498 S LAKESHORE DR, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 | 2019015037 | RE/MAX Louisiana

498 S LAKESHORE DR $3,900,000

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    498 S LAKESHORE DR Baton Rouge, LA 70808

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    $3,900,000

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    • 4 Beds
    • 8 Baths
    • 8,465 sq.ft.
    • Residential
    • MLS# 2019015037
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    A Louisiana Legend! Come own a piece of Louisiana History with this timeless home sitting on the premiere point of the LSU Lakes Peninsula. Originally built in the 1930's for Huey P. Long, this Classical Residence became the home to Long's widow and son, former Senator Russell P. Long following Huey Long's assassination. The home was designed by Weiss, Dregfous and Seiferth Architects, who also designed the Louisiana State Capitol. Over time, the home has been updated to today's standards but in perfect keeping with it's historical character and charm. The gardens are like a walk in paradise and rival any you will find in Baton Rouge. The views from the home and gardens capture the best views of the LSU Lakes. Upon approaching the home, which is totally private and gated - you are captivated by the stately appearance of the front elevation with the massive columns and front porch. Upon entering the foyer, you see the beautifully curved stairwell leading to the 2nd story. The 1st floor boasts a large living room, study, dining room, breakfast room, kitchen and den. All rooms are elegantly furnished! The kitchen includes a Sub-zero refrigerator, Viking Range and solid slate countertops. The second floor includes the Master Bedroom with his and hers baths plus a sitting room; 2 additional bedrooms with ensuite baths plus a glass porch/sitting room. The 3rd floor has a game room, 4th bedroom and bath. The basement houses the laundry, pool room and an additional office plus a bath. You may access the stunning pool area from this floor or from the first floor. The detached garage can house 4 cars and accesses the home by a breeze way.

    • General Features
      • Bathrooms - Full 5
      • Bathrooms - Partial 3
      • Fireplace 3 Fireplaces, Gas Logs Firep, Masonry Firep, Wood Burning Firep
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      • Number of Stories 3
      • Parking Attached Park,Detached Park,Garage Park,Garage Rear Park,Off Street Parking,Street Parking,Other Parking
      • Pool on Lot Yes
      • Pool Type ,
      • School System East Baton Rouge
    • Building Features
      • Cooling 2 or More Units Cool, Zoned Cool
      • Heating 2 or More Units Heat, Central Heat, Gas Heat, Zoned Heat
      • Interior Built-in Bookcases,Ceiling 9'+,Ceiling Varied Heights,Crown Moulding,Elec Dryer Con,Elec Wash Con,Ice Maker,Inside Laundry,Sm Window Trtmt.,Wet Bar
      • Flooring Carpet Floor, Cer/Porc Tile Floor, Marble Floor, Slate Floor, Wood Floor
      • Roof Tile Roof
      • Foundation Other Found, Piers Found, Piling/Stilt Found, Slab: Traditional Found
      • Siding Block Siding, Brick Siding, Wood Siding
      • Style Colonial Style
    • Room Features
      • Kitchen Features Cooktop Gas, Dishwasher, Disposal, Refrigerator
      • Master Bath MBA Dressing Area,MBA 2+ Closets,MBA Walk-In Closets,MBA Separate Shower,MBA Tub: Garden/Soaking,MBA Water Closet
      • Master Bedroom MBR Ceiling 9'+,MBR En Suite Bath
    • Property Features
      • Lot Dimensions irr
      • Water Sewer ,
      • Waterfront View Water, Walk To Water, Water Access
      • Fencing Brick Fence, Other Fence, Privacy Fence

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    Damien Tullier

    Sales Associate

    Louisiana

    RE/MAX Plus

    Prairieville, LA

    Mobile Phone: 225-921-6995

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    Property History

    Date Event Price Percent Change
    -- Current Price Source New Value: $3,900,000
    8/28/2019 1:42:00 PM New in Database Source

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