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9 Famous Homes in Texas You Must See

December 18th, 2015 by Pamela Murski

Homes in Texas

Texas is home to some of the most wealthy and influential people in America due to its vast beauty and patriotic values. These nine homes in Texas are the best that the Lone Star State has to offer.

Top 9 Homes in Texas You Need to Visit

From the super wealthy to Miss Congeniality herself, Texas is a dream destination for all. Here is a list of the top nine homes that you need to visit during your Texas vacation.

Most Expensive Texas Homes

1. 3688 Willowick Road, Houston
This home on Willowick Road is not only the fourth most expensive home in the state but also holds the title for the most expensive home in the city of Houston. Boasting six bedrooms and seven baths this beauty is worth nearly $20 million and breathtaking inside and out.

2. 88 W Grand Regency Circle, The Woodlands
Coming in at $19 million this home is one of the largest in the state that prides its motto, “everything is bigger in Texas.” Holding three elevators, this home is fit for a king.

3. 12400 Cedar Street, Austin
This waterside beauty sits on a piece of land over 710,000 square feet on gorgeous Lake Travis. With a private pier and Italian villa design, this $15 million estate is worth every penny.

4. 405 Timberwilde Lane, Houston
Even though this home was built in the mid-1990s, the age doesn’t take away from this castle-like estate. At over 16,000 square feet, there is space to enjoy life in the lap of luxury.

5. 1906 Scenic Drive, Austin
This architectural masterpiece serves as your personal waterfront oasis. Every bedroom in this magnificent home offers a picture-perfect view of the beautiful lake.

Famous People Who Live in Texas

6. Matthew McConaughey
As one of the most famous celebrities residing in Austin, TX, Matthew McConaughey is well known for his acting roles in Interstellar, Dallas Buyers Club, and Dazed and Confused. Before fame called, McConaughey studied at the University of Texas where he was a member of the fraternity Delta Tau Delta and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Radio, Television, and Film.

7. Dennis Quaid
Growing up in Texas it is no surprise that actor Dennis Quaid came back to his roots with his Austin, TX, home. Well known for his roles in Any Given Sunday, Yours, Mine & Ours, and The Parent Trap, Quaid spends his time with wife Kimberly Buffington and twin sons.

8. Sandra Bullock
It is no secret that the Sandra Bullock Austin home is one to be seen. Bullock has called Austin, TX, home for many years and is known for her roles in many movies including Miss Congeniality, The Blind Side, and Gravity.

9. Elijah Wood
Known mainly for his role in the Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Elijah Wood has called Austin, TX, home since 2013. The Elijah Wood Austin home is exactly what you would expect from this fantasy star in it’s unique architecture and one-of-a-kind charm.

After visiting some of these beautiful Texas homes, come back to Murski Homestead Bed & Breakfast for a delightful retreat from the big city. Our Texas ranch is the perfect romantic getaway featuring beautiful grounds and outstanding eats. For more information on things to do in Brenham, TX, make sure to download our free Washington County Vacation Guide. We look forward to booking your stay!


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