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A Tall Traditional on Settlers Circle

The tall traditional style home at 7958 Settlers Circle showcases a whitewashed brick exterior and great attention to detail inside, from beautiful pine flooring to 8-foot interior doors and the deep crown molding above. This brand new home is in the Settlement at Willow Grove on Perkins Road near Bluebonnet. Whitewashed brick just always seems to look best… Continue reading →

2702 St. Charles Avenue in the Garden District

Combine St. Charles Avenue with the Garden District and you have probably the most prestigious address in the city. This listing at 2702 St. Charles Avenue does just that. “This beautiful residence offers modern construction and many antique architectural amenities,” said Margaret Stewart, the listing agent with Latter & Blum Inc. Realtors. “The main house has a… Continue reading →

Two Acres in the Heart of Town

Sometimes it can be difficult to find a home on two acres in a subdivision setting inside the city limits of Baton Rouge, but it’s even harder to find one located in the heart of town. The property at 4516 Bluebonnet Road near Jefferson Highway is just such a place. There’s a 4,903-square-foot luxury home in the middle… Continue reading →

1800 Jefferson Avenue Uptown

Would you enjoy living Uptown in an architecturally significant home filled with light and complete with its own swimming pool? Then, this listing at 1800 Jefferson Ave. is just for you. “This house is a breath taking architectural masterpiece designed by Albert Ledner, a New Orleans born-and-bred architect who was a contemporary of Frank Lloyd Wright,” said… Continue reading →

A False River Lake House

False River has long been a popular spot for people who want a getaway camp for fishing and fun on the water. Today, people still want to fish, ski and have fun on the water, but many of the “camps” are now more like mansions. The “camp” at 6152 False River Road has five bedrooms and 3,207 square… Continue reading →

La Casa de Castille at 1527 Harmony St. in the Garden District

This listing at 1527 Harmony St. in the Garden District is a rare opportunity to live in one of the most historic and memorable homes in New Orleans. Not only that, but it is absolutely huge at 13,292 square feet and magnificently laid out as well. “Some people remember it as the Westminster Presbyterian Church, built… Continue reading →

A Window to CCLA

The home at 17926 Augusta Pointe Court is a virtual window to the world around it, and the world around it is the beautiful golf course in the Country Club of Louisiana. Located near the end of a dead end street, this elegant home offers privacy with a view. The home impresses from the start with a… Continue reading →

7200 St. Gertrude Dr. in Covington

Land, lots of land with blue, blue skies up above is what comes to mind when you see this listing at 17200 St. Gertrude Dr. in Covington. It’s easy to picture living in a great manor in a grand manner here. “This is an extraordinary home on two acres with a gated pond,” said Fred Buras, the… Continue reading →

No Worries in Old Goodwood

The Acadian style home at 6635 Sevenoaks Ave. has an all-brick exterior and a new roof, which means the new owner can enjoy a low-maintenance home with 3,474 square feet of living space and a beautiful gunite pool in back. There are bricks lining the driveway and parking pad, a brick walk up to the house, a brick… Continue reading →

166 Audubon Blvd. Uptown

This would be a dream house for someone looking for a gorgeous Uptown home on a distinctive street close to the universities as well as Audubon Park. Its curb appeal is palatial with a wide porch, French doors topped by fan windows and an imposing wrought iron entrance door. “This house is a recently renovated Grand… Continue reading →

The Preserve at Harveston

After more than 10 years of planning and design, The Preserve at Harveston is springing to life off Bluebonnet Boulevard between Burbank and Nicholson Drive. The upscale planned urban development sold its first home just a year ago, and the subdivision is already about 30 percent sold. Thirty-six homes from four homebuilders line four pristine lakes in… Continue reading →

104 Crape Myrtle Circle in Covington

This could be a perfect home for empty nesters who still need living space for visiting out-of-town children and relatives or for a couple who still have youngsters at home and just want a little privacy of their own. Four massive round columns welcome you through a sea-green door to this large house on an oversized lot… Continue reading →

An Elegant Country Life

The 5,635-square-foot home at 21506 Turkey Creek Drive in Mallard Lakes – Baton Rouge’s gated subdivision of mansions – is country living at its finest. The home sits on nearly 13 pristine acres and has a private pond as well as a stocked lake. And if you like to cook and entertain, this home is about as nice… Continue reading →

7109 Selma St. in Eastern New Orleans

This would be a perfect home for someone looking for a little smaller house – and at a little smaller price – but still equipped with all the amenities that are desirable to buyers today. “This is a beautifully renovated spacious home,” said Sheila Julian, the listing agent with Gardner Realtors. “It has an L-shaped living… Continue reading →

Classic Style on Moss Side Lane

Moss Side Plantation is one of the city’s great old subdivisions with large live oaks and timeless homes. Situated on a .85-acre lot just off Perkins Road between Essen Lane and College Drive, the 6-bedroom home at 5553 Moss Side Lane has exquisite heart pine floors and more than 5,200 square feet of living space. This classic southern… Continue reading →

