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Louisiana’s most expensive old house listing! Circa 1932. One acre in New Orleans. $7,000,000

March 24, 2024

Welcome to Louisiana’s most expensive old house listing! Such beautiful landscaping! The house was built in 1932. It is located on 1.20 acres in New Orleans, Louisiana. The house features a grand staircase, boxwood gardens, porte cochere, large patio, crown moulding, wide baseboards and an elevator. Six bedrooms, nine bathrooms and 10,124 square feet. $7,000,000

From the Zillow listing:


Introducing The Howard House, built in 1932 and designed by architect Richard Koch in the English Regency style with Virginia Tidewater influences, this extraordinary estate sits on over 1.2 acres on an entire city block facing St. Charles Avenue. Koch, who designed the botanical gardens in New Orleans City Park, also designed the property’s majestic garden “Greenbough,” which has been recognized by the Smithsonian Institute. Entering the home, each room is truly a work of art. Extraordinary paneling, crown and dental moldings, ceiling medallions, hardwood floors, 12 foot ceilings, arched openings, and a beautiful carved staircase, a commercial entertaining kitchen, elegant formal and informal living spaces, as well as 2 beautiful porches complete the first floor. The second floor houses 4 bedroom suites with fireplaces and balconies, plus a working office. The third floor has 2 additional bedrooms, a cedar closet and a large walk in attic. Elevator to all 3 stories, two story guest house, covered parking for multiple cars, a below grade basement, and a porte cochere complete this magnificent property, walled on all four sides for incredible privacy. There is nothing else like it in the City of New Orleans!



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