This classic River Oaks home features an understated elegance reminiscent of former times with some updates to more current standards. Enter through the arched front door into a grand entry hall with a handsome descending staircase. The entry opens to a large formal living room with great natural light, hardwood floors, and woodburning fireplace. Generous formal dining room with French doors to sun room. The kitchen and breakfast area have been nicely updated with granite countertops, a center island, custom cabinetry, lighting, and appliances. Wet bar with wine refrigerator. All bedrooms are upstairs. Updated master bathroom. Parts of the third floor are finished out for extra living area or storage. There is additional room on the third floor for expansion. Elevator goes to first and second floors. Expansive back yard with garden, pool, and patio area. Priced at lot value, this property is ideal for updating; or build new on this fabulous 14,700 sq. ft. (per HCAD) River Oaks lot.