Historic House Listings

“Bocage”, Circa 1837. Being sold furnished with amazing pieces! 8 acres in Louisiana. $1,850,000

April 18, 2022

Sometimes when homes are sold furnished I think to myself, eh, they can keep it. But not with this one! Amazing beds! “Bocage” was built in 1837. It is located on eight acres in Darrow, Louisiana. The home features a grand front entrance, original hardwood floors, crown molding, ceiling medallions and beautiful plasterwork. This home is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Five bedrooms, five bathrooms and 5,459 square feet. $1,850,000

Contact Dorian Bennett with Dorian Bennett Sotheby’s International Realty: 504-944-3605

From the Zillow listing:


Bocage, considered one of the finest examples of Greek Revival architecture in America, was built in 1837. It is attributed to noted architect James H. Dakin, who would later design Louisiana’s Gothic Revival Old State Capitol (1847 – 1849). Bocage is located on historic River Road between New Orleans and Baton Rouge, facing east to greet the rising sun. Bocage is being sold substantially furnished and with approximately 8 acres of land. Bocage is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.


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