Old Craftsman-Style Home Retains Its Charm After More Than 100 Years

A house with history, a house with personality – that’s what more and more homeowners want these days. It’s no surprise that craftsman-style homes are trending right now. Just look how gorgeous this one is for example. This is a bungalow-style home located in Houston, Texas. Originally built in 1910, the house has a long and rich history and lots of character. The two-story structure has been updated to suit a modern lifestyle but maintains a lot of its original charm too.

This is a house with a rich history and lots of personality, a very special family homeView in gallery
This is a house with a rich history and lots of personality, a very special family home
Two large porches at the front and the side of the house bring the indoor and outdoor closer togetherView in gallery
Two large porches at the front and the side of the house bring the indoor and outdoor closer together
The interior design is infused with craftsman-style charm and no room is exceptionView in gallery
The interior design is infused with craftsman-style charm and no room is exception
Oak wood flooring help create a cohesive look throughout the house and add warmth to each of the roomsView in gallery
Oak wood flooring help create a cohesive look throughout the house and add warmth to each of the rooms
A separate dining room features a large wooden table with a solid pedestal base and traditional chairsView in gallery
A separate dining room features a large wooden table with a solid pedestal base and traditional chairs

This is an old-school craftsman-style home with an eclectic design. It has brick posts and staircase railings, stone stairs, a limestone patio, two cozy porches and a pergola and this is just what the outdoors offers. Inside, the bungalow is infused with retro flair, featuring oak wood floors, lots of ornate furniture and accessories, massive wood pieces, a big traditional fireplace in the living room, clawfoot tubs in the bathrooms and four-poster beds in the bedrooms. At the same time, features such as all-glass walk-in showers, large mirrors and windows and modern appliances create a fresh, up-to-date look.

A smaller, more intimate dining nook occupies one side of the large and spacious kitchenView in gallery
A smaller, more intimate dining nook occupies one side of the large and spacious kitchen
The TV room looks like an oversized nook. It looks and feels very cozy, warm and welcomingView in gallery
The TV room looks like an oversized nook. It looks and feels very cozy, warm and welcoming
The kitchen has an L=shaped counter, off-white cabinetry and a large island with a granite countertopView in gallery
The kitchen has an L=shaped counter, off-white cabinetry and a large island with a granite countertop
The house has three bedrooms in total, one cozier than the otherView in gallery
The house has three bedrooms in total, one cozier than the other
There are also three bathrooms complete with stylish clawfoot tubs, soft area rugs and warm lightingView in gallery
There are also three bathrooms complete with stylish clawfoot tubs, soft area rugs and warm lighting
One thing that stands out is the lighting which is evenly spread and carefully optimized for each type of spaceView in gallery
One thing that stands out is the lighting which is evenly spread and carefully optimized for each type of space
Modern and old-school features complement each other throughout the house in various different ways, always seamlesslyView in gallery
Modern and old-school features complement each other throughout the house in various different ways, always seamlessly
The full glass walk-in shower is one of the features which update the house's overall appearance, giving it a modern feelView in gallery
The full glass walk-in shower is one of the features which update the house’s overall appearance, giving it a modern feel
Warmth and comfort are key characteristics of all the spaces both inside and outside the houseView in gallery
Warmth and comfort are key characteristics of all the spaces both inside and outside the house