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5 BEDROOMS | 4 BATHS (3 FULL, 1 HALF ) BATHROOMS | 3029 SQFT
Dated: May 7 2019
592 N Wilderness Road, Port Barre, LA
Licensed In: LA
$ Click for current price
5 BEDROOMS | 4 Baths (3 full, 1 half ) BATHROOMS | 3029 SqFt
Have you dreamed of having a private piece of paradise that was close to home, yet felt far removed?
Many people purchase a property at Toledo Bend Reservoir, while others choose to rent a cabin for the weekend at one of Louisiana’s many state parks.
What if we told you that there was a waterfront home for sale not far from Lafayette, Baton Rouge, Alexandria, or even Texas? Not only a ‘camp,’ per se but a luxury home that has been designed with comfort in mind.
Location, Location, Location!
Before getting into details about the home, let’s talk location. This luxury getaway is located in Port Barre, on 3-Mile Lake in a residential gated community. 3-Mile Lake is a private lake with access granted to property or homeowners which is perfect for the avid fisherman or watersport guru. Additionally, Sherbourne Wildlife Management Area is only a few minutes away and offers a rifle & handgun range, clay pigeon shooting area, and of course, hunting opportunities. Should you want a more primitive camping experience, Sherbourne WMA is the place to go–you can always take a hot shower later!
About the Home–First Floor
This ‘camp’ can easily be used as a primary residence, rental, or both. It is a two-story home that has full amenities on both levels.
The first floor is a one bedroom, one bathroom, self-contained unit. The first thing you will notice upon entering will be the amount of natural light allowed in through the large windows that overlook the lake. The next thing you notice will be the commercial-size refrigerator. In fact, the kitchen is completely done in commercial-grade, stainless steel appliances, including a Thermador cooktop. The living room and kitchen are wide open to each other, with the bar offering seating for at least four people. There is also a laundry area and ample storage throughout.
Just off of the kitchen and living areas is a bedroom that is perfect for a couple on a romantic trip away. The full bathroom is located steps down the hall. At the end of the hall, there is a door that opens up directly to the carport. This is ideal for those days on the lake as no one will have to track water, dirt, or grass through the main areas.
About the Home–Second Floor
As mentioned, the first floor is completely self-contained. Going up to the second floor, you will find four bedrooms and 2.5, including the ensuite master. Each of these rooms offers enough space for at least two beds and full walk-in closets.
Aside from sleeping quarters, the living room, kitchen, and dining areas all flow into one another. The living room features a large, natural stone, propane-burning fireplace. The dining area fits an 8-person table, and the kitchen island has seating for around 8 people. Basically, if you have a large family that loves to eat, this is the place to be!
For the chef in the family, all appliances are stainless steel, there is a convenient pot filler above the stove and plenty of room to store your groceries in the butler’s pantry. If the pantry doesn’t offer enough storage, you will find that there is plenty of cabinets and drawer space. Of course, both the living and kitchen and large windows that give the perfect view of the lake no matter the time of day.
There is another laundry room upstairs with space to fold and hang your clothes as well as even more cabinets to store any laundry supplies you may have.
Parking–Boats, Jet Skis, RVs, & Cars
Obviously, there is plenty of room for all of your friends and family to sleep comfortably. However, when there is the potential for that many people, parking can become an issue. Not the case with this lakefront home!
To keep your cars covered, there is a 2-car carport available. Additionally, there is room on the driveway for several other vehicles depending on size. Your in-laws can also park their RV and have access to water and electricity via the hookups on the property.
As far as watercraft goes, there is a dock that offers two electric boat slips so you don’t have to cut into your fishing time and off to the side is a floating dock for two jet skis. Of course, 3-Mile Lake isn’t just for the boaters and fishermen: you will be delighted to find a waterslide with a pump that lands kids (and adults) safely in the lake. Should your neighbors want to visit, this area can serve as extra docking, too!
It’s in the Details
Other than this home offering two complete floors of the most up-to-date appliances and generous sleeping and living spaces, you must be wanting to know what makes this property so special. The truth is, it is all in the details:
- Outdoor, 20x12 storage building for all of your toys
- Large, lockable storage closet in the carport
- Propane-burning firepit
- 500-gallon propane tank
- TWO tankless water heaters
- City water set-up has been paid for and is coming soon!
- 10 outdoor security cameras
- Acadiana Alarm System
- Speaker system wired for upstairs, downstairs, patio, and wireless speakers for the boathouse
- Ceiling fans mounted along the porch, under the carport, and boathouse
- Spray foam insulation (energy efficiency is key on a property this size!)
- Generator connection box
- Gorilla Deck–this prevents drips onto areas below during inclement weather
- All granite countertops
- Beautiful wide-plank wood flooring throughout the upstairs portion
A Brief Overlook
So, we gave you a ton of information about this waterfront home for sale in Port Barre. What you should take away from this is the fact that this is a large, up-to-date home with all of the amenities you’re used to (and probably a few you aren’t.)
There is a total of 5 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, 2 kitchens, 2 laundry rooms, and an abundance of gorgeous natural light, storage, and space.
This is the perfect retreat from the mundane, a great hunting or fishing camp, unbeatable for family gatherings, or can be used as a rental and side income. Regardless of how you choose to use this place, you should know that it won’t be on the market long as it is priced to sell. The only way to appreciate the true beauty of this Port Barre camp is to call Ted Daigle 337-945-6763 for a private showing! You won’t be disappointed!
- 5 Bedrooms
- 3.5 Bathrooms
- 2 Kitchens
- 2 Laundry Rooms
- 2 Story
- First Floor – 1 Bedroom, 1 Full Bathroom, Laundry Room, Full Kitchen, and Living Room
- Second Floor – 4 Bedrooms, 2 Full Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom, Laundry Room, Large Dining Room, Full Kitchen, and Living room.
- 3029 sqft Living
About Ted Daigle – Realtor Growing up in Church Point, LA instilled values of hard work and dedication, which has carried over into every aspect of his life, including real estate. This Lafayette r....