Deborah Pierce ¦ Keller Williams Realty Acadiana ¦ 337-735-9300
About This 1899 Victorian For Sale In Broussard Louisiana
This stunning, restored, historic 4700 square foot home was built circa 1899 and sits on just under 3 pristine wooded acres adorned with beautiful trees. The elegant front entrance opens to a grandeur foyer that has the original front door with etched glass featuring a phoenix. Notice the etching on the side lights & transom as well known to have been custom made out of New York for the original owner, Dr. Bienvenu’s wife.
As you walk through the 3500 sq ft 1st floor you are welcomed at every turn with solid antique oak floors from the 1920s and 12′ ceilings beaming with history. The home also boasts vintage bathrooms with porcelain sinks & tubs. Oh, The kitchen! The walls & ceiling are beaded cypress. A 1948 vintage Chambers stove, 1933 Vent Hood, cast iron porcelain double sink with back splash, and custom stain glass windows all eagerly greet you with their timeless beauty. From the kitchen there is a 40” door leading to a welcoming porch overlooking the back acreage.
The large front parlor welcomes you with original tall windows and the original fireplace. All the doors in the home are solid cypress with glass knobs. Additional 1st floor timeless amenities include 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, family/gathering room, formal dining room with pocket door, an office, spacious laundry room and 4 porches.
As you make your way upstairs, take a moment to take in the original staircase made completely of cypress. The second floor is approximately 1200 square feet with 10′ ceilings and original antique solid pine floors throughout. There are two spacious bedrooms with sitting areas, 2 full baths, a game room (overlooking back acreage), a foyer, and a balcony overlooking beautiful front landscaping. One bedroom has stained glass windows nestled in a “widow’s peak”. The other bedroom has etched glass double doors leading to the balcony. Spacious windows throughout brings in great natural light.
The Outdoors continue the ambiance and offer plenty of space to enjoy the natural surroundings. Entertain or relax in your outdoor kitchen with plumbing, gas, a 3 tier stainless steel sink, and a bathroom with shower. Other exterior features include a workshop, 3 car carport spacious enough to add a loft. Property incudes a water well and 2 storage units. With almost 3 acres of space, it boast many possibilities.
Located in Broussard, LA, on Bayou Tortue Road, a highly sought after area for its wooded and secluded location, this beautifully restored home makes everyday living a dream. Located only minutes away from downtown historic Broussard, St. Julien Park, schools, churches, restaurants & recreation allows for convenient living. This timeless, elegant home is a must see and is sure to take your breath away. Schedule your private tour today.
Photography Credit: Deborah Pierce ¦ Keller Williams Realty Acadiana