch built-in cappuccino machine, and two Bosch dishwashers. All living areas offer expansive views of the lake. The backyard oasis includes a summer kitchen and fireplace, an extensive covered patio area, and a 20-person cocktail spa with waterfall. The 4-car garage has built-in cabinets and a staircase to attic. Exceptional residence with timeless design and elegant sophistication throughout. VIEW MORE PHOTOS OF THIS HOME
5. Cane Island Retreat
Address: 7338 Palmetto Springs Trail
This grand Mediterranean style 7,052 square foot custom home includes 6 bedroom, 5.5 bath and is absolutely breathtaking! Located in newly developed community of The Estates at Cane Island. Enter to a double wrought iron staircase & large paned windows boasting gorgeous views of a heavily forested, custom lit rear yard. The gourmet kitchen has Viking appliances and a large center island which is open to the family room. An additional staircase leads up to the second-floor game room, theater room and secondary oversized bedrooms (each appointed with walk in closets of course!). Other amenities include: smart pantry for stress free deliveries, large utility room, 3 car garage, pool bath and a 23,036 square ft homesite. VIEW MORE PHOTOS OF THIS HOME
Address: 2610 Morganfair Ln.
Amazing outdoor living space and lakeview! Outdoor kitchen has travertine, gas stove, grill, fridge, dishwasher, bath with sink, toilette and shower, 4 outdoor fire pits, heated pool and spa, custom lighted basketball court. Large balcony off of the game room overlooks this beautiful outdoor oasis. The home features french drains, two french doors, two built in desk, two indoor fire places, granite, marble, tile, and laminate flooring. Two iron staircases and a rod iron front door, front marble staircase, all stainless steel appliances, sub zero fridge, intercom, alarm system, satellite, utility room with lakeview, circular extra wide driveway, custom cabinets in the garage, custom shelving in attic, separated dedicated circuits, amazing landscape lighting, fruit trees, and even more space to build or renovate. One bedroom is made into a gym with wall to wall mirrors. Two master bedrooms on the first floor! VIEW MORE PHOTOS OF THIS HOME
Address: 143 August Lakes Dr.
Magnificent property built by SSH Custom Homes. Situated on 1+ acre in the desirable August Lakes gated water sports community. This breathtaking residence features panoramic lakefront views and boasts extraordinary living spaces both indoors and out. Premium interior finishes include custom iron entry door, natural stone, decorative wood beams, climate controlled wine bar, three car detached garage, backyard oasis, and much more. Boat dock and neighborhood boat membership included. VIEW MORE PHOTOS OF THIS HOME
Address: 26603 Meadow Ln.
Breathtaking Custom Home on 1.633 acres that is truly a one-of-a-kind piece of property in Katy! The home has 27 foot high Cathedral ceiling in the living room with a gorgeous view of the expansive backyard. The outdoor living area is a must see and has a beautiful pool and hot tub, 2/1 guest house, outdoor kitchen, fire pits, surround sound, and more. The home also has commercial grade security camera system, electronic gates, and lights along the back of the property with 220 voltage x3 in the backyard. And the best part? No homeowner's association! VIEW MORE PHOTOS OF THIS HOME
(Photo by Sabrina Casas, Sabrina Casas Photography Studios, LLC)
9. The Jewel of Emerald Court 7511 Emerald Meadow Ct.
Welcome to this IMMACULATE 5 bedroom, 4 full and 2 half bath custom Mediterranean beauty in the gated community of Avalon at Seven Meadows! Step inside the double door entry to a magnificent foyer with stunning chandeliers, travertine flooring and lake views! Formal dining off entry offers exquisite chandelier, travertine flooring, wood shutters and wrought iron entry to wine grotto. Gourmet kitchen with Wolf appliance package, subzero refrigerator, and 6 burner gas cooktop. Kitchen also offers oversized island with lovely leather finish granite countertop! Family room features sparkling chandelier, cultured stone fireplace and beautiful columns. Spacious master suite offers gas log fireplace, wood floors, relaxing sitting area, beamed ceiling, and access to covered patio! In-law/Guest suite also on the first floor. Enjoy movie nights in the upstairs media room with theater style seating! Relax on the covered patio that features an outdoor kitchen while enjoying breathtaking lake views! VIEW MORE PHOTOS OF THIS HOME
10. A Beautiful Horizon 27318 Horizon Bay Ln.
Gorgeous stone and stucco 2-story Partners in Building Model Home on a large 14,747 sf lot in Cinco Ranch Northwest. Backyard oasis with pool, spa and large covered patio. Grand double glass entry doors that opens to the two story entrance. Gourmet island kitchen features stainless appliances, double ovens, custom cabinetry, high end granite, tile backsplash, and walk in pantry. Custom lighting all throughout! You don't want to miss an opportunity to view this gorgeous home or even design your own floor plan and build a custom home in the last section of Cinco Ranch. VIEW MORE PHOTOS OF THIS HOME
Thank you to Amy Lookabaugh of Cinco Ranch Realty Group for participating in this story!
Editor's Note: All of these homes were for sale as of June 1, 2018.