5 Most Expensive Homes Sold in River Oaks

River Oaks Overview

River Oaks is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 7,630 people and just one neighborhood, River Oaks is the 270th largest community in Texas.

First Most Expensive Home Sold in River Oaks

Address: 2930 Lazy Lane, Houston, 77019

Sold between: $10,000,001 Or Greater

Sold on: 06/07/2019

County: Harris County

Sold By: John Daugherty, REALTORS

General Description: An iconic residence on one of the most prestigious streets in Houston, 2930 Lazy Lane has long been considered a masterpiece on an incredible 5+ acres in a private, parklike setting amazingly near downtown. This one -of -a -kind property, fabulously refurnished, was designed by famed architect, Howard Barnstone. The home boasts magnificent glass-walled living & dining rooms with sweeping views of lush landscaping, handsome cherrywood paneling in the library and family room and a master suite with sitting room leading out to great verandas. The large inviting pool with night lighting, arching fountains and wide decks is ideal for entertaining. The magnificent backyard affords views of the bayou below complete with terraced walking paths and trails. A separate guesthouse, four-car detached garage, workshop & storage structures are also part of this wonderful property. This River Oaks home, the scene of US presidential visits and many grand parties, is truly a treasure to see and own.

Second Most Expensive Home Sold in River Oaks

Address: 3688 Willowick, Houston, 77019

Sold between: $10,000,001 Or Greater

Sold on: 05/16/2016

County: Harris County

Sold By: Martha Turner Sotheby’s International Realty

General Description: Bayou Breeze, an exceptional River Oaks Estate on a 3.7 acre bayou lot. This magnificent English country home designed by Curtis & Windham must be seen to be believed. The interiors were superbly appointed by New York interior designer Bunny Williams. This home has it all – antique wood floors, elevator to all 3 floors, wine cellar with dining area, media room, separate guest house, 2-bedroom apartment over garage, pool and pool cabana, putting green, and stunning garden views from every window.

Third Most Expensive Home Sold in River Oaks

Address: 3458 Inwood Drive, Houston, 77019

Sold between: $7,805,001 – $9,000,000

Sold on: 07/30/2019

County: Harris County

Sold By: Compass RE Texas, LLC

General Description: A once in a lifetime opportunity to own a piece of Houston’s history. The Cleveland Sewall House sits on two pristine acres in the exclusive River Oaks neighborhood. It is one of the last remaining privately held architectural landmarks in Houston. Built from 1924-1926, the home has been painstakingly updated and maintained.

Fourth Most Expensive Home Sold in River Oaks

Address: 3014 Del Monte Drive, Houston, 77019

Sold between: $7,805,001 – $9,000,000

Sold on: 04/05/2019

County: Harris County

Sold By: John Daugherty, REALTORS

General Description: This Thomas O’Neill Homes English-inspired manor offers iconic creative vision, blending traditional influences with a modern sensibility. The 9,100+ sf, 5 bed/7.2 bath residence will boast unparalleled elegance and grandeur as dramatic rustic-beamed ceilings meet striking walls of iron and glass overlooking spectacular views of manicured gardens. 5 bedrooms- including a lavishly-appointed owner’s retreat, separate traditional and catering kitchens, grand entry with wrapped staircase and vaulted ceiling, wine room, sun room, game room, library, gym/flex space, loggia, and pool. Contact listing agent for details and information regarding pre-completion customization.

Fifth Most Expensive Home Sold in River Oaks

Address: 1721 River Oaks Boulevard, Houston, 77019

Sold between: $7,805,001 – $9,000,000

Sold on: 02/01/2021

County: Harris County

Sold By: Compass RE Texas, LLC

General Description: Extraordinary River Oaks Country Club Estate positioned on over an acre of fully-gated grounds combining timeless architecture with a celebrated history of social significance and a prominent placement along the Boulevard. A circular brick-paved motor court framed by majestic oaks leads to the stately facade and regal reception spaces tailored for grand-scale entertaining and gracious living. Fabulous Formals. Paneled Library. Gourmet Kitchen with well-equipped Butler’s Pantry. Ground-level Game Room + Home Theater. Wine Cellar. Owner’s Retreat up with fireplace, marble-clad bath, fitness center with sauna, and sprawling boutique-inspired dressing rooms. 4 Guest Suites. Third Floor Flex Space + Bedroom #6. 3-car attached Garage with 2-Bedroom Guest Apartment above (1,501 sq. ft. per HCAD) + an additional 1-Bedroom Quarters. Enchanting setting with park-like grounds surrounding a spectacular swimming pool terrace with manicured gardens and majestic oaks.

Work-Life & Occupations in River Oaks

Unlike some cities, River Oaks isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in River Oaks are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, River Oaks is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in River Oaks who work in office and administrative support (17.73%), sales jobs (14.17%), and food service (8.54%).

River Oaks Population Statistics

The percentage of adults in River Oaks with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.89% of adults in River Oaks have a bachelor’s degree or advanced degree. The per capita income in River Oaks in 2018 was $24,477, which is middle income relative to Texas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $97,908 for a family of four. However, River Oaks contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

River Oaks is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call River Oaks home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in River Oaks, accounting for 55.09% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of River Oaks residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in River Oaks include Irish, German, English, French, and Dutch. The most common language spoken in River Oaks is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.

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