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Magnificent Muirfield Estate

The Mediterranean style mansion at 19523 N. Muirfield Circle in the Country Club of Louisiana has an imposing front elevation, but the real story of this residence lies inside and in back. Located in prestigious Parcel 18 of CCLA, this property is simply breathtaking. Polished travertine and marble are essential elements in this home, which… Continue reading →

1030 Burgundy St. in the French Quarter

When you’re standing in front of this listing at 1030 Burgundy St. in the French Quarter, it looks just like any other double shotgun found throughout the city – but once you walk in the front door – Wow! The interior takes your breath away. “This is a French Quarter gem,” said Richard Jeansonne, the owner/broker… Continue reading →

Mary Plantation in Braithwaite, Plaquemine Parish

The exciting plus of living in New Orleans is that you can actually live in a plantation home as residents did long ago when the city was first founded. Even though Mary Plantation House is only 22 miles from New Orleans, it is a true plantation home in every sense of the word. “Mary Plantation House… Continue reading →

Homecoming in University Club Plantation

Tucked away in a secluded section of University Club Plantation, the home at 15007 Homecoming Drive is a tall brick mansion with a screened-in pool courtyard in back. Inside this private screened enclosure, you can swim year round in the heated pool or sharpen your skills on the 4-hole putting green. There are five bedrooms and… Continue reading →

2503 St. Charles Avenue The Walker House

Many a New Orleanian has harbored a dream of making it big and moving to St. Charles Avenue, probably considered the premier street in the city. This listing is your opportunity to finally achieve that dream. The house, known around town as the Walker House, was built by Joseph Walker, a native of Montreal, who first… Continue reading →

Magnificent Mediterranean in Santa Maria

Most folks recognize Santa Maria as one of our city’s premier developments with upscale homes and beautiful green spaces. The Pebble Beach section of Santa Maria is an even more exclusive gated community of just 15 residences. One of those homes – a magnificent Mediterranean mansion – is now available. Sitting high atop a hill on… Continue reading →

611 Hector St. in Old Metairie

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This house is most unusual in that it is set in an established neighborhood in a prestigious section of Old Metairie, yet it has a very attractive open floor plan across its back that makes it seem extremely modern. “This is a Metairie Club Gardens house on estate-sized grounds,” said Megan Nelson, the listing agent with Gardner… Continue reading →

Elegant Elevation in Manchac Plantation

Sitting high atop a hill just south of Santa Maria, the home at 18797 Bienville Court has multi-level patios, porches and decks overlooking nearly two acres of shady landscape that drops dramatically back to the banks of Bayou Manchac. The front elevation of this home belies the scenery and tranquility in back. Don’t get me wrong, the… Continue reading →

1421 Octavia St. Uptown

A corner lot is always desirable for its additional parking possibilities, lack of neighbors on one side and ease of ingress and egress. A house on a corner lot Uptown has all this and the distinction of being located in one of the most desirable neighborhoods in the city. “This house is on a high demand… Continue reading →

Santa Maria Style

The French style home at 18113 Bel Meadow Ave. has four bedrooms and three and one-half baths in a split floor plan that takes full advantage of its nearly 2,500 square feet of living space. The home features oak and tile floors, and it’s in a great location in upscale Santa Maria. Freshly painted and updated,… Continue reading →

No. 7 Golf Villa Dr. in English Turn

This is a magnificent West Indies-style plantation house from the front – but the wow! factor is around the back. An expansive porch with the requisite blue ceiling and fan overlooks the 18th hole of the English Turn golf course, which has a water hazard right in front – meaning you’ll never have anyone build behind you.… Continue reading →

Sensational St. Andrews

St. Andrews is a quiet, upscale community tucked away at the end of Greenbriar Street south of Bayou Manchac. Far from the beaten path in Prairieville, St. Andrews has some of the prettiest homes on some of the prettiest property around. The French traditional home at 18695 St. Andrews Court West is sensational inside and out.… Continue reading →

116 Pleasant Ridge Dr. in Belle Chasse

This is a house with a tremendous amount of curb appeal. There are two blooming crepe myrtle trees in the front, a variety of shrubs to soften the brick and concrete fa├žade and a wide expanse of lawn. “This spectacular home offers a grand foyer with an open floor plan,” said Bonnie Buras, the listing agent… Continue reading →

Southern Charm, Island Style

The Island is an upscale country club development on the northern edge of Plaquemine. The home at 59325 Stonewall Drive – a tall Andy McDonald design situated on a large lot along the 18th Fairway – showcases excellent millwork and great attention to detail. Hand-scraped oak floors, two fireplaces, 8-foot interior doors, lifetime Delta faucets, triple… Continue reading →

