La Colombe D'or Manson

La Colombe d'Or Mansion

  • Number of bedrooms 5 Bedroom
  • Number of bathrooms 5 Full, 2 half
  • Living area footage 11,101 SQ FT / living area
  • Footage 13,070 SQ FT / covered area

Built in 1923 and originally named the Fondren Mansion, this family home turned boutique hotel has been a fixture of Montrose Boulevard for nearly a century. Breathing new life into this historic building took surgical precision, extraordinary collaboration, and a whole lot of hard work and dedication. And we loved every second of it!


  • Boutique hotel
  • 5 guest suites
  • Commercial restaurant kitchen
  • 4 dining rooms
  • Bar and lounge
  • Sitting room
  • Expansive outdoor seating


  • 2022 Good Brick Award from Preservation Houston
  • 2022 Development of Distinction Award from Urban Land Institute
  • 2022 Landmark Award from Houston Business Journal


  • Design: Rottet Studio
  • Photography: Eric Laignel

When you hire Sims, you’re not just hiring a contractor.

When you want to build the home of a lifetime, it helps to have someone on your side who’s been doing this for a lifetime. With more than 30 years of experience creating luxury homes for families in the greater Houston area, Sims Luxury Builders offers:

  • Thorough and accurate build budgets and timelines
  • Smarter building methods and materials
  • Access to a loyal, dependable and high-quality subcontractor base
  • A dedicated project manager and construction manager team to oversee every detail of your build
  • An organized and transparent process using collaborative construction management software
  • A close, supportive, and mutually respectful relationship with your architect

Whether you’re just beginning to consider a project or whether you’re ready to get started, talk to us. We’ll make sure you get the utmost value at every stage of the process, and we know exactly how to make building your own custom home as smooth and stress-free as possible.

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