Bellaire-Meyerland-West University Place real estate: See some of the properties that sold in September 2020

2216 Quenby St., Houston: This home, whose price was reduced to sell quickly, was built in 1938 and boasts three bedrooms, one full and half bathrooms at 2,273 total square feet, and is situated minutes away from Rice University, Rice Village restaurants and shopping, Upper Kirby, downtown, Galleria, Greenway Plaza and the Museum District. It sold for $717,001-$827,000 on Sept. 4. (Courtesy Houston Association of Realtors)
2216 Quenby St., Houston: This home, whose price was reduced to sell quickly, was built in 1938 and boasts three bedrooms, one full and half bathrooms at 2,273 total square feet, and is situated minutes away from Rice University, Rice Village restaurants and shopping, Upper Kirby, downtown, Galleria, Greenway Plaza and the Museum District. It sold for $717,001-$827,000 on Sept. 4. (Courtesy Houston Association of Realtors)

2216 Quenby St., Houston: This home, whose price was reduced to sell quickly, was built in 1938 and boasts three bedrooms, one full and half bathrooms at 2,273 total square feet, and is situated minutes away from Rice University, Rice Village restaurants and shopping, Upper Kirby, downtown, Galleria, Greenway Plaza and the Museum District. It sold for $717,001-$827,000 on Sept. 4. (Courtesy Houston Association of Realtors)

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4909 Valerie St., Bellaire: With five bedrooms and five bathrooms, this 5,833-square-foot home has a foyer open to formal events, a sizable chef’s kitchen with two islands and stainless appliances, and a family room with fireplace. The first floor boasts a study with a wall of built-ins, a breakfast room with a window seat and a game room. It sold for $1,425,000-$1,638,000 on Sept. 9. (Courtesy Houston Association of Realtors)
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3223 Pemberton Circle Drive, Houston: At 2,413 square feet, this home located in the Pemberton Circle gated community features hardwood floors, built-ins, a gas fireplace, a gourmet kitchen with slab granite countertops as well as stainless appliances. A large master suite with a vaulted ceiling also comes in the home, with two bedrooms down, a spa-like master bath and a small fenced patio area with brick pavers. It sold for $285,001-$325,000 on Sept. 18. (Courtesy Houston Association of Realtors)
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5803 S. Braeswood Blvd., Houston: Built in 1962, this 2,416-square-foot home features a new water heater, roof, gutters and double-paned windows along with a redone patio and front porch. It also features four formal bedrooms and two bathrooms, a fireplace den, a breakfast area, utility room and an open kitchen. It sold for $185,001-$215,000 on Sept. 11. (Courtesy Houston Association of Realtors)
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2538 Southgate Blvd., Houston: Built in 1940, this two- to three-bedroom, two full bathroom home features original oak hardwoods, and a new neutral carpet highlights a floor plan featuring formals, a large den and a study. It also features a central HVAC system. It is a short walk from Rice Village. It sold for $420,001-$482,000 on Sept. 10. (Courtesy Houston Association of Realtors)
Homes that sold in August in the Bellaire-Meyerland-West University Place area included a mix of new and historic, including an updated historic home built in 1938.

View the highlighted homes this month in the gallery above.


Home sales data is provided by the Houston Association of Realtors.
By Hunter Marrow
Hunter Marrow came to Community Impact Newspaper in January 2020. Before that, Hunter covered local news in Ontario, OR for three years, covering municipal issues, crime, and education across Malheur County and across the border into Idaho.


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