About This 1840 Ouida Plantation In Saint Francisville Louisiana
Ouida Plantation dates to 1840 and lies as bright within its girdle of woodland as any butterfly that rests upon moss. This beauty is just outside of St Francisville LA. Ouida was named for the pseudonym of the English novelist Marie Louise de la Ramée, and sits on 20 plus acres of restored landscape/woodlands. The romance and magic of this place must be seen in person! We are proud to offer this once-abandoned jewel of West Feliciana Parish.
Ouida’s true Acadian architecture was restored and lovingly cared for over the last 20 years by its last two owners. The property retains original paint, old growth cypress and pine, and an abundance of unique details. The parlor conserves 90% of its original paint. This beautiful center hall home offers 3 bedrooms, 4 fireplaces, a large updated kitchen, breakfast room looking out on the grounds, formal parlor and dining room, four plenty of upstairs living space for guests, a home office, play room, etc., large screened in porch for relaxing & entertaining. It even has its own wine cellar/room.
You can even make your own pecan pie from the trees on the grounds! This perfect retreat and its grounds will inspire your creative soul. Step into one of the gardens. and let the muse guide you. Turkey, deer, and a large variety of other wildlife reside on this estate.
Two additional structures: a double garage with attached greenhouse and the other has a great social deck with nearby fountain. The landscape holds many native plants and birds. Time to write that book, record that song, or just paint until your soul falls free? Perfect for anyone looking for serene living, while enjoying nature’s beauty. Within a 30 minute drive to Baton Rouge or 2 hour drive to New Orleans Airport (MSY). Call us today for a private showing and additional details. Measurements not warranted.