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Classic Southern Style on Moss Side Lane

There are lots of beautiful homes on Moss Side Lane, a quiet thoroughfare that curves off Perkins Road near Quail Drive. One of them is at 5553 Moss Side Lane, a classic southern home that blends Acadian and old New Orleans styles into an inviting retreat in the heart of town. Few things warm a home… Continue reading →

No. 4 Pipes Loop in Covington’s Magnolia Gardens

If you’re looking for a large home which includes plenty of land, take a look at this listing. This charming Acadian cottage is not only a wonderful house, but it’s also surrounded by an acre of property. “This house is on a large corner lot measuring just about one acre,” said Kellie Osbon, the listing broker… Continue reading →

Timeless European Style in the Garden District

Architect Lewis Grosz blended European influences with a hint of Tudor style in his design of the timeless home at 2277 Kleinert Avenue. The residence is among an eclectic collection of classic Baton Rouge homes located on Kleinert, one of the oldest and prettiest residential thoroughfares in the city. The majestic oaks lining the center… Continue reading →

601 Austerlitz St. in Uptown’s Faubourg Marengo

It’s almost unbelievable to be able to buy a newly constructed home right in the heart of Uptown, but this listing is just that. “This is a beautiful renovation of the original barge-board cottage,” explained Ann de Montluzin-Farmer, the listing broker with de Montluzin Inventments. “It was taken down to the studs and a new camel… Continue reading →

New Contemporary in Old Goodwood

Some long-established Baton Rouge subdivisions seem to be getting better instead of older. Such is the case in Goodwood Estates, where a contemporary home at 6946 Sheffield Ave. has gone on the market. Built in 2010, the home was constructed with the finest materials and thoughtful attention to detail. Private and exclusive, the home has whitewashed… Continue reading →

419 Sharon Dr. in Lakewood North

A wrap-around porch with spanking white pickets is often the dream of home buyers – and this listing perfectly fills that bill. All this porch needs is a couple of comfortable rockers, a little wicker table to hold your coffee and some potted plants to complement its professional landscaping. “This is a newly constructed house,” said… Continue reading →

Santa Maria’s Bella Vista

Sitting high atop a hill overlooking golf course lakes and the 3rd green in the exclusive Bella Vista section of Santa Maria, the home at 18848 Bella Vista Court is a tall French style offering with New Orleans influences. The spectacular golf views are some of the best in Baton Rouge. The home has a wide… Continue reading →

1448 Fourth St. (The Cornstalk Fence Mansion) in the Garden District

The famous Cornstalk Fence Mansion in the Garden District is on the market for the first time in well over two decades. The mansion has been featured in books, magazines and newspapers and has been the venue for quite a few movies. “This is a home with a great history and an iconic structure loved by New… Continue reading →

The Settlement at Lakeside

The Settlement at Lakeside is a gated upscale subdivision just off Highway 931 in Gonzales, where Canadian geese wander the shore of the U-shaped subdivision lake. The home at 41168 Lakefront Ave. sits on a big corner lot with mature landscaping and a fenced back yard. The 5-bedroom, 4-bath home has easy access to Baton Rouge… Continue reading →

Prime Real Estate in Santa Maria

There aren’t that many new home sites still available on the golf course and lakes at Santa Maria, but a brand new Philip Haddad offering sits on a great lot with lake and golf course views. This 3,878-square-foot home has an open floor plan and takes full advantage of its prime location in Santa Maria. The… Continue reading →

2015 Parade of Homes open for two weekends

The annual Parade of Homes, presented by the Home Builders Association (HBA) of Greater New Orleans, takes place May 31 and June 6-7, 1-5 p.m. The Parade is an opportunity to tour new homes and see the latest in home construction and design. This free event takes place at newly built residences across the four parishes of Orleans,… Continue reading →

295 Walnut St. Uptown

This listing is not only a large, gorgeous house, but it also affords you the use of an entire park as your yard. “This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to live in a stunning home on Audubon Park,” said Eleanor Farnsworth, the listing agent with Gardner Realtors. “This is the first time this house has been offered… Continue reading →

Serenity on Green Willow Drive

The land off Elliot Road south of Tiger Bend was considered “out in the country” back in 1986 when the home at 18116 Green Willow Drive was built. It’s more like “country in the city” now. This one-owner home has been lovingly cared for over the years, and it remains a warm and inviting retreat on a 2.2-acre… Continue reading →

No. 54 Beresford Place in Metairie

It would be so much fun to live in this listing. Not only is it a gorgeous house, but the grounds are meticulously maintained and there is even a basketball court. “This is one of the area’s finest homes, built in a lovely gated community,” said Brooke Arthurs, the listing agent with Latter & Blum Realtors.… Continue reading →

Old World Elegance on Albert Hart Drive

With a dramatic roofline and a unique colored mortar wash finish on the bricks, the wide front elevation of the home at 415 Albert Hart Drive displays an air of Old World charm. This beautiful Country French home in Highland Road Estates has superior craftsmanship and is overflowing with upscale features. Three massive live oaks stand guard… Continue reading →

5825 South Galvez in Broadmoor

This listing in Broadmoor is a good buy at waaay under half a million, in a neighborhood that is convenient to both Uptown and downtown, the hospital and universities. “This house was completely gutted in 2007,” said Linda Babineaux, the listing agent with Latter & Blum Realtors, “then re-wired and re-plumbed plus it has a new… Continue reading →

French Country Style in Lakes at Ascension Crossing

The home at 37242 Ski Side Avenue in Prairieville has a triple-split floor plan with a large bonus room above the garage. The tall French Country style home is in the Lakes at Ascension Crossing, an upscale subdivision just minutes from Interstate 10 in Ascension Parish. The home sits on a large corner lot with… Continue reading →

1314 Napoleon Unit 16

If you’d like to live in a completely unique residence, a condo in the original St. Elizabeth’s Orphanage is the place for you. “This is an astonishing historic condo residence in a sought-after 28-unit luxury association Uptown,” said Bart Gillis, the listing agent for 1314 Napoleon Ave., No. 16. “It’s fit for a celebrity or business titan,… Continue reading →

2015 CRBA Parade of Homes

9585 Prairie Dunes Court, Denham SpringsGreystoneBernhard Normand Builders LLC

Rain, schmain. Recent rainy weather may have slowed their work down a bit, but Capital Region Builders Association members got a few sunny days last week to make sure their new homes are ready for the 2015 Parade of Homes, CRBA’s annual showcase of this area’s newest homes and latest residential construction trends. The annual Parade… Continue reading →

1731 Esplanade Ave. in Treme, six blocks from the French Quarter

This is a rare opportunity to not only own a house along prestigious Esplanade Avenue but also to have one that generates revenue to help with your mortgage note – plus many of us have a dream of owning a bed and breakfast one day – and this house fulfills both requirements. “This is a gorgeous… Continue reading →

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 →

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 →