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Something Special in Bocage Lake

The home at 2734 Cedar Lodge Drive is one of just 13 homes on the lake in exclusive Bocage Lake, a gated neighborhood of mansions off Corporate Boulevard. This tall French style residence takes full advantage of its lakeshore location with walls of windows across its rear elevation. The home is large at nearly 5,500 square… Continue reading →

600 Esplanade Ave. in the French Quarter

This house has the ability to transport you back in time to the era of hoop skirts, calling cards and gracious living. “Time stands still in this grand mansion,” said Samara Poche, the listing broker with French Quarter Realty. “Corinthian columns support the arch under 16-foot ceilings with original medallions in the double parlors.” The three-story… Continue reading →

Shadowbrook Lakes Townhomes

Shadowbrook Lakes is an upscale gated community with a beautiful stacked stone entrance at the intersection of South Harrell’s Ferry and Jones Creek roads. Located near the back of the development, Shadowbrook Lakes Townhomes are the perfect complement to the single-family homes up front. These upscale townhomes – available in three different floor plans – range… Continue reading →

6048 Perrier Unit 2B: The La Salle School Condominiums

This condominium offers the best of all worlds: It’s in prestigious Uptown New Orleans, it’s a totally new renovation and the condo fee ensures that you’ll never have to worry about maintenance. “The historic La Salle School was originally built in 1901 as an elementary school, later to be transformed into the nationally known New Orleans… Continue reading →

Easy Living in University Club Plantation

The home at 15241 Cadet Court is located off Tiger Crossing Drive in one of the newest sections of University Club Plantation. The tall French offering offers a small, easy-maintenance yard and a more affordable way to get into this prestigious development south of the LSU campus. There are lots of large luxury homes on expansive… Continue reading →

635 Tricou St. in Holy Cross

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This listing offers you the opportunity to live in a completely renovated house at a better price than can be found in either neighboring Bywater or Faubourg Marigny. “This is a stunning renovation in the red hot Holy Cross neighborhood,” said Liz Tardo, the listing agent with Keller Williams Realty. “This meticulously renovated home was taken… Continue reading →

The Benjamin House

The Benjamin House, located downtown at 141 Royal Street, began falling into a state of disrepair in the 1970s. That’s when former owners restored the 2,657-square-foot cottage and moved it from Beauregard Town to its current location at 3650 Morning Glory Ave. Now the home is a shining jewel in University Gardens. We’re pretty sure the… Continue reading →

No. 83 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. The house is surrounded by huge expanses of lawn dotted with mature trees. “This is a beautiful home perfectly sited to provide views of the… Continue reading →

Luxurious French Style in Lakeside

The tall French Style home at 545 Shady Lake Parkway has a fabulous pool courtyard and 3,838 square feet of luxurious living space. Lakeside is an upscale development in the heart of south Baton Rouge right off Bluebonnet Boulevard. This beautiful custom home has heart pine floors in a smooth, flowing layout to go with the… Continue reading →

913 Gov. Nicholls St.

It’s a dream of some of us to live in the very first historic neighborhood in the entire city: the French Quarter and this listing could fulfill that dream and then some. “This house has a fascinating history,” said Pat Kahn, a French Quarter resident herself and the listing agent with Dorian Bennett Realtors. “It was built… Continue reading →

Tall French Style on Broad Magnolia Court

The tall French home at 3226 Broad Magnolia Court is situated along the golf course in University Club Plantation, which is home to lots of upscale golf course residences. But this home has a bonus that many others don’t – it sits on a half-acre lot in a quiet cul-de-sac. That means far less traffic and… Continue reading →

527 Mandeville St. in Faubourg Marigny

This is your chance to own an historic property which also belonged to a well-known New Orleans figure. The six-property complex owned by the chef Paul Prudhomme, who recently died, is now on the market. “This is a unique and fabulous private Marigny compound,” said Brigitte Fredy, the listing agent with Latter & Blum. “There are… Continue reading →

Classic Contemporary in Bocage Lake

The classic contemporary home at 2928 Bocage Lake Court is an ultra chic retreat with 24-foot ceilings and a wide open floor plan. This stylishly unique mansion with its marble floors and Caesarstone quartz counter tops is unlike anything else we’ve seen in Baton Rouge. Bocage Lakes is a private, upscale, gated community off… Continue reading →

881 Jewel St. in East Lakeshore

This listing is a breath of fresh air: It’s a true ultra-modern gem in a city filled with vintage dwellings. This is a modern house built in 1957 in Lakeview’s East Lakeshore neighborhood which did not flood during Hurricane Katrina. “This is a Mid-Century Modern home at its finest,” said Margaret Maxwell, the listing agent with Keller… Continue reading →

French Chateau on Bluebonnet Road

The home at 4505 Bluebonnet Road is a tall French Chateau filled with custom features like dirty-top pine floors and hand-painted ceiling medallions. It’s an elegant offering in the heart of south Baton Rouge close to Interstates 10 and 12…see page 5.… Continue reading →

1029 Jackson Ave. in the Garden District

The Garden District is filled with beautiful historic homes, plus it’s a wonderfully convenient neighborhood, and this house perfectly fits all those criteria. “This is a gorgeous Greek Revival Garden District estate,” said Lauren Smith, the listing agent with Keller Williams Realty. “The property includes a main house, a guest house and a garden on an… Continue reading →

Country Life in Laurel Lakes

With acreage-sized lots and sparkling lakes, Laurel Lakes is a collection of upscale homes tucked away at the back of the Riverbend subdivision off Brightside Drive. The home at 2525 Laurel Lakes Ave. is now available, presenting an opportunity for a new owner to experience country life in the city. Laurel Lakes is not a new… Continue reading →

