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Timeless West Indies Design on the Lake

Architect Al Jones had 400 feet of water frontage on a high perch above a 15-acre lake to work with when he designed the home at 523 High Lake Drive in the Lakeside subdivision off Bluebonnet Boulevard. And Jones took full advantage of the natural setting when he came up with the plans for this timeless West Indies… Continue reading →

639 Blue Bonnet Ct. in Belle Chasse

This listing on Blue Bonnet Court is truly a manor house with plenty of acreage – yet the price is very affordable. “This is a custom built house on three levels,” said Sandy Domico, the listing agent with Gardner Realtors. “It has four bedrooms, with a game room that could actually be a fifth bedroom, four… Continue reading →

Shalom River House Retreat

The Hebrew greeting of “Shalom” means peace. It’s also the perfect name for a shady south Louisiana lane down in Springfield where a 3,076-square-foot luxury home sits on the west bank of Blood River. It’s a quiet, tranquil setting where the whole family can relax and enjoy life along the river. The numerical address of the home is… Continue reading →

4000 Paris Ave. near the Lakefront

This listing is a rare chance to buy a new house in an established neighborhood in a prestigious area of the city – and all for under $200,000. “This is a newly constructed house near the fairgrounds and Holy Cross School,” said Charlee Jones, the listing agent with Latter & Blum’s Lakefront office. “Its family room… Continue reading →

Southern Traditional Under the Oaks

The home at 4225 Port Hudson-Pride Road is nestled among the live oaks that were once part of the Bass Plantation property off Highway 19 on the north side of Zachary. Built in the early 1900s and completely renovated and restored, the home still has much of its original material inside. Outside, the pristine 4.87-acre lot is surrounded… Continue reading →

One Hummock Lane

This listing at One Hummock Lane is an opportunity for you to live in an authentic Louisiana plantation home built by the world-renowned, Louisiana-based architect A. Hays Town. “This magnificent home plus guest house are tucked away on a wooded one plus-acre lot on a private cul de sac in the heart of the charming town… Continue reading →

Acadiana Homes -302 Sawgrass Lane, Broussard, LA, 70518

Golf course living in the gated golf community of Le Triomphe! Located on the 1st fairway with spectacular views of lakes, Le Triomphe Clubhouse and golf course. Custom Built in 1997 this 1.5 story home offers soaring 23’ ceiling in the entry and living room. Antique pine plank floor in formal dining room. Antique brick floor in kitchen… Continue reading →

Acadian Style on Kleinert

Within walking distance of Catholic High and across the street from St. Joseph’s Academy, the home at 3231 Kleinert Ave. is a tall Acadian style offering with lots of curb appeal. The home is located at the east end of Kleinert, a wonderful old Baton Rouge boulevard that runs between Park Boulevard and Acadian Thruway.… Continue reading →

907 Dauphine in the French Quarter

If you care about architecture and authenticity, this is a rare opportunity to own one of three side-by-side brick townhouses built on Dauphine Street at the corner of Dumaine Street in 1833 by Pierre Forestier. “One hundred years later, this was an Italian grocery with a dance studio upstairs with few changes to the structure,” said… Continue reading →

59 Jamestowne Court

You may not have noticed or even heard of Jamestowne Court, an upscale townhome development tucked away off Essen Lane at Interstate 12. Located in the heart of town, this luxury development is quiet, private and secure. No. 59 Jamestowne Court is a 2,801-square-foot residence, and like all the homes in Jamestowne Court, it is unique in design… Continue reading →

3948 Lennox St. in Algiers on the West Bank

This listing is one way to get a stunning large home for an excellent price – plus, still be in the City of New Orleans. “This is a beautifully decorated 3,192-square-foot, four-bedroom, three-updated-bath home in a prime area,” said Eileen Wallen, the listing agent with Gardner Realtors. “It backs up to Lakewood golf course.” This… Continue reading →

120-year-old Acadian on Highland Road

Built in 1895, the home at 7979 Highland Road has seen world wars come and go, it has survived hurricanes and stock market crashes, and it has sheltered its various owners for more than a century. After extensive remodeling and years of tender loving care, this historic Highland Road home today is better than ever. The… Continue reading →

929 Bienville St. in the French Quarter

This listing at 929 Bienville St. in the French Quarter is probably the most unusual dwelling in the entire Vieux Carre. If you’re interested in living in new construction, yet in the oldest neighborhood in the city, be sure to take a look at it. “This is a former firehouse converted into a beautiful home in… Continue reading →

An 1810 River House in CCLA

The Bonnecaze house at 19450 S. Muirfield Circle in the Country Club of Louisiana was one of the later home designs of legendary Louisiana Architect A. Hays Town. The home was built in 1991 for the current owner, who said Town described it as one of his personal favorites. In fact, Town selected the home as one of… Continue reading →

Belle Alliance Plantation on Bayou Lafourche

This stately Greek Revival plantation, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is truly a show place for a buyer interested in preserving the history of a historic house in Louisiana as well as being able to live in a gorgeous, large home. Belle Alliance was built in 1846 by architect Henry Howard with an… Continue reading →

