Historic House Listings

The Steamboat House, Circa 1853 in Louisiana. Built out of lumber from a steamboat. $295,000

September 10, 2019

Love the double porches! The Steamboat House was built in 1853. It is located on .32 acres in Natchitoches, Louisiana. The home was made of lumber from a dismantled steamboat. There is a river across the street so you can watch it as you sit on one of your two front porches. The house is situated on the parade route so you can watch from the comfort of your own home. Four bedrooms, five bathrooms, and 2,800 square feet. $329,000 New price: $295,000

From the Zillow listing:


HISTORIC DISTRICT – NATCHITOCHES HISTORY. The Steamboat House, located in the heart of the National Landmark Historic District. Built in the mid-1800s with lumber from a dismantled steamboat, this home has character of an older home with amenities of a new one. Full wrap porches upstairs and down give ample places to sit and read, watch the river, or just relax. Front door leads to comfortable living room with faux fireplace and original wood floors. The living room is open to the formal dining area with faux fireplace and a gorgeous chef’s kitchen. The kitchen island has antique stools with full glass view of a courtyard. Stainless appliances and storage galore. Circular stair leads from kitchen to master suite. Bedroom with private bath/separate tub and shower downstairs. Utility and half bath downstairs. Main staircase leads to 3 bedrooms and 3 baths upstairs. Huge master with private bath-separate soaker tub, shower, fireplace, 2 sinks, walk in closet. Live on parade route.


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