1527 Sixth St. in the Garden District

This listing not only has the distinction of being located in one of the most prestigious neighborhoods in the city but it is also a house with a country club feeling to it. “This is a gorgeous, newly renovated Victorian home in the heart of the Garden District,” saidEleanore Farnsworth, the listing agent with Gardner Realtors. “It… Continue reading →

Livingston’s Magnolia Farms

Magnolia Farms, a new development off La. 16 about six miles north of Interstate 12 in Livingston Parish, offers quality homes at affordable prices. New three-bedroom brick and stucco homes with slab granite counters and wood laminate floors start at just $175,000. The most expensive home in the development will come in around $208,000, making this… Continue reading →

357 Brockenbraugh Ct. in Old Metairie

This listing offers plenty of possibilities for housing because it’s two separate houses on one lot with a fabulous pool including a lap pool and spa in between – plus, it’s located in one of the most prestigious neighborhoods in the city – Old Metairie. “The exquisite details and grounds of this fabulous compound make it… Continue reading →

Old Baton Rouge in Walnut Hills

Nestled among the oaks and magnolias off Hundred Oaks Avenue, the traditional home at 2032 Ramsey Drive has endured the test of time. Built in 1955, this well-kept home still has most of its original oak and marble floors, as well as all of its character and charm. Interestingly, this is the first time this… Continue reading →

1122 Valence St. Uptown

Sometimes a single-family home may be out of reach for someone who wants to live in one of the most desirable neighborhoods in the city, such as Uptown – and that’s where buying a condo can solve that problem. “This is a unique opportunity to own a four-bedroom condo with off-street parking for three large vehicles,”… Continue reading →

French Style in Santa Maria

Situated along the 13th fairway in Santa Maria, the custom home at 19548 Southern Hills Court is a tall French style offering that features a functional layout with upscale amenities. Lots of antique beams and interior bricks add warmth and southern charm to this 5,118-square-foot home. Built in 2008 by a retired engineer, this cul-de-sac home… Continue reading →

218 East William David in Old Metairie

This listing has the best of both worlds – it’s new construction, but it’s located in Old Metairie, an area known for older homes and established neighborhoods. “This is fabulous new construction by Capstone Homes in the heart of Old Metairie,” said Anne Comarda, the broker with Comarda Delery Realtors. “Strict attention has been paid to… Continue reading →

Treasure on City Park Lake

Located in a cul-de-sac along the shore of City Park Lake, the custom home at 2052 Estates Road is a hidden gem with a wraparound porch and 6,200 feet of elegant living space. The home sits high atop a hill overlooking the lake and takes full advantage of its lofty perch. The home was built in… Continue reading →

298 Midway Ave. in River Ridge

This is a chance of a lifetime to live in an authentic log cabin just like the one Abraham Lincoln supposedly lived in, but one that’s been updated with modern plumbing and wiring. “This is a one-of-a-kind custom built log home,” explained Carolyn Talbert, the listing agent with Keller Williams. “It was originally built in 1939… Continue reading →

Bocage Contemporary Made New Again

After a six-month remodeling project, the residence at 2750 McConnell Drive in Bocage is now ready for new owners. The remodel was total, from the ground up and the wall studs in. This house may be nearly 50 years old, but everything inside the home is brand new. The layout is new, the walls are new,… Continue reading →

6031 Garfield St. Uptown

This listing at 6031 Garfield St. is not only a beautiful Greek Revival design, but it also has a spiffy addition to give it even more square footage – plus it’s only three blocks from St. Charles Avenue. “This is a fabulous renovation with an addition of more space,” said Merritt Lane, the listing agent with… Continue reading →

Fair Oaks Estates

The tall French design at 423 Longmeadow Drive in upscale Fair Oaks Estates has heart pine floors, excellent millwork and a fabulous gunite pool in a “smart” back yard. This home represents south Louisiana living at its finest off Highland Road. Upscale houses abound in Fair Oaks Estates, located just northwest of the Country Club of Louisiana… Continue reading →

323 Nashville Ave. Uptown

Not only is this a great house for living, but this listing at 323 Nashville Ave. is also within walking distance to Audubon Park and Magazine Street shopping and dining. “This is a circa 1890’s three-story side hall Victorian house,” said Charlotte Dorion, the listing agent with husband Chris Dorion of Gardner Realtors. “It has… Continue reading →

A Cozy Cottage on Moss Side Lane

Nestled on 2.5-acres with a beautiful half-acre fishing pond, the 2,402-square-foot cottage at 5514 Moss Side Lane is a slice of country life smack in the middle of the city. It’s not “feed the chickens and milk the cows country,” but a peaceful and scenic setting of tranquility. Designed to replicate a planter’s cottage, the… Continue reading →

837 Dumaine St. in the French Quarter

If your dream has ever been to live in the French Quarter, this listing just might fulfill your wish. “This is a fully renovated and meticulously restored Creole Townhouse,” said Jane Krug, the listing agent with Latter & Blum. “It combines old world charm and modern amenities.” The features of this listing are what every… Continue reading →

Carriagewood Contemporary

Carriagewood Estates is an upscale development off Vignes Road in the southeast corner of East Baton Rouge Parish. Sidewalks meander in front of large homes in the subdivision, which has three stocked lakes and recreational areas with walking paths. The corner home at 18417 Vis-à-vis Ave. is a 2,954-square-foot contemporary offering with rustic interior influences. Three… Continue reading →

No. 1 Kingsmill Lane in English Turn

Although English Turn is only eight miles from downtown New Orleans, it has a definite country feeling to it. Homes are built on spacious lots around a golf course, clubhouse and swimming pool. This listing is exceptional, since it was built by a home builder as his own residence. “This is a stunning builder’s home designed and… Continue reading →

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 →