Riverview Condos at Gretna

For those who not only love living on the water but also want a spectacular view of the New Orleans skyline, the Riverview Condos at Gretna completely takes care of both of these needs. “People who appreciate the historic beauty of downtown Gretna have been ecstatic about the revitalization which has taken place here,” said Pat… Continue reading →

Audubon Lakes in University Club

Situated near the 13th Fairway of University Club Plantation’s golf course, the home at 14937 Audubon Lakes Drive has great outdoor spaces that take full advantage of the morning sun over a sparkling lake. But when the afternoon sun is hottest, the outdoor living room and kitchen wind up in cool shade. Entertaining is clearly… Continue reading →

308 Seminole Circle in Bedico Creek Preserve in Madisonville

If you’re interested in new construction, be sure to take a look at 308 Seminole Circle in Bedico Creek Preserve in St. Tammany Parish’s Madisonville. Bedico Creek is the newest master planned community, under construction by developer by David Waltemath. “We have 500 plus acres of nature preserve, miles of paved golf cart paths and nature… Continue reading →

Inviting Colonial Style

Interior brick and wood always add warmth to a home, and the tall Colonial style residence at the corner of South Vignes and Hoo-Shoo-Too Road has plenty of both. There’s also a pool and hot tub, as well as a three-car garage with an apartment above. The recently renovated home has beautiful antique heart pine floors and exposed… Continue reading →

1321 Pine St. Uptown

This sliver by the river that New Orleanians call Uptown has always remained a desirable neighborhood in which to live and this listing at 1321 Pine St. is a desirable house as well. The exterior is via charming brick steps and looks out onto an easy-to-maintain front yard bounded in bricks as well. “This… Continue reading →

Magnificence in Mallard Lakes

We’ve seen lots of properties across the state and country, and we still think Baton Rouge has some of the nicest and most interesting homes around. Some of our area’s biggest and finest residences are located in Mallard Lakes, a place where magnificent mansions can take your breath away. The home at 21828 Turkey Creek, for… Continue reading →

2125 North Rampart St. in the Faubourg Marigny Triangle

One of the best ways to live in a desirable neighborhood is to buy a house with some revenue to help pay the mortgage. This two-story listing at 2125 North Rampart in the Faubourg Marigny Triangle completely fills the bill in that regard. It is a licensed four-bedroom bed and breakfast as well as a one-bedroom, one-bath… Continue reading →

French Style in Beautiful St. Andrews

Just across the Ascension Parish border along the banks of Bayou Manchac, St. Andrews could be one of the best kept secrets in our area. This quiet, gated community of luxury homes may not be the best known development in town, but it certainly has some of the prettiest property around. The tall, French style home at 18709… Continue reading →

3316 Calhoun St. in Uptown’s Broadmoor

You don’t have to spend a million dollars – or even a half a million dollars – to live Uptown. This listing is a renovated home with an addition that is priced very reasonably for its neighborhood. The house is painted an attractive neutral beige with the surprise of a bright red front door. You walk… Continue reading →

New Orleans Style in Riverbend

Situated on a large corner lot in Riverbend, the home at 5516 Riverbend Blvd. has an open, triple-split floor plan with an attached apartment. Antique heart pine and old brick flooring give this 3,618-square-foot home a warm, timeless appeal. The home is on the corner of Riverbend Boulevard and Belle Grove Avenue. The lot is three-quarters of an… Continue reading →

4105 Carondelet St. Uptown

This gorgeous Uptown house is perfect for a fun-loving person who enjoys entertaining and hosting Mardi Gras parade parties; but it’s also a good buy for those who like the convenience of Uptown and the quiet of living on stately grounds. “This is an exquisite Queen Anne house on a corner triple lot measuring 90 by… Continue reading →

French style on the lake in The Shadows at White Oak

The French style home at 18330 Ferry Lane Avenue in The Shadows at White Oak is nestled on a large lot that backs up to a neighborhood lake. The widening of O’Neal Lane is finally complete, and it’s easier than ever to get to this nice quiet subdivision off South Harrell’s Ferry Road. The Shadows at White Oak… Continue reading →

4208 Newport Dr. in Meraux, La.

Land, lots of land, with sunny skies above. That’s what you’ll get when you buy this house at 4208 Newport Dr. in Meraux, La. There’s plenty of land surrounding this house, plus the town of Meraux itself has lots of space. “This is a stunning renovation in the Lexington Place subdivision,” said Liz Stroebel, the listing… Continue reading →

202 Northpark Blvd. in Covington’s Estates of Northpark

This house at 202 Northpark Blvd. in a secluded community in Covington is a perfect place to relax with family and friends – yet, it’s just a short drive across the Causeway to all the hustle and bustle of New Orleans. “This is a beautiful French Provincial house, which even has a guest house in a… Continue reading →

Exclusive privacy in Edward Oaks

You may not have heard of Edward Oaks before, but that’s because only four lucky families can live there. This fenced and gated development is the ultimate in luxury, privacy and security right off Perkins Road near the overpass, and now there’s a home available and ready for move in. The home at 2682 Edward Ave.… Continue reading →

