6947 GOVERNMENT ST $573,500


    6947 GOVERNMENT ST Baton Rouge, LA 70806

    SOLD 12/18/2020


    • 5 Beds
    • 3 Baths
    • 3,854 sq. ft.
    • Rental
    • MLS# 2020009828
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    Property Details

    One of a kind palatial 3 story Classic Colonial home with an abundance of captivating details throughout! Originally built for the President of Standard Oil in the early 1940's, this home has been lovingly re-imagined for todays modern conveniences. As you approach the home, you are welcomed through the wrought iron gates with manicured grounds, gorgeous Live Oaks, and an embracing front porch. Behind the front door, a tastefully grand and stunning adventure filled with historical style awaits. Luxurious finishes include an original crystal chandelier, Italian Marble fireplace surround, antique chandelier scones, German Crystal pendant lighting as well as lighting salvaged from a theater on the East Coast. This special home is rich with memories of fabulous events and intimate gatherings, and you will notice the beautiful flow that is perfect for entertaining. The 2nd floor houses the romantic master suite with cathedral ceilings and a balcony overlooking the gated ground, as well as 3 other nicely sized bedrooms. The 3rd floor is complete with a bonus /game room plus 1 full bedroom. The fully fenced, dreamy backyard features a custom gunite pool, new pergola, and a 300 sqft + gazebo. Situated on a substantially large lot just a few blocks from Our Lady of Mercy in the heart of Old Goodwood, this gem of a home is sure to impress! Roof is 1 year old!

    • General Features
      • Bathrooms 3
      • Full Bathrooms 2
      • Bathrooms - Partial 1
      • Bedrooms 5
      • Fireplace 1 Fireplace, Gas Logs Firep, Wood Burning Firep
      • Misc. Equipment Security System,Smoke Detector
      • Number of Stories 2.1-2.9
      • Parking 2 Cars Park,Carport Rear Park
      • Pool on Lot Yes
      • Pool Type Gunite Pool
      • School System East Baton Rouge
      • Status Sold
      • Year Built 0
    • Building Features
      • Cooling 2 or More Units Cool, Central Air Cool
      • Heating Central Heat
      • Interior Attic Access, Built-in Bookcases, Cable Ready, Ceiling 9'+, Ceiling Fans, Ceiling Varied Heights, Crown Moulding, Elec Dryer Con, Elec Stove Con, Elec Wash Con, Inside Laundry, Skylight
      • Flooring Parquet Floor, Paver Floor, Wood Floor
      • Exterior Cabana, Gazebo, Landscaped, Outside Light, Patio: Open, Porch
      • Siding Brick Siding, Wood Siding
      • Style Colonial Style
    • Room Features
      • Kitchen Features Cooktop Electric, Counters Tile, Dishwasher, Disposal, Microwave, Pantry, Refrigerator, Wall Oven
      • Master Bath MBA Double Vanity,MBA Separate Shower,MBA Skylight,MBA Tub: Jetted
      • Master Bedroom MBR Ceiling Fan,MBR En Suite Bath,MBR Sitting/Office Area
    • Property Features
      • Lot Dimensions 100 X 201
      • Fencing Brick Fence,Full Fence,Other Fence,Privacy Fence,Vinyl Fence


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    Property History

    Date Event Price Percent Change
    -- New in Database Source New Value: $650,000 13.34%
    12/18/2020 2:00:00 AM Sold Source New Value: $573,500 -0.26%
    10/18/2020 10:41:20 AM Price Reduced Source New Value: $575,000 -4.15%
    9/9/2020 4:41:43 PM Price Reduced Source New Value: $599,900
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