HOUSE OF THE DAY: A Faux British Manor House In Suburban Texas Is On Sale For $17.5 Million

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This Norman manor-style in Houston, Tex., designed by architect John F. Staub, is listed at $17.5 million.The house is on Lazy Lane Boulevard, suggesting life is easy if you live in this home.

The home features five bedrooms, six bathrooms and two partial baths, a grand reception hall, a pool and a guest house.

The house was known as one of John F. Staub's more romantic designs

From this angle, the house resembles a castle

Inside, there's wood panels and sparkling chandeliers

The foyer features an S-shaped staircase

There are a ton of windows in the family room

The built-in bar has a built-in wine rack

The home has 14,365 feet of living space

Ideal for a Thanksgiving feast

Even the bedrooms have chandeliers

We love the vaulted windows in the library

Here's the arcade

Outside the property features sculptures and ivy-covered walls

This pool reminds us of a resort

We love the lamp post that frames this walkway to the house

The house sits on 4.89 acres of land

There's so much room, you could get lost on your own property

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