1560 stanford ave baton rouge, LA 70808

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$1,599,000


  • 3
    Bedrooms
  • 5
    Bathrooms
  • 6,765
    Square Feet

A one-of-a-kind property fronting the LSU Lakes with over 5069 sq. ft., plus under roof bonus heated / cooled exercise room or office with private 1/2 bath. Mr. Meticulous updated this home with all the amenities / features of a newly built plus some...Privacy and Lake views were a priority when existing home was updated with 2 additions to the original structure and fortress like front street entrance / driveway and off street parking.. Seller / Elec Engineer has this home fully automated from lighting, audio / video, security monitoring, and operation of 2 gated driveway entrances and a secured pedestrian walk up at front.... full surround sound and tablet controlled audio in every room, a full home security system which includes inter-com and live cameras, two car porte-cochères / carriage house, two guest suites with private baths, and elaborate landscaping featuring elegant live oaks canopy over the driveway, lush azaleas and magnolias which creates a park-like backyard. If required, a 4th br might be feasible with the repurposing of the extra large Piano room and addition of a bath. Imagine breathtaking views every day...sunsets A +++++ 28’ wide Hyacinth entrance: guest parking - One (1) vehicle parking slot to the right on the outside of the rear gate + Four(4) car length slot along the 100 foot + fence along the Hyacinth entrance to the driveway corner + Two(2) car length slot around the driveway corner (on right) before carriageway + Two(2) slots at the front portico driveway apron + One(1) slot at the ped gate down in the ‘valley’ = TEN (10) guest parking slots not imposing upon nor impeding traffic around the rear carriage way (which houses an additional two vehicles). VIRTUAL TOUR aerial of home / acreage........ FORTRESS LIKE ENTRY WITH 2 GATED DRIVES...



Property details

General Information

Bedrooms
3
Full Baths
3
Half Baths
2
Current List Price
$1,599,000
Listed Date
May 11, 2018
Status
Active
Home Type
Detached Single Family
Square Feet
6,765
Price Per Sqft
$315

Location

Subdivision Name
Etta B Jolly

Location

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Directions

STANFORD TOWARDS LSU....PAST HYACINTH...2ND HOME ON LEFT..HAS PRIVATE GATED ENTRANCE TO HOME SITE OFF HYACINTH

Community

Southdowns

Built back in the 1940s, Southdowns is a famed community near the LSU Campus and the well-traveled Perkins Road. This neighborhood offers many exciting year round events nearby as proximity is a major selling point here. Residents enjoy a calm, outdoors-centric life near City Park Lake and University Lake. Southdowns is also close to North Gate, Steele Place, and the Garden District.

Southdowns real estate offers a selection of single-family homes both one and two-story, that are individually crafted. Homes for sale in this area are an intriguing mix of old and new. Initial construction began here in the forties and continued through the sixties. Residents have managed to keep that historic feel while enjoying modern updates as well. There are also many new construction options, and most homes generous front lawns and fenced-in backyards that are set along neighborhood streets.

There’s never a lack of things to do here. Here, you can shop, eat and play all within a short distance from their Southdowns homes. Each year, the neighborhood hosts one of Baton Rouge’s favorite events, the Southdowns Mardi Gras Parade. You can treat yourself to a night out to eat an array of large restaurants and small, quaint eateries. Or, take advantage of the many opportunities for shopping with local boutiques and larger shopping malls like Cortana Mall and the Mall of Louisiana. Or, if you’re looking to spend the day outdoors, then you can enjoy one of the many recreational parks in and around this area or hit the links at Webb Memorial Golf Course and City Park Golf Course.

In the suburban community of Southdowns, you can experience fun, civic-minded community life!

 

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