French Elegance on Old Hammond

Baton Rouge has lots of French style homes with curb appeal and timeless character. But when you find such a home in the heart of the city – within walking distance of Towne Center – you have something special indeed. Such is the case with the tall French offering at 7982 Old Hammond Highway. Just a… Continue reading →

2230 Chartres St. in Faubourg Marigny

This listing is an excellent way to live near the hustle and bustle of the French Quarter, yet still maintain some semblance of privacy “This completely renovated historic two-story home is less than two blocks from Washington Square, Frenchmen Street and just a short walk to the French Quarter,” said Aaron Dare, the listing agent with… Continue reading →

French Elegance on Old Hammond

Baton Rouge has lots of French style homes with curb appeal and timeless character. But when you find such a home in the heart of the city – within walking distance of Towne Center – you have something special indeed. Such is the case with the tall French offering at 7982 Old Hammond Highway. Just a… Continue reading →

Myrtle Grove Townhomes

Myrtle Grove is a 24-unit townhouse development off Brightside Lane not far from River Road. The first four townhomes in the one-street, gated development are complete and ready for move-in. With small, fenced back yards and balconies, Myrtle Grove offers a low-maintenance lifestyle not far from LSU. The development by Francis and Loret Fremin is south… Continue reading →

810 Esplanade Ave. in the French Quarter

Sweeping views of the French Quarter plus an apartment to help with the mortgage note make this listing at 810 Esplanade Ave. hard to resist for anyone who has a yen to live in the Vieux Carre. “This is a grand mid-19th century townhouse on Esplanade Avenue,” said L. Bryan Francher, the listing agent with Leslie Perrin… Continue reading →

Perkins Lane

With maintenance requirements bordering on “none,” the luxury townhomes in Perkins Lane present an attractive choice for anyone looking for more time to enjoy life. The development in the heart of Southdowns has proven popular – there are only three lots and two completed units that remain unsold. Perkins Lane is a Dantin Bruce Development… Continue reading →

107 Audubon Lane in Beau Chene

This listing is one of Beau Chene’s finest houses on one of its most desirable, private streets. It’s been a single-owner home and features grand spaces, opulent touches and quality throughout – plus it has an elevator. A dramatic two-story front door of leaded and beveled glass leads into an entry with a winding staircase, marble… Continue reading →

False River Lake House

Hundreds of second homes and camps line the shores of False River, offering area residents the opportunity to experience lake house life along the water’s edge. Far fewer of the homes, though, offer 300-foot deep lots with 100 feet of bulkhead water frontage. The home at 2307 False River Road is nestled on just such a large… Continue reading →

1137 Papworth St. in Metairie

The close-in suburb of Metairie has always been a desirable place for New Orleanians to live. The land is a little cheaper, since it’s not in the heart of the city; the taxes are lower and the lots are larger than in Orleans Parish. Yet, in recent years, sales in Metairie have been steadily climbing, so this under-$250,000… Continue reading →

Founders Row Contemporary in CCLA

Located in the Founders Row parcel of the Country Club of Louisiana, the thoroughly renovated contemporary style offering at 17930 Augusta Pointe Court is situated right along Fairway No. 1. It’s a grand home on a grand scale, all within walking distance of the clubhouse. The extensive renovation schedule was completed last year on the home, which has… Continue reading →

900 State St. Uptown

This listing at 900 State St. Uptown is right in the middle of a residential neighborhood, yet its gardens afford you the most privacy possible with mature trees and plantings. “This is an extraordinary stucco home built in 1981 on a large corner lot,” said Merritt Lane, the listing agent with his wife Nickie at Latter… Continue reading →

Elegant and Warm in Highland Shadows

Nothing warms a home like interior wood and brick. Nothing. And builder Ronald Legendre kept that in mind at 223 Shadows Bend, a large and elegant residence with more than 5,100 square feet of living space. With dozens of antique pine beams and numerous Old St. Louis brick walls, this large home feels as cozy as a country… Continue reading →

8305 Panola St. in Uptown’s Carrollton neighborhood

When you can find a three-bedroom, two-bath home in Uptown New Orleans for under $500,000, you’re going to thank your lucky stars that you’re pre-qualified for a loan so that you can act quickly. This listing at 8305 Panola in Carrollton fills that bill perfectly. The Arts and Crafts design is set off by a neutral… Continue reading →

A Tudor Style Landmark

Built in the 1930s, the home at the corner of Perkins Road and Stuart Avenue has been visited by several Louisiana governors, updated periodically by its owners and lovingly cared for through the years. This timeless home is nestled among the live oaks on 1.3 acres of prime south Baton Rouge real estate. Five century-old live oaks stand… Continue reading →

5668 Bancroft Dr. on Bayou St. John

There’s nothing more peaceful than living on a body of water, and this listing at 5668 Bancroft Dr. on Bayou St. John definitely has an air of serenity about it – yet it’s convenient to all city amenities. It has four imposing gleaming white columns marching across its front, topped by a fan window and leading… Continue reading →

