John Howland Wood House

MLS #: 10794247
Listing Type: For Sale
Property Type: Residential
Price: $850,000
Location: 533 Copano Bay Dr
Texas 78340
Style: Victorian
Year Built: 1875
Half Bathrooms:
Lot Size (acres): .86
Size (square feet): 5,159
Condition: Move in ready
Additional Out Buildings:
Submission Date: 10-03-2013
Last Update: 01-29-2016
Agent Details: David Paulson
Company Name: Realty Associates
Phone Number: 713 301 2525
Cell Number: 713 301 2525
The Wood house is a grand and historical home tucked away on the waterfront in Bayside. It is on the National Register of Historic Places, and also has a Texas Historic marker in front. The home has a long and storied history, and is a well known landmark in the area. There are kitchens located on both floors, 4 fireplaces, and a widow's walk. It is build from Florida long leaf pine, brought in by sailboat, and is set on a shellcrete foundation.

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Side View
One of the least-altered country mansions of the post-Civil War area in Texas.

One of the eight bedrooms of the mansion built in 1875. The interior was finished in an elegant Victorian Italianate style.

Living room or den area
The materials of construction were long-leaf Florida pine and cypress and it rested on a shellcrete foundation.

Phillip Cook purchased the Wood Mansion in 1907 and it operated as a resort hotel for about 50 years.

Waterfront view from the Widow's Walk
Bayside boasts a magnificent pier that is just in front of the John Howland Wood Mansion. Timbers for construction of the house came by sailing vessel from Florida.

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