Summer Place

11+ Acres

$1,299,000

59580 Highway 433 Slidell, LA 70460 

Personal Paradise on historic Bayou Liberty

Leave the grind behind as you enter down the winding drive to your personal retreat. Immerse yourself in the quiet beauty of a south Louisiana bayou while enjoying all the creature comforts of the modern home, only 35 minutes from the Mississippi Gulf Coast or the French Quarter in New Orleans.  Whether your primary home or weekend getaway, the property is equally adept for quiet relaxation or entertaining large groups of family and friends.

Exterior

The Property consists of 11.95 acres in St. Tammany Parish (no Slidell city taxes)

Approx half is manicured and other half is wooded.

Wildlife and birds inhabit the property.

875′ frontage on historic Bayou Liberty designated as an official scenic waterway by the State of Louisiana.

Although in the “country” it is close to shopping and schools (public and private).

The property did not flood in Katrina and is outside of flood plain on new maps.

Property developed and main house built in 1930s and dubbed “Summer Place” by the developer in New Orleans and used as their summer home.

All of the lumber was felled from the property and milled and cured on site. Property has been updated with modern amenities, but all updates were done in keeping with historical context of original construction.

Intentional landscaping assures that there is something in bloom each season.

Pool

Pool/cabana/outdoor kitchen renovated in 2013.

Over sized heated pool and spa w/ large brick pool deck

Covered cabana w/ outdoor TV, 1/2 bath w a/c, outdoor shower, complete outdoor kitchen w/ grill, cook top, sink, ice maker, refrigerator, and roll down shades for sun protection.

Large pump house and storage room.

Barn

Barn has 2 car ports

Game room w AC/heat w pool/ping pong table

Large storage/workshop area

Golf cart and off road go-kart

Bayou Boat House

Bayou Liberty

Deep-water access with direct route to Lake Pontchartrain

Boathouse and dock Built in 2012

Large 2-slip boathouse w electric boat hoist, stainless steel sink/fish cleaning station, pressure washer w retractable hose reel.

Adjacent dock/wharf w lights  

Fantastic coastal fishing in Lake Pontchartrain and surrounding areas.

 

Interior

Main house (circa 1930s) boasts approx 3,400 sf living area

Central air/heat

11 rooms total

Sleeps 12 in beds

4 BR

3.5 baths

Large kitchen w vaulted ceilings, wood burning stove, and fireplace

Keeping room

Study

Den w/ fireplace

Entertainment room

Sunroom

Dining room

Surround sound throughout the house and pool/cabana areas

Exterior lighting/uplifting throughout the property

Porches front, rear, side

Mother In Law

Cajun cabin (circa 1890s) is cozy with approx 800sf living area

Central air/heat

Cabin is restored but in period correct condition.

1 BR

Sleeps 2 in beds

1 BA

Kitchenette

Den

Porches