Mary Frances A. DuMay

713-724-0577

Real Estate Expert specializing in West University and River Oaks
and neighborhoods near The Texas Medical Center
Mary Frances Anderson DuMay, a native Houstonian and 19-year real estate agent, specializes in Houston’s close-in neighborhoods—West University, River Oaks, Avalon, Southampton, Southside and Rice University/Texas Medical Center. Mary Frances is a trusted advocate with the highest integrity for her seller and buyer clients. She has a stellar reputation in the real estate community. “In addition to being a fabulously talented realtor, the amount with which she genuinely cares about her clients is overwhelming,” says a repeat client Jennifer Edwards… Read More

Featured Listings

Newly renovated* Rice Village/Southampton-area fee-simple townhouse that is offering ultimate modern living. World-renowned establishments are nearby, including The Texas Medical Center [Houston’s #1 employer] and Rice University, affectionately named the ‘Harvard of the South.’ Moments to restaurants, boutiques, and Rice U’s 2.5-mile jogging loop. This transitional lock-and-leave townhouse has been masterfully transformed! Concierge-style remodel* encompasses premium quartz kitchen and bathroom surfaces. The remarkably re-designed primary vanity features new cabinetry, lovely satin nickel sconces, new fixtures + framed mirrors. Newly painted interiors + recessed LED flush-mount lights. Entertaining is most enjoyable on the 2nd level where the ambiance is airy and filled with natural light. Soaring ceilings, appealing architectural elements, covered patio for cook-outs, and alfresco dining. Craftsman-style mantle and hearth accentuating the gas-log fireplace.

2710 sq ft 3 beds 3.5 baths

This architecturally appealing, ultra-modern residence, completed in 2013*, is located less than two miles from the Texas Medical Center and features a heated pool and spa. Wrapped in stunning stone and hardy-plank, the house is situated on an oversized corner lot (9,657 per HCAD). The fabulous floor plan works well for multiple generations. Plus, it checks all boxes: home office (4th bdrm), game room, spacious guest suite offering a standard-sized kitchen, full bath, and its own private entrance. Ultra-cool finishes throughout. Rarely found first-floor primary suite with double doors to the pool, sun deck, and hot tub. Knollwood Village is a delightful, deed-restricted neighborhood with tree-lined streets and is transitioning nicely with new construction. This recently built home is most impressive. Commute to downtown in approximately 15 minutes. Close proximity to major freeways, Braes Bayou biking trails, and more. *Built by McCollom Custom Homes. Construction began 2012/HCAD.

3387 sq ft 2.5 baths

Compass Coming Soon and HAR Coming Soon! Remodeled River Oaks Townhome. Rarely -found gated community with a full-time guardhouse. This lovely corner townhouse in a gated community offers new quartz surfaces in the kitchen, primary and secondary baths.* Great-looking hardwood floors downstairs and recently added engineered wood floors upstairs. The recent Compass Concierge renovation also includes new light fixtures, LED flush mount recessed lights, new sinks, hardware, and sink fixtures. Fresh paint throughout.*All per Seller March 2022

2 beds 2.5 baths

represented the buyers referred by longtime clients, Geory * Henri from 4028 Coleridge Street Photo courtesy of Jamestown Builders and Josh Gremillion Photography

4230 sq ft 5 beds 3.5 baths

Brilliantly built, thoughtfully designed, and beautifully appointed recent construction in West University Place. This gorgeous residence features an architecturally appealing library that can be fully enclosed by two sets of pocket doors for privacy. The fabulous floor plan flows seamlessly for daily living and entertaining guests. The decadent kitchen features high-end stainless appliances and a significantly-sized island that offers meal preparation and serving space plus a row of under-counter seating. The turfed backyard is perfect for children, grandchildren, and four-legged friends like Coleridge Street’s beloved Bernadoodle! Enjoy year-round outdoor dining on the pretty Pennsylvania blue flagstone patio. The fabulous primary suite features soaring ceilings and a gorgeous en-suite with designer-influenced surfaces, floors, fixtures, lighting and hardware. The primary closet is an impressive room in itself! Three additional bedrooms, each with its own private bathroom. Bonus game room/2nd floor lounge ideal as a playroom or study from home space. Steps […]

4 beds 4.5 baths

The homeowners were referred to my team by previous clients Tracy and Adam (represented them on the 2020 sale of their home on Arnold Street in WU)

2769 sq ft 4 beds 2.5 baths

*Referral from a Previous Client – Thank you Ryan and Jennifer!

2908 sq ft 4 beds 3.5 baths

Represented the Buyer, a Longterm Client whom I met at an open house in 2006

4706 sq ft 5 beds 4 baths

Exquisite traditional, brick, corner, and one-owner residence on a prime street steps to West U’s most popular park, Colonial Park. Designer-influenced interiors offer stylish lighting fixtures downstairs from Circa – a premier lighting store. The gourmet chef in the family will love the recently remodeled kitchen. New white, honed quartz counters* including an island without a cooktop (unique in WU). Polished nickel ‘Emtek’ hardware adorns the new sink and cabinetry, built up to the ceiling. Gorgeous powder bath renovation* w/marble vanity and brass sconces. The generously-sized rooms include the game room/5th bedroom featuring a built-in Murphy Bed, full bathroom, plus a separate staircase. The downstairs study includes pocket doors to the living room. Handsome hardwoods. The primary suite exudes serenity. Terrific turfed backyard, upgraded landscaping, and more. Outstanding location minutes to the Texas Medical Center + Museum District. Quick commute to downtown!

3656 sq ft 1 bed 4.5 baths

This elegant, updated modern traditional sits on a large 9,625 SF lot in the sought-after 3700 block of Nottingham in West U. Grand entry offers access to the lacquered navy study and to the fabulous formal living room. The family room is oversized with a wall of windows overlooking the amazing turfed backyard with a swimming pool, a covered porch, and lots of green space left for play. Very cool bar area for entertaining sits in just the right place with access to the family room, formal living, and dining rooms. The Island kitchen with a spacious breakfast area is the heart of the home. Upstairs you’ll find an oversized master bedroom with a seating area and a fireplace. The master bath is large and offers two walk-in closets. Finishing out the second floor there are 3 more generously sized bedrooms and 2 more baths. The 3rd-floor game room […]

4946 sq ft 4 beds 3.5 baths

 


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