1718 MAY ST $640,500

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    1718 MAY ST Baton Rouge, LA 70808

    Sold
    SOLD 12/30/2021

    $640,500

    • 3 Beds
    • 2 Baths
    • 2,728 sq. ft.
    • Rental
    • MLS# 2021012427
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    Property Details

    A true waterfront retreat in the heart of Baton Rouge! Very few homes actually have one of the LSU lakes in their own backyard and this home is one of them! Lush, private gardens frame the views of Lake Crest in the backyard, and you also have a clear view across University Lake. This brick and stucco traditional house, with original mid-century modern details, is located at the northern gates of LSU off Darlymple Drive within walking distance to the University. It also provides easy access into Downtown Baton Rouge. See the lights of Tiger Stadium and hear the chimes of Memorial Tower from your patio! Paddle board, canoe, and fish from the banks of your own yard! Direct access to parks, bike paths, jogging trails, and spectacular sunrise and sunset lake views. This beautiful home features 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, plus an office/study. You will love the Cypress millwork and mid-century mantel with exposed brick in both the living room and office/study. All of the living spaces in this two-story home have solid wood flooring, no carpet throughout! The modern, updated, and bright kitchen features exposed wood beam opening into the large den/sitting area, solid hardwood cabinetry, granite countertops, stainless steel JennAir gas range, and Bosch appliances. The dining room is very spacious with plenty of room for a large table and chairs, plus it has a bay window situated to give broad lake views. The oversized master bedroom has an adjacent sitting room with exposed beams and vaulted ceilings with direct lake views. Bathrooms have marble flooring with marble bath and shower surrounds. New roof installed July of 2021. The owner/architect has preserved the original character of the home while adding modern updates to it. Having been owned by generations of one family for over 70 years, this is a rare opportunity to own this home with direct backyard access to the University Lakes.

    • General Features
      • Bathrooms 2
      • Full Bathrooms 2
      • Bedrooms 3
      • Number of Stories 2
      • Parking Garage Park
      • Pool on Lot No
      • School System East Baton Rouge
      • Status Sold
    • Building Features
      • Cooling Central Air Cool
      • Heating Central Heat
      • Flooring Cer/Porc Tile Floor, Parquet Floor, Wood Floor
      • Exterior Landscaped, Outside Light, Patio: Open, Storage Shed/Bldg.
      • Siding Brick Siding, Stucco Siding
      • Style Traditional Style
    • Room Features
      • Master Bedroom MBR Ceiling Fan,MBR Sitting/Office Area
    • Property Features
      • Lot Dimensions 76x149x87x122

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    Property History

    Date Event Price Percent Change
    -- New in Database Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: $750,000 17.1%
    12/30/2021 2:00:00 AM Sold Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: $640,500 -8.5%
    11/21/2021 11:41:40 AM Status Changed Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: Contingent
    10/11/2021 2:41:49 PM Price Reduced Source: Multiple Listing Service New Value: $700,000
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    Note: All room dimensions, including square footage data, are approximate and must be verified by the buyer. The information contained herein is furnished by the owner to the best of his/her knowledge but is subject to verification by the purchaser, and agent assumes no responsibility for the correctness thereof. The sale offering is made subject to errors, omissions, change of price, prior sale, or withdrawal without notice. In accordance with the Law, this property is offered without respect to race, color, creed, national origin, sex, familial status or disability. This is not intended to solicit property currently listed.