4 Beds 5 Baths 5,018 Sq Ft

Description of 1717 STANFORD AVE, Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Footsteps away from the LSU lakes, this unique urban property fronts on Stanford Avenue and goes through to Cherrydale Avenue providing dual access and many alternatives around high traffic routes. Noted architect Billie Brian designed this home. The proportion, scale, and flow of this home are testimony to her mentor A. Hayes Town. It is a complete walled and gated compound providing privacy. This home and its features have been published numerous times. 4 bedrooms, 4 full and 2 half baths. Master baths include steam room and open styled European bath with jacuzzi. Gourmet kitchen. Media room. Covered out-door cooking and entertainment area. Pool. Studio-guest house. 10-year transferable warranty on four new Lennox HVAC units. New roof with warranty. Custom security. All new interior and exterior paint. LED lighting. Grand true masonry fireplace. Underground utilities. Parking at front plus 2 car garage at Cherrydale Avenue with additional off-street parking. This West Indies styled home opens into a spacious foyer flowing directly through grand cased openings, through the loggia and living room onto the outdoor living area, to the rear gate. The home is centered by an interior courtyard featuring a pool with fountain, covered outdoor cooking and entertainment area that is flanked by a studio-guest house. The open floor plan features high ceilings, cased openings, marble, limestone and slate flooring. The old beamed gourmet kitchen features granite and tile service areas with breakfast nook plus bar seating at counter level. Cabinets are custom with roll out drawers and cabinets. The pantry and cabinet area provide service to the dining room that features a plantation size double pocket door and an exquisite bronze chandelier. The views are to the registered Live Oak and onto a fountain. The view from the spacious light flooded kitchen, living and loggia with wet bar, MBR suite, and second story media area with wet bar looks onto the interior courtyard.

Property Features of 1717 STANFORD AVE, Baton Rouge, LA 70808

School District
East Baton Rouge
Home Style
Other Style
Subdivision
University Gardens
Community
EBR MLS Area 52
Stories
2
Acres
.29
Fireplaces
1
Features
School district: East Baton Rouge
Dryer
Range/Oven
Oven
Gas cooktop
Microwave oven
Dishwasher
Refrigerator
Woodburning fireplace(s)
Central air
Central heat
Natural gas heat
Zoned heat
Garage
Automatic garage door opener
Off street parking
Block exterior
Brick exterior
Wood exterior
Porch
Patio
Covered patio
Pool
Inground pool
Lot acreage is: 0.29
Lot dimension is: 76 x 152 x 75 x 166
Lot has wood fencing
Level lot
Subdivision: University Gardens
Wooded lot
Lot zoned: Res Single Family Zone
Lot number: 13, Sq 9
Wet bar
Breakfast bar
Cathedral ceilings
Eat-in kitchen
Wood floors
Carpet
Brick floors
Kitchen island
Smoke alarm
Skylight
Book shelving
Sound System
Shingle roof
Slab Foundation
Public sewer
Public water
Living square feet: 5018
Property style: Other Style
Rooms & Dimensions
Master bedroom is 15 x 28.3
Master Bedroom Level: 1
Bedroom 2 is 11.8 x 15.0
Bedroom 2 Level: 2
Kitchen is 14.9 x 16.3
Kitchen Level: 1
Living Room is 19.6 x 23.5
Living Room Level: 1
Breakfast Room is 5 x 6.2
Breakfast Room Level: 1
Exercise Room is 10.9 x 11.7
Exercise Room Level: 1
Guest house
Formal Dining room is 12.41 x 20.5
Formal Dining Room Level: 1
Courtesy of: Burns & Co., Inc.

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