Terrence L Richard ¦ Majestic Realty & Investments LLC ¦ 337-706-9455
About This 1899 Victorian For Sale In Broussard Louisiana
Nestled among verdant trees, this stunning, historic, 4,700 square foot home was built circa 1899 and sits on 3 pristine wooded acres. The first floor boasts 3,500 square feet of solid antique oak floors, 12′ ceilings, and vintage bathrooms with porcelain sinks & tubs. The kitchen has beaded cypress walls & ceiling, a 1948 vintage Chambers stove, 1933 Venta Hood, cast iron porcelain double sink with back splash, custom stain glass windows, and a 40” kitchen door leading to a porch overlooking the back acreage.
The beautiful front entrance to a grandeur foyer has the original front door with etched glass dragon heads, etched glass on side lights & transom, known to have been custom made out of New York for the original owner, Dr. Bienvieu’s wife.The staircase is also made of cypress and original to the home. The large front parlor has original tall windows and fireplace. All the doors in the home are solid cypress. 1st floor includes 2 bedrooms & 2 baths, family room, kitchen, formal dining room with pocket door, front parlor, an office, spacious laundry room and 4 porches.
The second floor is approximately 1200 square feet with 10′ ceilings, original antique solid pine floors throughout. There are two spacious bedrooms with sitting areas, a full bath and an additional unfinished bathroom, a game room overlooking back acreage, a foyer, and a balcony overlooking beautiful front landscaping. One bedroom has stain glass windows nestled in a “widow’s peak,” & one has etched glass egret double doors leading to balcony. Spacious windows bring in great lighting throughout.
Outdoors, there is space for all to enjoy the natural surroundings, including a large rowed vegetable garden, an outdoor kitchen with all plumbing, gas, a 3 tier stainless steel sink, bathroom with shower, workshop, and 3 carport parking. Roof pitch on garage is spacious enough for a loft. Property includes a pump shed and 2 storage units. With 3 acres of space, there are many possibilities.
Property is located in Broussard, LA, on Bayou Tortue Road, a highly sought after home for its wooded and secluded location. This beautifully restored home makes everyday living a dream, a must see. The roof was replaced in 2020, home repainted in 2021, garage added in 2013, and a new A/C in 2016. Only minutes away from downtown historic Broussard, groceries, gas, St. Julien’s Park, schools, churches, restaurants & recreation. History of the home and more details about its charming, original features are available upon request.