Friday, Aug. 2, 2013
By IND Monthly StaffA three-bedroom, three-bath lake-front home
Address: 106 Deer Run Drive, Lafayette
Size: 2,715 square feet
Price per square foot: $178
Setting: This 1.5-story home sits high on a corner lake-front lot with a cozy outdoor kitchen just across from the Acadiana Mall on Johnston Street.
The Home: This 2007 Parade of Homes property has a private office, huge crown molding with custom trim, upgraded double insulated windows, designer tones inside and out along with marble and wood flooring, stain glass details and soaring ceilings. Custom wood plantation shutters on every window open to beautiful lake views.A true Acadian style house on 17-plus acres
A three-bedroom, three bath restored home
Address: 2352 Prairie Ronde Highway, Opelousas
Size: 4,330 square feet
Price per square foot: $115
Setting: Originally built in the late 1800s and known as the Bertrand Plantation, this beautifully restored home sits among mighty oaks, pecans and fruit trees with a fully stocked pond.
The Home: This restored home maintains its heart with reclaimed cypress planks in the den, modern bathrooms with antique touches and a guest room with handicap-accessible bathroom. Upstairs one room is a bedroom ready for use while the other is historically correct without changes. A screened porch overlooks a property that includes a barn, blacksmith shop, chicken coop, concrete block dairy building, smoke house and room for horses.