$3,250,000 • 30 acres
Three story Historic Greek Revival Southern Plantation home built in 1892, was meticulously dismantled, labeled and moved piece by piece from Ford Street in downtown Lake Charles to Big Lake. Restoration was complete in 1986. Situated in a secluded grove of magnificent century-old live oak trees with a private pond, it is minutes from Calcasieu Lake and its abundant fishing and hunting marshes. Exquisite interior craftsmanship and highly detailed woodwork features tiger oak, red oak, curly cypress, burled elm and long leaf yellow pine and mahogany used throughout the home. Original long leaf edge grain pine floors on first floor, red oak flooring on second and third floors. The property features 5 woodburning fireplaces with antique carved mantels and marble hearths, a steam shower, 2 Jacuzzi tubs, walk-in closets, cedar closets, and wet bar. The first floor of the home has formal living, formal dining, den, study, family room, half-bath and a tv room. The kitchen boasts porcelain triple sink, Wood-Mode cabinetry Subzero refrigerator, Kitchen-Aid double convection ovens and stove top, Wolf Grill and exhaust fan, Thermidor warming oven and a Bosch dishwasher. The second floor has three bedrooms, two full baths, large custom walk-in closets, laundry with Electrolux washer and dryer, sunroom and sitting area with front balcony. The third floor has large entertainment room with wet bar and fireplace, Thermidor single oven, Whirlpool dishwasher, bar refrigerator, porcelain bar sink and access to rooftop area. The exterior has a fenced raised bed garden, fenced in backyard, and a circular front driveway. Oversized two-story four car garage with attached workshop, full bathroom, plant room and second story climate-controlled storage. Motion detection lighting and landscape tree lighting illuminates the century-old live oak trees that adorn the property. An impeccably maintained home and grounds.