More about 7811 RICHARDS DR, Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Timeless Italian Architecture created by Al Jones, perched atop a gently sloping hill. No expenses spared. Walk up the stately elevated limestone double stairs with fountain leading to a front entry way with limestone columns. The foyer, living room and dining room are separated by a series of perfectly proportioned archways. At the end of the marble foyer is a secret passageway to a fabulous private guest suite. The exceptionally large living room overlooks a courtyard and pool. The generous sized dining room accommodates a table and twelve chairs. Master suite has views fit for a king, separate his and hers bathrooms and huge closets! Large kitchen with island is open to breakfast area and spacious, den and master bedroom. Additional amenities include but are not limited to: High ceilings throughout, separate garage apartment/studio/office with adjoining large storage area, spacious air-conditioned workshop, four car garage. The driveway offers an abundance of parking, industrial 32kwgenerator, third floor bonus room, construction that includes 80 pilings, stucco over brick, and salvaged Ludowici clay tile roof with beautiful patina! This home has the only private entrance/exit in the neighborhood, affording its unparalleled access to Jefferson Hwy. and the Interstate. Stucco privacy walls, lush landscaping and exceptional design afford the ultimate in privacy. Every room has views of interesting courtyard and landscaping. Upstairs bedrooms are separated by a game room, a portion of which could easily be converted into a fifth bedroom. 2704 square feet of porches, walkways. garages and storage brings total number under roof to 9930 square feet. There is an additional adjoining lot available that can be purchase. Lot cannot be purchased until home is sold. This is a rare opportunity to own an amazing estate in Bocage area in Jefferson Place. You cannot find these lots or build this exceptional home for anywhere near asking price. apartment not in sq. ft.