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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 →

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 →

Rambling Ranch Style on Highland Road

Live oak trees have flourished for decades along Highland Road south of Lee drive, making the property among the prettiest in our area. Homes of varying ages and styles line both sides of Highland, including this five-bedroom ranch style residence near Magnolia Woods. The home was built more than 50 years ago, but it’s still in great shape… Continue reading →

5335 St. Charles Ave. Uptown

There is no street more elegant to live on than St. Charles Avenue. If you live here, you have truly made it in life and you will be the envy of your family and friends – who will be only too happy to visit you and partake in a little bit of your elegance. This listing at 5335… Continue reading →

Life on a Walden Pond

Walden is an established upscale neighborhood off Kenilworth Parkway behind Magnolia Woods where ponds and lakes provide a serene, tranquil setting. Many of Walden’s luxury homes line the edges of the waters, and the home at 1819 Applewood Road has more water frontage than most. This week’s featured home on Applewood Road is actually located along… Continue reading →

1915 Chestnut St. in the Lower Garden District

When you’re driving around looking for this house, you find out pretty quickly that it’s hard to miss. It’s painted a cheerful brick red set off by white columns and white woodwork and offers a generous balcony across the front. The striking color leads you around to the back to it charming deck and patio with plenty of… Continue reading →

The Good Country Life on Battle Road

The owner of the property at 8719 Battle Road in Ethel believes East Feliciana Parish is one of the best kept secrets in South Louisiana. It’s a place where country meets the city, where the air is fresh and the lifestyle is easy. Saddle up your horses and head for the rolling hills of the Felicianas.… Continue reading →

2329 Coliseum St. in the Garden District

This house is an entertainer’s dream with its large public rooms, high ceilings, gracious crown moldings and huge kitchen. “This is a one-of-a kind Garden District masterpiece,” said L. Bryan Francher, the listing agent with Leslie Perrin of Gardner Realtors. “It’s an exquisite single-story Henry Howard home cira-1868 completely restored by Michael Carbine in 2010.”… Continue reading →

Americana the Beautiful

Americana, Zachary’s new Traditional Neighborhood Development, is bustling with activity. The neighborhood’s modern new YMCA is open, the community center is up and running, and new homes are springing up all over. A shimmering 4-acre lake with public piers and two dog parks is in the back of the 420-acre development, while a bicycle and… Continue reading →

1220 Chipley St. in Westwego

It’s not often that you can find a three-bedroom, two-bath home for under $200,000, but this listing at 1220 Chipley St. in Westwego certainly fills the bill. This house is brick and is on a nice-sized lot with a magnificent oak tree in its front yard and another oak tree in its back yard. The yard… Continue reading →

Country Club Views

There are but a few prime lots left in the Country Club of Louisiana, so some builders and homeowners are buying and renovating older homes on the best lots. One great example is the home at 19240 South Lakeway Ave., a brand new 13-year-old home with some of the best views CCLA has to offer. It might sound… Continue reading →

17 Gainswood Dr. in Marrero’s Plantation Estates

A quieter, greener version of New Orleans is how the West Bank sees itself, and it’s true that you can get plenty more house for your money if you get out of the central city’s area. This listing at 17 Gainswood Dr. in Marrero’s Plantation Estates gives you a lot of space for this price. “The… Continue reading →

A Country Estate on Alligator Bayou Road

The country estate at 18530 Alligator Bayou Road consists of 3.27 pristine acres with a beautiful Greek Revival Raised American Cottage style home sitting squarely in the middle. A pond out back is shared with the neighbor – and with the Canadian geese that frequent the property. A limestone drive leads past a white rail fence… Continue reading →

2401 Chartres St. in Faubourg Marigny

This is one of those houses that remind all of us why we live in New Orleans. It has a wrap-around balcony with iron railings and plenty of room for your rocking chairs while you sit and observe the street. And, it’s on a corner lot, which at one time had probably housed one of those little grocery… Continue reading →

Gated Privacy off Moss Side Lane

Province Lane, a quiet upscale street that stretches back toward Ward’s Creek off Moss Side Lane, has a gated entrance and upscale homes. One of those homes – 6427 Province Lane – is a tall brick and stucco offering with lots of style and entertaining possibilities. A private rear courtyard with a heated gunite pool and brick fountain… Continue reading →

1744 Lakeshore Drive

This is a rare opportunity to not only own one of the most-partied-at houses in the city, but also to live in a gorgeous home in one of the most desirable neighborhoods in the city...see page 2. “This is the home of legendary philanthropist, social and civil activist Mickey Easterling,” said listing agent Robert Ripley, with… Continue reading →

Tall Traditional in University Club Plantation

Standing tall in the newest section of University Club Plantation, the home at 2521 University Club Drive has an open split floor plan with a fresh style. Whitewashed bricks inside and out help give the home a bright, clean feeling that would make anyone feel welcome. The listing agent calls the look “chic-traditional.” The brand new home… Continue reading →

2446 Royal St. in Faubourg Marigny

What a dream it would be to actually live in this listing at 2446 Royal St. in Faubourg Marigny. It’s on a corner lot – meaning you’d have neighbors on only one side – and boasts all the New Orleans features that we love: flickering wrought iron lights, French doors, wide pine floors, ceiling fans, fireplaces – and… Continue reading →

50s Style in Sherwood Forest

Built in the 1950s on a big corner lot in Sherwood Forest, the home at 11415 Mollylea Drive has been well maintained over the years. The home retains its unique custom style from 1957, and it’s still in move-in condition. The home could use some updating – either a little or a lot, depending on the new owner’s… Continue reading →

1618 King Dr. near Lake Pontchartrain

This house is on a huge lot with a manicured lawn and the dream of every home owner: a white picket fence complete with flowers surrounds its side yard. The covered front porch also has bright flowers, giving the house plenty of curb appeal. “This is a superior renovation of a home in an enclave of… Continue reading →

Shady Oaks Court

The hills off Highland Road south of the LSU campus make up some of the prettiest property in East Baton Rouge parish. The home at 223 Shady Oaks Court in Live Oak Estates sits in a cul-de-sac atop one of those hills and is graced with massive Live Oak trees in the front yard. The tall… Continue reading →

205 Fairway Dr. in Pass Christian

New Orleanians have long enjoyed vacationing or spending their weekends in Pass Christian on the Gulf Coast. And if you’re really lucky in life, you can even own a house such as this one and enjoy “The Pass,” as it’s called by those in this know, any time you desire. Like many of the homes on… Continue reading →

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 →