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Price $1,500,000 USD
Status Sold
Bedrooms 3
Full Baths 3

New Orleans, LA, United States

Description

Designed by Barry Fox and built by Leonard Isaacs in 1996, this grand custom-built stucco home makes a bold impression, only steps from Audubon Park. With an eye towards the opulence of 18th century France, this majestic estate is ideal for entertaining on any scale. Classic refinement, suited with every modern amenity Vast grounds before the house are pleasantly bordered by rose gardens, azaleas, sasanquas, pear trees and a deep hedge Exterior is illuminated at night - perfect for evening parties Galvinized gate, iron balconies, slate walk and limestone steps establish the entryway Brilliant antique Baccarat chandelier is the focal point of the foyer Circling stair is accented with steel and wood balusters topped with custom finials -- oak wood steps ascend to occulas with star medallion overlooking limestone tile floor Library displays floor-to-ceiling shelves and cabinets cut from Louisiana sinker cypress Dining Room is graced with exquisite antique crystal chandelier, molded arches, heart pine floors continued from the Library, and French doors viewing the lawn Living Room features custom cabinet shutters which are modeled after those in the Pontalba Apartments Deep cornices, coffered archways, decorative panels, gracefully curving walls, wood- burning brick fireplace with limestone mantle, and center-cut oak floors contribute to the French motif of the Living Room Kitchen is generously appointed with light-filled breakfast area, wood-burning brick fireplace and limestone mantle, marble counters, custom cabinets, solid exposed beams, pickled wood ceiling, double pantry, and of course sub-zero refrigerator, Gaggenau appliances and countless other amenities Upstairs center window opens over spectacular views of vast lawn Master bedroom is contoured with curving walls echoed from Living Room below; lavish His & Her bathrooms and dressing areas -- Hers with jacuzzi-style tub, Venetian chandelier and enormous walk-in closet; His with double shower and three additional wardrobe closets Master bedroom overlooks large private back yard, perfectly manicured with azaleas and young trees, slate patio, and columned pergola Enclosed garage, crested with two dormer windows imported from Paris, houses multiple cars as well as additional storage plus temperature-controlled wine cellar, fit for a connoisseur Guest apartment is newly painted, newly carpeted and includes skylight, custom cabinets, and full bath with coriander counter Main house and garage are protected by slate mansard roof with flat, copper top areas Floored third story is equipped with tall ceilings,plumbing and electricity --ready to be finished ADDITIONAL FEATURES: • Stucco is hand-laid • Steel construction throughout (no wood joists) • Extra thick walls are filled with insulation • Center-cut oak floors throughout second floor • Copper gutters along exterior • Outdoor lighting • In-ground sprinkler system

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