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1414 E Bayou Parkway, Lafayette, LA 70508


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LIVE YOUR BEST LIFE! If you are seeking an enchanting lifestyle in a premier location, your own retreat destination, or looking to invest and create a bed and breakfast... This home is the one for you!Welcome to the Helmer House, a one-of-a-kind estate, an oasis of calm and tranquility, situated on a gorgeous wooded bluff in the bend of the Vermillion river with amazing panoramic views on 2.5 acres conveniently located in the heart of Lafayette. Built in 1952 by J.C. Chargois, Jr. The main house boasts 6,273 square feet of living space with 4 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms and 2 half bathrooms, a free standing garage and separate 192 private office completes the assets of this unique property.Continuing Mr. Chargois vision, the Helmers have preserved the classic elements that make this home unique and is a treat for those who appreciate historic details and elegant décor, reminiscent of A. Hayes Town, a prominent Louisiana architect. As you enter the property through the white picket fence, you are embraced by the majestic live oaks, remindful of days gone by, and inviting front porch that says, welcome to all that enter. Step over a threshold to the past as you walk on the rosewood floors into the great room of this architectural treasure, centered by a massive wood burning fireplace with a unique copper hood that is sure to keep you warm on cold winter days and nights. A wall of windows fill the room with natural light showing off the cypress beam ceilings, pecky cypress wood panel walls and impeccable attention to detail that went into building this masterpiece. The grand antique 3 tired chandelier showcases 26 opaque tulip globes that once was in the first public school built in Lafayette, providing a great conversation piece, plenty of light and ambiance. Transition to the library for quiet contemplation and old world charm that is irresistible to any bookworm, the floor to ceiling bookshelves with mobile ladder provide ample room for stacking all of your favorite books or collectables. The chef in the family will love the huge gourmet kitchen, fully equipped with 2 cooktops, once electric and one propane, covered by a beautiful large copper hood, 2 wall ovens a Subzero refrigerator and dishwasher concealed with cypress panels, flowing perfectly through the glassed in sun porch small and main dining rooms. Designed for entertaining your guests are sure to be impressed with the elegance and style of the grand dining room, Family feasts and dinner parties are sure to be a hit under the beamed soaring ceilings by one of the homes three fireplaces and view of the Vermillion river. Enjoy a brandy, glass of wine or cocktail in the full service bar and lounge, featuring reclaimed brick floors a wood copper top bar, brass rail footrest, build in blender, commercial ice machine, small fridge, locking liquor cabinet and adjoining butlers pantry. The magnificent master suite shines with New Orleans flair, complete with a kitchenette and private porch to sit and unwind or enjoy a moonlit night. The well-designed luxurious bath is a relaxing retreat showcasing beautiful wood floors, a walk in cedar closet, cypress beams and tasteful palette that create a serene setting in which to start an

1414 E Bayou Parkway | MLS# 22004768

This single family home located at 1414 E Bayou Parkway, Lafayette, LA 70508 is currently listed for sale with an asking price of $2,800,000. This property has 4 bedrooms and 3 full and 2 partial baths with 6273 sq. ft. E Bayou Parkway is located in the Woodridge Estates subdivision. Search Woodridge Estates real estate.

Property Features

Days on Site: 33
Status: Active
Subdivision: Woodridge Estates
Property Type: Residential - Single Family
Cooling: 2 or More Units, Central Air, Window Units
Fenced: Yes
Fireplaces: 3
Garage: 2
Heating: 2 or More Units, Central Heat, Electric
Home Style: French
Lot Size: 2.50 Acres
Roof Type: Composition, Metal
Stories: 2.0


9+ Ft Ceiling
Attic Access
Beamed Ceiling
Computer Nook
Crown Molding
Double Vanity
Dual Closets
Electric Dryer Con
Electric Washer Con
Gas Stove Con
Guest Suite
Icemaker Con
Kitchen Island
Master Bath
Separate Shower
Some Window Treatments
Special Bath
Standalone Tub
Vaulted Ceilings
Walk-in Closet
Walk-in Pantry
Wet Bar
Outside Light
Rear Yard Access
Sprinkler System

Feature Descriptions

Amenities: Acreage, Shopping/Mall
Appliances: Cooktop - Electric, Cooktop - Gas, Dishwasher, Disposal, Ice Machine, Indoor Grill, Microwave, Wall Oven
Available Financing: Cash, Conventional
Construction: Brick, Frame
Days on Site: 33
Equipment: Attic Fan, Cable Available, Fiber Available, Garage Door Opener, Garden Tub, Hot Tub, Security System, Separate Shower, Smoke Detector
Exterior: Stucco, Vinyl Siding, Wood
Fence: Chain Link, Partial, Wood
Fireplace: 3+ Fireplaces, Other, Wood Burning
Flooring: Brick, Stained/Scored Concrete, Wood
Foundation: Piers, Slab
Home Warranty: No
Lot: Sloping, Views, Water Frontage, Wooded
Lot Dimensions: 125X576 95.35X132.69X85.67X136.15 146.10X58.80
Mineral Rights: Reserved
Parking Notes: 1 Car Carport,2 Car Garage, Garage Rear, Open Parkin
Patio: Enclosed, Open
Security: yes
Utilities: Elec: City, Propane
Water/Sewer: Public Sewer
Waterfront: Access, Bayou/River, View, Walk To

Local Schools

High School: Comeaux
Middle School: Paul Breaux Middle
Elementary School: Cpl. M. Middlebrook

Listed By

Agency Name: District South Real Estate Co.
Agency Phone: (337) 534-0555


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430 Notre Dame St.
New Orleans, LA 70130
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