Joanie Montelaro ¦ RE/MAX Professional ¦ 225-615-7755
About This 1929 Colonial Revival In Baton Rouge Louisiana
LISTED BELOW APPRAISED VALUE! Beautiful & spacious, maintaining historical touches and character with many updates throughout! Built in 1929, this historic Colonial Revival home is a must-see with its open gable, slate roof boasting a row of 3 front & 3 rear dormers, small arched entrance porch flanked with columns, leaded sidelights & masonry veneer.
A grand turned wooden stairway greets you as you enter the foyer. To the left is the dining/breakfast room that opens up to the recently updated kitchen complete with large Smeg gas stove, farm sink, granite countertops, and a butler’s pantry with original hardware & service bells. Just off the kitchen is a sitting room that leads to the formal living with a gas fireplace, original sconces above & sun/dining room with original terrazzo floors.
The circular landing of the 2nd floor opens to the 1st floor giving the stairwell a height of almost 20 ft. The 2nd floor features a library; with original folding French doors & custom Mahogany built-in shelving, 4 bedrooms; one of which served as the original master suite, and 2 full baths with original fixtures. Current owners converted the entire 3rd floor into a master suite with large walk-in closet and bathroom. This home has a 1,700 sq ft basement, which is very unique to the area, and the original carriage house is now a garage with an upstairs apartment.
The tranquil backyard has a deep porch with original iron doors, an inviting pool, and outdoor kitchen with plenty of space for outdoor entertaining. The current owners have made numerous upgrades to modernize this incredible home while maintaining its exquisite historical features, with having only 3 owners throughout its rich history. It is located just minutes from LSU, Baton Rouge High, Catholic High & St Joseph’s Academy. Schedule your showing today and come take a look at this magnificent one of a kind home!