April 25, 2014

Historic Real Estate: The Million Dollar Home Edition

  • By: Emily Potter
blog_photo_Gov. Jacques Dupre House
Just 30 minutes from Baton Rouge, this 34.8 acre estate is peaceful, beautiful, and private.

Gov. Jacques Dupre House -- Jarreau, LA

This circa 1790 Creole Plantation house is located in Pointe Coupee Parish. The home has been meticulously restored and features four bedrooms, three bathrooms, original cypress and stone floors, plus six wood-burning fireplaces, not to mention the pond, guest house, and barn out back. Price: $1,495,000

blog_photo_The Oaks
In addition to the spacious living areas throughout the main home, the property also includes a separate guest cottage, complete with sitting room, bedroom, bath, and kitchenette.

The Oaks -- Richmond, VA

Sitting on a private and serene 1.7 acre lot, the main portion of the house was built with reclaimed, distinctive 18th-century brick. The spacious interior includes a large library, a modern kitchen with breakfast room, four bedrooms and three renovated bathrooms upstairs, plus an unfinished basement. In the winter, the property offers views of the James River. Price: $1,225,000

blog_photo_Pine Hall
This stately historic home offers numerous entertaining venues infused with both heritage and modern amenities.

Pine Hall -- Raleigh, NC

This beautiful estate has been designated a Raleigh Historic Landmark and listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The 6,000+ square-foot house has four bedrooms and three-and-a-half bathrooms, and it is surrounded by more than five acres of lush landscape. Price: $935,000

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