Tuesday, 01 October 2013 01:00
by IND Monthly Staff
What you can get for ...
A four-bedroom, 2.5-bath New Orleans-style home
Price: $265,000 Address: 113 Chimney Rock Boulevard Size: 1,986 square feet Price per square foot: $133 Setting: Located in Richland Heights, which is slated to be gated soon, this home has a peaceful garden and fenced yard. The Home: This two-story, New Orleans-style home has four bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms with two bonus rooms that easily work for an office, study, craft or game room, With granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and unique touches like a Fleur de Lis scoring, the home has lux details throughout. Listing agent: Sean Hettich, Keller Williams Realty, (337) 207-9430
A modern two-bedroom, two-bath townhouse
Price: $264,900 Address: 1201 S. College Road, #18 Size: 2,006 square feet Price per square foot: $132 Setting: Located on South College, this two-story townhouse is a Warehouse District Loft surrounded by equally modern lofts adjacent to a green area and wide open spaces. The Home: With a spacious inner-city loft feel, this modern townhouse has two large bedrooms and bathrooms with lots of natural light, soaring ceilings and three levels. The living areas are large, the showers and bath made of Carrera marble. The home has wooden floors and a Galvalume exterior and roof that reflects heat. Listing agent: Des Coroy, Keller Williams Realty, (337) 735-9360
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