An unbelievable rare find in the center of town. This gorgeous colonial style estate is situated on an over .70 acre corner-lot adorned with multiple historic oak trees, all in centrally located Greenbriar. Built by Ducharme Brothers Construction, and owned by the same family since construction, this elegant home includes three bedrooms, two and a half baths and 3,243 square feet of spacious living area spread out over two stories. Upon entering the home, you will be greeted by the welcoming foyer with brick flooring offering direct access to the living and formal dining areas.The large living room area showcases incredible craftsmanship and...the timeless quality of the build of this home, with antique wood floors, antique historic cypress siding, antique wood accent beams, the large fireplace, built-in bookcases with storage, and the incredible natural light afforded by the oversized windows on multiple walls offering almost seamless views of the hundred year old oak tree in the rear yard. The antique accent beams continue into the formal dining room found at the front of the home, which also includes custom wood built-ins for storage, and a cut-out area to house a large hutch, buffet or china cabinet, a room that is perfect for your next elegant dinner party. The spacious kitchen includes an extra large central island, a lovely breakfast nook space, a walk-in pantry and windows galore, plus direct access to the rear patio area. Off of the kitchen, is a half bathroom, a large walk-in cedar storage closet and the oversized laundry room with sink. Downstairs you will find the primary suite featuring a large bedroom with direct access to the rear patio, large windows offering views of both of the historic oaks in the rear yards, and a lovely bathroom area with dual sinks and vanities, dual walk-in closets and a larger soaker tub and separate tile shower. Moving upstairs, there are two large guest bedrooms, each with their own walk-in closets and both with access to the shared upstairs bathroom. Another great feature found upstairs is a large storage closet found in the central hall area. This home also includes a large two car garage, with a third garage bay that has been converted to a large over 400 square foot workshop with it's own half bathroom. In addition, there is also a detached out-building shop offering over 300 square feet of more shop/storage space. And if you are fond of being in the outdoors, you will absolutely fall in love with the incredible rear yard area of this home, starting with the over 250 square foot covered patio area that is the perfect space to enjoy the views of the sprawling back yard adorned with historic oaks and an almost endless fenced yard with almost endless possibilities. Located less than a mile to Reds, 1.5 miles to the Johnston Street entrance of Moncus Park, about a mile from Judice Inn and only a few minutes drive to Ochsner, this home offers easy access in all directions.
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