10 Fabulously Expensive Homes in Louisiana! By
With its unique and varied landscape, it’s no surprise that Louisiana boasts some high-priced and highly sought-after homes. Across the state, you’ll find gorgeous Mediterranean-style estates with marble water fountains and villas steeped in history. You won’t believe your eyes when you see these 10 immaculate homes in Louisiana.
Would you like to live like every day was a vacation? With this beautiful six-bedroom, seven-bath, 7,637-square-foot home, you can. Set on three gorgeous acres of live oak trees and along the bayou, journey down the circular driveway, passed the marble water fountain to the hand-sculpted Texas limestone steps and pillars. This home is touched by originality and uniquely designed to be a one of a kind. Master architects blended classical and Mediterranean styles to accommodate even the most discriminating tastes. Built in the early 2000s, and standing a commanding three stories-tall, the nine-foot ceilings throughout the house further emphasize the size. The back patio, porch, and outside cooking areas could rival most interior gourmet kitchens. This house could be yours for just under $6 million. The last time this home was sold was in 2012 for $1,928,500, and the value is clear to see.
This beautiful 1903 mansion was completely renovated and overhauled in 2014. Looking like a court house with gorgeous giant columns in the front, this home will have you feeling presidential. Grand staircases, original chandeliers dating back to the early 1900s, and two original Tiffany fireplaces add to this home’s classical but modern feel. With seven bedrooms and eight bathrooms with an overall 9,200 square-feet, there’s room for the family and guests. Inside and outside, there is plenty to enjoy on the half-acre lot. The grounds are well-maintained, the pool, large car port, and detached guest house are all extra amenities. There is also a generator to power the entire home in case of emergency outages. The house is currently listed for $5.75 million.
This breathtaking home is fit for a king. Vaulted ceilings, marble and granite décor throughout, and an open design concept with features give the home a feeling of grandeur. Six bedrooms, 7.5 baths, and 5,904 square-feet of living, the house was built in 2010. Quoted as having “the best river view on the Northshore,” this house is a must see. The home was designed with large windows to bring in the outdoors while creating a light and all-natural atmosphere. Situated on three acres, the patio overlooks the Tchefuncte River, and there is a dock and yacht slip included. With a list price of $4.9 million it’s worth every penny!
This spectacular traditional mansion built in 1926 provides the security and peace of mind that living in a gated community brings. The main house includes six bedrooms, seven bathrooms, and is 6,809 square-feet of beautiful hardwood floors, built-in bookcases, and custom crown molding throughout. This home won't disappoint with modern touches that can be found blended in the kitchen, living room and dining area, and bathrooms. This home has a lot to offer to everyone with a little bit of everything. There is a separate detached guest house with two bedrooms and two bathrooms. The pool is located between the main house and the guest house, and there is an outside patio and covered porch for entertaining. Priced at $4.6 million, this could be your dream home.
This Mediterranean-style property is in an exclusive gated community with Lake Pontchartrain a short walking distance away. Built more like a fort than a house with seven bedrooms, 12 bathrooms, and 13,542 square-feet of living space, it is one of the larger homes for sale in the market for this area. With a resort-like pool, in-home theater, and game room, you are afforded a sprawling open floor plan inside and breathtaking panoramic lake views outside. You may never leave after purchasing with additional features like the built-in bar, hair salon, gourmet kitchen, formal living room, and dining area. The nearly two-acre lot has added character in the handmade rock pool and swirl slide, private dock, boat lift, basketball court, and six-car garage. Listed at $4.5 million this amazing two-story family home could fulfill most wish lists! Simply put, it is fabulous.
This regal mansion referred to as Colonel Short’s Villa, was designed by legendary architect Henry Howard around 1859. The house has been represented in many books, magazines, and newspapers articles over the years and has been home to former Louisiana Governor Michael Hahn and Gulf Commander Nathaniel P. Banks. With six bedrooms, six bathrooms, and 9,800 square-feet of space, this house has an amazing history to which you could add your family’s history. The infrastructure has been modified and there is no lack of space for entertaining with the unique kitchen. You really need to see to believe this house. There is an elevator and intercom system that connects the house and makes communication much easier and effortless. Listed at $4.45 million, you will enjoy this historic home for years to come.
This unique French Quarter-style house has potential to be subdivided into two properties. The main six-bedroom, seven-bath, 4,430-square-foot mansion has been remodeled to include a great French flair, and there are three private courtyards on the property. The elegant Creole cottage has three bedrooms, three bathrooms, and is perfect for friends or family. The beautiful two-story garconniere has two one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartments and a very spacious guest house overlooking the fruit and herb gardens. The location is arguably in the best in the French Quarter. Located within walking distance of shops, historic restaurants, and galleries, this house is a treasure. Built in 1803, you can enjoy all the history this property has to offer if you’re willing to pay almost $4 million.
This speculator three-story mansion is a rare find in New Orleans. Sitting on a half-acre, there is a saltwater pool, pond, and secluded herb garden. Inside there is a gym, wine cellar, gourmet kitchen, and a luxurious marbled bath in the master suite. Very detailed throughout, the house includes designer wall paper, drapes, and moldings. There are six bedrooms, seven bathrooms, and 8,708 square-feet and is being offered for $3.95 million.
This beautiful waterfront estate is located on a private seven-acre peninsula. The master bedroom has a fireplace and is one of the six bedrooms in the house. There are nine bathrooms in the 12,454-square-foot home that was built in 2005. You have water access from your three separate boat docks and your own saltwater pool and Jacuzzi. Stunning entrances, free standing spiral stair cases, and a 20-foot hand-painted dome ceiling are just a few more of the amenities that come with this house. The house is listed at $3.95 million.
Built in 2014, this Mediterranean-style home sits on 1.43 acres. Some of the exciting amenities about this house include a geothermal A/C system, clay tile roof, and solar panels for energy-efficient living. A large pool and Jacuzzi are yours to enjoy with amazing views of the lake. The inside includes a media/theater room, and game room that is perfect for the kids. Some of the seven bedrooms and 10 bathrooms are open, giving the feeling of additional space throughout the first floor. There are two kitchens, a traditional kitchen, and a larger chef’s kitchen for large events. Listed for $3.9 million, this could become your next family home.