Elegant Country Living minutes from Downtown Covington!
One of a kind European country estate on the banks of the Bogue Falaya River. Custom built by renowned Covington architect, Arthur B. Middleton III, the home is situated on 4.66 private, peaceful acres. Appointed with fine finishes and details throughout - antique heart pine, cypress, and Old Chicago brick give this property an old world charm.
The Main House has 3500 sq ft of living area which includes 3 bedrooms and 3.5 baths. The separate guest house has 1000 sq. ft with 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, a full kitchen, and a separate gated driveway.
The open floor plan boasts a stunning custom kitchen with brick floors, granite countertops, a Viking Professional Range and more. Interior features include volume ceilings and stunning woodwork throughout; a first floor master suite with his and hers closets; custom interior shutters in bedrooms and baths; oversized wood burning fireplace; built-in book cases in great room and library; French doors opening out to courtyard from the master bedroom, dining hall and great room; Pella architectural windows and doors; and audio throughout home.
Exterior features include a 20' x 40' pool; outdoor spaces ideal for entertaining; limestone fountain from France at main entry;
TEC Infrared outdoor grill; 2-car garage; property fenced with electronic gates; zoned irrigation system; gas lanterns on gates; and security system.
The property features picturesque grounds with mature landscaping and a sunken stairway which leads you across a bridge to the river’s bank. The Bogue Falaya river’s white sandy bottom and clear water has helped lead to it’s designation as a "Natural and Scenic River". Wildlife, including birds, deer, and wild turkey, abounds on the property.
This idyllic setting affords complete peace and privacy, yet easy access to I-12 and the Causeway Bridge makes Slidell and New Orleans an easy commute.
Located close to shopping, hospitals and schools - this one of a kind home offers the ultimate in gracious living!