Enjoy downtown lifestyle in the Historic District and host guests in a modern separate home! X Flood Zone-no flood insurance needed. Located in the center of the city, within a block of the Gaillard, library, Marion Square, and easy walking distance of the best shops and restaurants. Unit 1 has the grandeur of an historic home blended with modern amenities. Completely renovated by owners who preserved the 7 original fireplaces, mantles, chandeliers, large pocket doors, and newel post lamps. 1st 2 floors have 11-1/2 ft ceilings and a chef's kitchen. See MLS listing for #28 only. Unit 2 is a new, full renovation with private courtyard, comfortable living space: living room, den, chef's kitchen, sunroom, 1/2 bath and laundry room. The 2nd FL has two ensuite bedrooms and generous closets.The 2nd FL of Unit 1 features 3 bedrooms, including a master suite consisting of 3 rooms: bedroom, large bath with a generous curbless walk-in shower and a closet room. There is an updated hall guest bath. The 3rd FL features a large open space the size of the floorpan of the home, used as a living room and bedroom. Two walk-in closets and a full bath add to the generous comfort of the space. Back stairs from the front hall lead to the home's lower level with 9' ceilings that features a second kitchen with space for dining, an office, two generous storage closets, a full bath with walk-in shower, laundry area, media room used as a bedroom and a walk-in wine cellar with custom built shelving and a Whisperkool system.
Built prior to 1850, in 2010-2013 the current owners moved the Unit 2 structure back to its original location, 32' from Unit 1, and renovated and expanded the home on a new foundation. Unit 2 has a separate off-street parking area directly in front of the entrance of the home and both houses share the driveway. Unit 2 is a licensed, legal short-term rental. (Refer to the additional documents for a complete description of the renovation and upgrades in both of the homes and to view the floor plans.) The property is in the Garden District and close to three parks and two large playgrounds.