Historic House Listings

Off market. That chapel in the backyard!! And that porch! Circa, 1904. Louisiana. $377,000

April 22, 2018

I want my own backyard chapel!!! And that porch seems to go on forever. Upstairs needs some updating, but this is a really pretty house! Built in 1904 in Franklin, Louisiana. Four bedrooms, four bathrooms, and 4,370 square feet. $377,000

From the Zillow listing:


Begin life’s new chapter in this charming Queen Anne home overflowing with 114 years of history! Located in the historic district , it’s one of the many fine historical homes that the little town of Franklin is known for. The timeless beauty of this home has been admired since it was built in 1904 by the mayor of Franklin. It embodies the charm and romance of a bygone era, built to endure. An incredible wrap around porch welcomes you into a center hall adorned w/ original fireplace, gorgeous cypress mill work, 14 ft ceilings, & original pocket doors. Your heart will skip a beat when you see the cypress staircase & vintage stained glass! Located on the .79 acre, corner lot there is a 1,936 sq ft ”Maison Dimanche” (guest house), original carriage house and pool. See attached document! This home is priced below recent appraisal and is in the process of having a brand new roof installed by local Ford roofing. Located 40 minutes from Lafayette and 40 minutes from Houma you don’t want to miss this extraordinary home with equally extraordinary price!

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