Historic House Listings

Such tall ceilings! Live oak trees! Circa 1903 in Louisiana. $278,000

July 12, 2023

I like this house! Such tall ceilings! Beautiful live oak trees on the property. The McGowen home was built in 1903. It is located on 1.53 acres in Jeanerette, Louisiana. The home features a covered front porch, tall ceilings, hardwood floors, jib windows, crown moulding, transom windows and a butler’s pantry. There is a detached shop on the property. Three bedrooms, two bathrooms and 3,318 square feet. $280,000 New price: $278,000

Contact Molli Rodriguez with EXP Realty: 337-522-7554

From the Zillow listing:


SELLER OFFERING $5,000 towards buyer”s closing costs with acceptable offer!! Step back in time with perfectly preserved and meticulously maintained property. Known as the McGowen home built between 1903 and 1905 by George Albert and Mary T. Moresi – this home features Corinthian columns – a beautiful front porch and an elaborate vestibule entranceway . This Louisiana style home sits on 1.53 acres and surrounded by registered Live Oaks , situated between colorful Azaleas and Camelias throughout! There is a metal shop, green house and separate guest home/office with half bath as well. Lots of Southern charm in this historic 3 bedroom/ 2 bath home filled with Louisiana Cypress , gorgeous hardwood floors, soaring ceilings with floor to ceiling windows and transoms over every door ! There are six fireplaces with original Eastlake mantels and a master en-suite with walk in closet for your convenience . There is even a butlers pantry off of kitchen ! Enjoy a screened in rear porch with views of the rear yards open patio -surrounded by Louisiana lush landscaping and two double gate access areas. Upstairs features approx 9000 sq ft of decked unfinished second level space. The large shop has a 1,000 Sq ft of covered area – providing storage and workshop area with space for southern Louisiana entertaining.. Plumbing and electrical have been updated with a less than 4 year old roof and a new natural gas- full house generator -still under warranty. Covered parking and lots of off street parking – this home has never flooded and doesn”t require flood insurance . There is an antique steel safe and wall safe that will remain! —



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