The Pond on Hart’s Mill Lane

Nestled among the live oaks near Walden, The Pond on Hart’s Mill Lane is a private, upscale development around a 1.5-acre community pond home to honking geese and graceful swans. Just 27 home sites are located in The Pond, and the grandest of them all is now on the market for the first time. The 5,504-square-foot Colonial is… Continue reading →

941-943 Toulouse St. in the French Quarter

If your fondest dream has always been to enjoy the lifestyle of the French Quarter, this historic house would be perfect for you. The price is way under $1 million – a bargain by Vieux Carre standards, plus it’s an owner’s unit with apartment revenue to help with the mortgage. “This classic 1830’s double cottage perched… Continue reading →

Steele Place

The home at 1645 Steele Blvd. was built in the 1950s, added to in the 1990s and lovingly cared for from the beginning. Deceptively large at 4,527 square feet, the home resides among the live oaks on nearly a one-acre lot in Steele Place. The red brick home, which includes a 2-story addition, has a… Continue reading →

95 English Turn Dr. in English Turn

An enormous expanse of green lawn, manicured shrubs and mature trees lead you to the front entrance of this imposing house at 95 English Turn Dr. The back entrance is just as attractive since it overlooks the vast golf course. Once you’re inside, you gasp at the sweeping stair case and you’re struck by the amount… Continue reading →

White Oak Landing

The immaculate country French home at 4811 Woodlake Drive was built in 1990 by Chuck Dupree, but it looks like it could have been completed last summer. Timeless appeal is what every homeowner wants, and this one’s got it. Of course, even timeless designs can age and lose their luster if owners don’t properly care for the property.… Continue reading →

1458 Nashville Avenue Uptown

Living in this gracious listing at 1458 Nashville Ave. Uptown would be like being a member of a posh country club, but for just one member – you. A gorgeous double stairway rises out of the lush landscaping which includes an old, old oak tree to a generous front porch with a white picket fence and… Continue reading →

8535 Glenfield Drive

If you like to entertain, the home at 8535 Glenfield Drive off Pecue Lane would make it easy with a triple split floor plan and gunite pool out back. Close to Airline Highway across from the new Woman’s Hospital, the home also has 14-foot ceilings, oak plank floors and lots of curb appeal. The designer of… Continue reading →

2425 Oxford Place in Terrytown on the West Bank

This listing at 2425 Oxford Place on the West Bank’s Terrytown has got to be the steal of the week. When I walked into its 776 square feet, I was absolutely amazed at how spacious it feels and how much house you can get for your money. “This is a most chic condo in Terrytown,” said… Continue reading →

French Masterpiece in Harrell’s Ferry Landing

The French style mansion at 24007 Ferry Landing Drive is a special offering in Harrell’s Ferry Landing, an exclusive gated community in Denham Springs. With large luxury homes on large lots, this subdivision off 4-H Club Road is among the most upscale developments in Livingston Parish. The tall brick and stucco residence has 23-foot ceilings in… Continue reading →

1002 Webster Street Uptown

Driving up to this listing at 1002 Webster St., which is on a most desirable corner lot, you’re immediately struck with how welcoming the house is. The landscaping is professionally pruned and precise. A wide front porch with Greek columns, a leaded glass door and two wicker chairs and a table greet you. “This is a… Continue reading →

Golf Course Views in Pelican Point

Nestled on the lakeshore near the No. 8 tee box of the Pelican Point Golf Course in Gonzales, the home at 40105 Pelican Roost is a tall stucco and brick offering with beautiful views of the water and golf course. The home has the additional advantage of being near the end of a dead end street, meaning less… Continue reading →

Bedico Creek Preserve in Madisonville

Perhaps a new house is in your future for the new year, and if so, be sure to check out the newest offerings in Bedico Creek Preserve in St. Tammany Parish’s Madisonville. Bedico Creek is a master planned community, under construction by developer by David Waltemath. (This house is at 308 Seminole Circle, just one of many on… Continue reading →

A False River Lake House

Some fishing camps just aren’t what they used to be. The camp at 9271 Island Road on the banks of beautiful False River in Ventress, for example, is a four-bedroom two-story home with granite counters, heart pine floors and all the luxury you could want. It’s got great views of the lake and a long pier… Continue reading →

1002 Webster Street Uptown

Driving up to this listing at 1002 Webster St., which is on a most desirable corner lot, you’re immediately struck with how welcoming the house is. The landscaping is professionally pruned and precise. A wide front porch with Greek columns, a leaded glass door and two wicker chairs and a table greet you. “This is a… Continue reading →

42431 September Rain St. in Hammond

This listing at 42431 September Rain St. in Hammond is one way to live in a mansion on an acre estate - yet at a very reasonable price. “This is a completely customized all-brick estate home on 1.27 acres,” said Albert Long, the listing agent with his wife Debbie of Teamgeaux of Keller Williams Realtors. “It’s… Continue reading →