Terrell Hills Historic Estate Featured on the Front Cover of LHM, San Antonio and the Hill Country, Issue 12.1
Terrell Hills, TX – February 3, 2022 – It isn’t often that one can find an exquisite home built in 1937 that still exudes elegance of bygone days. This historic estate can be found in Terrell Hills, San Antonio, Texas. It sits on a 1.47-acre corner lot, with a 9,561 sq. ft. interior, enhanced with 21st century amenities. A tour of this Terrell Hills historic estate starts with entry through gates to manicured lawns and mature trees. The circular drive leads to a parking court and 4-car garage. Once inside, you’ll marvel at the split staircase framed by hardwood and wrought iron banisters. The large, formal living spaces are accented with art-deco archways and artistic ceiling treatments.
Design and construction in 1930s – a time of great prosperity in San Antonio, Texas – were motivated by entertaining celebrities. In keeping with this tradition, an extraordinary gourmet kitchen was added in 2017. This chef’s kitchen offers a veined-quartzite island and counters, custom cabinetry, and professional grade appliances –under a stunning chapel ceiling. The wine cellar and butler’s pantry complete all entertaining big and small. Also added is the new poolside cabana with full amenities designed to host up to 70 guests. It has a fireplace, a full kitchen, plus sitting and dining areas surrounding the oversized pool and spa.
Take the elevator to the master suite – two dressing rooms, a spa-like bath, dual vanities, Roman tub, and walk-in shower. Four additional bedrooms, two full baths and two half-baths, and a private library/study complete the main house accommodations. You guessed it. There is a guest house approximately 828 sq. ft. with living room, kitchen, bedroom, and full bath. On the grounds is a private water well, a generator, greenhouse, and so much more. Yes, there is so much more included in this Texas-sized historic estate. The perfect address – 555 Ivy Lane, Terrell Hills, San Antonio, Texas area – for entertaining or spending time with family. Come take your own personal tour. Listed by Jennifer Shemwell of Phyllis Browning Company.
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About the Listing Agent and Company
Jennifer Shemwell of Phyllis Browning Company | Known for selling some of the city’s most elite addresses, Jennifer Shemwell is one of the most respected names in San Antonio real estate. She is a luxury real estate agent, trendsetter and community leader. The innovative thinking, solution-driven negotiating skills and unique marketing tactics that Jennifer employs ensure clients that she will achieve the very best deal in the shortest amount of time. Her clients call her to find ”that dream home not on the market.” Shemwell prides herself on her discretion and confidentiality. A graduate of Yale University and fluent in three languages, Shemwell loves people. With clients, it’s all about creating a worry-free experience and making the sales process as simple as possible.
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