A Houston house that caught the internet’s interest earlier this yr due to the fact of its resemblance to the “Star Wars” villain Darth Vader offered last week for an unidentified amount of money.
The 7,000-sq. foot household, in the city’s affluent West College Place space, originally stated for $4.3 million in Could, Mansion Global claimed. Its last asking cost was $3.1 million, according to property information, nonetheless the listing with Martha Turner Sotheby’s International Realty puts its most modern request at $2.8 million.
An almost-black, angular facade with clerestory windows gives the modern property its resemblance to the “Star Wars” villain’s helmet, but that wasn’t the intention, according to listing agent Nadia Carron of Sotheby’s.
“The owner…wanted it to be darkish and mysterious, and his inspiration was actually the stealth fighter [aircraft]. He sat down and drew out particularly how he needed it to look within and out,” Ms. Carron, who shares the listing with colleague Wade Knight, explained to Mansion World in May.
Dr. Jean Cukier, a plastic surgeon, was the vendor, according to records with PropertyShark. He enlisted architect Roger Spears, now retired and acknowledged as Lynn Swisher Spears, to design and style the four-bedroom, five-whole-lavatory abode. It was concluded in 1992, and this was the 1st time the household has transformed hands. Mr. Cukier could not be achieved for comment.
The home’s inside is “the total opposite” of its darkish exterior, in accordance to Ms. Carron. The again of the residence attributes floor-to-ceiling windows that allow in organic gentle, and there are double-peak ceilings, skylights and an open floor prepare on the most important stage to preserve factors brilliant.
There are also two staircases, handcrafted flooring, a selection of h2o attributes, a sunken household room, a glass-walled business office and a primary bedroom suite with outside entry, listing pictures display.
Mansion World-wide could not recognize the consumer, as information of the offer have not however been created public.
The agents did not straight away react to requests for remark.