1404 Valmont Uptown

This house is absolutely amazing! It’s like your own private country club – but not in a suburb – rather, it’s right smack in the middle of an Uptown neighborhood. “This is a lovely modified Victorian house on a corner lot,” said Merritt Lane, the listing agent along with his wife Nikki with Latter & Blum’s… Continue reading →

A Clinton Country Estate

The picturesque country estate at 7605 La. Hwy. 63 south of Clinton is just 45 minutes from Baton Rouge, a short straight shot from the hubbub of the city to the peace and tranquility offered by the rolling meadows and forests of East Feliciana Parish. As we pulled into the home’s asphalt driveway during our visit last… Continue reading →

5534 Sutton Pl. in Algiers

This listing is a unique opportunity to buy a well-maintained, professionally decorated and landscaped house in a quiet, residential neighborhood. “The location is unsurpassed with this gem of a house,” said Gary Marshall, the listing agent with Latter & Blum Realtors on the West Bank. “Its interior is refined with built-ins and generous closets.” The owners… Continue reading →

Luxury on the Lake in The Meadows

Few things warm a home like cypress and old interior brick, and the home at 6022 Summer Lake Drive in The Meadows has plenty of both. Interior doors, windows and cabinetry are cypress, and the fireplaces are old brick. If you’re looking for a warm lakeside home with a pool, this new listing might be just the place.… Continue reading →

No. 5 Oak Alley Dr. in English Turn

This listing is truly a manor house of the grandest design: it’s huge at over 7,000 square feet, it has a brick patio and pool in its back yard – and it even boasts an elevator. “This house was designed after the Shorter Mansion of Eufaula, Alabama,” explained Irene Hernandez, the listing agent with Latter &… Continue reading →

Hidden Retreat at Lake Crest

Drive by the home at 1768 May Street and about all you’ll see is an ivy wall and a stand of bamboo along a gravel driveway. But don’t let this home’s unassuming front elevation deceive you. Step around the ivy wall and pull back the bamboo curtain and there’s a charming lake cottage with unique views of Lake… Continue reading →

1905-07 North Rampart St. in Faubourg Marigny

One firmly established way to afford to get into a home of your own is to buy a house with revenue – and this listing perfectly fits that profile – it includes an established income-producing 775-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bath rental. “This is a spectacular restoration of an Italianate residence with a bonus apartment,” said Colette Meister,… Continue reading →

The Villas at Goodwood

The Villas at Goodwood presents an appealing package for downsizers and others looking for a maintenance-free lifestyle in a prime center city location. The new upscale homes start at $369,900 and offer convenience, upscale living and security in a gated community. Three of the zero-lot-line villas are complete and ready for move in, and another is… Continue reading →

28 Castle Pines in English Turn

This listing is an opportunity to live in one of the premier communities in New Orleans in a large, well-built house. “This is a gorgeous four-bedroom, three-bath English Turn home located on a quiet cul de sac,” said Kay Randels, the listing agent with Latter & Blum. “The updates include stained and scored concrete floors, stainless… Continue reading →

Myrtle Hill Masterpiece

The mansion overlooking a private pond at 9631 Myrtle Lane in the exclusive Estates at Myrtle Hill subdivision has an interesting story to tell. Started in 2008, it’s just now being completed by a builder who took over the unfinished project. The wait was worth it. This home is a Myrtle Hill masterpiece. The home blends… Continue reading →

837 Royal St., Unit E in the French Quarter

If you have ever dreamed of taking a step back in time and living in the French Quarter, this condominium will more than fulfill that vision “This exclusive residence located in a landmark building in the heart of the French Quarter boasts spectacular views from expansive front and rear balconies overlooking Royal Street and its enclosed… Continue reading →

Secluded Luxury at Hidden Lake

Hidden Lake is an upscale subdivision off Highland Road where nature often visits the large fashionable homes that line the shore of the neighborhood lake. The home at 10731 East Hidden Lake Court is one of the more private residences with an inviting presence and awesome lake views. The tall French style home was a homebuilder’s… Continue reading →

421 Burgundy No. 5 in the French Quarter

Plenty of us would love to live in the Vieux Carre right in the middle of festivals, music and food. “Here is your opportunity to own your own little piece of the historic French Quarter,” said Lanea Primeaux, the listing agent with Green Fields Real Estate. “You can enjoy the cool breeze coming in through three… Continue reading →

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 →