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1518 pickett ave
baton rouge, LA 70808

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  • 4 beds
  • 3 baths
  • 4,085 sqft
  • Fullscreen

Come check out this competitively priced Southdowns custom house built in 2000 that has only had one owner! This New Orleans style beauty has over 4000 square feet, 4 bedrooms, and welcomes you with a serene brick courtyard graced with 100-year-old ironwork accented gate. The reclaimed old pine floors are true show stoppers and will make an immediate impact on your guests. The 10-foot ceilings, freshly painted walls and open concept make this house feel like a new build with the great flows and ...
spaces. The owner is custom cabinet maker and outfitted this house with one of kind cypress millwork and cabinetry throughout. The fireplace flanked with cypress cabinets built-ins too. The master suite has plenty of room with built in cabinets and an en suite bathroom. The master bath has a separate dressing area and a large slate shower as well as a separate tub. The layout is perfect in this master bathroom and is equipped with a large his/her walk-in closets. It is ripe for a new owner to make easy improvements down the line. An additional room downstairs could function as your home office or another bedroom. The large formal dining room with built-in cabinets is great for entertaining or family get-togethers with lots of light streaming in from many large windows. The expansive kitchen with island and granite counter tops opens up nicely into both the living and dining rooms. The laundry is rather large with room for a freezer. Upstairs are two additional bedrooms and a children's lounge that is perfect for that family needs separate spaces. Each of upstairs bedroom has its own private balcony. The extra-large workshop could be your exercise room, art studio, a man cave or hobby room. There is a central vacuum for easy clean-up throughout the house. The seller is offering a carpet allowance for the upstairs bedrooms. The owner just recently put on a new roof, score! This house is truly move in ready, but at this price point you have plenty of room to make your mark!
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Listed Date
Mar 17, 2021
Home Type
Detached Single Family
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Subdivision Name
East Baton Rouge


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Off of Hyacinth and Pickett.



Built back in the 1940s, Southdowns is a famed community near the LSU Campus and the well-traveled Perkins Road. This neighborhood offers many exciting year round events nearby as proximity is a major selling point here. Residents enjoy a calm, outdoors-centric life near City Park Lake and University Lake. Southdowns is also close to North Gate, Steele Place, and the Garden District.

Southdowns real estate offers a selection of single-family homes both one and two-story, that are individually crafted. Homes for sale in this area are an intriguing mix of old and new. Initial construction began here in the forties and continued through the sixties. Residents have managed to keep that historic feel while enjoying modern updates as well. There are also many new construction options, and most homes generous front lawns and fenced-in backyards that are set along neighborhood streets.

There’s never a lack of things to do here. Here, you can shop, eat and play all within a short distance from their Southdowns homes. Each year, the neighborhood hosts one of Baton Rouge’s favorite events, the Southdowns Mardi Gras Parade. You can treat yourself to a night out to eat an array of large restaurants and small, quaint eateries. Or, take advantage of the many opportunities for shopping with local boutiques and larger shopping malls like Cortana Mall and the Mall of Louisiana. Or, if you’re looking to spend the day outdoors, then you can enjoy one of the many recreational parks in and around this area or hit the links at Webb Memorial Golf Course and City Park Golf Course.

In the suburban community of Southdowns, you can experience fun, civic-minded community life!


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