Mid-Century Modern on Fairway Drive

Within walking distance to Towne Center, the home at 2510 Fairway Drive is a mid-century modern design calling out to a buyer who is looking for something a little different. With lots of levels and lots of glass walls, this large contemporary home is situated on a shaded lot along the Baton Rouge Country Club golf course. Built in 1954 and upgraded over the years, this architect’s home features two master suites, clean lines and five exterior exits. With closets, nooks and crannies galore, storage space is not a problem here.

The entrance is up six wide aggregate concrete steps from a double carport with a workshop. Brick planters line the steps up to a slate stoop just before the entry. To the right of a small foyer inside is a wood staircase that leads up to a big bonus room and down to the second master suite. The wall behind the staircase is glass, the first of many glass features in the home. Ahead, dark-stained antique pine floors the living room and dining room, and travertine tile is the other predominant flooring. Berber carpet is in the home’s four bedrooms.

The living room and formal dining room are on opposite ends of a beautiful long area with a floor-to-ceiling glass wall, providing an absolutely unobstructed view of the shaded back yard backing up to the golf course. On the living room end of this space, a wide electronic fireplace turns on with a click of a remote. Painted beams and a coffered ceiling top the whole space, which is down one step from the entry level of the home. Guests can step down from the foyer into the living room and step up into the kitchen from the dining room.

The kitchen is a long, modern setup. No antiquated appliances here. The stainless appliance package includes double ovens, and accents counters topped with stark white quartz for a clean bright look. A wide breakfast room adjoins the kitchen and has its own bar and windows to the front yard. The home’s big L-shaped laundry room is behind the kitchen.

Meanwhile, the first master suite is down a short hall with glass that could best be described as a wall transom. The glass continues down the hall, then wraps around the edge of the master bedroom ceiling. The bath here has a vanity, a separate makeup desk and a tub/shower combination. A hallway from the master suite to two other bedrooms has a full bath on one side. The rest of the hall is lined with storage cabinets, closets and a drop off area. Bedroom No. 3 at the end of the hall has built-ins and is being used as a home office.

The second master suite on the opposite side of the home is down one level. It’s is the larger of the two masters, and has a sitting area with a large window. Continuing the glass wall theme, a double row of glass blocks is at the half-wall level on one end of the bedroom. The second master’s bath has two vanities and a closet, as well as built in dresser drawers.

Finally, a swinging glass door leads from the formal dining room to a side courtyard, where a gas line has been stubbed for an outdoor kitchen. The courtyard connects to a wide covered porch. The right buyer will fall in love with this unique contemporary home. If you think that might be you, Glenda Daughety with RE/MAX First will host an open house today from 2-4 p.m.

Statistics

--Address: 2510 Fairway Drive

--Lot size: 120 x 250 feet

--Living area: 3,433 square feet

--Bedrooms: Four

--Baths: Three

--Price: $455,000

--Marketing agent: Glenda Daughety, RE/MAX First

--Contact phone: 225-205-2672