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6944 chandler dr baton rouge, LA 70808

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Well maintained private estate with a bit of country in the city. Enter a circular drive to a wonderful surprise! Acreage and rolling terrain overlooking a lake, cypress swamp, wooded area and salt water pool. Richard Carmouche, contractor, Tommie Cockfield, architect. This home is well suited to its environment. Quarter-sawn heart pine and brick floors, antique beams, cypress cabinets, granite countertops with copper backsplash. Special features include; private courtyard with fountain, keeping room, 220 SF greenhouse, extensive sprinkler system, rear porch for entertaining, patio space, walkways, boardwalks, two ponds. The salt water negative edge pool overlooks a large pond. A second pond winds near house, perfect for Koi. Extensive custom cabinets and mill work throughout. The storybook 397 square foot guest house with a sleeping loft and outdoor shower is nestled into the environment. From living room, kitchen, master suite and back patio, there are spectacular views of the pond, pool, and woods. Special night lighting. Lots of parking. 2-car attached garage plus one other detached covered and several more off street. For a scenic entrance to the property (owners only, need clickers) enter though the private gated road from Woodgate Estates. 1/8 ownership of the common road included in the price of the house. Located in a high demand area in the heart of town off Highland Road, secluded enough to be protected from noise while still providing convenient access to schools, shopping, and employment centers. Acreage sites in this area are in high demand but scarce. Room measurements not warranted by REALTOR or Seller but deemed reliable. Flood zone X. Did not flood in 2016. Reserved or negotiable items include washer, dryer, two refrigerators, freezer, microwave, two ceiling fans (guest house and second floor) electronics and TVs in family room. Priced to sell near assessor's market value! Pre-approval letter from lender or proof of funds required for showings.

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Listed Date
Sep 9, 2020
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Detached Single Family
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Subdivision Name
Woodgate Crossing
East Baton Rouge


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Highland Road to Wylie. At end of Wylie go left at Mirabeau Swim Club. House to the left after passing Seyburn, third driveway to left after Seyburn.



A part of the Greater Baton Rouge area, some consider the Highlands the perfect balance of life. Here, you’ll enjoy all the amenities of Louisiana’s capitol city while appreciating the slower pace of suburban life. 

While looking for your dream home in the Highlands, be prepared to set some time aside, because there are SO MANY options! As one of Baton Rouge’s largest communities, there is truly a home for everyone here. Looking for country club living; you can find it. New constructions in planned communities; you can find it. Beautifully preserved plantation-style homes; you can find it. Creole cottages? Ranch-style? Large lots with acres of green space? You can find it all!

With these home options comes an amazing community to call home. Like most Louisiana areas, the Highlands neighborhood has a network of hiking and biking trails and is incredibly walkable. Of course, you’re never far away from the woods and bayous that are prime for hunting, fishing and kayaking. Your kids will love this area too with an array of parks and fun things for them to experience like the Burden Center’s Children’s Garden. 

Location is key here at the end of the day. You’re never far away from the booming city of Baton Rouge, home to some of the state’s best restaurants, music and art scenes, festivals and markets. With the proximity to the capitol city combined with the unbelievable real estate options and suburban lifestyle, the Highlands neighborhood is an amazing place to put down your roots! 


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