541 E Main Street New Iberia, LA
$ 850,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#20005225
  • TypeSingle Family
  • ParishIBERIA
  • CityNew Iberia
  • AreaI2
  • Zip70560
  • StyleAcadian
  • Price$ 850,000
  • Bedrooms5
  • Full Bathrooms5
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage5621
  • Lot Size2.78 Acres
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Mcgeescott Realty
Data Source:
REALTOR Association of Acadiana
Property Description

Nestled on the banks of the Bayou Teche, stands a home of historic grace and timeless beauty. Built in the 1880's, this prominent estate is the former home of Frederick Larned Gates. Step into a classic example of Louisiana architecture where original character blends seamlessly with updated design. The expansive front porch welcomes you to a cool afternoon along Main Street. While dusk sets in, enter the Great Room through your choice of French doors. As you walk along the original oak floors, each room flows into the next with an ambiance of elegance and charm. The first floor features a modern kitchen boasting cypress floors and ceiling, a dining room that has held a century of dinner parties, a great room, a sitting room, a bedroom suite and a master wing. The second floor holds anextensive storage room, 3 bedrooms and two bathrooms, one of which was recently remodeled. The grounds showcase nature's artistry through its landscaping, fruit trees, historic Gebert Live Oak on the front lawn, relaxing shade throughout and a picturesque view of the bayou. From the courtyard, take a stroll along the grounds in the soothing park-like setting. This estate is a masterpiece of design and craftsmanship that you deserve to view in person!

Elementary School Middle School High School
Pesson Elementary School Iberia Middle School New Iberia High School
Price History
6/15/2020 Listed $850,000

General Features

Amenities Acreage
Appliances Cooktop - Gas, Dishwasher, Disposal, Microwave, Refrigerator, Wall Oven
Area I2
Construction Frame
Cooling 2 or More Units, Central Air
Financing 1031 Exchange, Cash, Conventional, Private Banking
Flooring Marble, Tile, Wood
Full Baths 5
Half Baths 1
Heating 2 or More Units, Central Heat, Gas
Parking 3 Car Carport, Carport Rear, Open Parking
Property SubType Historical
Property Type A
Roof Slate
Status Active
Stories 2.0
Street Name Main
Style Acadian
Subdivision None
Type Detached Single Family
Utilities Elec: CLECO, Gas: Centerpoint
Waterfront Bayou/River, Frontage, View, Walk To

Interior Features

Equipment Cable Ready, Ceiling Fans, Garden Tub, Outdoor Speakers, Sec Sys Owned, Smoke Detector, Water Filter
Fireplace 3+ Fireplaces, Gas, Gas Logs, Other, Wood Burning
Interior Features 9+ Ft Ceiling, All Window Treatments, Attic Access, Beamed Ceiling, Built-Ins, Crown Molding, Double Vanity, Dual Closets, Electric Washer Con, Gas Dryer Con, Gas Stove Con, Icemaker Con, Kitchen Island
SqFt - Living 5621.00
Sqft - Lower 4183.50
Sqft - Upper 1437.46

Exterior Features

Exterior Balcony, Double Gate Access, Landscaped, Outside Light, Porch, Rear Yard Access
Fencing Chain Link, Full, Other, Privacy, Wood
Foundation Other, Piers
Lot Corner, Sloping, Views, Water Frontage
Lot Dimensions 225x538.35/524.44
Mineral Rights Conveyed
Patio Open
Siding Hardiplank, Wood
Sqft - Covered Porch 1176.08
Water/Sewer Public Sewer, Public Water


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Single Family Average in 70560

AVG $280K
AVG 244
AVG 36
Data Provided by Walkscore ® not using MLS data

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