Sevenoaks Splendor

With its century-old oaks, covered balconies, a 1,106-square-foot guest house and a beautiful pool courtyard, the home at 6280 Sevenoaks Ave. prospers greatly from its French Quarter influences. The home also uses the sounds of falling water to relax and rejuvenate its occupants. The soothing water sounds come from a variety of fountains, koi ponds and waterfalls strategically… Continue reading →

12 Garden Lane in Old Metairie

Many New Orleanians not only like the convenience of living close to the downtown of the city, but also like the setting and feel of a house in the country. This listing at No. 12 Garden Lane in Old Metairie fills the bill on both counts. “This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to own a stately three-story… Continue reading →

Something’s Cooking in The Highlands

A lighted full-size tennis court and a beautiful pool courtyard provide amazing outdoor spaces, and a gourmet kitchen virtually guarantees successful entertaining in the home at 13431 Woodmont Court in The Highlands…see page 5.… Continue reading →

No. 43 English Turn Drive

Although this house is just eight miles from New Orleans’ Central Business District, it gives you the feeling of being right out in the country – albeit with every amenity imaginable. “This house has a very flexible floor plan,” said Betty Poche, the listing agent with Gardner Realtors. “It has a great room with wooden floors and… Continue reading →

Life is sweet under the oaks

Four massive live oaks stand guard in the corners of the big lot at 4887 Sweetbriar St., providing shade and timeless ambiance for the traditional style home situated there. The 2,886-square-foot residence is in Sweetbriar Place, one of the city’s nicest older subdivisions just off Perkins Road, where wide streets with sidewalks and lots of shade make for… Continue reading →

109 Audubon Lane in Mandeville’s Beau Chene

Beau Chene in Mandeville has always been a most desirable location for those who enjoy living in a country atmosphere, yet still not far from the amenities of the city. This listing at 109 Audubon Lane is a beautiful house with a pond and a bridge in its back yard and plenty of forest on the side. Across… Continue reading →

A Jewel in University Club Plantation

If University Club Plantation is a treasure chest of upscale homes, the residence at 14739 Memorial Tower Drive is a bright, shining jewel near the top. The home has six bedrooms and five full baths in nearly 5,000 square feet of luxurious living area. The home sits along the 11th fairway of the University Club’s golf course and… Continue reading →

2708 Coliseum Street in the Garden District

The Garden District evokes images of large lawns, wrought iron fences and plenty of, well, gardens, and this house has all of that and more. “This house is one of the famed Garden District’s ‘Freret’s Follys,’” said Katie Witry, the listing agent with Gardner Realtors, “but it has been fully restored for modern living.” (As a… Continue reading →

Contemporary Ranch Style on Sandalwood

One side of the master bath has a long granite makeup desk and a vanity on the opposite wall. Built-in dressers with lots of drawers are included.

With more than 5,600 square feet of living space, the rambling ranch style home at 5700 Sandalwood Ave. is located on a large lot in quiet Glenwood Subdivision. The home is more than 50 years old, but excellent design and recent updates show that quality never goes out of style. Two big live oak trees with… Continue reading →

No. 3 Audubon Place

This listing at No. 3 Audubon Place is a home I’ve admired for years. It epitomizes what life in Uptown New Orleans is all about. It has a gorgeous front porch, a matching balcony, a portico for your cars and a lush green lawn stretching for what seems blocks and blocks. “This is a stately Queen… Continue reading →

Artisan Hill: Luxury living in the heart of town

Artisan Hill is a gated luxury townhome development on Jefferson Highway about 30 seconds from Interstate 12 at Drusilla. With a curving brick wall in front, life in Artisan Hill represents exclusive privacy in what could be the best location in Baton Rouge. The development, located at Jefferson Highway and Bluebonnet Drive, has seven homes currently available, all… Continue reading →

No. 1 Platt St. in Kenner’s Woodlake Estates

This is the most comfortable house I’ve seen in a very long time. All the way across the front is an inviting porch set off by white columns, crisp white shutters and graced with a couple of comfortable rockers. Cute little lights line the curving path to the house, further inviting visitors to come in and enjoy the… Continue reading →

Sophisticated Contemporary Style in Goodwood Quarters

The tall stucco and brick home just inside the entrance to Goodwood Quarters subdivision on LaSalle Avenue blends an eclectic contemporary style with the warmth and charm of a southern mansion. The home is formal but at the same time relaxed, sophisticated yet comfortably styled. The home manages all this by blending contemporary styling elements… Continue reading →

21 Newcomb Boulevard Uptown

If you have any aspirations of living Uptown, you should go see this house right away. The Japanese magnolia is in bloom, the grass is green and the shrubs somehow survived the freeze. Plus, the house itself is magnificent: It’s an important structure on a private street filled with imposing homes. “This is a classic Uptown home… Continue reading →

French Style on the Lake in Santa Maria

The custom French home at 18962 Santa Maria Drive in The Highlands at Santa Maria features hand-scraped wood floors, exposed beams and a big game room upstairs perfect for kids or adults. The tall brick home has five bedrooms in more than 4,100 square feet of living area. The bonus is it’s located on one of the subdivision’s… Continue reading →