Exclusive pocket neighborhood with a cul-de-sac street in Briar Manor with distinct HOA and security patrol. Cotswold-style stone/stucco home positioned on a wooded ridge with spectacular bayou views. Appointments include elevator; extensive knotty alder wood millwork; Byzantine gold travertine floors and accents; trompe l'oeil; barrel and beamed ceilings; hickory hardwood floors and custom gas fireplace. Spaces include a superb study/library with sitting area, book/display cabinets; large dining room with trompe l'oeil ceiling + wine room; palatial double-height living room with cedar beam-truss ceiling, custom-built marble fireplace, and soaring outdoor deck; gathering kitchen with Viking range, cabinet-front appliances, alder cabinetry; 1st-floor primary suite with travertine and onyx bath, custom-fitted room-sized closet. Laundry/utility room, home office. 2nd-floor game room, 2 guest bedrooms en suite and 2nd home office. 2500+sf basement for 2-5 cars and huge flex space.