More about 403 Doyle Drive, Lafayette, LA 70508
Classic beauty with details to satisfy the most discerning buyer. Modeled after the Shields Town Home in Natchez, MS, this lovely custom home is enhanced even more by the meticulously manicured Provencal style French Garden. From the comfortable front porch to the extensive back patio, you won't be disappointed with this home. Raised, antique pine flooring throughout much of the downstairs was reclaimed from buildings used in the New Orleans World's Fair of 1890. Every door and trim molding throughout the home is custom to this home. 5930 ft of living area in the main home, with 5 bedrooms- 3 upstairs and 2 on the first floor. Entry foyer is impressive with grand staircase and spacious dining area to the left.Large living area boasts fireplace with limestone mantle imported from France and a lovely view of the back patio and yard. Master suite is stunning and offers a private study with built in shelving and fireplace. Bedroom has old pine flooring, another fireplace and private entrance from backyard. Master bathroom is a dream with travertine flooring, double vanity areas, stand-alone deep soaking tub, custom shower, and 2 walk in closets with built ins. Upstairs, you'll find 3 huge bedrooms; 2 share a hollywood bath and one has a private bath. Walk in closets and extra storage are everywhere. You'll love the super-sized upstairs living room/game room with 3D TV and surround sound. Kitchen was totally remodeled 2 years ago and features plenty of cabinets, quartzite counters, French La Cornue range, SubZero refrigerator/freezer and a Wolf microwave drawer. Built for entertaining, the kitchen has a sunlight-filled keeping room for visiting with friends and family. Back hallway has a spacious pantry, huge laundry room, second staircase and wetbar area. It also houses the bones of the smart home system that allows you to control lights, AC, music and alarm from your phone. 3 car Air Conditioned garage with cobblestone floor and driveway. Prepare to be wowed by the backyard! Over 880 ft of covered and open patio areas with heavily landscaped pockets gardens complete with fountains, a treehouse, kennel, koi pond and lovely heated pool and hot tub. Outdoor kitchen with large entertaining area and a separate 357 ft of living area with pool bath, dry sauna and the most amazing refrigerated walk in wine cellar. There's even a full sprinkler system and mosquito misting system. You'll never want to leave this gem of Lafayette.