4782 highland baton rouge, LA 70808

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$1,599,999


  • 4
    Bedrooms
  • 7
    Bathrooms
  • 6,011
    Square Feet

A beautiful historic home in a stellar location, mixes a casual country and fine city life. 5 min. to interstate & 8 min. to LSU. Built in 1937, only two owners have enjoyed the location and flexibility of this property. Original owner imported all of the tile from Europe. The second owners renovations by Town Construction continued the tradition of hard surface floors of granite and Mexican tile on the ground floors and pine hardwood on the 2nd floor. Additions included the ground floor sun-room, upstairs walnut office, marble and onyx master bath, large kitchen and additional living area and bedroom used for teenage children, guests, au pier or mother-in-law. Today this area could easily be used as a home office or virtual school room. Plenty of bonus space that could be made into additional bedrooms. ENTER THROUGH THE GATE ON HIGHLAND - BEAUTIFUL, PRIVATE 3.16 ACRE SANCTUARY OBLIVIOUS TO THE HUSTLE AND BUSTLE OF THE CITY! Citrus trees including grapefruit, oranges, satsuma, Live Oaks, camellias, azaleas, sasanquas in the front, screened in swimming pool in the side yard, and cypress, live oaks, mulberry and other trees and a pond with nesting wood ducks and wild life in the back. Enjoy breathtaking views from every room. The main upstairs has a master bedroom w/office and master bath, two bedrooms each with their own bath. Downstairs, dining room, butler’s pantry, living room, sun-room, library, bedroom and bath. A utility room and spacious kitchen separates the additional area that can be used as a family/game room or separate guest area that includes two large rooms, laundry room, and a full and a half bath. Plenty of garage and storage space includes a two car garage and large drive through garage that can house a motor-home, boat or additional cars. The back of the property has a large metal building to store lawn and other equipment. Recent improvements include new architectural roof, water heater, HVAC. Truly a hidden gem on the historic highland road!



Property details

General Information

Bedrooms
4
Full Baths
6
Half Baths
1
Current List Price
$1,599,999
Listed Date
Feb 17, 2020
Status
Active
Home Type
Detached Single Family
Square Feet
6,011
Price Per Sqft
$266

Location

Subdivision Name
Rural Tract (No Subd)
County
East Baton Rouge

Location

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Directions

ON HIGHLAND, HEADED EAST RIGHT PAST LSU AVE.

Community

Highlands

A part of the Greater Baton Rouge area, some consider the Highlands the perfect balance of life. Here, you’ll enjoy all the amenities of Louisiana’s capitol city while appreciating the slower pace of suburban life. 

While looking for your dream home in the Highlands, be prepared to set some time aside, because there are SO MANY options! As one of Baton Rouge’s largest communities, there is truly a home for everyone here. Looking for country club living; you can find it. New constructions in planned communities; you can find it. Beautifully preserved plantation-style homes; you can find it. Creole cottages? Ranch-style? Large lots with acres of green space? You can find it all!

With these home options comes an amazing community to call home. Like most Louisiana areas, the Highlands neighborhood has a network of hiking and biking trails and is incredibly walkable. Of course, you’re never far away from the woods and bayous that are prime for hunting, fishing and kayaking. Your kids will love this area too with an array of parks and fun things for them to experience like the Burden Center’s Children’s Garden. 

Location is key here at the end of the day. You’re never far away from the booming city of Baton Rouge, home to some of the state’s best restaurants, music and art scenes, festivals and markets. With the proximity to the capitol city combined with the unbelievable real estate options and suburban lifestyle, the Highlands neighborhood is an amazing place to put down your roots! 

 

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