If you love the charm of New Orleans, you will savor the details in this home!Located in one of Lafayettes most coveted areas, 302 Oakleaf Drive is located in Woodbriar Place which is in the heart of the city with quick access to restaurants, Red Lerilles, Ochsner Lafayette General, etc. Meticulously maintained, 4 bedroom, 4 1/2 bath home with bonus room/office & heated & cooled workshop backs up to Moncus Park. Custom built in 1990 for the owners by Bob Romero with French & New Orleans inspired influences throughout. Exceptional craftsmanship is evident throughout the home including the custom fireplace...mantel & stair rail.The front courtyard leading to the entry of the home is finished with Pennsylvania variegated flagstone, beautifully landscaped flower beds and a soothing fountain. The first floor is 2409 square feet and consist of a large living room with 10-12 foot ceilings finished with gorgeous pine & old Cypress beams! Tall windows, a gas fireplace, Pennsylvania variegated flagstone flooring and 5 sets of French doors with transoms transition to the formal dining room and the kitchen areas. The spacious kitchen with breakfast area and wet bar includes beautiful windows overlooking the back & side courtyards letting in wonderful natural light! This home offers a wonderful setting for entertaining guests! Kitchen finishes include custom wood cabinets, quarter sawn pine wood flooring, granite countertops and top of the line appliances including a Wolf-six burner gas cooktop with griddle, Sub-Zero refrigerator, & DÃÂÃÂ©cor wall oven and warming drawer. Built-in storage with a large walk-in pantry including Avanti wine coolers make it easy to stay organized. Powder bath is located near the kitchen, garage entry. First floor also includes one bedroom with a full bath. The second floor is 2439 square feet and includes a large bedroom with an en-suite bathroom, and two sets of French doors that open onto the covered front balcony overlooking the courtyard below. Another bedroom with its own bath offers views of Moncus Park. The spacious master suite features large windows and doors that open to a covered balcony overlooking Moncus Park, along with a well appointed bath including heated floors, a bonus room, & large walk-in closet. Also on this level, there is an additional, large room with varied ceiling heights and windows which could be used as an office, hobby room, playroom, etc. There are wonderful built-ins and ample storage throughout this home! There is also a heated & cooled workshop. This home is a rare find with warmth, character and ambiance that will make you never want to leave. Homes of this quality are rarely available! Call today to schedule a private showing!
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