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Louisiana’s most expensive old house listing! Circa 1848. $4,400,000

January 14, 2024

Welcome to Louisiana’s most expensive old house listing! This home was built in 1848. It is located on .57 acre in New Orleans, Louisiana. The house features a covered front porch, hardwood floors, wide baseboards, transom windows, crown moulding, wainscoting, exposed beams and a spacious kitchen. There is a large backyard with an in-ground pool. There is a six car garage with guest area above. Eight bedrooms, twelve bathrooms and 7,798 square feet. $4,400,000

Contact Margaret Maxwell with McEnery Residential: 504-458-1220

From the Zillow listing:


This magnificent estate that has been incredibly renovated for today’s luxury living. Located on a 130×192/182 sf lot, this stunning center hall mansion has very spacious, double parlors with 13 ft ceilings, beautiful wood floors and ornate moldings. The newly designed, gourmet kitchen features an incredibly-large LaCornue stove/oven, eat-in kitchen bar and a back deck foral fresco dining. A private office and full bath is conveniently located off the kitchen wing. Three large bedrooms with ensuite baths are located upstairs, which includes the primary bedroom suite with a newer, spa-like bathroom with an abundance of light. There is a cheery, yellow laundry room upstairs and also one on the ground floor. A two bedroom, two story back wing overlooks the new pool and the huge grass yard. Above the two car garage and workshop is a 2 bedroom, 2 bath guest suite with living and dining area and a full kitchen. Both the back wing (945sf) and above garage guest suite (1022sf) are not counted in living square footage however counted in the TOTAL under roof SF as they are detached from main house. Most of the interior was just freshly painted and the beautiful wood floors were sanded and refinished. The elevator goes from ground floor to roof top. The impact resistant and durable synthetic slate roof is brand new. There is a 6 car plus motor court behind a private, electronic gate. The beautiful landscaping is shaded by majestic old oak trees. Located only 2 blocks to St. Charles Ave and to Newman School.Such an incredible offering comes around so rarely!



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