1858 – Opelousas, LA – $165,000

257-weatheredOld Homestead in Lawtell. Original, vintage and one of a kind! Solidly built of cypress on 3.95 beautiful acres (circa 1858), this unique pre-civil war creole cottage with a large cypress barn is located off Hwy 35. Nine majestic live oak trees grace the outside landscape, along with mature magnolia, camellia and sweet olive. This home needs TLC but has SO much potential! ( property sold AS IS by seller) Soaring 12 foot ceilings throughout home, 3 fireplaces and oversized wonderful front porch. It features 1596 living area, 2 BR, 1 BA, huge entry foyer, den, original kitchen which could be converted as needed, and laundry room. This property also features a charming 650 sq. ft. (30 X 22) cottage with an open studio floor plan with LR, fully equipped kitchen, BR and roomy bathroom with separate tub, shower, and double sink vanity. Perfect for guests, mother-in law or bed and breakfast opportunity. The open acreage makes this the PERFECT horse property, and has all that you would need. A 2400 sq. foot horse barn has 7 stalls and a floored upper story for plenty of storage. Additional equipment included in sale is a large round pen for handling and exercise. Extras are a workshop with electric, old quarter house and wooden outhouses. (Additional adjacent land on either side is available for purchase) If you have ever dreamed of owning an old home, this is it! Make this your personal, private, peaceful retreat.


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