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 home blends Acadian and Old New Orleans style into an inviting retreat in the heart of town. Moss… 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 Hargis, the marketing director for the condos. “This is condominium living within hearing distance of St. Joseph Church’s bell on… 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 easy here, where a wide open triple-split floor plan allows this beautiful UC home to show off its warm heart… 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 trails, acres of parks and stocked lakes,” said Waltemath. “We also have a gated entrance, a swimming pool, a party… 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 beams that came from an old homestead in Folsum. A circle driveway off Hoo-Shoo-Too leads through a tree-shaded… 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 house is in the heart of Uptown, in the Lusher School district and within walking distance to Tulane University and… 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 example, is a 36-room mansion with its own indoor basketball court and movie theater. The home sits on 9.5 acres… 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 owner’s unit. “The owners of the guest house have created a unique B&B in the charming historic Faubourg… 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 St. Andrews Court West sits on a 1.12-acre cul-de-sac lot that showcases the beauty and serenity that is St. Andrews.… 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 into a huge living room which flows right into the dining area and kitchen. “This is a fabulous renovation… 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 acre and has lush, mature landscaping along with large shade trees. An L-shaped back yard borders a covered rear patio… 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 121 feet,” said Ann de Montluzin Farmer, the listing agent with de Montluzin Inventments. “It’s one block from St. Charles… 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 has stocked lakes, several miles of nature trails, a picnic area, a newly-paved tennis court and a playground for the… 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 agent with Keller Williams Realty. “It has two master suites downstairs making for a versatile floor plan.” A brick… 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 water access community,” said the listing agent Debbie Long, who, with her husband Albert Long, make up part of Teamgeaux… 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. is the first home to the right inside the development’s brick and iron security gates. The tall brick New Orleans… 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 located on the 100 x 300 lot, meaning you can hear splashing and gurgling from just about anywhere. You’ll also… 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 home on a huge country-like property,” said Margaret Stewart, the listing agent with Latter & Blum. “It has a pool… 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 a fireplace which opens to a large covered patio.” The entrance opens into a large foyer with a pristine… 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 pleasant evening strolls. The long brick home has exposed rafters under the eaves and original oak wood block… 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 the back of the house is a most-inviting patio with a view of the spacious back yard. “This… 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 has great views of one of the course’s manicured lakes. “This house has an interesting layout,” said Melissa… 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 plaque on one of the five identical houses in the 2700 block of Coliseum Street states, “This row of once… 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 night lights flank a stone sidewalk up to the entrance to the home, and a gated driveway with a keypad… 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 Anne home on a private street,” said Sissy Sullivan, the listing agent with RE/MAX N.O. Properties. “The gourmet kitchen was… 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 with different front elevations with rear-loading two-car garages on back alleys. “All of the homes are three bedrooms… 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 hospitality. “This is a gorgeous turnkey corner lot property,” said Shirley Kern, the listing agent with Latter… 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 with warm interior wood and upscale amenities like surround sound, upgraded lighting, cleverly-placed artwork coves and a laser-like focus on… 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 designed by renowned architect Moises Goldstein and built in 1920,” said Suzanne Whann, the listing agent with Latter & Blum’s… Continue reading →